In the parks
Kettle Creek State Park
– On Saturday, June 8, at 8 p.m., a presentation of “Settlers of the Kettle Creek Valley,” like Simeon Pfoutz and Dorcie Calhoun, will be shown. At the end, there will be an opportunity to share unique stories to the region. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center.
Ole Bull State Park
– On Thursday, June 6, at 9:30 a.m., there will be a “Butterflies and Moths DiscoverE Program” intended for children ages 3-8 (Hide’n Seekers, Outdoor Explorers). Join the naturalist for a look into the life cycle of butterflies and moths. The program will include a story, a craft, and a little exploratory walk. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the amphitheater.
– “Salamander Safari” will be shown on Friday, June 7, at 3:30 p.m. Join park staff to explore Kettle Creek for salamanders and other amphibians. Bring shoes that can get wet. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).
– Learn about timber rattlesnakes on Friday, June 7, at 8 p.m. Leave your fears and prejudice of rattlesnakes at the door and learn more about the timber rattlesnakes’ environmental importance in the program “Shadows of a Misunderstanding.” There will be a movie. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the amphitheater.