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Creek Stomp 1:00 pm
Creek Stomp @ Ellis Park
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Creek Stomp @ Ellis Park | Danville | Indiana | United States
Cool off and enjoy a splashing good time! Play in the White Lick Creek at Ellis Park with Hendricks County Park Naturalists!
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Family Fishing Derby 9:00 am
Family Fishing Derby @ Hummel Park
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Fishing Derby @ Hummel Park | Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Calling all junior anglers and their families! Bring a fishing pole, bait, and a bucket, and join Park Naturalists at
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Bee Birthday Party! 2:00 pm
Bee Birthday Party! @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bee Birthday Party! @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Welcome the McCloud honeybees back to their summer lodgings! Learn about these non-aggressive and beneficial insects while celebrating their one-year
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Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark 2:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Roachdale Public Library
Jun 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Roachdale Public Library | Roachdale | Indiana | United States
Who’s afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is. So are Duck, Mouse, and Lamb. They all squish into
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides 6:30 pm
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides @ Vandalia Trail - Amo Trailhead
Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides @ Vandalia Trail - Amo Trailhead | Coatesville | Indiana | United States
Bicyclists, join Greg Midgley for weekly bicycle rides along the Vandalia Trail! Amo: 1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesdays each month
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Park Board Meeting 2:00 pm
Park Board Meeting @ Hendricks County Parks & Recreation Main Office
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Park Board Meeting @ Hendricks County Parks & Recreation Main Office | Danville | Indiana | United States
Join us for the monthly meeting of the Park Board of Hendricks County. Learn all about what’s going in with
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark 4:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Brownsburg Public Library
Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Brownsburg Public Library | Brownsburg | Indiana | United States
Who’s afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is. So are Duck, Mouse, and Lamb. They all squish into
Summer Fun Run: Avon Town Hall Park 6:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Avon Town Hall Park
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Avon Town Hall Park @ Avon | Indiana | United States
What better way to enjoy your summer than by exploring your parks?! The 2018 Summer Fun Run Series sponsored by Hendricks
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Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark 2:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Tri Area Library
Jun 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Tri Area Library | Jamestown | Indiana | United States
Who’s afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is. So are Duck, Mouse, and Lamb. They all squish into
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark 4:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Clayton Public Library
Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Clayton Public Library | Clayton | Indiana | United States
Who’s afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is. So are Duck, Mouse, and Lamb. They all squish into
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Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark 12:30 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Plainfield Public Library
Jun 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Plainfield Public Library | Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Who’s afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is. So are Duck, Mouse, and Lamb. They all squish into
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark 2:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Avon Public Library
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Avon Public Library | Avon | Indiana | United States
Who’s afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is. So are Duck, Mouse, and Lamb. They all squish into
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark 4:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Danville Public Library
Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Animal Tales: The Fox in the Dark @ Danville Public Library | Danville | Indiana | United States
Who’s afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is. So are Duck, Mouse, and Lamb. They all squish into
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Plein Air Painting 10:00 am
Plein Air Painting @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Plein Air Painting @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Want to relax in nature and get in touch with your artistic side? Come paint plein air (“open air”) canvas
Nature Play Week Kickoff 11:00 am
Nature Play Week Kickoff
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nature Play Week Kickoff @ Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Is your child spending a little too much time in front of a screen? Let nature be their playground today
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StoryWalk 2:00 pm
StoryWalk @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
StoryWalk @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Enjoy a children’s book about an animal while walking a trail with your family! Park Naturalists will have props for
Yoga in the Park 4:00 pm
Yoga in the Park @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Yoga in the Park @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Hendricks County Parks and Recreation is partnering with OMasana Yoga Studio to provide FREE yoga in the parks! These one-hour sessions will be
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Lil’ Explorers Camp: Drip! Drop! 10:00 am
Lil’ Explorers Camp: Drip! Drop! @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lil' Explorers Camp: Drip! Drop! @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
A water-themed camp that includes simple science experiments and a visit to Big Walnut Creek. For youngsters (age 2-5) with
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Summer Fun Run: Williams Park 5:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Williams Park
Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Williams Park @ Brownsburg | Indiana | United States
What better way to enjoy your summer than by exploring your parks?! The 2018 Summer Fun Run Series sponsored by Hendricks
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Young Adventurers Camp: Aqua Adventure 10:00 am
Young Adventurers Camp: Aqua Adventure @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Young Adventurers Camp: Aqua Adventure @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Discover what lives in Big Walnut Creek, including aquatic insects and other animals. For kids ages 6-12. Advance registration required
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Young Adventurers Camp: Aqua Adventure 10:00 am
Young Adventurers Camp: Aqua Adventure @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Young Adventurers Camp: Aqua Adventure @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Discover what lives in Big Walnut Creek, including aquatic insects and other animals. For kids ages 6-12. Advance registration required
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Guest Speaker Spotlight 2:00 pm
Guest Speaker Spotlight @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Guest Speaker Spotlight @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Learn what it takes to become a licensed wildlife rehabilitator during this program at McCloud Nature Park! Join wildlife rehabber
Stuffed Animal Sleepover 4:00 pm
Stuffed Animal Sleepover @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm
Stuffed Animal Sleepover @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
If your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal had an overnight slumber part at the McCloud Nature Center, what stories
Astronomy 9:00 pm
Astronomy @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 16 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Astronomy @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Beyond the limits of our atmosphere are some of the most spectacular objects you’ll ever see! Learn to identify and
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Father’s Day
Father’s Day
Jun 17 all-day
Father's Day
 
Father’s Day
Father’s Day
Jun 17 all-day
3rd Sunday in June. Father’s Day is a celebration that honors the role of fathers.
Nature Play Week Finale 2:00 pm
Nature Play Week Finale @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Play Week Finale @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
We hope you and your family have participated in several Nature Play Days this week! These Nature Play Days are
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Lil’ Explorers Camp: Forests, Prairies, Wetlands, Oh My! 10:00 am
Lil’ Explorers Camp: Forests, Prairies, Wetlands, Oh My! @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lil' Explorers Camp: Forests, Prairies, Wetlands, Oh My! @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Learn about the plants and animals that live at McCloud Nature Park, and take a short hike in each of
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides 6:30 pm
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides @ Vandalia Trail - Amo Trailhead
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides @ Vandalia Trail - Amo Trailhead | Coatesville | Indiana | United States
Bicyclists, join Greg Midgley for weekly bicycle rides along the Vandalia Trail! Amo: 1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesdays each month
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Summer Fun Run: Hummel Park 5:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Hummel Park
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Hummel Park @ Plainfield | Indiana | United States
What better way to enjoy your summer than by exploring your parks?! The 2018 Summer Fun Run Series sponsored by Hendricks
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Summer Solstice
Summer Solstice
Jun 21 all-day
Summer Solstice
 
Junior Naturalists Camp: Who Lives Here? 10:00 am
Junior Naturalists Camp: Who Lives Here? @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Junior Naturalists Camp: Who Lives Here? @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Hike through the various ecosystems of McCloud Nature Park in search of all kinds of living organisms. Learn why varieties
Yoga in the Park 7:00 pm
Yoga in the Park
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Yoga in the Park @ Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Hendricks County Parks and Recreation is partnering with OMasana Yoga Studio to provide FREE yoga in the parks! These one-hour sessions will be
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Junior Naturalists Camp: Who Lives Here? 10:00 am
Junior Naturalists Camp: Who Lives Here? @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Junior Naturalists Camp: Who Lives Here? @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Hike through the various ecosystems of McCloud Nature Park in search of all kinds of living organisms. Learn why varieties
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Digital Scavenger Hunt and Contest
Digital Scavenger Hunt and Contest
Jun 23 – Jul 1 all-day
Digital Scavenger Hunt and Contest
Showcase our parks (McCloud Nature Park, Sodalis Nature Park, and the Vandalia Trail from Amo through Coatesville to the Hendricks/Putnam County line)
Summer Solstice Sunset Saunter 8:00 pm
Summer Solstice Sunset Saunter @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Summer Solstice Sunset Saunter @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Celebrate one of the longest days of the year and enjoy the late sunset on this hike! Learn a bit
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Bamboo Wind Chimes 2:00 pm
Bamboo Wind Chimes @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bamboo Wind Chimes @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Create your own natural wind chime while learning about wind and what causes the wind to blow! What will your
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Lil’ Explorers Camp: I [Heart] Animals 10:00 am
Lil’ Explorers Camp: I [Heart] Animals @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lil' Explorers Camp: I [Heart] Animals @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Get to know the various kinds of animals that visit or live at McCloud Nature Park, visit the Bee House,
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Summer Fun Run: McCloud Nature Park 5:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: McCloud Nature Park @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: McCloud Nature Park @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
What better way to enjoy your summer than by exploring your parks?! The 2018 Summer Fun Run Series sponsored by Hendricks
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Young Adventurers Camp: Beast Masters 10:00 am
Young Adventurers Camp: Beast Masters @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Young Adventurers Camp: Beast Masters @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Look for animals, build a shelter, and go on an adventure! Become an expert of all kinds of McCloud animals.
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Young Adventurers Camp: Beast Masters 10:00 am
Young Adventurers Camp: Beast Masters @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Young Adventurers Camp: Beast Masters @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Look for animals, build a shelter, and go on an adventure! Become an expert of all kinds of McCloud animals.
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Be a Bat Biologist for a Day! 1:00 pm
Be a Bat Biologist for a Day!
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Be a Bat Biologist for a Day! @ Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Do you have what it takes to be a bat biologist? Come out to the park that’s named for the
Creek Critters and Bugs 1:00 pm
Creek Critters and Bugs @ McCloud Nature Park
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Creek Critters and Bugs @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Step into the natural habitat of our local aquatic creatures! Together we will capture water insects to see how healthy