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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)
Nature’s Floral Fireworks 2:00 pm
Nature’s Floral Fireworks @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature's Floral Fireworks @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Mother Nature is bursting with color in the summer and putting on a vibrant display just in time for the
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Animal Tales: In the Pond 2:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Roachdale Public Library
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Roachdale Public Library | Roachdale | Indiana | United States
Follow the adventures of a wriggly tadpole in this captivating picture book that peeks into the depths of a cool,
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides 6:30 pm
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides @ Vandalia Trail - Amo Trailhead
Jul 3 @ 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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Animal Tales: In the Pond 2:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Tri Area Library
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Tri Area Library | Jamestown | Indiana | United States
Follow the adventures of a wriggly tadpole in this captivating picture book that peeks into the depths of a cool,
Animal Tales: In the Pond 4:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Clayton Public Library
Jul 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Clayton Public Library | Clayton | Indiana | United States
Follow the adventures of a wriggly tadpole in this captivating picture book that peeks into the depths of a cool,
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Animal Tales: In the Pond 12:30 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Plainfield Public Library
Jul 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Plainfield Public Library | Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Follow the adventures of a wriggly tadpole in this captivating picture book that peeks into the depths of a cool,
Animal Tales: In the Pond 2:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Avon Public Library
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Avon Public Library | Avon | Indiana | United States
Follow the adventures of a wriggly tadpole in this captivating picture book that peeks into the depths of a cool,
Animal Tales: In the Pond 4:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Danville Public Library
Jul 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Animal Tales: In the Pond @ Danville Public Library | Danville | Indiana | United States
Follow the adventures of a wriggly tadpole in this captivating picture book that peeks into the depths of a cool,
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Nature’s Engineer: The Beaver 3:00 pm
Nature’s Engineer: The Beaver
Jul 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature's Engineer: The Beaver @ Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Get those hard hats ready! We’ll be following the beaver’s blueprints as Park Naturalists unearth the beaver’s skills: chomping on
Firefly Night Hike 9:00 pm
Firefly Night Hike @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 7 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Firefly Night Hike @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Learn why fireflies flash (and why they never have to pay an electric bill!), and catch and release these bioluminescent
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McCloud Wetland Tour 2:00 pm
McCloud Wetland Tour @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
McCloud Wetland Tour @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Tour the new McCloud Wetland Habitat with Park Naturalists! Learn how and why the McCloud Wetland Habitat was constructed, why
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Lil’ Explorers Camp: Weather Discovery 10:00 am
Lil’ Explorers Camp: Weather Discovery @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lil' Explorers Camp: Weather Discovery @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Make rainbows, create clouds, produce rain, and discuss thunder and lightning. Build a weather catcher to take home. For youngsters
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Summer Fun Run: Avon Town Hall Park 5:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Avon Town Hall Park
Jul 11 @ 5:00 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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Young Adventurers Camp: Sky Watch 10:00 am
Young Adventurers Camp: Sky Watch @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Young Adventurers Camp: Sky Watch @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Learn about the various types of weather that affect Indiana. Simulate a tornado, identify types of clouds, and even play
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Young Adventurers Camp: Sky Watch 10:00 am
Young Adventurers Camp: Sky Watch @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Young Adventurers Camp: Sky Watch @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Learn about the various types of weather that affect Indiana. Simulate a tornado, identify types of clouds, and even play
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Plein Air Painting 10:00 am
Plein Air Painting
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Plein Air Painting @ Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Want to relax in nature and get in touch with your artistic side? Come paint plein air (“open air”) canvas
Fly Fishing for Beginners 12:00 pm
Fly Fishing for Beginners
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Fly Fishing for Beginners @ Plainfield | Indiana | United States
Have you ever wanted to try fly fishing? Learn the basics of fly fishing during this hands-on program. We will
Nail and String Art 2:00 pm
Nail and String Art @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nail and String Art @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Using nails and embroidery thread, create your own string art masterpiece! Design your own or use provided templates. Recommended for
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Bald Eagles 2:00 pm
Bald Eagles @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bald Eagles @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
These majestic birds have recovered from their endangered status, and it is much more common to spot bald eagles now.
Yoga in the Park 4:00 pm
Yoga in the Park @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 15 @ 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: A Sense of Adventure 10:00 am
Lil’ Explorers Camp: A Sense of Adventure @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lil' Explorers Camp: A Sense of Adventure @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Pretend you’re an animal with a good sense of touch, smell, hearing, sight or taste. Discover how animals use their
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides 6:30 pm
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides @ Vandalia Trail - Amo Trailhead
Jul 17 @ 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: Williams Park 5:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Williams Park
Jul 18 @ 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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Junior Naturalists Camp: Take Aim! 10:00 am
Junior Naturalists Camp: Take Aim! @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Junior Naturalists Camp: Take Aim! @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Our extremely popular archery camp is back with a new fling — throwing an atlatl! Learn each tool’s history and
Third Thursday Themes 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Themes @ Danville Public Library
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday Themes @ Danville Public Library | Remington | Indiana | United States
The Danville Public Library is teaming up with Hendricks County Parks and Recreation to launch a new evening book discussion group. Each month,
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Junior Naturalists Camp: Take Aim! 10:00 am
Junior Naturalists Camp: Take Aim! @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Junior Naturalists Camp: Take Aim! @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Our extremely popular archery camp is back with a new fling — throwing an atlatl! Learn each tool’s history and
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Guest Speaker Spotlight: Skunks 2:00 pm
Guest Speaker Spotlight: Skunks @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Guest Speaker Spotlight: Skunks @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Come learn about domestic and wild skunks! There will even be domestic skunks there you can see up close and
Astronomy 9:00 pm
Astronomy @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 21 @ 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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Christmas in July “Snowball” Fight 2:00 pm
Christmas in July “Snowball” Fight @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Christmas in July "Snowball" Fight @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Are you longing for cooler temperatures? Take a break from the warm summer weather by participating in a “snowball” fight
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Lil’ Explorers Camp: Mud Soup 10:00 am
Lil’ Explorers Camp: Mud Soup @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lil' Explorers Camp: Mud Soup @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Get messy! Help make mud soup and mud pies, paint with natural materials, create natural crafts, and play outdoor games.
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Summer Fun Run: Gary Eakin Community Park 5:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Gary Eakin Community Park @ Gary Eakin Community Park
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer Fun Run: Gary Eakin Community Park @ Gary Eakin Community Park | Danville | 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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Yoga in the Park 7:00 pm
Yoga in the Park
Jul 26 @ 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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iNaturalist Citizen Science 11:00 am
iNaturalist Citizen Science
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
iNaturalist Citizen Science @ Plainfield | Indiana | United States
What are your favorite plants and animals that you’ve spotted at Sodalis Nature Park? We want to know what you’re seeing!
Creek Stomp Hike 1:00 pm
Creek Stomp Hike @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Creek Stomp Hike @ McCloud Nature Park | North Salem | Indiana | United States
Cool off and enjoy a splashing good time in Big Walnut Creek! Stomp in the water with Naturalists to learn
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StoryWalk 2:00 pm
StoryWalk @ McCloud Nature Park
Jul 29 @ 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
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Vandalia Trail Bike Rides 6:30 pm
Vandalia Trail Bike Rides @ Vandalia Trail - Amo Trailhead
Jul 31 @ 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