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  1. Wildflower Walks

    May 25, 2018, 9:30 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

    More than 300 species of native plants are found at Gibson Woods, including a variety of rare and unique species. Join a park naturalist May 25th and June 8th for a walk through the preserve to learn more about our native flora. See the many varieties of colors and forms that these flowers produce. Gain a few identification tips and discover how flowers are a benefit to the environment. Comfortable shoes and insect repellent are recommended. For ages 10 and up. Program is free but registration is required, call 219-844-3188.

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  2. Sunflower Sundays

    May 27, 2018, 1:00 PM @ Deep River County Park

    Visit the park to plant and 'adopt' a Deep River sunflower every Sunday in May at 1 pm for free. The flowers will be planted by YOU, and throughout the summer you can come back and visit your special flower. Watch it grow... you might be surprised how quickly it becomes taller than you!

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  3. Memorial Day Service

    May 28, 2018, 2:30 PM @ Stoney Run

    Remember and honor those who gave so much for our many freedoms. This program is presented by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Committee, and is hosted by the Lake County Parks at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial at Stoney Run County Park. Riser seating is available, but guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit in the lawn.

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  4. Weekly Dragonfly and Butterflies Hike

    May 29, 2018, 9:30 AM

    Gibson Woods is home to 23 documented species of dragonflies, as well as many butterflies. This year’s hikes will include a focus on butterflies as we walk each Tuesday from May 29-September 25 to find out who is flitting about. This adult program is free but registration is required, call 219-844-3188.

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  5. Weekly Spring Bird Migration Hike

    May 30, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

    Spring is a great times to see a variety of migrating bird species including thrushes, warblers, sparrows and vireos. Adults can walk with a park naturalist to see who is visiting Gibson Woods. You can join us Wednesdays in the spring at 9:30 AM now-June 13. Program is free but registration is required, call 219-844-3188

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  6. Butterfly Basics

    May 31, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

    Do you know what butterflies are common to this area? Can you spot the difference between butterflies and moths? Want to learn more about what attracts local butterflies? All this, and more, can be learned at Butterfly Basics at Gibson Woods May 24 and 31 & June 7.

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