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February 10

Museum Fridays in February

February 10 at 5:00 PM

More info Cost: Free Ages: All
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Museum Fridays in February

February 10 at 5:00 PM

In February, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re showing our visitors some love. We love our museum visitors so much, we’re keeping our doors open late on Fridays throughout all of February. Normally closed at 5 pm, we’re adding 3 extra hours and closing at 8 pm. If you work during the day or are looking for something to do with your family, you’ll have the chance to view our exhibits and take part in special activities.

February 11

Survival: Fire Making

February 11 at 1:00 PM

Register By February 9
More info Cost: $2/person Ages: All
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Survival: Fire Making

February 11 at 1:00 PM

Learn how to make fire, through hands-on practice of tried-and-true methods such as flint & steel and the bow drill. All supplies and instruction will be provided.

February 17

Museum Fridays in February

February 17 at 5:00 PM

More info Cost: Free Ages: All
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Museum Fridays in February

February 17 at 5:00 PM

In February, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re showing our visitors some love. We love our museum visitors so much, we’re keeping our doors open late on Fridays throughout all of February. Normally closed at 5 pm, we’re adding 3 extra hours and closing at 8 pm. If you work during the day or are looking for something to do with your family, you’ll have the chance to view our exhibits and take part in special activities.

February 20

Trail Trekkers: Animal Tracks

February 20 at 1:30 PM

Register By February 17
More info Cost: $2/child Ages: 6-9
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Trail Trekkers: Animal Tracks

February 20 at 1:30 PM

Outdoor explorers (ages 6-9) are invited to discover the fun of tracking animals. We will explore Boot Lake Nature Preserve for signs and prints of our many winter-loving animals.

February 24

Museum Fridays in February

February 24 at 5:00 PM

More info Cost: Free Ages: All
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Museum Fridays in February

February 24 at 5:00 PM

In February, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re showing our visitors some love. We love our museum visitors so much, we’re keeping our doors open late on Fridays throughout all of February. Normally closed at 5 pm, we’re adding 3 extra hours and closing at 8 pm. If you work during the day or are looking for something to do with your family, you’ll have the chance to view our exhibits and take part in special activities.

February 24

Winter Astronomy

February 24 at 8:00 PM

Register By February 22
Location Ox Bow  >  Ox Bow Haus Shelter
More info Cost: $3/person Ages: All
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Winter Astronomy

February 24 at 8:00 PM

Have fun learning about the exciting world of astronomy through a presentation on Greek and Roman mythology and make-n-take star chart which can show you the constellations at any time of year. Round out the evening with a cup of hot cocoa and bag of popcorn as we gaze up at the beautiful heavens and learn new and exciting information about the winter sky above.

February 25

Backyard Maple Syrup Making

February 25 at 9:00 AM

Register By February 24
More info Cost: $6/person Ages: 8+
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Backyard Maple Syrup Making

February 25 at 9:00 AM

Participants at this program will learn the art of turning maple sap into sweet golden maple syrup. The entire process from beginning to end will be demonstrated at this lecture style program. Tree tapping will be demonstrated and maple tapping equipment will be available for purchase. Best of all there will be pancakes and pure maple syrup served for all in attendance to enjoy! Make sure to bring your appetite. This program includes some outdoor segments and participants should be prepared for the weather.

February 25

Tracks & Snacks

February 25 at 10:00 AM

Register By February 22
Location Cobus Creek
More info Cost: $3/person Ages: 5+
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Tracks & Snacks

February 25 at 10:00 AM

Winter is a great time to observe the signs that animals leave behind as they survive in the cold Indiana temperatures. Enjoy a warm hot chocolate and track-themed snack as you learn tips and tricks to identifying tracks and signs along a park trail.

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