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July 2

Nature Nuts: Mud

July 2, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Preregister By 06/29/2019 12:00 am
Location Ox Bow  >  Ox Bow Haus Shelter
More info Cost: $4/child (Limit 12) Ages: 3–5
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Nature Nuts: Mud

July 2, 2019 at 9:30 AM

In honor of International Mud Day, this preschool program will give kids the chance to play, experiment, and have fun in the mud.

July 9

Adventure Day Camp

July 9, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Preregister By 07/02/2019 12:00 am
Location Ox Bow  >  Ox Bow Haus Shelter
More info Cost: 95 Ages: 10-13

Adventure Day Camp

July 9, 2019 at 9:00 AM

– SOLD OUT – Kids ages 10-13 will spend four exciting days making new friends and discovering the wonderful world of Adventure Day Camp! This year’s incredible adventure includes: horseback riding, zip line and high ropes course, trip to Deep River Water Park, Tubing the Elkhart river and an overnight camp out under the stars. All this packed into one fantastic week – we don’t call it Adventure Day Camp for nothing!

Camp runs 9:00am-3:00pm Tuesday July 9th, 9:00am-3:00pm Wednesday July 10th, and 10:00am Thursday July 11th – 9:00am Friday July 12th (note – includes overnight camp out).

July 11

Stories of Elkhart: Goshen’s Oakridge Cemetery

July 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Preregister By 07/09/2019 12:00 am
Location Oakridge Cemetery (427 N 1st St, Goshen)
More info Cost: Free

Stories of Elkhart: Goshen’s Oakridge Cemetery

July 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM

– SOLD OUT – Goshen’s Oakridge Cemetery has burials that date back to 1832. It became part of the city’s operations in 1859. in this guided tour, you will learn about historical figures from Goshen’s history and explore sections dedicated to groups like the Grand Army of the Republic, the Jewish congregation Sharis Israel, and the International Organization of Odd Fellows.

July 16

Hiking Club: Baintertown Park

July 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Preregister By 07/15/2019 12:00 am
More info Cost: Free
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Hiking Club: Baintertown Park

July 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Join the Hiking Club and learn about the abundance of trails and properties offered by the Elkhart County Parks and meet new people along the way. In July, we will hike a one-mile trail with flat terrain at River Preserve County Park.

July 17

Yoga in the Parks

July 17, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Preregister By 07/16/2019 12:00 am
Location Cobus Creek
More info Cost: $10/person (Limit 24) Ages: 14+
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Yoga in the Parks

July 17, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Join registered yoga teacher Amanda for an hour of empowering yoga in the parks. enjoy guided practice welcoming of all skill levels in a relaxing park environment. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather, bring water, and their own mats – a limited number of mats will be available for use.

July 19

Elkhart County 4-H Fair Booth

Location Elkhart County 4–H Fairgrounds
More info Cost: Free (with Admission)

Elkhart County 4-H Fair Booth

Stop by the Elkhart County Parks’ booth to learn about our park properties, access sites, event information, and of course – the turtle pond! A special talk on reptiles and amphibians will take place near the park stage on Friday, July 26 at 1:15 p.m. All are welcome.

July 20

Museum Saturday Scavenger Hunt

July 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM

More info Cost: Free Ages: All

Museum Saturday Scavenger Hunt

July 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Explore the museum in a different way. Throughout the day, visitors can walk through the museum as they encounter clues and hunt for answers. This is a great event for the whole family and a fun way to learn about Elkhart County history and our communities.

July 20

Rye Flour Bake Day

July 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location Bonneyville Mill
More info Cost: Free

Rye Flour Bake Day

July 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Bonneyville Mill produces fresh stoneground flour the same way it has for over 180 years. This summer, we are highlighting some of the unique products the mill makes. In July, the focus is on rye flour. Come see the entire progress from unprocessed rye seed to finished baked goods, and sample several dishes. The Bake Day will end when all samples are gone.

July 25

Tails to Trails

More info Cost: Free Ages: All

Tails to Trails

Explore River Preserve and its wildlife through your dog’s eyes. Signs will be placed along the path, so visitors can choose to walk at their own pace with their dogs, or join the group for a naturalist-led walk. Water and doggy bags will be available for pets. All dogs must be on a leash and controlled at all times.

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