Date(s) - 07/31/2019
7:00 pm

Cool Creek Park and Nature Center


Meet up around the Cool Creek campfire ring for songs, presentations, and marshmallows. Cindy Baney, music educator with Moriah Music, will start the evening off with music. Special speakers will then entertain guests each week with topics about snakes, birds, turtles, and more. Hang out with your family and friends during these special Wednesday evenings. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs or blankets. While you’re there, check out the brand new Cool Creek Park playground! Did you know that there’s a Cool Creek Park Summer Concert Series?

Dates: June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Time: 7:00 pm
Ages: All
Cost: Free
Location: Cool Creek Park (north side of the park)
Pre-registration: Not Required

Amazing World of Animals / June 5
Animals from all over the world will be at our campfire ring. Larry Battson, wildlife educator and handler, will talk about animal lives, conservation, and more.

Birds of Prey / June 12
Take Flight Wildlife Education’s Mark Booth will bring several birds of prey to share with the audience. Hawks, owls, and kestrels are just a few of the amazing birds that prey on small animals and examples of what Booth will have for the audience!

Nocturnal Animals / June 19
Indiana WILD will join us for a program all about animals of the night! These highly adaptive nocturnal creatures are as interesting as they are unusual!

Snakes with Ed -THE BIG ONES / June 26
Ed will bring lots of snakes to show the audience. He will dispel many of the myths people have about these fascinating creatures.

All-American Animals / July 3
Celebrate our country’s birthday with Coyote Chris of Silly Safaris. Animals that get us excited about our independence will be featured!

Indiana Jim: Reptile Experience / July 10
Indiana Jim’s wide assortment of reptiles and amphibians are sure to surprise, teach, fascinate, and intrigue you!

Baby! It’s Wild Outside / July 17
Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitators will talk with us about the do’s and dont’s of wildlife that we might encounter in our communities. Some of their own rehabilitated animals will be on hand to help us understand when our help is needed and when it is harmful for wildlife…and us!

Reptiles with Rex Morrell / July 24
Welcome first time campfire presenter, Rex Morrell and his famous Monitor lizard, “Squishy” and many of her reptile friends to the park. Rex will be bringing some of his largest and most charismatic reptiles to share with the audience!

REALLY Dangerous Animals / July 31
Amazon John with Silly Safaris is back with some REALLY DANGEROUS ANIMALS! Be sure to make it to this exhilarating show.


Cool Creek Campfires

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