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Annual Kids Fishing Derby Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

June 22, 2019, 7:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.

The 13th Annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held at John James Audubon State Park on Saturday, June 22, from 7:30 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. It is a free event and open to children through age 15. Three age-specific divisions will offer prizes for the biggest fish, smallest fish, and most numerous caught. Fishing experts from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife may be on hand to teach fishing techniques. To participate, please sign-up ...
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Hands-On Clay

John James Audubon State Park

June 29, 2019, 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Let your hands fill with wet clay as you join master artisan, Albert Bauman, at the potter's wheel on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 12 P.M at John James Audubon State Park’s Lakeview Shelter house. This full-of-fun potter and storyteller will keep you entertained while he shows you the art of pottery. With his assistance, each person will take home a clay pot made with his or her ...
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Walk in the Wetlands

John James Audubon State Park

July 6, 2019, 10:00 A.M. -

Plan to spend your morning on a Walk in the Wetlands. Join in this naturalist-led hike through the newest addition to John James Audubon State Park--the Audubon Wetlands. Venture along for a look at this unique ecosystem--cypress trees, beaver, frogs, turtles, Great Blue Herons, Bald Eagles...you never know what natural treasures may be found! This free hike will begin at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Hikers MUST wear closed-toe shoes....
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Audubon Arts & Nature Summer Camp (ages 9-12) Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

July 8 - 10, 2019, 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Children ages 9-12 are invited to participate in the Audubon Arts & Nature Summer Camp from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M., July 8-10, at John James Audubon State Park. The camp will be a day-to-day NEW adventure, as we discover nature and create art with a daily theme. Programs will be both indoor and outdoor, so come dressed and ready for any task. Wear comfortable clothes, your camp t-shirt, and tennis shoes, plus ...
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Adult Artist Retreat Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

July 12, 2019, 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Attention All Artists: Please join us at the John James Audubon State Park Museum for the upcoming Adult Artist Retreat. All beginning to advanced artists are welcome to attend these monthly events, as we network our ideas and creativity. Bring your own artwork and supplies, and we'll have workspace setup just for you! Cost: $15. Please call to reserve your space.
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Princess at the Castle Camp

John James Audubon State Park

July 16 - 18, 2019, 9:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

Girls ages 6-8 will have a blast at the 'Princess at the Castle' Summer Camp at John James Audubon State Park from July 10-12! Wearing a tiara each day is just the start of the fun! Three non-stop days of activity from 9:30-11:30 A.M. (Noon on the 18th) will include doing Art projects, learning about reptiles, having fun with Bertha Bubbles, creating chalk art and learning about Lucy Audubon. On the last day, girls ...
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"Party in the Park" Back-to-School Event

John James Audubon State Park

August 3, 2019, 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Join in the fun of this 3rd annual back-to-school event at the John James Audubon State Park Lakeview Shelter on Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. There will be outdoor fun for the whole family--free kid's carnival games and activities, the ever popular Albert Bauman will show attendees how to create a clay pot on the potter's wheel, live animal encounters, and MORE! Bring a blanket, pack a ...
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Hands-On Clay

John James Audubon State Park

August 3, 2019, 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Let your hands fill with wet clay as you join master artisan, Albert Bauman, at the potter's wheel on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 12 P.M at John James Audubon State Park’s Lakeview Shelter house. This full-of-fun potter and storyteller will keep you entertained while he shows you the art of pottery. With his assistance, each person will take home a clay pot made with his or her ...
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Furry Friends Pet Trail Hike Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

August 10, 2019, 10:00 A.M. -

Take time this Saturday morning, August 10, 2019, to explore John James Audubon State Park's only Pet Trail (Eagle Glen) with your furry friend. This free naturalist-led hike will take you up and down the hills and stairs of this one-mile hike. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes. All pets must be on a leash. Meet in the Museum parking lot at 10:00 A.M. Cancelled if raining; please watch our Facebook and Instagram ...
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National S'mores Day Celebration

John James Audubon State Park

August 10, 2019, 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Pack yourself a picnic lunch to eat in the park, then come have dessert with us! What better way is there to celebrate National S’mores Day than to roast a marshmallow over the fire, then slide it between chocolate and graham crackers? Join park naturalists at the John James Audubon State Park Cardinal Shelter House on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 1:00 P.M., to make this traditional ooey-gooey treat. Rain or ...
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