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Centennial and Patoka's 36th Birthday Celebration, Patoka Lake
Start Date: 7/16/2016Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 7/16/2016End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Description:
• 11a.m. Pioneer Toys and Games - Try out toys from days gone by. Play a game of lawn darts, spin the whimmey diddle, see if you can figure out the ox yolk puzzle and more!
• 11a.m. - 2:30p.m. Kids Krafts - Make a few crafts that celebrate the history of Patoka Lake. All crafts are free to make and supplies will be provided just bring your creativity!
• 11:30a.m. Water Relay Races - Join teams and win prizes with a few games to beat the summer heat!
• Noon - 3p.m. Birds of Prey - Bald Eagle and Eastern Screech Owl in backyard shelters.
• 12:30p.m. Smokey Bear and Cake - Celebrate our birthday and the birthday of our State Parks system. Enjoy a slice of cake on us, meet Smokey Bear and have your picture taken with him!
• 1p.m. Land Beneath The Lake - Three towns are under water at Patoka Lake. View old photographs and hear stories from days gone by out of Fred Dillard's Memoirs. Enjoy short stories from local resident, John Ash's book, Patoka Tales. See old relics left behind by the folks that once called this area home.
• 2p.m. Talons, Beaks, and Instincts - What unique tools do birds of prey use to survive in the wild? How do they hunt for prey? Find out this and more in the backyard at the Nature Center with two LIVE birds of prey!
Location Information:
Patoka Lake  (View Map)
3084 N. Dillard Road
Birdseye, IN 47513
Phone: (812) 685-2464
Contact Information:
Name: Patoka Lake Nature Center
Phone: 812-685-2447
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  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
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