makers

Do you like to build or create things by yourself or with your family? Take the opportunity this fall to get creative and showcase your artistic endeavors along the trail at Wolf Creek Environmental Center. Each month will have a different theme, and every registered household will be provided an outdoor space to display what it makes.

 

snowmanJanuary Theme: Snowmen 

Visit Wolf Creek Environmental Center from January 19-30 to enjoy the creative talents of your fellow park-goers. Walk along the “Monthly Maker” trail to view snowmen made from a variety of materials by families and individuals from across the county. Get inspired, and consider making your own contribution to next month’s Maker series.

 

February Theme: Love Bugs
(Register online by February 5. Click HERE to register.)
In honor of Valentine’s Day, the February theme is Love Bugs. Create your bugs in a three-dimensional way with any materials that can withstand being outdoors for at least two weeks. Each household will be limited to a 5’ x 5’ space in which to display its masterpiece. Setup will occur between February 10-13. Registered individuals/households will be contacted with further details regarding setup. Love Bugs will be on public display through February 27.

**PLEASE NOTE -- WOLF CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER HAS LIMITED HOURS. The gate and grounds are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday (closed Sunday and Monday.) A portable restroom is available in the parking lot.

ice ageIce Age Adventure
January 16 to 31
Allardale
401 Remsen Road, Granger Township

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive. Use your imagination as you follow signs along the Inner Loop trail to take an interactive adventure with these animals. This is a self-guided program following signs through playscape features at Allardale Park that will be available Saturday, January 16, 2021 through Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 6 a.m. until close daily. All ages are welcome. No registration is required. Free.

 

sweetheartSweetheart Hike
February 13- 28
Brunswick Lake Park
1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick
Bundle up and bring your sweetheart to enjoy a stroll on the trails at Brunswick Lake. There will be valentine facts and trivia along the way. This is the perfect activity for all ages to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a special way. Hiking is self-guided and can be done anytime during normal park hours from 6 a.m. to dark (one hour past sunset.) No registration is required. Free.