PENFIELD – Staff members have announced the schedule of programs for July 31 through Aug. 3 at the Parker Dam State Park.
Wednesday, July 31
9 p.m. – bench near CCC Museum
The dark of the moon (second one this month) is a great time to view the night sky. Come and learn about the stars, planets, and constellations.
Friday, Aug. 2
2 p.m. – Environmental Education Classroom
Age Requirement: 4-5 years-old
Join us as we discover our senses and learn about wildlife and how they use their senses to survive in nature. Games, crafts, and other activities are a part of this summer-long program series. Check at the Park Office for more info.
8:30 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater
Spider basics will be shared in this interesting video featuring John Acorn, the Nature Nut. (30 minutes)
Saturday, Aug. 3
Spider Web Hunt:
6 p.m. – Campground Host, Site 107
Meet at the campground host site to begin this search for spider webs of all shapes and sizes. And, of course, we will also look for spiders.
Webs of Intrigue:
8 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater
Enter the world of a creature that has become an expert weaver, a consummate hunter, and with more than 30,000 faces – a master of adaptation. In this Emmy Award-winning program, you’ll witness these expert weavers and hunters in action. (45 minutes)