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Parks & Rec Hosting Spring Break Activities in March

Posted by thowens on February 17, 2017

The Auburn Parks and Recreation Department is hosting several fun Spring Break activities for the entire family. The week kicks off with our annual Skating Party. Additionally, this year, we're offering three spring nature classes for youth and adults.

Skating Party
March 21 from 12-3 p.m.
Skate into Spring Break with our annual Skating party at Skatin’ Station. Children of all ages are invited, though children under age 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free. Skate rental is between $2-4, depending on skate style.

For the Birds
March 22 from 12-2:30 p.m.
Youth ages 8 and up along with adults are invited to come learn about the birds and their habitats in Rieke Park. We will hike thru Rieke Park, using binoculars to find the different habitats and birds residing in our park. After the hike, we will return the Rieke Lodge to build bird feeders to take home. The event is weather permitting. Please dress accordingly. Free admission.

Plant – A – Pine
March 23 from 12-2:30 p.m.
The junior arborist will meet at the Rieke Lodge and walk over to the Nagel Nursery to learn about trees and plantings  This activity is geared for children ages 8 and up. As a group, we will plant a tree in the park and then plant a pine tree to take home. Free admission.

Chime In
March 24 from 12-2:30 p.m.
Come to Rieke Lodge to make a wind chimes. Youth ages 8 and up, along with adults are welcomed to participate. We will supply you with many items to choose from to make your chimes sing in the wind, or feel free to gather some of your own items that you would like to hear clang and bang on your chime. Free admission.

Register today!
To register for one of the nature programs, contact Andrew Brandon at 260-925-2997 ext. 1805 or email albrandon(at)ci.auburn.in.us. Class size is limited to 25 participants.

Registration Form

These programs are made possible through Auburn Parks & Recreation, Skatin Station, DeKalb Soil & Water and Nagel Productions.

 

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