Park District Hours for the July 4 weekend
Parks will be open regular hours, 8 a.m.- 9 p.m.
The District office at Hogback Ridge Park will be closed on July 4. Gallant Farm, and the Ice Age exhibits at Shale Hollow and Deer Haven will be open on July 4 —10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Gallant Farm, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Shale Hollow and Deer Haven. All locations will retain their regular open hours July 1-3.
Summer Programs are here (and we still have camp openings)!
Into the Ice Age, Summer Letterbox Adventure, and much more, are on tap this summer! Click on the Summer Program Guide link, at the bottom of the page, for complete details. Programs also are on the on-line program calendar. And take a look at our summer camps for some fun things for your kids to do this summer. Click on the Programs tab, above, and then on camps.
Gallant Farm Book Club announces summer titles
Some great reading is ahead in the Gallant Farm Book Club. Anyone 14 and older can attend, and join in on the stimulating book discussion. The group meets most months on the last Wednesday, starting at 6:30 p.m., and focuses on books written during the 1930s or 1940s, or on topics pertinent to those eras or of interest to Gallant Farm visitors. Summer 2017 titles and dates are:
June 28: The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd.
July 26: My Antonia, by Willa Cather.
August 30: Wish You Well, by David Baldacci.
For more information about the Book Club, call Gallant Farm at 740-595-3020.
Preservation Parks in the News
- Library’s Nicole Fowles writes about Summer Letterbox
- Sunbury likes Sandel Legacy Trail expansion and paving
- Naturalist Casey’s owl program is in the news!
- Gallant Farm reaps benefits of Powell woman’s gift
- S’mores — and more