2008 Special Events
MAUMEE BAY STATE PARK NATURE CENTER
(419) 836 – 9117
Spring Woodcock Walk
Saturday, April 12th 8:00 pm
Meet at the NC to learn about then watch for the
courtship flight of these peculiar game birds.
International Migratory Bird Day
Saturday, May 10th 10 – 4 pm
Celebrate the wonders of songbirds
with on-going children’s crafts,
storybooks, videos, and bird-walks!
Lake Erie Beach Treasure Hunt
Saturday, July 5th 5:00 pm
If following maps and seeking clues is your pleasure,
Then join us on this hunt for Pirate Treasure!
Ages 4 – 10 $ 3.00 fee per child.
Monarch Butterfly Festival
Sunday, August 31st 12:00 pm
Festivities include butterfly crafts, games, an informal slide show and butterfly tagging demonstration as hundreds are released for their migration to Mexico! Craft wrist band fee - $ 3.00
Coastal Clean-up and Campout on the Beach
Saturday, September 15th
Clean-up begins at 10:00 am, with lunch provided afterward.
That evening, a primitive tent campout on the beach is great family fun,
with a pot-luck dinner, community campfire and storytelling.
$15 per tent camping fee.
Pre-registration is required for both events.
Nature Center Spooky Carnival of Fun!
Saturday and Sunday,
October 18th and 19th 12 – 4 pm
Halloween activities and crafts for families; Refreshments available.
Costumes Encouraged! $5 admission fee.