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Programs & Events
2021

Last updated: July 20, 2021



At a Glance

FULL MOON HIKE, Friday, July 23, 8:30 pm

YOGA IN THE PARK, Saturday, July 24, 1 pm

ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS, Saturday, August 7, 10 am

MUSHROOMS AND MYCELIA, Sunday, August 8, 1 pm

TASTE OF THE ENDLESS MOUNTAINS, Saturday, August 14, 2 pm

YOGA IN THE PARK, Saturday, August 21, 1 pm

FULL MOON HIKE, Saturday, August 21, 8 pm

WILD FOR WILDFLOWERS, Sunday, August 22, 1 pm

ARCHERY FOR bEGINNERS, Saturday, September 4, 10 am

MEDICINAL HERBAL TEA WORKSHOP, Sunday, September 12, 1 pm

YOGA IN THE PARK, Saturday, September 18, 1 pm

MONARCH MADNESS AND MILKWEED MUD PIES, Sunday, September 19, 1 pm



Program Information

 √ For all programs, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

  Meet at the Wheaton House, unless otherwise indicated.

  Friends of Salt Springs Park members will receive a discount on some program fees.

 Programs may be cancelled because of bad weather, low registration, or other unforeseen circumstance.

 For last minute updates, call the park at 570-967-7275.
July

July 3 Holiday Happenings


10 a.m. to 4 p.m. QUILTS IN THE BARN - QUILT SHOW

1-5 p.m. - WHITE ELEPHANT SALE

1 p.m. - PIE SALE AND 50/50 RAFFLE

7 p.m. - ALL-AMERICAN MUSIC





Sunday, July 11, 1 p.m. - STREAM STOMP FOR DRAGONFLIES

Learn about things living in a stream. We'll look for macroinvertebrates and dragonfly nymphs (larvae). If we're lucky, we may net some adults, too. Wear waterproof boots, and don't forget the sunscreen. Fee: $5; families, $15; members, free.








Saturday, July 17, 10 a.m. to Noon - ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS

We offer a beginner's program based on the National Archery in Schools Program, which makes it easy for anyone to learn. We provide the equipment, and you bring your focus and maybe someone else for a little friendly competition. All ages are welcome. This is a great family activity taught by Diane Hawley-Wurth, a NASP-certified instructor. Fee: $5/person; $15/family.


Friday, July 23, 8:30 p.m. - FULL MOON HIKE

Come explore the park by moonlight. Bring a snack to share around a campfire afterwards and a flashlight.Fee: $5; families, $15; members, free.






Saturday, July 24, 1 p.m. - YOGA IN THE PARK

Join us for a Vinyasa Flow (Yoga) Practice along Silver Creek. Beginners are welcome. Led by Friends' members Tressa Tedino and Ramona Kacyvenski. Bring a yoda mat or blanket and drinking water. Afterward, for anyone interested, we'll pick a trail and take a hike. Fee: $5; $15/family; members, free.






August




Saturday, August 7, 10 a.m. to Noon - ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS

We offer a beginner's program based on the National Archery in Schools Program, which makes it easy for anyone to learn. We provide the equipment, and you bring your focus and maybe someone else for a little friendly competition. All ages are welcome. This is a great family activity taught by Diane Hawley-Wurth, a NASP-certified instructor. Fee: $5/person; $15/family.







Sunday, August 8, 1 p.m. - MUSHROOMS AND MYCELIA

Mushrooms lend an air of mystery to the natural world. Their temporary resence and vibrant colors trigger our fairy fantasies, yet all fungi (mushrooms and their mycelia) are an important facet of ecological sustainability. A short presentation will be followed by a mushroom hunt to identify and photograph these forest gems. Fee: $5; families, $15; members, free.





Saturday, August 14, 2-6 p.m. - TASTE OF THE ENDLESS MOUNTAINS































Saturday, August 21, 1 p.m. - YOGA IN THE PARK

Join us for a Vinyasa Flow (Yoga) Practice along Silver Creek. Beginners are welcome. Led by Friends' members Tressa Tedino and Ramona Kacyvenski. Bring a yoda mat or blanket and drinking water. Afterward, for anyone interested, we'll pick a trail and take a hike. Fee: $5; $15/family; members, free.



Saturday, August 21, 8 p.m. - FULL MOON HIKE

Come explore the park by moonlight. Bring a snack to share around a campfire afterwards and a flashlight.Fee: $5; families, $15; members, free.






Sunday, August 22, 1 p.m. - WILD FOR WILDFLOWERS HIKE

Let's see how many wildflowers we can find along a 1.5-mile easy to moderate hike. Wear waterproof boots, as we will cross Silver Creek twice along the way. Fee: $5/person; members, free.






September


Saturday, September 4, 10 a.m. till noon - ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS

Enjoy one of the fastest growing sports in the United States - archery! We offer a beginner's program based on the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). We provide the equipment and targets, and you bring your focus, aim, and maybe someone else for a little friendly competition. All ages are welcome. This great family activity is taught by NASP-Certified Instructors. Led by Diane Hawley-Wurth. Fee: $5/person; $15/family.



Sunday, September 12, 1 p.m. - MEDICINAL HERBAL TEA WORKSHOP

This afternoon tea will be more than just a time for socializing. Maddie Murray, an herbalist for over 30 years, will share her knowledge of various herbs and their medicinal qualities. The workshop includes tasting several different teas and learning about cultivating the herbs used. Participants will also be given a sampling of herbs to take home. Fee: $10; members, $5.




Saturday, September 18, 1 p.m. - YOGA IN THE PARK

Join us for a Vinyasa Flow (Yoga) Practice along Silver Creek. Beginners are welcome. Led by Friends' members Tressa Tedino and Ramona Kacyvenski. Bring a yoga mat or blanket and drinking water. Afterward, for anyone interested, we'll pick a trail and take a hike. Fee: $5; $15/family; members, free.




Sunday, September 19, 1-3 p.m., Rain or Shine. - MONARCH MADNESS AND MILKWEED MUD PIES

Now is the time to plan for Monarch butterfly habitats. Monarch butterfly caterpillars eat only milkweed, so include a stand of beautiful milkweed flowers in your garden. A short presentation is followed by hands-on seed preparation, which you will take home to plant. All materials are provided. Bring gloves if you don't want to get your hands dirty! Fee: $5; members, free.