Ouabache State Park has partnered with Friends of Ouabache and Wells Co. Purdue Ext. to host an Indiana Master Naturalist (IMN) class from March 30 through May 25 on Thursdays from noon-3p.m. Fee for class is $75.00. Registrations are due by March 20. To get a registration or to learn more about the program, contact Jody Heaston, firstname.lastname@example.org or 463-203-6562 or visit Wells Co. Purdue Ext. located at 4-H Park in Bluffton. The mission of the IMN is to bring together natural resource specialists with adult learners to foster an understanding of Indiana’s plants, water, soils and wildlife and to promote volunteer service in local communities. www.indianamasternaturalist.org. Pictured IMN class from 2018.
For ages 12 and up. The Genealogy / Local History Club is for all knowledge levels. Members help each other, learn new things, and obtain a greater appreciation for local history and genealogy research. Bring your own laptop or share one of ours. This first meeting will be focused on the genealogy and local history resources available here at WCPL. Future meeting topics will be determined by attendee interests.
The lawn at Roush Park (925 W Silver) will be full of colorful eggs on Wednesday, April 5th. Come at 5pm to meet some furry farm animals and see the Easter Bunny while you wait for the egg hunt to start. The free children’s egg hunt will begin at 5:30pm sharp (be sure to arrive by5:15pm). Age groups are 4 and under, 5-8, 9 & up. This is a drop in event. Be sure to bring an Easter basket or bag with you to put your eggs in! The free dog egg hunt will be held at Roush Park starting promptly at 5:45pm. Pets must be on a leash at all times. This is a drop in event. The free Sensory friendly egg hunt will be held at Lions Park (228 Midway) starting at 6:30pm, to register for the sensory friendly event please call or email the Bluffton Parks Dept. at 824-6069 or email email@example.com
Free dog egg hunt will be held on April 5th at Roush Park (near the basketball courts) starting promptly at 5:45pm. Pets must be on a leash at all times! This is a drop in event. Make sure to bring an Easter basket or bag to put the dog treats in.
Sensory Friendly Easter Egg Hunt Often, the crowds of people and loud noises that can happen at community Easter events and egg hunts can be overwhelming for children with exceptional needs. Bluffton Parks department has created an event that will be less stressful for these individuals and their families to enjoy the Easter activities that so many of us have experienced. Children with various sensory disorders and other special needs are invited to the Bluffton Parks department Sensory friendly Easter egg hunt to enjoy an Easter event just for them, complete with furry farm animals, the Easter Bunny and a subdued Easter-egg hunt. Registration is required for this event by calling or emailing the Bluffton Parks Department at 824-6069 or firstname.lastname@example.org . The free Sensory friendly egg hunt will be held at Lions Park on April 5th at 6:30pm.
The Park Board meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the City Hall Building. Further information is available by calling 824-6069.