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  1. Fri Feb. 1 - Fri Mar. 1

    Snowman Building Contest Snowman enthusiasts...winter is here so let's play! Show your snowman-building skills and have a chance to win a prize. Bring your own props and creativity as you compete for one of two prizes for "Best Traditional Snowman" and "Unique Snow Creature". Then, take a picture of your creation at one of our parks and email it to jhartzke@sjcparks.org with your name and phone number for a chance to win a Family Summer Fun Pack.
  2. Sat Feb. 23

    Passport to Play: Maple Madness! Enjoy an afternoon in the sugar bush! Visit the sugar house to see maple syrup being made (weather permitting), try your hand at tapping a tree and make a maple craft. A maple treat from Martin's will be provided. Snowshoes will be available to try, snow conditions permitting.
  3. Sat Mar. 9

    Nature Journaling Ages 10 to adult. Shake off the cabin fever by getting outdoors and observing nature. Participants will create a journal to take home. We will discuss ways to set up your journal and tips for observing and recording. No experience or drawing talent is necessary. Registration and payment are required by March 4. (Min. 4/Max 15)
  4. Sat Mar. 16 - Sun Mar. 17

    Sugar Camp Days Join us in celebration as the end of winter nears! Watch sap cook into syrup, enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast (a New Carlisle Lion's Club fundraiser), tour the Sugar Bush, purchase home-made baked goods make with pure maple syrup, enjoy family music and much more! Stay the day!
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