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May Parks Report


May Closing- Maple Wood Nature Center and Interpretive Services are closed for Memorial Day, May 26-28

Pavilion Reservations-

Park pavilions are available for summer rental at Delt Church, David Rogers and Scott Mill Parks. The Program Center is available at Pine Knob Park as well as the Dallas Lake Park Lodge. For rates and availability contact the Park Office, 854 2225,

Breakfast with the Birds –Wednesday, May 16 - Breakfast with the Birds is for anyone who is free a Wednesday morning of each month. The program starts with coffee and doughnuts. Then a talk or discussion is offered by the naturalist. Bring your binoculars and enjoy a hike in the woods afterward. Recommended donation is $1.00.

Wonderful Wetlands 8:30a

May is American wetlands month. Wetlands can be inconvienient when you are trying to build or plow, but they do matter in greater ways than we used to realize. They form under multiple conditions and serve multiple roles. Explore the different typs of wetlands found in LaGrange County.

Quilt Workshop – Thursday, May 17 -

May's Quilt Sampler workshop is Thursday, May 17, 9:00-3:00, at Maple 

Wood Nature Center.            The cost for Summer Quilting Mini Workshop is $25. 

Register at LaGrange County Park Office at 854-2225 or email to .

Quilt Sampler fabric buying information and cutting instructions are provided upon registration. For more details contact quilt instructors Ira Johnson 463-1438 or Julia Wolheter 367-1449.

Summer recreation -

Summer day camps and swimming lessons are offered at LaGrange County Parks. Request the complete flier at 854-2225 or .

Folk Jam – Sunday, May 27 - Folk Music Jam Sessions are hosted the fourth Sunday of the month. Jam sessions are mostly folk, country and bluegrass music with other styles thrown in from time to time.

This month’s jam is May 27, 1:30-5:00 p. If you have any more questions contact Erv Troyer, 463-2247, or Maple Wood at 463-4022,

LaGrange County Parks are open 8:00 a.m. to sunset including the Pine Knob Park 3-D Archery Range and Delt Church Park Disc Golf Course. 

Maps to LaGrange County Parks and printable scorecards for the archery range and disc golf course are available at

All programs, unless otherwise noted, are held at Maple Wood Nature Center, 4.5 miles east and one mile south of LaGrange. For more information about programs or the LaGrange County Parks call (260)854-2225, (260)463-4022 or