Twin Lakes Notes Weekend Events

Published 12:39 pm Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Twin Lakes State Park announces the following weekend events:

Friday, August 22, Nature Nook – 11 a.m., “Guided Canoe paddle” – join an interpreter on a guided canoe trip around Goodwin Lake and discover some local wildlife, $5 per person or $4 per person for groups of 4+, closed toed shoes required, meet at the Goodwin Lake Boat Ramp; 2 p.m., “Tree Cookies” – make a cool and unique craft out of some local tree species, 4 p.m., “Questionable Edibles” – learn about what you can eat in the wild, 7:30 p.m., “Campfire Cooking” – enjoy treats cooked over a campfire and get to know fellow campers, meet in the fire circle behind Shelter 1;

Saturday, August 23, Interpretive Circle 11 a.m., “Predator vs. Prey” – find out what animals do to capture or elude one another, then play a game to decide which kind of animal you would be; 2 p.m., “Back Yard Bass” – put your angling skills to the test with this land based fishing game; 4 p.m., “Animal Architects” – find out what animals craft their own dwellings;

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Sunday, August 243, Nature Nook 11 a.m., “You Are What You Eat” – the food chain is more complicated than you think, discover how every piece fits together, $2 per person or $6 per family; 1 p.m., “Geocaching 101” – use billion dollar military technology to find containers in the woods, meet in the Interpretive Circle; 3 p.m., “Beaver Hike” – take a one mile hike around Goodwin Lake and learn about the local beaver population.

Twin Lakes State Park is located about 15 minutes from Farmville. Call the Park Office for directions, fees or information at 434-392-3435.