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Jul 17
Wacky Wednesdays

Landmark Park

10:00 am to 11:00 am

430 Landmark Dr Dothan, AL 36303

On Wednesdays during June and July at 10 a.m., anything goes! Wacky Wednesdays are programs on a variety of topics suitable for families with kids. These activities are free with paid gate admission ($4 for adults, $3 for kids, free for park members and children 2 and under).

SEATING IS LIMITED AND REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. If the 10 a.m. program fills, a second session may be offered for some programs. Visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com to register.

Schedule:
June 5: Homing Pigeons
Join John Ross Helms for a fascinating look at homing pigeons. These amazing birds are able to find their way home from great distances. Helms will discuss these birds, their historic uses, and then will release some of his own homing pigeons so they can fly home. No second session will be available.

June 12: Backyard Bandits
Master Naturalist Jessica Gautney will offer a look at the insect that bite, sting and stink. But even these backyard bandits play an important part in our environment. Meet some of the insects common to this area and learn all about their lives.

June 19: Life of a Honeybee
Wiregrass Beekeeper Rosalyn Horton will teach us all about the life of a honeybee. Learn the “waggle dance,” taste a honey stick and hear why these animals are so important to us.

June 26: Beginning Yoga
Our friends from the Nature Gallery Yoga Studio will lead park visitors in a beginner yoga class. No second session will be available.

July 3: Fairy Houses
Indulge in a morning of imagination as we create fairy houses!

July 10: Meteorology
Meteorologists from WTVY will visit Landmark Park to teach us about weather patterns and storm tracking.

July 17: Storytelling and Nature Journaling
Soda Jerk Celeste Conner will share humorous stories from her own personal experiences. Then, let your imagination be your guide as you venture outside and come up with a story all your own.

July 24: Poetry with Sid
Retired Landmark Park Farm Manager Sid Brannon will recite some of his favorite poems from James Whitcomb Riley, depicting life in the country.

July 31: Guided Nature Hike
Master Naturalist Lisa Lopez will lead a guided tour of the boardwalk and points out the flora and fauna found at Landmark Park. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. The boardwalk is handicapped accessible.

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Jul 17
Keyforge Learn to Play & Meet Up

FANATIX

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

2970 Ross Clark Circle Suite 2 Dothan, AL 36301

Learn How to Play Keyforge on Wednesdays at 6:30pm at Dothan Fanatix!

This day will also serve as a casual meet up for players as well.

KeyForge is a unique deck card game created by Richard Garfield and published by Fantasy Flight Games in 2018. In it, players take on the role of Archons in the world of the Crucible. Each Archon races to be the first to collect “Æmber” and forge three keys.

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Jul 18
Throw Back Thursdays

Landmark Park

10:00 am to 11:00 am

430 Landmark Dr Dothan, AL 36303

History will be on our minds on Thursdays during June and July at 10 a.m. Throw Back Thursdays will offer programs on our history, suitable for families with kids. These activities are free with paid gate admission ($4 for adults, $3 for kids, free for park members and children 2 and under).

SEATING IS LIMITED AND REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. If the 10 a.m. program fills, a second session may be offered for some programs. Visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com to register.

Schedule:
June 6: Old Fashioned Fun
Play tug o’war, potato sack races, ring toss and more. (SESSION 1 IS FULL; SECOND SESSION BOOKING NOW FOR 11:30 A.M.)

June 13: Dairy Day
Learn about the dairy products we eat every day, including milk, butter and ice cream. Try your had at churning butter on a variety of churns.

June 20: Traditional Music
Try out playing a penny whistle or dulcimer and learn about how our ancestors made music!

June 27: Fiber Fest
Explore a variety of fiber based crafts, including knitting, crocheting, bobbin lace and more, and try weaving on a cardboard loom.

July 4: July 4th Celebration
Members of the DAR will read the Declaration of Independence and have historic costumes on display. No second session will be offered.

July 11: Indian Artifact Day
Check out Landmark Park’s collection of arrowheads and pottery and learn from an archeologist about their history.

July 18: A Day on Town Square
Step back in time and spend a day at the town square. Learn about circuit riding preachers, have a lesson in the one room school house, visit the Shelley General Store and end at the Martin Drugstore for a treat from the fountain.

July 25: Wiregrass Farmstead Tour
Visit the heritage breeds of animals and check out the crops and buildings on the 1890s farm.

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Jul 18
HIPPY Summer Group Meetings

Wiregrass Museum of Art

9:30 am to 11:00 am

126 Museum Ave Dothan, AL 36303

Keep the free preschool fun going throughout the summer by joining us at our summer group meetings!

HIPPY partners with the Wiregrass Museum of Art for fun, educational art projects that little ones can enjoy.

Children must be supervised by an adult. All activities are FREE.

**Please RSVP by Facebook event so we can accurately count how many children to plan for. Late arrivals may not be able to participate due if the room is full or supplies have run out so please arrive early!

All ages are welcome and you do not need to be enrolled to enjoy!

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Jul 18
Relive Your Childhood- Themed Trivia

Folklore Brewing & Meadery

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

153 Mary Lou Ln Dothan, AL 36301

Come join us for “Relive Your Childhood” themed trivia to think & drink.

Questions will be anywhere from brand new to older Disney animated movies, Sesame Street, and kids educational TV. How well do you remember your childhood entertainment? Come find out!

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Jul 19
12Eleven Live at McLeods

McLeods Publick House

8:45 pm to 11:45 pm

5540 W Main St Ste 9 Dothan, AL 36305

12Eleven is a radiant, energetic, and fun acoustic-pop/R&B band with a vast range of cathartic and dance-worthy songs. The main ingredients to 12Eleven’s vibe are their warm vocals, infectious groove, and fresh sound. 12Eleven has played at SouthSounds Music and Arts Festival, Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival, as well as events at Troy University, and venues along the Gulf Coast and Lower Alabama.

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