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Jul 21
Heritage Forums

Landmark Park

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

430 Landmark Dr Dothan, AL 36303

On Sundays in July, beginning July 14, guest speakers will present programs on state and local history. These presentations take place at 3 p.m. in, Interpretive Center Auditorium. Free with paid gate admission ($4 for adults, $3 for kids, free for park members). Refreshments served after each presentation. Heritage Forums are official AL200 Bicentennial events.

Registration is required, visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com to register.

Schedule:
July 14: Haunted Wiregrass History
Join Dale Cox of Two Egg TV and learn about our haunted heritage. Explore allegedly haunted sites around the Wiregrass and hear the ghost stories that accompany them.

July 21: Peanut Farming in Pike County
Presented by Kari Barley, Curator of the Alabama Agricultural Museum, this session will explore the history of peanut farming in Kari’s hometown of Troy. Kari will share memories of her family who have been peanut farmers for generations.

July 28: 1918 Flu Epidemic
Join James L. Baggett, with the Birmingham Public Library Department of Archives and Manuscripts, and learn about the flu epidemic that devastated Alabama in 1819.

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Jul 22
Summer Session Series B2

AR Workshop Dothan

9:30 am to 1:00 pm

2958 Ross Clark Circle Dothan, AL 36301

Join us at AR Workshop for creative and crafty Summer ARt Camps! This morning session camp is $180 per registrant, and runs from Monday-Thursday from 9:30 am-1:00 pm each day. Our camps are designed for girls and boys, ages 7-14. Kids will create 4 DIY youth projects and a DIY camp t-shirt over the course of the camp! Participants will be able to customize and choose their project paint colors from our decor line of paints! Kids are encouraged to bring a snack and drink to enjoy during breaks.
Series B Summer ARt Camp Projects will include:
Project 1: Youth Canvas Apron
Project 2: Boho Textile Wall Hanging
Project 3: Accessory Board OR Wood Game Board
Project 4: Canvas Wall Hanging OR Canvas Banner

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Jul 24
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 24
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 25
Music By Moonlight

Landmark Park

7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

430 Landmark Dr Dothan, AL 36303

Free concerts will take place at 7:30 p.m. on the Gazebo Lawn. Bring your picnic and lawn chairs and enjoy an evening under the stars. No pets or alcohol, please. Sponsored by WOOF Radio. The Martin Drugstore and Shelley General Store will be open selling ice cream and drinks.

ADMISSION IS FREE!

Schedule:
June 13: Pontiac Stove Company
Bluegrass and Americana by local musicians

June 27: Tri State Community Orchestra
Playing patriotic and pop tunes

July 11: Troy Dothan Community Band
Performing traditional favorites

July 25: The Byrd Family
Bluegrass and gospel

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Jul 25
Bowling & Backpacks

Dothan Lanes

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

5727 Montgomery Hwy Dothan, AL 36303

🎳 MARK YOU CALENDARS 📆

Dothan Rotary Outlaw Club will have the inaugural BOWLING AND BACKPACKS event on July 25th at Dothan Lanes from 5:30 to 7:30!

Each participant is to bring a backpack. The backpacks collected will be given to children in need in our community. RSVP by selecting “Going” on this Facebook event or contacted Josh Chapman at 334-655-7707 or jschapman21@gmail.com

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