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July 2016 Programs

A Froggin' We Will Go Saturday, July 2, 2016 8:30-10 p.m.
Join Park Ranger Laura for a look at the world of frogs and toads. Following a presentation at the Amphitheater behind the Discovery Center, you'll head to the river in search of the frogs and toads themselves. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Friday Morning Story Time: The Giving Tree Friday, July 8, 2016 9-10 a.m.
Join Ranger Laura for a reading of the wonderful children's book "The Giving Tree." We'll meet at the Discovery Center and head over to the Reading Tree, followed by a look at trees, leaves and flowers. This fun hour is perfect for children 10 and under. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Geocaching 101 Saturday, July 9, 2016 9:30-11 a.m.
Join our Park Rangers to learn how to use a GPS unit to geocache. Described by some as a "worldwide treasure hunt," geocaching can be done in the park, throughout Texas – even worldwide. We'll provide the GPS units and instruction; you'll then practice your newly acquired skills on our practice course. This program is limited to the first ten families/people that sign up. Please email Ranger Laura at laura.horner@tpwd.texas.gov to sign up. Please plan to meet at the amphitheater, located behind the Discovery Center. This program is FREE with a Park Pass or $7 daily pass (children 12 and under are free).

Stories in the Stars Saturday, July 9, 2016 8-10 p.m.
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing! We'll check out the Moon and other celestial wonders following a presentation at the Amphitheatre, located behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a Park Pass or $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Archery in the Park Saturday, July 16, 2016 9:30-11 a.m.
Archery is one of the safest outdoor activities and here is your chance to learn this wonderful outdoor skill at Guadalupe River State Park. You will have the opportunity to learn the skill of archery through a disciplined approach. We'll take the first 25 people on a first-come, first-serve basis for each time slot. Please email laura.horner@tpwd.texas.gov if you have questions. We provide all the equipment. Please note this is for persons ages 10 and up. This program is free with a Park Pass or $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free). Please meet at the Rust House. In the event of rain, these programs will be cancelled.

Creatures of the Night Saturday, July 16, 2016 8:30-10 p.m.
After the sun sets, not everyone goes to bed. Join Ranger Craig for a look at those critters that come to life under the stars. We'll take a walk in search of bats, owls and more! Be sure to bring a flashlight. Please meet at the amphitheater located behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Friday Morning Story Time: Stellaluna Friday, July 22, 2016 9-10 a.m.
Join Ranger Craig for a reading of the wonderful children's book "Stellaluna." We'll meet at the Discovery Center and head over to the Reading Tree, followed by a look at bat artifacts. This fun hour is perfect for children 10 and under. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

River Critters Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:30-11 a.m.
Join Ranger Laura at Guadalupe River State Park as we wade into the Guadalupe River in search of tadpoles, fish, insects and more during this sure-to-be-fun morning activity. Meet at the Amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. Be sure to dress to get wet as we will get in the water! This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Bats of Texas Saturday, July 23, 2016 8:30-10 p.m.
Join Park Ranger Craig for a look at the world of Texas bats. You'll discover who they are and how they make their living. We'll even use a bat detector to search for a few following the presentation. We'll meet at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Bugs-R-Us Saturday, July 30, 2016 9:30 a.m. -11 a.m.
Join the Park Ranger at Guadalupe River State Park for a morning of chasing six-legged wonders from butterflies to grasshoppers. The Park will provide the nets for this insect-catching fun for children and adults, alike. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free). Please meet at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center.

Honey Creek at Night Saturday, July 30, 2016 8-9:30 p.m.
Join Ranger Craig for a hike into the night side of Honey Creek State Natural Area adjacent to Guadalupe River State Park. Bring a flashlight and sense of adventure as we go in search of nocturnal goings-on of owls and other critters. Please meet at the Rust House inside the park promptly at 8 p.m. This program is FREE with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).