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June 2016 Programs

Archery in the Park Saturday, June 4, 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.

Prowlin' for Owls Saturday, June 4, 2016 8:30-10 p.m.
We're heading out for a hootin' good time as we call and listen for Barred and possibly other owls that inhabit Guadalupe River State Park. Join the Park Ranger to learn about owls and their amazing adaptations as well as who's whooooo among the owls of Texas. This program will be held at the Amphitheatre at the Discovery Center and is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Stories in the Stars Saturday, June 11, 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).

Friday Morning Story Time: Hurry and the Monarch Friday, June 17, 2016 9-10 a.m.
Join Ranger Craig for a reading of the wonderful children's book "Hurry and the Monarch." We'll meet at the Discovery Center and head over to the Reading Tree, followed by a look at butterfly and turtle 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, June 18, 2016 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Join Ranger Craig 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).

Creatures of the Night Saturday, June 18, 2016 8:30-10 p.m
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After the sun sets, not everyone goes to bed. Join Ranger Laura 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: Owl Moon Friday, June 24, 2016 9-10 a.m.
Join Ranger Laura for a reading of the wonderful children's book "Owl Moon." We'll meet at the Discovery Center and head over to the Reading Tree, followed by a look at owl and hawk 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).

Geocaching 101 Saturday, June 25, 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).

Honey Creek at Night Saturday, June 25, 2016 8-9:30 p.m.
Join Ranger Laura 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).