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Jul
13
Sat
Living Historian-Led Guided Walk Program 7/13/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Living Historian-Led Guided Walk Program 7/13/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park | Bushnell | Florida | United States

Join us on a Seminole and Soldier Living Historian-led guided walk/program on the Fort King Road.

Program included with park admission fee of $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass).

Jul
14
Sun
Ice Cream Music Jam @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ice Cream Music Jam @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Bring your instrument or just your voice and ice cream topping and join us for a music jam session and cranking out homemade ice cream.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass.

Jul
17
Wed
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Workshop! @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Workshop! @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join park staff and volunteers for a combined curriculum workshop which will include educational activities for both aquatic and terrestrial animals and their habitats.

A 1-day workshop for formal and non-formal educators! (18 years and older)

Workshop Features:
▪ Free hands-on, standards-based conservation education workshop
▪ Interactive simulations to teach wildlife conservation topics. Activity guides and support materials included!

The workshop is free to all but space is limited.

To register please contact the park at DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov or 352-793-4781.

Jul
19
Fri
Mandala Rock Painting Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mandala Rock Painting Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join expert volunteers as they teach participants how to do the historic art of mandala painting on rocks or recycled small tins.

Pre-register by calling 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person, For ages 12 and up.

Jul
22
Mon
Pine Needle Basket Class 7/22/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pine Needle Basket Class 7/22/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Traditional pine needle basketry is taught by Dade’s experienced volunteers.

All materials are provided to make a longleaf pine needle basket.

Pre-register by calling 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass) plus $5/person activities fee.

Jul
24
Wed
Explore Your Environment: A Project Learning Tree Professional Development Training @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Explore Your Environment: A Project Learning Tree Professional Development Training @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Become a Project Learning Tree® (PLT) certified educator and receive the PLT Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide with 50 hands-on activities you can incorporate into your existing curriculum and implement right away!

This 1-day training for formal and non-formal educators features:
• Free, hands-on, standards-based environmental education resources
• Interactive activity modeling and demonstrations, activity guide and support materials included!

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Jul
27
Sat
Campfire Dutch Oven Cooking 7/27/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Campfire Dutch Oven Cooking 7/27/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join us for a Dutch oven class where we will learn Dutch oven techniques, make several cast-iron dishes and then sample them.

Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass) plus $5/person activities fee.

Pre-register by calling 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Jul
30
Tue
Trash to Treasures
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Trash to Treasures

Join park staff and volunteers and make treasures out of yesterday’s trash.

Paper making, zipper art, card boxes, mandala shell art and more.

Cost is park entry at $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person activity fee.

Group size is limited to 30.

Pre-registration is required – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Aug
20
Tue
Pine Needle Basket Class 8/20/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pine Needle Basket Class 8/20/24 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Traditional pine needle basketry is taught by Dade’s experienced volunteers.

All materials are provided to make a longleaf pine needle basket.

Pre-register by calling 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

Cost is $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass) plus $5/person activities fee.

Aug
24
Sat
The Life of a Soldier and His Spouse in the mid 1830’s
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Life of a Soldier and His Spouse in the mid 1830’s

Join us for a living-history program brought to us by living historians Stephen Dennis and Paulette Boyette as they show us an inside view of what daily life was like for a private soldier and his wife.

We will hear and see about what a soldier carried on his march and his daily rations and learn about what wives did that were in nearby forts.

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