MARCH HAPPENINGS ON PRESQUE ISLE AND AT TREC

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March 1                 10:30-11:30 a.m.          
 Outside the  WindowPresque Isle
                                    Lighthouse        Kids age 3-5  will learn why the lighthouse flashes and
experience a morning at the lighthouse.    $ 3,00 per child and Registration
is required.     Call Stacey  at  814 217 9638

 

March 9                  10:30 am &  12:30 pm                           Presque Isle Lighthouse      Join us for an
opportunity to climb the 78 spiraling iron steps to the top of the tower.
Registration is required, no fee, space is limited.
Participates must be 44” tall to make the climb.   Call Brian at 814 217-9632

 

March 9                   10 am to noon        The Gardens at Trec presents:  Natural Easter
                                                                             Egg Dyes and Birdseed Eggs – -                                                               Join Master Gardener Roberta McCall
for a hands on program for all ages.    You will explore natural ways to use
artificial dyes for eggs for egg coloring plus learn how to make a treat for
the birds.      All projects are take home items.      Pre-registration is  required – Fee  $3.00
Call Jen Salem at  833-7424

 

March 10                 2:00  p.m. to 5:00  p.m.    Presque Isle Tour and History of Presque
                                   Isle during War of 1812 – - aboard Bayliner Tolley   Registration
Required – - No Fee.     Call Emily 814 217-9638

 

March 13                              [Wed,] 6:30
March 16                              lSat.} 1 p.m.      Presque Isle Adopt-a-Beach Program   This is a new
citizen science program on your favorite beach.   The park is
seeking volunteers to participate in a monthly 3-hour data
collection cleanup from April thru September.      Attend one of
these training sessions to get involved.    Registration required
Call John Laskos  at  838 2454

 

March 15                              7:00 to 8:30 p.m.       Evening Campfire Talk with Joe Root    
Enjoy an indoor campfire at the Rotary Pavilion.  Legendary
storyteller Joe Root will keep you involved the whole evening.
All ages welcome but dress warm and maybe bring a warm
blanket.      Hot beverages provided.   $ 2.00 per person
Registration Required – - Call Brian at 217-9632

 

March 16                             9 a.m. to Noon      Gull Point Clean-up       Join the Naturalists for
an opportunity to explore Gull Point before it closes to humans for
the year on April 1.        We will be cleaning the trails and shoreline
so migratory shorebirds have a better habitat to rest and feed.
Registration is required.   Call Stacey at 833-7424

 

March 20                             7:00-8:30 p.m.     Presque Isle after Dark – -Graveyard Pond                 
                                               Trail.     Enjoy a night hike and discover owls, coyotes and the
nighttime activities of beavers.    No fees or registration.   No
flashlights needed.   Meet at Perry Monument.

 

March 23                                10 a.m. – Noon                  The Gardens at TREC – presents:    Success
                                                      with Tomatoes.     Dreaming of growing your own tomatoes?   Join
Master gardener  Helen Singer who will walk you through the steps
to success.    Gardeners of all skill levels are welcome.
Pre-registration required – -$ 3.00 per person.   All participants will
receive a tomato start-up kit.    Call Jen Salem    833-7424

 

March 23                            10:00 to 11 a.m.    The Construction of Perry’s Fleet.      
Discover the importance of Presque Isle during the War of 1812
and how Perry’s fleet was built.     See the tools and techniques
that shipwrights used.    No Registration or fee.    Meet at Perry
Monument.

 

March 23                            1 to 2 p.m.    Life of a Sailor    Have you ever wondered what life
was life aboard a ship like the Brig Niagara?   Learn more about the
challenging conditions the crew had to endure.   Meet at Perry
Monument.    No fee or registration required..

 

March 30                           10 a.m. to noon       DiscoverE  Beach Bash      Kids ages 6-12
will explore the unique features and treasures of Presque Isle
beaches.   Outdoor, hands-on  sessions include beach plants,
animals and beachcombing finds.   No fee but registration by 3/25
is required.      Call Emily Hauser at 217- 9638

 

March 30                             9 a.m. – noon     Spring Cub Scout Day   Tigers, Wolves and
Bears are invited for a morning of outdoor achievements. Fee

$ 3,00     Registration required by March 22.  Call Ray at 833-7424


March   7 – - 14 – - 21 – - 28
                            6:30 to 8 p.m.    NEWS YEARS RESOLUTION WALKS
                                               Join us every Thursday evening for a guided walk on Presque Isle.            
                                               Meet at Ranger Station.    No fee, age, or registration required.

 

MIXED MEDIA STUDENT ART COMPETITION  - –  Students in grades 1 thru college can enter artworks in this “Historical Presque Isle” art competition.   All art will be displayed in the TREC and winners will be recognized at an opening reception.        Register by   March 29 – - Call Brian Gula at  217-  9632            Show will run April 22 to May 22 2013.  

 


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