Dove Point Residents Assoc.

The Parklands July 2022

July 2022
 
 
IMPORTANT DATES
 
Weekly on Saturdays
Eastwood Village Farmer's Market
Weekly on Wednesdays
(Cancelled on July 6th)
Wednesday Wonders
Weekly on Thursdays
Storytime in
Storybook Forest
Weekly Wednesday - Sundays over Summer
Outdoor Escape Games in Pope Lick Park
July 16
Parklands Walking Club
July 20
Volunteer Orientation
July 23
Creature Feature
Movie Night
July 29
Friday at Floyds
More details below
 
Beat the Summer Heat by Visiting the Spraygrounds!
The spraygrounds at Beckley Creek Park and Broad Run Park are turned on, open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and completely free to enter!
Bring the entire family and let the kids cool off while enjoying your time in the park!
Learn more about the spraygrounds and get tips for visiting The Parklands during the busy season by clicking below!
 
Featured Event:
Friday at Floyds is Back!
July 29, 2022
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Pavilion, Beckley Creek Park
For one night only Friday at Floyds will be returning to The Parklands!
Join us on July 29th for a night filled with live music, local food trucks and more! Bring your entire family, furry friends and lawn chairs and sit back, relax, and enjoy the evening.
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
NOTICE: The Parklands and its partners are closely monitoring developments around COVID-19. As the situation evolves there may be alterations to upcoming events. For the latest information, please visit www.theparklands.org/events and the respective partner's official event page.
 
Eastwood Village Farmer's Market
 
Every Saturday
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
North Beckley Paddling Access Parking Lot, Beckley Creek Park
The Eastwood Village Council Farmer’s Market will be held in The Parklands every Saturday through September. The market is located at the North Beckley Paddling Access parking lot in Beckley Creek Park and is free and open to the public!
For more information, click the link below or follow the Eastwood Village Farmer's Market on Facebook.
 
Wednesday Wonders & Wee Wednesday Wonders*
 
Wednesday Wonders are interactive programs designed to spark the curiosity of young children. Each week, we'll explore a new science wonder with a story, craft, hike, or related science experiment.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Ben Stout House in Turkey Run Park
2:30-3:30 p.m. at PNC Achievement Center in Beckley Creek Park
This month we wonder:
July 6 - ...cancelled/holiday
July 13 - ...what are mussells?
July 20 - ...how do shadows help us tell time?
July 27 - ...about dragonflies
*This weekly program is FREE to Parklands Members and $5 per child for non-members. See details and register at www.theparklands.org/events.
 
Storytime in Storybook Forest
 
Every Thursday
July 14, 21, 28
2:30 p.m.
Meet at Marshall Playground, Beckley Creek Park
Get lost in a story with us every Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the enchanting Storybook Forest! In this family-style program, children and their parent or guardian will join us for a short 5-minute hike on the Osage Orange trail to the Storybook Forest where they will settle in for a book read by one of our Interpretive Rangers. Each week will feature a different book chosen by a local librarian while the sounds and smells of the forest will bring the stories to life!
If weather does not permit us to be outside, Storytime will be held inside the PNC Achievement Center across from the playground. This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required.
 
Outdoor Escape Games
 
Every Wednesday - Sunday
July 6–10, 13–17, 20–24, 27–31
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Legend at Pope Lick Adventure Outpost, Pope Lick Park
New for 2022! Outdoor Escape Games, presented by Legend at Pope Lick, will be taking place at Pope Lick Park every Saturday and Sunday. It’s an adventure for the entire family! Games last up to 2 hours and will involve park exploration, augmented reality, scavenger hunting, and puzzle-solving.
 
The Parklands Walking Club – Paw Paw & Hickory Trail
 
July 16, 2022
8:30 - 11 a.m.
Meet at Brown Forman Silo Center, Turkey Run Park
This monthly morning walking club will meet and trek all over The Parklands exploring our 60+ miles of trails and nearly 4,000 acres. Each ranger-led hike will walk at a relaxed pace to encourage conversation while sipping our morning coffee. Bring a friend or come solo and join The Parklands community!
July 16 – Paw Paw and Hickory Trail
Dirt Surface, 3 miles round-trip
Meet at Brown Forman Silo Center, Turkey Run Park
Hikes meet at the designated location at 8:30 a.m. where one of our Interpretive Rangers will be waiting with coffee. Hikes begin at 8:45 a.m.
Event is open to all and registration is not required.
 
Parklands Volunteer Orientation
 
July 20, 2022
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
PNC Achievement Center, Beckley Creek Park
Do you love The Parklands and want to give back? Join us as a volunteer! Parklands volunteers work across departments and help with every facet of park operation from invasive species removal to assisting with summer camp programs. To become a Parklands Volunteer, join us for new volunteer orientation at 5:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the PNC Achievement Center.
 
Creature Feature Outdoor Movie Night: The Conjuring
 
July 23, 2022
8 p.m.- 11 p.m.
Pope Lick Park
Legend at Pope Lick presents Creature Feature Free Movie Night! July 23rd we will be screening The Conjuring on a 40-foot outdoor movie screen! Concessions will be available at the Legend at Pope Lick Adventure Outpost. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs out for a fun, FREE night under the stars at Pope Lick Park!
 
 
PARK SAFETY
 
Refresh yourself on rules and policies before your next visit.
 
SURVEY
 
Let us know how we are doing by completing our short survey.
Posted by gini on 07/10/2022
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