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February  2019

Second Saturday of the month • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join the Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a Dutch Oven Gathering, as they prepare a variety of dishes in this outdoor cooking method that is growing in popularity.
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Third Saturday of the Month • Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the WEGO Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a cooking demonstration and sampling. Participants can learn about this increasingly-popular form of cooking, the actual Dutch oven pots and much more. For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Otis House Museum Tours, Tues - Thurs: By App.t Only; Friday & Sat: 1-4 pm Visit the c.1885 Otis House to learn more about the Jay sawmill community along the Tchefuncte River and St. Tammany lifestyle during the 1885-1930 time span. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Tuesdays and Sundays • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Interpretive Ranger will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Weekly on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday • 12/14/2018 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Guided Hike, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger on a guided hike through the park on the nature trail and learn about the history and natural features of the park and surrounding area. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays • 1/11/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Afternoon Talks at the Visitors Center, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger for a talk about the history and environment of Fontainebleau State Park. Talks will include a short overview of the park and a more in-depth talk about a rotating series of historical and nature topics. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays • 1/11/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Fontainebleau at the Microscopic Level, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitors will get a brief overview on the basics of how to use a microscope and stereoscope, then will get a chance to examine different items found around the park and see what is going on up close. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
2/1/2019 to 2/28/2019 • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Vintage Valentines, Tues. - Thurs. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 1-4 p.m Otis House will have vintage Valentines, post cards and various seasonal greeting cards on display through the month of February in honor of Valentine´s Day. Learn a bit of history about this popular holiday while viewing vintage Valentines, hand embroidered postcards, Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas cards as well. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
First Saturday of the Month • 2/2/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Bird Watching Basics, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger on a walk to learn about bird watching and to find some of the birds that visit Fontainebleau´s diverse range of habitats. Bring binoculars, water, and good shoes for the trail. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.

March  2019

Second Saturday of the month • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join the Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a Dutch Oven Gathering, as they prepare a variety of dishes in this outdoor cooking method that is growing in popularity.
www.ladutch.com
Third Saturday of the Month • Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the WEGO Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a cooking demonstration and sampling. Participants can learn about this increasingly-popular form of cooking, the actual Dutch oven pots and much more. For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Otis House Museum Tours, Tues - Thurs: By App.t Only; Friday & Sat: 1-4 pm Visit the c.1885 Otis House to learn more about the Jay sawmill community along the Tchefuncte River and St. Tammany lifestyle during the 1885-1930 time span. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Tuesdays and Sundays • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Interpretive Ranger will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Weekly on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday • 12/14/2018 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Guided Hike, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger on a guided hike through the park on the nature trail and learn about the history and natural features of the park and surrounding area. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays • 1/11/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Afternoon Talks at the Visitors Center, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger for a talk about the history and environment of Fontainebleau State Park. Talks will include a short overview of the park and a more in-depth talk about a rotating series of historical and nature topics. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays • 1/11/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Fontainebleau at the Microscopic Level, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitors will get a brief overview on the basics of how to use a microscope and stereoscope, then will get a chance to examine different items found around the park and see what is going on up close. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
First Saturday of the Month • 2/2/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Bird Watching Basics, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger on a walk to learn about bird watching and to find some of the birds that visit Fontainebleau´s diverse range of habitats. Bring binoculars, water, and good shoes for the trail. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.

April  2019

Second Saturday of the month • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join the Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a Dutch Oven Gathering, as they prepare a variety of dishes in this outdoor cooking method that is growing in popularity.
www.ladutch.com
Third Saturday of the Month • Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the WEGO Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a cooking demonstration and sampling. Participants can learn about this increasingly-popular form of cooking, the actual Dutch oven pots and much more. For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Otis House Museum Tours, Tues - Thurs: By App.t Only; Friday & Sat: 1-4 pm Visit the c.1885 Otis House to learn more about the Jay sawmill community along the Tchefuncte River and St. Tammany lifestyle during the 1885-1930 time span. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Tuesdays and Sundays • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Interpretive Ranger will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Weekly on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday • 12/14/2018 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Guided Hike, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger on a guided hike through the park on the nature trail and learn about the history and natural features of the park and surrounding area. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays • 1/11/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Afternoon Talks at the Visitors Center, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger for a talk about the history and environment of Fontainebleau State Park. Talks will include a short overview of the park and a more in-depth talk about a rotating series of historical and nature topics. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays • 1/11/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Fontainebleau at the Microscopic Level, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitors will get a brief overview on the basics of how to use a microscope and stereoscope, then will get a chance to examine different items found around the park and see what is going on up close. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
First Saturday of the Month • 2/2/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Bird Watching Basics, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger on a walk to learn about bird watching and to find some of the birds that visit Fontainebleau´s diverse range of habitats. Bring binoculars, water, and good shoes for the trail. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
4/20/2019 • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Easter Event, 10 a.m. Easter egg hunt for overnight and day use guests. Easter crafts and games following egg hunt. Attendees encouraged to bring Easter baskets or containers to collect eggs. For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
4/25/2019 • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - History in Bloom at Otis House Museum, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Madisonville Garden Club will host its annual flower featuring floral arrangements of all sizes throughout the house to be enjoyed as you take a guided tour learning local history. Tour participants are invited to vote on their favorite of the arrangements as Garden club members offer presentations in several areas of the museum. The arrangements will remain on display through April 28th. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.

May  2019

Second Saturday of the month • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join the Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a Dutch Oven Gathering, as they prepare a variety of dishes in this outdoor cooking method that is growing in popularity.
www.ladutch.com
Third Saturday of the Month • Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the WEGO Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a cooking demonstration and sampling. Participants can learn about this increasingly-popular form of cooking, the actual Dutch oven pots and much more. For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Otis House Museum Tours, Tues - Thurs: By App.t Only; Friday & Sat: 1-4 pm Visit the c.1885 Otis House to learn more about the Jay sawmill community along the Tchefuncte River and St. Tammany lifestyle during the 1885-1930 time span. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Tuesdays and Sundays • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Interpretive Ranger will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Weekly on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday • 12/14/2018 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Guided Hike, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger on a guided hike through the park on the nature trail and learn about the history and natural features of the park and surrounding area. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays • 1/11/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Afternoon Talks at the Visitors Center, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger for a talk about the history and environment of Fontainebleau State Park. Talks will include a short overview of the park and a more in-depth talk about a rotating series of historical and nature topics. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays • 1/11/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Fontainebleau at the Microscopic Level, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitors will get a brief overview on the basics of how to use a microscope and stereoscope, then will get a chance to examine different items found around the park and see what is going on up close. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
First Saturday of the Month • 2/2/2019 to 6/30/2019 • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Bird Watching Basics, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Join the Interpretive Ranger on a walk to learn about bird watching and to find some of the birds that visit Fontainebleau´s diverse range of habitats. Bring binoculars, water, and good shoes for the trail. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
First Friday of Month May thru October • 5/3/2019 to 10/4/2019 • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Evening Hike, 7:30 p.m. Experience and learn about the sights and sounds of the evening on this ranger-led hike through the park. Join the Interpretive Ranger for a leisurely evening hike. Attendees are encouraged to bring insect repellent, a flashlight and water for the hike. For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
Every Saturday of Month May thru October • 5/4/2019 to 9/28/2019 • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Morning Hike, 8 a.m. Join the park Interpretive Ranger for an educational morning hike. Enjoy the sights and sounds on the park hiking trail while discovering what nature has to offer. For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.