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July 1, 2014

Lake Red Rock Programs for July 2-9

There’s always something happening at Lake Red Rock! Check out these upcoming activities:

July 3 - Create a Mosaic for the Playscape - 1:00 p.m. - Red Rock Visitor Center (preregistration required - call Corps office for details)

Help mosaic some unique “stepping stones” that will someday be added as an artistic element to the new Playscape! *(limited supply of stepping stones available - please call the Corps office to register for the activity.)

July 3 - Nature’s Fireworks: Fireflies - 9:00 p.m. - Howell Station Campground

Ooh! Aah! The brilliant flashes of fireflies brighten the warm summer nights and offer a wonderful display! Take a walk in search of “nature’s “fireworks” and learn a bit about the insects that create the show!

July 4 - Playscape Craft Time - 10:00 a.m.-Playscape (meet at the North Overlook Beach - north end of parking lot)

Young artists can join in for some make-and-take creative fun at the Playscape! Supplies will be provided - all you need to bring is your imagination and creativity!

July 4 - Let’s Go Paddling! - 2:00-4:00 p.m.-Roberts Creek east ramp

Enjoy this chance to experience both canoeing and kayaking in the same day! Give one or both types of watercraft a try and see how much fun paddling can be! (You must be at least 10 years old to use kayaks. Life jackets will be provided. Programs may be cancelled if inclement weather/wind conditions.)

July 4-6- Bobber/Water Safety Dog Cartoons - 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. - Red Rock Visitor Center

The family will love watching the many adventures of Bobber, the Water Safety Dog and his friends as they discover the importance of being safe around the water! Great for kids of all ages!

July 5 - What’s in the Water? - 10:00 a.m. - Playscape - (meet at the North Overlook Beach - north end of parking lot)

Have you ever wondered what exactly is in the water that we use every day? Learn about different sources of water pollution in Iowa and how water moves over the land. Finish up by using actual water testing kits to measure the levels of different pollutants in the water!

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