Tuesdays.Pop-Up Tuesday-Recreational Sporting Events with Vigo County Parks and Recreation. Join Rec Coordinator Tuesdays in July from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for some recreational summer fun! Every Tuesday, the Rec Coordinator will be at a different Vigo County Park with various sporting equipment for all ages. Stop by and play! All events are free and open to the public.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Free summer movies in Robinson, IL.
Wednesdays. July 7, July 14, and July 21. Skate with the characters (LOL surprise, Paw Patrol, and the Minions) at The Wigwam.
Monday, July 5.Little Sprouts–What is Compost? Join this digital program from the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 2-8: Recycle plants, kitchen scraps, and yard cuttings to create a nutrition-rich fertilizer for your garden. Learn how to create your own compost and why it benefits your plants with this short, informational video available at bit.ly/VCPLYouTubeGardening.
Wednesday, July 7.Creek stompin’ for ages 5-12 at Deming Park. $5 per child per class. Masks and pre-registration required.
Wednesday, July 7.Mother Goose on the Loose via Zoom. Read, sing, and play with Mother Goose! Your child will discover new books, practice listening and enjoy engaging activities. So clap your hands, toss a scarf, or shake a rattle as you follow along at home!
Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10 in Danville, IL.Balloons over Vermillion.Treat your family and friends to Balloon Fly-Outs, Tethered Rides, Balloon School, Food, Vendors, Live Music & much more!
Saturday, July 10.Griffin Bike Park Lake Jump. Join the VCPRD on Saturday, July 10th for our Griffin Bike Park Lake Jump Event! The event will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. directly following the Pump Track Series at Griffin Bike Park.
Tuesday, July 13.Leap into Science: Light and Shadows Preschool Workshop with the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 2-5: Hunt for shadows and cast your own using a variety of objects as you and your child explore the way light interacts with the environment. Kit registration and pickup begins Tuesday, June 30. Register to receive a Zoom link.
Thursday, July 15.Maker Kit to Go: These Tails are Sew Sweet! Ages 9 & Up: Sew your own cuddly friend-which animal you get is a surprise! Contact 812.232.1113 for more information. Registration begins Thursday, July 1; kit pickup begins Thursday, July 15 while supplies last. Free from the Vigo County Public Library.
Friday, July 16. Join the VCPRD Friday, July 16th at Hawthorn Park from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for Ice Skating in the Park! They will have a skating rink and $1 train rides courtesy of DIY Rentals. Pre-registration is highly encouraged as spots will fill up quickly! To register, please call our administrative office at 812-462-3392 or email Rec Coordinator at Rec.Coordinator@VigoCounty.IN.gov. There is a $5 fee for each participant and each participant will have 30 minutes of skate time. Ice skates will be provided as a part of your participation fee.
Saturday, July 17.Vigo County Public Library West Summer Celebration with Kona Ice. Kona Ice Tour begins at 1:00 p.m. at the West Vigo IGA and continues at 1:30 p.m. at the South 7th Street Park. Celebration at West Branch Library begins at 2:00 p.m. All Ages: Cool off this summer with a free Kona Ice and a new book! Kona Ice and Vigo County Public Library will be teaming up to pass out treats at the West Vigo IGA and the South 7th Street Park before heading to West Branch Library for outdoor games, music, and activities. Attend at one location or all three! Limit one Kona Ice and book per person.
Friday, July 23.FREE movie in the park: The Game Plan. Bring your family, friends, blankets and chairs and join us for Vigo County Parks & Recreation Department’s Movie in the Park summer series with DeeJay Danny Wayne! The second movie of the 2021 summer Movie in the Park series is “The Game Plan” (2007) rated PG and will be showing at Prairie Creek Park. Concessions for purchase begin at 8:00 p.m. Movie starts at SUNDOWN (approx. 9:10 p.m.).
Saturday, July 24.Kayak Rec Event. Join the VCPRD Saturday, July 24th at Prairie Creek Park from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. where our Rec Coordinator and Natural Resource Programmer will be giving hour-long informational kayak tours of the lake at the southern end of the park! Tours will include a brief introduction to the recreational benefits of kayaking and the ecology and biology of the lake. Afterward, participants will have the opportunity to paddle around the lake by themselves while being supervised by the staff!
Monday, July 26. Jaws at the Moon-Lite Drive-in Theater. Ages 13 & Up: In Steven Spielberg’s 1975 classic thriller Jaws, a peaceful beach community descends into chaos when an enormous great white shark attacks beach goers. Local police sheriff Martin Brody works with an oceanographer and a professional fisherman to hunt down the killer. Each car receives free admission and the first 100 cars receive complimentary popcorn. Rated PG. Gates open at 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 27. 1:00 pm. What’s with Animals’ Tails? Ages 5-11: Why do certain animals have tails while others don’t? What do they use those tails for? 4-H Youth Educator Sara Haag will explain the various types of tails animals can have and how they function. FREE program happening at the West Branch Library Shelter.
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