An upcoming event sponsored by the Friends of Celery Bog in West Lafayette:
ALL DAY CELEBRATION of the CELERY BOG
Saturday, APRIL 10, 2010 – Celery Bog Nature Area
Morning Bird Walks led by Sycamore Audubon Society members Temple Pearson and Susan Ulrich:
9, 10, and 11am—Meet at Lilly Nature Center; bring binoculars and/or enjoy on-site spotting scope!
10am Wetland Wonders Walk led by Naturalist Mary Cutler: meet at Lilly Nature Center.
1pm Tree Planting led by Stewardship Coordinator Dan Dunten: meet at blue canopy tent along drive
West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis will be there to kick off this West Lafayette Arbor Day event!
Join the fun and help plant about 60 young plants, mainly Buttonbush and Bald Cypress,
donated by Jan Myers for enhancing the habitat at Celery Bog Nature Area!
2pm Butterfly Garden Talk led by Master Gardener Lynn Layden & Entomologist John MacDonald
Afternoon Wildflower Walks led by Sam Postlethwait & Nick Harby:
2, 3, and 4pm—Meet at Lilly Nature Center.
“The NATURE of Art” Mini-workshops:
Children’s 45-minute workshop ($2) taught by Rachelle Sipple at 10 & 11am, and 1,2, & 3pm
Adult 2-hour watercolor workshop ($10) taught by Rena Brouwer (Basic supplies provided or bring your own.)
10am-12noon Basic Landscape Design and Technique
1:30-3:30pm Painting Intimate Studies of Nature
LIMITED SEATING: to secure a space, e-mail Rachelle email@example.com for children’s time slot;
e-mail Rena firstname.lastname@example.org for adult workshop;
OR, if space is still available, sign-up during the day at Lilly Nature Center.
WETLAND Family Activities (all day) led by Naturalist Mary Cutler and Holly Houser.
INDOOR Celery Bog NATURE VIDEOS (all day) provided by Sam Postlethwait.
ART EXHIBIT (Work Inspired by Celery Bog & Wetlands):
contributions by invited area artists and coordinated by Rena Brouwer and Brenda Moore;
items will be on display in the Lilly Nature Center classroom through the end of May.
7-9:30pm EVENING PROGRAM
Refreshments provided by Master Gardeners and coordinated by Sue Hiser.
Live music by local Performing Songwriters Joe Peters, Linda Hicks & Christi Clore aka “Deep & Simple”
~ Introduction to Friends of Celery Bog and the evening by Joan Mohr Samuels, event coordinator
~ “Celery Bog History in a Nutshell—from Glacier to Marsh” by Naturalist Mary Cutler
~ Readings by Women’s Creative Writing Group and coordinated by Nancy Patchen
~ “Art and the Celery Bog” by Jim Mailloux
~ Live music/art performance by “Deep & Simple” and Rena Brouwer—painting to “The Celery Bog Suite”
PLEASE NOTE: Lilly Nature Center parking is limited—so come by bus, bike, or foot if you can!!!
This event is sponsored by Friends of Celery Bog in cooperation with
the Park Departments of West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County, and many volunteers including those
from Lilly Nature Center, Sycamore Audubon Society, Master Gardeners, and INPAWS!