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Sat 20 Jul
Night Hike
Saturday, July 20, 2024 08:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Embark on a family adventure with a night hike along Lake Erie's shores. Dig deeper into the wonders of the area, discovering hidden treasures at night you might otherwise miss along Lake Erie State Park. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 20 Jul
Music - Bill Moran
Saturday, July 20, 2024 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
‘Still Bill' Moran – refers to himself as a New York Hillbilly. He lives in the hills of rural, Western New York State. He enjoys a plethora of musical genres. Bill plays guitar, hand percussion, and loves a good sing-a-long. Meet outside of the Recreation Hall. Popcorn available for purchase. Bring your own food & beverages.
Sat 20 Jul
Ask the Naturalist
Saturday, July 20, 2024 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
A naturalist will be on hand to address any inquiries regarding nature (birds, plants, and insects) at Lake Erie State Park. Kids can pick up the 2024 Jr Naturalist book during this time. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 20 Jul
Terrific Trees
Saturday, July 20, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
How have trees shaped our lives? The answer may surprise you. Learn more about what makes our trees special with Mike Callahan on a terrific afternoon tour at Lake Erie State Park. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 20 Jul
Backyard Birds
Saturday, July 20, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
Join Judy Callahan as she explores the birds and other critters at Lake Erie State Park. Remember to bring binoculars if you have a pair. Meet at the Rec Hall.
Fri 19 Jul
Nature Photography
Friday, July 19, 2024 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Don't forget to bring along your camera and phone for an interactive photography session! Discover tips and tricks to improve your photography skills, and then put your newfound knowledge to the test with a short walk. Capture the beauty of your surroundings while honing your craft under guidance. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 19 Jul
Movie Night
Friday, July 19, 2024 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 19 Jul
Boondoggles Craft
Friday, July 19, 2024 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
What is a boondoggle? Join a park educator to learn how to make boondoggle key chains or bracelet. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 13 Jul
Music - Kody & Herren
Saturday, July 13, 2024 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Based in Springville, New York, Kody & Herren are multi-instrumentalists, performing on guitar, violin, harmonica, mandolin, and more. Nick and Lydia's original material is inspired heavily by roots music and their duets provide a strong chemistry on stage. Vocal harmonies and the overall dynamics of a song are very important to them, and they aim to entertain an audience. Meet outside of the Recreation Hall. Popcorn available for purchase. Bring your own food & beverages.
Sat 13 Jul
Ask the Naturalist
Saturday, July 13, 2024 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
A naturalist will be on hand to address any inquiries regarding nature (birds, plants, and insects) at Lake Erie State Park. Kids can pick up the 2024 Jr Naturalist book during this time. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 13 Jul
Meditation & Nature Yoga
Saturday, July 13, 2024 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Experience serenity and connection with our meditation and nature yoga programs. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 12 Jul
Movie Night
Friday, July 12, 2024 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 12 Jul
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Friday, July 12, 2024 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Bring your kids and grandkids along for a hike in the woods to search for natures hidden treasures and play a game! Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 12 Jul
Friendship Bracelets
Friday, July 12, 2024 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Throwback to the 80's where friendship bracelets were all the rage. Come and create a simple knotted bracelet to wear or share with a friend. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 06 Jul
Music - Osbourn Nash
Saturday, July 6, 2024 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
An acoustic duo out of Western New York and Nashville, Tennessee. Their performances feature original & cover material and have become an entertaining on-going conversation between themselves & their audience. As singer-songwriter "artists" they incorporate Country, Americana, Folk & Pop with overtures of Jazz and Rock when it suits the song. Their original music has taken them to Nashville where they recorded their debut album "This Is It". Meet outside of the Recreation Hall. Popcorn available for purchase - bring your own food & beverages.
Sat 06 Jul
Ask the Naturalist
Saturday, July 6, 2024 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
A naturalist will be on hand to address any inquiries regarding nature (birds, plants, and insects) at Lake Erie State Park. Kids can pick up the 2024 Jr Naturalist book during this time. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 06 Jul
Butterfly Walk
Saturday, July 6, 2024 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Take a short walk around the trails and learn about Western New York butterflies from a park educator. Butterfly nets will be taken on the walk for a closer look at any butterflies found. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 05 Jul
Movie Night
Friday, July 5, 2024 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 05 Jul
Evening Hike
Friday, July 5, 2024 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Let's explore Lake Erie State Park on this fun, educational guided walk with a park educator. Learn more about the birds, flowers and trees that will be found along the trail. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 05 Jul
Butterfly Craft
Friday, July 5, 2024 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
Experience the excitement of nature crafting with pipe cleaners, tissue paper and markers to transform them into vibrant butterflies, moths or even dragonflies. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 29 Jun
Boondoggle Craft
Saturday, June 29, 2024 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 265-8277

What is a boondoggle? Join a park educator to learn how to make boondoggle key chains or bracelet. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 28 Jun
Friendship Bracelets
Friday, June 28, 2024 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 265-8277

Throwback to the 80's where friendship bracelets were all the rage. Come and create a simple knotted bracelet to wear or to share with friends. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 22 Jun
Music - Tyler Caulkins
Saturday, June 22, 2024 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 265-8277

Over a decade ago, singer and songwriter Tyler Calkins set out to create a sound reflecting the songwriting techniques of the sixties and seventies, while also utilizing modern and alternative rock. In the years since, Tyler's unique rhythm guitar, piano, harmonica, and vocals have made him one of the most sought-after performers in the Southern Tier. Tyler's backed by his band, Marshmellow Overcoat and has five albums under his belt (in addition to solo and side projects). Meet outside of the Recreation Hall.
Sat 22 Jun
Kick-Off to Summer
Saturday, June 22, 2024 04:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 265-8277

Looking for an exciting way to celebrate the start of the season? Come out to Lake Erie State Park Recreation Hall for a wild time as we kick off the summer event! Face Painting for the kids, "Ask the Naturalist" booth, crafts and more. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 22 Jun
Terrific Trees
Saturday, June 22, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 265-8277

How have trees shaped our lives? The answer may surprise you. Learn more about what makes our trees special with Mike Callahan on a terrific afternoon tour at Lake Erie State Park. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Sat 22 Jun
Backyard Birds
Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 265-8277

Join Judy Callahan as she explores the birds and other critters at Lake Erie State Park. Remember to bring binoculars if you have a pair. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 21 Jun
Nature Photography
Friday, June 21, 2024 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 265-8277

Don't forget to bring along your camera and phone for an interactive photography session! Discover tips and tricks to improve your photography skills, and then put your newfound knowledge to the test with a short walk. Capture the beauty of your surroundings while honing your craft under guidance. Meet at the Recreation Hall.
Fri 21 Jun
Pom Pom Craft
Friday, June 21, 2024 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 265-8277

Work on a fun nature crafts using pompoms, hot glue gun and googly eyes. Meet at the Recreation Hall.