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This is a list of all events for the current month and next month.
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Events for All Parks
April, 2014
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 4/2/2014
Cactus Flower Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 4/2/2014
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park - 4/2/2014
All About Saguaros - Usery Park - 4/2/2014
Wednesday Wellness Walk - Estrella - 4/2/2014
Thursday Morning Fitness Hike - Usery Park - 4/3/2014
Spring Fitness Hikes! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/3/2014
Sunset Dog Walk - Estrella - 4/3/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike – Trailhead Staging - 4/4/2014
Reach Your Goal Fitness Finale - San Tan - 4/4/2014
4-mile Fitness Hike - Estrella - 4/4/2014
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park - 4/4/2014
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 4/4/2014
Basic Map and Compass Orienteering - Lake Pleasant - 4/4/2014
Cool Cactus Walk - Usery Park - 4/4/2014
Fireside with the Ranger - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/4/2014
Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon Society - White Tank Mtn. - 4/5/2014
Picture Perfect - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/5/2014
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 4/5/2014
"Wag ‘n’ Walk" Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park - 4/5/2014
Become a Jr. Ranger - Estrella - 4/5/2014
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 4/5/2014
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park - 4/5/2014
Looking for Flowers Hike #1 - Lake Pleasant - 4/5/2014
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/5/2014
Looking for Flowers Hike #2 - Lake Pleasant - 4/5/2014
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/5/2014
Reptile Feeding - San Tan - 4/5/2014
"Monsoon Madness!" - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/5/2014
Snake Feeding - Estrella - 4/5/2014
Rattle-s-s-snakes! - San Tan - 4/5/2014
Glow in the Park - San Tan - 4/5/2014
Brown Bag Historic Pemberton Ranch Hike - McDowell Park - 4/6/2014
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross**CANCELLED** - 4/6/2014
Geocache Fun 101 - Estrella - 4/6/2014
Guided Pipeline Canyon Wildflower Hike - Lake Pleasant - 4/6/2014
CANCELLED Wildflowers of Lake Pleasant Presentation - Lake Pleasant - 4/6/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 4/7/2014
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 4/7/2014
Raptors! Presented by Liberty Wildlife - San Tan - 4/9/2014
CANCELED - Edible and Useful Plants of the Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 4/9/2014
Animal Tracks and Scat - Usery Park - 4/9/2014
Wednesday Wellness Walk - Estrella - 4/9/2014
Mountain Bike Madness - San Tan - 4/9/2014
Thursday Morning Fitness Hike - Usery Park - 4/10/2014
Birding Basics - San Tan - 4/10/2014
Spring Fitness Hikes! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/10/2014
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 4/10/2014
Monsoon and Stormwater Program - Lake Pleasant - 4/10/2014
Sunset Petroglyph Hike - Estrella - 4/10/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike – Wagner Trailhead - 4/11/2014
Birds, Blooms and the Crested Saguaro Hike - San Tan - 4/11/2014
Wildlife Safari - Usery Park - 4/11/2014
"Just for Kids" - Toddler Cruise - Usery Park - 4/11/2014
Four Senses Walk - Estrella - 4/11/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 4/11/2014
2-mile Sunset Hike - Estrella - 4/11/2014
Explore the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/11/2014
Movie Night in the Park: "Sonoran Desert: A Violent Eden" - Usery Park - 4/11/2014
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/11/2014
"Taxing" 6-mile Fitness Hike - Estrella - 4/12/2014
LAKE PLEASANT PADDLE FEST EVENT - 4/12/2014
Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon Society - Estrella - 4/12/2014
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 4/12/2014
Desert Medicinals– McDowell Park - 4/12/2014
Geology 101: A Rocky Road to San Tan - San Tan - 4/12/2014
Rocks and Streams Walk - Spur Cross - 4/12/2014
“Just for Kids” – Desert CSI (Critter Scene Investigations) - Usery Park - 4/12/2014
Looking for Flowers Hike #3 - Lake Pleasant - 4/12/2014
Looking for Flowers Hike #4 - Lake Pleasant - 4/12/2014
April (Almost) Full Moon Hike - McDowell - 4/12/2014
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/12/2014
Moonlight Hike - San Tan - 4/12/2014
Stargazing for Everyone! - Estrella - 4/12/2014
Birding Adventure - San Tan - 4/13/2014
Early Morning Paddle Tour of Great Blue Heron Island - Lake Pleasant - 4/13/2014
Archery 101 (Two class times available) - Usery Park - 4/13/2014
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 4/13/2014
Photography Hike! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/13/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross**CANCELLED** - 4/14/2014
Full Moon Hike - Usery Park - 4/14/2014
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 4/15/2014
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 4/16/2014
Under the Desert Floor - North Trail- McDowell Park - 4/16/2014
Desert Plant Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 4/16/2014
Mountain Bike Madness - San Tan - 4/16/2014
Thursday Morning Fitness Hike - Usery Park - 4/17/2014
Bird Nerds - San Tan - 4/17/2014
Spring Fitness Hikes! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/17/2014
History of Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant - 4/17/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike *DIFFICULT* – OUTSIDE OF PARK- Tom's Thumb Trailhead- 128th St - 4/18/2014
Little Explorers for Toddlers - San Tan - 4/18/2014
Desert Wash Discovery - White Tank Mtn. - 4/18/2014
Home School Program: "Strung Out on Polymers" - Usery Park - 4/18/2014
Sonoran Story-time For Kids - San Tan - 4/18/2014
Discover the Desert Hike - Lake Pleasant - 4/18/2014
Welcome to the Sonoran Desert! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/18/2014
Early Bird Desert Birdwalk --Nursery Tank Pond- ADA Accessible- McDowell Park - 4/19/2014
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/19/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 8AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 4/19/2014
"Scrambled EGGstravaganza" Crafts and Games- San Tan - 4/19/2014
"Tails on Trails" - Dog Fitness Hike - Usery Park - 4/19/2014
Archery 202 - Usery Park - 4/19/2014
The Saguaro Cactus Hike - Estrella - 4/19/2014
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/19/2014
Birding By Ear- Desert Learning Series program- McDowell Park - 4/19/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 10AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 4/19/2014
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/19/2014
Monsoon and Stormwater Program - Lake Pleasant - 4/19/2014
Practical Desert Survival - White Tank Mtn. - 4/19/2014
Earth Day Family Movie - "The Lorax" - 4/19/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Early Easter Egg Paddle - 4/19/2014
Sunset Over Spur Cross - 4/19/2014
Venomous Reptiles - LIVE!! - Usery Park - 4/19/2014
Cacti of Spur Cross - 4/20/2014
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park - 4/20/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 4/21/2014
Ancient Petroglyph Walk - McDowell- Youth Camp Area - 4/23/2014
Exploring Spur Cross - 4/23/2014
Desert Edibles Walk - Usery Park - 4/23/2014
Homeschool: Owls: Silent Hunters of the Night - San Tan - 4/23/2014
The Big Green - White Tank Mtn. - 4/23/2014
Tortoise Talks - McDowell Park Visitor Center - 4/23/2014
Wednesday Wellness Walk - Estrella - 4/23/2014
Mountain Bike Madness - San Tan - 4/23/2014
Spring Fitness Hikes! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/24/2014
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Paddling Pipeline and Cottonwood Coves - 4/24/2014
Animal Adaptations - San Tan - 4/24/2014
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 4/24/2014
Animal Flashlight Hike - San Tan - 4/24/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike - *STRENUOUS* -Sonoran Trail- (Meet @ end Golden Eagle Blvd) - McDowell - 4/25/2014
Friday Hike and Fish - Lake Pleasant - 4/25/2014
The Desert Tortoise - Estrella - 4/25/2014
Bird Journeys - San Tan - 4/25/2014
Reptile and Live Animal Feeding at McDowell- McDowell Park - 4/25/2014
Histroy of Water at Lake Pleasant - Lake Pleasant - 4/25/2014
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 4/25/2014
Desert Mythbusters - Usery Park - 4/25/2014
The Desert Night - Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 4/25/2014
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park - 4/25/2014
Celebrate Earth Day on the Maricopa Trail - 4/26/2014
CLASS FULL Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 8AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 4/26/2014
Rock Art of Spur Cross - 4/26/2014
Wag the Dog - San Tan - 4/26/2014
Become a Jr. Ranger - Estrella - 4/26/2014
Fun with a Bow - Archery 101 10AM Class - Lake Pleasant - 4/26/2014
Stargazing for Everyone - San Tan - 4/26/2014
Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon Society - Estrella - 4/27/2014
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan - 4/27/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 4/28/2014
Living with Urban Wildlife - Usery Park - 4/28/2014
Amazing Desert Plants - Usery Park - 4/29/2014
Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 4/29/2014
True Creepy Crawlies of the Desert- McDowell Park - 4/29/2014
The Secret life of Saguaros – McDowell - 4/30/2014
There's a Rattlesnake on my Doorstep!- LIVE Rattlesnake Program – Indoor Program- McDowell Park - 4/30/2014
CANCELLED -Wednesday Wellness Walk - Estrella - 4/30/2014
Evening Mountain Bike Ride - Estrella - 4/30/2014
Mountain Bike Madness - San Tan - 4/30/2014


Events for All Parks
May, 2014
Summer Fitness Hikes! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 5/1/2014
Early Bird Desert Birdwalk --Nursery Tank Pond- ADA Accessible- McDowell Park - 5/1/2014
May Day without Venom, Protect Yourself from Bites and Stings - Lake Pleasant - 5/1/2014
Snake Feeding - Estrella - 5/1/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike – Wagner Trailhead - 5/2/2014
In Search of Rattlesnakes - Lake Pleasant - 5/2/2014
Desert Awareness - Desert Knowledge - Lake Pleasant - 5/2/2014
The Desert Night - Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 5/2/2014

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