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Events for All Parks
March, 2015
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park***CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER" - 3/1/2015
**TIME CHANGE** White Tank Art Fair - White Tank Mtn - 3/1/2015
Clay Mine Adventure! ***Cancelled if Raining- Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/1/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 3/1/2015
**Cancelled** Animal Signs -Estrella Park - 3/1/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 3/2/2015
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 3/4/2015
Exploring the Dragonfly Trail - Spur Cross - 3/4/2015
Wildflower Wednesday! - White Tank Mtn - 3/4/2015
Wild for Wildflowers! - Usery Park - 3/4/2015
Sunset/Full Moon Hike - McDowell - 3/4/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 3/4/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/5/2015
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 3/5/2015
Homeschool: Campstove Master Chef - San Tan - 3/5/2015
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 3/5/2015
Plants of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn - 3/5/2015
"Just for Kids" - Storytime in the Desert - Usery Park - 3/5/2015
Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/5/2015
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 3/5/2015
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 3/6/2015
Ranger-led Hike on the North Trail - McDowell - 3/6/2015
Backyard Birding - Usery Park - 3/6/2015
"Just for Kids" - Toddler Cruise - Usery Park - 3/6/2015
Bird Bingo Safari! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/6/2015
Night Hike -Estrella Park - 3/6/2015
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 3/6/2015
Full Moon Hike and Campfire - San Tan - 3/6/2015
Hiker’s Choice Full Moon Hike and Campfire - Usery Park - 3/6/2015
Moonlight Hike - Spur Cross - 3/6/2015
Hikers in the Trailhead Staging Area - McDowell - 3/7/2015
Horses, Gold, & Critters! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/7/2015
6th Annual Archaeology Expo - Spur Cross - Hike #1 - 3/7/2015
Archaeology Expo at Spur Cross - 3/7/2015
Archery 101 - San Tan - 3/7/2015
Trailside Demonstration - Rock Art Recording - White Tank Mtn. - 3/7/2015
Wag ‘n’ Walk Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park - 3/7/2015
6th Annual Archaeology Expo - Spur Cross - Hike #2 - 3/7/2015
Become a Jr. Ranger - McDowell - 3/7/2015
Find the Naturalist on the Pipeline Canyon Trail - Lake Pleasant - 3/7/2015
Kid's Photo Scavenger Hunt - Usery Park - 3/7/2015
6th Annual Archaeology Expo - Spur Cross - Hike #3 - 3/7/2015
6th Annual Archaeology Expo - Spur Cross - Hike #4 - 3/7/2015
All About Raptors - Usery Park - 3/7/2015
6th Annual Archaeology Expo - Spur Cross - Scott Wood Talk - 3/7/2015
Animal Adaptations - San Tan - 3/7/2015
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/7/2015
Wild for Wildflowers! - Usery Park - 3/7/2015
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/7/2015
Snake Feeding - San Tan - 3/7/2015
Fitness Hike -Estrella Park - 3/8/2015
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 3/8/2015
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 3/8/2015
Wild for Wildflowers! - Usery Park - 3/8/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 3/9/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 3/9/2015
Desert Denizens - San Tan - 3/10/2015
Conservation Conundrum: Proactive Planning in the Face of Rapid West Valley Growth - White Tank Mtn - 3/10/2015
Bird Watching with Rose! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/11/2015
Bird Walk - McDowell - 3/11/2015
*LOCATION UPDATE* Wildflower Wednesday! - White Tank Mtn - 3/11/2015
Backyard Birding - Usery Park - 3/11/2015
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park - 3/11/2015
Desert Color Bingo - White Tank Mtn. - 3/11/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 3/11/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/12/2015
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 3/12/2015
Wild West Days! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/12/2015
Basic Outdoor Photography - White Tank Mtn. - 3/12/2015
Pleasant Paddlers Program - Humbug Bay Paddle - 3/12/2015
Thursday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 3/12/2015
Little Explorers: Just for Kids - 3/12/2015
Nature Nurture-Kids Craft Time! McDowell - 3/12/2015
Wildflower Walk - McDowell - 3/13/2015
Basics of Bird Watching - Usery Park - 3/13/2015
"Just for Kids" - Little Desert Explorers - Usery Park - 3/13/2015
Wild About Wildflowers - San Tan - 3/13/2015
Animal Signs! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/13/2015
Fireside with the Ranger! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/13/2015
Hayride and Campfire - White Tank Mtn. - 3/13/2015
Movie Night in the Park: “Wings of Life” - Usery Park - 3/13/2015
Old Man of the Mountain: Living History - San Tan - 3/13/2015
Mountain bike race will close the Competitive Track - McDowell - 3/14/2015
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 3/14/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 3/14/2015
“Find Me Green Lucky Charms” - San Tan - 3/14/2015
Archery 101 (Two class times available) - Usery Park - 3/14/2015
Archery 101 a - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/14/2015
Saturday Bird Walk - Usery Park - 3/14/2015
Sonoran Desert 101 - McDowell - 3/14/2015
Trailside Demonstration - Rock Art Recording - White Tank Mtn. - 3/14/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 3/14/2015
Ride with a Ranger -Estrella Park - 3/14/2015
Archery 101 b - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/14/2015
Bird Weirdness -Estrella Park - 3/14/2015
Archery "OPEN RANGE"- Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/14/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 3/14/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 3/14/2015
CANCELLED Arizona Wildlife, Live! Lake Pleasant - 3/14/2015
Kid vs. Wild - Usery Park - 3/14/2015
Movie at the Park: Night at the Museum - San Tan - 3/14/2015
Kids Series: Tarantula Time! -Estrella Park - 3/14/2015
Stargazing for Everyone - Usery Park - 3/14/2015
Photographic Safari! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/15/2015
Sonoran Desert 101 - Usery Park - 3/15/2015
Wag, Walk & Adopt! - McDowell - 3/15/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 3/15/2015
Flower Power Hike! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/15/2015
Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park - 3/15/2015
Sonoran Sunset Photography - San Tan - 3/15/2015
Sunset Hike -Estrella Park - 3/15/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 3/16/2015
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 3/17/2015
Nature Walk - San Tan - 3/17/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 3/18/2015
Wildflower Wednesday! - White Tank Mtn - 3/18/2015
Amazing Desert Animals - Usery Park - 3/18/2015
All About Century Plants (Agave) - Usery Park - 3/18/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 3/18/2015
Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn - 3/19/2015
###CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN### Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/19/2015
Three Mile Thursday - Usery Park - 3/19/2015
Wildflower Walk - McDowell - 3/19/2015
Homeschool: Desert Grocery Store - San Tan - 3/19/2015
RAIN CANCELLED "The New" Beardsley Trail Hike - Lake Pleasant - 3/19/2015
“Just for Kids” – Desert Scavenger Hunt - Usery Park - 3/19/2015
###CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN### Ride with the Ranger to the Clay Mine! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/19/2015
ADDEDBY POPULAR DEMAND - Welcome to Spring Wildflower Hike - White Tank Mtn - 3/20/2015
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 3/20/2015
Spring Equinox Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 3/20/2015
Spring into Spring Pipeline Canyon Flower Hike - Lake Pleasant - 3/20/2015
“Just for Kids” – Cat Cave Hike - Usery Park - 3/20/2015
Photo Scavenger Hunt!- Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/20/2015
All About Scorpions - Usery Park - 3/20/2015
Happy Trails: 'Round the Campfire - San Tan - 3/20/2015
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park - 3/20/2015
Stargazing for Everyone - San Tan - 3/20/2015
Elephant Mountain Fortress Hike - Spur Cross - 3/21/2015
**HIKE REGISTRATION FULL**Archaeology Hike - Off the Beaten Path - White Tank Mtn. - 3/21/2015
DAM GOOD RUN / WALK / HIKE EVENT - Lake Pleasant - 3/21/2015
Archery 202 - Usery Park - 3/21/2015
Geocaching Basics - McDowell - 3/21/2015
Geology of the East Valley Walk - Usery Park - 3/21/2015
Wildflower Hike -Estrella Park - 3/21/2015
Rock Identification, with Joe Ford! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/21/2015
Raptors! Presented by Liberty Wildlife - San Tan - 3/21/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 3/21/2015
Animal Art! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/21/2015
Reptile Feeding - McDowell - 3/21/2015
All About Scorpions - San Tan - 3/21/2015
STARGAZING - Jupiter, King of the Planets - 3/21/2015
Animal Flashlight Walk - San Tan - 3/21/2015
Beginning Desert Hiking - Usery Park - 3/22/2015
Bike Demo -Estrella Park - 3/22/2015
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 3/22/2015
Scavenger Hunt -Estrella Park - 3/22/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 3/22/2015
Kids Series: Tarantula Time! -Estrella Park - 3/22/2015
Cool Cactus Walk - Usery Park - 3/22/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 3/23/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 3/25/2015
Wildflower Wednesday! - White Tank Mtn - 3/25/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 3/25/2015
Spring Fitness Hike - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/26/2015
Eco-Tour of San Tan MRP - San Tan - 3/26/2015
Taste of the Desert Hike - Lake Pleasant - 3/26/2015
Hike the Wind Cave Trail - Usery Park - 3/27/2015
Wag the Dog - San Tan - 3/27/2015
Nature Walk on the Nursery Tank Trail - McDowell - 3/27/2015
Water Crisis in Arizona? - Usery Park - 3/27/2015
Wild About Wildflowers - San Tan - 3/27/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 3/27/2015
Bug Theater and Fireside with the Ranger! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/27/2015
Nocturnal Animals Night Hike -Estrella Park - 3/27/2015
Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon - White Tank Mtn - 3/28/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 3/28/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 3/28/2015
"Just for Kids" - Toddler Cruise - Usery Park - 3/28/2015
*CANCELLED* Pollywoggin’ Storytime with Rose! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/28/2015
Find the Naturalist on the Cottonwood Trail - Lake Pleasant - 3/28/2015
LIVE ANIMAL PRESENTATION by LIBERTY WILDLIFE! - McDowell - 3/28/2015
Rattlesnakes! Live! - San Tan - 3/28/2015
Our Avian Friends - White Tank Mtn. - 3/28/2015
Movie Madness: Deep in the Jungle - San Tan - 3/28/2015
Library Series - Detectives of the Past: the Science of Archaeology - White Tank Mtn. - 3/28/2015
Just for Kids: Animal Tracking - San Tan - 3/28/2015
Sonoran Desert 101 - San Tan - 3/29/2015
New to Arizona? - Usery Park - 3/29/2015
Photographic Safari! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/29/2015
Rocks and Streams Walk - Spur Cross - 3/29/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 3/29/2015
Biomimicry -Estrella Park - 3/29/2015
Flower Power Hike! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 3/29/2015
Photography 101 -Estrella Park - 3/29/2015
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 3/30/2015


Events for All Parks
April, 2015
Exploring the Sonoran Desert - McDowell - 4/1/2015
April Fools and Cactus Blooms! - White Tank Mtn. - 4/1/2015
Meandering the Merkle - Usery Park - 4/1/2015
Wildflower Walk - Spur Cross - 4/1/2015
Hiking the Grand Canyon - Usery Park - 4/1/2015
April Fool's Day Crazy Hat Sunset and Moon Glow Hike - Lake Pleasant - 4/1/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 4/1/2015
Fitness Thursdays -Estrella Park - 4/2/2015

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