July Events at Audubon State Park

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“Shutterbug” Photography Exhibit

Exhibit dates: present -August

Audubon Museum Open daily 10:00-5:00

The Audubon Museum and Friends of Audubon presents the annual “Shutterbug” juried photography exhibition. color film, black & white and digital works by regional and local photographers. Photos must not be older than 2 years and not shown before at Audubon. The Artists reception and Awards will be June from 5:30-6:30and is open to the public. Awards were given for Best of Show; First, Second and Third Place. The show is juried and is sponsored by the Audubon Friends of Audubon.

Staff Contact: Kim McGrew-Liggett, Museum (270) 827-1893



“The Joy of Nature” mini exhibit by Cedric Hustace

Audubon Museum main foyer

Free to the Public

Exhibit dates: Present through July

Audubon Museum presents the mini exhibit “The Joy of Nature” by Cedric Hustace. The exhibit shares landscapes from his home in Southwestern Indiana and his travels to the Netherlands and Germany. Artist Cedric Hustace hails from Hawaii. He is known for his tropical landscapes and seascapes, portraits, travel and sports art. www.hustaceart.com

For further info contact: Kim McGrew-Liggett at the Audubon Museum.



Weekly Campground and Park Programs

Thursday, May 21 – Monday, Sept 7.

Audubon Campground

Visitors are invited to participate in arts, crafts, and activities focused on entertainment, recreation, and education between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day. Activities vary by age and change weekly.

Staff Contact: Main Office at 270-826-2247



Mr. B’s Monday Night Golf Scramble

Every Monday night from April 27 – Labor Day, Sept. 7
5 p.m. (sign up by 4:30 pm)

Audubon Golf Course

Two person scramble, Teams need a combined handicap of at least 18. Sign up by calling the Audubon Pro Shop for this 9-hole scramble.

Staff Contact: Audubon Golf Store Pro Shop at 270-826-5546

Cost: $20 entry fee includes regular greens fees, cart and prize fee.



Metzger’s Friday Senior Scramble

Fridays from April 17 – October (weather permitting)

9 a.m.

Audubon Golf Course

This 18-hole scramble is open to all seniors (60 and over) and does not feature handicaps.

Staff Contact: Audubon Pro Shop at 270-826-5546

Cost: $28.50 includes cart, registration, and prize fee.



“Puppets &Story Telling” with Mary Jo Huff & Miss Kim

Tuesday, July 7 10-11:30

Tiny Tot’s ages 3-6, along with an adult, will have a blast creating their own puppet to take home. Mary Jo and Miss Kim are teaming up again for an FUN day of puppets and storytelling. Fee: $11.00

Contact: Kim McGrew-Liggett Audubon Museum (270) 827-1893 kim.mcgrew@ky.gov



“Princess at the Castle” ages 6-8

July 13,14 & 16 (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday)

JJA Museum

Time: 9:30-12:00

Your little Princess will wear her Tiara high as she enjoys 3 days of Visual Arts, investigates a little nature, has fun doing Bertha Bubbles and dresses up for the “Princess & the Frog” TEA PARTY on the last day. All at the John James Audubon Museum.

Staff Contact: Kim McGrew-Liggett Audubon Museum (270) 827-1893 kim.mcgrew@ky.gov

Fee: $20.00



Audubon Adult Artists Retreats

Friday, July 17 9:00-3pm

JJA Museum Exhibit room

Attention All Artists: Please join us at the John James Audubon Museum for our monthly Adult Artist Retreats. All beginning to advanced artists are welcome to attend as we network our ideas and creativity. Bring your own artwork, supplies, and a dish for the potluck lunch. There will be special speakers and noon programs occasionally. Pre-registration is required.

Staff Contact: Kim McGrew-Liggett Audubon Museum (270) 827-1893



Audubon Junior Forensics Science Camp

Awarded 2013 “Outstanding Program” by Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society

Session 1: Monday-Friday July 20-July 24 Ages 10-15

Session 2: Monday-Friday July 27-July 31 Ages 10-15

10am-3pm

Audubon Museum

Ages 10-15 Camp size 15 students. Pre-registration required. Payment due by July 5, 2015.
Applications and waivers are due at time of payment. These are available at the John James Audubon Museum.

Campers become forensic scientists as they work through a non-gruesome crime scene to collect, examine, evaluate, and interpret physical evidence found at the scene including hair, fiber, fingerprints, and DNA.

Staff Contact: Julie McDonald 270-826-2247 or juliea.mcdonald@ky.gov

Camp fee: $65.00 Camp fee covers T-shirt, camp supplies, and a daily snack.



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