Naturalist program exploring animals Sept. 14 at museum

JASPER — The Dubois County Museum invites the naturalist from Patoka Lake to the museum on Saturday, Sept. 14, at a special time of 1 p.m. for a program all about exploring animals called “Animal Tracks and Signs.” The public is invited to follow the tracks and learn about animals that make them.

Naturalists from Patoka Lake will present tidbits of information for young naturalists to explore and appreciate local wildlife. Crafts, games and activities will be included.

Due to needing enough materials for the crafts, make reservations by Sept. 7 with an email containing a name and number attending to

The museum is hosting storytime at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14 in the children’s area. Storytime at the museum is sponsored by the Optimist Club of Jasper. The theme for September is “Apples.” Stories, crafts and activities will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Admission fees will be charged to enter the museum. Admission fees are $5 for adults, $3 for high school age, $2 for middle and elementary age, and those under age 4 are free. There is no separate fee for the programs.

The museum, at 2704 N. Newton St., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 634-7733 or visit The museum is also on Facebook and Twitter.


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