Yesterday morning at 7:00 a.m., the Canoe/Kayak Poker Run had been rescheduled to May 31st due to the rainy weather conditions. At 10:00 a.m., it was decided that since the weather had improved, the Poker Run would still be on for the day. We are aware that this caused some confusion and there are registrants who did not make it and need refunds.
If you are one of the registrants who needs a refund, please call in to The Foxburg Inn Hotel at (724)659-3116 so we can get your information regarding your refund.
These will be done this week!
Our silent auction for the bird houses, painted by AC Valley students, was a marvelous success. Many tickets were purchased but their could only be one chosen for each house painted, and they are as follows:
- Bonnie D, painted by Marissa Wampler
- Ed Master, painted by Keirilyn Bailey
- Cambria Leon, painted by Hayden Defibaugh
- Kristina Best, painted by Kadee Lester
- Jameen Stump, painted by Ally H.
- Jameen Stump, painted by Chayanne Christo
- Bauer, painted by Lexi Bauer
- Donna Borland, painted by Ellie Thompson
- Madison Stump, painted by Kat Martinelli
- Connie Huffman, painted by Aven Bittinger
- Mike, painted by Brooke Terwilliger
- Holly Forsythe, painted by Mackezye Pell
- Penny Larkin, painted by Larkan Pollock
- Mike, painted by Olivia Drake
- Sally Vereb, painted by Mackanna Sherry
- Jill Leasure, painted by Jayden Wolford
- Donna Champman, painted by Lauren McNany
- Eileen Master, painted by Austin Barger
- Lemster, painted by Lane Sherer
- Bonnie D, painted by Marissa Fisher
- Mary Hambley, painted by Ryan Hook
- Brisha Rock, painted by Kathleen McNewman
- Jordan Huffman, painted by Kiersten Rothen
- Belinda Staab, painted by Lexi Bauer & Olivia Drake
A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE STUDENTS FOR THEIR HARD WORK, AND TO ALL THAT MADE THE 2015 NATURE FESTIVAL BIRD HOUSE AUCTION SUCCESSFUL.
The winner for our “Sharing and Liking” contest on Facebook was Greg Crawford from Chicora, P.A. Thanks to all the contestants for participating on our Facebook page. Also, we want to thank everyone who attended and participated in our many activities and events. The 2015 Foxburg Nature Festival was a huge success and we are all greatly appreciative. And the ones being benefited want to give you all a HUGE thank you. Please keep your eyes out for our upcoming events, on our Facebook page.
At the very last minute, they have decided that they will be holding the canoe/kayak poker run! It hasn’t rained here in several hours. Please help us pass the word. It begins at noon. Thank you!
Please be aware the today’s 2015 Nature Festival 5K Run/Walk WILL STILL be taking place. Registration begins at 8:30AM and the race start time is 10:00Am. After the 5K, the Birdhouse and random drawings will take place as previously planned.
Unfortunately, due to the weather we have to RESCHEDULE today’s 2015 Nature Festival Canoe/Kayak Poker Run. We hope you understand that for safety reasons, we cannot have people out on the river. The Canoe/Kayak Poker Run will now take place on Sunday, May 31st with the same registration time (10:30AM at Otto’s) and the same start time (Noon). We will see you there!
We would like to thank everyone that attended Saturday’s 2015 Nature Festival activities. We had a wonderful turn out! We hope that you enjoyed your day in Foxburg and return soon.
Due to the lack of responses/registrations for this event, it is Cancelled. We apologize!!!!
We need 20 registrations by Thursday at 4:00p.m. for our “Let’s See What Is In The River” Fishing Tournament this weekend!
Please do not wait to register until the day of the event, if we do not have 20 registrations by Thursday at 4:00p.m., the tournament will be cancelled.
Come help out your local fire departments by seeing what is in that river!
Cash prizes will be available!
To register, click here or call/visit the Foxburg Inn (724)659-3116.
For Rules, Click Here!
Join in on the Herp Hike (salamanders) being led by Dr. Kurt Regester at the beautiful Mineral Springs, Saturday, May 16th from 2-4 PM in Emlenton. As you stroll through the woods, you will be searching for and identifying different species of salamanders.
Dr. Kurt Regester is a professor at Clarion University. He teaches in the Department of Biology and his areas of interest include wildlife ecology, ornithology, population biology, and amphibian ecology including herpetology.
Ever since 1867 the beautiful Mineral Springs has had the oldest oil producing well in the United States. The oil industry caused environmental woes in the region, but this popular park bounced back to a very healthy state. The pristine habitat supports a plentiful grove of Hemlock trees, acidic loving plants, and a trout stream housing a rich amphibian population.
To register Click Here
or call/visit The Foxburg Inn Hotel at 724-659-3116
On Saturday May 9th the Care Chiropractic Center will be holding Kids Day America from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Butler Farm Show. During this fun filled day information on crime prevention, healthy lifestyles, child safety, and environmental awareness issues will be distributed. There are educational and fun activities such as learning to build projects, hayrides, inflatable slides, musical entertainment shows and much more.
Due to the success of this in years past, it will be held again at the Butler Farm Show along with the 5th annual ‘Cruza for Kids’ car cruise. The car cruise is judged by the children in attendance and is open for any vehicle owner and/or auto clubs.
The proceeds from the event will go to Butler Catholic Charities. Butler Catholic Charities, regardless of affiliation, services children during their time of need and will direct the proceeds from Kids Day America to those children.
Mark your calendar for this FREE community event!
Many folks love Buckwheat Pancakes, and who can blame them?! We’ve made arrangements to have them at this year’s Pancake Breakfast! Come and enjoy Pancakes & Sausage next Saturday, May 16th from 8:00am – Noon at the Allegheny Grille Tent. Cost is $5.00 and supports the Foxburg Free Library!
Sign up for the Nature Festival 5K by Friday May 8th at 4:00p.m. to ensure that you will be getting your free Shirt.
You can register for the 5K by clicking here, or coming to the Foxburg Inn Hotel to fill out an application.
Registration is $20.00 until the day of the event, and then is $25.00.
Hope to see you there!
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