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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

January Events in the Arkansas Delta

Kick off the New Year at Cane Creek State Park in Star City by learning more about our animal friends. During Feed the Critters, offered on Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28, participants learn what alligators and turtles like to eat. Fashion a Fish is a chance for visitors to discover more about our water-dwelling friends. Learn about different species and how they live and eat on January 8, 15, 22 and 29. 
Want to learn more about our feathered buddies? Check out Birding for Beginners on January 8. Join the park interpreter to discover some of the flying wildlife that call Cane Creek State Park home. 
On January 21, the park offers A Geocaching Adventure. Participants learn about one of the fastest-growing outdoor hobbies and then take a caching trek through the park. To learn more about any of these events, contact Cane Creek State Park at 870-628-4714.

Join artisan Genny Saddler for a Navajo Loom Weaving Workshop at Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin on January 14. Workshop participants make their own loom and learn to weave wall hangings and covers. Class size is limited and advance reservations are required. Phone 870-755-2500 for details.

Head to Piggott on January 28 for the 4th annual Indoor Yard Sale. Held at the Piggott Community Center, the event features more than 85 booths, ranging in offerings from antiques to furniture to crafts. Food and drink concessions are also available. Contact 870-598-5884 for more information.

Cane Creek State Park in Star City offers the Flapjack 20 All-Night Hike on January 28 and 29. The Flapjack 20 is a nighttime 20-mile hike on the Cane Creek Lake Trail. After a night of hiking, participants enjoy a pancake breakfast with all the trimmings. The event is free. For more details or to sign up for the event, contact Cane Creek State Park at 870-628-4714.
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