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Eagle Hike

Join a park interpreter for a guided hike to the Big Bluff Overlook, where we will observe an eagle’s nest in hopes of viewing the eagles. The Big Bluff Trail is moderately strenuous, so please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a water bottle.

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“Brushstrokes from the Heart: Women of Art in Hempstead County” Exhibit

In the nineteenth century, several local residents had a wonderful talent for painting and went on to become famous nationwide for their work. In this exhibit, some of the work of different artists from Washington and Hempstead County in the late nineteenth century and up to the present will be on display.  Artwork of local residents Jenny Delony Rice, Mary Carrigan, Effie Anderson Smith, Carrie Carruth, Helen Bittick, and Ann Bittick will be some of the works on display. Open daily from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Ozark Fall Quilt Retreat 2023

September is the perfect time to make this beautiful “felicity” ornaments quilt and have it ready for the Christmas holidays. The ornaments on this quilt are connected with small colorful beads. The size of this quilt is 64” x 76”. You can make it larger by adding more ornaments or smaller by eliminating some – your choice. Held in the air-conditioned ambiance of the Bois d’Arc Conference Center, the Ozark Quilt Retreat is fun, productive, and relaxing. The skill level for making this quilt is “experienced beginner”. You need basic piecing knowledge.  Registration: $44.00 Teacher reserve fee: $50 Class fee: $115.00 The registration fee

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How Many Hawks?

Join a park interpreter at the Cameron Bluff Overlook learn how to help Mount Magazine State Park identify and count broad-winged hawks! Participants could potentially view broad-winged hawks in action, as they visit Mount Magazine on their long trip to Central and South America. Feel free to bring with you any level of bird-watching experience, and your favorite binoculars!

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From Highpoint to Hawks

Join a park interpreter at the Lodge lobby and hike to a potential hawk-viewing site, Cameron Bluff Overlook. Once reaching the destination, stay awhile for a demonstration on how to help identify and count broad-winged hawks! Binoculars are recommended, as well as seasonally appropriate attire, drinking water, sturdy hiking shoes, insect repellent, and sunscreen (although this hike is very shaded)!

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Frontier Days

Learn about the early settlement of the area in the 1820s and 1830s and the beginning of the town of Washington. Take a tour of town and learn about some of the early settlers of town and what brought them to southwest Arkansas. For more information contact the park at (870) 983-2684.

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CZDC Special Meeting

Conference call with the Consultants Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer, mobile app or room device Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 295 029 255 767 Passcode: tFv2nq  Download Teams | Join on the web Or call in (audio only) +1 501-244-3310,,338398356#   United States, Little Rock  Phone Conference ID: 338 398 356#  Find a local number | Reset PIN The post CZDC Special Meeting appeared first on

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