Meeting News: The Next FHSP meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 9 @ 6:00pm at TBA (We are hoping for the Mt. Vernon Fire Department meeting room).
FHSP and HSP Upcoming Events:
Saturday, April 4: Easter Egg Hunt (sponsored by the Friends of Harmonie State Park) Children ages 0-12, bring your basket to Harmonie State Park and hunt for candy, pool passes, and a few big prizes! The Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10:00am at the Maple Grove Picnic Area. $3 donation per vehicle.
Saturday, April 18: Free Fishing Day! – A bonus day to fish license-free in Indiana public waters! Indiana residents only, all limits apply. Also a Volunteer Work Day – meet at the campground at 9am to help work!
May 1-3: Welcome Back Week-end & Spring into Geocaching! – Kick off your camping season with HSP! Join us for geocaching programs (a high tech family treasure hunting game) & other fun activities – including a Bubble Party & Friends of Harmonie State Park Movie Night (#1- May 2)
Saturday, May 16: Free Fishing Day! – A bonus day to fish license-free in Indiana public waters! Indiana residents only, all limits apply.
Saturday, May 23: Free music from the band “Bridges” (Campground Amphitheater)
Sunday, May 24: Friends of Harmonie State Park Movie Night (#2)
Saturday, June 6 & Sunday, June 7: Free Fishing Weekend! – All across Indiana, residents don’t need a license to fish in Indiana public waters. All size and bag limits apply. Borrow a cane pole from the Nature Center and toss a line into the wildlife pond to see what you can catch!
Tuesday, June 9: FHSP Meeting @ 6pm (location TBA)
Saturday, June 13: Jammin’ on the Wabash Bluegrass Music (Campground Amphitheater)
Saturday, June 20: Star Party! – Come along with us to search the skies for amazing astronomical things! Bring chairs and/or blankets and a small flashlight! (9-11pm)
July 2-4: Trailside Treasure Tromp this week-end! – $1/child to find the treasures on specially marked trails and turn them in for prizes! Begin your adventure at the Nature Center!
Saturday, July 4: Kid’s Parade! – Decorate your bike, wagon, stroller, or self for the parade!
Saturday, July 25: Annual FHSP Luau! – Sponsored by the Friends of Harmonie State Park, join us for a pulled pork dinner with all the trimmings, late swim, music, door prizes, and tropical fun! Stay tuned to the FHSP Facebook Page and this site as details for this event become available!
Saturday, August 15: Star Party! – Join us for a night of stargazing as we enjoy the Perseids meteor shower! Bring blankets, chairs, and a small flashlight – we’ll provide star charts! Location TBA – 8:30-10:00pm.
Sunday, September 6: Friends of Harmonie State Park Movie Night (#3)
Tuesday, September 8: Friends of Harmonie State Park Meeting – Join us for our FHSP meeting at 6:00pm at the Atheneum!
Saturday, September 12: Wild Turkey Day! – Learn all about this amazing, adaptable animal with Turkey programs all day Saturday! Hunting gear, calling crafts, and bingo! You won’t want to miss this fun event!
Saturday, September 19: Free music from the band “Bridges” (Campground Amphitheater)
Saturday & Sunday, September 19-20: Kunstfest (New Harmony, IN) This event is not held inside the park, but the FHSP will have a Goulash, Baked Goods, Information & Raffle booth – so please stop by to visit! We hope to see you there!
Saturday, October 3: Harvest Craft Fair in the Park! Join us for a great day of crafts! Visit the FHSP booth! There will be lots of goodies to buy, as well as inflatables, a fire truck, face painting, Wild Edibles, Pioneer demos, and much, much more! (Vendors, please call Janet 812-682-4821 for more information.)
Friday & Saturday, October 30-31: Haunted Harmonie – Hayrides, trick-or-treating, scavenger hunt, pumpkin decorating contests, prizes and much more!
You can find a list of monthly activities at www.interpretiveservices.IN.gov or call the HSP Office at 812-682-4821 for more information about HSP events or check out the Harmonie State Park Facebook Page! Please check the Friends of Harmonie State Park (FHSP) Facebook Page for news and events as they happen!