June 2017

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12:30pm Interpreti...
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Interpretive Hike

Saturday June 3, 2017 12:30pm-01:30pm
Chik-Wauk Nature Center

Interpretive Hike every Saturday 12:30 - 1:30
Starting June 3 - August 26

Take a hike with the Nature Center Program Director to explore and learn about the natural history of the Gunflint Trail area.

Make sure you wear appropriate footwear to be on uneven ground, bring along some water, and your camera.

The hike is family friendly and free to the public, meet at the Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

Donations are appreciated.

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Sunday Afternoon Presentations - Treasures from the Dungeon

Sunday June 4, 2017 02:00pm-03:00pm
Chik-Wauk Nature Center

Treasures from the Dungeon presented by Steve Veit

Sunday presentations are back at Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center. We hope you will enjoy the different programs we have to offer this season here at Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center.

This Sunday join Steve Veit, from the Grand Portage National Monument as he takes us on a virtual tour of the Museum's collections that are found in the basement of the Museum.


All presentations are family friendly and free to the public, they will be held inside Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

Donations are appreciated.

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Interpretive Hike

Saturday June 10, 2017 12:30pm-01:30pm
Chik-Wauk Nature Center

Interpretive Hike every Saturday 12:30 - 1:30
Starting June 3 - August 26


Take a hike with the Nature Center Program Director to explore and learn about the natural history of the Gunflint Trail area.

Make sure you wear appropriate footwear to be on uneven ground, bring along some water, and your camera.

The hike is family friendly and free to the public, meet at the Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

Donations are appreciated.

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Shrimp Boil and Bake Sale

Sunday June 11, 2017 04:00pm-07:00pm
Seagull Lake Community Center (GTVFD Hall #3)

Shrimp Boil and Bake Sale

The first scheduled fundraiser event for the Gunflint Trail Historical Society and Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center will be the Shrimp Boil and Bake Sale.

Held at the Seagull Lake Community Center (GTVFD Hall #3)  on Sunday, June 11 at 4 p.m. 

This event has been well received by the community with over 100 residents attending yearly.

As the date gets closer and you are interested in bringing some baked goodies, please contact Judy Edlund at 388-4400. A membership table will be set up to give newcomers the opportunity to join the Gunflint Trail Historcial Society. This event will be a fun time and we hope you bring along your friends and neighbors. 

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01:30pm June Membe...
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June Membership Meeting - GTHS

Monday June 12, 2017 01:30pm-03:30pm
A. Paul and Carol Schaap Community Center (GTVFD Hall #1)

June Gunflint Trail Historical Society Membership Meeting

Held at A. Paul and Carol Schaap Community Center (GTVFD Hall #1)

Members of Gunflint Trail Historical Society board of trustees and committees will present on the current state of GTHS affairs and Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center.


All GTHS meetings begin at 1:30 p.m. after a brief overview of GTHS business, a guest speaker presents Gunflint Trail tales and history. Treats and conversation follow (thank you ladies!)

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Boundary Waters Canoe Expo

Saturday June 17, 2017 09:00am-06:00pm
Seagull Lake Public Landing

Join us at the third annual  Boundary Waters Expo, to be held June 17-18th at the Seagull Lake public landing on the Gunflint Trail.

We will have The Gunflint Trail Historical Society/ Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center table set up in the vendor tent. You can stop by to join the GTHS, or find out what Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center has been up to.

The Boundary Waters Expo will feature:

Speakers
Activities
Hands-on demonstrations
Breathtaking scenery
Campfire storytelling and discussions led by Cliff Jacobson and others.

Visit:  http://www.visitcookcounty.com/bwcaexpo/ to view a list of all the activities that will be taking place.

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Interpretive Hike

Saturday June 17, 2017 12:30pm-01:30pm
Chik-Wauk Nature Center

Interpretive Hike every Saturday 12:30 - 1:30
Starting June 3 - August 26


Take a hike with the Nature Center Program Director to explore and learn about the natural history of the Gunflint Trail area.

Make sure you wear appropriate footwear to be on uneven ground, bring along some water, and your camera.

The hike is family friendly and free to the public, meet at the Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

Donations are appreciated.

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Boundary Waters Canoe Expo

Sunday June 18, 2017 10:00am-02:00pm
Seagull Lake Public Landing

Join us at the third annual  Boundary Waters Expo, to be held June 17-18th at the Seagull Lake public landing on the Gunflint Trail.
Like last year we will have The Gunflint Trail Historical Society/ Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center table set up in the vendor tent. You can stop by to join the GTHS, or find out what Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center has been up to.
Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm

The Boundary Waters Expo will feature:

Speakers
Activities
Hands-on demonstrations
Breathtaking scenery
Campfire storytelling and discussions led by Cliff Jacobson and others.

Visit:  http://www.visitcookcounty.com/bwcaexpo/ to view a list of all the activities that will be taking place.

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U.S. Forest Service Special Presentation

Tuesday June 20, 2017 02:00pm-03:00pm
Chik-Wauk Nature Center

U.S. Forest Service Presentation

Each Tuesday, U.S. Forest Service naturalists present on a different Northwoods themed topic.

Located in the Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

All programs are free and family friendly.



 

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Interpretive Hike

Saturday June 24, 2017 12:30pm-01:30pm
Chik-Wauk Nature Center

Interpretive Hike every Saturday 12:30 - 1:30
Starting June 3 - August 26


Take a hike with the Nature Center Program Director to explore and learn about the natural history of the Gunflint Trail area.

Make sure you wear appropriate footwear to be on uneven ground, bring along some water, and your camera.

The hike is family friendly and free to the public, meet at the Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

Donations are appreciated.

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Sunday Afternoon Special Presentation: Loons by Phyllis Sherman

Sunday June 25, 2017 02:00pm-03:15pm
Chik-Wauk Nature Center

Sunday Afternoon Presentation on Loons

Sunday presentations are back at Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center. We hope you will enjoy the different programs we have to offer this season here at Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center.

This Sunday join Phyllis Sherman, a volunteer for the DNR non-game division in LoonWatch program since 2003.

Phyllis will share experiences and lessons learned from observing Minnesota's State Bird nesting on a floating island type platform in front of her cabin for the past 14 years. 
Meaningful and fun loon inspired  door prizes for attendees.

All presentations are family friendly and free to the public.
Donations are appreciated.

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Kids' Day

Tuesday June 27, 2017 11:00am-04:00pm
Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center

Kids’ Day, every Tuesday from June 27 – August 22
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.



Children under age 18 can visit the Museum and Nature Center free of charge.

Chik-Wauk staff will offer a variety of hands-on activities all related to the unique history and nature of the Gunflint Trail, as well as stories, hikes, journal making, and craft projects.

A parent or guardian must accompany children at all times at the nature center.

Donations are appreciated to help with the costs of materials and supplies.

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U.S. Forest Service Special Presentation

Tuesday June 27, 2017 02:00pm-03:00pm
Chik-Wauk Nature Center

U.S. Forest Service Presentation

Each Tuesday, U.S. Forest Service naturalists present on a different Northwoods themed topic.

Located in the Chik-Wauk Nature Center.

All programs are free and family friendly



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