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Family Fun Thursday at Eldridge Park

July 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Society & Excellus BlueCross BlueShield are pleased to bring you another Family Fun Thursday Event! Join us for this Family Friendly event, fun for all ages on Thursday 7/28/22.
5:00 to 9:00 – Free Carousel rides on our Restored Historic 1890s Looff Carousel with a menagerie of animals!
5:00 to 8:00 – Free live animal shows with Tanglewood Nature Center.
-Birds of Prey, Big and Small: Check out some of our bird residents! Program may include Sophie the Great-horned Owl, Mini the Cooper’s Hawk, Lucy the Barred Owl, Hank the Red-tailed Hawk, or Gridley the Merlin. Get up close and personal with these highflying species and learn what makes birds special in the world of animals.
-Lizards, Snakes, and Frogs: Learn about our fascinating and fun collection of reptiles and amphibians. The delightful cast of characters may include: a salamander, toad, leopard gecko, bearded dragon, bullfrog, and/or a large variety of turtles and snake species. Compare and contrast these animal groups in a very educational and interesting program.
-What’s Bugging You?: This program gives students a chance to learn about insects, spiders, and others that live in the soil, on the forest floor, and in the air. Arthropods outnumber all other animals on Earth, so education on this group is critical. The cast of characters encountered at Tanglewood might include Madagascar hissing cockroaches, a tarantula and other arthropods like millipedes and scorpions. We reinforce the similarities and differences of animals in the arthropod world.
Foodies in the Park:
Heidi Ho’s Food Truck will be on the Midway serving up their delicious sandwiches and poutine specials! 🍟
Cold Rush Italian Ice will be on site selling their authentic Italian ice in many flavor options! 🍧
Entertainment & Rides sponsored by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
The Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Society Inc is dedicated to preserving the past, while continually enhancing Eldridge Park for the enjoyment of residents and visitors across the community.


July 28, 2022
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Society, Inc.
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Eldridge Park
Eldridge Park Road
Elmira, NY 14901 United States
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