June 22, Marksville State Historic Site, Marksville – Prehistoric Mounds Tour, 10 & 11:30 a.m. During this program, Southwest Louisiana Regional Archeologist, Dr. David Palmer, will present the Marksville Annual Mounds dissertation. His in-depth presentation will provide the history of the mounds from a professional standpoint and answer questions about this site and other Mounds Culture issues as well. For more information call 888.253.8954 toll free or 253.8954 locally.
June 22, Rebel State Historic Site, Marthaville – Amateur Radio Field Day, noon-5 p.m. “Hams” from the Amateur Radio Club of Sabine Parish will join with thousands of Amateur Radio operators who will be showing off their emergency capabilities. Over the past year, the news has been full of reports of ham radio operators providing critical communications during unexpected emergencies in towns across America including the California wildfires, winter storms, tornadoes and other events worldwide. The public is most cordially invited to come, meet and talk with the hams. See what modern Amateur Radio can do. They can even help you get licensed and on the air! For more information call 888.677.3600 toll free or 472.6255 locally.
June 22, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Moonlight Barge Tour, 8 p.m. Join the park ranger for a tour around the lake by the light of the moon on the Sundancer barge. This tour gives visitors a unique opportunity to see the three islands and to view the lower level of the gardens from a different perspective. For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.
June 22, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Moonlight Garden Tour, 9 p.m. From Lookout Tower to the Bog Garden, the light of the full moon will highlight the night bloomers and fragrances. Bring a flashlight and wear comfortable shoes. For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.