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10 October 2007

Weekend Campfire Talks
DeSoto State Park

Campfire Talks - October 12-13

"Creepy Critters"
Friday - October 12, 2007
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Scaly! Slimy! Ugly! Scary! Join Anniston Museum of Natural History Curator, Dan Spaulding, for an evening of LIVE ANIMALS…the creepy kind!

"Drums around the World"
Saturday - October 13, 2007
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Egyptian wedding drums, Chinese Paper Drums, African cymbals, and dozens more instruments will be explained, demonstrated and offered for play during this amazing drumming circle performed by Rachel Smart from the Anniston Museum of Natural History

JSU Field Schools partner with Alabama State Parks to offer an interesting, educational and entertaining series of FREE programs known as “Campfire Talks.”  These programs are offered every Friday and Saturday evening (May – October) at DeSoto State Park’s Campfire Circle.  Thousands of families enjoy these programs annually. Seating is limited, so bring your own comfortable chair. Talks will be located in the Nature Center in case of rain. Plan a family campout or a weekend at DeSoto State Park’s lovely lodge, cabins or chalets…or just drop by one evening and enjoy the program!

For more information, including lodging information, call 1-800-ALA-PARK or visit

You may also contact JSU Field Schools at 256-782-5697 or e-mail for more information or to register for a program.

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