Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Industry: Arts in the Parks at Mississinewa Lake

Learn how to make music with rainsticks, thunder drums and a bumblebee shaker during Arts in the Parks workshops with musician Dianna Davis on Aug. 11 and 18 at Mississinewa Lake.

The Aug. 11 workshop, called “Rainsticks and Thunder Drums,” runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Participants will learn about flood control and create their own rainstick. Afterward, everyone can create music with their rainstick, thunder drums and other provided instruments.

The Aug. 18 workshop, called “Buzzz and Shake,” will run from 7 to 8:15 p.m.Participants will learn about pollinators and create their own bumblebee shaker. Afterward, everyone can create music with their bumblebee shaker, wood frogs and other provided instruments.

Both programs are open to all ages and take place at the program shelter in the modern campground in Miami State Recreation Area. All supplies will be provided.

Upper Wabash Interpretive Services ( is at 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews, 46702.

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Media contact: Teresa Rody, interpretive manager, Upper Wabash Interpretive Services, 260-468-2127,