The Black History Month series will feature programs that highlight the stories, struggles and successes of African Americans. Those programs will include:
- Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. Time Team America: The Search for Josiah Henson (virtual screening).
- Thursday, Feb. 25, 2 p.m. Josiah Henson Museum and Park Black History Month Panel Discussion and Musical Performance (virtual program).
Other Montgomery Parks special programs in February will include:
- Waterfowl Festival. Black Hill Nature Programs is celebrating waterfowl with in-person and virtual programs and events during the Virtual Waterfowl Festival throughout the month of February. Watch waterfowl from the Black Hill Visitor Center deck, learn how to make a soap duck and play waterfowl trivia.
- Maple Sugaring Self-Guided Walk. Currently ongoing. Learn about the maple sugaring process through a self-guided trail at Brookside Nature Center. Visitors can look for maple leaf signs starting at the parking lot at 1400 Glenallan Ave. The walk includes interpretative panels explaining the history and process of making maple sugar. The Maple Trail walk is free and open from dawn to dusk. Bottles of maple syrup and maple sugar treats will be on sale on the Nature Center deck on Saturdays from 11 a.m.– 2:30 p.m. and on Sundays 1-4 p.m.
- Virtual Winter Bingo. Virtual Bingo provides a safe, fun way for residents to enjoy and explore parks this winter. To participate, residents can download the February bingo card filled with 24 winter activities. Complete five activity squares in a vertical, horizontal or diagonal row to collect bingo. Individuals who submit photos of the completed activities will be entered into a drawing to receive a $50 Active Montgomery credit that can be used for Montgomery Parks’ classes, programs or facility rentals.