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Current River State Park to host Birds of Current River event

EMINENCE, MO (KFVS) -

Current River State Park will be hosting a Birds of Current River event on Aug. 8 starting at 1 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Missouri State Parks and will feature live birds, informational programs about birds and the release of two injured raptors which were rehabilitated at the World Bird Sanctuary. 

Missouri State Parks, Missouri Department of Conservation, National Park Service, World Bird Sanctuary and the Bonebrake Center in Salem are all presenters at the event.

The daytime program will take place from 1 p.m. through 5 p.m. and includes live birds along with bird-related games and crafts. 

The evening program will begin at 7 p.m. and will include a campfire program, a sing along and the release of the two raptors. 

Both the daytime and evening programs are free and visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and lawn chairs or blankets to sit on during the evening program. 

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