Tales & Trails

Hear a tale and hike a trail with your preschooler to discover the natural
wonders around you together! Children and their caregiver(s) gather for a short story that incites curiosity before exploring different places around Merry Lea. This is a 1.5-hour monthly program designed for children ages 3-5, with younger siblings welcome to join, led by a Merry Lea educator.

Registration is not required. Please dress to be outside for the program time.  


Cost: Free!
Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. each month
Location: Various sites at Merry Lea | See below for specific locations

2022 Program Dates: Typically the last Tuesday of each month

  • January 25 – Learning Center (2388 S 500 W, Albion, IN 46701)
  • February 22 – Glacial Retreat Center (1799 S 650 W, Kimmell, IN 46760)
  • March 29 – Learning Center (2388 S 500 W, Albion, IN 46701)
  • April 26 – Farmstead (2152 S 425 W, Albion, IN 46701)
  • May 31 – Merry Lea Sustainable Farm (4415 W 200 S, Albion, IN 46701)
  • June 28 – Luckey’s Landing (2300 S Stone St, Albion, IN 46701)
  • July 26 – Learning Center (2388 S 500 W, Albion, IN 46701)
  • August 30 – Farmstead (2152 S 425 W, Albion, IN 46701)
  • September 27 – Merry Lea Sustainable Farm (4415 W 200 S, Albion, IN 46701)
  • October 25 – Luckey’s Landing (2300 S Stone St, Albion, IN 46701)
  • November 29 – Learning Center (2388 S 500 W, Albion, IN 46701)
  • December 20 – Learning Center (2388 S 500 W, Albion, IN 46701)

This program is free and no registration is required!  To be placed on the Tales and Trails monthly email list which shares details like upcoming program location and more, please sign up using our new registration system here.

Please call 260-799-5869 or email Kaitlyn Sproles with any questions.