Archive | January, 2014
Overton Park membership benefits

2014 Membership Shirts Are Here!

We’re excited to announce that our brand-new 2014 membership t-shirts have arrived! This year’s limited-edition shirt was designed by Lauren Rae Holtermann and will only be available to members who join in 2014. Adult shirts are a forest green color, and kids will receive a lighter green. (Remember that you can add kids to your […]

Ruby-crowned kinglet

Hidden Pictures (of Birds)

The Old Forest State Natural Area is a treasure in all four seasons, but winter marks a special time for anyone interested in bird-watching.  Not only do the bare trees provide greater visibility, but winter migration makes it possible to see the occasional bird not local to our area. Now…I’m not remotely a “birder.”   […]

Lina Farley Rhodes

Stories: Joanne Rhodes

We recently shared Shirley Tyus’ recollections of Overton Park. One of Shirley’s closest friends since age nine was Lina Farley Rhodes, with whom she grew up performing at Rainbow Lake and the Overton Park Shell.  Lina was a WAC in WWII and often took her daughter Joanne to see the memorials at Veteran’s Plaza.  Here, […]