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HATCHING HERKY - Celebrating 70 Years of Herky the Hawk

Sep 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

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Hatching Herky

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HERKY will make an appearance at this event! Catch a glimpse around 12:15 pm!

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