Indiana

Indiana club meetings and farmers' markets are listed on page 2.

Although this Friendship Gardens is a private suburban garden, unavailable to the public, there are many other garden and nature related places to visit in Indiana.  Please visit Budding Gardener Events for Indiana events relating primarily to children.

Indiana Events:

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August 3 - September 7:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related programs planned for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Dunes_August.pdf

August 3 - 8:  Lake County.  Join the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network to monitor the health of butterfly populations in Northwest Indiana, www.bfly.org

August 3 - 31:  Statewide.  Join the hunt for bees with the Great Sunflower Project, www.greatsunflower.org

August 3 - September 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst, http://budburst.org/

August 5 - September 2:  Michigan City.  Central Beach Sunset Hike, every Wednesday, Central Beach, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 6 - 9:  Michigan City.  Boat Show, www.michigancityboatshow.com

August 6 - September 3:  Porter.  Learn to Kayak, every Thursday, Kemil Beach to Dunbar Beach, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 7 - 16:  Crown Point.  Lake County Fair, Lake County Fairgrounds, http://lake-county-fair.com

August 7:  Gary Miller.  First Friday Night Hike and Beach Campfire, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 7 - 23:  Indianapolis.  Indiana State Fair, Indiana State Fairgrounds, http://in.gov/statefair/

August 7 - September 4:  Porter.  Mount Baldy Guided Hike, Fridays, meet at the Visitor Center, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 8:  Beverly Shores.  Beginning Birding, Great Marsh Trail, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 8 - December 26:  Gary Miller.  Open House at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Douglas Center, Saturdays, www.southshorecva.com/events

August 8 - November 14:  Hammond.  Planetarium and Laser Shows, monthly on the 2nd Saturday, Challenger learning Center, www.southshorecva.com/events

August 8 - September 5:  Michigan City.  Coffee in the Garden at Barker Mansion, every Saturday, www.southshorecva.com/events

August 8 - September 12:  Michigan City.  Pinhook Bog Open House, every Saturday, Pinhook Bog, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 8:  Porter.  Campfire on the Beach, Kemil Beach, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 9:  Gary.  Family Fishing Time, Marquette Park, www.southshorecva.com/events

August 9 - 23:  Gary Miller.  Miller Woods Hike, every Sunday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 9 - September 6:  Michigan City.  Bike Ride with a Ranger, every Sunday, Dunewood Campground, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 10:  St John.  Creating a Community Garden, presented by Susan Eleuterio, St John Branch Library, http://lakecountymastergardeners.com

August 11:  Portage.  Perseids Meteor Shower, West Beach, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 12:  Lowell.  Perseid Meteor Shower, Conway Observatory, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

August 12:  Munster.  Roses: History & Symbolism, presented by Master Gardener Susan Radovich, Munster Branch Library, http://lakecountymastergardeners.com

August 13:  Wanatah.  Pinney Purdue Vegetable Field Day & Sweet Corn Sampler, Pinney Purdue Ag Center, http://tinyurl.com/no6tosr

August 14:  Griffith.  Tall Grass Prairie Hike, Oak Ridge Prairie, www.lakecountyparks.com

August 15:  Gary Miller.  Artful Landscapes of Miller Woods, Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 15:  Michigan City.  Reptile Day at the Zoo, Washington Park Zoo, www.southshorecva.com/events

August 15, 29:  Michigan City.  Sunset Stroll at Central Avenue Beach, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 15, 22, 29, September 5:  Porter.  Learn to Kayak, Dunbar Beach to Kemil Beach, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 15 - September 26:  Schererville.  The Lake County Master Gardeners Association presents Family Gardens for your Table, Tri-Town Safety Village, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

August 16:  Gary Miller.  Kayaking the Dunes Lagoons, Marquette Park Lagoons, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 16, 30, September 6:  Porter.  Mount Baldy Guided Hike, meet at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 17:  Griffith.  Seasonal Garden Tips, presented by Master Gardener Gale Candiano, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

August 19, 26:  Valparaiso.  Night Hike, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

August 20:  Highland.  The Gardens of France, presented by Master Gardener Carole Kutcka, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

August 20 - October 22:  Valparaiso.  Indiana Master Naturalist Program, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

August 22:  Gary Miller.  Stewardship Days, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 22:  Portage.  Sunset Hike, Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 22:  Valparaiso.  Wild Edibles Hike, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

August 23:  Gary Miller.  National Park Service Birthday Party, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

August 29:  Gary Miller.  Rare Moon Hikes, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.southshorecva.com/events

September 3:  Valparaiso.  Animals with April, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

Please continue to page 2 for club meetings, farmers' markets, and other garden and nature related places to visit in Indiana.

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Continued

Revised:  August 03, 2015