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.

Indiana Events:

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June 20 - 26:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has daily nature related programs planned for children and adults, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Dunes_June.pdf

June 20 - July 18:  Crown Point.  Nature Program for ages 6-12, Sauerman Woods Park (no class July 4), www.crownpoint.in.gov/

June 20:  Griffith.  Gardening Program - To Bee or NOT to Bee, presented by Master Gardener Victoria Jostes, Griffith Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

June 20 - August 8:  Lake County.  Join the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network to monitor the health of butterfly populations in Northwest Indiana, www.bfly.org

June 20 - August 11:  Lake Station.  A nature-related drop-off camp for children ages 3 to 7, Monday-Thursdays, Camp Bellaboo's, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 20 - September 30:  Lake Station.  Little Diggers, Bellaboo's, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 20 - August 31:  Lowell.  Walk the Park at Buckley Homestead, Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 20:  Schneider.  Children will learn all about dinosaurs and make dinosaur fossils, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

June 20:  Shelby.  Children will learn all about dinosaurs and make dinosaur fossils, Shelby Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

June 20 - August 31:  Statewide.  Join the hunt for bees with the Great Sunflower Project, www.greatsunflower.org

June 20 - September 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst, http://budburst.org/

June 21:  Griffith.  Gardening Program - Tips for New Gardeners, presented by Master Gardener Dolly Foster, Griffith Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

June 21 - 28:  Hammond.  Dragonfly Walks, each Tuesday, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 21:  St John.  Monkey Business - Toddler Time for 2 & 3 year olds, St John Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

June 22 - October 27:  Hammond.  Scout Badges for Girl and Cub Scout Troops; Wednesdays and Thursdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 23:  Schererville.  Silly Safari Live Animal Show, Dyer-Schererville Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

June 24 - 25:  Bloomfield.  Greene County Master Gardeners Plant and Garden Sale, Greene County Fairgrounds, https://hort.purdue.edu/mg/info/2016_GCMG_Plant_Sale.pdf

June 24 - October 28:  Hobart.  Nature B-I-N-G-O, each Friday, Deep River County Park, www.southshorecva.com/events

June 24 - 25:  Munster.  Garden Walk, anbaynard@sbcglobal.net, http://munstergardenclub.com

June 24, July 8, 22:  Porter.  Mount Baldy Sunset Hike, Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

June 24:  St John.  Kokedama Workshop & Wine, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

June 25:  Griffith.  Prairie Plants Hike with Tim Armstrong, Lake County Park Manager, Oak Ridge Prairie, www.heinzetrust.org/hike-program.html

June 25 - September 10:  Michigan City.  Pinhook Bog Open House, Saturdays, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

June 26, July 1, 3, 10, 17, 24, 29, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28, September 2, 4, 9, 11:  Porter.  Mount Baldy Guided Hike, Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

June 28:  St John.  Bugs Story Time for 4, 5 & 6 year olds, St John Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

June 30:  Lake Station.  Tweens & Teens: Painting Tullet's Garden, Lake Station-New Chicago Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

July 2, 16, 30:  Beverly Shores. Campground Program, Dunewood Campground, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

July 2 - January 7:  Beverly Shores.  Stargazing at Kemil Beach, 1st Saturday monthly, www.southshorecva.com/events

July 2:  Morocco.  Butterfly Hike, Kankakee Sands Project Office, www.southshorecva.com/events

July 6, 20, August 3, 17:  Valparaiso.  Night Hike, Taltree Arboretum www.taltree.org

July 8 - 10:  Crown Point.  Annual Antique Tractor & Farm Show, Lake County Fair Grounds, http://slcahs.org

July 8, 15, 16, 22, 23:  Merrillville.  Destination Mars, Merrillville Community Planetarium, http://mcpstars.org/public/summer

July 9:  Crown Point, Dyer, Schererville.  Lake County Master Gardeners Garden Walk, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com 

July 9 - October 15:  Lowell.  Bloomin' and Buzzin' Nature Hikes at Buckley Homestead, 2nd Saturday of month (except for October hike), www.lakecountyparks.com

July 9:  Porter County.  Garden Walk presented by the Porter County Master Gardeners Association, www.pcgarden.info

July 10, August 7:  Beverly Shores.  Kayak Fishing with a Ranger, Lakeview Beach, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

July 10 - 16:  LaPorte.  LaPorte County Fair, www.laportecountyfair.org

July 11 - 16:  Kentland.  Newton County Pun'kin Vine Fair, www.newtoncountyfair.com

July 13 - December 14:  Gary Miller.  Nature Tots, 2nd Wednesday monthly, Paul H Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

July 13:  Hobart.  Fire Safety, Deep River County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

July 16:  Chesterton.  Bark in the Park, Thomas Centennial Park, www.dunebig.com

July 16 & 17:  Gary.  16th Secret Garden Walk presented by Miller Garden Club, The Aquatorium, Marquette Park, www.millergardenclub.org

July 16 - August 20:  Hammond.  Family Nature Walks at Gibson Woods, 3rd Saturday monthly, www.lakecountyparks.com

July 16, 17:  Hobart, Valparaiso.  Blueberry Madness Festival, Johnson's Farm Produce, www.johnsonsfarmproduce.com

July 16 - 22:  Rensselaer.  Jasper County Fair, http://jaspercountyfair.weebly.com

July 18:  Griffith.  The Gift of Healing Herbs, presented by Master Gardener Victoria Jostes, Griffith Branch Library, http://lakecountymastergardeners.com

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

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Page 2
Please contact us three weeks in advance to have your Indiana garden/nature related events posted here.

Revised:  June 20, 2016