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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January 16 - March 31:  Crown Point, Griffith.  Sledding Hills open when there is an adequate snow base; Lemon Lake County Park, Oak Ridge Prairie, www.lakecountyparks.com

January 16:  Gary Miller.  Stewardship Program - scarify seeds, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

January 16 - 31:  Morocco.  Bison arriving in Newton County, daily, Kankakee Sands Project Office, www.southshorecva.com/events

January 16:  Shelby.  Children will make a snowman using paper tubes, Shelby Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

January 17:  Lake County.  Purdue Master Gardener Program training series begins, Gary Ivy Tech Community College, contact Nikky Witkowski, nikky@purdue.edu or 219-755-3240.

January 18:  Hobart.  Tragedy Beneath the Waves, presented by Brad Bumgardner of the Indiana Dunes State Park, Hobart Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

January 18:  St John.  Nourish Your Bones and Joints with nutrients, eating and fitness choices, St John Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

January 19:  Highland.  Home School Snow Painting, Highland Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

January 19:  Highland.  Feeding Birds in the Winter, presented by a Master Gardener from Purdue Extension, Highland Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

January 20 - February 26:  Crown Point, Leroy.  Cross Country Ski Rentals available when snow conditions allow, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and school holidays; Lemon Lake County Park, Stoney Run County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

January 20, 21:  Merrillville.  Merrillville Community Planetarium presents Wilbear's Adventure, http://mcpstars.org/public/winter

January 21 - December 16:  Beverly Shores.  Stargazing with members from the Chicago Astronomical Society, Michiana Astronomical Society, and Calumet Astronomical Society at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Kemil Beach parking lot, 3rd Saturday monthly, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

January 21, 28, February 12:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related programs planned for children and adults, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2420.htm

January 21:  Gary Miller.  The Miller Garden Club is holding its annual Winter Soiree at the Marquette Park Aquatorium, 6918 Oak Ave.  This year's feature speaker is LaManda Joy, founder of the Peterson Garden Project, www.millergardenclub.org

January 21, 28:  Porter.  Ranger-led Snowshoe Hikes at National Lakeshore, www.southshorecva.com/events

January 21:  Porter.  Stewardship Program - Cleaning the Seeds for Tomorrow (everyone will go home with some seeds), Bailly Chellberg Main Parking Lot, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

January 21:  Porter.  Stewardship Program - Setting up the Sugar Maple Research Study, Bailly Chellberg Main Parking Lot, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

January 21:  St John.  Annual Indoor Growing & Seed Starting Seminar, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

January 22:  Chesterton.  Bus Tours of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

January 22:  Griffith.  Isaak Walton League of Griffith will hold an ice fishing derby at 1532 E Main St.  Call John Talarico at 708-926-5958 or 708-466-3357 for more information.

January 22:  Hammond.  Great Transitions: The Origins of Birds, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

January 22:  Porter.  Bus Tour of the National Lakeshore, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center, www.southshorecva.com/events

January 23, 30:  Lake Station.  Family Nutrition, food and nutrition topics, Lake Station-New Chicago Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

January 23:  Lowell.  Lake County Master Gardener Becky Crabb will discuss growing, using, and preserving herbs, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

January 23:  Schneider.  Children will make a snowman using paper tubes, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

January 28:  Valparaiso.  Porter County Master Gardeners Association and Purdue Extension Porter County's 14th Annual Gardening Show, Porter County Expo Center, www.pcgarden.info/gardening-show/

January 28:  Warsaw.  Northern Indiana Seed Swap & Gateway to Gardening Symposium, Purdue Extension Office, www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/master-gardener/wp-content/uploads/sites/9/2016/12/Seed-SwapMG-Symposium-2017.pdf

January 29:  Chesterton.  Shifting Sands: On the Path to Sustainability, Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

February 3:  Hammond.  Winter Bird I.D., Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

February 8:  Gary Miller.  Nature Tots, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

February 10:  Valparaiso.  Paint Nite at Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

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:  January 16, 2017