Indiana

Please see the events and club meetings listed below and 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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December 15 - January 31:  St John.  Pre-sale tickets are available for "Spring Forward 2016" to be held on March 12, 2016, at Teibel's Restaurant in Schererville.  Featured guest speakers are Joe Lamp'l and Roger Swain.  Contact the St John Indiana Garden Club for more information.

December 19 - February 28:  Crown Point, Griffith, Leroy.  Cross Country Ski Rentals available when snow conditions allow, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and school holidays; Lemon Lake County Park, Oak Ridge Prairie, Stoney Run County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

December 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, January 1:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related programs planned for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Dunes_December.pdf

December 20 - 27:  Gary.  Park in Focus, every Saturday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

December 20, 21:  St John.  Fresh Cut Centerpiece Make and Take Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

December 20:  Valparaiso.  Calumet Outdoor Series Hike at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve, www.heinzetrust.org/hike-program.html

December 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, January 1, 2, 3:  Anderson.  Mounds State Park has nature-related programs planned for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Mounds_December.pdf

January 3 - February 28:  Lowell.  Horse-Drawn Bobsled Rides on the Farm, Buckley Homestead, Saturdays and Sundays, www.lakecountyparks.com

January 9, 16, 27, 23, 24:  Merrillville.  The Winter Sky, Merrillville Community Planetarium, http://mcpstars.org/public/winter

January 10:  Chesterton.  Winter Open House, Dunes Learning Center, www.duneslearningcenter.org

January 10:  Griffith.  Greenhouse Orientation for Volunteers at Oak Ridge Prairie, Wild Ones meeting, www.lakecountyparks.com

January 10:  Hammond.  Earth, Moon & Sun; Challenger Learning Center on the Campus of Purdue University Calumet, www.clcnwi.com/programs/

January 10:  Schererville.  How to Properly put the Butterfly Garden to Bed, Tri Town Safety Village, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

January 10:  Valparaiso.  Nature's Atrocities: The Dark Side of Plants, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

January 12:  St John.  Feeding the Birds in Winter, presented by Master Gardener Donnee Smith, co-sponsored by the St John Garden Club, www.lcplin.org

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Revised:  December 15, 2014