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,

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

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

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

August 5 - September 2:  Michigan City.  Central Beach Sunset Hike, every Wednesday, Central Beach,

August 6 - 9:  Michigan City.  Boat Show,

August 6 - September 3:  Porter.  Learn to Kayak, every Thursday, Kemil Beach to Dunbar Beach,

August 7 - 16:  Crown Point.  Lake County Fair, Lake County Fairgrounds,

August 7:  Gary Miller.  First Friday Night Hike and Beach Campfire, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

August 7 - 23:  Indianapolis.  Indiana State Fair, Indiana State Fairgrounds,

August 7 - September 4:  Porter.  Mount Baldy Guided Hike, Fridays, meet at the Visitor Center,

August 8:  Beverly Shores.  Beginning Birding, Great Marsh Trail,

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

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

August 8 - September 5:  Michigan City.  Coffee in the Garden at Barker Mansion, every Saturday,

August 8 - September 12:  Michigan City.  Pinhook Bog Open House, every Saturday, Pinhook Bog,

August 8:  Porter.  Campfire on the Beach, Kemil Beach,

August 9:  Gary.  Family Fishing Time, Marquette Park,

August 9 - 23:  Gary Miller.  Miller Woods Hike, every Sunday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

August 9 - September 6:  Michigan City.  Bike Ride with a Ranger, every Sunday, Dunewood Campground,

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

August 11:  Portage.  Perseids Meteor Shower, West Beach,

August 12:  Lowell.  Perseid Meteor Shower, Conway Observatory,,

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

August 13:  Wanatah.  Pinney Purdue Vegetable Field Day & Sweet Corn Sampler, Pinney Purdue Ag Center,

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

August 15:  Gary Miller.  Artful Landscapes of Miller Woods, Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

August 15:  Michigan City.  Reptile Day at the Zoo, Washington Park Zoo,

August 15, 29:  Michigan City.  Sunset Stroll at Central Avenue Beach,

August 15, 22, 29, September 5:  Porter.  Learn to Kayak, Dunbar Beach to Kemil Beach,

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

August 16:  Gary Miller.  Kayaking the Dunes Lagoons, Marquette Park Lagoons,

August 16, 30, September 6:  Porter.  Mount Baldy Guided Hike, meet at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center,

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

August 19, 26:  Valparaiso.  Night Hike, Taltree Arboretum,

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

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

August 22:  Gary Miller.  Stewardship Days, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

August 22:  Portage.  Sunset Hike, Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk,

August 22:  Valparaiso.  Wild Edibles Hike, Taltree Arboretum,

August 23:  Gary Miller.  National Park Service Birthday Party, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

August 29:  Gary Miller.  Rare Moon Hikes, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

September 3:  Valparaiso.  Animals with April, Taltree Arboretum,

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