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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May 25, 30, 31, June 6:  Anderson.  Mounds State Park has nature-related programs planned for adults and children,

May 25, 30, 31:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related programs planned for adults and children,

May 25 - August 8:  Lake County.  Join the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network to monitor the health of butterfly populations in Northwest Indiana,

May 25 - June 1:  Statewide.  Get your camera ready and keep an eye out for nesting birds,

May 25 - August 31:  Statewide.  Join the hunt for bees with the Great Sunflower Project,

May 25 - September 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst,

May 25 - 30:  Valparaiso.  Fairy House Garden Exhibit, Taltree Arboretum,

May 29 - June 26:  Beverly Shores.  Campground Program, every Friday, Dunewood Campground,

May 30, June 6, 13, July 18, August 8:  Beverly Shores.  Beginning Birding, Great Marsh Trail,

May 30, June 21:  Gary Miller.  Kayaking the Dunes Lagoons, Marquette Park Lagoons,

May 30 - December 26:  Gary Miller.  Open House at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Douglas Center, Saturdays,

May 30 - September 12:  Michigan City.  Pinhook Bog Open House, every Saturday, Pinhook Bog,

May 30, June 27:  Portage.  Sunset Hike, Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk,

May 30:  Valparaiso.  Wildlife & Nature Awareness, Taltree Arboretum,

May 31 - August 23:  Gary Miller.  Miller Woods Hike, every Sunday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

May 31 - September 6:  Michigan City.  Bike Ride with a Ranger, every Sunday, Dunewood Campground,

June 3 - September 2:  Michigan City.  Central Beach Sunset Hike, every Wednesday, Central Beach,

June 3, 10:  Valparaiso.  Night Hike, Taltree Arboretum,

June 4 - 6:  Evansville.  Purdue Master Gardener State Conference,

June 5, July 3, August 7:  Gary Miller.  First Friday Night Hike and Beach Campfire, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

June 5 - September 4:  Porter.  Mount Baldy Guided Hike, Fridays, meet at the Visitor Center,

June 6:  Hammond.  "Nature Inspired Crafts", presented by Edie Bukwa at the Wild Ones meeting, Gibson Woods,

June 6:  Hammond.  Sail-A-Way Open House, Hammond Marina,

June 6:  Michigan City.  Sunset Stroll at Central Avenue Beach,

June 6:  Valparaiso.  Bugs and Butterflies Hike, Taltree Arboretum,

June 7:  Lowell.  Sheep Shearing "From Sheep to Sweater", Buckley Homestead,

June 7, 21, July 5, 19, August 2, 16, 30, September 6:  Porter.  Mount Baldy Guided Hike, meet at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center,

June 7:  Valparaiso.  Summer Oil Painting in Nature, Taltree Arboretum,

June 8:  St John.  Shade Gardening, presented by Master Gardener Darryl Dorton, St John Branch Library,

June 10:  Munster.  Veggies & Herb Gardening - Bringing it to the Table, presented by Master Gardener Victoria Jostes, Munster Branch Library,

June 13:  Chesterton.  Get Outdoors Day Open House, Dunes Learning Center,

June 13:  Fair Oaks.  Dog-A-Palooza, Fair Oaks Farm Adventure Center,

June 13, July 18:  Gary Miller.  Artful Landscapes of Miller Woods, Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

June 13:  Hammond.  One World, One Sky, Challenger Learning Center on the Campus of Purdue University Calumet,

June 13:  Lowell.  Fairy Garden Brunch with Tinkerbell & Workshop, The Gardens at Niemeyers,

June 13:  Lowell.  Garden Tour with Wayne, The Gardens at Niemeyers,

June 13:  Portage.  Kayak Fishing with a Ranger, Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk,

June 13, July 11:  Porter.  Campfire on the Beach, Kemil Beach,

June 16:  Griffith.  Container Gardening, presented by Master Gardener Joy McCullough, Griffith Branch Library,

June 16 - July 21 or August 15 - September 26:  Schererville.  The Lake County Master Gardeners Association presents Family Gardens for your Table, Tri-Town Safety Village,

June 18:  Highland.  Adding a Water Garden or Pond, presented by Master Gardener Debbie Doerr, Highland Branch Library,

June 18 - September 3:  Porter.  Learn to Kayak, every Thursday, Kemil Beach to Dunbar Beach,

June 19 - 21:  North Judson.  Mint Festival, Lane St and N Judson Park, 219-395-6504,

June 20:  Lowell.  Tour the Night Sky, Conway Observatory,,

June 20, 27, July 4, 11, 25:  Porter.  Learn to Kayak, Dunbar Beach to Kemil Beach,

June 20:  Michigan City.  Stewardship Day - Kicking out the Invasives, Central Beach,

June 20:  Portage.  Nocturnal Insects Hike at John Merle Coulter Nature Preserve,

June 24:  Hammond.  From Trash to Treasure, Gibson Woods,

June 27:  Gary Miller.  Stewardship Days, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

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

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Revised:  May 25, 2015