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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July 21 - 22, 24 - 29, 31:  Anderson.  Mounds State Park has nature programs planned for adults and children,

July 21 - 27:  Chesterton.  Nature Programs are planned daily for adults and children at the Indiana Dunes State Park,

July 21 - September 1:  Gary.  Family Day at the Douglas Center, daily, hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center,

July 21:  Griffith.  Garden Myths and Mistakes, presented by Master Gardener Gale Candiano, Griffith Branch Library,

July 21 - 25:  Lake County.  Native Landscaping Awards for Private and Organizational Plantings,

July 21 - August 8:  Lake County.  Join the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network to monitor the health of butterfly populations in Northwest Indiana,

July 21 - August 31:  Statewide.  Join the hunt for bees with the Great Sunflower Project,

July 21 - September 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst,

July 21 - August 31:  Valparaiso.  Night Hikes, Taltree Arboretum,

July 22 - September 30:  Valparaiso.  Farmers' Market, Tuesdays, Central Park Plaza, 

July 23 - September 24:  DeMotte.  Market in the Park at Spencer Park, East side of Halleck St, Wednesdays,

July 24 - September 25:  Hobart.  Summer Market on the Lake, Thursdays (except August 14), Festival Park,

July 24 - September 25:  Schererville.  Schererville International Farmers' Market, Thursdays, Redar Park,

July 24 - 26:  Valparaiso.  Porter County Fair,

July 25 - September 26:  Griffith.  Central Market at Central Park, Broad St and W Oak St, Fridays,

July 25, 26:  Merrillville.  The Summer Sky, Merrillville Community Planetarium,

July 25:  Porter.  Firefly Walk, Bailly/Chellberg parking lot,

July 25, August 1, 8, 15:  Porter.  Rangers Choice Hike, starts at Indiana Dunes Visitor Center,

July 26 - September 20:  Cedar Lake.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, Town Complex Grounds,

July 26 - October 25:  Chesterton.  Chesterton's European Market, Saturdays, Third Street & Broadway,

July 26 - September 27:  Crown Point.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, downtown - south block of Main St,

July 26 - December 27:  Gary.  Park in Focus, every Saturday, Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education,

July 26 - October 18:  Highland.  Street Market, Saturdays, Main Square Park,

July 26 - August 2:  LaPorte.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, Lincolnway and Monroe St,

July 26 - October 25:  Michigan City.  Farmer's Market, Saturdays, corner of 8th & Washington Sts,

July 26:  Northwest Indiana and South Chicago.  Pond Tour,

July 26 - October 25:  Remington.  Main Street Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 36 S Ohio St,

July 26:  Valparaiso.  Railway Garden Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Taltree Arboretum,

July 26 - October 25:  Whiting.  Farmers' Market, Saturdays, 1443 119th St,

July 27, August 3, 10, 17:  Chesterton.  Pinhook Bog Open House, Pinhook Bog,

July 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24:  Gary.  Miller Woods Hike, Paul H Douglas Center,

July 27 - September 28:  Gary.  Miller Beach Farmers' Market, Sundays, 667 South Lake St,

July 27:  Lowell.  Art in the Garden, The Gardens at Niemeyer's,

July 27 - October 26:  Munster.  Farmers' Market, Sundays, Centennial Park, 1005 S Centennial Dr,

July 27 - September 28:  Portage.  Community Market, Sundays, Founders' Square Park,

July 27 - October 26:  St John.  Farmers' Market, Sundays, Community Hospital Outpatient Centre Parking Lot, 9660 Wicker Ave,

August 1, 8:  Beverly Shores.  Central Beach Sunset Hike, Central Beach,

August 1 - 10:  Crown Point.  Lake County Fair, Lake County Fairgrounds,

August 1 - 17:  Indianapolis.  Indiana State Fair, Indiana State Fairgrounds,

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30:  Beverly Shores.  Campground Program, Dunewood Campground Amphitheater,

August 7 - 10:  Michigan City.  Boat Show,

August 9:  Hammond.  Legends of the Night Sky: Orion, Perseus and Andromeda, Challenger Learning Center on the Campus of Purdue University Calumet,

August 9 - 10:  Northwest Indiana and Northeast Illinois.  Living Watercolours Water Garden & Pond Tour,

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

August 11:  St John.  Easy Vegetable Gardening, presented by Master Gardener Debbie Doerr, St John Branch Library,

August 12:  Griffith.  Folk Beliefs and Garden Lore, presented by Master Gardener Susan Eleuterio, Griffith Branch Library,

August 13:  Munster.  Backyard Composting, presented by Master Gardeners Bill and Jennifer Tobin, Munster Branch Library,

August 13:  Valparaiso.  "Planning for the future: Growers, Gardeners and Our Community", presented by Damiel Appel,

August 15:  Griffith.  Tall Grass Prairie Hike, Oak Ridge Prairie,

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

August 16:  Hobart.  Native Pollinators at Cressmoor Prairie with Jim Louderman, entomologist with the Field Museum,

August 19:  Merrillville.  Border Gardening, presented by Master Gardener Stacey Haskins, Merrillville Branch Library,

August 21:  Highland.  Fall Gardening, presented by Master Gardener Stacey Haskins, Highland Branch Library,

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Revised:  July 21, 2014