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Dune Days Summer Camp at the Westchester Township History Museum

Posted on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 in Uncategorized

Summer Camp for grades 4 and 5 is coming to the Museum!   The Westchester Township History Museum will host its seventh annual summer history camp, Dune Days, July 16 – 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon each day.  The program is free of charge.  Registration at the museum is necessary as the event … Continued

Spring Out to Sunset offers family fun

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 in Uncategorized

Residents of Northwest Indiana are used to enduring long, cold winters. That usually makes spring, and the warm weather that comes with it, a welcome change. Every year, Porter County Parks and Recreation celebrates this seasonal transformation and the approach of summer with Spring Out to Sunset. The event takes place on May 14 at … Continued

Spring Out to Sunset offers family fun

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 in Uncategorized

Residents of Northwest Indiana are used to enduring long, cold winters. That usually makes spring, and the warm weather that comes with it, a welcome change. Every year, Porter County Parks and Recreation celebrates this seasonal transformation and the approach of summer with Spring Out to Sunset. The event takes place on May 14 at … Continued

Nature Summer Camp Provides Cheap Vacation Alternatives!

Posted on Monday, May 2nd, 2011 in Nature

Sticker shock best describes the feeling right now across the Great Lakes Region lately if you’ve seen the price of gasoline.  Prices are nearly 50% higher now then they were at this time last year.  With many gas stations hovering near or over $4.00 a gallon, the word heard so much two years ago is … Continued

60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago – Features Several Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail Sites.

Posted on Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 in Nature

If you’re a Chicagoan looking for the lowdown on where you can stretch your legs and escape the urban grid, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago can help you find your way. Ted has an entire section on Northwest Indiana and Environs. Several beyond the Beach Discovery Trail sites are featured in this section. Check … Continued

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