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June

Felix Cavaliere's Rascals with Special Guest The Spaniels Forever has been added to your travel planner!
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Felix Cavaliere's Rascals with Special Guest The Spaniels Forever

Date: Saturday, June 09 7:00 p.m. (CT)

 Felix Cavaliere, American singer, songwriter, musician, and member of the Rock N Roll' Hall of Fame is coming to Northwest Indiana to play a one night only show to raise funds for Hospice of...Read More

National Get Outdoors Day has been added to your travel planner!
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National Get Outdoors Day

Date: Saturday, June 09 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CT)

Their biggest event of the year! Join Dunes Learning Center naturalist, National Park Service rangers and others for a full day of guided activities and adventures in the great outdoors. Complete...Read More

Science Saturday has been added to your travel planner!
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Science Saturday

Date: Saturday, June 09 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Meet the scientists that are conducting research at the national lakeshore. Following a short presentation at the Visitor Center, go out into the field to see their work. 

Second Saturday Night Stargazing has been added to your travel planner!
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Second Saturday Night Stargazing

Date: Saturday, June 09 8:30 p.m. (CT)

Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Weather permitting, see star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, planets,...Read More

Spinning, Spokes, Feeding Folks! has been added to your travel planner!
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Spinning, Spokes, Feeding Folks!

Date: Sunday, June 10 check-in begins at 7:00 a.m.; Start time 8:00 a.m. (CT)

This is a great event with 12-mile and 28-mile trail rides and 25-mile, 40-mile, and 62-mile road rides for more experienced riders. This event raises awareness for hunger in our community, the...Read More

Burns Harbor European Market on the Square has been added to your travel planner!
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Burns Harbor European Market on the Square

Dates: June 11 - September 11, 2018 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. (CT)

The Market will run every consecutive Wednesday evening beginning for first one on May 30th through Wednesday, September 12th. The Market attracts merchants selling a broad array of goods, including
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Gabis Arboretum Summer Camp - Welcome to the Wild! has been added to your travel planner!
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Gabis Arboretum Summer Camp - Welcome to the Wild!

Dates: June 11 - June 15, 2018 Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CT)

Could you find water in the woods? Do you know which plants are safe to eat? Would you be able to survive in the wild? This week will teach campers the basics of surviving with nature. Space is...Read More

Summer Outdoor Movies - Despicable Me 3 has been added to your travel planner!
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Summer Outdoor Movies - Despicable Me 3

Date: Tuesday, June 12 At dusk (CT)

Summer nights are for relaxing, having fun and spending time with your family and friends. So plan to join in the park at the Summer Outdoor Movies. Watch some of the biggest hits from the past and...Read More

Nature Tots Program at National Lakeshore has been added to your travel planner!
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Nature Tots Program at National Lakeshore

Dates: June 13 - December 12, 2018 10:00 a.m. - noon (CT)

Parents and toddlers are invited to participate in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's new Nature Tot's program. Nature Tots, aged 2-4, will learn about nature through a ranger-led story time, crafts...Read More

Movie in the Park - Portage has been added to your travel planner!
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Movie in the Park - Portage

Date: Thursday, June 14 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. (CT)

Free movie in the park at the Indiana American Water Amphitheater. Concessions will be available for purchase. Movie will begin at dusk. Bring a blanket or chairs. Held on the second Thursday of...Read More

Cinderella Ball has been added to your travel planner!
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Cinderella Ball

Date: Saturday, June 16 6:00 p.m. (CT)

This princess-themed father-daughter dance features a horse-drawn carriage, delicate hors d' oeuvres and dances with dad sure to make your daughter feel like royalty.

Family Fishing Day - Gabis Arboretum has been added to your travel planner!
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Family Fishing Day - Gabis Arboretum

Date: Saturday, June 16 8:00 a.m. - noon (CT)

Bring the whole family to enjoy a morning of catch and release fishing at the North Pond. Don't have fishing gear? A naturalist will have a few extra poles and bait for those who are fishing for the...Read More

Hobart Water Festival Paddle has been added to your travel planner!
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Hobart Water Festival Paddle

Date: Saturday, June 16 9:00 a.m. (CT)

Come join in and have fun on the lake! If you like to kayak, the Northwest Indiana Paddling Association (NWIPA) and the Hobart Water Festival will be kayak paddling on Lake George. Don't miss out on...Read More

Junior Wildland Firefighter has been added to your travel planner!
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Junior Wildland Firefighter

Date: Saturday, June 16 11:00 a.m. (CT)

During the summer months kids can participate in the Jr. Wildland Firefighter program at the park. Kids learn about prescribed fire, fire ecology, and have a hands on experience with...Read More

NW Indiana Food Truck Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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NW Indiana Food Truck Fest

Date: Saturday, June 16 1:00 p..m. (CT)

Come out and join in the fun. There will be a variety of 20 new and returning trucks, live music, family-friendly entertainment, as well as beer, wine, beermpsas and more.
 

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