LaPorte County Parks Programs

 

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Stroller, Baby, and You

FREE
10– 11 am at Red Mill County Park Smith Hall
Toddlers – Pre-School age
Fun filled programs with other
toddlers and preschoolers. Enjoy
music, dance with your kids,
giggle, and storytelling, take a hike
(weather permitting) and just have
Fun. Call 219-325-8315 to
pre-register one week in advance & assure a spot.

December 8, 15
Janurary 5,12, 26
February 2, 9
March 2,16, 30
April 6,13, 27

 

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Parent and Child
Discovery Days

(Moved to Red Mill Park)

6-7:15 pm at Red Mill County Park Pat Smith Hall
Ages 3-8
$5.00 A Child / Per Program
An adult is required to participate.
The program includes arts & crafts,games, snack, and more.
All activities are related to the program topic.
Pre-Registration is required one week before each program.

January 28- It’s Cold Outside

February 11- Oh Deer

March 11-Insect Insight

April 1-Turtle Talk

April 15- Spring has Sprung

Click here for a registration form

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Senior Lifestyles FREE

Join the 55+ Club, a social club designed specifically for adults ages 55 and older. Come relax, enjoy nature, & have coffee on the Parks with your new friends.
Luhr County Park Nature Center from 9 – 10 am on Wednesdays. Call at least one week in advance to signup & assure a spot. Call (219) 325-8315

March 4 - Sleep Disorders and their effects on your health by, Mindi Whittacker
April 1 - “Heart Disease Risk Factors- Know Your Numbers” by, Nancy Blossom Cardiovascular Nurse Navigator
May 6 - Gardening with Sacha Burns, Sunkissed Organics

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Daddy/Daughter Dance

“Princess Style”
March 6 and 7
Red Mill County Park
Pat Smith Hall
6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
$15.00 per couple, $5.00 for each additional daughter.

Get all dressed up and come out to Red Mill County Park to enjoy an evening of dancing. Pictures will be taken of all couples to take home. Refreshments will be served. Fill out the form and mail it in with payment. Hurry this will fill up fast! Pre-registration and payment is required on or before February 26. No registrations will be accepted after the due date or when the program is filled whichever comes first.

Click here for a registration form

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Tea Party

Saturday, April 25 10 – 11:15 a.m.
Luhr Park Nature Center
Ages 4 and up
children must be accompanied by an adult
$15 per couple, $5 for each additional child

Bring your favorite cup and come drink tea or lemonade with the animals inside the Nature Center. There will be a storyteller, continental breakfast, arts & crafts and much more. Pre-registration and payment is required on or before April 16. No registrations will be accepted after the due date or when the program is filled whichever comes first.

Click here for a registration form

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Spa Day at the Park

Saturday, March 14
Red Mill County Park – Pat Smith Hall
10:00 a.m. – 12 noon
FREE - First 50 will receive a goodie bag.

Calming the mind and pampering the body are what is in store for those who come. “Spa Day in the Park” will have information and some sample services and/or products including some things like; aromatherapy, facials, massages, and make at-home spa treatments. A variety of booths will offer participants information, sample services, and fun projects to make and take home. The first 50 will receive a goodie bag full of lots of great stuff. The only thing missing is you!

No pre-registration is required

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Other Programs and Activities

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Contact the Naturalist Offices at Luhr County Park to get more information on the programs offered by the Parks Department.

Naturalist Offices:
Luhr County Park
Nature Center
3178 S. 150 W.
LaPorte, IN 46350
(219) 324-5855
Niki Schmutte: natureniki@csinet.net

Laura Moyer: rangerlaura@csinet.net

 

 

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(219) 325-8315 or (219) 325-8316

Naturalist Offices
(219) 324-5855