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Plenty to do in October in the Porter County Parks system

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The Porter County Park Department has released a schedule of events in October.

Clip and post to your refrigerator.

For more information and to register for any of the events, visit http://portercountyparks.org

At Sunset Hill Farm Park

* Yoga at the Sunset Hill Farmhouse, 9 to 10 a.m. Sundays, Oct. 1-Nov. 12. Cost: $70 for the series, $10 for drop-in. Join in for this hour-long yoga program that will leave you relaxed and invigorated. Please bring mat, towel, and water.

* Youth Expressive Art Series, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 2-30. Cost: $50 for the series. Youth aged 8-14 are invited to this five-week series where they will learn various art techniques while expressing their creativity. All supplies included. Pre-registration required.

* Mixed Media Techniques, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursdays, Oct. 5-19. Cost: $35 for the series. Learn to create illustrations and drawings in a variety of mediums: oil pastels, watercolor, colored pencil, etc. All supplies included.

* Aromatherapy 102, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, and 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. Cost: $20. Refresh your basic knowledge of aromatherapy, and do an in-depth examination of 10 essentials oils and their properties. Each participant will create a product to take home. Pre-registration required.

* Meet the Animals, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and Friday, Oct. 13. Cost: free of charge. Stop by the animal barns to meet the animals and their caretakers while learning about life on the farm.

* How to Grow Perennials Nature Hike, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, and Friday, Oct. 13. Cost: free of charge. Our naturalist will guide you through how to plant various perennials, and attendees will have the opportunity to plant bulbs at the park.

* Mom & Me Acrylic Painting, 10 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Cost: $35 for two. Moms and their kids up to age 14 are invited to create their own masterpieces to take home. All supplies included.

* Mothers & Daughters Acrylic Painting, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Cost $35 for two. Mothers and their daughters 15 years old and up are invited to create their own masterpieces to take home. All supplies included.

* Acrylic Painting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Cost: $10. Join in for this two-hour painting program where you will paint and take home your project the same day. No experience necessary. All supplies included. Pre-registration required.

* Photographing Family and Family Events, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Cost: free of charge. In this class, led by members of the Duneland Photography Club, learn to make memorable photos of the special people in your life.

At Brincka-Cross Gardens

* Dream Circle Share, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Cost: $10. Share and explore dreams in a safe, non-judgmental setting.

* Yoga at Brincka Cross Gardens, 10 to 11 am. Sunday, Oct. 22. Cost: $10. Join in for this relaxing hour of yoga in the serene setting of Brincka Cross Gardens. Please bring a mat, towel, and water.

* Brincka Cross Tour, 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 8. Cost: free of charge. Explore Porter County’s hidden gem See inside the beautiful home and learn about the history of the artfully designed gardens.

* Reiki I, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. Cost: $50. Learn this Japanese technique for working with the life energy that flows through our bodies. Pre-registration required.

Hebron Public Library

* Acrylic Painting, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3. Cost: $10. Create a masterpiece with step-by-step instruction. All supplies provided. All skill levels welcome.

Kouts Public Library

* Acrylic Painting, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. Cost: $10. Create a masterpiece with step-by-step instruction. All supplies provided. All skill levels welcome.

Hawthorne Park

* Acrylic Painting, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25. Cost: $10. Create a masterpiece with step-by-step instruction. All supplies provided. All skill levels welcome.

Valparaiso Public Library

* Acrylic Painting, 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Cost: $10. Create a masterpiece with step-by-step instruction. All supplies provided. All skill levels welcome. Same project is taught at both sessions.

 

 

Posted 9/29/2017

 
 
 
 

 

 

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