Sunset Hill Farm
County Park will be holding its annual “Spring Out To Sunset” event from 12
to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19.
This year the
“Spring Out To Sunset” will officially kick off at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 18,
with a groundbreaking ceremony for The Children’s Education Center Project.
The groundbreaking is open to the public.
Education Center is the most beneficial project for our Porter County
children and community, not just for the near term, but for generations to
come,” Porter County Parks Foundation Chair Bryan Waisanen said. “It is the
most historic project the Porter County Parks Foundation and Porter County
Parks and Recreation Department have taken to task.”
This project will
allow the park staff to provide additional educational and enrichment
programming at Sunset Hill Park. This has been a long-time goal of the
staff, the Park Board, and the Parks Foundation Board. The project was
funded through donations and grants from multiple stakeholders at no cost to
“It is my hope that
this is just the start of many great things to come for Porter County
Parks,” Park Board President Craig Kenworthy said.
Then, from 12 to 5
p.m. Saturday, May 19, Sunset Hill Farm will continue the celebration with
the annual Spring Out To Sunset event. The event is $5 a car load. There
will be bouncy house fun, face painting, a petting zoo, live bluegrass
music, a vintage baseball game, food vendors/food trucks, a beer garden and
more. And this year Sunset Hill Farm is also adding a BBQ contest to the
list of activities.
“Spring Out to
Sunset is an annual family-friendly event that focuses on bringing the
community together to enjoy a fun filled day,” Porter County Parks
Superintendent Walter Lenckos said.
the home-brewing contest and the BBQ contest are still being accepted.
Interested participants should contact Monica Jimenez-Susoreny at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at (219) 455-1744.
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