Hikes: Each month, the parks department invites families of Porter County to
come out and enjoy Sunset Hill Farm with the park naturalist. Hikes this
month will be on Saturday, May 3 and Friday, May 9 from 11 to 12 p.m. A new
month will always bring a new topic for exploring and discussing from
geology to history and beyond. This is a free program.
Painting: All skill levels are welcome to attend this art class at the South
Haven Public Library on Monday, May 5, under the guidance of an experienced
instructor. A painting surface will be provided. Cost for the class is $10.
Photography Club: On Tuesday, May 6 from 7-9 p.m., club members meet monthly
to discuss topics related to photography. Topics range from camera basics to
post processing of pictures. There are no costs to join. For more
information email Dunelandphotoclub@gmail.com
* Meet the
Animals: Families are invited to stop by Sunset Hill Farm on Friday, May 9,
from 10 to 11 a.m. and meet the animals and their caretakers. This is a free
Photography Workshop: Join members of the Duneland Photography club at
Brincka-Cross Gardens to learn the ins and outs of photographing wild
flowers on Saturday, May 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be a short
classroom session before venturing outdoors to photograph the beautiful
flora and fauna at Brincka Cross. Must be 18, unless accompanied by an
adult. This is a free program.
Artists at Sunset Hill Farm: On Saturday, May 3, from 1 to 2 p.m. All skill
levels are welcome to take part in Youth painting instruction where the
focus of the project is different each month. Participants will create and
take home their project the same day. Cost is $8. For more information or to
register call 219-734-0203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Gentle Yoga
and Strength Training for Seniors: Sponsored by Porter Regional Hospital
Senior Circle: Every Thursday at the Hebron Public Library from 10:30 -11:30
a.m. until June 27 this Gentle Yoga and Strength Training class, Taught by a
Yoga Fit Certified Instructor, will teach the basics of gentle yoga while
sitting in a chair. The Parks Department will also incorporate the use of
TheraBands for gentle strength training. Cost is $5 for each session or $30
for the entire series.
* Boot Camp
at Sunset-Sponsored by Porter Regional Hospital: Join a master level trainer
at Sunset Hill for an invigorating hour long workout that is guaranteed to
work your body from head to toe. Sessions will be on Saturdays from 7-8 a.m.
from now to June 14. Open to men and women 18 years and older. Cost is $5
per session or $35 for the series.
* Mind, Body,
Wellness Open House: Join instructors for an afternoon at Brincka Cross
Gardens on Saturday, May 3 from 12-4 p.m. and experience the programs that
are offered there. There will be mini blocks of Reiki, gentle yoga, mandala,
meditative walks and much more. This is a free program.