The Porter County
Parks has announced a variety of programs for February and March.
To register for the
programs listed, call (219)-219-734-0203. For more information, visit
Sunburst 13.1 Training Program -- On Thursdays starting March 6, a 12 week
walking program will begin to guide, coach, and encourage you to fulfill
your goal of completing a half marathon Ð the Sunburst Half in South Bend on
Saturday, May 31. You must be able to walk 3 miles in 45 minutes. Program
fee of $85 includes race registration and t-shirt, weekly training schedule,
check-ins, workout tips and motivational emails. The first meeting will be
at Sunset Hill Farm County Park and following meetings
will be at various locations. Meetings will start at 6 p.m. Open to men and
women 18 years or older. Sunset Hill Farm is located at 774 Meridian Rd. in
Liberty Twp. south of the U.S. 6 intersection.
* Bee Keeping
101 -- Come to Sunset Hill Farm County Park to learn about bees and their
uses and how you can have your own bees at home on Saturday, March 1, from
1-3 p.m. This program is free and open to all ages.
* Master Food
Volunteers -- Trainees who complete the Master Foods program, led by Purdue
Extension, become part of a special volunteer team and participate in
various activities geared toward educating the public and enhancing health
and well being throughout all of Porter County. The program will take place
at Sunset Hill Farm on Thursdays, Feb. 27 and March 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This is a free program offered by Purdue Extension.