The Chesterton Park
Board approved use permits Tuesday for popular summer activities in Thomas
Duneland Chamber of
Commerce president Maura Durham won permission for the May 3 through Oct. 25
European Market. Participating vendors with booths on park grounds each will
pay $5 to the Park Department gift fund.
The Chamber’s Aug.
16 Party in the Park with family-oriented booths and events also was
In addition, OK’d
was the Duneland Business Improvement Group’s use of Thomas for the July 12
Bark in the Park and the Aug. 30 Taste of Duneland. Machelle Blount made the
Three other Thomas
use permits were approved: for the Chesterton Lions Club Easter egg hunt,
Westchester Public Library’s summer outdoor movie series, and LifeFest July
13. In addition, use of Chesterton Park grounds near the baseball diamond
through May 18 was allowed for Chesterton girls’ lacrosse practice and
Park Board member
Mark Dickinson said Rebuilding Together Duneland volunteers will renovate
the Chesterton Park activity building and grounds April 26. Gratitude was
expressed for Rebuilding Together’s upcoming projects as well as for ones
previously undertaken in the parks.
Bruce Mathias briefly commented as he readies for the upcoming seasons.
“It’s been a long winter,” he said.