CHESTERTON | The Children’s Nature Series will continue at the Westchester Township History Museum at 2 p.m. May 19. The series will take place one Sunday per month through August. The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Ave. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is necessary. Register at the museum, the Children’s Department at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton, or at Hageman Library, 100 Francis St., Porter. Register by May 16.
Children age 6 and up are invited to join Susan Swarner, museum educator, for a lesson on soil and growing plants. Participants will create dirt paintings and will begin their own gardens with seeds and peat pots.
Adults are invited to meet with Tim Miller, library and personal gardener, while the children are with Swarner. Miller will lead a discussion on how to prepare your garden’s soil for planting. For information, call (219) 983-9715.