Porter County Parks upcoming programs

2013-04-17T19:35:00Z Porter County Parks upcoming programsContributed by Porter County Parks and Recreation nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO | The following events and programs are being offered by Porter County Parks and Recreation. Please register for all programs by calling (219) 465-3586 or for more information, visit www.portercountyparks.org.

Camp FUNset now taking registrations at the Porter County Parks Office

Located at 155 Indiana Ave Suite #304 Valparaiso, In.

Camp FUNset is eight fun-filled theme weeks of good old-fashioned summer camp!

Campers will enjoy such themes as, AMAZING RACE, PIONEER DAYS, GAME ON,

CELEBRATE USA, CREATE-ART, WILD WATER, SUPERHERO FILMS, and our very own

Signature Wilderness Camp!

Camps run Mon through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fee is $80. Limited space available.

Feeding Time at the Farm

Saturday, April 20 from 9 to 9:45 a.m.

This free program allows children to come to Sunset Hills Farm to meet the goats, chickens and pony and help them get ready for their day.

Go FishIN at Brookdale

Saturday, April 20 and 27 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Learn to tie knots, prepare a hook, proper casting and safety in and around water at this free event.

Spring Bird Hike

Saturday, April 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Sunset Hill Farm

Families and groups are invited to take a short hike through Sunset Hill Farm with a Naturalist to learn about birds that make the park their home.

Independent Cat Society “Black Cat Strut” 5K Race and 1K Dog Race

Saturday, April 28 at Sunset Hill Farm

Visit www.catsociety.org for more information.

MIND-BODY-WELLNESS Open House at Brincka Cross

Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This relaxing and educational free program will begin with a reception at 11 a.m. followed by blocks of Reiki, gentle stretching, Mandela, chair massage, reflexology, essential oils and silent walks.

Monkey Wrench Madness Mudslide Obstacle Race

Saturday, May 4 at Sunset Hill Farm, First Heat at 7 a.m.

A 5k foot race with manmade and natural obstacles located on the course is challenging but fun. Kids course free with paid race fee.

Go to www.monkeywrenchmadness.com. T-Shirt, drink and snack are included.

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