Lake County Parks And Recreation Department
LAKE STATION | Mother Earth Education Week will be recognized at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center starting Monday through April 27. Special activities are included in the regular admission prices. Call (219) 963-2070 or visit www.MyBellaboos.com for times and admission costs. Daily activ…
GRIFFITH | Search for the Woodcock at 7:30 p.m. today at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St. Open to individuals only, 10 and older, register for this free program at (219) 844-3188. Try a unique way to celebrate the arrival of Spring by joining a Lake County Parks and Recreatio…
LAKE STATION | “An After Hour’s Interactive Theater Experience. . .and Egg Hunt, Of Course!” will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center, inside Three Rivers County Park, 2800 Colorado St., with special activities are designed for children 9 and younger.…
When Larry Klein, former chief operating officer of the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department, retired this year after 42 years of service, he was not only feted by his friends and colleagues, but also presented with one of the most esteemed honors the Governor of Indiana can bestow.
HOBART | The annual favorite, a Perennials Plant Swap hosted by the Lake county Parks and Recreation Department, will once again be conducted in the Deep River County Park parking lot at Wood’s Historic Grist Mill, 9410 Old Lincoln Highway.
HOBART | The Lake County Parks Photography Club meets at the Deep River County Park Visitor Center, 9410 Old Lincoln Highway, on the second Wednesday of the month, April through November. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting at 7.
GARY | Back for a second year, the History Speaks series hosted by the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department features well recognized professional performers providing a variety of historical notables.
LOWELL | To celebrate Global Astronomy Month, the Calumet Astronomical Society is joining with astronomy clubs around the world to provide people with an opportunity to view the many celestial wonders of our sky.
CROWN POINT | The cost of the recent rise in Lake County's homicide rate is still being counted.
HAMMOND | The northern chapter of the Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve, 6201 Parrish Ave.
HAMMOND | The popular six-week Birding 101 series will again be offered when the Dunes Calumet Audubon Society and the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department sponsor workshops designed to help birding enthusiasts develop their bird identification skills.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of updating its Five-Year Parks and Recreation Open Space Plan for 2014 to 2019. The plan, a guideline for future development and management, will be submitted to the Indiana Department of Recreation in April.
No matter how cold it gets outdoors, the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department knows how to warm things up with fun and educational activities in the parks.
Winter activities, like cross country ski rentals at Lemon Lake, Oak Ridge Prairie, and Stoney Run county parks, and sledding hills at Lemon Lake and Oak Ridge Prairie, are now open when adequate snow is available.
LAKE STATION | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department has a festive December planned at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center.
MERRILLVILLE | The Snowflake Skate is an annual winter party for girls 6 and older and their dolls or stuffed animals, hosted by the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 14 at Deep River Waterpark Ice Skating Plaza, 9001 E. U.S. 30.
GRIFFITH | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department will host an afternoon of CSRI Wheelchair Accessible Hayrides for families with special needs from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St.
HAMMOND | An Edible Plants program will be presented at 1 p.m. Sunday, at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve, 6201 Parrish Ave.
Hay rides are offered at Lake County's Buckley and Deep River parks this fall. No reservations are needed. These hay rides are not for groups.
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