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November 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Bellaboo's Play & Discovery Center
Do good, and save big! Bring in two cans of non-expired, non-perishable food any Tuesday from June through November and receive a FREE adult with a paid child?
Cannot be combined with other offers. Two food donations and a paid child admission required for each free adult.
November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bellaboo's Play & Discovery Center
Let us put the stripes on your stockings, points on your ears, and cherry on your cheeks & nose!
Start the season the season off right at this fun and festive holiday extravaganza! Just in time to get all the “to-do’s” checked off your list while having a jolly good time! Santa pictures are from noon to 3 PM.
November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Bellaboo's Play & Discovery Center
Come climb aboard Bellaboo’s Santa Express for plenty of Train-Themed & Holiday PLAY! Complete with Bellaboo’s Engineer Caps and Red Bandanas. November 24, December 1, and December 8 from 12-3 PM Santa visits and professional portraits.
November 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Lemon Lake- September 21
Buckley Homestead- October 19
Deep River - November 16
Designed for kids ages 2-6 along with their grown-up, this series of monthly playdates invites visitors to get out and explore the natural wonders of the different Lake County Parks. On the 3rd Friday of the month, meet at the assigned park from 10-11 AM and see what that park has in store for us! Parks and their playdates: September 21 @ Lemon Lake, October 19 @ Buckley Homestead and November 16 @ Deep River.
November 17, 2018, 5:00 PM - November 23, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Stoney Run
Enjoy National Take a Hike Day as we explore the Stoney Run forest while listening and calling for owls on Saturday November 17 from 5-6 PM. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Please register by calling 219-844-3188. No organized groups, please.
November 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Beachcombing for rocks along the beaches of Lake Michigan is not only fun, but also serves as a textbook study into geologic story of Great Lakes region. Join us at as Dave Dolak, senior lecturer at the Science and Mathematics department of Columbia College Chicago, Calumet region native and graduate researcher at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, helps add new dimension of geologic appreciation to your next stroll along the beaches of the Calumet Region. This program designed for adults. Please register by calling 219-844-3188. No organized groups, please.
November 21, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Increase your birding lists by enhancing your birding skills! Join us for this free program Wednesdays from November 7 through March 27 at 9:30 AM as we familiarize ourselves with the bird songs we hear in Northwest Indiana throughout the year. No program December 19, 26 or January 2. This program is designed for adults. Please register by calling 219-844-3188.
November 23, 2018, All Day
November 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
Started in 2015 by outdoor retailer REI, #OptOutside is not just about Black Friday. It’s about choosing life outdoors and living a little more simply, even just for a day. You can join us for this hike Friday, November 23 at Gibson Woods from 10-11:30 AM. What better way to work off some of those Thanksgiving calories and enjoy some outdoors time! Please register by calling 219-844-3188. No organized groups, please.
November 23, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Lemon Lake
Started in 2015 by outdoor retailer REI, #OptOutside is not just about Black Friday. It’s about choosing life outdoors and living a little more simply, even just for a day. You can join us for this hike Friday November 23 at Lemon Lake from 4:30-6PM. You can hike as the sun sets and the full moon rises while enjoying a late fall evening. This program is recommended for ages 5 and up. Please register by calling 219-844-3188. No organized groups, please.
November 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve