“Green” events for Northwest Indiana. Got an event we should include? Post a comment (with a link to your site, if available) in the comment area below.

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  1. Its a Raingarden Party! Join us from 6-8pm at the LaPorte County SWCD Office at 2857 West State Rd. 2, LaPorte, IN
    Rain gardens are bowl-shaped plant communities that absorb runoff from impervious surfaces such as driveways, yards, rooftops, etc.
    Join us for a fun and interactive party demonstrating the use of rain gardens, design, plant selection and other interesting rain garden facts!
    Refreshments and light dinner will be provided. All participants will take home a copy of “Rain
    Gardens: A how-to Manual for Homeowners” and leave with tons of knowledge to get started on their own Rain Garden!

    Hosted by the LaPorte County SWCD, LaPorte County Master Gardeners and the LaPorte County MS4 Program.

    Please contact Nicole Messacar at 219-326-6808, ext. 2115 or Sheila Batchelor at 219-326-6808, ext. 2116 to register. Please register by Friday, March 23rd.

  2. Please join us this Saturday (July 21) at Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Pavilion for a picnic and activities!

    PROGRAM: Come at 12 noon for a picnic–bring your own food and drink–followed by a walking tour of the Preserve.

    ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS: Susan Swarner will have conservation-themed activities for youngsters. There will be outdoor games and “rock painting.” Susan will also lead the informational walk through the Preserve.

    DIRECTIONS: Park in the lot on the south side of County Road 1050 North just east of the vehicle bridge over Coffee Creek. Walk over the foot bridge near the southeast part of the parking lot to the Pavilion.

  3. Join the Izaak Walton Leagure of Porter County, In.
    Please join us this Saturday (July 21) at Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Pavilion for a picnic and activities!

    PROGRAM: Come at 12 noon for a picnic–bring your own food and drink–followed by a walking tour of the Preserve.

    ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS: Susan Swarner will have conservation-themed activities for youngsters. There will be outdoor games and “rock painting.” Susan will also lead the informational walk through the Preserve.

    DIRECTIONS: Park in the lot on the south side of County Road 1050 North just east of the vehicle bridge over Coffee Creek. Walk over the foot bridge near the southeast part of the parking lot to the Pavilion.

    We hope to see you there!

  4. GreenTown: The Future of Community is coming to Valparaiso on September 27-28. We invite residents of Northern Indiana and the surrounding areas to attend our event to learn how to create healthy, sustainable communities.

    If you have any questions prior to posting this, please let me know.

    Thanks!

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