or call our office at 219-465-3586.
* Sunset Hill
Farm 80th Anniversary Festival: Mark your calendars for July 26 to join in a
free festival at Sunset Hill Farm County Park to celebrate the farm’s rich
80 year history. The event will include games and activities for all ages,
along with a historic baseball game between the Deep River Grinders and
Sunset Hill Colonels, at 12 p.m., and an exhibit and presentation featuring
fascinating information on this vital piece of Porter County history. The
festival begins at 11 a.m. and lasts until 3 p.m. Bring the whole family out
for this free and fun event.
Meditation Series: Each Monday until July 21, join an instructor at Brincka-Cross
Gardens from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. to learn the ins and outs of meditation,
focusing on both the mind and body. Participants must attend a Meditation
Workshop before participating in the 4 week Meditation Series. Cost for the
series is $35 or $10 per each session.
* Meet the
Animals: On Fridays, June 11 and July 25, families are invited to stop by
Sunset Hill Farm from 10 to 11 a.m. to meet the animals and their
caretakers. This is a free program.
Hikes: On Fridays, July 11 and July 25, come out and enjoy Sunset Hill Farm
with the park naturalist from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. A new month will always
bring a new topic for exploration and discussion, from geology to history
and beyond. This is a free program.
Artists at Sunset Hill: On Saturday, July 12, from 1 to 2 p.m., a class for
youth artists of all skill levels will take place at Sunset Hill Farm.
Participants will create and take home their project the same day. Cost for
this program is $8.
Share: Have you participated in a Reiki program in the past? Come share
experiences and put your Reiki skills to practice with others during a
relaxing afternoon at Brincka-Cross Gardens on Saturday, July 13 from 2 to 4
p.m. Cost is $10.
Night at Sunset Hill: Escape the weekday grind by coming out to enjoy a
relaxing evening activity with the Park Naturalist on Wednesday, July 16
from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunset Hill is a large area full of many different living
things just waiting to be discovered. Take a break during the week to enjoy
all that nature has to offer. This is a free program.
Chat: Every Monday and Wednesday from June to October, meet the Park
Horticulturist at Sunset Hill Farm from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to help plant,
weed and maintain the garden and ask gardening questions. This is a free
* Year Round
Run Club: On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m., join the Sunset Hill
Run Club for a run to discover the beauty of Sunset Hill. The length of the
run varies but will traverse grass, hills and woodland trails. This is a
Walk Club at Sunset Hill Farm County Park-sponsored by Porter Regional
Hospital: Come to Sunset Hill for a walk on the challenging terrain of the
park, every Tuesday and Thursday from 8-9 a.m. The walk will traverse grass,
hills, and woodland trails. Must be 18 years or older. This is a free
* Sunset Dog
Walkers at Sunset Hill Farm County Park: Bring your four-legged friend on a
leash for a walk on the trails at Sunset Hill Farm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
from 10-11 a.m. The walk will offer wellness information and encouragement
for the dogs and their walkers. Must be 18 years or older. This is a free
Walk at Sunset Hill Farm County Park: Come to Sunset Hill for a walk on the
challenging terrain of the park. The program continues each Wednesday at 6
p.m. until Oct. 29. The walk will traverse grass, hills, and woodland
trails. Open to men and women 18 years or older. This is a free program.
* Weekly Open
Studio with Acrylics: Beginners will learn basic painting techniques from an
experienced acrylic painter. Sessions will be on Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sunset Hill Farm. Season artists
are also welcome to come and bring their own ideas for projects. No personal
supplies needed. Cost is $5.