or call our office at 219-465-3586.
* Walk Dawn
of the Dunes-Half Marathon Training Program: Do you want to do something
amazing? This 12 week program on Thursdays at Sunset Hill Farm starting on
Aug. 7 and Sundays (location to be announced) on Aug. 24 will help fulfill
your goal of completing a half marathon – Dawn of the Dunes in Gary on
Sunday, Oct. 26. The cost for the program is $75. You must be able to walk 3
miles in 45 minutes. Includes race registration and t-shirt, weekly training
schedule, check-ins, workout tips and motivational emails. Open to men and
women 18 years or older.
* Meet the
Animals: On Friday, 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
Hikes: On Friday, 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 exploring and discussing from geology to history and beyond. This is a
Catchers: On Sunday, July 27, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Sunset Hill Farm, join an
instructor to make your own dream catchers. You will be provided feathers,
beads, etc. that you will incorporate into your dream catcher. The meaning
behind dream catchers will also be discussed. Cost for this program is $15.
Retreat: Plan for a day long restorative retreat on Sunday, July 27, that
will focus on both the mind and the body through yoga and meditation from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brincka-Cross Gardens. The day will include a light
healthy lunch. Cost for this program is $55.
Chat: Every Monday and Wednesday from June to October, meet the Park
Horitculturalist at Sunset Hill Farm from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to help plant,
weed and maintain the garden and ask your own gardening questions. This is a
* 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.