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Porter County Parks offer variety of programs in March

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The Porter County Parks Department announces a variety of program offerings, for health and enrichment.

Young Artists at Sunset Hill: Saturday, March 8, 1-2 p.m., $8. Youth painting instruction, for all skill levels, where the focus of the project is different each month. Participants will create and take home their project the same day. For more information or to register call 219-734-0203.

Walk Sunburst 13.1 Training Program: Thursdays, March 6-May 29, 6 p.m., $85, Sunset Hill Farm County Park. Do you want to do something amazing? This (walk) training program will help you complete a half marathon-by walking it! This 12 week program will guide, coach, and encourage you helping to fulfill your goal of completing a half marathon The Sunburst Half in South Bend on Saturday, May 31. You must be able to walk three miles in 45 minutes. Program fee includes race registration and t-shirt, weekly training schedule, check-ins, workout tips and motivational emails. The first meeting will be at Sunset Hill Farm County Park and following meetings will be at various locations. Open to men and women 18 years or older. For more information or to register call 219-734-0203.

Weekday Walk at Sunset: Wednesdays, March 12-Oct. 29, 6 p.m., Free. Come to Sunset Hill for a walk on the challenging terrain of the park. The walk will traverse grass, hills, and woodland trails. Open to men and women 18 years or older. For more information or to register call 219-734-0203.

Melt and Pour Soap Making: Saturday, March 15, 2-3 p.m., $15. Join our instructor at Sunset Hill to learn an easy method for making your own soap in the microwave. Participants will be provided with the recipe and also take home one bar of Lavender soap. Participants are encouraged to take notes so that they can continue their soap making journey at home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to register call 219-734-0203.

Labyrinths: Sunday, March 16, 2-4 p.m., $20. Join an instructor at Brincka Cross Gardens to learn about labyrinths, their uses and how they help to calm your mind. Try walking on a small indoor labyrinth and learn how to make your own at home. For more information or to register call 219-734-0203.

Family Night: Wednesday, March 19, 6-7 p.m., Free. Escape the weekday grind by coming out to enjoy a relaxing evening hike with the park naturalist. Sunset Hill is a vast 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 at Sunset Hill! For more information or to register call 219-465-3641.

Dream Circle Share: Sunday, March 23, 3-4 p.m., $10, Brincka Cross Gardens. Come share and explore your dreams in a safe, non-judgmental setting. Take time to consider what wisdom your dreams may offer. For more information or to register call 219-734-0203.

 

Posted 3/10/2014