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Porter County Parks Briefs, July 2014

rot3Sunset Hill Farm 80th Anniversary Festival
Saturday, July 26th, 11-3 p.m., Sunset Hill Farm County Park, FREE

Mark your calendars to join us for a festival at Sunset Hill Farm County Park to celebrate our rich 80 year history! The event will include a game between the Deep River Grinders and Sunset Hill Colonels at noon, the Mega 360 Obstacle Course by Bounce N Around, Laser Ball NWI, face painting, wagon rides, games, crafts and more. With food by Birky Farms and a beer garden featuring Triton Brewing. You don’t want to miss it!

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Building a City's Identity: Portage Begins Construction on Long Awaited Splash Pad and Discovery Play Zone

splashpad-siteplanFounders Square Park in Portage is well on its way to providing area families a warm weather escape in its new Splash Pad and Discovery Play Zone. Construction on the Splash Pad area began almost two weeks ago, with Gariup Construction of Gary breaking ground at what will eventually be a summertime gathering place, complete with colorful fountains and refreshing water streams.

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Free Concert at Coffee Creek on Saturday, July 19, 2014

coffee-creekEnjoy a music-filled evening under the stars Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Chesterton Amphitheater in the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve. The Hobart Area Concert Band is performing at Concert at the Creek. Conductor Shirley Oppman raises the baton at 7 o'clock for an evening featuring Disney blockbuster, Rock 'n Roll, and highlights from Grease!

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Free 80th Anniversary Festival to Celebrate Sunset Hill!

80th-anniversary-festivalCome Celebrate With Us! This July marks the 80th anniversary of Sunset Hill Farm which is great cause for celebration! Come out to the park on Saturday July 26th from 11am-3pm for a FREE festival to honor the role that Sunset Hill and all those who have worked, lived, visited and played there have meant to the park over the years!

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Free Festival Celebrates 80 Years at Sunset Hill Farm

Sunset-Hill-FallThis July marks the 80th Anniversary of Sunset Hill Farm County Park. What began as a local family farm has transformed over the years into one of our County’s top outdoor getaways for individuals to explore and enjoy through 238 acres of trails, fields, forest, farmland, facilities and more.

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Join Sunset Hill Run Club on Tuesdays and Thursdays in July

rot3Join 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. Sponsored by Porter Regional Hospital.

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Porter County Parks Briefs, July 7, 2014

rot3Camp FUNset Registration is still open!
Join us for the final four, fun-filled, week-long, sessions of Camp FUNset! Our next camp is Animal Adventures, running July 14th-17th! This camp is BRAND NEW and will introduce campers to the variety of wildlife that call Sunset Hill Farm home as well as special farm time with our ponies, steer and chickens! To celebrate this brand new camp we will be doing a $15 DISCOUNT when you use the code “ANIMAL” at registration. Camp is open to 1st-8th graders and is only $80/session (scholarships are available). Check out more details or register at or call our office at 219-465-3586.

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