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City Point Church Hosts Helicopter Candy Drop at Woodland Park

Woodland Park Candy drop 2014-1To try to give kids the best start to Easter weekend as possible, City Point Church hosted a candy drop on Saturday the 19th at Woodland Park. The event started at noon with various activities the kids could participate in before the actual candy drop took place.

There were tables set up for kids who wanted to get their faces painted for Easter. On another table, a jar of jelly beans was set up, with the person who guessed the correct amount won the jar filled with the candies.

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Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway Initiative Steering Committee May 13 Meeting Location & Agenda

deep-river-portage-burns-waterwayThe first Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway Initiative public steering committee meeting is being held Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the NIRPC office Packer Room located at 6100 Southport Rd., Portage, IN 46368. The draft agenda for the meeting may be viewed below.

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Porter County Parks Briefs for April 2014

sunsetpathFreezing Foods
Tuesday, Apr.22, 11am-12pm, Hebron Public Library, Free

An Educator from Purdue Extension will provide tips and techniques for freezing foods – from fresh produce to leftovers. For more information or to register call 219-734-0203 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Camp FUNset Registration Saturday, April 19th, 2014

camp-funset-2014-01Porter County Parks and Recreation announces registration for their 2014 Summer Camps. “Camp FUNset” registration will take place on Saturday, April 19th from 9 am to noon in the Maintenance Building at Sunset Hill Farm County Park at 775 Meridian Road, Valparaiso. Participants can register for any of 8 fun-filled theme camps and receive a $5 discount of each camp when they come to registration on April 19th. After this, registration can be completed through the Porter County Parks & Recreation website, or through contacting the office.

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Team Up 2 Clean-Up with Portage Township Parks!

portage-township-logoPortage TOWNSHIP Park Dept.’s 4th Annual Community Team Up 2 Clean-Up event is scheduled on Saturday, April 19th from 9am-noon. In celebration of Earth Day, volunteers will come together for beatification of public grounds at Haven Hollow and Field of Dreams Parks, South Haven Fire Dept. and South Haven Little League.

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Porter County Parks Briefs for April 7, 2014

porter-county-parks-briefs-april-2014-01Sign Up Your 2nd Thru 6th Grader For Spanish Made Fun - The World! Students in grades 2 through 6 will have fun learning about the Spanish language and culture. Class topics are all about the world – animals, weather, nature and basic conversation will be introduced using games, songs, books and interactive activities. To find out how to register, or for more information, just go to this link.

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National Park Service, American Architectural Foundation form Partnership to Promote Save America’s Treasures Program

National Park Service LogoWashington – The National Park Service and the American Architectural Foundation have announced a new partnership to promote Save America’s Treasures, a grant program that preserves nationally significant historic properties and collections for future generations of Americans.

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