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Porter County Parks and Recreation Announces Awards to Area Schools in Winter Lights Art Contest

Winter-Lights-2013-FarmThe Porter County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Winter Lights Festival Art Show.

The Art Show is held in conjunction with the Winter Lights Festival that was held on Saturday, Nov.16th to kick off the holiday season and show off the ever growing collection of lights on display through New Year’s Day.

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Porter County Parks and Recreation Briefs for November 18, 2013

Winter-Night-Lights-5Please register for all programs by calling 219-465-3586. For more information, visit

Winter Lights Drive thru Display
Sunset Hill Farm County Park -774 Meridian Road, Valparaiso
FREE – Donations greatly appreciated. Opens Thanksgiving Day – New Years Day - every Fri, Sat, and Sunday from 5 – 9 pm

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Lights Festival Kicks Off Holiday Season

Winter-Night-Lights-1On November 16th, Sunset Hill Farm hosted its annual Winter Lights Night event. The holiday spirit was set into motion with a plethora of beautifully creative light displays and games for the kids.

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Winter Lights Night scheduled for Saturday, Nov 16th at Sunset Hill Farms County Park

Winter-Lights-NightThe staff at Sunset Hill Farm County Park has been extremely busy putting up hundreds of light display of all shapes and sizes in anticipation of Porter County’s largest holiday tradition, Winter Lights Night Festival.

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Keep the Fire Burning on Porter County Give Day

Porter-County-Give-Day-2013Campfire for kids funds outdoor learning experiences

On Wednesday, November 7, Dunes Learning Center will host a "Campfire for Kids," coinciding with the Porter County Community Foundation's GIVE Day event. For 24 hours, each donation made at will add a log to a fire benefiting environmental learning experiences for local kids.

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BP Funds Environmental Education in the Dunes

Mighty-Acorns-SummerDo you recall spending hours engaged in discovery and adventure outdoors as a child? Studies show that children today spend just minutes a day in nature. But thanks to funding by BP, dozens of students from Chicago and Northwest Indiana will get a chance to live and learn in the dunes this year.

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Animal Advisory Committee Meeting on Oct 23, 2013

photo1Notice of Meeting

The Porter County Parks and Recreation will be hosting an Animal Advisory Committee Meeting on Wednesday, Oct 23rd at 6:30pm.

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