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  1. Meet the Helpers - Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana

    February 22, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bellaboo's Play & Discovery Center

    Friendly Helpers all around making the world a better place every day right in Northwest Indiana! Some wear badges and speed by in zooming cars, others might wear muddy boots and hard hats or scrubs and a shower cap. Helpers are everyday people that use their talents to serve other beings the best they can. Join us to meet these special folks firsthand. While they are here you can ask them your questions, listen to their stories and share with them your kindness. In Celebration with Random Acts of Kindness Day Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana will visit. Included with admission prices.

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  1. Nature Playdate

    February 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

    Ages 2-6 with caregiver | 3rd Friday of month Discover the natural wonders of the Lake County Parks during a monthly play date. We will meet at a different park each month to see what nature has in store to explore. Upcoming 2020 dates and locations: March 20-Deep River-Big Maple Lake, April 17-Stoney Run, May 15-Three Rivers/ Bellaboos (outside), June 19-Grand Kankakee Marsh, July 17- Lemon Lake, August 21- Lake Etta, September 18- Buckley Homestead, October 16- Oak Ridge Prairie, November 20- Deep River

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  2. I HEART Maple Syrup

    February 22, 2020, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Deep River County Park

    Do you love maple syrup as much as we do? Share your love for pure maple syrup with the one you love during the Valentine’s Day holiday. Learn how to tap a tree, collect sap and boil sap into maple syrup. This workshop is adults only. Families and children can attend the free public program in March. Workshop registration is required and space is limited. Register by calling 219.947.1958.

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  3. Quilling for Beginners

    February 25, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

    Quilling is an art form that involves rolling, shaping and gluing paper strips into decorative designs. The $5 fee per person includes supplies needed to learn how to create your own nature-inspired design on a 4 ¼-5 ½ “ card using this centuries-old process. For ages 15+! Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188.

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  4. Name That Toon

    February 26, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

    November 6-20, December 4-18, and February 5-26. Wednesdays Increase your birding lists by enhancing your birding skills! Join us each week as we familiarize ourselves with the bird songs we hear in Northwest Indiana throughout the year. Pre-registration recommended, call 219-844-3188. Program is designed for adults.

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  5. Hooray for Leap Day!

    February 29, 2020, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

    This day only comes around every 4 years, so why not celebrate? Stop by to learn about Leap Day and some other of nature’s leapers.

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