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South Shore Dance Alliance to Perform at National Lakeshore

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Date: August 2, 2012

Talented local youth from the South Shore Dance Academy will perform their latest dance routines during an August 4th open house at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center. Modern and jazz music, tap dancing, and drama performances will be featured starting at 1:30 pm. This program is presented by the National Park Service in partnership with the South Shore Dance Academy. After the performance, take a short hike outdoors through a rare oak savanna forest or enjoy the hands-on exhibits inside the center.

The Douglas Center is open 9:00 am to 4:00 pm every day through Labor Day weekend. Bring the whole family and enjoy these talented performers. The Douglas Center is located at 100 North Lake Street in Gary, Indiana. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, visit the park website at www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit or contact our information desk at 219- 395-1882.

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is part of the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 397 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities.

Did You Know?

a sea of tall grasses and catails in a marsh setting and trees in the background

Cowles Bog is not a true bog but rather a fen because it has an underground water source. This water source has contact with limestone bedrock, making the fen’s water slightly alkaline. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is restoring a portion of this fen.