NOVEMBER PROGRAMS AT INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE

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Date: November 10, 2014

Program Announcement #1
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Contact: Julie Larsen, julianne_larsen@nps.gov, 219-395-1821

Park Focus Programs at National Lakeshore
There’s always something different to focus on in the diverse park of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Every Saturday in November, join a ranger at the Paul H. Douglas Center between 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for fun family-friendly activities and topics ranging from guest speakers, new research finds, to favorite park places.

The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is located in the western portion of the national lakeshore at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or check the park’s website at www.nps.gov/indu.

 

Program Announcement #2
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Contact: Ryan Koepke, ryan_koepke@nps.gov, 219-395-1882

Kid’s Rule at National Lakeshore Visitor Center
Join a ranger in the visitor center’s activity room for a Sunday afternoon of kid’s activities, puppet shows, stories, and fun in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Stop in between 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center’s activity room to help your children learn a little more about your neighborhood national park. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Indiana Dunes Visitor Center is located at 1215 N. State Road 49 just south of the intersection of 49 and U.S. 20 in Porter, Indiana. For more information about this program or other activities at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, contact the information desk at 219-395-1882 or check the park’s website at www.nps.gov/indu.

 

Program Announcement #3
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Contact: Ryan Koepke, ryan_koepke@nps.gov, 219-395-1882

Music Heritage Series at National Lakeshore
Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of season at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather up for a sing-along on November 21, from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center.

The Save the Tunes Council is a group of local musicians devoted to preserving and passing on folk songs in the traditional way, using a variety of musical instruments including guitar, autoharp, dulcimer, banjo, harmonica, bagpipe, penny whistle, hurdy gurdy, and other obscure instruments.

Meet at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center located at 1215 N. State Road 49 just south of the intersection of 49 and U.S. 20 in Porter, Indiana. For more information about this program or other activities at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, contact the information desk at 219-395-1882 or check the park’s website at www.nps.gov/indu.

 

Program Announcement #4
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Contact:  Ryan Koepke, ryan_koepke@nps.gov, 219-395-1882


Stewardship Day at the National Lakeshore – Harvesting the Prairie
On November 15, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, join a ranger and help care for your local national park. Volunteers are needed at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Miller Woods to help with oak savanna restoration. Wear comfortable clothes; work gloves and equipment will be provided. Insect repellant and sunscreen are recommended.
 
Miller Woods is located in the western portion of the national lakeshore at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or check the park’s website at www.nps.gov/indu.

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The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of 401 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore includes 15 miles of the southern shoreline of Lake Michigan and 15,000 acres of beach, woods, marshes, and prairie in the northwest corner of Indiana. More than 2 million visitors come to this national park each year. More information can be found at www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit or contact our information desk at 219-395-1882.



Last updated: April 10, 2015

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