Category Archives: Biking

Watch The Owner of Panorama Magazine on Video!

     If you’re a fan of videos, you’re gonna love this one. You’ll laugh at Bill’s jokes, and get lots of information about local festivals and events.      Here’s some of the Highlights of this video: • What’s the difference between a big Festival and A small One? • How to Promote a…

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Improvements to Soldiers Memorial Park & Stone Lake Planned

     The City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department is preparing a master plan to make improvements to Soldiers Memorial Park. The first draft of the plan is available by clicking on the link below. The public may comment on the plan through August 15 by contacting Jon Ruble at Planned Environment Associates…

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Labor Day 20 Mile Bike Ride

     The 16th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake will feature the bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on Monday, September 2nd.      The 20 mile ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a sign-up at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Ave., Hammond.      Sponsored…

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Michigan City To Expand Singing Sands Trail

     The city of Michigan City is pleased to announce the construction of a nearly 2.2 mile multi-use trail at the eastern end of the Calumet Trail.      The trail project offers connectivity for both pedestrians and bicyclists at the north end of Michigan City. This area features Lake Michigan, Washington Park & Zoo and…

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City of Valparaiso Wins Bicycle Friendly Award

     Valpo Parks is pleased to announce that the City of Valparaiso has been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by The League of American Bicyclists.  Valparaiso joins only ten other communities in the State of Indiana and is the only Northwest Indiana community with recognition.        Mayor Jon Costas announced the award at the…

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Fish On – Portage’s Fishing and Outdoor Show!

The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 3rd Annual “Fish-On Portage” a fishing and outdoor show. With so much access to water it is important to showcase what Northwest Indiana and the Midwest have to offer tourists and residents alike. This year the show will be located at Woodland Park, in Portage, IN.…

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Activities abound at 15th Active Living Faire

     The 15th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake moves up to Labor Day this year, but still features a combined bike ride and bike-a-thon in the morning and a nature walk and 5 mile walk-a-thon in the afternoon.      The 20-mile bike ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin…

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Tour De LaPorte Announces Changes in 2018

Tour de La Porte is a Cycling, Running and Walking Event. 100% of proceeds raised are used to provide direct support to local patients with cancer. Friday, August 24, 2018: Early Packet Pick Up and On-Site Registration: 2:00 – 7:30pm Rotary Club of La Porte Spaghetti Dinner:4:00 – 7:00pm Purchase your tickets ($7 for adults,…

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Bikin And Eggs – Returns to Valpo!

Saturday, June 2, 2018 Returning in 2018 is the 4th annual Bikin’ and Eggs Family Bike Ride! Kick off your summer by riding via pathway from Foundation Meadows Park to Rogers-Lakewood Park and back for a fun, family, 3-mile morning bike ride. Upon your return enjoy a light breakfast along with a bike rodeo, inflatables, face…

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Wolf Lake Wetlands Festival – Hammond Indiana

       The 18th annual Wolf Lake Bi-State Wetlands, Wind and Water festival will be held on Saturday May 25th, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Festivities begin in the morning at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Avenue, Hammond. AND      And, from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday May 26th, 2019 at the…

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