Category Archives: Biking

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 14th Active Living Faire

The 14th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake on Saturday, Sept. 30, will feature a Bike-athon and a Walk-a-thon to raise funds for non-profit organizations. Interested organizations can partner with the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI)., the sponsor of the Faire, and have their members raise money by having friends, family and…

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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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Wham Bike Ride at Wolf Lake Pavilion

Bring out your 2-wheelers, tricycles, or unicycles and join us for the fifth annual Whiting, Hammond, Highland, and Munster Midnight Bike Ride. Enjoy a ride through Hammond, Whiting, Highland, and Munster’s beautiful neighborhood bike paths and city streets on Saturday, August 11th, 2018. Start and end at Hammond iconic Wolf Lake Pavilion, ride along the…

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