Category Archives: Recreation

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Michiana Boat Show – South Bend Indiana

The Michiana Boat show will be held March 19th, 20th and 21st. It will be open on Friday from 2:00pm to 8:00pm; Saturday from 10:00am to 8:00pm and on Sunday from 10:00 am – 4:pm. Get ready for three big days and one huge event at the South Bend Century Center in downtown South Bend. Michiana…

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Save the Dunes Active Supports Great Lakes Coalition

     Boosting federal Great Lakes restoration investments. Ramping upfunding for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Enacting a nationwide moratorium on water shut-offs. Prioritizing the communities most impacted by pollution and harm. These are some of the 2021 priorities that Great Lakes advocates brought to members of Congress via dozens of virtual meetings during the…

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The Best Dinosaur Exhibits in the United States

The Best Dinosaur Exhibits in the United States

Great adventures await you! Use this brief guide to the three best dinosaur exhibits in the United States to plan your next trip for family fun.

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Shirley Heinze Fall Bird Count

Shirley Heinze Land Trust Bird Count with Indiana Audubon Society Brad Bumgardner at Walner Nature Preserve in Chesterton By Terry Bonace       A  group of skilled birders spread out to visit sixteen Shirley Heinze Land Trust nature preserves throughout Northwest Indiana. From Lake County to St. Joseph County, they were out looking for…

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Indiana Dunes Movie Premieres In Valparaiso

     Indiana Dunes Tourism, in partnership with the National Park Service and Smith Donovan, is celebrating the new film at a nature-themed outdoor movie night fundraiser at the 49er Drive-In on October 8, 2020.      The premiere of the new Indiana Dunes National Park documentary film, Indiana Dunes: Nature’s Masterpiece takes place on…

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Gary Steelyard Opens Up For a Weekend of GOLF!

        Join the Railcats at the ballpark October 8th – 10th at The Greens at The Steel Yard presented by Xfinity, a brand new, unique, and socially distanced chipping range inside the stadium that anyone can play.       This outdoor experience includes separate hitting bays for each party, greens in the outfield, food, beverages,…

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Activities To Do If You Hate Working Out

Activities To Do If You Hate Working Out

Exercise isn’t an aspect of your lifestyle that you should skip. Without it, your physical and mental health can suffer in the long term. At the same time, though, not everyone is in love with going to the gym or running, which are the common ways people get fit. You might want to exercise, but…

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Endangered Species Found In Cedar Lake Indiana

     On July 2nd, 2020 Humane Indiana Wildlife received a call about two young chicks found in a window well in Cedar Lake, IN. Upon further communication with the two teens who found the chicks, it was determined the chicks were actually Virginia Rails, an endangered species in the state of Indiana. “When the finders…

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Livin’ The Lake Life – LaPorte Indiana

    I’ve always seen Pine Lake and sometimes Stone Lake driving in LaPorte delivering the PanoramaNow Magazines, but I’ve never really been on the lake until last weekend. It was such a nice experience and such clear water that I was amazed that in 35 years I had never heard nor seen anything about it…

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Valparaiso Recreation Center Makes Changes Amid COVID-19

Although you may have heard that the Coronavirus has greatly effected the hospitality industry the most, you would be surprised that it hasn’t effected Inman’s Recreation Center in Valparaiso Indiana. Yes, they have made several changes to their operations since opening with Indiana’s Stage 4.5 “Back On Track” opening, but attendance is in full “swing.”…

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