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Date/Time Event
03/13/2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Reptile Rendevous - Indiana Dunes
Indiana Dunes Nature Center, Porter IN
03/14/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9th Annual Shamrock Shootout - Valpo
Inman’s Recreation Center, Valparaiso IN
03/19/2021
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dinner - Movie - Jewel of the Nile
The Center for Performing Arts, Munster in
03/20/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
First Day of Spring Scavenger Hunt - Indiana Dunes
03/21/2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
J.S. Marshall Shipwreck History Hike
Indiana Dunes Nature Center, Porter IN
03/26/2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Winery Comedy Tour at Andersons
Anderson’s Winery, Valparaiso IN
03/27/2021
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Indiana Dunes Full Moon Hike
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
05/14/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
05/21/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
05/28/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
05/28/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN
06/04/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
06/04/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
06/11/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
06/11/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
06/18/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
06/18/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
06/25/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
06/25/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN
06/25/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/02/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/02/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/09/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/09/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/15/2021
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Toby Keith at LaPorte County Fair
LaPorte County Fairgrounds, LaPorte IN
07/16/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/16/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/23/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/23/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/24/2021
7:00 pm
Jeff Dunham Comedy Horseshoe Casino
Horseshoe Casino, Hammond IN
07/30/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/30/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN
07/30/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
08/06/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
08/13/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
08/20/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
08/27/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
08/27/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN
09/24/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN

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Washington Park Zoo

Work 115 Lake Shore Dr Michigan City IN 46360 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 873-1510Website: http://www.washingtonparkzoo.com/
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Connecting Wildlife to You and the Washington Park Zoo!

The Washington Park Zoo founded in 1928, encompasses 15 acres on a hilly sand dune and located near the southern shore of beautiful Lake Michigan. The zoo exhibits more than 90 species originating throughout the world. The animals are exhibited in natural settings, surrounded by botanical plantings. Among the exhibits are Bengal tigers, Cotton top tamarins, American alligators, Grizzly bear, Ring-tailed lemurs, River otters, Bald eagles, and more.

Some of the other zoo highlights are the education Rotary Castle and the Discovery Center that exhibits some of the cold-blooded creatures including lizards, snakes, and frogs. The Australian Adventure which is a walk through aviary featuring over 200 colorful free flying parakeets and the Red barn exhibit housing the miniature horses, donkeys, pigs, zebu and goats. The zoo also has many unique historical WPA walkways and buildings, including the 70 foot tall observation tower.

Mission: In all aspects of the Washington Park Zoo’s exhibits, programs, facilities and activities, we hope to inspire an appreciation, respect and connection for the natural world through Conservation, Education and Recreation.

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