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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Briefs, October 21, 2014

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Taltree 10K Run/Walk
Begins at 9 a.m. This 6.2-mile run is open to runners and walkers of all skill levels. Age group and overall placement awards given. Advanced registration fee is $30. Register by October 24 to be guaranteed a run shirt. Register online at or call 219-462-0025.

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Valpo Parks Briefs, October 20, 2014

valpo-parksVisit the Valpo Parks website for information on all programs at Registration is available online for most programs, in person at the Parks Office at 3210 N. Campbell St., or by phone at 219.462.5144.

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2014 Hero 10K and Half Marathon Provides Runners with a Unique, Scenic Course

hero 10k and half marathon 2014-1With their capes wiping behind them, around 400 people ran “the Midwest’s Most Beautiful Half Marathon Course” in the HERO 10k and Half Marathon that traveled through the Indiana Dunes State Park.

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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Introduces OAKtoberfest, a Celebration of Oak-Aged Brews

rot1Tickets are now on sale for Taltree Arboretum & Gardens’ first ever OAKtoberfest on Saturday, October 25. This outdoor event celebrates oak-aged brews in a beautiful fall setting. The menu is comprised of a variety of brews, hard ciders and appetizer-style food pairings provided by Chef David Wodrich from Third Coast Spice Café in Chesterton, Indiana.

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Save Your Seeds for 12th Annual Gardening Show

Save-Your-Seeds-01Porter County Master Gardeners will gather to prepare seeds for the Seed & Bulb Exchange portion of their 12th Annual Gardening Show. You’re invited to join them and learn how to clean and preserve seeds. Tools and packaging materials provided, as well as, seed heads and pods from a variety of plants. You may also bring your own saved seeds and learn how to clean and preserve those. Donations of seeds and bulbs to the annual Exchange will be accepted as well. Meeting times and places will be at the Valparaiso Public Library, Room A, 103 E. Jefferson, Valparaiso, IN on Oct. 25, and Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon and the Westchester Library Service Center, 100 W. Indiana, Chesterton, IN on Nov. 4 from 1:30-4:30.

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One Week Remaining! Help Us #FundSunset!

2014-Fund-SunsetYour contributions will help us build a playground that is the first of its kind in Northwest Indiana! Every cent donated makes a difference in building this facility that harnesses the power play has in education for our region's children!

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Even More October Events at Porter's Hawthorne Park

Town-of-PorterIf you thought Porter’s Perfect Pint was the only event happening at Hawthorne Park this October, have we got news for you! Three more events will be taking place over the next two weeks for the area’s goblins, ghouls, and amateur artists.

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