Fun for All

These are programs kids and their families can enjoy as well as people of all ages! Unless noted otherwise, all programs are free but donations are appreciated.

Gibson Woods Area

hooray for leap day!

Saturday, February 29, 2020 11 AM -2 PM for day activities, evening hike from 5:30-6:30 PM

This day only comes around every 4 years, so why not celebrate? Stop by to learn about Leap Day and some other of nature’s leapers. And stop by in the evening for a hike as we close out this special day.

Spring Break Night Hike 

 Fridays, March 27 from 7-8 PM

Gibson Woods

Come explore and enjoy early spring sights and sounds as we explore the park at night. Please dress for weather, as trails will be wet this time of year. Recommended for ages 5 and up.  Pre-registration required; please call 219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout and other groups are welcome to attend, but families must register individually.


Grumpy Groundhogs?

Sunday, February 2 from 2-3 PM

Are groundhogs grumpy when they have to leave their warm digs to check on their shadow? Learn about these unusual animals and just how Groundhog Day came about. Pre-registration required, please call 219-844-3188.

Leprechaun Hike

Tuesday March 17 from 10-11 AM

Stoney Run

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day  as we hunt for 4-leaf clovers and leprechaun homes in  the forest. Please dress for weather, as trails will be wet this time of year.

Spring Egg-citement Open House

  Friday, April 10 from 10 AM- 1 PM 

 $2 per person

Gibson Woods

Spring is in the air! Drop-in anytime throughout the day to  to learn about animals that hatch from eggs through egg-citing games and crafts.