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Studebaker Trees Volunteer Clean-up Day

Bendix Woods County Park: Nature Center New Carlisle, IN
Help us preserve the historic Studebaker Trees! We will be cutting vines, shrubs and small trees within the letters. Please wear long pants, sturdy shoes and a long-sleeved shirt. Also, bring a pair of gloves. If you wish to stay for the entire day, bring a lunch.

Jamie Hartzke

Tai Chi by the Pond

Ferrettie-Baugo Creek County Park: Moat Room, Osceola, IN
Join a certified “Tai Chi for Health Institute” instructor for Seated Tai Chi by the pond. All movements will be from a seated position and are ideal for those with limited mobility or that prefer not to stand for long periods. Tai Chi emphasizes gentle motions to benefit your health. Class is outdoors; indoors in event of rain. Registration and payment required by Sept. 2. To register call 574/654-3155.
Mondays Sept 8, 15, 22, 29 and Oct 6, 13, 20, 27
10 am to 11 am

Jamie Hartzke

Recycled Wind Chime Workshop

Wellfield Botanic Gardens Elkhart, IN
Have you ever seen beautiful recycled garden art on Pinterest you wanted to make for yourself? Join the Wellfield Botanic Gardens for a recycled wind chime workshop on Monday, September 8th at 6:00pm. Each participant will create their own wind chime from silverware and glass beads to take home. Cost is $7 for members, $10 for non-members. Supplies provided. Space is limited, registration is required. Program will be held outdoors, rain or shine. Dress for the weather. Gather under the striped education tent. Please call 574-266-2006 to register or for more information. Wellfield Botanic Gardens is located at 1011 N. Main Street, Elkhart, IN 46514.

Angela Bell, 574-266-2006,

Saturday Visitor Hours at Elkhart Environmental Center

1717 East Lusher Avenue Elkhart, IN 46516
Come visit the Elkhart Environmental Center today! The Elkhart Environmental Center features indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Use the boat launch to fish along the Elkhart River, check out the food education garden, or take a walk along the beautiful trails that are open from dawn to dusk. The air-conditioned cabin is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Come inside to refresh, watch birds at the viewing window, check out environmental displays and explore the children’s activity loft. Visit the Elkhart Environmental Center’s website for more information at or call 574-293-5070.

Ericka Popovichphone: (574) 293-5070

Walk-n-Wander Warsaw, The Art of Seward Johnson

Downtown Warsaw, IN
Discover 16 life-size bronze sculptures by world-renowned American Sculptor Seward Johnson. Visit this free outdoor exhibit within walking distance of Warsaw's Courthouse Square. This is Johnson's only exhibit in the Midwest this summer. Download a brochure with map at, or call 800-800-6090.

Michelle Bormet, 574-372-9595