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Father’s Day Fishing and Railway Garden Tours

June 19 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free – $5.00

Spend Father’s Day enjoying outdoor fun and special experiences at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue University Northwest!

Father’s Day’s Activities

Behind-the-Scenes Tours of the Railway Garden

  • 11 a.m. AND 1 p.m.

Treat your dad to this unique experience by getting a look behind the scenes of the arboretum’s award-winning model railroad garden. Get an inside peek into the elaborate control room and see how the exhibit is maintained. Suitable for kids and adults. Tours last approximately one hour. Registration is required.

Program Fee

$5 per person. Arboretum admission fees apply for non-members.

REGISTER FOR THE RAILWAY GARDEN TOURS

Open Fishing

  • 8 a.m. to noon

Bring your own gear for catch and release fishing at the North Pond at Gabis Arboretum. Participation is free. This pond was stocked years ago with bluegill, perch and bass. Don’t expect to catch a big one; these are just tiny panfish and fun for the kids.

Fishing pond at Gabis Arboretum

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion five days prior to the event at edi@pnw.edu, 219-989-2163 (Hammond Campus) or 219-785-5545 (Westville Campus).

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $5.00
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Venue

Gabis Arboretum
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
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Phone:
(219) 462-0025

Organizer

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest
Phone:
219-462-0025
Email:
gabisarboretum@pnw.edu
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