TRAIL OF SCARECROWS EXHIBIT
All month long
Trail of Scarecrows is an annual competition for K-5 school groups or scout groups. Students work together to create a scarecrow based on book themes or characters. This year’s theme: FRIENDSHIP! Scarecrows will be displayed near the Depot and prairie. More information.
TRICK OR TREES: HALLOWEEN IN THE RAILWAY GARDEN
Saturday, October 26 1:00 – 4:00 P.M.
See the creepy crawlies that the Traveling World of Reptiles has to offer in an educational, but fun presentation at 1 pm. Trick or Treating in the Railway Garden will begin at 3pm. Costumes encouraged. Complimentary hayrides will also be available. Admission is $10 per non-member car load. More information.
Saturday, November 2 4:30 – 5:30 P.M.
A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO TELESCOPES
Bring your own telescope and learn from Purdue University Northwest faculty how to set-up and use it! Participation is free and registration is encouraged. More information.
Thursday, November 7 6:00-8:00 P.M.
WINTER PREP SERIES: PRUNER SHARPENING
Join Purdue Extension for a series of classes for the backyard gardener. This class demonstrates helpful tips and techniques on sharpening pruners before packing them away for winter. Registration required. Free for members/$10 non-members. More information.
Tuesday, November 12 6:00-8:00 P.M.
CITIZEN SCIENCE- FROG MONITORING
Spencer Cortwright joins us from Indiana University Northwest to introduce attendees to the “citizen science” of monitoring frog calls. Registration required. Free for members/$10 non-members. More information.
Thursday, November 14 6:00-8:00 P.M.
WINTER PREP SERIES: PACKING UP YOUR TOOLS FOR WINTER
This session demonstrates helpful tips and techniques for prepping tools for winter storage. Registration required. Free for members/$10 non-members. More information.
Wednesday, November 20 7:00-8:00 P.M.
Join Purdue University Northwest faculty members for an evening of stargazing and planet-viewing. Free, registration encouraged. More information.
Thursday, November 21 6:00-8:00 P.M.
WINTER PREP SERIES: HEALTHY HOUSEPLANTS ALL WINTER LONG
This last session in our Prepping for Winter series offers helpful tips and techniques for keeping your houseplants healthy and happy throughout the winter months. Registration required. Free for members/$10 non-members. More information.