Calendar of Events

For Outdoor Fun, check out these workshops, nature programs, family activities and more!
For information or to register for events, phone 574-654-3155 or email
All programs have a minimum and maximum registration number; register early!
  1. Thu Aug. 11 - Fri Aug. 12

    Marshmallows and Meteors! The Perseid meteor showers peak during this week in August. Bring a blanket and bug spray and watch for meteors on Carlisle Hill. Marshmallows will be provided at the campfire. *Weather backup date is Friday, August 12. Registration required by August 10.
  2. Fri Aug. 12

    Nature On-The-Go: Life is Better with Bats! Visit this come-and-go program at St. Patrick's County Park's River Ramble is all about those tiny-but-tough insect eaters! How small are they? How much do they really eat? Learn how bats make life better for us every day.
  3. Tue Aug. 16

  4. Wed Aug. 17

    Baugo Creek Kayak/Canoe Clean-Up *Minimum age 14 yrs. Under 18 yrs. must be accompanied by an adult. Help us keep the creek clean by contributing to our goal of removing small debris and trash. While enjoying an afternoon paddle, do your part and support a healthy, thriving environment for plants and wildlife who rely on this habitat. *Vessels and required life jackets provided. Registration required by August 15.
  5. Sat Aug. 20

    Running Wild: 5k trail run & 3k fun walk A FUNd-raising run and walk to benefit St. Joseph County Parks! Help us raise funds for park projects, including scholarships to help schools cover the cost of transportation to the parks for programs. Dogs on leashes are welcome for the fun walk, which includes a wacky nature-themed scavenger hunt. There will be age division prizes for timed runs. There will be no day of registration.
  1. Tue Sep. 20

  2. Tue Oct. 18

  3. Tue Nov. 15

  4. Tue Dec. 20

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