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Indiana Master Naturalist Course

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
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1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, IN 46784
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Thursdays; July 6 – Aug. 31; 6 – 9 p.m.; $80 per person; reservations required by June 22; registration available online Learn about Indiana’s natural history with this nine week course in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation. Students will hear from experts on eight different topics such as trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers. For more information on the Indiana Master Naturalist program, visit www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/6321.htm.

Sip & Create - Shell Craft

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
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1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, IN 46784
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July 22; 6 p.m.; $25 per person; reservations required by July 12; guests must be age 21 or older; tickets available online Join us as we design and create take-home pieces inspired by Gene Stratton-Porter and her love of nature. Staff and volunteers will guide you as you create pieces using natural elements that Gene showcased in her home in Wildflower Woods. This session features a shell craft activity. Choose your letter and shells and design a beautiful home décor piece with the beauty of the ocean. The session includes all craft supplies, light hors d’oeuvres and wine.

Junior Achievement Wine and Beer Festival

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Location: Parkview Field
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1301 Ewing St,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
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Come enjoy Indiana's finest wines and craft brews at the Junior Achievement Wine & Beer Festival, Friday July 28, 2017 at Parkview Field. Experience wine and beer samples from your favorite vendors while listening to live music and bidding on great items in our silent online auction. Cost: VIP Admission is $75, General Admission is $35. Time: 6 - 9 PM VIP Admission Includes: Early Admission into festival from 5 - 6 PM Access to the 400 Club VIP Area Special Tasting Glass Bourbon Tasting Complimentary Food General Admission Includes: Admission into festival from 6 - 9 PM Wine and beer samples from vendors Food for purchase at Parkview Field Tasting Glass

Blessed are the Peacemakers: a conference and training on nonviolence

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Location: Huntington Church of the Nazarene
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1555 Flaxmill Rd,
Huntington, IN 46750
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Jesus counsels, “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called Children of God,” to Palestinian Jews living under an oppressive Roman occupation. Is the call to nonviolence still a call for us today? Join us for two days of intentional conversation and training as we examine the call of nonviolence and alternative methods of engagement. Featured speakers include John Dear, Ken Butigan and Kit Evans-Ford.

Blessed are the Peacemakers: a conference and training on nonviolence

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Location: Huntington Church of the Nazarene
Address:
1555 Flaxmill Rd,
Huntington, IN 46750
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Jesus counsels, “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called Children of God,” to Palestinian Jews living under an oppressive Roman occupation. Is the call to nonviolence still a call for us today? Join us for two days of intentional conversation and training as we examine the call of nonviolence and alternative methods of engagement. Featured speakers include John Dear, Ken Butigan and Kit Evans-Ford.

GSP’s Birthday Open House

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
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1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, IN 46784
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Aug. 17; 2-4 p.m.; free; donations gladly accepted Join us to celebrate Gene Stratton-Porter’s birthday with an open house! Visit Gene’s Cabin at Wildflower Woods while we host a celebration in honor of her birthday. Guests will enjoy the Cabin and birthday cake in the Carriage House.

Star Gazing and Night Hike

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, IN 46784
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August 19; 8:00– 9:30 p.m.; $4 per person; guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian The Site’s naturalist will lead guests through Sower’s Woods to introduce them to the creatures of the night! Bats, owls, moths and other critters may make an appearance. Depending upon the clarity of the sky, star gazing will be available to identify major constellations, satellites and other celestial bodies by telescope thanks to Fort Wayne Astronomical Society. Bring binoculars for a closer view of the stars!

Wild Game Cookout

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, IN 46784
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Sept. 9; 6 p.m.; $5 per person suggested donation Here’s your chance to sample wild game while learning more about local conservation efforts. Goose, deer, dove, alligator, antelope, bluegill, rabbit, crickets and squirrel have been on past menus! Conservation organizations and officers will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Stop by early in the event for the best selection of wild game. *All wild game used for the program has been donated by local hunters.

Autumn Tea

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
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1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, IN 46784
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Sept. 16; noon – 4 p.m.; $25 per person; reservations required by Sept. 12; tickets available online Experience the elegance of days gone by at our Autumn Tea. Enjoy lovingly-baked delicacies such as savory and sweet snacks, a variety of teas and a guest speaker. You’ll also be treated to a guided tour of Gene’s Cabin and formal gardens. If you choose to wear your “tea-time best” make sure your attire includes appropriate walking shoes for the garden portion.

Sip & Create - Owl

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, IN 46784
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Oct. 7; 6 p.m.; $25 per person; reservations required by Sept. 27; guests must be age 21; tickets available online Join us as we design and create take-home pieces inspired by Gene Stratton-Porter and her love of nature. Staff and volunteers will guide you as you create pieces using natural elements that Gene showcased in her home in Wildflower Woods. This session features an owl wall hanging made from field stones and a very special puddingstone heart. The session includes all craft supplies, light hors d’oeuvres and wine.

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