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Upcoming Events from Munster Indiana Parks Spring 2011

February 17, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

MunsterRecreationGuide_Spring2011_By_Steve_CardwellMunster Indiana Parks & Recreation continues it’s program of special events, seminars, and day trips for residents and the greater Munster community. Break free of cabin fever with some of these fun activities and outings. Here are just a few of the events. Consult their web site (click the “Recreation” tab) for full information and late schedule changes.

Special Events

Here is a short list of some of the major events sponsored by the town:

  • Saturday February 19, 9am-4pm Winter Arts & Crafts Fair AND Business & Consumer Fair, both events at Munster High School
  • March 5, 6pm-9p  Mother & Son Magical Ball
  • April 15, Great Egg Chase and Community Egg Hunts
  • May 7, 13th Annual Car Show,  AND Spring Arts & Crafts Show
  • May 21,  Cash for Clutter, Community Garage Sale

Golf at Centennial Park

The award winning 9 hole course at Centennial Park opens the season in April with open golf, driving range, youth and adult golf lessons.

Day Trips

Munster Parks & Recreation continues their series of organized sightseeing and shopping outings with a new Spring lineup. Some of these have reservation deadlines so try to purchase your tickets early because they will probably sell out before the event date.

  • February 25, GOLD! Visit the Field Museum Gold exhibit, followed by a visit to the Gold Coast for lunch a Buca de Beppe & guided tour of the neighborhood.
  • March 8, Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier, Chicago
  • March 22, Walk The Pedway with architecture docent & improv  comedian, Margaret Hicks
  • March 28, Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo, Michigan
  • April 29, Horsing Around in Old Town, Chicago
  • May 4, Little Traveler, Geneva, Illinois
  • May 18, Frank Lloyd Wright Oak park Tour

Leisure & Education

Munster Parks & Recreation has arranged partnerships  with local vendors to offer a full lineup of educational classes and seminars for cultural enrichment. Consult with the Parks Department for fees and how to pay.  Here is a list of some of them.

  • CPR CertificationMunsterDoggiePaddle_BySteveCardwell
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Dog Manners
  • Facebook
  • Painting
  • Country Dancing
  • Latin & Salsa Dancing
  • Beginners Knitting: Knit an Afghan
  • Low-Impact FloWalking
  • Google: Beyond Searching
  • Stress Reduction
  • EKG Technician Certification
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Making It In Voice-overs

Get Involved in Your Munster Indiana Community!

This list is just a sampling of all the events and activities, sports teams, and fitness activities that the Town makes available. Brush off the winter dust and get outside by taking advantage of this rich assortment of family friendly fun.

And if you are thinking about Munster Indiana as the kind of community you would like to call home, let me show you how. A home in Munster can be affordable and attainable for your family too. The good life awaits you. How I can help you reach your goal?

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Steve Cardwell

Steve Cardwell is an Indiana Realtor working with residential buyers and sellers throughout Northwest Indiana. He likes to stay current on the housing market by analyzing real estate trends with a focus on the towns of Highland and Munster Indiana. His broker affiliation is Red Key Realty Leaders in St John, Indiana. Learn more about Steve and visit

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One Response to “Upcoming Events from Munster Indiana Parks Spring 2011”
  1. Wow! Always knew that Munster Indiana was a great community in regards to home values. Never realized how much is actually offered to it’s citizens. Thanks for sharing.

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