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 bendixwoods@sjcparks.org.
All programs have a minimum and maximum registration number; register early!
  1. Wed Nov. 25

    Wednesday Walks in the Woods - St. Patrick's County Park Join park staff at St. Patrick's County Park at 10:00 am at the White Barn Harvest Room. We'll explore the colorful fall trails to discover what nature is up to at this time of year. The hike will be about a mile long and will take approximately 60 minutes. Registration is not required. For more information or to get directions, please call 574-654-3155.
  2. Fri Nov. 27

    Walk off the Turkey Hike - St. Patrick's County Park - Brown Barn Avoid the Black Friday crowds and walk off that Thanksgiving feast while enjoying a 2-mile hike through St. Patrick's County Park. Please be sure to bring sturdy hiking/walking shoes and water. Weather conditions permitting. Registration not required.
  3. Fri Nov. 27

    Walk off the Turkey Hike - St. Patrick's County Park - Brown Barn Avoid the Black Friday crowds and walk off that Thanksgiving feast while enjoying a 2-mile hike through St. Patrick's County Park. Please be sure to bring sturdy hiking/walking shoes and water. Weather conditions permitting registration not required.
  4. Sat Nov. 28

    Elf in the Park - St. Patrick's County Park: Brown Barn Did you hear the news? The Elves and Reindeer are on the loose in the park! Can you find them? Maps will be available to help guide you to where they were last seen. Afterwards, warm-up with hot cocoa. Wather conditions permitting. Registration is not required.
  5. Wed Dec. 2

    Winter Wanders - St. Patrick's County Park - White Barn Just b ecause winter is here doesn't mean you can't continue hiking! Dress for the weather and lace up your favorite hiking boots!
  6. Sun Dec. 6

    Christmas Magic with the Kringles - Baugo Station Meet the Kringles in a relaxed setting. Mrs. Claus will read a holiday story, we'll provide supplies for kids to write a special letter to Santa, and they can receive a letter back in the mail! Families will be able to stand behind Santa for a picture. Masks required. Space is limited. Registration and payment are required by Dec. 1 to sign up for a timeslot.
  1. Wed Dec. 9

    Winter Wanders - St. Patrick's County Park - White Barn Just b ecause winter is here doesn't mean you can't continue hiking! Dress for the weather and lace up your favorite hiking boots!
  2. Sun Dec. 13

    Elf in the Park - St. Patrick's County Park: Brown Barn Did you hear the news? The Elves and Reindeer are on the loose in the park! Can you find them? Maps will be available to help guide you to where they were last seen. Afterwards, warm-up with hot cocoa. Weather conditions permitting. Registration not required.
  3. Tue Dec. 15

  4. Wed Dec. 16

    Winter Wanders - St. Patrick's County Park - White Barn Just b ecause winter is here doesn't mean you can't continue hiking! Dress for the weather and lace up your favorite hiking boots!
  5. Wed Dec. 23

    Winter Wanders - St. Patrick's County Park - White Barn Just b ecause winter is here doesn't mean you can't continue hiking! Dress for the weather and lace up your favorite hiking boots!
  6. Wed Dec. 30

    Winter Wanders - St. Patrick's County Park - White Barn Just b ecause winter is here doesn't mean you can't continue hiking! Dress for the weather and lace up your favorite hiking boots!
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