Winter, Spring programming announced by Lilly Center For Lakes & Streams

One of the workshops will focus on pollinators. Photo provided.

News Release

WINONA LAKE – The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams will host five new events this
spring, including a family-friendly critter encounter, a women’s agriculture event, and a
modern gardening workshop.

Each event is free to attend, but spots are limited. A full list of events and event details can be found on the Lilly Center’s website.

Critter Encounter: Winter Edition: Learn about the amazing things animals do to survive
Indiana winters from Lilly Center scientists! Your family will have a chance to go behind
the scenes of the Lilly Center’s fish lab and learn more interesting facts about how
Indiana’s critters survive winter. Stations also include a craft and critter game.
Date: January 28, 9:30-11 a.m.
Snacks are provided. You can register here.

Restoring Pollinator Pathways: Stormwater coordinator Alicia Symons will share simple
steps you can take to restore pollinator habitats in your backyard. As part of this event,
you will make a rogue bee hotel to take home!
Date: February 11, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Reserve your spot for this free event by clicking here.

Modern Gardening: Covers, Companion, Flips: Step into the future of your garden and
learn the benefits of these modern gardening techniques. You’ll hear from Jeff and Zack
Hawkins of Hawkins Family Farm, and Terris Theisen, director of Local Food
Coordination and Outreach. Thanks to Kosciusko County Soil & Water Conservation
District for their partnership in this event.
Date: February 23, 6-8 p.m.
Reserve your spot for this free event by clicking here.

Women Growing Their Futures: Gather with other women with a passion for gardening,
agriculture, or horticulture. Hear from Susan Greutman, an organic urban farmer and
homesteader from South Bend. All skill levels are welcome!
Date: March 18, 10-11:30 a.m.
Reserve your spot today by clicking here.

Behind the Scenes: KC Recycling Depot Tour: Spring cleaning is right around the corner. Get a close-up view of recycling and processing operations. You will learn about the
items they accept and helpful tips for cleaning out your home or garage this year. After
your tour, you’ll have a chance to make an art project with reused paint!
Date: April 15, 10-11:30 a.m.
This family-friendly event is free. You can register by clicking here.

Thanks to the City of Warsaw Stormwater Utility for underwriting these events.

Photo attached: Students enjoy learning about native critters during a Lilly Center
community event.