Upcoming Events

The Swedish Community in Northwest Indiana

Hour Glass Museum 8 Lupine Lane, Ogden Dunes, IN

Ken Schoon, author of a new book on the Swedish community in Northwest Indiana will present a program on April 14 at 4:00 at the Hour Glass Museum.  

Nature Walk of the National Lake Shore

New Tennis Courts - Diana Road

National Park Ranger and neighbor, Laura Brennan, will lead the second annual spring wild flower hike through West Beach.  Bring the entire family.   We will meet at the West Tennis Courts, near Long Lake Marsh at 1:00.

The Great Storm of 2008

Community Hall (Volunteer Fire Department) Next to Fire Department, Ogden Dunes, IN

Dan Manas will show and discuss his documentary of the community's response to the storm by coming together to clean the beach.

Ice Cream Social

Hour Glass Museum 8 Lupine Lane, Ogden Dunes, IN

Following the Memorial Service and Lion's Club Community Picnic at Kratz Field, the Historical Society of Ogden Dunes will be hosting an Ice Cream Social and Open House.

Open House

Hour Glass Museum 8 Lupine Lane, Ogden Dunes, IN

The "Hour Glass Museum" is open to the public without charge on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. On some months during the year, the Historical Society will also sponsor a program at 4:00. See Calendar.

Free

“Toy in the Closet” Historical Fiction by Trent Pendley

Hour Glass Museum 8 Lupine Lane, Ogden Dunes, IN

Trent Pendley, a well known author of local color fiction, will share his experiences writing about Porter County.    The program will begin at 4:00 p.m. and be followed by a reception.  All are invited.

Free

Open House

Hour Glass Museum 8 Lupine Lane, Ogden Dunes, IN

Open House: Experience the History of Ogden Dunes

Free

Wonder Women of the Dunes

Kim Swift, Chief of Education and a park ranger, at the Indiana Dunes National Park will present a virtual presentation describing the tremendous accomplishments of the women who made it possible for the larger public to enjoy the newest National Park.  These women include Alice Mabel Gray, aka Diana of the Dunes,  Dorothy Buell, Bess Sheehan, Charlotte Read, Lee Botts and many others.   This is a Zoom presentation.  The meeting ID is 846 1053 3833.  For more information and password, contact dotkurtz16@gmail.com, Ken Thompson70@gmail.com, or rmeister@depaul.edu.  This program is offered with  Indiana Dunes National [...]

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