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. Tue Jun. 29 - Thu Aug. 19

    Get Fit with Trail Running Series - St. Patrick's County Park: Pfiel Pavilion If you've gotten out of your running routine, or even if you haven't run before - this fun program is for you. Learn or return to running in nature with trail running! Your 8-week program leads up to the Running Wild 5K trail run/walk. Sign up or get more details at https://www.runningwithlife.com/training/
  2. Mon Jul. 26

    Summer Nature Camp: Mud Monsters! Entering Kindergarten-1st Grade (Ages 5-6) Get ready for some good, clean, dirty fun! Splash in the creek, scoop in the pond, make mud pies, and dig in the dirt. Get dirty every day as you feel salamander slime, look for marsh critters, and paint with mud.
  3. Tue Jul. 27

    Summer Nature Camp: Mud Monsters! Entering Kindergarten-1st Grade (Ages 5-6) Get ready for some good, clean, dirty fun! Splash in the creek, scoop in the pond, make mud pies, and dig in the dirt. Get dirty every day as you feel salamander slime, look for marsh critters, and paint with mud.
  4. Tue Jul. 27

    Get Fit with Trail Running Series - St. Patrick's County Park: Pfiel Pavilion If you've gotten out of your running routine, or even if you haven't run before - this fun program is for you. Learn or return to running in nature with trail running! Your 8-week program leads up to the Running Wild 5K trail run/walk. Sign up or get more details at https://www.runningwithlife.com/training/
  5. Wed Jul. 28

    Summer Nature Camp: Mud Monsters! Entering Kindergarten-1st Grade (Ages 5-6) Get ready for some good, clean, dirty fun! Splash in the creek, scoop in the pond, make mud pies, and dig in the dirt. Get dirty every day as you feel salamander slime, look for marsh critters, and paint with mud.
  6. Thu Jul. 29

    Summer Nature Camp: Mud Monsters! Entering Kindergarten-1st Grade (Ages 5-6) Get ready for some good, clean, dirty fun! Splash in the creek, scoop in the pond, make mud pies, and dig in the dirt. Get dirty every day as you feel salamander slime, look for marsh critters, and paint with mud.
  1. Thu Jul. 29

    Get Fit with Trail Running Series - St. Patrick's County Park: Pfiel Pavilion If you've gotten out of your running routine, or even if you haven't run before - this fun program is for you. Learn or return to running in nature with trail running! Your 8-week program leads up to the Running Wild 5K trail run/walk. Sign up or get more details at https://www.runningwithlife.com/training/
  2. Fri Jul. 30

    Summer Nature Camp: Mud Monsters! Entering Kindergarten-1st Grade (Ages 5-6) Get ready for some good, clean, dirty fun! Splash in the creek, scoop in the pond, make mud pies, and dig in the dirt. Get dirty every day as you feel salamander slime, look for marsh critters, and paint with mud.
  3. Tue Aug. 3

    Get Fit with Trail Running Series - St. Patrick's County Park: Pfiel Pavilion If you've gotten out of your running routine, or even if you haven't run before - this fun program is for you. Learn or return to running in nature with trail running! Your 8-week program leads up to the Running Wild 5K trail run/walk. Sign up or get more details at https://www.runningwithlife.com/training/
  4. Tue Aug. 3

    Women Experience the Outdoors: Paddle Away to Baugo Bay Join a group of women for an outdoor summer adventure! enjoy an opportunity to paddle on Baugo Creek and out to Baugo Bay. Learn about the women who have shaped the fields of Natural Science and Interpretation. From the 1600s to the 1950s, we will recognize the numerous "firsts" who influenced and pioneered these fields. Registration and payment are required by Friday, July 30th.
  5. Thu Aug. 5

    Get Fit with Trail Running Series - St. Patrick's County Park: Pfiel Pavilion If you've gotten out of your running routine, or even if you haven't run before - this fun program is for you. Learn or return to running in nature with trail running! Your 8-week program leads up to the Running Wild 5K trail run/walk. Sign up or get more details at https://www.runningwithlife.com/training/
  6. Tue Aug. 10

    Summer on the St. Joe - St. Patrick's County Park - River Ramble Finish off the summer holidays with a special outdoor event featuring the St. Joseph River. Enjoy stories, crafts, and river-themed activities provided by staff from the parks and the St. Joseph County Public Libary.
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