Calendar

All dates 2015 unless otherwise noted.

MEMBER MEETINGS
Unless otherwise noted, TFI Member Meetings are open to all TFI Members and Friends, and meetings are held at the LaPorte County CVB conference room, Marquette Mall, 4073 S Franklin Street, Michigan City IN 46360

SUN JAN 18  11:00am – 1:00pm
Winter Board of Directors Meeting

SUN APRIL 12  11:00am – 1:00pm
Spring Board of Directors Meeting
at the Tryon Farm Guesthouse
1400 Tryon Road, Michigan City

SAT JULY 11  11:30am – 1:30pm
Summer Board of Directors Meeting

SAT OCT 10  location + time TBD
Annual Members Meeting
Fall Board of Directors Meeting

 

EDUCATIONAL & OUTREACH EVENTS

SAT MARCH 21  9:30 am at Shady Creek Winery
Coffee with a Ranger!  Paul Labovitz – Dunes National Lakeshore
Join us as we talk with the new Superintendent of the Indiana Dunes National Lakershore.  Free and Open to the Public.

SAT APRIL 18  10:oo am
Spring Bird Walk
Birder & Naturalist Cookie Ferguson of INPAWS (Indiana Native Plant & Wildflower Society) leads us on a Spring bird walk at Tryon Farm.
Open to the Public! For adults — limited to 10 participants. No experience necessary.
More info: www.tfinstitute.org/bird-hike

SAT MAY 9
Boeing Scholars Farm Day
Educational Farm tour & programming for high-achieving Chicagoland high-school students associated with Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Boeing Scholars program.  (Private event.)

SAT JULY 18  – save the date
‘Superhero’ 5/10k benefit trail run
Save the date!  Tryon Farm Institute and LaPorte County CASA (‘Harmony House’) are coming together to host a unique charitable running event at Tryon Farm.  Details coming.

WED-FRI JULY 22-24
TFI’s 3rd annual Wild Woods Adventure: Wild Camp
Save the Dates!  Join us for our 2015 Wild Camp nature-based 1/2-day camp, led again by skilled outdoorsman and artist Jon Hook.  For kids aged 9-14.
More info: www.tfinstitute.org/wildwoods

WED JULY 31
Imagination Station Farm Field Day
Outdoor environmental educational programming for young students from Michigan City’s Imagination Station.  (Private event.)

TUES AUG 11
LYDIA Farm Field Day
Outdoor environmental educational programming and activities for young adults from Chicago’s LYDIA Home Association.  (Private event.)

SAT OCT 17  9:00am start
‘Calumet Series’ Tryon Farm guided hike
The ‘Calumet Outdoor Series’ will be visiting Tryon Farm for a fall guided property tour.
Open and Free for all.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

SAT JAN 31  evening hours
Donor Appreciation Progressive Dinner at Tryon Farm

Three TFI Members will host a Progressive Dinner to acknowledge and thank the many generous finanicial supporters of the Institute.  Invitation only event. 

SAT FEB 28  10am
location: Shady Creek Winery
Tryon Road Preservation Corridor meeting No.2
Our 2nd stakeholder meeting to discuss opportunities for natural resource access, conservation and economic development along the Tryon Road corridor in Michigan City.