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September 13
“The Seven Wonders of Gardening.”
A seminar presented by the Lake County Indiana Master Gardeners. Speakers on a variety of gardening subjects, vendors and door prizes. Avalon Manor Banquet Center, 3550 E. Lincoln Highway, Merrillville. 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  $50. Includes light lunch and morning break with sweets and beverages. Info: 219-755-3240 or Download a registration form at

September 27
Annual Symposium
sponsored by the Gibson Woods Wild Ones. St. John Township Center, Schererville.  8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 219-844-3188 or


October 18
Sixth Annual Brats and Bulbs Sale.
A variety of 30 different spring bulbs plus pumpkins, chrysanthemums and corn stalks for sale. Live bluegrass music. Brats and chips. Sponsored by the Miller Garden Club. Marquette Park Aquatorium, 6918 Oak Ave., in the Miller Beach community of Gary. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Garden Club meets on the third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Info: