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  1. Fri Sep. 22

    Paddle & Brew Want to have some fun, perhaps pick up a new skill and enjoy meeting new friends? St. Joseph County Parks has partnered with South Bend Brew Werks to offer a unique experience. The evening will include pre-paddle appetizers from 5 - 5:45 pm, 4-mile kayak trip down the beautiful St. Joseph River, followed by a $5.00 voucher good towards a variety of seasonal brews. Shuttle service from and back to SB Brew Werks and all equipment provided. Registration and payment required by September 19. (Min 8 ...
  2. Sun Sep. 24

    Fly into Fall Enjoy a fall afternoon hayride while taking part in fun activities for the whole family! Meet live birds of prey, learn about the peregrine falcons in downtown South Bend, be creative in our craft corner, plus much more! Concession items will be available for purchase from the Friends of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake. Concession proceeds benefit park improvement projects. Program will take place rain or shine. For more information, call 574-654-3155.
  3. Sun Oct. 8

    Make your Own Scarecrow Welcome the fall season with a hayride and build your own scarecrow! Scarecrow materials will be provided, but you may bring your own unique outfits, hats and accessories (one scarecrow per family). Enjoy a campfire and s'mores, too! Registration and payment are required by Sept. 27. (Min 5 families: Max 10 Families)
  4. Thu Oct. 12

    Women Experience the Outdoors: Owl Prowl Women, experience one of the most beautiful spots in St. Joseph County at twilight! learn about the unique adaptions of some of our native nocturnal animals and go on a one-mile hike through the woods to listen and look for owls. Round out the evening with s'mores by the campfire! Registration and payment are required by October 10.
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