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Updated: September 15, 2013 6:02AM



GRIFFITH

Tall Grass Prairie Hike: A Lake County Parks naturalist will lead a guided hike at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Oak Ridge Prairie. The hike is appropriate for ages 18 and older. Individuals signups only (no groups). A gate fee is charged if the gatekeeper is on duty. Oak Ridge Prairie County Park is at 301 South Colfax St. Comfortable walking shoes and insect repellent are recommended. Meet in the parking lot by the kiosk. Call 844-3188 to register.

GARY

Kindergarten Read-Aloud: The Gary Literacy Coalition is offering parents or guardians the opportunity to register to bring one child who is entering kindergarten for one of three “Kindergarten Read-aloud” sessions, from noon to 1 p.m. or 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. or 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Gary Literacy Inc., 650 Grant St. Each child will receive a 10-book parent-child reading packet with reading tips and suggestions. Call 885-2229 to register or for more information.

CHESTERTON

Bites and Bytes Class: An introduction to Google Apps, this class meets from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Westchester Public Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave. The class is free, but registration is required. Call 926-7996 or visit www.wpl.lib.in.us.



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