Free films will be shown at the National Park Visitor Center this winter

The films will be presented at the Indiana Dunes National Park Visitor Center.

The Visitor Center at 1215 IN-49 Porter screens a variety of films each weekend in January, running for approximately an hour and a half. All documentaries have a national park theme.

Viewers can watch the documentary Shifting Sands on January 8th, The Tuskegee Airmen and Steel and Steam on January 14th and 15th, Everglades of the North on January 21st and 22nd and Heroes on Deck” on January 28th and 29th.

All films are free and open to the public.

Saturday cinemas begin at 10 a.m. Sunday cinema starts at 2 p.m

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“Escape the cold and watch a national park-themed film with a ranger and other visitors at the Indiana Dunes National Park Visitor Center on Saturdays and Sundays in January,” said Bruce Rowe, public information officer for Indiana Dunes National Park.

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It is one of many programs offered year-round at Indiana Dunes National Park, a park that stretches 15 miles along the Lake Michigan lakefront and covers 15,000 acres of diverse beaches, forests, prairies, wetlands, and oak and savannah habitats includes. More than 3 million people visit the national park every year.

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