Weather Cooperates For Second Day Of Northern Indiana Lakes Festival

  WARSAW — The weather was much more cooperative for the second day of the annual Northern Indiana Lakes Festival today, May 27. The festival began at 11 a.m. and will last into the evening with fireworks at dark. Different events and vendors scattered all over Central Park, providing … Read More

Northern Indiana Lakes Festival Memorial Day Weekend

WINONA LAKE — The annual Northern Indiana Lakes Festival is this May 26-28, Memorial Day Weekend, at Center Lake Park in Warsaw. The Lakes Festival is an annual celebration of our local lakes and waterways. Festival admission is free and activities include a Friday evening concert, food, live … Read More

Lakes Festival Now Accepting Vendor Applications

WINONA LAKE —The Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College is now accepting vendor applications for the 2017 Northern Indiana Lakes Festival this Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28. Food and commercial vendors will be located outside at Center Lake Park in Warsaw, Ind. Vendors must be set up … Read More

Hot Day For The Northern Indiana Lakes Festival

  WARSAW — People were swimming, little ones were playing in the sand and fun and educational events took place all over the park. Temps reached into the upper 90s, with high humidity, Saturday, June 11, and there was even a brief downpour, but that didn’t stop the … Read More

Adventure Race And Paddle Wars Featured At Lakes Festival

By MADISSON HEINL Communications Specialist, Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College WINONA LAKE — This year’s Northern Indiana Lakes Festival on June 11 and 12 will feature several new events, including the Crawfish Adventure Race, presented by Metzger’s Outdoors and Paddle Wars, presented by P4C Paddlers … Read More

Lakes Festival June 11-12 At Center Lake

By MADISSON HEINL Communications Specialist, Center for Lakes & Steams At Grace College WINONA LAKE  — The annual Northern Indiana Lakes Festival is this June 11 and 12 at Center Lake Park in downtown Warsaw. This year’s Lakes Festival will be a full weekend event, complete with entertainment, … Read More

Center For Lakes & Streams Continues Sampling

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The Center for Lakes & Streams continues to collect samples from local Kosciusko County streams through the winter months. In fact, the center has added new sites throughout the Warsaw area as part of involvement in the Clean Waters Partnership, an initiative including representatives from the … Read More

Lakes And Streams Festival Provides Fun While Learning

The weather was great for the final day of the Seventh Annual Northern Indiana Lakes Festival. The event concluded at Center Lake, Warsaw, with numerous activities teaching the importance of protecting lakes and streams while having fun. Dr. Nate Bosch, director of the Center for Lakes & Streams, … Read More

Center Receives National Grant

The Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College received $15,000 from Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. to promote environmental education through water-related STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) initiatives in local schools and through the Northern Indiana Lakes Festival community education initiative. The center is using the … Read More

NILF Aqua Mile Winners Announced

Story and Photos By MEREDITH PHIPPS SPO Student Reporter On Saturday, the Aqua Mile swim race was held at Center Lake as part of the Northern Indiana Lakes Festival. It was the fourth annual swim race, and there were many racers competing for the fourth time. It was an … Read More

Lakes Festival Concludes This Weekend

WINONA LAKE, Ind. – The Northern Indiana Lakes Festival is ramping up for its closing weekend this Saturday and Sunday in Warsaw and Winona Lake. Organized by the Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College, the Lakes Festival is full of events and activities on the shores … Read More

Lakes Festival A Success

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IROtewez8M] Kosciusko Lakes and Streams, which is Grace College’s water research center, hosted the fifth annual Northern Indiana Lakes Festival over the weekend. The festival took place in Warsaw and Winona Lake Friday through Sunday, June 7-9. “The lakes are vital to our economy, environment, recreation and … Read More

Northern Indiana Lakes Festival Underway

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IROtewez8M] The Northern Indiana Lakes Festival is underway in Warsaw today and Sunday and there’s still plenty of fun to be had. Events held earlier today were well attended at Center Lake Park where live entertainment continues through 8 p.m. tonight with performances by The Sock Monkeys, … Read More

Live Animal Show At Lakes Festival

Children and adults can get close to and even touch some amazing animals at the Silly Safaris animal show coming to the the Northern Indiana Lakes Festival this weekend. A Silly Safaris show is a high-energy and theatrical performance. Children and volunteers join the animals on-stage in games … Read More

Lakes Festival Features 5,000 Gallon Fish Tank

The Hawg Trough is a mobile 5,000 gallon fish tank that will be on display at Center Lake in Warsaw this Saturday as part of the Northern Indiana Lakes Festival. “If you’ve ever wanted to see the fish in our lakes up close, this is your chance,” said … Read More

Swim Race, 5K Part Of Lakes Festival

The Northern Indiana Lakes Festival will host multiple races and other athletic events over the weekend, June 7-9. Held annually in Warsaw and Winona Lake, the Lakes Festival celebrates lakes while educating attendees about caring for water resources. The youngest festival-goers can participate in the Water Waddle, a … Read More