Author Archives: Sue Baxter

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Dyer Summerfest Announces 2022 Entertainment Schedule

 The 31st Annual Dyer Summer Fest will be at Pheasant Hills Park, Dyer, Indiana from June 9th – June 12th, 2022.  Dyer’s Parks Department will be sponsoring the Movie in the Park on June 8th, featuring Encanto, along with a Kids Bike Parade before the movie. The Dyer Summer Fest is the Town’s Fest to…

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Cruise Nights At Wicker Park, Highland Indiana

    We’re back for the 2022 season of our monthly cruise nights in the park. Join us for good music, food trucks, and cool cars and trucks. Bring out your vintage, classic, muscle or custom rides and show them off. PARKING OPENS AT 3:30PM!!      PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE EARLIER AS THERE ARE…

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Live in the Ville Festival Returns To Hessville

Live in the Ville Opens June 3rd and 4th in Downtown Hessville, Indiana. Patons Can Enjoy Live Music, Kids Activities, Beer Garden, Circus Acts, Food Trucks, Vendors and More! Located on Kennedy Avenue at 173rd Street in Hessville community of Hammond. Show off your ride at this year’s Live in the Ville on Saturday, June…

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Four Reasons Why We Need Women In Office

BY REPRESENTWOMEN ON OCTOBER 19, 2015 Representation 2020 works to raise awareness of the underrepresentation of women in elected office, to strengthen coalitions in support of equitable women’s representation, and to highlight the often-overlooked structural barriers to achieving gender parity in American elections. Women are more than half of the American population, and yet they only…

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20th Anniversary of the Mateja Family Basketball Award

Former Area stand out and Porter resident, Becky Mateja Lombardini, has been giving a 5th grade student athlete an award to inspire them to continue his or her academic and extra-curricular activities.  Mateja won a basketball in the 5th grade at a church raffle and propelled her into a life time of experiences and accolades.…

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L’Arc En Ciel Theatre Presents “The Odd Couple”

      L’ARC EN CIEL THEATRE GROUP, now in its 17th year at Great Oaks in Cedar Lake (after 38 years as Lake Central Theatre Guild), proudly present Neil Simon’s classic comedy “THE ODD COUPLE, featuring 8 crazy “characters” played by some of the most experienced actors in the Region!      This classic…

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Great Tips for Creating an Outdoor Living Area

Great Tips for Creating an Outdoor Living Area

Being outside is exciting, but it can quickly become uncomfortable without your usual amenities. Here are some great tips for creating an outdoor living area.

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How To Get Ready for a Wedding as a Guest

How To Get Ready for a Wedding as a Guest

Weddings are enjoyable events, but being a guest isn’t easy. Here’s everything you should know about how to get ready for a wedding as a guest.

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Weekend Vacations: How To Prepare for a Fly-Fishing Trip

Weekend Vacations: How To Prepare for a Fly-Fishing Trip

There are many things you should learn about when going fishing. That’s why a lot of people forget to plan out how to prepare for a fly-fishing trip.

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Next To Normal – A Rock Musical – by Dunes Art Foundation

Next to Normal, the rock musical with music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey This popular American rock musical that explores life with mental illness was winner of three Tony awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Directed by Steve Scott and music direction by Andrew Flasch, this performance will feature…

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