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St. John Winter Fest

     The Winter Festival started in 1976 and has grown in making St. John into a community that comes together to enjoy the camaraderie of friends, family, and neighbors. The festival is a time for the Whiting/Robertsdale community to gather and reconnect with each other.           This year’s them is a spin on the Wild…

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Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale

     Mark you calendars for the Friends of Indiana Dunes Annual Plant Sale is held every year on a Satrurday, on April 23rd2022, from 9am til 1pm. The Native Plant Sale will again be held at Home of the Friends at 1000 E. Oak Hill Road, Porter, Indiana, 46304       The Space for…

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Route 66 Theatre Company’s “No Wake” is the First Hit of 2016 Season

***** Highly Recommended ***** Route 66 Theatre Company’s “No Wake” is the first hit of 2016!  “No Wake” is so well written, it drew me in, made me laugh, and moved me to tears.  If you made a resolution to see more good plays in 2016, start the year with “No Wake”.  I give it…

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St. Patrick’s Celebration

     One of the liveliest St. Patrick’s celebrations in Northwest Indiana annually -held on Sunday, March 11th, 2018. Enjoy a Feast fit for Saint Patrick –  a family-friendly celebration with corned-beef and cabbage buffet also featuring other Irish food, with all the fixings.       This is a huge Family Event with Live Irish Dance Performance…

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Oldtime Dances Return in February

  The Valparaiso Oldtime Dance will be the 3rd Saturday of each month from 7-10 pm on the third Saturday of the month in 2019.   Contras, squares and circle dances will be taught to live music.  No experience or partner is needed.  Layered clothing is recommended. Dances are held at the Valparaiso YMCA.  (Click…

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Second Saturday – A Valentine’s Celebration

     Come celebrate Valentine’s in class and with style. Dress up and visit the Small Works Art Show, and mingle and meander around the three story building with your loved one, sipping on Wine from the Wine Tasting, and enjoy a Smooth Jazz  concert performed  by Grammy Contender Keenan Baxter. This also will be the…

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Puppet Shows Return!

South Shore Arts presents the return of puppeteers Jim West & Ian Antal in a new puppet compilation featuring The Tortoise and the Hare… Come see these timeless characters from Aesop’s famous fables, as only internationally-acclaimed puppeteer Jim West and his side kick, “Puppet Man,” can bring them to life!Children in Pre-K through 4th grades…

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Spring Master Recycler program to feature Pratt tour

The Porter County Master Recycler Program has added a new feature to its already full spring schedule; a tour of Pratt Industries paper mill and corrugated recycling plant. “We are so excited Pratt has offered to give Master Recycler class number five students a tour of their plants here in Valparaiso,” Donna Stuckert, program coordinator,…

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6 Northwest Indiana Winter Articles

     Here’s a Compilation of our Latest Six NWI WINTER ARTICLES for you to pick and choose from – Enjoy:   WINTER WONDERLAND JANUARY 19TH, HAMMOND, INDIANA — 15th annual Winter Wonderland at Wolf Lake on January 19th, 2019. The morning session will be held at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana…

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Teens write Amazing Plays at the 29th Young Playwrights Festival

**** Recommended **** When I went to Pegasus Theatre Chicago’s 29th Young Playwrights Festival, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  After I saw the three winning plays written by high school students, I was totally in awe!  I give the Young Playwrights 4 Spotlights. **** Recommended **** When I went to Pegasus Theatre Chicago’s 29th…

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