Valparaiso Partners With South Shore Trains

     The  City of Valparaiso and the South Shore Line (SSL) have partnered to further connect public transportation in the City of Valparaiso. Starting August 1 the City of Valparaiso will be operating a new weekday shuttle. Try out the new service for FREE August 1 through October 31. Regular fare rates will apply…

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“Over the Tavern” – Review by Carol Moore

Recommended **** “Over the Tavern” is a nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the ‘50s. Although the story is set is Buffalo, New York, it could be anywhere, as long as anywhere has a Polish – or Irish or Italian or … – community, a Catholic school, some old-fashioned nuns, and a tavern or…

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“Henry V” – Review by Carol Moore

Recommended **** Shakespeare under the stars is one of my favorite summertime activities. First Folio’s outdoor stage set in the lush Mayslake Peabody Estate is the perfect place to watch “Henry V” and a mini-version of the war at Agincourt – and the action was not confined to the stage. Kudos to Director Hailey Rice…

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September Public Happenings at Lansing Country Club

GOLF UPDATES Lansing Country Club will be open to the public every Monday and Wednesday this season! Call 708-474-1590 for tee times or to check course conditions. Cost is only $25 pp with a cart (excluding holidays). All Monday & Wednesday golfers are welcome to grab a refreshment in our bar and Wednesday golfers are…

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“The Wizard of Oz” – Review by Carol Moore

Highly Recommended **** “The Wizard of Oz” Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s summer family show is bright, colorful and fun! Kids of all ages will love it! It’s not too long, just 75 minutes, but everything from the original is included. The set is simple, the costumes are colorful, the music is lively, and Toto is a…

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Towle Theater’s “String” – Review by Carol Moore

Highly Recommended **** If you like a story with an interesting twist, then the Towle Theater’s new production, “String”, is the musical for you. Take a tiny bit of Greek mythology, drop it into a skyscraper somewhere, add a sweet love story with lush music and clever, complicated lyrics, it’s a recipe for success. My…

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“Head over Heels” – Review by Carol Moore

Highly Recommended **** Who knew that ‘80s pop music the people of today’s LGBTQ community and ancient Greece would make a wonderfully farcical jukebox musical? Taking that music, those people and that place – and the right cast – and Kokandy Productions made magic with campy romp, “Head Over Heels”. “Head Over Heels” is a…

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A September Christmas Festival

     In an effort to help provide Porter County families in Need during the holidays, a fundraiser has been planned for Saturday, September 7th at Founders Square in Portage Indiana called “A September Christmas Festival.      There will be a full day of festivities to help raise money for Christmas gifts and meals for families…

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Robin Feeley Art Exhibit at Miller Beach

   – Iconic portraiture, animal instinct, endangered species, and Dias de los Muertos.  These are a few of the topics award winning artist Robyn Feeley seeks to capture in her unique signature style.  Robyn grew up on the on the shores of Lake Michigan in Miller Beach surrounded by art and creativity. She is also…

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Aukiki Historical River Walk

     The Kankakee Valley Historical Society is excited to offer a new activity! The Aukiki River Walk guided tour. The tour is set for Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at 10 AM with a rain date of July 28th, 2019.      This unique, experiential and family friendly activity is meant to raise awareness about…

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