Category Archives: Children’s Entertainment

Mascot Hall of Fame Special Events

Check out these exciting special events right down the road at the one and only Mascot Hall of Fame.           At 11a.m. Feb. 20 it’s fun for the tiniest of mascots with Tiny Mascot Storytime.  Children under 5 are free with purchase of an adult admission.       Mascot Mardi Gras Celebration goes on with a…

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Step Outside of the Box: 5 Ways to Foster Creativity in Kids

Step Outside of the Box: 5 Ways to Foster Creativity in Kids

Hopefully, we witness those moments where a child lights up with joy and excitement when they’re doing something they love. Whether they’re dancing around the kitchen or running around the playground with other kids, this bright spirit fills up our own. But sometimes, more often now than in the past, we see children stuck to…

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Introduce Your Children to Live Theater at “Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic”

*** Recommended *** “Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic” is the perfect opportunity to introduce your children/grandchildren to live theater. This fast-moving, brightly colored show is chock full of multiple Muppets and friends in high-energy dance numbers done to rhythmic music designed to get the kids dancing, too. All your favorite Sesame Street learning blocks…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

     Don’t miss the MHOF’s biggest event of the year!   Mark your calendar for the Mascot Hall of Fame’s biggest event of the year….the 2021 Induction Weekend  honors current and new mascot inductees.      This spectacular, action-packed weekend will host a series of celebratory events featuring keynote speakers, famous mascot appearances, and this…

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Crown Point Opens New Bulldog Park Downtown

   Crown Point just completed one of the newest public multi-use projects  — Bulldog Park. What started out as a mere vision is now a public place that makes the city even more welcoming for visitors and residences alike.      City officials wanted the downtown to be more than just a place for eating, drinking, and…

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Family Arts Fest – Munster Indiana

The Family Arts Festival Returns to Munster Indiana of June 23rd, 2019 with a host of Family activities to participate in. SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:      The Princess and the Pea, 9 am & 11 am , Only a real Princess can feel a PEA under a stack of 20 Mattresses! Meet Princess Penelope and her…

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Valparaiso Author Writes Children’s Books

     Once Upon a Time. There was a Professional Author named Joslin Fitzgerald, who enjoyed writing magical stories for all boys and girls. And loving kids of all races, faiths, weights, shades, also looks on their faces, while writing her original fairy tales.      This sweet lady wanted to teach children of all shapes and…

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Dunes Learning Center Gears Up for a Summer of Fun

    In just a few weeks, schools around northwest Indiana will be ringing their final dismissal bells. As a result, officially signifying the start of summer break.            This is a time when students anxiously await summer. During this time, the Dunes Learning Center’s staff are busy lacing up their hiking boots. In addition, they are…

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Challenger Learning Center

    The Challenger Learning Center features hands-on, family-friendly science activities for kids and grown-ups alike with a focus on environmental stewardship, the effects of climate change and pollution on daily life, and astronomy topics such as the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.      Attendees learn spring stargazing tips, visit space…

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Life & Times of Amphibians

Special guest and Indiana University professor Spencer Cortwright  brings to life amphibians of the dunes as he illustrates their life cycle, habitat, identification, mating, egg-laying, and their tribulations in his powerpoint presentation. Spencer Cortwright, Professor of Biology at Indiana University Northwest, presents a slide show:  LIFE AND TIMES OF MIDWESTERN AMPHIBIANS.   Professor Cortwright teaches ecology,…

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