Category Archives: Gary

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Nature in the Arts – Gary Indiana

A “Nature in the Arts” Program presenting Arts Activities and Guided Hikes through the Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve will be held on Saturday, October 2nd from 10am to Noon. Snacks and water will be provided. Parking available. Ivanhoe South is located on the West Side of Colfax Street just South of 7th Ave., In Gary…

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Fest In The First – Re-Imagine Gary

Fest in the First is Back! On September 18, 2021 from noon-8pm, come to Lake Street in Gary’s beautiful Miller Beach Community for the 18th Annual Fest in the First. We are celebrating Gary’s First District Neighborhoods: Emerson, Aetna, Glen Ryan and Miller. There will be a free accessible shuttle service provided in partnership with…

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Free Concerts At Hard Rock Cafe – NwIndiana

Northwest Indiana’s Newest Entertainment Venue, The Hard Rock Cafe, is offering free concerts inside this land-based Casino. 21 and over, Located just south of 80/94 off Burr Street Exit. These take place on either the Hard Rock Café stage or on the stage in the Council Oak bar (locations noted on schedule below). Seating is first…

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July 4th

        This year, 2021, some events have been cancelled. Below are the July 4th Celebrations in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically.   PLEASE NOTE:  2020 CELEBRATIONS are in Red, 2021 Celebrations are in Blue      CEDAR LAKE Summerfest, July 2nd – July 5th, 2021 free admission, ($5 parking…

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Hard Rock Casino is More than “Just” a Casino

I was fortunate to be one of the very first people to view the new Grand Opening of Hard Rock Casino and Museum in Gary, Indiana. Located right off of Burr Ave, just south of I-80-94, you can see the casino from the highway. Turns out, this facility is more than a casino, it is…

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Railcats Baseball Announce Opening Week !

 Opening Day is Tuesday, May 18th at 7:10 pm.  The Special Homestand Preview for Opening Week from May 18th thru May 23rd Includes: May 18th: Opening Night, Magnetic Schedule Give Away. Post Game Fireworks, Tickets given away at area Community Hospital Health Centers – CHN May 19th: Essential Worker Wednesday, Presented by Berey Brothers May…

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Miller Beach Mural And First Fridays Announced

    Lake Effectd Annual wall art painting event  (located in the alley behind Lee Companies 563 S. Lake St.) is the epicenter of the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District’s biannual event. Lee Companies is proud to present the latest mural, an ohmage to the heroes of the first responders to the Covid pandemic. …

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Lake County Eats Locally

Lake County Eats Local is back for a second year! The 2020 farmers market season will include both land-based and mobile markets running from June through October. We are excited to announce collaborations with Methodist Hospitals – Northlake Campus, ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen, Sons of Amvets and Healthlinc East Chicago. You can also follow them…

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Hard Rock Casino to Open May 14th – Gary Indiana

     Rock and Roll is alive and well in Gary Indiana. Gary has been most famous as the home of the Jackson 5 and this May 14th, 2021, open to the public at 5pm, a brand new Hard Rock Casino hopes to re-live that designation.      The $300 million development began construction in January of…

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Gary Indiana Opens Mass Vaccination Site

On Monday, March 29th, 2021, Governor Holcomb, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced the opening of an eight-week mass vaccination clinic in Gary. The clinic will run from April 7 to June 2 at the former Roosevelt High School, and will be capable of administering 3,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day. The…

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