Category Archives: Home Improvement

15th Annual Gardening Show – Porter County Expo Center

15th Annual Gardening Show Highlights The 2018 Gardening Show will be held on Saturday, January 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “Renovate! Repurpose! Revitalize!”  You won’t want to miss it. Some of the highlights include: A Seed & Bulb Exchange – quite possibly the largest on-site event of its type in…

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Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration

– Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction is adding a new feature to the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration; a Reuse Fair. On the heels of a successful first reuse event last fall, this second endeavor will benefit 13 schools and organizations. The public is invited to come and donate their unwanted but usable items…

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La Porte Candlelight Tour

If you prefer candlelight, nostaliga, and historic homes decorated for Christmas during the holidays, we invite you to join in the Christmas Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes on Saturday December 3rd from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and on Sunday December. 4th from 1:00 to 500 pm. Each year private homes in LaPorte’s historic district open…

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Porter County Compost Open Till Dec 3rd

The Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction reminds residents that leaves, dead plants, tree limbs and other organic debris collected from fall yard cleanups are accepted at either public compost site in Porter County. The Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, and the Boone Grove compost site, 546 South 400 West, are open through Dec.…

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Fall Barn Shop Hop

This map-guided tour showcases 6 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Three gift certificates will be awarded for 3 Whole Days -October 6th, 7th and 8th, 2017 from 10am – 4pm CST! Shop LaPorte County’s best kept secrets~ tour…

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Porter County Compost Passes Tests

Porter County residents who take advantage of free compost from two public compost sites for their gardens are taking home quality material, as reported by A&L Great Lakes Laboratories, Inc., a third party company hired by Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction to analyze the compost. According to the test results, compost available at the…

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Women Build Week Seminars at Lowe’s

Habitat for Humanity and longtime national partner Lowe’s are hosting “how-to” construction clinics for women volunteering during the ninth annual National Women Build Week. Taking place April 30-May 8, National Women Build Week encourages women across the country to devote at least one day to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance through housing in…

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2016 Events at the Porter County Expo Center

Most of us in Northwest Indiana have cabin fever, so we wanted to let you know what’s going on at the Porter County Expo Center, so you can start filling up your calendar. For more Events like These, visit our Calendar of Events at: http://inpanoramanow.com/calendar/ Bridal Expo, January 17th, 2016 Noon – 4pm — The…

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Obtain Significant Savings with Senior Home Modifications

There are many choices for elder care as you or your loved one’s health begins to decline.  From assisted living to nursing homes and senior housing, these can all be very costly options that can add up over the years.  Extending the time that you or a loved one can safely stay in your own…

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