Category Archives: Kid Friendly

Hunger Hike 2021 Announced

Walk, run, or bike with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at the Hunger Hike! Create a team with your family, friends, and coworkers to raise awareness and funds to provide meals for individuals and families facing hunger. Kids Area –  Children 12 and under are invited to participate in our…

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Hammond Hosts Springtime Pawp-Up

Join us at this free event in the month of National Pet Day at the Hammond Civic Center (5825 Sohl Ave.) on Saturday, April 17th from 10am – 3pm. Come and find your new fur baby while shopping local vendors & crafters. Concessions will be available for purchase. This event requires that all vendors and…

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Cinderella Returns by Indiana Ballet Theatre – 2021

     Indiana Ballet Theatre is proud to announce their performance favorite, Cinderella, for theirr spring ballet! Auditions were held in February and they have a very excited cast. Performance dates and locations: SCHEDULE: May 7th – Crown Point, IN May 13th – Munster, IN May 21-23 – Whiting, IN (Showtimes and tickets available online…

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Books, Brushes & Bands Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

COVID-9 has brutally affected many around the world. BBB4E is no exception. With mandatory closing of schools and businesses, all spring and summer classes, performances, and events had to be canceled. This continued throughout the year with classes moving virtually. Despite best efforts through moving to virtual classes and pursuing grants, the loss of revenue…

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Indoor Sports You Can Play at Home

Indoor Sports You Can Play at Home

Right now, people are spending more time indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although minimizing contact with lots of people is necessary for safety reasons, it can feel quite constricting as you try to figure out what to do to occupy your free time. Fortunately, there are many indoor sports you can play at home.…

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Dyer Indiana Opens NEW Skating Rinks

Dyer Indiana opened two new ice rinks at the tennis courts of Northgate Park along Calumet Avenue in Dyer Indiana, a project that has long been in the making. The rinks may be closed due to warm temperatures according to Dyer Director of Parks and Recreation Michael O’Shea. The rinks will be open from 10…

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LaPorte Winterfest 2021 Announced

     The annual WinterFest, returns in late January with some New Activities. Changes have been made to the Annual Winterfest due to  restrictions in place to stop the spread of COVID-19. There are events available for everyone even though It will look and feel different than in the past. This Annual Event is hosted by…

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New Years Eve 2020

New Year’s Eve in Northwest Indiana      Spend your New Year’s Eve celebrating in Northwest Indiana. We guarantee there’s an event for everyone WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN! From to special concerts to Fireworks, these events will have you ring in the New Year in style! Home of the Indiana Dunes in Northwest Indiana, we feature Events…

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Michigan City Announces Snowflake Parade

With the Holiday Season quickly upon us, many thoughts turn to the holidays and the Snowflake Parade. The Mayor’s office of Special Events and the Michigan City Fire Department are proud to announce the return of Michigan City’s Snowflake Parade. The parade will take Place on Saturday, December 5th with a 4;00 kickoff. The route…

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Historic Barker Mansion Blackout Tours for Halloween

Discover the untold, spooky side of Michigan City history. You’ll be surrounded by darkness as you tour the mansion with a guide; there’ll be tea lights to illuminate your path. During this eerie evening, we’ll tell little-known stories of our city’s creepy past and relate never-before told stories about the mansion. The ghost of Diana…

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