Category Archives: Kid Friendly

Improvements to Soldiers Memorial Park & Stone Lake Planned

     The City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department is preparing a master plan to make improvements to Soldiers Memorial Park. The first draft of the plan is available by clicking on the link below. The public may comment on the plan through August 15 by contacting Jon Ruble at Planned Environment Associates…

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August 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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Taste of Crown Point at Bulldog Park

     The City of Crown Point would like to invite the region to the 2019 Taste of Crown Point at Bulldog Park on July 19th from 4 PM to 10 PM and July 20th from 11 AM to 10 PM.      This event will feature local Crown Point restaurants offering a taste of…

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Annual Eat Shop Rock Returns Sat. June 15th

The Downtown Hammond Council invites you to join us for a FAB time at the 8th Annual Eat, Shop & Rock: Browse to the Beat Fest! A celebration of the 60s, 70s, and the BEATLES on Saturday, June 15 from 11 am-7 pm! “Come Together” in Downtown Hammond for a groovy time! Take a stroll…

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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 2019 Induction Weekend  June 14th, 15th, and 16th, honoring current and new mascot inductees.      This spectacular, action-packed weekend will host a series of celebratory events featuring keynote speakers,…

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New Escape Room Opens in Whiting

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      The Region Escape Room will opened this week, bringing a truly unique and ever changing experience to Whiting and Robertsdale.      Jessica Schmidt, (a local rock singer) who, along with her husband Justin and partner “in crime” Rachael Boland opened the Room. They gave me a basic idea of what…

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Glacier Pass – A New Attraction Opens at Hesston Museum

    Fans and patrons will enjoy a brand new attraction at the Hesston Steam Museum in 2019- Glacier Pass. This opening celebrates 150 years of the opening of the transcontinental railroad.      Long over due, the volunteers at Hesston Steam were busy working on a new attraction at the museum. The work entailed lowering the…

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May Public Happenings at Lansing Country Club

   TRIVIA NIGHT & DINNER 5:30pm – 9:30pm, Friday May 17th Bring your buddies and your brain on Friday May 17th for dinner & trivia! Arrive as a team or we will put you with a team… everybody plays!!! $25 per person entry fee (includes dinner buffet & game), cash bar.  Up to 10 players…

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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 to Host Earth, Sea and Sky Day Community Open House

Families invited to attend open house in celebration of National Astronomy Day and Earth Day Hammond, IN (April 9, 2019) – The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana invites families to attend their annual community Open House on Saturday, April 27th in celebration of National Astronomy Day and Earth Day. Doors will open at 10:00…

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