Category Archives: Kid Friendly

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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Lowell Labor Day Festival is ON – with Changes

   For over 100 years the Lowell Labor Day Festival has been a part of the Labor Day weekend festivities. The Labor Day weekend in Lowell is a tradition of the state as it incorporated the longest running Labor Day Parade in the state and the Festival has always kicked off the weekend with family…

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Hammond Dance Center Competes Virtually

   Every year, Michelle’s Dance Group goes to  Dance Competitions around Chicago. But with Covid-19, live, in person competitions were cancelled this spring. But they did get to compete in the Starboard National Talent Competition “virtually.’    All entries were recorded in the studio and sent to Starboard who live streamed them during the competition.…

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Sandy Showtunes Concert At Indiana Dunes

“Sandy Showtunes” presented by Supercharged Trio with the Reasoner Family Singers. Supercharged Trio is made up of three boys aged 8-14 from Dyer, IN who each play violin, ukulele, and other stringed instruments along with signing. The Reasoner Family Singers from Schererville join to round out this multi-generational night of Broadway on the Beach. Park…

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Fair Food Drive Thru at LaPorte Fairgrounds Returns in July

     County fairs were once places where the kids and the folks took a break from Mom’s healthy green beans, biscuits, and pot roast and indulged in hand-held novelties like corn dogs, burgers, soda pop and sno-cones.  Grandma bought a scrumptious blackberry pie and samples were given out after the judging took place. Back…

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Fun Activities for Kids to Do at Home

Fun Activities for Kids to Do at Home

When kids are stuck at home for a long time, they can start to feel bored or spend too much time sitting in front of the computer or TV. You may want to find things for them to do that are more engaging and still enjoyable, but you might be at a loss for ideas.…

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4 Main Reasons Why Families Should Adopt a Dog

4 Main Reasons Why Families Should Adopt a Dog

If your family is looking for some extra fun and love, then a pet may be just the route to take. Now, this isn’t something you should take lightly or decide on a whim, but dogs are known to provide extra reasons to enjoy life. The rewards for adopting a pup far outweighs most concerns…

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Paint for a Cause At Busy Bees!

Sign Up to Paint “Healing Earth” and you will help feed our local Northwest Indiana Heroes and Healers!    “Caring for Those Who Care for Us”. Purchase this Healthy Earth paint-your-own canvas piece and proceeds will be used to provide food for Healthcare Workers in Northwest Indiana. Kit includes (1) 12×12 canvas, painting instructions, paint,…

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Inman’s Recreation Center

 Inman’s Recreation Center, Valparaiso Indiana       Inman’s offers the finest in recreational activities, excellent food and drink, as well at the capability of hosting any size event.      Inman’s has something for everyone –  32 Lanes Bowling, Glow Bowling, and 8 Pool tables (Billiards). Families will enjoy  the Video Game Arcade, Roller Skating, 18 Hole…

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Easter From a Distance in 2020

CEDAR LAKE The Cedar Lake Fire Department will take the Easter Bunny from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, throughout the town on a fire truck. Listen for the “noise” to see them in your area, covering the town and township. Candy will not be handed out, nor will anybody be allowed near the fire…

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