Category Archives: Kid Friendly

Easter Fun From Busy Bees!

     Easter brings with it traditions, sweet treats, Easter egg hunts and quality time with family and friends. While many of us will have had to cancel plans this year, there are still ways we can celebrate. Modern-day convenience store  Busy Bees is offering Easter Projects delivery options for your family and friends that will ensure…

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Crown Point Offers Easter Decorating Contest During Pandemic!

 The Mayor’s Office of Special Events is inviting Crown Point residents to participate in our Easter / Spring home decorating contest.  Similar to the Tour of Lights, we are asking residents to submit their homes and decorate the front yards for Easter / Spring by Friday, March 19th.  The City will create an interactive map…

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Highland Parks Offers Virtual Games!

Fun, free contests and activities:      Make the most out of your time at home by entering one of our Facebook contests!  They’ve already conducted a Kids Art Contest and Lip Sync Contest and have posted the winners’ work to our page.  Below are some current contests still open and they will be posting…

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Visit These Virtual Museums During the Pandemic

     Virtual Tours – Museums, Parks, Heritage Sites, Operas, and More     The La Porte County Historical Society has compiled a list of free virtual tours of Museums, Parks, Heritage Sites, Operas, and more for the benefit of families and individuals confined to home during this pandemic.      The following list is…

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The Best Cosplay Tips for Beginners

The Best Cosplay Tips for Beginners

Cosplay, the portmanteau of costume play, is becoming one of the most popular activities today. Many people enjoy the creativity and freedom they get from dressing as their favorite movie, television show, anime, video game, or comic book characters. Cosplay gives these people a chance to show off their hard work and dedication since many…

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Albanese Candy Factory – A Story of Sweet Success!

     For over 30 years Albanese has been making the World’s Best Gummies & Candies right here in the Merrillville, Indiana! It’s not surprising to see how quickly our company & our World’s Best & Gold Label brands have grown. For years we’ve had a simple recipe for success putting flavor & texture first, always…

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Walk In to Busy Bees Pottery & Art Studio

     Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio is a contemporary studio where you can create original pieces of art using a myriad of mediums. Finished pieces are displayed throughout the studio providing you with endless ideas and inspiration. Busy Bees has Special Projects For Every Holiday including: Easter, St Patrick’s, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day,…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Special Events

Check out these exciting special events right down the road at the one and only Mascot Hall of Fame.           At 11a.m. Feb. 20 it’s fun for the tiniest of mascots with Tiny Mascot Storytime.  Children under 5 are free with purchase of an adult admission.       Mascot Mardi Gras Celebration goes on with a…

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Indiana Dunes

     Dunes Learning Center at Camp Good Fellow in Indiana Dunes National Park has education programs to inspire lasting curiosity and stewardship with nature.      Immersed in nature, Dunes Learning Center connects learners of all ages with the natural world through lessons in conservation and sustainability led by professional educators in an outdoor…

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Lowell Labor Day Festival

    For 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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