Category Archives: Kid Friendly

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

    The Challenger Learning Center features hands-on, family-friendly science activities for kids and grown-ups alike with a focus on environmental stewardship, the effects of climate change and pollution on daily life, and astronomy topics such as the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.      Attendees learn spring stargazing tips, visit space…

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Kesling Park Rebuilds Fort La Play Porte

La Porte residents are able to enjoy the redesigned Fort La Play Porte playground at Kesling Park with a successful crowdfunding campaign launched today. The campaign was sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and offered through the crowdfunding platform developed by Patronicity. The campaign was led by LaPorte Parks and Recreation. “Unfortunately,…

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Lansing Country Club Celebrates It’s 78th Anniversary with Open to the Public Offers

     Lansing Country Club offers more than just great golfing and would like to invite you and your family to celebrate their 78th Anniversary with them this winter. The restaurant is open Wednesdays – Saturdays this winter and best of all it’s open to the public during this time! The club offers an affordable…

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Crown Point Opens New Skating Venue at Bulldog Park

     The City of Crown Point, Parks and Special Events Departments are excited to announce that Bulldog Park will be opening to the public for ice skating! The ribbon cutting took place at  Saturday, December 22nd prior to open skating at 6pm. Concessions will be available with plenty of hot chocolate and wintery treats.        The…

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Shutdown Affects On Indiana Dunes

Due to the current government shutdown, you may have questions about their services. During the shutdown the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as it always is. However, there will be no visitor services, scheduled programs or events. All offices and contact stations will be closed, and parking…

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Mascot Hall of Fame

     The Mascot Hall of Fame officially opened its doors to the public on December 26th . Folks are invited to explore two floors of fully interactive exhibits in the Department of Phuzzical Education, Science of Silliness Lab, Department of Furry Arts, and more. Compete against family, friends, and other museum guests while firing t-shirt cannons, racing mascots, and…

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indiana ballet theatre the nutcracker show

The Nutcracker Returns with 2 Show Dates

IBT presents “The Nutcracker”      Everyone’s favorite holiday tradition is just around the corner — The Nutcracker. Indiana Ballet Theatre (IBT) will be performing its 21st annual performance throughout Northwest Indiana this year.      Composed in 1892 by treasured composer Peter IIyich Tchikovsky’s, The Nutcracker, is one of the most memorable ballet classics.…

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