Category Archives: Memorial Day

How To Plan an Outdoor High School Graduation Party

How To Plan an Outdoor High School Graduation Party

Graduating from high school is one of the seminal milestones in a child’s life. You can help them celebrate it with a memorable outdoor graduation party.

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Wolf Lake Wetlands Bike Ride – Hammond Indiana

More of the Wolf Lake watershed will be used at this year’s 18th annual Wolf Lake Bi-State Wetlands Wind & Water festival on May 29th 2021. The Wetlands Wind & Water Bike Ride begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, at the rear parking lot of Calumet college of St. Joseph, 2400 New York Ave., Whiting, Indiana.  …

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Cobe Cup Returns to Northwest Indiana -2021

     The excitement returns to Northwest Indiana thanks to the Regional Streeters Car Club. The Annual and Historical Cobe Cup Car Cruise will be held on Saturday, May 29th Memorial Weekend, 2021. The course mocks the original historical race of 1909 – going thru Crown Point, Lowell and Cedar Lake, starting at Lake County Fairgrounds…

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Michigan City Farmers Market Scheduled to Open May 30th

     According to Officials the Michigan City Farmers Market is Scheduled to open On May 1st, 2021. Amid the Pandemic, Social Distancing Practices will be enforced. The Market is an enclosed space and can allow for social distancing practices as outlined by the Indiana Governor.    The Michigan City Farmers Market aims to provide…

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Fishing Essentials Every Beginner Needs

Fishing Essentials

If you’re looking to get into fishing, you’ll need to learn new skills and acquire the right equipment. Your approach and tools may also change depending on where and how you fish as well. The following items are fishing essentials every beginner needs. Fishing License In order to fish legally as an adult, you’ll need…

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Valparaiso Author Writes Children’s Books

     Once Upon a Time. There was a Professional Author named Joslin Fitzgerald, who enjoyed writing magical stories for all boys and girls. And loving kids of all races, faiths, weights, shades, also looks on their faces, while writing her original fairy tales.      This sweet lady wanted to teach children of all shapes and…

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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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Folds of Honor Car Show – Postponed

Save the Date! On May 23rd, 2020 Currie Ford of Valparaiso will be hosting our annual Memorial Day Weekend Event to raise money for the Folds of Honor – Northwest Indiana (Facebook Link) Foundation! The car and truck show takes place from 11am – 3pm. Registration for the car and truck show starts at 9…

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Butterfly Monitoring Hike

Come join Stewardship Director, Eric Bird, on a hike through Meadowbrook Nature Preserve to monitor butterflies. Participants will learn the basics of field identification and how you can use your observation skills to be part of the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network and help collect important data about butterfly populations in our region of Indiana.  …

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Hesston Steam Museum

     Hesston Steam Museum is an outdoor museum operated by the Laporte County Historical Steam Society in Hesston, Indiana. The Hesston Steam Museum is open several Holiday Weekends as well as every weekend in the Summer. Special Weekends Include: Civil War Days in June, Father’s Day, July 4th and Labor Day Weekend (with Steam Show).…

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