Category Archives: Merrillville

Busy Bees Starts Afternoon Art Club

The Bees are buzzing with excitement, our Afternoon Art Club is here and open for registration!  Our Art Club program has been designed to bring a fun, safe, creative experience to your child throughout the school week. Choose from Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Fridays from 4pm – 6pm. Your child(ren) will explore at least one medium…

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NwIndiana Annual Fight Breast Cancer Walk

The global pandemic has not stopped Community HealthNet Health Centers (CHN) in moving forward in its mission to provide affordable health services to the communities they serve! Part of this includes special events, and they are excited to announce that they will be hosting our 20th Anniversary Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Walk on Saturday, September…

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National Guard Continues to Help Food Bank NWI

The Indiana National Guard will continue assisting the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana in meeting the larger than usual demand for food aid due to the coronavirus pandemic.     Victor Garcia, CEO of the Merrillville-based food bank, said Monday the 26 guardsmen on site since April will continue working full time at the food…

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Hunger Hike Helps Food Bank

Walk, run, or bike with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, September 19th, 2020 at the Hunger Hike! Create a team with your family, friends, and coworkers to raise awareness and funds to provide meals for individuals and families facing hunger. Kids Area –  Children 12 and under are invited to participate in…

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Lake County Indiana Covid Cases Per City Updated

     Just in case you were wondering how many cases were in your own town in Lake County, Indiana we discovered a website by the State of Indiana that tells you exactly that.      There are also several informative links available here as well, that we have included in this post. There are…

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Busy Bees Opens Summer Camp!

Hello Bee Friends! We wanted to share the news that Busy Bees 2020 Summer Art Camp is still being held. Changes have been made to comply with the new social distancing and safety guidelines and we wanted to share the updates with you! Register Here: or Call 219-525-5260. *Reservations are required so enough supplies can…

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Funflateables is Fun for Families

      Funflatables, has locations in Valparaiso, Merrillville, Michigan City, Dyer, and Hebron. The FunFlatables’ Party-n-Play centers are your #1 family entertainment center for indoor, climate-controlled, all-occasion parties and FUN.      Visit one or ALL of their unique, year-round, soft inflatable playgrounds where the whole family can have. Featuring continuous FUN Jumping, Bouncing, Climbing, Snaking…

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More #NWI Places Offering TeleHealth or TeleMedicine

     Governor Holcomb issued an executive order on March 30, 2020 with directives allowing flexibility for hospitals and health care professionals responding to the public health emergency declared by Governor Holcomb on March 2, 2020. As a result, the Indiana Department of insurance is directed to request health insurers to provide coverage for expanded…

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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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Teacher Appreciation Cards Available From Busy Bees

     The school year is not over yet, and there is no better time to celebrate our teachers!! In honor of National Teacher Appreciation – May 2020, purchase a Busy Bees eGift card to show your gratitude and appreciation for them! Orders can be place here: https://www.giftfly.com/shop/busy-bees-pottery1.      Just include your teacher’s name, their…

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