Category Archives: Merrillville

Where to Go For Christmas Lights

     Seems like the one thing popular this year during the Pandemic is to go see Christmas lights from the safety of your own car. We’ve compiled a list of Very Popular places for you to enjoy in the Northwest Indiana Region.      Folks are wanting to celebrate the season and give their…

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Lake County Indiana Goes Code Red with Increases

     The State has implemented a color-coded system to inform Hoosiers about the COVID-19 Status in each county – Red, Orange, Yellow and Blue.  Lake County Became Code Red on November 18th.      Once a Code is declared the county cannot be changed for two weeks and can only be changed if the…

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Lake County Indiana Covid-19 Update

Here’s the new COVID-19 Data results for Lake County Indiana. We stopped taking the time to calculate the results back in August. However, with the recent resurgence in cases, it seems we’re back with more concerns about COVID-19. Some of the Lake County cities that were spared in the beginning are now surging and the…

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The Nutcracker Returns in 2020

IBT presents “The Nutcracker”      Everyone’s favorite holiday tradition is just around the corner — The Nutcracker. Indiana Ballet Theatre (IBT) will be performing its 22nd annual performance in 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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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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