Category Archives: Merrillville

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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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Souper Bowl Benefit Coming in January

The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana invites you to the second annual Souper Bowl on Sunday, January 31st, from 1pm-3pm. This soup sampling competition will feature 20+ soups, local vendors, raffles, and squares for the big game. All proceeds will support hunger relief programs and services throughout Lake and Porter Counties. Masks and social distancing…

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Lake, Porter and LaPorte County Covid Test Sites

More NWIndiana Testing Sites Announced     It’s been over a year, and the Covid Test Sites have changed. Many hospitals are no longer offering Covid Tests. The Current Covid Conditions are still challenging to many of us, especially when it comes to testing.        Hoosiers will not be charged for testing and insurance…

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New Years Eve 2020

New Year’s Eve in Northwest Indiana      Spend your New Year’s Eve celebrating in Northwest Indiana. We guarantee there’s an event for everyone WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN! From to special concerts to Fireworks, these events will have you ring in the New Year in style! Home of the Indiana Dunes in Northwest Indiana, we feature Events…

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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 2021

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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