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Local Speed Dating Opportunity On Sunday, August 21st

     Tired of online dating, networking and marketing? Here’s your chance to meet someone who lives here and meet them up close and personal, lucky you. Speed dating is fun and safe. The First Date will be held on Sunday, August 21st at 12:45 pm.       The Speed Dating, Networking and Marketing…

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July 4th Parades for 2022

FRIDAY JULY 1ST: July 4th Parade – Gary Indiana – 07/01/2022 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm SATURDAYDAY JULY 2nd: July 4th – Portage, Indiana – 07/02/2022 – 10:00 am – 9:30 pm Michigan City Patriotic Parade – 07/02/2022 – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Highland Kiddie Parade – Part of July 4th Festival – 07/02/2022 – 1:30 pm…

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Summer Festivals

     Spend your Summer Weekends celebrating in Northwest Indiana. We guarantee there’s a Festival EVERY WEEKEND WITH TONS OF FAMILY FUN!  From Car Shows, ice cream socials to concerts and parades, these events will have you enjoying your summer weekend ! Let us not forget tons of Fireworks,  Art and Craft Fairs AND CRAFT BEER…

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Nature in the Arts – Gary Indiana

A “Nature in the Arts” Program presenting Arts Activities and Guided Hikes through the Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve will be held on Saturday, October 2nd from 10am to Noon. Snacks and water will be provided. Parking available. Ivanhoe South is located on the West Side of Colfax Street just South of 7th Ave., In Gary…

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South Shore Arts Seeking Artist for the 78th Annual Salon Show

    The Salon Show is a tradition that has defined South Shore Arts since its inception in the late 1930s. It was the first annual Art Exhibition of the Hammond District Art Association and was held in the millinery department of the Minas Department Store Downtown Hammond.        South Shore Arts is proud…

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Oilmen Baseball Has Started!

     On Tuesday, June 8th, the Northwest Indiana Oilmen returned home to begin their 10 Season at Oil City Stadium in downtown Whiting Indiana.     The Northwest Indiana Oilmen have announced their schedule for the 2022 summer season. This year, the Oilmen will compete in a 55-game regular season slate leading into the Northern…

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July 4th

        This year, 2021, some events have been cancelled. Below are the July 4th Celebrations in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically.   PLEASE NOTE:  2020 CELEBRATIONS are in Red, 2021 Celebrations are in Blue      CEDAR LAKE Summerfest, July 2nd – July 5th, 2021 free admission, ($5 parking…

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Crown Point Changes Time of July 4th Parade

     Traditional events for 2021 July  resume with the of hosting of the 4th of July parade & fireworks by the City of Crown Point,. The excitement returns in 2021. PARADE:      This year the City of Crown Point will hold the parade at 11:00 AM. The parade will take place along S.…

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Hunger Hike 2021 Announced

Walk, run, or bike with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 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 our…

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Several Community Members Receive Awards from LaPorte County Parks

      The LaPorte County Parks staff, Park Board and Foundation has selected their annual community awards. These awards were presented at the March 2, 2021 Park Board meeting at Red Mill County Park.             The 2020 Organization of the Year goes to Family Express for their continued support for our many programs and…

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