Category Archives: Portage

A September Christmas Festival

     In an effort to help provide Porter County families in Need during the holidays, a fundraiser has been planned for Saturday, September 7th at Founders Square in Portage Indiana called “A September Christmas Festival.      There will be a full day of festivities to help raise money for Christmas gifts and meals for families…

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Portage Turkey Trot – A Thanksgiving Tradition

     Thanksgiving for most, is a day filled with family, food and giving thanks. For the Portage Township YMCA, Thanksgiving is all of that and so much more. On November 22, 2018, the Portage Township YMCA will host its 18th Annual Turkey Trot. Proceeds from this event will benefit their Annual Support Campaign. The Y…

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Summer Music Fest – Portage

     Enjoy a Sunday of fabulous FREE live musical entertainment– right here in Portage, Indiana, at the first big music fest of summer 2019, outdoors at Founders Square Park!         Part of the 2019 Portage Summer Music Series, Founders Square three-band concert fests will be held the first Sunday of June, July, August and…

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Portage Summer Music Fest July 1st

Enjoy  a fabulous variety of FREE live musical entertainment– right here in Portage, Indiana! Come on down to a rockin’ summer music fest, outdoors at Founders Square Park!  Diamond & Elvis, dec8de, and Nicole Jamrose Band will be performing on Sunday, July 1, 2018, between 3:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., at  the Indiana American Water…

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Music Fest in Portage in June

     Enjoy a Sunday of fabulous FREE live musical entertainment– right here in Portage, Indiana, at the first big music fest of summer 2019, outdoors at Founders Square Park!   Part of the 2019 Portage Summer Music Series, Founders Square three-band concert fests will be held the first Sunday of June, July, August and September! Founders…

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Portage YMCA Holds Valentines Dance

     Over 100 seniors gathered at the Portage Township YMCA on Wednesday, February 14th for a free lunch provided by the Portage Township YMCA with funding by generous donors.      The “Valentine’s Day” themed afternoon was exclusive to Portage Y seniors age 50 years and older and was held in the gymnasium. Participants were invited…

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Fish On – Portage’s Fishing and Outdoor Show!

The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 3rd Annual “Fish-On Portage” a fishing and outdoor show. With so much access to water it is important to showcase what Northwest Indiana and the Midwest have to offer tourists and residents alike. This year the show will be located at Woodland Park, in Portage, IN.…

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Vertical Farming Found in Portage Indiana – Green Sense Farm

With the Upcoming Garden Show and after the holidays closer to Spring, we tend to focus on Spring time and the rebirth of plants, gardening and plant life. But, there is a local farm in Northwest Indiana that has plant growth all year long – in Portage, Indiana. Headquartered in Portage Indiana, Green Sense Farms’…

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Help the Environment – Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Valpo compost site to open Saturdays for Christmas tree, electronics recycling 9am – 2pm through March 23rd, 2019. Bring your live Christmas trees, wreaths and other organic holiday decorations to the Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, to be turned into compost and mulch for your gardens and landscaping.  Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Off-season…

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Trick or Trail walk at Portage YMCA

Join the Portage YMCA on Friday, October 13th for their Annual Trick-or-Treat Trail Walk Fundraiser supporting our Before & After-School Child Care Program, Y-Care. This event is family-friendly for children and adults of all-ages! Families will trek through our haunted trail, collecting candy & goodies at each stop. Before or after the fun, stop in…

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