Category Archives: Seasonal

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Fall Barn Shop Hop

     This map-guided tour showcases 4 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Three gift certificates will be awarded for 3 Whole Days – September 10, 11, and 12, 2021 from 10am – 4pm CST!      Shop…

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What to do About Brown Grass

Lawn looking pretty sad? Welcome to the club.     Summer can be tough times for otherwise lush lawns. This time of year it’s not uncommon to find lawns with big, brown patches; thin spots, or even grass that looks dead. The Purdue Extension Porter County feels your pain, according to John Nash, Purdue Master…

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The Most Adventurous Water Sports You Need To Try

The Most Adventurous Water Sports You Need To Try

While it’s a dream to visit the ocean, it isn’t always realistic for everyone. Luckily, you can experience some of the most adventurous water sports you need to try from a lake or river. Whether or not you like to get your adrenaline pumping, water sports can be enjoyable. Jump in the water or get…

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Valpo Car Show And Swap Meet

    The Valparaiso Car Show & Motorcycle Show and Swap Meets kicks off on Sunday, August 29th, 2021 and it’s back bigger and better than ever before. And, it’s only $5 to show your Car! ($5 admission fee for everyone).      Hosted by Region Rides the show is open from 9 am – 2 pm,…

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LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 6th Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, Friday, May 7, 2021 thru Sunday, May 9th, 2021 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Tour 4 unique area LaPorte County shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art and more. Map available. Visit all 6 shops and enter…

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How To Survive Outdoor Winter Workouts

How To Survive Outdoor Cold Workouts

The way you protect your body while working out is important. Whether you need arch-supporting footwear for an indoor treadmill or warm clothing for outdoor jogs, you should care for your body even when testing your limits. Here’s how to survive outdoor winter workouts. Use Layers Well As an older adult, you likely become chilled…

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3 Safety Tips for Outdoor Fun This Winter

3 Safety Tips for Outdoor Fun This Winter

Does your family take annual ski trips? Do you like to hit up the sledding hills or build a magnificent snowman after the first big snow of the season? What about winter hikes or runs through the neighborhood? No matter how you like to spend your time outside, winter is full of opportunities. However, you…

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Crown Point Announces Holiday Events

Friday, November 27, 2020 – CANCELLED Tree Lighting Ceremony 5:30pm – eastside Court House steps Join Mayor David Uran and the City of Crown Point as we light the trees on the Court House lawn.  We will be joined by the Harmony Handbells & CPHS Choir for the celebration.   Tank Lighting Ceremony 6:00pm –…

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End-of-Summer Car Maintenance Checklist

End-of-Summer Car Maintenance Checklist

The summer weather is finally cooling down as we transition to fall. With the extreme heat and the severe storms this summer brought to the Midwest, your car took a beating. Whether it has been taking you to work every day or to quick grocery trips after a day of work-from-home, it’s time to run…

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Town Wide Garage Sale And Sidewalk Sale – Hammond Indiana

     Who is ready for the FUN of the FIND?      EVERYONE is welcome to participate and EVERYONE is invited to join us! If you love to go treasure hunting, if you love to shop, or if you like to learn about organizations in the area, then join us for a “haunting” good…

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