Category Archives: Sports

Winter Wonderland Festival at Wolf Lake

Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the festival will be held at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Avenue, Hammond from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Afternoon events will begin at 1 p.m. at the William W. Powers State Recreation Area, 12949 Avenue O, Chicago. Discussions will allow community residents and…

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Ice Skating In Northwest Indiana

 Skating is freedom and exercise and beauty and fun. It is a great way to embrace winter while experiencing the joy of gliding over the ice with friends and family. In order to experience the joy of skating, you have to learn the sport. It might seem an easy concept – just put on a…

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“Althea” Documentary Screening Nov 12th

While Althea Gibson became famous for expertly lobbing a tennis ball over a net; it was the color barriers of the time that really got served by her success. Born in 1927, she was the first person of color to win the French Open, following that with wins at both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open…

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Central Park Plaza Ice Rink opens to the public November 14

     Valpo Parks is happy to announce that the Central Park Plaza Ice Rink will open to the public for the Winter season every November.  Over the next two weeks the park staff will transform the 12,000-square-foot William E. Urschel Pavilion into the center of cold weather fun in downtown Valparaiso.      “Last year was…

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Canoemobile Visits Northwest Indiana

More than 4,500 students from 5 Northwest Indiana communities will spend an unforgettable hour learning about their local watershed from the seat of a Voyageur canoe, thanks to funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Outdoor Foundation’s Challenge Cost Share Program, in partnership with Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as well as schools…

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Active Living Faire 2016

The 13th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake on Saturday, October 1 will focus on good health and fitness. The event, sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), is free to the public. The Faire will be held at two locations.  It begins at 9 a.m. at the Environmental Education Center,…

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Wham Bike Ride at Wolf Lake Pavilion

Bring out your 2-wheelers, tricycles, or unicycles and join us for the fifth annual Whiting, Hammond, Highland, and Munster Midnight Bike Ride. Enjoy a ride through Hammond, Whiting, Highland, and Munster’s beautiful neighborhood bike paths and city streets on Saturday, August 11th, 2018. Start and end at Hammond iconic Wolf Lake Pavilion, ride along the…

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Bicentennial Torchbearers for Porter County

More than 50 people who have made a difference in their communities have been selected to be torchbearers when the Indiana bicentennial torch passes through Porter County on Oct. 9. The torch run, which is going through all 92 Indiana counties, is the signature event of Indiana’s bicentennial in 2016. “We are pleased to have so…

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Memorial Day Weekend in NWI

There are lots of events and activities in Northwest Indiana for Memorial Weekend that are fun for the whole family with lots of free things to do. While here in Northwest Indiana you’ll also find lots of amusement parks and Family Friendly Fun centers with arcades, indoor play, laser tag, miniature golf, bowling, batting cages,…

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Valpo Car Show is May 19th

The Valparaiso Car Show and Swap Meet kicks off on Sunday, May 19th, 2019 and it’s back bigger and better than ever before. And, it’s still free to show your Car! ($5 admission fee for everyone) Hosted by M & S Enterprizes, the show is open from 9 am – 2pm, with car registrations at…

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