Category Archives: Valparaiso

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State Road 2 to close between 400 N and 575 N On-After May 30 2023

– Indiana Department of Transportation contractor Dunnet Bay Construction Company will close State Road 2 between C.R. E 400 N and C.R. N 575 E on or after Tuesday, May 30 (shown above in red) State Road 2 will be closed through early August for a structure replacement at West Branch Crooked Creek. Motorists should…

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Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet & Motorcycle Show

     Want to Sell your Car? Need to find Parts? Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet, & Motorcycle Show will take place Sunday, May 21, 2023 from 9:00 a.m.- 2:00p.m. at the Porter County Fairgrounds in Valparaiso, Indiana. The show is open to all cars at 8:00 a.m. with registration on the day of the show.    The…

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Valparaiso’s WVLP Radio Celebrates 20 Years!

By Larry A Brechner      A unique group of about thirty local radio broadcasters gathered at the relatively new station’s studio and office location on College Street to celebrate over twenty years of Valparaiso’s own community radio station, WVLP-LP 103.1 FM. WVLP’s radio programs from a cadre of volunteer hosts that feature an eclectic collection…

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“Nunsense” coming to Memorial Opera House in May – Valpo

     A zany, wholesome, hilarious musical revue presented by the Little Sisters of Hoboken, Nunsense is a heavenly delight!      Nunsense begins when the Little Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters, and they are in dire need of funds for…

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Two Sisters Winners in the Spring Into The Arts Festival – Valparaiso Indiana

     Valparaiso Community Schools would like to announce the Annual Arts Festival: Spring into the @rts.      Spring into the @rts is a month-long festival for the ENTIRE community, brought to you by Valparaiso Community Schools.      The month-long celebration will feature artwork on display in Valpo between April 22nd –  May 20th, 2023.  They…

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Valpo Parks Breaks Ground on a New Skate Park at Fairgrounds Park

Valpo Parks had a ground breaking ceremony for their newest project: a 25,000-square-foot skatepark that features a mini bowl, street features, a beginner’s area, with 3 phases of development. This new location will bring a greater visibility to local residents and also brings a convenient location, right off of Calumet Ave, and walking distance from the…

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Active Kids Day – Valparaiso

Valpo Parks is teaming up with local organizations to promote and encourage kids to “get active” and “be healthy!” The 2nd Annual Active Kids Day is a free event at Central Park Plaza under the Urschel Pavilion for people to learn about various activities and opportunities for kids in Porter County. Stop by Sunday and…

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Valparaiso Launches “Birds of Paradise” Public Sculpture Adventure

Birds of Paradise is Valparaiso’s downtown sculpture scavenger hunt, created to promote engagement, culture and activity while highlighting public art and local artists. The scavenger hunt is a fun way for community members and visitors to learn more about Valpo and its feathered friends.  The hunt includes ten bird sculptures, representing ten native species, hidden in…

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Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration

     Invest In our Planet, on Earth Day, 9am – 1pm, on Saturday, April 22nd at the Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso Indiana.     Perhaps you can use bedding, keys, art supplies, towels, coats, tools etc. Porter County Recycling will advertiser your wish list to the community and encourage donations at the Earth…

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Join Drew Wenger at the Jesse-Pilfer Tree Planting April 22nd, 2023

by Georgia Fox Hatfield      Twenty-nine trees will be planted at Jesse-Pilfer Park in Valparaiso Saturday, April 22nd at 9:30 am. This is part of a community grant that has also improved side walk maintenance, landscaping with wildflowers being added, park signage, basketball court repairs and more! That’s over $65,000 in improvements over the…

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