Category Archives: Valparaiso

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Where to Go For Christmas Lights

     Seems like the one thing popular this year during the Pandemic is to go see Christmas lights from the safety of your own car. We’ve compiled a list of Very Popular places for you to enjoy in the Northwest Indiana Region.      Folks are wanting to celebrate the season and give their…

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“Take Care, We’re Farming Around Here” Signs Renew This December 2022

     Bob Wichlinski will be interviewed this Thursday, Dec 1st, on PanoramaNOW Facebook LIVE and also on WVLP Radio on Friday Noon, Dec. 2nd to talk about renewing the Road Sign Sponsorships for the “Take Care, We’re Farming Around Here.”      As a local resident, Bob started an awareness effort more than a decade ago…

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Valparaiso Mayor Matt Murphy Not Running For Re-Election

On Wednesday, November 23rd, Mayor Matt Murphy announced to the City Council that he will not seek re-election for Mayor in 2023. “I want to be abundantly clear: My focus hasn’t changed now that I’ve made this announcement – we will continue full speed ahead to move our city forward in the new year as…

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Lucky You Speed Dating and Bowling!!!

     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.       Join the Nwi Singles with an adventure in September, on Wednesday, Nov. 30th at the Inmans Recreation Center, 3201 Evans…

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Holidaze Craft Show

     It happens every year! Black Friday starts early in Valparaiso Indiana. It is a shopping frenzy, with women running back and forth to their cars filling them up with many Christmas presents. Holidaze Sell-A-Bration Art & Craft Show will have over 200 vendors in the expo and adjoining building. Food will be available…

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Winter Lights Festival- Valparaiso Indiana

     Porter County Parks & Recreation opened the Winter Lights Drive Thru on Saturday, November 19th, 2022 at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 Meridian Rd. in Valparaiso. The Winter Lights Drive Thru is open from Nov 19th – Jan 2nd, 2023 from 5pm – 10pm, free, donations accepted. (note, there is no festival in 2021)…

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Valparaiso Parks Ready To Start Skating Season

     Valparaiso’s highly anticipated Winter Recreation programs are open for registration at Central Park Plaza! Skating lessons for kids and teens, as well as youth hockey to get young athletes moving on the ice. So dust off your skates or rent some from us, and find the right ice rink activity for you!  …

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Butterfly Meadows Celebrates Story Walk Addition – Valparaiso

Butterfly Meadows had a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony dedicating a new Addition titled “StoryWalk” at Butterfly Meadows. Author Kristina Cherep led the very first walk and read aloud her new book, “My Rainbow of Emotions,” which is now on display at the park and open to the public. This project is provided by a partnership among…

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Don Quijote Raises Money for New Hilltop Mission Kitchen

     It was a “sold out” event tonight for the Hilltop Neighborhood House “A Place At Our Table” Capital Campaign kick off event at Don Quijote in Valparaiso. Hilltop will begin construction on building a standing SOUP kitchen building in the spring of 2023. This event would not have been available except for the…

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Decorated Halloween Homes

CHESTERTON:  Corner of 11th St. and Park Ave.,  They live on a corner house and his display can be seen in the back, side and front of our house. There are ghost trees, lots of inflatables, holograms, strobe light, a small graveyard, witches and dead bodies, and big spooky eyeballs on the 2 peaks of…

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