Category Archives: Valparaiso

Hilltop Neighborhood House Announces Soup Day

Hilltop Neighborhood House is very excited to invite organizations to participate in celelbrating their 19th Annual “Heartwarming Soups and Hometown Entertainment” community dinner on February 27th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.      This dinner has become a “Signature” event for them. They hope to have 17 or more different restaurants to participate and donate…

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Local Organizations and Schools to Invited to Porter County’s Reuse Fair,

    Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction invites non-profit organizations and schools to register for its Earth Day Reuse Fair, scheduled from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in conjunction with the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Rd., Valparaiso.      The event aims to connect participants…

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Help the Environment – Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Valpo compost site to open Saturdays for Christmas tree, electronics recycling 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 hours begin Jan. 7 This site is…

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15th Annual Gardening Show – Porter County Expo Center

15th Annual Gardening Show Highlights The 2018 Gardening Show will be held on Saturday, January 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “Renovate! Repurpose! Revitalize!”  You won’t want to miss it. Some of the highlights include: A Seed & Bulb Exchange – quite possibly the largest on-site event of its type in…

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Holidays At Taltree Arboretum

Bring the whole family to Taltree and celebrate the holidays in our vintage Railway Depot. Step off the trails, out of the cold and into Santa’s workshop. Families are encouraged to bring cameras and snap a photograph with Santa. While waiting to meet with Kris Kringle, enjoy a warm cup of cocoa, create a holiday…

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CST Celebrates 20 Years With “It’s a Wonderful Life”

In celebration of their 20th anniversary on Chicago Street Theatre, CST is proud to bring audiences the holiday favorite, It’s a Wonderful Life to their stage November 24 through December 16, 2017.  Based on Frank Capra’s 1946 movie classic featuring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, the play follows the life of George Bailey- a small…

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Towle Theater’s “Hypnosis” is an Ingenious Thriller

**** Highly Recommended **** Audiences are loving the Towle Theater’s production of “Hypnosis”, an old-fashioned thriller, with an ingenious plot and enough twists and turns to satisfy any mystery fan. If you’ve ever watched Hitchcock reruns on TV, where you’re never quite sure who’s doing what to whom. On the other hand, since “Hypnosis” doesn’t…

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Theatre at the Center Announces 2018 Season

– Linda Fortunato, Artistic Director of Theatre at the Center (TATC), Northwest Indiana’s only professional theater company, has announced the mainstage titles for TATC’s 2018 Season.        Fortunato will direct three of the five productions, including Steel Magnolias, which will launch the 2018 season. Forever Plaid and The Lady with All the Answers are the…

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New Contemporary Yoga Center Opens In Valpo

     The Valparaiso community has recently welcomed ONE –  A vibrant yoga, meditation, and gathering space to 1605 Laporte Avenue, located across the street from the north entrance to Valparaiso University. The spacious studio offers a multitude of classes, a kitchen space, and workshops that welcome global teachers including Saul David Raye, Girish, and Seane…

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Local Breweries Win National & State Awards

New Oberpfalz Brewing, located at 121 E. Main Street in Griffith, Ind. was awarded a Gold Medal for Their Flagship Helles Lager beer in the 2017 US Open Beer Champiionhips, a national beer brewing competition. “We are honored to win this prestigious national award. Helles Lager is the beer that helped formulate the ideas from…

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