Category Archives: Valparaiso

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Don Quijote Raised $50,000 for Meals On Wheels

Don Quijote Restaurante presented a check for $50,000 from their Annual “Benefit Dinner” for the VNA Porter County Meals on Wheels program. Since mid-March, Meals on Wheels has seen a 57% increase in need and anticipates it will only continue to rise. In an effort to meet the need a new walk-in refrigerator is necessary…

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West Side Story Presented by Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra.

    The first concert of the Symphony’s 81st season, West Side Story In Concert, is coming up October 13-14 at Living Hope Church in Merrillville and Saturday, October 15 at Valparaiso High School.      Singing alongside the Symphony we are delighted to have, Katelyn Lee & Matthew Greenblatt along with Jonathan Wilson &…

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World Cultural Festival Returns to Valparaiso

     On Sunday, September 15, 2023 the 13th Annual World Cultural Festival will transform Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza into a center for cultural diversity from 12 noon to 5 pm. Sponsored by The Valparaiso International Center (The VIC), this family-friendly event will feature music and dance from around the world, international art and handicrafts…

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South Shore Roller Derby Competes in Valparaiso

South Shore Roller Derby, Northwest Indiana’s premiere flat track roller derby league, announces their home game in Valparaiso. On Saturday, September 17, South Shore Roller Derby returns to Urschel Pavilion at Central Park Plaza, Home to the Northwest Health Amphitheater, in Valparaiso for a double header. Join the excitement and cheer on South Shore Roller…

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Popcorn Festival

     Your Popcorn Festival celebration begins the Saturday after Labor Day underneath the William E. Urschel Pavilion which will be held Saturday, September 10th, 2022. The Festival features entertainment and activities for the whole family. Test your skill in the Hot wheels Race of Champions, see who will take home the title of Cutest…

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Outdoor Adventure Festival at Indiana Dunes 2022

      Spend the weekend in nature at the Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival. The festival starts on Friday September 9th and continues through Sunday, September 11th. More than 50 events will take place over the weekend at parks and preserves throughout Northwest Indiana. The events include hiking, paddling, biking, geo-caching, photography, birding, and more,…

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NEW Chellberg Farm Fun At Outdoor Adventure Festival

Enjoy a festive weekend of fun at the historic Chellberg Farm at Indiana Dunes National Park. “Chellberg Farm Fun” (previously Apple Fest) takes place on September 10th and 11th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm and is part of the Outdoor Adventure Festival. Entrance fees are waived for the national park on both days so…

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Local Speed Dating Opportunity On Sunday, August 21st

     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. The First Date will be held on Sunday, August 21st at 12:45 pm.       The Speed Dating, Networking and Marketing…

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United Way’s Day Of Caring 2022

Northwest Indiana – United Way of Porter County is hosting a social distancing version of their Day of Caring volunteer event beginning Friday, August 5th, 2022. This annual celebration of volunteerism will start with a virtual kick-off breakfast followed by a month of social distancing volunteer opportunities that can be done at home, in the…

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Don Quijote To Raise Money for Meals On Wheels

Don Quijote Restaurante presents their Annual “Benefit Dinner” Curbside expected to raise $50,000 for the VNA Porter County Meals on Wheels program. Since mid-March, Meals on Wheels has seen a 57% increase in need and anticipates it will only continue to rise. In an effort to meet the need a new walk-in refrigerator is necessary…

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