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Central Plaza – Downtown Valparaiso       The newest of Valparaiso’s Parks venue, Central Plaza is located in downtown Valparaiso and offers plenty of space for weddings, group services, special events, entertainment needs and much more Continue Reading . . .  Front Porch Music Front Porch Music hosts several concerts a year, usually on Saturday nights at…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Announces the 2020 Inductees at the Fur-Tie Fundraiser

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko,     Who were the winners at the Mascot Hall of Fame?….anyone that joined in the fun for the Annual Fur-tie Fundraiser in December because that’s when the 2020 new Mascots Inductees to join the MHOF were announced. Each year, four inductees from the 4 major United States professional sports leagues…

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Crown Point Opens New Skating Venue at Bulldog Park

     The City of Crown Point, Parks and Special Events Departments are excited to announce that Bulldog Park will be opening to the public for ice skating! The ribbon cutting took place at  Saturday, December 22nd prior to open skating at 6pm. Concessions will be available with plenty of hot chocolate and wintery treats.        The…

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Valpo Ice Rink Offers Extended Holiday Hours

     Valpo Parks ice rink will be offering extended holiday hours beginning at 12 noon, Thursday, December 20, 2018. Skate admission is $5 per person and skate rental is $4.  All ages and abilities are welcome.  Skate aids, ADA skate sled, lockers, skate sharpening and concessions available. Free helmet rental also available courtesy of Centier…

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Duneland Ski Club is Looking for Skiers & Snowboarders

     Duneland Ski Club is looking for a few good skiers and snowboarders.  Half-priced memberships for new members will be offered on November 20th and 21st, 2021 at Pines Ski Area, 674 N. Meridian (South of Hwy 6).  Special half-price memberships will be offered to new members only on those dates; regular single membership…

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Football Superbowl Party Recipes from Blain’s Farm & Fleet

Football pre-season is underway, and that means tailgate parties! While you cheer for your favorite team, you need something delicious to snack on. If you’re tired of the same dips and wings at every tailgate party, look no further. Blain’s Farm & Fleet has put together some new recipes for you to try out this…

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Snowball Softball – LaPorte Winterfest

     The “Snowball Softball” Adult Coed Tournament returns to Lions Field at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29th, 2022 and will be held come snow or more snow. The double-elimination tournament is limited to the first eight teams to register. NSA coed rules apply. Team awards for first, second and third place and individual awards for…

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LaPorte Winterfest

The 2022 Annual WinterFest, organized by the La Porte Park and Recreation Department, returns January 28-30th, 2022, with many of the events enjoyed over the past years as well a couple new twists to bring a blast of winter fun to town.  Check back often for updates to the WinterFest line up! The weekend events…

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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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Sledding in Northwest Indiana

It can get boring in the winter months in Northwest Indiana. However, we suggest getting out and having some good, clean outdoor fun. Here’s a list of places to go sledding for you winter pleasure.  Sledding in Northwest Indiana LAKE COUNTY: • Centennial Park – Munster – 901 N. Centennial Dr. (219) 836-6930 . •…

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