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Halloween Hoopla at Indiana Dunes National Park

Region residents are invited to Indiana Dunes National Park’s Paul H. Douglas Center on Saturday, October 26, from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, for a variety of family-friendly activities and check out the displays of live owls, spiders and insects of the dunes while enjoying a cup of hot chocolate or coffee. Jim Louderman of […]

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Merrillville High School to Host College and Career Fair

Merrillville High School will host a college and career fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24, in the freshman cafeteria.  High school students and parents from the area are invited to attend and meet with representatives from colleges, trade schools, employers, and the military from Indiana and neighboring states and learn about new […]

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Birding Hike with Indiana Audubon at Indiana Dunes National Park

Region residents are invited to join birding expert and Indiana Audubon Society Executive Director Brad Bumgardner on Saturday, October 26, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, for his migration birding series. Meet at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center and car pool to the birding spot of the month. No experience required. Bring binoculars and dress […]

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Beginners Birdwatching Class at Indiana Dunes National Park

Region residents are invited to join Jennifer Johnson of Wild Indigo and Audubon Great Lakes for a beginning birding class on Saturday, October 19, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at Indiana Dunes National Park’s Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education.  Park officials say fall and winter are a great time to learn more […]

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Indiana Dunes National Park and Indiana Dunes Tourism Partner to Offer Drop-In Volunteering

Indiana Dunes National Park and Indiana Dunes Tourism have partnered to offer Drop-In Volunteering. Opportunities will be available nearly every day of the week and will include stewardship, restoration, park clean-up and more.   Drop-in volunteering opportunities include 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, October 19 (third Saturday of every month), at the Park Connection […]

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser to Benefit Veterans Life Changing Services

In Merrillville, Veterans Cafe and Catering presents their first annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit Veterans Life Changing Services of Gary. The event is 7 am to 1 pm this Saturday October 19th. The restaurant is at 78th and Taft Street in Merrillville. Cost of the meal is 10-dollars per person. Veterans Life Changing Services […]

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Wife of Porter County Sheriff, Deborah “Debbi” Reynolds Passes Away

Family, friends and the community are mourning the sudden loss of Deborah “Debbi” Reynolds, wife of Porter County Sheriff Dave Reynolds. Deborah Reynolds passed away this week at the age of 67. For the past twenty years, she served as the Director of Client Services at The Caring Place, a domestic violence organization in Porter […]

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Merrillville Youngsters Can Trick-or-Treat at High School

Parents of Merrillville School students, ages preschool to 6th grade, can bring their kids to Trick-or-Treat around the outside track at Merrillville High School, 276 East 68th Place, from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, October 30. Kids will go around the track and collect goodies from student groups. All trick-or-treaters must be in costume and accompanied by […]

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Valparaiso Family YMCA Welcomes the Community to Halloween at the Y

On Saturday, October 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the Valparaiso Family YMCA will be hosting Halloween at the Y. The community is invited to wear their costume for this family friendly event, offered free to the community through support from the Early Learning Indiana Family Engagement grant. Goblins and ghouls both young and […]

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Small Business ECommerce Event

In Crown Point, Region residents are invited to join State Representative Lisa Beck and Regional Director of Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center Director Lorri Feldt for a small business Ecommerce event on learning how to go online for a portion or all of your business. “Small Business Ecommerce Training” is at the Historic Court […]

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