Summer is right around the corner, and the Crown Point 4th of July Celebration Committee has announced Pedal on Parade as this year’s parade theme.
New this year will be a children’s bike parade to lead off the street parade. Trek Bicycles is sponsoring and will be helping organize the Kid’s Bike Parade. Parents may visit cpjuly4.com for the link to Trek to register their children for the parade.
The application for this year’s street parade is also available at cpjuly4.com. Donations are welcome; visit the website and link to Paypal, or mail a donation to: Crown Point July 4th Celebration Committee, Inc.; P.O. Box 124; Crown Point, IN 46308-0124.
Theatre Camp open
Children who like to sing, dance and act will enjoy Theatre Camp this summer at Crown Point High School, 1500 S. Main St.
Set for June 16 -20, sessions will be held from noon to 2 p.m. for children entering grades 1 to 5 in the fall ans 3 to 5 p.m. for children entering grades 6 to 9. The cost is $60 per child.
Children will learn the basics of theater production, enjoy improv games, develop acting skills, and enjoy workshops on choreography, audition skills, lighting, make up and more. To download applications, visit www.cphstheatre.com.
Lacrosse Camp set
Another camp children may enjoy is the Crown Point Lacrosse Youth Camp, June 23-26 and at the Crown Point Sportsplex, 1313 E. North St.
Open to boys and girls in grades 2 to 8, the cost is $60 for residents and $75 for nonresidents. Registration is required. Call (219) 779-9632.
Group garage sale
The Crown Point Classical Association and Crown Point High School Latin Club will sponsor a Group Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 12921 Iowa St. Crown Point. The house is beige with a red barn in back. All proceeds benefit the CPHS Latin program.
Apply for a grant
Time is ticking down for the next grant cycle of the Crown Point Community Foundation. Organizations or groups who have a community project which will impact the area served by the foundation may apply until June 1.
Fields of interest which will be considered for funding are education, health and human services, civic affairs, preservation, conservation, arts and culture. To get an application packet, call (219) 662-7252 or visit www.thecpcf.org to download.
Cruise to the square
The popular Crown Point Car Cruise returns Thursday around the downtown square, beginning at 4 p.m. Check out the vehicles and the music. There is no charge.
The Old Sheriff’s House and Jail will be open for tours from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 11 and younger.
New this summer to the Old Sheriff’s House, 226 S. Main St., will be exhibits by local artists. On June 7 at 1 p.m. Enjoy a reception, exhibit and artist demonstration by Leona Jurincie at 1 p.m. June 7.
Hooray for Moms
Happy Mother’s Day to all Moms. Remember to do something kind for your mother today.