The Week Ahead - Lake County

2013-04-21T00:05:00Z The Week Ahead - Lake CountyTimes Staff
April 21, 2013 12:05 am  • 


Hit, Pit and Run at C.P. field

CROWN POINT | Pitch, Hit, and Run is a skills competition for ages 7 to 14 that provides boys and girls the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championship events at all 30 Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game. It's from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Crown Point Sportsplex, 1313 E. North St.


Business networking seminar

MERRILLVILLE | Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce Education Committee is sponsoring a business networking seminar from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at Indiana Wesleyan University, 8415 Georgia St., Merrillville. Reservation and prepayment are due by Monday. The cost is $10 for chamber members, $20 for nonmembers. Contact the chamber (219) 769-8110,


Information, health fair slated

HIGHLAND | An information and Health Fair runs from noon to 3 p.m. at Wicker Memorial Park Social Center, 2215 Ridge Road, Highland. Refreshments and door prizes included. For more information, contact North Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan at (219) 313-3934,


Buds and Blossoms bloom

HOBART | The Bridges Development Foundation and Friends of The Arc Northwest Indiana, Inc. host the 10th annual Buds and Blossoms Evening from 5 to 10 p.m. at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart. Guests will browse a variety of specialty boutiques, dinner, a guest speaker and an auction. The cost is $40. For information, call Sue E. Crisman at (219) 985-6562,


Administrators,  staff saluted

MERRILLVILLE | The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon for administrative professionals and support staff from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gamba Ristorante, 455 E. 84th Drive, Merrillville. There will be a special gift bag and entertainment. The cost is $25. Contact the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce, (219) 769-8180,

Exceptional Equestrians aided

MERRILLVILLE | A Hope, Hearts and Horses evening benefits Exceptional Equestrian Unlimited Inc. from 6 to 10 p.m. at St. Elijah Serbian-American Hall, 8700 Taft St., Merrillville. It includes cocktails, dinner, silent auction. All proceeds benefit E.E.U., providing therapeutic horseback riding lessons and opportunities to those with special needs, physical, mental or emotional. An individual reservation is $35; a pair of reservations, $65 and a table of 10 $325. Contact Dani Hahn, (219) 942-7613,



Taco meet, greet at YMCA

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Chamber of Commerce hosts a Taco Meet and Greet from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Griffith Branch YMCA, 201 N. Griffith Blvd. Proceeds benefit the Griffith Police Department K-9 program. It includes live entertainment and demonstrations by the K-9 unit. The cost is $12 per person. Margaritas are available at an additional cost. For more information, contact Carl Zurbriggen, (219) 750-1082,


Federation walks for Israel

MUNSTER | The Northwest Indiana Jewish Community and its supporters host a Walk with Israel beginning at 9 a.m. at The Jewish Federation, 585 Progress Ave. The walk is followed by a special performance by Israeli musician Ramy Feinstein. Registration for the walk is $5 and includes falafel and hummus from Chef Sigy's Kitchen or a choice of hot dogs and chips. There are events scheduled throughout the day. For more information, contact the federation at (219) 922-4024.

Nordik heritage is celebrated

MUNSTER | The Nordkids hosts a spring program from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church South Hall, 8955 Columbia Ave., Munster. It's a group dedicated to culture education. It includes traditional songs and dances. The program is at 1:30 p.m. followed by a Swedish meatball buffet. The cost is $15 for adults, $8 for those 12 and under. For information, contact Lynda Smith, (219) 923-8777,

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