The Week Ahead - Lake County

2013-09-22T00:05:00Z The Week Ahead - Lake CountyTimes Staff
September 22, 2013 12:05 am  • 


Cal College holds golf outing

CROWN POINT | Calumet College of St. Joseph hosts its 14th annual Crimson Wave Golf Outing at White Hawk Country Club, 1001 White Hawk Drive. Breakfast is served at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11. The cost is $130.



Student health screenings

CEDAR LAKE | The Lions Clubs of Cedar Lake, Lowell and St. John, along with Parents As Teachers, are screening preschoolers 2 to 6 for learning difficulties, vision, and hearing. It's from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cedar Lake branch of the Lake County Public Library. All children are welcome. The parent must accompany their children and fill out a permission form for free testing.  For an assured testing time, call (219) 736-4955, ext.118.

Food Bank fundraiser

SCHERERVILLE | The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana holds a Family Fun Night Fundraiser by taking over JAK'S Warehouse for the night for a Food Bank-only event to raise funds for The HOPE Project, a tutoring and nutrition education program for low-income students. It's from 5 to 9 p.m. at JAK's Warehouse, 221 Indianapolis Blvd., Schererville. Tickets include access to go-karts, bumper cars, laser tag, urban golf, laser maze and high ropes course, as well as dinner and dessert and a special guest appearance by Brandon Bollig of the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. Tickets can be purchased at The cost is $50 an individual, $125 for a family of five, $300 for a group of up to 10. For more information, contact Megan Sikes, (219) 980-1777,



Business expo, lunch on tap

HAMMOND | The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce's ninth annual Business Expo & Luncheon, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Dynasty Banquet, 4125 Calumet Ave., features a panel of experts who will discuss the Affordable Care Act and clarify what business owners need to know. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the business expo immediately follows from 1 to 6 p.m. Business after hours and networking is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The cost is $25. For more information, contact Monique Ruiz, (219) 931-1000,


Chamber pours wine for tasting event

MERRILLVILLE | The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts its wine tasting event from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Radisson Star Plaza. Reservations are $40 a person and include unlimited tastings and food. RSVP by Monday by calling (219) 769-8180 or online at



Zombie Bridge Run steps off

CROWN POINT | Get Out Get Active Summer Fitness Series hosts a Zombie Bridge Run 5K/Walk & Safe Zone Challenge from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St. Besides the Zombie run, there will be a Mini-Monster Dash/Walk for children at 10. For more details on this Get Out Get Active race and to register, go online and click on Zombie Bridge Run. Registration is available online only. The cost is $30/run, walk; $5/child Mini-Monster Dash. For more information, contact Cindi Underwood, (219) 322-7190,

Railroad Fair rolls into Griffith

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Historical Society will host the 30th annual Griffith Railroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Griffith Historical Park, 201 S. Broad St. It offers railroad and model railroad vendors. The Train Depot will be open to explore. Hobo stew will be cooked over an open fire. Free admission and parking.

Griffith Boy Scouts hold fest

GRIFFITH | Griffith Boy Scout Troop 264 hosts the 34th annual Fall Harvest Craft Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in Central Park, 698 N. Broad St. It offers hand-made items only.

Brickie Fest Homecoming

HOBART | The Hobart High School Alumni Association holds its Brickie Fest Homecoming Picnic from noon to 4 p.m. at Deep River County Park, 9410 Old Lincoln Hwy., Hobart. It's in Shelter 4.


Pink Ribbon Society tea

HOBART | The Pink Ribbon Society serves its 12th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Tea at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., the program follows at noon. The luncheon is sold out.

Church holding fall festival

WHITING | Sacred Heart parish hosts it fall festival from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the church Rose Room and grounds, 1731 LaPorte Ave., Whiting. It's a lamb and hog roast with chili, beef sandwiches and tacos. There is a bag tournament, games of chance, lots of kids games and a photo booth. Call for advance dinner tickets or to sign up for bags. Janet Brezene, (219) 713-4809, http://Facebook page: Sacred Heart Parish Picnic 2013.

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