The week ahead

2012-04-01T00:00:00Z The week ahead
April 01, 2012 12:00 am


Marquette Park progresses

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will join city officials, representatives from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, the lakefront East Advisory Board and the Marquette Park Project Team to break ground for the next phase of construction for the Marquette Park lakefront East Project. The ceremony will be at 11 a.m. at the Marquette Park Pavilion.

BNI to host Ladies Night

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute will host Ladies Night Out from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in the cafeteria, 1519 Hoffman St. It features a cut-a-thon by The Lather Lounge, massages and vendors Lia Sophia, Tastefully Simple, Scentsy, Arbonne and more.


South Shore Brass to play

HAMMOND | The South Shore Brass Band, a 28-piece British-style brass band, will present a free public concert at 7 p.m. at Morton High School.


An egg hunt ... and beyond

LAKE STATION | Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center will present Eggs Marks the Spot: A Pirates Egg Hunt, an after-hours interactive theater experience and egg hunt, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the center at Three Rivers County Park, 2800 Colorado St. Children 1 to 9 years old are $15 for the first child; $10 for each additional child in the same family. Children younger than 12 months are admitted free. Cost for children 10 and older are $6 (activities are designed for ages 9 and younger). For reservations, call (219) 963-2070 or visit Cost varies by age.

Flashlight egg hunt on tap

SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Parks and Recreation Department will have its flashlight Easter egg hunt from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Schererville Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet St. It is open to boys and girls ages 9 to 13. Participants will search for prize-filled eggs with the help of their flashlights. After the hunt, children will play bingo for prizes and be served pizza, pop and cookies. Cost is $9 Schererville residents, $11 for nonresidents.

Session to cover debt help

HAMMOND | Centier Bank is partnering with the Regional Development Co. to host a free presentation about debt refinancing for small businesses at 9 a.m. at the Hammond INnovation Center, 5209 Hohman Ave. Registration was requested in advance.


Thousands of eggs hidden

CROWN POINT | Living Hope Church will present an Easter Eggstravaganza from 9 to 11 am. at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St. About 100,000 eggs will be hidden on the grounds, with 200 prize-filled eggs with bikes, iPods and baskets. A helicopter candy drop will be featured. Bounce houses, face painting and the Easter Bunny are included. For more information, visit or call (219) 769-3601.

Lowell to host holiday hunt

LOWELL | The town will host its Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Oakland Park on Oakley Avenue. Youngsters should bring baskets for the hunt; prizes and baskets will be awarded. In the event of rain, baskets will be raffled off in the gym at the Tri-Creek Administration Center.

Easter eggs for community

CROWN POINT | Trinity Lutheran Church will have its annual community Easter egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the church parking lot and school grounds, 250 S. Indiana Ave. The hunt is open to children up to 5 years old.

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Crown Point, Ind. 46307
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