The Week Ahead - Lake County

2013-03-08T10:16:00Z The Week Ahead - Lake CountyTimes Staff
March 08, 2013 10:16 am  • 


Ed Asner appears as FDR

GARY | The Miller Beach Arts and Creative District, in conjunction with Mas Media, present Ed Asner as President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The performance begins at 7 p.m. at the Marquette Park Pavilion, 1 N. Grand Blvd. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person and $40 at door.Contact the Miller Beach Arts and Creative District at (219) 306-6880 for more information.

Historian portrays Henry Ford

DYER | The Dyer Historical Society presents re-enactor and historian Terry Lynch as he portrays Henry Ford at 7 p.m. at Dyer Town Hall, One Town Square. Refreshments will be served.



Temple sponsors institute

MUNSTER | Temple Beth-El invites local clergy members and members of the community to attend its annual Clergy Institute from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the temple, 10001 Columbia Ave., Munster. This year's featured speaker is Rabbi Ari Poster Moffic, the director of InterfaithFamily Chicago. There is a charge of $12 to attend the luncheon. Reservations must be made in advance.

World Affairs conference

HAMMOND | The Rotary Club of Hammond sponsors a World Affairs conference beginning at 8 a.m. at Purdue University Calumet. Some 300 students representing 15 area high schools are expected to attend.

K of C fundraising dinner

MERRILLVILLE | The Good Shepherd Council of the Knights of Columbus host a fundraising dinner to benefit the intellectually disabled, Share Foundation and ARC Bridges from 4 to 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Vamos Hall, 8303 Taft St., Merrillville.

Church serves German food

MUNSTER | Munster Christian Reformed Church serves a German fest from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, 214 Ridge Road. It includes brats, sauerkraut, German potato salad, homemade red cabbage, hot dogs, chips, homemade desserts and beverages. Admission is by donation.



Thespians stage 'Crucible'

GRIFFITH | Griffith High School thespians present "The Crucible" at 7 p.m. at the high school auditorium, 600 N. Wiggs St. The show is not recommended for those under 13. Admission is $8.


Easter Bunny breakfast

CROWN POINT | The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 8 a.m. to noon at the old Lake County Courthouse in downtown Crown Point. It includes breakfast, an Easter basket door prize raffles, children’s games, face painting, an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt on the courthouse lawn and a visit and photo opportunity (bring your cameras) with the Easter Bunny. Four seating times with 150 tickets available for each will be offered: 8 to 8:45 a.m., 9 to 9:45 a.m., 10 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:45 a.m. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door, with children 1 and under admitted free of charge. Tickets are available at both of chamber offices: 255 W. 80th Place in Merrillville and Old Courthouse Square, Room 206, in Crown Point. Tickets also are available at First Midwest Bank, 1100 N. Main Street in Crown Point, and Horizon Bank locations, 8590 Broadway in Merrillville and 1300 N. Main Street in Crown Point. For more information, call (219) 769.8180 or visit

Get your writing published

CROWN POINT | The Board of Communication Services at Trinity Lutheran Church and School, 250 S. Indiana Ave., conducts its second annual communication/public relations workshop. The seminar is free and open to representatives of area churches and their various ministries. It includes a presentation on using social media marketing and writing news releases. For more information, contact Dennis Hodges at (219) 793-3370.

Annual prayer breakfast

GARY | Temple Deliverance in Christ holds its annual prayer breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon at the church banquet hall, 4929 W. 15th Ave., Gary. Cost is $25.


North Township egg hunt

HIGHLAND | The North Township trustee's office sponsors it annual East egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Wicker Memorial Park Pavilion, 2215 Ridge Road, Highland.


Benefit for Humane Society

GARY | The Humane Society of Northwest Indiana and the American Legion Hall host Erin Go Paw, a fundraiser to benefit the animals from 1 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 6601 Hobart Road, Gary. The dinner includes corned beef and cabbage, carrots and red potatoes along with a shamrock cookie. There is a cash bar, and dinners to go are available. Cost is $10 for adults; children 5 and younger get in for $5 with a paid adult.

Tamburitzans in concert

MUNSTER | The Duquesne University Tamburitzans perform the music, songs and dances of Eastern Europe and neighboring cultures in a concert from 2 to 4 p.m. at Munster High School, 8808 Columbia Ave. Admission is $24 for adults, $22 for seniors, $15 for students.

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