Dyer offers youth soccer
DYER | There will be a Kick'n with the Kids indoor soccer program for children ages 3 to 6 with a parent/caregiver from 10 to 11 a.m. on Mondays at the Dyer Soccer Arena, 14914 W. 101st Ave. Children should wear gym shoes and shinguards and bring a water bottle. Balls and T-shirts will be provided. The cost is $30 Dyer residents/$33 nonresidents. For more information, contact Dyer Parks & Recreation, (219) 865-2505, email@example.com. http://www.townofdyer.com/parks.
Smart Patient Fair offers tips
CROWN POINT | A Smart Patient Fair will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. at Wicker Park Social Center, 2125 Ridge Road. It offers knowledge and tools to help prevent illness or injury, manage chronic conditions and deal with end-of-life care. The event is Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International, Mu Omega Chapter, Lake Area United Way, Northwest Indiana Patient Safety Coalition and North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan host the event.
Shakespeare Co. has auditions
GARY | The Gary Shakespeare Co, 500 S. Lake St., Gary, holds open auditions for "Romeo and Juliet." Auditions are from 5 to 9 p.m. today, Friday and April 7. Bring a headshot and resume, if you have one. Reading from script, sides will be provided. Opening night is May 30. For more information, contact Morgan McCabe, (219) 938-4565, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOMS host open house
LOWELL | Local mothers and their children are invited to learn more about the MOMS group in an open house from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave. The first 20 moms will receive a goody bag with a free haircut coupon. Local preschools and babysitters will provide information. Jaded Forest Photography will take pictures for a $2 donation. For more information, contact Robin Powell, (219) 690-3450, email@example.com.
'Midsummer Night' staged
MUNSTER | Theatre At The Center's Education through Theater presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. today and 1:30 p.m. April 7 at the center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Tickets are $9.50 for adults and $7.50 for children and can be purchased by calling (219) 836-3255 or online at TheatreAtTheCenter.com.
Hear NWI Symphony Chorus
CROWN POINT | The Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus performs "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass" from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Auditorium at Bethel Church, 10202 Broadway, Crown Point. Tickets range from $25 to $65; students are $10.
Comedy performed at Beatniks
HAMMOND | Hammond Community Theatre presents Neil Simon's comedy "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" in several performances at Beatniks on Conkey, 418 Conkey St., Hammond. Shows are at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and April 11 and 12 and 2 p.m. April 6 and 13. Reservations are strongly suggested. Refreshments provided, doors open half hour before curtain. Order tickets online at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/551941 or call (888) 928-6648 or (219) 852-0848 for reservations. All tickets $15, cash only at the door.
Katie Hall Foundation awards
GARY | The Katie Hall Educational Foundation hosts its second annual Katie Hall Public Service Awards luncheon at 11 a.m. at the Genesis Convention Center, 1 Genesis Plaza, Gary. Honorees include Ronald Reagan, 40th U.S. president (posthumous), and Hall, who formerly represented Indiana's 1st Congressional District. Hall was author and sponsor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Law, which Reagan signed into law. The cost is $50; for more information contact John Henry Hall, (219) 883-7711, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Easter Bunny hops into town
WHITING | The Easter Bunny visits from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce, 1417 119th St., Photos available with the Easter Bunny for $10. Bunch-o-Bunnies will roam the streets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and April 12.
Final Four beer garden
WHITING | Whiting Knights of Columbus will host a Men's NCAA Final Four beer garden from 4:30 p.m. to midnight at the hall, 1120 119th St. Sloppy Joes, hot dogs or polish sausage with chips and dessert cost $2. Members lounge will be open. Watch games on seven high definition TVs, including an 8-foot big screen. No cover charge. There will be a 50/50 raffle and tip boards. For information, contact Sean Gibbons, (219) 659-1168, email@example.com.
Wild game dinner on menu
SCHERERVILLE | Lake Hills Family Center serves its annual men's wild game dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at the center, 9209 W. 85th Ave., Schererville. It includes a Bluegrass band and door prizes. Tickets are $10; call the office at (219) 365-4747. Only 300 are available.
Fashions aid Christian Village
HOBART | Chicagoland Christian Village hosts its annual fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart. It includes vendors, silent auction items, lunch and a fashion show. Seating is limited, tickets are $25. For more information, call Margaret Wrasman, (219) 662-06422, firstname.lastname@example.org. http://Chicagoland Christian Village.org.