The Week Ahead - Lake County

2013-03-31T00:05:00Z The Week Ahead - Lake CountyTimes Staff
March 31, 2013 12:05 am  • 


Dyngus Day celebrated

HAMMOND | All Saints Catholic Church holds a Dyngus Day celebration from 5 to 9 p.m. at the church, 570 Sibley St., Hammond. Musical entertainment is by Ted Tomczak & Take 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $15 (21 and over only) and includes soft drinks, beer and wine. Reservations are required. Call (219) 932-0204,


Dredging hearing at City Hall

EAST CHICAGO | The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers holds a public meeting on the Indiana Harbor dredging project at 5 p.m. at East Chicago City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd.

Making State of City address

EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland gives his State of the City address at 2 p.m. at the Field Educational Center, 3551 Block Ave.


HSCA hosts baby pet shower

MUNSTER | The Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St., Munster, hosts its annual Animal Baby shower from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Bring a gift from the HSCA’s baby registry wish list such as kitten and puppy formula, Epsom salt, Dawn dish soap, and heating pads. There will be games and light refreshments at the shower. For more information or the complete “baby registry wish list," call (219) 922-3811 or email


Gala reservation deadline

MERRILLVILLE | Reservations are due today to attend the 11th annual Heart of Gold Gala, hosted by the American Heart Association at 6 p.m. April 20 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. With an old Hollywood theme, the event includes a silent auction, social hour with open bar, plated dinner, entertainment and Heart of Gold Award presentation. Black tie optional. Sponsorships are available. Tickets are $200. Call American Heart Association, (219) 996-4958,


2-day church spring festival

HAMMOND | St. Casimir School and Parish host a two-day spring festival. Hours are noon to 1 a.m. today and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at the school, 4330 Johnson Ave., Hammond. It includes live entertainment, casino games, kids games, bingo, a silent auction and luncheon. Admission is $2.

Second City performing

MUNSTER  | Chicago's legendary comedy theater The Second City is showcased in a show sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana. the show is from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the federation, 585 Progress Ave., Munster. Tickets are $40 and include a dessert buffet. For reservations, contact Denise, (219) 922-4024,


Rummage sale aids swim club

HIGHLAND | The Hurricanes Swim Club, a competitive swim team for youths ages 5 through 18, holds a Community Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Highland Elks Lodge, 3120 45th Ave., Highland. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the club.

Free spring concert on tap

HAMMOND | First Presbyterian Church hosts a free spring concert and reception at 2 p.m. at the church, 6021 Hohman Ave., Hammond. The concert features local musicians including organists, pianists, harpists, violinists and vocalists. A monetary and nonperishable food offering will be taken for Greater Hammond Community Services. For more information, call (219) 931-2174.

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