The Week Ahead - Lake County

2013-05-12T00:00:00Z The Week Ahead - Lake CountyTimes Staff nwitimes.com
May 12, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MONDAY

10 pizzas, 3 beers on tap

HIGHLAND | A Pizza Palooza runs from 6 to 9 p.m. at Wicker Park Social Center, 2215 Ridge Road, Highland. The $15 ticket includes pizza sampling from 10 pizza restaurants and three samples of Three Floyds beer. Guests must be 21 and older. Tickets are available at the Highland Chamber of Commerce, 8536 Kennedy Ave.

TUESDAY

Cops discuss online fraud

LOWELL | The Lowell Police Department continues its Community Education Series by discussing online fraud and financial crimes against the elderly in a program from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave.

WEDNESDAY

Thespians present one-acts

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School's Advanced Theater class performs two one-act shows, "Not So Grimm Tales" and "When Men Are Scarce," at 7 p.m. at Lake Central High School Freshman Center LGI Room, 8400 U.S. 41. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.

SATURDAY

Don't miss Garage Mahal

WHITING | More than 200 Whiting/Robertsdale homes will participate in the Garage Mahal from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps listing participating homes will be available at the corner of 119th Street and Indianapolis Boulevard and at the Whiting/Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce, 1417 119th St. For more information, call the chamber at (219) 659-0292.

Charter school hosts job fair

GARY | 21st Century Charter School hosts a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school, 556 Washington St., Gary. Northwest Indiana charter school officials will be looking for teachers, classroom aides, substitutes, administrative staff and Title I professionals. Candidates will be interviewed on site, on a first-come, first-served basis. Wear business attire. For more information, contact Linda Scott, (219) 886-9339, ext. 3129, scott@geoacademies.org.

Walk for Lupus at fairgrounds

CROWN POINT | The 13th annual Walk for Lupus Now of Northwest Indiana is set for 9:30 a.m. at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point. The half-day event includes activities for the whole family, including a remembrance ceremony. Participants can do a one- or three-mile walk. For more information, contact Lupus Foundation of America, Indiana Chapter, (800) 948-8806, walk@lupusindiana.org. http://lupusindiana.org.

Festival offers family fun

CROWN POINT | Trinity Lutheran Church offer shredables, edibles and family fun from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school, 250 S. Indiana Ave. Shredding services will be offered in the front parking lot. It includes a car wash, hot dogs and chips, inflatables, face painting and live music. For more information, call the church at (219) 663-1578.

Doo-Wop dinner, auction

HAMMOND | A Doo-Wop Dinner and Silent Auction featuring Harbor Lights starts at 6 p.m. at Woodmar United Methodist Church, 7320 Northcote Ave., Hammond. Ticket price includes choice of hot dog and chips or tacos and rice, both with soft drink and ice cream. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adult tickets cost $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Children ages 4 to 12 get in for $9 in advance, $12 at the door.

Region Rat Rollers return

HAMMOND | The Region Rats Rollers skaters take on the Midwest Derby Divas at 6 p.m. at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 2021 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Admission is $10. Children 6 and under and all individuals presenting a valid military or veteran's identification card get in free.

SUNDAY

Run, walk for mental health

HIGHLAND | Regional Mental Health Center invites walkers and runners of all abilities to participate in its inaugural 5K Fun Walk/Run at Wicker Park in Highland. Check-in/race day registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk/run starts at 10 a.m. Registration is $30. Visit www.RegionalMentalHealth.org for more information or contact Amy Lopez, (219) 736-7182, amy.lopez@regionalmentalhealth.org. http://www.regionalmentalhealth.org.

Show benefits Human Society

SCHERERVILLE | A craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Patrician Banquets, 410 E. U.S. 30, Schererville, benefits the Humane Society Calumet Area. More than 80 upscale vendors, crafters and small businesses will participate. Free gift bags to the first 100 shoppers. A $1 donation is asked.

Survivor's Brunch in Whiting

WHITING | To celebrate those surviving or fighting breast cancer, a Survivor's Brunch will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Center Lounge, 1312 119th St., Whiting. Survivors and fighters eat free. A $5 donation is accepted for all supporters. For more information, call Kathleen at The Junkyard at (219) 473-1501.

Charity softball game

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department and Munster Fire Department will take each other on at a charity softball game from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Munster Community Park. Proceeds benefit the Cancer Resource Centre of Munster. Concessions are available. Cost is $5.

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