DeMotte mobile pantry stop
DEMOTTE | The Northwest Indiana Food Bank's Pantry on the Go stops from 3 to 5 p.m. at Covenant Christian School, 611 15th Ave., NW in DeMotte. Free grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and protein will be given to all Northwest Indiana residents needing food assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring bags or boxes to carry items home and valid proof of Indiana residence.
Police offer seniors breakfast
HOBART | Police Department staffers will prepare breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. for Maria Reiner Senior Center members at the center, 704 E. Fourth St. The cost for breakfast is $3 for members and guests. Nonmembers must be 55 or older and also pay a $3 entry fee at the door. For membership and activity information, visit hobartseniors.org or call (219) 947-1864.
Sorority hosts bunco, buffet
SCHERERVILLE | Kappa Kappa Kappa Delta Omega Chapter hosts its annual bunco mania and buffet dinner with wine, beer, soda and cash prizes from 6 to 10 p.m. at Andorra Banquets, 1112 U.S. 41, Schererville. Admission is $25. For more information, contact Maria at (219) 838-6301.
Humane society benefit
SCHERERVILLE | JAK's Warehouse hosts a fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society Calumet Area from 5 to 9 p.m. at JAK's, 222 U.S. 41, Schererville. Tickets are $25 and include four hours of unlimited attractions, a $10 game card, and two slices of pizza and pop. A parent or guardian must accompany children 10 years or younger. JAK’s will donate $5, for each admission ticket sold, to Humane Society Calumet Area. Buy tickets at the shelter or at JAK’s on the night of the event. For more information, email email@example.com or call (219) 922-3811 Ext. 306.
Rock the Block rally
GARY | A Rock the Block back-to-school rally is from noon to 4 p.m. at Roosevelt High School parking lot, 730 W. 25th Ave. It features music, free food, games and free school supplies for students registering to attend Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy for the 2013-14 school year. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni night salutes troupe
MERRILLVILLE | An Alumni Night celebration for the 50th anniversary of Ross Summer Music Theater is from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Reinhart Auditorium at Merrillville High School, 276 E. 68th Place. All RSMT alumni will be admitted to the production of "Les Miserables" for the reduced price of $9 and will be recognized at the end of the show. Following the show is a reception with food, friends, cast members and videos from many old shows (including the 20-year surprise reunion show). For more information, contact Mike Reinhart, (219) 742-6478, email@example.com. http://www.m-mproductions.com.
Symphony stages free concert
HAMMOND | The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra performs a free concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Wolf Lake Pavilion, Calumet Avenue at Sheffield Avenue. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. The rain location is Calumet College of St. Joseph Athletic Center, 2400 New York Ave.
Foster care discussed
HOBART | Campagna Academy hosts its third annual Foster Care Conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30. It is open to all licensed foster parents free of charge. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP to Maria at (219) 322-8614, ext. 391.
Lions grill chicken, steaks
MUNSTER | The Munster Lions Club hosts its steak and chicken grill from 4 to 8 p.m. at Centennial Park on Calumet Avenue. A steak or a half chicken with tomatoes, a salad, a baked potato, corn on the cob and non-alcoholic beverages are included. The cost is $15 for adults, $7 for those under 12. Beer and wine are available at an extra cost. Carryout dinners will be available. Tickets are available from any Munster Lion or at the door. For more information, contact Russell Snyder, (219) 836-1449, firstname.lastname@example.org.
NWISO heads to Marquette Park
GARY | The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra performs in free concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Marquette Park, 1 N. Grand Blvd., Gary.
Lincolns stop by banquet hall
GARY | The program An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln is from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lake Etta County Park Banquet Hall, 4891 W. 29th Ave., and includes coffee, tea, punch and cookies. Tickets are available at the Lake County parks office, 8411 E. Lincoln Highway in Merrillville, or by phone and are $5 advance, $7 at door.
Call (219) 769-7275, email@example.com. http://www.lakecountyparks.com.