The Week Ahead - Lake County

2013-04-14T00:05:00Z The Week Ahead - Lake CountyTimes Staff
April 14, 2013 12:05 am  • 


Mobile food pantry in Hobart

HOBART | The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana sets up temporary pantries in different locations around the region to serve those needing food assistance. The next pantry on the go is from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Hobart Elk's Lodge, 3580 W. 61st Ave. Free grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and protein are given out on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Bring bags or boxes to carry items. Bring valid proof of Indiana residence (driver’s license, state ID, utility bill, etc.) for service.

Lowell police discuss bullying

LOWELL | Lowell police will discuss bullying awareness for parents and address questions and concerns from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave.


Alliance holds MAMMOthon

MUNSTER | Franciscan Alliance’s Spirit of Women program will host a MAMMOthon program, including digital mammogram screenings, free chair massages and giveaways from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Franciscan Hammond Clinic, 7905 Calumet Ave., Munster. Mammogram appointments are required and a limited number are available. Physician referral is required. To schedule an appointment, call (219) 836-3600.


Spaghetti's served at Andorra

SCHERERVILLE | Grimmer Middle School offers a spaghetti dinner and a student/staff talent show to benefit Riley Hospital for Children from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Andorra Banquet Hall, 1112 U.S. 41. Advance tickets available at Grimmer are $5 for students, $10 for adults. Tickets are $15 at the door.

'Cinderella' ballet performed

MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Ballet Theatre performs "Cinderella" from 7 to 9 p.m. a the Star Plaza Theater on U.S. 30 in Merrillville. Tickets are available through the Indiana Ballet Theatre or the Star Plaza box office. The cost is $25 for adults, $20 for children and seniors. For more information, contact Michelle, (219) 755-4444,


Chambers hold rail conference

HAMMOND | The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce and the Crossroads Regional Chamber host the Northern Indiana Rail Conference from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dynasty Banquets, 4125 Calumet Ave, Hammond. The cost is $25. To reserve a spot contact the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, (219) 931-1000,


Parkinson's symposium slated

HOBART | NWI Parkinsons Inc. hosts its fifth annual Educational Symposium from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30. The cost is $20 per person or $35 per couple, (which includes one caregiver, family member, or friend), and covers a continental breakfast, lunch and all materials. For more information, call Elizabeth Woodbury at (219) 322-8772, or Madeline Wilson at (219) 662-1162.

Highland holding park cleanup

HIGHLAND | The Highland Parks and Recreation Department sponsors a community cleanup at local parks followed by a barbecue lunch at the Lincoln Community Center, 2450 Lincoln St. It runs from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information,  contact Alex Brown, (219) 838-0114,


Diversity through arts touted

HAMMOND | The Hammond Boys & Girls Club hosts diversity through the arts from 1 to 7 p.m. at the club, 5840 Calumet Ave. There will be disc jockeys, arts and crafts and art. Free admission.

Health, wellness expo on tap

HIGHLAND | The Highland Parks and Recreation Department hosts a Health & Wellness Expo from 1 to 5 p.m. at Lincoln Community Center, 2450 Lincoln St.


ABATE hits Super Bowl lanes

CROWN POINT | ABATE of Lake County hosts candlelight bowling from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Super Bowl, 218 S. East St. The cost is $30 per couple and includes games, shoes and food. For more information, contact Christine Boyer, (219) 309-7090,

Heart of Gold Gala staged

MERRILLVILLE | The American Heart Association sponsors its annual Heart of Gold Gala at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. There is a silent auction at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the program.

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