The Week Ahead - Lake County

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


Sorority's spring musicale

MERRILLVILLE | Sigma Alpha Iota Lake County Alumnae Chapter presents a spring musicale from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, U.S. 30 and Marshall Avenue. Refreshments will be served following the performance.



Waterfront initiative talk

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago holds a waterfront revitalization initiative public meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the East Chicago Public Library. The presentation of the plan is from 6:15 to 7:5 p.m.


Police memorial service

LOWELL | The Indiana State Police conducts its annual police memorial service at 11 a.m. at the Lowell post, 1550 E. 181st Ave.



Symphony's Wine Brunch

MERRILLVILLE | The Women’s Association of the Northwest Indiana Symphony Society hosts its 41st annual May Wine Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Celebrity Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel. It features a Boulevard of Shoppes, wine tasting, brunch, a style show and the best hat contest. Admission is $45. For more information, contact Sue Crisman at (219) 836-0525, ext. 206, or


Slager speaks to chamber

ST. JOHN | State Rep. Hal Slager speaks at the St. John Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. John VFW hall, 10400 93rd Ave. Lunch will be catered by La Quesadilla Mexican Grill in St. John. RSVP is required by calling the chamber office at (219) 365-4686. Cost is $10.


IUN commencement

GARY | Indiana University Northwest conducts its 47th annual commencement exercise beginning at 4 p.m. at the Genesis Center, Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Gary. The ceremony is expected to take two hours. Tickets are not required for family members and friends.

Exercise pointers offered

HAMMOND | The Franciscan Senior Promise group holds a session on exercises you can do at home. The program offers people 55 and older with information on health issues and advice on lifestyle choices. The session is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Hammond, 5454 Hohman Ave.

Friends of Hospice benefit

HOBART | The Friends of Hospice, fundraising auxiliary for Hospice of the Calumet Area, sponsors its Seeds of Hope dinner from 6 to 9:15 p.m. at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart. This year’s event will honor Cal and Cathy Bellamy for their decades-long support of hospice and charities throughout Northwest Indiana. The luau-themed evening will begin with cocktails, followed by dinner, a brief program and live auction. Casual attire is encouraged. Proceeds will benefit Hospice of the Calumet Area. Cost is $75 per person. For more information, contact Chris Dow, (219) 922-2732 or (708) 895-8332,


Prof's work showcased

HAMMOND | The Hammond Arts Center showcases the work of Yueqi Shang, local artist and Purdue University Calumet professor, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the center, 5832 Hohman Ave., Hammond.

Mother-Son Dance

HIGHLAND | The Munster-Highland Tri Kappa's second annual Mother-Son Dance is from 7 to 9 p.m. at Southridge Elementary School, 9221 Johnston St. (please enter through Door E). It's a luau theme and attire is casual or luau wear. Light refreshments provided. Cost is $20 per couple; $5 for each additional child. For more information, contact Barbie Beanblossom, (219) 688-8941,


Highland honors fallen cops

HIGHLAND | Highland Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 122 conducts its yearly memorial service for fall and deceased officers at 9 a.m. at Main Square Park gazebo, 3001 Ridge Road.

Mother's Day breakfast

DYER | The Dyer Chamber of Commerce will host a Mother's Day breakfast and meet-and-greet from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Maria Goretti Social Hall, 500 Northgate Drive, Dyer. Scrambled eggs and French toast sticks will be served while guests watch a dance exhibit by Patti's All-American. Exhibits showcase the offerings of Dyer businesses, services and organizations. Tickets are $2 and available at First Midwest Bank, First National Bank, Patti's All-American and Peoples Bank. Half of the proceeds will benefit the St. Maria Goretti Food Pantry.

Dinner Dance Club event

MERRILLVILLE | The Magic Moments Dinner Dance Club presents Dance for the Roses with The City Lights Band. It's from 6 to 11 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Memorial hall, 7950 Marshall St., Merrillville. Cost is $85 per couple. For more information, contact Tony Dean, 708-533-9061,

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