The Week Ahead - Lake County

The Week Ahead - Lake County

2014-06-08T00:00:00Z The Week Ahead - Lake CountyTimes Staff nwitimes.com
June 08, 2014 12:00 am  • 

MONDAY

Movies in the Park mimics drive-in

MUNSTER | The Munster Parks and Recreation Department offers Movies in the Park from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Centennial Park Entertainment Stage, 901 N. Centennial Drive. "Back to the Future" will be shown. To give it a drive-in feeling, guests should bring a box big enough to sit in and decorations will be provided for this special drive-in movie. Concessions and a bounce house will be available.

THURSDAY

Health fair offers screenings for men

GARY | Community HealthNet's third annual Men's Health Luncheon and Fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community  College Northwest, 1440 E. 35th Ave., Gary. It includes prostrate screenings, diabetes and blood pressure checks and other health screenings. This event is sponsored by CHN, Ivy Tech Community College Northwest, Methodist Hospitals, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Gary Alumnae Chapter and Covering Kids and Families of Lake County. For more information, contact Lisa Adediran, (219) 886-8980, info@garychc.org. http://www.chn-indiana.edu.

FRIDAY

Hometown Festival Days kicks off

CROWN POINT | Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce kicks off its Hometown Festival Days with a corn roast from 4 to 11 p.m. on the downtown square. The roast continues from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. There is also a Dollie Parade at 11 a.m. June 16, a Food & Arts Festival from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 20 and 21 and marriage-vow renewal at 6 p.m. June 20.

Monthly themed social dances set

EAST CHICAGO | Dance for Our Stars, monthly themed social dances for individuals with intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their peers, is from 6 to 9 p.m. at Central High School, 1100 W. Columbus Drive. For more information, contact the Pennsylvania Center, (219) 933-7111, wcfth@comcast.net. http://www.carefromtheheart.org.

Together featured at Music in the Park

MUNSTER | A Music in the Park Concert Series begins with the band Together and special guests The Hotts is from 7 to 11 p.m. at Centennial Park Entertainment Stage, 901 N. Centennial Drive. There's a beer garden and concessions available. No liquor can be brought into Centennial Park; bags will be checked. Admission and parking are free.

Wine-tasting scholarship on tap

GARY | The Gamma Psi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. hosts its annual wine-tasting scholarship fundraiser featuring live music by Say Yes from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Marquette Park Aquatorium, 6918 Oak Ave. Guests must be 21. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. To buy tickets, call (219) 718-5545 or (219) 712-0635.

Dance benefits Sojourner Truth House

GRIFFITH | The Young Adult Outreach Ministries of the Diocese of Gary hosts a benefit dance and social to benefit the Sojurner Truth House from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1400 S. Broad St., Griffith. It's for young adults in their 20s and 30s and includes a basic dance lesson by a trained instructor, followed by a casual dance and social. Snacks will be provided and there will be a cash bar. The suggested donation is $10. For more information, contact Young Adult Catholic Outreach Ministries, (219) 678-1126, dgyacom@gmail.com. http://www.dgyoungadult.com.

Beatniks on Conkey stages comedy

HAMMOND | Beatniks Entertainment presents "Panache," a comedy by Don Gordon, at 8 p.m. at Beatniks on Conkey, 418 Conkey St. Subsequent shows are at 8 p.m. June, 20, 21, and 28, and 2 p.m. June 15, 22, and 29. Refreshments included in the $15 ticket. Call for reservations or go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/669632.

Alumni Association hosts Second City

MUNSTER | The Indiana University Alumni Association hosts Second City from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets from the association are $40 and include a special pre-show reception. For information, contact IU Alumni, (219) 980-6769, alumninw@iun.edu.

'Frozen' featured in park program

HIGHLAND | The Highland Recreation Department hosts Movies in the Park, featuring "Frozen," from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. in Main Square Park, 3001 Ridge Road. A concession stand will be available. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Rainouts will be held in the Lincoln Community Center Fieldhouse.

Fire auxiliary serves pancake breakfast

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary serves its 20th annual pancake breakfast from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N. East St. Tickets are available at the door and cost $6 for adults or $4 for children and seniors. Children 4 and younger eat for free.

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