The Week Ahead — Lake County

2013-05-26T00:00:00Z The Week Ahead — Lake CountyTimes Staff
May 26, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Thespians stage one-acts

ST. JOHN  | Lake Central High School's Advanced Theater class presents two one-act shows from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the high school's Freshmen Center LGI room in St. John. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.

Pantry on the Go stops in C.P.

CROWN POINT | The Pantry on the Go stops from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Lake County Fairgrounds Shelter 1, 889 S. Court St. Free grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and protein will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last for those in need of food assistance. Bring bags or boxes to carry items and valid proof of Indiana residence including driver’s license, state ID, utility bill, etc., for service. For more information, contact Megan Sikes, (219) 980-1777,


Best of Northwest Expo

MERRILLVILLE | Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Best of the Northwest Regional Expo — Improving Your Health, Business & Home Starts Here from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, Merrillville.



Campagna serves spaghetti

SCHERERVILLE | Campagna Academy serves a spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 5:30 to 7 p.m at the academy, 7403 Cline Ave., Schererville. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for those under 10. Buy tickets by calling Barb at (219) 322-8614, ext. 325, or visiting


Family fishing event on tap

HOBART | Families with children under 12 are invited to Friends of Robinson Lake's fourth annual Family Fun Fishing Event from 9 a.m. to noon at Robinson Lake City Park, 5250 S. Liverpool Road. This event includes a craft, dip netting, fish anatomy, water testing and practice with backyard bass. Children will need a parent or guardian with them. There will be a limited number of rods and reels to borrow, but bring your own if possible. Bait will be provided. Indiana DNR allows adults to fish without a license this weekend, though other fishing rules apply. For more information, contact Sandy O'Brien, (219) 743-0679,

Poker run to help patient

GRIFFITH | A poker run and benefit to help Patricia (Perrott) Jongsma is from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1400 S. Broad St., Griffith. Join the poker run or meet up later for the benefit. There will be food, silent auctions, raffles and more.  All money raised will go toward medical bills and expenses. Visit website for more details. Costs ranges from $20 to $40. For information, contact Jessica Henson, (708) 768-1991,

Tour de Highland at new site

HIGHLAND | The 10K Tour de Highland pedals through a new route this year, beginning and ending at Wicker Park Pavilion. Registration is at 10 a.m. The ride begins at 11 a.m. A cookout lunch begins after the riders return. The entry fee is $15; spectators may buy a lunch wristband for $5. For more information, contact Mary Luptak or Shannon Peterson, (219) 923-3666,

Church hosts fest, block party

GRIFFITH | First Baptist Church of Griffith, 324 Colfax St., hosts a Family Fun Fest/Block Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. Live music will be featured.

Donations sought for babies

HOBART | The Answer for Pregnancy Aid sponsors Operation: Fill That Truck from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Answer, 705 Colonial Drive, Hobart. The event will stock the crisis center and mobile unit with items for the hundreds of children the center supports each year. Donations of diapers, formula, new or gently used clothing in sizes newborn to 2T, baby wipes, blankets and bottles are sought. For more information, contact Koryn Cordero, (219) 945-6217,


Cancer survivors feted

EAST CHICAGO | St. Catherine Hospital and the Cancer Resource Centre celebrate Cancer Survivors Day from 1 to 3 p.m. at the St. Catherine Hospital Professional Office Building Conference Room North Entrance, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. The program includes motivational speakers, a light lunch, massages, reiki and music. For more information, contact Khisha Anderson, (219)392-7135,

Cancer survivors celebrated

CROWN POINT | Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point's Celebration of Life on National Cancer Survivors Day is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Burrell Cancer Center, 1201 S. Main St. Registration is required by Thursday for the free event offering games, prizes, a range of activities, snacks, free chair massages and yoga demonstrations. Contact Sharon Malecha, (800) 931-3322, http://

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