VALPARAISO | Village Park Enrichment Center will hold a Fall Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. This community event benefits Valparaiso’s busy senior center and features exhibitors selling furniture, crafts, jewelry, antiques, linens, art, collectibles, clothing, and more.
The event is held at VPEC, located in the former Banta School building at 605 Beech St. There is no admission charge.
The fall bazaar is a fundraiser for the center, which is the main provider of activities and educational offerings for older adults in the community.
Lunch menu includes chili, hot dogs, baked beans, corn bread and pumpkin pie, which can be purchased from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Village Park Enrichment Center, a gathering place designed for adults age 50 or older, is a joint venture of Pines Village Retirement Communities and the Valparaiso Department of Parks and Recreation. VPEC is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It also serves as a registered nutrition site and serves lunch Monday through Friday.
More information, including a monthly activity schedule, is available at www.pinesvillage.org/villagepark.php or by calling the center at (219) 462-1301.