Porter County week ahead briefs

2013-11-03T00:00:00Z Porter County week ahead briefs nwitimes.com
November 03, 2013 12:00 am  • 

TODAY

Sunday breakfast

VALPARAISO | American Legion Post 502 hosts all-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. at the post, 429 W. County Road 750 North. Call (219) 331-5142.

MONDAY

Watercolor classes offered

VALPARAISO | The Art Barn School of Art will hold Monday evening watercolor class for all levels. The classes, taught by artist Julia Holmaas, are from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 695 N. County Road 400 East. Call (219) 462-9009.

WEDNESDAY

Polish classes

PORTAGE | The beginners' Polish language session is at 5 p.m., followed by informal discussion of Polish-related topics at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St. The facilitator is the Rev. Walter Rakoczy, of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Michigan City. Call (219) 464-1369.

Quilt Guild meeting planned

CHESTERTON | The Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. at the Library Service Center, 100 W. Indiana Ave. Call (219) 921-1829.

THURSDAY

Mothers and More

VALPARAISO | Porter County Chapter of Mothers and More will meet for a College Savings Information meeting and Cookie Exchange with guest speaker Mindy Beier from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Walden Pavilion, Knollwood Court and Thornbury Drive. Be prepared to share your cookie recipe. Members and guests are welcome. Mothers and More is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of mothers through support, education and advocacy. Call (219) 808-1890.

FRIDAY

Fish fry and bingo

PORTAGE | Portage American Legion Post 260 will hold its fish fry and bingo every Friday. Fish fry is at 4 p.m.; early-bird bingo is at 5:45 p.m. at the post, 5675 Mulberry. Call (219) 762-1541.

SATURDAY

Holiday bazaar

VALPARAISO | Our Lady of Sorrows Altar & Rosary Society will hold its holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 356 W. County Road 700 North. There will be craft items and a bake sale. Call (219) 759-1169.

Christmas bazaar

VALPARAISO | The 33rd annual S.E.L.F. School Christmas Bazaar is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 750 Ransom Road. Lunch of chili and sloppy joes is available. Additional parking is available at Cooks Corners School and Valparaiso High School with a free shuttle provided. Call (219) 548-3162.

Craft show and bake sale

PORTAGE | First Presbyterian Church of Portage will hold a craft show and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6225 Lute Road. Call (219) 759-1548.

Holly Lane Bazaar

HEBRON | Holly Lane Bazaar and Cookie Walk is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hebron United Methodist Church, 202 W. Church St. There will be gift baskets, hand-loomed rugs, handmade baby/youth quilts, apple dumplings, cookies and candy by the pound, Christmas ornaments, crafts, soup by the quart, scouring pads, dish cloths, Country Store and more. Lunch also will be available. Call (219) 476-0066.

Bingo and open house

PORTAGE | Rittenhouse Senior Living of Portage will hold a bingo and open house at 6235 Sterling Creek Road. Each bingo winner will receive a Vera Bradley item. cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Call (219) 764-2900.

Chili supper

HEBRON | Hebron American Legion is holding a chili supper with all-you-can-eat chili, hot dogs, cornbread, dessert and coffee, tea and lemonade from 4 to 8 p.m. at Hebron Community Center, 655 N.Main St. Carryouts available. All proceeds go to fund community and educational programs. Call (219) 242-2479.

Veterans Day concert

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso High School A Band with special guests the VHS Concert Choir will hold its annual Salute to Veterans concert at 7:30 p.m. at Valparaiso High School, 2727 N. Campbell St. The program will feature works by John Philip Sousa, Clare Grundman, John Williams and more. Call (219) 531-3070, ext. 5367.

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About Valparaiso

City of Valparaiso
166 Lincolnway Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-1161

Police Department
355 S. Washington St. Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-2135

Fire Department
2605 Cumberland Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-8325

Parks & Recreation
3210 North Campbell Street Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 462-5144

Valparaiso Community Schools
3801 N. Campbell St. Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3000