Breakfast, dinner buffet
PORTAGE | Miller's Senior Living Community is serving a buffet of breakfast and dinner items from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 5911 Lute Road. The cost is $12. Call (219) 764-0628.
VALPARAISO | The Girl Scouts of Valparaiso and Washington Township will be hosting their 33rd annual Scouting-Girl Style from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Washington Township High School, 381 E. Ind. 2. This year's theme, Imagine the Future, looks into what might be happening locally and around the world as Girl Scouts USA starts its second century as the foremost organization for girls in the United States. Girl Scout families as well as the general public are invited to participate in all activities. Admission to Scouting-Girl Style is one nonperishable food item to be donated to a local food pantry. Call (219) 464-4059.
Scrapbooking tips offered
VALPARAISO | Both beginners and pros welcome at this scrapbooking walk in program. Learn or share tips and techniques, both traditional and digital, while socializing with other scrapbookers from 3 to 8 p.m. at the South Haven branch of the Porter County Public Library, 403 W. County Road 700 North. Call (219) 759-4474.
All About Alzheimer's
PORTAGE | Miller's Senior Living Community is hosting an introductory program designed for anyone who suspects memory loss and or is interested in learning about Alzheimer's from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at 5911 Lute Road Learn the 10 warning signs of the disease. Call (219) 764-0628.
Vision Loss program
VALPARAISO | Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County will present Vision Loss from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. Pines Village Retirement Communities, 3303 Pines Village Circle. This program will provide attendees with information about changes in vision and when to seek attention from a vision professional. Call (219) 531-8039.
Relay For Life meeting
VALPARAISO | The American Cancer Society is seeking teams for Relay For Life of Greater Valparaiso. A meeting for team captains will be held from 7:15 to 8 p.m. in Room C151 at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 1600 Roosevelt Road. Parking is available in the lot off Roosevelt Road between the middle school and the elementary school. Enter through Door 6 and follow the signs to the meeting room. Relay For Life of Greater Valparaiso is a fundraising event May 17 and 18 at Thomas Jefferson Middle School where teams camp out, walk or run around the track overnight, enjoy music, food, contests and celebrate life. Call (219) 510-7666,
Vision Loss program
PORTAGE | Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County will present Vision Loss from 11 a.m. to noon at Bonner Senior Center, 5800 Lexington Ave. This informational program will provide attendees with an increased knowledge of the importance of knowing about changes in vision and when to seek attention from a vision professional. Call (219) 531-8039.
Polish-American Cultural Society
PORTAGE | The Polish-American Cultural Society of Northwest Indiana will host a beginners' Polish language session from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St. After the language session, there will be informal discussion of Polish-related topics. Call (219) 464-1369.
Chili dinner planned
SOUTH HAVEN | The South Haven Lions Club is hosting an all-you-can-eat chili dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 502, 429 W. County Road 750 North. The cost is $7 for adults or $17 for a family of four; children younger than 10 are $3. Proceeds go to Gabriel's Horn Homeless Shelter and Portage Rebuilding Together. Call (219) 763-2034.
NAMI offers support groups
PORTAGE | National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Porter County) offers free support groups and educational programs for those whose lives are touched by mental illness from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Portage fire station, 3401 Swanson Road. Call (219) 764-2958.
St. Pat's Day ice cream social
PORTAGE | Shamrock Shakes and Luck o' the Irish Soda's will be available at the St. Patty's Day Ice Cream Social, sponsored by 1st Source Bank from 2 to 3 p.m. at Miller's Senior Living Community, 5911 Lute Road. Make reservations. Call (219) 764-0628.
PORTAGE | First United Methodist Church will hold a date night from 6 to 7 at the church, 2637 McCool Road. There will be a light dinner, then music, comedy and hear how to strengthen marriages and relationships. Call to make a reservation. Call (219) 762-3846.
Make Ukrainian Easter egg
VALPARAISO | Learn the ancient craft of pysanka, the intricately dyed Ukrainian Easter egg from 1 to 4 p.m. at the South Haven branch of the Porter County Public Library, 403 W. County Road 700 North. This is an afternoon activity for families or adults. The $15 fee covers all materials and dyes needed to complete one egg. Registration is preferred. This program is limited to 30. Call (219) 759-4474.
Easter egg hunt
PORTAGE | Portage 1st United Methodist will hold an Easter egg hunt for age 0 to 12, with four age group divisions, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 2637 McCool Road. Following the hunt everyone is invited to the church for dinner, 5 p.m. Call (219) 762-3846.