Porter County week ahead briefs

2013-09-29T00:00:00Z Porter County week ahead briefs nwitimes.com
September 29, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Lions Club dinner meeting

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Lions Club will hold its monthly dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Pines Village Conference Room, 3303 Pines Village Lane. The program will be presented by Anna Schoon from Northwest Indiana Community Action. She will discuss their organization and how they help the visually impaired. Call (219) 531-0245 or visit the Lions on the web at www.valparaisolions.org.



Pep rally

The public is invited to take part in a pep rally before the Valparaiso High School homecoming game. The pep rally will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Park Plaza on Lincolnway at Lafayette Street. Sponsored by the Valparaiso High School Student Council, the pep rally will honor all fall and winter sports and clubs. Call (219) 531-3070.

Microsoft Word 2 class

CHESTERTON | Bits and Bytes will continue from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Bertha Wood meeting room located on the second floor of Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave. Registration is necessary due to the limited number of computers available and is underway. To reserve your spot, visit or call the Serials Department or register online at http://www.wpl.lib.in.us/. Click on the Bits and Bytes link. The class is free of charge. Registrants must be proficient with the mouse and familiar with Word basics. Attendees will learn basic formatting skills, including bullets, numbering tabs, columns, etc. Those who attend will also learn how to insert clip art, use word art, create labels and more. Call (219) 926-7696, ext. 25.


Portage Community Historical Society welcomes alumni

PORTAGE | Welcome all Portage Alumni from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  to the Alton Goin Museum at Countryside Park. The museum buildings will be opened especially for them to visit on Friday. The Alton Goin Museum, Trager farmhouse and barn will be open for tours. A video of the 1994 D.A.C. Football Highlights 5A State Runner Up Portage Indians will be shown at 1 p.m. The museum is at 5250 U.S. 6. Call (219) 762-8349.


CHESTERTON | Children age 6 and up are invited to join Jennifer Loving of Loving Fitness for Yoga4Kids from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Thomas Library, Westchester Public Library’s main branch, 200 W. Indiana Ave., in the Children’s Department. Registration is required. Attendees will be introduced to beginning and intermediate yoga poses with fun games, stories, partner stretching and age appropriate lessons on controlling/relaxing the body and mind. Each child will learn healthy techniques for lengthening muscles and developing flexibility. The relaxation Loving teaches helps children learn to navigate life’s challenges with a little more ease. Call (219) 926-7696.


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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

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