Porter County week ahead briefs

2014-02-02T00:00:00Z Porter County week ahead briefs nwitimes.com
February 02, 2014 12:00 am  • 

TUESDAY

Afternoon Stories

HEBRON | Tuesday Afternoon Stories, songs and finger plays for ages 2 to 6 meets from 4 to 4:30 p.m. at the Hebron Public Library, 201 W. Sigler St. Call (219) 996-3684.

Pokemon Club at Thomas Library

CHESTERTON | Children in first grade and above are invited to join Westchester Public Library's continuing Pokemon League from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave. Call (219) 926-7696.

WEDNESDAY

Polish-American Cultural Society

PORTAGE | A beginners' Polish language session will be followed by discussion of Polish-related topics from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St. The group's facilitator is Rev. Walter Rakoczy of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Michigan City. Call (219) 464-1369.

Origami folding class

CHESTERTON | Leslie Cefali will be offering a three-week Origami Folding Class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th St. In the class, students learn the secrets of the ancient art of Japanese paper folding. Cost is $35 for members, $40 for others. Call (219) 926-4711.

THURSDAY

Ten Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

PORTAGE | Portage Public Library will offer Know The 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease from 1 to 2 p.m. at the library, 2665 Irving St. The program features videos of real people in the early-stage of Alzheimer's and their families addressing fears and myths associated with Alzheimer's disease. This free program is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Registration is requested but not required.Call the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

Read to Teddy the Dog

HEBRON | Want to practice reading aloud? Read to Teddy the Labradoodle  from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. at the Hebron Public Library, 201 W. Sigler St. He is a registered Pet Partners therapy dog and will listen to stories you read to him. Call (219) 996-3684.

LEGO Club

HEBRON | Get creative at the Hebron Public Library with LEGOs from 4 to 5 p.m. at 201 W. Sigler St. This is for children in pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. LEGOs are provided, no registration. Call (219) 996-3684.

A meeting for moms

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Chapter of Mothers and More will meet from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Walden Pavilion, 4800 Knollwood Court,  to introduce the new leaders, receive feedback on 2013, and enjoy a chocolate potluck. 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

Ladies' Night Out

VALPARAISO | John Simatovich Elementary PTO is hosting its first Ladies Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. at 424 W. County Road 500 North. Vendors included Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One, Scentsy, Tupperware, Pure Romance, Jamberry Nails, Tre-Boutique, Grace Adele, Tre-Boutique and more. Call (219) 613-9033.

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