Porter County week ahead briefs

2013-07-21T00:00:00Z Porter County week ahead briefsTimes Staff nwitimes.com
July 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Movie Monday

PORTAGE | Join the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St., from 1 to 3:30 p.m. for a movie and snacks and beverages. Call (219) 763-1508.

Pantry on the Go

PORTAGE | Pantry on the Go is from 3 to 5 p.m. at Woodland Park Community Center's Oakwood Grand Hall, 2100 Willowcreek Road. There will be free grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and protein. First come, first serve, while supplies last for those in need of food assistance. Please bring bags or boxes to carry items home. And bring valid proof of Indiana residence. Call (219) 980-1777.


Low vision support group

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Low Vision support group will meet. Eye conditions and diseases will be discussed from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pines Village Retirement Communities, 3303 Pines Village Circle. Call (219) 464-1867.

Music in the Park

PORTAGE | The Portage Summer Music in the Park offers a free indoor concert every Tuesday evening through August. Monterrey will perform in Sycamore Hall at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road. Call (219) 763-6238


Polish language lessons

MICHIGAN CITY | Polish-American Cultural Society of Northwest Indiana - Michigan City Chapter, hosts beginners Polish language session at 5 p.m., followed by informal discussion of Polish-related topics from 5 to 8 p.m. at Old St. Mary School building, 321 W. 11th St. The group's facilitator is the Rev. Walter Rakoczy, of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Michigan City. Call (219) 464-1369.


Portage Reading Circle

PORTAGE | Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library will hold a book discussion from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 2665 Irving St. Call (219) 763-1508.


Fish fry and bingo

PORTAGE | Portage American Legion Post 260 will hold its fish fry and bingo every Friday at 5675 Mulberry Ave. Fish fry is at 4 p.m.; early bird bingo at 5:45 p.m. Call (219) 762-3541.


Stamping Card Class at the Portage Library

PORTAGE | Create special greeting cards with instructor Lisa Uporsky from 10 a.m. to noon at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St. Participants will create four cards for $10. Pre-cut materials and cards will be provided; participants will need to bring scissors and tape or glue. Pre-registration is required seven days prior to class date. Cash payment will be taken at registration. Class limited to 10 participants, ages 12 and older. Call (219) 763-1508.

Car cruise planned

CHESTERTON | A car cruise is planned the last Saturday of the month, through September at the Gazebo, from 5 to 9:20 p.m. Food and music provided by the Chesterton Park Department. Call (219) 331-4298.

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City of Valparaiso
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(219) 462-1161

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