Porter County week ahead briefs

2013-05-05T00:00:00Z Porter County week ahead briefs nwitimes.com


Sunday Breakfast

SOUTH HAVEN | American Legion Post 502 hosts all-you-can-eat  breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. with biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, pancakes and toast at 429 W. County Road 750 North. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Call (219) 331-5142.


Small-space gardening

HEBRON | Hebron Public Library will host Small-Space Vegetable Gardening from 7 to 8 p.m. at 201 W. Sigler St. Maureen Phillips, Purdue advanced master gardener, will explain how to use containers and small raised beds and double cropping to extend the growing season. Call (219) 996-3684.


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 Habitat for Humanity. Call (219) 531-0245.


AARP Driver Safety course

KOUTS | Take the AARP Driver Safety program to brush up on the rules of the road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kouts Public Library, 101 E. Daumer Road. The cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for nonmembers. Call (219) 949-6307.

Polish-American group meets

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


Take Tea and See

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Christian Women’s Club will host a luncheon at Old Town Banquet Center, 711 Calumet Ave. A special feature will be Chesterton Museum. Nancy Frable will be the inspirational speaker. Doors open at 11 a.m. with serving at 11:30. The cost is $11. Call (219) 766-2781 or (219) 252-9214.

Plant and flower sale

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso firefighters annual spring plant and flower sale is Thursday through Saturday at the training center, 355 W. Evans Ave. There will be annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetable plants, as well as hanging baskets and planters. Hours are 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call (219) 308-4274.


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. Call (219) 762-3541.


Second annual car show

VALPARAISO | Life Care Center of Valparaiso will hold its second annual car show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3405 N. Campbell St. There will be a DJ, raffle, food, games, prizes and trophies for best in show and top 10 cars. Call (219) 462-1023.

Alzheimer's disease

PORTAGE | Alzheimer's disease presentation is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2665 Irving St. Call (219) 763-1508.


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City of Valparaiso
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