Pink Party

Oct. 7, 8 a.m.-noon, Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus, Pavilion A, 101 E. 87th Ave., Merrillville. The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is hosting its Pink Party. There will be a free 5K, raffles, gifts, screenings and more. To register or for more information, call 888-909-3627 or visit

Monster Dash 5K Run/Walk

OCT. 7, 8 a.m., Centennial Park, 900 N. Centennial Drive, Munster. 219.836.6926. Costumes are encouraged at this holiday-inspired 5K run/walk. The course begins on Calumet Avenue, travels through Munster subdivisions and concludes at Centennial Park.

Ladies Only Exercise

OCT. 18-NOV. 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Eisenhower Fitness & Community Center, 2550 178th St., Lansing. 708.474.8552. This ladies-only exercise class has a goal of inch loss, firmer bodies and a boost of energy. OCT. 11: Registration deadline.

Eric Estill Memorial 5K Run/Walk

OCT. 21, 11 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 8955 Columbia Ave., Munster. This timed 5K run/walk will be followed by a pasta lunch. Proceeds benefit Westminster missions, programs and youth/children's ministries, as well as the Lake Central High School Dollars for Scholars.

Hot Yoga

ONGOING, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Fitness Premier, 289 Westmeadow Place, Lowell. 219.213.6000. Participants can perform yoga poses in a heated room to increase flexibility.

Open Indoor Volleyball

ONGOING, 6-9 p.m. Monday, Friday, Lincoln Community Center, 2450 Lincoln St., Highland. 219.838.0114. Those 15 and older can enjoy unstructured open volleyball play.

Step & Sculpt

ONGOING, 6 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Valparaiso Family YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive, Valparaiso. 219.462.4185. This cardio step workout also includes muscle sculpting with weights and/or matwork.

Water Aerobics

ONGOING, 9-10 a.m., LaPorte County Family YMCA Michigan City Elston Branch, 1202 Spring St., Door K, Michigan City. 219.221.4055. Challenging for both beginner and advanced levels, this aerobic workout builds strength for the whole body with the natural resistance of the water.

Zumba for Families

ONGOING, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Saturday, Hammond Branch YMCA, 7322 Southeastern Ave., Hammond. 219.845.1507. The whole family can get in on the dance action during this special class for children ages 7-11 and their adults.