SEPT 10 Memory Screening, 10am-2pm, Hartsfield Village Senior Living Community, 1000 Columbia Ave, Munster. 219.934.0750 ext. 200. comhs.org. Hartsfield Village Senior Living Community, a designated Memory Screening center for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, offers these free, confidential memory screenings.
SEPT 12 Heroes Cookout, 11am-1pm, Rittenhouse Senior Living, 1300 Vale Park Rd, Valparaiso. 219.531.2484. This complimentary cookout honors the brave men and women of Porter County’s law enforcement, fire rescue, EMS and military.
Sept 15-Oct 27 70th Annual Salon Show, Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Rd, Munster. 219.836.1839. southshoreartsonline.org. Up to $10,000 of cash awards is on the line during this 70th annual exhibition. This juried exhibition accepts original art in all fine art media—painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, fiber, glass, digital, mixed media, ceramics, video, multimedia and jewelry.
SEPT 17 Laugh for the Health of It! 7-8pm, Lake County Public Library Merrillville Branch, 1919 W 81st Ave, Merrillville. 888.303.0180. lcplin.org. Led by a certified laughter yoga instructor, this unique exercise routine encourages unconditional laughter, without jokes or comedy, to oxygenate the body, reduce stress and improve mood. No mats needed.