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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, February 20, 2014

2014-02-19T00:00:00Z 2014-02-20T02:02:05Z Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, February 20, 2014By Pat Colander nwitimes.com
February 19, 2014 12:00 am  • 

The weekend meltdown gets underway tonight with NWI Dancing with the Stars competition in Merrillville and a shout-out to size zeroes to grab those stilettos and head to Indian Summer in Chesterton on Saturday.

Matt Sharp Has Been Taking Dancing Lessons for Weeks: Dancing with the Northwest Indiana Stars is tonight at the Radisson in Merrillville. Four couples will compete including Shore’s own Matt Sharp, starting at 7 pm (CT). Proceeds from the $20 ticket go to the United Way.

A Model Call on Saturday: The first model call for the 3rd Annual Fashion on the Shore event is Saturday at Indian Summer 131 S. Calumet Road in Chesterton, Indiana starting at 10:30 am (CT). We need 30 runway models for our top emerging designers this year so beautiful people it is time to get out your high heels and join us at the boutique.

Shore’s emerging designer showcase event is coming up Friday, May 9th, that's on Mother’s Day weekend at the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in St. Joseph, Michigan.

Passionate Oscar Folk Can Do the Marathon at AMC: In case you need to catch-up this year’s AMC Best Picture Showcase event offers two viewing opportunities: a two-day occasion to view the films on Feb. 22 and March 1, or a 24-hour marathon of all nine Best Picture nominations on March 1. In Chicago, the 24-hour marathon will be showcased at AMC River East 21. The list of Chicago area AMCs taking part in the traditional two-weekend showcase is here:

• 600 North Michigan 9

• Crestwood 18

• Naperville 16

• Northbrook Court 14

• Schererville 12

• South Barrington 30

• Village Crossing 18

• Yorktown 17

• Yorktown Premium

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