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College planning workshops offered free at library

College planning can be difficult, but one way to make it easier is to attend one of three free workshops at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Saturday program features mini space mission, planetarium and laser light show

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will host its Second Saturday Family Science Program at 2 p.m. Saturday.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Mission Commander Karen Kovach, left, works with Communications Director and Kahler Middle School student Ashley Immig, 12, during a mission on board the "space ship" Friday at the Challenger Learning Center on Purdue Calumet University Campus.

February 04, 2014 12:15 am
Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Kahler Middle School students prepare to enter the "space ship" to begin a mission Friday at the Challenger Learning Center on Purdue Calumet University Campus.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Commander Sue Petersen, left works with Kahler Middle School students in the Mission Control area of the Challenger Learning Center on Purdue Calumet Univerrsity Campus.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Mission Commaner Karen Kovach, far right, works with Kahler Middle School students on the "space ship" during a mission at the Challenger Learning Center on Purdue Calumet University Campus. The students performed various tasks using robotic arms. From left is Andres Degollado, 13, C.J. Bena…

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Kahler Middle School students file into the Columbia room at The Challenger Learning Center to begin a mission.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Kahler Middle School students Vincent Didonato, 12 and Ashley Koutropoulos, 12 work navigation in mission control Friday at the Challenger Learning Center on Purdue Calumet University Campus.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

HAMMOND | When the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana opened 15 years ago, it offered simulated space missions for students in fifth through eighth grades.

February 03, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

The Challenger Learning Center on Purdue Calumet University Campus celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. The center offers space simulation programs with hands-on science and technology exercises to engage visitors of all ages. The center is a living memorial to the seven astronauts who…

January 31, 2014 3:59 pm
Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years

Mission Commander Karen Kovach, right works with Kahler Middle School students Froday at the The Challenger Learning Center on Purdue Calumet University Campus.

January 31, 2014 3:58 pm
Challenger Learning Center plans October Second Saturday event

Challenger Learning Center plans October Second Saturday event

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will be hosting its Second Saturday Family Science Program on Saturday, October 12 beginning at 2:00 p.m. The event’s cost is $15 per person and will include a mini mission, a laser light show and a planetarium show.

October 07, 2013 10:46 am

Challenger Learning Center hosting Space Race Sunday

HAMMOND | The Space Race 5K run/2K walk will step off at 8 a.m. Sunday from the Challenger Learning Center, 2300 173rd St.

September 16, 2013 12:05 am

Challenger Learning Center program to feature light show

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will host its Second Saturday this week.

September 09, 2013 12:00 am

Challenger Learning Center to host Second Saturday event

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will be hosting its Second Saturday event on Sept. 14. The event will feature planetarium and laser light shows.

September 06, 2013 1:37 pm
Underwater Space Camp simulates astronaut training

Underwater Space Camp simulates astronaut training

HAMMOND | Eleven students suited up in more than 35 pounds of scuba gear and descended into the 11-foot-deep pool.

July 09, 2013 6:45 pm Video Photos

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Kids train like astronauts

Kids train like astronauts

The Challenger Learning Center offers a unique summer class for kids - train like an astronaut. Scuba instructors helped kids experience weightlessness conditions at the Hammond YMCA pool.

July 09, 2013 3:06 pm

Challenger Learning Center to host July Second Saturday event

HAMMOND | Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will host its July Second Saturday Family Science Program event on Saturday, July 13, beginning at 3:15 p.m. The event includes a laser light show and a planetarium show.

July 09, 2013 2:20 pm

Challenger Learning Center receives ArcelorMittal grant

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana has received a generous grant award from ArcelorMittal to help fund programs for teachers and students in East Chicago, Gary and Whiting, as well as support the center’s general fundraising efforts.

July 03, 2013 6:03 pm
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