Alec Carroll, 13, presents his sister Samantha Carroll, 10, with flowers during a ceremony Sunday at the Wicker Park Social Club. Samantha was named the Lucia Queen during Nordikids of Northwest Indiana's annual holiday celebration.
Annette Perz, of Whiting, browses items for auction at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Merrillville. Items included antiques, collectibles, sports items, dolls, Christmas items, furniture and bedding.
Mike Bartos, of Hobart, has been donating his auctioneer services for 30 years as SS. Peter and Paul in Merrillville holds its annual auction. All proceeds go to the church. This year, the money will help pay for an alarm system.
Serb Fest in Lansing was filled with activities, including Wally and Friends which played traditional Serbian Music and children perform traditional Serbian dances.
Diane Rutovic, of Lansing, sells jewelry to Whiting resident Karen Panayotovich from Origami Owl during Serb Fest in Lansing. Rutovic is an independent designer for the company.
Madeline Monroe, 5 and Alice Lewter, 1, greet Princess Belle from the Walt Disney animated film "Beauty and the Beast" Saturday, during a charity event raising funds for digital projection technology to be added to the Kennedy Theatre in Hammond.
Lauren Kelly of Highland, with the help of 1-year-old Tyler Kutansky, browses the popcorn bucket raffle options Saturday at a charity event to raise money for renovations to the Kennedy Theatre in Hammond.
Javaze Hart, right, of Lansing, and her children, Keith Johnson Jr., 9, and Artenice Johnson, 20, stand in front of their new home Saturday in Lansing.
Javaze Hart, right, of Lansing, talks with Millie Reyes-Williams after Hart's speech Saturday following the dedication of her new Habitat home in Lansing.
Information about the foundress of the Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel, is on display Sunday during an reception for the order.
The Most Rev. Dale J. Melczek, bishop of the Diocese of Gary, toasts the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration at Sunday's reception in Griffith.
Corrinne Keller, of Gary, serves food to Cookie Zermeno during the East Chicago fundraiser luncheon Sunday at Ameristar Casino. Proceeds of the annual event benefit the St. Catherine Hospital cardiolgoy program.
East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland welcomes guests Sunday at the city's annual fundraiser, to benefit the cardiology program at St. Catherine Hospital. Copeland thanked the hospital and all the volunteers who worked on the effort.
HIGHLAND | Casey Riggle, 14, Haily Herbert, 13, and Nicole Dubek, 13 get ready to run in the Jack O' Lantern Jog Saturday in Highland.
Dick Silveira, of St. John, and Tom Kimbla, of Schererville, cook pork chops Friday for the Schererville Central Lions Club's 14th annual Octoberfest feast. The event was held at the St. John Township Center.
Barbara Toosley, of St. John, serves George and Pam DeAngelo, of Hammond, some pork chops at the Schererville Central Lions Club Octoberfest feast in the St. John Township Center.
Students from Lake Central, Munster, Lowell, Merrillville, Gavit, Hanover, Andrean, and Lake Forest high schools compete in the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Senior Division on Monday in Hammond.
Jessica Bohling, a junior at Hanover High School, competes Monday in the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl.
Crown Point | Nick Fiacco, of Crown Point, and his daughters Pheobe, 2, and Lola, 9 months, dance to music by Gerry Hundt at the festival Saturday in Crown Point.
Crown Point | John and Pam Beatrice, of St. John, dance Saturday at the festival.
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