HOBART | The Maria Reiner Center will host its first sock hop from noon to 4 p.m. Friday at the gym, 705 E. Fourth St.
PORTAGE | Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs are now linked to a 6,800-mile trail system spanning from Delaware to California, officials announced Thursday.
HOBART | Seniors ages 55 and older can take advantage of free swim hours at Community Pool, 810 W. 10th St., when it opens in June.
HOBART | The compost bag program will begin Monday for Hobart residents.
When people shopping for a home look at a community, they want to know about the quality of life in a community. They look at the schools, the parks, the libraries and so forth.
Lance Baker, from left, Michael Mahler and Norm Boucher, bet on the green in "The Fox on the Fairway."
PORTAGE | The Portage Parks Department is bringing a little of the outside indoors.
CHICAGO | Moments on the playground are often vivid childhood memories: the pungent smell of fresh mulch beneath feet, the squeak of bare legs on a slide, tennis shoes gripping a metal ladder, pauses for breath after a game of tag.
Until this winter, I'd never heard of bumper cars on a skating rink. And it wasn't until recently that I had my first chance to carve turns down a ski hill on a snowbike.
Not all the testers for Good Housekeeping's annual Best Toys list wear lab coats. Some are barely out of diapers.
HAMMOND | Dan Plath makes a living doing what he loves and volunteers in his off time to share his devotion with others.
PORTAGE | The superintendent of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is thinking big for the future of the park. Really big.
Cats are known as mysterious creatures. While some of the things they do can be puzzling at times, you don't have to be a super sleuth to decode your pet's behaviors.
Every kid deserves the chance to be a kid; to laugh, play, explore and just have fun. But for kids with serious illnesses, those typical kid experiences can be hard to come by.
PORTER | Representatives from Seven Peaks Waterpark in Utah visited with members of the public during a town forum on Thursday night to answer questions about the new location in Porter at the shuttered Splash Down Dunes site at 150 E. U.S. 20.
PORTAGE | Work began Tuesday, at least ceremonially, on Portage's new Northside Trail.
LANSING | T.F. South's No. 1 doubles team of Amirah Ali and Andriana Johnson are hoping to play tennis for one more weekend.
Michael Hannon, Allison Lutgen holding Sophia Hannon, and Kathey Badali holding Lorelai Rastovski walk to the Freedom Park soccer field for a Mini Kickers (2- to3-year-olds) soccer league practice.
Mckenna Leckrone, 3, kicks the soccer ball a Mini Kickers (2- to 3-year-olds) soccer league practice.
LOWELL | Despite a stagnant economy and a tight budget for most of its 11 years, Freedom Park is developing into a recreational hub with more on the horizon.
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