Porter County Parks
After the railroads were built in Northwest Indiana during the Civil War anyone with the ticket fare could experience the wonders of the Grand Kankakee Marsh. People from all walks of life now had access to this "Everglades of the North." A great number of them were political leaders. The mo…
MICHIGAN CITY | The Women’s Leadership Council of the LaPorte County United Way held its kickoff event, “Wine, Women and Impact” at Shady Creek Winery.
Second-grader Chloe Kowal is excited to begin the football season as the only girl on the Valparaiso Pop Warner Football Junior Mitey Mite 3 team.
VALPARAISO | The League of Women Voters of Porter County is rebooting with a kick-off meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Valparaiso University Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources Board Room.
CHESTERTON | Local painter, Mark VanderVinne, will host Critique Night at the Chesterton Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Guests are welcome to show up, with no prior registration required. All ability levels and artistic styles are encouraged to attend. While VanderVinne is a painter, he wil…
VALPARAISO | South Shore Orchestra will celebrate the beginning of its 10th season as Valparaiso’s community orchestra with this concert season dedicated to "Imagine."
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Family YMCA's annual 50 Fit & Fabulous style show begins at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Old Town Banquet Center, 711 Calumet Ave.
During his lifetime, Paul Schultz has witnessed the Village of Lansing grow from 2,000 residents to nearly 30,000. As president of the Lansing Historical Society, his mission is to collect and preserve the community's history.
VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises is still seeking volunteers for its annual Pack-A-Thon event.
I can truly say I am a proud member of the Portage United Methodist Church. I have been a Methodist all my life and love my church family immensely.
Opening one present on Christmas Eve, attending Midnight Mass, and my mom singing Las Mañanitas to me on my birthday are the family traditions I remember most.
CHESTERTON | Three Chesterton High School seniors are among the nation’s 16,000 semifinalists announced in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Corp. competition.
The Porter County Parks & Recreation “Fund Sunset” campaign launched on fundyourpark.org.
CHESTERTON | For 13 consecutive years, the Duneland community has hosted a prayer breakfast patterned after the National Prayer Breakfast gatherings in Washington, D.C.
LAPORTE | Have you ever walked around the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum and your child says, “What the heck is that thing?”
HAMMOND | Traditional Chinese cuisine, singing, dancing, games and sporting activities are planned for Purdue University Calumet’s eighth annual Chinese Moon Festival celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Fitness and Recreation Center at the south end of campus, south of 173rd Street.
MUNSTER | Hospice of the Calumet Area offers online registration for its 10th annual Hospice Hustle cycling event.
HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will host the third annual Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk on Sunday. Beginning at 9 a.m., participants will race through Purdue University Calumet’s campus.
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