EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library will host a Writer’s Workshop on Saturday featuring Naleighna Kai, national best-selling author of "Every Woman Needs a Wife" and "Open Door Marriage."
MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for firefighters as part of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
WHITING | Round up family and friends for Whiting’s Great American Picnic and Birthday Party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Whiting along 119th Street. Don’t miss out on a piece of the city’s giant birthday cake.
WHITING | In honor of Whiting's 125th anniversary, the City of Whiting and Studio 659 are hosting an Images of Whiting Contest today through July 27.
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.
LOWELL | The Summer Reading Program, "Reading Keeps You Sharp," is in full swing at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave., with programs and reading rewards for all ages.
HAMMOND |Students from the Construction Technology course at the Hammond Area Career Center recently presented Local 599 of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters with a plaque to thank the carpenters for their continuous support.
There are many ladies in the Whiting-Robertsdale community that I admire very much.
MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit classes and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register.
HOBART | The third annual Paws for Homeless Animals Day is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 at Festival Park, 111 Old Ridge Road.
Highland resident Courtney Raab completed her high school career to the sound of a cheering crowd.
CROWN POINT | In his prime he could have built it himself, but at 85 years of age, retired carpenter Roy Ruehl had to depend on his carpentry brothers to build his wife a wheel chair ramp.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.
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In the United States, people do a lot to recognize and honor the heroes who serve in the Armed Forces and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. July is an appropriate month to recognize veterans and wounded warriors, as we celebrate our nation’s independence.
GARY | Art and flowers have been engaged in a serious romance since the first time someone picked up a paintbrush.
MUNSTER | Hospice of the Calumet Area is seeking volunteers from across Northwest Indiana and neighboring Illinois communities to serve as companions for patients and families facing end-of-life illnesses. Training for new patient companion volunteers is scheduled for July 12, 14 and 19. Bot…
MUNSTER | John Cain, executive director of South Shore Arts, will turn 60 on July 18, and is celebrating with a Happy "Birthday" Hour from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the South Shore Arts gallery in The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road. Guests will enjoy the summer exhibition cur…
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CROWN POINT | Safe House Bar & Grill is sponsoring a charity motorcycle run Sunday to benefit St. Jude House Family Violence Prevention Center and Shelter.
Fourth of July festivities are over and do you know what that means? Dam Duck Race tickets are now on sale for $5 each or 5 for $20 from any member of the Hobart Community Foundation, including this writer.
HAMMOND | The Genesius Guild of First United Methodist Church brings the Tony Award-winning musical “The Pajama Game” to the stage on weekends, July 18 to 27. Take a nostalgic trip back to the 1950’s -- a time of innocent romances and company spirit, when seven-and-a-half cents actually boug…
CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community Theatre will close out its 10th season with the premiere of a new version of "Hamlet" adapted and directed by Grant Fitch.
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