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Learn to decorate eggs

DYER | The Dyer Parks and Recreation Department is offering an Easter egg decorating class for children ages 7 to 12 at 6 p.m. at Dyer Town Hall Activity Center, Room 1, 1 Town Square. Cost is $10 for Dyer residents and $11 for nonresidents. For more information, call Dyer parks at (219) 865-2505,


Event benefits kittens, puppies

MUNSTER | An animal baby shower is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St., Munster. It's a chance to meet kittens and puppies. Needed items include kitten and puppy formula, puppy nursing bottles, heating pads and more.


Buncich to address chamber

ST. JOHN | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich speaks at the monthly meeting of the St. John Chamber of Commerce. It's from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. John VFW Post 717, 10400 W. 93rd Ave. Lunch is catered by Aspen Cafe in St. John. Cost is $10. Call the St. John chamber, (219) 365-4686,


Library hosts spring festival

DEMOTTE | The DeMotte Library hosts its annual spring festival from 5 to 7 p.m. at the library, 901 W. Birch St., SW. Event includes a cake walk, face painting, book sale and bingo.

Seder meal to be served

CEDAR LAKE | Great Oaks Banquets serves a traditional Jewish Passover Seder meal from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the hall, 13109 S. U.S. 41. The meal will be conducted by Doug Carmel, of Rock of Israel Ministries, and includes matzo ball soup, roasted chicken, potatoes, vegetable and dessert. Buy tickets by Monday by calling (219) 374-7730 or purchase online at Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for those 10 and under.


Club stages dog show

CROWN POINT | Steel City Kennel Club presents its annual two-day, all-breed dog show from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for senior citizens and free for children 11 and younger. For more information, contact Judy Davis, (219) 365-5046,

Craft show, vendor fair on tap

HIGHLAND | The Highland Parks and Recreation Department hosts a craft show and vendor fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lincoln Community Center, 2450 Lincoln St.

Putt around the library

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library will be transformed into an 18-hole miniature golf course from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library is at 122 N. Main St. One round of golf (putters, balls, scorecards will be provided to players) and admission to the Family Fun Zone is included in the price of a ticket. Molley the Trolley will provide free transportation to the library from Wheeler Middle School. Visit online for more information. Cost is $5 a person, $20 for a group of five. For more information, contact Laura Clemons, (219) 306-4599,

Easter bonnet contest

WHITING | The Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce hosts an Easter bonnet contest at 2 p.m. Participants will walk in a parade, and bonnets will be judged at the end in front of City Hall. Categories are baby to preschool to kindergarten, grade school, high school and 18 years and older. The winners from each category will win $25, and the Best in Show winner will earn $100. For more information, call the chamber at (219) 659-0292,

Harbor Lights take stage

HAMMOND | Hammond Mohawks Hall, 4040 Calumet Ave., features Harbor Lights in a doo-wop concert to benefit Woodmar United Methodist Church. It's from 6 to 10 p.m. and costs $15 for adults and $9 for children if tickets are bought in advance. Cost at the door is $18 for adults and $12 for children. For information, contact Fran Vukovich, (219) 844-3030,


Artists, crafters featured

LOWELL | The Lowell Hometown Showcase features local artists, crafters, hometown businesses and groups offering items for sale and information about local opportunities and experienced craftsman. It's from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Signature Banquets, 1908 E. Commercial Ave., Lowell. Food and a cash bar are available. For more information, contact Lisa Gibson, (219) 552-9500,

St. Baldrick's event in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Church of Christ, 3803 E. U.S. 30, hosts a St. Baldrick's event from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit childhood cancer research. It includes a fun fair, princesses, raffles, deejay, superheroes, food and a bake sale. Contact Ashlee Criner, (219) 765-7677,


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