* All Lake County governmental offices will be closed today.
* Our Lady of Grace School in Highland has canceled classes.
* All Griffith Public Schools and after-school activities are canceled today.
* Merrillville Community schools will be closed.
* Tri-Creek Schools will be closed.
* Hanover Community schools will be closed.
* All Munster schools and after-school activities are canceled today. However, 12-month employees are expected to come to work.
* The Munster clerk-treasurer's office is closed. Customers wishing to pay water utility bills are encouraged to use alternative payment methods rather than risk driving to the Town Hall or wait until Thursday, when the office is scheduled to reopen for regular business.
* The special meeting of the Center Township trustee, scheduled for 3 p.m., has been canceled.
* Classes at Indiana University Northwest's Gary and Portage campuses are canceled today. IUN classes at the Academic Learning Center in Crown Point are also closed.
* Purdue University Calumet's Hammond campus and Academic Learning Center in Crown Point are closed today.
* A book reading and signing by author Jan Spivey Gilchrist at Indiana University Northwest has been canceled.
* The Lake County Council's monthly study session set for today has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday.
* The Dyer Police Commission meeting and executive session have been canceled.
* Hammond's neighborhood meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. at Lost Marsh Clubhouse to discuss rerouting traffic along Parkview Avenue, has been canceled and will be rescheduled.
* Gary municipal offices were expected to be open today.
* Valparaiso Community Schools will be closed.
* Portage Township Schools will be closed.
* Duneland Schools will be closed.
* Union Township Schools will be closed.
* Porter County government offices will be closed.
* The Licensing Board for the city of Portage meeting was canceled. It will meet March 2.
* The Valparaiso Rental Registration Committee meeting has been rescheduled for Feb. 23.
* The Portage Sanitation Department will delay garbage/recycling pickup by one day for the remainder of this week. Pickups scheduled for today will be Thursday. For more information, call (219) 762-4564.
* Porter-Starke Services Inc. will be closed in Valparaiso, Portage, Knox and Aberdeen. Emergency services are available by calling (219) 531-3500.
* The Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce office will be closed.
* Purdue University North Central will be closed.
* All Michigan City schools and after-school activities are canceled today.
* Wanatah/LaPorte County schools will be closed.
* LaCrosse schools will be closed
* The Adler Planetarium is closed.
* The Field Museum is closed.
* All Homewood-Flossmoor Park District facilities are closed, and all activities scheduled for today are canceled. If activated by emergency services, the Irwin Community Center, 18120 S. Highland Ave., Homewood, will serve as a warming center during normal business hours from 8 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. daily.
The park district plans on reopening for business Thursday. For more information, call (708) 957-PARK or visit hfparks.com