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    MICHIGAN CITY — Second- and fourth-graders from Discovery Charter School of Porter experienced Lubeznik Art Center's The Hunt The Prey The Spirit show. Lubeznik's educators had the children exploring what an animal spirit might be, what it looks like in an artist's eye and how we as humans c…

      PORTER — The Indiana Dunes Visitor Center and the Purdue University Northwest American Sign Language Club are hosting the first American Sign Language game day from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 N. Ind. 49.

        PORTER — Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host its annual Partnership Luncheon on Nov. 4 at the Spa. The event is an opportunity for the business and civic community to engage with the local environmental conservation community.

        The National Park Service is seeking food trucks or other self-contained food service vendors for several special events this year in celebration of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s 50th anniversary and the National Park Service centennial. Events needing vendors include an anniversary con…

        VALPARAISO — The John W. Anderson Foundation has awarded Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry $1,000 for its “Meat” the Need program. These funds will be used to assist Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry in paying processing fees for approximately 750 pounds of donated meat in Lake and Porter Counties, whic…

        PORTER — The second annual Stop, Drop, and Run 5K will take place Sunday, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Hawthorne Park with proceeds to benefit the Porter Volunteer Fire Department.

        Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and its partners will present ArchiCamp on Aug. 3. The one-day camp on the park’s historic architecture and history is for kids in the fourth through sixth grades. Fun, hands-on crafts, field trips and talks by historic preservationists will help bring histor…


        PORTER — The Valparaiso University-Community Band will be performing an outdoor concert Friday at the park’s East Shelter that begins at 7 p.m., followed by a showing of the Universal Pictures film “Minions” on an outdoor screen at dusk. In the event of inclement weather the concert and film…

        Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and its partners will present ArchiCamp – a one-day camp on June 22 for students in the fourth through sixth grades that will provide an introduction to local history and architecture.

        Members of the Porter Fire Department conducted training on their new SCBA MSA G1 air packs that were acquired through a FEMA and Homeland Security Fire Act Grant awarded jointly to six Porter County fire departments, including Porter, Portage, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Ogden Dunes and South…

        PORTER — The Logs to Lustron Tour sponsored by Indiana Landmarks and the National Park Service features 11 landmarks spanning over a century of architecture, including restored residences not normally open to the public and vacant landmarks in need of a new use. Seven sites will be open.

        The new 4-H Beekeeping Project is keeping busy this spring at their first workshops. The project’s 13 members came together for an introductory beekeeping meeting with their superintendent, Annette Hansen, last month. And new beekeepers worked in the field to assemble a Langstroth honey bee …

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