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TurkeyPalooza 2015 this weekend

Join the organizers of 500 Turkeys from 2-8 p.m. Saturday at the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, 2401 Village Point, Chesterton, for TurkeyPalooza, a fundraiser to help feed families in Northwest Indiana. Saturday's event includes live music, Gobble Wobble 5k, vendors, food, fishing, games and Kids Zone. Live music includes the Spazmatics in concert. Free entry to the park and concert. All donations made will help to feed 1,000 families this year for Thanksgiving. For more information, call (219) 926-1842.

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Porter County Reporter

Joyce has been a reporter for nearly 40 years, including 23 years with The Times. She's a native of Merrillville, but has lived in Portage for 39 years. She covers municipal and school government in Porter County.