As the 6th annual Hannah’s Hope Pop Tab Collection took place on Saturday, a friendly competition between Porter County schools concluded at the South Haven McDonald’s here in Valparaiso. Participating students, along with their families and principals, celebrated their hard work with a meet-and-greet from Ronald McDonald and some ice cream.
Kasper Otworowski, who came into the world at 1:46 a.m. Jan. 1, became the first child born in the new year in Lake County. He is shown at Franciscan Health Dyer with his mother, Monika, of Cedar Lake, before they were joined later by husband, Cezary, and other two sons, Kyle, 8, and Kevin, 6, who would meet their new brother for the first time.
I Double Dog Dare You to Visit the Indiana Welcome Center for the Annual “A Christmas Story” Display
“A Christmas Story” is already a magical holiday tradition, but the Indiana Welcome Center, located at 7770 Corinne Dr, in Hammond, really brings the story to life with its annual themed display.
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The city of Whiting sprang to life in a cacophony of light and sound with the annual Whiting Christmas Parade. The Whiting community experienced seeing live reindeer walk down 119th Avenue. They also had the opportunity for their children to have a photo snapped with Santa. But most of all, they were able to see the magic of a thousand lights upon Whiting City Hall.
The Indiana Welcome Center’s annual exhibit, A Christmas Story Comes Home, will kick-off this Saturday with two events, the annual A Major Event and the new Holiday Market. A free shuttle service will be provided for overflow parking. Guests can park in the Homestead Athletic Complex, 8071 Kennedy Avenue in Highland from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.