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Opening Day Of Community Market in Portage

Opening day for the Portage’s Community Market will be held on Sunday, June 6th. The event is free and takes place from 11am - 3pm. Founders’ Park can be found if you take portage-community-marketCentral Avenue east of Willowcreek Road and look for the signs at the newly remodeled Founder’s Square Park. You’ll find fresh produce, homemade breads, flowers, Yard Art, Honey, Artists and Craftsmen, Jewelry, and much more! Live music by Grammy Contender, Keenan Baxter will be from 12:30 – 2:30. The market is only in it’s second year, and achieved great success in 2009. This event is presented by Portage Parks & Recreation, 219-762-1675. There will be lots of free parking,

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Valparaiso based has launched it's first eBook 101londontipsmasthead is the website for people that love Britain and was founded two years in Valparaiso by locals Jonathan and Jacqueline Thomas. Since then it has grown by leaps and bounds and has turned into a world class website for people interested in the travel, culture, entertainment and politics of Great Britain.

As part of their growth plans, they's launched their first eBook called 101 London Travel Tips - essential travel tips for the London traveler.

The book comes from Jonathan's terrible first experience in London in 2001.

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Free Clothing Give-Away

New Hope Church of God is hosting its 2nd annual clothing give-away on Saturday, May 15th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. clothes
Our location is:
712 N 450 W
Vaparaiso (South Haven), Indiana 46385
(Same road as the SH little league field)

The clothes are used, but in nice condition. Clothing will range in all sizes.
Baby Clothing, Childrens, Teens, Mens and Womens.

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European Market Brings Ambiance Early to Chesterton

The Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the kick off for the 2010 season of Chesterton’s European Market is May 1, 2010.chestertons-european-market The European Market has extended its regular 22 week season by four weeks to bring a quality shopping experience to Duneland even earlier this year. The Market will be open every Saturday from 8am to 2pm, closed only the weekend of the Oz Festival, September 18, 2010.

Over 70 vendors have registered for the European Market’s Grand Opening Day. All the old favorites are returning this year for the entire season, including The Cheese People and the fine Swiss pastries of Bit of Swiss. Froehlich’s flavorful jams and the Wakarusa Dime Store’s Giant Jelly Beans will also be fairs available May 1. Be sure to have lunch in downtown May 1, either at one of many food vendors such as fresh pierogi and the ever-popular tamales or at Tonya’s Patisserie across the street or the Red Cup Café’s new downtown location.

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Portage Park's "Anything Goes" Spring Sale

Saturday, May 1 portage-parks-rec9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Woodland Park
Oakwood Grand Hall
Cost: $15

Not sure of the weather...join us for an indoor both space (10x15) to sell your crafts, clothing or any unwanted items. Concessions will be available.

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Web Site Provides Resources for Home Gardeners

Home vegetable gardeners can find advice from experts on planting vegetables, protecting gardens against pests and more on the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service's vegetable gardening Web site, "Vegetable Tips: Resources for Easy Gardening."

Rosie Lerner, Purdue Extension horticulture specialist, said the site was launched last year to pool resources that home vegetable gardeners would find useful.

"With tough economic times, we anticipated there would be an increased interest in beginning a garden," Lerner said. "That was true last year, and it seems like it will continue this year."

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Chesterton European Market

Chesterton's European Market has been offering years of quality shopping, live entertainment, and a unique experience in downtown Chesterton on every Saturday starting the first of May to the end of October. chesterton-european-marketEnjoy the ambiance of downtown Chesterton!

Over 50 vendors (both old and new) are already registered for our Opening Day May 1, 2010! String Fever will be our entertainment that day, and don't forget about live artisan demonstrations in the park along with all of your other shopping favorites.

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