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Events

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Date Title Venue City Type
Mar 29 - Apr 30 Cruisin’ through The Times Exhibit Indiana Welcome Center Hammond Arts
Apr 08 - Apr 29 ‘Chair’ish the Children Exhibit Indiana Welcome Center Hammond Arts
Apr 21 - Apr 30 Free Hearing Screenings for Adults Franciscan St. Margaret Health – Dyer Dyer Health
Apr 27 - Apr 27 Fill the SERVPRO Truck - Food Drive - - Service
Apr 27 - Apr 27 Parkinson's Therapy Group Program Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Munster Health
Apr 27 Physician, Iraq War Veteran, Author to Visit IU Northwest Indiana University Northwest Gary Education
Apr 27 - Apr 27 Wine and Canvas at Blue Chip Blue Chip Casino Michigan City Social Gatherings
Apr 27 - Apr 27 Weight No More Support Group St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
Apr 27 - Apr 27 The South Haven Bookends Book Discussion Group Monday South Haven Library Valparaiso Social Gatherings
Apr 28 - Apr 28 Portage Kiwanis 100 Year Birthday Bash & Membership Round-Up Crossroads Family Church Portage Service
Apr 28 - Apr 28 Portage Kiwanis Club Meeting Porter Portage Hospital Campus Portage Service
Apr 28 - Apr 28 Year Round Run Club Sunset Hill Park Valparaiso Health
Apr 28 - Apr 28 New Beginnings Tours Porter Regional Hospital Valparaiso Health
Apr 28 - Apr 28 Portage YMCA Running Club Portage Township YMCA Portage Sports
Apr 29 - Apr 29 Purdue Day of Giving at PNC Purdue North Central Westville Service
Apr 29 - Apr 29 Challenger Learning Center Corporate Bowling Charity Challenge Super Bowl Crown Point Social Gatherings
Apr 29 ‘Chair’ish the Children Reception Indiana Welcome Center Hammond Arts
Apr 29 - Apr 29 "Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera" Workshop Chesterton Art Center Chesterton Arts
Apr 29 - Apr 29 Lupus Support Group St. Mary Medical Valparaiso Health Center Valparaiso Health
Apr 29 Stars and Strikes The Super Bowl Inc. Crown Point Social Gatherings
Apr 29 - Apr 29 The Blunt Truth About Marijuana Portage IMAX Theatre Portage Family
Apr 29 - Apr 29 Childbirth Education Porter Regional Hospital Valparaiso Health
Apr 30 8th Annual Battle of the Badges Basketball Tournament Boys & Girls Club South Haven Valparaiso Sports
Apr 30 Year Round Run Club Sunset Hill Park Valparaiso Health
Apr 30 The Porter County Business League Meeting Round the Clock Restaurant Valparaiso Business Development
Apr 30 Emergency Preparedness presented by Purdue Extension Sunset Hill Farm County Park Valparaiso Health
Apr 30 IU Northwest Business Speakers Series Luncheon Radisson Star Plaza Merrillville Business Development
Apr 30 - Apr 30 Porter Regional Hospital Stroke Survivor Support Group Porter Regional Hospital Valparaiso Health
Apr 30 - Apr 30 Purdue University Calumet Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center Ribbon Cutting Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Cen Hammond Business Development
Apr 30 - Apr 30 3D Mammography Technology Program Briar Ridge Country Club Schererville Health
Apr 30 “Living with Lupus” Seminar Marian Education Center Crown Point Health
Apr 30 - Apr 30 Symptoms and Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease St. Mary Medical Valparaiso Health Center Valparaiso Health
Apr 30 - Apr 30 Porter County Spelling Bee Benjamin Franklin Middle School Valparaiso Education
Apr 30 - Apr 30 True BBQ Woodford Reserve Whiskey Dinner True BBQ & Whiskey Bar Munster Social Gatherings
May 01 First Friday at Lubeznik Center Lubeznik Center for the Arts Michigan City Arts
May 01 PNC American Sign Language Club Coffeehouse Uptown Cafe Valparaiso Social Gatherings
May 01 - May 01 Mother and Son, Dinner & a Movie Portage IMAX Theatre Portage Movies and Music
May 01 - May 01 May First Friday at LCA: Opening Reception and Live Performance Art Lubeznik Center for the Arts Michigan City Arts
May 02 - May 02 Pancakes & More Breakfast American Legion Post 502 South Haven Social Gatherings
May 02 - May 02 Chesterton's European Market Thomas Centennial Park Chesterton Shopping
May 02 The Fabulous Vegas Guys Concert Memorial Opera House Valparaiso Movies and Music
May 03 The Biggest Loser Run/Walk Lake County Fairgrounds Crown Point Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 03 Coffee & Canvas Hawthorne Park Porter Arts
May 03 - May 03 Stroll for Hospice Central Park Plaza Valparaiso Social Gatherings
May 04 - May 04 Free Baby Class from Community Hospital Outpatient Centre Community Hospital Outpatient Centre St. John Health
May 04 - May 04 Diabetes Management Class St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 04 Let's Draw! Sunset Hill Park Valparaiso Arts
May 05 - May 05 Get a LEG UP on Summer! St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 05 - May 05 Free Weightloss Surgery Class Community Hospital Munster Education
May 06 - May 06 Diabetes Management Class St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 06 - May 06 Free Weightloss Support Group Community Hospital Munster Health
May 07 - May 07 2015 Stroke Symposium St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 07 - May 07 15th Annual Portage Senior Health Fair Woodland Park Portage Health
May 07 - May 07 Sunrise Seminar Lakeside Wealth Management Lakeside Wealth Management Chesterton Business Development
May 07 - May 07 Share Your Grief Support Group St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 08 - May 08 8th Annual Battle of the Badges Basketball Tournament Boys & Girls Club South Haven Valparaiso Sports
May 08 NIPSCO Tree Planting and Education Event - La Porte Handley Herald Elementary School La Porte Education
May 08 - May 08 Listen to Your Mother Memorial Opera House Valparaiso Theatre
May 09 - May 09 “Pink at Portage” Porter Portage Hospital Campus Portage Health
May 09 Beast 5k Lake County Fairgrounds Crown Point Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 09 Basic 5k and 2 Mile Fitness Walk First Christian Reformed Church Crown Point Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 09 - May 09 One Stop Drop Collection Porter County Fairgrounds and Expo Center Valparaiso Service
May 09 Annual PoCo Muse Historic Home Tour Porter County Museum Valparaiso History
May 09 - May 09 Young Artists at Sunset Hill Sunset Hill Park Valparaiso Parks
May 09 Spring Loaded! Lubeznik Center for the Arts Michigan City Arts
May 10 - May 10 2015 Mother's Day 5K Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Valparaiso Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 10 Reiki Level I Brincka Cross Gardens Beverly Shores Health
May 11 - May 15 NorthShore Health Centers Women's Health Week - - Health
May 13 NIPSCO Tree Planting and Education Event - Lowell Three Creeks Elementary Lowell Education
May 13 - May 13 Hobart Chamber Monthly Luncheon Hobart Community Center Hobart Business Development
May 14 - May 14 IUN 48th Annual Commencement Genesis Convention Center Gary Education
May 14 - May 14 PNC Conversational ASL Class for Beginners PNC Porter Co. Grad Center Valparaiso Education
May 15 - May 15 Martina McBride at the Star Plaza Star Plaza Theatre Merrillville Movies and Music
May 15 Flashback 5K Portage Township YMCA Portage Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 16 - May 16 Community Garage Sale LaPorte County Fairgrounds La Porte Shopping
May 16 - May 16 Weekend Warrior Childbirth Classes St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 16 - May 16 Baskets for Breast Cancer 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Indiana University Northwest Gary Sports
May 16 Walk to End Lupus Lake County Fairgrounds Crown Point Social Gatherings
May 16 - May 16 2015 Lupus Walk Lake County Fairgrounds Crown Point Health
May 16 - May 16 Spring Out to Sunset Festival Sunset Hill Farm County Park Valparaiso Social Gatherings
May 16 - May 16 Shirley Heinze Land Trust's 12th Annual Spring Benefit Sand Creek Country Club Chesterton Parks
May 16 Gallery Gallop 5.5 mile Lake Street Beach Parking Lot Miller Beach Gary Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 17 County Line Orchard 10k / 5k / 1 mile County Line Orchard Hobart Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 17 - May 17 Weekend Warrior Childbirth Classes St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 18 United Way of Porter County Golf Classic Sand Creek Country Club Chesterton Sports
May 18 - May 18 Weight No More Support Group St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 18 Computer Class: Navigating the Net Cedar Lake Public Library Cedar Lake Technology/Tools
May 19 - May 19 Alzheimer's Support Group St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 20 - May 20 The Best of Broadway: Our Favorite Composers Memorial Opera House Valparaiso Theatre
May 20 - May 20 New Beginnings Transplant Network St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 21 - May 21 Fegely Middle School Reality Store Fegely Middle School Portage Education
May 21 2015 Living Health, Balance and Hope Symposium VU Harre Union Valparaiso Health
May 21 - May 21 Breastfeeding Class St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 22 - May 22 Veterans Dental Health Project IU Northwest Gary Health
May 22 - May 22 Emma Bailey's 3rd Annual St. Baldrick's Fundraiser Portage Moose Lodge Portage Social Gatherings
May 23 Kent's Run 5k Boone Grove Elementary School Boone Grove Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 23 - Jul 23 Renewing the Region Indiana Welcome Center Hammond Arts
May 23 - May 23 SAFY 5K Run/Walk Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Chesterton Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 23 Bret Michaels Concert at the Blue Chip Casino Blue Chip Casino Michigan City Movies and Music
May 23 - May 23 Ben Folds at the SB150 Birthday Concert Century Center South Bend Movies and Music
May 25 Trail Run Extreme 12K Race Imagination Glen Park Portage Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 27 - May 27 Polonica Bus Trip on May 27th Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church Portage Social Gatherings
May 27 - May 27 Lupus Support Group St. Mary Medical Valparaiso Health Center Valparaiso Health
May 27 - May 27 Early Pregnancy Class St. Mary Medical Center Hobart Health
May 28 - May 28 Willowcreek Middle School Reality Store Willowcreek Middle School Portage Education
May 28 Acrylic Painting at Valparaiso Public Library Valparaiso Public Library Valparaiso Arts
May 28 - May 28 Intro to Facebook Marketing Regional Federal Credit Union (Valparaiso) Valparaiso Business Development
May 30 Field Station Frenzy 5k Run and Walk Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Chesterton Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 30 The God Water Run for the Thirsty 5k Redar Park Schererville Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
May 31 Book Signing Event Countryside Park Portage Social Gatherings
Jun 05 First Friday at Lubeznik Center Lubeznik Center for the Arts Michigan City Arts
Jun 06 Sunburst Races Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k Stepan Center at Univeristy of Notre Dame South Bend Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 06 St. Stanislaus 5k Michigan City Michigan City Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 06 TriAncilla Ancilla College Plymouth Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 07 - Jun 07 1st Annual “Run to Rebuild” 5k Fundraiser Set for June 7th Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Chesterton Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 07 - Jun 07 4 A’s Car Show Sunset Hill Farm County Park Valparaiso Social Gatherings
Jun 08 - Jun 08 Spring Swing Portage Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing The Course at Aberdeen Valparaiso Social Gatherings
Jun 13 Munster Rotary 10k/5k Munster High School Munster Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 13 - Jun 13 Young Artists at Sunset Hill Sunset Hill Park Valparaiso Parks
Jun 20 Firecracker 5k Duneland Health and Wellness Chesterton Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 20 Necktie 5k Walk and Run Rebora Plaza Beverly Shores Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 20 Dew It 13.1 Half Marathon and 10k Oak Ridge Prairie Griffith Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 20 24 Hours at Sunset - 24 Hour Run Sunset Hill Farm County Park Valparaiso Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 25 Acrylic Painting at Valparaiso Public Library Valparaiso Public Library Valparaiso Arts
Jun 27 - Jun 27 2015 Big Bass Bash Portage Marina Portage Sports
Jun 27 Footloose 5k Lakeland Park Burns Harbor Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jun 28 Public Enemy 5k Run and Walk Lake County Fairgrounds Crown Point Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 04 Brickyard 5 Mile/5k Hobart High School Hobart Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 05 Jennie Hamilton Memorial 5 Miler Stoney Run County Park Leroy Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 05 Nativity Festival 5k Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church Portage Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 09 1 Mile Challenge Extra Mile Fitness Company Valparaiso Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 11 2015 Valpo Triathlon Rogers Lakewood Park Valparaiso Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 11 - Jul 11 Young Artists at Sunset Hill Sunset Hill Park Valparaiso Parks
Jul 11 2015 ArtBash Blue Chip Casino Michigan City Arts
Jul 12 Big Dogs 5k Chesterton Duneland Resale Chesterton Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 12 Running Wild for Washington Zoo 5k Washington Park Zoo Michigan City Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 15 Friendship 5k Wicker Park Highland Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Jul 23 Acrylic Painting at Valparaiso Public Library Valparaiso Public Library Valparaiso Arts
Jul 25 Buckley 5 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk Buckley Homestead Lowell Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Aug 01 Running with the Devils 5k Lowell Senior High School Lowell Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Aug 06 South Shore CVA 2nd Annual Car Show Fair Oaks Farms Fair Oaks Social Gatherings
Aug 08 Rotary Ramble 5k DeMotte Elementary School DeMotte Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Aug 15 Lakefront Arts Festival Washington Park Michigan City Arts
Aug 16 Lakefront Art Festival Washington Park Michigan City Arts
Aug 17 Coffee with a Cop IU Northwest Gary Social Gatherings
Aug 22 Tour De La Porte Running Soldiers Memorial Park LaPorte Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Sep 05 Lowell Labor Day Weekend 5k Tri-Creek School Corporation Central Office Lowell Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Sep 12 37th Annual Popcorn Panic 5 Mile Central Park Plaza Valparaiso Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Sep 19 - Sep 19 Runnin' for Prestin and All the Children 5k and 10K Washington Park Michigan City Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Sep 19 Runnin' for Prestin and All Kid's Washington Park Michigan City Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Sep 20 22nd Annual Tower Run Washington Park Michigan City Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Sep 26 Hawaii 5k Oak Ridge Prairie Griffith Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Sep 27 Hero Half Marathon Indiana Dunes State Park Chesterton Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Sep 27 Tri Town Community Marathon and Merrillville Mini Merrillville Merrillville Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Oct 03 Panther Pounce 10k/5k Purdue University North Central Westville Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Oct 10 Emerald City 5k Duneland YMCA Chesterton Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Oct 17 Purdue Boilermaker Half Marathon and 5k Lafayette, West Lafayette West Lafayette Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Oct 17 Run for Roses 5k Campagna Academy Schereville Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Oct 25 Dawn of the Dunes 2015, Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k Marquette Park Gary Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Oct 31 Manda's Race 5k Westchester Intermediate School Chesterton Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Nov 01 Fall Frolic 4 Mile Purdue University Calumet Hammond Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Dec 19 Santa Walk and Run of NW Indiana Crown Point Crown Point Racing Guide - Races/Running Events
Mar 12 - Mar 12 Spring Forward 2016 - Celebrating Gardening - - Parks
May 09 - May 09 Bean bag tournament - - Sports