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Brunch with Santa Brings Families Together for Festive and Joyous Afternoon at Sand Creek Country Club


On a bright and snowy Sunday morning, Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton hosted a beloved tradition: Brunch with Santa. Club members enjoyed this merry event with family and friends and grew excited for Christmas day.

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Santa Warms Hearts at Annual Holiday Event at Portage Township YMCA


You’re never too old to for an evening with Santa Claus. Partaking in the reindeer games and other fun activities is enjoyable at any age.

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Sand Creek Country Club Kicks Off Holiday Season with 20th Annual Gingerbread House Event

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Sand Creek Country Club hosted it’s 20th annual Gingerbread House event on Friday, a beloved tradition that invites members and their families to enjoy a festive dinner and build gingerbread houses together.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Launches New Technology Just In Time For Holiday Season

BGCNWI-Launches-New-Technology-Just-In-Time-For-Holiday-Season-2018Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana announced today the launch of a free-to-download app, available in the APP Store and Google Play, that enables people to give their digital “spare change” to the organization. By securely linking their credit card/and or bank account to round up purchases to the nearest dollar, this small “spare change” can be automatically donated directly toward programming and services that are delivered to the 10,000 Club kids striving for a GREAT Future and who are members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana.

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Meet Nia, First Magellanic Penguin Chick Bred at Shedd Aquarium Gets a Name

First-Magellanic-Penguin-Chick-Bred-at-Shedd-Aquarium-Gets-a-NameShedd Aquarium announced today that the first Magellanic penguin chick (Spheniscus magellanicus) bred at the aquarium, which hatched on Mother’s Day weekend, is a female. At a regular check up with the aquarium’s veterinary team, a blood test determined the sex and showed that she has been hitting all the major milestones. Shortly after, the aquarium hosted a contest for staff to choose her name. Shedd volunteers, partners and staff came back with a resounding answer – Nia (NEE-ah)!

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Chicago Celebrities Help Kids Get Curious in Shedd Aquarium's New Kids' Video Series

Chicago-Celebrities-Help-Kids-Get-Curious-in-Shedd-Aquariums-New-Kids-Video-Series“Sea Curious” Features Actor Kel Mitchell, Chicago Fire Players Brandt Bronico & Richard Sánchez, Chicago White Sox Player Yolmer Sánchez, Mi Tocaya Chef Diana Dávila and Olympic Bobsledder Aja Evans.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Duneland Club Offering Teen Travel Basketball League

Boys-and-Girls-Clubs-of-Greater-Northwest-Indiana Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Duneland Club is offering a 2019 Teen Travel Basketball League. The league is open to all high school boys, freshmen to seniors.

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NorthShore Health Center's Host 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat


With Halloween just a day away, monsters, heroes, and princesses of all kinds descended upon Lake Station for NorthShore Health Center’s Annual Trunk or Treat festivities. Costumed kids and families enjoyed candy, treats, and information courtesy of NorthShore and their partners.

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Cavanaugh and Nondorf Orthodontics Announces 2018 Pumpkin Contest Winners


Cavanaugh and Nondorf Orthodontics' annual pumpkin contest is a hit yet again! The contest is held each year between local area dentists who are asked to design & decorate pumpkins. They compete each year against one another and people are welcome to vote on their favorites! Dr. Trang Vu's office at Vu Family Dentistry took home the win this year. Check out all the great creations below.

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2018 Northwest Indiana Trick or Treating Times


Sidewalks will once again be filled with ghosts, witches, and goblins, as Halloween 2018 is right around the corner! Stock up on treats and goodies for the trick-or-treaters on Halloween night. Find the Northwest Indiana trick-or-treat times for your neighborhood below! The trick-or-treat hours listed below are for Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

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Shedd Aquarium Beluga Whale is Pregnant

Shedd-Aquarium-Beluga-Whale-is-Pregnant Shedd Aquarium announced today that one of their marine mammals is expecting. Mauyak (MY-ak), a 37-year-old beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) is pregnant and expected to give birth in summer 2019.

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