The team at NorthShore Health Centers scattered 15,000 brightly colored easter eggs on the Portage Boys & Girls Club’s lawn on Saturday. The 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt was an “eggcellent” chance for families to enjoy celebrating the holiday together.
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The Visiting Nurse Association's 18th annual VNA Stroll for Hospice is right around the corner - Sunday, May 5th. Onsite registration begins at 12 noon and the stroll steps off at 1:00 pm at Central Park Plaza, home to the Porter Health Amphitheater, 63 Lafayette Street in Valparaiso. For advance online registration, go to www.vnanwi.org/latest-events and click on the registration link. Registration forms are also available at the Visiting Nurse Association’s Administration Building at 501 Marquette Street in Valparaiso or you may register on the day of the event. Registration is $10 per walker, with children under 18 free. Teams of 6 or more may register for $50 per team. For more information call 219-531-8049.
Reggy is happy. He finally has a home. Reggy, for those who may not know, is the mascot for Whiting’s newly-opened Mascot Hall of Fame, which celebrated its grand opening this weekend.
See what’s new in April at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination: Easter buffet, Deacon Blues, spring spa specials, gaming excitement and more.
It’s happening again! The rousing All About the Girls (AATG) event presented by Ideas in Motion Media promises an evening of fun and inspiration from the minds of some of Northwest Indiana’s strongest women. Courage Over Comfort is the year’s theme, a perfect match for the event’s 5th anniversary.
When serious bowlers can come together for a shot at some decent prize money, and families and kids can participate, too, you know you’ve created the perfect atmosphere for a bowling fundraiser to top all others. This is what the annual Shamrock Shootout does for Hannah’s Hope—a local non-profit that provides developmental equipment to kids with special needs and connects families by making life and communities more accessible.
The Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting, Indiana invites you to join us for a Grand Opening Celebration taking place Friday, April 5th through Sunday, April 7th. Enjoy this spectacular weekend filled with famous mascot appearances, family activities, photo ops, and an official MHOF Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the new, interactive children’s museum located at 1851 Front Street in Whiting.
It hardly needs saying, but St. Patrick’s Day and green go together like rainbows and pots of gold. The holiday has become practically synonymous with the color, and every year, the world blindly dons their finest green attire, consumes green beverages, and watches in wonder as the Chicago River transforms into a winding emerald ribbon. The tradition is so ingrained, that we don’t even question its origins.
When children hear the word parade, their eyes get wide and their smiles brighten. With decorated floats, elaborate costumes, and candy raining from the skies, parades offer one of the most exciting parts of a holiday for any child. On Saturday, children from all over the Region carried bags to Franklin Street in Michigan City, eager to get a glimpse of the fun and catch their favorite piece of candy. The annual Michigan City St. Patrick’s Day Parade brought the community together to enjoy an afternoon of celebration.