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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser to Benefit Veterans Life Changing Services

In Merrillville, Veterans Cafe and Catering presents their first annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit Veterans Life Changing Services of Gary. The event is 7 am to 1 pm this Saturday October 19th. The restaurant is at 78th and Taft Street in Merrillville. Cost of the meal is 10-dollars per person. Veterans Life Changing Services […]

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Wife of Porter County Sheriff, Deborah “Debbi” Reynolds Passes Away

Family, friends and the community are mourning the sudden loss of Deborah “Debbi” Reynolds, wife of Porter County Sheriff Dave Reynolds. Deborah Reynolds passed away this week at the age of 67. For the past twenty years, she served as the Director of Client Services at The Caring Place, a domestic violence organization in Porter […]

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Merrillville Youngsters Can Trick-or-Treat at High School

Parents of Merrillville School students, ages preschool to 6th grade, can bring their kids to Trick-or-Treat around the outside track at Merrillville High School, 276 East 68th Place, from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, October 30. Kids will go around the track and collect goodies from student groups. All trick-or-treaters must be in costume and accompanied by […]

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Valparaiso Family YMCA Welcomes the Community to Halloween at the Y

On Saturday, October 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the Valparaiso Family YMCA will be hosting Halloween at the Y. The community is invited to wear their costume for this family friendly event, offered free to the community through support from the Early Learning Indiana Family Engagement grant. Goblins and ghouls both young and […]

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Small Business ECommerce Event

In Crown Point, Region residents are invited to join State Representative Lisa Beck and Regional Director of Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center Director Lorri Feldt for a small business Ecommerce event on learning how to go online for a portion or all of your business. “Small Business Ecommerce Training” is at the Historic Court […]

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Guided Hikes Through Miller Woods at Indiana Dunes National Park

Region residents are invited to join a ranger for a hike through the Indiana Dunes National Park’s Miller Woods every Sunday in October, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, starting from Paul H. Douglas Center. The hike follows the Paul H. Douglas Trail and is spectacular in its varied habitats including globally rare black oak […]

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Michigan City Chamber Music Festival Free Concerts, “Classics, Coffee and Cookies”

The Michigan City Chamber Music Festival will present its first of a series of free concerts called “Classics, Coffee and Cookies” featuring The Calumet Chamber Players. The series opener is this Sunday, October 13th, 3 pm at First Presbyterian Church on West 9th Street in Michigan City. There will be a light reception of coffee […]

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Challenger Learning Center to Host Laser Vinyl Throwback Light Show

In Hammond, the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will be holding their next adults only, 18 and older, laser light show spectacular on Friday, October 18th. This month’s show is a Laser Vinyl Throwback Light Show, and features music from Queen, AC/DC, Boston, Journey and more. Showtimes will be at 7 PM and 8 […]

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Foundation Hosts Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser for Merrillville Schools

The Merrillville Education Foundation (MEF) will hold its third annual Walk-a-Thon fundraiser on Saturday, October 12. Participants in the “Better Health, Better Minds” event will walk to raise funds for MEF teacher grants. The walk kicks off at 9 a.m., but registration begins at 8 a.m. The event will be held at the soccer/track and […]

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Merrillville Schools Enrollment Event for Head Start Preschool

Merrillville families are invited to enroll their children in the Merrillville Schools Head Start Preschool from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, October 11, at the Merrillville Community School Corporation Administration Building, 6701 Delaware Street. Parents should bring the following documents to this open enrollment event: photo identification with current address, child’s official birth certificate, […]

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