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Saturday, February 6th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Special Interest, challenger, spaceflight, exploration, NASA, STEM, 51-L
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    Learn about NASA's missions - past, present and future. The exhibits include artifacts, models and interactive kiosks with storyboards and pictures of NASA's historic missions. Displays also tell the benefits of air travel and how NASA is making it safer; as well as a variety of successful NASA technologies that have been commercialized.

    The Inspiring the Future: The Legacy of Exploration features an International Space Station Model and display, the permanent orbiting science institute in space capable of performing ongoing research and a driving force for emerging technologies. A space suit, showcasing the special suits designed for comfort, utility and protection from the harsh environment of space. A brain bites kiosk, an interactive program answering some of the most interesting questions NASA gets. A solar system scale, to see how much you would weigh in space and an astronaut cut-out for photo opportunities and a variety of other displays and interactive kiosks.

    Free and open to the public from Jan 28 to March 22. School groups welcome.
    Indiana Welcome Center
    7770 Corrinne Drive Hammond IN 46323
    Karen 219.989.3250 questions@clcnwi.com
  • | 8:30am - 4:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, Water, Flint, Neighbors
    - Crown Point First United Methodist Church and the Crown Point Fire Department are working together to help the residents of Flint, Michigan during their ongoing water crisis. The goal is to collect enough bottled water, pitcher water filters with cartridges and faucet filters to fill a semi-truck trailer. Monetary donations are also being accepted. The collection will be delivered to the Lincoln Park United Methodist Church in Flint and be distributed from there. Items are being collected at First United Methodist of Crown Point, 352 S Main Street, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., or at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N East Street. For more information, you may contact the church at (219) 663-1515 or go the Events page on http://www.FUMCCP.org. The last day for collection is Friday, February 19.
    First United Methodist Church
    352 South Main Street Crown Point IN 46307
    Sarah Mays 219.663.1515 sarahmays@fumccp.org
  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Local Events, craft beer, brewing, home brew, wine making, beer making,
    - Are you passionate about craft beers? Do you want to become a home-brewer or improve your skills?

    Saturday, February 6th learn the basics of brewing beer at this informative home brew seminar.

    Topics covered will include an overview of beer ingredients, equipment options, brewing methods with extracts and all-grain, bottling & kegging. Beginner Brewers and experienced alike can benefit from this seminar!

    Len Bergonia, who has a well rounded repertoire in brewing, with 30 years home-brewing experience is presenting the program.

    Cost: $20/person includes a $10 coupon towards first purchase at Kennywood Brewing Supply. The class ends with a tour of Saint John Malt Brothers Brewery.

    Please reserve your seat online: http://bit.ly/1V7vQFQ Space is limited to 12 reserve your spot today.

    This is a 21 and older event!
    Kennywood Brewing Supplies & St. John Malt Brothers Brewery
    9575 Wicker Avenue Saint John IN
    Beth Duensing 219.226.3400 NWIpreparedness@gmail.com
  • | 10:00am - | Kids, City, Chicago, Downtown, Things to do, Fun, Events, Family
    - Mardi Gras is a huge celebration marked with festive street parties, masked balls, and lots of colorful beads. But why should the party begin and end on this planet? It’s about time we take the festivities further into our Solar System and celebrate Mars. On February 6th, we’re saying goodbye to Earth and heading to Mars for a once-in-a-lifetime event. Guests will be transported to the Red Planet, masquerade as the first Martians and experience first-hand what it would be like to live, work, and play on Mars. Join us on this once in a lifetime Mars-di Gras mission and let the good times rove!

    Free with general admission
    Adler Planetarium
    1300 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago IL 60605
    312.922.7827
  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    - A Loving Celebration in honor of Nathan!!
    Please join us during the month of February
    for Preemie Awareness.
    • “Family Day” in honor of Nathan Splant on February 21st!
    • “Round-Up” your order to the nearest dollar. All funds collected for the month of February will be donated to The Nathan C. Splant Foundation!

    These funds will be used to provide care packages for NICU families, bereavement packages, support families after the loss of an infant, and
    work towards bringing awareness to both premature birth and infant loss. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds will also be donated to
    Munster Community Hospital for Research.

    Please note that throughout the month of February, we will also be
    collecting any items you may wish to bring in from the list provided on
    the front counter to be added to the donated care packages.

    In exchange, you will receive a coupon good for a Free Scoop of
    Culver’s Frozen Custard
    Culver's of Schererville
    980 W. Lincoln Hwy Schererville IN 46375
    Denny Dalka 219.322.2266 culvers293@sbcglobal.net
  • | 11:00am - 8:00pm | Daily Specials, dinner , lunch, restaurant
    - Lost Marsh Restaurant offers all you can eat pasta every Saturday for $11.95. Please call for more information or to make a reservation. 218-228-2526 or email at lostmarshrestaurant@yahoo.com
    Lost Marsh Restaurant
    1001 129th Street Hammond IN 46320
  • | 11:00am - 1:00pm | Promotional, CrossFit
    - Join us for our Open House on Saturday February 6th, 11am - 1pm, for a chance to WIN CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS TICKETS!
    Midwest Training and Ice Center
    10600 White Oak Avenue Dyer IN 46311
    Midwest Training 219.558.8811 MTICInformation@gmail.com
  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Special Interest, City, Chicago, Downtown, Things to do, Fun, Events, Family
    - As part of the opening weekend activities for the exhibition Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen, this Family Day will focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics).

    Interactive activities and making opportunities will be offered throughout the building along with demonstrations of the exhibition’s kinetic sculptures. Interact with modular snake robots from Carnegie Mellon University, use your imagination to create toys with FrankenToyMobile and more!

    Admission to both the exhibition and family activities is FREE!


    Chicago Cultural Center
    78 E Washington St Chicago IL 60602
    Chicago Cultural Center 93127443316
  • | 12:00pm - 7:00pm | Promotional
    - PCA skin care facial treatments regularly priced $95 for $65


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    - Free Gift with ANY PCA SKIN Purchase - Goodie Bag will Include:

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    · What to Expect from PCA SKIN Peel Brochure

    · Spa Service Menu & $10.00 Spa Coupon to Use During Winter 2015/2016 on any Product/Treatment



    - PCA SKIN Treatment Special - $65.00 Treatment Special (must call to reserve appointment, & pay in advance to receive treatment special price



    - PCA SKIN Treatment Package Special:

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    o Buy 6, Get 2 Free - includes FREE Full-Size Facial Wash



    - Bring a Friend & Receive Referral Treatment Special
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events, Wine, Spa, Salon, Paint, Girls Night
    - Sip and paint, create a cheese tray out of a melted wine bottle...
    Friday February 19th at elements salon spa retreat
    15255 w 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Call for more details @ 219-558-2022
    R S V P $30 per person. Complementary wine and refreshments.
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Kids, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Family, Fun, Dancing
    - Create memories that your daughter will cherish forever! Dress in your finest clothes and join us for a catered feast, corsages, Karaoke, a photobooth, dancing, and a special favor. Professional photographs will be available for an additional fee. Please enter through the cafeteria doors. Pre-registration is required.

    Code 6100

    $28 Resident Per Person
    $33 Non-Resident Per Person
    After 1/22 per person fee increases by $5.
    Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 29 or until filled.
    Wilbur Wright Middle School
    8650 Columbia Ave Munster IN 46321
    Munster Parks & Recreation 219.836.7275 parkoffice@munster.org
  • | 6:00pm - 11:00pm | Local Events, veterans, benefit, fundraiser, local
    - Come join us February 6th at 6pm at Buddy & Pals Place in Crown Point Indiana to help our local veterans. Proceeds will help local veterans facing financial hardships. Unlaced Combat Boots is an organization that provides financial assistance starting with but not limited to grocery store gift cards, free cloth diaper rentals, toiletries and clothing. There will be gift basket auctions, a 50/50 drawing, and a live band. Because of location, this event is only for 21+.
    Buddy & Pals Place
    1206 E Summit St Crown Point IN 46307
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Music, Fun, Things to do, Event
    - Scott Larson will be jamming out at 95ate5! We are happy to have this very talented local musician playing great tunes! Have a request? Come in and enjoy your favorite songs being covered by Scott. His musical portfolio stems from classic rock, alternative, blues and much more! This is a night not to be missed!
    95Ate5 Brew Pub
    9585 N. Industrial Dr. Saint John IN 46373
    95Ate5 Brew Pub 219.365.6506
  • | 10:00pm - 12:00am | Kids, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things To Do, Fun, Activity, Event
    - Saturday nights just got way more awesome. Grab your friends and rock the courts all night for one low price. SkySlam, Ultimate Dodgeball, the Foam Zone and Main Court are all there to get you flying, spinning and flipping out. This isn’t your typical night out, so get ready to fly high!

    When: Saturdays
    Time: 10pm-Midnight
    Cost: $18 (Skysocks are required for all participants and are not included in the price. New skysocks are $2 per pair.)

    -90 minutes of jump time
    -Two pizza slices & a soda
    -Music, friends & plenty of awesome
    -Ages 16+ only!

    ***Reserve your spot by calling Sky Zone at 219-227-3777.***

    http://www.skyzone.com/Schererville
    Sky Zone
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Jen Krol 219.227.3777 Jen.Krol@skyzone.com
  • | Sports and Recreation, Family, Fun Center, Kids, Northwest Indiana, NWI, Things To Do, What To Do
    - There are so many options for family fun in Northwest Indiana. Check out this list of places to visit!


    SKY ZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK
    1035 Eagleridge
    Schererville, IN 46375
    (219) 227-3777
    Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. We’re the inventors of “fun fitness” and the makers of trampolines as far as the eye can see. We give you one of the greatest workouts ever combined with awesome, healthy fun. Indoor Park.
    http://www.skyzone.com/

    CROWN POINT FAMILY FUN CENTER
    1301 Merrillville Rd.
    Crown Point, IN 46307
    (219) 663-3663
    Grab your family and friends and head for Crown Point Family Fun Center! Find go-karts, mini golf, arcade, batting cages, soccer cages, and more in a family-oriented New Orleans Mardi Gras setting. Relax under a colorful umbrella and sip a cold soft drink after playing 18 or 36 holes of golf. Check out the latest games in our spacious arcade, including Deal or No Deal and Smokin’ Token. We also have classic games like Skee Ball and Basketball. Go home with a string of beads for each go-kart and mini golf ticket you buy. Arcade Games Available in the Winter.
    http://www.cpfun.com/

    BELLABOO’S PLAY AND DISCOVERY CENTER
    Three Rivers County Park
    2800 Colorado St
    Lake Station., IN
    219.963.2070
    This colorful and imaginative facility features 23,000 square feet of hands-on activities, including a block play and construction zone, face painting and dress-up, an art studio, water table, climbing structure, slides, ball pit, a room for toddlers and infants, a Wi-Fi café and much more.
    http://www.mybellaboos.com/

    CEDAR CREEK FAMILY GOLF CENTER
    10483 W. 109th Avenue
    Cedar Lake, IN
    219.365.2902
    This 18 hole miniature golf course is surrounded with a water fall and two creeks. It is used for group activities, birthday parties, and family outings. This golf course has something for every member of the family to enjoy and is lite outside for night games. Summer Months.
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/parks/cedar_creek_family_golf_center.html


    FUNFLATABLES
    Locations in Valparaiso, Michigan City, Dyer, and Hebron
    DYER: 219-322-5333
    VALPARAISO: 219-242-8432
    MICHIGAN CITY: 219-809-0888
    HEBRON: 219-696-6666
    FunFlatables’ Party-n-Play centers are your #1 family entertainment center for indoor, climate-controlled, all-occasion parties and FUN. Visit one or ALL of our unique, year-round, soft inflatable playgrounds where the whole family can have continuous FUN Jumping, Bouncing, Climbing, Snaking through Obstacles and Soaring down Slides! Indoor.
    http://funflatables.org/

    INMAN’S FUN AND PARTY CENTER
    3201 E Evans Ave.
    Valparaiso, IN
    219.462.1300
    inmans@inmansvalpo.com
    Inman's Bowling & Recreation Center is Northwest Indiana's Premiere Entertainment Complex located in Valparaiso, Indiana. We have something for everyone at our facility offering many entertainment attractions. 32 Lanes of Bowling, Video Game Arcade with Ticket Redemption, Roller Skating Rink, Go-Karts, 18 Hole Miniature Golf, Paddle Boat Soakers, 8 Billiard Pool Tables, Air Hockey, Bean Bags, and Kids Bounce Houses.
    http://www.inmansvalpo.com/


    JAK'S WAREHOUSE
    221 US-41
    Schererville, IN 46375
    (219) 322-5257
    Welcome to JAK'S Warehouse. We are Northwest Indiana's premiere Indoor Family Fun Center. We are here to provide great entertainment for the whole family. Come make it a day at JAK'S Warehouse.
    Come and enjoy attractions like Laser Tag, Go-Karts, Bumper Cars, Urban Golf, Ballocity, and our amazing Sky Trail! Indoor.
    http://www.jakswarehouse.com/


    JUMP!ZONE
    1237 Arrowhead Ct.
    Crown Point, IN 46307
    (219) 663-4221
    Your kids will have a blast playing at a Jump!Zone Party and Play Center which features massive, themed inflatable slides, obstacle courses and bounce houses kids love, interactive games, toddler activities and more. Don’t let the weather keep your kids in the house, come to Jump!Zone and let them enjoy outdoor-type, healthy, active play, indoors! Indoor
    http://www.jumpzoneparty.com/

    ZAO ISLAND
    1050 Horse Prairie Ave.
    Valparaiso
    219.462.1194
    Filled with fun, this location offers a game room, miniature golfing, go karts, batting cages, a wild wave slide and more. (Arcade Games in the Winter)
    http://www.zaoisland.net/


    ZIG-E’S FUNLAND
    8176 Wicker Ave
    St John, IN 46373
    (219) 558-0596
    Let’s face it. It’s difficult finding a place that’s fun for both children and parents especially in NW Indiana. Zig-E’s Funland bridges the gap, and brings families together. For over 5 years we’ve provided a place for adults to join in on the fun! Race your kids in go-karts, hit a few balls in the batting cages or spend some quality time at the arcade.
    http://zigesfunland.com/



     
           
  • | Sports and Recreation, Toboggan Run, Day Trip, Angola, kids, family, fun
    - Looking for a fun day trip for the entire family?

    Pokagon State Park's refrigerated Toboggan Run near Angola, Indiana, has about 90,000 riders every season. With the 30-foot tower and dips and valleys, the total vertical drop is 90 feet over the course of a quarter mile. The top recorded speed is 42 mph. It's a 20 to 30 second thrill ride.

    It opens for the season, with or without snow at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 27. It operates on weekends only through Feb. 28, 2016.

    Hours:
    Friday: 5:30-9 p.m.
    Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
    Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

    The Toboggan has extended hours during winter break and is open on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day and Presidents’ Day.

    Pokagon State Park is near Angola in NE Indiana. Toboggans are $13/hour and a maximum of 4 people can be on a sled. Must use toboggans provided--they are designed for the track. Sled with snow or no snow!

    Park entrance fees: $7 in-state vehicles, $9 out-of-state vehicles, $2 a person on a bus.

    You will need to carry your toboggan back to the top so make sure that you bring a friend to help. This would be difficult for a single adult with kids.

    All other details (plus a virtual trip down) are at http://www.tobogganrun.com.
    Pokagon State Park
    450 Lane 100 Lake James Angola IN 46703
    260.833.2012
  • | Local Events, Outdoor, Nature, Northwest Indiana, NWI, Things To Do, What To Do
    - Enjoy the beauty of the night sky through telescopes from the darkest site in the park.
    Join members of the Chicago Astronomical Society on the first Saturday night of each month to get a closer look at the evening sky over Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. In celebration of the National Park Service centennial birthday and the fiftieth birthday of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, every first Saturday of the month through November of 2016.
    The society will bring their telescopes so visitors can get a closer look at the night sky, but feel free to bring a pair of binoculars from home, too. Please be sure to dress for the weather as there is no building or restrooms to warm up.

    The Kemil Beach parking lot is located at 27 N. East State Park Road, Chesterton, Indiana. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or check the park's website athttp://www.nps.gov/indu.
    Times vary by season
    Kemil Beach
    E State Park Road Beverly Shores IN 46301
  • | Daily Specials, Kids Eat FREE, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Restaurants
    - Kids Eat Free Every Saturday at Les Cafe Pancake Club & The Pancake Club!

    Les Cafe, 2708 Highway Ave., Highland

    The Pancake Club, 2257 US 41, Schererville

    Both restaurants are open daily from 6am to 4pm.

    Plus, click this link for a printable coupon for 10% off! This coupon can be used Monday through Friday!: http://www.townplanner.com/schererville/in/coupons
    Les Cafe
    2708 Highway Ave. Highland IN 46322
    972.7831
  • | Promotional, Sale, Discount, NWI, Northwest Indiana, NWI
    Last Chance Overstock
    1012 US Highway 41 Schererville IN 46375
    219.515.2202
  • | Charity, Fundraiser, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Event, Things to do, Benefit
    Plaza Lanes
    8101 Kennedy Ave. Highland IN 46322
    219.614.6859

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Special Interest, challenger, spaceflight, exploration, NASA, STEM, 51-L
    -

    Learn about NASA's missions - past, present and future. The exhibits include artifacts, models and interactive kiosks with storyboards and pictures of NASA's historic missions. Displays also tell the benefits of air travel and how NASA is making it safer; as well as a variety of successful NASA technologies that have been commercialized.

    The Inspiring the Future: The Legacy of Exploration features an International Space Station Model and display, the permanent orbiting science institute in space capable of performing ongoing research and a driving force for emerging technologies. A space suit, showcasing the special suits designed for comfort, utility and protection from the harsh environment of space. A brain bites kiosk, an interactive program answering some of the most interesting questions NASA gets. A solar system scale, to see how much you would weigh in space and an astronaut cut-out for photo opportunities and a variety of other displays and interactive kiosks.

    Free and open to the public from Jan 28 to March 22. School groups welcome.
    Indiana Welcome Center
    7770 Corrinne Drive Hammond IN 46323
    Karen 219.989.3250 questions@clcnwi.com
  • | 8:30am - 4:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, Water, Flint, Neighbors
    - Crown Point First United Methodist Church and the Crown Point Fire Department are working together to help the residents of Flint, Michigan during their ongoing water crisis. The goal is to collect enough bottled water, pitcher water filters with cartridges and faucet filters to fill a semi-truck trailer. Monetary donations are also being accepted. The collection will be delivered to the Lincoln Park United Methodist Church in Flint and be distributed from there. Items are being collected at First United Methodist of Crown Point, 352 S Main Street, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., or at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N East Street. For more information, you may contact the church at (219) 663-1515 or go the Events page on http://www.FUMCCP.org. The last day for collection is Friday, February 19.
    First United Methodist Church
    352 South Main Street Crown Point IN 46307
    Sarah Mays 219.663.1515 sarahmays@fumccp.org
  • | 10:00am - 7:00pm | Kids, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things To Do, Fun, Activity, Event
    - If you wear your jersey, receive $3 off the general admission price!

    Open jump lets you fly high! That means full access to all Sky Zone activities, including the Main Court (free jump), the Foam Zone (freestyle jumping into foam), Ultimate Dodgeball, SkySlam, and more! Open jump is available during normal operating hours. All ages are welcome, and a Sky Zone liability waiver is required for each jumper (those under 18 must have their waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian). Weekends can get busy, so book your spot online and fill out a waiver in advance. Park offerings vary by location.

    -Walk-ins welcome!
    -Jump times start every 30 minutes

    OPEN JUMP PRICING:
    30 MINUTES: $9
    60 MINUTES: $13
    90 MINUTES: $17
    120 MINUTES: $20
    Super Pass: $99
    Skysocks are required for all participants and are not included in the price. New skysocks are $2 per pair.

    We accept walk-in customers during all open hours of operation (subject to availability). Reservations are HIGHLY recommended for a confirmed number of jumpers and time, but are not required. To make a reservation, please call us at 219-227-3777.

    http://www.skyzone.com/Schererville
    Sky Zone
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Jen Krol 219.227.3777 Jen.Krol@skyzone.com
  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    - A Loving Celebration in honor of Nathan!!
    Please join us during the month of February
    for Preemie Awareness.
    • “Family Day” in honor of Nathan Splant on February 21st!
    • “Round-Up” your order to the nearest dollar. All funds collected for the month of February will be donated to The Nathan C. Splant Foundation!

    These funds will be used to provide care packages for NICU families, bereavement packages, support families after the loss of an infant, and
    work towards bringing awareness to both premature birth and infant loss. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds will also be donated to
    Munster Community Hospital for Research.

    Please note that throughout the month of February, we will also be
    collecting any items you may wish to bring in from the list provided on
    the front counter to be added to the donated care packages.

    In exchange, you will receive a coupon good for a Free Scoop of
    Culver’s Frozen Custard
    Culver's of Schererville
    980 W. Lincoln Hwy Schererville IN 46375
    Denny Dalka 219.322.2266 culvers293@sbcglobal.net
  • | 12:00pm - 7:00pm | Promotional
    - PCA skin care facial treatments regularly priced $95 for $65


    - 15% OFF ALL PCA SKIN Skincare – One Time ONLY Special



    - Free Gift with ANY PCA SKIN Purchase - Goodie Bag will Include:

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    · What to Expect from PCA SKIN Peel Brochure

    · Spa Service Menu & $10.00 Spa Coupon to Use During Winter 2015/2016 on any Product/Treatment



    - PCA SKIN Treatment Special - $65.00 Treatment Special (must call to reserve appointment, & pay in advance to receive treatment special price



    - PCA SKIN Treatment Package Special:

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    - Bring a Friend & Receive Referral Treatment Special
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events, Wine, Spa, Salon, Paint, Girls Night
    - Sip and paint, create a cheese tray out of a melted wine bottle...
    Friday February 19th at elements salon spa retreat
    15255 w 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Call for more details @ 219-558-2022
    R S V P $30 per person. Complementary wine and refreshments.
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • - The most fun you can have is a party at the Sparta Sports Dome! We provide everything you need from plates and napkins to food and invitations! All of our party packages include the use of our party area plus time on our turf fields, we can accommodate: birthday parties, team parties, family reunions, graduations, corporate retreats, customer appreciation parties, school functions, almost any celebration you can dream up!

    -Set up and Clean Up
    -Table Coverings, Plates, Forks, Spoons, Cups and Napkins
    -Invitations (online and mailers)
    -Food Packages
    -Games & Activities
    -T-Shirt for guest of honor
    -Parties are welcome to bring in cakes and desserts, we will be happy to assist in serving.

    And for even more fun, we offer Glow in the Dark Parties too! Games played with special night glow equipment!

    Check out party packages here: http://www.spartadome.com/party
    You can also rent by the hour, day, week or more! A one of a kind, unique package can be created just for you.

    For pricing, additional information or to book a party please contact Cathy at info@spartadome.com or 219-224-3663.
    Sparta Dome
    1355 E North St Crown Point IN 46307
    Sparta Dome 219.224.3663 info@spartadome.com
  • | Local Events, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Valentine, Things to do, Fun
    - Love is in the air! There are numerous Valentine's Day themed events around NWI this year. Take a look at the following activites:

    CEDAR LAKE
    February 13
    Valentine for the Hungry-Arts and Crafts Fair
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160213/194426

    CHESTERTON
    February 20
    Valentine Bingo
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160220/195335

    CROWN POINT
    Northwest Indiana Symphony presents Bing Bang Boom!
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160212/159155

    DYER
    February 4
    Valentine's Day Painting for Kids
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160204/194791
    February 5
    Valentine's Day Painting
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160205/194792
    February 20
    Daddy/Daughter Dance
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160220/167861

    HAMMOND
    February 13
    Fly Your Sweetie to the Moon Valentine's Day Date Night Event
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160213/193015

    HIGHLAND
    February 5
    Daddy Daughter Dance (Highland Residents Only)
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160205/169092
    February 6
    Sweetheart Dance at Wicker Park in Highland
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160206/169094

    LAPORTE
    February 12
    A Valentine's to remember at Serenity Springs
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160212/184156

    MERRILLVILLE
    February 9
    Pre-K Story Time: Valentine's Day
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160209/192083
    Toddler Time for 2s & 3s: Valentine's Day
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160209/192082
    February 13
    CSRI “Sweetheart Dance”
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160213/195669
    Saturday Stories: Valentine's Day
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160213/192080

    MICHIGAN CITY
    February 13
    Barker Romance Ball
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160213/195678

    MOROCCO
    Daddy-Daughter Princess Dance
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160205/194933

    MUNSTER
    Daddy Daughter Date Night
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160206/169370
    February 12 and February 13
    John Caponera Performing Comedy Night at the CVPA
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160212/195344

    PORTAGE
    February 5
    Daddy-Daughter Dance
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160205/180291

    SAINT JOHN
    Daddy Daughter Dance at Suncrest Church
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160219/194934

    SCHERERVILLE
    January 29
    Heart Pin Art
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160129/193544
    February 5 and February 13
    Daddy/Daughter Dance
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160205/167611
    February 6
    Mother/Son Dance in Schererville
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160206/167618
    February 9
    Valentine Story & Craft
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160202/193537

    VALPARAISO
    February 13
    Valentine Package at Inn at Aberdeen
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160213/194748
    Laugh with Your Love: A Night of Improv, Music & Great Food at Taltree
    https://www.townplanner.com/event/console/view/20160212/194750





     
           
  • | Local Events, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Gardening, Nature, Things to do, Event
    - Fruit Tree Pruning and Grafting Workshops are offered at Buckley Homestead on Tuesday, March 8 from 1 – 5 p.m. Pruning fruit trees increases production both in quality and quantity of the fruit. Grafting produces a better quality plant. Both techniques will be presented by Purdue University professor, Dr. Peter Hirst. Pruning will be conducted in the Buckley Homestead orchard and the grafting of apple trees will be held in the nearby Buckley barn.

    The pruning workshop and listening to the grafting is free. A $10 fee will be charged to cover the rootstock for the hands-on apple grafting workshop.

    Register for either or both by contacting the Purdue Cooperative Extension Office at 219-755-3240 or http://www.extension.purdue.edu/lake.

    The deadline for the hands-on grafting workshop is Feb 12.
    Buffington Park
    200 E. Seventh Ave. Gary IN 46402
    219.755.3240
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    - $5 OFF Any Purchase of $20 or More
    *Excludes Holidays. Not to be combined with any other coupon or discounts.
    Please visit: http://www.townplanner.com/st-john/in/coupon/food-restaurants-family/george-s-family-restaurant/family-restaurant-in-lowell-5-off-any-purchase-/4028 for a printable coupon
    George's Family Restaurant
    1910 E. Commerical Ave. Lowell IN 46356
    George's Family Restaurant 219.696.0313
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    Last Chance Overstock
    1012 US Highway 41 Schererville IN 46375
    219.515.2202
  • | Special Interest, jobs, employment, hiring
    - LIST OF JOB OPENINGS IN NORTHWEST INDIANA & THE CHICAGO AREA

    Check out the latest job openings in the Northwest Indiana & Chicago areas!

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    LEAD TEACHER
    Premier Childcare, Schererville

    Premier Childcare is accepting applications for a full time Lead Teacher.
    Lead Teacher Applicants must have a minimum of a CDA and experience.

    Please apply in person at 1100 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN.

    (Posted February 5, 2016)

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    BRIDAL CONSULTANT/SEASONAL SALES ASSOCIATE
    Elegance Wedding & Evening Wear, Highland

    Bridal Consultant
    Our busy bridal salon is looking for someone with customer service and sales experience to assist with merchandising and selling bridal, prom and formal wear. You must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of sales success. In this industry, patience and the ability to go above and beyond for your bridal/ formalwear party is of the utmost importance!
    The ideal candidate would be able to work both quickly and efficiently and be adaptable to working until your guest is satisfied. Must be detail oriented! We offer flexible schedules and a clean, office-like environment. No Sunday’s necessary! Please reply in person or by email at elegance.wedding@sbcglobal.net. Pay will be base plus commission.

    Sales Assistant - Seasonal Prom
    This position is a great fit for high-school students! We are looking for someone that is available part-time evenings and Saturdays to assist in the sales of prom gowns.
    This is a part-time, seasonal position with the possibility of employment after the prom season ends.
    Sales Assistants will also help bridal consultants with gowns, merchandising, and cleaning--including overall customer service. Required to answer phones, cashier, pressing, steaming, sell merchandise and other duties as needed.

    Elegance offers flexible schedules and a clean, office-like environment. Sundays are not necessary! Candidate may be asked to conduct a working interview.
    Please reply to this posting by email at elegance.wedding@sbcglobal.net or by filling out an application in person.
    Must be at least 16 years of age. We are an equal opportunity employer.

    (Posted February 4, 2016)

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    CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSOCIATE
    Michaels Resale and Consignment, Highland

    Michaels Resale and Consignment is seeking a part time Customer Service Associate, approx. 15-20 hours per week.

    Customer Service
    * Greet each customer and ask questions to ascertain wants and/or needs
    * Effectively communicate mark-down policies and current manager specials
    * Offer creative solutions and ideas guiding customers to merchandise
    * Handle customer inquiries and complaints channeling to manager when appropriate
    * Assist with consignor intake assuring the proper paperwork is reviewed and signed
    * Effectively communicate consignment policies and contract details
    * Enter consignor contact information into the computer data base

    Cash Handling
    * Operate computer/cash register to process cash sales, credit cards, checks and layaways
    * Wrap and bag customer merchandise
    * Keep cashier station neat and stocked with bags, wrappings, etc
    * Close out till at the end of the day
    * Count bank for next business day

    Merchandising
    * Process and sort incoming consignor merchandise
    * Assist in the pricing of merchandise utilizing computer search engines and applying acquired knowledge of market value while ensuring pricing consistency
    * Maintain a neat and orderly intake room to effectively manage consignor merchandise
    * Enter consignor inventory into the computer and generate barcode tickets, correctly tagging each item
    * Display merchandise in an attractive manner to maximize gross margin dollars
    * Use visual merchandising presentation to drive sales
    * Maintain store organization
    * Under manager supervision, identify and mark down merchandise

    Cleaning
    * Assist in cleaning and maintenance of the store to include; clean bathrooms, vacuum, sweep, mop, dust and wash windows

    Candidates are to apply in person.
    Please no phone calls or emailed resumes.
    They may go in and ask for Laura. However, if she is not available, they may speak to Jessica and ask for an application.

    (Posted February 3, 2016)

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    AGENCY PRODUCER/CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
    Melissa Torres Farmers Insurance Agency, Highland

    Melissa Torres Farmers Insurance Agency, Highland, Indiana, is proud to announce that we are looking for business minded, outgoing, motivated, and driven individuals to fill the following agency role:

    Full Time Agency Producer/ Customer Service Representative

    Requirements/Musts:
    Property and Casualty license is required.
    Have a minimum of 1 year industry experience.
    Have experience in direct marketing and have a good understanding of social media marketing.
    Have a good understanding of industry products.
    Possess good work ethic and be able to work unsupervised.
    Be dependable.
    Be open to change and constructive criticism.

    Qualities:
    Bilingual is a plus (English and Spanish)
    Microsoft Proficient
    Licensed in Life and Health as well is a plus

    Please inquire by giving us a call at (219)791-9592 or by sending your resume to mtorres2@farmersagent.com. Please feel free to share.

    (Posted February 3, 2016)

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    BANQUETTE BARTENDER
    Cloister in the Woods, Munster

    The Cloister in the Woods in Munster, IN is searching for reliable, experienced Banquette Bartenders to work all types of events. There could also be an opportunity to work other offsite catering events as well.

    Please apply in person.
    95ate5 Brew Pub
    9585 N Industrial Drive
    St John, IN
    219-365-6506

    (Posted February 3, 2016)

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    LEASING CONSULTANT
    Prarie Point Apartments, Merrillville

    The Leasing Consultant is responsible for planning and hosting resident social events, coordinating concierge services, sales presentations, qualifying prospects, running credit reports, preparing leases and renewal contracts, assist with marketing and outreach programs.
    Requirements:
    MUST have positive upbeat personality.
    Candidate should have at least 2 - 3 years in sales
    EXCELLENT customer service experience skills
    Strong computer skills Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook
    Experience with Yardi Property Management software a plus.
    Proficient in converting phone calls to appointments
    Highly organized and detailed
    Ability to work in a fast pace environment and work Friday - Tuesday

    Please email or fax resume and salary history to dwebb@weissentities.com 219/ 736-8670. No phone calls or walk-ins please. Please read all of the requirements before submitting your resume.

    The Benefits

    * Excellent Medical Insurance
    * Dental Insurance
    * Disability Plan
    * Life Insurance Benefits
    * 401(K)
    * Paid Holidays
    * Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) program

    Be a part of our team and watch your career grow!
    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Visit http://www.PrairiePointApartments.com to view our property!

    (Posted February 3, 2016)

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    CUSTOMER SALES REPRESENTATIVE/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
    Peoples Bank, Munster

    Peoples Bank is seeking to fill two positions:

    A Customer Sales Representative with prior bank experience opening personal and business accounts.
    Responsibilities include assisting customers, actively cross-selling Bank products and services, supporting the teller area plus originating and closing consumer loans.

    An Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer, this position will develop and prepare presentations and reports, perform secretarial duties for executive officers and coordinate the executive team. Also the incumbent will screen telephone calls and visitors plus schedule appointments, conference calls and meetings.

    For more information visit our website https://www.ibankpeoples.com/about/careers/

    Resumes may be sent to hr@ibankpeoples.com

    (Posted February 3, 2016)

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    SERVERS
    Sandbar Grill, Cedar Lake

    Servers wanted
    At least 19 years of age
    Full or part time
    Apply at Sandbar Grill, 13118 Lakeshore Drive, Cedar Lake

    (Posted February 3, 2016)

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    INDEPENDENT SALES CONSULTANT
    Rodan and Fields, National

    Rodan and Fields is seeking Independent Sales Consultants to partner with the highly respected Dermatologist, Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields.

    Are you looking for a professional, reputable independent business ownership opportunity with excellent income potential? This flexible business can be developed without disrupting your current career. Comprehensive Online and Offline Tools to run your business anytime, anywhere!

    Rodan + Fields offers one of the most exciting opportunities today:
    * Business model and compensation plan provides unlimited income potential with low upstart cost.
    * NO inventory or handling money
    * Unmatched media coverage than any other direct selling company; featured on the Today Show, Allure Magazine, Instyle Magazine, just to name a few.
    * Attend conventions ~ 2016 = VEGAS!!!
    * Get HUGE discounts AMAZING products created by 2 top Dermatologists!
    * Take advantage of tax deductions!

    Come partner with me and this award winning, celebrity raving, global going, credibility carrying company, Rodan + Fields!

    Message me today ~ Traci Dvorscak 219-613-7785 or tracid42@aol.com

    (Posted February 3, 2016)
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    BREAKFAST COOKS AND DISHWASHERS
    Omelette House Restaurant, Schererville

    The Omelette House Restaurant is currently accepting applications for experienced breakfast cooks.
    Also taking applications for dishwashers.
    The Omelette House Restaurant is open 7 days a week from 6am-3pm.

    Apply in person only.
    1910 US Highway 41
    Schererville, IN 46375

    (Posted February 3, 2016)

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    LEAD TEACHER
    KidZone, Crown Point

    KidZone is looking for Lead Teachers to add to our childcare center. Immediate openings available. Located in Winfield near Lakes of the Four Seasons.
    If interested, send resume to kidzone-lc@att.net or call 219-661-0665.

    (Posted February 2, 2016)

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    CASHIERS, SALES, FREIGHT, GARDEN, PRO ACCOUNT ASSOCIATE, HARDWARE, LUMBER
    Home Depot, Valparaiso

    The Valparaiso Home Depot Location is now Hiring for the Spring Season:
    Part Time Cashiers
    Part Time Spanish Bilingual Cashiers
    Part Time and Seasonal Sales/ Customer Services Associates in the Garden and Lumber Associates
    Part Time and Seasonal Overnight Freight and Garden Recovery
    Part Time and Seasonal Early Morning Freight
    Full Time Pro Account Associate
    Part Time Hardware Associate
    Seasonal and Part Time Lumber Associate

    To apply, visit http://careers.homedepot.com/ and select the Valparaiso 2030, 2430 Laporte Ave Location

    Looking for enthusiastic, hard working, personable, energetic associates to provide world class customer service to our customers.

    Requirements:
    Must be 18 years and older
    Must pass drug and background

    If you have any questions, you can email Tina at Christina_r_wheatley@homedepot.com

    (Posted February 2, 2016)

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    MANAGER
    Pool Pro Contractors, Inc., Valparaiso

    Valparaiso Inground Swimming Pool Construction and Service company seeking a hands-on person with potential to manage 1-3 people.
    Valid driver's license, organizational skills, and the ability to interact with customers necessary. Construction and electrical experience a plus.
    This year round position requires outside physical work in all types of weather. Swimming pool experience is not necessary.

    Starting salary between $35,000 and $40,000 per year based on abilities and experience.

    Email inquiries to info@poolprocontractors.com.

    (Posted February 2, 2016)

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    KITCHEN STAFF
    Beggars Pizza, Dyer

    Beggars Pizza in Dyer is now hiring kitchen staff.
    No experience necessary. Must be at least 18 years of age.
    Apply in person at 3344 Hart St., Dyer, IN 46311

    (Posted February 2, 2016)

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    INSURANCE SALES/CUSTOMER SERVICE PROFESSIONAL
    Tim Wolstenholme Farmers Insurance Agency, St. John

    We are looking for qualified people to fill the role of insurance sales and client service for our office located in St. John, Indiana. Candidates for this role must be comfortable speaking with clients both over the phone and in person. You must possess strong organizational skills and exceptional follow-up discipline. Prior sales experience is preferred.

    This role requires you have your Property and Casualty license, or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire.

    Please contact Tim Wolstenholme at 219-713-6180 or Twolstenholme@farmersagent.com.

    (Posted February 2, 2016)

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    INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST
    Integrity Trade Services, Portage

    Looking for someone who is well versed in the inventory process. Someone who is experienced in the return process, inventory, Microsoft Excel and able to lead a small team of employees. The pay is $13-$14 based on experience. Job is located in Portage Indiana.

    All applicants should contact Phil Krause at 219-513-9129 or Phil.krause@integritytradeservices.com

    (Posted February 2, 2016)

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    FORKLIFT OPERATOR
    Integrity Trade Services, Hobart

    Looking for stand-up forklift operators for a cold storage facility located in Hobart In. Must be able to work a full shift in a cold environment. Pay is $12/hr and this is a temp to hire position.

    All applicants should contact Phil Krause at 219-513-9129 or Phil.krause@integritytradeservices.com

    (Posted February 2, 2016)

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    CLAMP OPERATOR
    Integrity Trade Services, Portage

    Looking for clamp truck operators for a client located in Portage IN. Must possess previous experience on a clamp truck as that is the primary truck used at this facility. Pay is $11-$11.30/ hr with performance review resulting in possible raises.

    All applicants should contact Phil Krause at 219-513-9129 or Phil.krause@integritytradeservices.com

    (Posted February 2, 2016)

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    HAIR STYLIST/COLORISTS AND MANICURIST
    Salon Voltaire, Lansing, IL

    Established Lansing salon seeking to hire:

    Hair Stylist/Colorists
    Manicurist
    Experienced and Recent Graduates

    Salon Voltaire
    3431 Ridge Road
    Lansing, IL
    708-418-8044
    CONTACT: Gail

    Salon Days of Operation: Wednesday through Saturday

    Please call to set up an appointment to fill out application. If no answer, please be sure to leave a message. Your call will be returned promptly.

    (Posted February 1, 2016)

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    TRUCK AND TRAILER ASSEMBLY
    Staff Source, Schererville

    Staff Source is looking for mechanically inclined individuals to assemble trucks and trailers for a client in Schererville, IN. This position starts off at $10/hour. Must be able to pass a drug and background screen.

    Requirements:
    Must have at least 1 year experience in production/assembly environment.
    Must be mechanically inclined with hands on experience using a variety of power and pneumatic tools.
    Must be able to meet daily production quotas and work on a fast paced level.
    Must be able to work in various positions, including but not limited to, stooping, standing, kneeling, squatting for extended periods of time.
    Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs frequently. · Must have effective verbal communication skills and good hand-eye coordination.
    Must also be detail oriented and have the ability to recognize causes of errors and take proper corrective actions.

    Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Interested candidates can submit their resumes and cover letter to garroyo@staffsourceusa.com

    (Posted January 28, 2016)

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    QUALITY CONTROL AND INSPECTOR
    Staff Source, Michigan City, IN

    Staff Source is seeking to hire a Quality Control and Inspector for a client located in Michigan City, IN. Position is depending on experience, $12. Position is Temp to Hire. Positions 1st shift, 7:00am-3:30pm, 40 hours a week. Must be able to pass a Pre-employment Drug test and Background Check. Must have a High School Diploma. Safety glasses and non slip work boots. Experience in manually inspection of screw machined components. Worked in a high volume production Environment Quality Assurance. Background in statistical quality and quality systems preferred.

    Interested candidates can submit their resumes and cover letter to garroyo@staffsourceusa.com

    (Posted January 28, 2016)

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    MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN/MACHINIST
    Staff Source, Chicago Heights, IL

    Staff Source is seeking to hire a Maintenance Electrician/Machinist to perform duties to set up and operate a variety of machine tools, ability to make electrical repairs, as well as installing, maintaining or rebuilding a variety of production and building equipment, applying knowledge of electronics, shop mathematics, electrical and metal properties, and machining procedures. Work from work orders, blueprints, electrical diagrams, equipment manuals and instructions. PLC programming and troubleshooting are required along with strong electrical and mechanical skills. This position is a Direct Hire Position and it includes rotation shift. Client is located in Chicago Heights, IL. Must have 5 years of industrial machinist/electrical experience, must be familiar with lathes, milling machines, ability to follow manuals, schematic diagrams, HVAC experience is a plus.

    Interested candidates can submit their resumes and cover letter to garroyo@staffsourceusa.com

    (Posted January 28, 2016)

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    JOURNEYMAN AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN
    Hirata's Lowell Body Shop, Lowell

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY at Hirata's Lowell Body Shop (est. 1956): Now Hiring for an EXPERIENCED, Journeyman Auto Body Technician. Must provide references. Full Time, Commission pay. Benefit package available: paid vacations & holidays, retirement plan, 100% paid health insurance. Please submit resume to nicoleb@hiratamotorsports.com.

    (Posted January 28, 2016)

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    LIFEGUARDS
    Munster Parks and Recreation, Munster

    Munster Parks and Recreation is looking to hire a number of lifeguards for Munster Community Pool this summer. Lifeguards must be 16 years old and Lifeguard Certified. The pool season is from Memorial Day through Labor Day. If you are interested, please complete a Seasonal Application found at http://www.munster.org or the park office (Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Rd., Munster). Once you drop the application at the park office, you will be called for an interview. For more information on this and other programs and services of Munster Parks & Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.

    (Posted January 28, 2016)

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    SALES
    Schilling, St. John

    Schilling has a full-time position with great benefits at our Saint John, Indiana location for Sales. Please send your resume and completed application (that can be found on our website http://www.schillings.com under Careers and select the Indiana application) to Jessica Collins, HR Manager, at jcollins@schillings.com.

    Job Responsibilities:
    - Provide excellent customer service to all customers
    - Processing Customer Orders with attention to detail
    - Process quotes, bids and estimates
    - Ability to minimize deliveries to jobsites
    - Minimize returns
    - Suggestive sell additional products
    - Selling of Millwork
    - Selling of Outdoor Living, for example decking.
    - Flooring w/trim load

    Product Knowledge:
    - Thorough knowledge of building materials
    - Knowledge of our products and locations
    - Ability to learn Point of Sale software
    - Write up orders
    - Reprint Invoices
    - Look up Open Orders

    (Posted January 27, 2016)

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    OPERATIONS MANAGER
    Schilling, St. John

    Schilling has a full-time position with great benefits at our Saint John, Indiana location for an Operations Manager. Please send your resume and completed application (that can be found on our website http://www.schillings.com under Careers and select the Indiana application) to Jessica Collins HR Manager at jcollins@schillings.com.

    The Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing all yard, warehouse, dispatch, facilities, grounds, equipment and manage and monitor the workings of personnel. For more information and a full job description, please email Jessica Collins, HR Manager, at jcollins@schillings.com.

    Education & Experience:
    - 2+ years experience managing people
    - 2+ years experience overseeing at least one of the following - warehousing, lumber or building materials yard, fleet or dispatch, logistics.
    - 2+ years experience in facilities maintenance.
    - Bachelor’s Degree

    (Posted January 27, 2016)

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    FORK TRUCK OPERATOR
    Chartwell Staffing Solutions, Porter County Area

    Chartwell Staffing Solutions is recruiting for EXPERIENCED Sit Down Clamp Fork Truck operators for one of our clients in the Porter County Area.

    Qualified Candidates MUST have previous on the job experience operating a Sit Down Clamp Fork Truck. Operators will be responsible for loading and unloading containers, counting and checking all units prior to loading. Responsible for picking and putting orders together for outbound loads. Responsible for maintaining product neat and organized.

    Bilingual is a PLUS!!!!
    Positions will be available for 1st or 2nd shift as needed by the client.
    Pay is $12.00 on days and $12.50 on 2nd shift.

    Please submit your resume for review to gloria.lopez@chartwellstaff.com

    (Posted January 27, 2016)

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    CREATIVE SPECIALIST
    Palko Services, Michigan City

    Palko Services is a family owned and operated nationwide wholesale distributor of natural products. We have been doing business in Northwest Indiana for over 30 years.

    We currently have an immediate full-time opening at our Michigan City, IN facility for a Creative Specialist. This person will be responsible for all creative including visual communication and written content as well as managing quotes and trade show coordination.

    Details can be found on our website at http://www.palkoservices.com/aboutpalko/job-opportunities

    Qualified applicants can submit resumes via email to Michelle Palko at mpalko@palkoservices.com.

    (Posted January 27, 2016)

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    PAGE (C1)
    Lake County Public Library, All Locations

    Applications are accepted for PAGE positions year round. These applications are kept on file for when vacancies occur. There are page positions at all locations and in all departments.

    Duties: include shelving library materials, stamping date due cards and reading shelves.
    Qualifications: Strong filing skills (both numeric and alphabetical); availability to work as scheduled; responsible, dependable.
    General Information: $7.25 per hour; most page positions are scheduled from 10 to 20 hours per week; usually evenings and on weekends.

    For more information, please visit: http://www.lcplin.org/about/jobs.htm

    Application Forms are available at all Lake County Public Library locations.
    The Application form may also be printed from here: http://www.lcplin.org/job-desc/job-application.pdf

    Mail completed applications and resumes to:
    Human Resources
    Lake County Public Library
    1919 W. 81st Avenue
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    Please, no emails or telephone calls

    (Posted January 24, 2016)

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    TELLER/CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
    Centier Bank, Northwest Indiana Locations

    Employment opportunities available at the following locations:
    Part time: Crown Point Strack’s, Lowell, Munster, Schererville and South Haven
    Full time: Gary Miller and Winfield

    Perform transactions for individual and business clients, which include: deposits, withdrawals, loan payments and payoffs, cashing checks, and purchases of other items and services. The CSR needs to keep the clients’ needs in mind while assisting them and make product and/or service referrals when appropriate. Responsible for following federal and state banking regulations and laws and for following bank policies and procedures. Responsible for developing strong client relationships by providing World-Class Service experiences for every client during every interaction.

    Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Banking experience is a plus, but not required. Customer service experience is desirable. For a complete job description and/or to apply, visit us on line at: http://www.centier.com/careers

    (Posted January 24, 2016)

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    ASSISTANT COOKS
    Premier Childcare & Learning Center, Schererville

    Premier Childcare is accepting applications for full time assistant cooks.
    Duties would include: washing dishes, assisting cook, delivering food to the classrooms.

    Please apply in person at 1100 Eagle Ridge Drive, Schererville, IN.

    (Posted January 24, 2016)

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    FARMERS MARKET MANAGER
    Munster Parks and Recreation, Munster

    Munster Parks is seeking a Market Manager for the 2016 market season. Market runs from May 1-September 25 from 8am-1pm. Manager will be required to arrive 1.5 hours before the market along with 1 hour after and be in attendance throughout the entire event. Manager will coordinate market set-up, manage Munster Parks tent, enforce market rules, and any other tasks that might be needed. Must be at least 18 year of age. Work environment mainly takes place outdoors.

    Interested candidates can submit their resumes to jcostello@munster.org

    (Posted January 24, 2016)

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    SUMMER ENRICHMENT TEACHER(S)
    Munster Parks and Recreation, Munster

    Munster Parks is seeking teachers for their summer program which runs June 6-July 1. The program is broken down into 2-2 week sessions. Teachers must create and implement fun, exciting, and educational class setting. A state of Indiana certified teacher is preferred but willing to accept current college students attending an accredited college. Previous experience instructing youth in some capacity is required.

    Interested candidates can submit their resumes to jcostello@munster.org

    (Posted January 24, 2016)

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    THERAPIST
    Crown Counseling, Crown Point

    Provide therapeutic services such as diagnostic assessments, individual therapy, play therapy, therapeutic visitations, family centered therapy, treatment planning, and crisis interventions.

    Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology. Must be able to pass a background screening process. Clinical license and specialty certification preferred.

    Please email a cover letter and resume to hr@crowncounseling.org. Please place “Addictions Therapist” in the title of your email. Please do not solicit this job posting. We will contact you upon receiving your application.

    http://www.crowncounselingservices.com/

    (Posted January 21, 2016)

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    FIELD AND OFFICE RNs
    Sunrise Home Health Care Services, Inc., Merrillville

    Sunrise Home Health is a full service home health provider who is need of Field & Office RN's. Prior home health experience, valid Indiana RN License, driver's license, and auto insurance required. Send resume to sunrise.homehealth@yahoo.com

    (Posted January 21, 2016)

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    DENTAL OFFICE ASSISTANT
    Smile Brightly, Portage

    Are you sincere and caring? Are you looking to engage with members of the community and have an impact on overall health? Would you like working in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere where you can feel proud of the work you do and recognized for your efforts? If so, look no further. We have a beautiful modern office, a wonderful patient population, an enthusiastic team, and a sincere dentist dedicated to quality care. Previous dental experience, a great attitude, strong work ethic, & x-ray certification are required. Please submit resume to: Smile Brightly, Laura K. Hannon D.D.S. 6080 Lute Road Portage, IN 46368 or fax to 219-762-8763, e-mail to info@smilebrightly.com. We look forward to meeting you!

    (Posted January 20, 2016)

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    PART TIME SECURITY OFFICER
    American Heritage Protective Services, Schererville

    Friday & Saturday 11pm to 11am each day.
    Must have H.S. diploma or GED; be able to pass drug screen; have no criminal arrest history; must have a good work history and must have a driver’s license. Previous security experience preferred but not necessary. For further information contact human resources at 708-388-7900 between 8am & 5pm M-F.

    (Posted January 19, 2016)

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    STYLIST/COLORIST
    Phaze 1 Day Spa, Highland

    Looking for a new start/location for the new year? Our salon has been in business for 35 years and we are currently looking for a Stylist/Colorist to join our upbeat, client-centered atmosphere. If you are a team player and value client relationships, please bring in your resumé or email us with questions.

    Phaze 1 Day Spa
    Attention: Jessica
    2449 45th Street
    Highland, IN 46322
    Or
    Phaze1DaySpaJessica@yahoo.com

    (Posted January 19, 2016)

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    MAINTENANCE TECH
    Integrity Trade Services, South Chicago, IL

    Perform equipment / tooling and facilities preventative maintenance per schedule provided. Perform all repairs as required. Assist in fabrication and implementing projects as required. Must have an electrical background preferably on machinery and conveyor systems. Must be flexible on shift. Pay is $18-$24 / Hr. Company is located in South Chicago. Please contact Phil Krause at 219-513-9129 to schedule an interview.

    (Posted January 19, 2016)

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    LICENSED INDIANA MASSAGE THERAPIST
    Absolute Chiropractic, St John

    Licensed Indiana Massage Therapist needed at Absolute Chiropractic in St John Indiana please apply by bringing a resume to 9161 Wicker Avenue, St John IN 46373. There will be morning and late afternoon, early evening shifts so this could be for 1 or 2 therapist. If you need directions to my office you can call 219-365-4777.

    (Posted January 18, 2016)

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    SUPERVISORS, PASTRY CHEF, FINANCIAL ANALYST, ENGINEERS
    Ameristar, East Chicago

    Ameristar has amazing roles available (front-line customer service up to leadership opportunities). If you are looking for a new career in 2016, please apply online at https://www.pnkinc.com/careers

    Here are a few hot jobs available:

    · Valet Supervisor
    · Pastry Chef
    · Mychoice Supervisor
    · Financial Analyst
    · Engineer II and Engineer III

    (Posted January 16, 2016)

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    EXPERIENCED MEDICAL INSURANCE CLAIMS REPRESENTATIVE
    Physician Billers, Crown Point

    Full-Time Experienced Medical Insurance Claims Representative for account follow up on unpaid claims and appeals. Supporting staff in a fast paced environment. Bilingual preferred.

    Mail all resumes to :
    PBI - Physician Billers
    PO Box 1103
    Crown Point, IN 46308

    (Posted January 16, 2016)

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    ENTRY LEVEL POSITIONS
    American Income Life, Hammond

    American Income Life is a part of Torchmark Corporation, an S&P 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Our focus is providing supplemental benefits to labor unions, credit unions, and associations in all 50 states, as well as internationally. First year earnings for entry level positions ranges between 40-60k. Training for this full time career is held locally.

    Resumes to be sent to Ailrecruiting11@yahoo.com

    (Posted January 16, 2016)

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    BEHAVIOR THERAPIST
    Innovations in Learning, Merrillville

    Mental Health Provider serving the needs of children and adults with and without special needs is seeking a BEHAVIOR THERAPIST. Requires a Master’s Degree in related mental health field. Experience in Behavior Analysis preferred but not required. Therapist duties will include, but are not limited to, assessment and evaluation, development and implementation of behavior support plans; parent/staff/caregiver training, and coordination of services with other professionals. Therapist should be comfortable performing individual family and group counseling. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume to: cflaherty@innil.net

    (Posted January 16, 2016)

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    POLICE OFFICER
    Police Department, Lowell

    The Lowell Police Department is seeking applicants for full-time police officer positions.

    Eligible candidates must be at least 21 years of age but less than 36 at the time of appointment, be a US citizen, have no felony convictions, be of good moral character, have a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to pass a physical fitness evaluation, written test and extensive background investigation.

    Interested applicants must attend the orientation at the Lowell Town Hall, 501 East Main Street on February 13, 2016 at 4:00 PM.

    (Posted December 31, 2015)

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    Check back with us regularly! We list job openings every Sunday on our website. New openings are added to the list as they come in, the most recent openings will be at the top of the list.

    If you are an employer or manager with a job opening, please send us a short job description (100 words or less), the town that the job is held and the best way to apply for the position. Please email this information to Stacy Travis at stacy.travis@nwi-townplanner.com.
    Your job opening will appear on our websites soon after it is received and be visible for three weeks. If you need the opening re-posted just resend it to us!
    Thank you!

    Please note that beginning June 1, 2015 we will not be including job posts promoting direct sales businesses. If you would like to promote your direct sales business please feel free to email Stacy Travis at
    stacy.travis@nwi-townplanner.com for advertising pricing and information.
     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Music, Food, Drink, Family, Fun, Things to do, Event
    -
    95ate5 Brew Pub Super Bowl Buffet! $2 Domestics - $3 Well Drinks & MORE!

    Our home craft brew, HIGH5, Citra Hopped IPA now on TAP!

    From Halftime thru the 3rd Quarter: FREE Popcorn & Pretzels!

    $5 Buffet: Chicken Legs, BBQ Pork Sliders, Smoked Turkey Legs & Wings, Chili, White Bean Chicken Chili, Chips n' Salsa, Potato Salad, & Coleslaw! Come Enjoy the Super Bowl 95ate5 style!
    95Ate5 Brew Pub
    9585 N. Industrial Dr. Saint John IN 46373
    95Ate5 Brew Pub 219.365.6506
  • | Local Events, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things to do, Football, Food, Drink
    Ciao Bella Ristorante
    1514 US-41 Schererville IN 46375
    Ciao Bella 219.322.6800
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. The battle between NFC and AFC champions takes place in a technologically cutting-edge stadium on this golden anniversary celebration of one of the world's biggest sporting events.
     
           

Monday, February 8th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Special Interest, challenger, spaceflight, exploration, NASA, STEM, 51-L
    -

    Learn about NASA's missions - past, present and future. The exhibits include artifacts, models and interactive kiosks with storyboards and pictures of NASA's historic missions. Displays also tell the benefits of air travel and how NASA is making it safer; as well as a variety of successful NASA technologies that have been commercialized.

    The Inspiring the Future: The Legacy of Exploration features an International Space Station Model and display, the permanent orbiting science institute in space capable of performing ongoing research and a driving force for emerging technologies. A space suit, showcasing the special suits designed for comfort, utility and protection from the harsh environment of space. A brain bites kiosk, an interactive program answering some of the most interesting questions NASA gets. A solar system scale, to see how much you would weigh in space and an astronaut cut-out for photo opportunities and a variety of other displays and interactive kiosks.

    Free and open to the public from Jan 28 to March 22. School groups welcome.
    Indiana Welcome Center
    7770 Corrinne Drive Hammond IN 46323
    Karen 219.989.3250 questions@clcnwi.com
  • | 8:30am - 4:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, Water, Flint, Neighbors
    - Crown Point First United Methodist Church and the Crown Point Fire Department are working together to help the residents of Flint, Michigan during their ongoing water crisis. The goal is to collect enough bottled water, pitcher water filters with cartridges and faucet filters to fill a semi-truck trailer. Monetary donations are also being accepted. The collection will be delivered to the Lincoln Park United Methodist Church in Flint and be distributed from there. Items are being collected at First United Methodist of Crown Point, 352 S Main Street, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., or at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N East Street. For more information, you may contact the church at (219) 663-1515 or go the Events page on http://www.FUMCCP.org. The last day for collection is Friday, February 19.
    First United Methodist Church
    352 South Main Street Crown Point IN 46307
    Sarah Mays 219.663.1515 sarahmays@fumccp.org
  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    - A Loving Celebration in honor of Nathan!!
    Please join us during the month of February
    for Preemie Awareness.
    • “Family Day” in honor of Nathan Splant on February 21st!
    • “Round-Up” your order to the nearest dollar. All funds collected for the month of February will be donated to The Nathan C. Splant Foundation!

    These funds will be used to provide care packages for NICU families, bereavement packages, support families after the loss of an infant, and
    work towards bringing awareness to both premature birth and infant loss. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds will also be donated to
    Munster Community Hospital for Research.

    Please note that throughout the month of February, we will also be
    collecting any items you may wish to bring in from the list provided on
    the front counter to be added to the donated care packages.

    In exchange, you will receive a coupon good for a Free Scoop of
    Culver’s Frozen Custard
    Culver's of Schererville
    980 W. Lincoln Hwy Schererville IN 46375
    Denny Dalka 219.322.2266 culvers293@sbcglobal.net
  • | 11:00am - 12:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Curtis R. Monday, Radio Show, State Farm Agent, Schererville, Finances
    - “Monday Morning Perspective” on Rejoice 102.3 FM, seeks to advance the conversation of money, business, politics and relationships from a decidedly Christian point of view. This show is presented by Curtis R. Monday and is broadcast every Monday from 11am to 12pm.

    More About Curtis R. Monday:
    Entrepreneur, leader, motivator, radio personality and style icon all describe businessman Curtis R. Monday. Monday has a passion and uncommon knack for inspiring young people to “get their financial houses in order.” He has leveraged his successful State Farm Insurance Agencies in Hazel Crest, Illinois and Schererville, Indiana to make millions and create a platform for economic empowerment within the African American community. His story is unique and compelling: From humble beginnings, Curtis became an undeniable success and modern-day pied piper for all things financial. He translates media impressions of ostentatious, faux success into practical pathways and tools that empower young adults to pursue true financial freedom.
     
           
    Curtis Monday 219.515.2823 curtis.r.monday.frty@statefarm.com
  • | 12:00pm - 7:00pm | Promotional
    - PCA skin care facial treatments regularly priced $95 for $65


    - 15% OFF ALL PCA SKIN Skincare – One Time ONLY Special



    - Free Gift with ANY PCA SKIN Purchase - Goodie Bag will Include:

    · Trials: Facial wash, nutrient toner, ideal complex: eye gel/cream, rebalance, weightless SPF

    · What to Expect from PCA SKIN Peel Brochure

    · Spa Service Menu & $10.00 Spa Coupon to Use During Winter 2015/2016 on any Product/Treatment



    - PCA SKIN Treatment Special - $65.00 Treatment Special (must call to reserve appointment, & pay in advance to receive treatment special price



    - PCA SKIN Treatment Package Special:

    o Buy 3, Get 1 FREE – includes FREE Full-Size Facial Wash

    o Buy 6, Get 2 Free - includes FREE Full-Size Facial Wash



    - Bring a Friend & Receive Referral Treatment Special
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 3:00pm - 6:00pm | Sports and Recreation, Ice Skating, Winter, Fun, Northwest Indiana, NWI, Outdoor, Things to do
    - Monday-Wednesday: 4-8 pm
    Thursday-Friday: 4-10 pm
    Saturday: 8:30 am-10 pm
    Sunday: 10 am-7 pm

    *PLEASE NOTE* These times are tentative and subject to change. You can go here for more about the schedule: http://ci.valparaiso.in.us/DocumentCenter/View/3761
    Prices
    Skate Admission: $5
    Skate Rental: $3
    Group Rate (10+ people; admission + skate rental): $6
    10 Skate Admission pass (does not include skate rental): $40.00
    Season pass (without skates): $175.00
    Season pass (with skates): $275.00

    Skate rental and admission will be taken in the Indiana Beverage Activity Center at Central Park Plaza.
    Downtown Valparaiso
           
    219.464.8332
  • | 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events, Wine, Spa, Salon, Paint, Girls Night
    - Sip and paint, create a cheese tray out of a melted wine bottle...
    Friday February 19th at elements salon spa retreat
    15255 w 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Call for more details @ 219-558-2022
    R S V P $30 per person. Complementary wine and refreshments.
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 6:00pm - | Sports and Recreation
    - Special Needs time is meant for those of our jumpers who may need more guidance from a friend, family member, or caretaker. The 2nd Monday of every month @ 6pm is just the time to do so!

    When: 2nd Monday of each month

    Time: 6:00pm

    Cost: Just $8 per kiddo and one parent or guardian jumps free! (Skysocks are required for all participants and are not included in the price. New skysocks are $2 per pair.)

    -A Sky Zone liability waiver must be signed by each parent or legal guardian
    -One parent jumps for free with each ticket purchased
    -All participants must wear SkySocks.

    ***Reserve your spot by calling Sky Zone at 219-227-3777.***

    http://www.skyzone.com/Schererville
    Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park 219.227.3777 scherervilleevents@skyzone.com
  • | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Health Seminars and Screenings, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Childcare, Baby, Information
    - New grandparents can review basic baby care and learn new practices and recommendations for infant care at the Grandparents Class on Feb. 8 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at 800 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 30, Munster, Ind.


    This program is FREE, but registration is required by calling 219-836-3477 or toll free 866‑836-3477. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System visit our website at http://www.comhs.org.

    800 MacArthur Blvd,. Suite 30 Munster IN 46321
    219.836.3477
  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Art, Fun, Things to do, Event, Paint, Adult, Drink
    - Stacked Tea Cup Theme!

    Come sip wine with friends, during this 3 hour class, as you are guided step-by-step to create your very own work of ART! No talent or experience is necessary. Your $35.00 reservation will include your first drink (from a selection of beer & wine), paint, canvas, easel, apron, and brushes. Please select a class from the options below. To guarantee your seat, you must pre-register by the Sunday before each class. Registration link: http://toophelia.wix.com/95ate5winencanvas
    Reservations cannot be accepted the day of. A minimum of 5 registrants is needed in order for the class to run. In the unfortunate event that we do not meet the required minimum, your fee will be refunded to you and you will be notified by the Monday before the class. Sorry, no refunds can be given for cancellations in the event that you are unable to make it. You may, however, transfer your purchase to someone else. Thank you and I hope to see you at one of our events soon!

    Classes will be held at 95ate5 Brew Pub located at 9585 N. Industrial Dr. in St. John, IN unless otherwise specified.
    95Ate5 Brew Pub
    9585 N. Industrial Dr. Saint John IN 46373
    95Ate5 Brew Pub 219.365.6506
  • | 6:30pm - 8:00pm | Sports and Recreation, Chicago Blackhawks, appearance, autographs, celebrity
    - Chicago Blackhawk announcers Pat Foley & Eddie Olczyk will be appearing @ Bridges' Scoreboard Sports Bar in Griffith, Indiana on Monday, February 8, 2016. Foley & Olczyk will be signing autographs from 6:30-8pm. Autograph tickets are $20 for Foley & $20 for Olczyk. Each autograph ticket includes 1 autograph on any item you bring to get signed. Bridges' Scoreboard will have photos of Foley & Olczyk & Hawks pucks for sale. A small number of VIP tickets will be sold @ $75 each. The VIP ticket includes: first in line, get 2 items you bring signed by Foley or Olczyk or both, a Hawks puck which you can get signed by either or both & a photo opportunity with Foley & Olczyk together (with up to 3 people in the photo). Autograph tickets are numbered & limited so don't wait to get your tickets. This event sold out last year. To order tickets stop in or call Bridges' Scoreboard @ 219-924-2206. Doors will open at 4pm so get here early to get a table & grab a bite to eat before their appearance.
    Bridges' Scoreboard Restaurant & Sports Bar
    121 N. Griffith Blvd. Griffith IN 46319
    Scott Bridges 219.924.2206 fgoal5@sbcglobal.net
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Sports and Recreation, Roller Derby, derby, women, fitness, skating, hockey, roller skating, skateboard
    - Have you ever wanted to give roller derby a try? Now is that time....Our annual Boot Camp is only $20 and starts January 18th! We are looking for women age 18= to play and men and women 18+ to ref or learn the ropes as a Non-Skating Official. Start the year out with IDD and a pair of roller skates, you won't regret it!
    We will have some gear and skates to borrow on a first come, first serve basis! We can't wait to meet you!

    *Monday, January 18th 7-10 pm( meeting/info night)
    Wednesday, January 20th 8-10 pm
    Monday, January 25th 7-10 pm
    Wednesday, January 27th 8-10 pm
    Monday, February 1st 7-10 pm
    Wednesday, February 3rd 8-10 pm
    Monday, February 8th 7-10 pm
    Wednesday, February 10th 8-10 pm

    If playing is not for you, why not become a ref or an official with our team!

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at iddrecruitment@gmail.com
    Lynwood Sport Center
    2030 Glenwood-Dyer Road Lynwood IL 60411
  • | Sports and Recreation, Indoor, Family, Bowl, Skate, Northwest Indiana, NWI, Things To Do, What To Do
    - There are numerous bowling alleys and indoor skating facilities in Northwest Indiana. Visit the individual websites for more information.

    CAMELOT BOWLING CENTER AND SPORTSPLEX
    5201 US Highway 6
    Portage, IN 46368
    219-405-0798
    Camelot Bowling Center, a family owned business since 1976, is home to 48 lanes, a redemption game room, lounge, snack shop, Sportsplex, Proshop and a fun time for all.
    The Sportsplex at Camelot Bowling Center is multipurpose Sports arena. It hosts a full size roller hockey rink, bleachers, bathrooms, and a private entrance. The Sportsplex is home to a hockey league, roller derby practice and many youth sporting groups. The Sportsplex is also available for rental for your own private event or party.
    https://www.facebook.com/CamelotBowlingCenter/

    CITY LANES BOWLING CENTER
    1901 S Woodland Ave
    Michigan City, IN
    (219) 872-9930
    Come join us for some fun this spring and summer! Bowling, Bean Bag League, Music, good company, and more are waiting for you at City Lanes!
    http://www.citylanesbowl.com/

    COUNTRY LANES INC
    1900 Lucas Pkwy
    Lowell, IN
    (219) 696-1584
    Our establishment deals in all different services related to bowling and family friendly get-togethers. Our services include: Banquet Hall, Bowling Balls, Bowling Equipment, Catering, Country Pub Bar, Grip n Rip Pro Shop, Martha’s Kitchen, Pro Shop and Wedding Receptions
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Country-Lanes-Inc/111740538864339

    CRESSMOOR LANES
    620 N Wisconsin St.
    Hobart, Indiana 46342
    (219) 942-6169
    Open bowl, men’s leagues, women’s leagues, mixed leagues and lounge.
    https://www.facebook.com/CressmoorLanes

    HOBART LANES
    99 S Hobart Rd
    Hobart, IN
    (219) 942-0906
    We offer open bowling, birthday parties, children’s leagues, men’s leagues, women’s leagues and mixed leagues. We also have cosmic bowling.
    http://www.bowlingalleyhobart.com/

    INMAN'S BOWLING & FUN CENTER
    3201 Evans Avenue
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    219-462-1300
    32 Lanes of Bowling, Video Game Arcade with Ticket Redemption, Roller Skating Rink, Go-Karts, 18 Hole Miniature Golf, Paddle Boat Soakers, 8 Billiard Pool Tables, Air Hockey, Bean Bags, Kids Bounce Houses, Empty Pockets Saloon, Panhandlers Pizza. We also have Meeting/Party/Banquet Rooms for your next Event! We host Monthly LIVE Pro Wrestling Events & Bowling Tournaments.
    http://www.inmansvalpo.com/

    LAKESHORE LANES
    2820 E Michigan Blvd
    Michigan City, IN
    (219) 879-9445
    Leagues, parties, events, live entertainment and more!
    http://bowllakeshorelanes.com/

    MIDWEST TRAINING & ICE CENTER
    10600 White Oak Ave.
    Dyer, IN 46311
    (219) 558-8811
    Midwest Training & Ice Center is Northwest Indiana's largest state-of-the-art training facility, specializing in the sports of Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Gymnastics, Trampoline & Tumbling, and Cheerleading. MTIC provides the highest quality instruction to athletes of all ages and abilities. For the general public, Midwest Training & Ice Center offers open skate sessions, drop-in hockey and open gym.
    http://midwesttrainingandice.com/ice/

    OLYMPIA LANES
    4150 Calumet Avenue
    Hammond, Indiana 46320
    (219) 933-6677
    Open bowling, arcade, leagues, birthday parties and special events.
    http://www.olympialanes.com/

    PLAZA LANES
    8101 Kennedy Avenue
    Highland, Indiana 46322
    (219) 923-3800
    Our friendly, family owned 60 lane state-of-the-art facility is dedicated to the service, sport and entertainment of every aspect of BOWLING . . . League Play, Recreational Bowling, Parties, Fundraisers, Cosmic Bowling, & Group Outings just to mention a few.
    http://plazafunbowl.com/

    RAY'S LANES
    3201 Central Ave
    Lake Station, Indiana
    (219) 962-1297
    Ray's Lanes has several lanes of fun that's great for friends and family. We have group packages, or you can just stop by for a fun night out.
    https://www.facebook.com/RaysLanesIN

    R-WAY SKATE-CENTER
    3600 Scottsdale St
    Portage, IN 46368
    (219) 759-2556
    Roller skating sessions for the public are one of the main attractions at R-WAY Skate Center. Skating provides great exercise and an opportunity to get out of the house - plus, it's not like exercising at the gym... skating is fun! Lace-em up and come join the others. Get on the floor and get ready for a great experience.
    https://www.facebook.com/rwayskatecenter

    SET 'EM UP LANES & LOUNGE
    135 N Broad Street, Griffith, IN
    219.924.3181
    Set 'Em Up Lanes & Lounge is located downtown Griffith and has many things to offer. As an eight lane bowling alley, this is the perfect place to hold fundraisers, private parties or maybe Rent the Lanes, Block of Lanes or hold a Kids Birthday Party. We offer a full restaurant menu (dine in or carry out) and a well-stocked bar.
    In addition to live entertainment, we offer open mic night and karaoke. We also have a pool table, pinball machines and 13 TVs throughout the bar and bowling alley.Interested in leagues? Be sure to inquire about pool and bowling leagues.
    http://www.setemuplanes.com/

    STARDUST BOWL
    1330 Sheffield Ave
    Dyer, IN
    (219) 322-3666
    Open bowl, league play, special events and an arcade. Striker’s Arcade and Redemption room has over 30 games to test your skill and agility. Collect your redemption tickets so you can redeem them for some cool prizes.
    http://www.bowlstardust.com/home/

    STARDUST BOWL II
    3925 E Lincoln Hwy
    Merrillville, IN
    (219) 942-0432
    Open bowl, league play and special events.
    http://www.bowlstardust.com/stardustmerrillville/

    SUPER BOWL INC
    218 S East St
    Crown Point, IN
    (219) 661-9015
    We are a sixteen lane bowling center certified by the ABC and WIBC, located one block east of Crown Point's historic courthouse and town square. In addition to our variety of bowling leagues, The Super Bowl, Inc. features a video arcade, cosmic bowling, party packages and endless good times in the Final Frame Lounge. We also have free wireless internet. While enjoying all of this, one can also enjoy some great food from our grill.
    http://www.thesuperbowlinc.com/
     
           
  • | Sports and Recreation, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things To Do, Fun, Activity, Event
    - Ages 16+ and want to join in on the dodgeball fun? In addition to our Junior All Stars dodgeball tournament, we will also be hosting an adult All Stars dodgeball tournament on March 1st!
    Each participant is $10 and you must sign up as a team (minimum 5 & maximum 8 players). We will host a Practice Night on Tuesday, February 23rd.
    Pick up a registration form at Sky Zone Schererville today! *Registration deadline is Monday, February 22nd*
    Sky Zone
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Jen Krol 219.227.3777 Jen.Krol@skyzone.com
  • | Sports and Recreation, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things To Do, Fun, Activity, Event, Kids
    - Ages 16+ and want to join in on the dodgeball fun? In addition to our Junior All Stars dodgeball tournament, we will also be hosting an adult All Stars dodgeball tournament on March 1st!
    Each participant is $10 and you must sign up as a team (minimum 5 & maximum 8 players). We will host a Practice Night on Tuesday, February 23rd.
    Pick up a registration form at Sky Zone Schererville today! *Registration deadline is Monday, February 22nd*
    Sky Zone
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Jen Krol 219.227.3777 Jen.Krol@skyzone.com
  • | Sports and Recreation, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things To Do, Fun, Activity, Event
    - Burn up to 1,000 calories an hour on our wall-to-wall trampolines! SkyRobics is low-impact, healthy fun that combines calisthenics, core exercises and strength-building aerobics. SkyRobics is one of the most dynamic, effective and active workouts you can get! For just $12 per class or $99 for a ten-punch Get Fit Pass, any level of athlete will feel rejuvenated after this workout.

    MONDAYS: 6-7PM (Beginners) & 7-8PM (Regular)
    WEDNESDAYS: 6-7PM & 7-8PM
    SATURDAYS: 9-10AM & 10-11AM
    SUNDAYS: 10-11AM

    Skysocks are required for all participants and are not included in the price. New skysocks are $2 per pair.

    ***Make sure to reserve your spot before class by calling Sky Zone at 219-227-3777.***

    http://www.skyzone.com/Schererville

    Sky Zone
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Jen Krol 219.227.3777 Jen.Krol@skyzone.com
  • | Local Events, Medical Assistant, Northwest Indiana, NWI, Classes, Munster
    - **Clinical Medical Assistant Program**
    This combined 140-hour classroom and 160-hour clinical externship course prepares students to perform patient clinical skills in the medical office setting. Students perform clinical procedures including administering medications, assisting with minor surgery, performing an electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and maintaining clinical equipment in an ambulatory care setting. Medical assistants perform routine clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors and optometrists running smoothly. More detailed information available upon request. Do not wait until the last minute; register today! Course fee: $2,399.00. Classes take place at Munster High School, 8808 Columbia Avenue, Mondays and Thursdays, March 3-June 16, 6:00-9:30 p.m. and some Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., includes all textbooks and materials. Must have 4 students to run, please call and reserve your spot today. For more information, please call Barb at (219) 836-6923.
    Munster High School
    8808 Columbia Avenue Munster IN 46321
    Barb Holajter 219.836.6923 bholajter@munster.org
  • | Special Interest, Travel, Train, NWI, Northwest Indiana
    - Mayflower Tours Representative Kim Hoffman will present travel vacations: The Great Train Race (Ohio & West Virginia), Pacific Northwest by Rail, Great Volcanoes of America’s West, New York’s Haunted History Trail and more. Join in the fun at this FREE show and plan your vacation now! This informal, FREE Travel Show will be held at Munster Town Hall on Tuesday, February 23, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Main Meeting Room. There is plenty of time to ask questions and there will be a bonus in you sign up at the presentation. Simply call (219) 836-7275 to register. For more information on this and other programs and services of Munster Parks & Recreation, call (219) 836-PARK.
    Munster Town Hall
    1005 Ridge Road Munster IN 46321
    Barb Holajter 219.836.6923 bholajter@munster.org
  • | Special Interest, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Deal, Discount, Beauty, Personal Care, Salon, Massage
    - Looking for a Valentine's Day gift for someone special? Check out these amazing deals during the month of February at Elements!

    Choose 2 for $99 and receive a $25 gift certificate for free:
    -30 min massage
    -pedicure
    -bikini wax
    -deep conditioning& style
    -manicure
    -ear candling

    Choose 3 for $149 and receive a $35 gift certificate for free:
    -express facial
    -50 min massage
    -deep conditioning and style
    -manicure
    -bikini wax
    -ear candling

    Choose 4 for $199 and receive a $45 gift certificate for free:
    -Facial
    -50 min massage
    -Haircut & Style
    -deep conditioning & style
    -manicure
    -pedicure
    -Therapeutic Foot massage
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Girl Scouts, Outings, Brownies, Daisies, Things to do
    Challenger Learning Center on Northwest Indiana
    2300 173rd Street Hammond IN 46323
    219.989.3250 peterson@clcnwi.com
  • | Sports and Recreation, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Race, Running, Fun, Things to do
    - A 5k and 2K run that benefits the scholarship program at the Southlake Branch YMCA. Did you know that the Southlake Y doesn’t turn anyone away for the inability to pay? Money raised from this event goes to the YMCA scholarship program. Those scholarships are given to low income individuals and families so they can participate in programs and membership.

    This community event has steadily grown in popularity and we're expecting 2,000 runners at the start line at Crown Point's historic downtown courthouse square. Register the whole family for this fun event and enjoy the post-race party on the square!

    Awards given to Top Female and Male Overall; first, second & third place finishers in each age division for the 5K run; and Overall. Plus, awards given to the elementary school with the most participants!
    Crown Point Courthouse Square Historic District
    Courthouse Square, Suite 205 Crown Point IN 46307
  • | Sports and Recreation, Dodgeball, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Kids, Tournament
    - Participate in a Dodgeball Tournament on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Participants must be signed up by Monday, February 22nd.

    The tournament will consist of THREE brackets: ages 10-12, ages 13-15 and ages 16 & over. It is only $10 per person to participate.

    For more information or to sign up, please stop in Sky Zone or call 219.227.3777.

    Sky Zone
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Jen Krol 219.227.3777 Jen.Krol@skyzone.com
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 9:39am EST.
     
           

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Special Interest, challenger, spaceflight, exploration, NASA, STEM, 51-L
    -

    Learn about NASA's missions - past, present and future. The exhibits include artifacts, models and interactive kiosks with storyboards and pictures of NASA's historic missions. Displays also tell the benefits of air travel and how NASA is making it safer; as well as a variety of successful NASA technologies that have been commercialized.

    The Inspiring the Future: The Legacy of Exploration features an International Space Station Model and display, the permanent orbiting science institute in space capable of performing ongoing research and a driving force for emerging technologies. A space suit, showcasing the special suits designed for comfort, utility and protection from the harsh environment of space. A brain bites kiosk, an interactive program answering some of the most interesting questions NASA gets. A solar system scale, to see how much you would weigh in space and an astronaut cut-out for photo opportunities and a variety of other displays and interactive kiosks.

    Free and open to the public from Jan 28 to March 22. School groups welcome.
    Indiana Welcome Center
    7770 Corrinne Drive Hammond IN 46323
    Karen 219.989.3250 questions@clcnwi.com
  • | 8:30am - 4:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, Water, Flint, Neighbors
    - Crown Point First United Methodist Church and the Crown Point Fire Department are working together to help the residents of Flint, Michigan during their ongoing water crisis. The goal is to collect enough bottled water, pitcher water filters with cartridges and faucet filters to fill a semi-truck trailer. Monetary donations are also being accepted. The collection will be delivered to the Lincoln Park United Methodist Church in Flint and be distributed from there. Items are being collected at First United Methodist of Crown Point, 352 S Main Street, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., or at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N East Street. For more information, you may contact the church at (219) 663-1515 or go the Events page on http://www.FUMCCP.org. The last day for collection is Friday, February 19.
    First United Methodist Church
    352 South Main Street Crown Point IN 46307
    Sarah Mays 219.663.1515 sarahmays@fumccp.org
  • | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Local Events
    - The Sparta Sports Dome offers Toddler Playtime as an opportunity for toddlers (0-5 years) to play and express their creativity in a physically active environment. Your toddlers can run, jump, and crawl to their delight with Sparta Dome sports equipment. Children not walking are FREE! Parent supervision required.

    Toddler Playtime will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 9am - 12pm
    *starting Tuesday, December 8th and concluding Thursday, May 5th.

    Rate
    Child Family (2 or more children)
    Day Pass: $5 $10

    Note: Family pass includes immediate family only.

    *Please be aware that there may be last minute cancellations due to Sparta Dome reservations. To stay up to date with all cancellations, please follow us on Facebook or Twitter, and check the Sparta Dome website frequently. Thank you for your patience!*
    Sparta Dome
    1355 East North Street Crown Point IN 46307
    Jill Wichert 219.224.3663 jill@spartadome.com
  • | 10:00am - 10:45am | Library Events
    - Four and five year olds will hear stories, sing songs, participate in finger plays, and make crafts as we celebrate Valentine's Day! at the Merrillville branch.
    Merrillville Public Library Youth Services
    1919 W. 81st Ave. Merrillville IN 46410
    Youth Services 2197693541ext360 juvenile@lcplin.org
  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    - A Loving Celebration in honor of Nathan!!
    Please join us during the month of February
    for Preemie Awareness.
    • “Family Day” in honor of Nathan Splant on February 21st!
    • “Round-Up” your order to the nearest dollar. All funds collected for the month of February will be donated to The Nathan C. Splant Foundation!

    These funds will be used to provide care packages for NICU families, bereavement packages, support families after the loss of an infant, and
    work towards bringing awareness to both premature birth and infant loss. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds will also be donated to
    Munster Community Hospital for Research.

    Please note that throughout the month of February, we will also be
    collecting any items you may wish to bring in from the list provided on
    the front counter to be added to the donated care packages.

    In exchange, you will receive a coupon good for a Free Scoop of
    Culver’s Frozen Custard
    Culver's of Schererville
    980 W. Lincoln Hwy Schererville IN 46375
    Denny Dalka 219.322.2266 culvers293@sbcglobal.net
  • | 11:00am - 11:45am | Library Events
    - Four and five year olds and a caregiver will hear stories, sing songs, participate in finger plays and make crafts as we celebrate Valentine's Day! at the Merrillville branch.
    Merrillville Public Library Youth Services
    1919 W. 81st Ave. Merrillville IN 46410
    Youth Services 2197693541ext360 juvenile@lcplin.org
  • | 12:00pm - 7:00pm | Promotional
    - PCA skin care facial treatments regularly priced $95 for $65


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    - PCA SKIN Treatment Special - $65.00 Treatment Special (must call to reserve appointment, & pay in advance to receive treatment special price



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    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 4:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Benefit, Auction, Drinks, Dinner, Vendors
    - Call 322-5412 for info.
    Villa Cesare
    900 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    219.322.5412 grimmerpto@gmail.com
  • | 4:00pm - 5:00pm | Library Events
    - Children in grades K-5th will have fun making their own unique LEGO creations. The only requirement is imagination! at the Merrillville branch.
    Merrillville Public Library Youth Services
    1919 W. 81st Ave. Merrillville IN 46410
    Youth Services 2197693541ext360 juvenile@lcplin.org
  • | 4:00pm - 5:15pm | Kids, Holiday, Crafts, Fun, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things to do
    - Your little sweetheart will enjoy a holiday story and create a craft made with love!

    DATE: Tuesday, February 9
    TIME: 4:00-5:15 PM
    LOCATION: Schererville Community Center
    LIMIT: Min.#4/Max.#12
    FEE: $9 Residents/$11 Non-Resident
    Schererville Community Center
    500 E. Joliet Street Schererville IN 46375
    Schererville Parks Department 219.865.5530
  • | 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events, Wine, Spa, Salon, Paint, Girls Night
    - Sip and paint, create a cheese tray out of a melted wine bottle...
    Friday February 19th at elements salon spa retreat
    15255 w 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Call for more details @ 219-558-2022
    R S V P $30 per person. Complementary wine and refreshments.
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 6:45pm - 9:15pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, dancing, excercise, Line dancing, country music, pop music, singles, dc's
    - It's Not All Country Anymore:
    Great Exercise, Make New Friends, Very Friendly Group!

    Beginner Classes 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
    This class is for the dancer who has not danced or has little experience
    Pay by the Night $7.00 or $30 for 6 weeks

    Intermediate Classes 7:45 to 9:15 pm
    This class is for the dancer who has danced and knows the lingo
    Pay by the Night $8.00 or $40 for 6 weeks

    Dance Class will be held at
    Immanuel Presbyterian Church
    140 West US Hwy 30
    Schererville, IN
    (park behind church and enter the East side door)
    Contact for more information:

    Linda Scott 219-682-6548
    lscott0688@hotmail.com
    Immanuel Presbyterian Church
    140 West US Hwy 30 Schererville IN 46375
    Linda Scott 219.682.6548 lscott0688@hotmail.com
  • | Sports and Recreation, Outdoor, Park, Family, Kids, Northwest Indiana, NWI, Things To Do, What To Do
    - LAKE COUNTY

    BUCKLEY HOMESTEAD
    3606 Belshaw Road ,Lowell, Indiana 46356
    Astronomy Center, Gift Shop, Hayrides, Picnic facilities, Tours, Trails, and more
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html
    DEEP RIVER PARK AND HISTORIC WOODS GRIST MILL
    9410 Old Lincoln Highway, Hobart, Indiana 46342
    Fishing, Gift Shop, Hayrides, Historical Buildings, Picnic facilities, Playground, Trails and more
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html
    GIBSON WOODS NATURE PRESERVE
    6201 Parrish Avenue, Hammond, Indiana 46323
    Gift Shop, Group Tours, Hiking Trails, Environmental Awareness Center, Wildlife Viewing Area and more
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html
    GRAND KANKAKEE MARSH-
    21690 Range Line Road, Hebron, Indiana 46341
    Boat and Canoe Launch, Fishing, Hunting, Picnic Facilities, Trails and more
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html
    HIDDEN LAKE PARK
    6355 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 980-8790
    Concessions, Clubhouse, Disc Golf, Fishing, Fitness Trail, Paddleboats, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Softball, Swimming and more
    http://www.rosstownship.org/hlp.htm
    LAKE ETTA COUNTY PARK
    4801 West 29th Avenue, Gary, Indiana 46406
    Fishing, Open Play Fields, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Recreational Equipment Rental, Swimming, Trails and more
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html
    LEMON LAKE COUNTY PARK
    6322 W. 133rd Avenue, Crown Point, Indiana 46307
    Basketball, Cross Country Ski Rental (Dec-March/snow-permitting), 72 Hole Championship Disc Golf, Fishing, Food Concessions in Summer, Hayrides, Off Lease Dog Facility, Open Play Field, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Recreational Equipment Rental, Sand Volleyball, Soccer Field, Softball Diamonds, Tennis Courts, Trails and more
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html
    MARQUETTE PARK
    1 North Grand Boulevard , Gary, IN 46403
    (219) 938-7362
    Along with its signature landmarks and public beach access, Marquette Park offers sand dunes, two lagoons, an oak savanna that dates back more than 2,000 years, and Patterson Island -- areas popular with hikers, birdwatchers, fishermen, and photographers.
    http://marquetteparkgary.org/
    OAK RIDGE PRAIRIE & OAK SAVANNAH TRAIL
    301 South Colfax Street, Griffith, Indiana 46323
    Cross Country Ski Rental (Dec-Feb), Fishing, hayrides, Open Play Fields, Picnic Facilities, Recreational Equipment Rental, Trail Head of Oak Savannah Trail and more
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html

    THREE RIVERS PARK
    2800 Colorado Street, Lake Station, Indiana 46405
    Fishing, Jon Boat and Trolling Motor Rentals (seasonally), Open Play Fields, Paddleboat Rentals (seasonally), Picnic Facilities, Trail and more
    http://www.lakecountyparks.com/index.html

    TOLLESTON DUNES TRAIL
    Hillcrest Road & Dunes Highway, Portage, IN 46368
    The Tolleston Dunes Trail follows 10,000 year-old sand dunes that were formed when Lake Michigan was 25 feet higher than in recent years. Tolleston is the second youngest of four distinct dune systems found within the national lakeshore. Together these dune ridges provide a glimpse into the changing shoreline of Lake Michigan. You can hike the trail year-round, cross-country ski when snow permits, or walk to the accessible overlook point that has interpretive wayside exhibits.
    http://www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/inland-marsh.htm" target="_blank">http://www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/inland-marsh.htm

    WOLF LAKE PARK
    121st at Calumet Avenue
    Hammond, Indiana
    (219) 853-6437
    Wolf Lake Memorial Park is home to boating, kayaking, fishing, windsurfing and a full host of outdoor recreational activities.
    Visitors enjoy the Pavilion at Wolf Lake and the Aquatic Center, which are linked to the Hammond Marina and area amenities by way of a pedestrian trail.
    http://hammondmarina.com/wolf-lake/

    LAPORTE COUNTY

    HERON ROOKERY
    N. County Road 600 E., Michigan City 46360
    Watch the Great Blue Herons return to their "rookery" in mid-March when they repair their nest. The herons are visible until early May when the new leaves on the trees block the view. The rest of the summer and into the fall they can be seen feeding in the shallow waters throughout the Dunes Region. Spring wild flowers are in bloom from late March until early June. Bird watch during the spring and fall migration. You can also fish and watch fish swim in the Little Calumet River.
    http://www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/heron-rookery.htm" target="_blank">http://www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/heron-rookery.htm

    INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP GARDENS
    2055 E. U.S. 12, Michigan City, IN 46360
    (219) 878-9885
    Welcome to International Friendship Gardens, where forested woodlands, sprawling open spaces, and cultivated gardens spill over 100 acres of land that have been a tourist destination since 1936. Gardens are tucked throughout the beautiful valley of Trail Creek.
    Visit Lake Lucerne, a spring fed lake and home to muskrats, geese and turtles. The woods are home to deer, raccoons, groundhogs, squirrels, foxes, coyotes and wild turkeys. The songs of birds are heard in the quiet of this valley surrounded by hills. The grounds are accessed by walking earthen trails and lawns.
    Open from Mother’s Day in May through the end of October on Wednesdays through Sundays from 10am-6pm CST. Admission is $5, children under 12 are FREE. Members have access to grounds year round from dawn to dusk.
    http://www.friendshipgardens.org/

    LUHR COUNTY PARK
    3178 S. County Road 150W
    LaPorte, Indiana
    (219) 324-5855
    Located on 89 acres, Luhr Park offers upland forest, prairie, wetland and stocked pond. The park offers picnicking, shelter rentals, playground, nature center and trails. There is a free full-service nature center, no-leash dog area, adult exercise equipment and 3 pods of playtrail.
    http://www.laportecountyparks.org/luhr.html

    MICHIGAN CITY CAMPGROUND
    1601 N US Highway 421
    Michigan City, IN 46360
    (219) 872-7600
    Michigan City Campground is a privately owned family campground. It is nestled on 40 acres just 5 miles from Lake Michigan and open year round. We also have many monthly sites available with winter water, as well as seasonal and overnight spots. Michigan City Campground is a great place for fun and family gatherings.
    http://www.michigancitycampground.com/

    PINHOOK BOG
    856-902 N Wozniak Rd.
    Michigan City, IN 46360
    The Pinhook Bog area features two very different habitats. The Upland Trail highlights a rich Beech and Maple forest growing on top of a glacial moraine formed about 15,000 years ago. The Bog Trail leads to a depression in the moraine created when a large piece of ice broke off the melting glacier. Hike the upland trail, join a ranger led tour, view spring wild flowers, or bird watch during spring and fall migration.
    http://www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/pinhook-bog.htm" target="_blank">http://www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/pinhook-bog.htm

    WASHINGTON PARK ZOO
    115 Lakeshore Dr., Michigan City, Indiana 46360
    219-873-1510
    The Washington Park Zoo founded in 1928, encompasses 15 acres on a hilly sand dune and located near the southern shore of beautiful Lake Michigan. The zoo exhibits more than 90 species originating throughout the world. The animals are exhibited in natural settings, surrounded by botanical plantings. Among the exhibits are Bengal tigers, Cotton top tamarins, American alligators, Grizzly bear, Grey kangaroos, Ring-tailed lemurs, River otters, Bald eagles, and more.
    http://michigancityparks.com/index.php/zoo-home

    PORTER COUNTY

    HAWTHORNE PARK
    500 Ackerman Drive
    Porter, Indiana 46304
    (219) 921-1687
    Community Building, Open Play Area, Playground, Shelter and more
    http://www.townofporter.com/index.php?page=park

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE
    Visitor Center
    1215 N State Rd 49
    Porter, IN 46304
    (219) 926-2255
    Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan and has much to offer. Whether you enjoy scouting for rare species of birds or flying kites on the sandy beach, the national lakeshore's 15,000 acres will continually enchant you. Hikers will enjoy 45 miles of trails over rugged dunes, mysterious wetlands, sunny prairies, meandering rivers, and peaceful forests.
    http://www.nps.gov/indu/

    SUNSET HILL FARM COUNTY PARK- 775 Meridian Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383
    Campground, Program Center, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Pond, Trails and more
    http://www.porterco.org/index.aspx?NID=682

    BRINCKA CROSS GARDENS- 427 Furness Road, Michigan City, IN 46360
    Gardens, Meeting Rooms, Trails and more
    http://www.porterco.org/index.aspx?NID=682
    DUNN'S BRIDGE- 500 E (over Kankakee River), Kouts, IN 46347
    Boat Launch and Fishing
    http://www.porterco.org/index.aspx?NID=682

    IMAGINATION GLEN PARK
    2275 McCool Rd, Portage, IN 46368
    (219) 762-1675
    Imagination Glen is the largest of the parks in Portage, covering 256 acres. It has softball and soccer complexes and the 10 mile "Outback Trail", which is perfect for mountain bikers and walkers. The trails stretch through beautiful forest area along Salt Creek. Also see the "Iron Horse Heritage Trail" at the south end, which now is connected to the "Prairie Duneland Trail". There is also a playground for children.
    http://www.inportageparks.com/

    TALTREE ARBORETUM & GARDENS
    450 W 100 N, Valparaiso, IN 46385
    (219) 462-0025
    Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is a dog-friendly* oak preserve of formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands and prairies that offers a variety of events, classes and exhibits year-round. Located approximately 25 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and 60 miles southeast of Chicago in Valparaiso, Indiana, Taltree offers beautiful vistas, quiet corners and hiking trails to escape into its diverse landscape.
    http://www.taltree.org/
     
           
  • - Please verify dates of times of events with event organizers. Occasionally, organizers change event dates and times or cancel events but we do not receive notification.
     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Theater, Comedy, Musical, Play, Plays, Shows, NWI, Northwest Indiana Theater
    - You don't have to travel into the city for the theater. Check out these various theaters and their productions in Northwest Indiana.



    Acting Theatre of Michigan City
    215 West 10th Street in Michigan City
    (219) 872-4221
    The Acting Theatre of Michigan city is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to producing first-time theatre of all disciplines created especially for Michigan City area audiences and in cooperation with other arts organizations.
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Acting-Theatre-of-Michigan-City/14453491890753

    Beatniks on Conkey
    418 Conkey Street, Hammond, Indiana 46324
    219-852-0848
    Open Most Weekends! Plays, Variety Shows, Music, Comedy
    Coffee, cookies, cake
    Reservations strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome!
    http://beatniksonconkey.com/


    Chicago Street Theatre
    154 W. Chicago Street
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 464-1636
    Our award-winning theatre company began a new chapter of its history in 1997 when we purchased the Chicago Street Theatre, located at 154 West Chicago Street in Valparaiso, Indiana. The theatre underwent an extensive renovation completed February 1, 2008. The intimate 130-seat theatre now features brand new stadium seating that makes it an incredible space to enjoy live theatre.
    http://www.chicagostreet.org/

    Crown Point Community Theatre
    1125 Merrillville Road (in the Jewel plaza)
    Crown Point, IN
    (219) 805-4255
    Since 2004, CPCT has been providing quality theatre to the community of Crown Point and to the Northwest Indiana area. We now occupy a storefront venue at 1125 Merrillville Road in Crown Point, where we put on a variety of shows from Broadway musicals to Shakespeare.
    http://www.cpct.biz/


    Dune Arts Foundation
    288 Shady Oak Drive in Michigan City
    (219) 879-7509
    The Dunes Arts Foundation sponsors the Dunes Summer Theatre and the Children’s / Youth Theatre. The Foundation has as its goal providing people who live in the surrounding communities with the enjoyment of theatrical entertainment and the opportunity to develop their capacity for artistic expression. “The Dunes” has been providing quality educational and theatrical programs for over 60 years!
    The Dunes Summer Theatre is located at the border between the states of Indiana and Michigan, on a scenic 20+ acre wooded site in the Lake Michigan dunes, about a half mile from the lake shore itself. The theater seats over 200 patrons.
    http://dunesartsfoundation.com/


    Festival Player's Guild/Mainstreet Theatre
    807 Franklin Street in Michigan City
    (219) 874-4269
    The Mainstreet Theatre offers an intimate setting with reminiscences of the past and conveniences of the present. With its bright green roll-up awning, leaded glass on the facade, tin ceilings, and turn-of-the-century-style lighting fixtures and fans, the building reflects its past. But with modern restrooms, handicap accessibility, central air conditioning--all part of recent renovations--the theatre is modern and comfortable.
    Canterbury Winter Arts Series focuses on community and area programming, presenting our audiences with a variety of performing arts experiences, including drama, music and comedy.
    http://www.festivalplayersguild.org/


    Foot Light Players
    1705 Franklin St
    Michigan City, Indiana
    (219) 874-4035
    Community Theatre - primarily fall, winter and spring productions
    https://www.facebook.com/Flpmc

    Gary Shakespeare Company
    Performances will take place at Theatre Northwest
    3400 Broadway
    Gary, IN 46408
    and Miller Beach
    (219)-938-4565
    Gary Shakespeare Company was founded in 2013 by a group of Shakespeare enthusiasts. Since then GSC has worked tirelessly to bring the Bard to Steel City.
    http://www.garyshakesco.org/


    Highland Parks Performing Arts Group Summer Theatre
    Performances are held at:
    Main Square Gazebo
    Fifth St. and Ridge Road
    Highland, IN 46322
    219.838.0114
    The Highland Parks Performing Arts Group puts on a summer production on the lawn at Main Square.
    http://www.highlandparks.org/programs/misc_theatre.html


    LaPorte Little Theatre Club
    218 A. St. LaPorte
    (219) 362.5113
    La Porte Little Theatre Club is family fun and friendly. We encourage everyone to take part in community theatre, whether you are on stage or part of the crew, you just can't beat live theatre for fun and excitement!
    http://www.laportelittletheatreclub.com/


    L’arc en Ciel Theatre Group
    Performances held at:
    Great Oaks After 4 Club
    13109 Wicker Avenue
    Cedar Lake, IN
    219.374.8000
    The Region’s only full-time dinner theatre.
    http://www.lctg.org/

    Marian Theatre Guild
    119th St. and Lincoln Ave.
    Whiting, IN
    219.473.7555
    The Marian Theatre Guild is Whiting's longest running community theatre, presenting a fall musical and spring drama/comedy annually. The Guild is associated with St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and performs in their Marian Memorial Auditorium located at 119th Street and Lincoln Avenue.
    Please watch our calendar of events on VisitWhiting.com for upcoming shows.
    http://www.visitwhiting.com/events.php


    Memorial Opera House
    104 Indiana Avenue in Valparaiso
    (219) 548-9137
    Built in 1893 as a memorial to Civil War veterans, this historic landmark theatre continues a long tradition of opening its doors to local and national talent. With each season specifically selected to delight and entertain our patrons, we know even the most discerning theater enthusiast will be captivated.
    http://www.memorialoperahouse.com/


    Ross Music Theatre
    In association with M & M Productions
    227 Center St
    Hobart, Indiana
    (219) 947-4922
    Ross Music Theatre is a Community Theatre Group whose goal is to involve everyone who wants to in the magic known as Theatre. Ross Music Theatre in association with M & M Productions puts on a two musical show season every year with an occasional third musical. Our summer show, known as RSMT is usually the last weekend of July and the first weekend of August and our winter show normally takes place in December. In addition, we now offer theatre classes and youth workshops.
    http://www.m-mproductions.com/Welcome.html


    Theater at the Center
    1040 Ridge Road in Munster
    (219) 836-1930
    Theatre at the Center (TATC) is the resident theatre at the Center for the Performing Arts. Its 5 Mainstage productions attract an audience of over 50,000 annually. TATC operates on an Actors Equity contract and regularly employs the finest performers in the greater Chicago area for its year-round seasons of classic American musicals, new plays and comedies. Other programming includes 4 Theatre for Young Audiences productions annually, theatre classes for young people and special events, including music, comedy and limited run theatrical works.
    http://www.theatreatthecenter.com/


    Theatre Northwest on Grant
    3660 Grant Street
    Gary, IN
    (888-968-7486)
    Theatre Northwest on Grant is an intimate, flexible performance venue which is home to the Fall and Summer IUN productions as well as numerous special events each year. Newly renovated in 2011, this space was once a Hollywood Video! Now completely refurbished, it seats up to 77 audience members as close as 5 feet from the action onstage.
    Located two blocks west and half a block south of the IUN Campus near AutoZone and IUN Arts on Grant in the Old Village Shopping Center.
    http://www.iun.edu/theatre/


    The Star Plaza Theatre
    8001 Delaware Place
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 769-6311
    Star Plaza Theatre is an intimate 3400-seat theatre, conveniently located just outside Chicago where I-65 and US30 meet. The auditorium has two seating levels in a semi-circle around the stage. The Main Floor Level seats 2,000 people and the Mezzanine Level, which overhangs the main level about midway, seats 1,400. The furthest seat in the auditorium is only 120 feet from the stage thrust.
    http://www.starplazatheatre.com/


    The Towle Theater
    5205 Hohman Avenue
    Hammond, Indiana
    219-937-8780
    The Towle Theater, serving NW Indiana:
    •Challenges its talent and audiences
    •Demands unwavering quality
    •Nurtures both young and seasoned;
    While consistently providing unparalleled experiences through performance and education.
    http://www.towletheater.org/


    Valparaiso University Theatre
    Valparaiso University Center for the Arts,
    U.S. Highway 30 and Sturdy Road in Valparaiso
    (219) 464-5162
    Valparaiso University Theatre is a 280-seat facility for plays, musicals and small operas. Under the stage apron is a 25-seat orchestra pit; equipped with a full-trapped mainstage and double-decked side stages for environmental staging. It is the venue for the Theatre Department's major productions. The theater features four main stage productions and musical productions sponsored by the Department of Theater and Television.
    http://www.valpo.edu/theatre/

    4th Street Theater
    125 N. Fourth Street
    Chesterton, IN 46304
    (219)926-7875
    Originally founded in 1990 as the North Coast Cultural Association and was located in the former St. Patrick's Catholic Church until a fire burned the church down in 1998. Our second location, now the Fourth Street Theater, opened its doors in the fall of 1999. Our first performance was a revival of Footlight Players production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, abridged” in 2000. We then produced our first show in the spring of 2001: "The Good War." In the summer of 2002, we joined the Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation, or NIETF, from whom we have since received over 120 nominations and 40 awards for excellence in all aspects of theatrical production.
    http://www.4thstreetncca.org/






     
           
  • | Sports and Recreation, NWI, Things to do, What to do, Winter, Activities, Fun, Famiy, Kids
    - Don't let the cold weather keep you on the couch. Northwest Indiana has over 10 ice skating facilities to choose from! There are indoor and outdoor options if the weather isn't quite cooperating.

    CAMELOT BOWLING CENTER AND SPORTSPLEX IN PORTAGE
    5201 US Highway 6
    219-405-0798
    The Sportsplex at Camelot Bowling Center is multipurpose Sports arena. It hosts a full size roller hockey rink, bleachers, bathrooms, and a private entrance. The Sportsplex is home to a hockey league, roller derby practice and many youth sporting groups. The Sportsplex is also available for rental for your own private event or party.
    http://www.camelotbowling.com/


    DEEP RIVER SKATE THE PLAZA IN CROWN POINT
    9001 E. US Hwy 30
    219-947-7850
    Open Skating Hours of operation:
    November 27, 2015- February 28, 2016
    Thursday: 2pm - 9pm
    Fridays: 2pm - 10pm
    Saturday: Noon - 10pm
    Sunday and Holiday periods: Noon - 9pm
    Closed Monday - Wednesday, except during Holiday/School break periods and private rentals
    Visit the website for pricing and exact dates & times at http://www.deepriverwaterpark.com/ice.html


    HAMMOND AREA PARKS
    Weather permitting contact the Civic Center at 219-853-6378
    http://www.gohammond.com/departments/parks-and-recreation

    Edison Park
    Madison Ave. & Mulberry Street

    Hessville Park
    173rd St. & Kennedy Avenue

    Irving Park
    Hoffman St. & Columbia Avenue

    Pulaski Park
    139th St. & Sheffield Avenue

    Riverside Park
    Calumet Ave. & River Drive North


    MIDWEST TRAINING & ICE CENTER
    10600 White Oak Ave.
    Dyer, IN 46311
    (219) 558-8811
    Midwest Training & Ice Center is Northwest Indiana's largest state-of-the-art training facility. For the general public, Midwest Training & Ice Center offers open skate sessions and drop-in hockey.
    http://midwesttrainingandice.com/ice/


    THE LAKE AT WASHINGTON PARK IN MICHIGAN CITY
    115 Lakeshore Dr.
    (219) 873-1506
    Contact the Parks Department for specific dates and times.
    http://www.michigancityparks.com


    SOLDIERS MEMORIAL PARK IN LA PORTE
    250 Pine Lake Ave.
    Weather Permitting. Parks are open from sunrise until 10 p.m.
    http://www.cityoflaporte.com/Facilities/Facility/Details/Soldiers-Memorial-Park-6


    WILLIAM E. URSCHEL PAVILION ICE RINK AT CENTRAL PARK PLAZA IN VALPARAISO
    68 Lafayette St.
    Open Skate Times
    Monday-Wednesday: 3-8 pm
    Thursday-Friday: 3-10 pm
    Saturday: 11 am-10 pm
    Sunday: 10 am-7 pm
    *PLEASE NOTE* These times are tentative and subject to change.
    Open skate, skating specials, lessons, birthday parties and more! For more information and pricing please contact the Park Office at 219.462.5144 or visit http://ci.valparaiso.in.us/index.aspx?NID=1415 . 

     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things to do, Fun, Event, Dinner, Drinks
    - Join us for a night of mystery and intrigue!

    Come dressed in your 50’s best and be a part of the mystery.

    At this limited ticket event, you’ll enjoy a dinner and cash bar while you work to solve the mystery of whodunit.

    Every guest will transform themselves into the character they’ve been assigned at the door to give clues and throw others off their own trail.

    The murderer could be anyone!

    Solve the mystery, and win a prize!

    Details:

    When: Friday, February 26, 2016, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Where: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, Depot Visitors Center

    Cost: $99/Member Couple, $149/Non-member Couple

    Visit http://www.taltree.org/event/mystery-dinner-murder-at-the-st-pius-high-school-reuion/ to register
    Taltree Arboretum and Gardens  
    450 W 100 N Valparaiso IN 46385
    Taltree Arboretum and Gardens 219.462.0025
  • | Kids, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things To Do, Fun, Activity, Event
    - Open jump lets you fly high! That means full access to all Sky Zone activities, including the Main Court (free jump), the Foam Zone (freestyle jumping into foam), Ultimate Dodgeball, SkySlam, and more! Open jump is available during normal operating hours. All ages are welcome, and a Sky Zone liability waiver is required for each jumper (those under 18 must have their waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian). Weekends can get busy, so book your spot online and fill out a waiver in advance. Park offerings vary by location.

    -Walk-ins welcome!
    -Jump times start every 30 minutes

    OPEN JUMP HOURS:
    TUESDAY - THURSDAY: 3PM - 8PM
    FRIDAY: 12PM-9PM
    SATURDAY: 10AM - 10PM
    SUNDAY: 10AM - 8PM


    OPEN JUMP PRICING:
    30 MINUTES: $9
    60 MINUTES: $13
    90 MINUTES: $17
    120 MINUTES: $20
    Super Pass: $99
    Skysocks are required for all participants and are not included in the price. New skysocks are $2 per pair.

    We accept walk-in customers during all open hours of operation (subject to availability). Reservations are HIGHLY recommended for a confirmed number of jumpers and time, but are not required. To make a reservation, please call us at 219-227-3777.

    http://www.skyzone.com/Schererville



    Sky Zone
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Jen Krol 219.227.3777 Jen.Krol@skyzone.com
  • | Charity, Fundraiser, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things to do, Film, Girls on the Run
    - Event reception and silent auction begin at 6pm. Tickets include appetizers, beer, and wine at reception. Film screening will begin at 7:30pm.
    Tickets: $25

    Established in 2000 by LUNA, the makers of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, LUNAFEST connects women, their stories and their causes through film. This traveling film festival spotlights the work of a diverse array of talented women filmmakers with intelligent, funny and thought-provoking themes.

    Equally important, LUNAFEST can be used as a "fundraiser-in-a-box", helping hosts raise money for nonprofits in their own communities, as well as for our main beneficiary, the Breast Cancer Fund. 100 percent of all net proceeds are donated to charity. Since its inception, LUNAFEST has grown from a single annual event to a coast-to-coast force with more than 175 North American screenings each season. To date, 127 filmmakers have been featured, nearly $2.9 million dollars have been raised and thousands of attendees have come away moved, entertained and inspired.
    - See more at: http://www.lunafest.org/our-story#sthash.THyaLF5L.dpuf
    Center for Visual & Performing Arts
    1040 Ridge Road Munster IN 46321
  • | Local Events, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Over 21, Drink, Things to do, Fun, Ladies
    - Ladies - Who doesn't like beer? Who doesn't like cookies? Put them both together and it is a little slice of heaven right here in Dyer Indiana!!

    Wednesday February 24th @ 6:30 you can get your chance to have that little slice of heaven. Come join Windmill Brewing & NWI Girls Pint Out for a Beer and Cookie Pairing.

    Included in your $15 ticket (plus service fees) will be:

    A Tour of Windmill Brewing
    A Flight of Beer paired with Girl Scout Cookies
    A Windmill Brewing, Belgian-Style Tulip Glass

    (Food can be purchased, brought in or delivered to the brewery for dinner - outside of your ticket price)

    Tickets on sale starting 1/27 @ 12pm CST.
    Windmill Brewing
    2121 Gettler St Dyer IN 46311
    219.440.2189
  • | Arts and Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Fun, Things to do, Family
    - 2 Days - 4 Amazing Shows

    February 9 - 5pm & 7:30pm
    February 10 - 5pm & 7:30pm
    Civic Auditorium
    1001 Ridge St La Porte IN 46350
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Last feast before Lent. Although Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday, literally) is properly limited to Shrove Tuesday, it has come to be popularly applied to the preceding two weeks of celebration. Celebrated especially at New Orleans, LA, Mobile, AL and certain Mississippi and Florida cities. State holiday in Louisiana.
     
           

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Special Interest, challenger, spaceflight, exploration, NASA, STEM, 51-L
    -

    Learn about NASA's missions - past, present and future. The exhibits include artifacts, models and interactive kiosks with storyboards and pictures of NASA's historic missions. Displays also tell the benefits of air travel and how NASA is making it safer; as well as a variety of successful NASA technologies that have been commercialized.

    The Inspiring the Future: The Legacy of Exploration features an International Space Station Model and display, the permanent orbiting science institute in space capable of performing ongoing research and a driving force for emerging technologies. A space suit, showcasing the special suits designed for comfort, utility and protection from the harsh environment of space. A brain bites kiosk, an interactive program answering some of the most interesting questions NASA gets. A solar system scale, to see how much you would weigh in space and an astronaut cut-out for photo opportunities and a variety of other displays and interactive kiosks.

    Free and open to the public from Jan 28 to March 22. School groups welcome.
    Indiana Welcome Center
    7770 Corrinne Drive Hammond IN 46323
    Karen 219.989.3250 questions@clcnwi.com
  • | 8:30am - 4:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, Water, Flint, Neighbors
    - Crown Point First United Methodist Church and the Crown Point Fire Department are working together to help the residents of Flint, Michigan during their ongoing water crisis. The goal is to collect enough bottled water, pitcher water filters with cartridges and faucet filters to fill a semi-truck trailer. Monetary donations are also being accepted. The collection will be delivered to the Lincoln Park United Methodist Church in Flint and be distributed from there. Items are being collected at First United Methodist of Crown Point, 352 S Main Street, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., or at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N East Street. For more information, you may contact the church at (219) 663-1515 or go the Events page on http://www.FUMCCP.org. The last day for collection is Friday, February 19.
    First United Methodist Church
    352 South Main Street Crown Point IN 46307
    Sarah Mays 219.663.1515 sarahmays@fumccp.org
  • | 10:00am - 10:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    - A Loving Celebration in honor of Nathan!!
    Please join us during the month of February
    for Preemie Awareness.
    • “Family Day” in honor of Nathan Splant on February 21st!
    • “Round-Up” your order to the nearest dollar. All funds collected for the month of February will be donated to The Nathan C. Splant Foundation!

    These funds will be used to provide care packages for NICU families, bereavement packages, support families after the loss of an infant, and
    work towards bringing awareness to both premature birth and infant loss. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds will also be donated to
    Munster Community Hospital for Research.

    Please note that throughout the month of February, we will also be
    collecting any items you may wish to bring in from the list provided on
    the front counter to be added to the donated care packages.

    In exchange, you will receive a coupon good for a Free Scoop of
    Culver’s Frozen Custard
    Culver's of Schererville
    980 W. Lincoln Hwy Schererville IN 46375
    Denny Dalka 219.322.2266 culvers293@sbcglobal.net
  • | 10:00am - 11:00am | Health Seminars and Screenings, Northwest Indiana, NWI, Wellness, Fitness, Chronic Conditions
    - Exercise is Medicine-The MedFit Way will be held on Feb. 10 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, located at 9950 Calumet Ave., Munster, Ind. Find out how you can attain better health and live longer with a chronic condition such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity in this presentation.

    This program is FREE, but registration is required. Call 219-836-3477 or toll free 866‑836-3477. For information on other health-related programs offered by Community Healthcare System visit our website at http://www.comhs.org.
    Community Hospital Fitness Pointe
    9950 Calumet Ave. Munster IN 46321
    219.836.3477
  • | 12:00pm - 7:00pm | Promotional
    - PCA skin care facial treatments regularly priced $95 for $65


    - 15% OFF ALL PCA SKIN Skincare – One Time ONLY Special



    - Free Gift with ANY PCA SKIN Purchase - Goodie Bag will Include:

    · Trials: Facial wash, nutrient toner, ideal complex: eye gel/cream, rebalance, weightless SPF

    · What to Expect from PCA SKIN Peel Brochure

    · Spa Service Menu & $10.00 Spa Coupon to Use During Winter 2015/2016 on any Product/Treatment



    - PCA SKIN Treatment Special - $65.00 Treatment Special (must call to reserve appointment, & pay in advance to receive treatment special price



    - PCA SKIN Treatment Package Special:

    o Buy 3, Get 1 FREE – includes FREE Full-Size Facial Wash

    o Buy 6, Get 2 Free - includes FREE Full-Size Facial Wash



    - Bring a Friend & Receive Referral Treatment Special
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 1:00pm - 2:30pm | Schools and Education, preschool, parent and child, science, STEM, Disney
    - Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana is excited to bring you our newest Planet Preschool
    program! Our exciting, 3-week set features everyone’s favorite Interstellar Explorer, Miles Callisto, as he travels the galaxy in search of science fun! Each workshop features activities that challenge children to create, blast off, draw and explore!

    Have a blastastic time with hands-on activities for both parent and child to complete together. A fun take-home item is included in each session.
    Challenger Learning Center of NWI
    2300 W 173rd St. Hammond IN 46350
    Susan Petersen 219.989.3250 petersen@clcnwi.com
  • | 5:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events, Wine, Spa, Salon, Paint, Girls Night
    - Sip and paint, create a cheese tray out of a melted wine bottle...
    Friday February 19th at elements salon spa retreat
    15255 w 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Call for more details @ 219-558-2022
    R S V P $30 per person. Complementary wine and refreshments.
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat
    15255 W 101st Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Elements Salon Spa Retreat 219.558.2022
  • | 6:00pm - 7:30pm | Health Seminars and Screenings, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Caregiver, Health, Meeting
    - An Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group will be held for those caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia on Feb. 10 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The group meets at Hartsfield Village, located at 10000 Columbia Ave., Munster, Ind.



    This support group is free. Call (219) 934-0750 to register. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System visit our website at http://www.comhs.org.


    Hartsfield Village
    10000 Columbia Ave. Munster IN 46321
    219.934.0750
  • | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, songwriting, music
    - Get those great song ideas out of your head and onto paper! Learn the art and craft of writing your own songs from Rich Boban, a professional songwriter with a degree in music composition. Students will finish the session with a song title, a chorus, two verses, and music to go with the lyrics. The ability to read music is not required. This is an eight week class.This class is limited to 20 registrants.

    Classes start January 13, 2016. Call Kim McKinley to for more information or to register: 219-836-1839 ext. 103
    The Center for Visual and Performing Arts
    1040 Ridge Road Munster IN
    Kim McKinley 2198361839ext103 kim@southshoreartsonline.org
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Sports and Recreation, Roller Derby, derby, women, fitness, skating, hockey, roller skating, skateboard
    - Have you ever wanted to give roller derby a try? Now is that time....Our annual Boot Camp is only $20 and starts January 18th! We are looking for women age 18= to play and men and women 18+ to ref or learn the ropes as a Non-Skating Official. Start the year out with IDD and a pair of roller skates, you won't regret it!
    We will have some gear and skates to borrow on a first come, first serve basis! We can't wait to meet you!

    *Monday, January 18th 7-10 pm( meeting/info night)
    Wednesday, January 20th 8-10 pm
    Monday, January 25th 7-10 pm
    Wednesday, January 27th 8-10 pm
    Monday, February 1st 7-10 pm
    Wednesday, February 3rd 8-10 pm
    Monday, February 8th 7-10 pm
    Wednesday, February 10th 8-10 pm

    If playing is not for you, why not become a ref or an official with our team!

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at iddrecruitment@gmail.com
    Lynwood Sport Center
    2030 Glenwood-Dyer Road Lynwood IL 60411
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things to do, Family, Fun, Games
    - Trivia Night tonight 7pm-10pm. Free to play. Winners win a $20 gift certificate!
    95Ate5 Brew Pub
    9585 N. Industrial Dr. Saint John IN 46373
    95Ate5 Brew Pub 219.365.6506
  • | 8:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, City, Chicago, Downtown, Things to do, Fun, Events, Comedy, Show
    - Supply and Demand at the Laugh Factory in Chicago. If you haven't been to Supply & Demand yet, you've missed some amazing shows. A limited run show highlighting the most in-demand comedians in Chicago. We will mix the super famous with the next big thing for 90 minutes of crushingly funny comedy. You never know who is going to stop by and blow the doors off - expect the unexpected. And save some coin by buying your tickets early - as we sell out, the price goes up. Because this show is all about supply and demand.

    We have a limited number of complimentary tickets to each one.

    To get the complimentary tickets and see who is headlining each show, visit http://www.ComedySupply.com

    And if you miss the complimentary tickets, grab the $5 ones before they keep going up!

    We also have Supply & Demand shows in Dayton, Indianapolis, Long Beach, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, and San Diego - feel free to forward this to your friends in those cities.

    Need a ride to any of our events? If you've never taken Uber before, sign up with code UBERGETHOME and get your first ride free!
    The Laugh Factory
    3175 N Broadway St Chicago IN 60657
  • - MUST RSVP by calling (219) 558-0748
    Mention that you heard about this through “NWI Town Planner”.

    Thursday, February 11, 2016
    7pm to 9pm
    It’s FREE!

    Specials, Discounts, Cocktails, Food, Tasters, Demonstrations & Raffles.

    Ambiance Your Home, Your Story
    9490 Wicker Ave, St. John
    http://www.AmbianceHomeStory.com

    For reservations or more information, please call (219) 558-0748.
    Ambiance Your Home, Your Story
    9490 Wicker Avenue St. John IN
    Ambiance Your Home, Your Story 219.558.0748 jntambiance@yahoo.com
  • | Local Events, northwest indiana, events, happenings, free, what to do, newsletter,
    - Click on this link, then fill in your email address and zip code*
    https://www.townplanner.com/newsletter
    We list:
    Festivals
    Parades
    Fireworks
    Family Events
    Musicals
    Concerts
    Movies in the Park
    List of Pools & Splashpads
    And so much more!


    *You just need to choose one of the following zip codes (choose the one that is closest to where you live). We list events from the surrounding towns for each zip code!

    LAKE COUNTY
    46375 Schererville
    46373 St. John
    46311 Dyer
    46321 Munster
    46322 Highland
    46312 East Chicago
    46394 Whiting
    46320 Hammond
    46323 Hammond
    46324 Hammond
    46327 Hammond
    46319 Griffith
    46402 Gary
    46402 Gary
    46406 Gary
    46407 Gary
    46408 Gary
    46409 Gary
    46405 Lake Station
    46356 Lowell
    46410 Merrillville
    46403 Cedar Lake
    46307 Crown Point

    PORTER COUNTY
    46304 Chesterton
    46341 Hebron
    46368 Portage
    46383 Valparaiso
    46385 Valparaiso

    LAPORTE COUNTY
    46350 LaPorte
    46360 Michigan City
     
           
    Stacy Travis 219.384.3555 stacy.travis@nwi-townplanner.com
  • | Charity, Fundraiser, SkyZone, fundraiser, NWI, Northwest Indiana, kids, families
    Sky Zone
    1035 Eagle Ridge Drive Schererville IN 46375
    Jen Krol 219.227.3777 Jen.Krol@skyzone.com
  • | Promotional, Kids, Fun, Family, Food, Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things to do
    - $5 OFF Food Purchase of $25 or More -or- $2 OFF Food Purchase of $10 or More
    Visit http://www.townplanner.com/hobart/in/coupons for a printable coupon

    While you are having a conversation with your spouse or friend, your children can play with our interactive O-scale model train, or enjoy being the engineer on our ride-on train. We also have a 1600 square foot arcade for you or your children to enjoy. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the smile on your little ones’ faces when their food is delivered to them at the counter on a model flatbed train car.
    Tyler's Tender
    350 East Route 30 Schererville IN 46375
    Tyler's Tender 219.322.5590
  • | Local Events, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things to do, Fun, Family
    Dyer Town Hall
    1 Town Square Dyer IN 46311
    Dyer Parks & Recreation 219.865.2505
  • | Kids, Easter, Family, Fun, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Things to do, Event
    Highland High School
    9135 Erie Street Highland IN 46322
  • | Promotional, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Valentine's Day, Gifts, Specials
    Cookielicious & Cream Sweet Shop
    1440 Sheffield Ave Dyer IN 46311
    Cookielicious & Cream Sweet Shop 219.440.7741
  • | Arts and Entertainment, NWI, Northwest Indiana, Fun, Things to do, Family
    - 2 Days - 4 Amazing Shows

    February 9 - 5pm & 7:30pm
    February 10 - 5pm & 7:30pm
    Civic Auditorium
    1001 Ridge St La Porte IN 46350

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