Need something fun to do this Labor Day weekend? There is great fun to be had with events like the colorful Artist Reception for Josh Christian, exciting Portage Live: City's 50th Birthday, relaxing Sunset Sounds with Steve and Mary E., delicious Taste of Duneland featuring the European Market and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for August 31st - September 2nd!
"Food is our common ground, a universal experience."
These are the first words that customers see when they walk into the Fiddlehead Restaurant of Michigan City. Owner and Chef Aaron O'Reilly has dedicated his whole life to bringing others together.
Summer is almost over but there is still great fun to be had this weekend! There are several events to enjoy like the enduring Tour de La Porte, fruity Raspberry Festival, classic 2001: A Space Odyssey at the Portage IMAX + GDX, educational Discover Uruguay at The Valparaiso International Center's "Fourth Friday" and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for August 24th - 26th!
If you have any questions about volleyball, Isabela Pacheco is the girl to ask. Pacheco has played volleyball for nine years. She plays the back row positions of libero and defensive specialist.
For some people, it can take years to find their true calling, to find a field in which they truly belong. Sometimes, people get lucky and figure out at an early age what career is right for them. For Robbie Masterson, President and CEO of La Porte Community Federal Credit Union, he found his calling when he was a student at La Porte High School and a member of the very community he serves today.
Even with school starting, there is still some great summer fun to be had this weekend. Fun for all can be found this weekend with things like the colorful Lubeznik Arts Festival or enjoyable Hobart Lakefront Festival, relaxing Indoor Family Movie Night, funny double feature of The Actor’s Nightmare/Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for August 17th - 19th!
What’s been happening?
Members of the LaPorte First Church of God (FCOG) recently traveled to Belize to provide a helping hand to the needy in those communities.
Community is extremely important to La Porte’s Kevin Loeffler, and he knows that any community requires group effort from all its members. He plays his part in the La Porte community by being warm, thoughtful, and inclusive in his everyday life, in order to create a positive impact on those around him.
Reading proficiency is an important precursor to success in school. In fact, kids who read proficiently by third grade are more likely to graduate high school. Yet, only 36% of fourth-grade students in the United States are proficient (or better) in reading according to National Assessment of Educational Progress. It’s a troubling statistic and one that can have dire consequences on our children’s success in school, work, and life.
Fall is just around the corner so now is the best time to make the remaining summer weekends memorable. Where to begin, there are great events to enjoy like United Way's Day of Caring or Last Call for Summer, plays like Charlotte's Web or Wizard of Oz, jet ski racing at the AquaX Whiting Grand Prix, and so much more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for August 10th - 12th!