Time to start getting in the mood for Halloween this weekend! Look for an array of events to enjoy this weekend like the classic Flashback Cinema: Beetlejuice at the Portage 16 IMAX + GDX, spooky Boo at the Zoo, yummy Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Trunk or Treat, musical City of Hammond hosts Monster Mash, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 19th - 21st!
Grace Murphy is gearing up to act in her 13th production, Our Town. She has “been in two other plays at Marquette, and at least ten other plays at La Porte Little Theatre.”
Jessica Tenbusch, one of La Porte High School’s new teachers, does not just teach an ordinary class; she teaches with a twist.
As a former graduate of La Lumiere, Devon Carlson is pouring her heart back into the school and into the community as the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communication.
Enjoy the changing of the leaves and coolness of autumn this weekend with some fun events. There are great events to make the weekend memorable like the naturalistic Festival of the Owls, colorful Portage Township YMCA Trick-or-Treat Trail Walk, delicious Westville United Methodist Church Fish Fry, energetic Hammond Sportsplex Host Men's Soccer Tournament, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 12th - 14th!
Mitchell Willis: An Avid Adventurer
Mitchell Willis is a senior at La Lumiere and this year’s Activities Prefect. Mitchell oversees student life in the forms of Head’s Cup games, athletics, and school spirit. From Chesterton, Mitchell lives with his parents and has an older brother, an older sister, and a half sister. Mitchell also has a 2 year old nephew.
Carl Ridle, Executive Director of Human Rights for Michigan City, knows firsthand how influential a strong role model can be for the community’s youth, and he strives to lead by example.
It is October so time for fall festivals and getting into the Halloween mindset! So many ways to enjoy this weekend like the gory Evil Dead: The Musical, delightful Crisman 5th Grade Carnival, scrumptious Oktoberfest, heroic CASA Superhero Race, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 5th - 7th!
It’s hard to put into words all that Teresa Ludlow, who recently passed, was to so many people. Even referencing her in past tense is its own challenge. As I think to times I would describe Teresa to those who didn’t know her I’d say, “Teresa is crazy, and I absolutely adore her!” As Clerk Treasurer, Teresa selflessly served in a role that was unimaginably complex with little opportunities for others to fully appreciate her talent.
The Michigan City High School Theatre Department is kicking off the year with their first show, “Urinetown,” originally written by Mark Hollmann. This oddly-titled show is a musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself. Winning three Tony Awards and producing over 1,000 premiers in two years, this show is the perfect start to the theatre department’s success for this year.
Never underestimate the effect that a strong sense of community can have on a person. Shannon Walker of the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce attributes much of her success to her roots in La Porte. Now, she’s giving back to the community where it all began.