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  220 Broadway :: Chesterton :: Indiana :: 46304        
 

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Miller Bakery Cafe
First Friday & Live Music! 
 
Join us for First Friday, $2 Oysters, live music and fresh fish! Fresh Oysters for $2 while they last. Our monthly tradition continues! Join us for crisp, fresh, oysters and fabulous features. Enjoy live, upbeat music from Angelo Cicco, FREE admission from 6pm - 9pm. We're offering our Valentine's Day features for two nights, Saturday Feb. 13 and Sunday Feb. 14, after 4pm. Stayed tuned for our very romantic menu. Reservations required.
 
Curves
Strength Training Festival 
 
The month of February Curves of Chesterton will be hosting a STRENGTH TRAINING FESTIVAL. Throughout the month there will be many special events. Along with the strength training circuit there will be several new classes introduced including BOXING, DANCE & TONE, BALANCE & A BODY BASICS CLASS working on arms, core & legs. This month women can also try a WEEK FREE, with no obligation. Call 219.929.5592 for details. Nothing keeps you doing all the things you love like a strong body!
Road to Life Church
"Loopholes" - February Series at RTLC
 
Join us at Road to Life Church this Sunday as we begin our February series, "Loopholes." Have kids? Bring them along to experience KidTown, where they will be learning about "The Power of Love" through high energy worship, teaching, games and more! We meet every Sunday at Chesterton High School with services at 9 & 11AM and at 6PM at our La Porte/Michigan City campus. For more info about RTLC or any of our events, please visit our website www.roadtolifechurch.us or call 219.728.6290. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram @roadchurch or find us on Facebook @roadtolifechurch. 
Chesterton Art Center
George Millet Exhibit Opening at the Chesterton Art Center
 
George Millet will have an opening reception at the Chesterton Art Center on Sunday, February 7 from 2-4. He will be showcasing his landscape and nature watercolor paintings. George's work will hang through the end of the month. For more information about George's exhibit or other upcoming events at the Chesterton Art Center, please see the website at www.chestertonart.com. The Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304
East Wind Studios
Free Chinese New Year Celebration 
 
East Wind Acupuncture and Studios is hosting a Free Chinese New Year Celebration on Tuesday, February 9th from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Join us in bringing in the New Year of the Monkey with a friend and enjoy light refreshments, ear acupuncture, astrology charting, feng shui, chair massage, i-ching readings, meditation and an amazing ending of night time lantern release to bring in good health and fortune for 2016. Event will be held at East Wind Studios, 101 2nd Street in Chesterton. Enter event at the 2nd Street entrance purple door. Sign up online to reserve your space at ewstudios.com or call 395.9928.
St. Mary Medical Center
Hearts of Hope Ceremony to Highlight Benefit of Cardiovascular Research 
 
The public is invited to attend the 2016 Hearts of Hope tree lighting ceremony at 5pm, Wednesday Feb. 10 in the West Patient Tower Lobby of St. Mary Medical Center, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., in Hobart. Cardiovascular patient Jane Gordon, of Merrillville, will share her personal story, and light the heart-decorated tree with lights that shine in honor of those whose lives have been affected by cardiovascular disease. The ceremony will feature an update on current advances in cardiovascular research by St. Mary Medical Center interventional cardiologist, Hussam Suradi, MD, FACC, and remarks by Janice Ryba, hospital CEO. The event will also feature a Healthy Heart Fair from 3-5 pm and an educational seminar by Dr. Suradi at 4 pm. 
Harley-Davidson Shop of Michigan City
Valentine's Day Special
 
From the moment you walk through our doors, you will feel right at home. The staff of Harley-Davidson of Michigan City will greet you like family and cater to your every Harley-Davidson need. Looking for the perfect VDAY gift? Stop by the shop, February 2nd - 14th, for great V-Day gift ideas like leather, jewelry or a new 2016 road glide. Spend $100, get a $10 gift card - good towards your next purchase of Harley Davidson licensed products.
 
HealthLinc
Give Kids a Smile Day
Monday, February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 
Join us for four "Give Kids a Smile Day"! We are offering no-cost sealants, no-cost oral exam, no-cost dental cleaning and no-cost fluoride treatment. All no-cost appointments are for uninsured and under-insured individuals ages 18 or younger. Call 1.888.580.1060 ext. 3714 to schedule your child's appointment today! Happening at 710 Franklin St. in Michigan City and 1001 N Sturdy Road in Valparaiso.
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Fraud Gladiators, Fraud Symposium
Friday, February 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
 
Liberty Mutual Insurance Agent Lesley Green is a Fraud Gladiator! The Fraud Gladiators are providing a Fraud Symposium, a free community event. As a Sponsor, Lesley, along with representatives from the Attorney General and Secretary of State's offices, certified fraud specialists, a Trust and Investment advisor and more will share their expertise in helping you and/or your Small business prevent fraud. You'll also hear from the Porter County Sheriff's department, the FBI and others advising what to do if you become a victim of fraud. Being held at the Porter County Sheriff's Department. Seats are limited, register soon! Call Lesley with questions at 219.921.4004.
 
St. Patrick School
15th Annual St. Patrick Ball
Saturday, February 20
 
St. Patrick's Home & School Association presents The Shamrock Alumni Ball on Saturday February 20, 2016. We invite the entire community to join us in celebrating the past, present and future of St. Patrick.  Providing quality education for over 100 years, St. Patrick School has been recognized as National Blue Ribbon, 4 Star School. It is through the generosity of our community that we make a quality education affordable. We hope that you can join our celebration!
Ivy Tech
White Belt Certification - FREE
 
Ivy Tech has received a statewide grant to offer the White Belt Continuous Improvement Certification through a one day, eight hour session.  We will be hosting five of these seminars in Northwest Indiana over the next three months.  Due to the grant, these courses are being offered at no cost. Next classes to be held on Feb 25 - NWI Forum Building, Portage, IN and Feb 27- Ivy Tech Valparaiso Campus.
 
Dunes Learning Center
Adventure Play Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Thursday, February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
Recently spotlighted by the National Geographic Short Film Showcase, The Land, an adventure play documentary, explores the belief that children are empowered when they learn to manage risk through adventurous play. Join Dunes Learning Center for a screening of The Land followed by a panel discussion on the importance of outdoor child-directed play on Thursday, February 25 at Indiana Dunes Visitors Center in Porter. Tickets are $5. Space is limited and advance purchase is required. For more information and to purchase tickets, click the link below. 
 
Duneland Family YMCA
Explore Duneland Race Series, Race #3: Town of Burns Harbor 
Saturday, February 27 
 
Join us as we run through the Town of Burns Harbor :: Race #3 in the Duneland YMCA Race Series! The event features a 5k/10k run and a FREE 2k walk. Cost is $25 for the 5k or $35 for the 10k with a guaranteed long sleeve TEK shirt if you register prior to 2/16. Shirts are not guaranteed for registrations 2/27 or later. 2k Walk participants can purchase a long sleeve TEK shirt for $15 by 2/16. Register online at www.thtiming.com or www.runsignup.com or at the Duneland YMCA. For more information, contact Ashley Hall, Y Healthy Living Coordinator at 219.926.4204 or ahall@dunelandymca.org. 
Duneland Exchange Club
"Not Your Granny's Bingo Night"
Saturday, February 27 @ 6:30 pm
 
The Duneland Exchange Club invites you to join us at Gelsosomo's Pizzeria (back dining room) for "Not Your Granny's Bingo Night"! Enjoy pizza and a salad buffet, $10/member, any guest of a member will eat for free. Please come out and learn more about the Exchange Club! We will be playing exciting Bingo games such as Rock & Roll Bingo, Movie Bingo, and more!
Anton Insurance Agency
Help Wanted 
 
Personal Lines Account Manager for Porter County insurance agency. Experience preferred, but will train motivated person interested in a career who likes working with people. Attractive benefit package including 401 (k). Send resume to P.O. Box 563, Chesterton, IN 46304.
Housing Opportunities
Unlock the Mysteries of Buying a Home
Tuesdays, April 5, 12, 19, & 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
 
Presented by Housing Opportunities! Through these classes, you will learn the process of purchasing a home. Classes include budgeting and money management; credit repair; finding a home; mortgage programs and what's available; loan closing and more. This program is being held at HealthLinc's Conference Room in the Basement (elevator available) 710 Franklin St. in Michigan City. Pre-registration is required along with an application. For more information, contact Debbie at 219.814.4687, ext. 200