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Chicago Street Theatre


Friday, May 22


Get your tickets now to experience the life and times of one of Baseball's most controversial players! Don't miss Cobb running May 22 through June 6! Directed by award-winning director Justin Treasure, the play is a compelling study of the man, the myth, and the legend told through three versions of Ty Cobb at different stages of his life. Join CST for an unbelievable night of theatre and sports nostalgia featuring the talents of Andrew Elderkin, Mike Johnson, Tom O'Neill and Garrett Wilson.

Chesterton Art Center

Children's Pysanky Egg Class at the Chesterton Art Center


Mary Acton will be teaching a Kids Pysanky Egg Class at the Chesterton Art Center on Saturday, May 23 from 9-12. Children ages 10 and up are welcome to participate. Students will learn how to decorate real eggs using dye and wax. Please contact the Art Center to register at 219.926.4711. For a full list of children's classes, see the website below. 

Road to Life Church

AFTERlife at Road to Life Church


There are so many AMAZING things happening at Road to Life Church!! Come join us this Sunday as we continue our series 'AFTERlife' which touches on what happens in life AFTER we are born again. Kids are also continuing the series "N.B.T - Next Big Thing" in KidTown USA through high energy worship, teaching, games, and more! Road to Life is a thriving church that offers cutting edge worship and teaching that is relevant to this generation. We currently meet each Sunday at Chesterton High School with services at 8:30,10, & 11:30 AM. For more information about RTLC, please visit our website www.roadtolifechurch.us or call 219.728.6290. You can also follow us on Twitter @roadchurch, find us on Facebook @roadtolifechurch, or visit us in person at the Living Room Bookstore in downtown Chesterton. We hope to see YOU there!!! 

Leroy's "Hot Stuff"

Join Us in Celebrating our 25th Anniversary!

Sunday, May 24


Benefit Ride for Housing Opportunities! AYCE breakfast starting at 10am, only $7. Vehicle registration at 11am. Last out at noon, last in at 4pm. 50/50 raffle, AYCE food buffet (free to ride participants, $10/person) benefit ride donation: $15/person or $25/couple. Live music starting at 12:30pm. NO Cover Charge! Featuring a ton of great bands, food and drink specials all day and night! Something for everyone! A heartfelt THANK YOU to all our customers, employees, musicians & friends for 25 memorable years!


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East Wind Studios

From East Wind Studios


Free Tuesday classes at 6:30! May 26 is Laughter Yoga; June 2 is Men's Health Workshop; June 9 is Meditation and June 16 is Headaches: Insight for Pain and Treatment. Upcoming Workshops include May 26 - Laughter Yoga at 6:30pm. The benefits of laughter for the body includes boosting the immune system and reducing mental and emotional stress. May 26 - Blissful Savasana ($25) at 7:15-8:30pm. Elly will be making adjustments throughout the duration of the ending savasana to help deepen your experience to its maximum! May 31 - Gong Bath with Marian Kraus ($35) at 4-5:30pm. The Gong is an ideal tool for stress reduction, stimulation of the glandular system and as a facilitator to breaking up emotional and physical blockages. 

D. Cohn Communications

Intro to Facebook Seminar

Thursday, May 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


D. Cohn Communications is hosting an Intro to Facebook Marketing seminar on Thursday, May 28, 2015, from 3-5 pm. This seminar will explore the basics of using Facebook Pages for businesses and organizations, and provide tips on writing posts that will get noticed. It will be held at REGIONAL Federal Credit Union in Valparaiso. The cost is $60 for pre-registration and $70 at the event. Reserve your space by emailing info@dcohn.com or calling 1.219.309.9726.

Chesterton United Methodist Church

Mission Spaghetti Dinner

Friday, May 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Chesterton United Methodist Church Mission Team will be hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, May 29 from 4:30-6:30 PM. The cost is $5 per person. Children 5 and under are free! Proceeds benefit "Royal Family Kids' Camp." This is an organization that provides one week of camp in the summer to children ages 7 to 12 that have been removed from their homes and placed in foster care due to abuse. Chesterton UMC is located at 434 South 2nd Street. For more information contact the church office at 926.1478 or visit our website.

Field Station Cooperative Preschool 

Field Station Frenzy 5k Run/Walk and Kid's Fun Run

Saturday, May 30


Field Station Frenzy 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Fun Run will be held on Saturday, May 30th at Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve. This is a great family event with Runs for adults and kids of all ages. Childcare will be available for pre-registered runners. The Field Station in a non-profit organization that offers nature-based preschool programs and summer camps. For more information, visit our website.

Good to Go By Lucrezia

May Sandwich of the Month!


Good To Go By Lucrezia Deli is featuring A Salsalito Turkey Fajita Sandwich for May. Last chance to capture the fiery taste of a favorite dish in one delicious sandwich, the Boar's Head Salsalito Turkey Fajita Sandwich features all the things you love about fajitas, minus the skillet! We layer the Boar's Head Salsalito Turkey, 3 Pepper Colby Jack Cheese with grilled onion & peppers, sour cream and salsa served on Ciabatta bread! Hungry yet? Call ahead 219.926.3866. 

Reins of Life

New Orientation Session for Volunters!

Wednesday, June 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Reins of Life Inc. will be holding a new orientation session for class volunteers on Wednesday, June 3rd from 5:30 to 8:30 pm CST at their Michigan City facility. We provide therapeutic horseback riding lessons for children and adults with disabilities, serving over 500 riders between two facilities in northwest Indiana. Reins is looking for volunteers to help assist our riders during riding lessons. Pre-registration is preferred and volunteers must be at least 13 years old. No previous horse experience is required.  Come and have some fun while helping those who need us most! For more information call administrative office at 574.232.0853, find us on Facebook or visit our website.


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Porter Regional Hospital

Still Time to Sign Up for 2015 Healthy Hustle 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, June 6 @ 8:00 am


Porter Health Care System will present the Healthy Hustle 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 6 at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 Meridian Road in Valparaiso. Proceeds from the event will benefit VNA Hospice of Porter County. Registration after May 26 is $25 for adults and remains $15 for students. To register for the Healthy Hustle, visit the website by clicking the link below.


Click here to register.

St. Mary Medical Center

Cancer Survivors Day

Sunday, June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


To celebrate life and encourage survivors as they journey on the road to recovery, St. Mary Medical Center will host a Cancer Survivors Day celebration from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, June 7 in the Waterfall Café at the hospital, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave. in Hobart. Festivities at the family-friendly event include a comedy show, seated yoga, a photo booth, chair massages, door prizes, and more. Register for this free celebration by calling 219.836.3477 or toll-free at 1.866.836.3477.

Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness Chesterton

9th Annual Firecracker 5k Run/Walk

Saturday, June 20th @ 7:30 am


This race is part of the Calumet Region Striders Gold Cup Series and is held onsite at Omni - 810 Michael Drive, Chesterton, IN. Race day registration will be available from 6:00-7:00am. Pre-Race packet pick-up will be available to all pre-registered participants on Thursday, June 18th from 5:00-8:00pm at Omni Chesterton in the main lobby. All fitness levels welcome! This event is designed for the whole family to enjoy. Awards and Door Prizes will be given post-race. In addition to all the benefits of participating in this race, all participants will receive a FREE one week guest pass to Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness.

Team O'Connor Martial Arts

Free Confidence Course to be Offered


Team O'Connor Martial Arts is helping to keep our community safe and healthy! Team O'Connor Martial Arts will be hosting a summer open house on June 27. Tons of FREE games, prizes and classes. Doors open at 11:00. No membership required to attend. Please call 219.926.5534 to reserve your spot. FREE Stranger Safety Class, ages 3-6, 12pm-1pm. FREE Bully Prevention Class, ages 5-12, 1pm-2pm. FREE Womens Self Defense Class, ages 12 and up, 2:30pm-4pm. 

M.O.M.s Method

Summer Unlimited!


Because of its success last year, M.O.M.s {Mind Over Matter Studio} is offering their  3 month summer special again, called Burn at the Barre. The package is unlimited classes for $344 for 3 months of classes and 16 classes to choose from. It is a savings of over $100 and on top of that Burn at the Barre is  Summer Challenge! AT Mind Over Matter Studio, we challenge you to take 24 classes and once you do, you can start earning "M.O.M.s Money". After those 24 classes, take 4 classes a week and earn $4 per week. We challenge you to make $40 this summer and slim down your body! Who can do it? 


Click here to sign up.

Ideas in Motion Media

NWI Race Guide


We are excited to launch of our new and improved Northwest Indiana Event Calendar! FREE to all businesses, organizations, groups and really anyone who has something positive going on. The new easy-to-use calendar gets your events up quicker than ever, with improved navigation and now includes automatic notification when your event is live. If you have an event in Northwest Indiana, we're your home.

Duneland Family YMCA

New Pre-Kindergarten Program


New half-day pre-kindergarten programming is available for children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2016 or children who are four by August 1, 2015. At their Early Childhood Development facility, set to start September 1, 2015 and run through May 27, 2016. It's designed for children entering kindergarten in fall 2016 or children who will miss the cutoff date for entrance into kindergarten, and are ready for a more academic class environment. Children will engage in language arts, handwriting, math concepts, science & technology (STEM), social awareness (social studies/geography), music, visual arts, self-expression, and large/small muscle development. They'll also enjoy field trips and outdoor exploration. For enrollment information, contact Shannon Spratley at sspratley@dunelandymca.org or 219.921.0183.


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PBS Companies

PBS Companies Breaking Ground


PBS has been selected to design and build a new 35,000 square foot custom office/cooler/freezer warehouse facility for Al-Amin Brothers Transportation, LLC in Crete, IL. Site work is anticipated to begin in early summer with a 2016 completion date. Our team of planning, design and construction professionals will partner with you to help your organization achieve the solution you desire. Contact us today 855.672.4010. 


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The Post-Tribune

Get Exposure & Promote Your Business in the 2015-16 High School Athletic Program!


The Portage Athletic Department will once again team up with the Post-Tribune for the 2015-2016 school year. The Post-Tribune will be contacting many local businesses to offer advertising in our athletic programs. These programs will be distributed free of charge to fans entering all of our Fall-Winter home contests at PHS. We will be handing out over 3,500 programs this year at over 140 home events. Please consider this opportunity to offer your support to our athletic department. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Bermes, PHS Athletic Director at 764.6051 or Sandy Pero, Post Tribune 219.775.9802.

Indiana Dunes Tourism

Know someone who deserves to carry Indiana Bicentennial torch?


Now is the time to nominate someone to carry the Indiana Bicentennial torch when it passes through Porter County on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. Porter County's Bicentennial Committee is seeking torchbearer nominations. People can nominate anyone who achieved personal or professional excellence, has done public service or volunteering, or had an act of heroism. Nominations forms are available online or at Indiana Dunes Tourism, 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304. Nominations can be returned to tourism office or can be emailed to ken@indianadunes.com until Dec. 31, 2015. 


Click here for a nomination form.