Part block party, part festival, Summer Celebration is all about fun. Opportunity Enterprises’ 2nd annual Summer Celebration will be held Friday, July 27, 2018 from 5:30-8:30 pm at Urschel Pavilion in downtown Valparaiso. This free community event provides a fun evening for the family.
Plates were piled high with delicious pulled pork and more at the annual WVLP 103.1 Hog Roast at Butterfield Pavilion at Fairground Park Friday night. With live ambient music, a selection of salads and pasta, grilled chicken, and a perpetually replenished table of home-baked desserts, the WVLP Hog Roast cranked tradition up a notch.
There’s more to the Blueberry Madness Festival at Johnson’s Farm Produce in Hobart, which kicked off its two-weekend run on Saturday, than just blueberries. It’s a perfect way to give the whole family farm fresh fun and a chance to enjoy the beautiful weather.
Last year, close to 400 children were impacted by abuse or neglect in Porter County alone. Instead of making happy family memories and playing with neighborhood friends, the majority of these children were adjusting to new foster homes because their families were in crisis. That’s a heavy burden for a child to carry.
It was a banner week for Opportunity Enterprises. On Wednesday, OE was privileged to host Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and employees of INARF for a tour. Lt. Gov. Crouch and the task force met clients working in OE’s Outsource Solutions division, participating in the curriculum-based day program TREND, and experiencing Art Enrichment and Assistive Technology.
Northwest Indiana is lucky to have so many downtowns that offer food, shopping, and entertainment for everyone! Based on your input, we have put together a list of some of the best things to do in your favorite downtowns as well as some up and coming cities and towns!
Holidays are all about traditions new and old. Few organizations know this better than the Hobart Chamber of Commerce, an active host of many community events throughout its 70-year history. On Saturday the Chamber hosted their first Hog Roast and Family Fun Day, an event that resurrects events from Hobart’s past to establish a new community tradition.
Hot summer nights bring back memories of cruising with your car in your hometown, talking to friends old and new, swapping stories, and soaking up the setting sun. That tradition continues this summer with the Currie Motors Ford of Valpo "Cruising Downtown Valparaiso" event that kicked off Friday night on Lincolnway.
In this day and age, basic amenities at an apartment community just don’t cut it. While a tenant may realize that a roof over their head is most important, they also value the extra perks that communities are beginning to offer. Everyone wants in on the resort lifestyle that’s becoming so popular.
On Thursday night, friends and family gathered at the Butterfield Pavilion in Valparaiso to celebrate the life of one incredible man, Stuart Sweet. Organized by his longtime place of work, Chester Inc., the get-together allowed all those who knew Sweet to share memories, laughter, and a collective appreciation for the one they all loved.
United Way welcomed Porter County families to Sunset Hill Farm County Park on Saturday for their 3rd annual Field Day & Volunteer Fair.