May 30th is the registration deadline for the annual Valparaiso/Washington Twp. Area Girl Scout Day Camp. ”Camp’s-A-Cooking is the theme for this summer’s Girl Scout Day Camp at Butternut Springs June 13-17, 2016. Located just north of Valparaiso, Camp Butternut Springs offers wide open spaces for girls to explore the out-of-doors, cook lunch over a campfire, take a swim, and discover nature all under the supervision of trained adults.
Registrations are now open for Chicago Street Theatre's Children's Theatre Works Summer Programming in theatre education. Parents can register by phone or in person at the CST box office or go online to get their kids into the act with a variety of courses, workshops and day camps for students ages 4 through high school. Classes run June 13 through July 23. Box Office hours are Noon to 4PM weekdays and parents can enroll their kids at 219-464-1636 X1. Online registration forms, as well as course dates and descriptions are available 24/7 at www.chicagostreet.org. All courses are held at Chicago Street Theatre located at 154W. Chicago Street in downtown Valparaiso.
There’s nothing simple about death.
Community is an active part of the company at VisionPoint. A family owned business, Atse and Paulette Krstevski have operated optical stores since 1979. Now operating 5 stores across Northwest Indiana, VisionPoint has truly become a family affair with daughters Jennifer Ebersberger and Amanda Bardoczi now handling store operations and marketing. “Dad is the visionary, he can see 10 steps ahead in the industry,” stated Jennifer, “Mom is really the driver, a task master in a good kind of way. She figures out the 10 steps and how to get there.”
Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s Discovery Charter School Kidstop site recently was accepted into the membership of Boys & Girls Clubs of America and now is entitled to all rights and privileges as an extension of Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County. To be considered a chartered extension Club, a site must have a minimum of 50 registered Club members, remain open a minimum of three hours per day providing scheduled activities for youth served three days per week, and be open for youth eight months during the year.
On Saturday, Culver’s of Valparaiso held their 3rd annual Easter celebration much to the delight of kids and families who came out to enjoy the holiday festivities. The fun-filled event featured games, a coloring contest, and the annual Easter Egg Hunt as well as the Easter Bunny and Culvers’ very own, Scoopie.
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Someone celebrated 100 years of living on this great planet of ours. Gertie Lizak, a Lake Station resident, turned 100-years-old on March 21, 2016, the first day of spring. And this was appropriate because Gertie is filled with energy and verve.
NorthShore Health Centers held their 3rd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday to the excitement of kids and families at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County in Portage. The crowd at the continually growing celebration was expected to top last years attendance of around 750 people.