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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI June 29-July 1

With Fourth of July right around the corner we've got some great summer activities to get you out and about this weekend! There's something for everyone including the Lightning Bug Music Festival, a couple of local theater productions, a tour of the Porter County Courthouse and downtown Valpo, and much more! Check out our 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend! 

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June 30: Yard Sale at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church - Valparaiso, IN
A yard sale to benefit the church and their community service. Stop by St. Andrew's Episcopal Church at 505 Bullseye Lake Road in Valparaiso to check out all the treasures!

June 30: Summertime Celebration of Unity Gathering in the Park - Valparaiso, IN
Join the NWIAAA, Boys & Girls Club, and the VPD for a day of fun in the park. There will be food, games, and prizes. All are welcome. Please RSVP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Hope to see you there.

June 30: Courthouse Walking Tour - Valparaiso, IN
Want to know what life was like on the courthouse square in 1943? Take an afternoon walk with the PoCo Muse to hear what downtown Valparaiso was like 75 years ago. Gather at the front steps of Sheriff Frank Johnson’s residence (today you know it as the PoCo Muse) at 1:45p.

July 1: Lightning Bug Music Festival - Valparaiso, IN
Lightning Bug Music Festival is a family friendly event held at beautiful Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 Meridian Rd, Valparaiso, Indiana. Proceeds benefit kids in need to attend camp at Dunes Learning Center and the Duneland YMCA.

June 30: Gears of Hope - Portage, IN
The second annual Gears of Hope - Duneland Tour, presented by Lakeside Wealth Management, is set for Saturday, June 30, 2018. Sign up now to pick between four routes, ranging from 8-60 miles! Help them pedal toward a cure!

July 1: Portage 2018 Summer Music Series of Free Concerts Presents "A Festival of Music, Food, and Fun" - Portage, IN
Enjoy a fabulous variety of FREE live musical entertainment-- right here in Portage, Indiana! Come on down to a rockin' summer music fest, outdoors at Founders Square Park!

Sunday June 29 - July 1: Mulan Jr. - Michigan City, IN
Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, Disney's Mulan JR. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. With hit songs and a story packed with action, humor and heart, Disney's Mulan JR.brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility.

June 29: Fitness Fridays - La Porte, IN
Join the community for a FREE 5K Walk/Run/Bike every Friday on Michigan Avenue. The starting line is next to the YMCA at 901 Michigan Ave and the route is along Michigan Avenue to the golf course and back.

June 29-30: Duneland Theater Students Present "The Addams Family" - Chesterton, IN
Premier Performance, a local, professional youth performing arts studio will present their summer Bootcamp production of The Addams Family at Duneland Community Church. This one-hour version of the classic musical is specifically tailored for this age group.

June 29: Schererville Parks Kids Night Out: Super Celebration - Schererville, IN
Kids Night Out “Super Celebration” will create an evening for your kids while you create your own super night! Kids will enjoy “SUPER” themed food, crafts, games, and a movie.




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