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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI November 9 - November 11, 2018


Here are some great ways to enjoy fall this weekend so stay warm and have some fun! There is memorable fun to be had the weekend like the wonderful Snowfest Arts & Crafts Show at Boone Grove High School, heartwarming Lakeshore Paws: Pets for Vets, challenging Rittenhouse Village Presents Vera Bradley Bingo, musical La Porte County Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Concert, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for November 9th - 11th!

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November 9th - Women of the Present Chat & Chew by Indiana Parenting Institute

Avalon Manor - Merrillville, Indiana

Ladies, stay ahead of the crowd. Get your interests (and your organizations) connected to a State that works for you. What happens in our State impacts you, your staff, your family, and your clientele - whether you operate, manage, or work for a for-profit or a nonprofit.

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November 10th - La Porte County Symphony Opening Night Concert

La Porte Civic Auditorium - La Porte, IN

La Porte County Symphony will host their Opening Night Concert on November 10th.

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November 10th - Snowfest Arts and Craft Show

Boone Grove High School - Valparaiso, IN

Our 21st year of all hand made arts and crafts.  Door prizes, 50/50 drawing, lunch served in the cafe by the Girls Softball team.  Free admission.  All proceeds benefit the Athletic Department.

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November 10th - City of Hammond Veterans Appreciation Day Parade

Hessville Park - Hammond, IN

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond presents: Veterans Appreciation Day Parade. Parade Route: Olcott Avenue and 173rd Street East to the Hessville Park Veteran Memorial A brief ceremony at the memorial will immediately follow the parade.

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November 10th - Adopt a Pet Event at Weichert Realtors with Advanced Animal Medical

Weichert, Realtors - Wold Group - Schererville, IN

Weichert, Realtors - Wold Group is partnering with County Line Pet Hospital & Advanced Animal Medical for a special pet adoption event. Dogs and Cats will be on site to meet and greet. Discounted adoption fees will be offered during the event. Applications will be accepted for processing. So, please join us to help find homes for animals in need!

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November 10th - Rittenhouse Village at Portage Presents Vera Bradley Bingo

Rittenhouse Senior Living (Portage) - Portage, Indiana

Join us at Rittenhouse Village At Portage for our Charity Event: Vera Bradley Bingo! Bingo players will win Vera Bradley purses and bags. Tickets must be purchased FIRST to guarantee seating. All proceeds will be donated to local senior centers.

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November 10th - Andromeda: Far, Far Away

Calumet Astronomy Center - Lowell, IN

Join us Saturday, November 10 from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Calumet Astronomy Center to learn about our neighboring galaxy Andromeda.

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November 10th - Jean Elberle Parade of Lights

Lemon Lake - Crown Point, IN

The beloved annual Jean Eberle Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 (weather permitting). The parade will start at 7 p.m. at Lemon Lake County Park and continue to the Hanover Central High School Cafeteria. Prizes will be awarded and NO entry fee.

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November 11th - Lakeshore Paws: Pets for Vets

Lakeshore PAWS - Valparaiso, IN

Veterans should visit the LakeshorePAWS.org website or stop by Lakeshore PAWS for an adoption application, required in all adoptions. If desired, veterans can also view dogs at the Lakeshore PAWS facility prior to Veterans Day.

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November 11th - War and the Human Heart, a Concert Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day and Honoring

Valparaiso University - Valparaiso, Indiana

At 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 11, at the Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University will present "War and the Human Heart," a special concert event featuring music and multimedia including film clips, to commemorate the Armistice Day Centenary. Featuring music that has never been performed in Northwest Indiana and may never be again, this event is meant to communicate what a veteran's experience is really like.

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