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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana April 26th - 28th, 2019


It's HUMP-DAY and you know what that means.... your full weekend guide is here!

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April 27th - 21st Annual Be Kind To Animals Pet Care Expo

Porter County Expo Center - Valparaiso, IN

Join us for the 21st Annual Be Kind To Animals Pet Care Expo on Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Porter County Expo Center in the Expo East Building.
It's All About The Animals! The Porter County Animal Shelter's Be Kind To Animals Pet Care Expo is the longest running, largest and most well attended animal care event in northwest Indiana. And, just like last year, we are keeping the focus on one thing...THE ANIMALS! 

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April 28th - 1st Annual Active Kids Day

Central Park Plaza - Valparaiso, IN

Valpo Parks is teaming up with local organizations to promote and encourage kids to "get active" and "be healthy!" The 1st Annual Active Kids Day is a free event at Central Park Plaza under the Urschel Pavilion for people to learn about various activities and opportunities for kids in Porter County. Stop by Sunday and enjoy music, vendors and more! Event is proudly sponsored by Associated Pediatricians.

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April 28th - Coffee and Canvas - Van Gogh version!

Valparaiso Public Library - Valparaiso, Indiana

Try your hand at Starry Night! This step-by-step acrylic painting class from 1:30 to 4:30 on April 28th will be held at the Valparaiso Library.
Light refreshments are provided, as well as all supplies ($30 class fee). Advance registration is required for this program.
Sign up via the event ticket link or by giving us a call at 219-734-0203.

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April 26th - Lights! Camera! Broadway!

Nativity of Our Savior Catholic School - Portage, IN

Join us for a show celebrating musical highlights from over a century of song and dance! Featuring songs from The Music Man, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sesame Street, Rent, Hairspray, Grease, and the Spongebob Squarepants Musical, along with some original compositions, this show is sure to delight!

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April 27th - Sand: A Migrating Performance in 4 Parts

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk - Portage, IN

Michigan City Moves presents Sand: A Migrating Performance in 4 Parts (Please note: Parts 2 and 4 are in different locations)
Michigan City Moves, a new performance collective dedicated to promoting and sharing experimental music, dance and film in the NW Indiana region, is presenting a series of performances, highlighting nature and architecture from the Indiana Dunes, to the Lubeznik Center for the Arts and a historic barn at Tryon Farm.

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April 26th - Michigan City High School Theatre Department Presents "Nooses Off"

Michigan City High School - Michigan City, IN

Michigan City High School Theatre Department presents "Nooses Off."
Students: $5Adults: $10

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April 27th - Woodland Wildflower Hike

Heron Rookery - Michigan City, IN

Join a ranger at the Heron Rookery for a hike to see what early woodland flowers are blooming. The Heron Rookery traill runs along the Little Calumet River and is one of the best locations in the region to see woodland wildflowers.

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April 27th - 39th Annual Hub Run

Bulldog Park - Crown Point, IN

Race proceeds benefit income-based scholarships at our YMCAs. Did you know that the Y doesn't turn anyone away for the inability to pay? Money raised from this event goes to the YMCA income-based scholarship program. Those income-based scholarships are given to low income individuals and families so they can participate in programs and membership.

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April 27th - Hammond Hosts Live NFL 2019 Draft Pick

Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center - Hammond, IN

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce that the Hammond Sportsplex is teaming up with Empowering Athletes For Life to host a combine during the NFL100 Centennial Celebration at the Hammond Sportsplex on April 27th.

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April 27th - Dune Buggy Birding Tour: Kankakee Sands Birds and Bison

Dunes Learning Center - Chesterton, Indiana

Matt Beatty will be your tour guide for this Dune Buggy adventure to Kankakee Sands.  Kankakee Sands is a Nature Conservancy property that has undergone a massive restoration effort and is now one of the best prairie habitats in the state.  We will be observing birds and bison on this day trip.

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