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Opportunity Enterprises Hosts 12th Annual Artability Art Show and Sale

Opportunity-Enterprises-Hosts-12th-Annual-Artability-Art-Show-and-Sale-2018_01The 12th annual ARTability Art Show and Sale to benefit artists with disabilities will be held November 16, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the Valparaiso University Christopher Center Community Room. The event is free and open to the public.

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Chicago Celebrities Help Kids Get Curious in Shedd Aquarium's New Kids' Video Series

Chicago-Celebrities-Help-Kids-Get-Curious-in-Shedd-Aquariums-New-Kids-Video-Series“Sea Curious” Features Actor Kel Mitchell, Chicago Fire Players Brandt Bronico & Richard Sánchez, Chicago White Sox Player Yolmer Sánchez, Mi Tocaya Chef Diana Dávila and Olympic Bobsledder Aja Evans.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Duneland Club Offering Teen Travel Basketball League

Boys-and-Girls-Clubs-of-Greater-Northwest-Indiana Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Duneland Club is offering a 2019 Teen Travel Basketball League. The league is open to all high school boys, freshmen to seniors.

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NorthShore Health Center's Host 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat


With Halloween just a day away, monsters, heroes, and princesses of all kinds descended upon Lake Station for NorthShore Health Center’s Annual Trunk or Treat festivities. Costumed kids and families enjoyed candy, treats, and information courtesy of NorthShore and their partners.

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2018 Northwest Indiana Trick or Treating Times


Sidewalks will once again be filled with ghosts, witches, and goblins, as Halloween 2018 is right around the corner! Stock up on treats and goodies for the trick-or-treaters on Halloween night. Find the Northwest Indiana trick-or-treat times for your neighborhood below! The trick-or-treat hours listed below are for Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

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Journey Senior Living Host their Fall Fest

Ghoulish gals and mysterious creatures gathered at the Family Fall-fest in Valparaiso, held by Journey Senior Living. This haunted home was filled with delights, fun, and was a frighteningly good time!

Journey Senior Living opened their doors to the community for fun and tours of the residency. There were a variety of fall treats such as cotton candy, popcorn, candied apples, and Halloween themed cakes.

2018journeyseniorlivingfallfest"It's nice to see exactly what they have here and for my grand kids to have a little fun," attendee Krista Krstulovic said. 

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Shedd Aquarium Beluga Whale is Pregnant

Shedd-Aquarium-Beluga-Whale-is-Pregnant Shedd Aquarium announced today that one of their marine mammals is expecting. Mauyak (MY-ak), a 37-year-old beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) is pregnant and expected to give birth in summer 2019.

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Residences at Deer Creek to Hold 6th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Residences-at-Deer-Creek-Scarecrow-Contest-2018Contest open to schools, non-profit/community organizations, youth groups, clubs & businesses.

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Grand Opening Set for New Simply Amazing Market Inside Valparaiso Meijer

oe logoThe Simply Amazing Market, a division of Opportunity Enterprises, is proud to announce the grand opening of an additional store location inside the Valparaiso Meijer. The store will open its doors on Monday, September 24, 2018 with a celebratory ribbon cutting being held in conjunction with the Valparaiso Chamber on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 4:30 pm.

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Gearing for 100 Year Celebration of the Katherine House Reflecting on Past and Looking Toward a Great Future


In East Chicago’s Harbor Area sits the “old” Katherine House. Still holding a regal presence, it sits squarely across the street of its current home, the East Chicago Katherine House Boys & Girls Club. The Katherine House, as it was known, has a rich place in East Chicago’s history. Built in 1919 by the local faith based community, its purpose was to serve as a youth center. Fast forward to 1973. As the Boys & Girls Club organization was growing throughout Lake and Porter Counties, the East Chicago Club became the third Club added to the Boys & Girls Clubs family. Lowell Robertson, founder of the East Chicago Club, worked with the Katherine House to merge into the now present East Chicago Katherine House Boys & Girls Club. As a contingent of the merger, girls were accepted as members. In 1992, the current East...

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Advanced Animal Medical Focuses on Pet Pain Prevention All September Long!

Advanced-Animal-Medical-Focuses-on-Pet-Pain-Prevention-All-September-Long-2018Our pets are often times more stoic than us about pain and won't always show us in the most obvious ways that something hurts. This is especially true for our feline friends who are great at hiding pain!

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