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The Monterey Days Festival Brings a Unique Twist to the Typical Indiana Festival Experience


The summer and fall seasons in Northwest Indiana are known to be filled with festivals that range from hundreds to thousands in attendance with an assortment of activities and entertainment. The Monterey Days Festival in Pulaski County is one that stands out from the crowd, as they provide their unique, small-town touch. This year marks its 21st year of festivities and continues to bring an eclectic twist to the Indiana festival scene we know and love.

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Centier Bank Presents Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame with $250,000


The National Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting is moving along quickly as it prepares for a 2018 debut, and it got a huge boost on Wednesday when Centier Bank presented the museum with a $250,000 check.

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Crown Point Hosts Opening Ceremony for Wall of Heroes Memorial to Honor City’s Veterans


Our veterans and troops have fought hard to protect our freedom and our country, so it’s important to remember and honor their bravery and sacrifice to keep us safe. On Monday in Crown Point, an opening ceremony was held for The Wall of Heroes in front of the “Embracing Peace” statue. The iconic statue of a sailor kissing a nurse after the end of World War II arrived on Valentines Day this past year in Crown Point.

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Shedd Aquarium Wants You to Look Nature in the Eye This Summer with New Outdoor Aquatic Experiences


Shedd Aquarium is taking learning and exploration outside of the aquarium walls this summer with new, outdoor aquatic experiences designed to spark curiosity for local waters and wildlife by bringing people closer to them. From a traveling aquarium exhibiting animals in some of Chicago’s neighborhood streets and parks, to a new floating island conservation program for Chicago River kayakers, to hands-on science experiences in a boat on Lake Michigan, the initiatives are driven by Shedd’s commitment to increase accessibility to nature within the city.

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Boyd Gaming Launches All-New ‘B Connected’


Boyd Gaming Corporation today announced the launch of the all-new B Connected – taking its award-winning, nationwide player loyalty program to a new level with the addition of new reward tiers and exclusive new benefits for Boyd Gaming customers.

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Johnson’s Farm Produce’s 2nd Annual Raspberry Festival Adds a Little Sweetness to Family Fun


On Saturday, Johnson’s Farm Produce held their annual Raspberry Festival which offered family activities, food to taste, and fresh produce to pick. Attendees were able to enjoy a fun-filled day with their family by participating in activities such as the pedal carts, sports games, produce cannons, Choo Choo Train, Goat Village, and the chance to pick delicious, sweet raspberries from the UPICK fields.

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Open Registration for LCA's Fall Classes and Workshops

Open-Registration-for-LCAs-Fall-Classes-and-Workshops-2018Lubeznik Center for the Arts' Fall Class & Workshop offerings for children, teens and adults are now open for registration. Learn a new skill in a workshop or expand your technique in a 6-week session. Offerings run from September 24 through November 1.

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Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Residents and Families Enjoy a Slice of Paradise at Luau and Cookout


Leis, fresh food, and a live musical performance took the residents of Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center on a midweek vacation as a slice of the Hawaiian Islands came to the facility for its Luau and Cookout.

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City of Hobart and Hobart Parks Department Brings Creativity and Competition Together at Annual Lakefront Festival’s Dam Duck Tape & Cardboard Regatta


The City of Hobart’s beautiful lakefront featured an unusual sight on Saturday as teachers, boy scouts, and other competitors raced cardboard pencils, dragons, and themed boats in the annual Dam Duck Tape & Cardboard Regatta.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Celebrates 37 Years of Community and Art at Annual Arts Festival

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Art is a subject in which people are freely able to express emotions, ideas, and personalities in a variety of different forms of work. At the Lubeznik Center’s Arts Festival on Saturday in Michigan City, artists from around the country were able to express themselves and show off their creative work to the public.

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Blue Chip Casino, Hotel, and Spa: Your One-Stop Wedding Shop


With elaborately themed receptions, personalized hashtags, and lavish bridal showers, bachelorette, and bachelor parties, weddings have become a full-scale affair. When you want your day (or rather, your month) to be perfect, it can be a little bit overwhelming to know where to start. Luckily, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel, and Spa has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a sizeable space to hold your reception, a bevy of games for a bachelor party, or the most decadent spa treatment for the bridal party, Blue Chip has it all.

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