Prepare for brand new views of Chicago’s magnificent skyline with the official opening of Offshore, the nation’s largest rooftop built for Chicago and its locals atop one of the city’s most iconic buildings, Navy Pier, this May. Offshore, a stunning, chic 36,000 sq. ft. all-seasons/all-weather venue will offer Chicagoans a full-service luminous bar and world-class kitchen, terraces, seven cozy fire pits, an entertainment and gaming area, and multiple large social gathering spaces. Sure to be one of the city’s and the country’s hottest destinations, this sexy and sophisticated space sits on the third floor atop Navy Pier’s Festival Hall at 1000 East Grand, and offers panoramic, unmatched views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline.
The Valpo Parks Foundation invited the community to celebrate their annual awards reception, Friends & Legends, Thursday May 2. The evening focused on fellowship, honoring four special individuals with prestigious awards. Guests enjoyed hor d'oeuvres by Pikks Tavern of Valpo and entertainment by Valparaiso High School Jazz Band. The awards—Legendary Friend Awards, Community Champion Award, and the Malasto Legends Award—were presented to individuals who dedicated their time, hearts, and talents to the Valparaiso community through The Valpo Parks Foundation.
Dedicated community leader and generous philanthropist Catherine Hiler is a true community servant and supporter of Center for Hospice Care (CHC) and the Hospice Foundation, so it was only fitting that she was celebrated on the evening of May 1 among more than 500 attendees at the organization’s biggest event of the year, the Helping Hands Award Dinner.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce Terry Fator will make a stop at Silver Creek® Event Center on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 9 p.m. ET. Ticket prices for the show start at $59 plus applicable fees and can be purchased beginning Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. ET by visiting FourWindsCasino.com, or by calling (800) 745-3000. Hotel rooms are available on the night of the Terry Fator performance and can be purchased with event tickets.
Calumet College of St. Joseph honors hardworking students at the 54th annual Trustees’ Scholarship Gala
Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) held their 54th Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Gala Saturday evening. Named “Light the Way for Students,” the gala raised the funds to help make students’ dreams come true. 300 people, all wearing elegant attire, attended the gala, despite the surprising late April snow. Attendees ranged from students, alumni, trustees, professors, benefactors, and friends of CCSJ. They enjoyed cocktails, hor d’oeuvres, live music by Phase4 Band, a raffle, a phenomenal meal, and dancing.
Men, women and children of Northwest Indiana braved the cold weather Saturday morning to run in the 5K timed and 2K fun Hub Run at Bulldog Park in Crown Point. More than one thousand participants took over the streets of Crown Point in the 39th Annual Hub Run that benefits income-based scholarships and programs at the local Dean & Barbara White Southlake Family YMCA.
Looking for that perfect Mother’s Day gift? Martin Binder Jeweler has provided the ultimate gift guide for the special day. From necklaces and earrings, to bracelets and watches, Martin Binder Jeweler has gift ideas any mother would love to receive. Be sure to visit on-line or in-store during their Mother's Day Savings event beginning April 27th to save up to $100 on your purchase.
May at Blue Chip: Mother’s Day and Memorial Day Dining, Mother’s Day Spa Specials, Live Music and More
It’s an excitement-packed May at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, with the Summer Wheels Giveaway, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day dining, Arch Allies rock tribute band, gaming fun and much more.
On Wednesday, May 1, Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will kick off a one-month membership drive. During this time, LCA invites individuals and families from around the region to become part of its efforts to provide everyone in the community with equal access to high quality cultural experiences.
On Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m., Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will present its 2nd Annual Curatorial Roundtable. A panel of established and emerging art curators will exchange ideas about the role of the curator in this public, moderated discussion. All are welcome to observe the roundtable discussion and explore LCA’s exhibitions.
Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., in partnership with Region Racing Powered by Strack & Van Til, is proud to bring back the Region Riot Criterium bike race to the city of Hammond on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm.