As we say goodbye to Old-man Winter this week, Northwest Indiana is here to spring us into fresh and new activities this weekend! What are you most excited for this weekend?
March 23rd - Valparaiso University Hosts Environmental Conference
Valparaiso University - Valparaiso, Indiana
The second annual Earthtones Conference at Valparaiso University is March 23, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. This interdisciplinary event is intended to bring together like-minded students, professors, professionals and community members to discuss a wide variety of environmental topics.
March 23rd - Heartache Tonight - A Tribute to the Eagles w/ Ted Yoder
Memorial Opera House - Valparaiso, IN
From the powerful guitar duel in "Hotel California" to the shimmering harmonies of "Peaceful Easy Feeling," Heartache Tonight delivers a true Eagles concert experience in every detail. Each performance features unforgettable hit songs from all eras and incarnations of the Eagles, plus great solo hits like Joe Walsh's "Rocky Mountain Way," and Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry."
March 23rd - Half Marathon Training Program & Race Registration
Portage Township YMCA - Portage, IN
Join us for a 12 week half marathon training program to prepare for the Crossroads of NWI Regional Marathon/Half Marathon on Sunday 5/26/2019 @ 7am or a race of your choice.
Register for just the training program or training program + race entry to Crossroads of NWI Regional Half Marathon ($60), training team t-shirt, private facebook group, 12-week training program led by certified running coach, Nikki Huber and weekly group long runs on Saturdays at 8am.
March 23rd - Radio Tokyo at Blue Chip
Blue Chip Casino - Michigan City, IN
Party band that will make you dance your socks off!
March 22nd - Family Movie Night - Ralph Breaks the Internet
Pines Elementary School - Michigan City, IN
Save the date for another fun-filled Family Movie Night!
March 24th - La Porte County Small Animal Shelter Fund Raiser Coffee & Canvas
HotSpot Cafe - LaPorte, IN
This fund raiser to benefit the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter is hosted by Andie-Renner Miller & Ella Miller. To honor of our furry friends we are going to add some cats & dogs underneath this spring inspired wisteria tree. Can't you just see them sitting there?
$30 per painter preregistration is required, 50% of ticket sales and 10% of all beverage sales will be donated to the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter.
March 22nd - Artist's Narrative Exhibit
Indiana Welcome Center - Hammond, IN
The Area Artists Association (AAA) of the Lubeznik Center for the Arts will display a collection of narrative works at the Indiana Welcome Center. The exhibition, "Artist's Narrative" will be displayed from February 16 to April 21 and will have FREE entry.
The Area Artists will feature an eclectic collection of narrative works that bespeak their diverse membership. Most works are visual and some tactile. Other works will connote human emotion directly and some subtly. Visitors to the exhibit can expect to see experimentation and find awe in a least one narrative.
March 22nd - Crafting for a Cause
Bulldog Park - Crown Point, IN
Join us for a fun evening of crafting. We will cover terra cotta pots with fabric. All supplies will be provided including rocks and artificial succulents. $40 for the class. All proceeds to benefit Relay for Life of Lake County.
March 24th - Beginner Bird Drawing & Painting Workshop
Indiana Dunes State Park - Chesterton, IN
As part of the 2019 Arts in the Parks series, Indiana Dunes State Park visitors are invited to attend a series of Beginner Bird Drawing and Painting workshops with local bird artist, Kristina Knowski, at the Dunes State Park Nature Center. This 5-hour long workshop will feature hands-on help working from the park's own mounted specimens to draw, learn, and paint some of Indiana's diverse bird life and allow visitors to create their own original bird painting. All skill levels welcome!
March 23rd - Tribute To Ozzfest at Hobart Art Theater
Art Theatre - Hobart, IN
Region Live Entertainment and Hobart Art Theater are bringing you a night of unforgettable nostalgia paying tribute to one of the biggest fests in metal history!