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Light the Night for Senior Hunger Powered by NIPSCO

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Lights sparkled in the snow at Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana on Thursday when they hosted their Light the Night for Senior Hunger Winter Lights Kickoff. This holiday season, Meals on Wheels is collecting donations for their Light the Night campaign, their most successful fundraiser. This year they added a new partner to ensure they can provide meals and support to more seniors than ever, NIPSCO.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts' Latest Exhibition Highlights Artists Living with Cognitive Disabilities


LCA-Latest-Exhibition-Highlights-Artists-Living-with-Cognitive-DisabilitiesLubeznik Center for the Arts' (LCA) latest exhibition, New Perspectives, showcases amazing artworks created by student artists of LCA's Health Promotion through the Arts Program. This program, now entering its eleventh year, provides a creative space and high-quality arts instruction for adults living with cognitive disabilities. In partnership with Paladin, Inc. and Read more



Santa Parade and Winter Market Jumpstart Holiday Season in Crown Point

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It’s safe to say that Crown Point is in full holiday mode after this past weekend, which featured a number of the city’s favorite seasonal traditions. From the Tree and Tank Lighting Ceremonies on Friday to the Winter Market on Saturday, the climax of the activity was definitely Santa’s arrival via helicopter and his parade to the historic Old Courthouse at the heart of the city.

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Duneland Chamber Kicks Off Holiday Season at Annual Hometown Holiday Celebration

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For many children of the Region, the most exciting part of the holiday season is the moment when Santa finally appears at the end of the parade of the Duneland Chamber of Commerce’s Hometown Holiday Celebration. On Saturday, the holiday spirit filled the streets of downtown Chesterton as thousands joined together to celebrate the start of the holiday season and as children flooded the streets, eager to get a look at their holiday hero.

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Movie Review: Green Book is A Must See

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1962 was a time of great divide in our countries history. Racism was still very existent and because of that, many areas in the country were not safe for people of color. Green Book is a true story based on two men from completely different racial backgrounds that suddenly have their lives intertwined during this time. Italian Nightclub Bouncer Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) becomes unemployed and must find a way to support his family and pay the bills. At this same time, an African-American classical pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), is looking for an experienced driver and body guard to guide him through the Deep South. Lip is tasked with the job of making sure that Shirley gets to every stop on his tour safe and sound, using a 'Green Book' in order to find Shirley hotels where...

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Albert's Diamond Jewelers Customer Appreciation Gala 2018

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To extend their thanks to the Northwest Indiana community, Albert’s Diamond Jewelers opened its doors as they kicked off the 2018 holiday season at the 24th Annual Customer Appreciation Gala. Albert’s clientele was invited to join in the fun as Albert’s offered their friends-and-family discount to all those attending the gala.

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Opportunity Enterprises Hosts 12th Annual ARTability Art Show


Beautiful art lined the halls of Valparaiso University’s Christopher Center on Friday as Opportunity Enterprises hosted their 12th Annual ARTability Art Show and Sale.

From stunning cityscapes and animal art, to painstakingly crafted ceramics--the men and women in OE’s Art Enrichment Program created hundreds of fantastic pieces.

2018Artability2Over the past year, more than 100 men and women with disabilities undertook nearly 5,000 hours of art education from OE’s dedicated instructors. The ARTability Show was their chance to show off the striking results of their efforts to friends, family, and art lovers from across Northwest Indiana. Attendees bid on the paintings and...

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The Valparaiso High School Drama Club Presents the Story Behind Peter Pan: 'Peter and the Starcatcher'


We all know the story of Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up, but do you know how he got his name? The Valparaiso High School Drama Club unveils the story behind the classic story in Peter and the Starcatcher.

Friday November 16th was opening in the Valparaiso High School Auditorium; the show runs through Sunday afternoon. Remaining showtimes are Saturday (11/17) at 7pm and Sunday (11/18) at 2pm. Tickets are $10 at the door.

2018VHSFallPlay2Proceeds go to the Valparaiso High School Theatre Boosters, Inc., a nonprofit that provides scholarships, funds workshops & productions, and provides support for all students at VHS who participate in the drama program.

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The Lakes of Valpo Host Fall Wine Tasting for Community

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The Lakes of Valparaiso and Wise Guys Liquors joined forces to offer the public a fall flavored wine tasting event. As the snow blanketed the ground outside, the event acted as the perfect opportunity to ‘wine’ down at the beautiful Lakes of Valparaiso Clubhouse.

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Hatta Girl Celebrates Women and Their Stories

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An assortment of hats was spotted Wednesday morning at the Duneland Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Hatta Girl, a celebration of local women. From fedoras to berets, the hats were as diverse as the women wearing them. Tea was enjoyed from ornate china cups, and guests listened to inspirational messages from four amazing women. The heartfelt messages were as warm as the tea as the panelist discussed the art of juggling life as a modern-day woman.

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Ideas in Motion Media Invites The Region to the 7th Annual Good Life Awards and #Vote4Good Contest on December 13th

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Ideas in Motion Media and our positive news websites and social media networks, ValpoLife.com, PortageLife.com. LaPorteCountyLife.com and NWIndianaLife.com are throwing our 7th Annual GOOD LIFE AWARDS Party!

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