10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 28 – May 1

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 28 – May 1

This weekend finishes off the awesome month of April and kickstarts the beautiful month of May! To prepare, we’ve got the latest edition of 10 Fun Things to do to give you the best ideas for fun activities to fill your weekend with. A few events you can get involved in these next few days include an outdoor walk, theatre productions, a bunco competition, community health events, and more.

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things to do here, and be sure to add a few to your calendar.

Grab a seat for Andrean’s performance of “The Addams Family”

Andrean High School is presenting “The Addams Family” this weekend on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, so be sure to grab a ticket for one of the shows to see the talented students on stage. Find the latest details about the show on the Andrean Theatre Co. Facebook page here.

Bring your fun spirit for United Way’s Bunco Bash 

Happening on Thursday, April 28, Bunco Bash hosted by United Way of Northwest Indiana will be held at the Aberdeen Manor starting at 6:30 p.m.! The ticket price of $40 covers appetizers, desserts, and your entry to play, and there is also a cash bar available. Find more details on the event’s Facebook page here.

Join in City of Crown Point in celebrating Arbor Day with a ceremony and spring clean-up

The City of Crown Point will kick off spring at the end of this month with a celebration to honor the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day, as well as the city’s second Spring Clean-Up Day. Find all the event details and times here to get involved.

Take a stroll through Portage’s Founders Square Park

Get some fresh air and get your body moving this weekend by heading over to Founders Square Park in Portage for great walking paths with scenic views. Head to the website here for more information.

Learn all things fire safety at Crown Point Fire Rescue’s community event

Happening on Saturday, April 30, this Community Risk Reduction Event hosted by Crown Point Fire Rescue is an inaugural get together that works to strengthen community knowledge on fire safety. Learn how to get involved and attend this year’s event here

Participate in the 10th Annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative with Franciscan Health 

Hosted by Franciscan Health - Michigan City, this community-focused event will bring people together for free screenings and great health information on Saturday, April 30 as part of the Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative. Find more details on the event’s page here.

Take part in Gabis Arboretum’s Arbor Day Tree Planting & Evening Walk

As a celebration of Arbor Day and an opportunity to enjoy a beautiful, outdoor walk guided by a naturalist, Gabis Arboretum’s Arbor Day Tree Planting & Evening Walk will start at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29. Find more information here to get involved with this free event.

Celebrate Earth Day with Porter County Government’s special event

Starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, this year’s NWI Earth Day Celebration hosted by Porter County Government is set to be a great event for kids and families to join together, celebrate this awesome planet, and learn something new about the importance of protecting it in all our daily actions. More details found here.

Walk with a friend for an amazing cause at the VNA’s Stroll for Hospice

On Sunday, May 1, the VNA Hospice of NWI will host its annual Stroll for Hospice to celebrate and support the VNA Hospice Program and its continued compassionate care to those in our Region. Find more race details here, including how to register.

Attend the annual-favorite Listen To Your Mother at the Hobart Art Theatre

Year after year, Listen To Your Mother is a speaking event that makes all attendees leave feeling warm, inspired, and loved. As a celebration of mothers and their incredible impact on their family, friends, and more, the event is set to be a great one this year. Find more information on the event’s Facebook page here.