10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 15th – 17th, 2019

10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 15th – 17th, 2019
By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: February 13, 2019

It's another fun-filled weekend in Northwest Indiana! Be sure to check out 219 Day in Hammond and stop by the Duneland Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Indiana for their annual pancake breakfast! Find out what else is going on in the Region this weekend!

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February 16th - Relay for Life Nail Trims at Vale Park Animal

Vale Park Animal Hospital - Valparaiso, IN

All nail trims will be discounted from 2-4 on Saturday to $10 and will be ran by all volunteers. All proceeds are donated to the Relay for Life foundation. No appointment needed. Dates for the event are February 16, March 16, and April 20.

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February 16th - Shrek The Musical

Memorial Opera House - Valparaiso, IN

Weekend Performances: February 15 Through March 10, 2019. GROUP RATES AVAILABLE!
"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...." And thus begins the rousing fairy tale adventures of ogre turned likely hero that is coming to the Opera House stage to kick of our 2019 season. 

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February 16th - Kaliedoscope "20th Anniversary Collection"

Valparaiso University Center for the Arts - Valparaiso, IN

Kaliedoscope, a modern and contemporary dance concert, has been exciting audiences since 1999 while enhancing the performing arts in Northwest Indiana. Amanda Tuohy, Director of Kaliedoscope and IBT Associate Artistic Director, has created a Chicago-style concert that showcases an array of dances, music and talent. The annual concert is filled with emotions transformed into dance in this amazing fluid show performed by Indiana Ballet Theatre and IBT Company.

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February 17th - Kaliedoscope "20th Anniversary Collection"

Valparaiso University Center for the Arts - Valparaiso, IN

Kaliedoscope, a modern and contemporary dance concert, has been exciting audiences since 1999 while enhancing the performing arts in Northwest Indiana. Amanda Tuohy, Director of Kaliedoscope and IBT Associate Artistic Director, has created a Chicago-style concert that showcases an array of dances, music and talent. The annual concert is filled with emotions transformed into dance in this amazing fluid show performed by Indiana Ballet Theatre and IBT Company.

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February 16th - PAD Foundation Benefit Gala

Lakeshore PAWS - Valparaiso, IN

Please join us at an evening that is sure to leave your heart warm in this cold and snowy winter. Our evening will include dinner and an open bar accompanied by live entertainment featuring dancers from Indiana Youth Ballet. The evening will close with a silent auction and dancing for everyone. All proceeds will be divided up among the participating non profit animal rescue groups -- Lakeshore PAWS included!!!

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February 16th - 90s DANCE PARTY at Blue Chip Casino

Blue Chip Casino - Michigan City, IN

Fool House is THE ULTIMATE 90's DANCE PARTY! Prepare to go back to the golden era of boy bands, pop stars, hip hop, and pop punk.

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February 17th - Glow Night!

St. Peter Lutheran Church - Portage, IN

You're Invited to a Family Fun Glow Together Glow Party at St. Peter Lutheran Church!! We'll have music, games, glowing snacks and all kinds of glowing activities for every age! Spread the word and invite your neighbors and friends too!

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February 16th - Celebrate Da Region at 219 Day

Hammond Civic Center - Hammond, IN

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 16 from 6:00 to 11:00 pm.

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February 16th - Methodist Hospitals Foundation to Hold Mardi Gras Masquerade Benefit

Innsbrook Country Club - Merrillville, IN

Heart disease is the No.1 cause of death in the U.S. In the last 12 months the lives of more than 200 of our patients were changed because the electrical impulses that allow their hearts to beat were irregular and placed them at risk. Pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, and other medical interventions were utilized to treat patients. More than half of these patients were underinsured or uninsured. Event proceeds will support this service, help secure equipment purchases and much more.

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February 16th - Backyard Bird Count

Gibson Woods Nature Preserve - Hammond, IN

Need to get out of the house during these winter days but want to do something different? Join in a worldwide bird count right from our bird viewing room! The Great Backyard Bird Count was launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, and was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time.

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February 16th - 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast Benefiting Duneland Boys & Girls Club

George's Gyros - Chesterton, IN

Tickets: $5 eachTickets include pancakes, sausage, milk or juice. Take out is available.
Tickets can be purchased at Duneland Boys & Girls Club.

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February 16th - Fun with Food

Mascot Hall of Fame - Whiting, IN

We all love FUN and we all love FOOD - so, why not have Fun with Food? Join us at the Mascot Hall of Fame every Saturday at 1pm for Fun with Food! From googly-eyed marshmallow treats to custom veggie characters, the MHOF Staff has many fun food activities planned for museum guests on Saturday afternoons. General admission applies. Supplies are included (and so is snacking)!

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