10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana June 7th – 9th, 2019

By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: June 4, 2019

10-Fun-Things-06-07-06-19Our weekend guide is taking you outside this weekend! Don't let the cotton wood fuzzies get in your way.

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June 8th - Lakeshore PAWS Pup Crawl

The Porter Health Ampitheater - Valparaiso, Indiana

Valpo has gone to the dogs.
Join us for our annual PUP CRAWL!
Saturday June 8th, 2019 from 5-10pm
To Participate in the dog walking portion of the event, register now online here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lakeshore-paws-pup-crawl-2019-tickets-59926089547
FREE Community Event - Join us with or without a pet!

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June 8th - 7th Annual Chalk the Walk

Porter County Court House - Valparaiso, Indiana

A family-fun event at which artists create chalk drawings on the sidewalks around the Porter County Courthouse in downtown Valparaiso. The event includes live music and kids' activities.

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June 7th - Market on the Square

Founders Square Park - Portage, IN

Market on the Square will begin on June 7th and will continue every Friday from 3pm-9pm through August 30th.
There will be over 20 vendors selling unique crafts, fresh produce, honey, flowers, breads and jams. Plus local food vendors selling food. Bands from the region will begin at 6. Then to top off the evening we will have a family movie at dusk. Come and enjoy a fun family evening at the square!
For vendor information email aarmstrong@portage-in.com

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June 7th - Relay for Life 2019

Willowcreek Middle School - Portage, IN

Have you been affected by cancer?
Has someone you love been diagnosed?
Do you have a history of cancer in your family?
We've all be touched by cancer in one way or another. Join us as we show cancer that even though cancer isn't a game - we will win!

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June 8th - 2nd Annual Brew at the Zoo

Washington Park Zoo - Michigan City, Indiana

Locally brewed beer food and assorted other beverages and tasty treats will be available.
Explore the zoo after hours and mix and mingle with your friends.

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June 7th - Mount Baldy Summit Hikes

Mount Baldy - 

Meet at the Mount Baldy parking lot for a ranger-led hike to the top of the beautiful and famous Mount Baldy. The views of Lake Michigan and the surrounding area are spectacular. No reservation required.
Please note that the Mount Baldy parking lot and beach are open everyday from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm. The dune itself, however, is still closed for general public use. We strongly ask the public to respect and follow posted closure signs and stay out of roped-off areas.

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June 7th - Crawpuppies Rocks Lounge in Blue Chip Casino

Blue Chip Casino - Michigan City, IN

it's the First Friday of the month ...come and rock with us!

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June 7th - Crown Point Corn Roast 2019

Bulldog Park - Crown Point, IN

Its time again for the annual Crown Point Corn Roast. The hours will be 4pm-11pm on Friday night the event will continue on Saturday from Noon-11pm. The event will be in a new location this year at Bulldog Park on West Street near the Crown Point Square.

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June 8th - 2019 Walk for STH - COLOR WALK

Sojourner Truth House - Gary, IN

2019 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Walk for Sojourner Truth House, and because of this milestone, this year's Walk for STH will be a Color Walk! Proceeds support the mission of Sojourner Truth House to provide hope and help for homeless and at-risk women and their children and underserved citizens of Gary and Northwest Indiana. Sojourner Truth House, a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization, is a ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ.

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June 9th - Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail

Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education - Miller, IN

Join a ranger for a hike through Indiana Dunes National Park's exceptional Miller Woods, starting from the Paul H. Douglas Center. The hike is spectacular in its varied habitats including globally rare black oak savanna, interdunal ponds, wetlands, and towering sand dunes which offer incredible views of Lake Michigan and Chicago. Hike lengths can vary from a half-mile to just over three miles. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring water, and insect repellent during the warmer seasons.

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