Duneland Chamber Express, October 24, 2014

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Family Fun Fest & Haunted Dojo
Friday, October 24 & 25 at 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Festival is open to the public and runs in conjunction with Chesterton's downtown trick or treat. The event will feature a bounce house, carnival games, face painting, Interactive haunted dojo and of course lots of candy. Interactive haunted dojo tours begin at 5pm and run every 15 minutes until 8:30pm join us as we travel back to the ancient days of the samurai. James O'Connor Martial Arts studio will be transformed into an ancient Japanese village as one brave samurai will go on a quest to save his village from the evil Shogun. This interactive journey will feature performances by Team O'Connor Elite performance team.

4th Street Theater
The Witches Brew Ha Ha!
Friday, October 24 at 6:30 pm

A special Halloween musical variety show for children and families with songs and jokes and lots of puns. join three wacky (and not very spooky) witches to share in some Halloween fun! Come out tonight, after downtown Trick-or-Treat, dress in your best Halloween costume and see what the witches have brewed up for you!

Westchester Township History Museum
Poster Unveiling
Friday, October 24 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Mitch Markovitz will be at the Museum to unveil the new Brown Mansion South Shore poster. Meet the artist and the library board that contracted the poster. Posters will be available for sale (prices to be announced).

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Chorus Angelorum
29th Annual Concert
Friday, October 24 at 8:00 pm

Chorus Angelorum will perform its 29th annual concert on Friday, October 24th at 8pm at St. Mary of the Lake in Miller Beach, Gary, Indiana. The free concert will feature an organ solo by Handel, English Renaissance motets for chamber chorus, Haydn's "London" Symphony No. 99, and Haydn's Mass In Time Of War for chorus, orchestra, and soloists. Professional soloists are Rosalind Lee, Jessye Wright, Jay Morrissey, and Michael Cavalieri, conducted by Mark Kruczek.

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Hot Diggity Dawg
Thank You for Your Support!

We would love to send you all a Big Hug and Thank You to all who support us and to those of you who came out for our Ribbon Cutting Celebration. We Will be Open for business during the downtown trick or treating tonight with all kinds of Family Specials. We will also be at the last European Market Saturday, October 25 for the Pumpkin Palooza with the hot dog cart.

Road to Life Church
Continuation of Our October Series

Life is happening at Road to Life Church! Join us as we continue our October series, "Own It." Kids are also learning to "Own It" in KidTown USA through high energy worship, teaching, games, and more! Road to Life is a thriving church that offers cutting edge worship and teaching that is relevant to this generation. We currently meet each Sunday at Chesterton High School with services at 8:30,10 &11:30 AM. For more information about RTLC, please visit our website or call 219.728.6290. You can also follow us on Twitter @roadchurch, find us on Facebook @roadtolifechurch, or visit us in person at the Living Room Bookstore in downtown Chesterton. See you soon!

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General Insurance Services
An Employer's Guide to Workers Compensation: How a Claim Can Impact Your Business
Tuesday, October 28 at 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Please join us at the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, for a discussion on Work Comp claims and how they can affect you as an employer and your employees. Jenifer Corey of the Cincinnati Insurance Companies will answer commonly asked questions regarding when to turn in a claim, what you must do to stay compliant, what your employee's responsibilities are and what rights you have as the employer. She will also answer your questions during our Q&A time. The seminar is free and breakfast will be provided. Please RSVP by October 21st to Bethani Morris at bmorris@genins.com or 219.809.2109 or register online and click on the GIS University logo at the top right corner of the page.

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East Wind Acupuncture
Call Today to Schedule Your Appointment

Pain? Aches? Soreness? How about therapeutic massage? We have some of the top trained therapists in Northwest Indiana. We take the time to analyze the body to see what is truly causing your aches and pains. Call 219.395.9928 to schedule an appointment. Free Tuesday classes at East Wind Studios at 6:30! October 28 is Yin Yoga. See our schedule for more Free Tuesday Classes!

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Purdue University North Central
PNC Invites Prospective Students to an Open House
Thursday, October 30 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Purdue University North Central will host a campus open house in the Library-Student-Faculty Building for prospective students of all ages and their families. The open house will begin at 4:30 p.m. with specific programming for high school students now earning Purdue credits through the Concurrent Enrollment/ Dual Credit Program who intend to enroll at PNC. The general open house for all other prospective students will begin at 5:30 p.m. Campus tours will be offered at 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. Pre-registration for the open house is encouraged - but not required - by Oct. 23 and can be completed by email at www.pnc.edu/admissions/openhouse/

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Interwoven Expressions
30th Anniversary of Our Return to Chesterton
Saturday, November 1

Color and creativity on steroids. Interwoven Expressions marks the 30th anniversary with our return to Chesterton at Sand Creek Country Club. Exquisite creations from hands that weave, dye, knit, felt, stitch, design contemporary and traditional fashions, home décor and holiday gifts. Everything original and everything by hand. Mark your calendar to share the day with 35 outstanding fiber artists from states that border our Lake Michigan. Make it a day-outing! The Sand Creek Grill Room will be open to patrons of Interwoven Expressions.

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Miller Bakery Cafe
Journeyman Cocktail-Paired Dinner Experience
Saturday, November 1 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Journeyman Distillery and Miller Bakery Café present A Mad-Men Style cocktail paired with a 5 course dinner experience. For just $45 a person you will receive and appetizer reception, salad, small plate, an entrée and dessert! Reservations are required, just call 219.427.1446 to make yours today.

Porter Regional Hospital
Presents Cold...Flu...Pneumonia?
Tuesday, November 4 at 6:00 pm

With symptoms ranging from runny nose and sore throat to breathing difficulty and lethargy, upper respiratory infections (URI) are the most frequent reason for doctor visits in the United States. Join Pulmonologist & Critical Care Physician Dr. Douglas Mazurek to learn more about the many types of URIs and when to seek medical attention at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4 in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.

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Chesterton Art Center
Art After Dark Gala

The Chesterton Art Center will be hosting the 6th Annual Art After Dark Gala on Friday, November 7 at 6:00 at the Sand Creek Country Club. This annual fundraiser will raise funds for art education programs at the Art Center. Each ticket is only $65 and will include appetizers, open bar, dinner, silent auction and dancing. To reserve your spot, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at 219.926.4711. For more details, see the website.

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Duneland Family YMCA
Dancing Like the Stars Tickets On Sale Now!
Saturday, November 8 at 6:00 pm

The Duneland Family YMCA's premier event, Dancing Like The Stars, returns to Duneland Falls Banquet Center! Our "celebrity" dancers will be dancing to win your support! The dancers have been paired with professional dance partners from the Dimensions School of Social Dance in downtown Chesterton. Ticket cost is $60 per person and includes dinner, dessert, entertainment and a silent auction. All proceeds support the Y Scholarship Fund that helps guarantee no qualifying applicant is turned away from Y services. Tickets are available at the Y or by phone. For more information, call 926.4204 now!

PBS Companies
Celebrating 25 Years of Building Award Winning Projects!

PBS Companies specialize in the Design/Build and Construction Management method of construction delivery. With 25 years of extensive experience in commercial, industrial, religious and municipal projects, we can help you build your next project! Our team of experienced designers, builders and business management professionals are ready to provide a building solution for you.

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East Wind Studios
Check Out Our Yoga Classes!

Welcome back Hot Yoga! Thursdays at 7:15 pm; bring a towel! New to yoga? Haven't done it in a while? Want to try it out? Come check out our introductory classes on Thursday and Friday nights! Intro to Beginner Yoga-Thursdays at 6pm. Intro to Beginner Yoga: Energizing Flow-Fridays at 6:30pm. Both of these classes are well suited for those starting yoga. Friday night's class is fundamentally the same as Thursday's class, only sped up for those who are comfortable.

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Curves Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Curves is offering 10 workouts for $10 donation to Breast Cancer Research or Care October 1-31st. Non-members can purchase a punch card for $10 to be used for 10 workouts, with the ENTIRE amount going toward breast cancer research. Members can purchase a card & dedicate their workouts in honor of someone they know who has battled breast cancer. Cards must be purchased by October 31st & 10 visits must be completed by November 15th. For more info call 219.929.5592.

Good To Go by Lucrezia
Order a Custom Gift Basket Today!

SAVE by Ordering Custom Gift Baskets and Cheese Boxes until October 31st and get FREE delivery! Good to Go by Lucrezia creates beautiful custom gift baskets and cheese boxes for your personal or corporate gift giving. We are offering 10% discount and free personal delivery to zip codes 46304, 46383, 46385 on gift orders of 5 or more baskets/boxes OR orders greater than $250 if ordered by October 15. We create gift baskets and cheese boxes to fit any budget. Please contact Joyce Coulter at info@goodtogobylucrezia.com or call 219.926.3866.