10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 20 – April 23

10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 20 – April 23

Rain or shine, the Region always has something up its sleeve to keep residents entertained. From live music to moving dramas to just being outside with people you love, there’s plenty happening for you to have a good time this weekend.

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana and be sure to add some to your calendar!

Join rock legends TESLA at the Four Winds Casino

Rock into the weekend with TESLA at Four Winds New Buffalo’s Silver Creek Event Center this Friday at 9 p.m. EDT. With a bluesy, soulful sound reminiscent of the ‘70s age of rock, TESLA will get any crowd on its feet when they perform. Learn more here.

Get outside during Valpo Parks’ Active Kids Day

Valparaiso Parks and Recreation is calling on you to get outside and get involved this Sunday at the Urschel Pavilion. Featuring interactive vendor booths that’ll have kids participating in ballet, zumba, and gymnastics among other activities, your kids are sure to get a workout. Learn more here.

Experience drama with IU Northwest’s “The Golden Hour”

Indiana University Northwest is putting on a free performance of “The Golden Hour” this Thursday and Friday beginning at 7:30 p.m. The play follows Rene, a Chicano teenager learning to understand her identity, family, and independence. Learn more here.

Learn to be a better sibling at NorthShore’s Big Brother & Sister class

Do you have a little one that’s getting ready to become a big sibling? Help them prepare at NorthShore Health Center’s free workshop this Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Make sure they bring their favorite stuffed animal to class! Learn more here.

Catch the big one at the City of Hammond’s Marina Fishing Derby

This Saturday, the City of Hammond is holding its 25th annual Fishing Derby at the Hammond Marina. Eager fishermen can begin catching at 7 a.m., and the lucky people with the biggest salmon, trout, and bass at 4 p.m. are in for a trophy and a nice prize. Learn more here.

Make sure you’re fit for spring at Methodist Hospitals’ Spring Wellness Fair

Methodist Hospitals is inviting the Region to get their health tests for free this Saturday at its Spring Community Wellness Fair from 8 a.m. to noon. Tests being offered include blood tests, blood pressure, body mass index, and heart and stroke risk among others. Learn more here. 

Get a haircut and health screening with Franciscan Health during the 11th Annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative

During the 11th Annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative this Saturday, Franciscan Health Michigan City will have free blood pressure, blood glucose, and body mass index screenings at two local barbershops. Stop in at Sharper’s Image or Platinum Designs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to get your screening. Learn more here.

Have a beer for Earth at the Portage Earth Day BrewFest

This Saturday, the City of Portage is inviting you to celebrate this rock we call home with unlimited beer and wine tastings from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Every penny raised at the event will go towards the Portage Parks & Recreation Foundation and the Portage Township YMCA; beer tastes better when you’re drinking for a cause. Learn more here.

Show your passion for fashion at Goodwill’s Little Black Dress

Do you like fashion, philanthropy, and a whole lot of fun? Goodwill Industries of Michiana is hosting its annual Little Black Dress event this Thursday at the new Four Winds Casinos’ South Bend location from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT. The event features a pop-up boutique handpicked from Michiana Goodwills, dinner, and a fashion show. Learn more here.

Relive “Annie” with Griffith High School

Griffith High School’s theatre performers are bringing “Annie” to the stage this weekend beginning Friday evening. The musical will feature a bevy of high school talent that have been working hard to bring you an unforgettable performance. Learn more here.