10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, February 24-27

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, February 24-27

Who is ready for a weekend full of fun events in Northwest Indiana? Our latest edition features a pancake breakfast, an inaugural 5K, dance classes, and so much more!

Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things to do this weekend and be sure to add a few to your calendar!

Attend IU Northwest “One Book” Discussion with Derby Irving - I’m a good person! Isn’t that enough?

Join Debby Irving, author of “Waking Up White,” on Feb. 24 as she leads a workshop designed to support white people in making the paradigm shift from ‘fixing’ and ‘helping’ those believed to be inferior, to focusing on internalized white superiority and its role in perpetuating racism at the individual, interpersonal, institutional, and cultural levels. Click here to learn more about the discussion. 

Join Salem United Methodist Church at their Annual Community Pancake & Sausage Breakfast

Salem United Methodist Church in Hebron is hosting their annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Feb. 26. Adults are just $8, children 5-12 are $4, and children under 5 are free! Find event information and location here.

Run in the Valpo Parks Polar Bear 5K 

New this year, join Valpo Parks at Lakewood for the first-ever Polar Bear 5K! Register for the run here.

Test Drive at Currie Motors Ford of Valpo

Head to Currie Motors Ford of Valpo this weekend to test drive a ROUSH F150, Mustang, or Ranger! As a top 10 ROUSH dealer nationwide, the experts at Currie Motors Ford of Valpo will put you in the right vehicle for you! Schedule a test drive or learn more here.

Get your moves in at La Porte’s next Ballroom Dancing Class

Happening the next three Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the La Porte Park and Recreation Department is hosting Ballroom Dancing Classes to get people moving and excited. This weekend marks the second class of the series. Learn more here.

Ride the South Shore Line into Chicago for the weekend

Now that the weather is clearing up and spring is coming up, it’s the perfect time to visit Chicago! Check out which times the South Shore Line will run this weekend here.

Head to Chesterton High School to support local gymnasts in Sectionals

This weekend, Chesterton High School will host one of four IHSAA gymnastics Sectionals! Head on over to CHS to watch all the high-flying spectacles and cheer on local athletes. Learn more here.

Spend your Saturday playing laser tag at Zao Island

It might be too cold to play mini golf, but it’s never too cold to play laser tag! Go to Zao Island to experience their state-of-the-art laser tag facility with friends and family. Check it out here for more information.

Grab a warm or iced cup of coffee of your liking at Blackbird Cafe in Valparaiso

Featuring a comfortable, yet lively atmosphere to spend time to read a good book or get work done, Blackbird Cafe is a great spot for your Sunday. Find more information about the beloved Valparaiso spot here.

Join Valpo Parks as they travel to Chicago to watch the Blackhawks take on the St. Louis Blues

Valpo Parks will be making the trip to Chicago this weekend to watch the Blackhawks take on their Central Division rival, the St. Louis Blues. This day trip includes a 300 Level ticket to the game, deluxe motorcoach transportation to and from the United Center, and a boxed snack for the trip. Click here to learn more.