10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: April 24-26, 2015

By: Caitlin Vanlaningham Last Updated: April 23, 2015

10-Fun-Things-4-23-15-articleWe have lots of great stuff ready for you and your family and friends to check out this weekend! Don't forget, if you have an event you'd like to feature, send us an email at share@ideasinmotionmedia.com

The Harlem Wizards are coming back to Valpo!
The Valpo Schools Foundation will be hosting the Harlem Wizards, sponsored by Cavanaugh & Nondorf Orthodontics. The Harlem Wizards will be taking on the Valpo All Stars, a team made up of teachers and staff, in an exhibition game of basketball to raise money for the Valpo Schools Foundation. The Wizards, who are on their 50 Years of Wizardry Worldwide Tour, will take on the Valpo All Star team at 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 24th at the VHS gymnasium.

Uptown Fashion Affair
The Uptown Fashion Affair will be held Friday, April 24th from 6:30pm to 10pm in the historic Barker Hall at 600 Franklin Street. This event showcases several of the region's local boutiques, salons, and artists working hand in hand to bring you the latest and greatest in upcoming trends in women’s and men's fashion. 

Portage High School Thespians Present "Godspell" April 24-25, 2015
The Portage High School Thespians present their spring musical GODSPELL. Opening on Broadway in 1971, this marks the 40th of its first production at PHS in the spring of 1975. PHS was one of the first to bring GODSPELL to the stage after the rights were released, a huge success it was held over at the school for an encore show to standing room only crowds. 

Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance"
Grab the kids and come see all of your favorite characters in Sesame Street Live "Let's Dance!” It's an interactive extravaganza with Elmo, Cookie, Abby, Ernie, and more!
Thurs, April 23, 2015 6:30PM
Friday, April 24, 2015 6:30PM
Sat, April 25, 2015 1:00PM
Sat, April 25, 2015 4:30PM
Sun, April 26, 2015 1:00PM
Sun, April 26, 2015 4:30PM

14th Annual Waterscape Weekend Garden Pond Expo
Wind twirlers, stone bird houses, hot tubs, outdoor fireplaces and yard art are just a few of the many exhibits that guests will encounter at the 14th Annual Waterscape Weekend Garden Pond Expo, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 and 26, in the Industrial Arts Building at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St. 

Portage and La Porte YMCAs Hosting Healthy Kids Day Events
On Saturday, April 25, the La Porte County Family YMCA and the Portage Township YMCA are holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, features activities such as games, healthy cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts, bounce house, and so much more to motivate and teach families how to develop a healthy routine at home!
Find out more about the La Porte YMCA Healthy Kids Day event!
Find out more about the Portage YMCA Healthy Kids Day event!

Lubeznik Center for the Arts' AgriSculpture Kickoff this Saturday
Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) announces the kickoff for AgriSculpture on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM (CDT) in the lot behind the Artspace Uptown Artist Lofts (between 7th and 8th street on Washington Street) in Michigan City, IN.

St. Iakovos Greek Church Greek Food and Bake Sale
Greek Food and Bake Sale Featuring Greek Chicken & Shish Kabob. Meals include one of the meats, rice pilaf, Greek salad, & bread. Eat in or carry out. For More Information, Call the Church 462-4052. 

Party Like a Pirate in Downtown Whiting on April 25th!
The first ever Party Like a Pirate Day is coming April 25th, 2015! Release your inner pirate and join us for the first every Party Like a Pirate Day! On Saturday, April 25th Downtown Whiting, IN will be transformed into a pirate's dream. Bring the wee lads and lasses for games, contests, and put on you best eye patch and peg leg for the pirate parade! The day is full of family fun for everyone! 

2015 Spring Jewelry & Craft Show
Author Carrie Beckort, an Indiana resident and Portage native, is scheduled to attend the 2015 Spring Jewelry & Craft Show on Sunday April 26, 2015 from 10am - 4pm at Woodland Park in the Oakwood Hall. Beckort will be selling and signing books at the event.