10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 8 – 10, 2019

10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 8 – 10, 2019
By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: February 5, 2019

The weekend right around the corner and so is the South Shore Line to take you to the Chicago Auto Show! As one of the country's largest auto show kicks off, so are other amazing weekend activities in Northwest Indiana. From puppies to reptiles, the Region is packed with fun for everyone. Find out what's happening near you.

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January 21st - La Porte Hospital Group Exercise Class: Yoga

The Crossing - La Porte, IN

Whether you want to tone, de-stress, or get your heart pumping, a variety of classes are available with a membership or $5 one-week trial at The Crossing of La Porte Hospital.
Helps reduce stress, increase flexibility, and gain strength. Classes are available from 6-7 a.m. Mondays at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte.

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February 9th - Adoption Event at Southlake Mall

Southlake Mall - Merrillville, IN

We have been invited to participate in the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana's adoption event at Southlake Mall.  We will have adoptable dogs on site from 10am - 3pm along with some of our merchandise! We would love to see you there.

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February 10th - Casablanca at the Portage 16 IMAX

Goodrich Portage 16 IMAX - Portage, IN

Celebrate Valentine's Day with one of the most romantic movies ever. This World War II drama and Best Picture Oscar winner stars Humphrey Bogart as a cynical cafe owner who is more of a romantic than he lets on. When long-lost love Ingrid Bergman shows up in Casablanca, sparks fly. Claude Rains is Captain Renault, whose approach to law enforcement is, well, flexible.

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February 9th - NAWTY at Blue Chip Casino

Blue Chip Casino - Michigan City, IN

High energy, high entertainment, high crowd involvement and just an overall good ole rockin, fun show for everyone!

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February 9th - Gallery Talk: Curator-Led Tour

Lubeznik Center for the Arts - Michigan City, IN

Learn about the artwork and artists' intentions during this interactive tour of Lubeznik Center for the Arts' latest exhibition "Nature vs Everything". Admission is free.
Nine contemporary artists reflect on the perilous battle between humanity and the natural world in the showdown that is Nature vs Everything.

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February 9th - Fly Your Sweetie to the Moon

Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana - Hammond, IN

Looking for an out-of-this-world date night? Look no further! This Valentine's Day show your sweetie that you love them to the moon and back with a date night you'll never forget!

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February 9th - Friends & Family Sweetheart Dance

Wicker Park - Highland, Indiana

Frank J. Mrvan, North Township Trustee, present "Friends & Family Sweetheart Dance."

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February 9th - Chicago Auto Show

McCormick Place - Chicago, IL

Maybe you're just a kid who loves her Hot Wheels, or maybe you're a lifelong motorhead who practically lives underneath the hood. Then again, maybe you're somewhere in between. It's all good. No matter where you fall on the car-love spectrum, your presence is requested at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. We think you won't be disappointed.

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February 10th - Amphibians and Reptiles (Herps) of the Calumet Region

Gibson Woods Nature Preserve - Hammond, IN

In spite of large scale habitat destruction, there are still sizable remnants of the patchwork of natural habitats that make the Calumet Region unique. The number of herp species is quite large because the Calumet is where the eastern deciduous forest and the midwestern prairie meet.

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February 9th - Mammal-Bowl

Humane Indiana Wildlife Center - Valparaiso, IN

Are you team skunk or team opossum?
Our nocturnal mammals are titans of the forest! Whether it's the dexterity of the opossum feet, the incredible sense of smell of the skunk, or the ability of both of them to adapt to an urban environment, these amazing mammals are forces to be reckoned with. Join us as we learn about the unique adaptations of these two species and what roles they play in our environment. Which team are you on?

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