As January's end is in sight, the Region is here with tons of fun activities like film festivals, concerts, Zumba classes and more this weekend! Oh... did I mention about the pet adoption event happening?! Find out what else is happening this weekend in Northwest Indiana!
January 25th - Seussical the Musical
Wheeler High School - Valparaiso, IL
Wheeler High School and Union Township Middle School have been working together since September to bring the world of Dr. Seuss to the Bearcat Theatre Company stage! This non-stop musical experience brings to life all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters! From the Planet of Who and the smallest of small to the Jungle of Nool and the largest of all, you will be wildly impressed with this cast of characters.
January 26th - Lakeshore Paws Adoption Event
Aster + Gray - Valparaiso, IN
Swing by the shop on Saturday, January 26, for a Lakeshore PAWS adoption event where you can meet adoptable pups and help them find forever homes!
We will also be hosting a donation drive for Lakeshore PAWS during the event! If you bring one (or many!) of the items below, you'll receive 20% off your in-store purchase on the 26th, and that 20% will be donated to Lakeshore PAWS.
January 25th - International Film Festival at Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University - Valparaiso, Indiana
Valparaiso University presents its International Film Festival, featuring films from around the world and discussions led by Valpo faculty members.
January 26th - Owl You Need Is Love
Humane Indiana Widlife - Valparaiso, IN
Meet and greet Humane Indiana's Owl ambassadors!
Join our education staff as we teach about the different species of owls that spend their winters in Northwest Indiana. You'll get a chance to meet our ambassador owls that call Humane Indiana Wildlife home. From the tiny Eastern Screech Owl to the fiercest night predator, the Great Horned Owl, these birds have some amazing adaptations to share. Attendees will even get a chance to meet a winter arctic visitor, the Snowy Owl, who is now a permanent resident of Humane Indiana Wildlife. A suggested donation fee of $10 gets you in to all the fun!
January 26th - BTS World Tour Love Yourself in Seoul
Goodrich Portage 16 IMAX - Portage, Indiana
"Shot at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul during the BTS WORLD TOUR LOVE YOURSELF, an exclusive screening of the most sought-after concert of 2018 hits movie theaters nationwide for a one-day-only event. This event will bring fans together to celebrate the seven members of the global boyband and their unprecedented international phenomenon. The event will also be available for viewing in eight ScreenX equipped movie theaters across the country (for more information, check your local listings)."
January 26th - CPR, AED, & 1st Aid Class
Portage Township YMCA - Portage, IN
Anyone can learn CPR, and everyone should! Sadly, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is exactly where 88 percent of cardiac arrests occur.
January 25th - Jason Lee Mckinney Band at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa
Blue Chip Casino - Michigan City, IN
International Recording Artist Jason Lee McKinney Band; Red Dirt Americana, Country and Classic Rock
January 25th - La Porte Hospital Group Exercise Class: Zumba Toning
The Crossing - La Porte, IN
Whether you want to tone, destress, 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.
Focuses on body sculpting. Classes are available from 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, and 5:30-6:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Registration is not required.
January 27th - Rick Saucedo at Blue Chip Casino
Blue Chip Casino - Michigan City, IN
Rock and Roll LIVE on stage! Rick "Elvis" Saucedo!
January 25th - Hammond Reads Annual Essay Contest
Hammond Public Library - Hammond, IN
Hammond Reads' annual Essay Contest runs through Fri., Jan. 25 at 4 p.m. The organization invites entries from any student in grade levels kindergarten through high school who attends school in Hammond, and to any adult or senior adult who lives in, works in, or attends school in Hammond.