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AREA BRIEFS 6-4-14

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Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together of Hobart/Lake Station is now accepting homeowner referral applications.

The group offers a one-day program in which volunteers repair the homes of residents who are unable to do the work themselves due to low income and/or disabilities.

There is no charge to the homeowner for labor or materials.  Volunteers work for eight hours and may not be able to complete all requested repairs

To qualify, the resident must reside within Hobart or Lake Station city limits, own and occupy the home, have homeowner’s insurance and meet income requirements. No mobile homes will be considered.

Homes that meet these requirements will be inspected by a team from Rebuilding Together to further determine if they qualify.  Application deadline is July 1.

For more information, call the Hobart Chamber of Commerce at 219-942-5774, email ; online new zealand pharmacy. cheap , generic & brand version ( otc and online doctor available). licensed & established for over 30 years,  or visit www.rebuildingtogetherhobart-lakestation.com

Healthy vending at Valpo YMCA

The YMCA of Valparaiso, 1201 Cumberland Crossing, recently announced its partnership with HUMAN Healthy Vending that will bring a wide array of healthful and delicious snacks and drinks to its location.

The new machine will be delivered June 13 and gives members healthy choices of drinks and foods to sustain wellness before or after a workout. It also teaches children about another kind of vending machine with healthy options.

HUMAN (Helping Unite Mankind and Nutrition) is the nation’s leading vendor of healthful foods and drinks in schools, hospitals, gyms and businesses. HUMAN’s eco-friendly vending machines feature 23” LCD screens that educate the consumer on the products within the machine before a purchase is made.

For more information, visit valpoymca.org

June Adoption Promotions

During June, adopt any black and white (or black with a little white) cat or kitten for $45 from the Independent Cat Society (ICS).  Also, adopt a companion cat or kitten of any color for $25.

Also, in partnership with the Best Friends Network, the ICS will hold an extra adoption promotion, 9 Lives for $9, June 14-22. Adopt any cat nine months or older for only $9 each. This promotion includes spay or neuter, flea treatment, current vaccinations and free initial vet visit within two weeks.

The ICS will have extra adoption hours during the 9 Lives for $9 promotion only: Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 20, 12 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.  Regular adoption hours are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.

The ICS shelter is located at U.S. 6 and County Line Road in Westville.  For more information, call 219-785-4936, email or visit www.catsociety.org

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Children ages 2 through grade 5 are invited to Neighbors of the World, Westchester Public Library’s 2014 summer reading program for children.

The program, which runs June 15 through July 26, takes place at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton, and Hageman Library, 100 Francis St., Porter.

When each child registers, he or she will receive a reading record passport.  Record the books read and turn in the ticket stub for that week for a chance at the weekly drawing.

For more information, call the children’s department at Thomas Library, 219-926-7696 or Hageman Library, 219-926-9080.  A calendar of events is available at either library.

VU Academic Enrichment Camp

Valparaiso University will offer an academic camp for elementary and middle school students June 16-27.

The camp, “Summer Smart, Summer Fun,” helps children to learn about the world in an environment full of fun and exploration. Participants will create special projects, science experiments and original stories to take home and share with parents and friends. Faculty from Valparaiso University and teachers from the local area will lead topics. Interactive courses include robotics, Spanish, creative writing, geography, history, physics, chemistry and astronomy.

Cost is $300 per child and scholarships are available. For more information or to apply, visit valpo.edu/youth-camp or email youthcamp@valpo.edu. Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

Benefit concert for drive-ins

Singer Jimmy Buffett, whose hit songs like “Margaritaville” and “Cheeseburgers in Paradise” inspire his legion of “Parrothead” fans, is doing a concert that will be broadcast at and raise money for drive-in movie theaters across the nation, including the 49er Drive-In Theatre in Valparaiso. feb 3, 2014 – want to order baclofen online with no prescription and with cash on delivery ? the best pharmacy where you can generic pharmacy blue sky. or toll-free: 1.866.995.7387. at a 

Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will perform at Coyote Drive-In in Fort Worth Texas on the evening of June 19, and the concert will be broadcast live at drive-ins nationwide, like the 49er.

The owners of the 49er are bringing a band to the 49er to be the opening act before Buffett’s concert is shown on the big screen. They will also have food and alcohol sales at the adults-only event.

The gates open at the 49er, located at 675 N. Calumet Ave. in Valparaiso, at 4 p.m. on June 19. The live band will play from 5 to 7:30 p.m., followed by the Jimmy Buffett concert. All vehicles must be in place by 7 p.m. so the concert is not interrupted.

Tickets are $18 each and are available at liveatthedrive-in.com

Bikin’ & Eggs Family Bike Ride

Take a leisure ride via pathway from Valparaiso Foundation Meadows Park to Rogers-Lakewood Park and back at the new Bikin’ & Eggs Family Bike Ride event on Saturday, June 21.

Fun, family-friendly, three-mile morning bike ride includes a light breakfast at the end along with a bike rodeo, inflatables, face painting and more.

The ride is at 9 a.m. with check in starting at 8:30 a.m. All ages and abilities are welcome.  Helmets are required for all participants.  Cost is $15 per family (includes up to three people); $8 for each additional family member.  Ages 3 and under ride free.

For more information or to register, visit the Valpo Parks Office, 3210 N. Campbell St., call 219-462-5144 or visit www.ValpoParks.org.

Celebrate summer with Picnic En Blanc

Taltree Arboretum and Gardens, 450 W. 100 North in Valparaiso, is celebrating summer with Picnic En Blanc on Saturday, June 28.

Guests are required to dress from head-to-toe in white and will be treated to an evening of surprises, tours, raffles, dancing and more. Tables and chairs will be provided. Pre-dinner activities begin at 4 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m.

Guests should bring a white-themed picnic dinner with all the essentials to make an extravagant picnic display. Attendees can also pre-order dinner. The pre-order dinner option includes choice of sandwich with gourmet side salads, homemade dessert and drink.

Event tickets are $35 per person and pre-order dinner tickets are $55. Table for eight ticket purchase is available for both options, offering a $40 savings. Pre-order dinner tickets should be purchased no later than Thursday, June 19. General event tickets are available until Thursday, June 26.

The event is sponsored by Ricci’s Landscape Management, Inc.  Proceeds from the event go to support Taltree’s conservation and education efforts.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit TaltreePicnic.org or call 219-462-0025.

 

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