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Dunes National Park Association
"Saving a Century of Progress" Book Signing at O'Gara & Wilson
Saturday, October 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
"Saving a Century of Progress" details the struggles of the homes and the stories of the individuals who have dedicated both time and treasure to assure their continued existence. Join the authors, Robin Carlascio and Theresa Badovich, for a book signing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at O'Gara & Wilson, 223 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. The publication, which retails for $29.95, is a collaboration between the Dunes National Park Association, Indiana Landmarks and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Your purchase supports the protection and preservation of the national park.
Chesterton Art Center
Rector Hall Dedication at the Chesterton Art Center
On Saturday, October 10 from 2-4, the Chesterton Art Center will host a reception for the dedication of Rector Hall. The current education building will be renamed Rector Hall for Gloria and Walter Rector, who both contributed years of work to the organization. For more information about the event, please see the website at. The Chesterton Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304.  
Road to Life Church
"Default Mode" - October Series at RTLC
Join us this Sunday as we continue to dig into why this happens throughout our new series, "Default Mode." If you have kids, bring them along to experience KidTown USA as they continue their October series, "Truth or Scare", based on 2 Timothy 1:7. They will come ALIVE through high energy worship, teaching, games and more!! LifeWISE, a ministry for our lead generation, will be holding a special Hymn Sing this Friday evening at 6:00 PM at our La Porte/Michigan City campus and YOU are invited to come out and participate in this intimate time of worship together! We currently meet every Sunday morning at Chesterton High School with services at 9 &11AM and Sunday evening at our new La Porte/Michigan City campus, located at 7056 W. 450 N in Michigan City. For more info about RTLC or any of our events, visit our website www.roadtolifechurch.us or call 219.728.6290. Also follow us on Twitter and Instagram @roadchurch or on Facebook @roadtolifechurch. See you soon!!
East Wind Studios
October Special!
Receive 10% off class cards (10, 20 and 3 month unlimited). Free Tuesday class at 6:30pm. October 13 is Guided Meditation. Upcoming workshop included Gong Bath with Marian Kraus, Friday November 13 from 6-7pm. Cost is $30 (pay before 10/31) and $35 (after 10/31). Marian will give a brief introduction of the gong as well as the intention toward human potential development which drives his sound immersions. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow and blanket to cover up.
Good To Go By Lucrezia
Calling All Foodies!
Sign up for Vinaigrette 101 class at Good To Go By Lucrezia! Call 219.926.3866 or stop by. Join us to learn what makes a great Olive Oil, why do all Balsamic Vinegars come from Modena Italy and how to make great vinaigrette! Dates and times follow: October 13th 12-1:00; November 4th 6-7:00 and November 10th 12-1:00. Classes will last around 45 minutes to an hour. $10.00 class fee will hold your seat and if you purchase 2 or more bottles the day of class you will receive a $10.00 credit. We have space for about 8 people per class. Sign up join and enjoy the fun!
Ivy Tech
14th Annual Chancellor's Scholarship Dinner
Wednesday, October 14 @ 6:00 pm
Ivy Tech awards $42,000 in Chancellor's Scholarships The Ivy Tech Foundation presents the 14th Annual Chancellor's Scholarship Dinner on Wednesday, October 14 starting at 6:00 PM at the Avalon Manor, Merrillville. The highlight will be the awarding of 28 scholarships to Ivy Tech students. Tickets are $75 per person ($40 is tax deductible). Tickets can be purchased online by Friday, October 9. Proceeds benefit the Chancellor's Scholarship Fund for students.  For information, contact Cindy Hall at 476.4710 or cjhall@ivytech.edu.
Reins of Life
FREE MANURE to Get Your Gardens Ready for Next Year!
Now that we have your attention, Reins of Life will hold its annual Fall Clean-up Day on Saturday October 17th, from 9 am- 2pm. Come one, come all, bring friends, family members and service organizations. We will be sprucing up around our facility in Michigan City (9375 W. 300 N, Michigan City) to get it ready for the winter weather. Bring your favorite pair of work gloves, rake or cleaning supply AND don't forget your friends, because the more the merrier! Lunch will be served to our hungry helpers! Any questions call Reins of Life at 574.232.0853. See you there!!
Opportunity Enterprises
Recycling Makes a Difference
Saturday, October 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Opportunity Enterprises, Tradewinds and Metro Recycling are collaborating to host a new community initiative focused on waste reduction. "Recycling Makes a Difference" will be held on October 17th at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville from 10 AM-2 PM. Residents can bring their personal documents, electronics and scrap to be safely and securely disposed of at no charge during the event. For more information, please visit www.recyclingmatters2nwi.com .
Harley-Davidson Shop of Michigan City
BBQ Rib Cook Off
Saturday, October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Get your grills ready and your aprons out. The Harley-Davidson Shop of Michigan City is having their 2nd Annual BBQ Rib Cook Off Saturday, October 17th! Call or send a Facebook message to sign up! It doesn't cost anything to enter. Each entry is provided with (1) rack of ribs! You even get 24 hours to prep your ribs before bringing them to the shop to cook them. Food, DJ, games, and more! SIGN UP TODAY!!!
Chicago Street Theatre
Tickets are almost sold-out for CST's 4th Annual Halloween Party! Don't miss out on a thrilling night of frightening food, creepy cocktails, and your chance to meet horror movie icon Svengoolie! Plus enter our Annual Costume Contest and see a special presentation of Young Frankenstein. It's an event too good to pass up! Click the link below to buy tickets before they're gone!
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Learn New Options for Shoulder Pain & Staying Active
Tuesday, October 20 @ 7:00 pm
Shoulder pain? Learn new options for treating your shoulder pain and staying active. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians, #6 in the nation is coming soon to Munster! Join us Tuesday, October 20 at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton.  Learn tips for preventing shoulder injuries and returning to play after surgery and information on the most advanced treatment, ranging from stem cell injections for rotator cuff injuries to reverse shoulder replacement. Complimentary wine, beer and appetizers will be served. Raffle prizes, including Chicago White Sox game tickets, golf packages and CDGA memorabilia! RSVP to 630.8749 or email Lisa@pscommunicationsinc.com.
St. Mary Medical Center
Portage Health Centers Open House
Saturday, October 24 @ 9:00 am - noon
Join St. Mary Medical Center for a community open house at the new Portage Health Centers I & II from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 24, at 6375 U.S. Highway 6 in Portage. Tour the two facilities with the newest technologies inside, meet our expert staff and physicians who deliver the quality care your family deserves, visit our "Wise Owl" Clinic in our new Immediate Care Center, get free health screenings and enjoy refreshments, door prizes and giveaways! For more information, call 219.836.3477 or 1.866.836.3477.
Prompt Ambulance Service
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Friday, October 30
Join us for a Pumpkin Decorating Contest and Trick-or-Treat Activities to raise money for the Salvation Army Food Pantry. Enjoy Halloween fun and showcase a creepy masterpiece at Golden Living Valparaiso on October 30. Trick-or-Treat activities 4pm - 6pm, pumpkins in place at 5:00, judging begins at 5:15 and prizes awarded at 5:30. Please register before October 27 and the first 25 people will receive a Commemorative Halloween Ribbon! Remember your $5 monetary or non-perishable food items donation to compete. Proceeds benefit the Salvation Army Food Pantry. 
Miller Bakery Cafe
Bee's Knees & Live Music
It's October, the season of pumpkins and cider. Save the date for Bee's Knees Bash to benefit the Miller Beach Arts and Creative District on October 31 from 6pm - whenever! $65 includes all-you-can eat buffet, a complimentary giggle water, music, dancing, live & silent auctions and more. Reservations required! Save the Date for November 7, the first Saturday Live Music from 7pm -9pm; details to follow.
Waterbird Spa Banquet Center
Scary Bird Halloween Party
Saturday, October 31
The WaterBird Banquet Center (The Scary Bird) is throwing the best Halloween Party in the county on Saturday, October 31st. Local live music from 8pm - 10pm, Live DJ from 10pm - close. There is a $500.00 cash prize for Best Costume. Hungry Inc. Food truck available at 9pm. If you're wondering where everyone's going to be on Halloween, The Scary Bird is where you can find them. $5 cover with costume, $10 cover without.
Needmore Coffee Roasters
Fair Trade Month & Coffee Around Duneland
October is Fair Trade month! Needmore Coffee Roasters will be serving Fair Trade coffee around Duneland; locations will be posted on Facebook and Instagram. Buying Fair Trade ensures that you're getting quality products and the people who grow them get a fair deal for their hard work. In fact, your everyday purchases can help farmers around the world work in safe conditions, earn extra money to invest in their communities and improve the lives of their families. 
Don't Wait to Find Your Strong!
Research shows that exercise can help reduce your risk of some cancers, including breast cancer. Don't wait to find your strong at Curves, where our strength training circuit works every major muscle group, all within 30 minutes. Join now for just $30 & we'll donate every dollar to a cancer charity that's working hard to find a cure. Monthly membership fees via EFT required. Offer based on first visit enrollment for a 12 month recurring billing membership. Offer expires 10/31/2015.Call 219.929.5592 to schedule your appointment.
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Free Life Insurance
Tuesday, November 3 @ 6:00 pm
Free life insurance seminar hosted by Lesley Green from Liberty Mutual Insurance. Learn about temporary, permanent and retirement life insurance options being held at LOAF, 401 N. Calumet Rd. in Chesterton. Call 219.921.4004 to reserve your spot!
Shirley Heinze Land Trust
2015 Community Luncheon
Friday, November 6
Shirley Heinze Land Trust is hosting its 2015 Community Luncheon at The Spa in Porter, Indiana on Friday, November 6.  We'll have over 100 of our friends and supporters in attendance for a presentation by keynote speaker, Ty Warner, Executive Director of Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC), and our annual Bringing Home Nature Awards. Please visit our website through the link below to purchase sponsorships or individual tickets or call 219.242.8558.  We look forward to seeing you on November 6!
Porter Regional Hospital
Step Inside the Hospital for a Virtual Tour
Our 360° virtual tour takes you inside Porter Regional Hospital. Click on the link below to start the tour. You'll be able to see inside a patient room, the Emergency Department, where babies are born, the many cafeteria offerings and so much more. Once you begin the tour, just click and drag your mouse to view each area. And make sure to look for the red "i" symbols for more information. We hope you enjoy your tour!
Guru Authentic Indian Cuisine
Now Open!
GURU Authentic Indian Cuisine is now open on 418 Roberts Rd Chesterton in 46304. Our phone number is 219.929.5538. We have a daily lunch buffet and offer a variety of services such as dine in, Carry out, and we deliver. We also provide on site and off site catering. Come and enjoy a lovely evening with delicious authentic food cooked finely with a rich blend of exotic Indian spices made to perfection and exceptional customer service. Our hours are as follows Mondays we are closed and Tuesday-Sunday 11:00-2:30pm for lunch and 4:30-9:30pm for dinner.              
Mindful Nourishment LLC
Just $49 for Your First 60 Minute Massage!
Massage Therapy not only relaxes and reduces stress, studies have found massage may also be helpful for anxiety, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, headaches, insomnia related to stress, myofascial pain syndrome, paresthesias and nerve pain, soft tissue strains or injuries, sports injuries, and temporomandibular joint pain. We have three experienced Licensed Massage Therapists with day and evening availability. Book your $49 massage today!             
Waterbird Spa
Corporate Wellness Program
Starting today your business can begin a corporate wellness program that will benefit your staff and your bottom line at no company cost. Improve job performance, Increase Morale, Reduce Absenteeism, & Cut Health Care Costs. For $1 per minute, our Mobile Chair Massage sessions will Relieve Stress & Increase Energy. Call Denise at 219.929.5561 / 129.929.1199 or email us at MobileDaySpaService@hotmail.com or waterbirdspa@gmail.com. Contact us today to hear about our incentive program for booking your first wellness program.
Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness
Children's Group Swim Lessons
Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness is an accredited American Red Cross Swim Lesson provider. All group swim lessons are taught by Certified Water Safety Instructors with a Certified Lifeguard on deck. Our lessons are designed to teach your children water skills while developing mental and physical well-being. All levels of swim promote personal safety, stroke development and personal growth. Our instructor to student ratio is 1:5 which lends plenty of active time for your child in the water. Group Swim Lessons available for Baby/Toddler (Ages 6mo-3yrs), Pre-School (3-5yrs), Levels 1 & 2 Swimmers (ages 5+). For additional aquatic programming information please call our Programs Supervisor at 219.983.9832 x278.
Centier Bank
Low Rates!
Low rate home equity line of credit! Prime line home equity line of credit. No appraisal or title fees, no closing costs, no prepayment penalties, 20-year term and VISA access card. Home improvement loans with great rates! Call or visit your local Centier branch, apply on-line at Centier.com, or call our Client Service Center at 1.888.Centier.
Midwest Media Marketing
Now Hiring!
We are now hiring! A position is now open for an experienced B2B sales representative. The position is a commission only position with repeating commissions each month as well as bonuses. Please contact 231.649.1588 or email jonathaneugo@gmail.com for more information.
Bob Evans
Catering and Carryout!
Did you know Bob Evans does catering and carryout? Check out our online menu through the link below or give us a call at 219.983.1575. We even offer delivery!
PBS Companies
Celebrating Over 25 Years of Building Award Winning Projects!
PBS Companies is celebrating over 25 years of building award winning projects! We specialize in the Design/Build and Construction Management method of construction delivery. With our extensive experience  in commercial, industrial, religious and municipal projects, we can help you build your next project. Our team of planning, design and construction professionals will partner with you to help your organization achieve the solution you desire. If you are ready to build, expand or renovate your current space, we are ready to walk you through the process! Contact us today 855.672.4010.
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