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Tuesday January 1, 2019
End: 3:00 am
Start: 11/23/2018 - 15:00
End: 01/01/2019 - 03:00

The Stretch Bar and Grill is Elf’d Up for the holidays! Join this North Clark Street destination for a full-blown tribute to the movie “Elf!”

Tuesday January 8, 2019
Start: 8:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

The Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST, at Teibel’s Restaurant, 1775 US 41, Schererville, Indiana. This symposium, sponsored by Purdue Extension and University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service, offers commercial vegetable growers and market farmers opportunities to learn more about pest management, production practices, variety selection, and marketing; visit with vendors; and network with other growers.

Wednesday January 9, 2019
Start: 2:00 pm
Start: 01/09/2019 - 14:00
End: 01/13/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive® Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show drops anchor at McCormick Place, January 9 – 13, 2019. This year’s show is packed with more than 600 boats, 100 RVs, sailing and boating educational opportunies, plus the latest in technology and outdoor and marine accessories.

Thursday January 10, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/09/2019 - 14:00
End: 01/13/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive® Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show drops anchor at McCormick Place, January 9 – 13, 2019. This year’s show is packed with more than 600 boats, 100 RVs, sailing and boating educational opportunies, plus the latest in technology and outdoor and marine accessories.

Friday January 11, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/09/2019 - 14:00
End: 01/13/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive® Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show drops anchor at McCormick Place, January 9 – 13, 2019. This year’s show is packed with more than 600 boats, 100 RVs, sailing and boating educational opportunies, plus the latest in technology and outdoor and marine accessories.

Saturday January 12, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/09/2019 - 14:00
End: 01/13/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive® Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show drops anchor at McCormick Place, January 9 – 13, 2019. This year’s show is packed with more than 600 boats, 100 RVs, sailing and boating educational opportunies, plus the latest in technology and outdoor and marine accessories.

Start: 10:00 am
Start: 01/12/2019 - 10:00
End: 01/13/2019 - 16:00

Travelers looking to find, plan and book their next vacation will discover thousands of travel options to explore, local destination experts to help them get there and tens of thousands of dollars in savings at the 15th annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show.

Sunday January 13, 2019
End: 5:00 pm
Start: 01/09/2019 - 14:00
End: 01/13/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive® Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show drops anchor at McCormick Place, January 9 – 13, 2019. This year’s show is packed with more than 600 boats, 100 RVs, sailing and boating educational opportunies, plus the latest in technology and outdoor and marine accessories.

End: 4:00 pm
Start: 01/12/2019 - 10:00
End: 01/13/2019 - 16:00

Travelers looking to find, plan and book their next vacation will discover thousands of travel options to explore, local destination experts to help them get there and tens of thousands of dollars in savings at the 15th annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show.

Start: 11:00 am
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

Start: 2:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Beatniks will hold Auditions for "The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler on January 13th at 2pm.

Start: 4:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Novelist, playwright and screenwriter Emma Donoghue will be appear at the Pride Arts Center hours before Pride Films and Play’s U.S. premiere of her first play, I KNOW MY OWN HEART. The Irish-born Donoghue is a writer of contemporary and historical fictional novels, stage plays, screenplays and short stories.

Start: 11:00 pm
Start: 01/13/2019 - 23:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 23:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. In what Indiana city will you find the Vice Presidential Learning Center?
2. Name the two Indiana counties whose names begin with "T."
3. Who was the Speedway, Indiana, actress who starred in "Three's Company" on TV?
Answers Below

Monday January 14, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 23:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 23:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. In what Indiana city will you find the Vice Presidential Learning Center?
2. Name the two Indiana counties whose names begin with "T."
3. Who was the Speedway, Indiana, actress who starred in "Three's Company" on TV?
Answers Below

Start: 10:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 11:30 am
End: 12:30 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Tuesday January 15, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 23:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 23:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. In what Indiana city will you find the Vice Presidential Learning Center?
2. Name the two Indiana counties whose names begin with "T."
3. Who was the Speedway, Indiana, actress who starred in "Three's Company" on TV?
Answers Below

Start: 10:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Preschool children will enjoy stories, songs, a craft and other activities.

Start: 10:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Wednesday January 16, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 23:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 23:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. In what Indiana city will you find the Vice Presidential Learning Center?
2. Name the two Indiana counties whose names begin with "T."
3. Who was the Speedway, Indiana, actress who starred in "Three's Company" on TV?
Answers Below

Start: 10:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 12:59 pm

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has been informed by the USDA the state must issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for the month of February on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, rather than the previously-reported date of Saturday, January 19.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:00 pm

Folks are invited to bring their “brown bag” lunch or snack and learn a little about gardening during four sessions presented by La Porte County Master Gardeners. Four sessions, two each in La Porte and Michigan City, will focus on aspects of gardening from attracting wildlife to gardening with kids.

Start: 12:15 pm
End: 1:00 pm

Join Us January 16 as we welcome Philippe Quint (violin) & Marta Aznavoorian (piano) performing the music of Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky & Charlie Chaplin.

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 10:00 pm

This Munster community event benefits the Munster Marching Mustangs and their quest for new uniforms and instruments! Join us for a night of true talent as Munster School Students take centerstage in the spotlight showcasing a variety of talents to compete to be crowned this year’s champion and win $250.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will host a public information meeting regarding an intersection improvement project on S.R. 261 and Fruitwood Lane in Newburgh, Warrick County. The purpose of the project is to enhance safety by reconstructing the intersection to allow right in and right out access only, restricting other turning movements. The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Castle High School, 3344 State Road 261, Newburgh, IN 47630. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. (local time) and be held in the community room.

Thursday January 17, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 23:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 23:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. In what Indiana city will you find the Vice Presidential Learning Center?
2. Name the two Indiana counties whose names begin with "T."
3. Who was the Speedway, Indiana, actress who starred in "Three's Company" on TV?
Answers Below

Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am

The Full Commission/Executive Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Lake Michigan Room at the NIRPC offices, 6100 Southport Road, Portage, IN 46368.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 2:00 pm

The SSCVA Board of Directors will welcome Nic Barr, CEO of the Indiana Toll Road as the guest speaker to provide updates on Toll Road projects at their regular meeting January 17th .

Start: 3:20 pm
End: 4:20 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 4:00 pm
Start: 01/17/2019 - 16:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 16:59

Lowell-The Indiana State Police in Lowell will begin clearing abandoned vehicles from Interstate 65 and 80/94 in advance of the approaching weather system forecast for this weekend. Troopers will begin removing vehicles left along the roadside Friday, January 18th.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Paul Henry's Thursday Jam Night, January 17th, 24th and 31st. $5 cover. $2 off if you perform or bring a contribution to the Potluck table, jam starts at 7PM.

Friday January 18, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 23:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 23:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. In what Indiana city will you find the Vice Presidential Learning Center?
2. Name the two Indiana counties whose names begin with "T."
3. Who was the Speedway, Indiana, actress who starred in "Three's Company" on TV?
Answers Below

(all day)
Start: 01/17/2019 - 16:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 16:59

Lowell-The Indiana State Police in Lowell will begin clearing abandoned vehicles from Interstate 65 and 80/94 in advance of the approaching weather system forecast for this weekend. Troopers will begin removing vehicles left along the roadside Friday, January 18th.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 4:00 pm
End: 4:59 pm

In honor of National Gourmet Coffee Day, Yolk, Chicago’s home for brunch, is inviting guests to receive a free 12 oz. to-go coffee from their elevated coffee menu this Friday, January 18.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Jennifer Martin will be hosting a Snowy Owl edition of Cookies and Canvas at the Chesterton Art Center on Friday, January 18. Children ages 3-7 can attend from 5-6:30, and ages 8 & up can attend from 7-8:30

Start: 6:30 pm
Start: 01/18/2019 - 18:30
End: 01/20/2019 - 18:00

Hard to believe it’s been two years since we all boarded the buses to Washington DC, isn’t it? Sometimes, it feels like just yesterday, but then when I look back on all that’s changed since then, I can’t believe it’s only been two years. On Friday, January 18, we’re boarding a bus once again to march on Washington DC.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

We can’t think of a better time of the year for bubbling pots of cheese fondue!

Saturday January 19, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

End: 11:59 pm
Start: 01/13/2019 - 23:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 23:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. In what Indiana city will you find the Vice Presidential Learning Center?
2. Name the two Indiana counties whose names begin with "T."
3. Who was the Speedway, Indiana, actress who starred in "Three's Company" on TV?
Answers Below

End: 4:59 pm
Start: 01/17/2019 - 16:00
End: 01/19/2019 - 16:59

Lowell-The Indiana State Police in Lowell will begin clearing abandoned vehicles from Interstate 65 and 80/94 in advance of the approaching weather system forecast for this weekend. Troopers will begin removing vehicles left along the roadside Friday, January 18th.

(all day)
Start: 01/18/2019 - 18:30
End: 01/20/2019 - 18:00

Hard to believe it’s been two years since we all boarded the buses to Washington DC, isn’t it? Sometimes, it feels like just yesterday, but then when I look back on all that’s changed since then, I can’t believe it’s only been two years. On Friday, January 18, we’re boarding a bus once again to march on Washington DC.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the festival will be held at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Avenue, Hammond from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Afternoon events will begin at 1 p.m. at the William W. Powers State Recreation Area, 12949 Avenue O, Chicago.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Due to popular demand, Aurora’s Paramount Theatre has added a second, 3 p.m. matinee performance of I AM KING: The Michael Jackson Experience, now at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2018.

Start: 7:30 pm
End: 9:30 pm

On January 19th at 7:30 pm, Theatre at the Center presents Kashmir, bringing the best of Led Zeppelin to their fans.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Tomfoolery returns to Langel's Pizza to provide some relief to post-holiday and mid-winter blues! The intimate setting of Langel's provides a much needed respite from the harsh days of January!

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Beatniks will celebrate our 11th anniversary on January 19th at 8pm. We will preview the coming year and celebrate our past.

Sunday January 20, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

End: 6:00 pm
Start: 01/18/2019 - 18:30
End: 01/20/2019 - 18:00

Hard to believe it’s been two years since we all boarded the buses to Washington DC, isn’t it? Sometimes, it feels like just yesterday, but then when I look back on all that’s changed since then, I can’t believe it’s only been two years. On Friday, January 18, we’re boarding a bus once again to march on Washington DC.

Start: 11:00 am
Start: 01/20/2019 - 11:00
End: 01/26/2019 - 11:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. What is the most common first name for Indiana governors? a/ Joseph b/ James c/ Samuel d/ Thomas e/ Henry
2. What Indiana city is home to a goldfish farm?
3. What is the third largest city in Indiana?
Answers Below

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Treat the entire family to the wonder and spectacle of dance when the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa presents Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, one of the greatest classical ballets of all time, Saturday, January 20, at 3 p.m. at Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora.

Start: 3:00 pm
Start: 01/20/2019 - 15:00
End: 01/21/2019 - 19:30

Like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the late Chicago Sinfonietta Maestro Paul Freeman had a dream when he founded what is now the nation’s most diverse orchestra more than three decades ago: to provide a space for diversity, inclusion, and acceptance in the world of music.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

JANUARY 20, SUNDAY, 6PM. Come watch the cast of "Confessions of An Adult Artist" preview their performance at Paul Henrys Art Gallery. Written and directed by local talent, Khyel Roberson, "Confessions of An Adult Artist" is a musical written by Khyel Roberson about how to cope with being a responsible adult while following dreams and aspirations of becoming a successful artist. The full play will be presented March 9th and 10th at Beatnik's on Conkey. $3 cover charge.

Monday January 21, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/20/2019 - 11:00
End: 01/26/2019 - 11:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. What is the most common first name for Indiana governors? a/ Joseph b/ James c/ Samuel d/ Thomas e/ Henry
2. What Indiana city is home to a goldfish farm?
3. What is the third largest city in Indiana?
Answers Below

End: 7:30 pm
Start: 01/20/2019 - 15:00
End: 01/21/2019 - 19:30

Like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the late Chicago Sinfonietta Maestro Paul Freeman had a dream when he founded what is now the nation’s most diverse orchestra more than three decades ago: to provide a space for diversity, inclusion, and acceptance in the world of music.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

See the Emancipation Proclamation & 13th Amendment on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday Jan. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST
Indiana State Museum
FREE admission

Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Munster Parks & Recreation will hold a Part-Time Job Fair on Monday, January 21st from 10am-2pm at Munster Town Hall.

Start: 10:30 am
End: 10:43 pm

Writers Theatre opens its 13th annual tour of The MLK Project: The Fight for Civil Rights, written by Yolanda Androzzo, directed by Tasia A. Jones and featuring Angela Alise. A special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day public performance will take place at 10:30am on January 21 at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N Clark Street in Chicago. The kickoff event also includes a post-show community discussion. The event is free and open to the public, and audience members will also receive free museum admission for the remainder of the day.

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 2:30 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Tuesday January 22, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/20/2019 - 11:00
End: 01/26/2019 - 11:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. What is the most common first name for Indiana governors? a/ Joseph b/ James c/ Samuel d/ Thomas e/ Henry
2. What Indiana city is home to a goldfish farm?
3. What is the third largest city in Indiana?
Answers Below

Start: 6:00 pm
Start: 01/22/2019 - 18:00
End: 01/24/2019 - 18:59

The Indiana Arborist Association (IAA) Annual Conference, three days of Urban Forestry and Arboricultural information, to be held at the Indianapolis Marriott East, is quickly approaching. The DNR Community and Urban Forestry (CUF) program is the Educational Sponsor for 2019.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) School of Education and Counseling hosts the first screening in Northwest Indiana of No Small Matter, a documentary film exploring the value of high quality early learning as a key driver of economic development.

Wednesday January 23, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/20/2019 - 11:00
End: 01/26/2019 - 11:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. What is the most common first name for Indiana governors? a/ Joseph b/ James c/ Samuel d/ Thomas e/ Henry
2. What Indiana city is home to a goldfish farm?
3. What is the third largest city in Indiana?
Answers Below

(all day)
Start: 01/22/2019 - 18:00
End: 01/24/2019 - 18:59

The Indiana Arborist Association (IAA) Annual Conference, three days of Urban Forestry and Arboricultural information, to be held at the Indianapolis Marriott East, is quickly approaching. The DNR Community and Urban Forestry (CUF) program is the Educational Sponsor for 2019.

Start: 10:30 am
End: 11:00 am

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 12:15 pm
End: 1:00 pm

Join us January 23 as we welcome Henry Kramer (piano) performing the music of Claude Debussy & Franz Schubert.

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

In accordance with IC 4-22-2-26(d), the public hearing held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, was recessed, and shall be reconvened on January 23, 2019, at 1:00pm at the Indiana Government Center South, 402 West Washington Street, Conference Center Room B, Indianapolis, Indiana, the Indiana Department of Transportation will reconvene its public hearing on the proposed rule amending 105 IAC 7-1 and 105 IAC 7-2, repealing 105 IAC 7-3 and adding 105 IAC 7-4 , as announced at the January 9, 2019, public hearing.

Start: 2:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

On Wednesday, January 23rd at 6pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran School (8601 Harrison Avenue) All children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 and their parents are invited to walk the red carpet at St. Paul’s Lutheran School.

Thursday January 24, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/20/2019 - 11:00
End: 01/26/2019 - 11:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. What is the most common first name for Indiana governors? a/ Joseph b/ James c/ Samuel d/ Thomas e/ Henry
2. What Indiana city is home to a goldfish farm?
3. What is the third largest city in Indiana?
Answers Below

End: 6:59 pm
Start: 01/22/2019 - 18:00
End: 01/24/2019 - 18:59

The Indiana Arborist Association (IAA) Annual Conference, three days of Urban Forestry and Arboricultural information, to be held at the Indianapolis Marriott East, is quickly approaching. The DNR Community and Urban Forestry (CUF) program is the Educational Sponsor for 2019.

Start: 12:00 pm
Start: 01/24/2019 - 12:00
End: 01/27/2019 - 17:00

Cast a line out to the Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, taking place at the Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, this January 24-27 and reel in the best deals and seminars of the year. Featuring more than 100 travel-related exhibitors and a seminar lineup featuring the most the elite anglers in the industry, the Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo welcomes guests old and new to learn, see, shop and enjoy. From stocking up on the latest gear from major tackle manufacturers, to buying a new fishing boat or even booking a trip, the Expo is the ultimate one-stop outdoors experience.

Start: 12:00 pm
Start: 01/24/2019 - 12:00
End: 01/27/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo returns to the Chicagoland area, Jan. 24 – 27. The annual show is a one-stop shop for fishing enthusiasts, families and outdoor adventurers looking for the best deals on fishing gear, boats, kayaks and dozens of travel destinations. Plus, the Show offers hands-on education from some of the best anglers in the world.

Start: 1:30 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Understanding the immigrant experience is ever-relevant in today’s society. To kick off the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s upcoming “Chicago Immigrant Stories” series, The National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St., is honored to participate by hosting the first of many workshops on January 24 at 6:30 p.m. Aiming to highlight the unique perspectives immigrants in the Greek community have to share, the workshop will be led by Greek saxophonist and composer Athanasios Zervas. Might you be interested in covering this timely cultural crossover? All workshops and performances in the “Chicago Immigrant Stories” series are completely free and open to the general public. For event details, please visit: www.chijazzphil.org

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

The Munster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting Featuring an Active Shooter Awareness Presentation will be held on Thursday, January 24th at 7pm at the Munster Town Hall.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Paul Henry's Thursday Jam Night, January 24th and 31st. $5 cover. $2 off if you perform or bring a contribution to the Potluck table, jam starts at 7PM.

Friday January 25, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

(all day)
Start: 01/20/2019 - 11:00
End: 01/26/2019 - 11:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. What is the most common first name for Indiana governors? a/ Joseph b/ James c/ Samuel d/ Thomas e/ Henry
2. What Indiana city is home to a goldfish farm?
3. What is the third largest city in Indiana?
Answers Below

(all day)
Start: 01/24/2019 - 12:00
End: 01/27/2019 - 17:00

Cast a line out to the Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, taking place at the Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, this January 24-27 and reel in the best deals and seminars of the year. Featuring more than 100 travel-related exhibitors and a seminar lineup featuring the most the elite anglers in the industry, the Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo welcomes guests old and new to learn, see, shop and enjoy. From stocking up on the latest gear from major tackle manufacturers, to buying a new fishing boat or even booking a trip, the Expo is the ultimate one-stop outdoors experience.

(all day)
Start: 01/24/2019 - 12:00
End: 01/27/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo returns to the Chicagoland area, Jan. 24 – 27. The annual show is a one-stop shop for fishing enthusiasts, families and outdoor adventurers looking for the best deals on fishing gear, boats, kayaks and dozens of travel destinations. Plus, the Show offers hands-on education from some of the best anglers in the world.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Support a "Buona" Cause - Munster High School Booster Club - AT BUONA - THE ORIGINAL ITALIAN BEEF (Located at 324 US 41 in Schererville) On Friday, January 25th

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 11:30 pm

In 1996, the Olympics were held in Atlanta, the Chicago Bulls won a championship, Jay-Z and The Backstreet Boys released their first albums and Pokémon was launched. With an ode to the hallmark year, Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield, is hosting the biggest 90s party in town, Party Like It’s 1996, in collaboration with The Chill Foundation and Burton Snowboards on Friday, January 25 from 6:30 – 11:30 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to throw it way back with 90s teen heartthrob Aaron Carter with all proceeds supporting The Chill Foundation in its efforts to inspire youth to overcome challenges through board sports.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

“THE WHEREHOUSE” for Middle School Aged Students - Friday, Jan. 25th from 7pm-9pm at Fairmeadow Church (1601 Fran-Lin Parkway) “The Wherehouse” is a safe and fun place for middle school aged students.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s current and highly successful world premiere of La Ruta by Isaac Gomez received a workshop and public reading at Steppenwolf as part of the theatre’s new play development initiative, SCOUT, in conjunction with Steppenwolf’s multi-genre series, LookOut. Following the success of this development process, SCOUT and LookOut are pleased to present A Reading of Bald Sisters by Vichet Chum on Friday, January 25 at 7pm in the 1700 Theatre (1700 N Halsted).

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

MEF's one big annual fundraiser is on January 25 from 7 until 10 p.m., right here in Munster at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets can now be purchased online or directly from any board member. The tailgate themed event is a casual evening with beer tasting, tailgate buffet, silent auction, music, and raffles. This is an adults only event. Wear your favorite team or school attire!

Saturday January 26, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

End: 11:59 am
Start: 01/20/2019 - 11:00
End: 01/26/2019 - 11:59

Indiana Quick Quiz
1. What is the most common first name for Indiana governors? a/ Joseph b/ James c/ Samuel d/ Thomas e/ Henry
2. What Indiana city is home to a goldfish farm?
3. What is the third largest city in Indiana?
Answers Below

(all day)
Start: 01/24/2019 - 12:00
End: 01/27/2019 - 17:00

Cast a line out to the Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, taking place at the Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, this January 24-27 and reel in the best deals and seminars of the year. Featuring more than 100 travel-related exhibitors and a seminar lineup featuring the most the elite anglers in the industry, the Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo welcomes guests old and new to learn, see, shop and enjoy. From stocking up on the latest gear from major tackle manufacturers, to buying a new fishing boat or even booking a trip, the Expo is the ultimate one-stop outdoors experience.

(all day)
Start: 01/24/2019 - 12:00
End: 01/27/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo returns to the Chicagoland area, Jan. 24 – 27. The annual show is a one-stop shop for fishing enthusiasts, families and outdoor adventurers looking for the best deals on fishing gear, boats, kayaks and dozens of travel destinations. Plus, the Show offers hands-on education from some of the best anglers in the world.

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Munster Parks & Recreation present a WINTER WONDERLAND Saturday, January 26th from 1pm-5pm at the Centennial Park Clubhouse.

Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Elana Elyce portrays Tonika Lewis Johnson in Folded Map, a world premiere live stage adaptation about the Chicago Magazine 2017 “Chicagoan of the Year,” her journey as an artist and activist, and the stories of her first Folded Map Project “twins” - residents from North Side communities like Rogers Park and their geographic counterparts in Englewood.

New show added! Saturday, January 26 at 4 p.m. Tickets go on sale TODAY, Tuesday, January 22 at noon. Tickets to the newly added Folded Map performance are $25; $10 for students, artists, educators and seniors. Purchase online at www.collaboraction.org or call (312) 226-9633

Performances on Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 26 at 7 p.m. are SOLD OUT. Please email boxoffice@collaboraction.org to be added to a wait list.

Sunday January 27, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

End: 5:00 pm
Start: 01/24/2019 - 12:00
End: 01/27/2019 - 17:00

Cast a line out to the Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, taking place at the Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, this January 24-27 and reel in the best deals and seminars of the year. Featuring more than 100 travel-related exhibitors and a seminar lineup featuring the most the elite anglers in the industry, the Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo welcomes guests old and new to learn, see, shop and enjoy. From stocking up on the latest gear from major tackle manufacturers, to buying a new fishing boat or even booking a trip, the Expo is the ultimate one-stop outdoors experience.

End: 5:00 pm
Start: 01/24/2019 - 12:00
End: 01/27/2019 - 17:00

The 2019 Progressive Insurance Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo returns to the Chicagoland area, Jan. 24 – 27. The annual show is a one-stop shop for fishing enthusiasts, families and outdoor adventurers looking for the best deals on fishing gear, boats, kayaks and dozens of travel destinations. Plus, the Show offers hands-on education from some of the best anglers in the world.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

St. Thomas More School will hold an OPEN HOUSE on Sunday, Jan. 27th from 9am-12pm OR Tuesday, Feb. 19th from 6pm-8pm

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 1PM, Rumba de la Region, a drum ensemble led by Ed Brann that explores Afro/Cuban rhythms in a lively 3 hour interactive session. Cuban Rumba is a drum ensemble style of music, created by multiple drummers playing individual rhythms, in a conversational arrangement. Join us in exploring these beautiful rhythms, and learn how to talk with one another, through the drum. Appropriate instrumentation will be provided. Experience is not necessary, but is welcome. $5 fee.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra presents Trumpet Glory: German Baroque Masters at the Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, Elmhurst, on Sunday, January 27th at 3:00 PM.

Monday January 28, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

Start: 10:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 11:30 am
End: 12:30 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

The AA Arts Incubator Program of Asian Improv Arts Midwest (AIRMW) is proud to announce that its historic series, "Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings," begins its second year Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N Lincoln Ave. from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for general admission seating and may be reserved online at OurPerspective.eventbrite.com. Seating is limited. For any additional information about the event, go to Our-Perspective.com or call 773.972.6745.

Start: 7:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

The Jeff Awards meeting on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Greenhouse Theatre will include a panel discussion on Latinx Theatre. Latinx Theater groups have been forming across the country in the past 10 years. These groups are dedicated to education, advocacy and community amongst Latinx performers. In Chicago, one of the most visible of these groups is ALTA (The Alliance of Latinx Theater Artists of Chicago).

Tuesday January 29, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) School of Education and Counseling hosts the first screening in Northwest Indiana of No Small Matter, a documentary film exploring the value of high quality early learning as a key driver of economic development.

Wednesday January 30, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

Start: 8:30 am
End: 10:00 am

Get Ready to Raise Your Company's Leadership Lid! Play the John Maxwell Leadership Game on Wednesday, January 30th 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM CST at the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, 162 W Lincolnway, Valparaiso.

Start: 12:15 pm
End: 1:00 pm

Join us January 30 as we welcome the Argus Quartet performing the music of Claude Debussy & Christoper Theofanidis.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Visit the Munster Public Library for a special event!

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30TH, 7PM, Paul Henry's Jazz Showcase with an assembled group of accomplished local musicians which includes Johnny Alto, Nicholas Gerasimos Kazonis, Kris Lohn, Andy Sutton and Joe Marcinek.
Come see this great group of musicians at their 3rd monthly Paul Henry's night! $10 cover.

Thursday January 31, 2019
(all day)
Start: 01/13/2019 - 11:00
End: 02/09/2019 - 11:59

NIRPC to hold public comment period on the Transportation Conformity Determination report for La Porte County, Amendment #7 to the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan Update Companion, and Amendment #20 to the FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Paul Henry's Thursday Jam Night, January 31st. $5 cover. $2 off if you perform or bring a contribution to the Potluck table, jam starts at 7PM.

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