It’s no April fools, the first 10 Fun Things list of this lovely spring month is here! Get in on the fun with the changing of seasons with a round of golf, some quality theatre entertainment, supporting your local schools, and much, much more!
Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things to do here, and be sure to add a few to your calendar.
Play a round of golf at Briar Leaf Golf Club
Spring is here, and with the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to hit the green at this beautiful La Porte golf course! Set up your tee time for your 18 holes here.
Check out the opening night of “Doing Durang” at Chicago Street Theatre
Consisting of 12 short plays, “Doing Durang” is written by one of the most prolific modern playwrights, Christopher Durang, and features a cast of 12 playing multiple roles. Opening night is Friday, April 1 at 8 p.m., with following shows on Saturday April 2 at 8 p.m., and Sunday April 3 at 2:30 p.m. Get your tickets for this theatrical mixtape here.
Get your rhyme on at Lubeznik Center for the Art’s annual first Friday poetry slam
After a three year hiatus, Lubeznik is bringing back its annual First Friday Poetry Slam on Friday, April 1 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free, so be sure to stop on by for some creative and friendly competition. Find out more info about this event here.
Shop for spring at Goodwill for the 50% off Saturday
In need of a new spring wardrobe or home decor? Then you’re in luck, because Goodwill is having a 50% off sale this Saturday, April 2! Learn more about this sale and others happening throughout the year here, and get ready to shop til you drop!
Expand your tax knowledge with help from the Legacy Foundation
With tax season upon us, it’s always a good thing to brush up on your skills and even learn something new, courtesy of the Legacy Foundation. Check out their video here to find out more!
Listen to the latest All About the Girls podcast with April’s guest, Ellen Kapitan
We’re rolling into a new All About the Girls podcast with League President of the South Shore Roller Derby, Ellen Kapitan. Listen to the episode on Spotify here to learn more about Kapitan’s life story!
Sign up for an adult softball league with Valpo Parks
Looking to practice a sport you love, getting outside, and meeting some new people? If that sounds like you, step up to the plate and sign up for an adult softball league with Valpo Parks here!
Get some spring cleaning done and donate to the Bonner Senior Center, Goodwill, New Creation Resale or another local cause
The two best feelings in the world are most likely right after deep cleaning your house and giving back to others. Luckily, it’s possible to do both when you donate the items you no longer need after spring cleaning. Find out where to donate your gently used items in the Region here.
Shop local craft vendors at the Annual Cherokee Bazaar benefitting Morgan Township Schools
On Saturday, April 2, be sure to stop by Morgan Township High School for a craft vendor show and a band luncheon! There’s raffles, food, live music, shopping, and more, and you can join in on the fun here to support the school system.
Hunt for history in downtown Valpo
The Porter County Museum has teamed up with the Valparaiso branch of the Porter County Library for a free, self-guided, historical, and architecture-focused scavenger hunt that will take you throughout downtown Valparaiso. Your first clue is to click the link here to see how to get involved!