For the first weekend of June in Northwest Indiana, you can have fun at a triathlon, attend a Harley-Davidson Cruise Night, have fun outdoors, and more! Be sure to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events!
Watch or participate in Leon’s Triathlon at Wolf Lake in Hammond
A one-size-fits-all event, Leon’s Triathlon consists of the usual swimming, biking, and running with two race formats: sprint and Olympic. Individuals of all experiences, abilities, and interests can be a participant or spectator in this weekend’s event.
Ride your Harley bike over to the Harley-Davidson Southpoint US Cruise Night
The event will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and no cars are allowed into the lot before 5 p.m. Learn more here.
View the Lost and Looking Exhibit at Lubeznik Center for the Arts
This free exhibit began its showcase at the end of January this year and will be completing its showing this weekend on June 5. The artists represented in this exhibit have incredible talent that you won’t want to miss! Find more information on Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ website here.
Enjoy a free day of fun at Hessville Park with the City of Hammond
This event takes place at Hessville Park from 12:00pm – 3:00pm. Kid’s will be able to run through the water feature, dance to DJ music including kid’s Zumba, join in on a bicycle rodeo (obstacle course), play games and more! Find more details here.
Take an intermediate level Cricut® class with the City of La Porte
Bring your machine for this hands-on experience and expand upon your knowledge and abilities to create a custom garden flag. Cricut® Courses are instructed by Parties on the Gogh owner Kristy Chadderdon. Find more details on the event here.
Join the City of Portage for their Summer Flashback movies series
Every Friday in June or July after the Market on the Square. Movies start at dusk. Each week we'll share a family-friendly film, so bring your chair or blanket, and your friends. Admission is FREE. Find more information here.
Catch a movie at the 49er Drive-In Theatre and support National Cancer Survivors Day
The hospitals of the Community Healthcare System and the Cancer Resource Centre are taking their local celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day on the road, June 6, to the 49’er Drive-In Theatre. Cancer Survivors Day® is a national celebration of life for those who have survived cancer, the newly diagnosed who are on their journey of survivorship and loved ones who support individuals diagnosed with cancer. Find more info here.
Celebrate 20 years of Arts in the Park with the City of La Porte
The city will be celebrating 20 years of Arts in the Park, celebrating the completion of our new amphitheater expansion project which will be dedicated as the Wolf Plaza, hosting a reunion of the Dr Groovy & the Soul Surgeons band during the celebration hour at 6 p.m., followed by a concert with Billy-Elton, a Billy Joel/Elton John tribute band at 7 p.m.. Find more details on its website here.
Enjoy a meal with a view of the beach and Lake Michigan at Sunset Grille
Not only does Sunset Grille in Michigan City offers delicious food, but the restaurant is also located on the beach and has a rooftop seating area that allows you to sit back and enjoy your meal with a beautiful view. Head to the restaurant’s Facebook page here to see the latest menu.
Run into the summer with the kid’s run club
Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond introduce the coolest club for kids this summer, the Kid’s Run Club. All kids ages 6-12 are invited to register for this program taking place on Thursday’s from June 3rd to July 8th at Martin Luther King Park (Highland St. and Tapper Ave. next to City Hall). More details on the event specifics can be found here.