10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana, May 17th – 19th, 2019

10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana, May 17th – 19th, 2019
By: Kole Rushmore Last Updated: May 14, 2019

Color outside the lines in more ways than one with our 10 fun things weekend guide!

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May 17th - 2019 Color Run

Wheeler High School - Valparaiso, IN

Registration includes race, shirt and container of color. You must register by May 3 to guarantee a t-shirt.

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May 18th - Gardening With Wildlife

Humane Indiana Widlife - Valparaiso, IN

Join our education staff and ambassador animals for an conversation on how to coexist with wildlife while maintaining a garden. Our native ambassadors are all animals seen around our homes, whether in a urban setting or not. Each one has a role to play and there is always a way to coexist peacefully.

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May 18th - Junior Wildland Firefighter Program

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore- West Beach - Portage, IN

Meet the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's fire crew and learn about their jobs and equipment at several national lakeshore locations.

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May 18th - A Better Comedy Show Presents... Mitchell Potts & Sarah Perry!

Shenanigans - Portage, IN

About Mitchell:Using a combination of self-deprecating humor and clever one-liners, Mitchell has charmed audiences across the Midwest. He has been a featured performer at numerous comedy festivals and has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy, including Nikki Glaser, Kyle Kinane, Mike Birbiglia, and John Mulaney.

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May 19th - Pokemon Go Community Day

Michigan City Public Library - Michigan City, IN

Celebrate Pokemon Go Community Day at the library every month. The library gym will have a lure placed on it by staff, and there will be Pokemon- themed giveaways while supplies last! The featured Pokemon will be Torchic. Call Jonathan at 219-873-3045 for more information.

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May 17th - Nelson's Port a Pit Chicken Fundraiser

La Porte Park and Recreation Department - La Porte, IN

Help support the La Porte Park and Recreation Department's Youth Sports Programs by attending the Nelson's Port a Pit Chicken and Pit-Tatoes sale!  The sale will take place at the Park and Recreation Department, 250 Pine Lake Avenue.  Limited amount of chicken available for non-presold customers.

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May 18th - Trash or Treasure Neighborhood Garage Sale

Hobart Events - Hobart, IN

One persons trash is another's treasure!  We are thinking Spring here at Hobart Events.  Clean out those closets and start getting things ready for the Trash or Treasure Neighborhood Garage Sale.

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May 18th - Second Annual Region Games

Thomas Centennial Park - Chesterton, IN

Lace up those tennis shoes for a field day with a purpose. Join the region's young professionals for a day of fun, complete with games such as; Tug-O-War, Relay Games, Trivia, yard games and a non-profit fair! If you work up an appetite, and we are sure you will, food and drinks will be available to purchase.

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May 18th - Voyageur Rendezvous

Lake County Parks & Recreation - Crown Point, IN

Come see how 18th Century Fur-Traders would have lived and traded at the popular Voyageur Rendezvous reenactment. Visit with the traders and their children the Saturday and Sunday May 18th and 19th at Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park from 10-4. With food, games, shopping, and more there is plenty to do for the whole family.

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May 18th - Whiting's 2019 Farmers Market

Whiting City Hall - Whiting, IN

Beginning May 4th, join us for Whiting's 2019 Farmers Markets taking place every Saturday in front of Whiting City Hall - 1443 119th Street, Whiting, IN - in Downtown Whiting!
Farmers Market is set up from 8am-2pm - RAIN OR SHINE - offering all of your fresh veggies, fruits, cheese, flowers, and much more! Items vary by season.

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