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Weekend To Do list, March 1

Ranger Bill Smith talks about process making maple syrup during program IndianDunes National Lakeshore's Chellberg Farm. | Provided photo

Ranger Bill Smith talks about the process of making maple syrup during a program at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Chellberg Farm. | Provided photo

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Updated: April 2, 2013 6:03AM



‘Postcards’ exhibit

“Postcards from My 621/2-Year Vacation,” an exhibit of artwork and illustrations by Mitch Markovitz, known for his South Shore Line poster series, is on display at the Indiana Welcome Center, Kennedy Avenue, Hammond.

Display runs through March 22Details: www.southshorecva.com

Photos on display

“Latinas’ Fifteenth: Photographs by Tom Hocker” is on display at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 1Details: Admission is free

Lunchtime cabaret

Due to construction at Memorial Opera House,
the lunchtime cabaret
“Be My Valentine: Love Duets” scheduled for Feb. 13 has been rescheduled to March 6.

1 p.m. March 6, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso

Details: Feb. 13 tickets honored; tickets available at 548-9137

Maple Syrup Time

Maple Syrup Time weekday field trips begin March 5 at Deep River County Park, with the experience adjusted to fit the needs of first-grade students through adults.

9:30-11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 5-7 and March 12-14Details: $2 per person; $20 deposit for group reservations; 769-7275 for reservations

John Dillinger

Explore the life and times of John Dillinger and his gang at the Indiana Welcome Center, Kennedy Avenue, Hammond. Entry to the museum will be free. Sheriff’s deputies from Lake and Porter counties will have tommy guns on display and answer questions about the criminal justice field.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 2
Details: www.southshorecva.com

‘FDR’

Ed Asner stars in “FDR,” a one-man show at the Pavilion at Marquette Park, 1 N. Grand Blvd., Gary; sponsored by the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District and Mas Media 7. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door.

7 p.m. March 12
Details: www.Eventbrite.com or Ayers Realty, 646 S. Lake St., 938-1188

Music celebration

Tune up your vocal cords for a sing-along with Save the Tunes Council for a monthly celebration of traditional American music at
the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center, 1215 N. Indiana 49.

7:30-9 p.m. March 15
Details: 395-1882 or www.nps.gov/indu.

Home trends

Get information on home improvement, remodeling and home purchasing at the Home Builders Assocation of Northwest Indiana’s Home & Lifestyle Show at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 Division St., Valparaiso.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 8, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. March 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 10
Details: www.homeandlifestyleshows.com

B.B. King

Blues legend B.B. King performs at Four Winds Casino’s Silver Creek Event Center, New Buffalo, Mich.

8 p.m. CST April 6
Details: Ticket prices start at $40; www.ticketmaster.com or (800)745-3000

Ponds, gardens

The 12th annual Pond Expo featuring exhibits on gardens, ponds, patios and educational seminars to inspire and educate outdoor enthusiasts takes place in the Industrial Arts Building at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.

6-9 p.m. April 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27 and 28
Details: $20 admission on April 26 benefits the American Cancer Society; $5 admission on April 27 and 28, free for children under 15; www.illianagardenpond.org or contact the Kathy Bartley at 789-6207.



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