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Things To Do for Nov. 8, 2013

Buddy (left) Tiny from PBS TV show 'Dinosaur Train' will be part 'Dinosaur Train' — Live! Nov. 10 Star PlazTheatre

Buddy (left) and Tiny from the PBS TV show "Dinosaur Train" will be part of "Dinosaur Train" — Live! on Nov. 10 at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville. | Photo copyright by the Jim Henson Co.

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Updated: December 9, 2013 9:12AM



Here is a look at things to do.

Suggestions include Dinosaur Train — Live! at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.

A NOVEMBER NIGHT OF EDGAR ALLAN POE

Coffee, hot cider, hot chocolate and dessert by candlelight while listening to “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Raven” and “The Masque of the Red Death” read by British actor Basil Rathbone, known for his 1920s-’60s theater and movie career including his role as Sherlock Holmes

Details: 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, 450 W. 100 N, Valparaiso
Cost, $5, but a minimum of 20 adults need to be registered by Nov. 8 for this event to take place
(219) 462-0025,
taltree.org

‘DINOSAUR TRAIN’ — LIVE!

An interactive, multimedia experience for the whole family, with characters including Buddy, Tiny, King and Don from the PBS TV show “Dinosaur Train” taking a trip through the Mesozoic age, a time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth and rode in trains

Details: 1 and 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville
Tickets, $20 or $30
(800) 745-3000 or
starplazatheatre.com

MUSIC AND DANCING WITH GRETA POPE

Entertainment, dancing, appetizers and a cash bar

Details: 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at Temple Israel Social Hall, 601 N. Montgomery St., Gary
Cost, $25 at the door or reservations can be made by mailing a check payable to Temple Israel, 601 N. Montgomery St., Gary, IN 46403
(219) 938-5232



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