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Things to Do for Jan. 17, 2014

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Updated: January 17, 2014 6:33AM



Here is a look at things to do.

Suggestions include the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast in Gary.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST

Sponsored by the Gary Frontiers Service Club, the annual event features 2014 marcher nominees Bishop Dale L. Cudjoe, Master Alex Dunlap, Judge Calvin Hawkins, Stephen Mayes, Dr. Deborah L. McCullough and Sadie R. Newby-Ethridge

Details: 8 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway, Gary
Cost, $25
(219) 712-1494

VALPARAISO OLDTIME DANCE SOCIETY

Contras, squares and other dances with added instruction for improving dancers

Paul Collins is the guest caller, and Hoosier Recruits provides live music

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and new dancers are encouraged to arrive before the dance starts at 7 p.m. to take advatage of the beginning dance instructions

No costume, partner or experience is necessary, but comfortable layered clothing and carry-in, clean-soled, non-scuffing shoes are recommended

Participants should bring water for hydration

There is no smoking or alcohol

Details: 8-10 p.m. Jan. 18 at the old Valparaiso Technical Institute building, 1150 W. Lincolnway, Valparaiso
Cost, $5 per person, $15 per family or free with college student identification
Peter Martin at
(219) 464-0846 or valpodance@gmail.com or chicagobarndance.com/valpo

ARISE YOUTH

Singing, dancing, spoken word, comedy, drawing, photography, etc.

Details: 6 p.m. mixer and 7 p.m. show on the third Friday of the month at the Grant Theatre, 3850 Grant St., Gary
Dara Jackson, (219)
222-4910

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Arise and 444 Grill present this free event, which is open to all ages

Details: 7-9 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month at 444 Grill, 444 S. Lake St., Gary
(219) 939-0444 or openmic44@gmail.com



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