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Things to Do for Feb. 21, 2014

The Masquerade Mardi Gras Scholarship Fundraiser is set for Feb. 21 Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago.  |  File

The Masquerade Mardi Gras Scholarship Fundraiser is set for Feb. 21 at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. | File photo

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Updated: March 22, 2014 6:02AM



Here is a look at things to do.

Suggestions include the Masquerade Mardi Gras Scholarship Fundraiser at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago.

MASQUERADE MARDI GRAS SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

This annual I Too Sing America Organization of NWI Inc.’s event includes disc jockey Donald Jammin-d Hall, dancing, live entertainment, vendors, a mask contest, Cajun cuisine and New Orleans-theme activities

Details: 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago’s Discovery Ballroom, 777 Ameristar Blvd.
Cost, $40
(219) 397-3734

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

LEAP INTO THE ARTS

A South Shore Dance Alliance, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra’s Youth Orchestra and Southlake Children’s Choir fundraiser gala

Details: 6:30-10 p.m. Feb. 21 at Halls of St. George, 905 Joliet St., Schererville
Cost, $50
leapintothearts2014.org

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

‘LOOK WHAT’S UP’

Exhibiting artists include Ken Zaborski, a painter and sculptor from Chesterton; Rita Berg, a painter and sculptor from St. John; Kathy Los-Rathburn, a painter from Griffith; Michiko Boorman, a painter from Indianapolis; and Sally Hooker, a painter from Munster

Most work on display is for sale

Details: Through February at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th St., with a closing reception from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 23
(219) 926-4711 or
chestertonart.com



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