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Things To Do for June 14, 2013

Barbecue ribs will be menu Father's Day Feast set for June 16 Genesis ConventiCenter Gary.

Barbecue ribs will be on the menu at the Father's Day Feast set for June 16 at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary.

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Updated: July 15, 2013 2:08PM



Here’s a look at things to do.

Suggestions include a Father’s Day Feast at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary.

MAYORS AGAINST ILLEGAL GUNS BUS TOUR

Rally to show support for gun violence prevention on the six-month anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., shootings

Attendees can greet the bus and hear remarks from speakers

Details: 11 a.m. June 14
Gateway Park, 4th Avenue and Broadway, Gary

BEACH BOOT CAMP

All fitness levels are welcome

Details: 9 a.m. Saturdays beginning June 15
Shelby Street Beach, Gary
cost, $10 per class

LAKE EFFECTS GRAFFITI ART EXPO

Presented by the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District, this pop-up art event will feature public art by graffiti artists; Dyer artist Tom Torluemke in the Gardner Center for the Arts, 540 S. Lake St.; live music; a beer garden and food

Details: noon-8 p.m. June 15
Lake Street, Gary
(219) 951-9393,
millerbeacharts.org

PANCAKE BREAKFAST

The Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary’s annual event

Details: 7-11:30 a.m. June 15
Crown Point fire station
126 N. East St.
cost, $6 for adults, $4 for children and seniors, free for up to age 5
donations for raffle items accepted
(219) 662-1977, (219) 746-4884 or (219) 662-9182

REAL LOVE

An inspirational stage play by Jacqueline Gae and directed by Felicia Stephenson

Details: 6 p.m. (5:30 p.m. doors) June 15
The Glen Theater, 20 W. Ridge Road, Gary
Tickets are available at Beautiful Things, 3570 Village Court, Gary
freewill donations will be accepted at the event and attendees must have a ticket for admission
(219) 779-7073

FATHER’S DAY FEAST

Food, music, raffles and a menu featuring fried chicken, barbecue ribs, Parmesan-crusted fish filet, pepper steak with rice, vegetable medley, seasoned green beans, spaghetti casserole, baked beans, Mexican corn, au gratin potatoes, garden salad with the trimmings, coleslaw, fresh fruit salad, rolls, butter, desserts, iced tea, punch, coffee and water

Details: noon-4 p.m. June 16
Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway, Gary
cost, $19 for adults, $11 for ages 4-12 and free for up to age 3
reservations are recommended
(219) 882-5505 (9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays)

PORTAGE SUMMER MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES

Portage Parks and Recreation, Portage Chamber of Commerce and Portage Live Entertainment present a concert series of Summer Music in the Park, featuring all local talent performing indoors

June 18: Blue Cool Red Hot (band and singer performing retro music and favorites), Sycamore Hall

June 25: Guy Fricano (swing jazz band playing 1930s and ’40s music), Oakwood Grand Hall

July 2: Dave Hutchins, 1950s to contemporary music), Sycamore Hall

July 9: Wolffgang (Hobart High School girls choral group performing favorite tunes, Sycamore Hall

July 16: Island 49 (Jimmy Buffett-style show), Oakwood Grand Hall

July 23: Monterrey (songs from past and present), Sycamore Hall

July 30: Relics (classic 1960s and ’70s rock), Oakwood Grand Hall

Aug. 6: AcoustiCats cq (acoustic, blues and classic rock music), Oakwood Grand Hall

Aug. 13: Summer Symphony (string orchestra), Oakwood Grand Hall

Aug. 20: New Element (Irish, Celtic, folk, rock and bluegrass music), Sycamore Hall

Aug. 27: Larry Spurlock & The Little Big Band (big band music), Sycamore Hall

Details: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Aug. 27
Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road, Portage.
All concerts are free and will be indoors at Sycamore Hall or Oakwood Grand Hall.
(219) 762-5025



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