Get up and go!
June 29, 2012 4:06PM
Fourth of July parade: The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce will host the Fourth of July parade at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 3. The line-up is at 4 at Clay Street and Liverpool Road. For entry forms, call Bob Jonaitis at 962-1700.
Garden walk: The Lowell Garden Club’s 16th annual garden walk will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8. Tickets are $10 and available at Gardens on the Prairie, 3242 W. 169th Ave., Lowell; Leo’s Feed and Garden Center, 13406 Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake, and The Artful Garden, 611 N. Indiana Ave., Crown Point. A garden luncheon will be available both days at Gardens on the Prairie for an additional fee. Visit www.lowellgardenclub.com or call 696-8282.
Holiday event: The Independence Day Festival will run from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, at Hidden Lake Park, 6355 Broadway, with a band, vendors and beer garden. A fireworks show is planned about 9 p.m. Gate fees are $5 per car for Ross Township residents and $8 for nonresidents from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. After 6, it will be $5 per car or minivan, $10 per large van (15 passengers), $15 per RV camper and $25 per bus. No walk-ins, no drop-offs, vehicles only. Call 769-2111.