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AN EVENING OUT

Ladies’ Night Out: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, Centennial Park Banquet Facilities, 1005 S. Centennial Drive, Munster, in honor of Breast Cancer Month and in support of the 2013 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in Chicago, $10 donation

Purdue Varsity Glee Club and Purduettes: 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, Crown Point High School auditorium, 1500 S. Main St., $15 adults, $12 senior citizens and students, 663-4885, Ext. 11000

Cedar Lake Sons of the American Legion Fish Fry with Ribs: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 13050 Washington St., ribs $10 half slab or $15 full slab, call 374-9815 to place an order

Hard Hats and Jazz: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, St. Elijah Hall, 8700 Taft St., Merrillville, proceeds to support renovation of the Classical Arts Center, 755-4444

Crown Point Lions casino night: 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Oct. 20, 4H building, Lake County Fairgrounds, Crown Point, $15 includes food, beer and wine, 21 and over, tickets at the door or by calling Kevin Knaga at 663-2500 or Ron Gang at 663-7861

Old-time Dance: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, American Legion Hall, 4 W. Monroe St., Valparaiso, doors open at 6:30 p.m., music by the Hoosier Recruits, $5 per person, $15 per family, admission is free with college student ID, 464-0846

Flute and harpsichord concert with Patrick Dillery: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, Valparaiso Center for the Arts, Duesenberg Recital Hall, $25 adults, $15 students and senior citizens, visit www.patrickandfriends.com

St. Anthony Home and Hospice Annual Dinner-Dance: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, Avalon Manor Banquet Center, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart, with live entertainment and more, $80 per person, $150 per couple, 661-5105

LOCOS of Comedy: doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, Merrillville, $35 at the door, proceeds to the International Community Alliance, 794-4006

Romantic Murder-Mystery Dinner: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, Jewish Federation Community Building, 585 Progress Ave., Munster, $25 per person in advance, call 922-4024

Carnivale Mascarada: 6 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, Merrillville, sponsored by Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce, $75 per person until Nov. 9, $85 per person thereafter, 769-8180

CRITTERS

Howlathon Adoptathon: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Albanese Candy Factory, 5441 E. U.S. 30, Merrillville, sponsored by Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, 938-3339

FAMILY FUN

Oktoberfest: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Spirit of God Fellowship East, 1010 Roosevelt St., Gary, 736-7394

Movie screening: “Why in the Road” was filmed in Porter County and elsewhere in Indiana, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso, doors open at 1:30 p.m., tickets $9, 548-9137

FIND A BARGAIN

Book sale: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, and Friday, Oct. 19; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, National Guard Armory, 1502 Linwood Ave., Valparaiso

Book sale: 4 to 8 p.m. preview sale Friday, Oct. 19, Thomas Branch of the Westchester Public Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton, admission to preview sale is $5; public sale is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Oct. 21, no scanners allowed, all items for $3 a bag, 926-7696

Fall Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Koinonia Baptist Church, 510 W. 13th Ave., Gary, with clothing, hats, household items, food, and more, 882-8118

Church bazaar: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Faith Tabernacle Deliverance Center, 400 E. 35th Ave., Gary, with baked goods, clothing and household items, 883-4094

Interwoven Expressions exhibit and sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Aberdeen Manor Ballroom, 216 Ballantrae, Valparaiso, www.interwovenexpresssions.com, 762-7748

Anthropology Club $1 Book Sale: 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily Monday Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 25, Indiana University Northwest, 980-6607

FOOD

Brats and bulbs sale: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, Marquette Park Aquatorium, 6918 Oak Ave., Gary, sponsored by Miller Garden Club

Country breakfast: 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Salem United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 756 W. County Road 350S, Porter Township, $7 adults, $5 ages 5-12, ages 4 and younger eat for free, 988-4700

All-you-can-eat fish fry: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Bonner Senior Center, 5800 Lexington Ave., Portage, $9 per person

Ham-and-bean supper: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Trinity United Methodist Church, 3561 Randolph St., Hobart, 962-1353

All-you-can-eat soup supper: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, Indian Trail Grange Hall, 109 E. 181st Ave., Lowell, $8 adults, $4 age 6 to 12

GAMES AND PRIZES

Casino night: 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 20, Lake County Fairgrounds, 4H Building, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point, $15 per ticket, 577-6575

GET MOVING

10th annual Hope’s Harvest 5K Walk-Run: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point, registration is $25 for walkers and runners; $10 for virtual participants, 980-1720 or visit www.nwifoodbank5k.org

TAKE A TRIP

Gold Strike Casino, Tunica, Miss.: depart Saturday, Oct. 20; return Wednesday, Oct. 24, Village Shopping Center, Gary, $300 per person based on double occupancy includes hotel and transportation, 949-5914



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