Get up and go!
October 18, 2012 2:32PM
Updated: October 18, 2012 2:32PM
Parents workshops: The Gary Community School Corp. will conduct a series of workshops for parents of children with special needs. The first runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Marquette Elementary School, 6401 Hemlock Ave. The topic is “Frequently-asked Questions in Disabilities.” Call 881-5481.
Dinner-theater: The Gary Literacy Coalition Inc., a Methodist Hospital partnership, presents the play “Book Thief” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Genesis Convention Center, One Genesis Plaza. It is written by Ben Clement and directed by Mark Spencer. For admission information, call Era Twyman at 885-2229.
Fashion show and dinner: The Sigma Phi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. presents the “Real Men Wear Pink” fashion show and dinner Sunday, Oct. 21. Doors open at 3 p.m. at Avalon Manor Banquet Center, 3550 E. U.S. 30. Cost is $40; call 668-8224 or 805-3342.
Historical Society meeting: The Merrillville-Ross Township Historical Society meets at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at 13 W. 73rd Ave. Call 663-2594 or visit www.merrillvillehistory.org.