Updated: December 4, 2012 6:03AM
Open house at Porter Hospital: An open house for the new Center for Cardiovascular Medicine at Porter Regional Hospital from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3, at 85 E. U.S. 6, at the west side of the hospital with a private entrance and parking. For more information, call 983-5188 or visit www.porterhealth.com.
Art exhibit: An exhibit of works by members of the Northern Indiana Pastel Society opens Saturday, Nov. 3, and runs through December at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th St. A reception for the show is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the center. The center is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. weekends. For more information, call 926-4711.
Rose Ceremony: Families are invited to join Community Healthcare System staff members and Gift of Hope representatives for the annual Rose Ceremony to honor organ and tissue donors. The event begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road. For more information call 852-6411 or 838-6862, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Genealogy meeting: The genealogy group meets from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Kennedy Branch of the Gary Public Library, 3953 Broadway. Call 887-8112.