Updated: November 9, 2012 6:26PM
National Recycle Day: Discover the major reasons to reduce, reuse and recycle from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Brunswick Branch of the Gary Public Library, 4030 W. 5th Ave. All ages are welcome. For more information, call the library at 944-9402.
Basketball season tipoff: The Gary Community School Corp. Athletic Department’s annual basketball season tipoff is Saturday, Nov. 17, at the West Side Leadership Academy, 900 W. Gerry St. Elementary, middle and high school teams will compete at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5. Tickets are $6 at the door. Call District Athletic Director Earl Smith at 881-5442 for more information.
219 Steppers event: The 219 Steppers seventh year anniversary Sagittarius-Capricorn affair, “Steppin’ in Jeans & Bling,” starts at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway. The event features steppin’, line dancing, bid whist, raffles and music by DJ Lavelle C. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 742-2957, 682-7057, 677-5622, 433-8558 or 746-6969. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Genesis Center Box Office.