Updated: December 24, 2012 6:06AM
Let’s play chess: All ages are welcome to play chess from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the Kennedy Branch of the Gary Public Library, 3953 Broadway. Call 887-8112 for more information.
Planetarium shows at ‘Challenger’: The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana, 2300 173rd St., will present planetarium shows on the second Saturday each month, featuring family programs. “Mars’ Curiosity Christmas Mini-mission” will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The cost is $15 per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult. “The Star of Bethlehem Planetarium Show” will run from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The cost is $5 (adults) and $3 (children). “The Holiday Laser Show” will run from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. The cost is $5 (adults) and $3 (children). Call 989-2007 for more information.
Hospice celebration month: AseraCare Hospice of Valparaiso, 332 U.S. 30, will join other hospice care groups nationwide in celebrating National Hospice Month during November. For more information about AseraCare Hospice programs, services, and volunteer opportunities in Valparaiso, call (866) 902-8892 or visit the website www.aseracare.com.