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December 28, 2012 1:16PM
Updated: January 30, 2013 6:03AM
Gun buyback: The city’s next gun buyback is being held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29. Drop locations are as follows: Grace Unity Church of God in Christ, 3435 W. 21st. Ave.; Beyond 4 Walls Christian Center, 875 S. Lake St.; New Beginnings Fellowship Church, 4500 Harrison St.; Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 1301 W. 21st Ave.; and Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 1831 Virginia St. Wal-Mart gift cards are being issued to those who turn in handguns, shotguns and rifles ($50); and assault weapons ($100).
Winter art classes: South Shore Arts classes begin Monday, Jan. 7, and continue through Saturday, March 2, at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, lower level, 1040 Ridge Road. Classes are also held in Crown Point and Hammond. Classes last eight weeks unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 836-1839, or visit
First Day Hike: America’s State Parks is sponsoring a
First Day Hike beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1. Participants take a moderate hike on Trail 9 to the Beach House Blowout and back. Meet outside at the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center, 1215 Indiana 49. For more information, call 926-1952, or visit americasstateparks.org/first-day-hikes.