Updated: February 23, 2013 6:05AM
Preschool story time: The Woodson Branch of the Gary Public Library will have a preschool story time with stories, finger plays and crafts from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. The Woodson Branch is at 501 S. Lake St. For more information, call 938-3941.
Half-marathon training: An informational meeting is planned at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Fleet Feet Sports, 635 E. U.S. 30, to cover training programs in Schererville and Chesterton for the One America 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in Palos Heights, Ill., in May. Training will start Feb. 2. Schererville runs will be at 8 a.m. Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, starting at Fleet Feet. Chesterton runs will be at 8 a.m. Sundays and 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, starting at Thomas Centennial Park. Online registration and more information can be found at www.fleetfeetschererville.com.
Basket weaving: Margie Warner will teach a single-session basket-weaving class at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th St. A $10 nonrefundable deposit is required for materials. Each person will take home a basket. Sign up and see a basket at the library’s circulation desk. For more information, call 873-3042.