Updated: January 23, 2013 12:56PM
Explore the South Shore Arts and Culture: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, Indiana Welcome Center, sculpture workshop, culture exhibitors include Indiana Ballet Theatre, Towle Theater and South Shore Arts, games and prizes, www.explorethesouthshore.com or 554-2229.
Hammond Outdoor Sports Show: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive; $5 for adults, free for children up to age 12; goodie bags for the first 300 arrivals daily; tickets sold at the Community Center, or call 554-0155 or visit www.gohammond.com.
Girl Scouts fundraiser: Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Girl Scouts of Valparaiso and Washington Township, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, St. Paul Catholic School, 1755 W. Harrison Blvd., Valparaiso; ickets are $5 in advance (available from any Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior or Ambassador Scout), $6 at the door; 531-9242.
Organ recital: by author Stephen Shurr from St. Paul Church and guest artists, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, free (donations accepted), St. Mary of the Lake Church, 6060 Miller Ave., Gary, 882-6079.
Harbor Lights concert: Sunday, Jan. 27, $10, St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 6525 Kentucky Ave., Hammond, show at 3 p.m., $5 lunch served at 1 p.m., 6525 Kentucky Ave., 845-1217.
Half-marathon training informational meeting: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, Fleet Feet Sports, 635 E. U.S. 30, covers training programs in Schererville and Chesterton for the One America 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in Palos Heights, Ill., in May, training starts Feb. 2, registration and more information at www.fleetfeetschererville.com.
Basket weaving: 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th St., taught by Margie Warner, $10 nonrefundable deposit required, each person takes home a basket, sign up and see a basket at the library’s circulation desk, 873-3042.