Updated: March 14, 2013 6:10AM
Parent empowerment workshop: The Gary Community School Corp. Special Education Department presents a parent empowerment workshop at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Bailly Preparatory Academy, 4621 Georgia St. The theme is “The ‘Ins’ and ‘Outs’ of the IEP (Individualized Education Plan).” Refreshments served. For more information, call Marianne Fidishin, 881-5414.
University women meet: The American Association of University Women, Calumet Branch, meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Dyer-Schererville Branch of the Lake County Public Library, 1001 U.S. 30. Learn to be a NASA ambassador. Maureen Jamrock discusses how Girl Scouts and community members can be involved with the space program. Prospective members welcome. Call 924-7584 for more information.
Senior art exhibit: An artists’ reception sponsored by the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Senior Services is being held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library, 2655 Irving St. Works by area artists age 55 and older is on display through February at the branch. For more details, call 763-1508.