Updated: March 24, 2013 6:05AM
Political prisoner speaks: Fred Hampton Jr. is the guest speaker Saturday, Feb. 23, at Purdue University Calumet Alumni Hall-Student Union Library Building, 2200 169th St. The event is being held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes four breakout workshops on prison/community issues. Admission is free. Continental breakfast and refreshments served. For more information, call 989-2727.
PeeWee Prom: The Portage Township YMCA’s Preschool Academy PeeWee Prom for children up to age 7 is being held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1. Cost is $20 per couple and $7 for each additional person. Attire is dressy or semi-casual. The “Y” is at 3100 Willowcreek Road.
For more information, call 762-9622 or email email@example.com.
Black history program: The National Sorority of Phi
Delta Kappa Inc. (Beta Mu Chapter) presents its annual black history program from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Woodson Branch of the Gary Public Library, 501 Lake St. The speaker is Vanessa Allen, Urban League director of Northwest Indiana. The youth guidance groups Xinos (high school young ladies) and Kudos (high school young men) provide entertainment. For more information, call 614-1910.