Updated: March 27, 2013 6:04AM
State of the city: Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson delivers the state-of-the-city address at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway. Lunch is available for $25. Call 881-1314 for more details.
“Where Best Friends Meet”: The 10th annual dinner, dance and silent auction of the Humane Society Calumet Area is planned Saturday, March 2, at the Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St. Tickets — $65 each or $100 per couple — can be purchased at the shelter, 421 45th St. For more information, call 922-3811 or email email@example.com.
Blast-from-the-past dance: A sock hop is being held Saturday, March 2, at the Valparaiso Moose Lodge, 108 Indiana Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. with food available for purchase. Dance starts at 7. Cost is $2 at the door. Music is from the ’50s and ’60s. Attendants are invited to wear poodle skirts, letter jackets, or jeans and T-shirts. For more details, call 462-2311.
Preschool program: Preschool story time with fingerplays and crafts is being held from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Woodson Branch of the Gary Public Library, 501 S. Lake St.