Updated: May 12, 2013 6:18AM
Pampering with a purpose: The Gary Health Department is sponsoring a free event in recognition of child abuse awareness month, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April, 19 at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway. Adults can enjoy makeup demonstrations, hair care and styling techniques, chair and hand massages, mini-manicures, workshops, child care, goody bags and more. R.S.V.P. by Friday, April 12. Call 881-9555 and leave a message.
Sign language presentation: E.C.L.I.P.S.E. American Sign Language Preschool and Indiana’s Outreach Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children present “How Sign Language Benefits Everyone in the Family” at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 12, at Grand Tots Intergenerational Center, 13209 Schneider St. Reservations are recommended. Contact Maria Skavdis at firstname.lastname@example.org or text to 488-3035.
Garden club meeting: The Miller Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Aquatorium Bath House in Miller Beach’s Marquette Park, 6918 Oak Ave. A presentation by Lauren Riga, director of Green Urbanism, Storm Water and Environmental Affairs for the City of Gary, follows the meeting.