Updated: May 13, 2013 6:06AM
Wine tasting event: The Merrillville Education Foundation will host its annual wine tasting from 7 to 11 p.m. May 10 at the Radisson, 800 E. 81st Ave. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased through Wednesday, May 1, at www.merrillvilleeducationfoundation.org. For information, email Lori Govert at email@example.com.
Native plant sale: The Friends of the Indiana Dunes will host their 17th annual native plant sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Indiana Dunes State Park Pavilion, U.S. 49. Admission is free. For more information, call 926-3833 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compost bag and leaf program: Programs begin Monday, April 15. The leaf program is for one week only. Collections will be on a call-in basis. Leaves should be raked to the easement, not into the street. They will be picked up weather permitting. Compost bags will be available for pickup at the Public Works Department, 1849 State Road. Residents will be allowed to pick-up five bags per week. Identification is required. The bags should be place outside on garbage collection day and should not weigh more than 40 pounds. Call 942-6121.