Updated: May 24, 2013 6:02AM
Earth Day celebration: Gary’s Green Day citywide Earth Day celebration is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27. The free and family-oriented event offers activities at two locations: Marquette Park, 1 North Grand Blvd., and the national lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, 100 N Lake St..
Spaghetti dinner: Ladies Philoptochos Society 6th annual benefit spaghetti dinner for the Ross Township Food Pantry is planned for 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at SS Constantine and Helen Cultural Center, 8000 Madison St. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children up to age 13. Lunch carry-outs are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free delivery for six orders or more. Proceeds benefit the Ross Township Food Pantry. Call 613-8380 for more information.
Be Kind to Animals: The Porter County Animal Shelter’s 16th annual Be Kind to Animals celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Porter County Expo Center. Pets are welcome to attend as long as they are well-mannered and on a leash.