Updated: August 15, 2013 6:01AM
Yard sale for the Humane Society: The Merrillville Animal Hospital is having a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at 6226 Cleveland St., in the parking lot to benefit the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana.
Festival of the Lakes: The annual Festival of the Lakes will run Wednesday, July 17, through Sunday, July 21 at Wolf Lake, Lake George and Lake Michigan. The Hammond festival features free nightly live entertainment, at Wolf Lake Memorial Park, 2324 Calumet Ave., carnival rides, a 5k, car show, golf scramble and fishing derby. Free admission to festival grounds and music event. Carnival mega pass are on sale fort $50 at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave., until 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 16. The pass allows unlimited carnival rides. For more information visit festival.gohammond.com.
Visit with the Coast Guard: Participants in Westchester Public Library’s summer reading program for children, Reading: Your Ticket to Ride, are invited to Michigan City to visit the U.S. Coast Guard at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 18. Meet at the Coast Guard Station, 10 On the Lake. Families of participants are also welcome. For more information call 926-7696.