Updated: September 23, 2013 6:03AM
20th anniversary celebration: The African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc., is celebrating its 20th anniversary at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Glen Theatre, 20 W. Ridge Road, Gary. The cost is $20. Tickets may be purchased at Beautiful Things in the Village Shopping Mall or call 887-2046. The cost at the door is $25.
Historical Society speaker event: Ken Schoon is the speaker at the next Dyer Historical Society program scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27. The popular educator, historian, author and speaker will present his program, entitled Duneland Dynamics in the meeting room on the lower level of the Dyer Town Hall, U.S. 30 and Hart Street. A book signing will follow the program. The event is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 865-6108.
The Gettysburg Campaign: Westchester Public Library presents the Civil War program for adults interested in learning more about the Civil War from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave. No registration is required. A Power Point presentation will show parts of the battlefield with suggestion of places to visit when at Gettysburg. Call 926-7696.