Updated: September 25, 2013 6:01AM
Not Back to School Picnic: The Porter County Retired Teachers Association, “Not Back to School Picnic, at is 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Valparaiso YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing. All Porter County retired teachers are invited. Meat, drinks and paper products are supplied. Attendees may bring a dish.
3 on 3 basketball tournament: Elementary, middle and high school students are being sought to enter a 3 on 3 basketball tournament from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway. Cost is $30 per team. To register call 887-2046 or visit Beautiful Things in the Village Shopping Mall, 3570 Village Court. Registration on site is $45. The tournament is part of the “Back to School Jamobree.” Booth space is also available for $25 and $35.
Operation Pull Over Blitz 76: The Merrillville Police Department will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving though Monday, Sept. 2. The drunk driving crackdown consists of high-visibility enforcement, saturation patrols, and DUI checkpoints, through the Labor Day holiday weekend.