Updated: October 15, 2013 7:30PM
BACK TO SCHOOL EVENTS
Back to school JAM/Family Fun Fest: 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. South Lake Worship Center, 3440 W. 61st Ave., Hobart. Free food and drinks, drawing and giveaways, skate park, live music and entertainment, basketball, volleyball, games and fun for all ages. Bring lawn chairs and blanket.
Arts and crafts fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 18, at Centennial Park, 900 N. Centennial Dr., Munster.
Celebration of life block party: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, and Friday, Aug. 30, 2300 Jackson St., Gary. A celebration of life block party, honoring the life of Michael J. Jackson.
Rummage sale: St. Cecilia’s Ladies Sodality annual rummage sale is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, and from 8 a.m. to noon, Friday, Aug. 16, in the Parish Hall, 334 15th St. SW, DeMotte. Friday, items will be $3 a bag, larger items half price.
Private movie premier and lunch: 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, AMC Theatres, 2590 Southlake Mall Dr., Hobart, “The Butler”, presented by Educate Communicate Innovate Entrepreneur Relationships, (formerly Barden Gary Foundation), cost $25, proceeds benefit ECIER, call 663-9715.
Golf outing: Saturday, Aug. 24, South Haven Volunteer Fire Department will host a golf outing at Duck Creek Country Club, 638 N. 700 W., Hobart, to raise money for the creation of an Honor Guard. Cost $75 per person, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Register by calling 759-3919 or 608-7290 or mailing Eric at email@example.com, or visit www.southhavenfire.com.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”: 8 p.m. Fridays; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays and select Thursday evenings and 2:30 Saturday performances, through Aug. 18, at the Theater at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, individual ticket prices range from $38-$42, call the box office at 836-3255 or Tickets.com at (800) 511-1552. Group discounts are available for groups of 11 or more and gift certificates, are also available. For more information visit TheatreAtTheCenter.com.
Mind Over Munster: 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, and 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, performances presented by world-renowned mentalist Marc Salem. Tickets for all performances are $30 for adults and $15 for children. For more information on Theatre at the Center, visit TheatreAtTheCenter.com. Parking is free.