Updated: October 8, 2013 6:01AM
Blood drive: Indiana University, IU Northwest alumni and Student Alumni Association is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive and bone marrow registry from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 at IUN, 3400 Broadway, Moraine Center. Call (800) 733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org for an appointment.
Fall networking meeting: “e” Engaging Northwest Indiana Business Women annual fall networking meeting is scheduled from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Centennial Park Pavilion, 900 N. Centennial Dr. Admission is free and men are welcome. Email, www.engagingNWIbusinesswomen.org.
“Ride the Wave Regatta”: The annual Michigan City “Ride the Wave Regatta” Canoe and Kayak Races are Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7. Experienced competitors in sea kayaks and surf skis compete in a 19.3 mile race on Lake Michigan from Marquette Park in Gary to Michigan City’s Washington Park. Spectators can watch the start of the race from the Marquette Park launch at 10 a.m. A shorter course launches at 10:30 a.m. from Washington Park Beverly Shores and back. Visit www.ridethwaveregatta.com.