Updated: December 6, 2013 6:01AM
Polish-American Cultural Society meeting: A beginners’ Polish language session begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St., and is followed by a discussion of Polish-related topics facilitated by the Rev. Walter Rakoxzy. Call 464-1369 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Author book fair: The Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. 81st Ave., will host a local-author book fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Call 769-3542, Ext. 315 for more information.
Empty Bowl Project: A fundraiser for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is planned for 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Temple Israel, 601 N. Montgomery. Admission is $5. Attendees will enjoy a “bottomless” bowl of soup and chili and have the opportunity to participate in a silent auction of pottery bowls. For more information call 512-2642 or 938-0574 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coffee with a Cop: Residents are invited to the police department’s Coffee with a Cop from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 5 at the Crown Point Library, 122 N. Main St.