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Northwest Indiana Weekly Planner

An Evening Out

Music and dancing with Greta Pope: 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, Temple Israel Social Hall, 601 N. Montgomery St., Gary. Cost $20 included entertainment, dancing and appetizers. Cost at the door $25. Cash bar. Reservations requested. Make check payable to Temple Israel, 601 N. Montgomery St., Gary, IN 46403. Call 938-5232.

Day Of The Dead costume party: 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, The Gardner Center For The Arts, 540 Lake St. Gary. Cost $30, at the door. All inclusive. Buffet, beer, wine, vodka drinks, music, live art and the usual (unusual) visual bliss and creepy oddities.

Family Events

Fall Harvest Festival: 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, Brunswick Park, 700 Clark Rd., Gary. Activities include: hayrides, games, snacks, learning activities, music and treat bags. Call 881-1344 or visit www.gary.in.us for more information.

Holiday Craft Show/Pierogi and Bake Sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, sponsored by the St. James Women’s Guild, in the hall, at 45th and Kennedy Avenue, Highland. Strudel, clothespin cookies, nut and poppy seed rolls, pierogis, kolacky and rosky and other homemade items will be available on first come first served basis. No prior orders taken. Local vendors will also display their crafts for holidays & year round needs & gifts. For more info, contact Helen at 219-924-5783.

Fundraisers

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, New Chicago Fire Department, 127 Huber Blvd., Hobart (New Chicago) across from Town Hall. Cost, $6 adults, and $4 children up to age 12. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle. Sponsored by the New Chicago Park Department.

Trips

Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers: Saturday, Nov. 16, United Center, Chicago. Bus leaves from the Village Shopping Center, 35th Avenue and Grant Street at 5 p.m. Cost $110. Deposit of $50 due immediately. Final payment due by Friday, Nov. 1. All seats are located in 300 section. For information call Linda McGill at 938-8821.

Christmas holiday shopping and casino trip: 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, to Aurora, IL., sponsored by The Y’s singles club; Bus departs from 150 W. 15th Ave., Gary, and returns approximately at 8:30 p.m. Cost is $45 until Monday, Sept. 30 and $50 afterwards. The deadline for payment is Friday, Nov. 1. Send payment for trip (check or money order) to P.O. Box 1272, Gary, IN 46407. For more information call 730-9265, 882-2936,949-0927, 944-0450, 944-9730, or 944-9882.



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