Get ready for a fun weekend ahead, because this latest edition of 10 Fun Things to do will have you excited for lots of exciting plans. A few things you can get up to this weekend include a kid’s event, theatre productions, a painting class, and lots more.
Take a look at our list of 10 Fun Things to do here, and be sure to add a few to your calendar.
Grab your tickets for Wheeler High School’s “Puffs”
Starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, “Puffs” will take the stage at Wheeler High School for an awesome night of theatre. Find more details here.
Head to Portage High School for their presentation of “42nd Street”
The Portage High School Thespians will take the stage on Friday, April 22 for their newest production, “42nd Street.” Find more information about tickets and more at the link here.
Celebrate Safe Kid’s Day with Franciscan Health’s interactive event
Happening on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., this year’s Safe Kid’s Day event with Franciscan Health is a great time to celebrate kids, prevent injuries, and save lives, all with a fun, interactive event featuring live music and tons of games. Find more details here.
See the talent at Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ LatinXAmerican Exhibit for Free Family Day
There’s only a few more weekends left to check out all the amazing art that’s being shown at Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ LatinXAmerican Exhibit! This Saturday, April 23 is also a Free Family Day. Find all the details on the website here.
Take part in the Earth Day Nature Painting Class at Gabis Arboretum
Hosted at the Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest, this Earth Day Nature Painting Glass starts at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 22 and runs until about 7:30 p.m. Get more details at the link here for how to get involved.
Listen to the tunes of Kashmir, The Led Zeppelin Tribute Show at the Hobart Art Theatre
This all-ages show on Friday, April 22 will feature Kashmir, The Led Zeppelin Tribute! Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show will start at 8. For more details about Hobart Art Theatre and where to grab tickets, click the link here.
Join Indiana University Northwest for the Resilient Midtown Gary Tour 2
This community event starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 23 and will feature a two-mile route starting at the Campbell Friendship House for a free, open to the public tour of four Midtown community gardens, including the Stewart House Urban Farms and Gardens and the Nicholas Park Garden. Find more information for the exciting upcoming event here!
Attend the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana Wizard Festival
A magical fundraiser for all ages, this year’s Wizard Festival hosted by Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana Cedar Lake is happening on Sunday, April 24 and starts at 11 a.m. More details at the link here, including how the event will feature wizard and witch books and movies, an immersive, interactive environment, and more!
Bring your creativity for an acrylic painting class with Susan at Sunset Hill
With the vibes of nature surrounding you, you can take part in this Sunday’s Acrylic Painting at Sunset Hill with experienced instructor Susan Young. Find more information here.
Grab a delicious, Sunday brunch at Blackbird Cafe
With a tasty menu and an assortment of coffee, tea, and other favorite beverages to choose from, Blackbird Cafe is an awesome place to meet friends for a Sunday morning or afternoon meal. Head to the website here to see their detailed menu.