10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 29 – May 2

10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, April 29 – May 2

This weekend, learn more about Arbor Day, attend a fashion show, and more. Make sure to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events!

Dive into “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents” with the Legacy Foundation

the caste

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson says racism is an insufficient term for the systemic oppression of Black people in America. Instead, she prefers to refer to America as having a "caste" system. Find more information here.

Attend a complimentary webinar to learn about different senior living options available with Residences at Deer Creek


Space is limited for this complimentary live webinar. Find more details here.

Join the La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership and the City of La Porte as they present the Small Business Roundtable series


The event, A Whole World of Good, will be held on April 29 at 6 p.m. The coffee bar will be open for the duration of the meeting. Find more information here.

Find all of your summer must-haves with Goodwill’s Little Black Dress Fashion Show

fashion show

These events are free and the first will go live on Thursday, April 29 at 11:30 am on Facebook. Find more information here.

Raise community awareness of redistricting and fair maps, voter registration with the League of Women Voters of Porter County

save the date

Every 10 years, following the Census, voting districts are formed by the Indiana General Assembly. In the fall of 2021, new maps will be drawn which will impact all levels of government from local school districts to state and federal legislators. Find more information here.

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today Tree Campus USA program

on air

Meet the Tree Campus USA Committee and learn more about PNW’s recognition as a Tree Campus – Higher Education. Find more details here.

Enjoy the sunset and wildlife at the Arbor Day Sunset Hike at Purdue Northwest


This guided hike is free with admission. Admission is $10 per carload. Find more information here.

Join Purdue University Northwest in planting trees on campus for Arbor Day


Join members of the Tree Campus Committee and the Student Government Association to plant trees on each campus and the arboretum in honor of Arbor Day. More information here.

Celebrate the VNA of NWI's 50th Anniversary by going back to the 70s


Prize for the most groovy team wearing their bell bottoms, peace signs and tie-dyes! There are tie-dye, 50th Anniversary T-shirts to purchase and add to your outfit! Find more information here.

Join Purdue Northwest ecologist Joseph Eisinger and learn about tree identification


In celebration of Arbor Day, become an expert at tree identification and impress your friends and family or just expand your knowledge. Find more information here.