10 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana: Basketball, Super Bowl, and Winter Showcase

By: Karin Woodside Last Updated: February 4, 2011

Pikks-Super-BowlEach week we will be bringing you 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana over the weekend, so you are never without something to do!

Live Broadcast of the VHS Boys Basketball Game vs Chesterton
The Porter County Career and Technical Center’s Video and Media Productions class will be broadcasting Friday night’s Valparaiso High School boys basketball game live on ValpoLife.com, as they host the Chesterton Trojans in a DAC battle.

Tim Pulnik at Wisecrackers
Tim easily connects with audiences of all kind through his on-stage antics mixed with high-energy and quick wit making him a favorite and repeat act at clubs all over the country. He also has been showcased at the Boston Comedy Festival as well as a finalist at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival.

Super Bowl Party Catered by Pikk's
Having a Super Bowl party? Let Pikk's cater to you! Guac and chips, mini burgers, ribs, fried chicken, muffalettas and more!

Winter-Dazzle-2011Winter Dazzle
The fun begins on Friday, February 4 with free horse drawn wagon rides and live ice carvings from 5pm to 7pm. Ice carvings can be found by Lifestyles, rTrail Collective Edge, Pikk's Tavern/Bon Femme Cafe, Bistro 157, Old World Market and on the courthouse square by the Valparaiso Community Festivals and Events (VCFE) tent where the first 500 kids can pick up a special winter treat that is sure to bring a glow to their faces.

"New Year. No Fear"
The exhibit continues its run at rTrail Collective Edge

North Shore Gives Kids a Smile!
North Shore Health is working to Give Kids a Smile! For one day only, Friday, February 4, 2011, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, uninsured children ages 4-16 can receive FREE dental examinations, x-rays, cleanings, and an electronic spin tooth brush!

2011 Winter Showcase and Dinner
After a successful fall season of performances and competition events, the Chesterton High School Music program will present its annual Winter Showcase and Dinner at Chesterton High School on Saturday, February 5th. This event will feature the CHS Sandpipers, Drifters, and Show Choir Band presenting the premiere performances of their 2011 competition programs.

CHS-show-choirsHeartsaver AED CPR Course
The Heartsaver AED course teaches CPR, AED use, relief of choking, as well as use of barrier devices. Designed for those who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. This course is 3 to 3½ hours long, and grants the Heartsaver AED course completion card.

Spring Youth Soccer Registration
Portage Parks' soccer program is designed to be a fun, recreational activity that emphasizes safety, sportsmanship, and skill development. Season will run seven weeks including tournament for ages 5yrs and older on the final week. Games are held morning to early afternoon.

Donate for Housing Opportunities at Culvers
Please join the Culver's of Valparaiso team in bringing our community together to help those of our neighbors who may be in need of assistance. We are currently collecting any non-perishable food items, as well as toiletries and/or paper products.

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