10 Fun Things to Do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana: January 29 – February 1, 2015


Super Bowl Weekend is upon us! On Sunday, we're sure you'll be enjoying the big game between the Patriots and Seahawks, but the rest of the weekend has some fun events planned as well. As always, if you have an event to share, shoot us an email at share@ideasinmotionmedia.com!

Blood Sweat & Tears ft. Bo Bice at Majestic Star Casino 
On Friday, January 30th, Bloot Sweat & Tears, featuring Bo Bice, will perform two shows at the Majestic Star Casino at 7:00PM & 9:00PM. $35 for General Admission Tickets, available to Majestic Rewards Members at Passports Buffet. $40 for preferred seating. General admission tickets available at bstatmajestic.eventbrite.com

Portage Township YMCA to Host Movie Night at the Y on Friday 
On Friday, January 30, the Portage Township YMCA will host "Movie Night @ the Y." The event will show "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" and be free for all ages.

WinterFest in La Porte
The Helping Heroes Ice Fishing Derby is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 31, beginning with registration at 8 a.m. at Cummings Lodge with the derby beginning at 9 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded in various categories based on registration fees. The day concludes with measurements at 2 p.m. at the lodge. The “Snowball Softball” Adult Coed Tournament returns to Lions Field at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, and will be held come snow or more snow. The double-elimination tournament is limited to the first eight teams to register.

Adult Play Date at JAKs Warehouse 
Adults: if you’re looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon, or you’re looking to impress that special someone with a unique date afternoon or night, check out JAK’s Warehouse!

Celebrate National Mentoring Month with CAYA Bowl-a-Thon Event 
Consider sharing your talents with someone who needs you by becoming a Court Appointed Youth Advocate (CAYA). Join us for our CAYA Bowl-a-Thon event on January 31st at Casey Lanes in La Porte from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Find a team or join an existing one. Contact us today to find out how you can participate or become a volunteer at 219-324-3385 or visit us at www.lpcasa.com.

The Valparaiso Family YMCA Y Bash is this Saturday, January 31, 2015 
The Y BASH list of silent auction items is topped by an autographed bat by Ernie Banks. Saturday would have been Ernie’s 84th Birthday. Other great items that are part of the auction to raise money for the Y’s Annual Campaign are: a Paul Konerko – autographed bat, Jonathan Toews – autographed puck, Patrick Kane – autographed puck, Chicago sports memorabilia, a week’s stay in St. John, Virgin Islands, an original painting by artist, Justin Vining, tickets to Cubs, White Sox baseball games and Purdue & VU basketball tickets, wine tasting and tour of 3 wineries in SW Michigan for 16 guests, 4 one –day park hopper passes at Walt Disney World in Florida, gift certificates to local restaurants, Chicago excursions, spa/beauty packages and much more!

Come See Wynonna and Friends on Saturday, January 31, at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville 
Everyone has a story to tell. And, for Wynonna Judd, those stories have been told through song with one of the most influential and important voices of our generation. Come experience the timeless tales of her unparalleled artistry as she takes you on the revolutionary journey of her 30 year platinum career. Hear the stories that inspired her to record the songs, create the tours and make recording history while inspiring countless friends along the way. Joined by her 3-piece band including her husband, producer and award-winning artist Cactus Moser, they will take you inside the hits and history of this iconic artist.

Help Me Mommy Presents Rocky Horror Picture Show
Come on down to see The Rocky Horror Picture Show this Saturday night at the Hobart Art Theatre at 11 PM! Pre-show starts at 11:30 PM, and the movie rolls at midnight. Tickets are only $8, and the cast sells survival "prop" kits for the low-low price of only $2. They include everything you need to interact with the cast and the movie!

South Shore Roller Girls Derby 101 
The South Shore Roller Girls will kick off the 2015 season with a “Derby 101”. As we get back into the swing of things, and start our new season, we are opening our doors to women 18 years and older interested in playing roller derby. The sessions are Sundays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Camelot Bowling Center in Portage, IN beginning February 1st through March 1st. The cost is $5 per person –per session. Cash only. If you want to be your own hero, here is your chance!

Race the Gold Cup Series at Steel Wheels BMX “Where Nobody Sits the Bench” 
On February 1, 2015 come join the BMX community and Race for THE GOLD CUP at Steel Wheels BMX, 709 North Hobart Road, Hobart, IN 46342! The ONLY indoor BMX track in Indiana will host its annual TRIPLE POINTS Gold Cup Qualifier. Registration for this race is 9-11am with racing immediately following. Fees for racing are $35 Class or Cruiser, $60 Class and Cruiser, and $10 Open or Strider. Spectators are ALWAYS FREE! USA BMX memberships are required to race this race. Come watch this amazing event unfold as it is the second stop in The Regional Gold Cup East Qualifiers series.