Duneland Chamber Express, May 9, 2014

By: Duneland Chamber of Commerce Last Updated: May 9, 2014

rot1Chesterton High School
CHS to Present "Seussical"
The Chesterton High School Music and Theatre Departments will present the musical, Seussical, on Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, May 11 at 2:00 pm in the CHS Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for seniors/students and children five and under are free. Tickets are available now in the Main Office from 7:30 am - 3 pm or online at. Seussical takes the famed stories of Dr. Seuss and incorporates them into a fun-filled musical that takes place inside the imagination of a small boy. Along the way we learn lots of valuable lessons and get to see these famous characters come to life on stage.

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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
Spring Open House
Saturday, May 10
Celebrate spring with a variety of garden activities, a sidewalk sale, food and more. Explore the grounds. This event is free to the public. For more information, visit the website or call 219.462.0025.

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Town of Porter Park Department
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
You're invited to the Town of Porter Park Department's Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser in the Community Center at Hawthorne Park (500 Ackerman Drive), Saturday, May 10 from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm. An $8 dinner ticket ($5 for kids 10 and under) purchased at the door includes Fazoli's spaghetti, breadsticks, salad & a beverage. All proceeds from the dinner will be used for new playground equipment at Hawthorne Park. Carry out is available. For tickets or questions, please contact Brian at 219.921.1687.

Miller Bakery Cafe
Celebrate Mom
Celebrate mom with brunch or dinner at Miller Bakery Café. Join us for brunch which is being served from 11:00am - 3:00pm or stop by for dinner, being served from 4:00pm - 8:00pm. Dessert and full menu is also available. Please visit the website for menu details. Call 219.427.1446 for reservations.

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Good to Go by Lucrezia
Shower Mom with Gifts this Mothers Day
One of the best ways to shower Mom with gifts is with a custom gift basket from Good to Go by Lucrezia! Select gourmet items for your basket like our ultra premium extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars, crackers, pastas, chocolates, cheeses and wines! Our Saturday hours are expanded and we are now open until 5:00 pm. Good just got better. 219.926.3866.

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Kernels and Kones
Don't Forget Mom!
Mother's Day is Sunday and we have a wide variety of hand-made Chocolates to surprise your mom with! We will be expanding our Hours of Operation!!! Beginning May 13 we will be open Tuesday through Thursday 11-5, Friday and Saturday 11-8 and Sundays 11 - 4! Stop by and have a delicious flavored ice cream cone or one of the many flavors of popcorn we have. Maybe you would like some hand-made mouth-watering Chocolates! Located at 56 Indiana Ave - Valparaiso - Phone 299.2940.

Road to Life Church
Join Us for Our May Series!
Join us this Sunday at Road to Life Church for our May series, "HOLY SHIFT...Change is Coming!" Road to Life is a growing church that currently meets each Sunday at Chesterton Middle School. We recently added an extra service, so you now have 3 to choose from - 8:30, 10:00, and 11:30 AM. If you have kids, bring them along to experience KidTown USA, where they will learn through high energy worship, teaching, games, and more! For more information about RTLC and any of our events, please visit our website or call 219.728.6290. You can also follow us on Twitter @RoadChurch, find us on Facebook @roadtolifechurch, or visit us in person at the Living Room bookstore located in downtown Chesterton. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Chesterton Art Center
Duneland Art Exhibit
The Duneland Schools, grades K-8, will be displaying their wonderful artwork at the Chesterton Art Center beginning with an Opening Reception on Wednesday, May 14 from 6:00-7:30. Among the many projects featured will be the Duneland DaVinci's. The student work will by hanging through Monday, May 26th. For more information, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at 219.926.4711. To see a list of all upcoming events, please see the website.

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Duneland Family YMCA
Healthy Families Week Competition
Engage your family and celebrate National Healthy Families Week May 15 - May 21! The Y challenges families to engage in recreation together together by competing in their first Healthy Families Scavenger Hunt within the Duneland Community. You have a week to complete the activities. Local businesses will be hosting several of the activities. Fantastic prizes will be awarded based on the date and time your activities card is received at the Y Front Desk. For additional information, contact Shannon Spratley, Child Care Director at 219.921.0193 or email sspratley@dunelandymca.org.

Ashley's Jewelry by Design
Celebrating 20 Years
Come out and join us in celebrating 20 years with Ashley's. We are having our anniversary sale starting May 5 and running through May 24. Stop by and save up to 50% off in stock merchandise. We are located at 221 Broadway in downtown Chesterton.

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Octave Grill
Spring Beer Dinner at Octave with Hunter's Brewing
Wednesday, May 21
Join Octave Grill and Hunter's Brewing for our second beer dinner Wednesday, May 21st. The dinner includes 5 street food-inspired courses paired with 5 beers. There are two seatings, one at 6:00 pm and the second at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $50 each and going fast! To view the menu and purchase tickets click the link below.

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Seven Peaks Waterpark
Opening Soon!
Seven Peaks Waterpark Duneland will be opening Saturday, May 24 for the summer season of sun filled fun. Seven Peaks Waterpark Duneland tempts aquatic thrill seekers with 13 slides, a gigantic half-pipe tube ride, and 70-foot free-fall drop slides. Kids' areas and kids' slides and a 650,000-gallon wave pool. Hours of operation are: Monday through Saturday 11am to 8pm. So come on in, bring a friend, grab a tube and ride the waves!! Seven Peaks - The Fun Never Ends!

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Porter Regional Hospital
Is Asking Patients for Input in Selecting Top Nurses
Porter Regional Hospital is once again seeking to honor one of its nurses through its annual Patient Choice Award program. This award recognizes the level of quality care, comfort and compassion offered by nurses each day. If you or a family member have come to Porter Regional Hospital for inpatient, outpatient or emergency care in the last year and have a nurse you'd like to thank for going the extra mile, don't miss this chance. Nominations for the 2014 Patient Choice Award will be accepted until May 26. Patient Choice nominations can be made online at the hospital's website.

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Wrap It Up
Hershey's Miniatures 40% Off!
Events are expensive and we'd like to help you make them a little less by offering 40% off ALL Hershey's Miniatures. Use the code MINI40. Hershey's Miniatures are great to decorate tables, use as party favors, or sprinkle throughout your party for guest to grab and nibble on. We can add photos for weddings & graduations, brand it with your company information, or design them to match your invitations or party colors. Free personalization and delivery (Porter County only). 219.728.6443.

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Molly Bea's Ingredients
New Hours!
Molly Bea's is back to being open on Sundays! Stop by and see us, we are open from 12pm - 4pm.

Club New
New Club Hours This Spring & Summer!
So lets get excited!!! Now you will have no excuse to have a nutritional shake in your day! New hours are: Mondays-closed; Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm; and Saturdays 9am-2pm.

Hooligan's
Have a Party at Hooligans!
Are you looking for some place to host your party, shower or reunion this summer? How about having it at Hooligan's? Hooligan's has the space to accommodate up to 150 people for a private party. We can offer a choice of appetizers for a buffet, sandwiches or a plated dinner as well as a full bar. Let us do all the work so all you have to do is show up for the party. For more information or to make a reservation, please call Lisa at 219.873.5472.

Duneland Chamber of Commerce
Do You Recycle?
The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is looking for a nonprofit business or group that would benefit from our recycling. We are looking for someone to pick up our recycling once every other week. If you or someone you know will benefit from this please call the Chamber at 219.926.5513.