It’s officially spring now, the time of year when we all begin to think about spring cleaning. Those two words will either make you clap or cringe, but the truth is, home organization has become a trend in recent years. With resources like Pinterest and the wildly popular book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, more and more people are choosing to simplify and rid their spaces of stuff.
For this Michigan City native, helping those in need of care and compassion is just part of an ordinary day.
Though it may not feel like it, Spring is here and we have a list of some fun season themed events this weekend. In Portage there is the Spring Fashion Show and Dessert Bar and in Michigan City, there is the Spring garden show to pep you up for the Spring cleaning duties. There's these and more fun events in this week's 10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana!
National Honor Society recently took a trip to Chicago’s Navy Pier to see a Shakespeare play and the sights around that area. The play this year was Romeo and Juliet abridged, which the Shakespeare Theatre Company put their own personal spins onto, such as having Benvolio, a friend of Romeo’s, be played by a girl, and having the scene where Romeo and Juliet meet feature intense modern music.
St. Patrick’s Day is a happy holiday, known for its parades and green rivers and friends cheers-ing with mugs of green beer. While the latter gets much of the attention in our culture, St. Patrick’s Day is also a fun day for families. I talked with some local moms about ways in which they make the Irish holiday a family affair.
Betty Daniel-Lanie was born in Michigan, but when she was only six months old, her and her family moved to La Porte where it quickly became home. And for almost forty years, she has helped countless other families find their perfect home here in La Porte.
We're at the middle of the month for March and luckily for everyone, St. Patrick's day is on a Friday this year! A big event not to miss is the Crown Point St. Patrick's Day parade. If you're not feeling green, there are plenty of other great concerts, brew fests, and other fun events in our 10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana!
Student Spotlight: Jordyn Caviggiola
For junior student Jordyn Caviggiola, dancing has been a part of as long she can remember. She dances solely for personal benefit and the happiness it brings her.
I never was able to “escape” Northwest Indiana, no matter how hard I tried.
RoboBlitz Competes for Steampunk Glory
RoboBlitz, the high school-level robotics team of Michigan City sponsored by Safe Harbor, took on their first of many competitions last weekend with their newly-built robot and a powerful steampunk spirit.
Andy Hynek, a sergeant and commander of the Drug Task Force of La Porte County, grew up in La Porte County in the Rolling Prairie area where he attended Rolling Prairie High School. As graduation was nearing, Hynek quickly went from having no idea what he was going to do, to enlisting in the Army and shipping off to basic training.