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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI October 26 - October 28, 2018


Halloween is here so time to celebrate this spooky holiday with some wonderful events! There are many ways to enjoy this weekend like the delicious Trunk or Treat at Wicker Park, colorful Dance Party at the Y, hot Flame + Flair Halloween Festival, delightful Pumpkins in the Park, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 26th - 28th!

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October 26: Lecture about Germany at The Valpo International Center - Valparaiso, IN
Katrin Fuchs, an Assistant Professor at Valparaiso University, is the featured speaker this month. She will present a brief description of her homeland, including its diverse landscapes and the unique character of its many regions.

October 26-27: PNW Students Present: "Wonder of the World” - Michigan City, IN
Distraught after experiencing a horrific betrayal in her marriage, young Cass takes a surprise trip to Niagara Falls to restart her life. Along the way, she befriends Lois, who is set on staying in a drunken stupor and going over the falls; a dashing sea boat captain, who seems to be Cass’ soulmate; and a wacky couple, who may have something up their sleeves.

October 27: Flame + Flair Halloween Festival - Michigan City, IN
Roam Michigan City's downtown for a night of trick-or-treating, fire dancing, and haunted halls. Be swept away with family and friends in this fiery inferno of fun and candy!

October 27: Trunk or Treat at Wicker Park - Highland, IN
Trunk or Treat for children up to 12 years old. Come costumed to this free event. bouncey house, treats, food, and of course CANDY!

October 27: Pumpkins in the Park - Hobart, IN
Join us for a Spooktacular Evening at Pumpkins in the Park! Activities at this event will include: DJ Donnie, Costume and pumpkin decorating contest, Fall craft, Photo booths, Free candy, Pumpkin patch, Train rides, and Knockerball.

October 27: Whiting Halloween Costume Parade - Whiting, IN
The City of Whiting invites you and your family to join us for our Annual Halloween Costume Parade taking place Saturday, October 27th, 2018.

October 27: Teen Orientations - Chicago, IL
Whether you’re interested in biology, art, animal husbandry, or field research, or you’re simply looking to broaden your horizons, Shedd Aquarium has a place for you!

October 28: Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: College Goal Sunday - Valparaiso, IN
ISFAA's College Goal Sunday 2018/19 leadership team is pleased to announce that the 30th year of College Goal Sunday is upon us!

October 28: Dance Party at the Valpo Y - Valparaiso, IN
This party is open to all YMCA members and the community. Costumes are strongly encouraged.

October 28: Studio Ghibli Fest Spirited Away at the Portage 16 IMAX + GDX - Portage, IN
Chihiro’s family is moving to a new house, but when they stop on the way to explore an abandoned village, her paretns undergo a mysterious transformation and Chihiro is whisked into a world of fantastical spirits ruled over by the sorceress Yubaba.

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