2017 - Activities/Events/Meetings in Our Area

If your group is having a fun or fund raising event let us know, we'd be happy to help you advertise.  

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Phone:  574-896-2841
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7/27-30/2017 Tippecanoe River State Park

posted by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library


8/26/2017 Movies at Norwayne Field

posted Jul 20, 2017, 3:05 PM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Jul 22, 2017, 11:00 PM ]

"The Shallows"  

Still reeling from the loss of her mother, medical student Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) travels to a secluded beach for some much-needed solace. Despite the danger of surfing alone, Nancy decides to soak up the sun and hit the waves. Suddenly, a great white shark attacks, forcing her to swim to a giant rock for safety. Left injured and stranded 200 yards from shore, the frightened young woman must fight for her life as the deadly predator circles her in its feeding ground.

Hosted by Starke County Young Professionals Group.  Sponsored by Downtown Depot.   Film will be shown at dusk, approximately 8 - 11 p.m. 


7/27/2017 Jumping Over the Moon - A Puppet Musical

posted Jul 20, 2017, 11:10 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Jul 20, 2017, 11:19 AM ]

The creepy party guests have already arrived when two vaudeville actors, Sigmund and Edie, enter a mysterious old house to perform at a birthday party. They're astonished to discover the party is for a baby monster! The audience helps Sigmund and Edie with their hilarious musical numbers. 

The performance starts at 3 p.m., tickets will be available at the door of the North Judson-San Pierre High School Auditorium. 

Tickets: Adults = $5 / Children = $3 / Summer Reading participants & parents = Free 

Sponsored by the Friends of the North Judson Library and the North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library.


7/27/2017 Mobile Health Unit @ Knox

posted Jul 20, 2017, 10:14 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Jul 22, 2017, 8:22 AM ]

The Wellness Outreach Professionals with the Mobile Health Unit of La Porte Hospital will be out in the community throughout July to promote healthy weight management and diabetes/heart disease awareness with free blood sugar, blood pressure and body mass index screenings. Information on healthy summer eating will also be available.

Dates and times of the Mobile Health Unit visits are: 
July 27, 2017
11 a.m. - Noon - Knox Garden Court Apartment, 601 William St., Knox

July 27, 2017
1-2:30 p.m. - Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox

9/15/2017 Deadline - Leadership Starke County Seeks Applicants for Community Training Program

posted Jul 20, 2017, 9:57 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library

Leadership Starke County is seeking nominations for the 6th community leadership training class which begins on September 22nd.  The class meets once each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from September through May at locations around Starke County.  “Our goal this year is to have 12 adults and 3 high school students in the class,” according to Jim Jessup, class facilitator.  This unique curriculum provides young, emerging, and established leaders a new perspective on Starke County, including its history, culture, challenges and opportunities for the future.  Topics include leadership skills, networking, the social services, local government, economic development, education, law enforcement, and personal development.  There is even a bus trip around Starke County included. 

The training is perfect for new citizens, those wanting to learn more about the county, and anyone who is seeking to become more engaged and to make an impact on the future of Starke County.  Interaction with current community leaders and other class members is a key component of the experience. 

The cost of the program is $300 which includes meals, instruction, materials, and transportation.  Payment plans and partial scholarships may be available.  Deadline for acceptance into the program is September 15th.  Contact the Chamber Office (574-772-5548) info@starkecountychamber.com or Charmaine Dunkel at Community Services (574-772-7070) cdunkel@starkecs.com for dates, details, and an application form. 

Jim Jessup, Facilitator 
219-716-3622 (cell) 

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7/24-28/2017 NJ-SP Bluejay Summer Football Camp

posted Jul 20, 2017, 8:56 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Jul 20, 2017, 9:00 AM ]


7/31 & 8/1/2017 Pack-A-Backpack Event @ Kids Closet Ministry

posted Jul 20, 2017, 8:53 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library


8/15/2017 Vegetable & High Tunnel Field Day

posted Jul 19, 2017, 2:15 PM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library


7/25 & 26/2017 St. Peter Lutheran School Registration

posted Jul 19, 2017, 10:57 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library


8/12/2017 Annual Perseid Meteor Stargazing

posted Jul 19, 2017, 10:41 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library

Annual shooting star event that marks the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower. Night sky mapping the native American sky lore begins at 8:30 p.m. at the Beach Pavilion. After 9 p.m., the stars will begin to appear. Constellation talks will highlight the many star formations that can be viewed over the dunes this time of year. Additionally, the naturalists will have a telescope on hand for deep sky viewing. The evening coincides with the Annual Perseid Meteor Shower. Saturday night will still offer excellent viewing, with exception for a waxing gibbous moon. 

There is a fee to enter the Indiana Dunes State Park.  

Indiana Dunes State Park
1600 N. 25 East
Chesterton, IN 46304

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