In Young at Heart every Monday in January, guests 50 and older can enjoy specials that include 50% off a buffet after earning 25 slot points every Monday from 6 am to 11:59 pm, 8x reel slots and 5x video poker. Check the B Connected Club for details and restrictions or visit BConnectedOnline.com.
The end of 2017 is upon us, and that means celebration with family and friends as we watch the last seconds of the year tick away, and the ball drops to end the year. But where to go? Fret not, for there are plenty of parties, celebrations, and family friendly events happening all across the region!
Every chef has a dream, a focus, of what they want their restaurant to specialize in. Some want an Italian menu, others classic French cuisine with an American twist. Other chefs will try to cater to a larger audience with a more varied menu.
We published hundreds of articles on the ValpoLife Entertainment Section this past year. New music series, galas, and food challenges were all fair game to share in the entertainment world. With so many notable events in Northwest Indiana, it’s no wonder we had so many stories to choose from!
Now that the holidays are behind us, and a new year is upon us, there is still a lot going on in the Region. Don’t let the cold dissuade you from venturing out along the South Shore Line in search of fun things to do.
Pines Village Retirement Communities Welcome Residents and Art Lovers to Meet Terry Walsh at the "Meet the Artist" Event
Everyone builds a unique relationship with art throughout their life, from finger-painting as a preschooler to wine tastings at painting classes as an adult. Pines Village seeks to continue building that relationship into retirement, and on Sunday installed a new gallery by artist Terry Walsh, who spoke with residents and visitors to the retirement village at a Meet the Artist reception.
During the holidays, it’s easy for people to get caught up in planning elaborate meals and festivities. With family and friends guaranteed to make an appearance, feeding the masses can become a tricky task for even the most experienced host or hostess.
There’s no doubt about it- Star Wars is a cultural phenomenon. Last night, people everywhere flocked to their local movie theatres in droves hours before the showing to get the perfect seats for one of the most highly anticipated cinema events of the year. My Fiancee and I were no different- arriving at the theatre two hours early, books in hand to kill the time. We weren’t even the first people there- several others arrived before us, eager to claim the most coveted spots in the theatre.
Albert’s Diamond Jewelers hosted its 15th annual Men’s Night Thursday evening following last week’s Ladies’ Night that was also held at the jewelry store. Women from the event last week were encouraged to browse Albert’s glass counters and write a wish list of what products they wanted most to pass along to significant others attending Men’s Night this week.
The second night of Valparaiso Community Schools’ This Is Our Story Art Festival was another wonderful holiday treat for the audience. On Tuesday night, the Valparaiso Community Schools performed and showcased their best musical performances and artwork from across the school district. From elementary to high school, students prepared for months to display their talent to thousands of people. The crowd was excited to hear the holiday performances presented by the many different choirs, orchestras, and bands. Although it was a cold night, the Valparaiso High School gymnasium was filled with the warmth and love of parents, families, and students rejoicing in togetherness.
Rittenhouse Village of Valparaiso celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its residents with cake, friends, and conversation on Tuesday. Barney, life veteran of 100 years, has independently lived on his own up until just a few years ago when he joined the community at Rittenhouse at 96 years old.