Stay wet, stay active, stay happy with the new floating water park off the Lake Michigan shore of Whihala Beach in Whiting!
Imagine yourself a young adult about to have your very first child. You have waited a lifetime for this very moment! You pack your bag for the hospital, relish the smells of baby lotion. You delight in the feel of the warm, soft blankets as you make the crib. You say to yourself, “we are finally ready.” Hearing the cries of your child for the very first time, instincts kick in and you know there is nothing more important in this world than the tiny baby in your arms. For Sarah, becoming a mother was a dream come true. Nothing could quite prepare her for what the doctor said next.
On Mother’s Day, giving mom a day to relax is a perfect gift; celebrating with great food and plenty of company only adds to the enjoyment. On Sunday, Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton hosted their annual Mother’s Day Brunch. The event included a full buffet for those in attendance, as well as plenty of good conversation and a relaxing atmosphere for every mother on her special day.
It is fitting to see a love story like the one between Aimee and Speros Batistatos be supplemented by an enduring, quality-focused company like Albert's Diamond Jewelers. The bride’s custom-made ring was chosen by Speros, and crafted by President Josh Halpern, as an example of how when you come to Albert’s you’re not only forming an engagement with your future partner, but with the Albert’s family as well.
Northshore Health Centers celebrated mothers on Monday with an event called “We are Wild about Moms” at Bellaboo’s Play & Discovery Center in Lake Station. The event held activities mommy and child could both participate in: pampering and relaxation, shopping, education and resources as well as health screenings for both mom and child.
Sunday afternoon the Visiting Nurses Association hosted their 16th Annual VNA Stroll for Hospice at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso. Over 300 people ready to take a stroll and almost 80 volunteers gathered together in memory of loved ones and in support of the the VNA as they continue to provide compassionate care for patients and their families all around Northwest Indiana.
New and longstanding local residents came out to the Annual Explore the South Shore event at the Indiana Welcome Center. Families were invited to come and get a great tour of Indiana right in Hammond. Many organizations attended and lots of fun attractions filled the Welcome Center, like games and informational booths about what' going on in Indiana this year!
Back and better than ever, summer camp registration for Humane Society Calumet Area (HSCA) is now open! Children ages 7 to 12 years old will learn about the humane treatment of animals at Critter Camp, a summer day camp hosted by HSCA.
Foxes, owls, and turtles, OH MY! Registration for Moraine Ridge Wildlife’s Discover Wildlife Camp is now open. Children ages 7 to 12 years old will learn about the lives and lifestyles of native animals that call Indiana home.