Family Advocates announces 2021 Child Advocates of the Year

  Since 2012, Family Advocates has recognized volunteers who have gone beyond the normal  responsibilities of advocating for children and youth in La Porte County. Karen Biernacki, ... Continue Reading →

StoryWalk trail at Creek Ridge County Park is now open

  The StoryWalk trail at Creek Ridge County Park is ready for you to enjoy. The book this month is “Over and Under the Pond” by Kate Messner. The books will be changed ... Continue Reading →

Park department introducecs its Summer Playground attendants

  The La Porte Park and Recreation Department announces its 2021 Summer Playground staff: Morgan Livinghouse, Madie Livinghouse, Cassandra Wright and Payton Neely. They’re ... Continue Reading →

Spots still open in parks’ June 8 Scrabble art class for kids

  What words can you create that are fun and may mean a lot to someone special? In this La Porte Park and Recreation Father’s Day Children’s Class, kids will create their ... Continue Reading →

Next Kids Fun Fishing Day is June 5 at Luhr County Park

  On Saturday, June 5, bring the family out to Luhr County Park for Kids Fishing Fun Day from 9 to 11 a.m. Head to the pond for some fun and free outdoor adventure. Kids will be ... Continue Reading →

Painting event will benefit local animal shelters

  Friends of La Porte County Animal Shelters, Inc., will host a fundraiser Sunday, June 13, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Hot Spot Cafe, 602 Lincoln Way. At the event, participants will ... Continue Reading →

Franciscan Health has new online tool to help new parents

  Franciscan Health press release Franciscan Health’s Family Birth Centers have a new online tool to provide parents and parents-to-be with support at every stage of pregnancy ... Continue Reading →

Families invited to “Our Shot Slicers” vaccine event Thursday

  Students ages 12 and up and their families are invited to kick off the summer at the “Our Shot Slicers” vaccine bash, according to La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody. This ... Continue Reading →

Concert benefiting Michiana Humane Society is June 17

  A Summer Kickoff Concert benefiting the Michiana Humane Society will take place Thursday, June 17, at Emerson House, 3634N CR-700W, La Porte. Gates open at 5 p.m. The Corey Dennison ... Continue Reading →

Library’s Summer Reading Program for kids begins June 7

  The La Porte County Public Library system will launch its Summer Reading Program for kids on June 7. The program will use the magical world of reading to go on adventures with ... Continue Reading →