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On the Duneland Calendar

Mon01SepFeed the Birds at the Indiana Dunes: Feed the Birds. Join the Naturalist outside the… Details >

Mon01SepLabor Day Crafts at the Indiana Dunes: It's a make it, take it program! Meet the naturalist… Details >

Mon01SepMeditation Mondays at Brincka Cross Gardens: Join instructor, Cynthia Smith, each Monday at Brincka… Details >

Mon01SepLabor Dayz Festival: The Michigan City Summer Festival is bringing four… Details >

Tue02Sep White Ripple Gallery Opening Reception : New collaboration with White Ripple Gallery &… Details >

Tue02SepDuneland Photography Club Meeting: The Duneland Photography Club members meet monthly… Details >

Tue02Sep Women's Walk Club at Sunset Hill Farm: Join group leader Jenna Martin, R.N., for a walk… Details >

Tue02SepSunset Dog Walkers at Sunset Hill Farm: Bring your 4 legged friend on a leash for a walk… Details >

Tue02SepPokeman League at Thomas Library: Children in first grade and above are invited to… Details >

Tue02SepYear Round Run Club at Sunset Hill Farm: Join Sunset Hill Run Club for a run to discover… Details >

Wed03SepA Gardenside Chat! at Sunset Hill : Come out to Sunset Hill Farm every Monday and Wednesday… Details >

Wed03SepGarden Gourmet at Sunset Hill Farm : Educators from Purdue Extension will provide tips… Details >

Wed03SepWeekday Walk at Sunset Hill Farm County Park: Come to Sunset Hill on Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:00… Details >

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Duneland Directory

The Duneland Directory has over 800 listings, including local businesses, schools, the Indiana Dunes, festivals, & lots more!

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Chesterton PicksThere are countless options for shopping, eating, and entertainment around the Duneland area. These are just a few of my Chesterton favorites!

Do you have favorites you'd like to share? Let us know your favorites in and around the Duneland area!

How about: Top 10 Things To Do on a Rainy Weekend… Beach Bums' Best-Kept Secrets… Four Stops You Can Make Without the Kids Screaming… Five Fantastic Field Trips… or The Perfect Duneland Date? You can stick with the basics, too, like Laura's List, Nick's Faves, or Joe's B2B List.

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What's New?

September 2 Opening of White Ripple Art Gallery at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

August 29, 2014

Fall Kaleidoscope at Taltree by Kathy Los Rathburn. Courtesy of White Ripple Gallery & Co.September 2 will mark the opening of the White Ripple Art Gallery at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens. This new collaboration with White Ripple Gallery & Co. of Hammond will showcase talented artists from the Midwest. The first exhibit is The Essence of Nature by Kathy Los-Rathburn and Madeline... Read more >

Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Welcomes New Members to the Board of Directors

August 27, 2014

boys & girls clubs of porter county new board membersBoys & Girls Clubs of Porter County welcomed two new members to the board of Directors at the August 18, 2014 meeting. Bonnie Coleman, partner of Hodges & Davis Law Firm, is a member of the Lake County, Indiana State, and American Bar Associations. She is admitted to practice before all... Read more >

Indiana Dunes State Park Announces Fall Events

August 26, 2014

Special fall events at Indiana Dunes State Park offer opportunities for visitors to experience history first-hand, view migrating birds up close and listen to scary stories. The fall season kicks off Sept. 6 and 7 with History Comes Alive Weekend and re-enactment of the landing of the Ouiatenon... Read more >

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5/23/11: Part time Sales Consultant

Here Comes the Dress, an upscale bridal boutique, opening in mid-August in Valparaiso is seeking a part-time sales consultant. Ideal candidate requirements:

  • Energetic, friendly and engaging with excellent communication both in person and on the telephone.
  • Motivated and committed to providing outstanding customer service.
  • Extreme attention to detail with an eye for store layout and smart merchandising techniques.
  • Punctual with strong time management skills.
  • Must be skilled on the computer, internet and email.
  • A consistent positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • At least 5 years of bridal retail experience with the ability to close sales.
  • Interest in a career in retail, marketing or business management a plus.

Job duties include:

  • Assist clients with finding the right dress and restocking inventory following appointments;
  • Steam dresses and prepare merchandise for the client;
  • Assist the seamstress with fitting appointments;
  • Maintain inventory information in computer system;
  • Maintain sales floor appearance;
  • Work under the direction of a manager or owner to assist in several other tasks.

Evenings and Saturdays are a must. Looking to hire between 7/18/11 and 8/8/11.

Email your resume, availability and desired hourly requirements to herecomesthedress@gmail.com.

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10/20: Just wanted to express my appreciation to the state troopers pulling over speeders on 1050 North in Chesterton today. The speeding has been out of control. Coffee Creek Resident, Chesterton

10/3: Greek's Pizza, you will be missed!! Seth, Chesterton

9/14: Shame on some Chesterton drivers who stop at the stop sign, then move right along without waving on the kids. I've seen countless cars go by, one after another, while kids stand at Porter and 5th waiting to cross the street. Frustrated Parent, Chesterton

9/14: Happy to see the Oz Festival is returning to Chesterton! A Duneland Visitor, Chicago

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