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On the Duneland Calendar

Mon20OctMeditation Mondays at Brincka Cross Gardens: Join instructor, Cynthia Smith, each Monday at Brincka… Details >

Mon20OctStroller, Baby, and You : Stroller, Baby, and You is a free program at Red… Details >

Mon20OctToddler Time at Hageman Library: Westchester Public Library will continue with several… Details >

Mon20OctA Gardenside Chat! at Sunset Hill : Come out to Sunset Hill Farm every Monday and Wednesday… Details >

Mon20OctMaker Mondays at Thomas Library: Children age 8-11 years old are invited to register… Details >

Tue21OctPlay Date at Hageman Library: Westchester Public Library will continue with several… Details >

Tue21OctStories and Kicks for 4, 5, & 6: Westchester Public Library will continue with several… Details >

Tue21OctYear Round Run Club at Sunset Hill Farm: Join Sunset Hill Run Club for a run to discover… Details >

Tue21OctPrescription Drug Plans at Thomas Library: Join Thomas Murphy in the Bertha Wood meeting room… Details >

Tue21OctSunset Dog Walkers at Sunset Hill Farm: Bring your 4 legged friend on a leash for a walk… Details >

Tue21OctPokeman League at Thomas Library: Children in first grade and above are invited to… Details >

Tue21Oct Women's Walk Club at Sunset Hill Farm: Join group leader Jenna Martin, R.N., for a walk… Details >

Tue21OctTickle Tales at Hageman Library: Westchester Public Library will continue with several… 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.

Lists will be featured on Duneland.com, and if your picks make it, we'll send you a Duneland.com tote (as if the perpetual fame and glory weren't enough?!). Email your picks to info@duneland.com.

If you don't feel like making a list but you like the idea of sharing your opinion, you can review local businesses at yelp.com. (Trust us, they make it super easy!) Your review will show up automatically on duneland.com.

What's New?

Duneland Historical Society and Westchester Township History Museum Collaborated to Conduct Chesterton Cemetery Tour

October 08, 2014

Duneland Historical Society Volunteers speaks to Cemetery Tour participantsThe Duneland Historical Society and the Westchester Township History Museum collaborated to conduct a cemetery tour at the Chesterton Cemetery on Sunday, Oct. 5. Braving the cold weather, volunteers like Ken Keller (left) told the stories of 9 families and individuals to chilly attendees like Herb... Read more >

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to Conduct the Fall Prescribed Fires

October 08, 2014

The National Park Service is planning five prescribed fires this fall at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Approximately 1,106 acres will be burned. Fire is used as a tool for the park’s long-term restoration efforts. On the east end of Beverly Shores, 186 acres are to be burned between... Read more >

Thomas Library Tech Help Desk Expands Hours

October 07, 2014

Westchester Public Library has expanded the hours for the Tech Help Desk. The Tech Help Desk is free one-on-one technology help on a first come first serve in a one-on-one setting. No registration is necessary.  The Tech Help Desk is open on Mondays from 5-6 p.m., Wednesdays from 5-6 p.m., and... 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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