4th Fest Parade
We’re looking forward to seeing you at this year’s parade on July 4th. It kicks off at 9am; line up is on Sexton Ave. across from Yost School. Participation is FREE! The Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club is the new festival/parade sponsor. Laura Layman will be coordinating the parade this year. Applications are available via email to Laura at DuneBig@gmail.com, or you can pick up a copy at Hawthorn Park in Porter or at the Duneland Chamber in Chesterton. Entries must be received by Friday, July 1st, 5pm. Applications may be dropped off at 312 W. Indiana Ave (near Westchester Library). Questions? Contact Laura via email at DuneBig@gmail.com or 219-617-1742.
FUN FOR ALL AGES AT THE PORTER 4TH OF JULY FESTIVAL!
A day long 4th of July Festival will be hosted by the Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club and the Porter Parks Department to celebrate Independence Day. Everyone is welcome! The festivities begin with the Lions Club pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. until noon at Hawthorne Park. Other activities include the Lions Club Turtle Derby at 11 a.m. (registration starts at 9:30 a.m.). Throughout the afternoon there are games and activities for kids and families including Patriotic Poster Contest (1 -3 p.m.) and the ever-popular Brick Toss Contest at 3 p.m. Both events are hosted by Porter Parks Dept. Everyone will enjoy DJ Gil Lewis’s karaoke from 3-5 p.m. and Janky Limo band from 6-10 p.m. Janky Limo is part fancy, part funky and always a good time! You’ll hear songs you know, songs you think you know, and songs you’ll want to get to know better. Fireworks begin shortly after dusk.