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What's Happening at the Y
Mon
Sep 23
September Book Group
Come together with friends to discuss some good reads! This month's book is "The Last Girl" by Nadia Murad. The book group meets at 1:30 pm.
Wed
Sep 25
See You at the Pole
DAY OF PRAYER, Meet at the Valparaiso Family YMCA Flagpole, 9:00 A.M. AND 4:00 P.M. Prayers led by CEO, Bob Wanek
Wed
Sep 25
Silver Lunch Bunch at Pestos
Join your friends for lunch and fun at 11:30 am. Lunch is on your own. Please register a week in advance.
Thu
Sep 26
Our Mission is Always in Style
2019 Style Show at the newly renovated Porter County Expo Center. Doors open at 6:00 pm, show starts at 7:00 pm. This year, we are re-creating our Style Show with the vision of telling the Y's story through fashion. Our members will be showcasing the latest fashion, along with the confidence, achievement and connection that the Y has helped them to attain. Enjoy appetizers and cash bar along with our purse raffle! Tickets are $35.00 each and can be purchased online: 2019ystyleshow.eventbrite.com OR at the Y Courtesy Desk.
Fri
Sep 27
Teen Social and Car Show
5:00-7:00 PM at the Valparaiso Family YMCA. Join us for cars, music, food and other activities. Come out to enjoy time gathering with your friends, playing volleyball or showcasing your vehicle. This is a free community event for members and non-members (hot dog, chips and drink provided, additional food can purchased). Tell your friends! If you are between the ages of 16-19 and have a car you would like to have on display, stop by the Courtesy Desk to pick up an application.
Tue
Oct 01
Silver Gather and Grow " ER vs. Immediate Care"
Join Dr. Melissa Cain from St. Mary Medical Center at 11:30 a.m. to learn more about ER vs. Immediate Care, what are the differences and when should I go? Register online, mobile app or at the front desk. Lunch is provided.
Thu
Oct 10
Nutrition Seminar–Shopping, Cooking and Food Preparation
Presented by Christy Cleveland, RN, BSN. Free program. Starts at 10 a.m. Register online, on the mobile app or at the front desk.
Sun
Oct 20
Halloween Dance Party
Enjoy a Halloween-themed dance party with your favorite YMCA dance fitness instructors. Come in costume if you dare! Suggested donation of $10. Proceeds from this event support our Annual Campaign. This party is open to all YMCA Members and the Community. Join us from 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Mon
Oct 28
October Book Group
Come together with friends to discuss some good reads! This month's book is "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens. The book group meets at 1:30 pm.
Mon
Oct 28
Nutrition Seminar - Nature Deficit Disorder
Learn why doctors are now recommending and prescribing time spent outside first before medications. Re-establishing our connection to nature and the benefits it has on our health. Sponsored by Porter Starke. Free program. Seminar is in the evening from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Register online, on the mobile app or at the front desk.
Wed
Dec 04
Senior Social Outing: ENJOY ILLUMINATION THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH FRIENDS
Join us for a special holiday treat at Morton Arboretum's “Illumination: Tree Lights at the Arboretum." Walk along a paved path to see the beautiful Christmas lights synched to music performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra! Top off the evening with a narrated driving tour of the Rosemont Holiday Lights! Meet in the Valparaiso Y Lobby at 1:00 p.m. (Bus will return us to the Y by 9:30pm) Cost: $99 Members/$109 Community - includes bus, entrance to Morton Arboretum, meal at Sawa's Old Warsaw Restaurant, and tour guide. Register at the Courtesy Desk.
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