Drive Clean Indiana, Inc.

Alternative Fuels Sustainable Vehicle Technology

The coalitions achieve this in a number of ways, including the advancement of alternative fuels, alternative fuel vehicles and sustainable vehicle technologies such as electric vehicles and the charging infrastructure. The efforts reduce the nation’s dependence on imported oil, improve air quality, support local jobs, drive economic development and promote improved quality of life.

Please call (219) 644-3690 for hours of operation.
Community Events & Programs

Jasper Newton Foundation

Community Programs

The Jasper Newton Foundation Inc. strives to be the “Grand Central Station” of the area as we facilitate strategic partnerships between residents who care and service organizations that need help. We strive each day to weave even tighter connections across the two-county area making the Jasper Newton Foundation a strong vehicle for real community change.

Please call (219) 866-5899 for hours of operation.
Community Events & Programs

Portage Township YMCA

Cooking Matters & Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring

Cooking matters is geared towards low-income families who need to make healthy meals on a tight budget. This class lasts 6-weeks, meets once per week, and is 100% free to participants. Each week participants will be sent home with a bag of groceries to make the meal learned in class, at home. The Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program is just $10 for YMCA Members & $15 for Non YMCA Members and includes a free at-home blood pressure monitoring system. Aimed at helping adults with hypertension lower and manage their blood pressure, this four-month program focuses on regulated home self-monitoring of one's blood pressure with the support from a trained Healthy Heart Ambassador.

Monday - Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Community Events & Programs

Hammond Public Library

Events for all ages

Hammond Public Library offers free events for all ages, including movies, adult computer classes, teen crafts, youth story times, local and family history information, and more. See for upcoming events.

Monday through Thursday
Friday and Saturday
Community Events & Programs

Grace Beyond Borders NWI, Inc.

Free Movie Night

These events are free/sponsored but a survey must be completed for admission These events take place once a quarter, please call or check Facebook for upcoming dates Vendors on-site (community non-profits & organizations)

Tuesday and Thursday
Community Events & Programs

Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana

Girls on The Run Heart & Sole Junior Coach

GIRLS ON THE RUN Grades 3-5 The 3rd-5th grade program, Girls on the Run, encourages girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths and celebrate connections with others. Our tested curriculum blends physical activity with skill development that enables girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. In today’s unpredictable world, the strategies learned at Girls on Run are more important than ever. HEART & SOLE Grades 6-8 Heart & Sole is Girls on the Run's middle school program that meets the unique needs of girls in 6th-8th grade. The program considers the whole girl – body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection. Girls need an inclusive place where they feel supported and inspired to explore their emotions, cultivate empathy and strengthen their physical and emotional health. JUNIOR COACH Girls 16-18 years old Find community, become a leader, and make an impact as a Girls on the Run Junior Coach! High school girls age 16 to 18 are invited to apply to be a Junior Coach in our community. Participating in this program enables high school girls to serve the next generation and can provide training, experience, and service credit. High school girls can benefit by being part of something meaningful while making an impact on younger girls! Through the Junior Coach program, high school girls will be part of a positive community and gain a sense of belonging.

Please call (219) 237-6982 for hours of operation.
Community Events & Programs

Westchester Public Library

Public Library

Please call Thomas Branch (Main) at 219-926-7696 for hours Please call Hageman Branch at 219- 926-9080 for hours Please call Westchester Township History Museum at 219-983-9715 for hours Please call Baugher Center at 219-921-0964 for hours

Please call (219) 926-7696 for hours of operation.
Community Events & Programs