Methodist Hospitals Foundation hosts the Mardi Gras Ball on Feb. 15 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. | File photo
Updated: March 15, 2014 6:02AM
Here is a look at things to do.
Suggestions include the Mardi Gras Ball in Merrillville.
FLY YOUR SWEETIE TO THE MOON
This Valentine’s Day-themed event tests a couple’s compatibility as they work together to complete a mission to the moon
Once the mission is complete, couples can enjoy desserts while watching a laser light show to wind down from their lunar landing
Details: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at Challenger Learning Center, 2300 173rd St., Hammond
Cost, $40 per couple
(219) 989-3250 or clcnwi.com
Directed by Valerie Wotkun, this show by Agathie Christie stars Betsy Archer, Mike Lerner, Mike Karberg, Kali Rasla-Fitch, Rip Johnson, Maggie Foster, Larry Hinken and Aaron Duncil
Details: 8 p.m. Feb. 14-15 and 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at Beatniks on Conkey, 418 Conkey St. (two blocks east of Hohman Avenue), Hammond, with doors a half-hour before curtain
Tickets, $15 at (888) 928-6648 or brownpapertickets.com/event/551928
MARDI GRAS BALL
Methodist Hospitals Foundation’s annual ball includes cocktails, a Mardi Gras parade, a Bourbon Street arcade, dinner, a presentation of the court and a coronation
Attire is formal with a mask
There will be a cash bar after 9 p.m.
Details: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave., Merrillville
Cost, $125, or $25 for the dessert buffet only
Reservations are with Maria Diaz at (219) 886-4468 or firstname.lastname@example.org
‘LOOK WHAT’S UP’
Exhibiting artists include Ken Zaborski, a painter and sculptor from Chesterton; Rita Berg, a painter and sculptor from St. John; Kathy Los-Rathburn, a painter from Griffith; Michiko Boorman, a painter from Indianapolis; and Sally Hooker, a painter from Munster
Most work on display is for sale
Details: Through February at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th St., with a closing reception from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 23
(219) 926-4711 or chestertonart.com
Singing, dancing, spoken word, comedy, drawing, photography, etc.
Details: 6 p.m. mixer and 7 p.m. show on the third Friday of the month at the Grant Theatre, 3850 Grant St., Gary
Dara Jackson, (219) 222-4910
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Arise and 444 Grill present this free event, which is open to all ages
Details: 7-9 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month at 444 Grill, 444 S. Lake St., Gary
(219) 939-0444 or email@example.com