The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation present Poetry Out Loud™ in partnership with the Indiana Arts Commission. This national arts education program encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition to high schools across the country. This program helps students master public speaking skills and build self-confidence, while also learning more about both classic and contemporary poetry.
In an effort to provide Halloween options to parents this year, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that there will be a City Wide Drive Through Trunk and Treat event held in the Hammond Sportsplex parking lot located at 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard on Friday, October 30th, 2020 from 5-7pm.
The Gary Community School Corporation today released The Path Forward, its bold two-year plan for continuing to improve academics, engagement, fiscal matters, and operations in the district. Notably, the district pledged to publicly release progress reports every three months so the community can see what gains its schools are making.
Chicago Children's Theatre to convert its West Loop parking lot to an outdoor drive-in: Drive-In Theatre
Beatrix Potter is a perennial favorite at Chicago Children’s Theatre, but CCT’s new Drive-In Theatre: Beatrix Potter and Friends has been re-created with socially distancing and a fun, outdoor movie setting in mind. Outdoor performances are October 1-18: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s parking lot, 100 S. Racine St. in Chicago’s West Loop. Tickets go on sale September 8.
With the 2020/2021 school year underway in much of our state, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration wants families to know that there is still space available in all of Indiana’s counties in the statewide On My Way Pre-K program. High-quality pre-K providers from all over Indiana are following guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help low-income 4-year-olds be ready to start kindergarten next year, while making child health and safety the top priority.