Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category


October 29th, 2014

The Gary SouthShore RailCats 2015 schedule will feature seven games vs. American Association expansion team the Joplin (MO) Blasters and 15 interleague games vs. Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball teams.   The RailCats open the 2015 season at the U. S. Steel Yard on Thursday, May 21st, beginning a four-game series with a Can-Am team […]


Gary SouthShore RailCats Show Increase in Attendance

October 1st, 2014

GARY, IN - Independent minor league baseball is still on the upswing in Chicagoland. The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Schaumburg Boomers, both owned by Pat and Lindy Salvi, showed attendance increases once again in 2014. Ballpark Digest’s annual ranking of independent baseball team’s average attendance listed the RailCats (American Association) 10th among 48 independent teams, while […]


City of Gary Announces 2014 Independence Day Parade Winners

August 7th, 2014

 Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson hosted a brief meet and greet at City Hall to announce the City of Gary’s 2014 Independence Day Parade winners.   The Parade winners are as follows:   Best Floats: First Place:          The Methodist Hospitals Second Place:    Gary Storm Water Management District, Department of Green Urbanism, and Recycling Department (joint winners) Third […]


First Friday Family Night Featured Film “X-Men”

August 1st, 2014

The City of Gary, Indiana would like to cordially invite you to the First Friday Family Night for the monthly Drive-In Theatre on the lake at Marquette Park. The featured film will be “X-Men Action/Adventure (PG-13) co-starring Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry. The movie is about an Academy for mutants that have superpowers battling between […]


City in Search of Participants for National Night Out (Aug. 5, 2014)

July 12th, 2014

The City of Gary and Gary Police Department will once again host National Night Out, Tuesday, August 5 at Froebel Park (15th and Madison St.) from 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.   The purpose of National Night Out is to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in anti-crime efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit […]


Tolleston Park Pool & Waterpark - OPEN

July 12th, 2014

The City of Gary Parks Department is proud to announce that the Tolleston Pool and Waterpark are now fully renovated and open! Hours of operation are Tuesday – Saturday, 10am - 6pm. There is no cost. For more information, call (219) 886-7099.  


6 Fun Facts About “Saving Mr. Banks”

July 9th, 2014

Did you know the City of Gary, Indiana is having a family fun movie night? The community will be gathered for its monthly movie night at the Lake on July 11, 2014 at 7pm. The movie “Saving Mr. Banks” is a Disney motion picture that’s about bringing a childhood storybook to the theaters.   Here […]


Drive-In Theatre On the Lake - July 11, 2014

July 9th, 2014

The movie “Saving Mr. Banks” brings determination, joy and happiness to one’s heart. Join us for a wonderful night at Marquette Park for this “movie of the year”.  GATES OPEN AT 7:00PM and the movie starts at dusk.


Independence Day Parade and Celebration - July 4

July 3rd, 2014

Please join Mayor Karen-Freeman Wilson and the City of Gary at the Independence Day Parade on Friday, July 4.  Parade begins at 9:00 a.m., at 15th Avenue and Broadway, culminating at Buffington Park, 6th Avenue and Connecticut Street. A celebration will take place in the park immediately following the Parade (10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.—Food […]


City of Gary 2014 Annual Independence Day Parade

June 30th, 2014

The City of Gary invites your organization to be a part of our 2014 Independence Day parade, which will be held on Friday, July 4, beginning at 9:00 a.m. This year’s parade theme is “Rejuvenating Gary!” In an effort to make the parade as entertaining as possible, the City of Gary requests that each parade […]




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