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SUMMER THEATER AUDITIONS: Calling all actors! The Highland Parks & Recreation Department’s Performing Arts Group – under the direction of Peggy Glennie – is looking for singers and dancers for this summer’s production of “Footloose the Musical” with performances scheduled in July and August. Singing auditions are from 6  to 8 p.m. Monday, May 16 and Tuesday, May 17 at Lincoln Community Center. QUESTIONS? Call (219) 838-0114.

HAPPY HOOSIER BICENNTENIAL: Join the Highland Historical Society at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26 at Lincoln Community Center as we celebrate the state’s 200th birthday with a performance by Actor Terry Lynch in “Happy Hoosier Bicentennial.” The evening recounts how the 19th state’s admission to the union comes to a fever pitch when the 23rd president of the United States, Benjamin Harrison of Indianapolis, brings into focus the history, industry, education, politics and entertainment that enabled the great state of Indiana to influence the nation. Admission is free and refreshments will served. INFO: Call (219) 922-1047.



CHARITY SOFTBALL GAME: Come out and cheer on our Highland Police Department at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22 as they take on Dyer, Lansing and Munster in the 4th Annual Charity Softball Tournament at Munster Community Park. The event features softball, door prizes, DJ, police/fire vehicles, bounce houses, concessions and blood drive. All proceeds benefit the Cancer Resource Centre. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the event or from participating players. INFO: Call Corporal Shawn Anderson at the Highland Police Department,(219) 838-3184. 

MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE: The community will honor veterans from every branch of the military during a  ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30 at the Gazebo at Main Square Park. Hear from local citizens about what Memorial Day means to them.