Plan your summer fun with us!
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JUNE
13: Valparaiso Market 
13: Summer Outdoor Movies
17: Valparaiso Market
20: Valparaiso Market
20: Summer Outdoor Movies
24: Valparaiso Market
27: Valparaiso Market
27: Summer Outdoor Movies




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JULY
1: Valparaiso Market
4: Valparaiso Market
8: Valparaiso Market
11: Valparaiso Market
11: Summer Outdoor Movies
13: Summer Rhapsody Music Festival
15: Valparaiso Market
15: Valparaiso Wine Festival
18: Valparaiso Market
18: Summer Outdoor Movies
20: Summer Rhapsody Music Festival
20 - August 6: The Pop-Up: A Valparaiso Art Experience
22: Valparaiso Market
25: Valparaiso Market
25: Summer Outdoor Movies
27: Summer Rhapsody Music Festival
29: Valparaiso Market

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AUGUST
1-6: The Pop-Up: A Valparaiso Art Experience
1: Valparaiso Market
3: Summer Rhapsody Music Festival
4-5: Sidewalk Days
5: Valparaiso Market
8: Valparaiso Market
8: The Pop-Up: A Valparaiso Art Experience Closing Reception
10: Summer Rhapsody Music Festival
12: Valparaiso Market
15: Valparaiso Market
19: Valparaiso Market
22: Valparaiso Market
26: Valparaiso Market
26: Popcorn Festival Cutest Baby Contest
29: Valparaiso Market

What's new this year at the
Summer Outdoor Movies!
The fun is just beginning at the Summer Outdoor Movies!  Our season kicked off earlier this
week but not to worry, the fun lasts 5 more weeks!

This year we've added some pre-show fun to some of our movie nights! 

Here is what's in store for you:
  • June 20 - Nine Lives
    • Pre-show with Lakeshore PAWS and Porter County Animal Shelter. Join us to visit with animals ready for adoption from Lakeshore PAWS and the Porter County Animal Shelter.
  • June 27 - Moonstruck  
    • Pre-show concert with The Valparaiso Community University Concert Band
  • July 11 - Finding Dory
    • Pre-show Karaoke Night with Nitro Entertainment.  Want to feel what it's like to sing from the big stage?  Here's your chance!  Join us and sing your favorite tunes on stage.

  • July 18 - Pete's Dragon
    • Pre-show Friendship Bracelet Night with VHS UNICEF.  Grab your friends and make friendship bracelets before the movie!
  • July 25 - The Secret Life of Pets 
    • Pre-show with Lakeshore PAWS and Porter County Animal Shelter. Join us and visit with animals ready for adoption from Lakeshore PAWS and the Porter County Animal Shelter.
All pre-show fun begins at 6:30pm.  Each movie begins at dusk at the Porter Health Amphitheater in Central Park Plaza.   Bring your lawn chair or blanket, invite your family and friends, and enjoy some of the biggest blockbusters at one of the biggest celebrations on the block! Admission is FREE.                          
The Summer Rhapsody Music Festival
returns for its 7th Season!

In its 7th season, the Summer Rhapsody Music Festival has a schedule full of great sounds!  Bring your picnic or plan to visit one of downtown Valparaiso's great restaurants, pack your lawn chairs and head to the Central Park Plaza to enjoy 5 weeks of free concerts.

The season would not be complete without its staple, The Summer Rhapsody Music Festival Orchestra.  This 60 piece orchestra, comprised of area professional and student musicians, will be playing A Tribute to John Williams.  The orchestra is led by Miguel Rosario and his passion for not only music, but also his community will shine throughout the concert.

Admission is FREE and all concerts begin at 7:00 PM at the Porter Health Amphitheater in Central Park Plaza.

2017 Concert Schedule
  • July 13 - Hoosier Highway
  • July 20 - Summer Rhapsody Festival Orchestra, A Tribute to John Williams.  Valparaiso Middle School Band Concert begins at 4pm
  • July 27 - The Corey Dennison Band
  • August 3 - Libido Funk Circus
  • August 10 - Kashmir                       
V-Pop! Comic-Con
at the Valparaiso Public Library
The "excitement is building" at the Valparaiso Public Library this summer with our Summer Reading theme, Build a Better World!
We offer this 6 week reading incentive program for ages 0-18, that consists of a fun Bingo Sheet to complete and prizes to be awarded for those who participate! Registration runs through the end of June and Bingo sheets can be turned in until July 15th.
 
Our summer is chock full of fun programs for all ages that are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library and are free for the public. Make it a point to get to our V-Pop! Arts & Entertainment Con this weekend meet Terry Border, the author of the popular Bent Objects books and children's titles, Happy Birthday, Cupcake and Peanut Butter and Cupcake. 
 
The V-Pop! Comic-Con is a small, but big on fun, comic book convention that mixes artists, authors, workshops, comics, fun merchandise and plenty of activities for the kids! Build with Legos, read a story with Captain America, or hang out with R2D2! Come dressed as your favorite character and enter to win our Cosplay contest!
This event is FREE for the whole family!

Location: Valparaiso Public Library
103 Jefferson Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Questions? Feel free to contact us!
Phone: 219-462-0524x137
Email: clambert@pcpls.org
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