The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will welcome Indiana's first lady, Karen Pence, on Wednesday, October 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The first lady will tour the nonprofit's 16,000-square-foot facility and watch as students fly simulated missions, engage in engineering labs and participate in planet preschool programs. Mrs. Pence, a former school teacher of 25 years, continues her passion for educating students by visiting schools and educational organizations throughout the state.

For information on any of Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana's programs, call 219-989-3250.