Events

Mother’s Day Flower & Plant Sale!

Mother’s Day Plant and Flower Sale with Michigan City Area Schools The Social Events Committee of the Michigan City Area Schools Transportation Department will be hosting its 6th Annual Mother’s Day Plant and Flower Sale on Friday, May 7. The sale runs from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. on the front lawn of the Service Building at 1100 S. Woodland Ave, Michigan City, directly behind Joy Elementary School. This year the sale will feature a large selection of Potted Plants, Flowers and Hanging Baskets grown locally and provided by Mark’s Farm Market and Greenhouses of LaPorte County. The Social Events

April 16th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Meals on Wheels Shoe Drive for Laporte County

Laporte County Meals on Wheels Shoe Drive will be from April 1 - May 31. 4 Locations in Michigan City and 3 in Laporte. Meals on Wheels provides therapeutically prepared nutritious hot meals delivered to homebound, seniors and disabled persons. The continued support of the community and selfless volunteers make this possible.

April 16th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Breaking The Glass Ceiling Event April 28th

Professionals that want to rise to the top of their industry have a lot to learn from Debie Coble’s story. Over her 30+ year career, she rose from a local store manager position to the role of President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. Along the way, she learned a lot of lessons that up-and-coming business leaders will find useful.  Debie Coble will be the next featured guest during the inspirational Breaking the Glass Ceiling web series on April 28th. In this FREE web series from NWIIWA, an accomplished guest will be sharing lessons intended to help other professionals empower their careers. There

April 15th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Covid-19 Clinic open today at Purdue Northwest

Purdue Northwest has partnered with the La Porte County Health Department and HealthLinc to offer a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at our Westville Campus. This clinic is open to the community TODAY, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and there are appointments available! The clinic is offering the Moderna vaccine. This vaccine will require two doses, with the second dose administered at the PNW campus on May 20. (When you get your vaccine today, HealthLinc will register you to return for your second dose.) Just call 1-888-580-1060, extension 3401 to register for your vaccine, and come on out today

April 15th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Hoosier Club of Indiana 2021 Schedule-subject to change

Hoosier Club of Indiana 2021 Schedule-subject to change. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Amy Brown at 574-360-9251. Check the link provided for additional information. 2021 Tourney's https://www.hoosiercohoclub.org/index.php/tournaments/2021-tourney-s   April 23 JB West Buffalo Bill Memorial Tournament April 24 & 25 Bellman Oil Pro / Am Tournament April 30 Hartman Memorial Tournament May 1 & 2 Horizon Bank Quake Coho Classic Tournament May 22 Club Championship Series #1 June 12 Powder Puff Tournament June 19 Club Championship Series #2 July 10 Bellman Oil Tony Wiatrowski Youth Tournament July 17 Club Championship Series #3 August 7 Club

April 10th, 2021|Events|

Duneland Chamber of Commerce Events -Job Fair-European Market

Duneland Community Hiring Fair Thursday, April 22 The Duneland Chamber, in partnership with the Duneland Family YMCA, are planning a hiring fair for the Duneland community. If you are a business looking to hire, or for more information visitwww.dunelandchamber.org or call 219-926-5513. The European Market opens for 2021 on Saturday May 1st, 2021.

April 7th, 2021|Events|

April’s Celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Week 2021

Center for Creative Solutions, Inc.® Announces April’s Celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Week 2021 Northwest Indiana will join 80 countries in celebrating this year’s World Creativity and Innovation Week, April 15-21. Keeping with the United Nations’ declaration, the week’s theme is “2021, Year of the Creative Economy.” “This pandemic year has been a remarkable year for creativity and innovation. Businesses, schools, health care, churches and other charities, government and families have been in the same boat: sink or swim, innovate or die,” said Cynthia Hedge, CEO of the Center for Creative Solutions. “Many of those innovators are right here

April 7th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Goodwill’s Little Black Dress Fashion Show

Goodwill’s Little Black Dress Fashion Show will pivot to three Online Events via Facebook Live this year.  These events are free and the first will go live on Thursday, April 29th at 11:30 am on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/events/125719312844458/.  Each event will include models and an opportunity to buy the featured items.  Stylist and Image Consultant, Kathy Friend, will produce and host the Facebook Live Events @GoodwillNI.  For more information, call: (866) 649-7300 or email: [email protected]  #GWLittleBlackDress

April 6th, 2021|Events|

Annual Community Job Fair to focus on Hospitality, Retail, Restaurant, Tourism, and Professional Services industries

The annual community job fair hosted by City of Michigan City, Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Michigan City Chamber of Commerce, La Porte County Office of Economic Development, Northwest Indiana Workforce Board, WorkOne, and Blue Chip Casino will take an industry-specific approach this year. The industry-focused job fair will include employers from the hospitality, retail, restaurant, tourism, and professional services industries. The Community Job Fair will take place on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in the Stardust Room at the Blue Chip Casino, 777 Blue Chip Drive in Michigan City from 1:00pm–4:00pm. The event is open to the public. Local hiring employers,

March 25th, 2021|Events|

La Porte County Syphony Orchestra Welcomes Back Gary Thor Wedow

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra concludes its 48th Season on Saturday, April 17 by welcoming home La Porte native and Guest Conductor, Gary Thor Wedow. This in-person concert will be held at 7:00 PM CDT at La Porte's Civic Auditorium , 1001 Ridge Street. This will be Maestro Wedow’s first, and long overdue, appearance as guest conductor with the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra and it promises to be a fantastic finale to the LCSO’s season. For information visit lcso.net

March 23rd, 2021|Events|

Pipe Organ Music

Sunday 4/11/2021 from 10am-11am on WIMS. You can listen on AM 1420, 95.1FM and 106.7FM Valparaiso. Download the FREE tunein app as well. In addition, Check out Trinity Episcopal in Michigan City inside this hour. This hour is brought to you by The First Congregational Church in Michigan City with George Dobie. This week's featured Artist is Ann Dobie. 

February 3rd, 2021|Events|

175th Annual LAPORTE COUNTY FAIR

Team 95.1 FM/AM 1420 WIMS & 102.5 FM/AM 1060 WHFB Live at 175th Annual LAPORTE COUNTY FAIR July 10th – July 17th, 2021. Family Fun, 4-H Events, Demolition Derby, Figure 8 Demolition Derby, Bear Hollow Wood Carvers, Truck and Tractor Pull, Carnival Rides, Guess who is performing this year.. Toby Keith & Laine Hardy July 15th. Go to lpfair.com for more events and information. PRESS RELEASE UPDATE (below) as of 2/22/2021 La Porte County Fair MORGAN WALLEN CONCERT IS CANCELLED In recent days, the Fair Board has spent significant time reviewing its options with respect to the Morgan Wallen concert

January 28th, 2021|Events|

Tour De Laporte

2021 Dates:August 20, 21, and 22La Porte, Indiana Team WIMS live 6-8amTour de La Porte offers short and long distance cycling, half marathon, 10K, 5K & trail run! Beginning in 2020, proceeds of this great event support La Porte Family YMCA. Your support through participation, sponsorship and volunteerism helps the La Porte Family YMCA make an even greater impact in our local community. The La Porte County Family YMCA is a leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and stages of life, joined together

January 20th, 2021|Events|

GREAT LAKES GRAND PRIX

AUGUST 5 – 8, 2021 WASHINGTON PARK, MICHIGAN CITY, IN The award-winning Great Lakes Grand Prix features many of the world’s fastest and most powerful offshore power boats along with AquaX jet ski racing. Throughout this exciting free 4-day event, walk through Washington park and chat with racers, team members, boat and jet ski owners which also appear in the boat parade, block party and Taste of Michigan City. All weekend long, enjoy live entertainment, family fun, food, drinks and Racing!

January 20th, 2021|Events|
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