Events

FALL Into FUN with TomFoolery!

The Tomfoolery Fun Club is pleased to once again partner with Orak Shrine in Michigan City, IN for an evening of comedy and live music! Comedian sensation Gwen La Roka headlines a star-studded lineup of comedians who are ready to bring the laughter! Gwen headlines in many comedy clubs throughout the nation. Also on the lineup card include rising star Soli Santos and "old school" comedian Sharkie! On the musical front, Audley Reid and band are ready to keep things alive throughout the evening. Audley, an accomplished saxophonist, leads the band of highly energetic and extremely talented musicians! Tom and

September 21st, 2021|Events|

Michigan City Area Schools Transportation Department’s annual mum and pumpkin sale

The Michigan City Area Schools Transportation Department's annual mum and pumpkin sale is set for Friday, September 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Transportation Department, located on 1100 S. Woodland.  While supplies last, the public is welcome to come out and purchase their fall mums and pumpkins, locally grown by Mark's Farm Market. This year Social Que BBQ will be serving food from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.    

September 10th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Come Make A Difference at Stuff A Bus!

Come and make a difference, as the Michigan City Salvation Army, First Trust Credit Union, Al’s Supermarkets, local radio stations, and the Michigan City School Corporation celebrate 18 years of hosting the “STUFF A BUS” food drive for The Salvation Army Food Pantry. Now through September 25th, you can make a monetary donation or donate non-perishable food items at First Trust’s Michigan City Branch at 950 E. U.S. Highway 20. In addition, on Saturday, September 25th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., volunteers will be filling Michigan City school buses with bags of food donated by YOU (the local community)

September 9th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Lubeznik Center for The Arts announces Artbash to take place virtually

Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) is thrilled to announce its biggest annual fundraising event, Artbash: Repaint the Town.Taking place virtually on September 25, from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (CST),  Artbash  proceeds directly impact communities across Indiana's northwest region. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, proceeds from this annual gala enable LCA to further its mission to provide the community access to compelling exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary ideas. ArtBash: Repaint the Town will feature live entertainment — a reading of an original poem by Ming Washington. Written specifically for the occasion, it celebrates Michigan City and the arts.

September 2nd, 2021|Events, Local News|

Franciscan Health Hammond, Michigan City host car seat clinics

Franciscan Health hospitals in Hammond and Michigan City will host free car seat safety clinics during the month of September. The clinic at Franciscan Health Hammond, 5454 Hohman Ave., will be by appointment only from 2-5PM on Friday, September 10. The clinic at Franciscan Health Michigan City’s legacy campus at 301 Homer St. will be by appointment only from 11AM-3PM, Sunday, September 26.   Free car seats, provided by a generous grant from Geminus Regional Health Systems, will be installed by a certified technician while supplies last. Caregivers must bring their children to the appointment so the technician can see

September 1st, 2021|Events, Local News|

Nomination of the wreck of the Muskegon as Indiana’s second “Shipwreck Nature Preserve”

Dr. Charles D. Beeker will be the featured speaker at a program celebrating and promoting the nomination of the wreck of the Muskegon as Indiana’s second “Shipwreck Nature Preserve”. This event will be held on Saturday, September 11 at 1:00pm at the Michigan City Public Library, 100 East Fourth St. The Michigan City Public Library, Michigan City Historical Society/Old Lighthouse Museum & Indiana DNR Lake Michigan Coastal Program have the distinct honor of hosting this most interesting and informative program. The Muskegon began its life as the 1199 gross ton, 211 ft, long, 39.9 ft. beam, steel hulled passenger freighter,

August 23rd, 2021|Events|

The Wildflowers, Top Touring Tom Petty Tribute Band, Opening October 2nd At Laporte Civic Auditorium

The La Porte Civic Auditorium welcomes international touring band The WILDFLOWERS BAND, America’s #1 tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, for a concert on Saturday, October 2. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. with Small Town, Indiana’s only authentic Mellencougar - John Cougar Mellencamp Tribute. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The concert is part of the La Porte Civic Auditorium Event Series.   The Wildflowers were formed in 2012 by lead vocalist and guitarist Jonathan Guthrie and bassist Darryell Stone. With hundreds of shows performed across the country – extensively in the southeast – the band has become one of the most popular touring tribute shows. Equipped with decades of experience and a passion

August 18th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Purdue Northwest Sinai Forum announces 68th season

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Sinai Forum announced a series of notable speakers for the upcoming season covering topics ranging from the pandemic response to justice issues to climate change. The forum’s 68th season will kick off at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17 with Deborah Birx, MD, world-renowned medical expert and former White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator. In addition to Birx, the acclaimed speakers series will feature Silicon Valley icon Steve “The Woz” Wozniak, civil rights lawyer and social justice activist Bryan Stevenson, Holocaust survivor Max Eisen, and internationally acclaimed nature photographer Paul Nicklen. “We are pleased to be able

June 25th, 2021|Events, Local News|

Pipe Organ Music Sundays with First Congregational Church in Michigan City

Sundays from 10am-11am on WIMS. You can listen on AM 1420, 95.1FM and 106.7FM Valparaiso. Download the FREE tunein app as well. Don't forget about the FREE CONCERTS every Wednesday at 12PM at NOON at First Congregational Church in Michigan City.  This hour is brought to you by The First Congregational Church in Michigan City with George Dobie. 

February 3rd, 2021|Events|
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