Franciscan Health Michigan City, Shirley Heinze Land Trust to host nature walk

Franciscan Health Michigan City is hosting a free nature walk led by Shirley Heinze Land Trust at noon Friday, Feb. 17 at the St. Francis Nature Preserve. The 30-minute walk will begin at the start of the trail in the west employee parking lot at Franciscan Health Michigan City, 3500 Franciscan Way in Michigan City. The St. Francis Nature Preserve contains a boardwalk spanning more than a quarter of a mile through the forested wetlands on the west side of Franciscan Health Michigan City. The healing habitat is a collaboration between the hospital and Shirley Heinze Land Trust, a 501(c)(3)

February 4th, 2023|Events, Local News|

Food Bank of Northern Indiana mobile food distributions for February

The Food Bank of Northern Indiana has several mobile food distributions this month. The following dates, locations and information was given:   Friday, February 10, 2023 – St. Joseph County 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. ET *While supplies last. WHERE: Bargain Lane, 1302 Elwood Ave., South Bend, IN 46628 *This distribution is sponsored by CVS and will serve 250 households. Wednesday, February 15, 2023 – St. Joseph County 10 a.m. – Noon ET *While supplies last. WHERE: Jordan Ford, 609 E. Jefferson Blvd, Pre-Owned Parking Lot, Mishawaka, IN 46545 *This distribution is sponsored by The City of Mishawaka and will

February 4th, 2023|Events, Local News|

Franciscan Health Dyer, Munster and Crown Point conducting job recruitment fairs

Events showcasing career opportunities across the Region Franciscan Health Dyer, Munster and Crown Point are conducting job recruitment fairs in February for a variety of career opportunities across the Region. Franciscan Health Munster and Franciscan Health Dyer are co-hosting a recruitment fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 at Franciscan Health Munster in the St. Clare Conference Room at 701 Superior Ave. in Munster. Attendees should enter through Cancer Center Door T. Franciscan Health Crown Point is hosting a recruitment fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Marian Education Center,

February 1st, 2023|Events, Local News|

Michigan City Special Events 2023

Check out the Michigan City Special Events for 2023:   March 11th- St. Patrick's Day Parade (MCSE) April 8th- Easter Egg Hunt (MCSE) June 9th-11th- Singing Sands Sculpting Festival (MCSE) June 24th- Kiddie Parade (MCSE) July 1st- Patriotic Parade (MCSE) July 4th- Fireworks Spectacular (MCSE) July 8th-9th- Michigan City AquaX Grand Prix (LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau) August 2nd-6th- Great Lakes Grand Prix (LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau) September 1st-4th- Oktoberfest (MCSE) December 2nd- Festival of Lights Celebration (MCSE)     For more information visit:

January 31st, 2023|Events, Local News|

LPYMCA Cardboard Boat Adventure Race

Join us on Saturday, March 11th for The LPYMCA Cardboard Boat Adventure Race with La Porte County Family YMCA, Captain Ed's Furniture & Mattress, and TEAM WIMS.  This FREE event will take place from 10:00 AM- 3:30 PM at The MC Elston Branch. Check out for more information or check out their FACEBOOK page.

January 27th, 2023|Events|

La Porte County Symphony Orchestra 2023 Events

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 50th Anniversary season! 50 years ago the LCSO was a small group of volunteer musicians. Now, the LCSO is a semi-professional paid orchestra with a season of concerts designed for people of all ages and musical tastes. We are proud to provide the La Porte, Michigan City, and surrounding Northwest Indiana communities with music and experiences often not found outside of large, metropolitan areas. Check out all of the EVENTS at or call 219-362-9020. On February 11th, 2023, 7:00pm at the La Porte High School Performing Arts Center in La

January 25th, 2023|Events|

Events at La Porte Civic Auditorium

Saturday, February 11th- "Ten" Pearl Jam Tribute from 7:00 PM- 10:30 PM Friday, March 10th- "Jump" Van Halen Tribute from 6:00 PM- 11:00 PM   There are many exciting events coming to The La Porte Civic Auditorium, for a full list of events, information, and tickets visit- or call 219-362-2325.

January 25th, 2023|Events|

Update: Michigan City Chamber of Commerce announces finalists for Annual Awards

Michigan City, IN – January 23, 2022 – In anticipation for its Annual Dinner, the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) has been soliciting nominations for its Annual Awards ceremony. Winners for Large Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Community Impact of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, and Ambassador of the Year will be announced during the Annual Member Dinner on February 17th. These five award categories will recognize individual people and businesses who have made a difference in our business community throughout 2022. Nominations have been qualified and the Chamber Awards Committee is happy

January 24th, 2023|Events, Local News|

New location and time update: Franciscan Health, Geminus to host car seat safety clinic

Franciscan Health Crown Point and Geminus Regional Health Systems are partnering to host a free car seat safety clinic in Valparaiso. The event will take place on Feb. 18 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the MAAC Foundation Center, located at 4203 Montdale Park Drive in Valparaiso. Qualifying Indiana residents may receive a new car seat thanks to a generous grant from Geminus Regional Health Systems. A certified Child Passenger Safety technician will install the seats while supplies last. Caregivers must bring children to the event to allow the technicians to create a safe, proper fit. The National Highway

January 24th, 2023|Events, Local News|

Burn ‘Em Brewing Presents the 8h Annual “420ish Party”

Join Burn 'Em Brewing on Saturday, April 22nd for their 8th annual "420ish Party." The event includes: live music, artisan vendors, food and more! The event will take place at Guy Foreman Amphitheatre at Washington Park in Michigan City from 12:30 PM-9:30 PM CST.   For tickets and more information visit

January 24th, 2023|Events|

Sign up for Happy Little Trees virtual 5K by March 1 and support Indiana State Parks

Inspired by “Happy Painter” Bob Ross' love of the outdoors, Indiana State Parks and the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation (INRF) are partnering with the Michigan DNR to stage the virtual Run for the Trees / Happy Little (Virtual) 5K between Earth Day and Arbor Day. The virtual event was started in 2020 by the Michigan DNR, which is inviting other states to participate this year. In Indiana, proceeds will be used to fund projects at Indiana State Parks related to forest health, tree planting, invasive species removal, and other stewardship-related projects through the INRF. Participants, who will be encouraged to

January 17th, 2023|Events, Local News|

B.A.L.C Home and Lifestyle Expo

The Builders Association of LaPorte County's 28th Annual Home and Lifestyle Expo is on the horizon. Returning for the 9th year in a row, at the Blue Chip Casino Hotel Event Center located in Michigan City, IN. The event will take place on Saturday, March 4 & Sunday, March 5, 2023.   This Expo features all aspects of home ownership including home maintenance, remodeling, custom building, landscaping, finance, home furnishings as well as health, recreation, travel, etc. Vendors will exhibit the latest trends and products in today's market. Hours: March 4th- 9a-5p March 5th- 9a-4p

January 3rd, 2023|Events, Local News|

177th Annual LaPorte County Fair

The LaPorte County Fair returns July 8th-July 15th 2023. Enjoy great music and entertainment, fantastic food, and lots of family fun! Stay tuned for new updates!   For more information visit LaPorte County Fair 2581 W. State Rd. 2 LaPorte, IN 46350

December 13th, 2022|Events|

Tomfoolery Fun Club returns to Michigan City

It's a very special winter "date night" as The Tomfoolery Fun Club returns to the beautiful Orak Shrine in Michigan City, IN! An evening of comedy and rockin' music awaits for this one-of-a-kind event! Comedians John McCombs, Colleen Brennan and Vik Pandya take the stage and provide the laughs to relieve the cold winter tension! Headliner and nationally touring comedian Adam Minnick closes out the evening with his casual and unique brand of comedy! To keep the night rockin', Hotts brings the remedy with their unique blend of easy-listening rock! Tickets for this event are priced at only $25 ($30

December 12th, 2022|Events|
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