To augment the “Indiana Disasters” traveling exhibit, La Porte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz has created an exhibit focusing on “La Porte County Disasters.” Included in it are photos of past LaPorte lake flooding, such as this one showing Lakeside Street in 1983. (Photo provided; click to enlarge)

In February, the museum is a “Disaster” area (in a historical sort of way)

The Indiana Historical Society Traveling Exhibit “Indiana Disasters” is taking up residence at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum in February. Augmenting it is the museum’s ... Continue Reading →
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Grand Magic Show is coming to LaPorte Feb. 12

The LaPorte Community Concert Association will present Duane Laflin and his Grand Magic Show on Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. at the LaPorte High School Auditorium. Laflin, assisted ... Continue Reading →
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Meet with your legislators at Third House Session Feb. 6

Citizens will have the opportunity to hear what’s going on at the Statehouse when the Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce present an ... Continue Reading →

Kids can join library’s Arctic Winter Reading Program in February

Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to join the LaPorte County Public Library’s Arctic Winter Reading Program, which will take place the entire month of February. Stop ... Continue Reading →
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Introduce kids to ballet with annotated “Swan Lake” Feb. 7

Metamorphis Traveling Theatre, a branch of the Acting Theatre of Michigan City, will present a kid-friendly version of “Swan Lake” on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the LaPorte County Public ... Continue Reading →
It's called Family Ceramics for a reason. And who cares about a few paint smudges on the arm?

Scenes from WinterFest 2015; fun continues Jan. 31

Photos by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) LaPorte’s WinterFest was in full force Jan. 23-25 with several events, including Family Ceramics at the Civic and a Fun Run ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to complete easy survey about community health needs

Community members in LaPorte and Starke counties are invited to weigh in on what they believe are the community’s most pressing health needs. The simple online survey takes about ... Continue Reading →
Gene (Jeremiah Souza, seated) argues with his roommate, Eliot (Kevin Mellen) in the Footlight production “Consider the Oyster.” (Photo provided)

Footlight to premiere “Consider the Oyster” Feb. 6-8, 12-15

What makes you love someone? Will your love remain if that person changes? Footlight Theatre attempts to get to the bottom of these questions with a dose of wit this February during ... Continue Reading →
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Does your child prefer quieter movies and freedom to move around? Library has the perfect showing for them Feb. 21

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. for a free “sensory friendly movie” event featuring “The Lego Movie!” At this showing at the LaPorte County Public Library, ... Continue Reading →
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LP Service League seeks kids’ help to set “Pirates!” stage

The LaPorte Service League, which will present its 82nd annual play for area schoolchildren in February, is asking for kids’ help to enhance the set for “Pirates!” Children from ... Continue Reading →