St. Mary’s Oktoberfest is Oct. 6

St. Mary the Immaculate Conception Parish in Michigan City will host its 2019 Oktoberfest Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at the Michigan City Elks Lodge on U.S. 20. Come and enjoy dinner, ... Continue Reading →

Springfield Township VFD’s Arts & Crafts Show is Oct. 12

Springfield Township Volunteer Fire Department will host its first-ever Arts & Crafts Show on Oct. 12, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fire department, 7111 N 300 W, Michigan ... Continue Reading →

Franciscan Alliance will host child car seat safety clinic Sept. 21; some free seats will be available

In observance of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Franciscan Health will host a free car seat safety clinic at its hospital in Michigan City. The clinic at Franciscan Health Michigan ... Continue Reading →

Talk (and eat) food from Indiana at Sept. 13 library event

The LaPorte County Public Library is pleased to announce an exciting social event happening on Friday, Sept. 13, at LaPorte’s Cummings Lodge beginning at 6 p.m. David Hoppe, a local ... Continue Reading →

There’s a job for everyone at next Lend a Hand Day Sept. 24

If you can sew, cut, stitch, tie, sort, iron, knit, crochet, pack, stack, or carry, the La Porte County Extension Homemakers need you! The Homemakers are again hosting a Lend A Hand ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to Discussion over Dinner with Rep. Jim Pressel Sept. 20

On Friday, Sept. 20, from 6-8 p.m., the public is invited to attend a free dinner and conversation with Indiana House of Representatives member Jim Pressel, who will join moderator ... Continue Reading →

Free Smithsonian Museum Day at LaPorte County museum Sept. 21

The La Porte County Historical Society is pleased to announce its participation in Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual free Museum Day. To visit the La Porte County Historical Society ... Continue Reading →

Attention, first responders: Respond to South Shore for free rides

To show appreciation and to say thank you for their service to the community, the South Shore Line is inviting all active-duty first responders to ride the trains free of charge Wednesday, ... Continue Reading →

Meet the man behind the mural at Sept. 17 historical society meeting

The LaPorte County Historical Society will present “The Making of the Mural” and “The Present and Future of Downtown LaPorte” at its Sept. 17, 2019, meeting and potluck dinner ... Continue Reading →

Register now for READ’s 16th annual Scrabble tournament Sept. 19

READ LaPorte County Inc.’s 16th annual Scrabble Tournament fundraiser is set for Thursday, Sept. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the LaPorte VFW, 181 McClung Rd. Come as a two-person team ... Continue Reading →