Upcoming Events

In the Area:

Jan. 24 — Nature’s Tiny Tots, 10-11 a.m., Luhr County Park, 3178 S. County Road 150 West, LaPorte. Registration: www.laportecountyparks.org, (219) 325-8315.

 Jan. 24, 31 — Needle Arts Club, 5:30 p.m., Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. Fourth St. Info: (219) 873-3049.

Jan. 25 — Joyful Movement Easy Exercises for All Ages, 8:30 a.m., Luhr Park Nature Center, 3178 S. County Road 150 West, LaPorte. Free. Registration: www.laportecountyparks.org, (219) 325-8315.

Jan. 25 — Readers Corner — Book Club, 6-7 p.m., LaPorte County Public Library Coolspring Branch Meeting Room, 6925 W. County Road 400 North. Info: www.laportelibrary.org

Jan. 26 — Virtual Dungeons & Dragons, 3-5 p.m., through Michigan City Public Library. Advance registration: dwolf@mclib.org, (219) 873-3045.

Jan. 28 — WinterFest: Ice sculpturing demonstrations, 4-7 p.m., 618 Plaza (Lincolnway in LaPorte). Info: https://laporteparkandrec.com/winterfest

Jan. 28 — Youth Service Bureau of LaPorte County Comedy Night, 8 p.m., The Silver Palace, 1719 State St., LaPorte. Tickets: $25. Reservations: tinyurl.com/a36nzspk, LaPorte office, 906 Michigan Ave.

Jan. 29 — WinterFest: Ice Fishing Derby, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., Pine Lake, LaPorte. Info: https://laporteparkandrec.com/winterfest

Jan. 29 WinterFest: Snowball Softball Coed Tournament, 9 a.m., Lions Field @ Soldiers Memorial Park. Info: https://laporteparkandrec.com/winterfest

Jan. 29 WinterFest: Free Family Yoga Class, 10 a.m., LaPorte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge St. Info: https://laporteparkandrec.com/winterfest

Jan. 29 WinterFest: free Snowman Contest, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Kesling Park Walking Trail. Info: https://laporteparkandrec.com/winterfest

Jan. 29 Subnivean Subjects Saunter, 10 a.m., Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. County Road 25 East, Chesterton. Info: (219) 926-1390.

Jan. 29WinterFest: free Glow in the Dark Scavenger Hunt, 5 p.m., Fox Park’s Dennis F. Smith Amphitheater. Info: https://laporteparkandrec.com/winterfest

Jan. 30 — WinterFest: free horse-drawn wagon rides, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Cummings Lodge @ Soldiers Memorial Park. Info: https://laporteparkandrec.com/winterfest

Jan. 30Photo Scavenger Hunt, 10 a.m.-noon, Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. County Road 25 East, Chesterton. Info: (219) 926-1390.

Jan. 30 — Mount Baldy Winter Summit Hike, 1-3 p.m., Mount Baldy parking lot, U.S. 12 west of Michigan City. Info: www.nps.gov/indu, (219) 395-1882.

Jan. 30 — Nature Myths, 2 p.m., Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. County Road 25 East, Chesterton. Info: (219) 926-1390.

Jan. 30Michigan City Chamber Music Festival, “The 3 B’s: Bach, Beethoven & Brahms,” 2:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 411 W. 11th St. Free. Info: www.mccmf.org, MC Chamber Fest on Facebook, (219) 561-1939.

Jan. 31Make It! Cross Hatch Leather Bracelet for Adults (18+), 10:30 a.m.-noon, LaPorte County Public Library Coolspring Branch Meeting Room,  6925 W. County Road 400 North. Info: www.laportelibrary.org

 Jan. 31 — Needle Arts Club, 5:30 p.m., Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. Fourth St. Info: (219) 873-3049.

Feb. 1 — Joyful Movement Easy Exercises for All Ages, 8:30 a.m., Luhr Park Nature Center, 3178 S. County Road 150 West, LaPorte. Pre-registration:  (219) 325-8315, www.laportecountyparks.org

Through March 31 — Local artist Kristy Kutch,  The Legacy Center Gallery @ Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, 1719 E. Barker Ave. Legacy Center hours: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun.

Saturdays — Turn Up Dance Fitness with Stacy G., 8:30-9:30 a.m., Long Beach Community Center, 2501 Oriole Trail. Cost: $5 paid at class.

First and Third Mondays — Singing Sands Toastmasters Club, 6:30-8 p.m., Senior Health/Wellness Center (old hospital ER, Barker/Buffalo).

In the Region

Jan. 27 Noon Time Talk Series, 12:20 p.m. EST, Midwest Museum of American Art, 429 S. Main St., Elkhart. Admission: $5, members/free. Info: (574) 293-6660.

Jan. 29 Harbor Country Hikers, 5 p.m. EST, New Buffalo Lakefront Parks and Beach. Info: www.harborcountryhikers.com, harborcountryhikers@gmail.com

Feb. 1 Bridgman Public Library Zoom Program, author William Hazelgrove (Wright Brothers, Wrong Story), 6 p.m. EST. Zoom link: www.bridgmanlibrary.com

Feb. 2 — “A History of the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant (1940-1945),” 1:30 p.m. EST, The History Museum, 808 W. Washington St., South Bend. Cost: $3, $1/members. Info: www.historymuseumSB.org, (574) 235-9664.

Through Feb. 15 “Finding the Light in Dark Days: Works by the Duneland Photography Club,” works by Samantha Purze, Art Barn School of Art, 695 N. County Road 400 East, Valparaiso. Info: (219) 462-9009, www.artbarnschool.org

Saturday-Sunday — Winter Fun-Snowshoeing, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, 100 N. Lake St., Gary’s Miller Beach neighborhood. Info:  (219) 395-1882, www.nps.gov/indu for details.

Saturday-Sunday — Snowshoe Hikes in Miller Woods, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sat./1-3 p.m. Sun., Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, 100 N. Lake St., Gary’s Miller Beach neighborhood. Info:  (219) 395-1824, www.nps.gov/indu for details.