Activities to Explore

In the Area:

July 27 — 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

July 28 — Roosevelt Pipe Organ Series, William Halliar, 12:15 p.m., Christ Church, 531 Washington St. Free. Info: (219) 608-5358.

July 28 — Online class, “Chef for a Day in the Wizardly World of Harry Potter,” 3-4:15 p.m., through LaPorte County Public Library. Registration: www.laportelibrary.org

July 28 — Dungeons & Dragons, 3-5 p.m., Zoom, through Michigan City Public Library. Registration: (219) 873-3045, ysonline@mclib.org, jlovett@mclib.org

July 28 — LaPorte City Band, 7 p.m., LaPorte’s Fox Park Dennis F. Smith Amphitheater. Free.

July 29 Online CMYK Graphic Novel Club for Teens, 3:30-5:30 p.m., through Michigan City Public Library. Registration: YSonline@mclib.org, (219) 873-3045.

July 29-31  — “Ordinary Days,” Canterbury Theatre, 807 Franklin St. Times: 2 p.m. Wed.-Thur., 7:30 p.m. Fri., 6:30 p.m. Sat. Tickets: $16-$17. Reservations: (219) 874-4269, info@canterburytheatre.org

July 30-31 — Dunes Arts Foundation/Friendship Botanic Gardens fundraiser, “Cabaret at the Gardens: Music Under the Stars,” 6:30-9 p.m., the Gardens, 2055 E. U.S. 12. Tickets: $40. Reservations/info: (219) 878-9885, www.dunesARTS.org, www.friendshipbotanic gardens.org

July 30-31 — Footlight Players revue, “After All: A Musical Journey Through Love,” 7:30 p.m., Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin St. Tickets: $15, $10/children 12 & younger. Reservations: (219) 874-4035, www.footlightplayers.org

July 30-Aug. 1 — LakeFest, Pine, Stone & Clear lakes, LaPorte. Full schedule: https://laportelakefest.com

July 30-Aug. 1 — “Disney’s High School Musical,” LaPorte Little Theatre Club, 218 A St. Times: 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $17/adults, $16/seniors 60 & older, $13/students with valid ID.  Reservations: www.laportelittletheatreclub.com/

July 31 — Harbor Country Hikers, 10 a.m. EDT, Heron Rookery Trail, 1336 East Road west of Michigan City. Info: www.harborcountryhikers.com

July 31 — Red Apple Music Fest, 1 p.m., 6821 Red Apple Drive, Michigan City. Info: (219) 210-5477, maryerapier@gmail.com

Aug. 4 — Roosevelt Pipe Organ Series, 12:15 p.m., Christ Church, 531 Washington St. Free. Info: (219) 608-5358.

Aug. 4 — 2021 SculptFusion debut, 5:30-7:30 p.m., first floor @ Artspace Uptown Artist Lofts, 717 Franklin Square. Info: jnjacobi@pnw.edu

Aug. 4 — Fiber Arts Class: Create a Dunes Scene, 2-4 p.m., LaPorte County Public Library Coolspring Branch Meeting Room, 6925 W. County Road 400 North. Registration: www.laportelibrary.org

Aug. 4 — LaPorte City Band, 7 p.m., LaPorte’s Fox Park Dennis F. Smith Amphitheater. Free.

Though Aug. 12 — Michigan City Municipal Band, 7:30 p.m., Guy F. Foreman Bicentennial Amphitheater, Washington Park. Free. Parking @ Senior Center, lots closest to amphitheater.

Through Sept. 30 — New exhibit, “Diversity” (Madeleine Schooley), The Legacy Center Gallery  in Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, 1719 E. Barker Ave. Meet-the-artist reception: 8:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 8. Info: jessicar@qas.org

Through Oct. 15 — Exhibit, “Bramson/Indiana/Lake,” Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St. Info: www.lubeznikcenter.org

Wednesdays — Virtual Story Time, 10 a.m., through Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. Fourth St. Info: www.mclib.org/parents/story-time/

Saturdays — Michigan City Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Eighth and Washington streets (Uptown Arts District).

Saturdays — LaPorte Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Lincolnway & Monroe (near Mucho Mas). Info: laportefarmermarket@gmail.com

First and Third Mondays — Singing Sands Toastmasters Club, 6:30-8 p.m., Zoom. Info: https://7269291.toastmastersclubs.org.

Second Saturdays — Free sunset yoga w/ Lauralee Sikorski, 1 hour before sunset (specific time TBD), Long Beach Realty Stop 31 location. Limited parking. Updates: Long Beach Realty Facebook page.

In the Region

July 29 Noon Time Talk Series, 12:20 p.m. EDT, Midwest Museum of American Art, 429 S. Main St., Elkhart. Cost: $5, members/free. Info: (574) 293-6660.

July 30 — Music in the Gardens, the Whistle Pigs, 5-9 p.m. EDT, The History Museum Oliver Gardens, 808 W. Washington St., South Bend. Tickets: $10. Reservations: www.historymuseumSB.org. Info: (574) 235-9664.

July 30 — The Dale Prasco Trio concert, 7 p.m. EDT, Spring Creek Stage @ The School of American Music’s Arts & Education Center, 14 Maple St., Three Oaks, Mich. Free. Info: (269) 409-1191, www.schoolofamericanmusic.com

Through Sept. 12 — New exhibits, Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad St., St. Joseph, Mich. Exhibits: “The Hidden Common Place,” “Found,” “ReShoot,” “At the River’s End.” Info: www.boxfactoryforthearts.org

Saturdays — Wetland Wonders, 10 a.m.-noon, The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education/Miller Woods ponds, Lake Street north of U.S. 12, Gary’s Miller Beach neighborhood. Info: (219) 395-1882, www.nps.gov/indu

Sundays — Bailly Chellberg History Hike, 1-3 p.m., Mineral Springs Road between U.S. 20/12, Porter. Info: (219) 395-1882, www.nps.gov/indu

The Region of Three Oaks Museum — 5 Featherbone Ave., Three Oaks Mich. Free admission; donations accepted. Hours (Eastern): noon-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday through October.

Vickers TheatreNow showing: “Holler.” Rated R. Time: 6 p.m. July 29. Also: “I Carry You With Me.” Rated R. Times: 2:45 p.m. July 30-Aug. 1, 6 p.m. Aug. 2. Opens July 30: “Summer of Soul” (reviewed in July 22 Beacher). Check website for times. All times Eastern. Theater address: 6 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, Mich. Info: (269) 756-3522, www.vickerstheatre.com