Category Archives: LaPorteCountyLife

LaPorte County Historical Museum Opens!

     The reopening of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum will take place Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Resuming its normal hours the museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time the La Porte County Historical Society announced.      Mask wearing over the nose and mouth…

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Friendship Gardens Hosts Easter Bunny Hop

     Ready for spring? Friendship Botanic Gardens is excited to host a free, family event: the Easter Bunny Hop, on Easter Sunday, April 4 from 1-3 p.m.       Bring your family to this safe, socially distanced event, and take a spring stroll along the Bunny Hop Trail. Count the hidden bunnies for a…

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Annual Spring “Wake Up The Gardens” – Michigan City

     Friendship Botanic Gardens will be hosting its annual “Wake Up the Gardens” Volunteer Day on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Central.       Volunteers are needed to assist with the spring cleanup and prepare the grounds for the Gardens’ season opening on Sat., May 1. The Gardens are primarily a volunteer-based…

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Hoosier Star Announces Vocal Auditions LaPorte Indiana

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for the 16th Annual Hoosier Star Competition. Sponsored by Horizon Bank, NIPSCO, Northwest Health and Duneland Media, the competition is open to amateur singers throughout Indiana and Berrien County, Michigan. Competitors can compete individually or as a duet. Auditions will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, 102 G…

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Several Community Members Receive Awards from LaPorte County Parks

      The LaPorte County Parks staff, Park Board and Foundation has selected their annual community awards. These awards were presented at the March 2, 2021 Park Board meeting at Red Mill County Park.             The 2020 Organization of the Year goes to Family Express for their continued support for our many programs and…

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New Improvements At Luhr Park – LaPorte

The LaPorte County Park Department has many new improvements and amenities at Luhr Park that is a must see.  So, bring the whole family and enjoy the outdoors at Luhr Park. This 94-acre park is located just south of LaPorte, Luhr County Park features 4 ecosystems, upland forest, wetland, prairie and stocked pond, open to…

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Leeds Public House Helps out Lubeznik Center

Leeds Public House is shining a light on how art impacts the community with its monthly Project Heart initiative. Fifty percent of proceeds from March’s special cocktail will support Lubeznik Center for the Arts, which provides a stage for bringing together art, education and community through exhibits, classes and events. “Lubeznik believes that art should…

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