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Date/Time Event
05/09/2021
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Second Sundays FREE Concert Series
Main Square Park, Highland IN
05/14/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
05/21/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
05/22/2021 - 05/23/2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Crown Point Gun Show
Lake County Fairgrounds fine arts building, Crown Point Indiana
05/25/2021
7:00 pm
Mother - Son Night at Gary Southshore Railcats Game
Gary Southshore Stadium, Gary IN
05/28/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
05/28/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN
05/29/2021
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wetlands Festival Bike Ride
06/04/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
06/04/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
06/06/2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Munster Community Market
Munster Community Park, Munster IN
06/11/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
06/11/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
06/12/2021
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chalk the Walk Porter County
Downtown Valparaiso, Valparaiso IN
06/13/2021
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Second Sundays FREE Concert Series
Main Square Park, Highland IN
06/18/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
06/18/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
06/19/2021
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Izaak Walton FoodTruck Festival - Griffith
Griffith Izaak Walton, Griffith Indiana
06/24/2021
7:45 am - 9:15 am
Campfire, Fireflys and Full Moon - Deep River Park
Deep River County Park, Hobart in
06/25/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
06/25/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN
06/25/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/02/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/02/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/09/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/09/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/11/2021
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Second Sundays FREE Concert Series
Main Square Park, Highland IN
07/15/2021
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Toby Keith at LaPorte County Fair
LaPorte County Fairgrounds, LaPorte IN
07/16/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/16/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/23/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/23/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
07/30/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
07/30/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN
07/30/2021
6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Summer Flashback Movies - Portage
Founders Square, Portage IN
08/06/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
08/08/2021
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Second Sundays FREE Concert Series
Main Square Park, Highland IN
08/13/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
08/20/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
08/27/2021
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market on the Square - Portage
08/27/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN
09/03/2021 - 09/06/2021
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gary Southshore Railcats Game
Gary Railcats, Gary IN
09/11/2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jeff Dunham Comedy Horseshoe Casino
Horseshoe Casino, Hammond IN
09/12/2021
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Second Sundays FREE Concert Series
Main Square Park, Highland IN
09/24/2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hobart Bike Party Parade
Festival Park, Hobart IN

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts

Work 101 W 2nd St Michigan City IN 46360 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 874-4900Website: http://www.lubeznikcenter.org/index.html
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Biographical Info

A plaque outside the current Lubeznik Center for the Arts honors John G. Blank and
his family.

Richard (left) and Bobbie
Blank (right) at the plaque dedication.

Located at the lakefront in Michigan City, the new LCA
is home to classrooms,galleries and an outdoor
art collection.

1975 John G. Blank purchases Michigan City’s vacated public library building, providing a new home for Michigan City’s Community Center for the Arts.

1978 The John G. Blank Art Center officially opens at 312 East 8th St..

2002 Jack and Shirley Lubeznik donate their one-time office building at 101 W. Second St. to be used as the new art center.

2003 The center moves to its current location and is renamed the Lubeznik Center for the Arts.

2004 Phase One of the Master Plan, consisting of the half round gallery, classroom and studio space, Gallery Shop and an enlarged lobby with reception area are completed, with future phases to be completed as funds become available.

For a quarter century, Michigan City’s community art center was known as the John G. Blank Center for the Arts. The center was located at 312 East 8th St. in a neoclassical Indiana limestone structure built in 1896 as the public library. After many decades the city built a new and larger library and the old structure was vacated. A benefactor came forward to purchase the old library building, donating it to the community art center. The center was renamed to honor the donor, John G. Blank, who also served for several years as President of its board of Directors. Although John Blank died in 1975, other members of the Blank family have remained actively involved at the Center for the Arts.

In 2002, Mrs. Shirley Lubeznik, a long-time supporter of the Art Center, donated a new building at 101 W. Second Street. The renamed Jack and Shirley Lubeznik Center for the Arts expanded and improved facilities as part of a master plan. The resulting classrooms, galleries, reception area andGallery Shop maximize the building’s ability to serve the community and make Michigan City’s lakefront art center an important art resource in the region.

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