Today

2 p.m. – Films on DVD “The Glass Castle;” Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th St.

2 p.m. – Footlight Players present “Annie;” Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin St.

2 p.m. – Human Trafficking presentation with Prosecutor John Espar; First Baptist Church at 908 Jefferson Ave. in La Porte

Monday

5:30 to 7 p.m. – Student Innovation: The community will showcase more than 500 students’ innovative projects (part of World Creativity and Innovation Week); Lake Hills Elementary STEM School, 201 Ferguson Road, Michigan City. 

Tuesday

9:30 to 11:30 p.m. – Open Mic Night; Shoreline Brewery, 208 Wabash St.

Wednesday

12 to 6 p.m. – Job Fair; Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, 601 Wabash St, Michigan City.

1 to 4 p.m. — Michigan City Community Job Fair; Blue Chip Casino Stardust Room, 777 Blue Chip Drive.

3:30 p.m. – MCAS Robotics Team demonstrations; Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th St.

5 p.m. – Wellness Wednesday; La Porte County Family YMCA Elston Branch, 1202 Spring St.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Brown Bag Gardening Series: The Importance of Bees to Gardens; La Porte County Extension Office.

7 to 11 p.m. – Open Mic Night; Zorn Brew Works, 605 E. 9th St.

Thursday

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Co-Thrive program by Kathy Sipple, “Your Creativity is Needed to Save the World;” Shoreline Brewery, 208 Wabash Street, Michigan City. 

Friday

2 p.m. – Bookmarks “Before We Were Yours;” Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th St.

7:30 p.m. – Footlight Players present “Annie;” Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin St.

Saturday

7 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Women’s Conference featuring a creativity cooking demonstration by Father Leo Patalinghug (Part of World Creativity and Innovation Week); Queen of All Saints Parish, 606 South Woodland, Michigan City.

9:30 p.m. – Friends of the Michigan City Public Library Collector’s Breakfast; Full Gospel Church, 2700 Ohio St., Michigan City.

10 a.m. – Interactive family Zine-making (part of Zine & Small Press Fest); Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th St.

12:30 to 5 p.m. – Panel discussions, poetry readings and presentation with zine makers, small presses and indie authors (part of Zine & Small Press Fest); Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W 2nd St. # 100.

2 p.m. — Comics Drawing Class (part of World Creativity and Innovation Week); Patina Vintage Goods, 621 Franklin Square, Michigan City.

4 p.m. — Poetry Contest, including poem readings and award presentation (Part of World Creativity and Innovation Week); The Nest, 803 Franklin Square, Michigan City.

6 to 8 p.m. – Cocktails & Canvas fundraiser for PFLAG; Mug Shots Lounge, 1901 S. Woodland Ave, Michigan City.

6 to 9:30 p.m. – Literary Underground presents storytellers, poets and musicians (part of Zine & Small Press Fest); Artspace Uptown Artist Lofts, 717 Franklin St.

7:30 p.m. – Footlight Players present “Annie;” Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin St.

April 22

2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Footlight Players present “Annie;” Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin St.

 

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