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Michigan City’s engaged community leaders spent years planning a downtown redevelopment strategy that centers on the arts. As a result, the Michigan City Area Chamber …

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Brabant Lenting

Born in s'Hertogenbosch, a bustling town in South Brabant near the Belgium border in the Netherlands, John "Brabant" Lenting has been a professional artist since …

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Mayor Ron Meer

WHY MICHIGAN CITY?

Michigan City, Indiana is a wonderful place to live, do business, and visit. We are located on the southern tip of beautiful Lake Michigan. As a hub of innovation in manufacturing and the arts, you will find no better place to be inspired. Our city provides plenty of opportunities for fun with endless options for recreation, leisure, shopping, dinning, and nightlife. In addition, Northwest Indiana has been ranked as one of the top job creating regions in the country and foresees growth for years to come!

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Freeform Sinamay Workshop

  • February 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm
  • Chef Bizzaro Millinery

Join Amanda Joyner of Chef Bizzaro Millinery as your create your own headpiece by manipulating sinamay material! These hats are perfect for the Easter, the Kentucky Derby, or celebrating the Royal Wedding. A demonstration of how hats are made will start the evening before you make a piece of your own! Amanda Joyner will show you her tricks and tips on how to make sinamay swirl into a one of a kind hat. You’ll have use of all of Chef …

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4th Annual Michigan City Black History Month “Express Yourself” Talent Show

  • February 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm
  • Elston Performing Arts Auditorium

Calling all singers, dancers, rappers, bands, musicians and other performers!! Michigan City Black History Month Committe presents… 4th Annual Michigan City Black History Month Talent Show Hosted by Top Shelf Poetry Doors open at 2pm and show starts at 3pm All ages are welcome to audition to be a part of the show. Cash Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Special guest judges in the building will be choosing the winners. AUDITIONS ARE BEING …

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Great Decisions

  • February 26, 2018 at 6:30 pm
  • Michigan City Public Library

The foreign policy discussion program Great Decisions continues.The discussion this session is Russia’s Foreign Policy. For more information, call 873-3049. Reading material is available at the circulation desk.

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What woman inspires you?

  • February 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm
  • The Nest Michigan City

On March 8th at 5pm (CST) the Michigan City Commission for Women will celebrate International Women’s Day at City Hall in the Council Chambers. The evening will include guest speakers, a short video, and an outdoor interactive piece. This event is free to the public. During the event a short video will be shown featuring local residents discussing women who inspire them. Residents are encouraged to participate in this video by attending The Nest (803 Franklin St. Michigan City, IN) …

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