Michiana Calendar

August 2014

Shop for unique items from an upscale showcase of local area vendors. Some of the items featured will be antiques, vintage clothing & accessories, Jewelry, handcrafted items, and specialty...

Cost: $10 +

Where:
Suite 11 at the Emporium Building
121 S. Niles Ave.
South Bend, IN
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Telephone: 574-855-4274
Contact Name: Christine Calkins
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WHAT:  SPA Women’s Ministry Homes 8th Annual 5K Walk “THE WALK” & Run WHEN: August 24,2014 WHERE: Island Park in Elkhart ENTRY FEE: $30 OR Pledges include...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
Island Park
Elkhart, IN  46516

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Experience the tranquility of a relaxing hour of yoga amongst beautiful blooms and gentle waterfalls.  Beginning on June 14th Wellfield Botanic Gardens is offering weekly weekend yoga...

Cost: $7/members, $10/non-members

Where:
Wellfield Botanic Gardens
1011 N. Main Street
Elkhart, IN  46514
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Sponsor: Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Telephone: 574-266-2006
Contact Name: Angela Bell
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All ages will enjoy stories, songs, activities, and more during Stories "N" More on Mondays, August 11 and 25 from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Cost: free

Where:
Bittersweet Branch Library
602 Bittersweet Road
Mishawaka, IN  46544
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Sponsor: Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library
Telephone: 259-5277, ext. 270
Contact Name: Marcie Gamble
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Join Urologist David Kraklau, MD, of Lakeside Urology, for a free community seminar about prostate cancer. Participants will learn about screening guidelines, risk factors, and options for care....

Cost: Free

Where:
Lakeland Medical Suites, Niles
Community Conference Room
42 N. St. Joseph Avenue
Niles, MI  49120
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Sponsor: Lakeland HealthCare
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Join Urologist David Kraklau, MD, of Lakeside Urology, for a free community seminar about prostate cancer. Participants will learn about screening guidelines, risk factors, and options for care....

Cost: Free

Where:
Lakeland Medical Suites, Niles
Community Conference Room
42 N. St. Joseph Avenue
Niles, MI  49120
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Sponsor: Lakeland HealthCare
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WEDNESDAYS The Friendship Group Every Wednesday enjoy meeting other older adults for fun, friendship and activities. We meet each Wednesday at the Charles Martin Youth Center, 802 Lincolnway...

Cost: $1.00 each visit

Where:
Charles Martin Youth Center
802 Lincolnway West
South Bend, IN  46616
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Sponsor: Friendship Group
Telephone: 574-291-7898
Contact Name: Sharon Fisko

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The Center for Health Enhancement is now holding a Breastfeeding Support Group for all breastfeeding mothers (and their babies) as well as expectant mothers.   Led by...

Cost: Free

Where:
Center for Outpatient Services, St. Joseph
3900 Hollywood Road
Saint Joseph, MI  49085
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Sponsor: Lakeland HealthCare
Telephone: (269) 927-5355
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Children of all ages are invited to use their creativity at the Bittersweet Branch of the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library on Wednesday, August 27 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Three fun crafts are...

Cost: free

Where:
Bittersweet Branch Library
602 Bittersweet Road
Mishawaka, IN  46544
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Sponsor: Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library
Telephone: 259-5277, ext. 270
Contact Name: Marcie Gamble
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God’s Time for Little Ones: Thursday Mornings 10:30-11:30  Beginning a new year – August 21st, 2014 Ages 3-5  Free story hour.  Classes are held every Thursday...

Cost: free

Where:
Peace Lutheran School
16791 Cleveland Rd
Granger, IN  46530
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Telephone: 574-273-8260
Contact Name: Terry Steinke

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The Morris Performing Arts Center is pleased to present the outdoor lunch-time concert series, Fridays by the Fountain on the Jon R. Hunt Plaza, in front of the Morris Theater, each summer...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Jon R. Hunt Plaza
211 N. Michigan Street
South Bend, IN  46601
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Sponsor: Beacon Health System
Telephone: 574-235-9198
Contact Name: Morris Admin Office
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Experience the tranquility of a relaxing hour of yoga amongst beautiful blooms and gentle waterfalls.  Beginning on June 14th Wellfield Botanic Gardens is offering weekly weekend yoga...

Cost: $7/members, $10/non-members

Where:
Wellfield Botanic Gardens
1011 N. Main Street
Elkhart, IN  46514
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Sponsor: Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Telephone: 574-266-2006
Contact Name: Angela Bell
Website »

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Go, books, GO!

On Saturday, I asked my boys to go through their books so we could donate the ones they no longer read to charity. As I sorted through the pile they collected, one book stood out from the others and I actually found myself hugging the tiny hardback when I rescued it from the heap. It’s [...]

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Jeannine Eubanks

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Jeannine has some fantastic recipes, stories and thoughts about life in a large family, some great sustainable living ideas and more. Her tips and recipes are often accompanied by beautiful photos of the finished product. Can't wait to see what she's got cookin' today!

 

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Homemade All Natural Vapor Rub

Ack, I haven’t posted in AGES! Spring is kicking my butt. May always seems to be extra busy with the end of school year and other school-year activities (for us it’s Dance). Dance recital is over, and pre school is over now, so things are winding down a little bit. But throw on top of […]

THE HAPPIEST HOME

Meagan Francis

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Meagan is an author and mother of five; her posts are about finding satisfaction and fulfillment, nurturing and dreaming. We're confident that you'll like what you see and want more!

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Roasted Heirloom Tomato Caprese Panzanella Salad with Balsamic

One of my favorite things about August in Michigan? Tomatoes. Specifically, super-fresh warm-off-the-vine local tomatoes, the kind you just can’t get here in the winter. I also love stacking sliced tomatoes with mozzarella cheese and basil to create a Caprese salad, but sometimes I just want something with a little more rib-sticking power. A few years ago I was […]

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MOM ADVICE

Amy Allen Clark

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Amy is one of our longest-running writers and is the author of "The Good Life for Less" which gives some great tips, as does her website, about running a household on a budget and still enjoying life each day! It's great to know that we're not alone in our struggles to do it all!

 

The Motherload

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Free-Family-Management-Binder-Printables-Header-2When I first began managing my household, I happened upon a home management binder that really worked for our family. The binder became our family Bible and each year I would order a new set of sheets to keep the same binder going for our family for the next year. Last year when I went to […]

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