Michiana Calendar

August 2014

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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Visit ETHOS Science Center Sneak Peek Science Night on February 20th for "Grossology" March 15th Holograms April 17th Robotics May 15th C.S.I. June 19th Music July...

Cost: $1.00 3yrs+

Where:
ETHOS Science Center
2521 Industrial Parkway
Elkhart, IN  46516
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Sponsor: ETHOS Science Center
Telephone: 574-266-7149
Contact Name: Dee Dee McAllister
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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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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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A FREE program designed for those at risk for developing type 2 diabetes! This two hour class will help people with higher than normal blood sugar levels learn about lifestyle changes which may...

Cost: Free

Where:
Center for Outpatient Services, St. Joseph
Pharmacy Conference Room
3900 Hollywood Road
St. Joseph, MI  49085
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Sponsor: Lakeland HealthCare
Telephone: 269-556-2808
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Women and girls of all ages, try disc golf for the first time or get pointers to improve your game. Female players will be on hand to  provide a lesson and plenty of encouragement. Disc...

Cost: Free

Where:
, IN

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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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Join us at the beautiful Lemon Creek Winery for our Harvest Festival. Live music will be featured by Venitia Sekema & The Madre Luna Band. This family friendly event includes art & craft...

Cost: $10

Where:
Lemon Creek Winery
533 E. Lemon Creek Rd.
Berrien Springs, MI  49103
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Telephone: 269-471-1321
Contact Name: Cathy Lemon

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My Happiest Place: When I’m Here, I’m Changed

It’s time to feature another reader-submitted #MyHappiestPlace story! This month’s selection comes from reader Kirsetin Morello. So many of you talked about your happiest place being outdoors this past month; we loved the photos of gardens and back decks and patio spaces. Read on for Kirsetin’s beautiful tribute to the happiest place in her home – and find out […]

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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!

 

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