Sat, March 25th
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Are you amazed by birds of prey?? Join Humane Indiana Wildlife for a family-friendly day of bird-themed fun at our 2nd annual Birds of Prey Jamboree event. Learn about bird of prey species that call Northwest Indiana home! Meet LIVE birds of prey, including hawks, owls, and falcons! Greet our NEW avian ambassadors! Be amazed as you learn about these magnificent creatures during presentations from experts throughout Indiana. This event will feature several presentations to attend and a large vendor area to shop!
Donuts with Hoots! Beginning at 9:00 a.m., meet and have Donuts with Hoots, HIW's hooty mascot!
SHOP. LEARN. PLAY. From 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Vendor Market and Kids Area will be open - FREE Admission! - Shop: Marketplace—featuring Local Artists, Crafters, and Vendors - Learn: Meet Bird of Prey Experts and Education Groups - Play: Kids Activity Area offering Owl Pellet Dissection, Crafts, and more!
***Meet LIVE Birds of Prey at these Special Presentations
*** You'll need to register to attend the special presentations. Seats are limited, with only 100 available for each presentation. Tickets for special presentations always sell out quickly! Learn more: https://humaneindiana.org/
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Indiana Audubon Society Join Indiana Audubon Society member Matt Kalwasinski for a presentation on the various types of raptors, including hawks and owls, that can be seen in Northwest Indiana. Matt will cover basic identification tips and give suggestions on where to find these incredible species of birds in our area. Matt Kalwasinski is a high school Psychology teacher and lifelong resident of Lake County, Indiana. Matt is an active member of both the Dunes-Calumet and Indiana Audubon Societies, and in addition to giving presentations, Matt can often be found leading field trips and conducting citizen-science surveys on birds. - 2:00-3:00 p.m. - Humane Indiana Wildlife - Differences in Hawks, Owls, and Falcons Join the staff of Humane Indiana Wildlife to learn about more of our LIVE bird of prey ambassadors, including a Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk, and Barn Owl.
SAVE YOUR SEAT TODAY! Register at: https://humaneindiana.org events/2023/jamboree - Tickets for ages eight and up are $10.00 per presentation. - Get an all-access pass to attend all presentations - 3 for $25.00. - Kids ages seven and under are free! For every paid adult receive up to 3 complimentary child tickets.
Questions about the event? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (219) 299-8027.
*Please note that the animal ambassadors at this event are subject to change due to the WILD nature of wildlife.
Phone: (219) 299-8027
Sat, March 25th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come join us at the division a international and humorous speech contests. This event is open to the public and is sure to be full of laughter and inspiration! Watch 12 contestants from 9 clubs across northern Indiana compete to figure out who is number one and moving on to the next round of contests.
Mon, March 27th
7:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The LaPorte Community Concert Association is bringing a concert by Illumine Trio to the Kessling Intermediate School Auditorium, 306 E. 18th St., LaPorte, IN at 7:00 pm on Monday, March 27. The award-winning Illumine Trio is a unique ensemble consisting of trumpet (Chris O’Hara), harp (Katie Lynch Koglin), and soprano (Sarah Moyer). This group of friends met as performers in Boston and their friendship and love of music has helped them establish Illumine as a world-class musical ensemble. The members of Illumine Trio have vast experience across the musical spectrum from internationally touring brass ensembles to musical theater, orchestra, Grammy nominated vocal ensembles, rock, jazz and beyond. These three friends bring all these styles together for a beautiful and joyful musical experience—“a breath of fresh air.”
Highlights of the performance are: Penny Lane—The Beatles; Fields of Gold—Sting; Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring—Bach; Alleluia—Mozart; Bittersweet Symphony—The Verve; Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World—Weiss/Thiele.
This concert is included in the La Porte Community Concert Season Ticket. The public may purchase tickets at the door at the price of $20 for adults and $5 for students through high school age. For more information call 219-362-5292.
Location: 306 E. 18th St., LaPorte, IN
Mon, March 27th
7:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Illumine Trio is a unique ensemble consisting of trumpet (Chris O'Hara), harp (Katie Lynch Koglin), and soprano (Sarah Moyer). This group of friends met as performers in Boston, MA and their friendship and love of music has helped them establish Illumine as a world-class musical ensemble. The members of Illumine Trio have vast experience across the musical spectrum from internationally touring brass ensembles to musical theater, orchestras, Grammy nominated vocal ensembles, rock, jazz and beyond. These friend bring all these styles together for a beautiful and joyful musical experience.
This program is included in the La Porte Community Concert Season Ticket. The public may purchase tickets at the door at the cost of $20 for adults, $5 for students through high school age. For more information, call 219-362-5292.
Location: Kessling Intermediate School Auditorium, 306 East 18th Street, La Porte
Wed, April 12th
8:00 PM - 9:14 PM
Ever think to yourself, “I wish there was a Frank Zappa dance party I could go to here in town?” Good news! There is!
Join The Furious Bongos at Sellersville Theater for an evening of musical plooking and dance like nobody’s watching. They certainly won’t be watching; they’ll be concentrating on keeping up with their freakish drummer and his crazy Swedish polyrhythms.
Bonus: There’ll be muffin giveaways to keep you sated while worshipping the Grand Wazoo.
Location: Sellersville Theatre
Sat, May 6th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIDEOS SOUGHT FOR THE 2023 MICHIGAN CITY VIDEO FEST
The Michigan City Video Fest is back and is now accepting submissions. The festival will be held the first weekend in May. Times and venues will be announced later. Priority will be given to local regional makers and to regional subject matter with the top concern being to present the highest quality material available. Nonetheless, we have had premiered videos from both coasts as well as from Europe and Australia.
All genre will be considered such as animations, documentaries, music videos, commercials and trailers. The preference is for videos shorter than 5 minutes but invitations may be extended for longer videos.
There are no prizes or awards. We are just trying to get out the word about sometimes overlooked video gems and to encourage local video makers and create a community of video enthusiast. Submission forms, requirements plus more info can be found at http://MCVideoFest.com. Also visit Facebook.com/MCVideoFest.