Here's a recap of our City By City report from Thursday, April 17, 2014:
Parenting is one of the toughest jobs out there; but special guest Matt Sanders, a clinical psychologist from Australia, wants to help. Sanders will talk about his Triple P program for successful parenting strategies. According to our reporting partners at the Elkhart Truth, there are two free sessions on April 26, one at Goshen High School from 10 a.m. to noon and another at Crossroads Community Church from 2 to 4 p.m.
The Center for History is starting something new. Visitors are invited to view The Gallery After Dark. Thursday night’s inaugural event starts at 7 p.m. Thursday showcasing their new exhibit "World War I: The War to End All Wars". There are still tickets available but reservations are required.
If you donate blood this week, you'll get an extra gift. The South Bend Medical Foundation Blood Bank is offering those who donate an extra $5 Meijer gift card, which means you'll get a total of $10 dollars. Plus you'll be entered into two raffles for a chance to win $100 or $1,000. For more information you can visit www.givebloodnow.com or call 574-234-1157.
You can experience live scenes at a Winona Lake Church. They're calling it the "Passion Experience" and it’s happening on Thursday. Visitors can walk or drive through four live scenes including Palm Sunday, the Last Supper, Jesus and the Roman Soldier and the Empty Tomb. It's all taking place at Celebration United Methodist Church on South Country Road 250 East from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. It is free.
National Robotics Week is coming up and to celebrate, Notre Dame is hosting a robotics fair on Sunday, April 27. They will be bringing faculty, students and community robotics groups together to show off their creations. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Morris Inn Ballroom on campus.
A discussion Wednesday at the North Webster - Tippecanoe Township meeting was dominated by talk about their Dixie Day celebration. It's on July 26 in North Webster and includes an art and antique fair, but it takes a lot of planning. They need more help. If you would like to get involved you can call 574-824-7076.
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