City By City Report for April 23, 2014

Here's a recap of our City By City report from Wednesday, April 23, 2014:

South Bend

You can help shape the development plans for two busy parts of South Bend. The Department of Community Investment is holding three events this week to get ideas for the Lincolnway West and Western Avenue corridors. The first two events are Wednesday at 6 p.m. The meeting about Lincolnway West is at the Charles Martin Youth Center. The meeting for Western Avenue is at the Charles Black Recreation Center. A third event, about both projects, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Century Center.


South Bend's symphonic choir is putting on a spring show this weekend. They are hosting a concert this Friday, celebrating the story of Christ's resurrection. It starts at 7:30 p.m. on IU South Bend's campus. Tickets are $7-10 in advance or $9 -12 dollars at the door.


Tonight's Brew and View at the State Theatre will be showing Mel Brooks’ “History of the World Part 1", a comedic look at events from the old testament to the French Revolution. There will be trivia for prizes before and after the event. There's also beer and wine available for those 21 and over. The cost is $3 and it starts at 7 o'clock. The State Theatre is located on South Michigan Street downtown South Bend.

Berrien County

Berrien County is looking for people to offer guidance on mental health in the area. The Mental Health Authority will accept applications for vacant positions until May 2. The board meets at 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. The application is available on the Berrien County website. We have a link on the Big Red Bar.


Your kids can meet super heroes this Saturday. Wonder Woman and Superman will be at Concord Mall in Elkhart from 1 to 2:30 p.m. for photos. Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite super hero costume.


You might want to brush up your resume. A job fair in Centreville, Michigan will feature 46 employers, all looking to hire now or in the near future. The jobs range from temporary to seasonal to permanent. The job fair is going on tomorrow at Glen Oaks Community College from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is free and open to anyone.

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