Here's your City by City report for April 10, 2014
Mishawaka is home to a national champ. Penn High School junior Kobe Woods won a national title for wrestling. The Elkhart Truth reports that he competed in the 195-pound Cadet division. Two other Kingsmen also earned All-America status at the national competition.
An NFL athlete is back on his home turf this week. Joique Bell, from the Detroit Lions, will speak to young student athletes in Benton Harbor on Friday about the qualities that make a good athlete. That means both athletic training and academics. The event is at the Oak Room at the Citadel on Hinkley Street. It runs from 6 to 8p.m.
This weekend, folks are getting muddy for a good cause. Southwestern Michigan College is hosting the Dirty Bird Mud Run. It’s an 8k obstacle course. Team registration ranges from $90 to $150 dollars, depending how many members compete. All of the proceeds go to a scholarship fund for military students and their families. The run starts at 10 Saturday morning. Click for a registration link.
Make a masterpiece; make a memory; make an impact. An area artist will help you create a painting while munching on Nappanee Bakery cookies. All proceeds from this painting fundraiser go to help Tiny Hands International. The event is Saturday, April 12, from 10a.m. – 2 p.m. at Coppes Commons in Nappanee. Admission is $20.
One of the golden age's most beloved musical comedies is coming to Michiana. Kiss Me Kate is the latest production at IU South Bend. The show starts at Thursday at 8p.m. at the auditorium on campus. Tickets are $5-$9.
Grab the kids. It's time to hunt for eggs! Crossroads Community Church in Goshen will hold an Eggstravaganza this weekend. Kids have the chance to find more than 30,000 eggs! Activities begin Saturday at 2p.m.