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Parkview Health Muddy Trail Run

Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation, 2282 West 500 South, Pleasant Lake, IN
Walk, Run or crawl through the mud pit, then scale the hills and sand dunes. 5K run/walk to benefit Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana and Anthony Wayne Boy Scout Council. Heats start at 8:30 and run every 30 minutes. See the website for complete details and to register.

Jennifer Vanderpool, 260-484-2543

Pet Refuge Trivia Night

Fraternal Order of Eagles #2083, 225 S. Main St., Mishawaka
Trivia night to benefit the animals of pet refuge.
Doors open at 6, Trivia at 7. $15 per player (max 10 per table)
Cash payout for 1st and 2nd place. to register online.
574-231-1122 for questions or register over the phone

Book Sale

LaGrange County Public Library - Topeka Branch, Topeka, IN
Stock your at-home library with some great buys at our book sale. The bargains are incredible...everything is just a quarter! All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library, which support the LaGrange County Public Library by providing funds for Summer Reading, craft activities for children and teens, care of the library pets and more.

Wednesday, September 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.,
Thursday, September 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.,
Friday, September 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and
Saturday, September 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Rivalry Run 5K

501 Graham Avenue, Benton Harbor MI 49022
4:30 — Packet Pickup & Same Day Registration (Renaissance Cafe)
5:30 — Kids’ 1K Fun Run
6:00 — 5K Run / Walk
Post race — Tailgate Party – Tickets are $5 each, and include burger, salad, chips and beverage. Vegetarian options available. (Harbor Shores Field – 201 Graham Avenue)
Proceeds Benefit United Way of Southwest Michigan
UW-SWMEnjoy some friendly competition within a culture of health…and show us what color you sweat!
Southwest Michigan boasts rivalries between high school, collegiate and professional football teams alike. But this event kicks off one the most renowned rivalries in our area … two days before what could be the last showdown between University of Notre Dame and University of Michigan.
We invite Whirlpool employees, family and friends to compete for bragging rights and represent your favorite team. Dress in team colors as a player, cheerleader, coach or fan. Be creative with paint and clothing and show your true colors!

Marianne Groth

"Dance for the Cure"

Mishawaka, IN
A benefit dance for the American Cancer Society. An evening filled with dancing, entertainment, speakers, and refreshments.

Dan O'Day Dance Studio
107 E. First St.
Mishawaka, IN 46544
(574) 255-1168

Sodbusters 9th Annual Fall Mud Bog

51282 Sycamore Rd New Carlisle IN. 46552.
Sunday Sept, 7th 2014 Sodbusters Off Road 9th annual Mud Bog to benefit Camp Millhouse. Millhouse is a camp for special needs people of all ages and their families. Event will be held at the club's property located at 51282 Sycamore Rd, New Carlisle IN. 46552. Camping begins Sept. 5th at 7:00PM, Gates open for Mud Bog Sunday the 7th at 7:00 AM. For more information please visit our web site

Dave T. 269-845-2401 or Rob R 574-276-9465

Mash The Creek Trail Races

Potato Creek State Park
5.5K and 10K Trail Race at beautiful Potato Creek State Park. Event benefits the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.

Dan Wort, 574-292-1148,