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Book Fair at Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, University Park Mall, 6501 Grape Rd., Mishawaka, IN
"Identify the Fashion Decade" is just one of the interactive experiences the Center for History is offering at a Book Fair and book-signing taking place at Barnes & Noble, University Park Mall. Special prizes will be given to those who correctly identify the decade of pictures featuring historic clothing from the Center for History's collection. Notre Dame Professor Linda Przybyszewski will be signing copies of her book The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish. Copies of paper doll books written and illustrated by Center for History Honorary Trustee Norma Lu Meehan will be available for sale. And last, but hardly least, a percentage of purchases made that day using a special voucher available online or in-store will be contributed to the Center for History. Learn more by visiting Barnes & Noble.

Marilyn Thompson, 574-235-9664

Book Signing: Victor A. Baird

LaGrange County Public Library, 203 W. Spring St., LaGrange, IN 46761
Meet Victor A. Baird, author of Railroading on the Wabash Fourth District! He will be doing a 45-minute presentation about this historic local rail line, and then autographing copies of his book. Come join us!


Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014

French Lick
Little engineers won't believe their eyes--or their ears! For the first time ever at Day Out With Thomas, Thomas the Tank Engine will be able to talk to his fans. Boys and girls will be cheerfully greeted by the #1 Engine on September 20 & 21 - 27 & 28 when he pulls into French Lick Scenic Railway for Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014. In addition, children will meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day of Thomas-themed activities including arts & crafts, storytelling and more.


God's Time for Little Ones Bible Story Hour

Peace Lutheran School 16791 Cleveland Rd Granger, IN 46530
God’s Time for Little Ones:
Ages 3-5 Free story hour. Classes are held every Thursday throughout the school year. Children are invited to meet in the preschool classroom of our school building, which is located just behind the church. Little ones will join us to hear a simple story from the Bible to learn about God’s love! This is a Bible story hour for little ones with simple and fun crafts, songs, and activities. Please call to reserve a space for your preschooler

Mark your calendar now!
God’s Time dates for 2014-15: Aug. 21 & 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18 & 25, Oct. 2, 16, 23 & 30, Nov. 6, 13 & 20, Dec. 4, 11 & 18, Jan. 8, 15, 22 & 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26, March 5, 12, 19 & 26, April 2, 16, 23 & 30, May 7 & 14
Terry Steinke, teacher.

Terry Steinke Peace Lutheran School 574-273-8260