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Cinco de Mayo- Rum Village Park

Rum Village Park 2626 S. Gertrude, SB, IN. 46614
The South Bend Police Athletic League in partnership with the Latin American Chamber of Commerce and La Casa de Amistad will host our annual Cinco de Mayo celebration in Rum Village Park. Join us for Traditional Mexican Food, Music, and dancers. Lots of games and activities for the children. A true family event.

Lt. Christopher Voros


Fiesta del Cinco de Mayo

Howard Park, South Bend, IN
We are committed to uniting the Michiana community in a celebratory fashion, in recognition of our diverse area, through cultural and educational experiences via the rich Mexican culture. Sharing and learning from others promote understanding and teamwork among all of us.

Cesar Izaguirre
574 904 74 15
cincodemayosbin@aol.com



DYNGUS DAY

Z. B. Falcons, 323 S. Sheridan St., South Bend, IN 46619
Kitchen opens at 11:00 am serving sausage sandwiches, noodles, sweet/sour cabbage plus pierogies. Carryouts available. ADULTS ONLY! $3.00 cover charge. Music by Soundsations from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Mary Staszewski
(574) 288-3335
zbfacons80@att.net



Summer Solstice Music & Microbrews

Saint Joseph, Michigan
What do you get when you mix your favorite food and drink, time with friends and family, a diverse mix of live music and the perfect picturesque backdrop of Lake Michigan?

A Summer Solstice celebration to kick-off summer in style!

Summer Solstice Music & Microbrews is the perfect way to experience the finest, regionally produced, craft beer and favorite local restaurants, all the while enjoying incredible live music in a relaxed, social atmosphere with breathtaking views!

Tickets go on SALE March 19, 2014.


Sue Kellogg
269-982-4030
sue@smso.org



DTSB First Fridays: As American as...

Downtown South Bend
Every first Friday of the month From 5 - 9 p.m. downtown businesses open their doors to host live musical performances, demonstrations, classes, kids' activities, art receptions, celebrations, food and drink specials and much more. This month downtown celebrates "America". Plan now to attend First Fridays in Downtown South Bend. For a complete listing of activities please visit www.DTSBfirstfridays.com

Cathy Dietz, 574-968-7288, cdietz@downtownsouthbend.com


DTSB First Fridays: Dog Days of Summer

Downtown South Bend
Every first Friday of the month From 5 - 9 p.m. downtown businesses open their doors to host live musical performances, demonstrations, classes, kids' activities, art receptions, celebrations, food and drink specials and much more. This month plan to bring your pets down for a night filled with treats and activities for them. Plan now to attend First Fridays in Downtown South Bend. For a complete listing of activities please visit www.DTSBfirstfridays.com

Cathy Dietz, 574-968-7288, cdietz@downtownsouthbend.com


DTSB First Fridays: Vintage Downtown

Downtown South Bend
Every first Friday of the month From 5 - 9 p.m. downtown businesses open their doors to host live musical performances, demonstrations, classes, kids' activities, art receptions, celebrations, food and drink specials and much more. This month downtown will celebrate everything "Vintage". Plan now to attend First Fridays in Downtown South Bend. For a complete listing of activities please visit www.DTSBfirstfridays.com

Cathy Dietz, 574-968-7288, cdietz@downtownsouthbend.com


Jay's Giant Peach Party

Aug 4, 2012 www.jollayorchards.com/

Jollay Orchards, 1850 Friday Road, Coloma, MI 49038
Come to Jollay Orchards to explore Jay’s Giant Peach. Jay’s Giant Peach will offer a scavenger hunt in the orchard, beach music games and activities that will make you feel like a peach. There will be many varieties of peaches and more fun than your little peaches can handle. Families can build kites to fly at the orchard. A face painter and balloon twisters will be on site for an additional fee.

Jollay Orchards will feature the opportunity to enjoy the ferris wheel, hay rides, the fishing pond, the petting zoo, and caterpillar crawl. Taste the fruit and baked items; explore the orchards at the farm, 1850 Friday Road in Coloma. Grandpa’s Cider Mill, 2941 Friday Road will tempt you to enjoy the country charm of the old time cider mill; taste the 25 apple cider flavors; explore the Dinosaur Farm. The Jollay Market will tantalize you with LavAzza Coffee and an amazing array of fruits and veggies, you will be implored to enjoy a step back to the time of a Mom and Pop shop. Taste some of the hand-dipped Sherman’s Ice Cream; and explore the onsite farmers market, enjoy a snack at the market, grab some apple cider. Watch for a great summer of fun activities!


Tyanna Weller
269-468-3075



Neighborhood Block Party

Aug 18, 2012 4-7PM

Jefferson Brethren Church, 58915 State Road 15, Goshen, IN 46528
Free dinner, live music, obstacle course.

Jefferson Brethren Church
574-533-1121



Park Your Horse: American Cowboy Day

Jul 28, 2012 12-4pm

David Rogers Memorial Park, 2355W 550S Wolcottville IN 46795
A celebration of National Day of the American Cowboy. Family activities; horseshoe pitching, how to saddle a horse, blacksmith demo, cap gun fast draw, Cowboy Author Mark Redmond

Scott Beam, LaGrange County Parks, 260 854 2225


PeaceFest 2012 “Party at Mom’s House”

Aug 26, 2012 Outdoor Mass starts at 10:30 . other activities to follow starting at Noon

Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 4508 Vistula Rd. (corner of Vistula & Bittersweet), Mishawaka, IN 46544
10:30am Outdoor Mass
12:00pm - 3:00pm The Mother of All Rummage Sales!!!

12:00pm - 2:00pm Patronal Feast

1:00pm Live Auction

1:00pm - 3:30pm Old Fashioned Family Fun Fair

1:00pm - 3:00pm Games for All Ages
Inflatables, Food Vendors,Live Entertainment, Bingo, Piggy Raffle

Mike Portolese
532.5965



Ryan's Place 10th Anniversary Gala

Mar 9, 2012 6PM

The Lerner-Crystal Ballroom
Ryan's Place, a center for grieving children and teenagers, will celebrate their 10th Anniversary by hosting a Gala with Silent and a Live Auction, dinner and guest speaker Alan Pederson. After the death of Pederson's only daughter Ashley, Alan utilized his experience as a songwriter,
stand-up comedian, and news reporter to share his experiences and help others through
their grief journey through songs and storytelling.

Kristin Hall
574-266-5263