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Niles District Library Comic Con

Niles District Library, Niles, Michigan
A free to attend event with door prizes, a cosplay contest, comic writing contest, video game tournament, role playing games, and crafts for the kids. Attendees will have the chance to meet, talk to, and buy products from local comic book artists, inkers, writers, retailers, and more. There will also be presentations and workshops on different aspects of comic books, drawing, and film making.

Brandon Steven, (269)683-8545 extension 106,

Hoosier STAR

La Porte Civic Auditorium - 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte, IN
Hoosier Star - an evening of phenomenal vocal competition that swells with excitement as vocal soloists in the youth and adult categories compete for prizes will be held on Saturday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. (CDT) at the La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte, Indiana. Accompanied by the Hoosier Star Orchestra and directed by Phil Bauman, vocalists will perform songs from show tunes, to rock, to ballad to country. Hoosier STAR is a community event like no other and has become one of La Porte's most attended and favored family friendly events. The audience holds all the cards, as 1st and 2nd place winners in both the adult and youth divisions is chosen by their vote alone.
General admission balcony tickets are available online at and at the door: $15 Adult; $5 Child (12 and under). Check online for pre-sale ticket locations for balcony adult seating at $10; and Super Coupons, available exclusively at LP County Horizon Bank branches, for $5 adult balcony seating. Table Seats are $50 per person, for reservations: 219 362-9020. Refreshments from area vendors will be available. For a sneak preview of the finalists or to hear their audition recording go to: Youth Finalists or Adult Finalists

Lea Bauman, 219-362-9020

Pet Refuge Trivia Night

M R Falcons 3212 Keller St South Bend, IN 46628
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

Monterey Days Festival

E Main St, Monterey, IN 46960
The Monterey Days Festival is an annual event, taking place Friday, August 29th and running through Monday the 2nd of September .The Festival is chalked full of food vendors, games, competitions, tournaments, and various musical groups, to name a few. Here is also a link to the Facebook page for the festival which contains useful info on activities and forms for vendors:

Eugene Berg, 574-542-4719 ,

Domer Doggy Walk

Irish Green at the University of Notre Dame, on the corner of Edison and Eddy Streets, Notre Dame IN
The 8th annual Domer Doggy Walk raises money for the Saint Joseph County Spay/Neuter Assistance Program. The event includes a walk on the campus lead by students, pet contests for best trick, friendliest dog, and dog-owner look a like.Also other games like a duck pond game and agility course set up to try with your dog.

Kay Stewart, 574-631-6086, kstewart@nd,.edu

Chiara Home Trivia Night

Knights of Columbus Hall 114 W 1st St Mishawaka, IN
Teams of 8 (or less) will compete for top honors in a 10-round trivia night full of fun, frivolity and fine points. Hosted by Rob Sparks of U93, the event will raise money for the mission of Chiara Home.

Chiara Home 574-287-5435