Local Events and Live Remotes
  • Life Care Center of Michigan City Alzheimer Fundraiser

    Life Care Center of Michigan City is holding a dounut fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association.  The pick up date will be on September 20th from 7:30-10am.  For more information and to place an order, contact Jill at [email protected]

  • Oak Woods Manor Grand Re-Opening

    Join Oak Woods Manor in La Porte for their grand re-opeing on Wednesday, August 22nd from 3pm-5pm.  For more information, visithttps://www.fivestarseniorliving.com/communities/in/la-porte/oak-woods-manor/our-events or call (219) 362-6600.

    RSVP by August 18th by calling Julie at 219-362-6600.

  • NAACP La Porte County Financial Literacy Program

    Parents are invited to learn about a special financial literacy program designed for kids from elementary though high school ages.  This program will help children establish good savings and spending habits.  Kids can even earn money yearly by taking a quiz!

    This free introductory meeting will be held on Thursday, August 23rd at 7pm at the Ivy Tech campus in Michgan City.

    For more information, contact Dan Granquist at 219-728-2882.

  • Hoosier Star

    Musical styles of rock, pop, country, swing, classical and more find their way to the Hoosier Star stage for a family friendly – amazing night of vocal intrigue. Don’t miss the encore performances of the previous year’s winners and the insightful comments of celebrity judges. Join us for the party of the year at the La Porte Civic Auditorium on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7 pm for an unparalleled musical experience.

    For more information, head to https://hoosierstar.com/

  • Rittenhouse Village At Michigan City’s Antique Car Show & Cookout

    Rittenhouse Village at Michigan City is geared up to host the annual Antique Car Show and Cookout on Wednesday, September 5th!  Chef Leland Andersen will be serving up his famous burgers and stadium hot dogs!  Register your classic car today and RSVP to the event!  Call 219-872-6800 by September 3rd to RSVP.

    Visit www.rittenhousevillages.com for more information!


    Also, don’t forget about the 6th Annual Senior Harvest Ball on Thursday, September 27th from 4:30-7:00pm.   Enjoy appetizers, desserts, and dancing!  Admission is FREE for SENIORS at this community sponsored event!

    Ric Federighi of WIMS will be the Master of Ceremonies and the DJ for this event!


    DRESS TO IMPRESS on Saturday, August 18th for the 7th ANNUAL FREEDOM FUND BALL put on by The Kiner Law Foundation in collaboration with the N.A.A.C.P. LaPorte County! This year’s event will take place at the Washington Park Senior Center in Michigan City from 6pm-midnight.
    Enjoy a night of dancing and music by DJ Xtraordinaire, along with delicious hors d’oeuvres!
    For details and tickets, contact Dan Granquist for State Rep at 219-728-2882, or email him at [email protected]

  • Lubeznik Arts Festival

    Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) is celebrating the 37th year of its annual art festival, Lubeznik Arts Festival (LAF), on August 18 and 19 from 10am-5pm. The festival, previously held off-site, is now held on LCA’s grounds to connect festival-goers to our gallery spaces, experience the stature of our exhibitions, and connect with programs more effectively. All proceeds from LAF are invested back into the community through artistic and educational programs LCA provides year-round.  Teams WIMS  and WHFB will be broadcasting live from the event on August 18th from 11am-1pm.

    ***Don’t forget to check out the Warhol exhibit at the Lubeznik Center which will be open now through October 13th!***


  • 2018 Tour de La Porte

    Tour de La Porte is a bike ride, running and walking event to benefit patients with cancer in our community. 100% of the proceeds raised are used to provide direct support to local patients with cancer.  This year’s Tour de La Porte will be held August 24th-26th at Cummings Lodge in La Porte.  Team WIMS will be broadcasting live from the event on Saturday, August 25th from 6am – 8am!  For more information on this year’s Tour de La Porte, visit https://tourdelaporte.org