Pregnancy Support Group
Mar
24
6:30 PM18:30

Pregnancy Support Group

This group is on Friday, March 24th at 6:30 PM. This is a monthly support group for pregnant people.

There is a space for younger children to play and an extra set or two of eyes on them so you will be allowed to focus on the support group. Newborns in arms of course welcome as well.

There is no fee to attend this group but any contributions towards the donation fee for the use of the space are welcome.

The topic of this week's group is TBD

Please join us for coffee and community! Can't wait to see you there! :)

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Trying to Conceive/Fertility - Tracking
Mar
17
6:30 PM18:30

Trying to Conceive/Fertility - Tracking

This group is on Friday, March 17th at 6:30 PM. This is a monthly support group for people that are or have struggled with fertility and/or are actively trying to conceieve.

There is a space for younger children to play and an extra set or two of eyes on them so you will be allowed to focus on the support group. Newborns in arms of course welcome as well.

There is no fee to attend this group but any contributions towards the donation fee for the use of the space are welcome.

The topic of this week's group will be tracking. We will be discussing how to track your cycle and identify potential fertile periods in your cycle.

Please join us for coffee and community! Can't wait to see you there! :)

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Mar
17
9:00 AM09:00

Special Character Toddler Time: Paw Patrol

Every few weeks, we have one designated day for Special Character Toddler Time.

FRIDAY MARCH 17th, 2017 OR
SATURDAY MARCH 18th, 2017
join us & your favorite puppies!!
No job too big, no pup too small...PAW PATROL!

This will run in two, 90-minute sessions on Friday at 9:00am or 11:00 am or another 90-minute session on Saturday at 8:30am as well for ages 5 & younger. If they can walk, they can jump!!

Pre-purchasing tickets is HIGHLY advised, as they tend to sell out for this event, especially with all FOUR characters in attendance!!

Your specific, 90-minute ticket includes Jump time, a meet & greet with our Special Guests, and also some special activity stations.
*Pictures are welcome and encouraged.*

Due to the nature of the event, the extended timeframe, & four furry friends to meet -- this Special Character Toddler Time is $12/Session per toddler.

In addition, parents are allowed to sit alongside their toddler on the safety pads (with $2 SkySocks purchase). Tickets will not be available for purchase for adults in order to allow maximum room and maximum fun for our littlest jumpers!

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Mar
11
3:00 PM15:00

Music For Awhile: A Recital

Come enjoy an afternoon of music presented by Andrea Bontrager Yoder, Anne Weaver, and Jamie Lake at the AMBS Church Chapel. If you are like us, this time of year can be hard with the grey Indiana winter days and now too with our new political reality. Music can be food for the soul. Please feel free to bring children. Some light, healthy refreshments will be served after.

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Mar
11
2:00 PM14:00

Scribble Kids

No more ruined walls at home. Bring your children to our studio and let them draw, paint and splatter on our covered paper walls. Perfect creative outlet for ages 2 and up. 

The month of March Scribble Kids will be meeting twice. Starting March 11h at 1pm - 2pm and March 18th at 1pm - 2pm.

2-Day Pass $20 Includes DIY project, kid-friendly paint and all materials. Free cookies and juice.

This party is going fill up fast get your tickets soon!!

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Postpartum Support Group: Sleep
Mar
10
6:30 PM18:30

Postpartum Support Group: Sleep

This group is on Friday, March 10th at 6:30 PM. This is a monthly support group for people that have had a baby.

There is a space for younger children to play and an extra set or two of eyes on them so you will be allowed to focus on the support group. Newborns in arms of course welcome as well.

There is no fee to attend this group but any contributions towards the donation fee for the use of the space are welcome.

The topic of this week's group will be sleep. Newborn sleep, toddler sleep, sleep regressions, YOUR sleep, all of it. We will be duscussing different techniques to encourage sleep and what to expect as baby continues to grow.

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Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

Girl Scout Cookie & Craft Beer Pairing

Girl Scout Cookie Pairing

Join Michiana Girls Pint Out, March 8th, at South Bend Brew Werks for a Girl Scout Cookie & Craft Beer Pairing. 

Event runs all day. Michiana GPO will meet up at 6:00.

$12 Flights. 
4 beer samples paired along with several cookies. ($3 will be donated the our local Girl Scout chapter.)

A special THIN MINT PORTER will even be on tap!

Invite your girlfriends and support the Girl Scouts!!

Girl Scout Cookies and Craft Beer?!? Yes Please!

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Trying to Conceive/Fertility Support Group
Feb
17
6:30 PM18:30

Trying to Conceive/Fertility Support Group

The first support group for those that are trying to coceive or are struggling with fertility of the series will start on Friday, February 17th at 6:30 PM. This will be a monthly support group.

There will be a space for younger children to play and an extra set or two of eyes on them so you will be allowed to focus on the support group. The support groups are for your benefit and the start time was chosen specifically to allow more of an opportunity for it's attendees to escape child-free if that's what they desire. Newborns in arms of course welcome as well.

Partners are welcome.

There is no fee to attend this group but any contributions towards the donation fee for the use of the space are welcome.

The topic of this week's group will be self-care.

Please join us for coffee and community! Can't wait to see you there! :)

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Postpartum Support Group
Feb
10
6:30 PM18:30

Postpartum Support Group

The first support group for postpartum poeple of the series will start on Friday,February 10th at 6:30 PM. This will be a monthly support group for postpartum people.

There will be a space for younger children to play and an extra set or two of eyes on them so you will be allowed to focus on the support group. The support groups are for your benefit and the start time was chosen specifically to allow more of an opportunity for it's attendees to escape child-free if that's what they desire. Newborns in arms of course welcome as well.

There is no fee to attend this group but any contributions towards the donation fee for the use of the space are welcome.

The topic of this week's group will be self-care.

Please join us for coffee and community! Can't wait to see you there! :)

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group
Feb
3
6:30 PM18:30

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

The first support group for loss families of the series will start on Friday, February 3rd at 6:30 PM. This will be a monthly support group for those that have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or infant.

There will be a space for younger children to play and an extra set or two of eyes on them so you will be allowed to focus on the support group. The support groups are for your benefit and the start time was chosen specifically to allow more of an opportunity for it's attendees to escape child-free if that's what they desire. Newborns in arms of course welcome as well.

Partners welcome.

There is no fee to attend this group but any contributions towards the donation fee for the use of the space are welcome.

The topic of this week's group will be self-care.

Please join us for coffee and community! Can't wait to see you there! :)

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Feb
3
to Feb 5

13th Annual Magical Ice Fest

Downtown St. Joseph, MI

Join us in downtown St. Joseph February 3-5 for our 13th Annual Ice Carving Festival!
We've got frosty fun planned all weekend long, book your stay today stjoetoday.com/sleep.

Certified Ice Competitions - All Weekend
Fire & Ice Tower Display - Friday evening
Fire and Ice Party at Shadowland - Friday Night
4th Annual Ice Fest 5k Chocolate Walk/Run presented by the Sunset Coast Striders - Saturday
5th Annual ICE WARS! - Saturday
Snow Biz Scavenger Hunt - All Weekend

Hunt all of our logo sculptures in and around downtown and be entered to win a St. Joseph Today Gift Certificate good at more than 40 locations! Stop in the Welcome Center to get a copy of the scavenger hunt form and learn the fun details. The hunt is available Friday through Sunday of the Ice Festival.

Magical Fun - Saturday
Waikiki Weekend - Saturday and Sunday

St. Joseph Today 269-985-1111
info@stjoetoday.com

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Pregnancy Support Group
Jan
27
6:30 PM18:30

Pregnancy Support Group

The first support group of the series will start on Friday, January 27th at 6:30 PM. This will be a monthly support group for pregnant people.

There will be a space for younger children to play and an extra set or two of eyes on them so you will be allowed to focus on the support group. The support groups are for your benefit and the start time was chosen specifically to allow more of an opportunity for it's attendees to escape child-free if that's what they desire. Newborns in arms of course welcome as well.

There is no fee to attend this group but any contributions towards the donation fee for the use of the space are welcome.

The topic of this week's group will be self-care.

Please join us for coffee and community! Can't wait to see you there! :)

RSVP here: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/243395426083966/

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Jan
25
3:00 PM15:00

PreSchool Tubing

St. Patrick's County Park, 50651 Laurel Road, South Bend, IN 46637

Fun for families with preschoolers, snow tubing is a perfect way to spend a snowy afternoon together. Leave the older kids at home - this one is just for the little ones! Snow conditions permitting.
Ages: 3 to 5 years old. Cost: $3.00 per adult-child pair and $2.00 for each additional person.

Andrea Edholm, 574-654-3155, aedholm@sjcparks.org

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Jan
20
to Jan 22

Hunter Ice Festival

13th Annual Hunter Ice Festival.
Join us and celebrate the legacy of The Hunter Brothers Ice & Ice Cream Company as World Class Masters transform more than 27 TONS (180 +blocks of Ice) of Ice into ART! AND
Enjoy the Carving Talent of Former NICA National Champion Aaric Kendall & Texas Dean DeMarais along with local favorite Danny Bloss.
Welcome Center with Kids Craft Area - Fire & Ice Friday Night -Saturday Frigid 5k Run - Family Friendly Foods -LIVE Carving all day Saturday – Speed Carving Competition Saturday Night -Interactive Ice throughout town-HUNTER ICE CREAM- 
-Sunday Chili Crawl-
Monday, January 16
Ice arrives, corner of Front and Main St.

Tuesday, January 17
Carving begins, corner of Front and Main Street

Wednesday, January 18
To kick off the weekend, Celebrate the Hunter Family & Niles Hunter Ice
Festival through food and a delicious experience!! Chef Daysha Amster has tailored a menu to celebrate the Hunter’s native cuisine right here at
Olfactory Hue Bistro!! We give thanks to them for choosing to harvest ice here on Niles’ own Barron Lake. BYOB, Reservations required (269) 687-0880

Friday, January 20
10am-4pm - Niles History Center Open
4pm-8pm - Psi Iota Xi Warming Center
5pm-8pm - Hunter Ice Cream Booth - south side of Main between Front & 2nd St
5pm - Sponsored sculptures placed throughout downtown
7:30pm (approx.) – Fire & Ice at the Riverfront Park behind Front Street Pizza Pub

Saturday, January 21
9am-2:30pm - Wesley United Methodist Church Book and Bake Sale, 302 Cedar St
9am-4pm - Multi-Block sculptures carved LIVE throughout downtown
10am - Bloody Mary Bar at The Brass Eye
10am-3pm - Niles History Center
10am-4pm: Niles District Library - Stop in and warm up
10am-8pm - Psi Iota Xi Warming including the Psi Iota Xi Family Craft Activities
11am-8pm - Hunter Ice Cream Booth - south side of Main between Front & 2nd St
11am-7pm – NECI Book Store Opens- Niles DDA Main Street, 223 N 4nd Street
12pm-3pm - Chemical Bank Warming Center and Sleigh rides (tickets needed), 
407 E Main Street
12pm-4pm - Crafts at Pizza Transit 215 E Main
12pm-4pm - Children’s Activities 400 Block of Main/South Side
1pm-3pm - Pregnancy Care Center of Niles 4th Annual BabyCakes Cupcake Contest
2pm–7pm - Beer & Wine tasting at Front Street Pizza Pub 510 North Front Street
7:30 pm (approx.) – Speed Carving at the Amphitheater in Riverfront Park
All Day - Interactive Ice Park on Main between 4th & 3rd

Sunday, January 22
11am-4pm - Psi Iota Xi Warming including the Psi Iota Xi Family Craft Activities
11am-4pm - Hunter Ice Cream Booth - south side of Main between Front & 2nd St
11am-5pm – NECI Book Store 223 N 4nd Street
12pm-3pm - Children’s Activities 400 Block of Main/South Side
12pm-3pm - “Chili Crawl” - Chili Cook-off. 
4:00pm - “People’s Choice” Chili Cook-Off Awards, Psi Iota Xi Warming Center
NILES DAILY STAR PHOTO CONTEST Submit photos through January 30, 2017.

Lisa Croteau, PRogram Manager NIles DDA Main Street 269-687-4332 lisa@nilesmainstreet.org

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Jan
16
9:30 PM21:30

Mom and Me Yoga

This will be a fun yoga wellness coaching session appropriate for all moms who have been cleared for exercise after childbirth and for little ones that can't get
too far away from your yoga mat! 

Mom and Me Yoga, led by Roxie Sweikar, MSW, E-RYT, is designed to help moms regain strength and flexibility after childbirth, while bonding with their babies. You and your baby will breathe together, explore movement together, and have fun together! (Please bring your own mat, a soft blanket for your baby and any small toys they might enjoy.)

Join us- your baby and body will thank you!

FEE:
$25 per session

NOTE:
- Payment due at time of registration
- Preregistration for each session is required

Call 574.273.3880 to pre-register

For more information, give us a call or visit our website: 
www.caringforthewholeyou.com

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Jan
14
2:00 PM14:00

Scribble Kids

No more ruined walls at home. Bring your children to our studio and let them draw, paint and splatter on our covered paper walls to their hearts content! 

This care-free monthly kids party is guaranteed to be a creative outlet for ages 2 and up. 

$7/kid includes paint and all materials. Take home their masterpiece in a frame for $12

Free refreshments and hot chocolate.

This party is going fill up fast get your tickets soon!!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scribble-kids-tickets-30837203907?aff=efbeventtix

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Jan
13
10:30 AM10:30

PreSchool Story Time and Pottery

Pre school story time is back with a trilogy! Join us as we take you on an adventure with Little Owl's Day by Divya Srinivasan. After the book reading, children will paint a small owl plate with glaze (food and liquid safe paint) and enjoy a small snack too for only $20 (not including tax.)
Items will be ready for pick-up in 7-10 business days.

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Jan
11
9:30 AM09:30

Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga

  • 53800 Generations Drive South Bend, IN, 46635 United States (map)
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Developing a yoga practice during and after pregnancy can provide:

Ease and comfort to a changing body...
Knowledge of breathing techniques that can help prepare you for childbirth...
Emotional support to help with the transition into motherhood and the journey that lies ahead.

This yoga practice is designed specifically for women during all stages of pregnancy and also for those easing back into activity after childbirth. 

In this yoga wellness coaching session, Roxie Sweikar, MSW, E-RYT, will incorporate safe and gentle exercises to strengthen weak muscles and to provide soothing relief and relaxation to areas of the body that carry more tension and stress during this time.

The nurturing environment of this yoga class will be a wonderful way to rejuvenate and also connect with other women by sharing experiences and support with each other. (Please bring your own yoga mat. All other props are provided.)

Gently move your way through pregnancy and into motherhood!

FEE:
$25 per session

NOTE:
- Payment due at time of registration
- Preregistration for each session is required

Call 574.273.3880 to pre-register

For more information, give us a call or visit our website: 
www.caringforthewholeyou.com

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Nov
29
10:30 AM10:30

Giving Zooday

  • 500 South Greenlawn Avenue South Bend, IN, 46615 United States (map)
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We have a day for giving thanks. We have two days for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. #GivingZOOday is a chance to demonstrate support for zoos working to preserve wildlife for generations to come. The Potawatomi Zoo is a nonprofit organization that relies on your support to fund animal care, education programs and initiatives, and local and global wildlife conservation. We hope this #GivingZooDay you’ll consider a gift to help the Potawatomi Zoo continue its wild mission.

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Nov
13
2:00 PM14:00

Nutcracker Tea

Enjoy an enchanting afternoon with your family and the Sugar Plum Fairy for the eleventh annual Nutcracker Tea! Indulge in sweets and savories in the breathtaking ambiance and historic atmosphere of the Palais Royale. This ballet experience includes excerpts from The Nutcracker Ballet performed by Southold dancers, a ballet lesson, crafts, and photos with Southold dancers.
 

Reservations: $30 per person
Or $300 per table (Tables seat 10 guests)
Premiere Stage Seating $400 per table (limited to 5 tables)

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Nov
12
10:30 AM10:30

Lunch with Anna and Elsa

Join us for a fun day with Anna & Elsa! The day will include:
Buffet Lunch
Sing Along with Anna & Elsa
Complimentary 5x7 photo with Anna & Elsa from Kitty Lee Photography
Dance lesson and entertainment from Dance Arts and Music Unlimited
Cupcake Decorating


Tickets: $15 per person
Call, send check or pay in person at Lake Michigan Hills Golf Club, 2520 Kerlikowske Rd Benton Harbor MI
269-849-2722

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Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

Halloween Happening

Calling all ghosts, ghouls, and witches! Dress in your best costume and find your way to Fernwood to celebrate Halloween with activities and treats for the entire family. Enjoy trick or treating in the gardens, a fun, creepy craft, spooky creatures and stories, and more!

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