10/10/13 – 10/16/13
Stories from the South Bend Museum of Art
On Friday, Oct. 11, from noon to 5 p.m., the South Bend Museum of Art will be presenting an installation in the Jerome J. Crowley Community Gallery that offers a look into the SBMA’s educational programs.
SBMA program participants were asked “Why do you think art matters?” Answers are displayed on the gallery walls, along with images depicting programming activities like mural painting, garden projects, school tours, outreach programs and more.
Seven thousand linked paper chains suspended from the ceiling represent individuals served in the past year.
The event is free to members and a suggested donation of $5 is asked of non-members. For more information call 574-235-9102.
Wine and appetizers
A night out for charity
Come out to The Vine in South Bend on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. to sample some red and white wines along with some light appetizers. All proceeds from the event will go to sponsor Ron Mee and his Running for a Reason campaign with CCFA Team Challenge.
The funds raised through Team Challenge directly benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation in support of its mission to find a cure and improve the quality of life for children and adults affected by these diseases. Tickets are $25 and for more information call 574-276-6623.
Annual family fun charity event
On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Montessori Academy at Edison Lakes in Mishawaka is hosting an annual charity event featuring a 10k run, 5k run, 2k fun run, and a Kids Obstacle Course.
The event benefits children at The Montessori Academy at the South Bend Center for the Homeless, the nation’s only Montessori program serving homeless children, and children at The Montessori Academy at Edison Lakes. The prices range from $20-$25 and for more information call 574-256-5313.
Cops on Top of the Doughnut Shop
Krispy Kreme community event
Krispy Kreme in Mishawaka is hosting a community event on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. that includes pumpkin painting, finger painting, Zumba, music and the opportunity to meet a police officer.
The Family Justice Center is partnering with the Special Victims Unit to raise funds and awareness of the important work done at the FJC to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
For more information call 574-234-6900.