Wednesday Aug 23 @ 4:30 PM
Art Attack
Shakespeare at Notre Dame – Bring Art to YOUR Life It's an arts crawl under one roof! Sample the diverse range of performing, visual, and literary arts on campus during ART ATTACK at DPAC. Enjoy an evening of great entertainment brought to you by the Arts@ND group. Check out the Arts scene on campus and bring Art to (Your) Life—for free! Open to all students, faculty, and staff! Wednesday, August 23 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 2017–2018 Art Attack + Come early for free food! + Contests + Giveaways + Performances by PemCo, Halftime, + more + Photobooth in the Penote Performer's Hall + Screen printing (limited T-shirts available or BYO) + Shakesbeer Floats + Student films in the Browning Cinema + Information about student jobs + auditions + more!
 
    Wednesday Aug 23 @ 6:00 PM
Wishing Well Concert Series 8/23 - After Ours
The Well – Performers: After Ours - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odAOCez8DoM&feature=youtu.be Adam Shead - www.adamsheadmusic.bandcamp.com The Buddy System The Wishing Well 2017 is a family-friendly series of concerts that will bring together some of the most talented South Bend area musicians each Wednesday at 6pm in August to raise money for the Well, a non-profit coffee shop and community center located in River Park. We'll be welcoming the Waffle Wagon Food Truck - South Bend and accepting donations for admission in lieu of selling tickets. If you aren't able to attend but would like to support The Well's building repair campaign, head over to our indiegogo site at https://www.generosity.com/community-fundraising/wishing-well-building-repairs-2017.
 
    Wednesday Aug 23 @ 6:00 PM
Hip Hop and Hamilton
St. Joseph County Public Library – Express yourself with hip hop and poetry inspired by the Broadway show Hamilton. This evening of words, music, and revolution features Billy East, hip hop artist and frontman for The B.E.A.T. Recommended for ages 12-18.
 
    Wednesday Aug 23 @ 6:00 PM
Bell's Beer Dinner
LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern – Bell's is bringing some of their rare suds and our chef's are bringing their most unique menu yet. Le Contrebassiste and Kiwi Club Gose are the two brew pub exclusives that we'll be featuring along with a couple of your favorites from this Kalamazoo based Brewery. reserve your seats today by phone at 574.288.1155
 
    Wednesday Aug 23 @ 6:00 PM
DIY Bath Bombs
MAKE SOUTH BEND – Bath bombs are all the fizz these days. Learn to create your own with simple ingredients, aromatherapy oils, and a little direction. Max 12
 
    Wednesday Aug 23 @ 6:30 PM
Adult Services: Descendants Genealogy Group August
Berrien Springs Community Library – August's meeting will discuss getting the most out of using your smart phone for genealogy. Please Note the date change. Due to the Berrien County Youth Fair, the August Descendants meeting will meet on the fourth Thursday.
 
    Wednesday Aug 23 @ 6:30 PM
Cement Planters
MAKE SOUTH BEND – Cement is extremely simple to work with and great for beginners or anyone who appreciates its textured, minimalist look. Learn to make modern planters in this class that features a seriously underestimated material.
 
TODAY
    Thursday Aug 24 @ 5:30 PM
Sabidurias Populares/Popular Wisdoms
ND Center for Arts and Culture – New print exhibit "Sabidurias Populares/Popular Wisdoms" opens at the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture on July 30th. Reception is August 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Made possible from an Individual Artist's Grant from the Indiana Arts Commission.
 
TODAY
    Thursday Aug 24 @ 6:00 PM
Upcycling Plastic Bags with Crochet
MAKE SOUTH BEND – Do you have lots of unused plastic bags laying around your house from your last grocery shopping trip? Well with this class you will learn how to take those bags and turn it into trendy decor for your home! You will also walk away with the knowledge of knowing how to crochet.
 
TODAY
    Thursday Aug 24 @ 6:00 PM
Marketing and Designs
MAKE SOUTH BEND – The hardest part of any business is marketing. And if you are a small business like us, finding tools to help with marketing and design are invaluable. Learn the tricks we use, and see your business grow.
 
TODAY
    Thursday Aug 24 @ 6:30 PM
Will It Waffle?
Niles District Library – Join the Niles District Library in celebrating National Waffle Day! We will be making a variety of tasty treats with waffle irons inspired by the book "Will It Waffle?" This program is free and open to all ages, but please call 269-683-8545, ext. 112 to register in advance.
 
TODAY
    Thursday Aug 24 @ 6:30 PM
Intro to Tea
St. Joseph County Public Library – Learn about tea: its history, customs, and health benefits. Find out where to buy your own tea from a local expert. Participants will touch, smell, and taste four types of tea, as well as make their own specialty drinks. Registration required. Please call the Roger B. Francis Branch at 574.282.4641 to register.
 
TODAY
    Thursday Aug 24 @ 6:30 PM
Drop-In Book Club
Niles District Library – Wondering what to read next? Looking for friends who always have great book recommendations? Join staff and community members each month as we discuss and recommend books in this new style of book club! Each month, a different genre of literature is chosen and each book club member reads a different book in that genre. (For example, one month is Sci-Fi and the next month is Romance) At our meetings, we will discuss what we liked about the book we read so others can get excellent recommendations for what to read next. This is a drop-in book club so come when you can and stay as long as you want! We meet twice a month so choose what day and time work best with your schedule. There's no reading assignment yet. For August's meeting, we will be conducting an interest survey and choosing genres for the remainder of the year. Come ready to vote for your favorite type of books!
 
TODAY
    Thursday Aug 24 - Aug 26 @ 6:30 PM
Much Ado Pre-Show Talk: Peter Holland
Shakespeare at Notre Dame – A free special event with Peter Holland, McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies, Associate Dean for the Arts, Ph.D., University of Cambridge. Part of our "Beyond the Stage" series, one hour before showtime on Saturday, August 26th, Peter chats with audience members in the Philbin Studio Theatre about "Much Ado About Nothing" in performance, beginning with the famous Kenneth Branagh opening, and then other live and filmed versions of the play. Not to be missed.
 
TODAY
    Thursday Aug 24 @ 7:00 PM
Seitz and Sounds: Open Stage
Seitz and Sounds – Featured Performer: LE Seitz and Sounds: Open Stage Come downtown to Seitz Park along the East Race River from 7 -10pm and support local artists! Musicians, dancers, and other talented artists will be showcased on the Seitz stage! Each week along with our featured performer, Seitz and Sounds has 4 twenty minute sets available to play. If you are interested in performing this season, please visit www.seitzandsounds.com to register. Admission is FREE. We have food, beer, wine, pop & water available for purchase courtesy of The General Deli & Cafe! NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED. Get your friends together and plan to hang out with us every Thursday night!
 
TOMORROW
    Friday Aug 25 @ 11:45 AM
FBTF ft. IU Raclin School of Arts
Morris Performing Arts Center – The Morris Performing Arts Center presents Fridays by the Fountain on the Jon R. Hunt Plaza, in front of the Morris Theater, each summer between the months of June and August. The concert series traditionally runs every other Friday and features live entertainment from local Blues, Jazz, Rock, Folk, and Country bands. The concerts are free and open to the public and run from 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM. Food vendors are available and they offer a variety of lunchtime favorites including pizza, sandwiches, salads and pasta, or you may choose to bring your own. Tables are set in and around the plaza or bring your own blanket and chair! Students from the IUSB Raclin School of Arts showcase their talent with a variety of theater, dance and music performances. For more information on the IUSB Ernestine M. Raclin School of Arts visit:https://www.iusb.edu/arts/
 
TOMORROW
    Friday Aug 25 @ 5:00 PM
Mike Cello
LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern – Solo Guitarist
 
TOMORROW
    Friday Aug 25 @ 6:00 PM
Stained Glass Feather
MAKE SOUTH BEND – Want to learn stained glass techniques, but intimidated by the size of our usual projects? No worries! Come make this beautiful stained glass feather with us. Max 12
 
TOMORROW
    Friday Aug 25 @ 6:30 PM
Much Ado Pre-Show Talk: Marcus Stephens
Shakespeare at Notre Dame – A free special event with the Scenic Designer of Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival's production of Much Ado About Nothing, Marcus Stephens. Part of our "Beyond the Stage" series, one hour before showtime on Friday, August 25th, Marcus chats with audience members in the Philbin Studio Theatre about the design process and how he and Director Drew Fracher brought their vision of Shakespeare viewed through the lens of 1940s Americana to the Decio Stage. Marcus Stephens (Scenic Designer) is pleased to be working with such excellent people on this production of Much Ado About Nothing. Marcus is the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival’s resident scenic designer, where he has designed sets for the last ten seasons. He has had the opportunity to serve as scenic designer for such productions as The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Orpheus Descending for the Eugene Opera; Where the Messenger is Hot at 59E59 Theatre in New York and First Look Repertory and The Elephant Man with Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He also designed Hot Mikado and Hairspray at Drury Land Oakbrook; Fully Committed with the Madison Repertory, The Marriage of Figaro with Remy Bumppo; Woyzeck with Greasy Joan and Company; Dead End with Griffin Theatre; The Master and Margarito at Grinnell College; Moby Dick with the Building Stage; and Harper Regan, Parlour Song, and Breathing Corpses with Steep Theatre. Marcus is scenic designer faculty at the University of Notre Dame, where he has designed over 30 productions. He holds an MFA in scenic and lighting design from Northwestern University and is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local USA #829.
 
TOMORROW
    Friday Aug 25 @ 7:30 PM
Dick & Debbie @ELKS
South Bend Elks 235 – Dick & Debbie will be playing for you dining & dancing pleasure in our smoke free dining room. This event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. There is a $5.00 minimum is charged for non dining guests. The dinner special bacon wrapped pesto chicken breast. Reservations are required so please call 574 233 1139 to reserve you table.