Free things to do in Michiana this weekend

Show your talent at an open mic event in Elkhart, race hamsters in Goshen, feast your eyes on artwork in South Bend and many more free events in Michiana this weekend.

Posted on May 15, 2014 at 7:33 a.m.


Cinema Night

Where : Unity Church of Peace at 905 East Colfax Avenue in South Bend.

When : 6:30 p.m., May 16

The Urban Church of Peace in South Bend will screen two movies regarding science and evolution, From Science to God and Humanity Ascending.


Open Mic Nite

Where : Servant’s Heart Community Church at 400 West Mishawaka Road in Elkhart.

When : 7 p.m., May 16

The Servant’s Heart Community Church will host an Open Mic Nite, where any genre of music is welcome as long as it is clean. Snacks will also be sold at the event.



Game Day at the Bookstore

Where : Better World Books - Goshen at 215 South Main Street in Goshen.

When : 12 p.m., May 17.

Better World Books in Goshen will host their monthly Game Day, where you can play a variety of card and board games with old friends and new acquaintances.


3rd Annual Hamster Races

Where : Pet Supplies Plus at 4024 Elkhart Road in Goshen.

When : 12 p.m., May 17

Pet Supplies Plus will pit hamster against one another in their 3rd Annual Hamster Races.


Survive Alive House - 30th Year Anniversary Celebration

Where : Hannah Lindahl Children’s Museum at 1402 South Main Street in Mishawaka.

When : 1 p.m., May 17.

The Hannah Lindahl Children’s Museum will celebrate 30 years of teaching fire safety with special activities, food and games for the whole family.


Vincent Valdez: A Community Talk

Where : Western Branch Library at 611 Lombardy Drive in South Bend.

When : 2 p.m., May 17.

Segura Arts Studio presents visiting artist Vincent Valdez, who will be giving a presentation of his work at the Western Branch Library. Valdez is an artist from San Antonio, Texas.


Dentistry from the Heart

Where : 427 Waterfall Drive in Elkhart

When : 7:30 a.m., May 17.

Local dentist Dr. Douglas J. Snyder will host a free dental clinic, offering fillings, extractions or cleanings for those who are unable to get dental care elsewhere.


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