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March is booked with fun activities in Hobart

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If you can’t find something to do in Hobart, then you are not looking very hard! We have some amazing events this month; I hope you take the opportunity to attend any or all of these.

St. Mary Medical Center Auxiliary fundraisers: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 7, and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 8, stop by the Books Are Fun discounted books sale. Enter at the Medical Center West Entrance, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., conference rooms 3 and 3A.

With Easter just around the corner, buy delicious South Bend Chocolates and help support the auxiliary, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in conference room 3A. For questions on any of these events, call John at 947-2641.

Hobart Family YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day: Grab the family and head over to the Hobart Y from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9, for a fun, active day that includes swimming, water games, an obstacle course, family-walk, free-throw challenge, jump house, photo IDs for kids, face painting, health screening, giveaways and healthy snacks. Contact the Hobart Family YMCA at 942-2183 for more information.

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at the M.L. McClelland Masonic Lodge 357: Corned beef and cabbage will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, with entertainment by the Shriner Pipe Band from 6 to 6:30 p.m. They are accepting freewill donations for this great night of celebration. The lodge is at 219 Center St.

Girls Night Out! What a weekend! After a month of planning, a group of 10 ladies from the Hobart High School Class of 1987 were finally able to get together for dinner and lots of laughs.

Some of us met because we were neighbors, some on the fields of Hobart girls softball or in elementary school, but all of us were together in junior high and have since had a friendship that can never be matched.

There hasn’t been a life event that any of us have missed and that is one of the many reasons why Hobart is an important part of my life — living here brought me them. So to Kelly, Suzanne, Amy, Lorie, Ginny, Gayle, Lynn, Michele, Jackie … Love you!

Locks of Love for Kids with Cancer benefit: That night, we saw the Allen Wronko Band play. Allen and John Leonard are both friends/classmates and boy, did they put on a great show.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see these guys perform from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the Hobart Art Theater for an all-age event. Also performing that night is Mr. Right and The Difference.

Food, drinks and silent auction available all benefitting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Call Jason Lach at 730-0427 for more information.

Congratulations Colin Topping: Colin, 12, is a member of Thomas Jefferson Junior High School Science Olympiad team, which was this year’s regional champion. Colin is the son of Scott and Danielle Topping of Valparaiso, both Hobart High graduates; and grandson of Kay Topping of Hobart, Alan Topping of Valparaiso, Cynthia Robbins of Lake Station, and Dan and Carolyn Robbins of Valparaiso.



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