The nationally ranked Notre Dame Hockey team will be attending the Merrifield Ice Rink this coming Saturday, January 5th at 4:30 - 6pm for their annual "Practice on the Pond". Please come join us for this free event. Enjoy some hot chocolate provided by the hockey team and get an autograph from your favorite player. Food specials will also be available. Local radio stations will be broadcasting from the rink and will be having drawings for Notre Dame items.
Mishawaka Mayor Dave Wood announced today that the ribbon cutting for the Mishawaka Main Junior High Apartments has been set for 4:00pm on Friday December 7, 2012. This re-dedication commemorates the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of this historically significant building originally constructed in 1910. The City’s general contractor, Ziolkowski Construction of South Bend, will be in attendance as will many of the numerous entities and individuals that have been part of the 7.5 million dollar project.
Merrifield Ice Rink is scheduled to open for the winter season next week. Tentative opening day is set for Wednesday, December 5th for rentals, and Friday, December 7th for public/open skate. Due to unseasonably warm temperatures, this is a little later than usual.
Join us Saturday, December 8th for the 2012 "Winterfest In Our Hometown" festivities and help stock the Mishawaka Food Pantry at the same time! This free, family-friendly event is from 5pm - 8pm at Merrifield Park and Ice Rink, and includes ice skating, refreshments, a bonfire, live nativity, hayrides, a visit with Santa, carolers and much more!
Finish the weekend with a FREE Holiday Concert by "Everyday People" at the Battell Center Auditorium on Sunday, December 9th from 6-8pm. Hope to see you there!