What's happening this weekend in Michiana

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Here are just a few of the events and activities going on in the Michiana areas this weekend. 

Free youth fishing clinic in Elkhart

The Elkhart Environmental Center along with Elkhart Parks and Recreation and its Aquatic Biology Departments are hosting their second annual free Fishing Clinic on Saturday, June 1.

The event is happening at High Dive Park off Baldwin Street from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Staff and volunteers will be leading stations to teach kids ages seven and up how to fish.

No registration is required. Organizers say the first 200 kids to complete the clinic will each receive a fishing rod.

If you like to fish and want to help teach kids how to fish safely, organizers are asking for your help.

Volunteers can sign up here.

Elkhart Parks and Recreation

Newly renovated High Dive Tower to reopen Saturday

Elkhart Parks and Recreation announced the grand reopening of the newly renovated High Dive Tower, taking place on Saturday, June 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Officials say the tower, described as an iconic Elkhart structure, is ready to welcome visitors again after months of careful restoration.

There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the special occasion.

Guided tours will be available at the historic tower where you can admire the views of High Dive Park and the surrounding area.

Attendees will be able to meet and speak to members of the Parks Department about the renovation process.

Elkhart Parks and Recreation

"Bike Rodeo" at Nappanee Elementary School

The Nappanee and Wakarusa Police Departments are hosting a "Bike Rodeo" on June 1, in the south parking lot at Nappanee Elementary School.

The police are teaming up with the Nappanee and Wakarusa Pedal Party to hold this event for kids in grades K through five.

Organizers say there will be door prizes, food, and fun. They add that every child in attendance will receive a free bike helmet, and 24 bikes will be given away.

You can register for the event at 9 a.m. and the rodeo starts at 10 a.m.

Nappanee and Wakarusa Police Departments


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