Recycling Containers: St. Joseph County residents who still don’t have their new recycling bins can call Borden Waste-Away Services at 1-800-683-6801.
Common Council Meeting: August 3, 7 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers.
Parks & Recreation Board Meeting: August 10, 4:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers.
Logan’s Run: August 1, Fun Walk starts at 8:30 a.m. and running starts at 8:35 p.m.; begins and ends at Notre Dame’s Stepan Center; registration Friday from 4-7 p.m. at pasta dinner at Logan Center (Jefferson Boulevard and 26th Street in South Bend) and Saturday from 6:30-8 a.m. at the registration tent at Notre Dame. Family Fun Fest begins after racing from 9 a.m.-noon.
Mishawaka Parks Summer Concert Series
▪EP Unplugged: July 31, 8 p.m., Eberhart Deck.
▪Ron Wiggins Quartet: August, 7 p.m., Battell Bandshell.
▪Last Call: August 6, 6:30 p.m., Beutter Park.
Summer Concert Series (at St. Patrick’s County Park)
▪Beach Boys: August 15, 7 p.m.
MLB National League: Cubs 12, Astros 3; Giants 7, Phillies 2; Dodgers 5, Cardinals 3 (10); Braves 6, Marlins 3 (10); Brewers 7, Nationals 3; Padres 7, Reds 4; Rockies 4, Mets 2; Mets 7, Rockies 0.
MLB American League: White Sox 3, Yankees 2; Orioles 7, Royals 3; Red Sox 8, Athletics 5; Rangers 7, Mariners 1.
MLB Notes: Trades–Cubs trade RHPs Kevin Hart–who had won three starts in a row–and Jose Ascanio along with minor league INF Josh Harrison to the Pirates for LH reliever John Grabow and LHP Tom Gorzelanny; Dodgers acquire former All-Star closer George Sherill from the Orioles for two minor leaguers; Red Sox–Manny Ramirez, David “Big Papi” Ortiz tested positive for PEDs in 2003 while both were with Red Sox.
WNBA: Fever 94, Sun 85 (OT) (K. Douglas 32 points, 6 rebounds; A. Jones 21 points, 9 rebounds); Monarchs 101, Silver Stars 93 (OT), (B. Hammon 38 points, 6 assists; N. Powell 21 points, 7 rebounds); Mystics 78, Liberty 75 (A. Beard 28 points, 6 rebounds; J. McCarville 28 points, 6 rebounds); Dream 106, Mercury 76 (first loss by Mercury to an Eastern Conference team this season) (S. Lyttle 15 points, 12 rebounds).
NBA Notes: Lakers–Lamar Odom signs multi-year deal to stay with Lakers.
Soccer: CONCACAF Champs League–Puerto Rico Islanders 1, Toronto FC 0;
Boxing: Gatti–Brazilian authorities rule former boxing champ Arturo Gatti’s death a suicide; drop murder investigation against Gatti’s widow.
Video Gaming: Video gamers making hundreds of thousands of dollars; 11-year-old has already made enough to finance private college education.
NFL Notes: Rams–Rams sign OT Jason Smith, second overall pick in this year’s draft.
Midget Racing: Quarter midget cars to race at Newton Park in Lakeville this weekend at first Hoosier 100 race; racers look like go-carts and go 45 MPH; drivers range from ages 5-16; practice this afternoon; race begins at 9 a.m. tomorrow; admission is free.
Area Headlines: Presidential Visit–President Obama to visit Elkhart again Wednesday; will be fourth trip to city in last four months; Try for Birdie–Rochester (IN) golf course to allow goose hunting; Goshen–four youths caught after playing “chicken” with oncoming train early this morning forcing engineer to make emergency stop; Belated Honor–four Michiana WWII veterans receive French Legion of Honor yesterday at Niles Public Library; French Consul General Jean Baptiste de Boissiere makes trip from consulate in Chicago to do honors.
Entertainment: Depp Bites: Johnny Depp to play vampire Barnabas Collins in movie based on 1960’s Gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows;” Seinfeld Reunion–Seinfeld cast to reunite on season finale of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm;” Jon-Kate Continues–reality show “Jon and Kate Plus 8” to continue despite Jon and Kate Gosselin’s divorce.
Today High 80 Low 60 Sunny
Sat High 82 Low 60 Mostly Sunny
Sun High 80 Low 64 Sunny
Mon High 82 Low 64 Isolated T-Storms
Tue High 81 Low 63 Sunny