Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

January 17, 2014

This week's best bets

Kokomo Tribune

---- — 1) Let yourself laugh

Kokomo native Mike Gardner returns to his hometown for a comedy show at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Elite Banquet & Conference Center. He’s writing some Kokomo-specific jokes for the show and preparing for a Kokomo roast of sorts. Cost is $20 at the door. He only performs one show here a year, so check him out.

2) Dodge those balls

Check out the 8th Annual Last One Standing Dodge Ball Challenge at 10 a.m. Saturday at Maple Crest Middle School Gymnasium. The cost to enter the tourney is $15 per player for entry. Or just show up to watch the fun unfold. Money raised supports Bona Vista.

3) Beat the blues

Check out the winter blues event at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Artworks Gallery, featuring blues music by Chris Washington and friends, canvas painting by Marci K. May and Jennifer Budenz of Solstice Art Gallery and food by Elite Catering. The cost is $50 per person or $75 per couple. Visit www.kokomoartgallery.com for more information.