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Inaugural activities unveiled

Gov.-elect Mike Pence is having three days of inaugural activities in January, according to a schedule released Monday.

A family fun day will complement the traditional inaugural ball and ceremony.

"We want every Hoosier to have an opportunity to take part in the upcoming inaugural events," said incoming First Lady Karen Pence. "With free activities from our Family Fun Day to the Inauguration Ceremony, we want this inaugural weekend to have something for everyone from every corner of the state. Mike and I look forward to joining Hoosiers at each event to mark this special occasion in the life of our state."

At all inaugural events, staff will be accepting donations to the Midwest Food Bank. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to any of the events listed below.

Saturday, January 12:

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST - Family Fun Day

Free, Open to the public, Registration is required

Dallara IndyCar Factory, 1201 Main Street, Speedway, IN 46224

7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. EST - Inaugural Ball Dinner & Dance

Black Tie Optional, General Attendance for the Inaugural Ball: $150/couple, $75/individual, Registration is required

JW Marriott, 10 South West Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Sunday, January 13:

1:30 p.m. EST - Inaugural Praise & Worship Service

Free, Open to the public, Registration is required

Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University, 4602 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Monday, January 14:

11:00 a.m. EST - Inauguration Ceremony

Free, Open to the public, Registration is required

Indiana Statehouse, 200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Registration for all events will open in mid-December.

To contact Niki Kelly email her at nkelly@jg.net or follow her on Twitter @nkellyatJG.

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