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Register for inaugural events

Gov.-elect Mike Pence announced today that registration has opened for the inaugural events of 2013.

"As we embark on a season of service over the next four years, we seek to make the inaugural events of 2013 enjoyable and accessible for all Hoosiers," said Karen Pence, incoming First Lady. "We encourage Hoosiers from all corners of the state to join us at these events and look forward to welcoming them in the days leading up to Mike's Inauguration."

Though most of the events are free and open to the public, Hoosiers are required to register due to space constraints at some venues. Here is the link to register: www.indianaworks.eventbrite.com.

Saturday, Jan. 12:

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

Free, Open to the public.

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.

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

Sunday, Jan. 13:

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

Free, Open to the public.

Indiana Convention Center, 100 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Monday, Jan. 14:

11:00 a.m. EST - Inauguration Ceremony

Free, Open to the public.

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

Attendees of all inaugural events are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items, which will be donated to the Midwest Food Bank.

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