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Tour Wayne County

Can't get away this summer? Why not tour Wayne County?! Pick up a "passport" for a variety of self-guided tours, including the Chocolate Trail, the Whitewater Valley Fossil Hunt and the Heartland Wine & Ale Trail at the National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond.

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Book the Plaza

How many books can the library stack at the "Book the Plaza – Book Domino Topple Extravaganza?" 1,500, 2,500 5,000 or more? Come and find out! Join Morrisson-Reeves Library for this spectacular event, Saturday, July 29 from 3–6pm at the beautiful Elstro Plaza, 47 N. 6th St., Richmond.

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Bark in the Park

Bring your furry friends for the 26th annual petwalk, "Bark in the Park" at the Glen Miller Park Bandshell, 2200 East Main, Richmond on Saturday, July 29th. Registration ($10) begins at 9am and the walk begins at 10am. Registration fees and pledge donations benefit Help the Animals.

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Mother - Son Date Night - Tuesday, July 25th

Ball TossLike the Father Daughter Walk, Mother-Son Date Night is a special night for moms and sons. Richmond Parks and Recreation will fill the special night with games, giveaways, pictures in the Rose Garden, and more. Refreshments and snacks will be served...and it's FREE. Held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Glen Miller Park Golf Course. Please enter Glen Miller by the Rose Garden and park near the Charles House.

Play Day Extravaganza! at Cope Environmental Center

Prairie FlowersOn Wednesday, July 26 from 6-8pm, celebrate the Get Outside programs with us by visiting Cope Environmental Center at 1730 Airport Road, Centerville! The party will include guided hikes, crafts, slip n' slide, snacks and more! This is also the time to pick up your prizes and log your final hours! There will also be a drawing for some awesome extra prizes, include museum passes and tickets to sports games! Don't miss out on this fun, free event! For more information, call 765.855.3188.

Workshop: What is Coworking?

Flyer: What Is Co-working?Mobile, remote working has become increasingly popular in the last two decades as more businesses realize that employees can be widely distributed and still accomplish a full day's work. Join us for this workshop and learn how coworking can be used to grow your established business. It's not just for startups anymore. Presented by the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce and The Innovation Center at 814 East Main Street, Richmond on Thursday, July 27th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register online. Lunch is $5 for Chamber members and $10 for non-Chamber members. For more information, call 765.962.1511.

Rural Urban Banquet - Thursday, July 27th

Morning Glory HeartLindsay Bowman Sankey will be the speaker at the annual Rural Urban Banquet at Hartley Hills Golf Club, 201 Woodpecker Rd North, Hagerstown on Thursday, July 27th at 6:30 p.m. Lindsay is the Communications Manager for Harvest Land Co-op, and a Hagerstown and Purdue graduate who pens "Jeans Boots" for the Hagerstown Gazette. She also writes a blog "Jeans Boots are Made for Talking". John Kogge, guitarist will perform before the meal, and Expressions Barbershop Quartet will perform following. Good Neighbor Award. Door prizes. Catered by Willie & Reds. Suggested donation for tickets is $7, available at PCCU, Main Source, West End, Nettle Creek Hardware, Wilson Barber Shop, Economy Equipment, Optimist Club Members, Logo Shoppe, Hagerstown Young Farmers Members.

Richmond Farmers Market - Jack Elstro Plaza

succulentRichmond Farmers Market vendors are the growers and producers of the fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, flowers, baked goods, dried goods, jams, honey, syrup and/or other approved products they intend to sell at the market. The Richmond Farmers Market supports local, small-scale farmers and gardeners by providing a marketing opportunity to sell homegrown produce, and homemade farm-related items directly to consumers. The market is held at Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 North 6th Street in Richmond from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon each Saturday morning, May through October. Follow them on Facebook to learn about upcoming special events.

Picnic Me Up! Each Wednesday through July!

Lunch by the Food TruckSwing by Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond on your lunch break for a pick-me-up concert performance from local artists. Bring your picnic blankets, lunches, chairs, family, or co-workers and let us help you get over the mid-week hump. The concert is free but you might want to bring some money for food from the vendor food truck!

Meditation Walk

Trillium HillFind some peace through a meditative walk through the Arboretum. Free and open to anyone age fifteen and older. Meet at the east-side trailhead of Hayes Arboretum, near the corner of Hayes Arboretum Road and Woodside Drive, Richmond. Please note the walks will not take place in inclement weather. Led by Tamara Hitson and Greg Karch. Questions? Call 765.962.3745.

Richmond Jazz Baseball

Logo: Richmond JazzPart of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League, the Richmond Jazz take the field this week so you can round out a perfect summer evening at the ball park with the family...and not break the bank! Tickets are $5/adults and $3/children 6-13. $1/off for seniors 55 or better. Games are held at McBride Stadium, 201 Northwest 13th Street, Richmond. Most begin at 7:05 p.m. during the week and 2:05 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. Check the WayNet.org calendar for the schedule.

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Did You Know?

Hagerstown native, Ralph R. Teetor, respected automotive engineer and former president of Perfect Circle, was the inventor of the "Speed-O-Stat", now known as cruise control.