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Photo: Voting Machines

Early Voting for Primary

Vote Centers at Kuhlman Center, First English Lutheran Church, Golay Center and the Hagerstown New Testament Church will be open April 25 thru April 29 from 10am to 7pm. Kuhlman Center will also be open on Saturday, April 23 and 30 from 10am to 3pm.

Photo: Mona Lisa Salon Building

Downtown Walking Tour

In 2011, downtown Richmond was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy a stroll through the heart of the city with the "Historic Architecture Downtown Richmnond: A Walking Tour" opened up in your phone to learn about our beautiful historic buildings.

Photo: (cc)2014 by Mark Moschell: Gold Finch

Spring Migration

See and learn about birds of Indiana and those who are just passing through during the spring migration on a free hike each Tuesday at 7:30 a.m., hosted by local enthusiasts Jim Seany and Ron Williams at Cope Environmental Center. No birding experience needed.

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Faries in the Forest - Hayes Arboretum

the fairieHayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, invites you to tour the Arboretum during this beautiful spring season for a new adventure. Wind through the Arboretum on the auto tour to discover the different fairy tribes who live there. For the $20 fee, you'll receive a CD describing each fairy tribe, a fun coloring activity to keep track of the faries you've found and a prize for finding all the faries! For more information, call 765.962.3745.

Friends of Morrisson-Reeves Library Book Sale

Supplied Graphic: BooksThe Friends of Morrisson-Reeves Library Annual Book Sale begins this week! The sale is open daily at 10 AM to the public starting on Wednesday, April 27th and runs through Saturday, April 30th. Friday is half-Price Sale Day!" and Saturday is "Bag Day!," when a bag of books will cost $3.00. Donated materials cover subjects including fiction, foreign languages, cooking, computer science, government, history, political science, law, education, fine arts, self-help, reference, business, social sciences, philosophy, and religion. To learn more, call 765.966.8291.

Richmond Community Orchestra Spring Concert

Violin -- closeupRichmond Community Orchestra presents their Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. in Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall, Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond. Music by Hoist, Beethoven, Mozart, Handel, and Wagner will be featured. Free.

Kiwanis Auction - Saturday, April 30th

Logo: KiwanisLocal businesses donate goods and services with the proceeds going towards Richmond Kiwanis projects. Come on out the the Richmond National Guard Armory, 1200 West Main, Richmond and "Bid for the Kids!"

Leadercast - The World's Largest One-Day Leadership Event

Graphic: Leadercast FlyerIvy Tech Community College is hosting the first Leadercast event to be held in Wayne County on May 20th. Leadercast 2016 is entitled "Architects of Tomorrow" and will feature a full day of inspiring speakers focused on what it means to be a visionary leader. Tickets are $89/person and limited in availability, so sign up soon. Questions? Call 765.216.5865.

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Did You Know?

Richmond, the county seat of Wayne County, is 966' above sea level.