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MRL Annual Book Sale

The Friends of Morrisson-Reeves Library are holding their Annual Book Sale this week in the Bard Room at Morrisson-Reeves Library. Stop by for great bargains on puzzles, music, and ....BOOKS! Stop back throughout the week as the Friends replenish the stock daily. Friday is half-price day and Saturday is Bag Day!

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Ivy Tech Car Show

Do you love beautiful cars? Don't miss the Ivy Tech Car Show on Saturday from 9am - 1pm, featuring collector, classic, street – trucks, military vehicles, emergency vehicles, motorcycles, and Hummers. Free lawn mower tractor-train rides for kids, music, food and more! Spectators are free and car registration is only $15.

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All Aboard!

Are you looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity? Ready to serve in a leadership capacity? The "job fair" type atmosphere of All Aboard! is designed to help people who are willing to serve on a board connect with nonprofits that are seeking board members. Connect...and make our community a better place!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Learn and Grow with Organic Gardening - Wednesday, April 23rd

Garden ArtFeed your mind as well as your body during this special lunch program held at Quaker Hill Conference Center, 10 Quaker Hill Drive, Richmond. Master Gardner, Teri Grossman and Cope Environmental Center's Program Director, Aubrey Blue, share their organic gardening secrets with you while you enjoy a delicious lunch. Reservations required. $10/person. For more information, call 765.962.5741.

Shakespeare's Birthday - Wednesday, April 23rd from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.

Painting: ShakespeareCelebrate the Bard's birthday at the Starr-Gennett Logo building in the Whitewater Gorge on Wednesday, April 23rd at 12:00. Representatives from the Richmond Shakespeare Festival production and festival teams will be on hand to share news about what the Festival has in store for its inaugural season. Featured speakers include Dr. Alan Bourff, Superintendent of Richmond Community Schools, and Ray Ontko, RSF Board President. Mayor Sally Hutton will be on hand with a proclamation, and we also expect a visit from a very special guest! Of course, no birthday party would be complete without cake! Stop in, grab a slice, enjoy the festivities, and learn how YOU can be a part of this exciting event coming in June to our community.

Bedtime Stories at Joseph Moore Museum - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 24

Nest and EggsCome in your jammies to have fun and learn about natural history through entertaining kids stories at the Joseph Moore Museum! Free! For more information, call 765.983.1303.

Chicken Noodle Dinner at the Golay Center - Friday, April 25

Gathering Room at the Golay CenterEnjoy a yummy meal of homemade chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, Wick's pie, and a drink while helping the Golay Center offset the costs of a variety of low-cost programs. Dinner will be served from 5-7pm in the Golay Gymnasium, 1007 East Main Street, Cambridge City on Friday, April 25th. Cost is $7 per person for ages 13 & up, $3 for ages 12 & under. For more information, call 765.478.5565.

Hit, Pitch and Run Program - Sunday, April 27th

baseball is for girlsMajor League Baseball's Pitch, Hit & Run program is a FREE, one-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14. Pitch, Hit, and Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball and is similar to the NFL's Punt, Pass, and Kick program. Boys and girls compete separately and participants have the opportunity to compete in four levels of competition including Locals, Sectionals, Team Championships and the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game. Held at Clear Creek Park, 60 Northwest L Street, Richmond from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 27th For more information, call 765.983.7275.

Concerts Held at Earlham College - Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26th

Goddard AuditoriumOn Friday, April 25th at 7:30 p.m., enjoy Earlham College's Concert Choir, Women's Chorus, Madrigal Singers and Gentlemen's Quartet bring you Earlham's annual spring celebration of choral music. The evening will be filled with pieces from early music to Barbershop and conclude with a touching rendition of the Quaker hymn How Can I Keep from Singing?

On Saturday, April 26th, the Earlham Symphony Orchestra will feature a set of symphonic dances from various time periods, culminating in Leonard Bernstein's beloved symphonic dances from West Side Story. The concert will also feature student concerto performances, and the world premiere of a new work for orchestra by senior music major Tom Webb.

This will be the music department's final performance in Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall, Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond before activities shift into the new Visual and Performing Arts Center. Come celebrate the end of an era, and the beginning of a new one! Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free, no ticket required. For more information, call 765.983.1373.

Spring Concert with RSO and Earlham Choirs - Sunday, April 27th

St. Mary's and St. Paul's ChurchesSt. Mary's Church, 701 North A Street, Richmond, will host a spring concert featuring American composer Morten Lauridsen's ethereally beautiful Lux Aeterna. This performance will feature members of the Earlham Choirs, Richmond Chorale and the Richmond Symphony. Free. For more information, call 765.983.1373.

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Did You Know?

Weeb Eubank, famous NFL coach who directed the Baltimore Colts to a NFL championship in 1959 and guided the upstart New York Jets and quarterback Joe Namath of the old AFL to the world title in 1969 was a Richmond, Indiana native.