• Museum Features Many Cultures Museum Features Many Cultures Samurai Armor Mask brings Feudal Japan alive for Historical Museum visitors.
  • Vertebrate Paleontology Collection Vertebrate Paleontology Collection A visit to the Joseph Moore Museum is FREE!
  • Cardinal Greenway Cardinal Greenway The Cardinal Greenway travels on a trestle across the Whitewater Gorge.

     

 

Graphic: 21 For Fun

WCTV's 21 for Fun

Whitewater Community Television's 2nd annual 21 for Fun fundraiser at the Holiday Inn, 6000 National Road East, Richmond from 7 to 11pm on March 28th. Enjoy good food, music and table games. Support Public, Education & Government (PEG) access in Wayne County. Tickets are $35. Call 765.973.8488 for more information.

Photo: Wayne County Historical Museum

Spring Lecture Series

The Wayne County Historical Museum continues their spring lecture series. This week's lecture features the "History of American Lighting". Jan Brady will look at how lighting changed and how those changes influenced American Society. Examples of 19th & 20th Century lighting will be shown.

Photo: Damon Lamar Reed Paints for the Festival of Murals

Call for Artists!

A call for artists has been put out for the 2015 Festival of Murals. An estimated 10 murals will be painted from mid-June to mid-August. Artists may request an entry form via email and judges will select the top artists to participate. Watch for upcoming community activities and get ready to vote for your favorite mural!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

QuinTango - Concert and Dance Performance - Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Supplied Photo: QuinTangoQuinTango, a chamber quintet (two violins, bass, cello and piano) based in Northern Virginia, invites patrons to the music of Tango by engaging audiences in their sizzling, mind-opening fusion of traditional South American Tango repertoire and classical chamber music style. The concert will take place in Lingle Recital Hall, Center for the Visual and Performing Arts at Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond. $10/adults, $5/children under 18 and seniors. For more information, call 765.983.1474.

Richmond Parks and Recreation Egg Hunt - Sunday, March 29th

Waiting for the Moonlight Easter Egg HuntOn Sunday, March 29 at McBride Stadium, 201 NW 13th Street Richmond Richmond Parks and Recreation will hold their annual Egg Hunt. Gates open at 2 pm! Play games and create crafts with local organizations like Birth to Five and Morrisson-Reeves Library! Jump in the photo booth to have an Easter picture with Big Bunny and other mascots! Hunts begin at 3 pm. Hunts are open to the first 250 children ages 10 and under and will be divided by age groups. Return your empty eggs to claim a goodie bag! $2.00 per child entry donation benefits the JUKO program. K-Ready will be distributing FREE books to Wayne County children! For more information, call the Park office at 765.983.7275.

Indiana Master Naturalist Program - Tuesdays from 6-9 pm

Logo: Indiana Master Naturalist ProgramCope Environmental Center is partnering with Purdue's Extension Office to present the Indiana Master Naturalist Program which designed to provide hands-on opportunities to learn about Indiana's natural resources and areas. It also encourages you to share that knowledge through volunteer service. The program meets weekly for 8 weeks. You'll learn about People and Resources, Reptiles and Amphibians, Water, Botany, Insects, Geology, Trees and Birds. The class meets every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. beginning March 31st and running through May 19th. $65/person, registration required. Email Kyle King or call 765.855.3188 for more information.

Welcome to New WayNet Member, Trueblood Child Development Center

Logo: Trueblood Child Devleopment CenterAt Trueblood Child Development Center, teachers provide a nurturing environment where children, ages 3 to 6, learn by doing. The classroom activities and learning centers are designed to stimulate, challenge, and enhance each individual child's creativity, social skills, motor skills, cognitive abilities, and academic readiness. Teachers work cooperatively with children to provide good examples of valuing, respecting, and learning from each other as well as the world around them. Trueblood is a privately owned, not-for-profit organization located in the West wing of Stout Meetinghouse on the Earlham College Campus. For more information, call 765.983.1445 or email truebloodcdc@yahoo.com.

4 Colleges Career Fair - Tuesday, March 31

Hayes HallThe 4 Colleges Career Fair is an event focused on connecting soon-to-be or recent college graduates with career and internship opportunities. In addition, bachelor's and master's degree institutions will be present. Any job seeker who has or will soon have higher education credentials is encouraged to attend. Register online at http://4-colleges-career-fair-2015.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Danielle Nuss at dcnuss@iue.edu or 765.973.8235.

Richmond Neighborhood Spring Cleanup

Graphic: Neighborhood Cleanup MapRichmond residents may download the neighborhood spring cleanup map which displays the neighborhoods and the timetable for pickup of yard waste and large household objects. Items destined for the landfill should be placed in the area where residents normally put their trash and it will be picked up on the dates noted on the map. The Citywide cleanup is scheduled for April 18th. Visit RichmondIndiana.gov for additional information on trash and recycling pickup.

Free Tax Service on Wednesdays & Thursdays at Morrisson-Reeves Library

Doing TaxesCertified Tax Preparers, courtesy of AARP, will assist you in filling out your state and federal tax returns at Morrisson-Reeves Library in the Bard Room, 80 North Sixth Street, Richmond, Indiana. Please bring all previous year's tax document and the previous year's tax return. This special service is open to the public with special emphasis on the elderly and low income citizens. Service is offered on a first come, first serve basis from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration is not required. For more information, call 765.966.8291.

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Dr. Mary F. Thomas, who practiced medicine in Richmond during the mid-1800's, was the second female physician to be admitted to the American Medical Association.