• Spring Has Sprung! Spring Has Sprung!
  • Huddleston House Huddleston House in mourning for President Lincoln, 150 year anniversary.
  • Explore Cultures Around the World Explore Cultures Around the World at the Wayne County Historical Museum. Free admission on April 22nd!

     

 

Photo: Ivy Tech Car Show

Ivy Tech Car Show

Spectators are free at the 22nd annual Ivy Tech Car Show on Saturday, April 25th, held in the parking lot at Johnson Hall, 2357 Chester Blvd., Richmond. There will be beautiful cars, food and fun activities for the kids. What a fun way to get out to enjoy the nice spring weather!

Graphic: Family Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day 2015

Celebrate our amazing planet, the life it supports, and what our community is doing to protect it at Family Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 25 from 10am to 2pm. This FREE event at the Richmond Family YMCA, 1215 South J St., Richmond will feature fun games and activities for all ages, and two animal shows!

Graphic: MRL Booksale

Friends of MRL Booksale

The Friends of Morrisson-Reeves Library is a non-profit made up of people interested in promoting knowledge and the functions, resources, services and needs of the Library. Help them make YOUR library experience richer by shopping the largest book sale of the year. Bargains galore!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Spring Leadership Forum at IU East - Tuesday, April 21st

Supplied Photo: Courtney MartinThe Annual Spring Leadership Forum is a breakfast keynote session focused on leading edge ideas and practices. This year's forum features Courtney Martin, Author, Blogger, Speaker on "Next Generation Leaders". Free. Registration required. For more information, call 765.973.8412.

Mission IMPROVable, a convocation at Earlham College on Wednesday, April 22nd

Title: Mission IMPROVableMission IMPROVable is a four-man team that performs a unique style of short form improvisation. Earning the award Entertainers of the Year in 2013, the group is one of the top-ranked traveling comedy companies in the country. During the show, performers pretend to be secret comedy agents employing the audience as co-agents who participate in the hilarious "missions" by yelling out suggestions. The on-the-spot randomness makes each mission truly unique and hysterical. Join us on this laugh roller coaster of a performance in Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall on the Earlham College campus, 801 National Road West, Richmond at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22nd. Free admission. For more information, call 765.983.1373.

Free Antique Evaluation at the Centerville Library on Thursday, April 23rd

Pastel Hull PotteryAntique experts from right here in Centerville, the heart of Antique Alley, will evaluate your treasures for free at the library. From old coins, to family heirlooms, to forgotten treasures buried deep in your basement, bring any three items and experts from Centerville Antique Mall, Main Street Antiques, Mockingbird Antiques, and Walther & Hawkins Auctioneers will give you their expert opinion as to what the item is, how much it's worth, and what you can do with it. Drop in any time between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 23rd at the Centerville Library, 126 East Main Street in Centerville. Questions? Call 765.855.5223.

Spring Migration Bird Hike - Tuesdays at 7:00 a.m.

Grey Bird in the Mullberry BushOn Tuesdays from now until May 26th, join Jim Seany and Ron Williams at 7:00 a.m. at Cope Environmental Center for a hike to see and learn about birds of Indiana and those who are just passing through during the spring migration. No birding experience needed. Free! For more information, call 765.855.3188.

What's Your Positive Vision for Richmond?

Graphic: T-Shirt w/Love of Cities Cover ArtDesign a positive image of your vision with a slogan for Richmond and you could win $300! The public is invited to submit their own creative t-shirt designs that will help re-brand Richmond as a lovable city! This contest was inspired by Author Peter Kageyama, who wrote "For the Love of Cities " and "Love Where You Live ". In fact, Peter has agreed to be on the judges panel! Contest details are available on Facebook or at the Richmond Art Museum, 350 Hub Etchison Parkway, Richmond. For more information, call 765.939.0888. Entry deadline is June 5, 2015.

Vote Centers Open on Saturday, April 25th

Graphic: Vote Check MarkVote Centers will be open for early voting beginning Saturday, April 25th. Early voting continues April 27-May 2nd at the vote centers as well as on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, May 5th. On the Palladium-Item's website, you can review both the Republican and Democrat candidates for the office of Mayor of the City of Richmond.

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.

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Did You Know?

The first high school orchestra in the nation was established at Morton High School in Richmond, Indiana in 1899 by Joseph Edgar Maddy.