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Fall Back

Remember to set your clock back one hour on Sunday, November 2nd when East Central Indiana reverts to Eastern Standard time at 2:00 a.m. Indiana has observed Daylight Savings Time in the summer since 2006, but the state has a controversial history surrounding time. Several counties on the western side of the state are in the Central Time Zone.

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Organ Concert

Dr. David Crean, Organist and Director of Music at Wittenberg University, will present a Free organ concert at St. John Lutheran Church, 501 South 7th Street, Richmond on Sunday, November 2nd beginning at 4:00 pm. The public is invited and a reception will follow in the church parlors.

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Vote Centers Open

Registered voters may vote early for the 2014 general election at the Wayne County Courthouse or one of the four area vote centers; First English Lutheran Church or Kuhlman Center in Richmond, Golay Center in Cambridge City, or Hagerstown New Testament Church. Vote center hours are 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Community Trick or Treat Times

John Deere Halloween CostumeArea children are invited to trick or treat in area communities on Halloween night, Friday, October 31st. Times for the various communities are as follows: Centerville and Fountain City - 5-7pm, Richmond - 5:30 t-7:30pm, Hagerstown and Cambridge City - 6-8pm.

The Author's Storytime - Morrisson-Reeves Library, Saturday, Nov. 1 & 8

Dad and DaughtersFamilies with pre-schoolers to 3rd graders - join us at Morrisson-Reeves Library as we host two very special Storytimes in November - with local authors reading stories to children! The Author's Storytime will reflect the joy of reading and provide the chance to rediscover children's books from the author's perspective. Each author will read a favorite selection by an author of their choosing as well as one of their own books. This event is free and open to the public. Best suited for ages pre-school to grade 3.

Saturday, November 1 in the Children's Programing Room

10:00-10:45a - Connie Wooldridge, author of Just Fine the Way They Are, will read Jane Blatt's Books Always Everywhere and Karen Beaumont's Where's My T-R-U-C-K?.
10:45-11:30a - Eva Reece, author of The Boinking Bubble Machine, will read Watty Piper's The Little Engine That Could.
11:30a-12:15p - Ame Hunter Klick, author of Huff and the Magical Forest, will read Norman Bridwell's Clifford the Big Red Dog
12:15-1:00p - Judy Roberts Jennings, illustrator of The Two Marys, will read Kathryn Jackson's Christopher and the Columbus.

Saturday, November 8 in the Children's Programming Room

10:00-10:45a - Chris Oler, author of Molly Goes to Copenhagen, will read Gene Zion's Harry the Dirty Dog.
10:45-11:30a - Joan Martin, author of Murphy and The Doctor, will read George Selden's The Cricket in Times Square.
11:30a-12:15p - Laura Ceville, author of My Dog, Jack, will read Nancy Tillman's Tumford the Terrible.
12:15-1:00p - Shelley Davis, author of Kaetlin and the Perfect KupKake, will read from Fun with Dick and Jane.

For more information, contact Morrisson-Reeves Library at 765.966.8291.

Trunk or Treat

Halloween Howl - CleopatraArea churches offer an alternative to going door to door asking for candy - trunk or treat! Parishoners offer goodies from the trunk of their cars. Thursday, October 30th at First Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chester Blvd., Richmond at 6:00 p.m. and Friday, October 31st at 6:00 p.m. at Williamsburg Church of the Nazarene, 8503 Pleasant Street, Williamsburg, where they are also hosting a bonfire with s'mores, and a pumpkin carving contest!

Social Media: What your business needs to know today! November 7th at 8:30 a.m.

Logo: Richmond Social Social Media is always evolving and new platforms are getting thrown into the mix everyday. There are a lot of questions small business owners face...Do you need to be on Instagram? Should you be running ads on one specific platform? Does it help sales? Join Richmond Social and ask us anything you want in regards to social media. We'll anser your questions, cover best practices, and provide some tips! Speakers are Jayson Manship and Jerome Lodovisi, both form inSourceCode. Free! Register online at Eventbrite.

Earlham Theatre Arts Department Presents "The Laramie Project"

Graphic: The Laramie ProjectIn 1998 Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was found severely beaten and tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming. As news of his death focused world attention on hate crime legislation, members of the Tectonic Theatre Project traveled to Laramie in an attempt to understand. Based on more than two hundred interviews with area residents, as well as published news reports and company member journals, The Laramie Project illuminates the complexities of living in community and the process of healing even as it chronicles life in the town of Laramie during the year after the murder. The Laramie Project will take place in the new McDaniel Studio Theatre, Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, on the Earlham College campus, 801 National Road West, Richmond.

Friday, October 31 & Saturday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 7 & Saturday, November 8, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $8/adults, $5/students and seniors. For more information, call 765.983.1474.

Earlham College Convocation - Robert Krulwich - Wednesday, November 5th

Supplied Photo: Robert KrulwichCo-host of NPR's Radiolab, Robert Krulwich is one of the most original and widely listened to broadcasters in the world. His boundless curiosity and ability to explain complex subjects in creative, compelling, and entertaining ways makes him, as The New York Times said, "a storied figure in public radio history." His presentation borrows from his radio show exploring the mysteries of science and life through visceral storytelling. Krulwich is a show and an education all by himself. The public is welcome at the Earlham College convocation, held in Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall, 801 National Road West, Richmond on Wednesday, November 5 at 1:00 p.m.. Free, no ticket required. For more information, call 765.983.1373.

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