• Explore Your Artistic Side Explore Your Artistic Side Richmond Art Museum offers a wide variety of workshops and classes.
  • Radford's Meat Market & Deli Radford's Meat Market & Deli Now open in a second location on Richmond's east side!
  • Unique and Yummy Unique and Yummy Explore Wayne County's distinctive independent restaurants and cafes.



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Solar Eclipse

Wayne County will be able to observe a partial solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 with 89.5% of the sun being obscured by the moon. In Richmond, the eclipse will start at 12 noon, with the maximum at 1:27pm and finish at 2:50pm. Learn more at NASA, Interactive Map, viewing safety.

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Free Laundry Day

The Laundry Project will hold free laundry day on August 24th at Coin a Matic, 400 South 5th, Richmond. Participants should bring ID's for all adults and social security cards for children. For more information, call the Wayne Township Trustee's office at 765.973.9392. Donations and volunteers appreciated!

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Archway Days

Centerville celebrates its heritage during Archway Days on August 25th and 26th. There will be food vendors, a car show, music, pedal tractor pull, money pit, magic show and more! Don't forget to stop by the Centerville Library for their annual book sale!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Townsend Center Meeting - Thursday, August 24th at 6:00 p.m.

Townsend Community Center The Townsend Community Center and the Housing Authority are working together to regenerate Townsend Community Center. They invite you to a meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 24th at 855 North 12th Street, Richmond to learn more about what's happening at Townsend and share your vision! For more information, call 765.965.5800.

WayNet Welcomes New Member, LuLaRoe Stacey Myers!

Logo: LulaRoe Stacey MyersIf you're looking for a local outlet for the LuLaRoe products, your search is over. LuLaRoe Stacey Myers can be found on Facebook to assist you with finding that perfect outfit. She's also ready to help hostesses do fundraisers for a cause or family by donating a percentage to it in their honor. Join the LuLaRoe Stacey Myers Facebook group or email lularoestaceymyers@gmail.com for more information.

Amy Noe Law Is Now Dudas Law

Logo: Dudas LawThe law practice of Amy Noe Law has undergone a name change and a location change. Amy Noe Dudas' law practice, now called Dudas Law, is located in historic downtown Richmond at 710 East Main Street, Suite 200. Contact Dudas Law for assistance with family law, estate planning, probate, special education, criminal law, personal injury, business law, real estate, and other general civil matters. For more information, call 765.965.3330.

Indiana Main Street Community Exchange - Friday, August 25th

The Archive Indiana Main Street Community Exchange, sponsored by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA), will be held on August 25th from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Archive, 33 W. Main Street, Cambridge City. The exchange will focus on Economic Vitality which is one of Main Street America's four points in their tested four point approach to downtown revitalization. Topics such as non-profit real estate development, place based economic development and historic preservation will be discussed. Dr. Michael Burayidi, Professor of Urban Planning at Ball State University, will present on his research and findings on downtown revitalization. Lunch is included. Register online or email mflowers@indianalandmarks.org fo more information.

Senior Center Salad Luncheon - Wednesday, August 23rd

tomato cucumber saladBring a salad to share and enjoy the fellowship at the Richmond Community Senior Center, 1600 South 2nd Street, Richmond. For more information, call 765.983.7300.

Evening Story Time at Morrisson-Reeves Library - Wednesday, August 23rd

Young Audience Enjoys Silly SafarisWorking parents can still enjoy story time at Morrisson-Reeves Library with their "littles", ages 0 to 5, on Wednesday, August 23, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy hands-on creative discovery of books, crafts, and fun! For more information, call 765.966.8291.

Richmond Farmers Market - Jack Elstro Plaza

Fresh Vegetables at the Farmer's MarketRichmond Farmers Market vendors are the growers and producers of the fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, flowers, baked goods, dried goods, jams, honey, syrup and/or other approved products they intend to sell at the market. The Richmond Farmers Market supports local, small-scale farmers and gardeners by providing a marketing opportunity to sell homegrown produce, and homemade farm-related items directly to consumers. The market is held at Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 North 6th Street in Richmond from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon each Saturday morning, May through October. Follow them on Facebook to learn about upcoming special events.

Movies in the Glen - Saturday, August 26th

Getting Ready for a Neighborhood MovieEnjoy a FREE movie under the stars when Richmond Parks and Recreation brings the big screen to Roosevelt Hill in Glen Miller Park, 2200 East Main Street. Concessions will be available. The show begins at dusk. For more information, call 765-983-PARK.

Back 2 School Bash - Friday, August 25th

Face Painting at the Farmer's MarketFountain City Wesleyan Church, 5600 U.S. Highway 27 North will be hosting a Back 2 School Bash on Friday, August 25 from 6:00-9:00pm. There will be food, treats from Muddy Monkey, inflatables, live music, games, prizes, a dunk tank, photo booth, face painting and much more! For more information, call 765.618-5406.

FREE E-Waste Recycling - Saturday, August 26th

Graphic: Recycle EarthIU East has partnered with Cope Environmental Center to begin hosting monthly E-Recycling. E-Recycling will take place on the fourth Saturday of the month from 9a-12p in the Whitewater parking lot! As always, we will be accepting electronic waste materials. Any TV that is not a flat screen will not be accepted. These can be taken straight to the Richmond Landfill or New Paris Pike for recycling. Paper shredding is also NOT available. Example items include broken record players or video game consoles, old motherboards, or unusable electronic children's toys. If you have a question about an item, feel free to call and ask! E-Recycling will continue to take place at the same place and time the fourth Saturday of each month. Call 765.855.3188 or email k.blansett@copeenvironmental.org for more information!

Meditation Walk

Fountain at Hayes ArboretumFind some peace through a meditative walk through the Arboretum. Free and open to anyone age fifteen and older. Meet at the east-side trailhead of Hayes Arboretum, near the corner of Hayes Arboretum Road and Woodside Drive, Richmond. Please note the walks will not take place in inclement weather. Led by Tamara Hitson and Greg Karch. Questions? Call 765.962.3745.


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Did You Know?

John M. Westcott started the Hoosier Drill Company in Milton, Indiana in 1858. The company grew and expanded into Richmond and eventually became part of the American Seeding Machine Company, which, in turn, became part of the International Harvester Company.