• Photo: New & Popular Materials Area at MRL Morrisson-Reeves Renovation Stop by MRL and see the many updates completed in Phase 1.
  • Photo: Young Turtle Enjoy Nature Sign up for classes at Hayes Arboretum and Cope Environmental Center.
  • Photo: Daffodils in front of Reid Health. Welcome Spring!



Photo: Easter Bunny with Eggs

Egg Hunt

Richmond Parks & Recreation will hold their annual egg hunt at Glen Miller Park Golf Course on Saturday, March 24th with activities beginning at 2:00 p.m. The Egg Hunts begin at 3:00 p.m. Hunts are a $2 entry fee per child to support JUKO. Activities are free!

Graphic: 21 for Fun

21 for Fun

Do you have your tickets yet for the upcoming "21 for Fun" fundraiser? On April 7th, enjoy a great dinner, live big band music, casino games and a silent auction at Forest Hills Country Club for only $35 per person. Proceeds benefit Whitewater Community Television.

Supplied Photo: Women order at Roscoe's

Distinctive Wayne County

Share this new destination video, created by the Richmond/Wayne County Tourism Bureau and WCTV, with friends and family. Sharing what you love about your community bring new visitors and stimulates economic vitality!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Heartland Sings - Spring Concert at Earlham College on Friday, March 23rd

Graphic: Heartland SingsEarlham College will host a spring concert featuring Heartland Sings on Friday, March 23 at 7:30pm in Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall, 801 National Road West, Richmond. Tickets are $8/adults, $5/students and seniors (over age 65) and are available at EarlhamCollegeEvents, Eventbrite.com or Runyan Center Box Office M-F 10am-4pm. For more information, call 765.983.1474.

FREE E-Waste Recycling - Saturday, March 24th

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!

Brain Explorers - Saturday at Joseph Moore Museum

BrainHow does your brain actually work? Find out at Brain Explorers this Saturday, March 24th, 1-4 pm at the Joseph Moore Museum, 801 National Road West, Richmond. Test your memory, reflexes, and sensory abilities to explore your own brain! These hands-on exploration stations of the brain and nervous system are created by Neuroscience students based on modern research. This year's stations include: Flavor Tripping with Miracle Berry, Can You Tell Your Arm from a Rubber One? Optical Illusions and Brain Games, Receptive Fields, and more! This event is free and run for all ages. For more information, call 765.983.1303.

Institute for Creative Leadership Sets Workshop Dates

Logo: Institute for Creative LeadershipThe 2018 workshop by the Institute for Creative Leadership will take place April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2018. This intensive workshop will help you understand what makes an effective community, discover your gifts and talents while learning to create and work in performing teams, transforming challenges into possibilities. If you want to make Wayne County a better place, improve your leadership skills, learn about creating effective teams, building consensus and making organizations work, this will be a great experience. $180/person, partial scholarships are available. For more information, call 765.914.3030.

At Your Local Library

King, Joker and Queen PuppetsSpring officially arrives this week! Now the weather won't keep you from venturing out to get reacquainted with your local library! In addition to the expected reading resources, area libraries offer special clubs for teens, featuring Anime and Legos, interest groups for adults, including crochet, book clubs and concerts, and storytimes for children. Sign up for a basic computer class, learn how to use MS Word or Excel or learn how to use your library's downloadable e-book services!

Free Tax Service @ MRL

TaxesAARP will once again be providing free tax service each Wednesday from 10am to 3:00pm until April 11th at Morrisson-Reeves Library, 80 North Sixth Street, Richmond. This service is first-come, first served. A sign-up sheet will be placed outside the library at 8am each Wednesday. Please bring all necessary receipts.


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Did You Know?

The highest point in Indiana is located in Wayne County, northwest of Bethel. At 1,257 feet, it is known as “Hoosier Hill”, but that title is a bit ironic.