• Pond Fire at City Life Pond Fire at City Life Glen Miller Park Lake lit up during City Life earlier this month.
  • Surreal Design Workshop Surreal Design Workshop Sontina Reid Hall leads a workshop at RAM on October 29th. Sign up today!
  • Music in the Starr Valley Music in the Starr Valley Stroll the the Whitewater Gorge Park and marvel at the Walk of Fame musicians.



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Peter & the Wolf

Richmond Mayor Dave Snow will join the Richmond Community Orchestra on Sunday, October 23rd as narrator for Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf". Introduce your children to classical music in a relaxed setting at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall at Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond. The concert begins at 3:30 p.m. and is FREE!

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Candidates for 2016

Be an informed voter. Review the candidates who will appear on your ballot. Read the Palladium-Item or watch Whitewater Community Television to learn about local candidates. Absentee voting begins on October 12th at the Courthouse. Vote Centers open October 31 - November 4. Election Day is November 8.

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Star Gazing at Earlham

The Earlham College Observatory Club invites the public to come to the Earlham College observatory from 7:30 to 9:00pm on Saturday, October 22nd to enjoy the astronomical wonders of the sky! Stargazers are invited to meet in the parking lot behind Dennis Hall at 7:30pm to travel to the back campus observatory, off Earlham Drive. Free!

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Friends of Morrisson-Reeves Library Fall Book Sale

Puzzles at Bargain PricesWhen you peruse the MRL Fall Book Sale, you'll find picture books and books for elementary, intermediate and high school readers too. Also, look for books for teachers and parents. Adults will find all areas of reading materials, movies, music and entertainment. The sale takes place in the Bard Room at Morrisson-Reeves Library, 80 North Sixth Street, Richmond on Thursday, October 20th from 3-7pm, Friday, October 21 from 12:30 to 4:30pm and Saturday, October 22nd from 10am to 2pm. Prices range from 10 cents to $2.00! For more information, call 765.966.8291.

Haunted Museum - October 21 & 22

Wayne County HIstorical MuseumThe Wayne County Historical Museum invites you to bring your children, dressed in costume, for some not-too-frightening fun for the whole family during their Haunted Museum event. There will be spooky guests, storytelling, and treats! The Museum, located at 1150 North A Street, Richmond, will be open from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on October 21 and 22. Admission is $5/adults; $3 children ages 3 to 17. For more information, call 765.962.5756.

Wayne County Women's Resource Network - SafePlaceForWomen.com

Graphic: Women's Resource Network LogoWayNet is pleased to welcome the Wayne County Women's Resource Network as our newest member. The Women's Resource Network provides a safe place for women who need immediate help for themselves and their children, offering food and lodging, critical supplies and immediate help with no judgement or obligation. This network of women is working with local community volunteers and law enforecment to keep safety their highest priority. If you need immediate help, call 765.966.SAFE or visit SafePlaceForWomen.com.

Cub Scout Spaghetti Supper - Saturday, October 22nd

Spaghetti al pomodoro_3 The Hagerstown Cub Scouts Pack 3 will be having a spaghetti supper fundraiser on October 22 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the White Branch Church of the Brethren, 2044 North 900 East, Hagerstown. Dinner is only $6.00/adults; $3.00 for children 12 & under and includes spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and dessert!

Cope Environmental Center Fall Foliage 5K / 10K

Bridge Over the Ravine at CopeThis is a beautiful time of year for a run and what could be better than a course through Cope Environmental Center during peak fall colors! The Fall Foliage 5K & 10K is a combination of roads and trails. The trails are narrow in some places, but there is plenty of great scenery. This race is part of the Wayne County Challenge series and the beneficiary is the Cope Environmental Center. For more information, call 765.277.6224.

BRAvo Signature Event - Saturday, October 22nd

Logo: BRAvo The Signature Event culminates the three month celebration of BRAvo! Attendees will see the entire bra-art display in one location. he evening will include food, entertainment and live and silent auctions. This will be the final BRAvo! opportunity in 2016 to support free mammograms for uninsured women and treatment for those with breast cancer who need assistance. Tickets are $75/person. For additional information, call 765.983.3102.

Witch's Cellar Break Out Room - Friday & Saturday through October

The Witch in the WoodsHayes Arboretum invites you to escape the Witch's Cellar! Test your problem-solving skills as you work with your group to escape the break out room using different clues and puzzles. You have one hour to get out! Recommended ages 7 and up. Space is limited, so please call 765.962.3745 to reserve a spot!

Facing Our Truth - Friday, October 21 & Saturday, October 22

Runyon Center at Earlham CollegeIn collaboration with the Center for Social Justice and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Earlham Theatre presents "Facing Our Truth" on Friday, October 21 in Wilkinson Theatre, Runyon Center, Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond. Commissioned as a way to promote thoughtful dialogue after the George Zimmerman verdict, Facing Our Truth: 10 Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege is an anthology of six stories by Latino, white, Middle Eastern, Asian-American and black writers. These playwrights are helping redefine the discussion of race in the American Theatre in a way that audiences can really hear and see. Tickets are $10/adults, $5/seniors and students. For more information, call the box office at 765.983.1474.

Witch in the Woods

Spider and its WebHayes Arboretum invites you to travel their family-friendly haunted auto tour and challenges you to find the witches! Bring a vehicle with a working CD player, as they have spooky audio to accompany you on the drive. Fridays and Saturdays 6pm-9pm though October 29th. $20/car; discount for members.

Richmond Farmer's Market - Every Saturday through October!

Peppers at the Richmond Farmer's MarketRichmond Farmer's Market is being held at 10th and East Main Street in Richmond, across from Civic Theatre from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon each Saturday through October. Local vendors will have homemade baked goods, sweets, honey, jewelry, meat, eggs, in-season produce (as it becomes available), and more. The Richmond Farmers Market is growers-only, to ensure your purchase is directly from the producer. Questions? Call 765.983.7425.

File Your FAFSA for the 2017-2018 School Year

Graphic: Mortar BoardThe 2017-2018 FAFSA requires 2015 tax information only – removing the need for applicants to rush to file their taxes to meet the March 10 FAFSA deadline. Students and their parents are encouraged to go ahead and file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid. For more information, also visit the Federal Student Aid website. WayNet's Education Links have additional information on preparing for college.

Celtic Music by 4 Shillings Short - Monday, October 24

Poster: 4 Shillings ShortTravel around the world in thirty instruments, as Four Shillngs Short visits Richmond for an evening of Traditional music from the Celtic Lands, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, India and the Americas on a fantastic collection of world instruments. Held at Seton Catholic Schools, 801 West Main Street, Richmond. Free admission, but donations are welcome. For more information, call 765.962.5010.

Godspell - October 21, 22, & 23

Graphic:  Godspell FaceGodspell, the musical based on the gospel of Matthew will be presented by Imagine Performing Arts in Connersville, IN at the Robert's Memorial Building located in Robert's Park, 2900 Park Road, Connersville, Indiana on October 21 & 22 at 7:00 p.m. and on October 23 at 2:00 p.m. tickets at the door are $10. For more information, call 765.338.7704.


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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.