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Shakespeare Festival

The Richmond Shakespeare Festival runs through July 1! This year's products include "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and "Cymbeline". You'll see poisonous queens, mischievous letters, jealous lovers, and mysterious identities! Get your tickets online!

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Fireworks 5K

Part of the Wayne County Challenge, the Fireworks 5K takes place in beautiful Glen Miller Park, 2200 East Main Street, Richmond. Register online or on the day of the race prior to 8:45 a.m. The beneficiary of this race is the American Legion Harry Ray Post 65.

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Secret Garden Tour

Visit the canvases of local landscape artists on Saturday and Sunday during RAM's annual Secret Garden Tour. A garden boutique featuring a variety of garden accessories will be at one of the gardens. Tickets, available at RAM or First Bank Richmond, are $10 in advance, $15 day of the event.

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Wayne County 4-H Fair - June 17 - 24

Carnival Fun at the Fair Wayne County 4-H Fair kicks off on Saturday, June 17th and runs through Saturday, June 24th. Get the app or print a copy of the complete schedule so you don't miss any of the fun! Poor Jack Amusements open on Monday, June 19. Kids will enjoy the Silly Safari Animal Show on Tuesday and Thursday. The week ends with the bang of fireworks on Friday, June 23. Be sure to visit the Wayne County 4-H Fair website to print coupons for armband discounts or one free track admission for kids! For more information, call 765.886.5400.

Richmond Shakespeare Festival - Festival Runs Thru July 1, 2017

Logo: Richmond Shakespeare FestivalThe Richmond Shakespeare Festival opens its 2017 Summer Season with The Merry Wives of Windsor and Cymbeline! Actors from as far away as New York City and as near as Richmond present these fresh, accessible and relevant productions each weekend. Tickets may be purchased online and are $20 - $30/person, depending on the date. Each production takes place in the Starr-Gennett Pavilion in the beautiful Whitewater Gorge Park, 201 South First Street in Richmond. Questions? Call 765.373.9020.

Celebrate Richmond Rotary's Centennial Year!

Graphic: Rotary CentennialThe Richmond Rotary Club will be celebrating it's 100th year as a club on Saturday, June 24, 2016. They are inviting the community to celebrate with them at Jack Elsto Plaza, 47 North 6th Street, Richmond from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. There will be games, food and fun! Don't miss the Model T rides, music by Shaun Lamb and a beer garden, hosted by Roscoe's. For more information, visit the Richmond Rotary Club website. Rain date: Sunday, June 25th.

Welcome to New WayNet Member, Indiana Cuddle Cot Campaign

Logo: IN Cuddle Cot CampaignWayNet welcomes new member, the Indiana Cuddle Cot Campaign. This not-for-profit organization seeks to provide education to the public in regards to pregnancy and infant loss and provide support to families who have experienced the passing of a child. They welcome donations to help them place Cuddle Cots in hospitals throughout Indiana.

Spring Grove Dental Open House - Thursday, June 22nd

Logo: Spring Grove DentalExisting and new patients are welcome at the Spring Grove Dental Open House on Thursday, June 22nd from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Get to know Dr. Virginia Young and see the updated dental technology and newly remodeled office at 894 Sim Hodgin Parkway, Richmond. For more information, call 765-962-3713.

Lego Challenge at the Centerville Library - Monday, June 19th

Lego Day at CityLifeDo you know a Lego maniac? Tell them to head to the Centerville Library on Monday, June 19th at 3:00 p.m. for the Lego Challenge! It's free! Call the Centerville Library at 765.855.5223 for additional information.

Richmond Jazz Baseball

Logo: Richmond JazzPart of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League, the Richmond Jazz take the field this week so you can round out a perfect summer evening at the ball park with the family...and not break the bank! Tickets are $5/adults and $3/children 6-13. $1/off for seniors 55 or better. Games are held at McBride Stadium, 201 Northwest 13th Street, Richmond. Most begin at 7:05 p.m. during the week and 2:05 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. Check the WayNet.org calendar for the schedule.

Richmond Farmers Market - Jack Elstro Plaza

Spring OnionsRichmond 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.


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William Jennings Bryan recorded his "Cross of Gold" speech in Richmond, Indiana at the Gennett Studios in the Whitewater Gorge.