• 2014 Boston Run 2014 Boston Run RCS elementary schools meet each fall to compete during a fun cross-country run.
  • Sean Lamb Band Sean Lamb Band performed at the 2014 Potterypalooza at the Richmond Art Museum.
  • Richmond High School Richmond High School

     

 

Photo: Lions Club Pork Chops

Levi Coffin Days

Pork chops, ham and beans, barbecued chicken, apple dumplings with homemade ice cream...is your mouth watering now? Then make plans to head to Fountain City this weekend for Levi Coffin Days! Flea market and parade too. Levi Coffin House tours on Saturday only.

Photo: Glen Miller Park Arch

Lost Richmond

Sue King, the archivist at Morrisson-Reeves Library has compiled a fascinating collection of images of structures that were once an important part of our community, but are now gone. See if you can imagine these imposing buildings in these locations today. Ask Grandma or Grandpa if they visited any of these buildings!

Photo: Ball Toss Booth

Family Fun Fest

Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County and Richmond Parks & Recreation partner for a fun-filled Day for Kids at 10th Street Park. Enjoy carnival-style games, a Discovery Zone with community agencies distributing info for parents and entertainment on stage too! 11am to 2pm on Saturday, September 20th. Free!

What's Happening in Wayne County?

BikeTOURberfest - September 27, 2014

Logo: BikeTOURberfestGet registered now for the 2nd Annual BikeTOURberfest, the premiere fund-raiser/bike ride for the Wayne County section of the Cardinal Greenways rail trail. Three routes (22, 35 and 62 miles) are available, with awesome SAG stops. The fee is $30/person or $15/student. Don't worry, there will be plenty of time to visit the Oktoberfest in the Depot District when you finish!

Fresh From the Garden - Lunch and House Tour

Evans HouseChef, Jen Ferrell, will select from the season's best and create a delightful and healthy lunch, available from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 18th at the Quaker Hill Conference Center, 10 Quaker Hill Drive, Richmond. Enjoy a meal with coworkers and friends in a relaxed atmosphere on your own time schedule. You are free to tour the beautiful Evans House or enjoy a stroll on the grounds. Please place your order in advance by calling 765.962.5741.

POW / MIA Recognition Ceremony - Friday, September 19, 2014

Flags at Veteran's Memorial ParkThe Wayne County Veterans Council will hold a POW / MIA Recognition ceremony at Veteran's Memorial Park, 200 Johnson Street, Richmond. The event is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For more information, call 765.967.0330.

Mouse Science - a new program for preschoolers at Joseph Moore Museum

Joseph Moore Museum will begin a new program for 3-5 year olds exploring Math, Physics, and Biology through Ellen Stoll Walsh's mouse stories and play. On the 4th Tuesday of each month (September 23rd!), come to Joseph Moore Museum at 801 National Road West Richmond at 1:00 p.m. for this free event. For more information, call 765.983.1303.

Women's Leadership Conference - October 24, 2014 - Register Today!

Logo: Women's Leadership ConferenceJoin women from across Wayne County for this annual women's leadership conference organized by Wayne County Foundation on Friday, October 24th. This year's theme is "Creating a Personal Brand". Guest speaker is the first female U.S. Secret service agent, Kathryn Childers. Additional workshop details can be found in the brochure. Register online before October 3rd for a discount!

Richmond Group Artists Exhibit - Through October 4th

The long-awaited showing of the Richmond Group Artists is now up at the Richmond Art Museum. This is the untold story of a group of artists whose interest in fostering art in their community made an authentic contribution to the history of art in America. The exhibit includes 50 of the images featured in the book, The Richmond Group Artists, by RAM Executive Director, Shaun Dingwerth, as well as several of the historical images shown in the publication. The Museum is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more information, call 765.966.0256.

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Barry Manilow began his career playing piano at the Holiday Inn in Richmond, Indiana.