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Logo: Shrek, the Musical

Shrek, the Musical

Starring a brave yet tender-hearted green ogre, with all the other Far Far Away characters from the Shrek films, and featuring lots of laughs and memorable songs — this is a musical fractured-fairy-tale for all ages! Presented by Richmond Civic Theatre on August 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and August 24 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 to $15.

Photo: Centerville Band

Centerville Archway Day

The festival fun continues in Centerville on Saturday, August 23rd with a one-day Archway Day celebration. There will be food, vendors, a pedal tractor pull, money pit, cake walk and entertainment. Don't miss the quilt & needlework show at the Mansion House or the bicentennial moonlight parade, which begins at 8:00 p.m.

Photo: Wayne County Courthouse in Summer

Wayne County Courthouse

Wayne County's current Romanesque Revival style courthouse is the fourth courthouse built in Wayne County. It is constructed of grey granite and limestone. It features a a grand marble staircase and an open well surrounded by open galleries. The wainscoting is marble and the woodwork is oak. It houses Wayne County courts and government offices.

What's Happening in Wayne County?

Movies in the Glen

Getting Ready for a Neighborhood MovieEnjoy a movie under the stars when Richmond Parks & Recreation brings their huge screen to Glen Miller Park every Saturday evening in August. FREE movie begin at dusk, with JUKO counselors providing activities for youngsters beginnings at 8:30 p.m.

Richmond Group Artists Exhibit

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.

Restoration Church - New WayNet Member

Logo: Restoration ChurchNew WayNet member, Restoration Church, is celebrating their three year anniversary and their recent move into a new building at 1 SW 17th Street in Richmond. They invite you to join them on Sunday, August 17th at 10:30 a.m. for services and celebration...or any time! Drop by their website to learn about their beliefs and their ministries for kids, teens and adults. For more information, call 765.439.0282.

Seldom Scene Meadow Bed and Breakfast Now Featured in WayNet Lodging Section

Photo: Bed Pillow DecorWayNet welcomes new member, Seldom Scene Meadow Bed and Breakfast, a newly opened option for visitors to Wayne County. Located in an easily reached location, but situated in a quiet, rural area, this new Bed and Breakfast offers a variety of bedrooms with welcoming access to comfortable living space - or even an entire home - depending upon your needs. Find a link to their website from WayNet's Lodging section or read more about this new business on the Palladium-Item website. For more information or to make reservations, call Leighanne at 765.427.3472.

WayNet Welcomes New Member, Morningstar Montessori Preschool

Logo: Morningstar Montessori PreschoolA new preschool option is available to parents in Wayne County this fall. Morningstar Montessori Preschool is dedicated to the principles of Montessori education in a peaceful and respectful environment where children work independently, purposefully and joyfully. The school is directed by Robyn Zitnick, a trained and experienced Montessori teacher. Those who are interested in learning more about this school may contact Robyn at 765.265.2952.

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  • Today's Events
  • This Month
Saturday, August 23
• From Russia with Art
• Digital Photography Exhibit
• Annual Pancake Breakfast
• ArbLeaf
• Annual Library Book Sale
• Craft Flea Market
• Quilt/Needlework Show
• Archway Days
• Gallery-Touching the Earth
• Brews & Ball Gowns
• Shrek - the Musical
• Movies in the Glen
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Reid Hospital and Health Care Services
We R Richmond - Richmond Community Schools
Morrisson-Reeves Library

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Did You Know?

Oliver P. Morton, who served as the 14th Governor of Indiana during the American Civil War, was a Wayne County native. His family home still stands along the National Road on the west side of Centerville.