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Reid Ride

The Reid Ride is a family-friendly bicycle ride across Wayne County that begins and ends at Reid Health. This fun event on July 22nd raises funds for shoes for kids. Individuals may participate for a $20 registration fee. Family discount available! Check out our photos from previous Reid Rides!

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Nettle Creek Players

Theatre enthusiasts rejoice this summer as the Nettle Creek Players return to Hagerstown for a summer stock season featuring The Fantastics, Thumbelina and Broadway on Main Street. Tickets are $15/person. Enjoy live theatre this summer! For more information, call 765.212.8127.

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Hagerstown Flying Circus

Pack up the family and the folding chairs and head to Hagerstown on Tuesday, July 18th for the 10th annual Flying Circus. More than 40 aircraft are expected at Hagerstown's beautiful grass airstrip. A wide variety of vendors will offer food and other items. It's FREE!

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Nettle Creek Players Returns to Hagerstown

Logo: Nettle Creek PlayersNettle Creek Players will present productions of "The Fantastics," "Thumbelina," "Broadway on Main Street," and the NCP Young Actors Musical Theatre Workshop. Performances of "The Fantastics will be at 7:30pm on July 20-22 with Broadway on Main Street at 2:00pm on July 23 and Thumbelina at 11:00am and 1:00pm on July 22, 2017. All performances will take place in the Nettle Creek Players Show Tent on Main Street in downtown Hagerstown, Indiana with the rain location of the Opera House stage in the historic Hagerstown Museum at 96 ½ E. Main Street, Hagerstown.

Tickets for "The Fantastics and Broadway on Main Street are $15 per person. Tickets for Thumbelina are $5 per person. Tickets may be purchased online, at the Hagerstown Museum, the Hagerstown Library and Everyday is Christmas & Sidewalk Cafe in downtown Hagerstown or by phone at 765.212.8127.

SORRY! - the Life-Sized Version

Sorry!Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to Morrisson-Reeves Library, 80 North Sixth Street, Richmond from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18th to play a giant version of the game, Sorry! Shhhh....don't tell them they'll be practicing basic math concepts and build cooperation skills. For more information, call 765.966.8291.

Stories on the Plaza - Wednesday, July 19th

Dancing at Elstro PlazaMorrisson-Reeves Library is embracing the new Jack Elstro Plaza, located across from MRL at 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond, and extending some of their programs to this wonderful, new space. On Wednesday, July 19th at 6:00 p.m., bring the family for "Stories on the Plaza", featuring family-friendly stories full of humor and heart with some audience participation. FREE and suitable for all ages! Questions? Call 765.966.8291.

Senior Center Ice Cream Social - Wednesday, July 19th

Caramel-Pear Ice CreamThe Richmond Senior Community Center, 1600 South 2nd Street, Richmond will hold an ice cream social on Wednesday, July 19th beginning at 11:30 a.m. Free and open to everyone! For more information, call 765.983.7300.

Richmond Farmers Market - Jack Elstro Plaza

succulentRichmond 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.

Luncheon at Quaker Hill Conference Center: Fresh from the Garden

TomatosFresh From the Garden, every third Thursday of the month through November 2017 at Quaker Hill Conference Center, 10 Quaker Hill Drive, Richmond. These meals are delightfully fresh and wholesome. This is a great time of refreshment and fellowship. 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $10 per person. Reservation required; call 765.962.5741.

Picnic Me Up! Each Wednesday through July!

Lunch by the Food TruckSwing by Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond on your lunch break for a pick-me-up concert performance from local artists. Bring your picnic blankets, lunches, chairs, family, or co-workers and let us help you get over the mid-week hump. The concert is free but you might want to bring some money for food from the vendor food truck!

Meditation Walk

Trillium HillFind some peace through a meditative walk through the Arboretum. Free and open to anyone age fifteen and older. Meet at the east-side trailhead of Hayes Arboretum, near the corner of Hayes Arboretum Road and Woodside Drive, Richmond. Please note the walks will not take place in inclement weather. Led by Tamara Hitson and Greg Karch. Questions? Call 765.962.3745.

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.

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The first high school orchestra in the nation was established at Morton High School in Richmond, Indiana in 1899 by Joseph Edgar Maddy.