In the early days of the automobile, Wayne County was home to at least 10 auto makers. These autos were known for their innovative features and high quality. Indiana is once again is producing cars, including Honda, Subaru and Toyota. Local manufacturers continue to service this industry.
All it takes is a quick power blip for us to appreciate how much we've come to depend on having a dependable supply of electricity. That said, it's late winter in Indiana and that can mean ice storms and power interruptions. Make sure your family is prepared and bookmark our utilities page for easy access to your local power company.
Need health insurance? Enroll at HealthCare.gov by March 15th to receive coverage by April 1st. Have questions you need answered before signing up? Ask one of these certified navigators or call your local insurance agent. Check out these key points about the Exchange from Anthem and MDWise.
Explore the science, history, and people behind maple syrup at a dozen interactive stations at Cope Environmental Center, 4910 Shoemaker Road in Centerville from 4-6pm on Tuesday, March 4th! Activities include taste tests, tree tapping, and demonstrations from pioneers and native peoples that made maple syrup into what it is today. Fun for people of all ages. No registration required. Fee is $4 non-member / $2 member / $2 children 12 & under For more information, call 765.855.3188.
During the Wellness Fair, exhibitors from Richmond and Wayne County offer services, including free health screening for bone density, blood pressure, fasting and non-fasting blood glucose, cholesterol and testing flexibility and grip strength. Experts provide health and wellness information, chair massages and door prizes at the Athletics and Wellness Center on the Earlham College campus, 801 National Road West from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 4th. Free! For more information, call 765.983.1373.
In 1930 when Juila Meek Gaar started the Wayne County Historical Museum, her biggest goal was to share the objects and knowledge that she had aquired from all over the world. Often Julia would give talks about the items she haad brought back and her travels. In keeping with this wonderful tradition, the Museum will present its annual Spring Speaker Series. During the month of March on Saturday afternoons at 2:00 p.m., enjoy an array of speakers. On March 8th Sue King will present "Who is the "Reeves" of Morrisson-Reeves Library?" Special Admission for Speaker Series: Adults $5.00, Students 6-18 $2.00, Children 5 & under Free, Members Free. For more information, call 765.962.5756.
Rococo? Think flowery, ornate, graceful and witty. The Richmond Symphony Orchestra samples the music of the late 18th century with pianist Soojin Ahn playing concertos of both Mozart and Haydn on Saturday, March 8th at 7:30 p.m. at Civic Hall Performing Arts Center, 380 Hub Etchison Parkway, Richmond. Bach's youngest son and Haydn's younger brother will also join this glorious feast for the senses. Tickets are $15 adults, $20 box seats, students are free. For more information, call 765.966.5181.
For the casual art enthusiast or the engaged art lover, Taste of the Arts Tuesdays caters to all levels of art interests. Join RAM at Room 912 over lunch for Taste of the Arts Tuesdays, where you will have a fine catered meal and engage in various art activities and discussions! This week's discussion "Camera Phone Pro Crash Course" will be led by Carvin Rinehart. Call 765.966.0256 or e-mail RAM to reserve your spot!
Morrisson-Reeves Library is hosting a free tax filing service with certified tax preparers from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday during February. This service is free and open to local residents. Please come prepared with the necessary receipts and documentation. No appointments taken for this service. First come, first served.
The Earlham Women's Chorus hosts a concert for the purpose of raising funds to assist the Genesis Women's Shelter of the YWCA. This variety show features some of Earlham's most unique talents. With acts ranging from dance to music to acro-yoga, you never know what you'll see! It's a wonderful evening benefiting a wonderful cause. Held in Goddard Auditorium, Carpenter Hall, Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond. Free, suggested donation: $5. For more information, call 765.983.1373.
Hayes Arboretum's west side property is now open with regular hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. A variety of classes are planned for this summer for grades pre-K through 8th. Download the ArbQuest class brochure and get your child signed up soon. For more information, call 765.962.3745.
Morrisson-Reeves Library is gathering community feedback as part of its strategic planning process and they want your opinions! Please take a few moments to fill out this survey and let them know what's important to have at your local library, what's less important, and the ideas you have that will make Morrisson-Reeves an outstanding library for the next 150 years!
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