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It's time to party! From Friday, August
11th to Sunday, August 20th, Richmond will celebrate the
bicentennial of its founding by the Quaker settlers,
John Smith and Jeremiah Cox,
in 1806. Planned are 2 parades, children's,
senior's & youth events, home and church tour, a beer
garden, entertainment, an all-alumni RHS reunion, and
since it's a birthday party - ice cream and cake!
Event Highlights include:
Moonlight Parade - 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, August
Church and Home Tour - 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, August
Opening Ceremonies - 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August
Military Day, Mayor's Breakfast, President Benjamin
Harrison Tree Dedication on Wednesday, August 16th
Beer Garden, Concessions, Crafts, Artists, Daily
Entertainment - August 16th - August 19th
Senior Day - Various Events - on Thursday, August
Auto Tour CD Kickoff - 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August
Youth Day -
Firefighter Challenge, Children's Parade, Skateboard
Contest, Fun Fest, Takin' It To the Streets
- on Saturday, August 19th
Grand Bicentennial Parade - 2:00 p.m. on Sunday,
Bicentennial Birthday Celebration with Ice Cream and
Cake! - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 20th
Bicentennial Calendar of Events brochure
Remember to Check
WayNet's Community Calendar for additional events!
Know your Richmond
Learn more about the history of Richmond.
Bicentennial Time Line of Events
Quakers are still active in Wayne County.
Learn more about Friends.
Document the events! Your photos needed!
There are so many events planned for the
bicentennial, we need your help in documenting them all!
Share your photos of the fun, historical events that
will take place over the next two weeks by joining
Flickr (a free
service) and then sharing your photos with the community
by joining the
Wayne County, Indiana group!
If you enjoy seeing photos
of Wayne County and would like to see more, we'd sure
appreciate the donation of a PRO Flickr account!
State Fair Band Day
wishes all five Wayne County high school bands the best
of luck during their performance at State Fair Band Day
on Wednesday, August 9th.
school supply donations appreciated!
Tools for Schools will be collecting school supplies
from August 1 through August 10. Visit their web site
learn more about needed items and where to drop off your
Welcome to Rihm, Inc.
New WayNet.org member,
Rihm, Inc. has a
long history in Cambridge City. Visit their web site to
learn more about their catering services, wholesale and
retail meat products, grocery and liquor store hours.
welcome to stults
WayNet welcomes new member,
Family Dentistry. Visit their web site to
learn about the many dental care services offered by
Welcome to the Richmond News Review Podcast
The Richmond News
Review is a podcast (online broadcast) of opinion on
local issues in the media produced by a local resident.
update to cope environmental center's web site
Environmental Center has updated their web site with
fresh, inviting look, encouraging visitors to learn more
about their facility and their outreach programs.
Welcome to Johnson Chiropractic
member, Dr. Michael Johnson of Johnson Chiropractic,
invites you to visit his web site to learn about what
you can expect on your first visit to a chiropractor.
School Begins Next Week
All good things must come to an end and so it is with
summer vacation time. Area schools begin next
week. Check with your school for registration and
in Wayne County: