• Hometown Fun Hometown Fun at Hagerstown's Jubilee Festival - this weekend!
  • In Full Bloom In Full Bloom The Richmond Rose Garden is still producing beautiful blooms. Stop by and enjoy!
  • Wheel Work Wheel Work Learn to throw pottery on a wheel at the Richmond Art Museum!

     

 

Photo: Plant in Lightbulb in the Forest

Sustainability Audit

Cope Environmental Center is offering sustainability audits for businesses and non-profits. Attend an introductory meeting at 7pm Thursday, August 16th to learn about basic sustainability initiatives, the benefits of an audit and what it would look like.

Photo: Show Cars

Car Show @ Veterans Park

Veterans Memorial Park, just north of the Main Street Bridge in Richmond, will host a car show on Saturday, August 18 from 11am to 1pm. Registration is from 9am to 11am. Entry fee is $10/car. Spectators are free! Food available!

Photo: Aerial View of the Municipal Pool

Jubilee Festival

Hagerstown's Jubilee Festival marks the beginning of "festival season" in Wayne County! Friday night enjoy a classic car show. Saturday, the parade begins at 10am. Activities include bed races, magic show, tricycle races, Silly Safari and a tractor pull!

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Free Neighborhood Movie - Hosted by Richmond Parks & Recreation

Getting Ready for a Neighborhood MovieEveryone is welcome at the Neighborhood Movies, where Richmond Parks & Recreation brings FREE movies to you at Glen Miller Park on a Friday or Saturday night! Activities are provided by the Richmond Parks and Recreation JUKO counselors begin at 8:30pm, and the movie begins at dusk. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a movie under the stars! This week's movie, Star Wars - The Last Jedi is on Friday, August 17th at Glen Miller Park, 2200 East Main Street, Richmond.

Richmond Farmer's Market - Saturday 8am to 12:00 Noon, Tuesday 4pm-7pm

Fresh CucumbersJack Elstro Plaza, 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond, every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to get fresh produce, local meats, eggs, baked goods, artisan crafts, and much more. The Market takes place rain or shine, so come on out and support your local farmers and creators! For more information, call 765.983.7425.

Pool Time Extended!

Ooh!  That's Cold!Cool off at the Cordell Municipal Pool, located at 9 SW 13th Street in Richmond weekends through Labor Day. There is a splash pool for younger children, a diving board, a drop slide and concession stand. More area swimming options.

Food Truck Extravaganza - Wednesdays at Jack Elstro Plaza

Waiting for TacosCome get your food truck fix down at Elstro Plaza, 47 North Sixth Street, Richmond! A variety of food trucks from the Richmond/Wayne County area will set up on Wednesdays this summer, so come on down to grab your lunch, get outside, and support local! We'll play some background music all summer, but through July we will also have live music! For more information, call Richmond Parks & Recreation at 765.983.PARK.

Richmond Walking Club - Each Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

WalkEach week on Thursday, through the last Thursday in August, the Richmond Walking Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. on the Glen Miller Park Golf Course, 2514 East Main Street, Richmond for an approximately 2-3 mile walk throughout the Golf Course and Glen Miller Park. This is a great opportunity to form new relationships, bond with your friends and family, and relax! Dogs welcome too! Hosted by the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department, 765.983.7275.

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Did You Know?

John Finley, Richmond, Indiana mayor from 1852 until his death in 1866, wrote the poem "The Hoosier's Nest", which is often cited as the first written reference to the word "Hoosier".