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April 2019

Farmers Market at Minnetrista

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

Discover a wide variety of fresh produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, jams, and more this winter when come to the indoor season of Farmers Market at Minnetrista! Don’t forget to visit The Orchard Shop at Minnetrista during your next visit.

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Glass Easter Egg Hunt

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$20

Things are getting egg-citing at Minnetrista, and you’re invited to a Glass Easter Egg Hunt in Oakhurst Gardens. Grab your family and get ready to search the garden for your own piece of glass art to take home and be sure to look for a special visit from the candy-giving Easter Bunny. Don’t want to search the gardens? Come inside for the Annual Spring Glass Sale in partnership with Ball State University Glass Alliance.

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Minnetrista Theatre Preserves Presents: Habitat-tat-tat

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$5

King Gerg’s kingdom is in shambles. In an effort to do something about it, he has sent out three servants to seek stories of true greatness. Today is the day of their return and the day of King Gerg’s retirement. Will the servant’s stories save the kingdom? Will King Gerg do something truly great before he retires? And who will be the next king?

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The Theory of Moral Sentiments

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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This one-hour DVD program, produced by the Liberty Fund, Inc., will discuss Adam Smith’s first work, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759). Smith is commonly regarded as the first modern economist and he wrote in a wide range of disciplines: moral philosophy, jurisprudence, rhetoric and literature, and the history of science. His views on modern economic thought still inspires economists today. The first edition copy of The Theory of Moral Sentiments is also on display at the Center. Facilitator: Mrs.…

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The Odyssey of Homer

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 15, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Course meets six Wednesdays, April 10-May 15, 10-11:15 a.m. The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other Homeric epic. The poem mainly focuses on the Greek hero Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myths), King of Ithaca, and his journey home after the fall of Troy. This course offers an insightful examination of the most important episodes in the Odyssey. The lectures provide an easy-to-understand approach to a work that can often be intimidating to…

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Glass Workshop: Bead Making

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$55

Registration deadline: April 23 Learn a new skill in a fun and safe environment as you create unique glass beads in a guided open flame class! Gain access to a wide variety of glass colors and textures, tools, kilns, torches, and safety gear. 

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Lost Towns of Delaware County

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Nearly 100 distinct settlements existed in what we now call Delaware County. Since the end of the American Revolution, Native Americans, pioneer farmers, industrialists and factory workers settled across the county in hamlets, villages and towns of all sizes. Some of these communities survived the ebb and flow of history to prosper, while others disappeared, becoming lost in the collective memory. Today, many residents would only recognize the city of Muncie and the towns of Albany, Daleville, Eaton, Gaston, Selma,…

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Independent Flameworking Sessions

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$20

Minnetrista is excited to offer glassworking space and materials to those glassworkers in the community who have already attended a flameworking workshop with us in the past. As you seek to continue honing your glassworking skills, Minnetrista will provide an open environment where you can experiment creatively and learn adventurously. During these sessions, attendees may continue practicing projects and techniques previously learned in guided workshop classes.

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

Join the Minnetrista Horticulture team for a special volunteer day to help maintain and further our lively gardens! Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their knowledge of the garden cultivation alongside helpful professionals. Whether cleaning and preparing soil for future seeds or digging and planting, there’s always plenty of work to be done!

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Cuplets Poetry at The Cup

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 22, 2019

The Cup, 1606 W University Ave
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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FREE
Cuplets

This free monthly event for live poetry reading at The Cup will pair flow with joe, rhythm and brews, beats and beans, and result in many a steamed stanza. I’ll be your Host and I have only one rule for Cuplets: Buy something from The Cup, each and every one of you, no exceptions.  They’ve got espresso, coffee, chai, tea, soda, juice, and yummy food too, from bagels to sandwiches and more. That’s right, support your scene with a few bucks…

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May 2019

The Odyssey of Homer

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 15, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

Course meets six Wednesdays, April 10-May 15, 10-11:15 a.m. The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other Homeric epic. The poem mainly focuses on the Greek hero Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myths), King of Ithaca, and his journey home after the fall of Troy. This course offers an insightful examination of the most important episodes in the Odyssey. The lectures provide an easy-to-understand approach to a work that can often be intimidating to…

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The Story of the Boyce Block

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Boyce Block is in the heart of downtown Muncie, just two blocks from the Courthouse. Built in 1880, this two-story structure has served many purposes. Currently it is home to the Muncie Civic Theatre, one of the oldest civic theatres in the state. Now in its 88th season, Civic continues to provide East Central Indiana with a variety of quality entertainment performed by members from the community. Presenters: Ms. Laura Williamson, executive director, Muncie Civic Theater; and, Mrs. Leigh…

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First Thursday – DWNTWN Muncie

May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Downtown Muncie Muncie, IN 47305 United States + Google Map

Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. If you have an event you would like to have added to the monthly gallery guide, please send your info to: Dr. Natalie Phillips at nephillips@bsu.edu.

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Margaret Ball Petty: She Lived an Active Life

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Daughter of Frank C. and Elizabeth Brady Ball, Margaret was a business owner, artist, pilot, community leader, wife, and mother. In addition to her numerous philanthropic memberships, she also served as president of Ball Stores and a director at Ball Corporation. Karen will share information about Margaret’s remarkable life. Presenter: Mrs. Karen Vincent, Director of the Minnetrista Heritage Collection No Charge - Reservations Required

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Farmers Market at Minnetrista

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Saturdays; 8 a.m.–Noon It’s that time of year again. Join your family and friends at the outdoor season of Farmers Market at Minnetrista! Connect with vendors to discover fresh produce and plants while enjoying fresh air. Don’t forget to stop in The Orchard Shop during your next visit.

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The Vindication of the Rights of Woman

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Mary Wollstonecraft wrote one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792). It was written in response to theorists of the 18th century who did not believe women should have an education. Prior to that, Wollstonecraft wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Men  (1790), that argued that people would be more virtuous and lead more comfortable lives under a system of fluctuating wealth, rather than that of heredity. In…

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The Odyssey of Homer

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 15, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

Course meets six Wednesdays, April 10-May 15, 10-11:15 a.m. The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other Homeric epic. The poem mainly focuses on the Greek hero Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myths), King of Ithaca, and his journey home after the fall of Troy. This course offers an insightful examination of the most important episodes in the Odyssey. The lectures provide an easy-to-understand approach to a work that can often be intimidating to…

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Beginning Needlepoint

May 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$30

The roots of needlepoint go back thousands of years to the ancient Egyptians, who used small slanted stitches to sew up their canvas tents. Archaeologist Howard Carter, who is known for discovering King Tut’s tomb, found some needlepoint in the cave of a pharaoh who had lived around 1500 BC. Today, needlepoint offers a wide range of possibilities for self-expression.  In this class, you’ll learn the techniques and stitches necessary to finish the project provided in class. A painted canvas and supplies are…

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The Odyssey of Homer

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 15, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

Course meets six Wednesdays, April 10-May 15, 10-11:15 a.m. The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other Homeric epic. The poem mainly focuses on the Greek hero Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myths), King of Ithaca, and his journey home after the fall of Troy. This course offers an insightful examination of the most important episodes in the Odyssey. The lectures provide an easy-to-understand approach to a work that can often be intimidating to…

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

May 22 @ 9:00 am
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

Join the Minnetrista Horticulture team for a special volunteer day to help maintain and further our lively gardens! Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their knowledge of the garden cultivation alongside helpful professionals. Whether cleaning and preparing soil for future seeds or digging and planting, there’s always plenty of work to be done!

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