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June 2018

Indiana Book Festival

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Writers and book lovers are invited to join the Indiana Department of Education for the Indiana Book Festival. Enjoy a variety of award winning speakers including Homer Hickam and Matt de la Pena, as we celebrate lots and lots of books! FREE COMMUNITY EVENT Registration here: http://bit.ly/2HTPucm

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Stitch & Bitch

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Stitch & Bitch

We now meet every Sunday, starting at 3p and often going until The Cup closes. Not everyone has a yarn project, not everyone crochets or knits. Some bring mending or work on jewelry crafts or sketch. Mostly, we want to gather together in creative fellowship and caffeine! 🙂 Please join us, everyone is welcome! Location: The Cup, 1606 W. University Ave., Muncie, IN 47303

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Cutro-Ernst Grand Opening Celebration

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Red-tail Land Conservancy as we formally recognize and open to the public our beautiful, new urban space: Dutro-Ernst Woods. Located between Muncie and Yorktown along Kilgore Ave./SR 32, this 33 acre nature preserve is our largest urban property with environments ranging from prairies to upland forests to scrub/shrub wetlands. It is because of our generous friends and community partners that this backyard preserve is able to exist. This is a family-friendly event and we would love to see your…

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Yorktown Historical Alliance

June 13 @ 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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Founded in 2004, the Yorktown-Mt. Pleasant Township Historical Alliance provides a physical destination for local history and artifacts to be displayed and enjoyed by the community. The museum contains vintage advertising, period clothing, tools, household items, business and organization records, photos, and much more.

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Dressing the Colonial Woman

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Carnegie Library, 301 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, 47305 United States
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Join us for a special presentation from Janet Kreps, historical re-enactor and member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Mississenewa Chapter, about how Colonial women dressed. Janet will also give away a copy of the book "Whatever Shall I Wear? A Guide to Assembling a Woman's Basic 18th C. Wardrobe" by seamstress and tailor Mara Reilly. Dressing the Colonial Woman Thursday, June 14 @ 6pm Free Event. Adult Program. Carnegie Library

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FREE Saturday at the Muncie Children’s Museum

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 22, 2018

Muncie Children’s Museum, 515 S. High St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Bring your family in for FREE.  Free Saturdays are the third Saturday of every month.

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Muncie BY5 Scavenger Hunt

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Muncie Children’s Museum, 515 S. High St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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We’re so excited to be taking part in Muncie BY5’s Nature Play Days! Join us Saturday, June 16 on FREE Saturday to take part in a scavenger hunt in our outdoor learning center.

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Stitch & Bitch

June 17 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Stitch & Bitch

We now meet every Sunday, starting at 3p and often going until The Cup closes. Not everyone has a yarn project, not everyone crochets or knits. Some bring mending or work on jewelry crafts or sketch. Mostly, we want to gather together in creative fellowship and caffeine! 🙂 Please join us, everyone is welcome! Location: The Cup, 1606 W. University Ave., Muncie, IN 47303

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Glass Artists Camp

June 18 - June 22
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

June 18, 19, 21, 22; 9 a.m.–2 p.m., June 20; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. It’s a blast with glass! Each day is packed with exciting projects, which includes using real tools to design glass art. From torch flames to grinding, campers will try it all! For young artists 11–14 years old. Campers will need to bring their own lunch every day. Cost: $225; member discounts apply Registration deadline: June 14 Register here

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“Ball Blue Book”

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jessica Jenkins from Minnetrista will be giving a talk about the "Ball Blue Book" at the Yorktown Historical Alliance on June 19 at 7pm. Location: Yorktown Historical Alliance, 9132 W. Smith St., Yorktown, IN Public parking behind the building or across the street.

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Silly Safari Animal Shows, One Day – Two Big Shows!

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Maring_Hunt Library, 2005 S. High St.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Silly Safaris is the leading provider of live animal conservation education in Indiana, performing more than 3,000 animal shows every year throughout the state and the US. The Silly Safaris mission is to create positive human animal interactions that inspire responsible pet ownership and wild animal conservation. A Silly Safari animal show is the perfect blend of fact and fun for all ages! Silly Safari is presented as part of the Summer Reading Program at MPL and is open to everyone. A library card is…

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Silly Safari Animal Shows, One Day – Two Big Shows!

June 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennedy Library, 1700 W. McGalliard
Muncie, IN 47304 United States
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Silly Safaris is the leading provider of live animal conservation education in Indiana, performing more than 3,000 animal shows every year throughout the state and the US. The Silly Safaris mission is to create positive human animal interactions that inspire responsible pet ownership and wild animal conservation. A Silly Safari animal show is the perfect blend of fact and fun for all ages! Silly Safari is presented as part of the Summer Reading Program at MPL and is open to everyone. A library card is…

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Stitch & Bitch

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Stitch & Bitch

We now meet every Sunday, starting at 3p and often going until The Cup closes. Not everyone has a yarn project, not everyone crochets or knits. Some bring mending or work on jewelry crafts or sketch. Mostly, we want to gather together in creative fellowship and caffeine! 🙂 Please join us, everyone is welcome! Location: The Cup, 1606 W. University Ave., Muncie, IN 47303

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Hoosier Harmony: Tales of Indiana Music and Musicians

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kennedy Library, 1700 W. McGalliard
Muncie, IN 47304 United States
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Join us for this Adult Summer Reading event featuring Dr. Linda Pohly, professor of music history at BSU. She will discuss Indiana music and musicians. Pohly teaches courses in American music and music of the 20th century and is a popular speaker on these subjects, presenting at MPL on numerous occasions. Friday, June 29 @ 6pm Free Event. Adult Program. Kennedy Library

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July 2018

Stitch & Bitch

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Stitch & Bitch

We now meet every Sunday, starting at 3p and often going until The Cup closes. Not everyone has a yarn project, not everyone crochets or knits. Some bring mending or work on jewelry crafts or sketch. Mostly, we want to gather together in creative fellowship and caffeine! 🙂 Please join us, everyone is welcome! Location: The Cup, 1606 W. University Ave., Muncie, IN 47303

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Stitch & Bitch

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Stitch & Bitch

We now meet every Sunday, starting at 3p and often going until The Cup closes. Not everyone has a yarn project, not everyone crochets or knits. Some bring mending or work on jewelry crafts or sketch. Mostly, we want to gather together in creative fellowship and caffeine! 🙂 Please join us, everyone is welcome! Location: The Cup, 1606 W. University Ave., Muncie, IN 47303

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Read & Roll Story-time & Nature Stroll

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Red-tail Land Conservancy is partnering with Muncie Public Libraries to host an exciting event for kids: Read and Roll Story-time & Nature Stroll! Join us as we learn just how much fun we can have reading and exploring nature with our friends and family. There are two opportunities to get involved. The first event is July 10th at 10am at Dutro-Ernst Woods. The second event is July 19th at 3pm at the Craddock Wetlands. We are so excited for you…

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Glass Workshop: Stained Glass Faerie Doors

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Welcome faeries to your own home by creating a stained glass faerie door! We’ll show you how to cut and grind colorful glass and provide all the necessary tools to make a magical piece to be adored by faeries, kids, and adults alike! Join us on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. (Registration deadline is July 12) Supplies, equipment, and safety gear are provided. No experience is required. Cost $45; member discounts apply. For ages 12 and up. Register here.…

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Stitch & Bitch

July 15 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Stitch & Bitch

We now meet every Sunday, starting at 3p and often going until The Cup closes. Not everyone has a yarn project, not everyone crochets or knits. Some bring mending or work on jewelry crafts or sketch. Mostly, we want to gather together in creative fellowship and caffeine! 🙂 Please join us, everyone is welcome! Location: The Cup, 1606 W. University Ave., Muncie, IN 47303

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Canning Workshop: Sweet Tea Peaches

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

We’re combining some of the tastiest parts of summer during our Canning Workshop: Sweet Tea Peaches! Minnetrista educators will be on hand to help you with this delicious water-bath canning recipe on Tuesday, July 17 from 6–8 p.m. “Nothing says summer like sweet tea and peaches! Come learn the art of canning in this fun and flavorful workshop,” said educator Karen Nickel. All ingredients and tools will be provided. Cost is $20 per person; member discounts apply. Please register by Sunday, July…

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