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September 2019

Open Space: Art About the Land

September 1 - October 6
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Celebrate the significance of land and its importance in an art competition and exhibition. In cooperation with Red-Tail Land Conservancy. A portion of the proceeds will go to help further its mission to preserve, protect, and restore natural areas and farm land in East Central Indiana while increasing awareness of our natural heritage. Non-members $5; Free for members and children 3 and under

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Bad Art Night at Maring-Hunt Library

September 19 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on September 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Maring_Hunt Library, 2005 S. High St.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Leave your talent at the door and come make something terrible with us! Create something awful and win! Prizes for the worst art. No skills required. Skills frowned upon. This event is a partnership between Muncie Public Library and Cornerstone Center for the Arts taking place at Maring-Hunt Library. For  more  information contact Muncie Public Library or Cornerstone Center for the Arts

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Monarchs and More

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Learn about these fascinating migratory insects, what they symbolize and why we should care. Includes youth-friendly crafts and a story corner suitable for most ages. Families and children from the community are welcome to attend. This event is hosted at the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, located in Christy Woods on the Ball State University campus, across the street from IU Ball Memorial Hospital and adjacent to the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass. Questions? Contact Cheryl LeBlanc at cleblanc@bsu.edu or 765-285-8839. General hours:…

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Daughters of the American Revolution and Other Historical Markers

September 25 @ 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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FREE

Norma will provide information about Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) historical markers in Delaware County as well as other marker programs. After her retirement from the Muncie Public Library, she has volunteered for the Delaware County Historical Society in various capacities, including editing a journal and a newsletter. She was also the main author of Delaware County, published in 2012, as part of Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series. Free Admission - Reservations Required

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Final Friday at David Owsley Museum of Art

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State, 2021 W. Riverside Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Enjoy late hours at the David Owsley Museum of Art for viewing the collection, music with DJ Jannell, refreshments & cash bar, and a look at the special exhibition "Recent Acquisitions: Connecting to the Past, Committing to the Future." Emcees Braydee Euliss and C.S. Hendershot introduce PechaKucha talks to Muncie to highlight what is unique, unexpected, and inspiring in our city. PechaKucha, Japanese for "chit chat," is a concise presentation format where 20 images are timed to automatically advance every…

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Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

September 27 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

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Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

September 28 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

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You Are Not Alone

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Morrow’s Meadow Park, 1901 S. Tiger Dr.
Yorktown, IN 47396 United States
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FREE

For Suicide Awareness Month, Survivors of Suicide in Delaware County is planning a community event at Morrow’s Meadow on September 29, 2019, between 2-6pm. There will be children’s activities, but also resources from different agencies for adults about suicide prevention and postvention. NAMI, Ball State Counseling Dept., A Better Way, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Be Smart Program (besmartforkids.org), Moms Demand Action Red Flag Law Awareness Program, and Meridian Health Services have committed to table at our event. A Sheriff…

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October 2019

A History of the Railroads in Muncie and Delaware County

October 1 @ 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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FREE

The gas boom in Delaware County led to rapid industrial growth, which in turn, attracted railroads. The first railroad line in Delaware County was completed through Muncie in 1852. By 1902, six intercity railroads, a local industrial railroad, and a belt-switching railroad served Muncie. Larry developed an interest in railroads when he was a child. He rode a steam engine to school for the first year and a half before they switched to diesel and stopped using the old roundhouse…

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Hoosier Innovation

October 2, 2019 - February 16, 2020
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Making the Modern Kitchen Following East Central Indiana’s gas boom, the Hoosier cabinet, an innovative free-standing piece of kitchen furniture, emerged as one of the most iconic products of the region’s booming industry. Created around 1900, the Hoosier not only revolutionized the home kitchen, but also left its mark on the region, state, and nation for decades to come. Hoosier Innovation considers the story of this influential product and the companies that made it. Take a walk through the gas…

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Glass Torchwork Open Hours

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 5:00 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. Call or visit the front desk at Minnetrista to register today.

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Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

October 4 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

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Glass Torchwork Open Hours

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 5:00 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. Call or visit the front desk at Minnetrista to register today.

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Into the Darkness – Planetarium Show

October 5 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder what is there. These seemingly dark regions are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate the sky by using bright stars and constellations, and discover what fascinating objects exist deep in space.

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Growing thru Gardening Expo

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

A free Growing Thru Gardening Expo will be held at Minnetrista Cultural Center in Muncie on Saturday October 12 from 9 to 4. The event will be open to the public; no advance registration is required. Four expert speakers will present information about various aspects of gardening during the day. There will also be demonstrations, information booths, Make and Take projects, and an activity area for children. Door prizes will be awarded at various times throughout the day. Silent auctions of gifts…

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Half-Price Sunday at the Muncie Children’s Museum

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

Muncie Children’s Museum, 515 S. High St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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Join the Muncie Children's Museum on the second Sunday of each month and enjoy half-price admission!

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 18 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 19 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 25 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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