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January 2020

Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

January 31 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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

The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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February 2020

Hoosier Innovation

February 1 - February 16
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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Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 1 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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

The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

Find out more »

Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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

The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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The Real Universe in Real Time – Planetarium Show

February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

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

Come to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and learn how Ball State University astronomers and their students use telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America, and the Canary Islands. You will see deep-sky images captured during this live event. Our planetarium projectors will show you where these objects are located in the night sky and how we imagine them to look up close – including the planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy. Events like this are possible…

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Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 7 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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

The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

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The Real Universe in Real Time – Planetarium Show

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

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

Come to the Charles W. Brown Planetarium and learn how Ball State University astronomers and their students use telescopes located at dark sites in Arizona, South America, and the Canary Islands. You will see deep-sky images captured during this live event. Our planetarium projectors will show you where these objects are located in the night sky and how we imagine them to look up close – including the planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy. Events like this are possible…

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Glass Workshop: Hot Shop Valentine Hearts – SOLD OUT

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glick Center for Glass, Tillotston & W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN United States
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$50

Nothing brings people together quite like art. Join your family and friends at Glick Center for Glass to create one-of-a-kind, decorative glass hearts to brighten up your home or to give to a sweetheart on Valentine’s day! Cost: $50; member discounts apply Registration deadline: February 5 Workshop times: 9:00 am-9:45 am 9:45 am-10:30 am 10:30 am-11:15 am 11:15 am- 12:oo pm

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Hearfelt fun & Orchids for Love – Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

February 8 @ 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

"Heartfelt fun & Orchids for Love" at the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse on Ball State University Campus. With over 2,000 orchids, Ball State Univ. has the largest collegiate orchid collection in USA. This large and diverse species orchid collection is housed in the Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, at Ball State University. Focus: Orchid education, conservation and research, displayed in a naturalistic setting. Free and open to the public.

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Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 8 @ 6:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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

The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

Find out more »

Tour of the Winter Sky – Planetarium Show

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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

The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best-known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants, hundreds of times bigger than our Sun – while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the Milky Way, there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and take a trip to the North Pole to experience the Northern Lights.

Find out more »

Healthy Kids Program

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Muncie Children’s Museum, 515 S. High St.
Muncie, IN 47305 United States
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FREE

Join us on February 15th for a Free Healthy Kids event! This is an interactive program focusing on promoting health and wellness for children in our community. The program will be health and wellness- based activities for children, and education for their parents. Each area/station of the event will have a health theme and will be staffed by students and faculty from Ball State University and the IU School of Medicine Muncie campus. These two institutions have an array of…

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Bad Art Night at Maring-Hunt Library

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on May 28, 2020 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.

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Glass Workshop: Stained Glass Mirrors – SOLD OUT

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$45

Bring friends and family together to create your very own unique stained glass mirror! Together with Minnetrista glass experts you will cut, solder, and design your project. All tools, supplies, and safety gear will be provided. This workshop welcomes both beginners and intermediate level glass workers. Cost: $45; member discounts apply Registration deadline: February 19

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Crystal Wilkinson Fiction Reading at Ball State University

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pruis Hall at Ball State University, 1000 N. McKinley Ave.
Muncie, IN 43706 United States
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FREE

Crystal Wilkinson is coming to Ball State University. Crystal, an award winning author, is this year's Meyer Lecturer. Her fiction titles include Blackberries, Blackberries and the recently published Birds of Opulence. She will be here Monday, February 24th at 7:30 p.m. in Pruis Hall on the Ball State campus. Come join us!

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Delaware County Invasive Species Call-Out Meeting

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

We’re forming a CISMA and we need your help! Delaware County Soil & Water, Purdue Extension, RedTail Land Conservancy, and other organizations across Delaware county have started forming a Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) which operates with community engagement and addressing invasive species issues. For more information visit http://www.sicim.info/cismas

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EVA A-7063: The Story of Eva Mozes Kor

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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This documentary by Ted Green, Mika Brown, and WFYI, tells a story of an Auschwitz survivor’s fight to heal the world. As a 10-year-old "Mengele Twin," Eva Mozes Kor suffered the worst of the Holocaust. At 50, she helped launch the biggest manhunt in history. Into her 80s, after decades of pain and anger, she traveled the world to promote what her life journey taught: hope, healing, and humanity. This special screening is sponsored by Ball State University’s Center for…

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March 2020

Community Photographers Invitation Day at Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Tripods welcome. Bring your camera and your creative eye to the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse on Ball State University Campus. With over 2,000 orchids, Ball State Univ. has the largest collegiate orchid collection in USA. This large and diverse species orchid collection is housed in the Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, at Ball State University. Focus: Orchid education, conservation and research, displayed in a naturalistic setting. Free and open to the public.

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The Delaware County Substance Use Disorder Symposium

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
L.A. Pittenger Student Center, University Avenue
Muncie, 47306 United States
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FREE

The College of Health is sponsoring the 1st annual Delaware County Substance Use Disorder Symposium on Tuesday, March 10 from 10 - 3:30pm open to all students, practitioners, and the general public. The day consists of two optional trainings from 10-noon (Naloxone Administration or SBIRT, choose one) and two town hall panel discussions about effective community response to substance use disorder (12:30-3:30pm). The event is free of charge, but registration is required at the following link: https://dcsuds.eventbrite.com This symposium presents an…

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Wake Up, Woods Hike

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Munsee Woods, 5701 S 475 E
Muncie, Indiana 47302
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FREE

Celebrate the first day of spring with Red-tail Land Conservancy on Saturday, March 21st at 9:30am in Munsee Woods, a Red-tail nature preserve open to the public only a few days each year. This free all-ages hike will take you winding through the forest into grasslands and past vernal wetlands just beginning to thaw. Experience the woods as they wake up from a season of slumber and set the mood for your spring-time exploration in the coming months.

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