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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center

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400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
765-285-8975 http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/centersandinstitutes/ebball

July 2017

Visiting Nurses, Tuberculosis Assailants and Their Ball Family Champions

July 21, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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No Charge – Reservations Required  765-285-8975 Presenter: Ms. Jessica Jenkins, Curator, Minnetrista In addition to establishing and operating a global business, the Ball brothers of Muncie left their mark on the community through their civic work and philanthropy. Not to be forgotten are the wives of the brothers. These women, of varying backgrounds, ages, and interests were active in the community as well. During the first decades of the 20th century, Sarah Rogers Ball and Bertha Crosley Ball continually worked…

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Strategic Air Command

July 28, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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No Charge – Reservations Required  765-285-8975 Facilitator: Richard Kennison, Lt. Col. (Ret.—USAF) In 1946, the United States created the Strategic Air Command (SAC) in order to protect itself and its allies from the Soviet Union. The Command was responsible for a network of military bases and all the atomic weapons until its deactivation in 1992 when the Cold War ended. Mr. Kennison will talk about his 12-year career with SAC that included aircraft such as B-47, B-52, B-58, KC and EC…

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August 2017

America’s Hometown Band

August 31, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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No Charge – No Reservations Required Come hear America's Hometown Band perform JAZZ UNDER THE STARS on the lawn of the E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center. Bring your own chairs! Photo: Mary Ellen Bertram

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September 2017

Wicked Muncie

September 5, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Cost: $10 per person – Reservations Required  765-285-8975 Presenters: Mr. Keith Roysdon and Mr. Douglas Walker, both award-winning journalists who write for “The Star Press” Muncie is the classic small American city. But for much of the past two centuries, the city fell victim to murder, corruption and the bizarre. Mayor Rollin Bunch went to prison for mail fraud, while his police commissioner faced a murder rap. Viola “Babe” Swartz ran a brothel out of a truck stop that was…

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The Secrets of Westminster

September 29, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 7:30 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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No Charge–Reservations Required  765-285-8975 Facilitator: Mr. Charlie Gilbert, retired Baptist minister Produced by PBS, this documentary features London’s House of Commons, House of Lords and Westminster Abbey.  You’ll learn about the hidden secrets of these three emblems that anchor one of London’s most powerful and storied neighborhoods. As one of the world’s most famous churches, Westminster Abbey is steeped in Anglo-Saxon myths and legends dating back to the 11th century.  The church has seen the coronation of every English monarch, the…

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November 2017

History of the Eaton Canning Factory

November 10, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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No Charge–Reservations Required  765-285-8975 Presenter: Mrs. Karen Good, Ancestry and Genealogy Chair, Delaware County Historical Society During WWII, farmers started to feel the pressure of producing more crops with less labor as men left their farm jobs to serve their country. Then a new pool of laborers emerged to alleviate the problem—prisoner’s of war. These POWs helped to harvest and can tomatoes at the Eaton Canning Factory.

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Diamond Heels Hattie

November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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No Charge–Reservations Required  765-285-8975 Presenter: Mrs. Karen Vincent, Director of the Minnetrista Heritage Collection In the early 20th century, Harriett Mitchell Anthony, a.k.a. “Diamond Heels Hattie” and “Hattie Bell” made quite a splash in her hometown of Muncie for her extraordinary clothing and for her shoes set with diamonds in the heels.

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December 2017

JFK’s Inaugural Parade

December 5, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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No Charge–Reservations Required  765-285-8975 Presenter: Mr. Rodney Gill, former school teacher and history chair of South Dakota’s Southern State College After President Kennedy’s inauguration, a massive parade ensued along Pennsylvania Avenue, taking the President from Capitol Plaza to the White House. Sixteen thousand members of the US armed forces marched with displays of modern weaponry. A additional sixteen thousand civilians followed ranging from federal and state officials to high school bands and Boy Scouts, along with forty floats.Mr. Gill will share his memories of…

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April 2018

Beginning Genealogy

April 3, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 4, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 5, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 6, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 7, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 8, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 9, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 10, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 11, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 13, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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1908 Streetcar Riots

April 13, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:15 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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On January 1, 1908, the Muncie chapter of the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees went on strike over unfair labor practices. On the first day, “Five persons were injured and two streetcars were riddled with stones.” The situation quickly turned violent and Muncie Mayor Leonidas Guthrie requested support from Indiana Governor Frank Hanly to restore order. Hanly instituted martial law in the city for several weeks. This presentation explores this unique event in Muncie’s history.

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Beginning Genealogy

April 14, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 15, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 16, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

April 17, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets Three Tuesdays, April 3-17, 10-11 a.m. Instructor: Mr. Jack Carmichael, former Governmental Affairs Coordinator at Ball Corporation Mr. Carmichael has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included. Limited to 15 participants. No Charge - Reservations Required

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Ball Stores Memories

April 27, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:15 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Ball Stores was the cornerstone of downtown Muncie from the grand opening in November 1934, until the last light was turned off in August 1986. Learn about the history of the store, and plan to share your memories.

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May 2018

Van Gogh’s Ear

May 11, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:15 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What really happened the night of December 23, 1888, in the town of Arles? What was Van Gogh’s state of mind? No one has been clear on the details until now. Bernadette Murphy, a researcher living in Provence, has spent five years piecing together a meticulous picture of his life.  In this PBS documentary, she uncovers evidence and pieces together a detailed timeline leading up to the night of the event, explaining the driving force behind the story that dominates…

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Muncie Murder and Mayhem

May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Presenters: Mr. Keith Roysdon and Mr. Douglas Walker, both award-winning journalists who write for “The Star Press” The duo will introduce a new cast of characters from the city's notorious past. Public scandals and personal tragedy dogged the long, notorious life of Dr. Jules LaDuron. Baseball ace Obie McCracken met a tragic and violent end after joining the police force. A mother's love could not stop James Hedges from committing murder. The paranoid delusions of Leonard Redden hounded him until one…

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June 2018

Yorktown Historical Alliance

June 13, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:15 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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August 2018

“Meet Me on Broadway” Big Band Jazz from America’s Hometown Band

August 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Everyone is invited to take in this Free Big Band Jazz concert, performed by top talents from America’s Hometown Band. “Meet Me on Broadway” echoes the tunes of the best in musical theatre – great composers like Jerome Kern, the Gershwins, John Kander, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter. Bring the lawn seating, and get ready to enjoy a very special evening in your home town. Plus – free parking at the Delaware County fairgrounds entrance, across the street from the E.B.…

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September 2018

Beginning Genealogy

September 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets three Tuesdays, September 11-25, 10-11 a.m.The instructor, Mr. Jack Carmichael, has worked 70 years on his own genealogy, tracing his roots as far back as Charlemagne. He will provide insight on how to locate, examine, and organize records. Computer research is not included.

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America’s Hometown Band Performance

September 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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America’s Hometown Band will be performing “Jazz Under the Stars” on the front lawn of the E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center. Parking is available across the street at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Bring your own chair!

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Beginning Sign Language

September 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets six Wednesdays, Sept. 12-Oct. 17, 7-9 p.m.Taught by retired MCS teacher Laura Shadoin, the course includes instruction in finger spelling and basic conversation based on American Sign Language and signed English.

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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

September 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets eight Wednesdays, Sept. 12-Oct. 31, 7-9 p.m., and is taught by Mario Tellez-Garcia, a native Spanish speaker and experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and not-for-profit organizations. The program is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if…

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Watercolor Painting Class

September 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Ann Johnson, local artist and former owner of F.B. Fogg, will teach simplified techniques for creating a beautiful watercolor masterpiece from start to finish in her "Dancing with a Brush" class. Her professional experience enables her to teach novices as well as advanced painters in the same setting. You’ll learn something new in each session, no matter your skill level. A suggested supply list will be provided upon enrollment.

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John W. Fisher: What a Life!

September 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Dane Starbuck, author of John W. Fisher: What a Life!, will discuss John W. Fisher, II, who married Janice Kelsey Ball (daughter of E.B. and Bertha C. Ball) in 1940. Raised in Maryville, Tennessee, and educated at the University of Tennessee and Harvard Business School, John was one of the most extraordinary business and community leaders in Indiana in the second half of the 20th century. He was a corporate and civic leader with a remarkable story of entrepreneurship, ambition,…

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October 2018

Beginning Needlepoint

October 12, 2018 @ 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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In this class, you’ll learn the techniques and stitches necessary to finish the project provided in class. The October 12 session focuses on a needlepoint Christmas card project. A painted canvas and supplies are provided. Taught by Linda Burkhardt, owner, Elegant Needleworks, Inc.

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Watercolor Painting Class (OCT)

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Ann Johnson, local artist and former owner of F.B. Fogg, will teach simplified techniques for creating a beautiful watercolor masterpiece from start to finish in her "Dancing with a Brush" class. Her professional experience enables her to teach novices as well as advanced painters in the same setting. You’ll learn something new in each session, no matter your skill level. A suggested supply list will be provided upon enrollment.

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November 2018

Beginning Needlepoint (NOV)

November 13, 2018 @ 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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In this class, you’ll learn the techniques and stitches necessary to finish the project provided in class. The November 13 session focuses on a Bargello needlepoint project. Bargello is one of the easiest forms of needlepoint that consists of just one simple straight stitch. It is repeated in different colors and positions on the canvas to create striking patterns. A painted canvas and supplies are provided. Taught by Linda Burkhardt, owner, Elegant Needleworks, Inc.

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December 2018

The Hidden Art of Bookplates

December 4, 2018 @ 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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Artwork can be found all around us. Often it is seen on the walls of museums, but it also can be found scattered among the pages of books. While these illustrations tend to get all of the attention of art lovers, the small bookplates that are pasted to the inside cover can be just as beautiful and tell a story all their own. Jessica Jenkins, curator at Minnetrista, will discuss the history of bookplates and what they can reveal about…

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March 2019

Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Course meets six Tuesdays, March 5-April 9, 5-6:15 p.m. In today's information age, when supposedly accurate medical advice and diagnoses can be found online with the click of a computer mouse, medical myths are all around us. But much of this information isn't true, and using it to make decisions about your own health—whether it's how to treat the symptoms of the common cold or how to care for a child or aging relative—can be harmful. This DVD series, produced…

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Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Course meets six Tuesdays, March 5-April 9, 5-6:15 p.m. In today's information age, when supposedly accurate medical advice and diagnoses can be found online with the click of a computer mouse, medical myths are all around us. But much of this information isn't true, and using it to make decisions about your own health—whether it's how to treat the symptoms of the common cold or how to care for a child or aging relative—can be harmful. This DVD series, produced…

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Beginning Sign Language

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 17, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$85

Class meets six Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. Instruction in finger spelling and basic conversation based on American Sign Language and signed English. Instructor: Mrs. Laura Shadoin, retired teacher, Muncie Community Schools

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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$95

Course meets eight Wednesdays, March 13-May 1, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. This eight-week class is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if not communicated properly. Instructor: Mr. Mario Tellez-Garcia, experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and…

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Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths

March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Course meets six Tuesdays, March 5-April 9, 5-6:15 p.m. In today's information age, when supposedly accurate medical advice and diagnoses can be found online with the click of a computer mouse, medical myths are all around us. But much of this information isn't true, and using it to make decisions about your own health—whether it's how to treat the symptoms of the common cold or how to care for a child or aging relative—can be harmful. This DVD series, produced…

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Beginning Sign Language

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 17, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$85

Class meets six Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. Instruction in finger spelling and basic conversation based on American Sign Language and signed English. Instructor: Mrs. Laura Shadoin, retired teacher, Muncie Community Schools

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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$95

Course meets eight Wednesdays, March 13-May 1, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. This eight-week class is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if not communicated properly. Instructor: Mr. Mario Tellez-Garcia, experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and…

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Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Course meets six Tuesdays, March 5-April 9, 5-6:15 p.m. In today's information age, when supposedly accurate medical advice and diagnoses can be found online with the click of a computer mouse, medical myths are all around us. But much of this information isn't true, and using it to make decisions about your own health—whether it's how to treat the symptoms of the common cold or how to care for a child or aging relative—can be harmful. This DVD series, produced…

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Beginning Sign Language

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 17, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$85

Class meets six Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. Instruction in finger spelling and basic conversation based on American Sign Language and signed English. Instructor: Mrs. Laura Shadoin, retired teacher, Muncie Community Schools

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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$95

Course meets eight Wednesdays, March 13-May 1, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. This eight-week class is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if not communicated properly. Instructor: Mr. Mario Tellez-Garcia, experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and…

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April 2019

The Many Iterations of Faust

April 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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Faust is one of the most lasting legends in Western folklore and literature, one that has been reinterpreted throughout the ages and has been the basis for many literary, artistic, cinematic and musical works. Presenter: Father Corey French, St. Edward the Confessor Church, Indianapolis The following book is on exhibit at the E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center: Faust: A Dramatic Poem, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1833, 1st edition No Charge - Reservations Required  

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Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Course meets six Tuesdays, March 5-April 9, 5-6:15 p.m. In today's information age, when supposedly accurate medical advice and diagnoses can be found online with the click of a computer mouse, medical myths are all around us. But much of this information isn't true, and using it to make decisions about your own health—whether it's how to treat the symptoms of the common cold or how to care for a child or aging relative—can be harmful. This DVD series, produced…

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Beginning Sign Language

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 17, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$85

Class meets six Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. Instruction in finger spelling and basic conversation based on American Sign Language and signed English. Instructor: Mrs. Laura Shadoin, retired teacher, Muncie Community Schools

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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$95

Course meets eight Wednesdays, March 13-May 1, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. This eight-week class is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if not communicated properly. Instructor: Mr. Mario Tellez-Garcia, experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and…

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Beginning Needlepoint

April 5 @ 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 Book of the Dead

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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This DVD, produced by the History channel, will discuss one of the oldest documents in Western Civilization. The Egyptian Book of the Dead is a collection of spells which enable the soul of the deceased to navigate the afterlife. It originated from concepts depicted in tomb paintings and inscriptions from as early as the Third Dynasty of Egypt (c. 2670 - 2613 BCE). By the 12th Dynasty (1991 - 1802 BCE) these spells, with accompanying illustrations, were written on papyrus and placed in tombs…

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Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths

April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Course meets six Tuesdays, March 5-April 9, 5-6:15 p.m. In today's information age, when supposedly accurate medical advice and diagnoses can be found online with the click of a computer mouse, medical myths are all around us. But much of this information isn't true, and using it to make decisions about your own health—whether it's how to treat the symptoms of the common cold or how to care for a child or aging relative—can be harmful. This DVD series, produced…

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The Odyssey of Homer

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Beginning Sign Language

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 17, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$85

Class meets six Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. Instruction in finger spelling and basic conversation based on American Sign Language and signed English. Instructor: Mrs. Laura Shadoin, retired teacher, Muncie Community Schools

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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$95

Course meets eight Wednesdays, March 13-May 1, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. This eight-week class is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if not communicated properly. Instructor: Mr. Mario Tellez-Garcia, experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and…

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The Odyssey of Homer

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Beginning Sign Language

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 17, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$85

Class meets six Wednesdays, March 13-April 17, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. Instruction in finger spelling and basic conversation based on American Sign Language and signed English. Instructor: Mrs. Laura Shadoin, retired teacher, Muncie Community Schools

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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$95

Course meets eight Wednesdays, March 13-May 1, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. This eight-week class is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if not communicated properly. Instructor: Mr. Mario Tellez-Garcia, experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and…

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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 10:00 am 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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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$95

Course meets eight Wednesdays, March 13-May 1, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. This eight-week class is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if not communicated properly. Instructor: Mr. Mario Tellez-Garcia, experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and…

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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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May 2019

The Odyssey of Homer

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
$95

Course meets eight Wednesdays, March 13-May 1, 7-9 p.m. Registration deadline is March 11. This eight-week class is for doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone else who might provide health or emergency-related services to Latino patients or families with little or no command of English. It focuses on important words and phrases pertaining to medical circumstances that might be life-saving information if not communicated properly. Instructor: Mr. Mario Tellez-Garcia, experienced translator, interpreter, and language instructor for both corporate clients and…

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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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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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Biblical Riffs in Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man”

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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Speaker: Dr. Steve Ealy, Senior Fellow, Liberty Fund Ralph Ellison published Invisible Man, the only novel he completed, in 1952. It received the National Book Award and established Ellison's reputation as one of America's finest writers. This complex novel deals with race relations, politics, and the growing pains of a young man growing up in the segregated South and trying to adjust to the different cultural and political world he found when he moved to Harlem. Throughout the novel Ellison deepens the…

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The Odyssey of Homer

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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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…

Find out more »

The Odyssey of Homer

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

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Dancing with a Brush Watercolor Painting

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$45

Mrs. Johnson will teach simplified techniques for creating a beautiful watercolor masterpiece from start to finish. Her professional experience enables her to teach novices as well as advanced painters in the same setting. You’ll learn something new, no matter your skill level. A suggested supply list will be provided upon enrollment. Instructor: Mrs. Ann Johnson, local artist and former owner of F.B. Fogg

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June 2019

Beginning Genealogy

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Meets four Tuesdays, June 4-25, 10-11:30 a.m. Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Presenter: Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society; and the Indiana County Genealogist for Delaware County No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Meets four Tuesdays, June 4-25, 10-11:30 a.m. Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Presenter: Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society; and the Indiana County Genealogist for Delaware County No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Meets four Tuesdays, June 4-25, 10-11:30 a.m. Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Presenter: Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society; and the Indiana County Genealogist for Delaware County No Charge - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Meets four Tuesdays, June 4-25, 10-11:30 a.m. Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Presenter: Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society; and the Indiana County Genealogist for Delaware County No Charge - Reservations Required

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July 2019

The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 6, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets six Tuesdays, July 2-August 6, 10-11:15 a.m. A police officer places a GPS device on a suspected drug dealer’s car to trace his whereabouts and build a case against him. A popular retail store uses predictive analytics to send pregnancy-related advertising to a teenager who has yet to tell her parents about her condition. A Kentucky man shoots down a neighbor’s drone that is flying over his private property. The news is full of stories like these, in…

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The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 6, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets six Tuesdays, July 2-August 6, 10-11:15 a.m. A police officer places a GPS device on a suspected drug dealer’s car to trace his whereabouts and build a case against him. A popular retail store uses predictive analytics to send pregnancy-related advertising to a teenager who has yet to tell her parents about her condition. A Kentucky man shoots down a neighbor’s drone that is flying over his private property. The news is full of stories like these, in…

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The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 6, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets six Tuesdays, July 2-August 6, 10-11:15 a.m. A police officer places a GPS device on a suspected drug dealer’s car to trace his whereabouts and build a case against him. A popular retail store uses predictive analytics to send pregnancy-related advertising to a teenager who has yet to tell her parents about her condition. A Kentucky man shoots down a neighbor’s drone that is flying over his private property. The news is full of stories like these, in…

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The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 6, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets six Tuesdays, July 2-August 6, 10-11:15 a.m. A police officer places a GPS device on a suspected drug dealer’s car to trace his whereabouts and build a case against him. A popular retail store uses predictive analytics to send pregnancy-related advertising to a teenager who has yet to tell her parents about her condition. A Kentucky man shoots down a neighbor’s drone that is flying over his private property. The news is full of stories like these, in…

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The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 6, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets six Tuesdays, July 2-August 6, 10-11:15 a.m. A police officer places a GPS device on a suspected drug dealer’s car to trace his whereabouts and build a case against him. A popular retail store uses predictive analytics to send pregnancy-related advertising to a teenager who has yet to tell her parents about her condition. A Kentucky man shoots down a neighbor’s drone that is flying over his private property. The news is full of stories like these, in…

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August 2019

The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 6, 2019

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets six Tuesdays, July 2-August 6, 10-11:15 a.m. A police officer places a GPS device on a suspected drug dealer’s car to trace his whereabouts and build a case against him. A popular retail store uses predictive analytics to send pregnancy-related advertising to a teenager who has yet to tell her parents about her condition. A Kentucky man shoots down a neighbor’s drone that is flying over his private property. The news is full of stories like these, in…

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America’s Hometown Band Performance – “Jazz Under the Stars”

August 8 @ 7:30 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Come hear America's Hometown Band perform “Jazz Under the Stars” on the lawn of the E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center. Parking is available at the fairgrounds right across the street. Bring your own chairs!

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GROWING UP IN THE SIXTIES

August 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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Presenter: Mr. Terry M. Fauquher, board member, Yorktown Historical Alliance Who knew, when the 1960’s began, that this decade would be like no other in American history? Terry will share with you the memories and experiences he had from living on Bethel Avenue to being stationed in South Vietnam. Drawing from his writings in his blog, Growingupinthesixties.com, he will talk about entering the decade at ten years old with the election of JFK and all the dreams of a better world, through preteen…

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BELLES, BAUBLES, AND BYGONES: REMARKABLE WOMEN IN INDIANA HISTORY

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Presenter: Ms. Melissa Gentry, map collections assistant, GIS Research and Map Collection (GRMC), University Libraries, Ball State University The program highlights some amazing stories about Indiana women like Catharine Coffin, suffragist May Wright Sewall, actress Carole Lombard, Portland native Twyla Tharp, and Frances Slocum. Presentation will also include information about  lesser known women like fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert, aviator Marvel Crosson, and educator Gertrude Mahorney. You’ll also find out how Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, and Olympic champion Wilma Rudolph fit…

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September 2019

Women in Aviation

September 18 @ 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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Almost from the beginning of aviation, women have been superstars — earning the respect and admiration of all people who were fascinated with this new form of transportation. There was little to no discrimination— a good pilot was a good pilot, period.  Mr. Kennison will talk about some of the most famous female fliers of those first exhilarating days of flight: Harriet Quimby, Kate Stinson, and Louise Thaden to name a few. Free Admission - Reservations Required

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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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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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Beginning Needlepoint

September 27 @ 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

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 provided. For the September 27th class, Stitchers will complete a patchwork pumpkin that can be made into a pillow, quilted wall hanging, framed picture, or a placemat for a table. As many as six different needlepoint stitches will be taught to complete this pumpkin, with the stitcher able…

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October 2019

Dancing with a Brush Watercolor Painting

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$95

Class meets three Thursdays (Oct. 3, 10, and 17; 1-4 p.m.) Ann Johnson will repeat the wonderful workshop she taught in Arizona this past summer in three afternoons. She’ll cover techniques that every painter should know, including tips and tricks for making a beautiful watercolor masterpiece from start to finish. Her professional experience enables her to teach novices as well as advanced painters in the same setting. You’ll learn something new, no matter your skill level. A suggested supply list…

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Dancing with a Brush Watercolor Painting

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$95

Class meets three Thursdays (Oct. 3, 10, and 17; 1-4 p.m.) Ann Johnson will repeat the wonderful workshop she taught in Arizona this past summer in three afternoons. She’ll cover techniques that every painter should know, including tips and tricks for making a beautiful watercolor masterpiece from start to finish. Her professional experience enables her to teach novices as well as advanced painters in the same setting. You’ll learn something new, no matter your skill level. A suggested supply list…

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Dancing with a Brush Watercolor Painting

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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$95

Class meets three Thursdays (Oct. 3, 10, and 17; 1-4 p.m.) Ann Johnson will repeat the wonderful workshop she taught in Arizona this past summer in three afternoons. She’ll cover techniques that every painter should know, including tips and tricks for making a beautiful watercolor masterpiece from start to finish. Her professional experience enables her to teach novices as well as advanced painters in the same setting. You’ll learn something new, no matter your skill level. A suggested supply list…

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Beginning Needlepoint

October 25 @ 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

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 provided. For the October 25th class, stitchers will complete a tiered Christmas tree with a variety of needlepoint stitches. This project will lend itself to be finished as a pillow, quilted wall hanging, or framed picture. It is designed for the beginning needlepointer and comes with additional challenges…

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Beginning Genealogy

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets four Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Nov. 20; 10-11:30 a.m. Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Class is for those will little or no previous knowledge of genealogy. Course is taught by Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society. Karen is also the Indiana County Genealogist for…

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November 2019

Beginning Genealogy

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets four Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Nov. 20; 10-11:30 a.m. Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Class is for those will little or no previous knowledge of genealogy. Course is taught by Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society. Karen is also the Indiana County Genealogist for…

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Beginning Genealogy

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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FREE

Class meets four Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Nov. 20; 10-11:30 a.m. Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Class is for those will little or no previous knowledge of genealogy. Course is taught by Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society. Karen is also the Indiana County Genealogist for…

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The Neighborhood in the Heart of Campus

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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In 1945-46, Ball State University’s first mobile home court was constructed on the corner of Tillotson and Gilbert, along with three barracks-style buildings which the college converted into two-bedroom and one-bedroom apartments. These units were part of Ball State’s first accommodations for married students. In addition to providing housing for married students, these apartments also provided housing for some faculty members and their families. The duo will share information and photographs for this gone-but-not-forgotten housing. Free Admission - Reservations Required

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Beginning Genealogy

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, 400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Class meets four Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Nov. 20; 10-11:30 a.m. Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Class is for those will little or no previous knowledge of genealogy. Course is taught by Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society. Karen is also the Indiana County Genealogist for…

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