A prior DCHS annual meeting is pictured. Photo provided.

Delaware County Historical Society to Host 2018 Annual Meeting On June 21

By: Chris Flook— Muncie, IN—The Delaware County Historical Society will host its 2018 Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 21 at 6pm. The meeting will be held at Ball State University’s Alumni Center. To celebrate Ball State’s centennial anniversary this year, the DCHS is honored to have Dr. E. Bruce Geelhoed…

Normal City residents Jen Erickson and her daughter Anika wearing their neighborhood t-shirts while setting up for the June 2nd RNC summer picnic. Photo provided.

Funds Available for Neighborhood-Based Projects

By: Heather Williams, Program Manager Building Better Neighborhoods, Ball State University— Muncie, IN is unique among many similar sized communities in the Midwest in that the city is largely broken into neighborhood associations that cover nearly the entire geographic span of the city. If you live within city limits, it’s…

Michelle Stephenson. Photo provided.

BBF Announces Hiring of Executive Assistant and Communications Coordinator

By: Jud Fisher— Muncie,IN—Ball Brothers Foundation is pleased to announce that the position of Executive Assistant & Communications Coordinator has been filled by Michelle Stephenson. Stephenson will bring nearly twenty years of experience in administrative support, financial management, and office coordination to BBF when she begins on June 11. Michelle’s…

Golfers tee up at the 2nd Annual Roy C. Buley Memorial Golf Outing. Photo provided.

3rd Annual Roy C. Buley Memorial Golf Outing

By: Brandon Coppernoll— Muncie, IN—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie invites you to participate in the 3rd annual Roy C. Buley Memorial Golf Outing. Gather your team of four and join us at Maplewood Golf Course, June 10, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. for 18 holes of golf, food,…

2017 Film School students with certificates and the MPL Digital Mentors. Photo by: Loren McClain, Muncie Public Library

Sign Up for Free Summer Film School At MPL

By: Susan Fisher— Muncie, IN—Teens in grades 8-12 are invited to learn more about videography and editing using state of the art equipment at the 2018 Summer Film School at Muncie Public Library (MPL). This free program provides three weeks of hands-on production experience and classes related to film production….

Child and mother at a food pantry. File photo.

The Salvation Army and Meijer Partner to Provide Hunger Relief

By: Lieutenant Jonathan Taube, Salvation Army— Muncie, IN—The Salvation Army is proud to announce a partnership with Meijer this spring season to provide much-needed hunger relief to local families through the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based retailer’s customer-driven food pantry donation program, Simply Give. “Our food pantry can see up to 60…

The Motivate Our Minds garden program. Photo provided.

Motivate Our Minds Annual Dinner Set for May 16

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN—Motivate Our Minds is growing. Literally. Motivate Our Minds will have its 31st Anniversary Dinner May 16 at Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E. Main St., with part of the proceeds benefiting its new community garden. Tickets are $50 a person or $400 for a…

Minnetrista. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Minnetrista Honors Military and Their Families With Free Admission

By: Stephen Mortland— Muncie, IN—Minnetrista is proud to announce their participation, once again, in Blue Star Museum Days. From Memorial Day (May 28) to Labor Day (September 3), Minnetrista, in collaboration with Blue Star Museums, among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and…

Emma-Mae Newman. Photo provided.

Emma-Mae Newman Receives Project Leadership’s Highest Award

By: Brenda Morehead, Director of Impact, Project Leadership— Muncie, IN—A Burris Laboratory School senior, a mentor, and the Grant County Comprehensive Counseling Coalition were awarded Project Leadership’s highest honors Thursday evening at the annual Red Rubber Ball Celebration at the Marion Ivy Tech campus. The event, in its 11th year,…

PlySpace is a new artist-in-residence program based in the Emily Kimbrough Historic District in downtown Muncie. Photo provided.

PlySpace Residency Welcomes Pilot Artists, Announces Community Collaborator Program

By: Erin Williams, PlySpace Residency Coordinator— Muncie, IN—PlySpace is a new artist-in-residence program based in the Emily Kimbrough Historic District in downtown Muncie, Indiana and produced by Muncie Arts and Culture Council. The program is dedicated to offering visual artists, writers, and other creative individuals time and space to investigate and pursue…

Works of art previously available at the YART sale during a past year's ArtsWalk. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Spring 2018 YART To Be Held On May 3rd at Canan Commons

By: Moth Danner— Muncie, Indiana – YART is Coming! YART is a yard sale for art. YART began in Muncie, Indiana with students at Ball State University and continues here and in several U.S. cities – a Muncie original. The Muncie YART is now held downtown, at Canan Commons, twice…