Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org), in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; The Field Museum, Chicago; the Houston Museum of Natural Science; and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh.

Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas to Open at Minnetrista

By: Sam Condon—  Muncie, IN—Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas, an engaging exhibition that reveals what living, breathing dinosaurs were really like, is set to open at Minnetrista on Saturday, February 3. Using a combination of major fossil finds, captivating computer simulations, and provocative models, Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas…

The Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Free Programs At BSU’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium

By: Dayna Thompson, Assistant Planetarium Director— (January through April 2018 programs) One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure Produced by the Adler Planetarium Saturdays – Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 3 @ 5:00 PM One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color that follows Sesame Street’s Big…

To clink or not? We answer this important etiquette question. Photo by: Storyblocks

Etiquette Expert’s Tips for New Year’s Toasting

By: Sharon Schweitzer— New Year’s Eve is here and if you’re attending any kind of social gathering to ring in the New Year, chances are someone is going to offer a toast. But just what are the do’s and don’ts of toasting? Etiquette expert Sharon Schweitzer, founder of Access to Culture,…

Photo by: Kyle Crawford

Take a Kid to Worthen Arena for Ball State Hoops

By: Ball State Athletics— An exciting basketball season is in full swing at Worthen Arena, and Ball State wants you to take a kid to a game! With one paid adult ticket purchased, two kids eighth grade and under will receive a complimentary ticket. That offer is available for the…

Photo by: Kyle Crawford

Take a Lunch Break With The Cards in Worthen Arena On December 18th

By: Ball State Athletics— Muncie, IN—Ball State University President Geoffrey Mearns invites the entire Muncie community to take your lunch break at Worthen Arena on Monday, December 18th as our undefeated women’s basketball team hosts Austin Peay at 11 a.m. This talented team is off to the best season start…

Christmas movies often pull on the heartstrings. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Top holiday Movies Tap Into Sentimentalism According to BSU Film Professor

By: Marc Ransford— Muncie, IN—When it comes to his favorite holiday-themed movies, Ball State film professor Wes Gehring says each is a feel-good, populist film successful in pulling at the heartstrings by creating an illusion that Christmas can be perfect. Gehring’s top five Christmas-themed movies are: “It’s a Wonderful Life”…

Photo by: K.E. Volpp.

America’s Hometown Band to Perform On November 13th

By: Katherine Huggler— Muncie, IN—On Monday, November 13, 2017, the City of Muncie’s annual free Veterans Day and military honor program takes place at the Muncie Central High School auditorium at 801 N. Walnut St. in Muncie, Indiana. The public is invited to attend in remembrance of all American veterans. The…

BAZAAR in the WOODS will be held Saturday, November 4th at Unitarian Universalist Church. Photo provided.

Unitarian Universalist Church Bazaar in the Woods Set for Nov 4th

By: Sue Errington— Our 120th year…and We’re Still Here! Muncie, IN—Greeters at Muncie’s oldest continuous running bazaar will welcome shoppers of all ages to the 120th Bazaar in the Woods on Saturday, November 4, 8 am – 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie, 4800 W. Bradford Dr….

Photo by: Marco Borggreve

BSU School of Music to Present Internationally Renowned String Quartet

Muncie, IN— The 14th Annual Arts Alive! Concert Series will continue at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 2nd in Ball State University’s Sursa Performance Hall with the St. Lawrence String Quartet for the first Sherman M. Zeigler Memorial Concert. Called “witty, buoyant, and wickedly attentive (The Gazette, Montreal), with a “peerless”…