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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…


Dale Basham is pictured at the podium making remarks after receiving the Edmund F. Ball Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

2018 VIVA Award Winners Recognized At Horizon Convention Center

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN – The Muncie Rotary Club, Muncie Sunrise Rotary Club and United Way of Delaware County recognized 8 individuals at the 26th annual VIVA Awards luncheon, held on April 17th at the Horizon Convention Center. The VIVA Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of…


Photo by: Robbie Mehling

Muncie’s Bridge Dinner Scheduled for April 26

By: Erin Moore, Ball State Office of Community Engagement— Muncie, IN – The Muncie Action Plan and twelve other Muncie organizations are hosting Muncie’s second community-wide bridge dinner on Thursday, April 26, 5:30 – 7:30 pm on the Washington Street Bridge. The event will feature expanded food and drink options for purchase,…


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Youth Opportunity Center TRU Harbor Program Receives Prevent Child Abuse Award

By: Richard Crist— Muncie, IN—The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) was honored recently for their commitment to child abuse prevention in East Central Indiana. Dr. Katrina Mallory and Assistant Director, Lindsay Price of YOC’s TRU Harbor program received the Certificate of Appreciation award presented by Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) of Delaware…



Mayor Dennis Tyler is pictured during the proclamation of National Library Week with MPL Director, Akilah Nosakhere (R) and MPL Assistant Director, Beth Kroehler (L) during a brief ceremony this week at City Hall. Photo provided.

Visit Your Local Library During National Library Week

By:  Susan Fisher, Muncie Public Library— Muncie, IN—It’s official! Mayor Dennis Tyler issued a proclamation to announce April 8-14, 2018 as National Library Week and presented the proclamation to MPL Director, Akilah Nosakhere and MPL Assistant Director, Beth Kroehler during a brief ceremony this week at City Hall. Muncie Public…


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“Living Proof “Crash Reenactment To Be Held April 4th and 5th

 By: Hayley Williams, Delaware County Prevention Council—  Muncie, IN—The annual “Living Proof “ crash reenactment is Wednesday, April 4th and Thursday, April 5th from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Muncie Central High School. Tours are every 10 minutes with the last tour at 8 p.m. This event is open to the…


The Pinwheel is the symbol for Prevent Child Abuse America. Photo by: Matt Howell

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

By: Prevent Child Abuse Council of Delaware County— Muncie, IN—April is Child Abuse Awareness month, a time to recognize that we can each play a part in promoting the social and emotional wellbeing of children and families of our community.  After all, child abuse and neglect is 100% preventable. Every year…