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June 2021

June 22
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Marion Public Library
600 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953
Free

Telling Our Stories: Tashema Davis

East

Hear the story of local artist and author Tashema Davis and learn about her contributions to African American children’s illustrated literature.

June 23
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Galena Digital Library
6954 Hwy 150
Floyd Knobs, IN 47119 United States
Free

The Year We Left Home Book Discussion

South

Join us for a book discussion of NY Times best-selling novel “The Year We Left Home” by Jean Thompson, a mesmerizing, decades-spanning saga of one ordinary American family.

June 24
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Fulton County Public Library
320 W 7th St
Rochester, IN 46975 United States
Free

The Year We Left Home Book Discussion

Southwest

Fulton County Public Library staff member Brittany Skaley will be facilitating a community book discussion. The discussion will take place in Meeting Room A and is geared toward older teens/adults.

June 26 EDT – August 7 EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: North Webster

Northeast

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

June 26
10:00 am EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

Water/Ways Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Northeast

Welcome the Smithsonian Water/Ways traveling exhibit to the North Webster Community Public Library!

June 27
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Nelson Algren Sound Stage
616 S. Lake St.
Gary, IN 46403
$10

Native Son 80 Years Later

Northwest

Explore the groundbreaking novel and its impact on America.

June 28
10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

Mussels & River Otters with Darci Zolman

Northeast

Come learn about mussels and river otters with Darci Zolman from the Kosciusko Soil & Water Conservation District. 

June 30
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Virtual
Free

Unearthed Informational Webinar

Online

Join us to hear more about Indiana Humanities’ new thematic initiative, Unearthed, and learn how you can get involved!

June 30
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
4270 North Meridian St.
4270 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Free

Magnificent Meridian Street Tour

Central

We know you’ve gawked at all the houses while speeding along North Meridian Street in your car—now rediscover Indianapolis’s most famous thoroughfare with an up-close and personal walking tour. We’ll…

July 2021

July 1
8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
North Webster Community Center
301 N Main St, North Webster, IN 46555
North Webster, IN 46555 United States
Free

Hoosier Riverwatch Volunteer Stream Monitoring Workshop

Northeast

As part of the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, learn how to be a Hoosier Riverwatch stream monitor! If you want to be a Hoosier Riverwatch volunteer stream monitor, you…

July 8
9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

How Our Lakes Were Formed Field Trip

Northeast

As part of the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, learn how local lakes were formed on this field trip/tour at Pisgah Marsh with geologist Tony Flemming. Pre-registration online at watershedfoundation.org/waterways

July 8
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Hancock County Public Library
900 W. McKenzie Rd.
Greenfield, IN 46140
Free

Just Mercy: The Conversation Continues

East

Join a panel of criminal justice experts as they explore ideas related to social justice, part of Hancock County’s community-wide read of the book Just Mercy.

July 8
6:00 pm EDT
North Webster Community Center
301 N Main St, North Webster, IN 46555
North Webster, IN 46555 United States
Free

Legends, Lore and Legacies of Northeast Indiana Native Americans

Northeast

As part of the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, learn about the “Legends, Lore and Legacies of Northeast Indiana Native Americans” with local expert Trevor Tipton.

July 12
10:30 am EDT
North Webster Community Center
301 N Main St, North Webster, IN 46555
North Webster, IN 46555 United States
Free

Follow the Water!

Northeast

As part of the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, the Follow the Water program includes story and interactive aquatic STEM activity for K-5 youth & families presented by Sarah Baier,…

July 12
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Online
Free

Native Son 80 Years Later

Online

Explore the groundbreaking novel and its impact on America.

July 14
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Indianapolis City Market
222 E Market St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free

Bookmark Indy Happy Hour ft. Maurice Broaddus

Central

Stop by the City Market for live music and a reading from Bookmark Indy author, Maurice Broaddus.

July 15
11:30 am EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

Book Discussion: A Long Walk to Water

Northeast

As part of the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, join in a book discussion of Linda Sue Park’s A Long Walk to Water. Reading level and content are for tweens…

July 16
10:30 am - 3:00 pm EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
$5

Aldo Leopold Education Project: Workshop for Teachers, Naturalists, and Others

Northeast

The Leopold Education Project is workshop for teachers, naturalists, and others interested in the writing of Aldo Leopold presented by Vincent Gresham of Cardno, Inc.  Requires pre-registration online at watershedfoundation.org/waterways.

July 17
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Monroe County History Center
202 E. Sixth St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Free

Black Authors Speak!

South

Join the Monroe County History Center at a festival showcasing African American writers.

July 19
10:30 am EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

Threats to Our Watershed

Northeast

Presented as part of the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, this interactive family activity educates participants about threats to local watersheds. This program will be held outside if weather permits…

July 19
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
The Shops
487 Broadway
Gary, IN 46402
Free

Native Son 80 Years Later

Northwest

Explore the groundbreaking novel and its impact on America.

July 20
6:00 pm EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

Water Quality in Kosciusko County Lakes

Northeast

Presented as part of the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, Dr. Nathan Bosch of the Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams will present on water quality in Kosciusko County Lakes…

July 20
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
528 Lockerbie Street
528 Lockerbie
Indianapolis, IN 46202

The Lockerbie Promenade

Central

Spend a pleasant summer evening on Lockerbie Street, the “dear little street” that James Whitcomb Riley called home and honored with a poem.

July 21
2:00 pm EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555

A History of Webster Lake and the Dixie Sternwheeler

Northeast

Learn more about the history of Webster Lake and take a FREE Ride on the historic Dixie Sternwheeler, presented in conjunction with the Water/Ways tour in North Webster. Pre-registration online…

July 23
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
WLTH 1370 AM/92.7 FM
Free

Native Son 80 Years Later

Northwest

Explore the groundbreaking novel and its impact on America.

July 24
9:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Hazel Landing Park
10601 Hazel Dell Pkwy
Carmel, IN 46033
$25

Campfires: Hamilton to Marion County Float

Central

Float with us from southern Hamilton County to the northside of Indy!

July 26
1:00 pm EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

The Art of Drafting Water

Northeast

Presented in conjunction with the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, Jeremy Likens of the North Webster Fire Department will give insights into the art of drafting water.

July 29
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Indiana Humanities
1500 N Delaware St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Free

Bookmark Indy: Meredith Nicholson House Party

Central

Join us at the Meredith Nicholson House for the unveiling of a new historical marker honoring Meredith’s life and writing.

July 29
6:00 pm EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

Weeds in Our Lakes

Northeast

Presented in conjunction with the Water/Ways tour in North Webster, Jim Donahoe of Aquatic Weed Control will present “Weeds in Our Lakes: Identification, Management, and Scope of the Problem.”

July 30
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
WLTH 1370 AM/92.7 FM
Free

Native Son 80 Years Later

Northwest

Explore the groundbreaking novel and its impact on America.

July 31
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Hoosier Theater
209 Ferry St.
Vevay, IN 47043
Free

To Make a Beginning Premiere

Southeast

Set against the backdrop of early Indiana, To Make a Beginning is the compelling tale of Jacob and Charlotte Weaver, who immigrated from New York State to the wilds of…

August 2021

August 6 EDT – October 4 EDT
Swope Art Museum
25 S. Seventh St.
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Free

Stories from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Historic District

West

Uncover the history and architectural heritage of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods by exploring drawings, photos and artifacts.

August 6
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Red Bicycle Hall
125 E. Main St.
Madison, IN 47250
Free

To Make a Beginning Screening and Discussion

Southeast

Set against the backdrop of early Indiana, To Make a Beginning is the compelling tale of Jacob and Charlotte Weaver, who immigrated from New York State to the wilds of…

August 8
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
YMCA Camp Crosley
165 EMS T2 Ln
North Webster, IN 46555
$25

Campfires: Grassy Creek Float

Northeast

Join us for a float down Grassy Creek!

August 8
3:30 pm EDT
North Webster Community Public Library
110 E North St
North Webster, IN 46555
Free

Fisheries in Our Lakes

Northeast

Explore North Webster’s Fisheries during Fisheries in Our Lakes with Matthew Linn from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

August 14 EDT – September 26 EDT
La Porte County Public Library Rolling Prairie Branch
1 E Michigan Street
Rolling Prairie, IN 46371
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Rolling Prairie

Northwest

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

August 17
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Red Key Tavern
5170 N College Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Free

Naptown Season One Listening Party

Central

Come to the Red Key for a listening party with Dan Wakefiled and Susan Neville.

August 21
10:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Jacob Klein Bakery and General Store
234 North Davidson Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Bookmark Indy Toy Workshop

Central

Hoosier kids in grades K-3 are invited to the Bookmark Indy Toy Workshop!

August 21
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
Brown County History Center
90 Gould St.
Nashville, IN 47448
Free

“Caring for Beethoven”: Lecture and Discussion by Dr. Roman Ivanovitch

South

Learn about the life and legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven and how his music provides insights into contemporary society.

September 2021

September 10
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Ivy Tech Community College Logansport Campus
1 Ivy Tech Way
Logansport, IN 46947
Free

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Movie Night

North

Join Ivy Tech Community College for a screening of The Infiltrators and other activities that honor Hispanic/Latinx culture.

September 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Holliday Park
6363 Spring Mill Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260
$15

Campfires: Holliday Park Trek

Central

Trek and talk with us at Holliday Park!

October 2021

October 2 CDT – November 14 CDT
The Atheneum Visitors Center
401 N. Arthur Street
New Harmony, IN 47631 United States
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: New Harmony

Southwest

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

October 8
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Flatwoods Park
9499 Flatwoods Rd
Gosport, IN 47433
$15

Campfires: Flatwoods Park Trek

South

Is there a better way to enjoy a crisp fall evening than by gazing at the stars? Join us at Monroe County’s largest park, Flatwoods, for a sunset walk on…

November 2021

November 7
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Virtual
$10

Virtual Campfires: Burn’s Ditch

Online

Join us for a virtual exploration of Burn’s Ditch!

November 20 EST – January 2, 2022 EST
West Vigo Elementary School
501 W Olive St.
West Terre Haute, 47885
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: West Terre Haute

West

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.