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January 2022

January 22
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Jefferson County Public Library
420 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
Free

Water Wonders: Build-a-Boat!

Southeast

All ages are invited to use various recyclable materials to create your own boat to float during this waterways program. The library will supply materials and instructions, bring your creativity….

January 25
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Jefferson County Public Library
420 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
Free

Water Resources of Jefferson County, Indiana: A Geologist’s Perspective

Southeast

Learn about local water resources and their influence on our understanding of our geologically unique and important area from Hanover College Geology Professor Ken Bevis. This presentation promises to be…

January 25
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Black Acre Taproom
5632 E Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: Fuzz

Central

At long last, three of our favorite things—books, booze and science—are coming together in a monthly book club for the scientifically curious! This group meets monthly in Indianapolis to talk…

February 2022

February 1
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Jefferson County Public Library
420 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
Free

Crossing Barriers: Uncovering the Amazing Carter Family

Southeast

Learn the story of Underground Railroad conductor John Carter and his remarkable family.

February 5
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic SIte
201 U.S. 27 North
Fountain City, IN 47341
$8

Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story

East

Learn about the life of Josiah Henson, the inspiration for the character Uncle Tom, at a film screening and book discussion.

February 8
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Jefferson County Public Library
420 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
Free

The Underground Railroad in Jefferson County, Indiana: An Interracial Partnership Ahead of Its Time

Southeast

Join historian J. Michael Raley as he examines the day-to-day operations of the Underground Railroad in southeastern Indiana and the Ohio River border region.

February 11
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Online
Free

Remixing the Future: Hip Hop as Afrofuturism, Part 1

Online

Join award-winning writer and editor Sheree Renee Thomas and writer-teacher Danian Darrell Jerry as they discuss the role of hip hop in Afrofuturism.

February 22
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Black Acre Taproom
5632 E Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: I Contain Multitudes

Central

At long last, three of our favorite things—books, booze and science—are coming together in a monthly book club for the scientifically curious! This group meets monthly in Indianapolis to talk…

February 26
Cope Environmental Center
1730 Airport Road
Centerville, IN 47330
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Centerville

East

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

March 2022

March 5
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Levi & Catharine Coffin State Historic Site
201 US 27 North
Fountain City, IN 47341 United States
Free

White Supremacy and Environmental Racism

East

Join scholar Benjamin Clark to discuss white supremacy and environmental racism at the Levi & Catharine Coffin State Historic Site.

March 14
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Dubois Branch Library
5506 E Main St
Dubois, IN 47527 United States
Free

Falling Blossoms: Exploring Environment Through Haiku

Southwest

Adults and teens are welcome to take part in this hour-long hybrid lecture, poetry performance, and writing workshop put on by Dr. Adam Henze from IU in the Dubois Branch…

March 29
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Black Acre Garden
5529 Bonna Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46219 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: The Disordered Cosmos

Central

At long last, three of our favorite things—books, booze and science—are coming together in a monthly book club for the scientifically curious! This group meets monthly in Indianapolis to talk…

April 2022

April 22
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Dubois Branch Library
5506 E Main St
Dubois, IN 47527 United States
Free

Native American Plant Traditions

Southwest

Dani Tippman, a direct descendant of Miami (Myaamia) Chief Richardville (Pinšiwa) and director of the Whitley County History Museum, will present a talk on “Native American Plant Traditions” concerning how…

April 25
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Dubois Branch Library
5506 E Main St
Dubois, IN 47527 United States
Free

World of Wonders Book Discussion

Southwest

The End of the Month Book Club will host a Community Read gathering for “World Of Wonders” in the Dubois Branch Library Community Room. Adults and teens are welcome to…

April 26
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Black Acre Garden
5529 Bonna Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46219 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: Braiding Sweetgrass

Central

At long last, three of our favorite things—books, booze and science—are coming together in a monthly book club for the scientifically curious! This group meets monthly in Indianapolis to talk…

May 2022

May 31
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Black Acre Garden
5529 Bonna Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46219 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: Galapagos

Central

At long last, three of our favorite things—books, booze and science—are coming together in a monthly book club for the scientifically curious! This group meets monthly in Indianapolis to talk…