The local history team at Morrisson-Reeves Library has created a local history website! Find stories of local history, biographies of interesting local personalities, and fascinating pictures from by-gone eras, all meticulously researched. For example, learn the story behind the stone arch at Hayes Arboretum!
On December 10 & 11, the community is invited tour the new Interpretive Center at the Levi Coffin State Historic Site, 201 U.S. 27 North, in Fountain City for FREE! You must reserve a spot on a timed tour. Beginning December 13th, admission will be $10 adults, $8 seniors and $5 children.
Return to the 1940's in Hohman, Indiana, and enjoy your favorite holiday story of Ralphie, his wish for a Red Ryder, and the infamous leg lamp, in this Tony-nominated musical version performed by Richmond Civic Theatre. $18 adults, $15 students & seniors.
Enjoy the beauty of thousands of lights as you drive through Creitz Park in Cambridge City, Indiana during the Christmas Wonderland of Lights, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, though December 18th. For more information, call 765.478.6170.
Earlham's Christmas Candlelight Service at Stout Meetinghouse, 801 National Road West, Richmond, is a beautiful combination of scripture readings, congregational carols and Concert Choir selections. The service concludes with everyone lighting candles and luminaries around the Heart. Following the service, everyone is invited to Earlham Hall lobby for cookies and hot chocolate. Free. For more information, call 765.983.1373.
Richmond's historic Depot District merchants bring old-fashioned Christmas spirit to life on Tuesdays, November 29, December 6 and 13. From 5 to 9 pm, stroll the streets and enjoy the sounds of caroling, twinkling lights and luminaries, horse-drawn wagon rides, and activities for the children. Be sure to climb to the top floor of the Richmond Furniture Outlet to see the Fantasyland Train Display. There's even a train children can ride on! Be sure to look for the live reindeer! Free! For more information, call 765.939.3325.
Most area libraries hold regular story times for children of all ages. Encourage lifelong enjoyment of reading by taking your child to your local library to check out books, meet new friends and hear great stories. Check WayNet's Community Calendar or call your local library for days and times best suited to your child's age group.
Finding high-quality childcare is a stressful, but critical step for many families. Indiana's Department of Family & Social Services has created a database that lets you search for childcare providers by proximity to your address, as well as your path to work. Find additional resources on WayNet's Family & Parenting page.
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