July 2019
Monday, Jul 1
Marion Parks & Recreation Board Mtg
City Hall
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Monthly board meeting.  Open to the public. Membership required? No.
Marion Board of Works Meeting
City of Marion
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
Free
The Marion Board of Public Works & Safety meets every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. Please refer to www.cityofmarion.in.gov for the latest agenda as well as an archive of minutes.
February 4 - December 10
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
BYOC²
Grant County Economic Growth Conc
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
COST
free!
The coolest networking event around Grant County! BYOC² is your chance to mix and meet and mingle with the Grant County community. 

No agenda. No speaker. No pressure. Just a chance to drink coffee and mingle with fellow community members. 

Next Wednesday, May 1st drop by Abbey Coffee company anytime between 7am to 9am. 

BYOC² stands for "Build Your Own Community, Buy Your Own Coffee" and it occurs the first Wednesday of each month!
May 1 - November 6
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Tuesday, Jul 2
Marion Common Council Meeting
City of Marion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
Free
The Common Council meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month. Please visit www.cityofmarion.in.gov to find the latest agenda and archive of minutes from past meetings.
February 5 - December 10
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Alcohol & Tobacco Commission Meeting
Alcohol & Tobacco Commission
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
COST
Free
Open to the public. (see web link for latest agenda)
April 2
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Al-Anon
New Life Club
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Al-Anon is a mutual support group for people who have been affected by someone else's drinking or addiction. There are no fees or dues for membership. Members share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other. You will meet others who share your feelings and frustrations, if not your exact situation. We come together to learn a better way of life, to find happiness whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
Smashmouth in Concert!!!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
Smash Mouth bounds into 2019 with it’s classic lineup of Steve Harwell, Paul DeLisle, Greg Camp, Mike “Hippy” Klooster, and Randy Cooke, solidly intact and ready to pay homage to their masterpiece sophomore album (as well as other hits from the SM galaxy). As part of the “20th Anniversary of “ASTROLOUNGE”, the band will be releasing a special remix of “ALL-STAR” and a new album for 2019. See ya' all in the ‘19 baby! 
Wednesday, Jul 3
BYOC²
Grant County Economic Growth Council
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
BYOC² stands for "Build Your Own Community" and "Buy Your Own Coffee." BYOC² is a flexible, low-key, and informal time for various Grant County professionals to meet, mingle, and converse together. 

The vision of BYOC² is to foster connectivity amongst community members, encourage local community investment, provide information on existing local resources, and propel local business startups, expansion, and retention. Members of the Grant County Economic Growth Council, Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Main St. Marion, Marion Design Co., The Refinery, and many more local organizations are consistently present during BYOC². 

BYOC² occurs the first Wednesday of each month from 7am to 9am @ Abbey Coffee Co. (1500 S Western Ave, Marion, IN 46953)! Grab a co-worker, employee, or a friend and head to Abbey Coffee Co. anytime between 7am to 9am to drink coffee and meet your community!  
Martin-Boots Neighborhood Association Meeting
City of Marion Neighborhood Associations
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Please join us, The Martin Boots Neighborhood Association, in our efforts to build and maintain a welcoming neighborhood. Feel free to attend if you live/work in our beautiful, historic neighborhood. We meet at the Midwest Coffee Roasting Company on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm. 
Summer Family Movie
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
COST
free
Join us for a movie. Rated PG. Free pop and popcorn
July 3
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Scanning Party
Walkway of Lights
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
See attached photo
July 3
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, Jul 4
The Network Monthly Meeting
The Hostess House
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This is a meeting of professionals in Grant County to discuss current events, share volunteer and business happenings, and network. There is no agenda and no speaker, and meetings will last just one hour. 

Cost: Cost of Lunch
February 8 - December 26
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Let's Knit & Crochet
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Meet every Thursday 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Beginners must register at the Marion Public Library Reference Desk. Learn to knit & Crochet. All levels are welcome. 


Membership required: No 
Cost: Fee for beginners is $15 to cover the cost of materials. 
Historic Marion Neighborhood Meeting
City of Marion Neighborhood Associations
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Please join us, The Historic Marion Neighborhood Association, in our efforts to build and maintain a welcoming neighborhood. Feel free to attend if you live / work in our historic downtown neighborhood; South of the Mississinewa river until 10th Street and East of Nebraska Street until Shunk Street. We meet in meeting room A of the Marion Public Library on the 1st Thursdays of the month at 5:00pm.
Marion Utility Service Board Mtg
Marion Utilities
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
Free
The Utility Board meets every first & third Thursday. Click the link (globe icon) for the latest agenda.
Early Childhood Coalition
Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
none
Works to ensure that all children are prepared for success in school and reading above grade level by the end of third grade. 
May 2 - December 5
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Friday, Jul 5
Toastmasters
YMCA
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in self-confidence and personal growth
February 5 - December 4
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday, Jul 6
Saturday Movie
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
COST
free
Join us for a movie, free pop and popcorn. Movie Rated PG.
July 6
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday, Jul 8
Healthy Living Working Group
Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
none
Helps families access resources to lead physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually healthy lives. 

Anyone is welcome to join! 
May 13 - December 9
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, Jul 9
Al-Anon
New Life Club
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
What can you do when someone close to you drinks too much? You might be surprised at what you can learn in an Al-Anon meeting. 
Al-Anon is a mutual support program for individuals affected by another person's drinking. We also welcome people affected by someone's drug addiction because alcohol is usually a problem as well. 
We honor anonymity and other 12-step recovery principles. 
January 15 - December 15
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Al-Anon
New Life Club
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Al-Anon is a mutual support group for people who have been affected by someone else's drinking or addiction. There are no fees or dues for membership. Members share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other. You will meet others who share your feelings and frustrations, if not your exact situation. We come together to learn a better way of life, to find happiness whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
Flynnville Train in Concert!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
Flynnville Train is an American country rock band. Their self-titled debut album was released on September 11, 2007, The album produced two charting singles with "Last Good Time" and "Nowhere Than Somewhere", which reached No. 47 and No. 50 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. The band is composed of Brian Flynn, Brent Flynn, Joseph Shreve, and Tommy Bales.  We are excited to welcome new this year to our stage Flynnville Train!
Wednesday, Jul 10
Quality of Life and Place Working Group
Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
none
Focuses on the basics, such as public safety and affordable housing, and amenities such as arts and culture, to retain residents. 
July 10
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Books, Bites & Beyond for Grades 3 to 5
Marion Public Library
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
Sign up required. Pick up this months book in the Children's Dept of the Marion Public Library, and join us for a book discussion.
July 10
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, Jul 11
Let's Knit & Crochet
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Meet every Thursday 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Beginners must register at the Marion Public Library Reference Desk. Learn to knit & Crochet. All levels are welcome. 


Membership required: No 
Cost: Fee for beginners is $15 to cover the cost of materials. 
Leadership and Engagement Working Group
Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
none
Focuses on building intentional civic leadership and engagement, creating a pipeline of strong leaders.
May 9 - December 12
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Monday, Jul 15
Marion Board of Works Meeting
City of Marion
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
Free
The Marion Board of Public Works & Safety meets every 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. Please refer to www.cityofmarion.in.gov for the latest agenda as well as an archive of minutes.
February 18 - December 20
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Par 3 Golf Scramble
Cancer Services of Grant County
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
COST
$60 per person / $240 per team
Par 3 Golf Scramble benefitting Cancer Services of Grant County
July 15
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Tuesday, Jul 16
Marion Common Council Meeting
City of Marion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
Free
The Common Council meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month. Please visit www.cityofmarion.in.gov to find the latest agenda and archive of minutes.
February 19 - December 19
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Al-Anon
New Life Club
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Al-Anon is a mutual support group for people who have been affected by someone else's drinking or addiction. There are no fees or dues for membership. Members share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other. You will meet others who share your feelings and frustrations, if not your exact situation. We come together to learn a better way of life, to find happiness whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
Read To The Dogs
Marion Public Library
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
free
Children may choose a book and read to a therapy dog.
July 16
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Kings and Associates in Concert!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
KINGS & ASSOCIATES....2018 winners of 3 prestigious 'Chain Awards' for 'BEST GROUP OF THE YEAR', 'BEST NEW TALENT' and receiving a 3rd award on behalf of Jim Scott (Los Angeles) for 'BEST PRODUCER' at the AUSTRALIAN BLUES MUSIC AWARDS for album 'Tales Of A Rich Girl', after receiving 6 nominations! Since their humble beginnings of winning the 2014 ARBA award for 'Most Outstanding New Act’ K I N G S & A S S O C I A T E S have truly developed into one of Australia's most uniquely new and exciting neo blues bands. Within 2 short years The Kings have quickly become regulars at many festivals, hitting stages such as WOMADelaide & Auckland earlier this year , along with premier venues in most capital cities around Australia. 
Thursday, Jul 18
Let's Knit & Crochet
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Meet every Thursday 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Beginners must register at the Marion Public Library Reference Desk. Learn to knit & Crochet. All levels are welcome. 


Membership required: No 
Cost: Fee for beginners is $15 to cover the cost of materials. 
Marion Utility Service Board Mtg
Marion Utilities
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
Free
The Utility Board meets every first & third Thursday. Click the link (globe icon) for the latest agenda.
Othello
Hoosier Shakes
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
COST
FREE
Outdoor Performance
Free Admission
July 18
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Tuesday, Jul 23
Al-Anon
New Life Club
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Al-Anon is a mutual support group for people who have been affected by someone else's drinking or addiction. There are no fees or dues for membership. Members share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other. You will meet others who share your feelings and frustrations, if not your exact situation. We come together to learn a better way of life, to find happiness whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
Keith Anderson in Concert!!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
Keith Anderson is an American country music artist. Before signing to a record deal, Anderson was one of several co-writers on "Beer Run (B Double E Double Are You In?)", a duet by Garth Brooks and George Jones, released in late 2001. Anderson was signed as a recording artist to Arista Nashville in 2004. His debut single "Pickin' Wildflowers" was released that year, as the lead-off track from his debut album Three Chord Country and American Rock & Roll. Counting "Pickin' Wildflowers", the album produced a total of four hit singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and was certified gold by the RIAA.
Thursday, Jul 25
Let's Knit & Crochet
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Meet every Thursday 4 pm to 5:30 pm. Beginners must register at the Marion Public Library Reference Desk. Learn to knit & Crochet. All levels are welcome. 


Membership required: No 
Cost: Fee for beginners is $15 to cover the cost of materials. 
Basic Needs Working Group
Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
none
Works to ensure that families have knowledge, skills, and support to meet basic needs and progress towards self-sufficiency. 
July 25
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday, Jul 26
Silly Safaris
Marion Public Library
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
free
Come and join us for a program on unusual animals.
July 26
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday, Jul 30
Al-Anon
New Life Club
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Al-Anon is a mutual support group for people who have been affected by someone else's drinking or addiction. There are no fees or dues for membership. Members share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other. You will meet others who share your feelings and frustrations, if not your exact situation. We come together to learn a better way of life, to find happiness whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
Unspoken in Concert!!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
United Way of Grant County presents Rock the Way! This year they present Unspoken! The band is composed of Chad Mattson, Jon Lowry, Ariel Munoz and Alan Pelno. The self-titled debut LP Unspoken was released April 1, 2014. They have had four straight Top 5 AC singles in their career including “Who You Are,” “Lift My Life Up,” “Start A Fire,” and “Good Fight,” with “Start A Fire” reaching No. 1! We are excited to welcome Unspoken to our stage!!