June 2019
Saturday, Jun 1
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
Saturday Movie
Marion Public Library
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
COST
free
The most amazing nanny in history returns to the screen. Free pop & popcorn will be served. Rated PG
Monday, Jun 3
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
Marion Public Library Summer Reading Program
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
The Marion Public Library Summer Reading Program runs from June 3rd, 2019 till July 13th, 2019. This program is for all ages. There are 3 programs, one for children, one for teens, and one for adults.  Ask a Librarian for details.
Tuesday, Jun 4
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
Lunch In The Courtyard
Marion Public Library
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
free
Bring Your Lunch & enjoy stories read by community friends. In the Children's courtyard
STEAM Stations
Marion Public Library
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
COST
free
Families are invited to explore hands on STEAM activities. Sign Up Required.
Lorrie Morgan In Concert!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
Songstress Lorrie Morgan has sold over eight million records including fourteen top ten hits, twelve recorded albums and four Female Vocalist of the Year awards. She made her mark with what have now become timeless country standards, "Five Minutes;' "Except For Monday," "Something In Red," "Watch Me" and "What Part Of No," to establish her place as a country star—a modern woman making country music history. 
Wednesday, Jun 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
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. 
Family Movie
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
COST
free
If you like Lego's, you might like this movie.
Teen Movie
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
For teens 7th through 12th grades. If you like superheroes you will like this movie. Free pop and popcorn.
Thursday, Jun 6
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
Science of Bubbles
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
COST
free
Learn about the math and science behind bubbles. Demonstrations and interactive stations.
Friday, Jun 7
Converse Community Rummage
Converse
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
HAPPY RUMMAGING!!! 

May 3-4: FAIRMOUNT 

MAY 2-4: ALBION 

MAY 4-5: SOMERSET 

MAY 10: WARSAW 

MAY 13-19: HARTFORD CITY 

MAY 18: AKRON 

MAY 18: GREENTOWN 

JUNE 1ST: MONTPLIER

June 7-8: SUMMITVILLE, AMBOY, CONVERSE, SWAYZEE 

June 8: Andrew Manor across from old Bennet HS 

June 14-15: GAS CITY/JONESBORO, SWEETSER

JULY 12-13: WABASH 

AUG 31-SEPT 2: UPLAND
June 7 - June 8
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Swayzee Community Rummage
Swayzee
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
HAPPY RUMMAGING!!! 
May 3-4: FAIRMOUNT

MAY 2-4: ALBION

MAY 4-5: SOMERSET

MAY 10: WARSAW

MAY 13-19: HARTFORD CITY

MAY 18: AKRON

MAY 18: GREENTOWN

JUNE 1ST: MONTPLIER

June 7-8: SUMMITVILLE, AMBOY, CONVERSE, SWAYZEE

June 8: Andrew Manor across from old Bennet HS

June 14-15: GAS CITY/JONESBORO, SWEETSER
JULY 12-13: WABASH

AUG 31-SEPT 2: UPLAND
June 7 - June 8
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Otakus
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
COST
free
Anime and Manga Club for teens 7th through 12th grades.
Saturday, Jun 8
Converse Community Rummage
Converse
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
HAPPY RUMMAGING!!! 

May 3-4: FAIRMOUNT 

MAY 2-4: ALBION 

MAY 4-5: SOMERSET 

MAY 10: WARSAW 

MAY 13-19: HARTFORD CITY 

MAY 18: AKRON 

MAY 18: GREENTOWN 

JUNE 1ST: MONTPLIER

June 7-8: SUMMITVILLE, AMBOY, CONVERSE, SWAYZEE 

June 8: Andrew Manor across from old Bennet HS 

June 14-15: GAS CITY/JONESBORO, SWEETSER

JULY 12-13: WABASH 

AUG 31-SEPT 2: UPLAND
June 7 - June 8
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Swayzee Community Rummage
Swayzee
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
HAPPY RUMMAGING!!! 
May 3-4: FAIRMOUNT

MAY 2-4: ALBION

MAY 4-5: SOMERSET

MAY 10: WARSAW

MAY 13-19: HARTFORD CITY

MAY 18: AKRON

MAY 18: GREENTOWN

JUNE 1ST: MONTPLIER

June 7-8: SUMMITVILLE, AMBOY, CONVERSE, SWAYZEE

June 8: Andrew Manor across from old Bennet HS

June 14-15: GAS CITY/JONESBORO, SWEETSER
JULY 12-13: WABASH

AUG 31-SEPT 2: UPLAND
June 7 - June 8
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Community Day
Marion Utilities
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COST
Free
Fishing, Picnic and Obstacle Course
June 8
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
STEAM Stations
Marion Public Library
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
COST
free
Families are invited to explore hands on STEAM activities.
Monday, Jun 10
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, Jun 11
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
Lunch In The Courtyard
Marion Public Library
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
free
Bring Your Lunch & enjoy stories read by community friends. In the Children's courtyard
Goldielocks and the Three Bears Puppet Show
Marion Public Library
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
COST
free
Stevens Puppets presents hand carved puppets in the classic tale.
The Family Stone in Concert!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
Join us for a night of FUNKY MUSIC as The Family Stone join us on June 11th! Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Jerry Martini along with Phunne Stone, Swang Stewart, Blaise Sison, Nate Wingfield, and Musical Director Jimmy Mckinney will rock the night!!
The Family Stone in Concert!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
This is a FREE concert brought to you by the Gas City Concerts in the Park committee.  The concerts are every Tuesday night in the month of June and July beginning at 7 pm, in the Gas City Park.  Join us for a night of FUNKY MUSIC as The Family Stone join us on June 11th! Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Jerry Martini along with Phunne Stone, Swang Stewart, Blaise Sison, Nate Wingfield, and Musical Director Jimmy Mckinney will rock the night!!
Wednesday, Jun 12
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. 
June 12
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family, Food & Fun
Marion Public Library
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
Create a Fairy Garden and enjoy a snack. Sign Up Required.
Barb Wilson Book Discussion Group
Marion Public Library
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
free
The book, "The Magic of Ordinary Days," by Anne Creel, will be discussed.
Thursday, Jun 13
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
Teen DIY Craft
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
Teens will create a galaxy tote bag. Sign up required at the Reference Desk.
Friday, Jun 14
Twin Cities Community Rummage
Gas City and Jonesboro
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
HAPPY RUMMAGING!!! 
May 3-4: FAIRMOUNT

MAY 2-4: ALBION

MAY 4-5: SOMERSET

MAY 10: WARSAW

MAY 13-19: HARTFORD CITY

MAY 18: AKRON

MAY 18: GREENTOWN

JUNE 1ST: MONTPLIER

June 7-8: SUMMITVILLE, AMBOY, CONVERSE, SWAYZEE

June 8: Andrew Manor across from old Bennet HS

June 14-15: GAS CITY/JONESBORO, SWEETSER
JULY 12-13: WABASH

AUG 31-SEPT 2: UPLAND
June 14 - June 15
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 15
Twin Cities Community Rummage
Gas City and Jonesboro
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
HAPPY RUMMAGING!!! 
May 3-4: FAIRMOUNT

MAY 2-4: ALBION

MAY 4-5: SOMERSET

MAY 10: WARSAW

MAY 13-19: HARTFORD CITY

MAY 18: AKRON

MAY 18: GREENTOWN

JUNE 1ST: MONTPLIER

June 7-8: SUMMITVILLE, AMBOY, CONVERSE, SWAYZEE

June 8: Andrew Manor across from old Bennet HS

June 14-15: GAS CITY/JONESBORO, SWEETSER
JULY 12-13: WABASH

AUG 31-SEPT 2: UPLAND
June 14 - June 15
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lego Club
Marion Public Library
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
COST
free
Create a Lego display at the Library. Children ages 4 years and up. Sign Up Required.
Monday, Jun 17
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
Lego Club
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Display your creation at the Library. Ages 4 and up. Sign Up Required.
Tuesday, Jun 18
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
Lunch In The Courtyard
Marion Public Library
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
free
Bring Your Lunch & enjoy stories read by community friends. In the Children's courtyard
Showtime At The Library With Mrs Kate
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
COST
free
Join us for a music and puppet show.
STEAM Stations
Marion Public Library
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
COST
free
Families are invited to explore hands on STEAM activities. Sign Up Required.
Marion Public Library Board Meeting
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
Marion Public Library Board Meeting. Public is welcome.
Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers in Concert!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
MINDI ABAIR and The Boneshakers take their trademark raucous blues rock leanings to the sonic edge as they join us on Tuesday, June 18th!!  Look for their third studio album "No Good Deed," set for release on June 28 on Pretty Good For A Girl Records!
Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers in Concert!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
MINDI ABAIR and The Boneshakers take their trademark raucous blues rock leanings to the sonic edge as they join us on Tuesday, June 18th!!  Look for their third studio album "No Good Deed," set for release on June 28 on Pretty Good For A Girl Records!
Wednesday, Jun 19
Family Movie
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
COST
free
Do you like dragons? Then this movie is for you.
Teen Movie
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
Do you like wizards, muggles and adventure? Then you might like this movie. Free pop and popcorn.
Thursday, Jun 20
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.
Saturday, Jun 22
Creation Station
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
Stop in and create something wonderful.
Monday, Jun 24
Kids Sign Language Classes
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Learn the basics of sign language with Linda Taylor from Services for the Visually & Hearing Impaired.
June 24 - June 28
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, Jun 25
Lunch In The Courtyard
Marion Public Library
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
free
Bring Your Lunch & enjoy stories read by community friends. In the Children's courtyard
Kids Sign Language Classes
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Learn the basics of sign language with Linda Taylor from Services for the Visually & Hearing Impaired.
June 24 - June 28
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Sidewalk Prophets in Concert!
Gas City Concerts in the Park, Inc.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
FREE
We are very excited to welcome Sidewalk Prophets back to our stage in 2019!!  With three major studio albums, five #1 hits, and eight top 5 songs under their belt Sidewalk Prophets has solidified their place among the elite artists in Christian music.
Wednesday, Jun 26
Kids Sign Language Classes
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Learn the basics of sign language with Linda Taylor from Services for the Visually & Hearing Impaired.
June 24 - June 28
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Blastoff To Magic!
Marion Public Library
5:00 PM - 7:00 AM
COST
free
Daniel Lusk joins us for an interactive magic show. Shoot For The Stars and Blast Off To Magic!
Thursday, Jun 27
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. 
Kids Sign Language Classes
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Learn the basics of sign language with Linda Taylor from Services for the Visually & Hearing Impaired.
June 24 - June 28
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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. 
June 27
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Author Ray Boomhower
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
COST
free
Ray Boomhower will discuss his book, "Gus Grissom: The Lost Astronaut." 
Friday, Jun 28
Kids Sign Language Classes
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Learn the basics of sign language with Linda Taylor from Services for the Visually & Hearing Impaired.
June 24 - June 28
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Don Welton Classic
Grant County Rescue Mission
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
COST
60
Join us at Arbor Trace for our 14th Annual Don Welton Classic. 
June 28
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Stranger Things Escape Room
Marion Public Library
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
Welcome to Hawkins, Indiana where the Demogorgon  is hunting you and your friend, Will Byers. Can you escape in time? SIGN UP REQUIRED at the Reference Desk.