March 2019
Thursday, Mar 1
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. 
Monday, Mar 5
Preschool Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Tales, storytime for children ages 3-6 years.
Friday, Mar 1
Happy Birthday, Dr Seuss
Marion Public Library
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
free
Join the Read Across America program by joining us for a celebration of reading,snacks, games, stories and crafts. For children pre-school through 6th grade. Sign up required.
March 1
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, Mar 2
Saturday Movie
Marion Public Library
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
COST
free
What happens when a family loses their husband and father? How will they continue on without him?
March 2
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Monday, Mar 4
Preschool Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Tales, storytime for children ages 3-6 years.
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
Tuesday, Mar 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
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
Wednesday, Mar 6
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!  
Thursday, Mar 7
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.
Friday, Mar 8
Battle of the Books
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
The battle will cover 3 books and have 5 rounds. The family with the most right answers wins. Sign up required. Call the Children's Department for details.
March 8
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
MHS/MJHS Choir Concert
Marion Community Schools
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
FREE
Award-winning musicians from Marion High School and McCulloch Junior High School present a concert for the public! Jazz and honor choirs from McCulloch along with the Innovations and Marionettes from MHS will be among ensembles featured.
Saturday, Mar 9
Creation Station
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 4:59 PM
COST
free
Come and create exciting projects. For children of all ages.
March 9
10:00 AM - 4:59 PM
IHSAA Regional Tournament
Marion Athletics
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
COST
10 full-session; $7 single-game
~ 10 a.m.: Marion vs. Angola ~ noon: Delta vs. Tippecanoe Valley ~ 8 p.m. winners of earlier games All-session tickets on sale for $10 at MHS Athletic Office 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, and at the door. Single game tickets available at the door for $7.
Monday, Mar 11
MCS Family Night at Culvers
Marion Community Schools
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Marion Community Schools social workers invite you to a special night of family fun at Culver's in Marion!

Dine to donate! A portion of your purchase of Culver's food and ice cream will go to MCS social workers, to help assist students with various needs. 

There will also be face painting!
March 11
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, Mar 12
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
Wednesday, Mar 13
Family, Food & Fun
Marion Public Library
4:03 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
Brittany Shrout from Animal Care and Control, will discuss pet care.  Call for more details and to sign up. Sign up required.
March 13
4:03 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, Mar 14
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. 
Early Birds Networking Breakfast
Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
COST
10
Early Birds is a great way to learn about businesses in Grant County, network, and enjoy a hot breakfast before starting the work day!
March 14
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
What Do My DNA Test Results Mean?
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
Presented by Sara Allen from the Allen County Public Library. Find out about the latest information in tracing your roots.
March 14
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Garfield Neighborhood Meeting
City of Marion Neighborhood Associations
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Please join us, The Garfield Neighborhood Association, in our efforts to build and maintain a welcoming neighborhood. Feel free to attend if you live / work in our friendly neighborhood; South of 3rd Street until 7th Street and East of Nebraska Street until Baldwin Avenue. We meet at First Baptist Church on the 2nd Thursdays of the month at 7:00 pm.
Friday, Mar 15
Otakus
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
COST
free
For teens grades 7 through 12. Join us for a discussion of Anime and Manga.
March 15
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday, Mar 16
STEAM Stations
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
COST
free
Families are invited to explore hands on STEAM activities. Sign up required in Childrens.
March 16
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Monday, Mar 18
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
Build your own Lego creation to display at the Library. Children ages 4 and up. Sign up required.
March 18
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, Mar 19
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
Wednesday, Mar 20
Books, Bites & Beyond for Grades 5 to 8
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Pick up a copy of the book, Rain Reign, to read before we meet to discuss the book. Sign up required.
March 20
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Experience Indiana Job and Internship Fair
Indiana Wesleyan Unviersity
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Experience Indiana is a two day event held on the campus of IWU to promote living and working in Indiana, as well as showing what all there is to do! Attend March 20th for our Job & Internship Fair in which Indiana businesses from all around the state will be here to recruit! Come with a resume and dress professionally.
Books, Bites & Beyond for Grades 3 to 5
Marion Public Library
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
Pick up a copy of the Phantom Tollbooth to read before we meet. Sign up required.
March 20
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday, Mar 21
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. 
Experience Indiana Vendor Fair
Indiana Wesleyan Unviersity
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Experience Indiana is a two day event held on the campus of IWU to promote living and working in Indiana, as well as showing what all there is to do! Attend March 21st for our Vendor Fair in which Indiana companies and attractions from all around the state will be here to show off their products, sell to students & community members, as well as talk about what it's like to own a small business! Come ready to see what fun things Indiana has in store, as well as ready for prizes!
Saturday, Mar 23
Lego Club
Marion Public Library
11:00 AM - 0:00 AM
COST
free
Come and create  a Lego creation to put on display at the Library. Children ages 4  years and up.
March 23
11:00 AM - 0:00 AM
Monday, Mar 25
Marion Spring Break
Marion Community Schools
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
No classes March 25 through 29 at all Marion Community Schools P-12 buildings. Limited services available at district office.
March 25 - March 29
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Spring Break Creation Station
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
Come and create a craft.
March 25
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, Mar 26
Marion Spring Break
Marion Community Schools
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
No classes March 25 through 29 at all Marion Community Schools P-12 buildings. Limited services available at district office.
March 25 - March 29
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Teen Game Day
Marion Public Library
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
COST
free
For teens grades 7 through 12. Join us for and afternoon of video and board games.
March 26
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, Mar 27
Marion Spring Break
Marion Community Schools
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
No classes March 25 through 29 at all Marion Community Schools P-12 buildings. Limited services available at district office.
March 25 - March 29
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, Mar 28
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 Spring Break
Marion Community Schools
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
No classes March 25 through 29 at all Marion Community Schools P-12 buildings. Limited services available at district office.
March 25 - March 29
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Spring Break Movie
Marion Public Library
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
COST
free
Join 2 friends as they travel through the internet on their way to save gaming and the world. Pop and popcorn will be served.
March 28
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, Mar 29
Marion Spring Break
Marion Community Schools
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
No classes March 25 through 29 at all Marion Community Schools P-12 buildings. Limited services available at district office.
March 25 - March 29
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, Mar 30
Pokemon Club
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
For grades 2 through 6. Join the club and learn how to be a Pokemon trainer.
March 30
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Chamber Concert: Evening of Serenades
Marion Philharmonic Orchestra
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Bringing orchestral music to Grant County since 1969. Stay tuned for more details about this event.