October 2019
Tuesday, Oct 1
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
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
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.
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chair Yoga
Marion Public Library
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
free
Yoga classes for adults. Register at Reference.
September 10 - October 1
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Chair Yoga
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
COST
free
Yoga classes for adults. Register at Reference.
September 10 - October 2
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
MVB: Fall Celebration
Mississinewa Valley Band
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
COST
FREE
Our annual Fall Celebration show! On October 1st we will be on the fantastic stage of Eastbrook High School.

Pre-show will be brought to you by: Eastbrook High School Band starting at 7:00pm. 

You will hear selections like: "You Raise Me Up", "Jesus Christ Superstar", "Riders for the Flag", and many more! 

We will be joined on stage later by the Eastbook Band! 

Following the concert will be our normal cookie and punch reception.

Find us on Facebook for more information!!
Wednesday, Oct 2
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. 
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Game ON
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
Come and play video and board games. For children Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Fall Fest / Health & Safety Festival
Head Start
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
Free
Bring your little ones for games, prizes, and lots of community info for your family!

Open to the public! All families with kids ages 0-12 from Grant and Blackford counties are invited!
October 2
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fall Health & Safety Festival
Head Start/Early Head Start
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us for this fun festival that focuses on health and safety. The event will last from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at the Grant County Family YMCA, 123 Sutter Way, Marion. It is open to all families in Grant and Blackford counties with children ages 0 to 12, and it is FREE!
October 2
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Candidate Meet & Greet
The Training Center
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
              THE TRAINING CENTER
                             presents
ELECTED OFFICIALS & LOCAL CANDIDATES
                       MEET & GREET 
& RIB, PULLED PORK OR HOT DOG DINNER
          WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019   
                 Location: New Life Gym
          2011 W 10th St, Marion, IN  46953
                     5:30pm - 7:30pm

                      RIB DINNER - $10
              PULLED PORK DINNER - $8
                 HOT DOG DINNER - $6

contact: trainingcentermarion@gmail.com or 765 573-4599 for tickets 
October 2
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday, Oct 3
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
Sensory Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Hands on creative play for preschoolers ages 3-6 years.
August 15 - April 9
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
USA Basketball Open Court
Marion Community Schools
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
FREE
USA Basketball Open Court provides children a safe, fun environment in which to play basketball. Children choose how to engage in the sport through free play, skill games, five-on-five, 3×3, and station options. Sessions are free to the community and are open to children of all ability levels.

Runs on Sundays through Nov. 3 (except Oct. 27), separate times for different ages:

~ Ages 6-9, 1 to 2 p.m.

~ Ages 10 to 12, 2 to 4 p.m.

~ Ages 13 to 17, 4 to 6 p.m.
August 29 - November 3
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Craftine With Clare
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
COST
free
Must be 18 years old or older. Sign up required at Reference Desk. 
Girls' Night Out
Wilson-Vaughan Historic Hostess House
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
30.00 per person, paid reservations only
Wine bar opens at 6 p.m. Appetizer buffet at 6:30 p.m.
Style Show to follow
Fashions by A Lady’s Place, Kokomo, IN
Tickets $30.00 per person. Sale of tickets ends September 18. Paid reservations only.
October 3
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Oct 4
Wee Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Interactive program for children infant to 3 years. Music, books and activities.
August 16 - April 10
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chess Club
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Teens and adults, come and play the game of kings. Learn and compete in the "game of games."
Discover Downtown Marion
Main Street Marion
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Come spend some time in the heart of our city - Discover Downtown! 

From live music, food trucks, and local vendors, we'll have something for everyone, so invite your friends! We're looking forward to seeing you there. 

On the Square and at the 5th Street Commons
October 4
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, Oct 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
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Discover Downtown Marion
Main Street Marion
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Come spend some time in the heart of our city - Discover Downtown! 

From live music, food trucks, and local vendors, we'll have something for everyone, so invite your friends! We're looking forward to seeing you there. 

On the Square and at the 5th Street Commons
October 5
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Color Me Pink Breast Cancer Run
Cancer Services of Grant County
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
COST
$35 until Sept. 16, then $40
Because breast cancer is all about Pink!
All proceeds to benefit our BREAST CANCER Prevention and Assistance Programs
October 5
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First Saturday Movie
Marion Public Library
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
COST
free
If you like dogs and cats you might like this movie about pets. Rated PG. Free pop and popcorn.
October 5
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Community Pitch Night
Grant County Economic Growth Council
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
COST
$5
Community Pitch Night is a shark-tank style business competition where applicants will compete to a 1 year FREE lease in downtown Marion's most impressive, iconic, historic 7-story buildings: Ridley Tower.

WHY ATTEND?
Community Pitch Night is an opportunity to meet the finalists, hear the pitches, and VOTE on your favorite business! Plus there is an After Party with food trucks, family fun, beer garden, and a concert series featuring local musicians Herbwurm, Incas, and We Love You

SCHEDULE:
3:00pm - Meet & Greet with Pitch Night Finalists
4:00pm - Pitch Night
6:00pm - After Party: Food Trucks, Beer Garden, & Family Fun featuring: Chapman's Brewery, Obi's Barbeque, Eis Wagon, Abbey Coffee, Los Amores
7:00pm - After Party: Concert Series featuring Herbwurm, Incas, and We Love You

JOIN US OCTOBER 5th!!
October 5
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday, Oct 6
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday, Oct 7
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
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 8
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.
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chair Yoga
Marion Public Library
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
free
For adults. Register at the Reference Desk.
Read to the Dogs
Marion Public Library
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
free
Children may choose a book to read to a therapy dog.
PJ Tales
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
Stories, songs & activities for pre-schoolers through 2nd grade. Pajamas welcome.
PJ Tales
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
Stories, songs and activities for pre-schoolers through 2nd grade. Pajamas welcome.
Wednesday, Oct 9
Barb Wilson Book Discussion Group
Marion Public Library
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
free
Adult book discussion group meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month.
August 14 - November 13
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Books Bites and Beyond-Grades 6-8
Marion Public Library
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
COST
free
Book discussion and activities with snacks. Sign-up required . Grades 6-8.
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. 
October 9
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Books, Bites and Beyond-grades 3-5
Marion Public Library
4:30 PM - 5:03 PM
COST
free
Book discussion, activities and snacks. Children grades 3-5. Sign up required.
October 9
4:30 PM - 5:03 PM
Teen DIY
Marion Public Library
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
For teens grades 7-12. Decorate a masquerade mask.
Thursday, Oct 10
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
Sensory Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Hands on creative play for preschoolers ages 3-6 years.
August 15 - April 9
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
USA Basketball Open Court
Marion Community Schools
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
FREE
USA Basketball Open Court provides children a safe, fun environment in which to play basketball. Children choose how to engage in the sport through free play, skill games, five-on-five, 3×3, and station options. Sessions are free to the community and are open to children of all ability levels.

Runs on Sundays through Nov. 3 (except Oct. 27), separate times for different ages:

~ Ages 6-9, 1 to 2 p.m.

~ Ages 10 to 12, 2 to 4 p.m.

~ Ages 13 to 17, 4 to 6 p.m.
August 29 - November 3
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
US Federal Census & Genealogy Research
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
COST
free
Learn how to use the 1940 and 1950 Federal Census in your genealogy research. Presented by the Allen County Public Library.
Friday, Oct 11
Wee Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Interactive program for children infant to 3 years. Music, books and activities.
August 16 - April 10
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mississinewa 1812
Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mississinewa 1812 is the largest War of 1812 living history event in the United States and takes place on the second full weekend of October each year. Gate prices: Adults, $9; Children (6-12), $6. Advance prices: Adults $7, Children (6-12), $5.

Sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc, Marion, Indiana with the support of the Department of Natural Resources. It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought here on December 17-18, 1812.
October 11 - October 13
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday, Oct 12
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mississinewa 1812
Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mississinewa 1812 is the largest War of 1812 living history event in the United States and takes place on the second full weekend of October each year. Gate prices: Adults, $9; Children (6-12), $6. Advance prices: Adults $7, Children (6-12), $5.

Sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc, Marion, Indiana with the support of the Department of Natural Resources. It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought here on December 17-18, 1812.
October 11 - October 13
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hoffman Dress-Up Dash 5K/10K
IWU Campus Recreation
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
Varies by race
The Hoffman Dress-Up Dash 5K/10K, sponsored by Campus Recreation at IWU, is an IWU Homecoming event 5K/10K run in costume! This is a timed event!  Prizes will be given for race winners and for amazing costumes! Incredible finishing medals will be given at the end of the race.  Moisture-wicking t-shirts and raffle entries are free with registration.  

Dress-up and Dash with us as we run around Indiana Wesleyan's beautiful campus in costume for a fun, family Homecoming activity!
October 12
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Creation Station
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
Children's hands on project to create and take.
Sunday, Oct 13
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mississinewa 1812
Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mississinewa 1812 is the largest War of 1812 living history event in the United States and takes place on the second full weekend of October each year. Gate prices: Adults, $9; Children (6-12), $6. Advance prices: Adults $7, Children (6-12), $5.

Sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc, Marion, Indiana with the support of the Department of Natural Resources. It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought here on December 17-18, 1812.
October 11 - October 13
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday, Oct 14
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
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 15
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.
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chair Yoga
Marion Public Library
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
free
For adults. Register at the Reference Desk.
MPL Board Meeting
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
They will be discussing the adoption of the new budget. Everyone welcome.
October 15
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
PJ Tales
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
Pre-schoolers through 2nd grades. Stories, songs & activities. Pajamas welcome.
Natural Wellness Class
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
COST
5.00
Sign up required. Find out what your sense of smell has to do with your wellness.
Wednesday, Oct 16
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Game On
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
Play video or board games. For children Kindergarten through 6th grade.
World War II Tour of Europe
Grant County Historical Society
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
Free
The Grant County Historical Society will host a meeting on Wednesday, October 16, at 7:00 p.m. in Meeting Room B of the Marion Public Library.

The program will feature Kayleen Reusser, author of World War II Legacies in three volumes speaking on the topic of "World War II Tour of Europe." The author has conducted interviews with more than 250 WWII veterans around the nation, including veterans from Grant County and Indiana.

The public is invited to attend this presentation.
October 16
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, Oct 17
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.
Sensory Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Hands on creative play for preschoolers ages 3-6 years.
August 15 - April 9
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
USA Basketball Open Court
Marion Community Schools
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
FREE
USA Basketball Open Court provides children a safe, fun environment in which to play basketball. Children choose how to engage in the sport through free play, skill games, five-on-five, 3×3, and station options. Sessions are free to the community and are open to children of all ability levels.

Runs on Sundays through Nov. 3 (except Oct. 27), separate times for different ages:

~ Ages 6-9, 1 to 2 p.m.

~ Ages 10 to 12, 2 to 4 p.m.

~ Ages 13 to 17, 4 to 6 p.m.
August 29 - November 3
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday, Oct 18
Wee Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Interactive program for children infant to 3 years. Music, books and activities.
August 16 - April 10
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chess Club
Marion Public Library
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
COST
free
Adults and teens come to play or learn to play Chess.
October 18
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Otakus
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
COST
free
Manga Club for teens grades 7 through 12.
October 18
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday, Oct 19
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Marion Public Library
11:00 AM - 0:00 AM
COST
free
Children ages 4 & up. Build your own Lego creation to put on display at the library.
October 19
11:00 AM - 0:00 AM
Grant County Fiber Arts Guild
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
COST
free
Open to anyone with an interest in fiber arts. Must have tools and beginning skills.
Sunday, Oct 20
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday, Oct 21
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
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
For children ages 4 years and up. Build a creation and put it on display.
Tuesday, Oct 22
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.
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chair Yoga
Marion Public Library
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
free
For adults. Register at the Reference Desk.
Chair Yoga
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
COST
free
For adults. Sign up at Reference
Fall Break Movie
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
COST
free
Do you like toys and their adventures? Then you might like this movie. Rated G. Free pop and popcorn.
Wednesday, Oct 23
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family, Food & Fun
Marion Public Library
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
Art In Motion will bring pets for a meet and greet. They will talk about pet care.
Thursday, Oct 24
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. 
Sensory Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Hands on creative play for preschoolers ages 3-6 years.
August 15 - April 9
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
USA Basketball Open Court
Marion Community Schools
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
FREE
USA Basketball Open Court provides children a safe, fun environment in which to play basketball. Children choose how to engage in the sport through free play, skill games, five-on-five, 3×3, and station options. Sessions are free to the community and are open to children of all ability levels.

Runs on Sundays through Nov. 3 (except Oct. 27), separate times for different ages:

~ Ages 6-9, 1 to 2 p.m.

~ Ages 10 to 12, 2 to 4 p.m.

~ Ages 13 to 17, 4 to 6 p.m.
August 29 - November 3
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Turkey Day 5k Fun Run
Grant County Rescue Mission
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Run now so others can eat later!

Run or walk in the Grant County Rescue Mission's Turkey Day 5K and help support those in need right here in your community this holiday season. This is a fun run/walk, so bring the whole family!

Registration begins at 7 am and the race will begin promptly at 8 am.

Your registration fee is a financial donation or a donation of non-perishable food items.

Register at 
https://runsignup.com/race/in/marion/GCRMturkey5K
October 24
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Halloween Escape Room
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
COST
free
Sign up in Children's. For teams of 3 to 6. People are disappearing from a swanky Halloween part.Will you be next?
Creation Station
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
Children's hands on project to make and take.
Friday, Oct 25
Wee Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Interactive program for children infant to 3 years. Music, books and activities.
August 16 - April 10
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Halloween Escape Room
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
COST
free
Sign up in Children's. For teams of 3 to 6. People are disappearing from a swanky Halloween party. Will you be next?
Halloween Party: Monster Mash
Marion Public Library
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
COST
free
Children pre-school through 6th grade. Join us for  a Haunted Walkway and dancing. Costumes optional.
Saturday, Oct 26
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
STEAM Stations
Marion Public Library
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
COST
free
Hands on learning with experiments.
Sunday, Oct 27
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday, Oct 28
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family Yoga
Marion Public Library
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
This class is open to all. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel and wear comfortable clothing. sign up in Children's.
Tuesday, Oct 29
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.
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Lighten Up Your Cooking
Marion Public Library
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
free
The Purdue Extension will share recipes to lower calories and fat  in your diet.
PJ Tales
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
For pre-schoolers through 2nd graders. Features songs, stories and activities. Pajamas welsome.
Wednesday, Oct 30
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Game On
Marion Public Library
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
COST
free
For children Kindergarten through 6th grade. Come and play video and board games. Snack provided.
Thursday, Oct 31
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. 
Sensory Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Hands on creative play for preschoolers ages 3-6 years.
August 15 - April 9
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Weaver Exhibit
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COST
free
Discover the town of Weaver, one of Grant County's historic sites. The exhibit is in the Museum area of the Marion Public Library, and will be on display through the end of the year.
August 17 - December 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
USA Basketball Open Court
Marion Community Schools
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
FREE
USA Basketball Open Court provides children a safe, fun environment in which to play basketball. Children choose how to engage in the sport through free play, skill games, five-on-five, 3×3, and station options. Sessions are free to the community and are open to children of all ability levels.

Runs on Sundays through Nov. 3 (except Oct. 27), separate times for different ages:

~ Ages 6-9, 1 to 2 p.m.

~ Ages 10 to 12, 2 to 4 p.m.

~ Ages 13 to 17, 4 to 6 p.m.
August 29 - November 3
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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. 
October 31
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM