June 2018
Friday, Jun 1
Gas City I-69 Speedway Friday Night Fury
Gas City I-69 Speedway
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
COST
Adults: $18; Kids 12 and under: Free!
Midwest Sprint Car Series (MSCS non-wing) 
$3000 to win Thunder Cars, FWD Compacts, Mod Lites 
$300 Kids Coin Scramble 

Adult General Admission $18
Children 12 & Under Free
Pit Pass $30 

Pit Gates open 3pm
GA Gates open 4:30pm
Hot Laps 6:15pm
Time Trials 6:45pm
Racing Starts 7:30pm 

Tickets available at the speedway ticket office the day of the event. Concessions available. Free parking. Check our website, social media or call the track for current weather related updates.
April 20 - September 29
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
MCT's Antigone
Marion Civic Theatre
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
COST
Adults - $12; Seniors/Students - $10
ANTIGONE is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, written around 442 BCE. Although it was written before Sophocles’ other two Theban plays, chronologically it comes after the stories in OEDIPUS THE KING and OEDIPUS AT COLONUS, and it picks up where Aeschylus' play SEVEN AGAINST THEBES ends. It deals with Antigone’s burial of her brother Polynices (Polyneices), in defiance of the laws of Creon and the state, and the tragic repercussions of her act of civil disobedience. 
Saturday, Jun 2
Your Favorite Hometown Market
Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Local, producer-only market boasts amazing local artisan vendors offering handmade and homegrown goods.  Inclement weather will move the market inside the atrium of the Tree of Life building.  All of the vendors produce the items that they sell.  Shop for in season fruits and vegetables, garden plants, fresh-cut flowers, quality baked goods, handmade soaps, hand-blended teas, herbal lip balms, jewelry, fine arts and handmade crafts.
MCT's Antigone
Marion Civic Theatre
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
COST
Adults - $12; Seniors/Students - $10
ANTIGONE is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, written around 442 BCE. Although it was written before Sophocles’ other two Theban plays, chronologically it comes after the stories in OEDIPUS THE KING and OEDIPUS AT COLONUS, and it picks up where Aeschylus' play SEVEN AGAINST THEBES ends. It deals with Antigone’s burial of her brother Polynices (Polyneices), in defiance of the laws of Creon and the state, and the tragic repercussions of her act of civil disobedience. 
Grant County Dems Golf Scramble
Grant County Democratic Party
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
COST
50
The community is invited to come out and have some fun with the Grant County Dems at their annual fundraiser golf scramble.

The event is set for Saturday, June 2, at Arbor Trace Golf Course. Cost is $50 per person ($200 per four-person team). Breakfast, catered lunch, golf cart, and beverages included, and there will be prizes for winning team, longest drive, and closest to the pin. Registration / breakfast at 7 a.m., scramble starts at 8 a.m.

The group is also seeking hole sponsors at $100, or half hole sponsors at $50; meal and cart sponsorships also available. Proceeds to help the Central Committee with Democratic Party-related expenses. (This is not a direct fundraiser for a specific campaign.)

For more information about sponsorship or to register to play, contact Terry Stodghill at 603-2969 or Chuck Griffin at 765-506-1624.
Write Your Story
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
COST
40.00
Radio Personality, Bekah Shaffer, will teach a 5 part series on writing your personal stories.
Saturday Movie
Marion Public Library
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
COST
free
Alvin, Simon & Theodore meet big green Frankie in a wonderful scare-fest movie.  Pop & popcorn will be served.
Monday, Jun 4
Preschool Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Tales, storytime for children ages 3-6 years.
Tuesday, 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 - March 4
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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. 
Lunch in the Courtyard
Marion Public Library
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
free
Bring your lunch and enjoy stories read by local friends. Every Tuesday in June.
Rockin' Together
Marion Public Library
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
COST
free
A musical magic show for the whole family.
Gas City Concerts in the Park
Gas City Concerts in the Park
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
Free
Join us for the first concert this season! 2-Time Grammy Nominated Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers will entertain us with their Jazz music. As always, we never charge for our concerts.
June 5
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, Jun 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!  
Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
The summer reading program at the Marion Public Library starts June 6th. The program is open to all ages, Children, Teens and Adults. Sign up starts June 6th and after.
Adult Recess
Main Street Marion
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COST
Free!
Music, games and food -- Adults need recess too!!!

Adult Recess is a chance for professionals to take a break over lunch and gather on the courthouse square of downtown Marion for music, games, and food! Pappie's Food truck is always available, but feel free to bring a lunch as well! Event will be weekly on Wednesdays 11a -1p, Memorial Day - Labor Day

Event is hosted by Main Street Marion, Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, and Grant County United Way
Children's Movie: "Sing"
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
COST
free
Follow a host of cartoon animals as they audition for musical theater.
Teen Movie: "Black Panther"
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
Follow an African King as he transforms into a superhero. Rated PG 13. Teens 7th grade thru 12 th grade.
Thursday, Jun 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. 
Early Childhood, Age 0-8 Working Group
Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Ensures that all children are prepared for success in school, and reading above grade level by the end of the third grade!

This group meets the 1st Thursday of every month.
Friday, Jun 8
Gas City I-69 Speedway Friday Night Fury
Gas City I-69 Speedway
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
COST
Adults: $18; Kids 12 and under: Free!
Midwest Sprint Car Series (MSCS non-wing) 
$3000 to win Thunder Cars, FWD Compacts, Mod Lites 
$300 Kids Coin Scramble 

Adult General Admission $18
Children 12 & Under Free
Pit Pass $30 

Pit Gates open 3pm
GA Gates open 4:30pm
Hot Laps 6:15pm
Time Trials 6:45pm
Racing Starts 7:30pm 

Tickets available at the speedway ticket office the day of the event. Concessions available. Free parking. Check our website, social media or call the track for current weather related updates.
April 20 - September 29
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Film screening of The True Cost
Marion Design Co. Cinema House
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
Free
Marion Design Co. will host a free film screening of 'The True Cost' on Friday night, June 8 on the downtown square in Marion, Indiana. 

The film will be followed by a panel-led talkback session. We are rooted in hosting events that are responsive to the needs of our community. 

The documentary pushes us to consider who really pays the price for our clothing in the fast fashion industry. It raises awareness on the effects on the human rights, the global economy, and our environment.

The event is free of charge. Doors open at 6:30pm and the film will begin at 7:00pm. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.

Please bring clothes you no longer wear as a donation for a community fashion show on June 29, 2018!
MCT's Antigone
Marion Civic Theatre
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
COST
Adults - $12; Seniors/Students - $10
ANTIGONE is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, written around 442 BCE. Although it was written before Sophocles’ other two Theban plays, chronologically it comes after the stories in OEDIPUS THE KING and OEDIPUS AT COLONUS, and it picks up where Aeschylus' play SEVEN AGAINST THEBES ends. It deals with Antigone’s burial of her brother Polynices (Polyneices), in defiance of the laws of Creon and the state, and the tragic repercussions of her act of civil disobedience. 
Saturday, Jun 9
Your Favorite Hometown Market
Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Local, producer-only market boasts amazing local artisan vendors offering handmade and homegrown goods.  Inclement weather will move the market inside the atrium of the Tree of Life building.  All of the vendors produce the items that they sell.  Shop for in season fruits and vegetables, garden plants, fresh-cut flowers, quality baked goods, handmade soaps, hand-blended teas, herbal lip balms, jewelry, fine arts and handmade crafts.
Your Favorite Hometown Market Evening Hours
Farmers Market
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Local, producer-only market boasts amazing local artisan vendors offering handmade and homegrown goods.  Inclement weather will move the market inside the atrium of the Tree of Life building.  All of the vendors produce the items that they sell.  Shop for in season fruits and vegetables, garden plants, fresh-cut flowers, quality baked goods, handmade soaps, hand-blended teas, herbal lip balms, jewelry, fine arts and handmade crafts.
Write Your Story
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
COST
40.00
Radio Personality, Bekah Shaffer, will teach a 5 part series on writing your personal stories.
MCT's Antigone
Marion Civic Theatre
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
COST
Adults - $12; Seniors/Students - $10
ANTIGONE is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, written around 442 BCE. Although it was written before Sophocles’ other two Theban plays, chronologically it comes after the stories in OEDIPUS THE KING and OEDIPUS AT COLONUS, and it picks up where Aeschylus' play SEVEN AGAINST THEBES ends. It deals with Antigone’s burial of her brother Polynices (Polyneices), in defiance of the laws of Creon and the state, and the tragic repercussions of her act of civil disobedience. 
Clarence Faulkner Community Center Golf Scramble
Clarence Faulkner Community Center
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COST
50
The Clarence Faulkner Community Center invites the community to participate in their upcoming fundraiser, a golf scramble.

The event is set for 8 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Arbor Trace Golf Course. Cost is $50 per person ($200 per four-person team). Lunch is included, and there will be prizes and trophies given.

The Faulkner Center is also seeking hole sponsors at $100. 

Entry deadline is Friday, June 8.

For more information about sponsorship or to register to play, contact Art Faulkner at 664-3720 or Vern Owensby at 664-8805.
Annual Garage Sale
Grant County Democratic Women's Club
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
You are invited to the Grant County Democratic Women's Club's annual garage sale. 

This is a fundraiser for the club, not for a specific political campaign.

The Grant County Democratic Women's Club is a networking and social group that seeks to support a robust political system in Grant County with many voices represented. 

The Club meets on the third Monday of the month at Marion Rehab, at 614 W. 14th St., unless otherwise stated.
June 9
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Walk for Life
Pregnancy Help Center
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Life Walk is a fun family event in support of Pregnancy Help Center! We walk, ride scooters, or pull wagons around a small section of downtown Marion and have prayer along the way. At the end of the walk we will have a small celebration. This is a wonderful way for the people to help us raise the money we need to effectively reach Grant County and share the love and gospel of Jesus in a practical way as we give free pregnancy tests, hand out diapers or teach parenting classes. 
Community Day Obstacle Course & Fishing
Marion Utilities
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COST
Varies
Join us for our 4th Annual Community Day to help low-income families in Marion! Community Day is an awesome event for families with a NEW, fun obstacle course and free fishing at Matter Park! For a small fee, you and your family can traverse our NEW, one-of-a-kind obstacle course that includes a rope swing, tire run, zip line, water canon, and much more! Take advantage of the free activities including fishing at the Matter Park Pond, picnic, and prizes and give-aways! 

 All proceeds go to benefitting H2O Community - a program created by Marion Utilities to help Marion's low-income families with financial assistance on their utility bill, as well as financial education.
June 9
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Roger Hoffman Memorial Ride
Teamster Horsemen 69 North
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
COST
10 per rider 5$ for passenger
Motorcycle ride and silent auction to benefit Grant County Cancer Services
June 9
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, Jun 10
USA Basketball Open Court - ages 6-17
Marion Community Schools
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
FREE
USA Basketball Open Court provides children a safe and fun environment in which to play basketball. Children choose how to engage in the sport through free play, skill games, five-on-five, 3x3, and station options. 
Here's the schedule:
~ 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.
Open gyms will be on these dates:
~ April 8, 15, 22, 29
~ May 6
~ June 10
~ July 8, 22, 29
~ August 5, 12, 19
As one of USA Basketball's youth development initiatives, Open Court connects children to local facilities, and the free-play setting allows children the opportunity to enjoy basketball in a safe environment while earning prizes for participation. Each open court program is supervised by USA Basketball-licensed coaches.
Open court participants earn points by attending sessions and various other opportunities. At the end of the 12 sessions, participants can trade in points earned for custom USA Basketball Youth Development and Nike gear.
June 10
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MCT's Antigone
Marion Civic Theatre
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
Adults - $12; Seniors/Students - $10
ANTIGONE is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, written around 442 BCE. Although it was written before Sophocles’ other two Theban plays, chronologically it comes after the stories in OEDIPUS THE KING and OEDIPUS AT COLONUS, and it picks up where Aeschylus' play SEVEN AGAINST THEBES ends. It deals with Antigone’s burial of her brother Polynices (Polyneices), in defiance of the laws of Creon and the state, and the tragic repercussions of her act of civil disobedience. 
Monday, Jun 11
Preschool Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Tales, storytime for children ages 3-6 years.
Tuesday, Jun 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. 
Lunch in the Courtyard
Marion Public Library
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
free
Bring your lunch and enjoy stories read by local friends. Every Tuesday in June.
Music Makers
Marion Public Library
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
COST
free
Making musical projects for children of all ages.
Gas City Concerts in the Park
Gas City Concerts in the Park
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
Free
Join us for our second concert featuring the Indie band The Empty Pockets. As always, our concerts are FREE!
June 12
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, Jun 13
Quality of Life and Place Working Group
Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Quality of Life and Place working group focuses on basics, such as public safety and affordable housing, and amenities such as arts and culture, to attract and retain residents. Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County is a collective impact initiative driven by local residents. Its goal is to provide opportunities for a wide range of community members to work together to co-create sustainable change in Grant County. If you're not already involved, consider joining!

This group meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month.
May 9 - December 12
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adult Recess
Main Street Marion
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COST
Free!
Music, games and food -- Adults need recess too!!!

Adult Recess is a chance for professionals to take a break over lunch and gather on the courthouse square of downtown Marion for music, games, and food! Pappie's Food truck is always available, but feel free to bring a lunch as well! Event will be weekly on Wednesdays 11a -1p, Memorial Day - Labor Day

Event is hosted by Main Street Marion, Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, and Grant County United Way
Good Vibrations
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Children delve deep into the science and movement of sound
Family, Food & Fun
Marion Public Library
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
free
Come and enjoy a sing along with crafts and snacks.
Thursday, Jun 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. 
Rock Art
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Join us at 10 am or 4 pm and decorate a rock. Use your imagination!
Garden Education Series "Flowering Shrubs"
Marion Parks Department, Friends of the Gardens
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a demonstration of knowledge of flowering shrubs.  The talked about shrubs will be available for purchase.  All proceeds benefit the Gardens of Matter Park.  
British Bash
Tri Kappa
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
COST
45
Tri Kappa is hosting a British Bash at Payne's to benefit Grant County Student Scholarships on June 14 at 6:30.  Tickets are $45 which includes appetizer, soup, choice of entrée, dessert, and gratuity.  Sponsorships are also available.  Anyone interested can contact Dianne Harris at 765-661-3071 or you can purchase your ticket(s) at the link below!
June 14
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday, Jun 15
Gas City I-69 Speedway Friday Night Fury
Gas City I-69 Speedway
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
COST
Adults: $18; Kids 12 and under: Free!
Midwest Sprint Car Series (MSCS non-wing) 
$3000 to win Thunder Cars, FWD Compacts, Mod Lites 
$300 Kids Coin Scramble 

Adult General Admission $18
Children 12 & Under Free
Pit Pass $30 

Pit Gates open 3pm
GA Gates open 4:30pm
Hot Laps 6:15pm
Time Trials 6:45pm
Racing Starts 7:30pm 

Tickets available at the speedway ticket office the day of the event. Concessions available. Free parking. Check our website, social media or call the track for current weather related updates.
April 20 - September 29
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
28th Annual Golf Scramble
Arbor Trace Golf Course
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
50.00
The golf scramble is used to help generate funds to support our program with operating cost and allows us to pay out rewards for tips that result in the arrest of people.
God's House/The Cave Movie Night
God's House/The Cave
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
COST
Free
Come on down and bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an outdoor movie night!  We will be showing "The Greatest Showman" starting around sundown this Friday!  Free popcorn and drinks!
June 15
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 16
Your Favorite Hometown Market
Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Local, producer-only market boasts amazing local artisan vendors offering handmade and homegrown goods.  Inclement weather will move the market inside the atrium of the Tree of Life building.  All of the vendors produce the items that they sell.  Shop for in season fruits and vegetables, garden plants, fresh-cut flowers, quality baked goods, handmade soaps, hand-blended teas, herbal lip balms, jewelry, fine arts and handmade crafts.
Write Your Story
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
COST
40.00
Radio Personality, Bekah Shaffer, will teach a 5 part series on writing your personal stories.
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Lego Club
Marion Public Library
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
COST
free
Build your own Lego creation and put it on display. Sign-up required. For children ages 4 and up.
Teen Gaming
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
free
For teens grades 7 to 12. An afternoon of video and board games with drinks and snacks.
Sunday, Jun 17
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Monday, Jun 18
Preschool Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Tales, storytime for children ages 3-6 years.
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference is a multi-day conference hosted by Indiana Wesleyan's School of Nursing. The conference is held on IWU's campus in Marion, Indiana and will be held from June 18th-21st, 2018.  The topics are cultural awareness, educational strategies, nursing practice, and spiritual care. All are welcome to attend, and more information can be found on the website or the Facebook page The goals of this conference are that participants will have an opportunity to: Explore Christian foundations and worldview in professional nursing; Identify innovative strategies for nursing education and practice; Embrace cultural attributes in the profession of nursing in local and global settings; Experience networking in a Christian community. There will be speakers, workshops, networking, breakout sessions, vendors, and more. For the full conference, there will be the chance to earn 14 CE hours. For questions, please contact innovationsconf@indwes.edu or 888-876-6498.
June 18 - June 21
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kids Sign Language
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Monday, June 18th thru Friday, June 22nd at 10 am in Meeting Room B. Learn the basics of sign language.
Tuesday, Jun 19
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. 
Lunch in the Courtyard
Marion Public Library
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
free
Bring your lunch and enjoy stories read by local friends. Every Tuesday in June.
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference is a multi-day conference hosted by Indiana Wesleyan's School of Nursing. The conference is held on IWU's campus in Marion, Indiana and will be held from June 18th-21st, 2018.  The topics are cultural awareness, educational strategies, nursing practice, and spiritual care. All are welcome to attend, and more information can be found on the website or the Facebook page The goals of this conference are that participants will have an opportunity to: Explore Christian foundations and worldview in professional nursing; Identify innovative strategies for nursing education and practice; Embrace cultural attributes in the profession of nursing in local and global settings; Experience networking in a Christian community. There will be speakers, workshops, networking, breakout sessions, vendors, and more. For the full conference, there will be the chance to earn 14 CE hours. For questions, please contact innovationsconf@indwes.edu or 888-876-6498.
June 18 - June 21
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kids Sign Language
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Monday, June 18th thru Friday, June 22nd at 10 am in Meeting Room B. Learn the basics of sign language.
Happy Birthday, Garfield
Marion Public Library
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
Join us for a snack, craft and storytime to celebrate Garfield's 40th birthday. We will also be collecting donations to give to a local animal shelter.
MPL Board Meeting
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Marion Public Library Board will meet for the month of June.
Gas City Concerts in the Park
Gas City Concerts in the Park
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
Free
Join us for our third concert featuring Adult Contemporary band Cook & Belle. As always, our concerts are FREE!
June 19
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, Jun 20
Adult Recess
Main Street Marion
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COST
Free!
Music, games and food -- Adults need recess too!!!

Adult Recess is a chance for professionals to take a break over lunch and gather on the courthouse square of downtown Marion for music, games, and food! Pappie's Food truck is always available, but feel free to bring a lunch as well! Event will be weekly on Wednesdays 11a -1p, Memorial Day - Labor Day

Event is hosted by Main Street Marion, Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, and Grant County United Way
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference is a multi-day conference hosted by Indiana Wesleyan's School of Nursing. The conference is held on IWU's campus in Marion, Indiana and will be held from June 18th-21st, 2018.  The topics are cultural awareness, educational strategies, nursing practice, and spiritual care. All are welcome to attend, and more information can be found on the website or the Facebook page The goals of this conference are that participants will have an opportunity to: Explore Christian foundations and worldview in professional nursing; Identify innovative strategies for nursing education and practice; Embrace cultural attributes in the profession of nursing in local and global settings; Experience networking in a Christian community. There will be speakers, workshops, networking, breakout sessions, vendors, and more. For the full conference, there will be the chance to earn 14 CE hours. For questions, please contact innovationsconf@indwes.edu or 888-876-6498.
June 18 - June 21
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kids Sign Language
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Monday, June 18th thru Friday, June 22nd at 10 am in Meeting Room B. Learn the basics of sign language.
The Garden Tea Social with Aunt Sue
Marion Parks Dept, Friends of the Gardens and more
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
COST
20
Enjoy your lunch by sampling various teas, noshing on the scrumptious menu items Aunt Sue's Tea Room was known for.  Unwind and melt away the musings of the day.  
Kids Movie
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
COST
free
Join us for a family movie about a young boy and his efforts to make music on the Day of the Dead. Rated PG.
Teen Movie
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
Rated PG 13. Teens grades 7 thru 12. What happens when a board game gets out of control and invades the real world? 
Art, Journaling and Beyond
Marion Public Library
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
5.00
Learn how create a book of art and goals. Sign up in Reference. 
Thursday, Jun 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. 
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference is a multi-day conference hosted by Indiana Wesleyan's School of Nursing. The conference is held on IWU's campus in Marion, Indiana and will be held from June 18th-21st, 2018.  The topics are cultural awareness, educational strategies, nursing practice, and spiritual care. All are welcome to attend, and more information can be found on the website or the Facebook page The goals of this conference are that participants will have an opportunity to: Explore Christian foundations and worldview in professional nursing; Identify innovative strategies for nursing education and practice; Embrace cultural attributes in the profession of nursing in local and global settings; Experience networking in a Christian community. There will be speakers, workshops, networking, breakout sessions, vendors, and more. For the full conference, there will be the chance to earn 14 CE hours. For questions, please contact innovationsconf@indwes.edu or 888-876-6498.
June 18 - June 21
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kids Sign Language
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Monday, June 18th thru Friday, June 22nd at 10 am in Meeting Room B. Learn the basics of sign language.
Science of Bubbles
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
COST
free
Interactive bubble stations that teach the science and math behind bubbles.
Rock Memoirs
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COST
free
Read a memoir of a rock star from the 70's or newer. Then come to the discussion and discuss rock royalty.
Friday, Jun 22
Gas City I-69 Speedway Friday Night Fury
Gas City I-69 Speedway
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
COST
Adults: $18; Kids 12 and under: Free!
Midwest Sprint Car Series (MSCS non-wing) 
$3000 to win Thunder Cars, FWD Compacts, Mod Lites 
$300 Kids Coin Scramble 

Adult General Admission $18
Children 12 & Under Free
Pit Pass $30 

Pit Gates open 3pm
GA Gates open 4:30pm
Hot Laps 6:15pm
Time Trials 6:45pm
Racing Starts 7:30pm 

Tickets available at the speedway ticket office the day of the event. Concessions available. Free parking. Check our website, social media or call the track for current weather related updates.
April 20 - September 29
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Kids Sign Language
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
COST
free
Monday, June 18th thru Friday, June 22nd at 10 am in Meeting Room B. Learn the basics of sign language.
Poetry Rocks
Marion Public Library
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
COST
free
Meet on the Jay House porch for an evening of poetry. Sign up in Reference for a reading time slot if you wish to share your favorite poetry over the open mike.
UnWINEd with The Amara House
The Amara House
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
30
Enjoy a glass of wine and snacks while hearing about The Amara House. Relax with a yoga class instructed by Jessy Pearson-Cheney of Breath of Hope Movement and Meditation. 
June 22
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 23
Your Favorite Hometown Market
Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Local, producer-only market boasts amazing local artisan vendors offering handmade and homegrown goods.  Inclement weather will move the market inside the atrium of the Tree of Life building.  All of the vendors produce the items that they sell.  Shop for in season fruits and vegetables, garden plants, fresh-cut flowers, quality baked goods, handmade soaps, hand-blended teas, herbal lip balms, jewelry, fine arts and handmade crafts.
Write Your Story
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
COST
40.00
Radio Personality, Bekah Shaffer, will teach a 5 part series on writing your personal stories.
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Carey Services Duck Race
Carey Services
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COST
$5
The 12th annual running of the largest and most anticipated race of rubber ducks in North Central Indiana. Proceeds go to help with unmet financial needs for the individuals we serve.
June 23
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
STEAM Stations
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
COST
free
Explore hands on STEAM activities. Sign up required in Children's Department.
Sunday, Jun 24
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Wildcat Summer Academic Camp
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
varies by camp
Wildcat Summer Academy provides high school students unique enrichment, inspiration and the opportunity to develop skills to be used for a lifetime.  We are offering seven, week long camps for you to choose from: Art Camp, Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Camp, Music Camp, Leadership & Life Calling Camp, Nursing Camp, Theatre Camp and Writing Camp.
Make this your summer of opportunity!!
June 24 - June 29
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Monday, Jun 25
Preschool Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Tales, storytime for children ages 3-6 years.
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Wildcat Summer Academic Camp
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
varies by camp
Wildcat Summer Academy provides high school students unique enrichment, inspiration and the opportunity to develop skills to be used for a lifetime.  We are offering seven, week long camps for you to choose from: Art Camp, Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Camp, Music Camp, Leadership & Life Calling Camp, Nursing Camp, Theatre Camp and Writing Camp.
Make this your summer of opportunity!!
June 24 - June 29
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tuesday, Jun 26
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. 
Lunch in the Courtyard
Marion Public Library
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
COST
free
Bring your lunch and enjoy stories read by local friends. Every Tuesday in June.
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Wildcat Summer Academic Camp
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
varies by camp
Wildcat Summer Academy provides high school students unique enrichment, inspiration and the opportunity to develop skills to be used for a lifetime.  We are offering seven, week long camps for you to choose from: Art Camp, Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Camp, Music Camp, Leadership & Life Calling Camp, Nursing Camp, Theatre Camp and Writing Camp.
Make this your summer of opportunity!!
June 24 - June 29
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Teen DIY Project
Marion Public Library
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
COST
free
Upcycle  magazines into wall art. Sign up required in Reference by June 25th. Teen 7th thru 12th grades.
Gas City Concerts in the Park
Gas City Concerts in the Park
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
Free
Join us for our fourth concert this season Phil Dirt & The Dozers featuring 50's/60's/70's music. As always, our concerts are FREE!
June 26
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, Jun 27
Adult Recess
Main Street Marion
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COST
Free!
Music, games and food -- Adults need recess too!!!

Adult Recess is a chance for professionals to take a break over lunch and gather on the courthouse square of downtown Marion for music, games, and food! Pappie's Food truck is always available, but feel free to bring a lunch as well! Event will be weekly on Wednesdays 11a -1p, Memorial Day - Labor Day

Event is hosted by Main Street Marion, Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, and Grant County United Way
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Wildcat Summer Academic Camp
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
varies by camp
Wildcat Summer Academy provides high school students unique enrichment, inspiration and the opportunity to develop skills to be used for a lifetime.  We are offering seven, week long camps for you to choose from: Art Camp, Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Camp, Music Camp, Leadership & Life Calling Camp, Nursing Camp, Theatre Camp and Writing Camp.
Make this your summer of opportunity!!
June 24 - June 29
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Thursday, Jun 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. 
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Wildcat Summer Academic Camp
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
varies by camp
Wildcat Summer Academy provides high school students unique enrichment, inspiration and the opportunity to develop skills to be used for a lifetime.  We are offering seven, week long camps for you to choose from: Art Camp, Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Camp, Music Camp, Leadership & Life Calling Camp, Nursing Camp, Theatre Camp and Writing Camp.
Make this your summer of opportunity!!
June 24 - June 29
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Silly Safaris
Marion Public Library
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
COST
free
Learn about animals and nature with Coyote Chris.
Basic Needs Working Group
Thriving Families, Thriving Grant County
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Works to ensure that families have the knowledge, skills, and support to meet basic needs and progress towards self-sufficiency 
Friday, Jun 29
Gas City I-69 Speedway Friday Night Fury
Gas City I-69 Speedway
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
COST
Adults: $18; Kids 12 and under: Free!
Midwest Sprint Car Series (MSCS non-wing) 
$3000 to win Thunder Cars, FWD Compacts, Mod Lites 
$300 Kids Coin Scramble 

Adult General Admission $18
Children 12 & Under Free
Pit Pass $30 

Pit Gates open 3pm
GA Gates open 4:30pm
Hot Laps 6:15pm
Time Trials 6:45pm
Racing Starts 7:30pm 

Tickets available at the speedway ticket office the day of the event. Concessions available. Free parking. Check our website, social media or call the track for current weather related updates.
April 20 - September 29
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Wildcat Summer Academic Camp
Indiana Wesleyan University
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
COST
varies by camp
Wildcat Summer Academy provides high school students unique enrichment, inspiration and the opportunity to develop skills to be used for a lifetime.  We are offering seven, week long camps for you to choose from: Art Camp, Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Camp, Music Camp, Leadership & Life Calling Camp, Nursing Camp, Theatre Camp and Writing Camp.
Make this your summer of opportunity!!
June 24 - June 29
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Trivia Night
Marion Public Library
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
Family fun, ages 7 and up. Enter as a team of 2-8 players and answer questions in 5 categories. Registration required at Reference.
Marion Made Fashion Show
Marion Design Co. (Marion Cinema House)
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COST
Free
The "Marion Made" Fashion Show will feature re-purposed clothing made and modeled by community members.

Celebrating sustainability, this free event helps us consider creative clothing solutions that are sustainable, fair-trade, and environmentally-friendly.

By buying clothing in a sustainable manner, we continue to support the local economy and the welfare of our neighbors. Consider who pays the price for our clothing and join the revolution!
Saturday, Jun 30
Your Favorite Hometown Market
Farmers Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Local, producer-only market boasts amazing local artisan vendors offering handmade and homegrown goods.  Inclement weather will move the market inside the atrium of the Tree of Life building.  All of the vendors produce the items that they sell.  Shop for in season fruits and vegetables, garden plants, fresh-cut flowers, quality baked goods, handmade soaps, hand-blended teas, herbal lip balms, jewelry, fine arts and handmade crafts.
Write Your Story
Marion Public Library
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
COST
40.00
Radio Personality, Bekah Shaffer, will teach a 5 part series on writing your personal stories.
Pencils to Pixels
Marion Public Library
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
COST
free
There will be a display on the history of cartooning on the 2nd floor of the Marion Public Library. Open to the public.
Benefit Raffle
Marion Fire Department
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
COST
100.00
Purchase a $100 raffle ticket and have a chance to win up to $10,000. There will be one $5,000 drawing and one $10,000 drawing. The benefit will also have games with the ability to win up to $25,000! We will also have dinner for $7 each that includes Smoked Beef Tenderloin, Baked Beans and Coleslaw. All proceeds from this Benefit Raffle benefit the Friends of the Marion Professionals Firefighters Fund and their mission to build a new #1 Fire Station.