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. 
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.
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
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. 
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.
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
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. 
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.  
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
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.
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.
Monday, Jun 18
Preschool Tales
Marion Public Library
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Tales, storytime for children ages 3-6 years.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.  
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. 
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
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
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.
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
Sunday, Jun 24
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.
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.
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
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
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. 
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
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
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
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.
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 two $5,000 drawings 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.