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History Happy Hour: Indiana Youth Group

June 9th, 2020

Join the Indiana Historical Society for online History Happy Hour: Indiana Youth Group, this Thursday Jun 11 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Indiana Youth Group (IYG) is one of the oldest organizations of its kind in the county, creating safe spaces and fostering community for LGBTQ+ youth for over thirty years. Join us for a special conversation about the impact and history of this community pillar with IYG alumnus and Head of Human Resources Rann DeStefano, and IHS archivist Jordan Ryan. Free. Additional opportunities available to support the IHS Programs and Collections. Online. Registration for this... Read More

D-Day Display

June 6th, 2020

Join M20CW – Museum of the 20th Century Warfare and Fort Harrison State Park for their D-Day Display this Saturday Jun 6 and Sunday Jun 7. This is a display only event. We will have collections of uniforms, field gear and weapons from both sides of the battle on display with living historians on hand to discuss the items. We will also have a presentation each day at 2 PM on the true story of what happened in the Dog Green sector of Omaha Beach. This will be in the conference room of the park Visitor’s Center (seating limited to 12 at a time). Health and Safety guidelines of the state park... Read More

The Art of Craft Beer

June 3rd, 2020

AIGA Indy is teaming up with Metazoa Brewing Company and Pivot Marketing for a virtual happy hour, The Art of Craft Beer, this Thursday Jun 4 from 6 – 7:15 p.m. During this happy hour, you’ll learn the story of Metazoa and Pivot Marketing’s award-winning partnership and how they come up with the cutest beer labels in town. We’ll  be hosting Metazoa’s Vice President, Lauren Frederick, along with Pivot’s creative director Ryan Abbeglen, who will be sharing the brand work and talk about the latest can release, Matriarch. It wouldn’t  be a happy hour without aperitifs! For a... Read More

History Happy Hour: The WWII Hoosier Homefront

June 3rd, 2020

Join the Indiana Historical Society this Thursday Jun 4 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.  for History Happy Hour: The WWII Hoosier Homefront. Seventy-five years ago, World War II changed the lives of Hoosiers and all Americans. Young soldiers set off to fight while those at home became determined to support the war effort, run factories and plant victory gardens. The so-called good war challenged everyone, including women and children, as it tested the generation’s commitment to democracy. Join Hoosier historian extraordinaire James H. Madison to explore the fascinating stories behind our greatest generation... Read More

Quirky Queries At Home: Haunted New Harmony

May 28th, 2020

Due to the popularity of Indiana State Museum and New Harmony State Historic Sites’ “Quirky Queries At Home – Scary Stories” event, they’re keeping things spooky! In the next FREE virtual event, they will be exploring haunted happenings in New Harmony, Indiana. Join our discussion and Q&A with Joni Mayhan, author of “Haunted New Harmony.” Joni will guide us through specific chapters in her book describing paranormal experiences that took place at several of our New Harmony historic sites. Come prepared by ordering and reading Haunted New Harmony, which can be purchased... Read More

Haunted Indy Downtown Ghost Walk

May 28th, 2020

Join Historic Indiana Ghost Walks & Tours this Friday May 29 at 9 p.m. for Haunted Indy Downtown Ghost Walk. From the Facebook event page: With the current health situation, we are strictly limiting the max number of people on walks to 24+tour guide. We will let you know if outdoor social gatherings like a ghost walk require masks, so maybe just bring some in case. We might have some available too. Visit the places and spaces haunted by local early 1900 gangs and ladies of the evening, violence and disasters and more. Hauntings in the oldest bar in Indiana. Learn about the everyday life of... Read More

In the Know with Row: Backyard Green Infrastructure

May 27th, 2020

Learn how to improve our waterways with beautiful and efficient solutions from your own yard or neighborhood green space! How do rain barrels, water-friendly landscaping, and rain gardens help our waterways? How can you save money and save the planet from your home or neighborhood green space this season? Join ROW and partners for an interactive online event  this Thursday May 28 from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. to learn about impacts of stormwater and how to manage it in your yard! Guest speakers from Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District, Kheprw, and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful will share... Read More