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Barter for new knowledge with Trade School Indianapolis

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Want to learn about “Herbs for Healing?” It’ll cost you two pounds of organic produce. Can’t make heads or tails of Twitter? Pony up some AAA batteries and you’ll be tweeting in no time. Looking for tips to make your next garage sale a success? Bring some canned cat food or blankets for a local […]

Hearthside Suppers at Conner Prairie

Take a trip back in time and discover what dinner looked like in the early 1800s at one of Conner Prairie’s Hearthside Suppers. Now in their 31st year, Hearthside invites guests to share in a traditional 19th-century feast at the Conner household. Hearthside Suppers: IMAX from LODGE DESIGN on Vimeo. The evening begins with one […]

Economics of Early Education Summit

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President Obama spoke again about the importance of early education in last night’s State of the Union Address. “Last year, I asked this Congress to help states make high-quality pre-K available to every 4-year-old. As a parent as well as a president, I repeat that request tonight.” United Way of Central Indiana also sees the […]

Indianapolis Ranked Top U.S. City for College Graduates

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Add one more reason to the list of reasons to live in Indianapolis. A recent study conducted by a prominent credit card comparison and financial education website found that Indianapolis is the best city in the country for new college grads. The study used data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. These data were […]

Capitalism, Government and the Good Society: A Discussion at Clowes Hall

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Enjoy a heaping portion of ‘food for the mind’ as Professor of Economics, Russ Roberts, moderates a discussion entitled, “Capitalism, Government and the Good Society” Wednesday, April 10, at Clowes Memorial Hall on the Butler University Campus. The discussion is presented by the Butler College of Business and Liberty Fund. If there’s one thing the […]

Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn

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The ‘Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn’ exhibit is taking place at the Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana through March 24, 2013. Few Americans realize the amount of corn that goes into sustaining the American way of life. Imagine one cornfield per American per year. Sound excessive? The reality is […]

Continuing Education in Indy: Take a Class, Learn a Skill

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As the weather turns glum, brighten your life with a new skill. From yoga or dance to cooking or writing and more, there are plenty of opportunities to become a student of the world. Discover a new hobby or hidden talent at these classes across Indianapolis education. Meet fellow writers at the Writer’s Center of […]

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The Institute for a Competitive Workforce (Common Goal: Raising the High School Graduation Rate in Marion County, May 25, 2010) indicates “every hour during the school day, five kids will drop out of school in Marion County, Indiana.” More than 6,000 Marion County youth drop out of high school each year. According to the 2000 […]

Things to do at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 2012

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Entertainment and education combine at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. This nationally recognized organization has a reputation for the best. Everyday their mission “to create extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences and humanities that have the power to transform the lives of children and families” enlightens and engaged Indianapolis kids and their parents. Explore […]

Visionary Philanthropists Endow IU’s Glick Eye Institute

The Indianapolis Cultural Trail, the Indiana History Center, the Indianapolis Children’s Bureau and the Indianapolis Museum of Art: just a few of the cultural contributions made to Indianapolis by beloved philanthropists Eugene and Marilyn Glick. Recently, the Glick’s have turned their attention to Indianapolis health, endowing the Indiana University School of Medicine’s new Glick Eye […]

Be Prepared: Starfish Initiative Hosts Back to School Expo

As Summer break draws to a close, Indianapolis kids are dragging their feet while parents are clicking their heels. Enrolling your youngsters in another year of school means the busy time is fast approaching. Starfish Initiative’s offers support to parents, who want to see their kids make the most of their K-12 experiences. To optimize […]

Every Story Tells A Picture: A Memoir Workshop at Marian U.

The Writer’s Center of Indiana teams up with Marian University to present “Every Story Tells a Picture: a Memoir Workshop with Jim McGarrah” Saturday, July 30. The workshops runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Marian University. This Indianapolis education event costs $84 for members of the Writer’s Center and $126 for nonmembers. Students, […]

Business Ownership Initiative of IN: Helping Driven Hoosiers

In today’s tough employment market, many Americans are creating their own opportunities. Self-employment and business ownership is on the rise as the entrepreneurial spirit takes seed in central Indiana. The Business Ownership Initiative (BOI) of Central Indiana helps guide new and seasoned business owners through the tumultuous waters of paper work, self marketing and everything […]

Dogzplot Literature Party Raises Funds for Second Story

Nothing illuminates a child’s mind like discovering the power of their imagination through books. Second Story is an Indianapolis not for profit organization that promotes literacy for Indianapolis kids and in Indianapolis schools and the Indianapolis community. Vouched Books teams with Big Car Gallery’s Service Center to present Dogzplot Literature Party, a free fundraising effort […]

Find a Career at the 2011 WTHR Employment Opportunity Fair

It’s time to update your resume, shine your shoes and dress for success! The Indiana Convention Center in the heart of Indianapolis downtown hosts the 2011 WTHR Employment Opportunity Fair as part of the Indiana Black Expo. Meet with employers, apply for jobs and network for your career at this important Indianapolis event. Thursday, July […]

Marsh Cookout on the Circle by Crossroads of America

Nothing says Summer like a good old fashion cookout with tasty burgers and pleasant company. Head to one of the biggest cookouts in Indianapolis this Thursday in Indianapolis downtown. Crossroads of America hosts the Marsh Cookout on the Circle on Monument Circle on Thursday, June 16, 2011 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. This annual […]

Creator of the “Berenstain Bears” at Mudsock Books, Fishers

For generations the Berenstain Bears’ have delighted children, helping their imaginations to soar through Berenstain Bear Country. This quaint storybook family teaches kids about a variety of topics relating to parents and children. Creators Stan and Jan Berenstain passed the Berenstain Bear torch to their son Mike Berenstain, who has kept the world of the […]

Screen PBS Freedom Riders at Christian Theological Seminary

Fifty years ago, more than 400 black and white Americans participated in the Freedom Rides, to take a stand against segregation and racism in the Southern United States. Screen the recent PBS documentary “Freedom Riders” at Christian Theological Seminary Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 pm. This stunning film documents thirteen of the brave Americans who […]

Living in the Past: Historical Fiction at Beth-El Zedeck

The legacy of great Indiana writers is strong. Hoosiers lay claim on Theodore Dreiser, Booth Tarkington, Kurt Vonnegut and James Whitcomb Riley among others. With groups like the Writer’s Center of Indiana, its easy for current Hoosiers writers to find encouragement. The Writer’s Center of Indiana teams up with Beth-El Zedeck Temple to present Living […]

Demetri Martin at the Old National Centre’s Egyptian Room

“I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I’m good at everything.” This classic Demetri Martin joke is subtle, understated and the kind of funny that hits you in the guts leading to copious big belly laughs. If you’re into that kind of thing (and who isn’t really?) catch Demetri […]

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