Community Events

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Through An Open Window The Light Shines Art Exhibition

Free Workshops:

Workshops are on songwriting, art, theatre, movement and dance, poetry and writing, and mindfulness, as a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Delaware County art’s festival Through An Open Window The Light Shines in partnership with Minnetrista

Communication Through Movement
October 15; 2–5 p.m.
Facilitated by Melodie Carr
Muncie Ballet Studio
1801 W Kilgore Ave.

A Workshop on Loneliness, Being Alone, and Writing
October 15; 10 a.m.-1p.m.
with Lorraine Marshall-Rey, Michael Brockley, and Jeffrey Own Pearson at the Alumni Center
Ball State University 2800 N Bethel Ave.

Improvisational Theatre For Young People
October 15; 9 a.m.–Noon
with Sally Leist at Boys and Girls Club

To learn more and to register, visit, or call 765.702.3405.


White River Festival

September 9–27

Join us in celebration of our local waters! The White River Festival is a two-week celebration of the White River and the land, wildlife, plants, trees, streams, and people who live in the areas surrounding it. Visit

 White River Cleanup 10th Anniversary

September 10; 8:30 a.m. & September 12; 8 a.m.- Noon

Westside Park

The White River Cleanup is a statewide public service event to help clean the White River. Every September, community members from East Central Indiana, come together to help clean and remove thousands of pounds of trash from the river.

Living Lightly Fair

September 17; 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Minnetrista

Living Lightly is a FREE and annual fair that celebrates and offers practical ideas and resources for living sustainably. The 10th annual event features speakers and activities for kids and adults. View the schedule of speakers, children's activities, live music, and green marketplace vendors at

Pollinator Clinic

September 14; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Click here for more details

ArtsWalk Festival [ties into Muncie 150]

October 1; 4–8 p.m. at Downtown Muncie


A Legacy Etched in Glass: The Ball Brothers in Muncie

A Legacy Etched in Glass: The Ball Brothers in Muncie is a documentary researched, produced, and edited by immersive learning students at Ball State University’s Department of Telecommunications. The documentary tells the story of the five Ball brothers as they moved their glass business from New York to Indiana and describes the family’s philanthropic contributions.

Watch the film here:


Step It Up! Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities