Public Service Announcement - July 2011 at Minnetrista

Public Service Announcement - July 2011 at Minnetrista

Public Service Announcement - July 2011 at Minnetrista
Posted by: Lorri Markum, Communications Specialist    |    Thursday, June 30, 2011 7:00 am

Public Service Announcements
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Senior Free-Admission Day
Treasures from the Heritage Collection
July 13; 1–2 p.m.
For seniors 60 and older. Minnetrista collects and preserves thousands of items from East Central Indiana history. Get a rare look at some of the truly unique and unusual items in the Minnetrista Heritage Collection.

PBS Program Club at MinnetristaAmerican Experience: Nixon
July 20; 2–4 p.m.
Learn about the thirty-seventh President of the United States, Richard Nixon. One of the most controversial presidents or our time, this is the actual story of the president who rose to power and reached out to the two great communist powers of the world at the time, the Soviet Union and China. An open discussion follows the program.
Cost: FREE

Farmers Market at MinnetristaEvery Saturday; 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Every Wednesday; 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Get locally produced veggies, herbs, eggs, and other goods twice a week at Farmers Market at Minnetrista. Spend your Saturday mornings outdoors with friends and family while shopping. Need something mid-week? Farmers Market is also open every Wednesday afternoon!



Summer Stage Fest at Minnetrista
America’s Hometown Band
July 4; 8 p.m.
Come celebrate the Nation’s birthday at Minnetrista with music from America’s Hometown Band and front row view of the fireworks display.

Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista
July 8–9; 6–9 p.m.
Join us at Minnetrista for two evenings of mid-summer enchantment during Faeries, Sprites & Lights. Adults and children, families and friends are invited to partake in a magical celebration. Keep your eyes peeled for faerie dust, faerie doors, faerie homes, and perhaps faeries themselves.
Sponsored by Indiana Michigan Power.
Cost: $4 members; $5 non-members


Faerie Tea Party
July 9; 10 a.m.–Noon & 1–3 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Friday, July 8
Sign-up for tea in the enchanted faerie gardens of Oakhurst. Play a game, make a faerie craft, and meet one of the characters from Faeries, Sprites, and Lights.
Cost: $10 members; $12 non-members

 Summer Stage Fest at Minnetrista
Muncie Civic Theatre
Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.
July 28–29; 7:30 p.m.
This theatrical youth production promises to be fun for the whole family! You’re certain to remember the musical rhymes from the animated Schoolhouse Rock! educational short films aired on television in the 70’s–80’s.



Camp Minnetrista
Night at the Museum: Nature Area Campout!
July 15–16; 7 p.m.–9 a.m.
Registration Deadline: Friday, July 8
Kids, come campout in the Nature Area at Minnetrista! Bring your sleeping bags and learn about nocturnal life. Be ready for a night of fun activities, stories and of course, camp snacks!
Suitable for children ages 8–12.
Cost: $25 for members; $30 for non-members

Camp Minnetrista
Week 3—Day Camp
July 18–22; 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Kids spend a half or full day packed with activities such as Robotics; Animal Communities, and Glass! For a complete list of details and registration information go to

Camp Minnetrista
Week 4—Day Camp
July 25–29; 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
The final week of camp is spend in Camp Cooking Challenge, Puzzling Questions, Toys From Long Ago, Greener Gardening and Physical Physics. In a half or full day packed with activities and fun! For a complete list of details and registration information go to



Robots–The Interactive Exhibition
Now–September 11
An immersive, educational experience based on the 20th Century Fox/Blue Sky Studios hit movie Robots. The 5,000 square foot, multi-media exhibit combines educational interactives, and unique displays to create an incredible experience for people of all ages to learn about robotics.
This exhibition is produced and toured by GES.


East Central Indiana Volleyball Exhibit–opening
Now–October 30
The development of women’s volleyball in East Central Indiana has positively affected the sport nationally and, literally, around the world. This original exhibition at Minnetrista celebrates the sport, the players, and the history of volleyball in ECI. In this exhibit, visitors will explore volleyball in fresh and interactive ways as they meet players, find out how volleyball has changed their lives, and then have the opportunity to play the sport.

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