The City of Noblesville has announced the return of the Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza. The temporary ice rink will open at 11 a.m. this Saturday and will be open daily until January 7, except on Thanksgiving and Christmas days.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts is participating in ‘Giving Tuesday’ on November 27. Giving Tuesday is a worldwide day dedicated to strengthening communities, encouraging giving and celebrating generosity. For this year’s Giving Tuesday, Cornerstone has set the goal to raise at least $3,000 to cover visual arts supply costs for over 2,000 students.
Online sock retailer Sky Footwear has delivered nearly 1,100 pairs of warm winter socks to The Christian Center. Every month, Sky Footwear donates one pair of socks to a homeless shelter for every pair sold through its online store. The company chose the Anderson men’s shelter in October. The socks will be distributed to needy and homeless Madison County residents through its partner organizations.
Second Harvest Food Bank’s monthly Muncie food distribution will take place from 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday – weather permitting. The Tailgate will be held at the Muncie Mall east side parking lot. The distribution is while supplies last, and there is a limit of three families per vehicle.
Fun for the family this weekend as Muncie Civic Theatre presents Shrek Jr. at the Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre on East Main Street. The show opens Friday night at 7:00 pm with two shows on Saturday.
A man police tried to pull over Monday, took off on foot, leading to a lockdown at nearby schools in Yorktown. It happened near the Pizza King on S. Tiger Drive. The man hasn’t been apprehended. There was a report of a man with a gun, but that turned out to be a police officer in the area.
Dollars from Ball Brothers Foundation will assist Ball State University and Muncie Community Schools in their work together moving forward. BBF is giving them $1 million to support the placement of BSU faculty liaisons to help teachers with professional development, to integrate BSU teaching candidates into classrooms, and to research new methods of teaching and learning, among other duties. Funding will also support innovation planning and marketing efforts.
A new report says Indiana’s tourism and recreation industry will have to adjust as climate change makes the state warmer and wetter in the coming decades. Monday’s report by Purdue University’s Climate Change Resource Center says the timing of outdoor recreational activities will shift by mid-century because Indiana’s winter season is expected to shorten by 20 to 25 days.
Cornerstone Center for the Arts is participating in Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, November 27. Giving Tuesday is a worldwide day dedicated to strengthening communities, encouraging giving and celebrating generosity. For this year’s Giving Tuesday, Cornerstone has set the goal to raise at least $3,000 to cover the organization’s visual arts supply costs for the entirety of 2019 benefitting over 2,000 students.
It’s expected to be business as usual at Ball State this morning after a major water leak Monday. The Robert Bell building was closed when water from the fourth floor spread to the floors below. University officials say they expect classes and other activities to resume by 8 this morning.