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February 14, 2013

Community Briefs: Feb. 15

Paige in Full to perform at Pruis Hall

MUNCIE — Paige in Full is a visual mix-tape that blends poetry, dance, visual arts and live music to tell the tale of a multicultural girl growing up in Baltimore. They will perform at Pruis Hall, Ball State University, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

The production explores how a young woman’s identity is shaped by her ethnicity and popular culture, telling a personal, yet universal, story through the lens of hip-hop. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Emens Auditorium Box Office at 285-1539.

Outfitters to host ‘Mardi Gras’

PENDLETON — The annual GALA fundraiser for Outfitters, Inc. is scheduled for Feb. 23 at Hoosier Park. This year’s theme, “Mardi Gras,” will see Hoosier Park transformed into a New Orleans environment with food, music and decorations.

Fundraising events during the evening include live and silent auctions, a “Diamond Dream” raffle where participants may win a diamond valued at more than $1,000. Highlighting the fundraiser is Outfitter’s fabulous “Dessert Auction.”

Festivities begin with a 6 p.m.  meet-and-greet, followed by dinner, auctions and music throughout the evening. A disc jockey will provide music for dancing from 9 to 11:30 p.m.

Tickets are $45 per person. Outfitters’ is currently seeking business sponsors. Sponsorships vary from $250-$1,500. Contact Outfitters at 778-9097for additional information.

Conner Prairie free on President’s Day

FISHERS —  Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Indiana’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, is inviting the public to celebrate President’s Day with free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.

For more information, call (317) 776-6006, or visit connerprairie.org.

Could ET be on Earth-like planets?

PENDLETON — Just recently, terrestrial planets approximately the size of Earth have been discovered. These planets are in the habitable zone of their stars where water and life might exist.  What does this mean? Are there other planets like Earth? Are there other civilizations?

The public is invited to a presentation at the Pendleton Community Public Library, 595 East Water Street on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Greg McCauley, Director of the Link Observatory and a NASA Ambassador. In the early 1970s, Dr. McCauley worked at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas in the Mission Planning and Analysis Division for the lunar missions of Apollo 15 and Apollo 16. He was a member of the Lunar Launch Team for Apollo 17.

The program is free and appropriate for all ages.  Reservations are appreciated. To register, call the library at (765) 778-7527 or email ashannon@pendleton.lib.in.us.

Ballet to present spring gala

ANDERSON — Tickets are on sale for Anderson Young Ballet Theatre’s “Adventures in Technique.” The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at the Paramount Theatre, 1124 Meridian St.

The show is the ballet theatre’s spring gala. Tickets are available online at www.andersonparamount.org and at the box office. Tickets are $15 general admission.

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