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Books, Booze & Brains // Musicophilia

Geek out with other science fans at this new book club! Each month, an expert scientist will join facilitator Cari Lewis-Tsinovoi to talk about a popular science-themed book and sip a signature cocktail mixed by our friends at Broken Beaker Distillery.

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Martin Luther King Park Beautification

Join the Kennedy-King Memorial Initiative, King Park Development Corporation, and Indy Parks as we beautify the Landmark for Peace memorial at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. Volunteers will help plant more than 50 bushes and 7,500 bulbs. With your help, the park will look its best on April 4, 2018 when we commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Senator Robert Kennedy's memorable speech in the Park and honor the life of Dr. King.

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Unity EarthCare Watch & Talk: Cowspiracy

Join us for a showing and panel discussion of this shocking yet humorous documentary that reveals the absolutely devastating environmental impact of large-scale factory farming on our planet.

The Art of Survival: Enduring the Turmoil of Tule Lake – Opening

Attend the opening of a traveling exhibition probing the complexity of the Japanese American confinement site in Newell, California. A keynote talk will be presented by Dr. Karen Inouye, Indiana University professor of Asian American Studies in the Department of American Studies, who will address the tribulations and sufferings incurred during this time period. Also enjoy refreshments and the music of Garret Uyeno. This free program is presented in partnership with the Japanese American Citizens League.

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Center for Black Literature and Culture: Grand Opening Event with Roland Martin

The entire community is invited to the opening of the Center for Black Literature and Culture at Central Library, which is dedicated to celebrating the rich heritage of those born of African roots. Funded by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., the Center will feature a robust collection of materials for all ages, along with interactive displays and dynamic programming. The grand opening will include a keynote presentation by award-winning journalist Roland Martin at 12:30 p.m. A book signing will follow.

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Symposium: “Water is Life: Native Peoples of the Great Lakes”

The Eiteljorg will present a symposium to analyze how water shaped the history of Indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes region. The program will create a dialogue with the broader community to discover shared values centered upon water.

Get on Board

Now in its 15th year, Get on Board is a one-stop-shop for passionate individuals looking to increase their civic involvement at a leadership level. This premier community event is a great place to learn more about Indy's non-profit organizations that are looking for new board members, committee members, and volunteers.

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Turkish Freedom of the Press in Peril

Abdülhamit Bilici, an exiled journalist from Turkey, will share his harrowing experience while being a journalist in Turkey.

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Entrepreneur Fair and Urban Farmers Market

Join the Indy Urban League for its first ever Entrepreneur Fair and Urban Farmers Market! Support local, entrepreneur- owned businesses as well as local farmers, urban gardeners, food trucks and food vendors!

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Fringe Against Hate

The Fringe Against Hate events kick off on Sunday, September 10, when ADL education professionals will host a day of fun and educational workshops for people of all ages, addressing a wide range of topics, including anti-Semitism, bullying and hate crime.

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Canvassing in Carmel Arts District

Join the American Friends Service Committee as we canvas throughout the Carmel Arts District, to show solidarity and that we all do indeed Belong Here. This is apart of our Communities Against Islamophobia campaign. A simple yet effective way to ensure ALL of our community is welcome.

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La Misa Campesina Nicaragüense

Christ Church Cathedral - Concert series is proud to present our Coro Latinoamericano singing Carlos Mejía Godoy's Misa Campesina Nicaragüense. A Spanish Language Mass that incorporates Theology of Liberation and Nicaraguan folk music. Join us for an evening of joyful music and celebration of Latin American Culture in this Hispanic Heritage month.

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Indivisible March on Indianapolis

Help us tell the whole suffragette story that led to Women's Equality Day as we recount the stories of women's suffrage before, during, and after the ratification of the 19th Amendment and the significance of suffrage in our communities today. Please help us to organize this historic event in a safe, legal and peaceful manner to commemorate Women's Equality Day 2017!

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People + Property Community Conversation: Change

We know that places change, some slowly over long periods of time and some more rapidly. The House Life Project, a site of change itself, is dedicated to critically examining the effects of past and present policies, financial investment, and neighbor to neighbor relationships within a community.

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