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Saturday Program in the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

Contributed by: Marydella Kamper
Published: Tuesday, 24 November 2015 9:00 AM
Enjoy the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse at night, decorated with holiday flair on Saturday, December 5 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass will also have glassblowing demonstrations.
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Join IPR & WIPB-TV for #GivingTuesday

Contributed by: Alena McKenzie
Published: Monday, 23 November 2015 9:00 AM
Join #GivingTuesdayIPR and #GivingTuesdayWIPB on December 1!

#GivingTuesday was created in response to the shop-‘til-you-drop hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. So, on #GivingTuesday, we are encouraging everyone in the community to make a gift of support to the organizations making a difference right here in Indiana.

WIPB-TV and IPR hope to generate greater awareness about #GivingTuesday in East Central Indiana, shifting people’s attention from commodity to community. And we need your help spreading the word. Invite your friends to join you on #GivingTuesday to support – in any way you can – the organizations you care about.

Don't miss out on a chance to have your gift to public media make a bigger impact!
Learn more about #GivingTuesdayIPR and #GivingTuesdayWIPB.

Thank you for your support! Together, we can make great things happen.

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Campus Landmark Ornaments for Sale

Contributed by: Kate Webber
Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2015 11:00 AM
Order Your 2015 Campus Landmark Ornament Today!

This limited edition ornament depicts the iconic Ball State University sign located at the corner of McKinley and University avenues. The sign, surrounded by flowers in spring and summer and snow during the winter, is one of the most photographed spots on campus and often the background in many graduation and orientation photos.
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This Month at the Brown Planetarium

Contributed by: Dayna Thompson
Published: Wednesday, 04 November 2015 12:00 PM
Moons: Worlds of Mystery
Produced by the Museum of Science, Boston
 Fridays | November 6, 13, 20 @ 6:30 PM
 Saturdays | November 7, 14, 21 @ 6:30 & 8:00 PM
Take a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity — and surprising might — of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system. Suitable for ages 8+

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Parenting Gifted Children

Contributed by: Miki Hamstra
Published: Tuesday, 27 October 2015 4:30 PM

Are you a parent of a high-ability student who would like to learn more about how you can foster social/emotional growth for your child? Are you interested in understanding the challenges gifted children face such as perfectionism, self-management, peer relations, and other concerns? Consider joining a local 8-week SENG book study!

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