Upcoming Events
3 p.m.
Dr. Josh Gruver, Ball State Natural Resources and Environmental Management Department, will speak to the group about the Muncie Food Hub Partnership and how it's battling food insecurity in East Central Indiana. We will also learn about the Hults Environment Educational Center.
3 p.m.
The group will take a field trip to Ball State's amazing David Owsley Museum of Art, the home of a huge collection of works from all over the world and covering thousands of years of human creativity. There will be a small group discussion and attendees will get a chance to see some of the most recent acquisitions to the museum.
3 p.m.
With the rise of so many addictive substances, many friends and family now struggle with the question, "how do you help someone who doesn't want help?" Bruce Perkins, Board Registered Intervention Specialist, will explore the intervention process and why it works for those struggling with drug and alcohol abuse.
3 p.m.
Fifty years after the Viet Nam War, Gerald Waite, research fellow for Peace and Conflict Studies, will lead the group in looking back on one of our most controversial conflicts and the impact it had on the country.
3 p.m.
Hundreds of residents were asked to journal about an average day in their lives. Dr. James Connelly, Distinguished Professor from the Center of Middletown Studies, will give us a contemporary look into their lives.
3 p.m.
The first human library event was held in Denmark nearly 20 years ago, and since then the concept has spread and grown across the world! Minnetrista recently hosted one of these events; Peg Lewis will tell us how it went, and how borrowing a "book" at the Human Library can help nurture understanding and fight misconceptions that keep our communities apart.
3 p.m.
Join other Lifelong Learners at our annual holiday social. Enjoy food, conversation, and the presentation of the John J. Hill Scholarship Award while celebrating the season with us!