Westminster Village
Community Locations
Thursday, April 6 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Listen as Dr. Arthur Feinsod highlights the Harlem Renaissance through the works of Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston.
Community Locations
Thursday, March 2 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Enjoy a glass of tea and be delighted by an actor portrayal of Janie from "Their Eyes Were Watching God". $10 tickets must be purchased through the VCPL. To make a reservation call 812-232-1116
Cover: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston
ISU- Condit House
Community Locations
Thursday, February 16 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for a discussion of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" at the residence of Indiana State University's president.
Cover: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston
LifeLong Learning Center
Main Library
Monday, February 13 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Were you inspired by "Their Eyes Were Watching God"? Bring your poetry, create a dance, do a reading, or share stories tied to this year's Big Read title.
Cartoon Cat Couple Sharing a Book While Seated on Other Books
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Tuesday, February 14 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Enjoy a romantic night of music, desserts, and great conversation inspired by some of the most famous couples in literature, such as Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy, Romeo and Juliet, and Ron and Hermione.
Cover: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston
SWMC- Ceclian Auditorium
Community Locations
Sunday, March 19 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
The Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra will host a concert inspired by "Their Eyes Were Watching God". Admission fee: Adults, $10, Students, $5, and children 10 and younger are free.
Poster: Their Eyes Were Watching God
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Tuesday, February 21 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Watch Halle Berry play Janie Crawford in this film inspired by Zora Neale Hurston's novel and produced by Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions. 113 minutes. Rated PG-13. Refreshments will be served. 
Illustration of a Rose
Meeting Room C
Main Library
Thursday, April 14 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Shakespeare's plays and poems abound with flowers and gardens. Join VCPRD Naturalist, Amber Slaughterbeck, as we visit the beauty of planting your own Shakespeare garden. Discussion includes garden design, plant uses, and wildlife benefits. Advanced Master Gardener, Marilyn Miller, will elaborate on plant selections and showcase flowers from the Apple House. Participate in our Rose Raffle for a chance to win! 
Cover: Shakespeare Saved My Life by Bates
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Friday, April 8 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Enjoy a concert from Crossroads Brass Band featuring music selected with the theme of Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard, the Wabash Valley Community Read book.  Enjoy the free concert and light refreshments.     
Cover: Shakespeare Saved My Life by Bates
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Friday, March 25 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Celebrate the Wabash Valley Community Read book, Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard! Stone Soup Shakespeare will provide a brief play.  Enjoy heavy appetizers, music and a photo booth! Tickets are $5 and reservations can be made by calling 812-232-1116.     

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