April Happenings

The snow has melted, birds are singing, and you hear the buzzing of bees.  Grab your umbrella, rain showers are guaranteed but no fooling around, April’s list of events is guaranteed to please!

The Red Skelton Museum has another great exhibit and will be available to see through May 16.  “The Jester in Japan” reveals Red’s fascination with Japanese culture from his travels to Japan.

The next best thing to Santa Claus is the Easter Bunny!  The Kiwanis Club is partnering with the Vincennes Parks & Recreation Department to sponsor the Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3.

Spring is a time to be outside and the perfect opportunity to learn more about the First City Public Sculpture Project.  On Friday, April 9, sculptor and co-owner of the Art Space Gallery, Andy Jendrzejewski will lead the “Second Friday Art Talk” on three new sculptures and the artist who created them.

Veterans and families will enjoy the first living history event of the year.  The Indiana Military Museum will host a World War I Living History Event over two days, Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11.  Come to witness the battle enactments and see the fascinating displays!

The first signs of spring can be seen at the “Early Spring Wildflowers”, “Second Sunday Nature Walk”.  On Sunday, April 11, Naturalist Terri King will guide a walk through Ouabache Trails Park and enlighten participants on the life cycle of spring wildflowers.

The Old Town Players Theatre is excited to reopen and present a new comedy to the public!  The hilarious production, “May the Farce Be With You”, a science fiction comedy can be seen over two weekends, April 16 – 18 and April 23 – 25.

Vincennes is rich in history and on Saturday, April 24, the Vincennes State Historic Sites are offering a fun two-hour program for children (grades 3 – 5) to learn more about our past during Adventure Days: Native Americans in Indiana”.

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy one or several of these events.

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