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Purdue’s Latino Cultural Center to celebrate ‘Día de los Muertos’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center will celebrate the Mexican holiday, “Día de los Muertos,” or Day of the Dead, with music, crafts and food from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the YWCA of Greater Lafayette at 605 N. Sixth Street in Downtown Lafayette. The event is free and open to the […] Read the full story

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West Lafayette Halloween Guidelines

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While West Lafayette does not have a set of strict rules for trick or treating, they are offering guidelines that the West Lafayette Police Department encourages the public to observe this Halloween (Saturday, Oct 31). Children under the age of 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Carry a flashlight Cross […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s Leslie Geddes had distinguished teaching, research career

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Leslie Geddes, a Purdue University distinguished professor of biomedical engineering and recipient of the National Medal of Technology, died on Sunday (Oct. 25). He was 88. The Showalter Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering, Geddes created innovations ranging from burn treatments to miniature defibrillators and ligament repair to tiny blood pressure […] Read the full story

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Downtown Lafayette to be decked out for holiday season

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Downtown Lafayette will be transformed into a winter wonderland this Saturday (Oct 31) when volunteers install holiday lights, banners and decorations. Nearly one hundred volunteers from the IBEW Local 668 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) and the NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association) will install special lighting on the Tippecanoe County courthouse dome, […] Read the full story

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PEFCU hosts free college savings education seminar

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — PEFCU Trust and Financial Center invites the Greater Lafayette community to attend a no-cost, no-obligation “College Savings Plans” seminar at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, November 5, at the Lafayette Jefferson High School Lab Theater in Lafayette, IN. College is one of the most significant events in a person’s life, and 529 […] Read the full story

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Kathryn Weil Center, Spirit of Women encourage women to live healthy

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Kathryn Weil Center for Education and the Spirit of Women are hosting a program that encourages area women to be healthy and have fun. The Kathryn Weil Center for Education will present “Build Your Immunity, Boost Your Life” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Kathryn Weil Center for […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

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