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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Harry Potter series teaches fans about death, loss

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Harry Potter books and films can be valuable tools to teach about death and loss, but a Purdue University professor who specializes in grief suggests parents of younger children pay close attention to the final movie in which a number of characters are expected to die. “Each child’s reaction will […] Read the full story

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2011 Art on the Wabash

2011 Art on the Wabash set for September 18

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Seven first-time participants are among the 42 artists selected by a jurist to exhibit in the sixth annual Art on the Wabash, a local artists’ fair slated for West Lafayette’s Tapawingo Park from 10:00a to 4:00p, Sunday, September 18, 2011. New to the fair this year are Monticello’s Deborah Waymire, who […] Read the full story

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Gypsy Revival, July 13th

Purdue Memorial Union’s summer concert series runs July 6-27

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Memorial Union’s annual summer concert series begins Wednesday, July 6th and continues throughout the month, concluding on Wednesday, July 27. The free concerts are held from 6:30p to 8:00p each Wednesday on the Union’s front lawn. Food service begins at 5:30p. Tables and chairs will be set up, but […] Read the full story

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Beauty of butterflies on display at Tippecanoe County Butterfly Encounter

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Nature enthusiasts can learn about butterflies and how to photograph them at the annual Tippecanoe County Butterfly Encounter on July 16 at Prophetstown State Park. Purdue’s Department of Entomology and Evonik Degussa Corp. Tippecanoe Laboratories are sponsors of the Butterfly Encounter, which begins at 10 a.m. Participants should meet at the […] Read the full story

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2011 Dancing in the Streets in Lafayette, Indiana

Dancing in the Streets 2011 to fill Downtown Lafayette with music, classic cars

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 2011 Dancing in the Streets Festival will once again fill Riehle Plaza and downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette with the legendary sounds of Elvis, The Beatles, Rolling Stones and more, performed by some of the top tribute artists in the Midwest. This year’s theme is “Let It Be” and will be held on […] Read the full story

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CRC Summer Fest

CRC’s annual chicken BBQ is now Summer Fest; proceeds to benefit Food Finders

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Community Reformed Church’s annual Chicken BBQ event has expanded to become their first annual Summer Fest. CRC invites the public to 2501 S. 18th Street in Lafayette from 2:00p-7:00p on Saturday, July 9th for food, games and snacks. The proceeds of the event will go to Food Finders Food Bank. Games featured […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 May 2019