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Sunday, May 28, 2017
  • Hitting the note
    From humble beginnings in 2008 to several packed shows in recent years, the Kokomo Summer Concert Series continues to bring big, free acts to the Kokomo Performing Arts Pavilion in Foster Park. 
  • Fresh ideas
    The Kokomo Downtown Farmers’ Market opened its Saturday markets on April 29, sticking to its original recipe for successful weekly markets. 
  • Making a splash
    Opening weekend did not provide optimal weather for Kokomo Beach’s 15th year. Cold temperatures and threatening spring storms closed the popular cool-off destination, but the gates will open for daily operation on May 27 for the summer.
  • A spot of paradise
    Situated out in left field, a short walk from the main concourse at Kokomo Municipal Stadium, sits a large maroon and yellow umbrella. Underneath the oversized umbrella is a hidden gem of the property – the Umbrella Bar. 
  • Sweet treats
    Sponsored by First Farmers Bank and Trust and the Greater Kokomo Downtown Association, the annual Strawberry Festival is set for Friday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., alongside other First Friday events. This is the third year of combining the festival with the events of First Friday.
  • KHCPL Russiaville to unveil Nature Explore classroom
    KHCPL Russiaville is hosting a grand opening of its Nature Explore classroom on Tuesday, May 23, at 2 p.m. The classroom, which aims to foster children’s creativity and get them back into the great outdoors, is the first of its kind at an Indiana library.
  • Sanburn sees first start of 2017
    After his release from the Chicago Whitesox organization, Nolan Sanburn had a two-week dryspell of no baseball. Now, after staying in extended spring training with the Washington Nationals organization, Sanburn will have his first start on the mound since 2016. 
  • Completing the automotive trifecta
    When Elmer and Edgar Apperson opened their automotive company in 1902, they had no idea they would be on the forefront of an industry that would define Kokomo for the next century. 
  • Community Howard goes nuclear
    Thanks to a generous donation from its foundation, Community Howard Regional Health is going nuclear. On May 8, the hospital unveiled its latest weapon to combat illness, a nuclear medicine camera that produces three-dimensional images to detect diseases, cancers, and other disorders.
  • 10th annual National Women Build Week
    This week, local women are picking up their hammers and saws as part of Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week.
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