2023 $2 Tour of the Village is back!

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Looking for something fun to do or just want to see what the Village has to offer? 

When: August 26 from 4-8 PM
Where: The Village in Muncie

2023 $2 Tour flier (pdf)

Live music and huge discounts on items ranging from FREE to just $2!

The Riverside-Normal City neighborhood association is excited to host a $2 tour of the Village! Participating Village merchants will be offering $2 items that range from an Art Mart goodie bag to a hard-shell taco at Chavas or a $2 t-shirt from Screenbroidery. Live music will begin at 4:00 PM on a stage at the intersection of Dill St and University Ave.

This event will showcase local village businesses while promoting the Riverside-Normal City neighborhood and its unique features, like the neighborhood’s prime location between Ball State, downtown Muncie, and Minnetrista!


  • The first 500 attendees will receive a Village Passport.  Collect 5 stamps to be eligible for prizes donated by participating Village merchants.
  • The first 100 attendees will receive a $2 bill!


This free event is sponsored by Ball State University, Ball Brothers Foundation, Muncie Action Plan, Muncie Map Company, and the Riverside-Normal City Neighborhood Association.

2017 IDEA Conference

2017 IDEA Conference

Check out some of the great materials from this year’s conference.

When: Saturday, March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Where: Ball State University’s L.A. Pittenger Student Center

Sorry, all seats are filled and registration has been closed.

On March 5, 2016, 130 citizens attended the first Neighborhood I.D.E.A. Conference and it’s back for 2017! The second annual Neighborhood I.D.E.A. Conference is scheduled for March 4, 2017 on Ball State’s campus. 150 of Muncie’s most active local leaders will gather to listen, learn and meet like-minded individuals to share ideas and best practices. A door prize drawing will be held at the end of the day.

The theme of the conference is Intentional Development and Education for Association Members. Sessions will fall within five distinct tracks:

  1. Beautification and Infrastructure
  2. Community Partnerships
  3. Teamwork and Collaboration
  4. Association Development
  5. Community Plans

Agenda and presentation descriptions (pdf) – may be subject to change

Ball State University’s Building Better Neighborhoods, the Shafer Leadership Academy, the City of Muncie, the Vectren Foundation, Muncie Action Plan, Ball Brothers Foundations, and the Muncie Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation Commission.

The conference will be held on the second floor of the L.A. Pittenger Student Center, which is located on Ball State’s campus. Free parking will be available in the parking garage immediately behind the Student Center. Ball State classes will not be in session, and you will not need a pass to park there.

Contact Krista Flynn, BSU Office of Community Engagement at kflynn@bsu.edu.

Event: Muncie Delaware Senior Center Summer Bazaar and Market – July 30, 2016

Saturday, July 30th | 8:00 am-2:00 pm
Forest Park Senior Center

  • Artisans/Crafts
  • Home-made delectables
  • Pottery
  • Ready to Go home cooked foods
  • Woodworking
  • Fresh jellies, jams and butters
  • Hand-crafted jewelry
  • Fresh produce
  • Natural Skin care products
  • Plants and flowers
  • Breakfast and lunch served
  • Giant Rummage Sale
  • Edie’s Boutique for Ladies
  • Holiday decorations
  • Books, CD’s, and DVD’s
  • Bargains Galore!

All proceeds go directly into the center to serve Seniors of Delaware County

For more information call 765-289-0844 or check out our Facebook page