7 p.m. - 11 p.m., first Monday of every month

Muncie City Council Meeting

Share your opinion and hear what's happening in Muncie at the monthly city council meeting.

1st Floor City Hall Auditorium, 300 N High St Muncie, IN 47305
Free

Wednesday, December 8th 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Tea & Talk: A Ball Holiday Greeting

As the holidays approach, join Jessica Jenkins, Minnetrista’s Vice President of Collections and Storytelling, to explore how the Ball family and Ball Brothers Company celebrated the holiday season. In 1925 the Ball brothers hoped to make each employee feel like part of the company family with the distribution of a special edition of Charles Dickens’ famous work, A Christmas Carol. Come bask in the holiday spirit and hear the story of how this one-of-a-kind gift came to be.

Minnetrista
$16; Member Discounts Apply

Every Wednesday at 4pm-5pm

Excellence in Leadership

Are you prepared to manage your peers, organize events, or communicate your vision? Do you know your own strengths and weaknesses? Can you interpret group dynamics and respond accordingly? Have you experienced the power of service?

The Excellence in Leadership program offers all students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills in a variety of ways! The program is FREE and open to any student at Ball State University. Join us for a workshop!

Student Center (Room 301)
Free

Thursday, December 9th 7:00pm - 9:00pm

UPB End of the Year Stressbuster

Stop by the Student Center on December 9th for free yoga sessions, massage chairs, Jimmy John's, hot cocoa and more! 

L.A. Pittenger Student Center
Free

December 9th-11th at 7:30 pm; December 11th-12th at 2:30 pm; December 16th-18th at 7:30 pm.

A Christmas Carol

The Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to once again bring to life Charles Dickens' most well-known and magical story, A Christmas Carol. Just like a favorite book or movie, this timeless story of wealthy curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformative journey resonates with young and old alike.

University Theatre
Students/Staff: $15 in advance, $17 at the door; General Public: $18 in advance; $17 at the door

Saturday, December 18th 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Love Overdose Performance

Alex’s sister Riley is dead of an accidental overdose, and Alex is alone in the hospital bathroom with a bottle of Riley’s pills. Alex must decide what path to go down: take the pills and follow Riley? Take the pills and numb the pain? Or find a different path?

 Through memories, movement, and a compelling story by the creative team at REACT, a cast of six actors bring to life a story of loss and love that can happen anywhere, and does happen everywhere.

Minnetrista
Free

Thursday, December 9th 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Queer Activism & History in Indiana

Let's travel back in time to learn about community's history in Indiana. This is a great time to invite friends to come check out Spectrum with you - everyone is welcome (as always)!

SC RM 310
Free

Shows on select dates between Friday, November 26th through Thursday, December 23rd

Elf: The Musical

Muncie Civic Theatre presents ELF THE MUSICAL on the Mainstage based on the hit movie to celebrate the holidays. 

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday evening shows are at 7:30pm. Saturday and Sunday Matinees are at 2:30pm. The Sensory-Friendly Matinee is December 11th at 2:30 pm. 

Rated PG. Reserved Seating

Muncie Civic Theatre
$20 for adults; $15 for students and children

Tuesday, December 7th 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Kwanzaa 2021

Kwanzaa is a traditional African American cultural holiday celebrated in December. Join us to learn more about the principles of Kwanzaa, and enjoy the traditional meal to celebrate!

Student Center Ballroom
Free

Saturday, January 22nd 9:00am - 3:00pm

Beneficence Leadership Conference

Join in on a fun, free, in-person leadership conference right here on Ball State's campus! All participants will receive a free t-shirt and meals throughout the day. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from faculty, staff, and students across campus about leadership, service, diversity, and inclusion. 

L.A. Pittenger Student Center
Free

Every Wednesday 5-8 p.m.

Dungeons & Dragons Night

Join us for Dungeons and Dragons Night with dungeon master, Keith Macintosh, who has 20 years’ experience as a DM.

Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy tabletop role playing game placed in the medieval era, featuring mythical creatures. The DM interprets the rules as players work together to achieve goals.

Cornerstone Center for the Arts
FREE

Exhibiting August 2021 until May of 2022

FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis

Unravel the opioid crisis one step at a time when you explore FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis. Using a mix of art, science, multi-media, hands-on interactives, and inspiring artwork, this exhibit will help you better understand the nature of addiction, how we got here and what we can all do to help change the course we’re on and move Indiana from crisis to resolution. FIX aims to break the stigma surrounding opioid use disorder, remove the shame and isolation surrounding this disease, and show how we can play a pivotal role in managing this crisis. Come join the conversation at Minnetrista!

Organized by the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. FIX is supported by Next Level Recovery, FSSA, Ball Brothers Foundation, George and Frances Ball Foundation, Efroymson Family Fund/ A CICF Fund, CVS Health, and Jasper Group Brand.

Minnetrista
Free

Every other Thursday

Voices: Race and Ethnicity Support Group

Voices is a racial and ethnic support group for students of color to share their experiences and find ways to cope while also supporting and learning from others. Sessions are led by staff of color and held bi-weekly on Thursdays.

Multicultural Center
Free