Keep Up With Kokomo!
The Haynes Apperson Festival is three solid days of fun in Kokomo. This summer, the festival will run from Thursday, June 28, to Saturday, June 30, and — as always — will be packed with family-friendly activities. With the festival commemorating Kokomo’s automotive...read more
Whether you’re looking for fun or fitness, you’ll find what you need this summer at Kokomo Beach where there’s a leisure pool and competition and lap pool. There’s also high-energy water slides, splash pad, kiddie slides and relaxing lazy river. All this makes Kokomo...read more
Summer’s official kick-off in Kokomo, the 2018 Strawberry Festival is set for Friday, June 1, in downtown Kokomo. And nothing says summer like Amish-made shortcake, ice cream, strawberries and whipped cream piled high in a bowl. And enjoying that strawberry shortcake...read more
Local artist Sherry Temby is exhibiting her whimsical, original oil paintings and photographs in the KHCPL main gallery, located at 220 N. Union Street, Kokomo. Her art can be viewed during regular library hours through June 29th. Sherry has been coloring outside of the lines for more than 50 years and has a talent for capturing her subjects' unique personalities in her artwork and photos. Sherry specializes in animal portraiture and has a studio locally. She may be reached at…
2nd Annual Kokomo’s Got Talent Auditions; 6:30 p.m. each night; IU Kokomo Havens Auditorium; Tuesday pop/country, Wednesday classical/Christian, Thursday rock/bands; Visit www.kokomosyphony.net.
Musical Magic Show with Daniel Lusk; KHCPL Bookmobile at Rodger’s Pavilion at Highland Park 10-11 a.m., Main Street Christian Church, Russiaville 2-3 p.m. and KHCPL South 6-7 p.m.; Join musician Daniel Lusk for a mixture of magic, music & books; Free; Visit www.khcpl.org.
Recreation Adventure Program; Held Monday-Friday at various Kokomo city park locations; 12-5 p.m.; All crafts are $1; Children are free to come and go on their own; For more information, call 765-456-7275.
Kokomo Art Center Fiber/Textile Art Show; Exhibit open Tuesday-Saturday 1-4 p.m.; Free admission; Reception on June 30th from 2-4 p.m.; Call 765-457-9480.
Water sprays are from 1-3 p.m. and FREE for people of all ages. Here is the schedule of locations this summer: June 6 - Mohr Park June 12 - Bon Air Park June 14 - Jackson Morrow Park June 21 - Studebaker Park June 27 - Highland Park July 11 - Darrough Chapel Park July 18 - Lafayette Park July 25 - Foster Park
IU Kokomo Downtown Gallery Exhibit: Line Ecologies; 3-9 p.m.; Line Ecologies is artwork produced by Wayne Madsen and the drawing robot he built; You can also see the robot in action throughout the exhibit; Exhibit will run through June 28; Gallery hours are Wednesday & Friday 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Thursday & Saturday 12:30-6:30 p.m.