Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

News

June 18, 2013

“Mind Games” for teens coming to local library

Greensburg — Mentalist Jack Strauss will be featured in a free, teens-only show at the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library from 1 to 2:30 p.m., June 20.

Teen Librarian Lori Durbin told the Daily News that although Strauss is also a magician, his June 20 show will focus solely on his mentalist act.

When asked precisely what the show entails, Durbin directed the Daily News to Strauss’ website at makekidsread.com.

According to information provided there by Strauss himself, the mentalist show revolves around Extra Sensory Perception (ESP).

“Is ESP real?” Strauss poses. “Is it possible to read thoughts, see with your mind and foretell the future? Professional Mentalist Jack Strauss will explore these questions with us. Prepare to have your minds blown.”

The show, Strauss explains, has been adapted for teens from his “adult mentalism act,” and is geared toward helping “attract teens to the library.”

“He sounded like someone the kids would like,” Durbin said. “But the younger kids will have to stay home. This is a teens-only show.”

Durbin specified that only students from grade 6 to 12 would be admitted.

Plenty of seating yet remains. Durbin prefers attendees reserve a seat in advance, but stressed that advanced registration is by no means required.

“It’s just so much easier for us,” she said, “to know how many are coming.”

To register for the event, visit www.greensburglibrary.org or call the library at 663-2826.

Contact: Rob Cox 812-663-3111 x7011

 

1
Text Only
News
  • Cougar boys win Charger Invitational The South Decatur boys track and field team captured the Charger Invitational win Thursday afternoon at North Decatur. The North track and field program hosted South, Milan, Knightstown, Tri High and Waldron. The South boys scored 141 points, well ah

    April 23, 2014

  • Decatur County Events Calendar Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240. April 24 1:30 to 3 p.m. - Croche

    April 23, 2014

  • AT A GLANCE... Obituaries: Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94 Edith May Aulbach, 99 Thank you! The Daily News thanks the following subscribers for their continued readership: Jerry Downey-Greensburg Ruth Hamilton-Greensburg decatur county events calendar Local clubs, se

    April 23, 2014

  • nws-gb042314-community garden Community garden readying for second growing season GREENSBURG - In yet another sign that spring is (finally) here to stay, work has begun on preparing the community garden project on Scoby Street for its sophomore growing season. Begun last year as a combined effort of Rotary International, the Green

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • More jobs: unemployment at 5.7 percent Decatur County's employers added nearly 1,200 jobs in the last year and pushed the local unemployment rate near a post-recession low. The unemployment rate in March was 5.7 percent, down from 8.1 percent a year earlier, according to preliminary data

    April 23, 2014

  • nws-gb042314-new directions ndhs - pic New Directions presents program at SDHS GREENSBURG -- On Monday afternoon, New Directions Domestic Abuse Services Center presented its Teen Dating Respect Program to the eighth-grade Health class of Kristine Gross at South Decatur Jr./Sr. High School (SDHS). New Directions victim's advocat

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Deputy stops rolling meth lab after driver speeds, weaves on State Road 3 GREENSBURG -- A speeding and weaving vehicle led a sheriff's deputy to a rolling methamphetamine lab and the arrest of a 31-year-old Greensburg man with prior drug offenses. According to court documents, the initially routine traffic stop Tuesday eve

    April 23, 2014

  • nws-gb042314-kyler rotarian gas - pic NG station opening in Greensburg GREENSBURG -- On July 7, Greensburg will join a growing list of Indiana cities that are installing public natural-gas fueling stations, that will be located near the Honda Manufacturing facility. That station will be built by CNG Fuel, Inc. On Monday

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb042314-earth day photo 1 Students reuse, recycle, clean for Earth Day To celebrate Earth Day, Greensburg Junior High School students picked up trash, repurposed keys by using them in wind chimes, recycled plastic bottles and aluminum cans and built compost piles. Bailey Springmeyer, 11, urged her softball teammates to

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • nws-gb042214-intimidation mug shot BB gun leads to arrest on felony charge An 18-year-old Greensburg resident has been arrested on suspicion that he used a BB gun to threaten a 14-year-old boy who was on his way home from playing basketball at a church. Jeffrey W. Green, of 234 W. North St., was being held without bond at D

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo