Anderson Gearing Up For 150th Anniversary

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The city of Anderson has lined up multiple events over the next few months to mark its 150th anniversary. The celebrations include a motorcycle ride and an Anderson Symphony Orchestra performance featuring an original work by a local composer.

The Anderson Sesquicentennial Committee has endorsed several projects, including events at the Madison County Historical Society and the new Ivy Tech Community College campus.

The city's official, week-long celebration will run from August 22-28.
 
The endorsed projects include:
 
July 6 – October 2015     
The Harvey Riedel's Photographic Journal, Parts I & II
The Madison County Historical Society
 
August 2, 9 & 16
A Condensed History of Anderson, Indiana and Nearby Points of Interest
Madison County Historical Society
 
Sunday, August 16 – 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.       
Ivy Tech Community College Anderson Campus Open House      
Ivy Tech Community College Anderson Campus
 
Friday, August 28 – Kick-off at 7:00 p.m.
Anderson H.S. v. Pendleton Heights H.S. 
Anderson High School  
 
Saturday, August 29 – 8:00 a.m. to Noon
Community Hospital Anderson Foundation Walk of Life 
Community Hospital Anderson Pond, behind the hospital
 
Saturday, August 29 -  Time TBD
White River Biking Coalition- Sesquicentennial Ride
Throughout Anderson & Anderson Speedway
 
Saturday, August 29 - Time TBD
Sesquicentennial Motorcycle Ride
Throughout Anderson & Anderson Speedway
 
September 12-13 - Time TBD
Andersontown Powwow 
Athletic Park 
 
Saturday, September 26 - 7:30 p.m.
Anderson Symphony Orchestra – Celebration by Rick Vale  
Paramount Theatre