Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Agriculture

June 14, 2014

AT A GLANCE

OBITUARy

Reva Mae Mullins, 82

THANK YOU!

The Daily News thanks the following subscribers for their continued readership:

Patti Tatman - Greensburg

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INSIDE TODAY

Health & Wellness | A4

Church | A5

events

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.

June 14—Flag Day

7 to 10 a.m. – All you can eat breakfast at Greensburg Masonic Lodge, located on East Central Avenue. The meal is open to the public. Call 812-663-2929 for more information.

8 a.m. – Westport Covered Bridge Festival. Breakfast at 8 a.m., parade at 10 a.m. Dog show begins at 2 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – Big Brothers “Color Run for Fun” at Rebekah Park begins with the timed 5K (no color). The 5K Color Blast begins at 9 a.m. More information at 663-7556 or by going to the Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Decatur County Facebook page.

4 to 7 p.m. – Wine on Wheels at Arbor Grove Village. Event benefits Meals on Wheels. For information, contact 812-593-5819.

6 p.m. – New Salem High School Alumni Banquet. $20 for dues and dinner, $10 for spouses and guests. Please send reservations to Marcia Carney Snyder at 1287 S. State Road 3, Rushville. Call 765-932-2350 for more information.

June 15—Father’s Day

June 16

9 to 11:30 a.m. – St. Mary’s Parish Vacation Bible School

9:15 to 10 a.m. – Zumba Gold class at Greensburg Adult Center.

11:30 a.m. – Lunch at Greensburg Adult Center, courtesy of Skybird Manor.

2 p.m. – Lava Lamps and Bouncy Balls for grades six through 12 at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.

1:30 p.m. – Scrabble at Greensburg Adult Center.

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Vacation Bible School at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Adams.

6 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

All day – Wii games at Greensburg Adult Center.

June 17

9 to 11:30 a.m. – St. Mary’s Parish Vacation Bible School.

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