Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

October 11, 2013

Decatur County Events Calendar


Greensburg Daily News

---- — 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.

Oct. 11

4:30 to 8:30 p.m. - “Junk in Your Trunk” garage sale on courthouse square. Cost is $10 and space is limited. Fee will be donated to Community Healthcare Clinic.

6:30 p.m. - Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

Dusk - Second Friday Movie Series on the Square presents National Treasure.

Oct. 12

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - High Point Orchard Apple Fest. Kids and Family Fun event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 812-663-4534.

10 a.m. - Tree City Tea Party meeting at the outbuilding of the home of Don and Norma Wall, 2048 West CR 250 South, Greensburg.

This will be the regularly scheduled meeting of the Tree City Tea Party.

3 p.m. - Benefit for Brandon Hempstead to cover funeral expenses and purchase a headstone. Event is at Decatur County Conservation Club. A motorcycle run begins at noon at Wallpe’s and is preceded by registration from 9 a.m. to noon. More information at 812-560-5967.

5 to 7 p.m. - Ladies Auxiliary of Eagles Greensburg will host a chicken dinner. Meal includes chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, cole slaw, broccoli and cheese sauce, roll and choice of iced tea or coffee.

Cost is $8 for adults; $4 for children up to age 10.

Oct. 13

1 p.m. - The 2013 Lt. Jacob Blasdel family reunion will be held at the home of Jody Blasdel on Stateline Road, Bright. Fried chicken will be provided. Please bring tableware and drinks for your family and a covered dish to share.

There will be a short meeting following lunch. Games and fun for all ages!

Oct. 14

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

4 p.m. - Monthly meeting of the Alzheimer’s support group at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Lbrary.

6:30 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

Oct. 15

1 to 3 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

2- 4 p.m. - Wii video games program featuring Mario Kart and Just Dance at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Libary. Event is for grades 1 to 5.

Oct. 16

1 p.m. - Euchre and bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

1:30 p.m. - Canasta at Greensburg Adult Center.

6 to 8 p.m. - Adult beginning computer series at library: introduction to operating systems, organizing files.

Oct. 17

6 p.m. - Early bird book sale for members of Friends of the Library.

Make and Thursday at library. Stop by and create a monster mask.

Oct. 18

9 a.m. - Book sale sponsored by Friends of the Library.

1:30 p.m. - Bowling at Greensburg Adult Center.

6:30 p.m. - Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

Oct. 19

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Women Just Want to Have Fun Day at Decatur County Extension Homemakers Office. Event will feature presentations on Hospice, button jewelry, cloth bowls, pin cushions, a microwave potholder and Christmas decorations.

Lunch of soup and sandwiches will be served with dessert for $6. For more information, call 662-6841.

4 to 8 p.m. - American Legion Post 129 will hold its fifth annual hog roast. Meals are $8. There will be a dance afterward, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is free. Event is open to the public.

8 to 9 a.m. - South Decatur Junior/Senior High School Fall Fun Run. For information, call Robyn Davis at 812-591-8232, or email her at robyn@stayputdoggy.com.

9 a.m. - Book sale sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Community Service Day for Greensburg Wesleyan Church. Information at 663-6230.

Oct. 20

7 a.m. to 1 p.m. - New Point Volunteer Fire Department hosts a pancake breakfast. Breakfast also includes sausage, biscuits and gravy.

1 p.m. - Book sale sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Community Service Day for Greensburg Wesleyan Church. Information at 663-6230.

Oct. 21

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

6:30 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

Oct. 22

1 to 3 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

Oct. 23

9 to 11 a.m. - Free immunization clinic for children at Decatur County Health Department.

1 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

1 to 3 p.m. - Free immunization clinic for children at Decatur County Health Department.

1:30 p.m. - Canasta at Greensburg Adult Center.

6 to 8 p.m. - Adult beginning computer series at library: introduction to operating systems, organizing files.

Oct. 25

4:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Fall Harvest dinner at Greensburg Adult Center. Menu includes twice baked potato casserole, green beans, cranberry salad, roll, dessert and beverage.

Cost is $8 for adults, $3.50 for children 5 to 13, under 5 free.

6:30 to 8 p.m. - Bats and Boo..ks! Family Halloween Program at library.

7 p.m. - Ghost Walk begins. Event is a series of ghost stories and skits presented by the Decatur County Historical Society.

Oct. 26

1 to 4 p.m. - Children’s Spook Tour at Decatur County Historical Museum. Event features games, story-telling, fortune tellers, face painting, a performance of Hansel and Gretel and fun for the whole family. Admission is free.

7 to 9 p.m. - Teen Halloween Program: Life-Size “Clue” for grades 6 to 12.

Oct. 28

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

6:30 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

Oct. 29

1 to 3 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

1 to 3 p.m. - Monthly dance at Greensburg Adult Center with Scoop and the Guys.

4 p.m. - Library board meeting.

5:30 to 7 p.m. - Community Halloween party at Heritage House.

6 to 8 p.m. - Family movie night featuring Monsters University at library.

6:30 to 8 p.m. - Teen Jack-o-Lantern carving for grades 6 to 12.

Oct. 30

1 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

1:30 p.m. - Canasta at Greensburg Adult Center.

6 to 8 p.m. - Adult beginning computer series at library: creating and using an email address.

Nov. 6

12:30 p.m. - Fun with Library Friends Afternoon Bridge game in the meeting room of the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Playing fee is $15 per person. All proceeds go toward the purchase of books for newborns at Decatur County Memorial Hospital. For more information, contact Joann Fry at 663-7558.

Nov. 23

10 a.m. - 36th annual Tree City Run. Race day registration and packet pickup begins at 8:30 a.m. The race begins and ends at the Decatur County Family YMCA.

Dec. 7

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - WTRE Holiday Bazaar at Greensburg Elementary School.

Dec. 10

1 to 4 p.m. - Christmas Open House at Decatur County Historical Museum.

Miscellaneous

Monday

6:30 p.m.: Greensburg Lions Club every second and fourth Monday at the Decatur County REMC office. For membership, contact Ann Lindsay at 663-5393.

Tuesday

9 to 10 a.m.: Women’s Bible Study at the YMCA every week. All ladies of all ages are welcome. Info: 812-663-3531.

10 a.m.: Support group for widows and widowers meets every week at Westport Christian Church. Info: 812-591-3807.

10 -11:45 a.m.: Seniors Bible study and fellowship in the YMCA conference room every week. Info: Connie McCracken at 663-3531.

Noon: Human Services Board of Directors meets the fourth week of the month at 1585 Indianapolis Road, Columbus. Info: 812-372-8407.

4 p.m.: Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) weight loss support group meets every week at First Christian Church in Greensburg. Weigh-in is from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-3763 or 812-663-5623.

6:15 p.m.: Greensburg Kiwanis Club meets at Cattlemen’s Inn the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Guests welcome.

6:15 p.m.: New Point Kiwanis meets in the New Point Community Center first and third weeks of the month.

6:30 p.m.: Greensburg Night Bloomers meet the third week of the month. Info: Emily Kuntz at 663-8605 or Sarah Nahmias at 663-2825

7 p.m.: Fibromyalgia Support Group meets the first week of the month at Arbor Grove Village in the Community Room. Info: 663-8553.

7 p.m.: Tree County Players meet the third week of the month at the TCP office.

7 p.m.: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 315 S. Ireland Street.

Wednesday

9:30 a.m.: Al-Anon meets in the First Presbyterian Church basement every week, 202 North Franklin Street. Use the Washington Street entrance.

Thursday

6:30 a.m.: The Optimist Club meets at Somethin’s Perkin every week.

6:30 p.m.: Westport Kiwanis meets at the Community Building every week.

6:15 p.m.: Lake Santee Kiwanis meets at the community building the first and third weeks of the month. Info: Sue Fortman at 812-593-3258.

The American Legion Auxiliary holds its meeting the third week of the month.

6:15 to 7:15 p.m.: Join Arbor Grove Village every fourth Tuesday each month for music, light desserts, beverages and fun during Family Night. All family and friends of residents and staff are welcome to come have a good time. Arbor Grove Village is located at 1021 East Central Avenue, Greensburg. It is one of 60 communities operated by American Senior Communities.

Friday

Bridge at the Greensburg Adult Center Friday afternoons each week and on the first and third Thursday of the month. Info: 663-2232 or 663-5564.

6:30 p.m. - Celebrate Recovery program meets in the Greensburg Wesleyan Family Life Center at 714 West Main Street.

Sunday

7:30 a.m.: Crown Pointe hosts a free weekly continental breakfast every week. RSVP at 662-8888.

Ongoing

The St. Paul Senior Luncheon Site offers Exercise with Mozart at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. on a donation basis for those 60 years and older.

The Historical Society of Decatur County museum is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to the museum is free and special tours can be scheduled by calling the office at 663-2764.

Join us for hot, well-balanced, nutritional meals at the Greensburg Adult Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. If you are over 60 years old, cost is based on donations. Under 60 years of age is $4 per meal. Call 663-2232 for lunch reservations. Fun and friendship are shared daily.

Decatur County Human Services, Inc. administers the Child Care Voucher Program for Decatur County. This program provides services through licensed providers for parents seeking quality child care. Currently there is a very small waiting list. To apply for this program come to Human Services with your most recent pay stub or current school schedule. You will be asked to fill out an application and provide some general information. Our child care providers are licensed through the SIEOC. Anyone wanting to become a licensed provider may also contact Human Services at 1939 N. Carver Street Greensburg or call (812)663-8830.

If your child enjoys listening to stories, singing, dancing and making crafts, you should stop by the Children’s Room at the Greensburg Library to sign up for Story Time. It is open to children ages 3 to 6 years of age. Classes are available Monday and Thursday evenings and Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. You may call the library at 663-4455 for more information and to get registered.

Nutritional meals are served everyday at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the St. Paul Civic Center, 120 E. Washington St., St. Paul. If you are 60 years of age or older, join us for fun and fellowship. You may contact Trudy Lewis at 765-525-6306. The Civic Center is open from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Family Food Pantry is accepting donations Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can help by calling 812-663-8830 or stopping by at 1939 North Carver Street, Greensburg.

All Hillenbrand doll plant retirees and spouses are invited to the Osgood Grub Company for lunch on the first Monday of every odd-numbered month. Meet, greet and eat at 11:30. All-you-can-eat buffet provided for $10.62, which includes tip.