Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 1, 2012

Events 080112

Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@ or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

Aug. 1

Decatur County Health Department immunization clinic will be held at 801 N. Lincoln Street, Greensburg. Call (812) 663-8301 for times and eligibility.

Adult Center hosts Bingo at 11:30 a.m. courtesy of Hickory Creek Care Facility.

Aug. 2

St. Mary's Catholic Faith Question and Answer session at 7 p.m. at the church.

Free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings courtesy of Decatur Home Health Care from 11:30 a.m. to noon at Greensburg Adult Center. Service is available to anyone in the community over the age of 50.

Sign up for Adult Center State Fair trip begins.

Sign up for Adult Center Indianapolis trip begins.

Aug. 3

Springhill Presbyterian Church pork chop supper from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Clarksburg Fire Station. Cost is $8 per person. Kids under 10 eat free.

The Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 1219 South Michigan Avenue, will hold a Spaghetti Supper from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Spaghetti and all the trimmings will be served, with takeouts available. The charge is a free-will offering. For more information, call 663-8192.

Special Olympics spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Dine in and carry-outs welcome. Menu is baked spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, dessert and drink.

Aug. 4

10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Decatur County Memorial hospital will celebrate its 90th birthday on the DCMH campus with FREE Food, Entertainment, Gifts and bounce houses! Our "birthday" gift to one lucky winner will be an iPad. Our celebration begins with a groundbreaking to announce our next building project, followed by a birthday party until 1 pm. Bring your friends and family to help us celebrate 90 years of caring!

For more information, call (812) 663-1167 or visit

The Tree County Players Annual Meeting for all members begins with dinner at McCamments Restaurant at the Greensburg Country Club. Dinner is at 6 p.m. with the annual meeting, board member elections and award ceremony following at about 7:15 p.m. Call (812) 591-3827.

Aug. 8

Adult Center hosts ÒBrown Basket BingoÓ at noon.

Aug. 9

Former Bohn/KS employees annual luncheon at Greensburg Country Club. Meet at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon.

Aug. 14

Adult Center trip to the Indiana State Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for ÒGolden Hoosiers Day.Ó Admission is $2 with a voucher. Cost of transportation is $6. Sign up begins Aug. 2

Computers 101 Workshop at 10 a.m. at Library.

Monthly pitch-in dinner at 6 p.m. at Adult Center.

Aug. 15

Decatur County Health Department immunization clinic will be held at 801 N. Lincoln Street, Greensburg. Call (812) 663-8301 for times and eligibility.

The 2012 Little Mr. and Miss Tree City Fall Festival Orientation Meeting is set for Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Greensburg Public Library Meeting Room.

All boys and girls from Decatur County are eligible. They must be at least 4-years-old and not yet 8 by Sept. 1. The 2012 Little M.r and Miss Pageant is presented by Honda Manufacturing of Indiana and set for Friday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. in downtown Greensburg. For more information contact Peggy Brown at 812-593-5583.


Aug. 17

Myranda Hartwell of Heritage House will demonstrate the Never 2 Late computer system at 11:30 a.m. at Adult Center.

Aug. 18

Clarksburg High School Reunion at 4 p.m. at Clarksburg Fire Station. Meal at 6 p.m. Reservations at 812-527-2098 prior to Aug. 13. All who attended CHS are welcome.

Teen Movie Night at Library based on The Hunger Games at 6 p.m.

Aug. 19

Kathy Wurtz Back Benefit from noon to 6 p.m. at Batesville Knights of Columbus. All-you-can-eat chicken dinner from noon to 6 p.m., corn hole tournament at 1 p.m. and 19-hole golf tournament at 8 a.m at Brook Hill Golf Course in Brookville.

Aug. 24

Adult Center trip in conjunction with Historical Society of Decatur County to Indianapolis from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost for transportation by bus is $6.

ÒBack to School Blues Buster PartyÓ for grades 6 to 12 at 7 p.m. at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.

Aug. 28

Food for Thought presentation by Greensburg-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce at 11 a.m. at Library.

Adult Center dance with ÒScoopÓ and the Guys from 1 to 3 p.m.

Aug. 29

Lunchtime pitch-in at 11:30 a.m. at Greensburg Adult Center.



8 p.m.: Al-Anon meets in the First Presbyterian Church basement every week, starting June 11, 202 North Franklin Street. Use the Washington Street entrance.



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 Trackside Cafe the first and third weeks 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.: Mental Health Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month in the O.B. conference room of Decatur County Memorial Hospital. They invite everyone suffering from mental illness or caring for a family member with mental illness to attend. All meetings are held strictly confidential. Info: 663-3545 or 663-6370.

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.


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


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.


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.

3 p.m.: Second Fridays will include a reception at the Art on the Square Fine Arts Gallery. From May 13 to Oct. 14, they will also include a film on the East Side of the Square.


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


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.