Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 30, 2013

Decatur County Events Calendar


Greensburg Daily News

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Aug. 30

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

PKC Labor Day Classic at Decatur County fairgrounds.

Aug. 31

7:30 a.m. - Registration begins for 5K run, walk, crawl at Carousel Play and Learn Center, 900 East Montgomery Road. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $15 for individual registration. Please call Carousel for registration forms at 663-5060 or go to www.carouselplay.org.

Children of runners/walkers may run or walk for free.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Old Thyme Gathering at 5827 West CR 700 North, St. Paul. Event features 15 to 20 homemade crafts vendors. Food available.

PKC Labor Day Classic at Decatur County fairgrounds.

Sept. 1

11 a.m. - St. John's, Enochsburg, church picnic. Dinner includes chicken and roast beef. Event offers games, a beer garden, raffles and a silent auction.

11 a.m. - Burney-Clay Township Volunteer Fire Department's annual hog roast. Garden tractor pulling starts at 11 a.m. and farm stock tractor pulling begins at 6 p.m. For more information, call 663-8198.

Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library closed in observance of Labor Day.

Sept. 2

Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library closed in observance of Labor Day.

Sept. 3

9 to 11 a.m. - Greensburg Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will host their last meeting of the fall at the Community Church of Greensburg. Childcare is provided and all denominations are welcome.

Please join us on the first and third Tuesdays of the month (September to May) for two full hours of "mommy time." This includes breakfast, sharing, creative activities and speakers.

This year's theme is "A Beautiful Mess: Embrace Your Story." For more information, contact Lindsay at 662-8331 or visit facebook.com/mops.greensburg.

Sept. 5

4:30 p.m. - St. John's Lutheran Church of Napoleon have their monthly coffee social consisting of ham, German potato salad, homemade coffee cakes and more. Serving starts at 4:30 p.m.; carryouts welcome.

Sept. 6

2 p.m. - Farmer's Market on the courthouse square.

First Fridays at High Point Orchard. Dinner by reservation. Times are 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Call 812-663-4534 to make your reservation for a lovely evening with great food.

Menu includes wedge salad, cider glazed boneless pork chop, scalloped/au gratin potatoes, glazed carrots, dessert.

Sept. 7

4 to 11:30 p.m. - Arts and Cultural Council of Decatur County hosts Moontree Music Festival at High Point Orchard.

Westport Kiwanis Car Show and Barbecue.

Sept. 8

Westport Kiwanis Car Show and Barbecue.

Sept. 9

4 p.m. - The monthly meeting of the Alzheimer's Support Group will take place at the REMC. Please note the change in location for this month. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Sept. 12

6 p.m. - Decatur County writers workshop and roundtable at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.

Sept. 13

2 p.m. - Farmer's Market on the courthouse square.

4:30 to 8:30 p.m. - "Junk in Your Trunk" garage sale on Washington Street, behind City Hall. Cost is $10 and space is limited. Fee will be donated to Greensburg Bread of Life.

7 p.m. - Hot dog roast for grades 6 to 12 at library.

Dusk - Second Friday Movie Series on the Square presents Disney-Pixar's Toy Story.

Sept. 14

9:30 a.m. - Beth Moore simulcast at First Baptist Church of Greensburg. Check-in and continental breakfast at 8:45 a.m. Tickets are available in the church office from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday thru Friday. The cost is $15 per person. The church can be reached at 663-3778.

Sept. 15

8 a.m. to noon - Country breakfast at St. Maurice Parish Hall, St. Maurice. Breakfast is a free will offering and biscuits and sausage gravy, whole hog sausage, eggs, potatoes, fruit, juice, milk, coffee and homemade pastries. All proceeds will be donated to Fr. Dennis Moorman's work with Maryknoll Missions.

Mass will be at 10 a.m. For more information, call 812-663-4666 or 812-663-4754.

2 p.m. - Longaberger Products Bingo at Greensburg American Legion. Doors open at 1 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. All proceeds to American Diabetes Association.

Sept. 20

2 p.m. - Farmer's Market on the courthouse square.

Sept. 21

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Blue River Valley Pioneer Fair at Shelby County Fairgrounds. Cost is $3 per person; kids under age 6 are free. New Point.

New Point Crackaway Daze.

Sept. 22

Noon to 4 p.m. - Blue River Valley Pioneer Fair at Shelby County Fairgrounds. Cost is $3 per person; kids under age 6 are free.

New Point Crackaway Daze.

Sept. 24

4 p.m. - Library board meeting.

Sept. 27

2 p.m. - Farmer's Market on the courthouse square.

Tree City Fall Festival.

Sept. 28

9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - "Junk in Your Trunk" garage sale on Broadway Street. Cost is $10 and space is limited. Fee benefits Tree City Fall Festival to fund merchant promotion.

10 a.m. - Archaeology Day at Decatur County Historical Museum.

Tree City Fall Festival.

Oct. 4

2 p.m. - Farmer's Market on the courthouse square.

First Fridays at High Point Orchard. Dinner by reservation. Times are 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Call 812-663-4534 to make your reservation for a lovely evening with great food.

Menu includes fall salad, fresh baked bread, Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, apple cake.

Oct. 5

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Health and Safety Fair at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home, in parking lot.

Oct. 8

10:30 a.m. - Fall break family movie at library.

1 p.m. - Fall break teen movie (grades 6 to 12) at library.

Oct. 9

2 p.m. - Utopian Wildlife Program at library.

Oct. 10

1 p.m. - Fall break teen program: Spoons and Milkshakes (grades 6 to 12) at library.

Oct. 11

2 p.m. - Farmer's Market on the courthouse square.

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.

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

Oct. 17

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

Oct. 18

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

Oct. 19

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

Oct. 20

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

Oct. 25

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 Memorial

Oct. 26

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

Oct. 29

4 p.m. - Library board meeting.

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

Nov. 1

First Fridays at High Point Orchard. Dinner by reservation. Times are 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Call 812-663-4534 to make your reservation for a lovely evening with great food.

Menu includes pear and walnut salad, dinner rolls, cranberry dijon pork tenderloin, sweet potato casserole, vegetable medley, fresh baked fruit pie.

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 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.: 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.