Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 2, 2013

Decatur County Events Calendar


Greensburg Daily News

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Aug. 2

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

Aug. 5

Sonshine Christian Preschool in New Point begins its 2013-2014 school year. To register, call 669-3-9375.

1 to 6:30 p.m. - St. Maurice Church, Napoleon, is sponsoring a community blood drive at the Parish Activity Center. All donors will received a Hoxworth Summer t'-shirt.

Donors must be in good health, at least 17-years-old and weigh 110 pounds or more. Participants must also bring a picture ID. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.hoxworth.org/groups/napoloen or call Arlene at 812-852-4394.

Aug. 7

8:45 to 9:30 a.m. - Columbus Star Quilter's Guild will hold a special meeting. The meeting will be an auction of the items from the generous sewing stash donation made by Carol Duncan. It will be held at the Masonic Lodge at 4131 Rocky Ford Road, Columbus. There is no charge to attend the auction.

9:15 a.m. - Public Hearing on Cumulative Cap property tax increase in City Hall council chambers.

Aug. 8

11:30 a.m. - Annual Bohn Aluminum and Brass Division Lunch at Greensburg Country Club/McCamment's. Meet at 11:30 a.m.; lunch buffet at noon.

Aug. 9

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 New Directions.

Dusk - Second Friday Movie Series on the Square presents Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Aug. 10

7 to 10 a.m. - Greensburg Masonic Lodge will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast. Cost is a donation of $5 for adults and $3 for kids under 12. Carry-outs are available.

1 p.m. - Franklin County Democratic Party will host its third annual Sixth District Democratic Rally at the Franklin County Hilltop Shelter. Event is free and includes a cookout, entertainment, fun for kids and several elected officials as speakers. For questions, call Tom Vohland at 513-593-2345.

Aug. 12

4 p.m. - Monthly meeting of the Alzheimer's support group at the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Aug. 15 to 18

Annual Greensburg Power of the Past will feature tractor games, flea market, food vendors, consignment auction, garden, tractor and horse pull, fiddle contest and more. Admission is $3 and up for persons age 12 and over. Children under age 12 are admitted at no charge.

Aug. 16

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

Aug. 23

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

Aug. 24

9 a.m. - The TCSC will be having an open horse show at the Decatur County fairgrounds

9 a.m. - On Eagle's Wings 5K Run/Walk at St. Mary's School, 1331 East Hunter Robbins Way. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Kids Fun Run starts at 10 a.m.

More details at www.oneagleswings5k.com

9:30 a.m. - Parkside Sweet Shoppe will host a miniature golf tournament. Cost is $20; sign up before Aug. 20.

Noon to 4 p.m. - Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library 20th birthday party. Event includes a bounce house, "dunk-a-librarian," food (hot dogs, chips, drinks), snacks (cotton candy and popcorn), and games and prizes.

Aug. 27

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Congressman Luke Messer will join Michael and Denise Dora at their home at 3128 North CR 150 East in Rushville for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres for an event in support of Congressman Messer. Cost for a host is $500; co-host is $300; and individuals are $50. Please RSVP to Sember Hahn at 317-752-7555 or sember1982@hotmail.com.

Aug. 29

6 to 8 p.m. - Create a book trailer teen program at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.

Aug. 30

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

Sept. 6

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

Sept. 7

Arts and Cultural Council of Decatur County hosts music festival at High Point Orchard.

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.

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

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.

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.

Sept. 27

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

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.

Oct. 4

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

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.

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.: CrownPointe 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.