Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 31, 2012

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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@ greensburgdailynews.com or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.



Sept. 1

Free community Hospice concert featuring Three Dog Night at Columbus North High School.

Miss Tree City 2012 is accepting applications until Sept. 1. Candidates must reside within Decatur County and be between 17 and 22 years of age. Preliminaries will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 and the winner will be crowned immediately following the Littles on the stage Friday, Sept. 28. The winner of Miss Tree City will be competing for the title of Miss Indiana Festivals later this fall. Applications are also available at all area high schools as well as online @ www.treecityfallfestival.com.



Sept. 4

Decatur County Sheriff's Department will hold a regular session of the Merit Board no later than 8:30 p.m., following an executive session at 7 p.m. Public guests with intent to attend the regular session should assemble in the lobby of the Decatur County Sheriff's Department upon the convening of the regular session.



Sept. 5

Council meeting and presentation by MainStreet Greensburg executive director Bryan Robbins at 9:30 a.m. at Greensburg Adult Center. Sue Fortman of the Family Nutrition Program will be lunchtime guest speaker.

County Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 7 p.m. in courthouse meeting room.

County Plan Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. in courthouse meeting room.

The free preschool program for children entering kindergarten in fall 2013 or 2014 will again be offered at Greensburg United Methodist Church. The classes are offered to children who are not presently enrolled in any other preschool. The class will meet at 6 p.m. every Wednesday night at the Greensburg United Methodist Church, and the sessions will last for approximately 90 minutes.

This program is directed by Jere' Sturges, a retired elementary preschool teacher. The goal is to offer a readiness program for the children  who will be entering kindergarten in the next two years, with suggestions for at-home activities and guidelines for child development progress.

Questions at 663-3094.



Sept. 6

Free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at Greensburg Adult Center courtesy of Decatur Home Health Care.

St. John's Lutheran Church of Napoleon will host its monthly ÒCoffee SocialÓ featuring ham, German potato salad, homemade coffee cakes and more. Event begins at 4:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome. Carry-outs available.

ÒBook BuddiesÓ program for grades K to 2 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Book is ÒWho's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?Ó



Sept. 8

Greensburg Masonic Lodge hosts all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Lodge is located on East Central Avenue, just east of Greensburg Community High School. Serving eggs any way you like them, bacon, sausage patties, biscuits and gravy and all the trimmings. Cost is $5 donation for adults and $3 for children under 12. Carry-outs available.



Sept. 9

The DCMH Walk for Diabetes Team is sponsoring a Basket Bingo fundraiser at 1 p.m. at Greensburg's American Legion. Bingo starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 each.

Sixteen games and five door prizes will be given out for an opportunity to win one or more of 21 Longaberger items.

All proceeds go to the American Diabetes Association, a national organization which works to help improve the lives of people with diabetes through research and education.



Sept. 10

The monthly Alzheimer's Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Anyone and everyone with questions or concerns are welcome to attend.



Sept. 11

Monthly pitch-in dinner at Greensburg Adult Center. Josh Giley provides entertainment after dinner.



Sept. 12

2012 Decatur County College Fair from 5 to 7 p.m. at Greensburg Community High School. Information regarding post-secondary schools, career opportunities, financial planning and testing (SAT and ACT) will be available.

Bread basket bingo at Greensburg Adult Center at noon.

Decatur County Memorial Hospital ÒEvent ÔFore' Caring Golf Outing. More info at www.dcmh.net/golf.



Sept. 14

S'more Fun at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library for grades 6 to 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Campfire, roasted hot dogs, s'mores, playing games and telling spooky stories.



Sept. 15

Indiana Blood Center blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lett's VFD.

Free pre-school begins at 6 p.m. at Greensburg United Methodist Church. First session is informational and features a time of enrollment. Questions at 663-3094.



Sept. 16

Country breakfast at St. Maurice parish hall. Serving from 8 a.m. to noon. Free will offering. All proceeds donated to Fr. Dennis Moorman's Maryknoll mission work. Will be serving biscuits and sausage gravy, whole hog sausage, eggs, potatoes, fruit, juice, milk, homemade pastries.  Everyone welcome. Also, there will be Mass at 10 a.m.



Sept. 18

Connie Webster of Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library craft presentation at noon at Greensburg Adult Center.



Sept. 19

Games Galore Day at 9 a.m. at Greensburg Adult Center. Cost is $5. Lunch will be included as part of the day. If interested, call Center (663-2232) no later than Friday, Sept. 14.



Sept. 20

Miranda Hartwell of Heritage House presents ÒNever 2 LateÓ computer system at 11:30 a.m. at Greensburg Adult Center.



Sept. 21

Greensburg Adult Center trip to Indiana Grand Casino from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $6 for bus transportation. Lunch is on your own. Sign up begins Sept. 4.



Sept. 22

Indiana Blood Center blood drive from 9 a.m. to noon at Rush Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

2012 Indiana Grand Classic.



Sept. 24

Read it and Eat it Teen Book Club: ÒMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.Ó Program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.



Sept. 25

Dance with ÒScoopÓ and the Guys from 1 to 3 p.m. at Greensburg Adult Center.



Sept. 26

Fire and Ice Homeschooler Program from 2 to 3:15 p.m. at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library for students in first grade and up. Make volcanoes and instant ice cream, learning the science behind them.

Indiana Blood Center blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. at Main Street Christian Church in Rushville.

Lunchtime pitch-in at 11:30 a.m. at Greensburg Adult Center. Bingo follows courtesy of Crown Pointe Senior Living Community.



Sept. 27

Computers 101 Workshop from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.



Sept. 28

Tree City Fall Festival. More info at www.treecityfallfestival.com.



Sept. 29

Tree City Fall Festival. More info at www.treecityfallfestival.com.



Sept. 30 to Oct. 6

Banned Books Week at Greensburg Decatur County Public Library. To Kill a Mockingbird, The Hunger Games, Brave New World, Alice, My Mom's Having a Baby and more on display.



Oct. 4

Flu Shot Clinic at 10:30 a.m. at Greensburg Adult Center courtesy of Decatur County Home Health Care.

Community Health Fair at Columbus Fair Oaks Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.



Oct. 5

Greensburg Adult Center trip to Canal Days in Metamora from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $6 for bus transportation. Lunch is on your own. Sign up begins Monday, Sept. 17.



Oct. 18

Greensburg Adult Center Senior Games. If interested, fill out form and return it to Center by Monday, Sept. 25.



Nov. 9

Turkey Dinner Fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Greensburg Adult Center.



Miscellaneous

Monday

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.



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.: 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.



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.



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.

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.



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.