Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

September 13, 2012

Events 091312

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.

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.

Greensburg Elementary Walk-a-thon at Greensburg Community High School track. For more information, contact Meredith Acra 663-4631. Rain date is Sept. 28. Parents and family members welcome to watch from bleachers.

The Courthouse lawn will Ògo to the dogsÓ with a special screening of the Disney animated classic, ÒLady and the Tramp.Ó Begin the evening with the Farmer's Market (from 2 to 6 p.m.), then stay for live music, art at the Art on the Square Gallery, and bring a lawn chair or a blanket for the movie, which begins at dusk. The Decatur County Animal Shelter will be on hand with some four-legged friends for adoption. Main Street Greensburg thanks sponsors ETC, First Federal, ClearSound Design and Wolf Theaters. Call Bryan Robbins at 593-4207 for more information.

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.

ÒStrut Your MuttÓ at Arbor Grove Village from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

World Spotlight exhibit at Stapp's Circle S Ranch. Free admission.

New Point Crackaway Daze at Salt Creek Township Park.

St. Mary's Alumni and Friends Assocates Kickball Classic begins at 1 p.m. at Decatur County Sports Complex. For questions, call Jennifer Nobbe at 663-2849 or email a

Lett's Firehouse hosts annual fish fry at 11 a.m. Will serve fish, chili, Coney dogs, hot dogs, French fries, desserts. Blood drive runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Garden Tractor Pull starts at 3 p.m. Sixth annual 18-hole golf scramble at Wyaloosing Golf Course starts at 9 a.m.

Harmony Quilt Guild Association will hold annual quilt show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stream Cliff Farm, near Commiskey in Jennings County. For more information, call Betty Manning at 812-346-5859.

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.

New Point Crackaway Daze at Salt Creek Township Park.

Sept. 18

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

St. Paul Town Council meeting at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Civic 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.

Friends of Batesville Memorial Public Library are having a used book sales from Sept. 20 to 22. More than 1,000 books, videos, CD's, and books on tape will be sold from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library annex, 10 W. Boehringer St. Friends' members may shop early starting at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Prices are  adult hardbacks $1, paperbacks $.50, all children's books $.25. Proceeds from the book sale will be used to help pay for library materials and programs. Donations are also welcome and may be placed in bins in the library lobby. The $2 per bag sale starts at 3 p.m. Saturday.

United Church of Christ in Osgood will host coffee social from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Homemade bread, coffee cakes, hot ham, cold cuts, tacos, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, green beans, hot potato salad, beef and noodles, salads, beverages and more will be served. Free will offering.

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 Car Show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at High Point Orchard.

From 9 a.m. to noon, the Rush County Conservation Club will host the third annual Outdoor Adventure Expo sponsored by the Hoosier Tree Dog Alliance and the Rush County Coonhunters. Register upon arrival. Morning includes youth-friendly activities to learn about fishing, hunting dogs, deer and turkey hunting, biology, trapping, camping, hunter safety, etc. Registered youths will be entered into a drawing for prizes.

Free snacks and lunch available. Trap range open for shooting shortly after noon.


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.

Daughters of Isabella will be having their Baby Shower Meeting at 7:30 p.m., with a rosary at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Hosting the meeting will be Delane Erdosy and Karen Conley. Members are reminded to please bring a baby present to donate to the St. Elizabeth Coleman Center.

Sept. 28

Tree City Fall Festival. More info at

Sept. 29

Tree City Fall Festival. More info at

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. 13

Decatur County 4 Kids presents second annual Happy Kids, Happy Families, Happy Lives Conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Greensburg's Hampton Inn.

Oct. 16

Halloween exhibit begins at Decatur County Historical Museum. Exhibit runs unti Nov. 6.

Oct. 18

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

Nov. 6

Decatur County Elections exhibit begins at Decatur County Historical Museum. Exhibiti runs until Nov. 29.

Nov. 9

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

ÒHoosier SalonÓ exhibit featuring traveling art from juried Indiana artists at Art on the Square Gallery.

Nov. 29

Victorian Christmas Exhibit begins at Decatur County Historical Museum. Exhibit runs until Dec. 31.

Nov. 30

Christmas concert featuring Miami University Glee Club at Greensburg Junior High School.



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.