Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

December 14, 2011

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Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Thursday, Dec. 15

1 to 2:30  p.m. - Christmas Cookie Exchange at the Greensburg Adult Center.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - The Greensburg Optimist Club will hold their Christmas Party at the Hampton Inn, including a meal and program. To reserve a spot, call Jane Howard at 663-7403.



Friday, Dec. 16

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Crown Pointe hosts lunch to raise funds for the Cheer Fund. This week features fish sandwich, cole slaw, cookie and drink. Info: 662-8888.

4 to 8 p.m. - Main Street invites all children, young and old to come see Santa Downtown each Friday until Christmas. He'll be seated in the North Atrium of the Courthouse for free pictures and treats, as well as to hear your Christmas wishes.



Friday, Dec. 17

11 a.m. - Lone Tree Chapter DAR will meet at the home of Diana Springmier.

The annual Christmas Brunch will be hosted by Diana assisted by Merilyn Gronau and Carol Bonnett.



Monday, Dec. 19

1:30 p.m. - Scrabble at the Greensburg Adult Center.

6:30 p.m. - Euchre at the Greensburg Adult Center.

7 to 8 p.m. - Mother-Daughter book discussion at the Greensburg Public Library. Open to grades 6 to 12 and their mothers, aunts, grandmothers, adult friends.



Tuesday, Dec. 20

Greensburg Public Library will host a Make and Take craft program to make a fuzzy Christmas bookmark. Free while supplies last.



Wednesday, Dec. 21

6 p.m. - Gingerbread House Hoopla at the Greensburg Public Library.



Thursday, Dec. 22

Greensburg Public Library will host a Make and Take craft program to make a foam candy cane decoration. Free while supplies last.

2 p.m. - Christmas Movie Day kicks off at the Greensburg Public Library, showing How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Elf.



Friday, Dec. 23

Greensburg Adult Center closed for Christmas.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Crown Pointe hosts lunch to raise funds for the Cheer Fund. This week features potato soup with shredded cheese and bacon, crackers, chocolate cake, drink. Info: 662-8888.

4 to 8 p.m. - Main Street invites all children, young and old to come see Santa Downtown each Friday until Christmas. He'll be seated in the North Atrium of the Courthouse for free pictures and treats, as well as to hear your Christmas wishes.



Monday, Dec. 26

Observation of Christmas Day for government offices. Greensburg City Hall, Decatur County Courthouse will be closed, as will the Greensburg Adult Center.



Tuesday, Dec. 29

10 a.m. - Kung Fu Panda 2 at the Greensburg Public Library.



January

Friday, Jan. 6

1 to 4:30 p.m. - Blood drive at Arbor Grove Village.



Thursday, Jan. 19

3 to 7 p.m. - Blood drive at the Knights of Columbus.



Miscellaneous

Monday

4 p.m. - AlzheimerÕs Association offers support groups for caregivers of persons with AlzheimerÕs disease or related dementias at Greensburg Public Library the second Monday of each month. All meetings are confidential and free of charge. Greensburg Public Library. Info: Maxine Donley at 812-663-8736 or the AlzheimerÕs Association at 1-800-272-3900.

6:30 p.m. The Lions Club Meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at REMC. For information, contact Mareta Gibson at 663-4616.



Tuesday

9-10 a.m. - WomenÕs Bible Study will be at the YMCA every week. All ladies of all ages are welcome. Info: 812-663-3531.

10 a.m. - The support group for widows and widowers, Encouraging Others, meets every week at the Westport Christian Church. Info: 812-591-3807.

10 -11:45 a.m. - Seniors Co-ed Bible study and fellowship at the YMCA conference room every week. For information contact Connie McCracken at 663-3531.

Noon - Human Services board of directors meets the fourth week of the month at 1585 Indianapolis Rd, 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. - The Greensburg Kiwanis Club meets at Trackside Cafe the first and third weeks of the month. Guests are always 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. - The 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. - The Tree County Players meet the third week of the month at the TCP office.

7 p.m. - The 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. For more information call 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 St. (formerly Washington School)



Wednesday

9:30 a.m. - Al-Anon meets at 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 SomethinÕs 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

Join us for Bridge at the Greensburg Adult Center Friday afternoons each week and on the first and third Thursday of the month. For more information call 663-2232 or 663-5564.

8 p.m. - Al-Anon meets at the First Presbyterian Church basement every week, 202 North Franklin Street. Use the Washington Street entrance.

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 will host a weekly continental breakfast free of charge every week. Please call ahead at 662-8888.



Ongoing

The St. Paul Senior Luncheon Site offers Exercise with Mozart Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. 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 ChildrenÕs 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.