Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


March 21, 2014

Decatur County Events Calendar


2 p.m. – Jennings County Players present Twelve Angry Men at Park Theatre Civic Centre, North Vernon

April 7

5:30 p.m. – Decatur County Extension Homemakers International Night at First Baptist Church. For information at 663-8388.

April 8

1:30 p.m. – Kindergarten enrollment at Greensburg Elementary School.

6:30 p.m. – Kindergarten enrollment at Greensburg Elementary School.

April 10

6 p.m. - Early Bird book sale for members of Friends of the Library at Greensburg Library.

April 11

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

April 12

8 a.m. – State Representatives Randy Frye and Jud McMillin will hold a breakfast for emergency responders at the Jeff-Craig Fire Department, 610 Ferry Street, Vevay.

9 a.m. to noon - The last Winter Farmers’ Market will be April 12 in the Greensburg City Hall gym.

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

10 a.m. - Daily News Easter Egg Hunt at Decatur County Family YMCA. Event is held in conjunction with the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.

6 p.m. – Christian concert “Illuminate” at Greensburg Junior High School. All proceeds benefit Kids’ Closet of Decatur County.

April 15

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

April 16

9 to 11 a.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

1 to 4 p.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

April 17

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

6 p.m. - Crunchy cleaning program at Greensburg Library.

April 21

3 p.m. - Book signing with local author Gary Hamer at Greensburg Library.

April 24

7:30 p.m. – Daughters of Isabella will hold their monthly meeting in the Knights of Columbus Hall, Greensburg.

April 26

9 a.m. – Spring Fling for Daughters of Isabella at Greensburg’s Hampton Inn. Long form initiation follows at 9:45 a.m.

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