Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

April 5, 2014

Decatur County Events Calendar


Greensburg Daily News

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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.

April 5

9 a.m. – Participants of “Go Greensburg! Keep it a Cleansburg” program will meet at the Decatur County courthouse gazebo.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Once Upon a Prom dress shopping date at Greensburg’s First Baptist Church.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Mattress sale at Oldenburg Academy gymnasium.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – St. Paul Kiwanis will host a ham and bean luncheon at the St. Paul Civic Center. For more information call 765-525-6385. Proceeds benefit Riley Hospital for Children.

4:30 to 7 p.m. – Greensburg Kiwanis Club annual pork chop dinner at Knights of St. John Hall. Tickets available from any Kiwanis member and at the door.

5:30 to 10 p.m. – Fourth annual Purple Tie Ball at Greensburg Eagles sponsored by Decatur County Relay for Life. Tickets are limited. For more information, contact Vickie Emberton at 812-593-1550.

7:30 p.m. – Jennings County Players present Twelve Angry Men at Park Theatre Civic Centre, North Vernon.

8 to 11 p.m. – Greensburg American Legion Post 129 will host its spring dance. For more information, call 614-2124.

April 6

7:30 a.m. to noon – New Alsace American Legion hosts sausage and pancake breakfast at New Alsace Conservation Club.

Noon to 5 p.m. - Mattress sale at Oldenburg Academy gymnasium.

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

April 7

9:15 to 10:15 a.m. – Zumba Gold class.

1 to 5 p.m. – Information program on Affordable Care Act at Greensburg library.

1:30 p.m. – Scrabble at Greensburg Adult Center.

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

6 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

7 p.m. – American Legion meeting at Post 129.

April 8

1 to 3 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

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

6 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center pitch-in dinner. Senior Songbirds entertain after the dinner.

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

April 9

8 a.m. – 8 p.m. (April 9 - 11) - The Family Clothes Closet will be open at the Westport

Baptist Church Outreach Center. Clothing will be given away at no charge.

Donations are currently being accepted.

1 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

1:30 p.m. – Canasta

April 10

8 a.m. – 8 p.m. (April 9 - 11) - The Family Clothes Closet will be open at the Westport

Baptist Church Outreach Center. Clothing will be given away at no charge.

Donations are currently being accepted.

1:30 3 p.m. – Crochet club at Greensburg Adult Center.

6 to 8 p.m. - Early Bird book sale for members of Friends of the Library at Greensburg Library.

6:30 p.m. - $5 Euchre Tourney at Greensburg Adult Center.

7 p.m. – South Decatur Drama Department presents Just Another High School Play at the SDHS Cafetorium.

7:30 p.m. – Lois Chapter #147, Order of the Eastern Star will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at the Masonic Lodge, 1100 East Central Avenue.

April 11

8 a.m. – 8 p.m. (April 9 - 11) - The Family Clothes Closet will be open at the Westport

Baptist Church Outreach Center. Clothing will be given away at no charge.

Donations are currently being accepted.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center trip to Hoosier’s Museum in Milan.

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

1:30 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center bowling at Parkside Lanes.

5:30 to 9 p.m. – Tree County Players will host auditions for The Wizard of Oz at the Tree County Players office.

6:30 p.m. – Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

7 p.m. – South Decatur Drama Department presents Just Another High School Play at the SDHS Cafetorium.

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. to noon - Tree County Players will host auditions for The Wizard of Oz at the Tree County Players office.

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. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Natalie Acra at 663-3111, ext. 7034.

10 a.m. – Tree City Tea Party meeting at 2048 West CR 250 South. Guest speakers include Republican candidates Don Bates and Chip Perfect.

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

7 p.m. – South Decatur Drama Department presents Just Another High School Play at the SDHS Cafetorium.

8 to 10 p.m. – Disco to benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America at Decatur County Parks and Recreation Department (formerly the Greensburg Armory). For more information call 663-0115.

April 13

7 a.m. to 1 p.m. – New Point Community Volunteer Fire Department hosts breakfast at station house. Event is a free will offering.

7:30 to 11 a.m. – Sunday breakfast at Knights of St. John Hall, 312 South Wilder Street, Greensburg.

1 to 5 p.m. - Tree County Players will host auditions for The Wizard of Oz at the Tree County Players office.

2 p.m. – Springhill Presbyterian Church will host an Easter egg and scavenger hunt at the church, located at the intersection of CR 640 North and CR 400 East near Clarksburg and Sandusky. For more information contact Jim Moore at 593-0391.

10 a.m. – Senior Songbirds practice at Greensburg Adult Center.

April 14

9:15 to 10:15 a.m. – Zumba Gold class at Greensburg Adult Center.

1:30 p.m. – Scrabble at Greensburg Adult Center.

4 p.m. – Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at Greensburg Library. Everyone is welcome.

6 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

7 p.m. – Seductive Poison: A Jonestown Survivor’s Story of Life and Death program at library. Program features Jonestown survivor Deborah Layton. Register at greensburglibrary.org.

7 p.m. – Sons of the American Legion meeting at Post 129.

7 p.m. – General meeting for St. Maurice community in St. Maurice Hall regarding Napoleon Water.

April 15

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

Noon – Crafts with Connie Webster at Greensburg Adult Center.

1 to 3 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

5:30 to 8 p.m. – Bluegrass jam session at Greensburg Adult Center.

6 to 8 p.m. – Make your own Easter treats at Greensburg library. Program is for grades 6-12. Register at greensburglibrary.org.

7 to 9 p.m. – Greensburg High School Spring Chautauqua program at Greensburg High School auditorium.

April 16

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

1 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

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

1:30 p.m. – Canasta at Greensburg Adult Center.

April 17

1:30 to 3 p.m. – Crochet club at Greensburg Adult Center.

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

6 to 7:30 p.m. - Crunchy cleaning program at Greensburg Library. Learn how to make your own cleaning products.

7 p.m. – American Legion Auxiliary meeting at Post 129.

April 18

Good Friday

Greensburg Adult Center closed in observance of Good Friday.

10 a.m. – Good Shepherd Christian Academy’s Good Friday service.

April 19

10 a.m. – Oldenburg Academy Alumni Association hosts Easter egg hunt on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Francis.

Noon - Decatur County ABATE will host a free community Easter Egg Hunt at Rebekah Park. Prizes provided by ABATE members; candy provided by Arbor Grove Village.

4 to 8 p.m. – Talent ‘n Tacos at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church in Waldron. Event includes talent contest, walking tacos, gift basket raffle and a bake sale. For more information, call 765-525-9808.

April 21

9:15 to 10:15 a.m. – Zumba Gold class.

1:30 p.m. – Scrabble at Greensburg Adult Center.

3 to 6 p.m. - Book signing with local author Gary Hamer at Greensburg Library.

Current student enrollment for Good Shepherd Christian Academy begins.

6 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

April 22

1 to 3 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

5:30 to 8 p.m. – Bluegrass jam session at Greensburg Adult Center.

6 p.m. – New Point Community Seniors Pot Luck program for all seniors in Saltcreek Township at New Point Community Center.

April 23

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center trip to Greenwood Mall.

1:30 p.m. – Canasta at Greensburg Adult Center.

April 24

1:30 to 3 p.m. – Crochet club at Greensburg Adult Center.

4:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Coffee social at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Osgood. All are welcome. Event is a free will offering.

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

April 25

1:30 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center bowling at Parkside Lanes.

6:30 p.m. – Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

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.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – “Children and Youth Month Awareness Day” at Greensburg American Legion Post 129.

6 to 9 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center Senior Prom “Moments to Remember” at First Christian Church.

April 27

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

April 28

9:15 to 10:15 a.m. – Zumba Gold class.

1:30 p.m. – Scrabble at Greensburg Adult Center.

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

6 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

April 29

1 to 3 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center monthly dance with “Scoop “ and the Guys.

1 to 3 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

5:30 to 8 p.m. – Bluegrass jam session at Greensburg Adult Center.

April 30

1 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

May 1

New student enrollment begins for Good Shepherd Christian Academy.

May 7

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

9:30 a.m. – Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild will hold their regularly scheduled meeting at the Masonic Lodge at 4131 Rocky Ford Road. Doors open at 8:45 a.m.

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

May 10

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Chargers Car and Truck Show rummage sale at North Decatur Elementary School. Event is sponsored by North Decatur Elementary PTO. For more information, call Holly Wagner at 812-593-8542.

May 15

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

May 17

Burney Alumni Banquet at Burney Fire Department. Event is open to all who attended Burney High School. Cost is $19 per person. Reservations are required. For more information, call Bill Baker at 812-546-4816.

Noon to 2 p.m. - Out of the Darkness Walk at Greensburg Community High School.

3 p.m. – Fisher Five Mile Adult Big Wheel Race on the courthouse square.

May 19

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

May 20

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

May 21

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.

June 3

9 a.m. – Early education round-up for Good Shepherd Christian Academy.

June 17

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

June 19

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

7 p.m. – Tree County Players present The Wizard of Oz at the Greensburg Junior High School auditorium.

June 20

Greensburg Baseball Summer Swing Tournament at Decatur County Youth Sports Complex. Info at 812-560-9086. Modified high school rules. Sanctioned umpires. For complete rules and information, email Larry Ricketts at gyblball@gmail.com.

7 p.m. – Tree County Players present The Wizard of Oz at the Greensburg Junior High School auditorium.

June 21

Greensburg Baseball Summer Swing Tournament at Decatur County Youth Sports Complex. Info at 812-560-9086. Modified high school rules are followed; sanctioned umpires used. For complete rules and information, email Larry Ricketts at gyblball@gmail.com.

2 p.m. - 7 p.m. – Tree County Players present The Wizard of Oz at the Greensburg Junior High School auditorium.

June 22

Greensburg Baseball Summer Swing Tournament at Decatur County Youth Sports Complex. Info at 812-560-9086.

Modified high school rules. Sanctioned umpires. For complete rules and information, email Larry Ricketts at gyblball@gmail.com.

June 30

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

July 11

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 12

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 13

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 14

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 15

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

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 16

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 17

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

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 18

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 19

Main Street Greensburg hosts the First Annual ‘Tenderloin Throwdown’ around the Decatur County Courthouse.

July 28

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Aug. 14

Greensburg Power of the Past.

Aug. 15

Greensburg Power of the Past.

Aug. 16

Greensburg Power of the Past.

Aug. 17

Greensburg Power of the Past.

Aug. 19

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

Aug. 21

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

Aug. 23

7:30 a.m. - Tree City Rolling Tour at Rebekah Park.

Aug. 25

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Sept. 16

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

Sept. 18

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

Sept. 29

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Oct. 16

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

Oct. 21

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

Oct. 27

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Nov. 18

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

Nov. 20

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

Nov. 24

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Dec. 16

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

Dec. 18

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

Dec. 22

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Monday

6 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

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.

1:30 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

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.

5:30 p.m. - Blue Grass jam sessions at Greensburg Adult Center.

6:15 p.m.: Greensburg Kiwanis Club meets at Cattlemen’s Inn the first and third Tuesdays 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.

9:30 a.m. - Greensburg Adult Center Council meeting the first Wednesday of every month.

Thursday

6:30 a.m.: The Optimist Club meets at Somethin’s Perkin every week.

1:30 p.m. - Crochet club meets at Greensburg Adult Center.

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.

6:30 p.m. - $5 Euchre Tourney at Greensburg Adult Center every second Thursday of the month.

Friday

1:30 p.m. - Greensburg Adult Center bowling at Parkside Lanes.

6:30 p.m. - Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

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.: Crown Pointe 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.