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RPL Birthday Bash

The Rushville Public Library is hosting a Birthday Bash from 9 a.m. to noon on June 13. Stop by the Discovery Park to celebrate 110 years. Pre-packaged cookies and bottled water will be served, along with crayons and coloring pages for the kids.

RPL discount cards for non-residents

In honor of the Rushville Public Library’s 110th birthday, and for a limited time, county residents can get a discounted library card. The discount is $10 off a 12-month card, $5 off a 6-month card and $2.50 for a 3-month card. This discount deal runs June 8-20.

Tox-Away is coming back

Tox-Away is returning for Rush County residents from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 6. Residents can drop off TVs, computers, batteries, light bulbs, tires and paint cans at the Smiley Avenue location.

John Abrams reception

The community is invited to celebrate with John Abrams on the completion of 35 years of driving bus No. 56 for Milroy Elementary School. The celebration will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at Pioneer Engineers Club at Caldwell Pioneer Acres (3703 S 200 W, Rushville). No gifts, just come to greet. Refreshments will be provided.

Rush County Health Department

The Rush County Health Department will not be having an Immunization Clinic in June. The department hopes to resume in July.

Libations by the Levee

The 3rd annual Libations by the Levee at Riverside Park in Rushville has been rescheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. This event will feature an estimated two dozen breweries and three musical talents.

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