Tuesday, January 17
The Board of Directors of the Bloomfield School District Building Corporation will meet in a regular meeting at the office of Todd R. Corn, attorney for the Bloomfield School District, located at 114 E. Main St. in Bloomfield at 6 p.m.
The Linton Housing Authority 2017 Board of Commissioners will meet at the Linton Housing Authority located at 1148 N 1300 W, on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
American Legion Post 22 will host a euchre tournament at 7 p.m. at the Legion, located at 139 South Main Street in Linton.
The Bloomfield Public Library will have Teen Movie Night from 5-7 p.m. to spend an evening watching a great new release. Call the library at 812-384-4125 to find out the movie title. Grades 7-12 welcome.
Wednesday, January 18
The Bloomfield School Board will meet in executive session at 5:30 p.m. in the junior/senior high school conference room.
The Board of Directors of Bloomfield School District School Building Corporation will hold a regular meeting at the law office of Todd R. Corn, at 114 East Main Street in Bloomfield at 6 p.m..
The Bloomfield Public Library will have Baby and Me Storytime from 12-1 p.m. for children birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Enjoy simple reading, rhymes, music and movement with your baby.
Thursday, January 19
The Bloomfield Public Library will have Digital Creativity Equipment Training from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Stop by the library for a quick training session on NEW digital creativity equipment. All are encouraged to come and complete the training, as they are REQUIRED to before using equipment. Call the library for more details at 812-384-4125.
The Linton Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
Friday, January 20
The Bloomfield American Legion Post 196 will host a Fish Fry/Karaoke. Fish Fry is from 6-8pm. Karaoke will be 8 p.m. to midnight. Public is invited.
Saturday, January 21
Lyons Legion Post 479 will host karaoke night, from 8 p.m. - midnight, with services provided by Jim Dandee. Open to the public on Saturdays. Smoking allowed on patio only.
Eastern Greene High School, 11064 East State Road 54, Bloomfield, will be hosting an All-Alumni Reception from 5–6:30 p.m. at the high school in the foyer located in front of the library. The reception is being held in conjunction with the 2017 basketball homecoming game. Graduates of 1967, 1977, 1987, 1997 and 2007 will be acknowledged at half time of the junior varsity basketball game. All alumni from any and all graduating classes of Eastern are encouraged to attend. Graduates from the classes ending in “7” will be admitted to the basketball game free of cost. Cookies and punch will be available for all graduates and their family members and guests. For more information see egreene.k12.in.us .Please RSVP if you are planning to attend, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone to Cari Helms at 812-825-5722 by Jan.17.
Sunday, January 22
The Shawnee Theatre of Greene County will have a fund raising concert featuring Pierce Arrow, voted Branson Mo.’s best variety show of 2016 with Bloomfield native, Dan Britton. Tickets are $25 and available for the 6 p.m. show by calling 812-384-1106 or contacting Shawnee Theatre Board members.
Monday, January 23
The Linton Public Library will be having a Book Sale today to Saturday, Jan. 28. All items will be half-price.
Tuesday, January 24
The Linton Public Library will host Teen Coffee & Coloring from 4-5 p.m.
The Linton Public Library will host Movie Madness at 6 p.m. classic movie, free popcorn and soda.
The Bloomfield Public Library will have Tuesday Crafternoon from 2-3 p.m. If you’re interested in crafts, visit the adult desk and ask about making some; this month they will be coloring bookmarks. Ages 18 and over, evening session from 6-7 p.m.
Wednesday, January 25
The Linton Public Library will host Lively Ladies – This program meets the 4th Friday of the month from 1-3 p.m., and is primarily for ladies of retirement age. Includes a wide variety of guest speakers, some light refreshments and a fun time to relax. Programs and subject matter vary each month.
Thursday, January 26
The Bloomfield Public Library will have A Gathering of Gamers from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Spend an afternoon playing your favorite games including board games, card games, Yu-Gi- Oh and Wii games. Grades 7-12 welcome.
The Linton Boys Baseball League is having the annual meeting 7:30 p.m. at the Elks. This meeting is to review the 2016 season and to elect new officers for the 2017 season. If you are wanting to apply for a coaching position or be a member of the board please attend.
Saturday, January 28
Lyons Legion Post 479 will host karaoke night, from 8 p.m. - midnight, with services provided by Kim’s Karaoke. Open to the public on Saturdays. Smoking allowed on patio only.
The Linton Public Library will host Family Movie Matinée, playing a new release at 1 p.m. Free soda, popcorn and candy.
Tuesday February 2
White River Valley (WRV) to hold ‘Pink Night
The JV game will begin at 6 p.m. T-shirts are being sold at both schools.
White River Valley will take on Eastern Greene. Courtesy of: Samantha Mason
Tuesday, February 7
The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Bloomfield Chapter 847 will meet at the Casa Sevilla Restaurant in Bloomfield. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the business meeting will follow at 12:30 p.m. All Federal employees, retirees and spouses are welcome.
Saturday, February 11
Making A Difference small group of Linton First Christian Church will sponsor Second Saturday Soup. Free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the East Shelter House at Humphreys Park in Linton.
Sunday, February 12
Victory Baptist Church in Bloomfield is having a Chili Cook Off. The church will provide drinks and sandwiches, so bring a pot of your homemade secret recipe chili and prepare for a good time. Evangelist Bob Hamblin will be preaching all services on this day. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday Morning Service at 10:30 am. We will eat after the Morning Service in the Fellowship hall. Victory Baptist Church is located 1 ½ miles east of Bloomfield on highway 54. Look for more upcoming events at www.vbcbloomfield.com or call the church at 812-227-8151.
Ongoing & Future Events
The arts center senior music nights (first two Fridays of each month) have been moved to Autum Trace on Lone tree road. Both nights start at 6:30 p.m. First Friday is more gospel music, the second Friday is more traditional. It is a great event room and all are welcome. Patrons can come and go as they like and enjoy the music, or bring your instrument. P.A. is furnished. Any questions call Fred 798-6191
The Linton Housing Authority 2017 Board of Commissioners will meet at the Linton Housing Authority located at 1148 N 1300 W, on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
Generations is offering A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls in Linton in partnership with Autumn Trace of Greene County. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. at Autumn Trace of Greene County, 1150 County Rd 1000 W, Linton. This four-week program is offered free of charge, but pre-registration is required. Each class is limited to 12 people. A workbook is provided and refreshments are served. Workshops begin Nov. 1 and will continue each Tuesday and Thursday through November 29th, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day. Contact Sandy Carpenter at 812-381-0441 or email@example.com. to register or for more information.
The Linton Public Library will be hosting Creative Crafternoon the first Saturday of the month from 1-2 p.m.
White River Valley Junior Class is currently selling RTIC tumblers 20 and 30 oz., and 18 oz. bottles with the WRV logo and name. Please contact the school offices or a junior class parent to order your cup.
White River Valley Junior Class is currently selling the WRV Discount Cards. The cards are $5. Please contact the school offices or a junior class parent for a card.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at Saron Church each Monday at 10:30 a.m.
American Legion Post 22 will hold Bingo Night, every Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Linton Moose Lodge will have “Open Mic” every Sunday, beginning at 9 p.m. Questions, call 812-699-4123
Linton Moose Lodge will hold a Saturday Night Dinner, every Saturday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Questions, call 812-699-4123
Linton Moose Lodge will hold a Saturday morning breakfast, every Saturday from 8-11 a.m. Questions, call 812-699-4123
Generations is offering an Enhance Fitness class at the William Murphy Community Center (Glenburn Center) in Linton on Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. Enhance Fitness classes are designed specifically for seniors and focus on improving cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, flexibility, and balance. They are also a great way to have fun and meet new people. Cost is $1.50 per session and the first class is free. The instructor is Sandy Carpenter. For more information, contact Sandy at 812-381-0441 or Alma Kramer at (800) 742-9002.
Linton Moose Lodge invites all to its “Cheeseburger Wednesdays,” with all drinks 50 cents off, and its Saturday breakfasts, every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Dugger Union School is offering the Bill Aydelotte ($4,000), Edna Coyner ($1,000) and the Clarence Stegemoller ($1,000) scholarships. Applications are available in Dugger, at the post office as well as the town hall. Mail completed applications to: Greene County Foundation 4513 W. State Rd 54 Bloomfield IN 47424. For info call 812-659-3142
“Griefshare”, grief recovery seminar and support, will meet at Glenburn Home in Linton each Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Griefshare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?’, “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?,” and “Guilt and Anger.” For more information, call Cindy Buskirk or Le Ann Petit at 812-847-2221.
The Linton Moose Lodge 1434 new hours have begun which are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday open at 2 p.m. until close and Friday, Saturday and Sunday open from noon until close.
Newberry will continue to meet the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. If Monday is a holiday, the meeting will be held on Tuesday.
Linton Moose Lodge serves dinner in the family quarters every Saturday Night from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.
The Center Township Board had established a schedule of regular meetings for the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Center Township Fire Station, located at 11242 East State Road 54 in Bloomfield.
Zumbooty will be held at the Owen County YMCA Saturdays from 9:15 until 10:15 a.m. Zumbooty is easy-to-follow Zumba combined with the power of a basic boot camp workout. Cost is $4 per class for Y members, $6 for non-members For more information: www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622
Every second and fourth Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. all people who knit are welcome to join the Bloomfield Public Library in the Reading Room. Part of the Legacy Project is knitting as well. Patrons may bring their own projects to work on or get started with needles and yard that the library can provide for their first work.
The Worthington Senior Citizens Center holds a breakfast on the second Thursday of every month from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. On the Last Wednesday of every month there is a pitch-in lunch. Every Tuesday evening at 6:30 there is a Euchre Tournament at a cost of $3. Bid Euchre is played Monday through Saturday at 9 a.m. and Pinochle on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m.
Eastern Heights Utilities, Inc. would like to inform their customers of the availability of the 2015 CCR brochure. This brochure is designed to keep customers informed about their water utility and the quality of their drinking water over the past year. This report is available in the Eastern Heights Office, located at 316 North Washington Street in Bloomfield.
Bloomfield’s Enhance Fitness class is welcoming new participants. Classes are held at the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and taught by Darlene Jolley. The class is open to men and women and consists of low impact exercise to oldies music and takes place from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. No additional equipment is needed but a donation of $1.50 is required. Yoga classes are also available at 9:30 a.m. A mat is required along with a $5 donation.
The Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will meet in the conference room at the USDA Building in Bloomfield on the first Tuesday of each month. November through March, the meeting will begin at 7 a.m. April to October the meeting will begin at 6 a.m.
Worthington-Jefferson School Directories are available for sale for $15.00. Call Jan at (812) 821-1217 to request one.
The Worthington Lions Club meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building (Town Hall) in Worthington. New and old members are welcome.
Monthly Lyons Veterans Memorial Committee meetings are on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Lyons United Methodist Church.
The Worthington Senior Citizens Center located downtown on N. Commercial St. in Worthington hosts an evening of euchre every Tuesday evening starting at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the center at 875-2525.
The National Guard Grandmother’s Club meets the first Monday of each month at 2 p.m. at the VFW Lodge in Linton.
The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library provides free delivery of materials to any homebound patron living within the service district which includes residents of Richland, Beech Creek, Highland, Center, Taylor and Jackson Townships. Permanent or temporary homebound patrons are encouraged to contact the library at 384-4125 to begin delivery service.
Bloomfield American Legion Memorial Post No. 196 hosts Bingo every Thursday night at 5 p.m., with winner take all.
The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 7118 of Linton meets the first Monday of each month.
The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets the first Monday of each month at the Switz City Christian Church at 6 p.m. If you have any questions please call Linda at 798-1589.
The Lyons Community Food Pantry at 150 East Broad Street (the old fire station) will be open from 4 to 5:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month, and the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The pantry serves zip codes 47443 and 47465.
Lebanon Baptist Food Pantry will only be open on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The Pleasantville United Methodist Church food pantry is now open on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 10:30 a.m. until noon.
ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Support Group: Those with ALS and their loved ones are invited to attend the ALS Association’s monthly support group meeting on the second Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. Location: Comfort Keepers, 4101 E. 3rd St., Bloomington. For more information, contact Leah Iversen at 812-361-9047.
The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will not have Preschool Story time in January, though it will resume on Feb. 2.
The Bloomfield Public Library is establishing a bulletin board to be a central spot to look for local job listings and they hope to include any job openings that are within walking distance of Bloomfield town. If area businesses will notify the library when they have an opening, a flier will be created for them and posted on the bulletin board. For more information, call Tasha Hudson at the library at 384-4125.
The Eastern branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will have Tot’s Time on Mondays at 10:15 a.m., Preschool Story Time on Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m., Fun Times on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m., Book Club for grades eight and up at 7 p.m. discussing “Paper Towns” and book clubs for grades four to seven on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. discussing “Shiloh.”
Yoga classes with Leah Gray will be held at the Linton Public Library every Friday at 9:30 a.m. Attendants are asked to bring their own mat. There will be no charge but donations are welcome.
The American Legion Post 22 in Linton will be having its regular meeting at 7 p.m. rather than 8 p.m. on the second and last Thursday of every month..
Linton Tri Kappa Sorority is selling Cheese Balls. Cheese Balls with nuts are $7.50 and plain are $7. Please contact Beth Gillan at 812-847-2010 or Lisa Steward at 812-847-7319.
Members of Linton-Stockton High School Class of 1977 will be holding their 40th class reunion on Friday, June 30th, 2017. It will be held at the Elk’s Club. Please reserve this date. More details will be announced closer to the date.
Bloomfield Lions is presently taking orders for their annual Citrus Sale. The cost is $20 for a 20 pound box of Texas oranges or ruby red grapefruit, or they can be mixed 50-50. They also sell a 10 pound box for $10. The expected delivery date is around Dec. 8-9. Delivery areas will be within Monroe, Sullivan, Owen (Spencer area), Daviess, Martin and all of Greene County. All proceeds will go towards local projects to include vision screening, dictionaries, scholarships, Bloomfield Boy/Cub Scouts, etc. Please call or text 812.325.3130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Scotland Historical Society has Greene County themed afghans to sell. The afghan features popular Greene County landmarks and consist of a list of all Greene County cities and towns lining the afghan. The multi-colored afghans sell for $45 each and may be purchased at Main Street Gifts in Linton or by calling Brenda Massette at 384-5118.
Making A Difference small group of Linton First Christian Church will sponsor Second Saturday Soup each month, which will include free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the East Shelter House at Humphreys Park in Linton. Look for signs. Homemade lunch menu will vary.
The town of Switz City will conduct it’s monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Switz City Town Hall. If the Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be conducted the following Tuesday. The town hall is located at 220 Charlotte Avenue in Switz City.