Wednesday, July 27
Greene County Coin Club will hold their meeting "Picnic in the Park" at the South Shelter house at Bloomfield Park. Meal begins at 6 p,m, with meeting to follow. Members are reminded to bring a covered dish
Bloomfield Public Library hosts Teens vs. Millennials Pokemon Go Battle. (Teens: Grades 9-12. Millennials: Ages 19-29) We will be walking around town searching for Pokemon, and which ever team finds the most wins! It'll be from 5:00-7:30 p.m.
The Lyons Senior Center will be having an indoor yard sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. until
Thursday, July 28
The Linton Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting at the library in Linton at 5:30 p.m.
Memory Makers Quilt Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library, located at 125 S. Franklin St in Bloomfield. Tina Algood will have the program. For more information call Juanita Hoffman at 812-876-2827
The Annual Rummage Sale at Cincinnati Christian Church in Bloomfield will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 29 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Friday, July 29
Refreshments, prizes and fun at Community Game Morning, 10 a.m. Free for members and non-members. Spend a fun-filled morning of "The Price is Right" at the Owen County Family YMCA. The event is sponsored by CareSource. www.owencountyymca.org, 812-828-9622
Attorney team Jennifer and Jeff Hawkins of Hawkins Law PC will give a presentation on "Advance Health Care Planning in Indiana ...What You Need to Know" at 1 p.m. at Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center110 E. Vincennes Street, Linton. This presentation is free and open to the public. Topics to be covered include advance directives for health care such as appointments of health care representatives and Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (P.O.S.T.), and the considerations that go with planning for health care. This presentation is being given on behalf of The Elder Law and The Probate, Trust & Real Property Sections of the Indiana State Bar Association and in partnership with Generations. For more information, contact Jane Hall at 812-888-5138 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library Main Branch invites children to come to Professor Steve's Science of Basketball Show, Friday, July 29 @ 1 p.m. at the Bloomfield Library. Celebrate Indiana's dedication to basketball. Professor Steve will dazzle kids & adults with basketball-related experiments and demonstrations. Explore air pressure, combustion, energy, and biology. Fun for all ages and free
Saturday, July 30
Linton Masonic Lodge #560 will be having a fund raiser golf scramble at Phil Harris Golf Course. Registration at 8:00 am, tee off at 9:00 pm. Anyone is welcome to come play! $200 per team, includes green fees, cart, and lunch to follow. 1st place gets $400, 2nd place gets $200.
Lyons American Legion Post 479 will host karaoke night, from 8 p.m. to midnight, with services provided by Kim's Karaoke. The public is welcome and invited to attend. Childrren accompanied by parents are welcome, No smoking.
The Descendants of Mearl and Golda Clifford will hold an annual reunion at noon at the Sandborn Community Building in Sandborn. There will be a carry in basket dinner.
Linton Public Library will have Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more information call 812-847-7802.
The Hendricksville Area Association is holding an Indiana Bi-Centennial Celebration. Come out and help celebrate the 200th birthday of the state of Indiana from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. No cover charge, just bring a covered dish to share. The Association will provide table service and drinks. Music will be provided by the Hole in the Wall Gang. Location, Community Center, Hendricksville.
The descendants of John and Alice Burch reunion will take place at the Little Cincinnati Christian Church at noon. Please bring a covered dish, some of your family pictures and history to share with everyone. Come join in an afternoon of fellowship with your relatives. Drinks and table service will be provided. Prizes will be given and pictures will be taken. Call Vera Davis at 812-825-5137 or Mary Ruth Hostetter at 812-3990 for more information or directions to the church.
Sunday, July 31
There will be a pre-historic native american artifact show at the Sullivan 4-H building. open 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 812-798-3972, after 6 p.m. please.
Koleen Union Church will have its Sunday sing at Koleen beginning at 2 p.m.
Kentucky Ridge Baptist Church will host a Fifth Sunday Sing at 6:30 p.m. Meal will follow and everyone is welcome. The church is located three miles west of the Bloomington Crane Gate on Highway 58.
Monday, August 1
The Greene County General Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 1:30 p.m. in the conference room at the hospital.
You've heard of Shark Week. Bloomfield--Eastern Greene County Public Library Main Branch will celebrate Bat Week Aug. 1-6. Come in and celebrate all things batty. Learn about the various bats that live in Indiana, make paper bats, do a bat scavenger hunt, and more fun stuff.
Tuesday, August 2
Free classes at the Owen County Family YMCA - members and non-members welcome. Come early. Class size is limited. 6:45-7:45p.m.- Zumba with Tay - a great workout disguised as a dance party. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org, 812-828-9622
Teen Tuesday at Bloomfield Library Main Branch -- 3:30-5:00 p.m. Chat about your favorite books and movies, play games, make crafts, and enjoy snacks! Share ideas and help plan library events that you want to attend! Grades 7-12 welcome!
Coloring for Grownups at Linton Public Library-- For adults. Color your stress away! Join us on the 1st Tuesday of every month between 5:00-6:00 p.m. to relax, socialize and create something beautiful.
Thursday, August 4
FreecClasses at the Owen County Family YMCA - members and non-members welcome, 6:45-7:45 p.m.- Zumba with Tay! - a great workout disguised as a dance party. Come early! Class size is limited. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org, 812-828-9622
Friday, August 5
The 12th Street Church of God will hold a revival Aug. 5-7 at 7 p.m. at 1216 W. Vincennes in Linton
Tabletop Games at Bloomfield Library Main Branch-- 1:00-3:00 Bring your friends and come play tabletop board games. A tutorial on Pandemic will be given at this meeting. Other games include Small world, Settlers of Catan, and Caracssonne. Grades 5-12 welcome.
Vintage Pop-Up #2 --Bloomfield Farmers Market 4-7 p.m. on corner of Franklin and Spring St.
Yoga Classes with Leah Gray at Linton Public Library --Please join us every Friday morning at 9:30 AM for yoga. Beginners welcome! Please bring your own mat or towel. No charge, but donations are welcome.
Saturday, August 6
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 479 will hold its monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the Post Home in Lyons. Menu: Bacon or sausage (patty or link), biscuits and gravy, eggs fixed your way, fried potatoes, and/or pancakes, all for $7. The public is welcome and invited to attend.
Switz City High School will have a 40's and 50's reunion at the Christian Church in Switz City. Invitations will be sent, but please pass the word, as some addresses are out of date or unknown. Anyone with information or wanting information please call Martha Roach at 812-847-2931
Owensburg Baptist Church will be hosting Westward Road Gospel Group at 7 pm. Westward Road Gospel Group is comprised of the husband (Scott,) wife (Kelli) and son (Garrett). This trio is formerly known as "The Roberts Family." Westward Road's sound is a mix of a modern country feel with the gospel message of God's saving grace through His faithful and loving Son, Jesus. There is nothing like the blend and sound of family harmony and Westward Road is at the top of their game.
Everyone is invited to attend this evening of music and worship. In additional to great music, we will also be having our annual ice cream social after the concert. We will be serving ice cream, desserts, and refreshments. Everyone is invited to this wonderful night of music and fellowship. If you have any questions, please call the church at 863-2975 and speak to Pastor Jay Collins. Owensburg Baptist Church is located at 6626 S Hoover Ave.
Canning Workshop at Eastern Branch Library -- Saturday August 6, 10:00-11:00 We'll be discussing canning vs freezing, sharing recipes, and taking about honeybees! Come with questions or come to join in the conversation!
Creative Crafternoon at Linton Public Library -- Join us on the 1st Saturday of every month from 1-2 p.m. to have fun, be innovative and take home a cool new creation!
Sunday, August 7
Koleen Union Church will hold their annual homecoming, at 2 p.m. with special singing and guest speakers.
Day of preaching and singing at Solsberry Christian Church. Former minister Byron Williams will be bringing the morning message. Worship service begins at 9:15. At 6 pm, The Mitchells of Robinson, Ill. will be singing. Pete Mitchell is in his 60th year of presenting God's message in song. Following the concert there will be a time of fellowship. Everyone is welcome to all services at Solsberry Christian Church. The church is located one mile east of Solsberry.
Monday, August 8
Adult Book Club at Linton Public Library -- Join us on the 2nd Monday of every month at 5 p.m.as we read an enlightening selection of fiction or nonfiction. The current month's book can be picked up at the circulation desk. All are welcome!
Tuesday, August 9
Jar Etching -- Bloomfield Library Main Branch from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Create your own Etched Mason Jar Drinking Glass! All materials provided. Grades 5-12 welcome!
Game Night for the "In-Betweens" -- Bloomfield Library Main Branch from 5:00-7:30 p.m. If you're between the ages of 18-29, come out to our game night! We'll be playing Super Smash Bros, Cards Against Humanity, and Magic the Gathering!
Little Free Library Launch Party at Bloomfield Library Main Branch -- 6:00 p.m. Beside "old firehouse" in Scotland Come help us celebrate another Little Free Library! Free food and fun!
The Greene County Veterans' Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post #172 in Jasonville.
Wednesday, August 10
Today is the last day to collect prizes for Summer Reading at the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library.
Friday, August 12
Indiana Historical Museum Bus Trip, "History shouldn't be viewed. It should be experienced." 8:30 a.m. departure. Register in advance at the Owen County Family YMCA. www.owencountyymca.org, 812-828-9622
Small Business Night at Bloomfield Farmers Market-- 4-7 p.m. on corner of Franklin and Spring St.
Saturday, August 13
Second Saturday Soup offer free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in one of the open shelter houses at Humphreys Park in Linton. Look for signs. Lunch menu will vary. Will still be homemade and delicious. Second Saturday Soup is sponsored by Making A Difference small group of Linton First Christian Church.
Please join us for the 89th annual Beasley Reunion at noon at the Raglesville Community Building.
The family gospel group "The Dodrills" will be having a concert at the Faith Christian Church in Bloomfield at 6 p.m. Finger foods will be provided following the concert. All are welcome and admission is free. For info call 812-798-8242.
Friday, August 19
Yoga with Stacey Corbin on the Library Lawn -- Bloomfield Farmers Market 4-7 p.m. on corner of Franklin and Spring St.
Saturday, August 20
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 479 of Lyons will hold its monthly steak/chicken/pork chop dinner from 5-8 p.m. at the Post Home in Lyons. Steak and sides is $17, pork chops and sides is $12 and chicken and sides is $10. Sides include: baked potato, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli and salad. Two sides per order. The public is welcome and invited to attend.
The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Library is canceling the Writer's Workshop. It will possibly be rescheduled later in the fall.
The Linton Public Library will host Multiplication Tricks Workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
The Linton Public Library will have an In-class Essay Workshop from 1 to 2:30 p.m. for fifth grade students. Learn a useful technique for getting your thoughts down when you have a limited time to write.
Multiplication Tricks Workshop at the Linton Public Libraryfor students of all ages. From 10:30-12 noon. Feeling a little rusty on your multiplication? Come to this fun class and build your math confidence.
Tuesday, August 23
Teen Movie Night -- Bloomfield Library Main Branch from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Spend an evening watching a great new release. Call the library (384-4125) to find out the movie title. Grades 7-12 welcome.
Tulip Viaduct Program at Eastern Branch Library -- 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 24
Baby and Me Storytime at Bloomfield Library Main Branch-- 12:00-1:00 p.m. For children birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Enjoy simple reading, rhymes, music, and movement with your baby.
Thursday, August 25
A Gathering of Gamers at Bloomfield Library Main Branch-- 3:30-5:30 Spend an afternoon playing your favorite games including board games, card games, Yu-Gi- Oh, and Wii games. Grades 7-12.
Friday, August 26
Golf Cart Decorating Contest: Two categories: Indiana Bicentennial or Patriotic USA --Bloomfield Farmers Market 4-7 p.m. on corner of Franklin and Spring St.
Lively Ladies at Linton Public Library - This program meets the 4th Friday of every month from 1-3 p.m, and is primarily for ladies of retirement age. We have a wide variety of guest speakers, some light refreshments, and a fun time to relax! Programs and subject matter vary each month, but it's always an enjoyable afternoon.
Family Outdoor Movie at Linton Public Library-- Come to the library on Fat 8:30 p.m.to enjoy an end-of-summer treat! We will be showing The Angry Birds Movie on the lawn outside the library. (PG, 97 min.)
Monday, August 29
FREE Classes at the Owen County Family YMCA - members and non-members welcome! -7:30-8:30p.m.- Dance for Joy- a fun fusion of dance styles suitable for adults of all fitness levels. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org, 812-828-9622
Wednesday, September 7
FREE Classes at the Owen County Family YMCA - members and non-members welcome!-7:30-8:30PM- Dance for Joy- a fun fusion of dance styles suitable for adults of all fitness levels.
For more information: www.owencountyymca.org, 812-828-9622
Saturday, September 10
Second Saturday Soup offer free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in one of the open shelter houses at Humphreys Park in Linton. Look for signs. Lunch menu will vary. Will still be homemade and delicious. Second Saturday Soup is sponsored by Making A Difference small group of Linton First Christian Church.
Mom Prom will be Sept. 10 from 7-10. The event is sponsored by the Greene County Sexual Assault Response Team. For more information please contact Vickie at the Greene County Prosecutor's Office 812-384-4998
Sunday, September 25
5K & 10K Trail Run/Walk at McCormick's Creek State Park Sunday, September 25, 2:00pm. Packet pick up and on-site registration at Nature Center at 1:00pm.
Hosted by Friends of McCormick's Creek and Owen County YMCA. Register online at http://www.friendsmccormickscreek.org/YM... or at the YMCA. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622
Ongoing & Future Events
Generations is offering an EnhanceFitness 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. EnhanceFitness 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.
As per rules and regulations governing Fairview Cemetery, decorations that hinder mowing have been removed from cemetery lots. Only those "in vases or urns that are attached properly to the marker or monument" remain. Some lights and pot hangers are in the cemetery garage and can be reclaimed if done so by July 31st. After this date, items will no longer be available. It is the objective of the cemetery Board of Directors to maintain the grounds respectfully, and in the best way possible for everyone.
The Mom Prom will be Sept. 10 from 7-10 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by the Greene County Sexual Assault Response Team. Those interested are encouraged to "Save the Date" for the event.
The Lyons Senior Center will have no music in the month of July. The center encourages everyone to visit the days it is open.
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.
The A.M. Risher Family Aquatic Swim Center hosts a fitness hour at 6 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer with lap swimming and low impact aerobics. Admission is $4 and is not covered by pool passes. A styrofoam noodle is also required for the aerobics session.
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 Friday, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. beginning on June 17. 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 Bloomfield- Eastern Greene County Public Library would like to search for and sponsor new talent at the 2016 Farmers Market. Music, Dance, Art, Performance Acts are welcome to apply for a one hour spot during the 2016 Market Season. A limited sound system is provided in addition to a small 'stage' area. You must register with Bloomfield-Eastern Green County Library, and sign an agreement before your performance date will be scheduled. For more details, contact Reena Evans at 812.384.4125 or email@example.com.
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.
Back by popular demand, the Linton Public Library will host K-5 Lego Club on Tuesdays throughout April from 4 to 5 p.m. In celebration of Indiana's Bicentennial, the Greene County Historical Society is putting displays in its windows that show how our ancestors lived. The Society is located at 27 S. Washington in Bloomfield. The displays will be changed about every two weeks.
Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will be hosting Song Swap and Lessons. All acoustic instruments and skill levels are welcome to come out and "swap songs." Share your songs, teach others how to play them, and learn from others. The host will even provide free guitar or ukulele lessons as time allows. It takes place on the first and third Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30.
The Carnegie Heritage and Arts Center will host music nights the first two Fridays of each month. The first Friday is for Gospel and acoustic instruments, and the second Friday is senior night. Doors open around 6:30. Come bring your instruments and play and sing, or come and listen! All is free and fun. For more info call Fred at 812-798-6191
Newberry Festival is looking for vendors, car show entries, Little Mister and Little Miss entries and parade entries. People to get in contact with are Veronica Ault/Booths, 812-699-1082, Little Mister and Little Miss, Parade call Melissa Harding 812-699-2633 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, Car Show call Andy Blanton 812-631-1046 or email at email@example.com, Judy Moore is the president call 812-381-0193 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Festival is August 19 and 20. Set up as early as August 18 after 6 p.m. Times for the Festival are Friday at noon - 10 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m.
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.
The Lawrence County Center for Women's Ministries will be hosting a 13-week video driven Bible Study called "Breaking Free" by Beth Moore. The event will be hosted on Fridays at the 1324 K St., Suite 135 location in Bedford. For more information, call 812-675-0651 or email email@example.com.
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, commencing on December 8,2015 and continuing on the second Tuesday of each month for the 2016 calendar.
Lyons Senior Citizen Center will be closed on Tuesdays from now on until further notice.
The Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group in Sullivan County will meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the Sullivan County Community Hospital at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room. Contact Dayna at (812) 798-0325 with any questions.
Every first and third Tuesday from 6 until 7 p.m. all people who crochet are invited to join us in the Reading Room at the Bloomfield Public Library. The library has a Legacy Project for the Bicentennial Year in which patrons may help, or people are invited to bring their own work and chat with those who come. Beginners are welcome, especially if they bring their own hooks and yarn/thread. The library is especially in need people to help with the stars -- 42 of them in three colors.
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.
The Lyons Senior Citizen center would like to invite everyone to come and check out the center. They have lunch at Noon, Bingo on Mondays at 1 p.m. after lunch. There is also Bingo on the 1st and 2nd Thursdays and on the 2nd Thursday there is a Pitch in. They have Euchre games before lunch and sometimes after lunch. There are a lot of other things we do so you don't want to miss out. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England, Director at 812-384-7934.
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 has altered their meeting times. They 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 Lyons Senior Citizen Center has BINGO every Monday at 1 p.m. and on the 1st Thursday and the 2nd Thursday of each month. There will be a pitch in lunch before each second Thursday. Please bring a covered dish. Generations is offering Enhance Fitness classes three times a week at the Glenburn's William T. Murphy Center in Linton: Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Fridays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. These classes help older adults increase their strength and improve their balance and flexibility. Call Sandy Carpenter at (812) 381-0441 or Alma Kramer at 1-800-742-9002 for more details.
The Worthington Lions Club meetings will now 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.
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 flyer will be created for them and posted on the bulletin board. For more information, call Tasha Hudson at the library at 384-4125.
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.
Ground flowers need to be off of the Mt. Moria Cemetary lawn by June 4 for mowing purposes.
SON Ministries Inc. will be hosting its summer food program at the East shelter house in Linton, Lawton Street Christian Church in Jasonville, Lyons Community Building in Lyons and Hinchman Building in Worthington. Free lunches will be served from noon to 1 p.m. for kids 18 and under.
The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will have Tot's Time on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., Preschool Pals on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and Ready Readers on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.
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."
Starting Monday, June 6, Virigl Franklin will be doing a drum rhythm every other week with the summer food program at the Linton location. Beginning June 13, Michelle Ellett and Debbie Corbin from Linton First Christian Church will be doing various activities with the kids every other Monday at the Linton location. For the week of June 13 to June 17, the Bible Way Youth Leaders will be at the Linton location.
The Linton Public Library's summer hours took effect May 31. It will now close at 6 p.m. on Monday through Sunday until after Labor Day in September.
The Linton Public Library will host Coloring for Grownups on the first Tuesday of every month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Linton Public Library will have Creative Crafternoon on the first Saturday of the month from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Linton Public Library's Adult Book Club will meet on the second Monday of every month at 5 p.m. The current month's book can be picked up at the circulation desk.
Yoga classes with Leah Gray will be held at the Linton Public Library every Friday at 9:30 a.m. Attendents are asked to bring their own mat. There will be no charge but donations are welcome.
Lively Ladies will meet at the Linton Public Library every fourth Friday of the month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The program is primarily for ladies of retirement age and will have a variety of speakers, some light refreshments and a fun time to relax. Subjects will vary by month.
The Linton Public Library will have Family Movie Matinee every Friday at 1:30 p.m. during the Summer Reading Program, where a family sports movie will be shown. Popcorn, soda and candy will be provided.
The Linton Public Library will have Little Movers and Storytime for preschoolers during the Summer Reading Program, which will have stories, crafts and fun activities. Weekly events will take place for kindergarteners through teenagers for each age group and will have games, make cool stuff and the chance to meet some active people who are involved in interesting sports and activities.
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.
Indiana Historical Museum Bus Trip will take place Friday, August 12 with an 8:30 a.m departure. Register in advance at the Owen County Family YMCA at www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622
The Linton Public Library will have a back-to-school gift for kids and teens. Come by and pick up a free folder