Wednesday, September 20
The Linton F&AM will meet to confer the Entered Apprentice degree. Dinner and fellowship at 6 p.m. and begin work at 7 p.m. All brethren welcome back to the light.
Thursday, September 21
Little Movers for Preschoolers will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Linton Public Library Enjoy happy music and movement and dance.
The Linton Public Library will host Teen Gaming on the Big Screen from 4-5 p.m. Snacks will be provided.
Friday, September 22
Bloomfield American Legion and Bloomfield NJROTC will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner to benefit the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA). The dinner will be from 5-8 p.m. at the Legion and will include spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic bread and salad for $8. Desserts will be available for an additional donation.
The American Legion in Jasonville will host the band Addiction at 9:30 p.m. for Jasonville’s Homecoming.
The annual Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be at 450 E. St. NE, Linton. Serving from 4-7 p.m. Jonah Fish, baked beans, green beans, cole slaw, potato salad, dessert and drinks will be available. Adults will be $8 and children will be $4. Take-out available.
Saturday, September 23
The American Legion in Jasonville will host the band Addiction at 9:30 p.m. for Jasonville’s Homecoming. The Owensburg Founder’s Day Fall Celebration will happen all day. Live music will be provided from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Parade will take place at 2 p.m. 10x10 vendor space is available for $15 or $10 with electricity. For more information, call Gina Henderson at 812-381-5335.
The Weddle Family reunion will be at noon at Linton’s Humphreys Park East Shelter. The UMWA Retiree Dinner will be held at the Roy Clark Building in the Linton City Park at 6 p.m. Please RSVP by Sept. 5 by contacting Curt Todd at 812-847-4712 or John Hubbell at 812-665-2066.
The Liberty Church of Christ in Solsberry will be having its Fall Clothing Giveaway from 8-11 a.m. Clothes, coats, shoes, toys, linens and household items will be given away for free. A free brunch will also be served. The giveaway is open to all.
The Linton Public Library will have a family movie matinee at 1 p.m. Free soda, popcorn and candy will be available.
The public is invited to attend “Concert in the Park” from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Bloomfield Town Park. The event is sponsored by Full Life Development, a Christian based mission in northern Thailand. Food will be served in the SE shelter house for donation only, and the menu includes sloppy joes, coney dog or hot dog, slaw, chips, dessert and drink. Musical entertainment will be provided by the group TLC (Terry Pierce, Lee Cordol, Cindy Cordol). Bethany Scott, director of Full Life Development, encourages everyone to bring lawn chairs or blankets for the open air entertainment. Call Bethany at 812-381-3363 for more information.
Newark Light House Church will host a gospel sing at 6 p.m. Featured singers will include Judith Montgomery Family Singers and Pastor Samuel Hill.
There will be a fish fry from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sandborn Lions Club Building.
Sunday, September 24
The Worthington First Apostolic Church is having an “Invite a Friend and Neighbor Service” with lunch provided. Guest speaker is Pastor Curtis Elmore from Rockville. Service is at 10:30 a.m. with old fashioned Pulled Pork BBQ cooked in the ground, baked beans, slaw, deviled eggs and more. Public is welcome, 111 Cherry St., Worthington
The Helms Reunion will be held at Tulip Church of God in Bloomfield. A pitch-in lunch will begin at 1 p.m. All decendents of Lewis Helms (1873-1941) are encouraged to attend.
Fundraiser for the Smock family at the Lyons American Legion. There will be pulled pork, potato salad, baked beans and dessert served from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. There will be raffles, music and 50/50 drawing going on all day long. For more information, call 812-798-4287 or 812-798-1441.
The 94th consecutive annual Corbin Reunion will be held at the American Legion in Bloomfield. Doors will open at noon with a potluck dinner to begin at 12:30 p.m. All descendants of James Fones Corbin and Sarah Hannah Bevins Corbin are urged to attend.
Friends of McCormick’s Creek will have a charitable 5K and 10K Run/Walk starting at 2 p.m. at the Owen Valley YMCA. For more information, call 812-828-9622. To register, visit www.FriendsMcCormicksCreek.org or www.owencountyymca.org.
Tuesday, September 26
The Linton Public Library will have K-5th Magic Tree House Club from 4-5 p.m. The club will focus on a different book each week.
Dugger Lodge 721 F+AM has called a meeting. Eat at 6 p.m., work in E.A. degree at 7 p.m. Visiting brethren welcome.
Wednesday, September 27
The Linton F&AM will meet to confer the Entered Apprentice degree. Dinner and fellowship at 6 p.m. and begin work at 7 p.m. All brethren welcome back to the light.
Thursday, September 28
Movie Madness will be held at the Linton Public Library. This month, “Going in Style” with Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine will be featured. Sit back, enjoy the movie and free popcorn and soda. For adults.
The Linton Public Library will have Storytime for Preschoolers, which will include stories, rhymes, songs, activities and a craft from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Optional playtime after.
The Linton Public Library will have Teen Coffee and Coloring from 4-5 p.m.
Memory Makers Quilt Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the Bloomfield-Greene County Public Library which is located at 125 South Franklin Street. Meetings are open to all in the area who are interested in quilting. This month the club will be discussing when and how to distribute the quilts we continue to make. Contact person is Juanita at 812-325-2533.
The Greene County General Hospital Auxiliary will have a tupperware fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the main lobby of the hospital. There will be a large selection of cash and carry items as well as availability to order from catalogs. All proceeds from fundraisers are returned to the hospital in the form of equipment and needs.
Saturday, September 30
The public is invited to an open house for home based businesses from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the east shelter house in the Linton Humphreys Park. Businesses include Paparazzi, LipSense, AP24 Whitening Toothpaste, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple, LuLaRoe, Younique, KaLo Co., DoTerra, B’s Cookie Jar, Pampered Chef, Tupperware and Sisters Candy.
Family Life Center will host a special evening of Gospel Singing at 6 p.m. at Shawnee Theatre. Local artists. Love offering to benefit FLC’s Senior Citizen Assistance Fund.
Sunday, October 1
The Pruett and Bowersock 2017 Family Reunion will be held at the Worthington Park Community Building. A pitch-in dinner will take place at 12:30 p.m.
The Dugger Coal Festival chicken noodle dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dugger Community Building. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-10.
Thursday, October 5
“Cookies & Canvas” Painting Class will be given by Susanne Lawler, sponsored and hosted by Autumn Trace of Greene County at 1150 N 1000 W in Linton. Class is from 1-3 p.m. All materials will be furnished and class is free. Please RSVP , as class size is limited, to Autumn Trace at 812-699-4464
Friday, October 6
The Pierre Chastain Family Association will celebrate its annual reunion Oct 6-7 in Louisville, KY. The national association of descendants of Dr. Pierre Chastain, a French Huguenot, meets yearly in different places around the country. All Chastain descendants are welcome regardless of whether their name is Chastain. Association records will be available for research.
Activities include presentations on Chastain Huguenot descendants, Manakin Town and Jamestown, and lost Virginia records. Emory Alzheimer’s Research Center will give an update on their Chastain research. Additionally there will be entertainment, a silent auction, and time to tour Louisville. There will also be the traditional banquet Saturday night.
For reservations or further information, contact Carol Migdat at firstname.lastname@example.org. Headquarters for the Reunion will be the Hampton Inn Louisville Downtown. Reunion registration must be received by Sep. 27. Special hotel rates are good through Sep. 10.
Saturday, October 7
Family Life Center 11th Annual Quilt Auction to benefit Family Assistance Fund at 1 p.m. at The Cabin - 2063 West SR54, Bloomfield. Quilts displayed for preview at Shawnee Theatre on September 30th. Accepting donated quilts. Phone 812-384-1639
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 479 of Lyons will hold its monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the Post Home. The menu will consist of bacon or sausage, eggs your way, biscuits and gravy, fried potatoes, pancakes or french toast, coffee and juice. The public is most welcome to attend.
Shakamak High School Girls basketball team will host a Jonah’s Fish Fry from 4-7 p.m. at the Jasonville Fire House. Patrons can eat in or take out. Fish, baked beans, coleslaw, applesauce, desert and drinks will be available.. Adults will be $8 and children will be $5 with ticket, or adults $9 and children $6 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from any player or coach.
Tuesday, October 10
The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Bloomfield Chapter 0847 will meet at the Casa Sevilla Restaurant in Bloomfield at 1130 a.m. The business meeting will follow immediately after lunch. All Federal employees, retirees and spouses are welcome to attend.
The Linton F&AM will meet to confer the Master Mason degree. Dinner and fellowship at 6 p.m. and begin work at 7 p.m. All brethren welcome back to the light.
Wednesday, October 11
The Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting South Central Indiana Small Business Development Center’s “How to Start Your Own Business” Workshop from 4-6 p.m. The workshop is limited to eight and there is a $25 fee to cover materials. To register contact the Chamber at 812.847.4846 or contact ISBDC at 812.345.1141.
Saturday, October 14
White River Baptist Church will have a free movie and snack night starting at 6 p.m. “The Case for Christ” will be shown. Those with questions can contact Pastor Al Pierce at 317-694-6704.
Linton Frank Cortney American Legion Auxiliary Unit 22 will be at the Fall Festival selling noodles and breakfast breads. Stop by, say hello and get some noodles. The unit will also be taking noodle orders for the Thanksgiving holidays.
Saturday, October 21
The Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary with an Open House from 2-4 p.m.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 479 of Lyons will hold its monthly steak, pork chops and chicken dinner from 5-8 p.m. at the Post Home. The menu will consist of meat, baked potato or french fries, broccoli, Caesar salad or house salad. The public is most welcome to attend.
Sunday, October 22
Solsberry First United Methodist Church will hold its Fall Cookout in the shelter behind the church. For more information, call 812-825-2256.
Saturday, November 4
Solsberry First United Methodist Church will hold its Church Country Christmas with handmade crafts, baked goods, apple butter, pickled goods, a special Christmas room with wreaths and ornaments for sale. A craft room for children will be open to keep them entertained while you shop. Will be held for one day only this year. For more information, call 812-825-2256.
Holiday Bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Greene County 4H Fairgrounds. Many vendors, raffles and door prizes. Santa will be in attendance from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Lunch available. (Benefits Greene County 4-H Poultry Club). Everyone welcome.
Sunday, December 10
Solsberry First United Methodist Church will present its Christmas program. For more information, call 812-825-2256.
Ongoing & Future Events
Owen County YMCA will be offering swing dance lessons starting Tuesdays from 6:45-7:45 p.m. starting Sept. 12 and going until Nov. 12. $24 per seven week session for Y members and $48 for non-members.
The Bloomfield Lions Club in partnership with the 2017 Apple Festival Committee will be selling shirts for the 2017 Bloomfield Apple Festival. All profits from this project will go towards Lions service projects in the local area. Shirts include short sleeve T-shirts ($10), long sleeve T-shirts ($15), Raglan Hoodie ($20) and regular hooded sweatshirt ($25). All shirts will have the 2017 Apple Festival logo on the front and an optional company log on the sleeve or back (company/organization must order six or more). The expected delivery date to the customers is the week of Sept. 25. in Greene County and surrounding counties. The pre-order deadline is Monday, Sept. 11. All orders are via the form posted at https://form.jotform.us/71997768384177 and payment is by PayPal or a Credit Card (via online). For more details, review the ordering form or contact Jeff or Sheryl Schafer at 812-325-3130 or email@example.com. Ordering link is also available at the Apple Festival website.
Greene County Right To Life’s annual Fall Banquet is scheduled for October 21, 2017. District 62, Indiana State Representatives, Jeff Ellington will be the keynote speaker for the evening and the Dave Melton Family Singers will be providing the music. Watch for more specific information at a later date.
The Scotland Festival is looking for vendors for the festival Sept. 16. An arts and crafts booth measuring 10 x 10 is $20 and the cost for a food vendor is 10 percent of the gross income plus a $10 fee if using electricity. The approximate time is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., contact Linda Quakenbush at 812-863-7981 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Greene County Right To Life will have a booth at both the Scotland Festival in September and Bloomfield Apple Festival in October to hand out literature and answer questions about how others can help to bring abortion to an end. If you would like to help at either event, please call Carol Anderson at 812-876-2544.
The new tennis courts located north of the baseball field on the Linton-Stockton School Corporation campus are open for public use Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. These times will be adjusted once the Boys Tennis season begins.
The Lyons Health and Living Center will host monthly Bingo on the third Monday of each month at 2:30 p.m. The community is invited.
The Worthington Farmers Market will meet on Fridays from 4-7 p.m. in downtown Worthington. Fresh produce, baked goods, lemon shake-ups, bird houses and live music will be available. For more information, call 812-381-4337.
A fund has been set up at the First National Bank of Odon to help William and Lydia Wagler and Leroy and Mary Wagler, who lost their business, Country Woodworking, to a fire. To donate, please makes checks payable to: William and Lydia Wagler, C/O First National Bank of Odon, 501 West Main Street, Odon, IN 47562.
The Family Life Center’s Exclamation Point Club is collecting feminine hygiene products. Donation boxes are located “all over Greene County”. They are seeking tampons, pads, panty liners, feminine wash and more. For more information contact Jessica Davis at 812-699-5025
Newberry Festival is looking for vendors, parade entries, Little Mister & Little Miss entries and Car Show entries for the 2017 event. You may go to newberryfestival.com to get the forms you need to send in. Donations are currently being sought.
Parents & Pollywogs (swim and water safety instruction for toddlers) at the Owen County Family YMCA, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:15-6:45 p.m. Ages 6 months to 3 years. A fun and energetic way for your toddler to learn water safety and basic swim techniques. $30 per child per month for Y members, $50 per child for non-members. Call 812-828-9622 or go to www.owencountyymca.org for more information.
The Village Woodturners, a club that focuses on projects made with the wood lathe, now serves the south-central Indiana area. The club meets on the second Wednesday of every other month. Those interested and needing directions can contact Don at (812) 720-1174 or at email@example.com.
The Carnegie Heritage and Arts center senior music nights (first two Fridays of each month) have been moved to Autumn 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. 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 Markle at 812-798-6191
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.
The Linton Public Library will be hosting Creative Crafternoon the first Saturday of the month from 1-2 p.m.
WRV Junior class is also currently selling WRV discount cards for $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 in Linton will hold Bingo Night, every Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m.
“Griefshare”, grief recovery seminar and support, will continue to meet at Solsberry Christian Church, 10825 E. Christian Church Road, Solsberry each Thursday at 6-7:30 p.m. until Nov. 16. 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 Center Township Board has 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 yarn 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.
Bloomfield’s Enhanced 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 a.m. until 11 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 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. Those with questions may 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 fourth Saturday of the month from 10 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 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.”
The Eastern branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will have Princes and Princesses Storytime for ages 6-9 Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. and Kings and Queens Storytime for ages 9-12 Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
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.
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, a 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 its 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.
The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will host Preschool Story time on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for ages 4-6 yrs. Come and listen to a children’s story read by Mrs. Linda and enjoy a craft.
An Alzheimer’s Association Caregivers Support Group will meet on the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at Switz City Christian Church.