Friday, September 30
An informational meeting for those interested in volunteering with the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle brigade will be held at 11:30 a.m. at LaFiesta Mexican Restaurant in Linton.
Knights of Columbus, located at the corner of 4th and E St. NE in Linton, will host its annual Fish Fry to support Greene County organizations from 4-7 p.m. Patrons can eat in or take out. Fish, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, desert and drinks. Adults $8 and children $4.
Saturday, October 1
Minister Meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at Golden Corral in Bloomington, on West 3rd Street. All ministers are welcome.
The UHS alumni banquet will be held at the UHS gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 and all are welcome to attend. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to make a reservation.
Shakamak High School Girls Basketball 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, dessert and drinks. Adults $8 and children $5 with ticket or adults $9 and children $6 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from any player or coach.
The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will host Johnny Appleseed, presented by Hank Finken, at 2 p.m. Meet the eccentric Johnny Appleseed and learn about his experiences with the pioneers and Native Americans.
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 479 of Lyons will have their monthly breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Bacon and sausage, eggs your way, biscuits and gravy, fried potatoes and/or pancakes will be available for $7.
Sunday, October 2
The Pruett-Boweasock family reunion will take place at the community building in Worthington Park. A pitch-in dinner will be held at 12:30 p.m.
Bethany Christian Church will hold it’s 68th Homecoming and 129th Anniversary with special music and a speaker. The day will begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m, a carry-in dinner at 12:30 p.m. and an afternoon service at 2 p.m. Special music will be presented by the Bethany Congregation. The speaker will be Mike Frances of Montgomery CC. For more information contact Minister Richard Anderson at 812-825-7770.
Monday, October 3
The Eastern branch of the Eastern Greene-Bloomfield Library will host Tots Time (ages 18 months to three years) at 10:15 a.m. The theme is red, please try to wear the color red.
The Greene County General Hospital Auxiliary will meet, in uniform, in the front lobby of the hospital at 1 p.m. The regularly scheduled Auxiliary meeting will follow at 1:30 p.m. in the hospital conference room.
Tuesday, October 4
The Linton-Stockton Board of School Trustees will meet at 6 p.m., to conduct a public hearing on the budget. At 6:15, a work session will be held. The meetings will be held at 801 Northeast 1st Street in Linton.
Greene County Democrat Club will hold a meeting at 6 p.m in the JayC building in Bloomfield.
Wednesday, October 5
The Eastern branch of the Eastern Greene-Bloomfield Library will host Preschool Story Times (ages three to six years) at 10:15 a.m. The theme is fall leaves.
Friday, October 7
The Bloomfield class of 1976 will be having their 40th class reunion at the Pepperoni Grill in Bloomfield at 7 pm. We welcome anyone who was in our class anytime during our K-12 experience. Come early and bring memorabilia to share. Questions- Contact Stuart Dowden at 812-384-4250.
The Annual Apple Kickoff Breakfast, sponsored by the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge, will be held at the North Shelter House in Bloomfield Park. All-you-can-eat pancakes, coffee, milk, orange juice and sausage will be available for $5 from 6 to 10 a.m. with carryout available. Hi- 99 will be present at 7 a.m.
The Jasonville Senior Citizen Center will host its monthly biscuits and gravy breakfast from 7-9:30 a.m. at the center. Other breakfast items and carry out available. All proceeds go to the Jasonville Senior Center.
Saturday, October 8
Sullivan will hold ‘Open Square’ activity from 9-noon on the square in Sullivan. The event will focus on community wellness. For more information, call 812-240-1569 or email Leslie.email@example.com
West Boggs presents a Chili Cookoff from 1-5 p.m. at the Linton City Park. Prizes will be awarded for the best chili. Those who pre-register for $5 by Sept. 26 receive a free t-shirt. Registration wil be open until the day of the event otherwise. $1 will pay for samples of all the chili at the event. Raffle prizes and entertainment will also be available. For more information or to register call 812-295-3421.
A Chili Supper Fundraiser will be at the Edwardsport First Baptist Church in Bicknell, Ind. beginning at 5 p.m. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $3 for children, available at the door.For more information, contact Tom Houghland at 812-735-3984. The menu will include chili or potato soup, ham, chicken or cheese salad sandwiches and choice of dessert and a drink.
Sunday, October 9
Hendricksville Area Association is holding its monthly fundraiser breakfast at the Hendricksville Community from 7-10 a.m.
Monday, October 10
The Eastern branch of the Eastern Greene-Bloomfield Library will host Tots Time (ages 18 months to three years) at 10:15 a.m. The theme is purple, please try to wear the color purple.
Tuesday, October 11
The Greene County Veterans’ Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 196 in Bloomfield, located at 125 South Washington Street.
The Eastern branch of the Eastern Greene-Bloomfield Library will have an after school program from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. with scary and silly stories.
Wednesday, October 12
There will be a meeting for all retired miners, spouses and widows at 9 a.m. central time at the American Legion Post 256, located at 211 E. Washington St., Oakland City. An update on the status of health care and pensions will be presented as the main topic. Contact your local Union President for additional information.
The Eastern branch of the Eastern Greene-Bloomfield Library will host Preschool Story Hour (ages three to six years) at 10:15 a.m. The theme will be changing weather.
Saturday, October 15
The American Legion Auxiliary of Jasonville, located at 231 Main Street in Jasonville, will host a breakfast, 7:30-10 a.m. at the Legion. The menu will include sausage gravy with biscuits, hash browns, scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage patties, orange juice and coffee. A half-order is $/ full order $4. Open to the public, all ages are welcome, eat in or carry out
The Odon Business Alliance is hosting the Odon Pumpkin Festival. It will be in downtown Odon from noon-6 p.m. There will be many contests and fun for everyone. For more information, call 812-636-7350.
Monday, October 17
Hendricksville Area Association will be holding a special fundraiser breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Proceeds from this event is for the Generator Fund.
The Eastern branch of the Eastern Greene-Bloomfield Library will host Tots Time (ages 18 months to three years) at 10:15 a.m. The theme will be orange, please try to wear the color orange.
Friday October 28
John Davidson will hold a fish fry at Parkview Village Christian Care from 5p.m.-8p.m. Call 812-636-3000 for more information.
Saturday October 29
Daviess Community Hospital and WAMW are hosting a 2016 Community Healthfair. The Healthfair will take place at Berea Mennonite Church from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. They are bringing many medical services for the public at little to no cost. For more information, call 812-636-3000.
The Liberty Church of Christ in Hendricksville is having a free clothing giveaway 8 a.m.-11 a.m., at the church. Everything is free, and everyone is welcome. There will be clothes, coats, shoes, toys, books, games, household items and linens. There will also be a free brunch. For more information, contact Beth Sanders at 812-876-8581.
Ongoing & Future Events
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 $5.00. 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 9:30 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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
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.Lyons Senior Citizen Center will be closed on Tuesdays from now on until further notice.
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 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.
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.”
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 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.
The Linton Public Library will have a back-to-school gift for kids and teens.
The Eastern branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will have Tots Time Mondays at 10:15 a.m. through the month of September. Sept. 12 will feature the color yellow, Sept. 19 will feature the color green and Sept. 26 will feature the color blue.
The Eastern branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will have Preschool Story Times Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. through the month of September. Sept. 7 will feature colors, Sept. 14 will feature shapes, Sept. 21 will feature nature and Sept. 28 will feature apples and pumpkins.