Thursday, April 15
The Linton Public Library will hold their regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. at the library.
Saturday, April 17
Soup dinner at St. Peter’s Hall, Linton from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drive-thru carryout only.
First Choice Solutions will be hosting a festival at 714 W. Walnut St. in Washington, Indiana, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. with Christian bands, food, and a $5 raffle for goodie baskets.
Monday, April 19
The Linton-Stockton Board of School Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. in executive session I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1(b) followed by the regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. I.C.5-14-1.5-6.1(b). Immediately following the public meeting, the board will meet again in executive session 5-14-1.5-6.1(b). All meetings will be held at 10 H Street NE, Linton.
Saturday, April 24
McCormick’s Creek State Park will host their annual spring 5K run/walk, “The Friends of McCormick’s Creek/YMCA 5K” as an in-person event. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Deadline to register is April 16. Register at www.friendsmccormicscreek.org/ymcarace.
The Greene County Master Gardeners will be having a Plant & Garden Rummage sale to raise funds for their scholarship program. The sale will be from 10 a.m.- to 2 p.m. at the Greene County Community Event Center 4503 W SR 54, Bloomfield. There will be perennials, houseplants and succulents and used garden items for sale. Free seeds. Covid guidelines will be followed.
Newark Lighthouse Church located at 7382 McVille Rd. in Solsberry will hold a gospel sing featuring the Judith Montgomery family at 6 p.m.
The 100th Newberry Alumni gathering will be held at Newberry United Methodist Church with registration and fellowship at 3:30 p.m. The program will begin at 4:00 p.m. with dinner following. Dues are $3.00 and meals are $8.00. Classes of 1945, 1946, 1950, 1951, 1960, 1961, 1970, 1971, 1995 and 1996. For more information contact Amos Musselman at (812) 659-2727, P.O. Box 20, Newberry, IN 47449.
Monday, April 26
The meeting of the Executive Board of the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative will meet in Executive Session at 9:00 a.m. with the regular meeting to follow at 9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room at the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative, 77 A St., N.E., Linton, Indiana.
Friday, April 30
Memory Makers Quilt and Craft Club will meet from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Community Room on the lower level of the Bloomfield - Greene County Library located at 125 S. Franklin Street in Bloomfield. Bring your own projects, or stop by to visit and learn something new. For more info call Tina at (812) 825-9039.
Saturday, May 1
Greene County Right to Life is planning a Pro-Life Rally on the lawn of the Courthouse in Bloomfield at 1 p.m. Several speakers will be taking part, including someone from Senator Braun’s office, Representative Jeff Ellington, Monica Kelsey, founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes, and Monica Siefker, Pro-life Sidewalk Counselor at Planned Parenthood in Bloomington. Others have been contacted but not responded yet. Red Letter Vocal will be singing.
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Sunday, June 6
The Strawberry Festival will be canceled due to COVID-19.
Friday, August 27
PACE Community Action Agency will host their 8th annual Golf Scramble at County Oaks Golf Course located at 5064 US-50, Montgomery. Sign-in starts at 10:30 a.m. with lunch at 11:00 a.m. provided by Vincennes Savings Bank and shotgun start at 12 p.m. The event includes silent auction, four-person scramble, premium favor, cash bar and designated $10,00 hole-in-one. A trophy will be awarded to the first place winner. For more information, contact Tai Blythe, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (812) 882-7927 ext. 1250.
Ongoing & Future Events
Newberry Town Council meetings are the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the town hall. If it is a holiday, the meeting will be the next evening, Tuesday at 6 p.m. Year-end business, December 30, 2021 at 6 p.m. Newberry Town Hall 430 Broad St. (St Rd 57).
Free limited-contact tax preparation services are now available by appointment only at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library, located at 26 N Commercial St in Worthington. Services are also available at public libraries in Bloomfield and Jasonville. For Worthington services, call (812) 665-4507 to make an appointment.
Due to COVID-19, the Linton Public Library’s hours/procedures have slightly changed. Hours are presently Mon. and Wed. 10-6, Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10-5 and Sat. 10-3 (closed 12-1 every day). COVID-19 capacity restrictions reduce the number of people allowed in the building. Please call ahead for browsing/computer reservations, if possible. Curbside service is available also. (812) 847-7802. We have take-home craft kits for preschoolers, elementary-aged kids and teens. New kits are offered monthly or as demand requires.
Surprise Book Bags - Just give us a call and we will gather an assortment of 10 picture books for you to pick up at the library. We will even deliver them to your car.
Fun Videos for Kids are on the Linton Public Library’s Facebook page. Just scroll or click on “Videos” and “See All” to watch stories, silly songs and puppet fun with Miss Ginger, our Children’s/YA Librarian.
Teen Book Recommendation Videos are on the Linton Public Library’s Facebook page. Miss Ginger has checked out several quick YA books (which can be found in the library) and gives a review for you in these short videos. Just scroll or click on “Videos” and “See All” to find them, or go to the Linton Public Library’s Teen Page.
Adult Take Home Craft Kit- The Linton Public Library will provide all the decoration supplies you will need. You only will need to use your own scissors, glue/tape, etc. Stop in the library, or drive up and call us at 812-847-7802 and we will bring one out to your car for you. Limited supplies.
The Bloomfield Town Council will conduct their regular monthly council meetings the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. starting Aug. 4 at the Bloomfield Community Building 400 Lincoln Drive in Bloomfield. We will continue this schedule until further notice.