Tuesday, April 25
The Linton VFW Post 7118 will host Taco Tuesday from 5-8 p.m., Dine in/Carry Out available.
Wednesday, April 26
The Eastern Branch Library will have preschool story time at 10:15 a.m. The theme is young animals.
Greene County Coin Club will meet at the Bloomfield Community Building. Dealers set up at 6 p.m. and meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Thursday, April 27
The DUCSC will have an executive board meeting at 5 p.m.
The Voter Registration Study Committee will meet at 5 p.m. in the Greene Commissioners Room located on the 3rd Floor of the Greene County Court House.
The Memory Makers Quilt Club will meet in the Community Room of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Library at 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 125 S. Franklin Street in Bloomfield. The Club will continue to work on quilts for the homeless and needy. Please bring fabric and sewing machines to join the fun.
Linton American Legion Post 22 will hold its annual election of officers from noon to 7 p.m.
The semi-annual buffet luncheon for the RCA/GE/Thomson Retirees Association members, former employees, spouses and friends will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. The banquet will be held at the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Highland Village, 4201 West 3rd Street, 47404. The lunch will be $13 per person when paid with reservations, $14 at the door. Reservations must be received by Monday, April 24. Call Sara Davenport at 812-824-8245 or Charles Stickels at 812-332-3696 for extenuating circumstances. If there is the need to cancel, do so by calling Sara up to two days before the luncheon.
Friday, April 28
The Greene County Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual Flower and Patio Show at the Greene County Community Event Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Master Gardeners will be having a plant sale and a sale of gently used garden items. Vendors with a large variety of plants, flowers and garden art and garden related items for sale. There will also be free tree seedlings. Admission and parking are free.
Saturday, April 29
The Bloomfield United Methodist Church will have their annual “Sale of Treasures” from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. The sale will be inside the church basement. The church is located on the corner of Main and Jefferson Streets in Bloomfield.
Linton VFW Post 7118 Auxiliary will host Half Chicken and Sides dinner, from 4-7 p.m.. Dine in or carry out, cost is $10 per person. Contact any auxiliary member for tickets.
Linton VFW Post 7118 will host the Heartbeat Band from 8 p.m. until midnight, no cover charge.
YMCA/Friends of McCormick’s Creek 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run--Start Time at 8:30a.m. Packet Pick Up at 7:30 a.m. and On-site Registration at the Nature Center at McCormick’s Creek State Park. For information: 812-828-9622 or www.owencountyymca.org
The Greene County Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual Flower and Patio Show at the Greene County Community Event Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Master Gardeners will be having a plant sale and a sale of gently used garden items. Vendors with a large variety of plants, flowers and garden art and garden related items for sale. There will also be free tree seedlings. Larry Caplan, Purdue Extension Educator from Vanderburgh County, will be the guest speaker. At 11 a.m. he will present “Maximizing Your Garden Harvest,” getting the most out of your vegetable garden, and at 1 p.m. “ The Magic Gardener.” Great for kids. Admission and parking are free.
The Hendricksville Area Association is holding a Country Music and Pitch-In Fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center, Hwy. 43, Hendricksville. A donation of $3 per person will be asked, as well as a covered dish to share. Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. Music will be provided by Hole in the Wall Gang. The fundraiser is for the Hendricksville Area Association Children’s Christmas Fund.
The Sandborn Fire and Rescue will have its annual firefighters breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon at the fire station. Pancakes, biscuits and gravy, eggs and a drink will be served. Donations will be accepted, which will go toward purchase of new equipment and station upkeep.
Sunday, April 30
Kentucky Ridge Baptist Church will host the Fifth Sunday Sing, with food to follow at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The church is located on Highway 58 about three miles west of the Bloomington Crane Gate. For questions, call Pastor Erin M. Raper, 812-384-7900.
The 3rd Row Boys will be preforming a gospel concert on at 6 p.m. at the Linton First United Methodist Church, 2nd and B St. NE. The community is invited to come and enjoy and evening of gospel music.
Koleen Union Church will host the fifth Sunday sing at 2 p.m. Anyone welcome to participate and attend.
Monday, May 1
The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Friends of the Library will host its annual meeting at 6 p.m.
The Greene County General Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 1:30 p.m. in the hospital conference room.
Tuesday, May 2
The Linton VFW Post 7118 will host Taco Tuesday from 5-8 p.m., Dine in/Carry Out available.
Wednesday, May 3
The DUCSC will have an executive board meeting at 6 p.m. The open board meeting will take place on Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m.
Friday, May 5
The Jasonville Senior Citizen Center will host its monthly biscuits and gravy breakfast from 7-9 a.m. at the Jasonville Senior Citizen Center. Other breakfast items and carry out available.
Saturday, May 6
There will be a book sale at the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 479 of Lyons will hold their monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the Post Home. The menu will consist of bacon or sausage (links or patties), eggs fixed your way, biscuits and gravy, fried potatoes, pancakes and French toast. The public is welcome to attend.
The Switz City Town Board is calling a caucus to fill the vacancy of Doug Miller at 9 a.m. in the Switz City Town Hall. Anyone interested in filling that vacancy is required to file a CEB-5 form with Paul Clark II 72 hours prior to the caucus.
Sunday, May 7
Hickory United Methodist Church will host the Judith Montgomery Family from Shoals, Indiana at 6 p.m. Join for an evening of Southern Gospel music and fellowship. Hickory is located two miles southwest of Dugger, turn south off of Highway 54 West, two miles on the right of the curve.
Tuesday, May 9
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, May 13
The Tulip Trestle Community Restoration, Inc. will be hosting its third annual Tulip Trestle 5K Walk and Run, starting at 9 a.m. Cost of entry is $25. The first 100 will a T-shirt, goodie bag and award. Register online at www.runsignup.com
The White River Baptist Church will host a family movie night, showing “Newton’s Grace,” starting at 6 p.m. The movie and snacks will be free.
Saturday, May 20
The Lyons Senior Center Reunion will be at the Linton park in the west side community building at noon for a pitch-in dinner.
Monday, May 29
The Hendricksville Area Association is holding a Special Memorial Day Fundraiser Breakfast at the Community Center, Hwy. 43, Hendricksville from 7 to 10 a.m. Funds will be raised for the generator fund.
Friday, June 16
Greene County Economic Development will host at golf scramble at the Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton. This is a four-person scramble with an 8:30 shotgun start. Cost is $50 per person, $35 for Phil Harris members. Entry fee includes green fees, cart rental and lunch. Sponsorship opportunities are: $200-team sponsor/$250 (min.)-event sponsor/$100-hole sponsor. For questions, contact Halea Franklin at 812-659-2109 (firstname.lastname@example.org), Derek Rollison at 812-384-3515 (email@example.com) or Kevin Sparks at 812-863-7131 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Wabash Valley Herb Society, Inc. will have the Spring Thyme Plant and Herb Faire from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, located at 3901 S U.S. Highway 41 in Terre Haute. The event is an annual fundraiser that raises money for special events, field trips, eight college scholarships and donations to local non-profit groups.
Saturday, July 15
The Newberry Festival will hold a fundraiser in the Town Park from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Menu includes sloppy joe’s, coney’s , hot dogs, chips, deserts, tea and lemonade. Meal is by donation only.
Ongoing & Future Events
Bohley Cemetery in Greene County is seeking donations for the mowing season. Anyone wishing to make a donation please make payable to Bohley Cemetery and send to Teresa Bartlett, 1657 North St Rd. 57, Bloomfield, IN 47424
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority of Linton will give $500 scholarships to two Linton High School Seniors. Scholarships are available to any Linton High School Student planning to attend a 4 year college or a 2 year community college such as Ivy Tech or Vincennes. Applications can be picked up at the high school guidance counselor’s office.
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 6:15-6:45p.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.
Linton Moose Lodge 1434 is open 11 a.m. to close daily (members only). Meetings are held one the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
Linton Moose Lodge invites all to its “Cheeseburger Wednesdays,” with all drinks 50 cents off.
“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.
Linton Moose Lodge 1434 has new hours, 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 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 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 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 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 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 30. It will be held at the Elk’s Club. Please reserve this date. More details will be announced closer to the date.
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.
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.