Thursday, February 22
The Greene County Redevelopment Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Room on the third floor of the Greene County Courthouse.
White River Valley High School is honoring the members of the 1991-1993 successful athletic teams at the WRV home game against Vincennes Rivet. The teams being honored are 91-93 Boys Varsity basketball, 91-93 Girls Varsity Volleyball, 91-93 Boys CC and Track and 91-93 girls CC/track sectional, regional and state qualifiers. All members, coaches, assistant coaches, managers, mascots and anyone involved with these teams are invited to be recognized. Participants will meet near the tunnel at 7 p.m. to get organized and will walk onto the floor during the break between JV and Varsity games. Questions, call Rebecca Graves Cunningham 812-743-2105.
Linton Public Library will host Teen Coffee and Coloring from 4-5 p.m. Cold coffee and hot chocolate will be served.
Little Movers for Preschoolers will be held at the Linton Public Library from 10:30-11:30 a.m.. Enjoy happy music and joyful movement and dance. Please check Linton Public Library Facebook page this month to see if class is being held.
Linton Public Library will host Movie Madness at 6 p.m. The selection for adults is “Same Kind of Different as Me”. Free popcorn and soda will be provided. For adults.
Friday, February 23
The Lively Ladies program will meet at 1 p.m. at the Linton Public Library. and is primarily for ladies of retirement age. Participants can enjoy a wide variety of guest speakers, some light refreshments, and a fun time to relax. Programs and subject matter vary each month.
Saturday, February 24
A music fundraiser for the Pleasantville Gym will be held at 5 p.m. at the gym, 6 miles south of Dugger on HW I59; 8301 E. Pleasant Maple Street, County W 450 S in Pleasantville. The fundraiser will feature country, bluegrass and some oldies courtesy of Evan Twitty and US 231. Admission is $10 for adults, and kids under 12 can attend for free. Each admission ticket comes with a meal of pulled pork sandwich with chips, coleslaw and a drink while supplies last. An additional sandwich is $3 and an additional drink is $1 each.
Linton Youth League Baseball and Softball will hold sign-ups from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hoosier Hit in Linton for boys ages 4-12 as of May 1, 2018 and girls ages 3-18 as of Jan. 1, 2018. Cost is $60 for the first child, $80 for two children and $10 for each additional child. A $5 early registration discount is offered for online registrations from Feb. 1-15. To register online, visit www.lintonyouthleague.website.siplay.com. Contact Ricky Templeton (girls) at 812-798-5648 or Broc Sparks (boys) at 812-690-0284 for more information.
Linton Public Library will host a Family Movie Matinee at 12:30 p.m. See the family-friendly release, “Wonder,” Rated PG, 113 mins. Free soda, popcorn and candy.
The Third Annual King’s Daughters Women’s Conference will take place at the Greene County 4-H Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speaker will be Diane Richardson of Champaign, Ill. Lunch will be provided and admission is free, though an offering of love would be accepted.
Monday, February 26
The Linton Public Library will be closed for a staff training day.
Sunday, February 25
The Greene County Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. at the Newberry Christian Church. Dr. Ed Borter will talk about the history of Newberry. Open to the public.
Wednesday, February 28
Linton Public Library’s Winter Reading Program will come to an end. Make sure to have all bookmark slips in by this date.
WILL Center low vision group to meet at Linton Public Library from 10-11 a.m. Guest speaker is Bloomfield Lions Club who will speak about service animal program. For more info, contact Danny Wayne Beemer at 812-298-9455 ext 205 or email@example.com.
Friday, March 2
The Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival begins. Brought to you by Friends of Goose Pond, visit www.friendsofgoosepond.org for more information and for tickets.
Saturday, March 3
Linton Youth League Baseball and Softball will hold sign-ups from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Linton Sporting Goods for boys ages 4-12 as of May 1, 2018 and girls ages 3-18 as of Jan. 1, 2018. Cost is $60 for the first child, $80 for two children and $10 for each additional child. A $5 early registration discount is offered for online registrations from Feb. 1-15. To register online, visit www.lintonyouthleague.website.siplay.com. Contact Ricky Templeton (girls) at 812-798-5648 or Broc Sparks (boys) at 812-690-0284 for more information.
Friday, March 9
Pierce Arrow will be live in concert at the Shawnee Theatre of Greene County at 7 p.m. Admission is $25. It will feature music and comedy. Call 812-384-1106 for tickets.
Saturday, March 10
A 5K FUNdRacer will take place at 10 a.m. at Linton-Stockton High School to benefit LHS’ class of 2019. Walkers are also welcome. Proceeds will offset the class’s costs for Grand March and Post Prom. Prices are $25 for a 5k or Run/Walk including a t-shirt, or $20 if registered before Feb. 9; $20 for a 5k or walk/run without t-shirt; $15 for a one-mile kids’ fun run with t-shirt; and $10 for a one-mile kids’ fun run without t-shirt. For more information, visit “FUNdRACER 5k Run/2 mil. Walk” on Facebook.
Pierce Arrow will be live in concert at the Shawnee Theatre of Greene County. Admission is $25. Shows will be 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The genre is music and comedy. Call 812-384-1106 for tickets.
Thursday, March 15
The Greenville University Choir of Greenville, Ill. will sing a concert at the Tulip Church of God at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15. The church is located on 1834 E. Tulip Road in Bloomfield. The tour program for this year, “From Darkness to Light,” will feature various music styles and compositions from William Byrd, Felix Mendelssohn, Vytautas Miškinis, Aaron Copland, Morten Lauridesen and Dan Forrest. The show will also feature recently commissioned work by acclaimed Philadelphia composer Kile Smith. For further details about the concert, call Tulip Church of God at (812) 384-8693 or visit www.tulipchurchofgod.org. For more information about the Greenville University Choir or Greenville University, call the Music Department Office at (618) 664-6560 or visit www.greenville.edu. ;
Tuesday, March 20
The Rotary Club of Bloomfield will hold its eighteenth annual Chili Supper and Auction at Bloomfield High School. The meal begins at 6 p.m. and includes chili, sandwich and drink for $6. Auction starts at 7 p.m. and includes new merchandise and other items donated by local merchants and Rotarians. A drawing will be held for $100 in groceries. All monies raised will benefit local Bloomfield Rotary Club scholarships.
Sunday, April 15
Peavey Cemetery Board of Directors ask that all Christmas and winter decorations are removed by April 15 or they will be discarded during spring clean-up.
Tuesday, April 17
The National Weather Service Tornado Spotters Course will be at the Greene County Fairgrounds at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 15
In 1840, Peter Hasler Jr. traveled from Gsteigwiler, Switzerland to settle in Scotland, Ind. A celebration is planned for the descendants of Peter Hasler Sr. and Elisabeth (Kolb) Hasler on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at the Firehouse in West Gate, Scotland, Ind.
Registration begins at 11:30 with a pitch in lunch at 12:30. Drinks and table service are provided. All family members and friends are invited to our tenth gathering. For information, please text John Hasler at 812-863-7324
Ongoing & Future Events
Help show support for Linton-Stockton student Maddi Moore and her family by purchasing a yard sign for $10. Contact Jennifer Hudson at 812-798-4667. She can send a photo of the sign.
Bloomfield American Legion Post No. 196 hosts Bingo Thursdays. Winner takes all 5:30 p.m. Indiana Blackout at 6:15 p.m. Early bird 6:30 p.m. and regular games at 7 p.m. The post hosts treasure hunt Fridays at 7 p.m. Open to the public.
Linton Public Library’s Coloring for Grownups is for adults on the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.
Linton Public Library’s Adult Book Club on the second Monday of every month at 5 p.m. The current month’s book can be picked up at the circulation desk. All are welcome.
Linton Public Library’s yoga classes with Leah Gray are held every Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. Please bring your own mat or towel. No charge, but donations are welcome.
Good Samaritan Society-Shakamak will host a senior resource day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Friday of every month.
The Knights of Columbus will be having its monthly breakfast on the third Saturday of each month from 7-10 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Pricing for the breakfast will be $5 for adults and $7 for adults and children.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
DIET (Do I Eat That?), formerly T.O.P.S, 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.
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. 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. Nov. through March, the meeting will begin at 7 a.m. April to Oct. the meeting will begin at 6 a.m.
Worthington-Jefferson School Directories are available for sale for $15. 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.
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.
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 Story time for ages 6-9 Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. and Kings and Queens Story time for ages 9-12 Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
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 $8 and plain are $7.50. 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.