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Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Community Notes

Community Notes

Wednesday, August 24

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.

Join the Greene County Foundation, and other Greene Countians, from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., at the Greene County Community Event Center for a chance to peek into the future. Tim Hosey of Timothy Hosey and Associates will discuss Ten Future Trends that will shake and shape Greene County. The free event is sponsored by the Greene County Foundation, but pre-registration is required, by calling 812-659-3142 or emailing gcf@greenecountyfoundation.org. A continental Breakfast will be provided.

Baby and Me Storytime at Bloomfield Library Main Branch-- 12-1 p.m. For children up to to 18 months and their caregivers.

The Shakamak class of 1981 will be having its 35th class reunion at the Log Cabin in Shakamak State Park. The class will furnish fried chicken, and everyone is encouraged to bring a covered side dish and dessert to share. Please bring drinks, table-setting, etc. More information can be found on Facebook at the Class Page. Any questions can be directed to Janice Hinton at 812-853-9079.

The Parkview Diner will have its Third Annual Parking Lot Party from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with live music and food specials. The owner Carrie Taylor says to try the local diner if attendants have yet to do so. Music provided by Elvis Tribute Artist, Carl Poe and CTR band. Help celebrate 3 years of business and welcome new owner, Holly White. Still locally owned and operated. Serving all favorites and maybe something new.

Greene County Coin Club will meet at the Bloomfield Community Building. Dealers set up at 6 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Thursday, August 25

The Greene County Tourism Board Meeting will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room on the east side of the newly renovated Greene County Fairgrounds Building on State Route 54. Any questions contact David Benefiel at 765-749-0321

City of Jasonville will have a special council meeting at 6 p.m. at the Jasonville Fire Station

A Gathering of Gamers at Bloomfield Library Main Branch-- 3:30-5:30 p.m. Grades 7-12.

Friday, August 26

The Owen County YMCA will host "The Price is Right", a community game morning, at 10 a.m. at the Owen County Family YMCA located at 1111 West State Highway 46, Spencer. Questions, call 812-828-9622

Golf Cart Decorating Contest: Two categories: Indiana Bicentennial or Patriotic USA --Bloomfield Farmers Market 4-7 p.m. on corner of Franklin and Spring St.

Lively Ladies at Linton Public Library - This program meets the 4th Friday of every month from 1-3 p.m, and is primarily for ladies of retirement age. We have a wide variety of guest speakers and some light refreshments. Programs and subject matter vary each month.

Family Outdoor Movie at Linton Public Library at 8:30 p.m. We will be showing The Angry Birds Movie on the lawn outside the library.

Saturday, August 27

The 24th District 7 Rural Youth Reunion will meet at 11 a.m.at the west shelter house in Linton City Park. Please bring a covered dish for the noon meal. Coffee, tea and lemonade will be furnished. For more information, call 812-847-2639

The Olive Branch Baptist Church, located at 13441 West State Road 54 in Linton, will hold its 9th annual "Back to School" Youth Rally for Teens from 1-4 p.m. There will be free fun, fellowship and food. Rides to the church, as well as more information, call the church at 812-847-9908

The Greene County Republicans will host their annual golf scramble. Registration begins at 8 a.m. for a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Please contact Lintongop@gmail.com with any questions.

Shakamak Community Church's King's Kids Family Fun Day will take place at the church, located northwest of Jasonville on Highway 48, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All kids and their parents are welcome. Participants can take part in bouncing on inflatables and other activities. There will be a balloon launch and Lewis Township Fire Department and their Smoke House will be present. Save time for hot dogs and other goodies.

The Linton Moose Lodge will have a motorcycle benefit ride. Registration will take place from 9 to 10 a.m., kick stands up at 10 a.m. Prices are $10 for a single and $15 for couples. There will be a 50/50 drawing and prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd best motorcyles. Hog roast and luau will follow.

The Linton Moose Lodge will have a hog roast and luau at 6 p.m., $7 all you can eat. Sides will include baked beans, slaw and corn on the cob. There will be corn hole, 50/50 raffles, generator raffle, hula-hoop contest, 5 o'clock somwhere chair, door prizes, drink specials and games. Available for prizes will be a new Harley Davidson helmet and gift cards.

Sunday, August 28

Descendents of Noah and Bill Cullison will hold a reunion at Bloomfield Park, South Shelter House, at 12:30 p.m.

The annual Bishop Family Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. with a carry-in lunch at the East shelter house in Humphreys Park in Linton. The plates, glasses, silverware and napkins will be provided.

The Jasonville United Methodist Church will be having their second annual block party from 1 to 6 p.m. There will be games to play and inflatables for young and old. Music will be featuring Bobby Hayden, Jr. with Lexi Laconi and the Christian Rapper LG Wise. Food will be available.

Monday, August 29

Free Classes at the Owen County Family YMCA, members and non-members welcome. 7:30-8:30 p.m. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org, 812-828-9622

Special Fundraiser Breakfast for the Hendricksville Area Association at the Community Center from 7-10 am. Proceeds to pay for the Senior Day off dinner.

Tuesday, August 30

Eastern Greene Schools will have a public meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Eastern Greene Schools' Central Office Board Room.

Wednesday, August 31

Free Night at YMCA Dance Club--Explore, express, create and perform. This event is especially for teens starting at 7:30 p.m.

Members and non-members are welcome. Those interested are encouraged to come early as space is limited.

For more information, call 812-828-9622 or visit www.owencountyymca.org

Friday, September 2

The Worthington Son Shine shop will be offering outside vendor space for the Worthington town wide yard sales again this year. The fee is $15 and will be donated to the food pantry. 812-875-2286 or 812-875-3287 for more information.

Saturday, September 3

The town of Worthington will hold its Community Yard Sale, sponsored by the Worthington Lions Club. Pancake breakfast will be served at the municipal building on the triangle from 6:30-10:30 a.m. with pancakes, biscuits and gravy, sausage and a drink

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 479 of Lyons will hold their monthly breakfast, from 7-11 a.m. Menu includes: bacon or sausage, biscuits and gravy, eggs your way, fried potatoes and/or pancakes. Cost is $7, the public is welcome and invited to attend

The Linton First United Methodist Women are sponsoring a "Loaves & Fishes Fry" in support of the new weekend food program for qualifying Linton Stockton Elementary students. The "Loaves & Fishes Fry" will be at the Linton Masonic Lodge from 5-8 p.m. Presale tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12; $9 for adults and $5 for children at the door. Dinner will include an 8 oz piece of cod, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert, and drink. Individual sandwiches can be purchased for $4.50. For tickets and/or more information, please contact UMW President Barbara Gennicks, 812-381-1042 or call the Linton United Methodist Church, 812-847-9816.

Sunday, September 4

Linton American Legion Post 22 will host a Legion picnic at Legion Park in Linton beginning at noon.

Monday, September 5

The 90th annual reunion of the descendants of James C. and Rhonda (Canden) Thacker will be held at the Worthington Assembly of God in the fellowship hall with a pitch-in dinner beginning at noon. The fellowship hall is located south of Worthington County market on SR. 67. Contact Martha Crites at 812-875-3271 for more information.

Tuesday, September 6

Greene County Democrat Club will hold a business meeting at 6 p.m. in the East shelter house at Linton City Park. No food or drinks will be served.

Wednesday, September 7

Free classes at the Owen County Family YMCA, members and non-members welcome.-7:30-8:30 p.m. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org, 812-828-9622

Friday, September 9

The Catholic War Veterans of the USA, Inc. will hold a fundraising spaghetti dinner and quilted comforter raffle from 5-8 p.m. at St Johns Church at 408 Church St. in Loogootee. Menu will include spaghetti, breadsticks, salad, drink and dessert. A goodwill offering will be taken to cover the costs of the dinner. There will also be a raffle for a quilted comforter, tickets are $1 each or $5 for six

Saturday, September 10

The Linton-Stockton High School Class of 1972 will hold its annual reunion at Legion Park in Linton at 6 p.m. Memebers are asked to bring a donation of $5-$10 to cover park rental. Any questions call Sheila (Moody) McCammon at 812-699-0578 Second Saturday Soup offer free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in one of the open shelter houses at Humphreys Park in Linton. Look for signs. Lunch menu will vary.

Mom Prom from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event sponsored by the Greene County Sexual Assault Response Team. For more information please contact Vickie at the Greene County Prosecutor's Office 812-384-4998

The 1959 class of LSHS will have its annual get together at 6 p.m. at the Linton Housing Authority building, west Linton. Food will be provided. Casual dress. RSVP Brenda Fisher, 812-876-1713 or bfisher41@gmail.com

Sunday, September 11

The annual Wilson vegetable soup will be at the Wright Township Firehouse, Highway 59, Midland. Serving will start at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Questions call Jack Wilson at 812-798-2606.

Indian Prarie Baptist Church will have homecoming services at 10 a.m. with special guest Circle of Friends Gospel Group. Dinner to follow the service.

Briley Chapel will host its 131st homecoming services, with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 a.m. and pitch-in meal at 12:30 p.m. Special music will be presented by Made New at 2 p.m. All invited to attend.

Danny and Janet Merkel will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-5 p.m. at the Scotland Fire station. No gifts please.

Tuesday, September 13

The Eastern branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will have an After School Program from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Strange and Weird fairy tales will be featured.

Saturday, September 17

Linton First Baptist Church will host a living proof simulcast with Beth Moore at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Lunch will be served, registration is $20. For more information contact Linda Heaton 812-384-7297

The town of Scotland will hold the Scotland Festival at Cady Grove across from the Old Hotel, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Breakfast will be served at the Scotland Fire Station from 6-10 a.m. The day's festivities will include music, games, a quilt display and more. For more information, call 812-863-7981 or email Linda Quakenbush at quack@bluemarble.net

There will be a U.M.W.A. Retiree Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Roy Clark building in Humphrey's Park in Linton. Please R.S.V.P. by Sept. 5 to Curt Todd at 812-847-4712 or John Hubbell at 812-665-2066

Sunday, September 18

Clavary Baptist Church in Linton will hold their annual fall revival with evangelist Brian McBride. Services will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a 10:30 a.m. worship service. A meal of roast pork and sides will be provided. Revival services will continue each weeknight through Sept. 22 Questions please call 812-847-7110

Thursday, September 22

The DUCSC board of trustees will have an executive session at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 24

The Shakamak class of 1981 will be having its 35th class reunion at the Log Cabin in Shakamak State Park. The class will furnish fried chicken, and everyone is asked to bring a covered side dish and dessert to share. Please bring your own drinks, table-setting, etc. Any questions can be directed to Janice Hilton at 812-853-9079.

Sunday, September 25

5K & 10K Trail Run/Walk at McCormick's Creek State Park at 2 p.m.. Packet pick up and on-site registration at Nature Center at 1 p.m.

Hosted by Friends of McCormick's Creek and Owen County YMCA. Register online at http://www.friendsmccormickscreek.org/YM... or at the YMCA. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622

Friday, September 30

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.

Ongoing & Future Events

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 revans@bloomfield.lib.in.us.

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 lcwministry@comcast.net.

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, commencing on December 8,2015 and continuing on the second Tuesday of each month for the 2016 calendar.

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.

The Lyons Senior Citizen center would like to invite everyone to come and check out the center. They have lunch at Noon, Bingo on Mondays at 1 p.m. after lunch. There is also Bingo on the 1st and 2nd Thursdays and on the 2nd Thursday there is a Pitch in. They have Euchre games before lunch and sometimes after lunch. There are a lot of other things we do so you don't want to miss out. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England, Director at 812-384-7934.

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."

Starting Monday, June 6, Virigl Franklin will be doing a drum rhythm every other week with the summer food program at the Linton location. Beginning June 13, Michelle Ellett and Debbie Corbin from Linton First Christian Church will be doing various activities with the kids every other Monday at the Linton location. For the week of June 13 to June 17, the Bible Way Youth Leaders will be at the Linton location.

The Linton Public Library's summer hours took effect May 31. It will now close at 6 p.m. on Monday through Sunday until after Labor Day in September.

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 Linton Public Library will have Family Movie Matinee every Friday at 1:30 p.m. during the Summer Reading Program, where a family sports movie will be shown. Popcorn, soda and candy will be provided.

The Linton Public Library will have Little Movers and Storytime for preschoolers during the Summer Reading Program, which will have stories, crafts and fun activities. Weekly events will take place for kindergarteners through teenagers for each age group and will have games, make cool stuff and the chance to meet some active people who are involved in interesting sports and activities.

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.

Indiana Historical Museum Bus Trip will take place Friday, August 12 with an 8:30 a.m departure. Register in advance at the Owen County Family YMCA at www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622

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.