Community Notes

Thursday, July 4, 2024

Community Notes

Friday, July 5

Linton Public Library will offer an action-packed movie with free popcorn and drinks at 1 p.m..

Saturday, July 6

The Linton-Stockton Class of 1979 will meet at Barbary’s in Linton at 5 p.m. for a social hour with cash bar, no food will be provided. The class will then join the group class reunion at the Linton Moose and Linton VFW. If you would like, please bring a finger food to either event.

Monday, July 8

The Bloomfield Town Council will meet in executive session at 4 p.m. at the fire station on Mill Street. The meeting is in reference to personnel.

The Linton-Stockton Board of School Trustees will have a work session at 5:30 p.m. The work session will be held in the Administration Office at 109 I St NE Linton, IN 47441.

The Eastern Greene Board of School Trustees will hold a regular meeting of the Board at 6:30 p.m. with an executive session immediately following the regular board meeting. Regular and executive sessions will be held in the Eastern Greene Schools’ Central Office Board Room located at 1471 N St Rd 43 in Bloomfield.

The annual Rose family reunion will be held at the Girl Scout Cabin at Humphrey’s Park in Linton. Sign-in will begin at 11:30 a.m.. with lunch taking place at12:30 p.m.. Fried chicken and ice will be provided.

Tuesday, July 9

The Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library will host Wonder Lab presents Rocket Lab from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Linton Public Library will host Kids’ Silly Song Show at 1:30 p.m. as Ginger sings her favorite songs with her special guest star Horatio the pig.

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Bloomfield Chapter 0847 will meet at the Casa Sevilla Restaurant in Bloomfield at 11:30 a.m.. The business meeting will follow the luncheon and all Federal employees, retirees and spouses are invited and encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, July 10

Linton Public Library will host a teen cupcakes and canvas event at 1:30 p.m., a painting event for teens.

Thursday, July 11

The Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library will award prizes to Summer Reading Program participants from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Linton Public Library will host Animal Tales at 1:30 p.m.. Come and see animals from six different continents.

Friday, July 12

Linton Public Library will host Bingo for Books at 1 p.m.. Come play bingo and win books as prizes are geared towards more advanced readers.

Friday, July 19

Linton Public Library will host a “Creative Crafternoon” at 1 p.m.. Join in a fun craft as they will be painting with watercolor.

Monday, July 22

The Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative Executive Board will meet in executive session at 9 a.m. with regular meeting to follow at 9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room at the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative at 77 A St. NE in Linton.

Wednesday, July 24

The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 4 p.m..

Friday, July 26

Linton Public Library will host “Spin-a-Yarn” at 1 p.m.. They will be combining a book club with an art club. Come and discuss what books you are reading as you work on your art projects, whether they be knitting and crochet or painting. There will not be any assigned books to read or teaching new projects, just relaxing and having fun together.

Saturday, July 27

The 12th St. Church of God Awakened Youth will hold a “Back to School Bash” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Humphreys Park in Linton. Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away and free haircuts will be offered. There will be music, food, a bouncy house and various vendors.

Monday, July 29

The Dugger Union Community School Board will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m..

Monday, August 5

The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 8 a.m..

Thursday, August 8

The 31st annual Daviess Community Hospital Foundation Golf Benefit will be held on Thursday, August 8, at Country Oaks Golf Course in Montgomery. The four-person scramble will start at 11 a.m. for check-in and lunch, followed by the shotgun start at 12 p.m.

Saturday, August 10

The Greene County Community Band will host a Chris Cakes fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Bloomfield High School Cafeteria for $12 per person. Checks can be made out to Greene County Community Band. Visit www.greeneband.org to pay for tickets online.

Wednesday, August 14

The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 4 p.m..

Monday, August 19

The Dugger Union Community School Board will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m..

Saturday, September 7

The Greene County Sexual Assault Response Team will hold their 13th annual Mom Prom at Heshey Hall, Greene County Community Event Center, located on the Greene County Fairgrounds at 4503 West State Road 54 in Bloomfield. All proceeds support victims in our small community who have been the victim of a sexual assault. More information will be provided soon.

Monday, September 9

The Greene County Cemetery Commission will meet at 1 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

Wednesday, September 11

The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 4 p.m..

Monday, September 16

The Dugger Union Community School Board will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m..

Friday, September 27

The Dugger Coal Festival will take place with a parade on Oct. 5. The festival supports scholarships, back to school projects, Dugger Volunteer Fire Department and Dugger Outreach Food Program. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call John Delph at 812-691-3121.

Saturday, September 28

The Sandborn Fall Festival will take place at the Sandborn Community Building and Park. There will be a car show, live music, food trucks, mobile petting farm, youth baseball tournament, vendors inside the community building and around the park, a special area for kids activities, Jonah Fish Fry, fireworks, community church service and more. More information, including specific times for each event, can be found at www.sandbornfallfestival.com.

The Dugger Coal Festival will take place with a parade on Oct. 5. The festival supports scholarships, back to school projects, Dugger Volunteer Fire Department and Dugger Outreach Food Program. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call John Delph at 812-691-3121.

Sunday, September 29

The Sandborn Fall Festival will take place at the Sandborn Community Building and Park. There will be a car show, live music, food trucks, mobile petting farm, youth baseball tournament, vendors inside the community building and around the park, a special area for kids activities, Jonah Fish Fry, fireworks, community church service and more. More information, including specific times for each event, can be found at www.sandbornfallfestival.com.

Monday, October 7

The Greene County Cemetery Commission will meet at 1 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

Wednesday, October 9

The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 4 p.m..

Monday, October 21

The Dugger Union Community School Board will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m..

Tuesday, October 22

The Worthington-Jefferson Township Public Library, located at 26 N Commercial Street in Worthington, will present “An Evening With Daniel Boone” at 6 p.m.. Boone, portrayed by professional historical actor Danny Russel, will tell stories of his life including his loss of two sons and a brother settling “the dark and bloody ground of Kentucky”, discovering caverns in Southern Indiana, rescuing his kidnapped daughter, defeating Native Americans and teaching a few Shawnee phrases.

Monday, November 4

The Greene County Cemetery Commission will meet at 1 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

Wednesday, November 13

The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 4 p.m..

Monday, November 18

The Dugger Union Community School Board will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m..

Monday, December 2

The Greene County Cemetery Commission will meet at 1 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

Wednesday, December 11

The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 6 p.m..

Ongoing & Future Events

Linton Public Library will host Spanish/English classes open to all ages and speaking abilities on Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m.. Yoga with Belinda Baysinger will be available on Fridays at 9 a.m. on a donation basis. Please bring your own towel or mat. The library will also host a Cookies and Canvas event in June. The painting will have a cost of $5 and you must sign up in person as space is limited. The painting will be a vase with hydrangea flowers.

Bohley Cemetery in Greene County is accepting donations for the mowing season. Those wishing to donate are asked to make checks payable to Bohley Cemetery and send to Teresa Bartlett at 1657 N. St Rd 157 in Bloomfield.

American Legion Auxiliary 479 in Lyons will host a breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of every month, including a full breakfast menu.

Team of Mercy Suicide Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Switz City Fire Department at 206 Charlotte Ave in Switz City. This is a closed meeting for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. We want individuals to feel safe and comfortable and know we take their grief very seriously. If you have any questions please call 1-855-225-5550.

Lyons Town Council will hold regular meetings at 5:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in the Lyons Community Building meeting room, 600 West Broad Street in Lyons.

Westgate Board meetings for 2023 will take place on the second Tuesday of the month at WestGate Academy at 1:30 p.m..

Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will host family game day on the second Friday of the month from 12:30-4:30 p.m.. Everyone is invited to join and spare time for fun. Board games, card games and puzzles will all be available to play.

Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will host chair yoga in the Annex on Wednesdays from 9:30-11 a.m..

Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will host a writing circle from 1-2:30 p.m.. Bring what you would like to write about, rough or polished pieces or even just an idea.

Jasonville Public Library will host a story hour on the first Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.. Stories are read, crafts are made and treats are enjoyed. All are welcome.

The Eastern branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will host story time at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. All children are welcome.

Feed My Sheep Bible Bookstore at 74 1/2 S. Main St. in Linton will be hosting community prayer meetings each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.. Everyone is welcome. Please use the rear entrance where there is also parking available.

Apostolics of Greene County is offering a Christian Intervention Program for drug, alcohol or any addiction abuse. This is a 20-week ongoing program located at 310 E. Vincennes St. in Linton. Sessions are Sundays at 4:30 p.m. with the entrance on the west side of the building, going downstairs into the fellowship hall. An elevator is available at the north end of the west side entrance if needed.

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support group meets the first Monday of the month from 6-7 p.m. at Switz City Christian Church located at 286 Charlotte Ave in Switz City. For questions, call the Alz. Assoc. at 800-272-3900 or Dayna Firestone at 812-798-0325.

Scotland Community Church, located at 7748 S Pleasant St in Scotland, holds worship services at 10:30 a.m.. For more information, please call 812-863-4160.

The Ladies Aid meets every third Wednesday at noon at the church. Come join the fellowship and fun. You need not be a member to join. The Community Men’s Group meets every second Saturday at 8 a.m. at the church. Breakfast is served. Everyone is invited. You do not have to be a member of the church.

The Greene County Literacy Coalition hosts twice-weekly meetings to foster language learning for native English and Spanish speakers. The group meets from 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday at the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library Annex and Wednesdays at the Linton Public Library. For more information, call 812-384-4125 ext. 4 or email literacy@bloomfield.lib.in.us.

Apostolics of Greene County offers free lunch, good conversation and optional bible study at Grandma Bault’s Soup Kitchen located at Apostolic Church 310 E Vincennes Street in Linton every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Word is given from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Dugger American Legion will host bingo from 6-9 p.m. each Saturday evening.

Newberry Town Council meetings are the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at town hall. If it is a holiday, the meeting will be the next evening, Tuesday at 6 p.m. Newberry Town Hall, 430 Broad St. (St Rd 57) in Newberry.

The Feed Store Silent Book Club will meet from 3-5 p.m. on the third Saturday of every month in the taproom of Feed Store Beer Co.. A short social time will kick off the club followed by silent reading time of any book of your choosing and discussions/recommendations to wrap things up.

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