Rushville Republican

September 14, 2012

What's Happening 091412


Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — What's Happening

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SEPTEMBER



FRIDAY (9/14)

l Milroy United Methodist Church Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Fill a sack for a dollar on Saturday. The community is invited to come enjoy the sale at 114 N. Pleasant Street, Milroy.

l The Rushville Lions take on New Palestine at 7 p.m. for Homecoming.

l Rush County Players presents, "The Little Rushcals,"at the Gazebo in South Veterans Memorial Park, off of West 11th Street in Rushville. Some seating will be provided, but you may bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. Show dates are at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14; 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15; and at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17.

SATURDAY (9/15)

l The annual RCHS Homecoming dance is 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Rushville Elementary School East.

l 7th Annual Donnie Frazier Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament, 9 a.m., Sept. 15, Antler Pointe Golf Course. $200 per team includes green fees and meal. Prize money for 1st and 2nd place. 4 person ABCD scramble. Minimum team handicap (5-up). Mulligans, skins/shirt, longest drive/putt. Information: Delbert Frazier 765-561-5533 and Tim Frazier 765-561-3077.

l Golf Scramble for the Lora Brook Hatfield Scholarship at Horseshoe Bend Golf Course. $200 for 4 person team; registration at 8; tee time at 9; meal included. Lots of items for silent auctions; golfing is not required to attend. Contact Nancy Newton at 765-663-2335 if interested.

l Milroy United Methodist Church Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Fill a sack for a dollar on Saturday. The community is invited to come enjoy the sale at 114 N. Pleasant Street, Milroy.

SUNDAY (9/16)

l Rushville Elks #1307 Sunday Brunch. The Elks is trying something new! Every Sunday's from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., buffet style all you can eat with bagels, eggs, bacon, sausage, shredded has browns, pancakes (with fruit available) and even a manned omelet station! Meal comes with choice of tea, lemonade, orange juice or coffee. Open to the public. Senior discount. Reservations accepted.

l Kyle Henderson Memorial Scholarship Day at Rushville Pizza King North and South. Ten percent of all sales benefit the fund at Rush County Community Foundation. Scholarships are awarded annually to a RCHS senior planning to study a field related to agriculture, HV/AC or electricity.

MONDAY (9/17)

l All Rush County vocalists: The Rush County Chorale will begin practices at 7 p.m. in the RCHS choir room. All current members, past members and new vocalists are invited to attend this practice. The Chorale will present the winter program on Dec. 1 and 2 at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts. Practices will continue at 7 p.m. on Mondays.

l Fall heavy trash pick up - North of Flatrock River - Set out Sept. 17-23. Pick up Sept. 24-28. South of Flatrock River - Set out Sept. 24-30. Pick up Oct. 1-5.

TUESDAY (9/18)

l Fathers and students of the Local All Pro Dad Day Chapter at Mays Elementary School will gather at 7:25 a.m. for their monthly breakfast meeting. For more information on the Mays chapter, contact Matt Vance at vancem@rushville.k12.in.us

l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public. Join in Rockin' Rivercrest for a unique neighborhood walk. Meet at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Riverpointe Suites, 210 E US Highway 52, better known as Herdrich's Petroleum.

l Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown. Use the east entrance at the corner of Adams and Locust streets. Information: 765-313-1637.

WEDNESDAY (9/19)

l Rushville Music Study Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the home of Marsha Chambers. There will be a lite meal followed by a regular meeting. Please phone the hostess with regrets.

THURSDAY (9/20)

l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public - come Meander through Mays. Anyone interested in joining in the walk should meet at 5:30 p.m. at Mays Elementary School.

FRIDAY (9/21)

l Arlington Elementary School annual Hog Roast, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Arlington Elementary Cafeteria. The Carnival of Fun runs from 5 to 7 pm. Auction at 6 p.m. Meal $7. Meal includes pork sandwich, applesauce, chips, greenbeans, dessert and a beverage. Extra sandwich $3 while the kid's hotdog meal is $5.

SATURDAY (9/22)

l Brian's Cause opening ceremoinies at 9:30 a.m. on the Rush Memorial Hospital campus, 1300 N. Man St. The "Together We Can" 2-mile-walk will follow with participants walking a two-mile loop through Rushville before returning to the RMH campus. On-site health fair from 10 a.m. to noon. A silent auction is planned and lunch will be served. Information: Michele Gettinger 765-932-4111.

l On Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon, the Rush County Conservation Club will host the 3rd annual Outdoor Adventure Expo, sponsored by the Hoosier Tree Dog Alliance and the Rush County Coonhunters. An open shoot will begin at 12:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public so come out and join in fun for the whole family.

l Coleman and Dunn Family Reunion, meal at noon, at Laughlin Park (West End) in Rushville. Chicken, table service and drinks provided. Bring covered dish, auction items and any family photos you would like to share. Games and prizes planned. Information: Andrea Chandler Boles at 317-512-1759 and Angela Chandler Janes at 812-374-7702 or Jean Chandler 765-561-5677.

SUNDAY (9/23)

l Knights of Columbus Chicken Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Adults $9 and children $6. Carryouts available. Menu includes:  Chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls, applesauce and cake. All white meat $1 extra. Open to the public.

l Rushville Elks #1307 Sunday Brunch. The Elks is trying something new! Every Sunday's from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., buffet style all you can eat with bagels, eggs, bacon, sausage, shredded has browns, pancakes (with fruit available) and even a manned omelet station! Meal comes with choice of tea, lemonade, orange juice or coffee. Open to the public. Senior discount. Reservations accepted.

MONDAY (9/24)

l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public. We all know that golfing is a good fitness activity. This time we will leave the clubs and balls behind, and just walk. It's called Amblin' Around Antler Pointe. Meet in the parking lot of the golf course at 5:30 p.m.

TUESDAY (9/25)

l Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main St., will be offering a FREE Hot Meal and fellowship with our friends in need on the last Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The hot meal will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, salads, desserts and drinks. Carry-Out is available. Please contact the church at 932-2997 for more information.

l Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown. Use the east entrance at the corner of Adams and Locust streets. Information: 765-313-1637.

WEDNESDAY (9/26)

l Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Kellie Kuhn with Nancy Kuhn as co-hostess. Roll call: Favorite school subject. Norene Wright will provide a lesson on, "Raising Children in Today's World."

l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public. Join in on Cruisin' Calvary. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the south end of Calvary Cemetery on Fort Wayne Road.

THURSDAY (9/27)

l Rush County Retired Teachers next meeting will be at noon Sept. 27 at the First Baptist Church.

SATURDAY (9/29)

l Rushville Rotary Club 5K Run and Walk, 9 a.m., Sept. 29, RCHS Gym. Entry fee $15 adults and $10 child 11-17 years old. Check payable to Rushville Rotary Club. Check in and late registration 8:30 to 9 a.m. Register by Sept. 24 to guarantee a T-shirt. Proceeds benefit Rushville Rotary Club local scholarships. Registration with Wells Fargo Bank, Theresa Alexander, 765-938-4646 or Rush Memorial Hospital, Julie Dragoo, 765-932-7578.

l Rush County's fall festival, Rush Fest, will take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 in Downtown Rushville. Watch for specific event and activity times during the day.

l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public as part of Rush Fest. Finish the day with the Walkabout, Celebrate RushFest, in Riverside Park. Meet at 2 p.m. at the lion by the amphitheater.

SUNDAY (9/30)

l Purdue Extension Rush Co. is planning to offer the Master Gardener classes again this fall. If you are interested in taking the classes, please contact the Extension office at 932-5974. Registration deadline is Sept. 30.

l Rushville Elks #1307 Sunday Brunch. The Elks is trying something new! Every Sunday's from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., buffet style all you can eat with bagels, eggs, bacon, sausage, shredded has browns, pancakes (with fruit available) and even a manned omelet station! Meal comes with choice of tea, lemonade, orange juice or coffee. Open to the public. Senior discount. Reservations accepted.



OCTOBER

MONDAY (10/1)

l The City of Rushville has completed the bridge in Riverside Park that completes the one mile trail that loops around the Amphitheater. The

trail runs through the woods and along the river and gives the feeling of

being in a state park. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held during a

FIT Walkabout at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Meet in the lower parking lot near the

Amphitheater to walk together to the bridge for the ceremony.

WEDNESDAY (10/3)

l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public. Try Hoofin' It on Harcourt. The group will explore the paved path north of Conrad Harcourt Way as well as the new sidewalks. Meet at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot on the east side of the Comfort Inn.

TUESDAY (10/9)

l Central Indiana Regional Blood Center Blood Drive, 3 to 8 p.m., Oct. 9, Milroy United Methodist Church, 114 N. Pleasant St., Milroy. Appointments preferred; walk-ins accepted. Contact: Jane Adams 765-629-2191 or Merrill Carrigan 765-629-2354 for appointments.

l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public. Exploring a new area is Steppin' Out at Sugar Hill. Meet at the corner of 11th & Sexton streets at 5:30 p.m. to walk over to this attractive neighborhood.

THURSDAY (10/11)

l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public. Downtown History Walk. Meet at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of First Presbyterian Church, 226 N. Morgan Street.

FRIDAY (10/12)

l Friends of the Greensburg Public Library annual Fall Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 14 in the meeting room of the library, 1110 E. Main St., Greensburg. Information: 812-663-2826.

THURSDAY (10/25)

l Rush County Schools Fall Break Oct. 25 and 26. No school.



NOVEMBER

SATURDAY (11/3)

l 6th Annual St. Mary School 5K Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m., Nov. 3., Benjamin Rush Middle School, 1601 N. Sexton St., Rushville. Late registration 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. $15 adults, $10 under 18. Registration received after Oct. 6 not guaranteed shirt. Children's races for sixth grade and under will be held at BRMS track. Awards and prizes. Donations accepted for St. Mary Food Pantry. Information: 765-932-3639.

SATURDAY (11/17)

l Indiana amateur radio/ham testing by volunteer examiners in the Rushville area. Test 9 a.m. to noon at Rushville Public Library. Test given the third Saturday of November. Fee $15. Info: Michael Elder 932-3545, e-mail at w9vle@yahoo.com. Test information found with zip code search at www.arrl.com.

THURSDAY (11/22)

l Thanksgiving. No RCS school Nov. 22 and 23.



MISCELLANEOUS

l Tox-away Days are the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at Smiley Avenue. Join in making this a Clean, Green Rush County.

l The community food pantry, 109 East Third Street, Rushville is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Bring photo ID. Donations welcomed.

l Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown. Use the east entrance at the corner of Adams and Locust streets. Information: 765-313-1637.

l Diabetes education classes are held from 5 to 7 p.m. on the first, second, and third Tuesday of each month at Rush Memorial Hospital Skills Lab, second floor. Cost, $10 per class with a $25 refund if all three classes are attended. Info: 765-932-7416 or dena.bills@rushmemorial.com

l Partners for a Healthy Rush County meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Boys & Girls Club. open to all interested businesses, organizations or individuals in Rush County.

l AA and Al-Anon meet at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

l Crossroads Serenity Group, an Al-Anon group, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. every Monday at 333 N. Main Street, Rushville. Information: Gail at 317-642-9112 or Larry at 765-277-9477.

l A dance at the Raleigh Community Club is held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. every Saturday. Everyone welcomed.

l Veterans, if you have an appointment at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis call (765) 932-3075, seven to 10 days in advance, to arrange a ride in the DAV van. Veterans who need a ride sooner call (765) 561-5445 or (765) 932-2703.

l Rush County Victimos Assistance, Inc. has its monthly meeting on the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. For location contact the office at 938-1555. The public always is invited. Info: Barbara Kuhn at 938-1555.

l A parent support group meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the Rushville Public Library meeting room. This group is for parents, guardians, caregivers or any family member of someone with mental or physical challenges. Those attending the group decide the topics. Info: Julie Shelton at 932-5190 or Barb Wilson at 938-1952.



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