Rushville Republican

October 2, 2012

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Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Not-for-profits may submit upcoming events to rushvillerepublican@rushvillerepublican.com or 126 S. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.



OCTOBER

TUESDAY (10/2)

l Fall heavy trash pick up - South of Flatrock River - Pick up Oct. 1-5.

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.

THURSDAY (10/4)

l A 3-session series of Parenting Counts is being offered Oct. 4, 11 & 18 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Sponsored by Purdue Extension and the Rush County Parenting Council these classes are geared toward the parents and family members of children ages birth to age 5. The focus is raising socially and emotionally healthy children. Call 932-5974 to register. $15 per family for the entire series. Child care provided by volunteers from Phoenix House. Class size is limited, so call soon.

SATURDAY (10/6)

l Sons of the American Second Annual Golf Outing to support Rush County youth, 11 a.m., Horse Shoe Bend Golf Course. $200 per team. Prizes awarded for 1st., 2nd. and 3rd. place. 4 person ABCD scramble. Mulligans/Skirts, longest drive/putt. Information, Rick Howard at 765-561-7304. Entry forms can be picked up at the American Legion.

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 Candidate Breakfast to raise money for the campaign of Christy Hall for Rush County Coroner, 7 to 10:30 a.m., Knights of Columbus, Rushville.

SUNDAY (10/7)

l The Gathering is inviting the community to come to their family fun evening from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at Memorial Park for pumpkin painting, games and free food for the family. The evening will include great games and free hotdogs, chips and a drink. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this event.

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 (10/8)

l All Rush County vocalists: The Rush County Chorale practices at 7 p.m. in the RCHS choir room. All current members, past members and new vocalists are invited to attend. 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.

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.

l Carthage Literary Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Carthage Community Center. Mary Nigh will be the program leader and everyone is welcome to attend.

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 Don’t miss the fun, food and family time at the Milroy School Fall Festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 12. Activities include a hog roast, the County Store, children’s games, a raffle and a silent and live Auction. Tickets for the meal are $7 for adults and $4 for children. Tickets are available at the door Oct. 12. This annual Fall Festival is Milroy’s only fundraiser so come out and support Milroy Elementary School, The new Milroy School is located at 300 N. Walnut, Milroy.

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.

SUNDAY (10/14)

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.

FRIDAY (10/19)

l Dance for elementary school age children, 6 to 8 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of Rush County. $3 per person. D.J. Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

SATURDAY (10/20)

l There will be a family friendly country dance at the Manilla Lions Club on St. Rd. 44. Line dances, couples dances, and lessons from 8 to 11 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, 12 and under free. Information can be found on the Raleigh Country Line Dance facebook page.

l Third Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Zumba-Thon, 1 to 4 p.m., Oct. 20, 306 N. Main St., Rushville. Zumba-Thon includes 25 plus vendors, food and fun. Cost is $20 for T-Shirt and Zumba party, $5 for just the party or $15 for just the T-Shirt. 100 percent of all proceeds go to Brian’s Cause. Information: Carrie Simmermon at 765-993-0117.

SUNDAY (10/21)

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.

THURSDAY (10/25)

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

SUNDAY (10/28)

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.

TUESDAY (10/30)

l Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main St., offers a free hot meal and fellowship with our friends in need from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month. The hot meal will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, salads, desserts and drinks. Carry-out available. Contact the church at 932-2997 for more information.

WEDNESDAY (10/31)

l 11th Annual Halloween Costume Parade at the Rush County Fairgrounds Livestock Pavilion. Sign ups begin at 5:30 p.m. with the parade and judging beginning at 6 p.m. For all ages (adults too!) Treat bags and prize for each child. Sponsored by City of Rushville, Parks & Recreation Department and the Rush County F.O.P.

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.

FRIDAY (11/9)

l Dance for elementary school age children, 6 to 8 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of Rush County. $3 per person. D.J. Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

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.

TUESDAY (11/27)

l Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main St., offers a free hot meal and fellowship with our friends in need from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month. The hot meal will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, salads, desserts and drinks. Carry-out available. Contact the church at 932-2997 for more information.



DECEMBER

FRIDAY (12/7)

l Dance for elementary school age children, 6 to 8 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of Rush County. $3 per person. D.J. Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

FRIDAY (12/14)

l Rush County Players Christmas production, Miracle on 34th Street. Shows will be Dec. 14, 15, and 16 at St. Mary’s School Auditorium.





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 Victims 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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