Rushville Republican

April 9, 2013

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Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — What’s Happening

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APRIL

TUESDAY (4/9)

l Do you know just a little about Microsoft Excel©, but wish you knew more? Find out how to take your knowledge of this versatile program up several notches with Rush County Lifelong Learning’s “Excel Excellence” class. This class will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. April 9 through May 7, at 126 S. Main St., Rushville. The cost for the 5-week class is just $35, and it will be taught by Ron Shields. The class size is limited to 18, so call 765-932-7191 to register soon.

WEDNESDAY (4/10)

l The Rushville Music Study Club will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Methodist Church. The program chair is Mindy Conklin and the hostess is Nancy Mitchell. This is an important meeting and everyone’s attendance is needed.       

THURSDAY (4/11)

l RCHS Drama Department presents their spring musical, “Anything Goes” April 11, 12, 13 and 14 at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts. Evening shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinée begins at 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 for reserved seating and on sale now. Call the high school drama department to reserve your seats at 765-932-3901 ext. 258 or e-mail taguej@rushville.k12.in.us.

FRIDAY (4/12)

l Milroy United Methodist Church Semi-Annual Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 12 and 8 a.m. to noon April 13. Saturday, April 13, fill a sack for $2. This year the sale will feature the new boutique for finer name brand clothing.

l Arlington Elementary PTO Chicken Fry, 4:30 to 7 p.m. $5 in advance and $7 at door. Meal includes chicken, mashed potato/gravy, green beans, dessert, roll and drink.

SATURDAY (4/13)

l Knights of Columbus Chicken Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Adults $10 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. Information: 932-2277.

l Rush County Schools Kindergarten Round-Up for 2013-2014 School Year (Age 5 by August 1, 2013). April 13, 2013 – 8 a.m. to noon, Rushville Elementary School West (enter RESW sidewalk.) Parents please bring the following information with you: Enrollment Form on line at http://res.rushville.k12.in.us/, birth certificate and shot records. Community fair will also be held during this time.

l Posey Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept. food drive and breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m. Bring non-perishable food items for the local food pantry or cash donations. Open to the public.

l 15th Annual 4-H Horse & Pony Pork Chop Supper, 5-8 p.m., at the Rush/Shelby Energy Community Building, Rush County Fairgrounds in Rushville. Pork Chop meal $8. Kid’s hot dog meal $4. Carry out and extra pork chops available.

l Richland 4-H Club will host their annual Hog Roast from 5-7:30 p.m. at the New Salem Lions Club. Dinner will feature roast hog, hot dogs, baked beans, potato chips, coleslaw, applesauce, homemade desserts. $6 for adults, $4 children 12 and under. Carry outs available.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

l Ray’s Crossing Christian Union Church is having a free love offering breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Biscuits & sausage gravy, pancakes, sausage patties, eggs, fried potatoes and beverages.

SUNDAY (4/14)

l The Historical Society will sponsor a group field trip to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in New Castle. Open to all, attendees will meet at the Gowdy House Museum, 619 N. Perkins, at 2:15 p.m.. The group will car pool and caravan to the Hall of Fame for a 3 p.m. tour led by Indiana Hall of Fame Executive Director and Rushville graduate Chris May. Admission $3 per person payable to Rush County Historical Society treasurer Marvin Kuhn. Reservations required by April 7 by contacting Kuhn at 765-663-2438 or mdkuhn1946@hotmail.com. Dinner optional at Montgomery Steakhouse.

l Would you like the opportunity to appear in several outrageous comedy skits? Then we want you! Auditions for Rush County Player’s season closing sketch comedy show, “I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together,” are from 6-8 p.m. April 14, and from 7-9 p.m. April 16, at RCP’s new location, 306 N. Main St. Show dates are tentatively set for June 14, 15 and 16. Information: Bonnie at baked4you@yahoo.com or 765-561-3223.

FRIDAY (4/19)

l Manilla Lions Club is hosting a Spaghetti Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. at their community building located on State Road 44 on the west side of Manilla. Free-will offering with all donations going to Manilla Street Light Fund.

l A Spring Rummage Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 19, at from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main St., Rushville. All proceeds will go to the Manna Mission Fund. Use the southwest doors and follow the signs.

l The Boys and Girls Club of Rush County hosts monthly dances for elementary school age children from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $3 per person. D.J. is Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

SATURDAY (4/20)

l RCHS Prom.

l RCP Movies on Main Street will show 2 classic Indiana sports films, ”Hoosiers” and “Breaking Away.” Show time at 7:30, admission $5 for the double-feature, and concessions available. 306 N. Main Street.

l Elks will host a spring flea market day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 223 E. Third St. People can buy a table to set up and shopping is open to the public. For table information contact Marie Philpot at 938-1307. Proceeds will support Elk’s community outreach programs.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

MONDAY (4/22)

l Earth Day.

THURSDAY (4/25)

l RCHS Band Department presents their Jazz Appreciation Month Concert at 7 p.m. in the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts at RCHS. Big bands from the middle school and the high school will be playing swing and blues from the 40’s and 50’s, fusion from the 70’s, Latin jazz and some original composiitions. One combo from BRMS and two combos from RCHS will be playing a mix of music that will demonstrate their improvisational and musical skills. The concert is free, but the band boosters will be accepting donations to help support the jazz program in Rush County Schools.

FRIDAY (4/26)

l Rush County Player’s rendition of “Inherit the Wind,” show dates are Apr. 26, 27 & 28 and May 3, 4 & 5 at RCP’s new location, 306 N. Main St., Rushville. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8 p.m. with Sunday shows at 2 p.m. Information: 765-938-1711 and leave a message, or e-mail scholl.aa@gmail.com, or baked4you@yahoo.com.

SATURDAY (4/27)

l Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk supporting Autism Awareness. The course for Mayor Pavey’s Run/Walk will exhibit the trails of the Rushville Parks and Recreation Department. Anyone interested in registering for this

event may do so on the City’s Website or pick up registration forms at the Mayor’s Office, 133 W. First St., Rushville. Information: 765-932-3907. Ask for Police Chief Craig Tucker.

l T-Ball Jamboree.

l St. Mary Catholic School annual Green and White Gala.  The Gala is an opportunity to celebrate St. Mary School. Guest speaker will be John Green (SMS 1990 graduate), the son of Daniel and the late Elizabeth “Betty” Green. All are welcome to attend. If you would like to receive an invitation and are not on our mailing list, please contact tkomlanc@stmaryrush.org. If you do not have e-mail, feel free to call the school at 932-3639.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

SUNDAY (4/28)

l Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2013 at The Rushville Bowl.

TUESDAY (4/30)

l RCHS Band Department presents their Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.



MAY

SATURDAY (5/4)

l SAT test, RCHS Cafeteria.

l FFA Banquet, Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

l Tox-away Days are the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at Smiley Avenue.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

THURSDAY (5/9)

l Shelby County Players’ presents Plaza Suite by Neil Simon Thursday through Saturday, May 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 12 at 2:00 p.m. at The Strand Theatre, 215 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville. www.shelbycountyplayers.com.

SATURDAY (5/11)

l RCHS Annual POPS Concert, 7:30 p.m., all choirs, Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets through RCHS.

l Rush Co. United Santa Helpers (formerly Toys for Tots) will begin their first benefit ride at the Rushville Legion with sign ups from 11 a.m. to noon. The donation is $10 per bike and $5 per rider. The ride schedule will be available the day of the ride which begins at Rushville Eagles. The meal starts at 4 p.m. and will be $5 for non-riders. The evening includes an auction and music. Help Rushville Legion Riders and Rushville Eagle Riders raise the funds for the program. If you would like to donate to the kids of Rush County please call the American Legion at 765-932-3415 or the Rushville Eagles at 765-932-2476.

l Heart of Rushville presents the Rushville Celebrity Roast with Coach Cinda Brown, 7 p.m., Elks. Business attire. Tickets prices $25 individuals, $40 couples, $150 table for eight. For ticket information please contact the Rushville Chamber of Commerce or Rushville City Hall.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

SUNDAY (5/12)

l Mother’s Day.

MONDAY (5/13)

l Parents and family are invited to join in the Band Boosters which meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the RCHS Band room. Families with middle school and high school band students are encouraged to come to meetings and be a part of the Band Booster program. Information: 765-561-3000.

WEDNESDAY (5/15)

l The Kelly Miller Circus is coming to town with performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., May 15, at the Rush County Conservation Club grounds. Purchase your tickets now from the Chamber of Commerce, Public Paint and Wallpaper, Mainsource Bank, Citizens State Bank or Rushville Pharmacy today! If you would like a sign to hang at your business please contact The Rush County Chamber of Commerce.

THURSDAY (5/16)

l RCHS Awards Day, 8:30 p.m.

FRIDAY (5/17)

l The Boys and Girls Club of Rush County hosts monthly dances for elementary school age children from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $3 per person. D.J. is Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

SATURDAY (5/18)

l Fair Queen contestants hold their Queen Car Wash from 9 a.m. to noon at Hubler Auto Center, Rushville.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

SATURDAY (5/25)

l Rush County Farmers Market begins May 25 and continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

MONDAY (5/27)

l Memorial Day.

WEDNESDAY (5/29)

l Physicals for the RCHS 2013-2014 school year will take place from 5-7 p.m. at Rush Memorial Hospital. Physical are good for one year from the date you received it and must be on file for participation in school sports.





MISCELLANEOUS

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

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 Boys & Girls Club of Rush County will now be open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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 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., 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.