RUSHVILLE — Not-for-profits may submit upcoming events to email@example.com or 126 S. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.
l Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main St., is 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 available. Info: 932-2997.
l F.I.T. Walkabout, 5:30 p.m., Shakin' Smith Acres. Meet at First Baptist Church, 1159 S. Airport Road. Everyone welcome! Information: 932-5974.
l BRMS Open House from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Taco Night from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for students and parents. Book fair.
l RCHS Open House 6:30 to 8 p.m.
l Hancock, Henry, Rush and Shelby counties are sponsoring a program on "Farming During and After the 2012 Drought." The program will be from 1 to 9 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Morristown Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 209 S. Washington Street, Morristown. For the brochure with all the details and registration form please go to: http://www3.ag.purdue.edu/counties/shelby/Pages/2012DroughtConference.aspx. Registration deadline is Friday, August 24, 2012. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Rush County extension office at 765-932-5974.
l RCHS Band Boosters Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the RCHS Cafeteria before the first home varsity football game, Rushville Lions vs. Shelbyville. Menu includes fish sandwich (or hotdog), choice of apple sauce or slaw, choice of macaroni and cheese or scalloped potatoes, and homemade dessert. Tickets will be $6 in advance from any high school band student or $7 at the door. This is the largest fundraiser each year for band student to help with their trip and band equipment costs.
l Boot Scootin' Boogie Family Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Knights of Columbus, 227 E. 3rd Street, Rushville. Admission $5 for adults and $3 for children. This dance supports Rush County Players "Little Rushcals" youth production. Chips and lemonade complimentary and sodas and goodies for sale. Alcohol-free, all age appropriate country dance. Line dance lessons 7-8 p.m., with hourly refresher lessons. Information: 765-938-1711.
l RCHS Class of '87 Reunion at the Rushville Elks Golf Course. Go to rcs.rushville.k12.in.us, Rush County Schools homepage for details!
l Tox-away Days are the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at Smiley Avenue.
l Labor Day
l F.I.T. Walkabouts visits the Nature Center. Meet at the Boys & Girls Club of Rush County, 1590 N. Sexton Street, at 9 a.m. to walk to the Nature Center and explore its hidden treasures. Information: 932-5974.
l F.I.T. Walkabouts meet at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the intersection of Spencer and Second Streets to walk through Laughlin Park. Information: 932-5974.
The Rush County Health Department will conduct its next Immunization Clinic for children from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in Room 105 at the Rush County Courthouse. Information: 765-932-3103.
l The Rushville Parks Department will sponsor the Second Annual Gospel Sing beginning at 6 p.m. at Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater. This year's Gospel Sing will honor the military, first responders and the medical field. Many local and regional singers and musicians will be featured. Bring picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of Gospel Sing. Information: Rushville Park Department at 932-4146.
l Every other month the Phoenix Lodge No. 62 F&AM hosts an all you can eat breakfast. The breakfast is 6:30 to 10 a.m., Sept. 8. The cost is $5.
l Ray's Crossing Days featuring a ÒCountry Store,Ó auction at 1 p.m., food and fun. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ray's Crossing Christian Union Church. Food features rib eye sandwiches, ham and beans cooked over an open fire with cornbread, and hot dogs, 2115 N 600 E, Shelbyville, IN 46176. Just off St. Rd. 44 in Ray's Crossing.
l St. Mary's Fall Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
l Walkabouts will revisit the Rushville Lions appearing around town Sept. 10. Start at the Rushville Fire Department at 9 a.m. to check out the downtown lions. Information: 932-5974.
l Special Hours for Food Pantry, 6 to 7 p.m., Sept. 11, 109 E. Third St. Special hours for those working during normal food pantry days.
l F.I.T. Walkabout participants will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the gazebo in South Veterans Memorial Park. Information: 932-5974.
l The Rushville Lions take on New Palestine at 7 p.m. for Homecoming.
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 Brian's Cause opening ceremoinies at 9:30 a.m. on the Rush Memorial Hospital campus, 1300 N. Man St. The ÒTogether We CanÓ 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 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 Rush County Retired Teachers next meeting will be at noon Sept. 27 at the First Baptist Church.
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 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.