Rushville Republican

November 5, 2013

Events


Rushville Republican

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

NOVEMBER

TUESDAY (11/5)

• Reminder for Chamber Partners and Rotarians: After Hours Social for the Rush County Chamber of Commerce and Rushville Rotary Club from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rushville Elk's for an evening of relaxation. This will be a great opportunity to meet and visit with other Chamber Partner's and Rotarian's. Late hors d'oeuvres will be furnished plus a cash bar will be available. For more information on becoming a Chamber Partner contact Sandy Fussner, Rush County Chamber of Commerce director, 315 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 476, Rushville, IN 46173, 765-932-2880, rushcountychamber@gmail.com

• The first Tuesday of every month a free health check is available at Miller’s Merry Manor, 2 to 3 p.m. Blood Pressure, blood sugar and weight checks. Refreshments will be available.

WEDNESDAY (11/6)

• The Rush Co. Master Gardeners and Friends will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Huckleberry Hutch, 251 N. Main St., Rushville. This will be our annual Craft Night and there will be 4 or 5 small projects that you can make for a small fee per item. Anyone interested in gardening is welcome to attend.

• RushShelby is offering a free Energy Efficiency Seminar open to the public to get ready for winter heating, please join us, 6 p.m., at the RushShelby Energy office. Is your home prepared for another heating season? Learn how to have a cozy home and lower electric bills. Featured topics will be: effective and efficient attics, crawls spaces and basements, along with space heating dos and don’ts. Do you use space heaters? Join us to see how these are affecting your bill. Attending this seminar will help prepare you for those winter heating bills!

• Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild regular meeting at the Masonic Lodge at 4131 Rocky Ford Road, the corner of Taylor and Rocky Ford Roads. All interested persons are welcome to attend. There is no charge for the regular Wednesday meeting. After a brief meeting, the Guild will work on their service projects. Please bring your machine and any other sewing instruments you might require. Also don't forget to bring a Show ‘n Tell for the meeting. The doors open at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.

• Community Bingo at Miller’s Merry Manor on the first Friday of each month at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public! Join us for an hour of fun and a chance to win prizes! Please call 765-932-4127 with any questions.

THURSDAY (11/7)

• The community is invited to the Rushville Elks 1307 Oyster Extravaganza starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. The menu features oyster stew, chili, fried oysters, turkey fries, livers and gizzards, and all the trimmings. Fun and games. Tickets $20 in advance at the Elks bar. All proceeds to benefit Indiana Veterans Services.

• Immunization Clinic for children from 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. in Room 105 of the Rush County Courthouse. Influenza vaccine is available for all children. Rush County Health Department 932-3103.

FRIDAY (11/8)

• Elementary School age student dance from 6-8 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County. $3 per person. D.J. Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club.

• The Franklin County Democratic Party annual Fall Fundraiser at the K of C Hall on Main Street in Brookville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20/person and can be purchased at the door. Annual auction starting at 7 p.m. with numerous items up for bid. Join us for a night of food and fun! All are welcome. Information: Tom Vohland at 513-593-2345 or at twvohland@gmail.com.

• The Rushville Eagles will host Bingo on Fridays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m. The community is invited. Information: 765-561-7472.

SATURDAY (11/9)

• Holiday Expo, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rushville Elementary School East and West gyms. Many vendors will be participating including craft vendors, various home consultants and businesses. There will also be a bake sale, lunch and door prizes. Admission $1. Santa will be there from 10-11 a.m. This event is a fundraiser for Rushville Victim's Assistance, Inc., St. Mary's PTA and the Rushville Republican Newspapers in Education. This is a great time to start your Christmas shopping, so please come and enjoy the day.

• 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.

• Rushville Eagles will host a Free Will Donation Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Serving biscuits & sausage gravy, eggs, hash browns, milk, juice & coffee. Public invited.

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

SUNDAY (11/10)

• 13th Annual Rushville Farm Toy Show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rush County Fairgrounds. Free admission. Add to your collection. Christmas Shop. Set up time from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and 6 to 8 a.m. Nov. 10. Contact Mark Shepherd from 765-570-2027. Leave a message or call in the evening.

• The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Free Ham & Bean dinner for Veterans and their families from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the American Legion, 113 S. Morgan Street, Rushville.

MONDAY (11/11)

• "Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?(tm)" is the topic of a 2-part series presented by Purdue Extension educator Gracie Marlatt on Mondays, Nov. 11 and 18. Ideal for multiple generations to experience together, the sessions will start at 6 p.m. in the Assisted Living Dining Room of Miller's Merry Manor, 612 E. 11th Street, Rushville. This series provides a positive planning process to transfer non-titled property. It is designed to help overcome common inheritance decision-making obstacles. Fee for the series is just $10 per family. Purchase of workbook is recommend. Call Purdue Extension - Rush County at 932-5974 for more information. RSVP is requested by Nov. 4.

TUESDAY (11/12)

• Rush County's Annual Agriculture Outlook Dinner Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Root Building on the Rush County Fairgrounds. Dr. Chris Hurt of Purdue's Ag Economics Department, will be the featured speaker, along with Susan Houston of the Rush/Shelby County FSA. Reservations are required for the complimentary meal. Please call the Extension Office at 765-932-5974 to make your reservation. If you have questions, give Will Schakel, Rush County Ag Program Assistant, a call also at 765-932-5974, or email him at wschakel@purdue.edu.

WEDNESDAY (11/13)

• The Rush County Health Department will hold their next Senior Screening from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Rush County Senior Center. This is available to all Rush County senior citizens at no cost. Information: 932-3103.

THURSDAY (11/14)

• In response to numerous requests, the Economic & Community Development Corporation and the Rush County Chamber of Commerce have partnered with the East Central Small Business Development Center to offer “Social Media 101 – Where Do I Start?” Space is limited so register soon for this event that will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 14, at the Chamber office, 315 N. Main. Cost is $30 per person; $25 if ECDC or Chamber member. To register, go to: http://isbdc.ecenterdirect.com/Conferences.action. If questions, call the ECDC office at 938-3232.

• All local 1118 UAW retiree pitch in dinner at 11:30 a.m. at the Eastside Methodist Church in Connersville. Please bring a covered dish to share. Drinks and plates provided. Come alone or bring spouse/friend. Widows are welcome.

FRIDAY (11/15)

• The Three Musketeers will open to audiences in November with tickets now available. Show dates and times are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 17. Tickets are $7 each with reserved seating in the Laughline Center for the Performing Arts on the RCHS campus. Tickets may be purchased from any cast member or by e-mailing Jennie Tague at taguej@rushville.k12.in.us or by calling her at RCHS at 932-3901 ext. 258.

SATURDAY (11/16)

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

SUNDAY (11/17)

• The Arc of Rush Co. will be holding it's annual 'Wheelcheir Bowling' event at Rushville Bowl. This event is being held to raise awareness and money, but leave you with a better understanding of physical challenges while having a good time! Businesses, clubs, families and friends with a team of 4 or 5 are invited to try. Everyone involved will be bowling from a wheelchair! We supply the chairs - you supply the sponsorship (corporate - $125, individual -$25). Free gifts to everyone and door prizes drawn throughout the day. Contact Jan Hornaday 561-3108 or Cindy Sickbert 932-4563 to reserve a bowling time of 1,2,3 or 4 p.m. The Arc of Rush County is an organization dedicated to helping and supporting those in our community with physical and mental challenges.

WEDNESDAY (11/20)

• Meridian Health Services invites the community to tour their facilities at 509 Conrad Harcourt Way, Rushville, and meet the medical staff for a ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20. They will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. for the public to visit. Flue glucose/blood sugar screenings. Meridian Health Services was formerly Family Health Services. Please RSVP by calling 932-3699 no later than Nov. 18.

FRIDAY (11/22)

• Christmas on Main Street Celebration with Santa arriving in Rushville.

• RCP's Sweet Holiday Throw-Down. Rush County Players is sponsoring a Christmas Dessert Bake off to be held during "Christmas on Main" at 7:30 p.m. Bake your FINEST Holiday dessert and see if you've got what it takes to own this throw-down! $10 entry fee to benefit RCP. For an entry form or questions contact Kim Cronin 317-586-3393.

SATURDAY (11/23)

• 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.

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

SATURDAY (11/30)

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

DECEMBER

MONDAY (12/2)

• Gleaners moving to winter location. On Monday, Dec. 2, in cooperation with the Rush County Food Pantry (RCCA), the Gleaners Mobile Food Bank will be bringing a truck load of food to the Rush County Fairgrounds, just west of the RCHS building. This location will be utilized from November through April for distribution to local residents. The distribution will be made between 4 and 6 p.m. Residents will need to bring their own containers (sacks or boxes) to put their food into. Gleaners Mobile Food Bank returns the first Monday of each month.

THURSDAY (12/5)

• The Rushville Consolidated High School Choral Department will present their Madrigals Performances and Dinners Dec. 5-8.

FRIDAY (12/6)

• Elementary School age student dance from 6-8 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County. $3 per person. D.J. Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club.

SATURDAY (12/7)

• 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.

THURSDAY (12/12)

• The Rushville Consolidated High School Choral Department will present their Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts on the RCHS campus featuring all choirs.

SATURDAY (12/14)

• Rush County Chorale performances Dec. 14 and Dec. 15 at Center Christian Church and the Rushville Presbyterian Church. No ticket sales. Details to be announced.

MONDAY (12/23)

• Rush County Schools Christmas Break begins. Students return to school on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

MISCELLANEOUS

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

• 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.

• 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.

• In cooperation with the Rush County Food Pantry (RCCA), the Gleaners Mobile Food Bank will be bringing a truck load of food to the Main Street Christian Church parking lot, 615 N. Main St., Rushville, on the first Monday of each month for distribution to local residents. The distribution will be made between 4 and 6 p.m. Residents will need to bring their own containers (sacks or boxes) to put their food into.

• 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.

• 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

• 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.

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

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.