Rushville Republican

August 2, 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.

AUGUST

FRIDAY (8/2)

• The 65th annual Indiana Pioneer Engineers Club Steam Engine Show and Reunion is Aug. 1-4 at Caldwell Pioneer Acres, 3707 South CR 200W. The show grounds are easily accessible from Rushville on SR 3 south to CR 350S, east to CR 200W and south a short distance. Various activities will be held throughout the weekend including the daily parade of engines, a variety of games, booths, contests, a large flea market area, the Knights of Columbus kitchen and more. The public is invited to attend this working museum. Entries and participants from throughout the Midwest and all over the country will be in attendance and a wristband is good for the duration of the four day event.

• Manilla Fish Fry at the Manilla Fire Station 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, Breakfast 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 and Fish Fry again 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Fish Fry is $8 meal with kid's meals available. Carry-outs available. Drawing for whole hog and 1/2 of Angus beef with processing included. Tickets sold at events with drawing held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. R6 Band playing 6-8 p.m. Friday Aug. 2. Garden tractor pulls starting 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Information: Toma Weitzel 317-401-0769.

• Garage Sale to benefit Rush County Players from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 306 N. Main St., Rushville. Multiple families have contributed to this sale. Come support RCP.

• Community Bingo at Miller’s Merry Manor on the first Friday of each month at 2:00 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.

• Mental Health America in Rush County will be having a garage sale from 9 a.m. to ?. We have household items, books, bicycles, bedding and other miscellaneous items. Proceeds will go toward Mental Health programs in Rush County. Please stop by and see us.

SATURDAY (8/3)

• Third Annual 5K Run/Walk in Carthage supports the Blue River Community Harvest and includes a 5K bicycle ride.

• Annual Pork Chop Dinner, Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department, 4-7 p.m., smoked pork chop, green beans, corn on the cob, baked potatoes, bread and butter, tomatoes, chips, applesauce, drink and dessert. $8 per person. $3 hot dog meal. Carry-outs available.

• The Cellular Connection, in a joint effort with its customers, will be donating 60,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway initiative.Local families can bring their children to the store between noon and 2 p.m. Aug. 3 to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and more. The participating store in Rushville is located at 1814 N. Main St. Each store will donate between 100 and 150 backpacks. Leftover backpacks will be donated to local schools.

• Garage Sale to benefit Rush County Players from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 306 N. Main St., Rushville. Multiple families have contributed to this sale. Come support RCP.

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

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

SUNDAY (8/4)

• Waggener Community Pool last day to swim this season, hours noon to 5 p.m.

MONDAY (8/5)

• 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.

TUESDAY (8/6)

• Only Rush County Schools Kindergarten students will attend school Tuesday, Aug. 6.

• Open House at Arlington Elementary for grades 1 to 6 is from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6.

• Open House at RES East and West for grades 1 to 6 is from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6.

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.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 (8/7)

• Rush County Schools students grades 1 to 12 will begin school Wednesday, Aug. 7.

• Columbus Star Quilters' Guild special meeting on Aug. 7. The meeting will be an auction of the items from the generous sewing stash donation made by Carol Duncan. It will be held 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 to attend. Doors open at 8:45 a.m. and the auction starts at 9:30 a.m.

THURSDAY (8/8)

• Rush County Schools grades K to 12 will all attend school Thursday, Aug. 8.

• The annual Bohn Aluminum and Brass Division lunch begins at 11: 30 a.m., Aug. 8, Greensburg Country Club/McCamments Cattleman's Inn. Buffet lunch begins at noon.

• A 3-session series of Parenting Counts is being offered on Aug. 8, 15 & 22 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 by Wednesday, July 31. Cost is just $10 per family for the entire series. Child care will be provided by volunteers from the Phoenix House. Class size is limited, so call soon.

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

SATURDAY (8/10)

• Concert - Levi Riggs free concert at the Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater.

• The 24th Annual St. Mary School Golf Open at Antler Pointe Golf Course in Rushville. Tee times at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cost is $ 55.00 per player / $ 220.00 per team. ( 4 person team scramble) Meal and golf carts included. Tee ad sponorships available for $ 40. For more information or to register a team or tee ad, please call Shawn & Stacy Adkins 765-932-3361 , Missy Koors 765-938-5613, or Jim & Stacey Cowan 765-663-2696.

• Descendents of James and Pricella Kinder Gorman are invited to the Gorman Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. Doors open at 11 a.m. with dinner at noon at the Shelter House in Sunset Park, Knightstown. Bring a well-filled basket and your own drinks. Table service will be provided.

• Teresa Hall Benefit Ride. Sign up 10 a.m. at the American Legion in Rushville. Ride at noon. Return at approximately 4 p.m. $10 for bike. Each additional rider $5. Hog roast following ride. Live entertainment, silent auction. T-shirts. Breast cancer awareness jewelry for sale.

• The Franklin County Democratic Party third annual Free 6th District Democratic Rally at 1 p.m. at the Franklin County Hilltop Shelter (Franklin County Fairgrounds). There will be a free cookout, entertainment and fun for the kids. Speakers include: John Zody - Indiana Democratic Party chairman, Beth White - Marion County Clerk of Courts, Terri Austin - State Representative along with other local elected officials. Remember this is a Free event so bring your family and friends! Information: Tom Vohland at 513-593-2345.

• The public is invited to attend a "Family Focus Time" at the Hoosier Gym from 7-9 p.m. hosted by the Ministerial Fellowship of Knightstown. Christian entertainer Tab Beechler will be providing piano music and favorite songs. Area churches are now collecting school supplies and funds for book rental fees which will be given to all who need them during this event. For further information, contact your minister or Deacon Russ Woodard of the Knightstown Minister's Fellowship. Concessions available through the Hoosier Gym Association.

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

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

SUNDAY (8/11)

• Mahoning Valley Christian Service Camp is celebrating 70 years of service with a public event from 2-6 p.m.

TUESDAY (8/13)

• Open House at Milroy Elementary for grades 1 to 6, is 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

• All parents of band students in middle school and high school are invited and encouraged to volunteer and help through the Rush County Band Boosters Organization. The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 in the RCHS Band Room. While this meeting is on a Tuesday because of scheduling conflicts, the Band Boosters regular meets the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Band Room. . For more information about Band Boosters or to add your information to the e-mail reminder list please contact president Charles Brown at ckssbrown@frontier.com.

• Join in the Blue River Young Marines orientation at 6:30 p.m. at Dodd's Hall in Morristown.The Young Marines is not a recruitment organization for the military, but a world-wide organization for youth, both boys and girls, between the ages of 8-18. The program emphasizes self-esteem, self-discipline, self-worth and drug, alcohol and tobacco resistance. Physical fitness and leadership skills are also emphasized.Visit http://www.youngmarines.com/ and http://www.blueriveryoungmarines.com/ for more information or contact Tim McCord at 765-561-1184.

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

THURSDAY (8/15)

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

SATURDAY (8/17)

• 5th Annual Walk for Alex and final annual 5K to help raise autism awareness. All proceeds to into an on-going endowment fund with the Rush County Community Foundation. Grants help aide families and schools in Rush County that have autistic children. Register 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Rush County Fairgrounds. Walk from 9:30 to 11 a.m. beginning and ending at the fairgrounds. Walk only $5; walk and T-shirt $15; family can walk and includes two T-shirts $25; each additional T-shirt $10. Information: 765-914-4608 or 765-561-4295, Angie Workman, 1226 N. Perkins St., Rushville, IN 46173 or Joanne Holmes, 613 N. Morgan St., Rushville, IN 46173. Shirt sizes are youth small, medium, large and adult small to 3XL. Colors are red, yellow, dark blue and light blue. Check payable to Rush County Community Foundation.

• Shirley's Founders Day Talent Show at 7 p.m. with a musical prelude by Joan Cupp at 6:30 p.m. in the big tent at Shirley Park. Bring a lawn chair. Entry blanks at townofshirley.com or 765-738-6433. First prize $100. Second $50. Third $25. Entries are limited due to time.

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

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

SUNDAY (8/18)

• Moster-Vannatta Reunion for Descendants of Joseph Moster-Fame Vannatta, lunch at noon, Roberts Park, Connersville, Liberty Building by pool. Bring a covered dish, own service, drinks. Bring pictures, family info and games. Contact Karen Moster Clark at 765-825-6738.

MONDAY (8/19)

• Open House at Mays Elementary for grades 1 to 6, is 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19.

TUESDAY (8/20)

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

WEDNESDAY (8/21)

• Open House at Benjamin Rush Middle School will be from 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21. You’ll have a chance to follow your child’s schedule to meet their teachers. Also, you can visit a Book Fair in the Media Center during Open House. Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria.

THURSDAY (8/22)

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

SATURDAY (8/24)

• Concert - Who’s Bad (The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band) free concert at Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater.

• Brian’s Cause

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

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

TUESDAY (8/27)

• The Manna Mission will befrom 5 to 7 p.m. at Main Street Christian Church. Eat-in and Carry-outs are available. If you have any relatives or members of your churches that cannot attend the free meal, please feel free to get your loved ones a meal and take it to their homes.

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

WEDNESDAY (8/28)

• Open House at Rushville Consolidated High School will be from 7 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 28.

THURSDAY (8/29)

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

FRIDAY (8/30)

• First home RCHS football game and RCHS Band fish fry begins at 6:15 p.m., RCHS cafeteria. Tickets available at the door of from any band member.

• The Annual RCHS Band Booster Fish Fry will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, in the RCHS Cafeteria, prior to the first RCHS Lions Football season home game. Tickets are available from any RCHS band student or at the door for the fish fry. A portion of the ticket sales will go into the band student accounts and can be used for the next band trip or band equipment and supplies they may need to maintain their instruments.

SATURDAY (8/31)

• 54th Semi-Annual Milroy Amish School Consignment Auction on Saturday, Aug. 31.

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

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

SEPTEMBER

MONDAY (9/2)

• Labor Day, no school.

TUESDAY (9/3)

• 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.

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

THURSDAY (9/5)

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

FRIDAY (9/6)

• Community Bingo at Miller’s Merry Manor on the first Friday of each month at 2:00 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.

SATURDAY (9/7)

• First Annual Walk for Alzheimer's in Knightstown at 9 a.m. in conjunction with the Knightstown Hoosier Fall Festival on National Road Heritage Trail off of 40 just east of Knightstown. For directions go to www.hchcin.org/nrhtr.html. Entry fee $15. Mail name, address and phone with s-xxl t-shirt size and entry fee to Alzheimer's Walk, P.O. Box 146, Knightstown, IN 46148. All proceeds benefit The Alzheimer's Association of Indiana. Contact: 800-340-7231. Sponsorships available.

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

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

MONDAY (9/9)

• All parents of band students in middle school and high school are invited and encouraged to volunteer and help through the Rush County Band Boosters Organization. The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. in the RCHS Band Room. The Band Boosters regularly meet the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Band Room. . For more information about Band Boosters or to add your information to the e-mail reminder list please contact president Charles Brown at ckssbrown@frontier.com.

SATURDAY (9/14)

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

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

FRIDAY (9/20)

• RushFest will sponsor a fundraiser for Changing Footprints at Offut Covered Bridge.

• Rushville Lions Homecoming Football game at the RCHS Lions Stadium.

SATURDAY (9/21)

• RushFest Celebration and Wendell Willkie Day Parade, third Saturday in September, all day throughout downtown Rushville. A poker run to tour the five covered bridges will also be held.

• Pink Droyd concert at Riverside Park Amphitheater (Originally scheduled for June 1 and postponed to Sept. 21, 2013, due to weather.)

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

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

SUNDAY (9/22)

• Rush Fest Mayor’s Breakfast at the Elks Lodge followed by a church service at the Riverside Park Amphitheater.

l•The 2013 reunion is being planned for Sunday, Sept. 22 at the New Salem Lion’s Club. Much of the arrangements will be the same as previous reunions with reservation information to be sent out late August.

TUESDAY (9/24)

• The Manna Mission will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Main Street Christian Church. Eat-in and Carry-outs are available. If you have any relatives or members of your churches that cannot attend the free meal, please feel free to get your loved ones a meal and take it to their homes.

SATURDAY (9/28)

• R.U.S.H - Rush United Santa Helpers Spaghetti Dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at Rushville Eagle's Ballroom. $5.00. For tickets please call Linda Wildey 765-561-4015, Carla Sharpe 765-561-4080 or Amy Hornaday 765-570-6564. This dinner is to raise money to buy Christmas presents for children in need. Christmas is right around the corner. Hope to see you there!

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

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

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

• 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.

• 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.