Rushville Republican

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April 12, 2013

What’s Happening 041213

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

APRIL

FRIDAY (4/12)

l RCHS Drama Department presents their spring musical, “Anything Goes” April 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 remaining tickets will be available at the door, prior to each performance.

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 Phoenix Lodge #62 will be hosting their regular sausage and pancake breakfast from 6:30 to 10 a.m. at the lodge building located above the old Princess Theater. Carry outs available. Serving sausage gravy, biscuits, sausage patties, eggs, pancakes for $7. There is an elevator available for those that need it.  There will also be a bake sale at the same time hosted by the Martha Poe Order of the Easter Star. Please join us for good food and fellowship.

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.

TUESDAY (4/16)

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. through May 7, at 126 S. Main St., Rushville. The cost for the 5-week class is just $35 or you may pay per class attended. It is taught by Ron Shields. Call 765-932-7191 for more information on topics offered each week.

THURSDAY (4/18)

l The Rush County Extension Homemakers are hosting a bus trip to Jungle Jim’s on April 18. A few seats are still available and are open to the general public. The trip will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the cost of $30 includes transportation and tour of this special grocery store. For more information contact Purdue Extension - Rush County at 932-5974.

l The Rush County Parenting Council will meet in Room 102 of the Rush County Courthouse. Open to the public, this group is working to motivate participation in opportunities to strengthen parenting effectiveness. Check them out on Facebook or go to www.extension.purdue.edu/rush for a copy of the rush county Parenting Resources.

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.

SUNDAY (4/21)

l Kyle Henderson Day at Stagg’s Restaurant and Dairy Treats. A portion of the sale from that day will go to the Kyle Henderson Memorial Scholarship at the Rush County Community Foundation. This fund provides a scholarships to students attending an accredited trade or vocation school in agriculture, construction management, heating and cooling, electrical or plumbing. Students should be active in 4-H and/or FFA. Donations accepted. Please come and join Kyle’s family and enjoy a great meal and wonderful ice cream treats.

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.

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