Rushville Republican

August 23, 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 (8/23)

• Join in the fun and help support the Booker T. Washington Community Building during their fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 525 E. Seventh St., Rushville. There will be food, games and music for the community to come out and enjoy. Proceeds from the benefit will go to the Booker T. Washington Building Fund.

SATURDAY (8/24)

• Concert - Who’s Bad (The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band) free concert at 7 p.m. at Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater. Opener is 650North.

• Rush County Community Foundation Annual Chicken Fry with homemade desserts from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Rushville Knights of Columbus, 227 E. Third St., Rushville. Tickets: Adults $10. Children under 12, $6. Carryout all white meat meal $1 extra. Carryouts available. Pre-sale tickets available at the Foundation office, 117 N. Main St.. and from Foundation Board and Committee members. Come and enjoy homemade desserts and great fellowship with friends and family. Call 932-2277 for carry-out orders. If you haven't had the K of C fried chicken before, this would be a great time to try it! Proceeds benefit the Rush County Community Foundation.

• Brian’s Cause, 9 a.m. Walk at Rush Memorial Hospital. Registration at 8 a.m.

• Benefit ride for cancer patient Tim Parrett. Riders leave Rushville Eagles at noon and return around 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Music, raffle auction, 50/50 and hog roast dinner (free-will offering). $15 per rider, $5 for second person on each bike.

• 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 (8/25)

• New Salem United Methodist Church is hosting a fried chicken lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 in the New Salem Lions Club building on US 52. Full meal with sides and drink. $9 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Open to all!

TUESDAY (8/27)

• The Manna Mission free meal will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at Main Street Christian Church. We will be serving smoked sausage, potatoes, green beans, corn bread, desserts and drinks. Carry-out and eat-in meals 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

WEDNESDAY (8/28)

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

• Cub Scout Pack 27 Parent Orientation Meeting, 6 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church. Information: Sharon Armstrong at 765-561-9247 or kooltax68@gmail.com

• Noble Niters meet at 7 p.m. at New Salem United Methodist Church. Hostess Cheryl Kramer. Assistant hostess Marlene Fudge. Leader Linda Murphy. Inspiration Beth Barnes, Roll call response is favorite author.

THURSDAY (8/29)

• Come to The Gathering from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 for a free clothing give away. The Gathering is at 245 North Main Street, Rushville. Fall and winter clothing for adults and children.

• Don't be a victim: Protect yourself from scams and identity theft, a free consumer protection presentation from the Office of the Indiana Attorney General will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor. This event is free and open to the public.

• 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)

• Mark your calendars now to support the band program at RCHS by attending the Band Boosters Annual Fish Fry before the first Rushville Lions home football game vs. New Castle. The Fish Fry will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, in the RCHS Cafeteria. Tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at the door and are available from any RCHS band student or at the door. Carry outs available. Menu includes: Fish tail sandwich (hot dogs available), cheesy potatoes or macaroni & cheese, applesauce or cole slaw, dessert and drink. A portion of the ticket sales will go into the band student accounts and can be used by students to help with expenses for band trips or for band equipment and supplies they may need to maintain their instruments throughout the year.

• Craig Smith golf open starts at 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Horseshoe Bend Golf Course. Registration deadline is Sept. 29. Cost: $280 per team or $70 per person. Day includes a $50,000 hole-in-one challenge. Teams and players needed. Info: 765-561-9158 or casmitty15@yahoo.com.

SATURDAY (8/31)

• 54th Semi-Annual Milroy Amish School Consignment Auction, Bake & Quilt Sale, 9 a.m., at the Milroy Amish School, 2101 W. 900 S., Milroy, 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

SUNDAY (9/1)

• St. John's, Enochsburg, church picnic is Sept. 1. Chicken and roast beef dinners served beginning at 11 a.m. Games, beer garden, raffles, silent auction.

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)

• Milroy United Methodist Church will hold their Semi-Annual Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 7 at the church, 114 N. Pleasant Street, Milroy. Brand names will be priced separately. Saturday fill a sack for $2.

• 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.

SATURDAY (9/7)

• Third Annual Gospel Sing begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater. Come early, bring a picnic dinner, lawn chairs and blankets. This Ecumenical service is a non-denominational program with local performers from the area. The Gospel Sing is free and the public is invited and encouraged to attend this uplifting event.

• 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.

• moontree music fest featuring bands from the tri-state area, wine and beer tasting, food, flea market, arts and crafts booths, at High Point Orchard, 3321 N. Old Hwy 421, Greensburg. Tickets at www.artsingreensburg.org for $15 or at the gate for $20.

• 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 (9/8)

• Indiana Farm Bureau District 8 Fall meeting, 3 to 7 p.m., home of Mark and Linda Bacon, 3175 W 150 S, Milroy.Speaker: Nathan Reding, futures trade manager, Consolidated Grand and Barge. RSVP by Sept. 5 to the Rush County office at 932-5961.

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.

FRIDAY (9/13)

• Arlington Elementary School Annual Hog Roast and Carnival at the Arlington Elementary Cafeteria. The meal begins at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. while the carnival of fun runs from 5-7 p.m. There will also be an auction at 6 p.m. Tickets for the hog roast meal cost $7. Meal includes a pork sandwich, applesauce, chips, greenbeans, dessert and a beverage. An extra sandwich is only $3 while the kid’s hotdog meal is $5.00. Advance tickets now available from students.

SATURDAY (9/14)

• 8th Annual Donnie Frazier Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. Sept. 14 at Antler Pointe Golf Course. Price money for first and second places. 4 person ABCD Scramble. Minimum team handicap (5-up). $200 per team includes green fees and meal. Mulligans, skins, shirts, longest drive and putt. Information: Delbert Frazier 765-561-5533 or Tim Frazier 765-561-3077.

• Annual Ray's Crossing Day event on Saturday, Sept. 14. We will be cooking ham and beans over an open fire in a cast iron pot, baking up cornbread, grilling up rib eyes, and preparing other delicious side dishes that will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a silent auction from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a live auction to begin at 1 p.m. Our little country store will be open with fresh baked goods, books, and knick knacks. We will have antique engines on display, as well as, booths featuring Avon, Thirty-One, Party Lite, Tastefully Simple, homemade jams and jellies, crafts, and much, much more! Come out and join us for a day of food and fun at 2115 N 600 E, Shelbyville, IN 46176. The little white church that is the light of the community!

• 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 (9/17)

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Indiana Chapter 0813, has a monthly meeting at 10 a.m., on the third Tuesday of each month at the Ponderosa Steakhouse, corner of North Lincoln St. and Fourth St., Greensburg. Optional lunch afterward. We have guest speakers on a variety of topics and items. Come meet your current and retired Federal Employee comrades. For more information call (765) 629-2720. The next meeting is 10 a.m. on Sept. 17, 2013.

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 Plum Creek Christian Church's Amped Up 2013 service at the Riverside Park Amphitheater beginning at 11 a.m.

• Plum Creek Christian Church (PCCC) will be hosting "Amped Up 2013" at 11 a.m. at Rushville's Riverside Park Amphitheater on Sunday, Sept. 22. This is PCCC's annual contemporary and casual community outdoor service. If you are looking to visit a church, this is a very good opportunity to see what PCCC is all about. Everyone is asked to bring a lawn chair from home and encouraged to bring a covered dish/dessert for the meal afterward. PCCC will have some chairs on hand as well. Please enter at the Morgan Street entrance where you will be greeted by volunteers who will help you get parked and will handle any other needs you may have. PCCC is excited for you to meet their new youth minister who will be handling the fun activities along with his team. The afternoon will wrap up at 3 p.m. Come get your praise on with PCCC.

• The 2013 Orange School reunion for graduates, and anyone else who had been a student, will be held Sunday, Sept. 22 at the New Salem Lion's Club. For further information and to make reservations contact Duane Beaver at 317-898-1034 or Flossie McFall at 765-825-1232.

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.

THURSDAY (9/26)

• Indiana Fall "Fall Into Fun" Samboree 2013, Sept. 26, 27, 28 and 29, Shelby County Fairgrounds, 901 Fair Avenue, Shelbyville, IN 46176. Registration form on web: http://indianagoodsam.com.

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.

SUNDAY (9/29)

• Glenwood Fire Department Annual Pork Chop Dinner, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the fire department. Free will donation. Raffle for deep freezer with $600 gift certificate for meat. Two to be raffled at $10 per ticket. Need not be present to win.

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.