Rushville Republican

April 26, 2013

What's Happening 042613

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — What’s Happening

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


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, or


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 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 T-Ball Jamboree.

l Beta Sigma Phi sorority will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Conservation Club. All proceed will be donated to Rushville Memorial Hospital’s Kedo’s Kids pediatric center fund.

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 If you do not have e-mail, feel free to call the school at 932-3639.

l Carthage School and friends get together, noon to 3 p.m., Ponderosa in Greenfield. Bring school pictures to share.

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.

l Little Flatrock Christian Church sandwiches and salad bar fundraiser open to the public, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., New Salem Lion’s Club, free will offering. Salads, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.

MONDAY (4/29)

l Public meeting on Rushville’s Combined Sewer Overflow system at with the Board of Works, City Council, Utility Board and CSO Steering Committee at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, 270 W. 15th Street. IDEM – special guests will be present to take questions regarding the requirements related to CSO’s. This meeting was originally scheduled for April 23 and will instead be held April 29.

TUESDAY (4/30)

l RCHS Band Department presents their Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

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.  



l Tri Kappa Bingo. Play to win a variety of Vera Bradley or Longaberger items. Bingo fun for all. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Event begin at 7 p.m., RCHS Cafeteria. $12 per ticket. Please bring a non-perishable food item of your choice to be entered into the raffle. Must be 18 to attend.

FRIDAY (5/3)

l St. Paul’s Education Committee will host a Family Movie Night from 6 to 9 p.m. in the church basement. Pizza, drinks, dessert and popcorn provided. Bring pillows, chairs, sleeping bags or blankets to sit on. RSVP the number of people attending to the church office by May 1 at 765-932-3777 or


l SAT test, RCHS Cafeteria.

l FFA Banquet, Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

l Manilla School Runion for former students, teachers and staff at the Manilla Lions Club. Registration at noon with the meal at 1 p.m. Cost is $14 to Manilla Alumni Association and mailed to Teola Carmony, 2007 Augusta Court, Shelbyville, IN 46176 by April 24. Honored classes will be 1943, 1953 and 1963. Information: 317-392-6825 or 765-663-2561.

l Tox-away Days are the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at Smiley Avenue.

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

MONDAY (5/6)

l Learn about the process of liquidating personal property by attending a Special Interest presentation by Nancy Smith of Vintage Rose Auctions & Appraisal Service of Knightstown at 6 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Rush County Courthouse. Sponsored by the Rush County Extension Homemakers this program is free and open to the public. For more information call Purdue Extension – Rush County at 932-5974


l Shelby County Players’ presents Plaza Suite by Neil Simon Thursday through Saturday, May 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 12 at 2:00 p.m. at The Strand Theatre, 215 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville.

l The Heart of Rushville will host a vendor meeting for its Farmers and Artisans Market at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Rush County Courthouse.  Anyone interested in being a vendor at this summer’s market should attend. If you have questions, please contact Sandy Fussner at 765-932-2880 or Joyce Miller at 765-561-2572.


l RCHS Annual POPS Concert, 7:30 p.m., all choirs, Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets through RCHS.

l Rush Co. United Santa Helpers (formerly Toys for Tots) will begin their first benefit ride at the Rushville Legion with sign ups from 11 a.m. to noon. The donation is $10 per bike and $5 per rider. The ride schedule will be available the day of the ride which begins at Rushville Eagles. The meal starts at 4 p.m. and will be $5 for non-riders. The evening includes an auction and music. Help Rushville Legion Riders and Rushville Eagle Riders raise the funds for the program. If you would like to donate to the kids of Rush County please call the American Legion at 765-932-3415 or the Rushville Eagles at 765-932-2476.

l Heart of Rushville presents the Rushville Celebrity Roast with Coach Cinda Brown, 7 p.m., Elks. Business attire. Tickets prices $25 individuals, $40 couples, $150 table for eight. For ticket information please contact the Rushville Chamber of Commerce or Rushville City Hall.

l The Heart of Rushville sponsoring Rush County’s “Biggest Yard Sale” from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Riverside Park Amphitheater. Sellers can set up as early as 6:30 a.m. and must rent at least one table for $5 but will keep all sales proceeds. Sellers cannot bring their own tables, they may bring one wardrobe rack for each table rented. Tables available on first come first served basis. Chairperson Kim Rathz is looking for vendors who will sell donuts/rolls and coffee in the morning and snacks and soft drinks/water from late morning to close. Contact her at (317) 519-5571 if interested in being a vendor or to reserve tables. All tables must be reserved and paid for in advance of the sale. You can also reserve and pay for tables with Carla Sharpe at City Hall (765-932-3735).

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

SUNDAY (5/12)

l Mother’s Day.

MONDAY (5/13)

l Parents and family are invited to join in the Band Boosters which meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the RCHS Band room. Families with middle school and high school band students are encouraged to come to meetings and be a part of the Band Booster program. Information: 765-561-3000.


l The Kelly Miller Circus is coming to town with performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., May 15, at the Rush County Conservation Club grounds. Purchase your tickets now from the Chamber of Commerce, Public Paint and Wallpaper, Mainsource Bank, Citizens State Bank or Rushville Pharmacy today! If you would like a sign to hang at your business please contact The Rush County Chamber of Commerce.


l RCHS Awards Day, 8:30 p.m.

FRIDAY (5/17)

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.


l Fair Queen contestants hold their Queen Car Wash from 9 a.m. to noon at Hubler Auto Center, Rushville.

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


l Rush County Farmers Market begins May 25 and continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

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

MONDAY (5/27)

l Memorial Day.


l Physicals for the RCHS 2013-2014 school year will take place from 5-7 p.m. at Rush Memorial Hospital. Physical are good for one year from the date you received it and must be on file for participation in school sports.


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

l 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.

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

l 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.

l 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.

l 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

l 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.

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

l 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.

l 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.

l 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.

l 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.