Rushville Republican

September 3, 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.

SEPTEMBER

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

WEDNESDAY (9/4)

• The Court & Child Advocacy Group is hosting an information meeting for the Rush and Shelby County CASA Volunteer Programs at 6:30 p.m. at 54 W. Broadway St., second floor conference room in Shelbyville. CASA is a court appointed special advocate and are the voices for abused or neglected children. Information: 317-932-1212. CASA program offices will soon open in Rushville at 126 S. Main Street.

• The Rush Co. Master Gardeners and Friends will meet in the Shelter House at Laughlin Park (West End near the baseball diamonds). This will be our Annual Garden Celebration Pitch-In Dinner. Members are asked to bring a covered dish to share. Meat, drinks, and table service will be furnished. Our program for the evening will be "Cooking With Grains" presented by Shirley Vargas of Indianapolis. Shirley is retired from the Indiana Dept. of Health and is now a private consultant. Anyone interested in gardening is welcome to attend.

THURSDAY (9/5)

• The Rush County Health Department will conduct its next immunization clinic for children from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. in Room 105 at the Rush County Courthouse. Information: 765-932-3103.

• 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.

• INFBPW/Knightstown will be selling Walking Tacos, soft drinks and water at the Knightstown Fall Fest on the Knightstown Square on Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday Sept. 8 from noon to 5 p.m.

• 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.

• 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)

• Kyle Henderson Memorial Scholarship Day is Sunday, Sept. 8, at Rushville Pizza King North and South locations. 10 percent of all sales will benefit the Rush County Community Foundation Kyle Henderson Memorial Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is given annually to a RCHS senior planning to study a field related to agriculture, HV/AC or electricity. Since 2009, eight deserving Rush County students have benefited from this scholarship.

• 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)

• In September, the dates for the Mobile Food Bank will change to Sept. 9 instead of Sept. 2 because of the Labor Day Holiday. In cooperation with the Rush County Food Pantry (RCCA), 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. The Mobile Food Bank, which normally is scheduled on the first Monday of each month for distribution to local residents, will be here Monday, Sept. 9, instead of on Labor Day. The distribution will be made between 4 and 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9. Residents will need to bring their own containers (sacks or boxes) to put their food into.

• Rehearsals for the upcoming Dec. 14 and 15 Rush County Chorale performances begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 at the RCHS choir room. Those interested in participating are invited to come to a Monday night rehearsal and find out more about joining this long-standing Rush County musical organization.

• The Special Interest lesson will be held at 7 p.m. following the Council meeting. It will be held at the Church of Nazarene, 1214 N Main St., Rushville. Barbara Kuhn from Rush County Victim s Assistance will share with us for a special interest lesson. Following her program, we will visit the Phoenix House if possible. This program is open to all members and the general public. Please encourage your members to attend.

• 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.

WEDNESDAY (9/11)

• The Rush County Health Department will hold their next Senior Screening from 9 a.m. to noon at the Rush County Senior Center in Rushville. This is available to all Rush County senior citizens at no cost. These screenings include weight, blood pressure, pulse, respiration, hemoglobin and blood sugar. Also, health education will be included during the screening program. Referrals to private physicians will be made when needed. Any questions may be directed to 765-932-3103.

THURSDAY (9/12)

• Area 9 In-Home and Community Services Agency will be hosting its 21st Senior Picnic for older Hoosiers on Sept. 12 at Dunlapsville Pioneer Village on Brookville Lake from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $6.50 for the meal per person and all activities are at no cost. RSVP by Sept. 5 to Area 9 Agency at 765-966-1795 or 1-800-458-9345 to reserve your lunch.

• Roots Blower Retirees pitch-in dinner with Local 1118 UAW, 11:30 a.m., Eastside Methodist Church, Connersville. Please bring a filled covered dish. Drinks, plates, etc., provided. Bring a friend. Widows welcome.

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. Advance tickets now available from students.

SATURDAY (9/14)

• A Youth Outdoor Exposition will begin at 9 a.m. on Sept. 14 at the Rush County Conservation Club, located just east of Rushville along SR 44. The sponsoring organization, the Hoosier Tree Dog Alliance, is providing activities such as a supervised archery and pellet gun shooting range, fishing skills and proper gear, watch working squirrel, bird and raccoon dogs, learn about modern trapping techniques, and more. Boy Scouts of America will have an encampment and share camping tips and other skills. Rush County Coonhunters will be offering free hotdogs and drinks. There will be a youth drawing for prizes. At 12:30 p.m. the Rush County Conservation Club will open their trap range for those attending to test their marksmanship skills. The event is free.

• 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!

• The Heart of Rushville sponsoring Rush County’s Biggest Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Riverside Park Amphitheater. The sale will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and sellers can start setting up as early as 7 a.m. Sellers must rent at least one table from the Heart of Rushville, at a cost of $5 per table, but they will be able to keep all of their sales proceeds. Although sellers cannot bring their own tables, they may bring one wardrobe rack, for each table rented. Tables are available on a first come-first serve basis. Please call Kim Rathz (317-519-5571) 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.)

• The Rush County Genealogical Society will hold their monthly meeting beginning at 11 a.m., Sept. 14 at the Rushville Elks Lodge. Rush County historian Eleanor Arnold, will be presenting a program on the history of East Hill Cemetery, known to be one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the state. Arnold’s presentation will include photos as well as interesting facts about some of the individuals interred there.The public is invited to attend.

• 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.

• The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) and the Rush County ECDC will host SBA Community Day. The information seminar will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Rush County Economic & Community Development Corporation (ECDC), River Point Office Suites, 210 East US 52, Suite C, Rushville. Small business owners or those needing financing to start a business can talk with small business lenders about their needs. This is a free workshop. To register, contact either Peggy Cenova at pcenova@isbdc.org or 765-282-9950 or Carolyn Bunzendahl at cbunzendahl@rushecdc.org or 765-928-3232.

WEDNESDAY (9/25)

• The Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will meet for a dinner meeting on at 6 p.m. at Highpointe Orchard near Greensburg. Teola Carmony is the hostess. Evonne Kuhn will give devotions. Roll Call: Your favorite pie. Members are asked to contact Teola if you are planning to attend to pre-order your dinner selection.

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.

OCTOBER

THURSDAY (10/3)

• RCHS Choral Department Fall Concert featuring all RCHS Choirs begins at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

SATURDAY (10/5)

• 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.

• 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.

SATURDAY (10/12)

• 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.

SATURDAY (10/19)

• 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 (10/21)

• Rush County Schools Fall Break, Monday, Oct. 21 to Oct. 25.

SATURDAY (10/26)

• 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 (10/29)

• 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.

NOVEMBER

SATURDAY (11/2)

• Delta Theta Tau 41st Annual Gift and Hobby Show with 100 plus vendors,9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 2, Shelbyville Middle School, 1200 McKay Road, Shelbyville IN 46176. info@giftandhobbyshow.com

• 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.

FRIDAY (11/15)

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

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.

• Need Shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays 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 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.