Not-for-profits may submit upcoming events to firstname.lastname@example.org or 126 S. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.
l Culver’s restaurant, 1846 N. State Street, Greenfield is hosting a benefit for Rush County resident Melinda Dora from 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25. Dora is fighting Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and monies raised will help with her medical bills and other expenses. Fifty percent of sales during the fundraiser will be given to Dora.
l The September Manna Mission Dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main Street, Rushville. The Manna Mission is a free monthly community dinner. Persons may eat in the church’s dinning room or carry out. September’s menu consists of chicken and rice casserole, buttered peas, roll and dessert.
l Fall heavy trash pick up - North of Flatrock River - Pick up Sept. 24-28. South of Flatrock River - Set out Sept. 24-30. Pick up Oct. 1-5.
l Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Hoosier Gym in Knightstown. Use the east entrance at the corner of Adams and Locust streets. Information: 765-313-1637.
l Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Kellie Kuhn with Nancy Kuhn as co-hostess. Roll call: Favorite school subject. Norene Wright will provide a lesson on, “Raising Children in Today’s World.”
l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public. Join in on Cruisin’ Calvary. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the south end of Calvary Cemetery on Fort Wayne Road.
l Noble Niters meet at 7 p.m. and the home of Beth Barnes. Christie Singleton is assistant hostess. The lesson is, “Raising children in today’s world,” with Carla Angle as leader. Roll call response to, What did you do for Labor Day? Linda Murphy will provide the inspiration.
l Rush County Retired Teachers next meeting will be at noon Sept. 27 at the First Baptist Church.
l Rushville Rotary Club 5K Run and Walk, 9 a.m., Sept. 29, RCHS Gym. Entry fee $15 adults and $10 child 11-17 years old. Check payable to Rushville Rotary Club. Check in and late registration 8:30 to 9 a.m. Register by Sept. 24 to guarantee a T-shirt. Proceeds benefit Rushville Rotary Club local scholarships. Registration with Wells Fargo Bank, Theresa Alexander, 765-938-4646 or Rush Memorial Hospital, Julie Dragoo, 765-932-7578.
l Rush County’s fall festival, Rush Fest, will take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 in Downtown Rushville. Watch for specific event and activity times during the day.
l F.I.T. Walkabout open to the public as part of Rush Fest. Finish the day with the Walkabout, Celebrate RushFest, in Riverside Park. Meet at 2 p.m. at the lion by the amphitheater.
l Rush County Players auditions for their Christmas production, Miracle on 34th Street, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 29 and 30 with call-backs Oct. 1 (if needed), all at the Rush County Players Playhouse, 201 W. 2nd St., Rushville. Roles are available for those in grades 3 and above, including many “walk-on” or non-speaking roles. Shows will be Dec. 14, 15, and 16 at St. Mary’s School Auditorium.
l Scott Brooks Annual Softball Tourney, Hog Roast $6.00, and Bake Sale at the Mens Softball Diamond.
l Lewisville Lodge #72 Sausage & Eggs, Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast 6:30 to 9 a.m. at Lewisville Masonic Lodge. Free will offering. Sponsored by Lewisville Lodge # 72 & Eastern Star # 463.
l A 3-session series of Parenting Counts is being offered Oct. 4, 11 & 18 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 Sept. 28. $15 per family for the entire series. Child care provided by volunteers from Phoenix House. Class size is limited, so call soon.
l Purdue Extension Rush Co. is planning to offer the Master Gardener classes again this fall. If you are interested in taking the classes, please contact the Extension office at 932-5974. Registration deadline is Sept. 30.
l Rushville Elks #1307 Sunday Brunch. The Elks is trying something new! Every Sunday’s from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., buffet style all you can eat with bagels, eggs, bacon, sausage, shredded has browns, pancakes (with fruit available) and even a manned omelet station! Meal comes with choice of tea, lemonade, orange juice or coffee. Open to the public. Senior discount. Reservations accepted.
l The 104th annual Land Reunion will be held at the Jackson Township building with the dinner beginning at noon.
l First Christian Assembly of God, 121 S. Morgan St., will host a Free Food Day with hotdogs, chips and pop for the community starting at noon. Join them for food and fellowship.