RUSHVILLE — Not-for-profits may submit upcoming events to firstname.lastname@example.org or 126 S. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.
l The Carthage Literary Circle met on July 10 with an All Read of Indiana Authors. We will meet again on Aug. 14 at the Carthage Community Center. Everyone is Welcome.
l 2012 Area 9 Agency Senior Art Competition for ages 60 and over runs Aug. 15 to Sept. 21 at Indiana University East Meijer Artway with open judging Aug. 10.
l F.I.T. Walkabout, 9 a.m., Rockin' Rivercrest. Meet in parking lot for Riverpointe Suites, 210 E. U.S. Hwy 52. Everyone welcome!
l Dance for middle school students from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 17 at BRMS. Music
by DJ Kevin Green. $3 per student. Proceeds benefit local cheerleading
l Anytime Fitness invites participants of the F.I.T. walkabouts to visit them at 1 p.m. Fridays. You can walk or try other exercise equipment. They do ask non-members to sign the guest register.
l A Walk For Alex will be held starting with registration at 8 a.m. at the Rush County Fairgrounds. Monies raised to be used for autism awareness efforts. Info: Contact Aimee's Beauty Boutique or A. Workman, 1226 N. Perkins St., Rushville.
l A surprise Open House for the 50th birthday of Martha Cohee-Adkins will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at 787 S. Donald St., in Rushville. If you have every worked with or know Martha, her family encourages you to stop by and wish her well. Laughter, cards and small gifts are welcome. Please no guests after 7 p.m. due to her needing rest during her illness.
l All you can eat Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at First Church of God, 1200 W. US HWY 52, Rushville.
l Indiana amateur radio/ham testing by volunteer examiners in the Rushville area. Test 9 a.m. to noon at Rushville Public Library. Test given the third Saturday of the months of August and November. Fee $15. Info: Michael Elder 932-3545, e-mail at email@example.com. Test information found with zip code search at www.arrl.com.
l Moster-Vannatta Reunion for descendants of Joseph Moster-Fame Vannatta, 1 p.m. lunch, Aug. 19 in the Liberty Building by the pool at Roberts Park in Connersville. Bring a covered dish, own service and drinks. Bring pictures, family information and games. Information: Karen Moster Clark 765-825-6738.
l F.I.T. Walkabout, 9 a.m., Laughlin Cemetery and neighborhood, meet by the cemetery on South Jackson Street. Everyone welcome!
l F.I.T. Walkabout, 7 p.m., Main Street Stroll (heading south). Meet in the SW corner of Wal-Mart parking lot. Everyone welcome!
l Rush County Medical Reserve Corps will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Assembly Room at the courthouse on Thursday, Aug. 23. The meeting is for MRC volunteers, and those who are interested in becoming a volunteer. For additional information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 765-914-2562.
l The Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater presents An Innocent Band (Billy Joel Tribute) along with saxophonist Rob Dixon & Triology in concert at 7 p.m. This is a free Show and the final concert in the summer series. Info: 765-932-3735 or e-mail email@example.com.
l Booker T. Washington Community Center Annual Golf Tournament, 8 a.m. to noon, Horseshoe Bend Golf Course. Info: John Byrne at 765-932-2714 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Bill Goins at 765-932-4970 or email@example.com
l Chicken Fry Fundraiser for the Rush County Community Foundation, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 227 E. 3rd St., Rushville. Advance tickets available from Board and Committee members and RCCF office. $9 adults, $6 children 6-12, under 6 are free. All carry-out dinners will be $1 additional. Homemade desserts served. Call for carry-outs: 932-2277.
l Fried chicken dinner with all the trimmings from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Salem Lions Building in New Salem, U.S. 52. sponsored by New Salem United Methodist Church.
l The East Hill Cemetery Saunter is back. This is one of the most popular F.I.T. walkabouts. Aug. 27, meet at 5:30 p.m. on the backside of Section 14. Everyone welcome!
l Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main St., is offering a free hot meal and fellowship with our friends in need on the last Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The hot meal will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, salads, desserts and drinks. Carry-out available. Info: 932-2997.
l F.I.T. Walkabout, 5:30 p.m., Shakin' Smith Acres. Meet at First Baptist Church, 1159 S. Airport Road. Everyone welcome!
l BRMS Open House from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Taco Night from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for students and parents. Book fair.
l RCHS Open House 6:30 to 8 p.m.
l RCHS Band Boosters Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the RCHS Cafeteria before the first home varsity football game, Rushville Lions vs. Shelbyville. Menu includes fish sandwich (or hotdog), choice of apple sauce or slaw, choice of macaroni and cheese or scalloped potatoes, and homemade dessert. Tickets will be $6 in advance from any high school band student or $7 at the door. This is the largest fundraiser each year for band student to help with their trip and band equipment costs.