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l The Rush County Youth Group Workcamp will be held July 8 to 14.
l All Local 1118 UAW Roots Blower Retirees who are drawing a pension from the union are eligible to join in the retiree pitch-in dinner at 11:30 a.m. at Eastside Methodist Church in Connersville. Please bring a filled covered dish. Drinks, plates, etc., provided. Bring spouse/friend. Widows welcome. Casual event.
l Big Flatrock Christian Church Annual Pork Chop Supper from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Manilla Fire Department, SR 44, Manilla. Tickets are $7. The Dorcas Circle II will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a kitchen basket and a handmade baby afghan.
l The Farmer's Market begins at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, and ends around Oct. 6. Located on East Third Street in downtown Rushville, the hours are from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The market consists of homegrown produce and plants, craft vendors baked goods and more.
l RCHS Class of Ô82 reunion at John Rosfeld's (1031W 300N). Festivities start at 6 p.m. Info: Beth Douglass Silcox via FB.
l Knights of Columbus Chicken Fry Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Adults $9. Children $6. All you can eat dine in only. Carry outs available. Open to the public.
l Skylar's Journey fundraiser at Caldwell Pioneer Acres, 3707S 200W, Rushville. Gates open at noon. Entrance fee of $5 includes hog roast. Live bands, bounce house, rock climbing wall, slide, obstacle course, etc. Camping available ($35 electric/$10 primitive). Also, Òpoker runÓ with registration at 10 a.m. at Rushville Eagles. Ride leaves at noon. $15 single/$20 couple. Info: Georgia Gurley @ 765-561-3813 or Bill Tompkins @ 765-561-1020.
l Author James Wilkinson ÒThe Gypsy DollsÓ Book Signing, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pour House, 109 West Main Street, Cambridge City.
l The Rush County Chorale will present two performances of American music on Sunday, July 15 at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts. Performance times are 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and are available from Chorale members or at the door on the day of the performances.
l The Danny E. and Barbara J. Gettinger and Family Day at Stagg's Restaurant
and Dairy Treats. A portion of sales from this day will go to the Danny E. and Barbara J. Gettinger and Family Scholarship Fund at the Rush County Community Foundation. This fund provides scholarships to graduates of RCHS who are studying the field of agriculture at a 2 or 4 year college, university, vocational school or ag short course. Please come and visit with the Gettinger Family and enjoy great food! Donations will also be accepted.
l F.I.T. WALKABOUT, 5:30 p.m., Calvary Cemetery on Ft. Wayne Rd., park on south end. Organized by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County to get Rush County out and walking. Open to the public. Information: 932-5974.
l Relay for Life of Rush County from 6 p.m. July 20 to 6 p.m. July 21, Memorial Park. This year's theme is Stars, Stripes, Relay as we honor our Veterans and raise funds for all the programs and research the American Cancer Society supports. Information: 765-969-8282.
l Carthage Volunteer Fire Department fourth annual Community Day beginning at 3 p.m. The free event will have activities for all ages and include an evening fireworks display. A free will donation will be accepted at the event. Information: Fire Chief Josh Cooley at (765) 565-1234 or (765) 565-2231.
l The cast of "The Best of Broadway" will be holding another benefit car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at O'Reilly Auto Parts. Free-will donations will be accepted at that time. There will be a DJ on site and snacks and drinks will be available.
l Children's Day at the Gowdy House Museum, 619 N. Perkins, is from 1-3 p.m. Children's activities are planned and the museum and carriage house will be open for tours. There is no charge for this event.
l The Lora Brook Hatfield Day at Stagg's Restaurant and Dairy Treats. A portion of sales from that day will go to the Lora Brook Hatfield Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Rush County Community Foundation. This fund provides scholarships to graduating seniors from RCHS and Knightstown Community High School. Please come and visit with the Hatfield and Newton Families and enjoy great food! Donations will also be accepted.
l RCHS Band Camp runs July 23 through 27.
l Rush County Players presents The Best of Broadway at 7:30 p.m. July 26, 27 and 28 and at 2:30 p.m. July 28 and 29 at the Rush County Courthouse. Information: 765-938-1711.
l Auditions for Rush County Player's "The Little Rushcals"from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 30 and 31 at the Rush County 4-H Horse Park, behind the Rush County Highway Department, 1352 E. State Road 44, Rushville. Those auditioning are asked to bring a list of possible conflicts to auditions. Also, parents are asked to stay on-site as their child auditions. Shows are: Sept. 14, 15, and 16. If necessary, rain dates are the following weekend, Sept. 21-23, with all performances at the Gazebo in South Veterans Memorial Park.
l Indiana State Fair runs Aug. 3-19.
l Fields Outdoor Adventures hosts Hunter Education class 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call the store for details: 765-932-3964 and fieldsoutdooradventures.com
l Enrollment for students in 7th and 8th grades at BRMS from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6 and from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 7, 1601 N. Sexton St. Information: 932-2968.
l Rush County Schools first day of school.