(Editor’s Note: Due to limited space and the sheer volume of requests, publication of Community Calendar items can only be guaranteed one week in advance of the day of the event/meeting.)
THE HI-HATTERS will meet at the Canyon Inn for lunch on Tuesday, May 21, at 11:30 a.m. Please carpool to share park passes. Carpool departs from the alley behind the Nazarene Church at 11:05 a.m.
THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD WILL HOST AN OPEN MIC NIGHT on Tuesday, May 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This is a free, family friendly event.
COAL CITY COMMUNITY BIBLE CHURCH will host doctors Pete & Donelda Peterson, retired missionaries, speaking at the church on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. A light lunch will follow the service.
THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG 4-H CLUB WILL meet Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the IGA Fellowship Hall. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry. All members are asked to attend.
SALEM SEPARATE BAPTIST CHURCH will hold its yearly business meeting on Wednesday, May 22, at 6 p.m. A trustee will be elected for a three-year term. The meeting will be held at the church.
SIGNS OF THE TIMES, ACCORDING TO THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS. Are world events shaping a one world government? Is Bible prophecy being fulfilled right before our eyes? The beast, the Antichrist, WWIII, The Rapture? Are you ready? Come and see every Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at the Life-Long Learning Center, 75 West Market Street, Spencer.
CLOVERDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL AWARDS DAY on Thursday, May 23, beginning at 1 p.m. All parents, grandparents and community members are welcome to attend.
AN ELDER LAW CLASS WITH ATTORNEY PAIGE FREITAG will be held Friday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Endwright Center, 631 West Edgewood Drive in Ellettsville. For more information, call Jaime Sweany, Endwright Center Director, at 812-876-3383, extension 582.
THE SPENCER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WILL HOST A GARAGE SALE on Saturday, May 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church garage, located at 154 North Main Street in Spencer. Proceeds will benefit the church’s upcoming mission trip to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
THE COAL CITY COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL HOST A COMMUNITY YARD SALE on Saturday, May 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the VFD.
THE OWEN COUNTY HERITAGE & CULTURE CENTER WILL HOLD A FUND-RAISING YARD SALE on Saturday, May 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the corner of Morgan and Harrison streets, in the Insurance Services parking lot in Spencer. Donated items will be accepted at the OCHCC, 110 East Market Street, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 noon. Everything donated needs to be clean and in good working order. Organizers are requesting that no clothing be brought in for the sale this year. Items will be accepted until May 24th at the OCHCC location.
A TOWN-WIDE YARD SALE WIL BE HELD IN COAL CITY on Saturday, May 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at the Coal City Market. This event is sponsored by the Coal City Volunteer Fire Department.
SHOP AT BABBS SUPERVALU IN SPENCER ON SATURDAY, MAY 25 AND ENJOY A FREE LUNCH FROM THE AMERICAN RED CROSS. Volunteers will be giving away free hot dogs and drinks from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at this annual Memorial Day weekend event. Donations will be accepted but are not required.
THE COAL CITY AMERICAN LEGION POST #141 WILL HOST ITS ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE at the Lutheran Cemetery in Patricksburg on Sunday, May 26, beginning at 2 p.m. The speaker will be Captain James Wilson, U.S. Army, stationed at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. All are welcome.
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF GROSS CEMETERY, founded in 1851 and located near Whitehall off of State Road 43, will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, beginning at 10 a.m. All interested parties are encouraged to attend this informational meeting, rain or shine.
THE COAL CITY AMERICAN LEGION POST #141 AUXILIARY will meet Monday, May 20, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Post.
THE OWEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS PLANNING A FIVE-WEEK COURSE IN INTRODUCTORY YOGA, BEGINNERS WELCOME. Classes begin on Wednesday, May 29, and continue on June 5, 12, 19, and 26, at 7 p.m. in the second floor Activity Room. These classes are offered free but there is limited space available, so please sign up early at the main circulation desk in the library.
ANIME’ CLUB AT THE OWEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, Thursday, May 30, at 4 p.m. in the Youth Services Department. Open to ages 12 and older. For more information, call the library at 829- 3392, extension 3.
THE SPENCER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, June 2-4, from 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily. This year’s theme is ‘Kingdom Rock... Where Kids Stand Strong For God!’ The evening will begin with a simple supper at Cornerstone Hall, followed by lessons, games, music, crafts and more. Children from three years of age to grade four are invited to attend. Call 829-0940 for more information.
THE UNION LAYMON SEPARATE BAPTIST CHURCH ANNUAL HOMECOMING will be held Sunday, June 2 at the church. Sunday School will begin at 9:30 a.m., worship is at 10:30 a.m., a pitch-in meal will be served at 12:15 p.m. and the afternoon service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Ray Unger, former pastor, will be preaching the morning worship service. For additional information, contact Benny Walden at 812-876- 2866.
THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD WILL HOST AN ART SHOW featuring the works of Leanna Arnold on Sunday, June 2, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the art guild.
THE COAL CITY COMMUNITY BIBLE CHURCH INVITES YOU TO A SOUTHERN GOSPEL CONCERT featuring WITNESS from Franklin, Indiana on Sunday, June 2, at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served immediately following the music. For more information please visit us on the web at http://coalcitychurch.com/ or call 812-325-9061. This event is free and open to the public. Coal City Bible Church is located at 14988 5th Street in Coal City.
THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD WILL HOLD AN ALL-MEMBER MEETING on Monday, June 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. If you want a snack – bring it.
THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD WILL HOST AN ART APPRECIATION CLASS on Tuesday, June 4, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
OWEN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WILL HOST ITS ANNUAL SPRING SPORTS AWARDS BANQUET on Tuesday, June 4, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
THE SWEET OWEN SPINNERS AND WEAVERS GUILD will meet Tuesday, June 4 in the lower level of the old Carnegie library building – corner of East Market and South Washington streets in Spencer – from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. If possible, you should bring along the following supplies for tatting: tatting shuttle: you can find it at Joann’s or Hobby Lobby, #10 crochet cotton, and scissors. You will have a fun evening, meet new friends, and leave with a new “old” traditional skill.
CHAOS AT THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD, Friday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is the guild’s children’s art program. There is no fee, however donations are helpful.
THE FIFTH ANNUAL JAMES LEE RIKE MEMORIAL RIDE will take place Saturday, June 8, beginning at the American Legion Wayne Post #64, located at 601 South Holt Road in Indianapolis. Registration gets underway at 10 a.m. and continues until 12 noon. Cost is $15 per person. Kids can participate at no cost and cars are welcome. The six-hour, 100- mile scenic ride will also include a poker run, door prizes, silent auction, a bike show from 6-8 p.m., and live entertainment in the conference room of the American Legion Wayne Post #64.
CHAOS AT THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD, Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the guild’s children’s art program. There is no fee, however donations are helpful.
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