2013-09-09 / Columns

Community Calendar

(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.)

September 9

VFW POST #1405 LADIES AUXILIARY will meet Monday, September 9, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Post. This meeting was moved to this date due to the Labor Day holiday. For more information, call 829-9005.

THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD WILL HOST A GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING on Monday, September 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend this meeting to discuss future activities at the art guild.

CATARACT LAKE AREA CRIME WATCH will meet Monday, September 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Cataract Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, email cataractlakeareacrimewatch@hotmail.com, or donald.vandermoere@ owencounty.in.gov.

THE OWEN COUNTY ANTIQUE MACHINERY ASSOCIATION will meet Monday, September 9, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Spencer Lions Club’s Lester F. Litten Community Building, located on Main Street. For more information, contact Ray Sensney at 879- 4349. This meeting is open to the public.

EASTERN STAR CHAPTER 425 will hold a stated meeting on Monday, September 9, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at 351 North Harrison Street. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dress code is formal. Officers will provide refreshments.

September 10

PEOPLE OVER PARKINSON’S: McCormick’s Creek Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center will host its monthly Parkinson’s Disease educational group on Tuesday, September 10, at 4 p.m. This free program is open to people with Parkinson’s Disease, family members, caretakers, and clinicians. For more information, call 829-3444.

AN ART APPRECIATION CLASS, led by Leanna Arnold, will meet Tuesday, September 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Owen County Art Guild.

THE SPENCER AMERICAN LEGION AND AUXILIARY will meet Tuesday, September 10, at 7 p.m. at the Post.

September 11

JOIN THE ENDWRIGHT CENTER GARDEN CLUB FOR A WORKSHOP ON MAKING YOUR OWN HERBAL VINEGARS on Wednesday, September 11, beginning at 10 a.m. This free workshop will be presented by Carolyn Dant, who has earned both blue ribbon and champion recognition for her herbal vinegars at the Owen County Fair. The event takes place at the Endwright Center, 631 West Edgewood Drive in Ellettsville. For more information, call 812-876-3383, extension 515.

WACKY WEDNESDAY AT THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD. The art guild invites adult crafters and artists to meet on Wednesdays from 12 noon to 3 p.m. to work on their projects.

THE HARRISON HOMEMAKERS will meet Wednesday, September 11, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Owen County Extension Office, 180 South Washington Street in Spencer. Hostess will be Rita Rust. Don’t forget the community service project of the month – collecting school supplies.

PARTNERS IN PAINTING, a painting class led by Barb Bauer for adults at all levels meets every Wednesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Owen County Art Guild during the month of September.

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.

THE JOLLY HOMEMAKERS will meet Wednesday, September 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Freedom Community Center. Hostess will be Linda Welch; co-hostess, Freda Jelase. Don’t forget to bring an item for the Owen County Humane Society; a lease, dog collar, dog bowl, Pine Sol, bleach, paper towels, dog treats, dog food, etc.

September 12

PARTNERS IN PAINTING, a painting class led by Barb Bauer for adults at all levels meets every Wednesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Owen County Art Guild during the month of September.

THE OWEN COUNTY LOCAL COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR A DRUG-FREE INDIANA will meet Thursday, September 12, beginning at 4:15 p.m. in the Spencer Municipal Building, located at 90 North West Street. This will be the first meeting following the group’s summer recess. The public is welcome to attend.

ALS SUPPORT GROUP (LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE): Those with ALS and their loved ones are invited to attend the ALS Association’s monthly support group meeting.

The group meets on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30- 8:00 p.m. at Comfort Keepers, 4101 East 3rd Street, Bloomington. Contact Leah Iversen at 812-361-9047 for more information.

SPENCER MASONIC LODGE #95 will hold its stated meeting on Thursday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. All area Masons are invited.

September 13

HEALTH & FITNESS FAIR, Friday, September 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Endwright Center, 631 West Edgewood Drive in Ellettsville. Free health screenings, health and resource information, blood pressure and balance checks, door prizes and light refreshments will be offered free of charge. Sponsored by Area 10 Agency on Aging and Garden Villa Health. For additional information, call 812-876- 3383, extension 515.

WRITER’S GROUP, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Owen County Art Guild.

September 14

THE OWEN COUNTY RESCUE TEAM WILL HOST ITS FOURTH ANNUAL OWEN COUNTY RESCUE POKER RUN on Saturday, September 14, beginning at Owen Valley High School on State Road 46 West. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., with the ride beginning at 10 a.m. The Cost of the event is $25 per single rider and $35 with a rider.

INDIANA DREAM TEAM WILL HOST AN APPRECIATION DAY for probation officers, judges, prosecutors, police, volunteers and financial supporters on Saturday, September 14 from 12 noon to 7 p.m. This event will include a hog roast, testimonies from IDT residents, tours of the property, facilities and the addition of the new 40 acres, live music by Blake Whiteley of Danville and Matt Roy, an IDT resident. Come take part in the fun and fellowship and get to know IDT. This event is located at 4029 Leonard Road, Gosport. For more information, call 765-318- 3227.

THE PATRICKSBURG COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT will host its annual fish fry on Saturday, September 14, starting at 4 p.m. at the firehouse. The menu will include allyou can-eat fish along with sides, drink, and dessert. Cost is $8 for adults. All proceeds will benefit the fire department.

THE PATRICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963 WILL HOLD ITS 50-YEAR CLASS REUNION on Saturday, September 14 at the Canyon Inn inside McCormick’s Creek State Park. Gather at 5:30 p.m. for conversation; dinner at 6:00. Please bring old photos, yearbooks, senior cords, etc. For more information, contact Nancy Sparks at 829-7091.

September 15

THE SPENCER CONSERVATION CLUB WILL HOST A TRAP SHOOT on Sunday, September 15, beginning at 2 p.m. for members, non-family members and invited guests. Bring your own shotguns and shells. Call Leonard at 821-0831 for more information.

September 17

THE HIGH HATTERS will meet for lunch on Tuesday, September 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Gray Bros. Cafeteria in Mooresville.

September 18

A BUS TRIP TO CLAYSHIRE CASTLE AND HONEYCREEK MALL will be held Wednesday, September 18, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., hosted by the YMCA Senior Social Club. This trip includes a tour of the castle and light refreshments. Advance registration is required by September 9. Cost is $18 per person. For more information call 812-828-9622, or visit www.owencountyymca.org.

CREATING ART TOGETHER (CAT) WILL MEET on Wednesday, September 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Owen County Art Guild. Parents of preschoolers are invited to attend this interactive art class with their children.

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