2013-09-18 / 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.)

Through November 30

THE CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY’S TOY EXPLOSION is now accepting new and gently used toys, coats, hats and gloves at 469 South Washington Street in Spencer. Donations will be accepted through Saturday, Novembe 30. For more information, call Heidi at 812- 828-1195.

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.

THE HOMEMAKERS AND FRIENDS WILL MEET TO SEW ITEMS FOR THOSE IN NEED, Wednesday, September 18, from 9 a.m. until 12 noon at the Extension Office, 180 South Washington Street in Spencer. Join in cutting, and sewing, as well as stuffing puppy pillows for Riley Hospital. Many items are made for Rehab Centers in Spencer, as well as IU Health-Bloomington Hospital, and VistaCare in Terre Haute.

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.

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.

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.

September 19

WORLD OUTREACH CHURCH WILL HOLD THEIR CARPENTER’S KITCHEN MONTHLY COMMUNITY MEAL on Thursday, September 19 from 5-7 p.m. at 173 N. Fletcher Avenue. For more information, call 828-9077. Everyone is welcome.

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 SPENCER MAIN STREET group will meet Thursday, September 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the upstairs Viquesney Room at the Tivoli Theatre. This meeting is open to the public.

CALICO EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS will be meeting at Joan Baker’s home at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19. Those who need a ride can meet at the Extension Office at 5:00 p.m.

September 20

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

September 21

THE EDGEWOOD DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS CHAPTER invites members of the community to the Edgewood Dollars For Scholars 5K Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, at the Edgewood Intermediate School. Entry fees are $15 pre-registered and $18 on the day of the event. All proceeds go to support scholarship programs at Edgewood High School. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. To sign up for the race, visit www.ehs-dfs.org/5k, or call Kenny Williams at 876-3132 for more information.

THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD WILL HOST A COOPER COMMONS ARTISTS MARKET on Saturday, September 21. The public is invited to visit the artists’ booths under the shade of the trees in Cooper Commons in Spencer. Artists will offer a wide variety of unique items, all original, including paintings, jewelry, photography, pottery, textiles and fabric crafts.

September 22

THE GOSPEL SERVANTS QUARTET will perform Sunday, September 22, at Mt. Olivet Christian Church during the Morning Worship Service, which begins at 10:30. A special offering will also be taken Sunday for Kenny Anderson, a local gospel musician who recently incurred medical bills as the result of an illness and hospitalization. The church is located east of Spencer in Chambersville Cemetery. Note: due to highway construction, access to the church is off of the Owen-Monroe County Line Road.

THE ANNUAL FREEDOM REUNION will be held Sunday, September 22, at 1 p.m. at the Freedom Community Building. All present and former residents of Freedom and all Freedom School students are invited to attend for a fun day of good fellowship and food. There will be a pitch-in dinner with drinks and table service provided. The Class of 1963 will be honored on their 50th year since graduating from Freedom High School.

September 23

PEOPLE OVER PARKINSON’S, Monday, September 23, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Endwright Center, 631 West Edgewood Drive in Ellettsville. Learn about LSVT BIG & LOUD, how it benefits those with Parkinson’s Disease, find out what the therapy program consists of and learn about a free monthly support group. See video clips, ask questions, learn when the free support groups are, and how to become referred for therapy by your physician. Presented by McCormick’s Creek Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center. For additional information, contact Jaime Sweany at 812-876-3383, extension 582, or email jsweany@area10agency.org.

EASTERN STAR, CHAPTER 425, will hold a stated meeting on Monday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. Officers will bring salads. Formal dress required. Meeting will be held at the Masonic Lodge.

September 24

AN ART APPRECIATION CLASS, led by Leanna Arnold, will meet Tuesday, September 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Owen County Art Guild.

THE SPENCER AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY will meet Tuesday, September 24 at 7 p.m. at the Post.

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