(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.)
OWEN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WILL CELEBRATE THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE TIVOLI THEATRE, Friday, April 11, from 5-6 p.m. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public.
THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY IN OWEN COUNTY will meet Friday, April 11, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Owen County Public Library. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
CLOVERDALE TOWNSHIP VFD WILL HOST ITS ANNUAL PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE DAY, Saturday, April 12, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cloverdale American Legion. The menu will include allyou can-eat pancakes, whole hog sausage, coffee, juice and milk. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for kids age 12 and younger. Carry-out will be available. The Cloverdale Township VFD Auxiliary will also be hosting a bake sale.
SAFE AT HOME-OWEN COUNTY KICK-OFF BREAK-FAST, Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 a.m. at the Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer. For more information, contact Holly McLauchlin at 812-935-2580 firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SPENCER CONSERVATION CLUB will host a still board shoot on Saturday, April 12, beginning at 9 a.m.
ABATE OF INDIANA REGION 6 TURKEY SHOOT, Saturday, April 12 at the Ellettsville Coonhunters Association,7599 West Chafin Chapel Road, Ellettsville. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., shooter briefings at 10 a.m.; shooting begins at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 812-679- 6704 or 812-345-1716.
THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY IN OWEN COUNTY WILL HOST THEIR MONTHLY BOOK SALE, Saturday, April 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Life-Long Learning Center, located adjacent to the Owen County Public Library in Spencer.
JONAH FISH FRY, sponsored by the Coal City Festival, Saturday, April 12, from 4-8 p.m. or until the fish runs out at the Coal City Community Volunteer Fire Department.
THE UNIVERSITY OF PIKEVILLE CONCERT CHOIR from Pikeville, Kentucky will present “Music from the Mountains,” a collection of American Hymns, Spirituals, and Songs, on Saturday, April 12, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Spencer Presbyterian Church, located at 154 North Main Street. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, phone 829-0940 or 606-218-5770.
TUPPERWARE BINGO, Monday, April 14, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Endwright Center (classroom), 631 West Edgewood Drive in Ellettsville. This event is free, although donations are gratefully accepted. For more information, call 812-876-3383, extension 515.
CROCHET & KNITTING CLASS WITH ZOE DEAN, Monday, April 14, from 6-8 p.m. at the Owen County Public Library. This class is being offered free of charge.
THE CATARACT LAKE AREA CRIME WATCH WILL HOST AN OPEN FORM FOR ALL PRIMARY ELECTION CANDIDATES FOR OWEN COUNTY SHERIFF on Monday, April 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Cunot Community Center on State Road 42, Cunot. For more information, email email@example.com.
THE OWEN COUNTY ANTIQUE MACHINERY ASSOCIATION will meet Monday, April 14, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Spencer Lions Club building, located on Main Street. For more information, contact Norman Dunigan at 829- 2888. This meeting is open to the public.
EASTERN STAR CHAPTER 425 will hold a stated meeting on Monday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Spencer Masonic Lodge, located at 351 North Harrison Street. Snack will be provided. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. Casual dress.
HI HATTERS will meet Tuesday, April 15, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the China Star, located in Richland Plaza in Ellettsville. Anyone interested in Red Hatters is welcome to attend.
SPENCER LIONS CLUB SOUP, SALAD AND SANDWICH LUNCH, WEDNESDAY, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lions’ building at 59 North Main Street in Spencer. Cost is $6 per person. Profits will be used to purchase eyeglasses for area children in need.
5K RUN/WALK AT MCCORMICK’S CREEK STATE PARK, Saturday, April 19, hosted by the Owen County Family YMCA and Friends of McCormick’s Creek. Packet pick up and on-site registration begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Nature Center. Race starts at 8:30 a.m. Register at www.Mag7RaceSeries.com or stop by the Owen County Family YMCA. For additional information: 812-828-9622 or www.owencountyymca.org.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE will be conducting its annual storm spotter class on Saturday, April 19, beginning at 9 a.m. in the basement of the Spencer First Christian Church. The class, which is open to the public, will last about two hours. The Owen County Amateur Radio Club and Owen County Emergency Management are co-sponsors of the class. For more information, call 829- 5035.
CONTAINER GARDENING CLASS WITH JENNA SMITH, Saturday, April 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Owen County Public Library. This class is being offered free of charge.
THE ANNUAL OWEN COUNTY LINCOLN DAY DINNER will be held Saturday, April 19, in the Christian Life Center, located at 263 East Clay Street in Spencer. This event is hosted by the Owen County Republican Party. Tickets are $15 each or two for $25; children five and under are free. Social hour with hors d’oeuvres will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m., with the dinner to follow. Indiana Attorney Greg Zoeller will serve as the night’s guest speaker. Call Angie at 812-821-3515 to reserve your tickets.
CROCHET & KNITTING CLASS WITH ZOE DEAN, Monday, April 21, from 6-8 p.m. at the Owen County Public Library. This class is being offered free of charge.
OWEN COUNTY YMCA SENIOR SOCIAL EVENT, A BUS TRIP TO THE CLABBER GIRL MUSEUM, will be taken on Wednesday, April 23. The cost is $30 per person and includes museum admission and tour, a culinary demonstration and lunch. There is limited availability and those wishing to attend must register in advance. For more information, call 812-828-9622 or visit www.owencountyymca.org
SPENCER LIONS CLUB SOUP, SALAD AND SANDWICH LUNCH, Wednesday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lions’ building at 59 North Main Street in Spencer. Cost is $6 per person. Profits will be used to purchase eyeglasses for area children in need.
OWEN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WILL HOST A GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION AND RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY FOR CATHLEEN’S GYMNASTICS & KID CAMP at their new location, 145 South Washington Street in Spencer (Armory building), on Wednesday, April 23, from 5-7 p.m. Ribbon-cutting will take place at 5:15 p.m. This event is open to the public; tour the facility and enjoy refreshments and entertainment by the Extreme Team gymnasts. For more information, contact owner Cathleen McPhee at 829- 4372.