2014-07-09 / 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.)

July 9

HEALTHY COOKING CLASS AT THE OWEN COUNTY FAMILY YMCA, Wednesday, July 9, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Learn ways to cook tasty dishes using less fat, sugar, and salt. Free to the public, but advance registration is required. Stop by the YMCA to register. For more information: 812-828-9622 or www.owencountyymca.org. Class is conducted by Purdue Extension.

HERB & FLOWER ARRANGING program led by Jenna Smith, Wednesday, July 9, from 6:00-6:45 p.m. at the Owen County Public Library. Free. For more information, call 829-3392.

THE JOLLY HOMEMAKERS will meet Wednesday, July 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Freedom Community Center for a pitch-in. Also, don’t forget Achievement Day is June 26, also at the Freedom Community Center, at 5:30 p.m. This will also be a pitch-in.

July 10

SPENCER MASONIC LODGE # 95 will hold a stated meeting on Thursday, July 10, beginning at 7:30 p.m. A pulled pork dinner begins at 6:00 p.m., with the meeting to follow in the dining room. For more information or if you need a ride to the meeting, call Carl at 829-4506 or Mel at 859- 3733. All area Masons are invited to attend.

THE OWEN COUNTY FAMILY YMCA HAS STARTED A FREE MONTHLY BOOK CLUB! The club will meet on Thursday, July 10, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 812-828-9622 for more information.

THE SIERRA CLUB will meet Thursday, July 10, beginning at 7 p.m. at Will Detmer Park. Monroe County Naturalist Cathy Meyer will serve as the guest speaker. The meeting is open to the public and is a great time for new attendees to become involved with the club. Will Detmer Park is at located at 4140 West Vernal Pike in Bloomington.

July 11

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY will meet Friday, July 11, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Owen County Public Library in Spencer. The public is welcome to attend.

July 11-12

THE FREEDOM COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE will host a fund-raising yard sale July 11-12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Proceeds will benefit the church’s building fund. For more information, call 829- 4848.

July 12

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE, Saturday, July 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.

YMCA FAMILY BUS TRIP (AGES FIVE AND UP) TO SPLASH ISLAND WATER PARK IN PLAINFIELD, Saturday, July 12. The bus will depart from the Owen County Family YMCA at 10 a.m. and will return at 3 p.m. Cost is $25 for adults, $20 for children. Those interested must register in advance. Space is limited. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Visit www.owencountyymca.org or call 812-828-9622 for more information.

TUCKER FAMILY REUNION, Saturday, July 12, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tucker shelter house on Texas Pike, Spencer. A country breakfast will be served at 8:00 the following morning, Sunday, July 13. The reunion is open to family and friends.

July 13

MT. OLIVET CHRISTIAN CHURCH will host its monthly open mic gospel sing on Sunday, July 13. Gospel sings are held the second Sunday of every month. This month’s gathering will include homemade ice cream along with the carry in dinner. Serving begins at 5 p.m., with music to start at 6 p.m. Bring your favorite dish and a friend and join in for a time of Christian fellowship and music. Pastors Bill Williams, Don Dwyer and the congregation invite everyone to come sing, play an instrument or just listen. The church is located two miles east of Spencer in the Chambersville Cemetery. Access to the church can be obtained from County Line Road, or from the west entrance to the cemetery.

WHITE RIVER VALLEY PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of the Lesbian and Gay community) meets the second Sunday of each month. The meeting for this month will take place Sunday, July 13. Call 829-7896 for time and location.

THE HOOD-HUBER REUNION scheduled for Sunday, July 13, 2014 will not be held. The reunion has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 12, 2015.

July 14

HAIR BOW CLASS led by Ashton Reed, Monday, July 14, from 6-8 p.m. Free. Call 829-3392 for more information.

THE CATARACT LAKE AREA CRIME WATCH will meet Monday, July 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Cunot Community Center on State Road 42. The group will be planning its annual fish fry fundraiser. For more information, email cataractlakeareacrimewatch@hotmail.com or donald.vandermoere@owencounty. in.gov.

July 15

THE HI-HATTERS will meet Tuesday, July 15, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Colorado Steak House, located at 1635 North College Avenue in Bloomington. Visitors are always welcome.

THE OWEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE will meet Tuesday, July 15, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Spencer Municipal Building, located at 90 North West Street. This meeting is open to the public.

JOHN BOWER WILL GIVE A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ABOUT HIS INDIANA PHOTOGRAPHY at the Owen County Public Library in Spencer on Tuesday, July 15, beginning at 6 p.m. The title of his presentation will be “Lingering Spirit – A tribute to Indiana’s fading, forlorn, and forgotten places,” and it will be based on his Indiana photography book of the same title. There will be a book sale and signing afterward. The library is located at 10 South Montgomery Street. For more information, call 829-3392.

OWEN VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL OPEN GYM FOR SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE VOLLEYBALL will be held on Tuesday, July 15, from 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, July 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the high school gym. Please enter through the front doors.

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