2011-12-09 / Columns

Community Calendar

December 9

SPENCER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL’S STUDENT COUNCIL will hold a school-wide talent show on Friday, December 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium. Twenty talented acts consisting of students and staff will be performing. Acts include singing, playing instruments, dance, gymnastics and more!

December 10

THE SPENCER VFW POST #1405 WILL HOST karaoke with D.K. Karaoke beginning at 8:00 p.m. with all proceeds benefitting community activities. This event is free and open to the public.

Sons of the Spencer American Legion Will Be Serving Cheeseburgers Saturday, December 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Post on South Main Street in Spencer. Take out or dine-in available. All proceeds to to the Joe Carmichael Scholarship Fund. Renew your American Legion membership at this time and your cheeseburger is free!

The Friends Of The Library In Owen County Will Host A Book Sale on Saturday, December 10, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., at the Life Long Learning Center, located behind the Owen County Public Library in Spencer.

December 12

LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP will be held Monday, December 12 at 1 p.m. Call 812-876- 3383 for more information. Transportation provided through Rural Transit by calling 829-6066.

Order of Eastern Star, Spencer Chapter 425 will hold their monthly stated meeting Monday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge. Ladies wear read and bring a bag for the food pantry. For more information, call 876-4321.

Cataract Lake Area Crime Watch will meet Monday, December 12 at 6:30 pm. at the Cunot Community Center, located on State Road 42. Also, the Facebook page can be found at: http://facebook.com/ cataractlakeareacrimewatch and the new e-mail address is cataractlakeareacrimewatch@hotmail.com ordonald.vandermoere@ owencounty.in.gov

December 13

The Gosport Lazy Days Committee will meet Tuesday, December 13 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Gosport Community Building. For more information, contact Machele Arnold via email at: myboyboo14@yahoo.com. Monthly meetings of the committee are open to the public.

The Spencer American Legion And Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, December 13 at 7 p.m. at the Post.

December 14

The Endwright Center Will Host A Travelogue With Robert Vajko who will share photos and experiences from his travels to Nigeria and Togo. For more information, call the center at 876-3383 ext. 515.

December 15

Freedom Works, Hoosiers For A Conservative Senate, The Owen County Tea Party and other tea parties are joining forces to host a series of grassroots training events around Indiana the week of December 12 through December 16. They’ll be discussing national political strategy, campaigns 101 and effective organizing strategies for citizen action. The training will take place Thursday, December 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Canyon Inn inside McCormick’s Creek State Park. A link to reserve a seat can be found at: http://www.owencountyteaparty.org/Freedomworks.php.

December 16

THE SPENCER VFW POST #1405 WILL HOST ZUMBA on Friday, December 16, beginning at 8:00 p.m. This even is free of charge and open to the public.

December 17

THE OWEN COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO ASSOCIATION will meet Saturday, December 17 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Spencer First Christian Church, 157 South Montgomery Street. After a short business meeting, OCARA Services Coordinator Jim Baughn will present a talk about disaster planning. A gathering for breakfast takes place at Chambers Restaurant around 8:00 a.m. To learn more about Amateur Radio, visit: www.emergency-radio.org.

December 19-30

Arthur Christmas Day Camp at the Owen County Family YMCA will be held Monday- Friday, December 19-30 for ages 5-12. Camp will include three field trips, holiday baking, crafts, swimming and games. Camp hours are from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Optional extended care is available before and after camp. Camp Fee is $75 per child, per week for members, $85 for nonmembers. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: $10 off each week if you register by December 11, 2011. For more information: 812-828-9622 or www.owencountyymca.org.

December 21

The Owen Valley Athletic Boosters will hold a meeting on Wednesday, December 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria at OVHS. If you are interested in supporting the athletic programs at OVHS, please plan to attend!

December 31

The Spencer VFW Post #1405 will host its annual New Year’s Eve karaoke dinner from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit community activities. This event is free and open to the public.

January 2-February13

Registration Is Now Open For A Creative Digital Photography Class at the Owen County Family YMCA. The class will meet Mondays, January 2 - February 13, at 6:30 p.m. Class fee is $25 for members, $40 for non-members. For more information: 812-828- 9622 or www.owencountyymca.org

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