OWEN COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKER’S SEWING DAY - The Sewing Group of the Homemakers will meet Wednesday, February 15th at the Purdue Extension Office, 180 S. Washington Street, from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon. Please come join the group in making needed items for the ill and elderly. Remember the group serves Riley Children’s Hospital, VistaCare Hospice, cancer patients, as well as health care facilities, hospitals, and the Department of Child Services to name a few. Everyone is welcome to attend.
THE ENDWRIGHT CENTER WILL OFFER A FREE OIL PAINTING CLASS, taught by local artist Steve Miller, on Wednesday and Fridays in February from 1-3 p.m. throughout the month of January. You must bring your own supplies. The next class will meet February 15. For more information or a supply list call the center at 876-3383 ext. 515.
THE DAY OF PRAYER will be held at The Retreat Campus on Thursday, February 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome to come and pray. If you can’t attend in person, prayer requests may be submitted via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Retreat Campus is located at 8700 Island Pond Road near Quincy.
THE CALICO EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, February 16 at 5:00 p.m. The meet will be held at the Extension Annex and hosted by Lois Olher and Doris Crites. There will be a Valentines exchange.
THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD WRITER’S GROUP will meet Friday, February 17 at 2 p.m. at the art guild.
THE OWEN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, in conjunction with the Owen County Amateur Radio Club, will host the annual Severe Weather Spotter Class on Saturday, February 18 in the basement of the Spencer First Christian Church. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the program to begin promptly at 9:00. Dave Tucek with the National Weather Service is scheduled to present the program. The public, along with all emergency responders, are encouraged to attend.
THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD HOLDS FREE ART CLASSES for kids and/or adults on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The next session will be held Saturday, February 18 at the art guild.
SONS OF THE SPENCER AMERICAN LEGION WILL BE SERVING CHEESEBURGERS Saturday, February 18 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 benefit the Joe Carmichael Scholarship Fund.
THE HHHH 4-H CLUB will hold its first meeting of the new year on Saturday, February 18, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Coal City Baptist Church. For more information, call Resa at 859-4998, or Mona at 859-3722.
THE CLOVERDALE AMERICAN LEGION POST #281 will host a Parents’ Night Out on Saturday, February 18 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Legion. Featuring food and live music, proceeds will benefit the Cloverdale Youth Football League.
THE WHITAKER BAPTIST CHURCH will hold a community gospel sing on Sunday, February 19, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the church. Everyone is welcome.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #285 is open every Sunday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. for members only.
COAL CITY FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet Monday, January 23 at 7 p.m. inside the Jefferson Baptist Church in Coal City. Festival meetings are open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend.
THE ENDWRIGHT CENTER will host Betty Sullivan, senior advocate for accessABIL ITY, who will offer information on services available for the visually impaired on Monday, February 20 at 1:00 p.m. For more information, call the center at 876-3383 ext. 515.
February 20-April 9
YMCA MUSIC & MOVEMENT FOR TODDLERS will be held Mondays at 5:30 p.m., February 20-April 9. This is free for toddlers ages 3-5 years. Kids dance and play to live music, interact with peers, and learn to follow directions. Class size is limited. Registration ends February 19. For information call the Owen County Family YMCA at 812-828-9622.
THE SENIOR DINNER will be held Monday, February 20 at 6 p.m. The host will be The Residence at McCormick’s Creek. Bring a covered dish and a $3 donation. Entertainment will be provided by Ron Adamson.
THE OWEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY will host a Family Movie Night on Tuesday, February 21, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The featured movie will be Mr. Popper’s Penguins, starring Jim Carrey. The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel. This event is free and open to the public.
THE INDIANA SOCIETY SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, DANIEL GUTHRIE CHAPTER will meet Tuesday, February 21, at the Creative Corners Buffet in Bedford. Buffet meal begins at 6:00 p.m., with the meeting to follow at 7:00. The meeting will also serve as Awards Night, featuring the presentation of Heroism, Law Enforcement of the Year, Firefighter of the Year, EMT of the Year, Eagle Scout and many more awards. Ten new members will also be inducted into the society. The public is invited to attend. For more information, visit: www.rootsweb.com/~indgcsar/.
AMERICAN LEGION #285 CALL-PEYTON POST MEETING will be held February 21 at 7 p.m. at the Legion. The meeting has been changed due to Valentine’s Day.
THE HI-HATTERS WILL MEET Tuesday, February 21 at 11:30 at El Ranchero restaurant in Spencer.
CUNOT COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTER – Betty Ireland will be giving information on smart choice foods on Wednesday, February 22 at 12:30 p.m. at the senior center.
HARMONICAS FOR HEALTH will meet at the Endwright Center on Friday, February 24 at 10:00 a.m. Anyone interested in improving their lung health is invited to attend. A free harmonica will be provided. For more information, call the center at 876-3383 ext. 515.
FARM BUREAU, INC. will celebrate National Food Check-Out Week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, February 24 at Babbs SuperValu in Spencer. This year’s theme will recognize the Community Farmers’ Market of Owen County. For more information, call Doris Sheese at 879-4949.
THE SPENCER LIONS CLUB WILL HOST A SPAGHETTI DINNER on Friday, February 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lester F. Litten Community Building. All-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drinks will be available for $6 at the door or $5.00 in advance. Children 12 and under are $3. Proceeds will go towards buying a new roof for the community building. Tickets may be purchased in advance from Lions Rusty (327-0142), Mike (829-9354), Vernon (829-3168) or Joe (829-0890).
A DANCE WILL BE HELD Friday, February 24 from 7-10 p.m. at the Owen Valley Sports Complex for grades fourth, fifth and sixth. Cost is $10 per person.
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