SPRING LUNCHEONS will begin at the Art Guild and will run through May 25.
THE OWEN COUNTY ART GUILD WRITER’S GROUP will meet Friday, April 13 at 2 p.m. at the art guild.
MCCORMICK’S CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL will host its annual Spring Carnival on Friday, April 13, from 5:00-7:30 p.m.
THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY IN OWEN COUNTY will hold their monthly book sale on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 2:30. The sale will be held in the Life Long Learning Center, located adjacent to the Owen County Public Library in Spencer.
A GRADE SCHOOL SHOW will be held at the Owen County Art Guild from 10 am. until 4 p.m.
CHAOS AT THE GUILD = Creative Hours of Art On Saturday… Every Saturday, adults and children are welcome to attend free open art classes at the Guild from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at 199 West Cooper Street in Spencer. The next session will be held Saturday, April 14.
YMCA HEALTHY KIDS DAY® is set for Saturday, April 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will feature prizes, food, games, swimming and more. This is a free community event held at the Owen County Family YMCA and is sponsored by Spencer Hardware and Nate’s Candy Jar. For more information, call 828-9622, or visit: www.owencountyymca.org.
THE PURDUE CLUB OF OWEN COUNTY will welcome the Purdue Solar Racing team to Spencer on Saturday, April 14. The team will bring its latest car, Celeritas, and other solar activities. The team will be set up next to Babbs SuperValu from 12 noon to 3 p.m. In the event of heavy rain, no rain date is scheduled at this time.
THE OWEN COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY LINCOLN DAY DINNER will be held Saturday, April 14 at the In God’s Arms (IGA) building in Spencer. Keynote speaker is Indiana’s State Auditor Tim Berry. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Contact your precinct committeeman or a central committee member for tickets. Call 829-4324 (Mike Wood), 821-2874 (Patty Steward), 765-720-2118 (Reese Nichols) or 812-325-0570 (Tony Voelker) or visit www.owencountygop.com for more information.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #285 is open every Sunday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. for members only.
WHITAKER BAPTIST CHURCH WILL HOLD A GOSPEL SING April 15 at 6 p.m. at the church. Everyone is welcome.
THE SENIOR DINNER will be held Monday, April 16. The host will be McCormick’s Creek Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing. Bring a covered dish to be shared and a $3 donation. Entertainment will be provided by Ron Adamson. Dinner is at 6 p.m.
A HAND POTTERY CLASS will be held at the Owen County Family YMCA on Mondays, April 16 through June 9, at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for members and $50 non-members. For more information, call 828-9622, or visit: www.owencountyymca.org.
THE OWEN COUNTY HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY will hold its monthly educational program on Monday, April 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Owen County Public Library. Jeannie Regan-Dinius from the DNR Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology will give a presentation and slide show about the fascinating history of the Underground Railroad in Indiana. OCHGS programs are free and open to the public.
COAL CITY FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet Monday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson Baptist Church in Coal City. This meeting is open to the public.
April 16 & 18
FREE YOUTH FITNESS CLASSES will be held at the Owen County Family YMCA, April 16 through June 9. Hip Hop Dance is held on Wednesdays from 5:30- 6:30 p.m. and Sport Conditioning on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. These classes are made possible by a grant from the Owen County Community Foundation. For more information, call 828-9622, or visit: www.owencountyymca.org.
YOGA AND YOGALATES WILL BE HELD at the Owen County Family YMCA on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:45-7:45 p.m., and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:15 p.m., April 16 through June 9. For more information, call 828-9622, or visit: www.owencountyymca.org.
HIGH HATTERS will meet Tuesday, April 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Hilltop Restaurant. All are welcome - bring a friend!
A JEWELRY MAKING CLASS will be held at the Owen County Family YMCA on Tuesdays, April 17 through June 5, at 6:30 p.m. Carolyn Carlson is the instructor. Cost is $25 for members and $40 for non-members. The first class will be held Tuesday, April 16. For more informa tion, call 828-9622, or visit: www. owencountyymca.org.
A FREE COMMUNITY DINNER will be held April 18 from 5-7 p.m. at The Carpenters Kitchen (World Outreach Church Building), 173 N. Fletcher in Spencer. Everyone welcome.
HARMONICAS FOR HEALTH will meet at the Endwright Center April 20 at 10 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.
OWEN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WILL PRESENT THE MUSICAL “Annie Get Your Gun” on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, beginning at 7:30 each night in the OVHS auditorium. Admission is $6. Tickets will be available on Monday, April 16, by calling 829-2266, ext. 328. Or, tickets will be available at the door.
THE CRAIG BELL FAMILY will be singing at the Spencer Wesleyan Church, 168 North Harrison Street, on Sunday, April 22, beginning at 2 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
THE ENDWRIGHT CENTER will offer a free craft class April 24 at 10 a.m. The class will be making fabric flowers. For more information, call the center at 876-3383 ext. 515.
THE SPENCER AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY will meet Tuesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Post. First nominations for officers for 2012-2013 will be held.
THE OWEN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will host its annual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner on Saturday, April 28. The featured speaker will be 8th District Congressional candidate Dave Crooks. The event will be held at the Spencer United Methodist Church’s I.G.A. building. Tickets will be sold in advance of the event and are $15 per person. They are available from any Democratic party official or candidate, or by calling 829-4254. The evening will begin with a social time at 5 p.m. and the dinner and program starting promptly at 6 p.m. The dinner will be catered by Lois Bixler. Door prizes will be given away.
April 29-May 4
WHITAKER BAPTIST CHURCH WILL HOLD A REVIVAL with Brother Harlan Barnett, April 29 through May 4, beginning at 7:00 nightly at the church.
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