Community Calendar

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Friday, Sept. 20

• Don’t miss dominoes, 9:30 a.m., senior care, 11 a.m., and walk the trail at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements. 

• Play brain games at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 3-10 p.m.

• VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac, will hold a fish and shrimp dinner and have domestic buckets.

September 20-22

Francesville Fall Festival, downtown Francesville, featuring Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular,  Starry Trails Starlab and Chain Reaction demonstrations (like Rube Goldberg) by regional and national competitors. 

Saturday, Sept. 21

Olson consignment auction, 9 a.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac. 

Trail of Courage Living History Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., featuring food, frontier music, dances and traders, 4 miles north of Rochester on U.S. 31.

• Learn the basics of how to use and find things on the Internet, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Pulaski County Public Library. 

At the Third Saturday Kids’ Program participants will listen to a story about Peter Pan and make a Peter Pan themed craft at the Pulaski County Public Library. Join at 10:30 a.m.

All-American raffle drawing, 7 p.m., plus tacos and local music in the pavilion, VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac.

Sunday, Sept. 22

Trail of Courage Living History Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., featuring food, frontier music, dances and traders, 4 miles north of Rochester on U.S. 31.

Monday, Sept. 23

Fall begins

• Enjoy dominoes, 9:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

• Play Wii games, 10 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

• VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac, will hold bingo, 5:30 p.m., and have bloody Marys.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

National Voter Registration Day: If you’ve never voted, go to the Pulaski County Public Library to sign up. If you’ve moved, changed your name, or haven’t voted in a while, you can update your information to ensure your registration is still valid.

• Get moving with exercise, 10:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

• Don’t miss Hickory Creek health education and bingo, 11:45 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

• Enjoy martini Tuesday, tenderloins and line dancing at 6 p.m., VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

• Play dominoes, 9:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements. 

• Play Wii games at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

Dart league, 7 p.m., and wings, VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac.

Thursday, Sept. 26

• Learn about dental hygiene, 9:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements. 

• Don’t miss poetry and dental hygiene, 9:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

As part of Banned Books Week, the Pulaski County Public Library will host a community book discussion about “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas at 5:30 p.m. 

• VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac, has shrimp and domestic beer specials.

Friday, Sept. 27

• Don’t miss dominoes, 9:30 a.m., and word finds, 10:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

Tastefully Simple fundraiser, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Pulaski Memorial Hospital front lobby. Held by PMH Auxiliary, proceeds will benefit patient care services at the hospital.

• Enjoy puzzles at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

Fish, shrimp and frog legs plus specials, VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac.

Saturday, Sept. 28

• Kewanna-Union Township Public Library has planned several special events in conjunction with the Kewanna Fall Festival. 

Monday, Sept. 30

• Play Wii games, 10 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

• Pulaski County Health Department flu shot clinic, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. Children on Medicaid will receive the flu vaccine free through the Vaccine For Children program. Underinsured and uninsured children may have the vaccine for $8. All other children and all adults will cost $25. 

Wednesday, Oct. 2

• Pulaski County Health Department flu shot clinic, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. Children on Medicaid will receive the flu vaccine free through the Vaccine For Children program. Underinsured and uninsured children may have the vaccine for $8. All other children and all adults will cost $25. 

Free workshop designed to teach fundamental estate planning concepts by Winamac lawyer Tim Murray, 6-8 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. Reservations are required by calling 574-946-7819.

Thursday, Oct. 3

• Pulaski County Health Department flu shot clinic, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. Children on Medicaid will receive the flu vaccine free through the Vaccine For Children program. Underinsured and uninsured children may have the vaccine for $8. All other children and all adults will cost $25.

Monday, Oct. 14

• Learn more about Medicare and how to enroll at the Pulaski County Public Library Medicare 101 session at 5:15 p.m. The session is only for educational purposes.  

Tuesday, Oct. 22

• Learn to use a Cricut machine and make a fall or personalized glass, 6-8 p.m., Pulaski County Highway Garage. Call 574-946-3412 to register.

Monday, Oct. 28

Pulaski Memorial Hospital Auxiliary meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the hospital cafeteria.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Free workshop designed to teach fundamental estate planning concepts by Winamac lawyer Tim Murray, 3-5 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. Reservations are required by calling 574-946-7819.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Happy Halloween

Sunday, Nov. 3

Daylight Saving Time ends

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Free workshop designed to teach fundamental estate planning concepts by Winamac lawyer Tim Murray, 6-8 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. Reservations are required by calling 574-946-7819.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Free workshop designed to teach fundamental estate planning concepts by Winamac lawyer Tim Murray, 3-5 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. Reservations are required by calling 574-946-7819.

Notices

• Guidance Nursery School has openings in the 3-year-old preschool class. Call or stop in at the First Christian Church, 106 S. Market St., Winamac, to inquire.

• Register your child to receive one free book a month from birth to their fifth birthday from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library by signing up online at www.imaginationlibrary.com. Call the Pulaski County Public Library at 574-946-3432 with any questions.

T.O.P.S. Club meets weekly on Wednesday mornings at Winamac Methodist Church. For more info call 574-946-4920 or 574-205-0754. Your first meeting is free.

Bee Club meets the third Tuesday of every month at the Pulaski County Public Library at 6 p.m. 

• The Commitment to Excellence in Partnering workshop, every Thursday, 5:30 p.m. at the Pulaski County Public Library.

• Purdue Extension Pulaski County is offering a variety of classes, including how to learn more with a tablet or iPad, getting started with computers, basic or intermediate Excel, basic or intermediate Word, Publisher, QuickBooks and more. Certificates awarded upon completion. Call 574-946-3412 to register or for more information.

• The Winamac Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on the fire department. Applications can be picked up at the Winamac Town Hall, Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, 120 W. Main St., Winamac.

• Winamac Church of the Nazarene and Hickory Creek at Winamac have partnered to provide Prime Time, quality of life through education, meals, activities and spiritual growth for those 50 and older, the third Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 516 E. 13th St. There is no cost.

Retire your flag with honor by bringing it to Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, chapels in Royal Center, Kewanna and Logansport. Your flag will honor a veteran by being draped across them at the time of cremation. 

• The Cancer Support Group of Winamac meets the second Saturday of every month at the Isis Theatre in Winamac. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., meeting begins at 10 a.m. The group is free and open to anyone that has been affected by any cancer: current fighter, survivor, caregiver, family, friend. For more information, visit our Facebook page, email csgw46996@gmail.com or call or text 574-946-6966.

• The Pulaski County Drug Free Council meets the second Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. at Bethel Bible Church, 6968 W. SR 14, Winamac. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www.drugfreepulaski.org.

• PMH Senior Care Coffee Hour, second and fourth Wednesdays each month, 10-11 a.m., open to community members age 65 and older, PMH Senior Care Building, 525 E. 13th St.,Winamac.

Quilts of Valor for Pulaski County is underway. Donations are currently being accepted. Contact Michelle Schmicker at 574-595-0629 for more information.

• Seniors looking for something fun to do? Pulaski County Human Services Inc. has bunco the first Tuesday of each month; bingo the second Thursday; and grocery bingo the last Wednesday. Activities are always from noon-1 p.m. Call 574-946-6500 for more info.

• Head Start, offering free, quality preschool services at Winamac and West Central for children ages 3 to 5 years whose families financially qualify, fall enrollment is now taking place. Call 574-946-4211 to schedule your appointment.

• If you have the next grand or humble business idea but don’t know where to start, the Pulaski County Community Development Commission’s revolving loan fund may be able to help you. Contact executive director Nathan P. Origer at 574-946-3869 or at nporiger@pulaskionline.org for more information.

• The Pulaski County Health Department is conducting free lead screenings/hemoglobin testing for those students needing it to get into Head Start or anyone else needing to be tested. Please call 574-946-6080 for an appointment or for more information.

• Star City United Methodist Food Pantry is open 10-11 a.m. every third Saturday of the month for those who live in Pulaski County. Proper ID is required.

REACT is looking for new volunteers. Meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the Pulaski Memorial Hospital boardroom at 7 p.m. For more information call Blake Newman at 574-242-0091 or Les Barton at 574-946-7539.

• Medaryville Christian Church offers a free weekly family meal and classes for children in kindergarten through grade 12 each Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m.

• The Francesville American Legion Post 228 meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Francesville Fire Station.

• The Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the state park.

• The Pulaski Memorial Hospital Auxiliary meets the third Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria, except the months of July and December. 

Monterey Town Council meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at 7033 N. Walnut St., Monterey.

North Central Indiana Quail Forever meets the first Tuesday of each month at Poblanos in Winamac from 7-8 p.m.

Pulaski County Retired Teachers meet for breakfast the first Thursday of each month at Kostas in Winamac at 8 a.m.

• Pulaski Memorial Hospital’s OB department offers a free breast-feeding drop-in clinic for all mothers every Wednesday. This clinic is an opportunity to get questions answered by a certified lactation consultant or a lactation counselor. The clinic is available, 3:30-6:30 p.m., in the PMH lobby classroom. No appointment is necessary.

• Veterans, servicemen, National Guard or reserve personnel are eligible to join the American Legion Post 71. For information, call 574-946-0049.

• The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free 911 education program to schools, preschools, churches and other groups to help people of all ages learn when to call 911, what to do when the operator answers, what questions the operator will ask and what people can do to make 911 calls more effective for them. Call the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office at 574-946-6655 to schedule or for more information.

Ladies Christian Women’s Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Nazarene Church, 516 E. 13th St., Winamac. Everyone is welcome. There is a different program each month. Contact Joyce at 574-946-6271 or Marilyn at 574-946-3041.

• Bethel Bible Church, Winamac, holds a weekly Family Night, featuring dinner, learning and fellowship, 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the church.

• The Life Savior Club for students in grades kindergarten through 12 meets every Wednesday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 830 N. Market St., Winamac.

• The Sons of American Legion Post 96 in Medaryville meet the first Sunday of every month at 1 p.m.

• The VFW Post 1728 Auxiliary meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

• The VFW Post 1728 round-table meeting at 7 p.m. every fourth Thursday of the month.

• The legionnaires of Medaryville American Legion Post 96 meet at 2 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month.

• The Pulaski County Human Services Inc. Board meets the third Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac.

Pulaski County ABATE meets the second Sunday of each month at 5 p.m. at the Winamac Eagles. Call 574-225-2068 for more information.

• The Visually Impaired People, or VIP, group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Von Tobel Community Center, 115 W. Pearl St., Winamac.

• For more information about Alcoholics Anonymous call 574-242-2262 or 574-946-0389 or for more information about Al-Anon call 574-242-1604 or 574-270-0129.

• The Pulaski County Soil and Water Conservation District meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8 p.m. in the break room of the USDA Service Center.

Good Samaritan Store, 519 W. Madison St., Winamac, is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

What’s going on at the PCPL?

Lego League open to kids of all ages is every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

Genealogy help on Mondays 4-6 p.m. If a person is interested in their family history but are not sure where to start, this is the time and place to find out. 

Pokemon League each Monday at 5:30 p.m. 

• Toddlers and young children are invited to listen to fun stories during Imagination Library Story Time on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 3 p.m. 

Game Night on Wednesday starting at 3:30 p.m.  

Family Movie Night is every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Movies are appropriate for all ages of youth.

• Kids and families are invited to stop by the library for Drop-in Saturdays where they can build with Legos, play board games and make crafts. 

Ask the historian about local history on the second Tuesday of the month from 1-3 p.m. 

• The second Friday of every month the PCPL in Winamac has a book club that meets at 2:30 p.m. For more information call the library at 574-946-3432.

Maker Kit Club for children ages 5-12 on the last Friday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Children get hands-on experience with robots, coding kits and more.  

Community reading center summer hours at the West Side Center in Medaryville, Tuesday and Wednesdays, 1:30-4 p.m. Story time is Tuesdays 10-11 a.m.

What’s going on at the Kewanna-Union Township Public Library?

Computer tech time is on the first and last Monday of the month, 10 a.m. to noon. 

• Library board meeting on the last Monday of each month at 6 p.m.

Lego club meets every Tuesday and Friday from 4-5 p.m.

GED (TASC) study table Thursdays from 2-3 p.m.

Adult book club at 2 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. 

Teens-N-Tweens (TNT) meeting Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

Coffee group Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Game On on the first Wednesday of the month from 4-5 p.m.

• Make-it take-it craft on the third Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. 

Family Story Time last Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m.

Euchre night every Thursday from 5:30-8 p.m.

Puzzles and More every Thursday from 4-5 p.m.

Second Saturday Coloring Circle at 1 p.m. 

Game day Saturdays from noon-3 p.m. 

Story time the last Saturday of the month beginning at 1 p.m.

• Family bingo meeting the second Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Pulaski County Journal

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