Community Calendar

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Monday, Jan. 3 - Monday Feb. 28

Adult Winter Reading Program, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Friday, Jan. 28

Grow Your Farm Fridays: Develop Key Skills in Younger Crop Producers, Purdue University Extension, 9-11:30 a.m., visit extension.purdue.edu/whitley for more information.

Retirement Party for Melanie Berger, 3-5 p.m., Winamac Police Department, 121 W. Main Street, Winamac.

Saturday, Jan. 29

Real Estate Auction, Olson Auctions, 10 a.m., 848 E. State Road 14, Winamac, www.olsonauctions.com.

Story Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Pickup for Personal Property Online Only Hibid Auction, Olson Auctions, 12-3 p.m., www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Monday, Jan. 31

Zak’s Tech Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Library Board Meeting, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 6 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Tuesday, Feb. 1

Open bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, noon-4:00 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester.

Wednesday, Feb. 2

Being Crafty: Cigar Box Craft, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Open bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3:00-8:30 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester. $3 per game with free shoe rental.

Thursday, Feb. 3

Family Bingo, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 4-5 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Open bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 6-9:30 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester, limited lanes.

Friday, Feb. 4

COVID-19 Vaccines, Eastern Pulaski School Corporation, 8-9 a.m., available to students 12 and older. 

Grow Your Farm Fridays: Develop Key Skills in Younger Crop Producers, Purdue University Extension, 9-11:30 a.m., visit extension.purdue.edu/whitley for more information.

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

Saturday, Feb. 5

Groundhog Dart Tourney, Winamac VFW Post 1728, Sign up starts at noon, Tourney starts at 1 p.m., 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Open bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 2-10 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester, Rock City begins at 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 6

Open bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-8 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester.

Monday, Feb. 7

Zak’s Tech Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Basic Excel, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 1-3 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

Tuesday, Feb. 8

Advanced Excel, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 3-5 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

Land Auction, Schrader Auction, 6 p.m., Meadow Springs 8631 S. US 421, Francesville, www.schraderauction.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 9

Brain Games, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Adult Book Club, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 2 p.m.-12 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Advanced Excel, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 3-5 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

COVID-19 Vaccines, Monterey Family Clinic, 4-6 p.m., 6194 E. Main St., Monterey.

Estate Planning Workshop, Murray Law, 6-8 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. 

Thursday, Feb. 10

Basic Excel, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 1-3 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

Craft Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 4-5 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

COVID-19 Vaccines, Westside Center, 4-6 p.m., 510 E. Main St., Medaryville.

Friday, Feb. 11

Grow Your Farm Fridays: Develop Key Skills in Younger Crop Producers, Purdue University Extension, 9-11:30 a.m., visit extension.purdue.edu/whitley for more information.

COVID-19 Vaccines, Francesville Family Medicine, 4-6 p.m., 112 E. Montgomery St., Francesville.

Saturday, Feb. 12

DNR Hunter Safety Class, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Pulaski County Highway Garage, to register visit http://www.inhea.com. For more information, call Ray Rausch at 574-946-3858.

2nd Saturday Coloring Circle, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Sunday, Feb. 13

Bag Sale, Refined, Noon-5 p.m., 102 N. Monticello St., Winamac, $10 for all you can fit in a bag!

Monday, Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, Feb. 15

Basic Word, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 1-3 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

Intermediate Word, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 1-3 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

Nutrition Program, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Homeschoolers at the Library: Simple Machines, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 2 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Thursday, Feb. 17

Basic Word, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 1-3 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

Intermediate Word, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 1-3 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

Valentine Minute to Win It Games, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 4-5 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Friday, Feb. 18

Grow Your Farm Fridays: Develop Key Skills in Younger Crop Producers, Purdue University Extension, 9-11:30 a.m., visit extension.purdue.edu/whitley for more information.

Saturday, Feb. 19

DNR Hunter Safety Class, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Pulaski County Highway Garage, to register visit http://www.inhea.com. For more information, call Ray Rausch at 574-946-3858.

Monday, Feb. 21

Presidents’ Day

Tuesday, Feb. 22

Intro to eBay, Purdue Extension Learning Center, 1-3 or 6-8 p.m., 125 S. Riverside Dr. County Building, Winamac.

Wednesday, Feb. 23

Back to the Past: Our Kewanna, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Thursday, Feb. 24

Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) Kids Club, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 4-5 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Friday, Feb. 25

COVID-19 Vaccines, Eastern Pulaski School Corporation, 8-9 a.m., available to students 12 and older. 

Grow Your Farm Fridays: Develop Key Skills in Younger Crop Producers, Purdue University Extension, 9-11:30 a.m., visit extension.purdue.edu/whitley for more information.

Saturday, Feb. 26

DNR Hunter Safety Class, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Pulaski County Highway Garage, to register visit http://www.inhea.com. For more information, call Ray Rausch at 574-946-3858.

Consignments Taken, Olson Auctions, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.com.

Story Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Monday, Feb. 28

Zak’s Tech Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Library Board Meeting, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 6 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Monday, Feb. 28 - Thursday, March 3

Consignments Taken, Olson Auctions, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.com.

Friday, March 4 - Thursday, March 10

Auction Open, Olson Auctions, 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.com.

Friday, March 4

Inspection Day, Olson Auctions, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.com.

Wednesday, March 9

Estate Planning Workshop, Murray Law, 6-8 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. 

Friday, March 11 - Saturday, March 12

Buyer Pick Up, Olson Auctions, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.com.

Sunday, March 13

Daylight Saving Time Begins

Thursday, March 17

Saint Patrick’s Day 

Sunday, March 20

Spring Begins

Wednesday, April 13

Estate Planning Workshop, Murray Law, 6-8 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. 

Friday, April 15

Good Friday

Sunday, April 17

Easter

Friday, April 22

Earth Day

Sunday, May 8

Mother’s Day

Wednesday, May 11

Estate Planning Workshop, Murray Law, 6-8 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. 

Local Food Pantries

Pulaski County Human Services Food Pantry hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday by curbside pickup. Call 574-946-6500 to schedule pickup or come to 115 W. Pearl St., Winamac, and ring the bell.

Winamac Nazarene Church Neighbor to Neighbor Compassionate Ministries food pantry is open, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday, at 514 E. 13th St., Winamac, west of the PMH ER entrance. Bring a box or laundry basket, wear a mask and wait in your vehicle. Call 574-946-7637.

Star City United Methodist Church hosts the Bread of Life Food Pantry every third Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Only Pulaski County residents are eligible. Please provide your own boxes and baskets for the items.

Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Monthly Meetings

REACT meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the Pulaski Memorial Hospital boardroom at 7 p.m.

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

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

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

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.

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.facebook.com/pulaskidrugfree.

What’s going on at the Pulaski County Public Library?

The sandhill cranes are back at the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area, and you can pick up a Crane Activity Kit for kids at the library to celebrate this local wonder of nature. Each kit includes a coloring sheet, word search, comic, crane sticker, and more. Kids will also learn about cranes and how they can become a crane hero.

The library is excited to offer access to the meditation app Ten Percent Happier. This app features some of the best mindfulness and meditation teachers in the world, teaching you about meditation, leading you in guided meditations on various subjects (e.g. calm, sleep, focus, resilience), and sharing science-backed wisdom on how to maintain sanity — and even happiness — in these tumultuous times. The library is making this program available at no cost to resident cardholders. To sign up, visit the library website or give us a call.

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. Want to help support at a local level? Mail your donation check to Arrowhead RC&D, PO Box 196, Winamac, IN 46996.

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

Kewanna Union Township Public Library will now operate on winter hours until March 1, 2022. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

“Warm Up to a Good Book” is the 2022 Adult Winter Reading Program at the Kewanna Union Township Public Library. The program will be held January 3 thru February 28. All adult readers ages 19 and older are welcome to participate. All books must be checked out from Kewanna Union Township Public Library in order to count for the Winter Reading Program. Participants will receive an entry in our Winter Reading Program Contest for each book checked out to read. Prizes will be awarded to the lucky winners chosen at the end of the program. For more information call Kewanna Union Township Public Library at 574-653-2011, visit our website www.kewanna.lib.in.us or check out our Facebook page. 

Teens N Tweens every Tuesday at 4 p.m. 

Coffee and Tea Time every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Lego Club every Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Kids Night every Thursday at 4 p.m.

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

Back to the Past is held on the last Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m.

Notices

Free pregnancy tests are available at the Health Department. Tests are available for individuals who need an official confirmation for insurance purposes, or for individuals who just need/want a free test. Walk ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended by calling 574-946-6080.

Purdue Extension Pulaski County is offering a variety of classes, including basic or intermediate Excel, basic or intermediate Word, Publisher and more. Call 574-946-3412 to register for more information.

Arrowhead Country Public Transit Pulaski County Human Services operates 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 575-946-6500.

Contact Pulaski County Human Services at 574-946-6500 to take part in the Energy Assistance Program. Rent or other assistance applications are available at Pulaski County Human Services.

Pulaski County Human Services Senior Centers and Nutrition Program are open in Winamac and Medaryville. If you are 60 or over and are interested in a hot lunch and activities, call 574-946-6500.

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

Contact the Pulaski County Health Department at 574-946-6080 or email akeller@pulaskicounty.in.gov for information on receiving your free Narcan kit, while supplies last.

Find out if your child qualifies for the high-quality pre-K program On My Way Pre-K by calling 1-800-299-1627 or visiting www.onmywayprek.org.

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.

If you have served active duty in the United States Armed Forces since Dec. 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving, you are eligible for membership in the American Legion. If interested, call 574-242-0836.

Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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