Monday, April 20-Saturday, April 25
• Money Smart Week at the Pulaski County Public Library Winamac branch. Play the short computer game “Pay Yourself First” and enhance money management skills.
Thursday, April 23
• Customer Appreciation Day at Link Environmental, U.S. 35, Winamac, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, April 24
• Nelson’s port-a-pit fundraiser for Winamac Cub Scouts Pack 3230, 2-6 p.m., NAPA Parking Lot, Winamac.
• Learn about turtles during a kids’ program at the Pulaski County Public Library Medaryville branch at 4 p.m.
• Sing your heart out at Main Stage Entertainment Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight, VFW Winamac, U.S. 35.
Saturday, April 25
• Pulaski Animal Center “great crap sale,” 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Pulaski County 4-H Fairgrounds in the Winamac Town Park. All proceeds benefit the animal center.
• Join the Friends of the Panhandle Pathway for an Earth Day Cleanup on the trail, 9 a.m., at the Winamac Trailhead. Bring gloves and trash bags.
• Redbud Trail Rendezvous, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 4 miles north of Rochester on U.S. 31.
• Ride for Haylee Patton, victim of a drive-by shooting, sign in at noon at the Winamac VFW. The 90-mile ride leaves at 1 p.m. and ends at the San Pierre Fire Station, where a hog roast fundraiser will be held.
• Citywide prayer walk led by Pastor Brent Smith of New Beginnings Family Fellowship Church, 1 p.m., starting at the Pulaski County Courthouse.
• Benefit for Haylee Patton, who was injured in a drive-by shooting, 4 p.m.-?, San Pierre Fire Station, featuring a hog roast, raffle and 50/50 auction.
Sunday, April 26
• Redbud Trail Rendezvous, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 4 miles north of Rochester on U.S. 31.
• Open house for Juan Knarr’s 90th birthday, 1-4 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Winamac.
• Rusty Nail Crossing bluegrass family group will be singing at Paul’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 600 W. 650 S., Winamac, at 2 p.m.
Monday, April 27
• What can you preserve? program at the Pulaski County Public Library Winamac branch at 5 p.m. Join county genealogist Janet Onken to find answers to this question. This program is part of Preservation Week.
Thursday, April 30
• Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park fundraiser dinner, 4-7 p.m., Winamac Corner Delli. All proceeds will benefit upgrading the electrical in the Tepicon building at the park.
• Friends of the Panhandle Pathway meeting, 6:30 p.m., at the Winamac Municipal Building.
Saturday, May 2
• To cap off Preservation Week, writer and blogger Joy Neighbors will present the program “Tree Stone Stories: Carvings from the Heart” at 10 a.m. at the Pulaski County Public Library Winamac branch.
Tuesday, May 5
• Christian Women’s Club program, 6:30 p.m, One-Eyed Jack’s, downtown Winamac. Speaker will be Lynne Jordan and special feature will be Spoil Me Boutique. Please RSVP by Thursday, April 30.
• Pulaski Memorial Hospital’s OB department offers breast-feeding classes for mothers. A board-certified lactation consultant and a lactation counselor are on staff to teach the classes that are available for moms after the baby is born and when they arrive home. Classes are 7-9 p.m. There is a fee for the classes. For more information call the hospital at 574-946-2113.
Friday, May 8
• Pickup of Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce flower baskets, 3-7 p.m., NAPA Parking Lot, Winamac. Pulled pork sandwiches by Ortman Meat Processing will also be available.
Thursday, May 14
• WHS/WCHS alumni meeting, 6:30 p.m., Winamac First United Methodist Church Library.
Saturday, May 16
• Kreamer Real Estate Auction, by ReMax Select Realty, 10 a.m., 11125 W. Willow Point, Kewanna (Lake Bruce).
Monday, May 25
• Real estate auction of First Baptist Church, Kewanna, by Olson Auctions Inc., 9:30 a.m., at 414 E. Main St., Kewanna. Personal property will also be auctioned.
• Register now through April 26 for Pulaski County YMCA Spring Soccer, open to boys and girls ages 4-15. Registration forms are available at the YMCA.
• Star City United Methodist Food Pantry is open, 10-11 a.m., every third Saturday of the month for those who live in the 46985 zip code area. Proper ID is required.
• Monterey Town Council meetings will be held the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at 7033 N. Walnut St., Monterey.
• Pulaski County Retired Teachers meet for breakfast the first Thursday of each month at Kosta’s in Winamac at 8 a.m.
• Through October of 2015, contact Pulaski Animal Center at 574-946-0265 to receive a $50 certificate good at Davis Veterinary Service for spay, neuter or microchip service as part of “Operation FIX.” Only ten certificates will be released per month. Limit two per household.
• Fellowship Baptist Church, Winamac, invites women of the community to join in their Bible study series “Listen and Learn,” Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the church.
• Bethel Bible Church, Winamac, holds a weekly Family Night, featuring dinner, learning and fellowship, 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the church.
• Hickory Creek at Winamac is collecting pop tabs to support Shriners Hospitals for Children. Call 574-946-6143 to see how you or your organization can get involved.
• The Knights of Columbus, located on CR 50 N., Winamac, holds bingo every Sunday evening. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and games start at 6:30. Progressive colossal cash board played every night.
• 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 574-946-4443.
• 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 Spanish. Certificates awarded upon completion. Call 574-946-3412 to register or 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.
• 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 email@example.com for more information.
• 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 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule or for more information.
• Pulaski County REACT meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the board room at Pulaski Memorial Hospital.
• The Life Savior Club for students in grades kindergarten through 6 meets every Thursday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 830 N. Market St., Winamac.
• 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.
• Live on the west side and want to get more active? American Legion Post 96 in Medaryville has aerobics every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-11 a.m., every Monday and Wednesday evening from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9-10 a.m.
• The Sons of American Legion Post 96 in Medaryville meet the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m.
• The VFW Men’s Auxiliary meets the first Wednesday of every month.
• VFW Post 1728 and women’s auxiliary meet the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
• 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 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday 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.
• 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.
• The Good Samaritan Store, 519 W. Madison St., Winamac, is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What’s going on at the PCPL branches?
• After school programs for children of all ages at the Medaryville branch at 4 p.m. For more information call the library at 219-843-3021.
• Toddler Legos for ages 2-7 is held every Tuesday at 10 a.m.
• Learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, magazines or music to a Nook, Kindle, iPad or other device. For more information call the library at 574-946-3432.
• Lego League on Mondays at 4 p.m. Kids of all ages can come and exercise their imagination, using the weekly topic as the launching point for their Lego creation.
• The Pulaski County Public Library is now circulating Nooks. Visit the Winamac branch today to check out an eReader.
• If looking for a particular book and the library does not have it, ask about the interlibrary loan service. For more information call the library at 574-946-3432.
• Do you love music? Download five free music downloads weekly from the library website, www.pulaskicounty.lib.in.us, through Freegal, that provides access to more than 10,000 music labels from 65 different countries and includes more than 3 million songs from Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.
• Family Movie Night is every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Movies are appropriate for all ages of youth.
• Game on! The Pulaski County Public Library is excited to offer a Wii and xbox w/Kinect for patrons to use here at the library. Three gaming opportunities will be offered for kids ages 10 and older throughout the week. Children must have a completed permission form on file. For more information, please call the library at 574-946-3432.
• Join kids, youth and parents from the area as they play an exciting card game based on Pokémon! The league meets each Wednesday at 4 p.m. No experience is necessary, but come prepared to have a good time.
• Do you enjoy board games such as Monopoly, Checkers, or Candy Land? If so, we hope to see you at game night! It is held every Thursday at 4 p.m.
• The Pulaski County Public Library Teen Activity Board is where teens gather to offer suggestions and help to make PCPL a fun and exciting places for their peers. They also brainstorm ideas for upcoming events and programs. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m.
• Don’t miss toddler time every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Thursday evening at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac.
• Every Saturday the PCPL in Winamac offers a story hour from 2-3 p.m. For more information call 574-946-3432.
• 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. For more information call the library at 574-946-3432.
• The third Monday of every month the PCPL in Medaryville has a book club that meets at 2 p.m. For more information call the library at 219-843-3021.
• 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.
• The Pulaski County Public Library has tutor rooms available for small group meetings, tutoring or quiet studying. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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