Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:

 

VOLUNTEER MUSEUM WORK HOURS HAVE CHANGED AT THE CLINTON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF OLD STONEY. THE FRANKFORT LIONS CLUB TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS IS HELPING PUT THE MUSEUM BACK TOGETHER AND WILL BE WORKING THROUGH THE SUMMER. HOURS ARE 1-5 P.M. (USED TO BE 1-9 P.M.) THURSDAYS AND 9 A.M. TO 1 P.M. SATURDAYS. GOOD PROGRESS IS BEING MADE, BUT VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED.

 

THURSDAY THUNDER  RUNS THROUGH SEPTEMBER ON THE FIRST AND THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH. ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH, FRANKFORT MAIN STREET WILL HAVE LIVE MUSIC ON THE SQUARE. THE MUSICIANS WILL BE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE COURTHOUSE.

 

THE FRANKFORT FARMERS MARKET IS HELD ON SATURDAY ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE SQUARE IN DOWNTOWN FRANKFORT. THE MARKET WILL BE OPEN FROM 8 A.M. TO NOON. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE INVOLVED AS A VENDOR, CALL JASON AT 765-654-5507.

 

YOUTH RISE! IS LOOKING FOR MORE COUNCIL MEMBERS FOR THE COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL (CAG) AND YOUTH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (YLC). THE CAG MEETS ON THE THIRD TUESDAY EVERY OTHER MONTH FROM 6-7:30 P.M. AND HELPS WITH THE MONTHLY EVENTS HOSTED BY YOUTH RISE! THE YLC MEETS ONCE A MONTH ON THE THIRD SUNDAY FROM 1-2:30 P.M. AT PURDUE EXTENSION OFFICE. YLC ORGANIZES AT LEAST ONE EVENT PER MONTH TO RAISE AWARENESS AND HELP OUR COUNTY. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT ESMERALDA CRUZ AT 659-6380.

 

ST. VINCENT HOSPICE AND PAUL PHILLIPE RESOURCE CENTER ARE SPONSORING AN OPEN TABLE DISCUSSION ON GRIEF AT THE PAUL PHILLIPE RESOURCE CENTER, 401 W. WALNUT ST., FRANKFORT, FROM 10:30-11:30 A.M. THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. IF YOU NEED A RIDE, CALL 765-659-4060 24 HOURS AHEAD TO ARRANGE FOR TRANSPORTATION. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT SARAH MERRITT AT 317-982-3573.

 

THE NEXT SATURDAY NITE ALIVE WILL BE CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY ON SATURDAY, JULY 8, AT 5 P.M. AT PAUL PHILLIPPE RESOURCE CENTER. THIS EVENT IS FOR THOSE 40 AND OVER AND INDIVIDUALS ARE ASKED TO BRING A DISH AND A FRIEND. ADMISSION IS $1. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT RICHELLE LUTZ AT 765-249-2981.

 

DURING THE 2017 CENTRAL INDIANA FIELD DAY IN THE TRI-COUNTY AREA OF CLINTON, HOWARD AND TIPTON COUNTIES, SPEAKERS WILL TALK TO ATTENDEES ABOUT A WIDE RANGE OF TOPICS TO IMPROVE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF FARM PRODUCTION. DISCUSSIONS RANGE FROM RECENT RESEARCH ON WEEDS, ENTOMOLOGY AND COVER CROPS TO THE USE OF FIELD DATA IN FARMING AND BEST PRACTICES WITH SOLAR PANELS. THE EVENT, WHICH IS 8 A.M. TO 1 P.M. JULY 26 AT McKINNEY & McKINNEY, INC. IN KEMPTON, IS SPONSORED BY PRECISION PLANTING. JASON HENDERSON, DIRECTOR OF PURDUE EXTENSION, WILL SERVE AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER.

 

MICHIGANTOWN’S ANNUAL CHICKEN AND FISH FRY, HOSTED BY THE CLINTON CENTRAL FOOTBALL TEAM AND PREPARED BY DAN’S FISH FRY SERVICE, WILL BE HELD FRIDAY, JULY 28, FROM 4-8 P.M. AT THE MICHIGANTOWN COMMUNITY CENTER, 500 OHIO STREET, MICHIGANTOWN. THIS IS ALL YOU CAN EAT CHICKEN AND FISH. COST IS $10 FOR ADULTS, $6 FOR KIDS AND THOSE 3-AND-UNDER ARE FREE. THIS IS SPONSORED BY THE GRIDIRON COMMITTEE.

 

COACH KIDS WILL BE HAVING TWO SEPARATE EVENTS AT THIS YEAR’S HOT DOG FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, JULY 29. A CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD WITH A 9 A.M. BRACKET REVEAL AND 9:30 A.M. START TIME. COST IS $20 PER PAIR AND THE EVENT IS DOUBLE ELIMINATION AND PLAY TO 21 OR OVER. THE RAIN OUT LOCATION IS ANTIOCH CHURCH AT 4656 SOUTH STATE ROAD 39. ALSO, COACH KIDS IS HAVING A BISCUITS AND GRAVY BREAKFAST FROM 8-10 A.M. FOR $5 EACH. AT THE MAIN TENT. TO REGISTER OR TO FIND OUT MORE, CALL 654-8812 OR LOOK THEM UP ON FACEBOOK.

 

THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF SPECIAL EVENTS GOING ON THIS SUMMER: JULY 8-15 — CLINTON COUNTY & 4-H FAIR AT CLINTON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS; JULY 28-29 — HOT DOG FESTIVAL IN DOWNTOWN FRANKFORT; JULY 28-29 — INDIANA FAMILY STAR PARTY AT CAMP CULLOM; AUGUST 1 — NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AT TPA PARK, 6-8 P.M.; AUGUST 2 –STUFF THE BUS AT FRANKFORT WALMART, 5-7 P.M.; AUGUST 6 — OPTIMISTIC DAY FOR SPECIAL PEOPLE AT CLINTON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, 10 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M.; AUGUST 9 — BID & SAVE RADIO AUCTION ON WILO, 10 A.M.; AUGUST 25-26 — SUMMER’S END FESTIVAL AT ROSSVILLE; SEPTEMBER 27 — WILO SENIOR FAIR AT COMMUNITY LIFE CENTER, 9 A.M. TO 2 P.M.