The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:
The Frankfort Utility Billing Office will be closed Monday, January 15, in recognition of the Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday.
The VFW Post in Frankfort has announced the dates for bands and karaoke at the VFW. The schedule is as follows: Karaoke with Bill C. (Jan. 12); Long Overdue Band (Jan. 13); Jam Band (Jan. 17); Karaoke with Joleen (Jan. 19 and 20); Karaoke with Bill C. (Jan. 26); Dave and Dennis (Jan. 27); Jam Band (Jan. 31), South Band (Feb. 3) and Valentine’s Dance (Feb. 17 — all proceeds will go towards supporting the Honor Flight for Veterans). All events will be held from 7-10 p.m.
The Clinton County Youth Theatre is proud to present ‘The Adventures of Stuart Little’ as their winter play. Performances will take place in the Skanta Theatre on January 11, 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Jan. 13. Tickets are available now at the Frankfort Community Public Library for $6 each. Doors open a half hour before the show begins. Seats are not assigned upon ticket purchase. The Clinton County Youth Theatre is a program where children and young adults from ages 8-18 come together to put on a show twice a year for the community. For more information, call 654-8746 or visit myfcpl.org.
The Campaign Kickoff for Joe Mackey, Democratic Candidate for the 4th Congressional District will be Friday, January 12, at 5 p.m. at the Lafayette Brewing Company (upstairs) in downtown Lafayette located at 622 N. Main St., Lafayette. If you have any questions, contact Campaign Chair Mike Childress at 1-765-427-7643 or at email@example.com.
The Russiaville Youth Baseball Signups is taking place. Players, ages 4-12, may be registered at rybl.org now through Jan. 31. Walk-in registrations will also be held on Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Russiaville Lions Club. Tryouts will be Feb. 3 at the Western Fieldhouse. The 12U League will be playing 50/70 distances this season with leadoffs. Come join RYBL to play in the enhanced competition of 50/70. Players from Clinton County are welcome. For more registration and league information as well as information regarding 50/70 baseball, visit rybl.org.
The Colfax Historical Society needs your help. We hope you will consider donating to this newly formed organization to make the purchase of the historic Rosenberger Building a reality. Charter lifetime memberships start at $100 per individual and annual memberships start at $15. No donation is too large or small to help us reach our goal. Donations can be mailed to the Colfax Historical Society, P.O. Box 308, Colfax, IN 46035. Please make checks payable to Colfax Historical Society. For more information, call 765-324-2915.
The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce will have its 2018 State of the Chamber Awards program at noon in Arborwood on Thursday, January 25. The Winter Olympics is the theme. You can nominate the Agribusiness of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Human Resource Person of the Year, Not for Profit of the Year, Employee of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. Also, be the first to know who the Frankfort Times Citizen of the Year is. RSVP with Jason at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 765-654-5507. Cost is $30 per person.
The Big Swing Band from Lafayette will knock your socks off with their classic swing music from the 1930s & 40s when they will perform on Saturday, January 20, at 7 p.m. in the Skanta Theatre at the Frankfort Community Public Library. Tickets are now available for $10 and may be purchased at the circulation desk of the Frankfort Library or over the phone with a credit card. Want to see the show for free? The concert series is is need of two volunteers for the night of the concert. Each volunteer will receive a free ticket to see The Big Swing Band. If interested, contact jamie at janderson@myfcpl,org or call the library at 765-654-8746.
The Friends of the Rossville Library is having its Winter Book Sale at the library located at 400 W. Main St., in Rossville from Thursday, Jan. 18 through Saturday, Jan. 27. Gently used books, magazines and movies will be available during library hours for a cash donation. Dates and times for the sale are as follows: Thursday, Jan. 18 (1-7 p.m.); Friday, Jan. 19 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.); Saturday, Jan. 20 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.); Monday, Jan. 22 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.); Tuesday, Jan. 23 (1-7 p.m.); Wednesday, Jan. 24 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.); Thursday, Jan. 25 (1-7 p.m.); Friday, Jan. 26 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Saturday, Jan. 27 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). For more information, contact the Rossville Library at 765-379-2246.