The AARP Tax Aide program is offering free assistance for low to moderate income and elderly taxpayers. Most returns are e-filed and all volunteers assisting with taxes must pass a test to be certified preparers. Tax assistance is available in Harmony Hall at Wesley Manor each Wednesday through April 10 by appointment. Call 656-2111 to schedule an appointment between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tax assistance is also available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursdays beginning February 21 and continuing through April 11 at the Frankfort Neighborhood Center.

 

Clinton County Civic Theatre presents “In-Laws, Outlaws and Other People (That Should Be Shot)” by Steve Franco, on February 21-24 in the Skanta Theatre of the Frankfort Community Public Library. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by calling 765-654-6307.

 

The 51 West Event Center in Frankfort is featuring ‘Steppin’ Out Saturday Night’ on Saturday, February 23. Free dance lessons by Arthur Murray of Carmel start at 7 p.m. and The Big Swing Band will play at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $30 and tickets at the door are $35. Tickets are available at Ardente Dental and the 51 West Facebook Page. For more information, call 765-242-3977.

 

The Rossville Masonic Lodge is hosting a benefit breakfast in support of Rossville Boy Scout Troop 337 on Saturday, February 23. Scouts are assisting in this event which runs from 7-10 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge located on State Road 26 at the west end of Rossville. The public is invited to attend a good country breakfast including pancakes, biscuits and sausage gravy, fried potatoes, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee. Freewill donations accepted.

 

The following events are coming up at the Delphi Opera House: Saturday, February 23 — Local Brew/Jason Wells & Friends; Saturday, March 2 — Jenn Bostic; Saturday, March 9 — The Cheese Weasels – Local Brew Series; Friday, March 15 — April Verch Band Tickets and details: www.delphioperahouse.org or call 765-564-4300.

 

Goodwin Funeral Home is sponsoring a Presidents Day Fourth Grade Poster and Essay Contest for those students who attend Suncrest Elementary School and Green Meadows Intermediate School. The students have been working hard and the entries have been submitted. Students and their families who have submitted the top 10 posters and top 10 essays will be invited to Goodwin Funeral Home on Thursday, February 21, at 6 p.m. where the winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded.

 

Church Women United of Clinton County will sponsor the 2019 World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 1, at 1 p.m. in the Wesley Manor Chapel in Frankfort. The program is entitled “Come — Everything is Ready”. The program has been written by the women of Slovenia. Churches of all denominations are welcome, and all men and women of the community are invited to attend.

 

Zonta’s 26th Annual Chicken Noodle Supper and Country Store will be held Saturday, March 2, from 4:30-7 p.m. in the 4-H Building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $9 for adults, children age 4-12 is $5 and those under age 3 are free.

 

Harry’s Music Down Under returns on Thursday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m. with local artist Mike Flowers. This event will take place in Harry’s Coffee Bar, located in the lower level of the Frankfort Community Public Library. .The event is free, but donations to the artist are appreciated. The coffee bar will be open. Flowers performs a variety of folk and country music on his guitar. He lives in Colfax where he is a pastor.

 

Clinton Central Elementary is preparing for its Early Kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up. Students who will be 4 by August 1, 2019, are eligible to enroll in the Early Kindergarten Program on April 2. The Early Kindergarten fee scheduled will be available at round-up. Students who will be 5 by August 1, 2019, are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten on April 4. Call the school office at 765-249-2244 to schedule an appointment for round-up day.

 

Clinton Prairie Elementary will be holding a meeting for parents of kindergarten students on Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. This meeting is for parents only. Prospective kindergarten students must be 5 years of age on or before August 1, 2019. Kindergarten screening will be held Monday, April 15, from 8:20 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Visit the Clinton Prairie Elementary website at el.clintonprairie.com to complete a form to tell us about your prospective student. For more information, contact Clarice Good at 765-654-4473 or cgood@cpsc.k12.in.us.

 

The Purdue Women’s Japanese Choir will be performing on Tuesday, April 9, at Wesley Manor. The schedule is as follows: 10:30-10:45 a.m.: Performance for Wesley Manor residents @ Chapel; Noon to 12:20 p.m.: Join Kiwanis @Social Room; 12:30-12:55 p.m.: Performance for Kiwanis and Guests @ Chapel.

 

The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce and Frankfort Main Street Casino Night will be held Saturday, April 12, at Arborwood from 6:30-11 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and include heavy appetizers, $50 in casino chips, music and much more. Reserve today by e-mailing Jason at jason@cinchamber.org.

 

Frankfort High School Auxiliary gymnasium is the site for the Third Annual Walk-A-Mile for Autism on Saturday, April 13, from 1-3 p.m. There is no cost for the event. You are asked to bring a table, chair and your materials. For more information, contact event coordinator Gena Carson at 765-650-1220.

 

The following is a schedule of Special Events in Frankfort and Clinton County for 2019: March 16 — 3rd Annual Women’s Expo at Frankfort Library, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; March 26 — Kaspar Media Points of Light Volunteer Fair, 4-7 p.m.; June 8 — Kirklin Art & Antique Fair; July 4 — Fourth of July Celebration, TPA Park; July 13-21 — Clinton County Fair; July 26-27 — Frankfort Hot Dog Festival; August 23-24 — Rossville Summer’s End Festival; September 25 — Kaspar Media Senior Fair October 12 — Frankfort Oktoberfest; November 22-January 1 — Christmas Celebration of Lights, Frankfort.