The Shine 99 Woman’s Fair is back. The date is Thursday, March 12, at the Elite Banquet and Conference Center in Kokomo from 5-9 p.m. This event is being brought to you by Ashley Homestore in Kokomo, Encompass Credit Union and Advanced Medical Imaging. $3 to get in with all proceeds benefiting the Kokomo Humane Society. There will be a live DJ, delicious food, a cash bar and lots of winning.

 

The public is invited to St. Mary’s Catholic Church for the Annual Knight’s of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry every Friday night through April 10 from 4:30-7 p.m. at Muller Hall, 600 St. Mary’s Ave., Frankfort. The menu includes Alaskan Pollock Fish (seconds are available), baked potato or French fries, slaw and dinner roll, desserts including pie, cake, brownies and applesauce, lemonade and ice tea to drink. Cost is $10 and $5 for kids 12 and under. Carry outs are available.

 

The Rossville FFA Member Auction will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, in the Rossville Agriculture Wing/Barn. A light supper will consist of soups, sandwiches, cookies, chips and drinks and auction will take place from 7-8 p.m. For more information, contact Dale Griffin at 765-379-2551, extension 156.

 

United Way for Clinton County is having their annual meeting on Wednesday, March 11, at 7:30 a.m. at the 51 West Event Center. Breakfast will be served. It will be a burrito bar catered by Slabby’s. The 2019 campaign and vision for 2020 will be discussed. Awards will be presented. For more information, call 765-654-5573.

 

The following events are coming up at the Delphi Opera House: March 10-11 — Crescendo Choir-Mar, 7 p.m.; April 4 — Josh Howard, Kevin Hathaway and Al Rossi play classic rock. Tickets and details: www.delphioperahouse.org or call 765-564-4300.

 

The Logansport Civic Players announce the show ‘Crimes of the Heart’ that will be held March 13-15. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on March 13 and 14, and at 2:30 p.m. on March 15. All seating is general admission and the cost is $10 at the State Theater in Logansport, 317 E. Market. Popcorn and concessions are available. Beer and wine available for those over 21. Tickets are available at the door or online at the Civic Players of Logansport website.

 

The Clinton County Bits & Spurs 4-H Club presents the Annual Chili Supper and Tack Swap and Auction on Saturday, March 14, at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in the Edward Jones 4-H Community Building starting at 4 p.m. Chili will be served from 4:30-7 p.m.Tack Swap and Sale Tables are available at $10 per table. There will be a silent auction with bidding opening at 4 p.m. and closes at 7 p.m. Individuals must be present to win. For more information, contact Stephanie Miller at 765-491-3515.

 

The Frankfort Community Public Library is having its Fourth Annual Women’s Expo on Saturday, March 14, at the library. Shop from over 30 women-owned businesses. Speakers include Sherry Gick, Annie Sullivan, Cathy Borris and Dr. Karla Loken. Visits myfcpl.org/womens-expo for a schedule and full list of vendors. This is a free event and open to the public (all ages).

 

The Greentown Public Library is offering a Soup and Sound Fundraiser saluting an American St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Saturday, March 14, from 6-8 p.m. The Branded Bluegrass Band will provide the musical entertainment. Registration is required at 765-628-3534.

 

During the Women’s Expo on March 14, the Frankfort Community Public Library will show slides of school activities and reunions taken by James Ostler in the 1950s. Stop by Harry’s Coffee Bar anytime from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to see the slideshow. In keeping with the theme of the day, the slideshow will include pictures of women and girls participating in the Euvola and Chere Ami sororities, a vintage dress show, homecoming and yell leading as well as other school activities.

 

The next Quilt for Kids will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, at the Fresh Thyme location in West Lafayette. This is a group of volunteer woman and men, old and young, novice to expert quilters, who desire to give back to the community in a tangible way by making quilts, pillowcases and stocking for children ages birth to 20 years who are sick or in need. The last two meetings dates will be held on Saturday, April 11, and Saturday, May 9, at the Christ United Methodist Church in Lafayette from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.For more information about QFK go to www.quiltsforkids.org.

 

The West Central Indiana Elite Show Pig Sale will be held Sunday, March 15, at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Viewing is from noon to 2 p.m. and sale is 2-4 p.m.This is a Big Board Sale with 50 barrows and gilts being sold along with 10 breeders. For more information, contact Jamie Blacker at 765-894-7854 or jlblacker@yahoo.com.

 

Dennis Hoffman will be teaching a class entitled ‘Finding and Using Census Records’ at the Frankfort Community Public Library on Thursday, March 19, a 6 p.m. Census records are the most commonly used resource for genealogists, but each census was different. The cost of the class is $2 and registration is required. To register, call 765-654-8746, visit myfcpl.org/calendar or stop by the library.

 

The final Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast of 2020 will be Saturday, March 21, in the Wesley Manor Social Center beginning at 8:30 a.m. Be sure to come by and see what the end of the session looked like and what goals were accomplished.

 

Dr. Thomas Pearcy of Slippery Rock University will be making a special presentation on the spread of information in the age of social media at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, in the Skanta Theater at the Frankfort Community Public Library. Dr. Pearcy will explain how modern technology, especially social media, has changed international relations. He will also give attendees the tools they need to protect themselves from the spread of false information. This event is free and open to the public.

 

The Frankfort Community Public Library is having a Free Family Movie Night in Skanta Theatre beginning at 5:30 p.m. on March 24. The movie being shown is ‘Spies in Disguise.’ Other free movie nights are scheduled for April 28, May 26, June 30 and July 28. All movies start at 5:30 p.m. and are sponsored by the Frankfort Lions.

 

A free Carnival of F.U.N. (Frankfort Unified Neighborhoods) is coming to the Clinton County Boys and Girls Club at 1100 W. Green St. on Friday, March 27, from 6-8:30 p.m. There will be games and prizes, exotic animals along with food and drinks. Individuals can receive one free prize ticket with each can or bag of cat or dog food donated.

 

American Legion Post #12 at 451 W. Clinton St. is having Saturday Night Dinners from 5-7:30 p.m. through March 28. Dinners include a side salad and your choice of baked potato, fries, onion rings or cole slaw. This is open to the public.

 

On Wednesday, April 1, the Frankfort Community Public Library will be hosting a Census Day on the Lower Level. Census Day is observed nationwide. By this date, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. Staff will be available to help people fill out their 2020 Census forms online. Assistance will be available all day in both English and Spanish. For more information, call 765-654-8746 or visit myfcpl.org.

 

The Community Egg Hunt & Family Fun Day brought to you by Rose Acre Farms and the local business community will be held Friday, April 3, at TPA Park in Frankfort, from 4-7:30 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt times are 6 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. For more information, contact Ryan Hackman at 812-521-1911 or Mike Penn at 765-258-4011.

 

The Frankfort Lions Club is sponsoring two $500 scholarships for students graduating from Frankfort High School and planning on attending a college, university or technical school the following fall. The evaluation of prospective scholarship candidates will include not only scholastic achievements but also evidence of community involvement and service during their school years. Candidates will be required to submit a single page essay. Applications and further details can be obtained from the guidance department and returned to the same department by April 10.

 

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Kirklin Town Park on Saturday, April 11, starting at 10 a.m. This is a free family event for those 0-12 years old. There will be loads of prizes. Event is sponsored by Kirklin 4-H  Club and Kirklin Fire Department.

 

The Clinton County Extension Homemakers are accepting applications for a $500 Career Advancement Scholarship. Applications are open to any current Clinton County graduating senior or adult furthering his/her education. Preference will be given to applicants majoring in Health and Human Services and/or related programs. Completed applications are to be returned to the Purdue Clinton County Extension Office, 1111 S Jackson St, Frankfort, before 4 p.m. on April 15. Application packets are available in all county high school Counseling & Guidance Offices, The Purdue Clinton County Extension Office and online at http://purdue.edu/extension/clinton.

 

Clinton Central Elementary School has announced its Early Kindergarten Round-Up to be held Wednesday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m. This is open to students who will be four by October 1, 2020. There is also a $10 fee per day and a monthly fee schedule will be provided during Round-Up. Clinton Central Elementary is also having a Kindergarten Round-Up on Thursday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m. This is open to all students who will be five by October 1, 2020. Call 765-249-2244 to schedule an appointment for either one of the Round-Ups.

 

A New Beginning Ministry at 1758 E. Wabash St., Frankfort, is hosting a Pork Chop Dinner on Saturday, April 8, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Meal includes pork chops, fries, slaw or applesauce, bread, pie and a drink. Cost is $9 for adults, children 5-12 is $5 and those under 5 are free. Children may substitute hamburger or hot dog instead of pork chop if you wish. Carry out and delivery will be available by calling 765-242-1046.

 

Walk-In Clinics for the 2020-2021 Clinton County Immunization Clinic for children with no insurance or Medicaid are as follows: April 29, June 24 and August 26 from 1-7 p.m. on the Third Floor of IU Hospital. For children with private insurance, the clinics will be held on May 27, July 29 and September 30 at the Clinton County Health Department, 400 E. Clinton St., from 1-7 p.m.

 

The following is a schedule of Special Events in and around Frankfort, Clinton County: March 14 — Frankfort Community Public Library’s Women’s Expo, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; April 21 — Points of Light Volunteer Fair at 51 West Event Center, 4-7 p.m.; May 29-31 — Russiaville Summer Fest; June 20 — Flora Hog Jog; July 2-4 — Haynes Apperson Festival, Foster Park in Kokomo; July 4 — Fourth of July Celebration; July 4 — Canal Days in Delphi; July 11-18, 2020 — Clinton County 4-H Fair; July 13-18 — Howard County Fair in Greentown; July 24-25 — Hot Dog Festival in downtown Frankfort; August 7-23 — Indiana State Fair; August 21-22 — Summer’s End Festival in Rossville; August 29 — Indiana Bacon Festival in Delphi; September 10-12 — Tipton County Pork Festival in Tipton; September 12 — Depot Day in Flora; September 18-19 — Back to the Fifties Festival in Thorntown; September 18-20 — Burlington Fall Festival; September 23 — WILO Senior Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; September 25-27 — Festival of the Turning Leaves in Thorntown; October 10 — Frankfort Oktoberfest at Veterans Park; December 5-31 — Celebration of Lights at TPA Park.