The Clinton County Democratic Fall Party BBQ will be held Saturday, September 8, from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Michigantown Community Center. Those who attend will have opportunities for voter registration and verification opportunity. For more information, contact Mike Nichols at 317-281-1949.
Kirklin Main Street is having a Block Party/Flea Market on Saturday, September 8. A flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; live music/DJ/open mic music is set for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and a beer garden will be open from 4-7 p.m. There will be food vendors that will be out all day. This is a smoke-free event sponsored by the Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition.
The 2nd Battalion 293rd Infantry, formerly headquartered in Logansport, will hold a reunion on Saturday, September 8, at American Legion Post 60, in Logansport. All former members and their wives or guests are welcome. Armories were maintained in Delphi, Monticello, Peru, Attica, Rensselaer and Frankfort as well as Logansport. Cash bar starts at 5:30 p.m. and meal starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 for couple and $15 for single. For more information, contact Bob Showley at 574-242-0332.
The Frankfort Community Public Library is presenting its sixth exhibition of photographs from the James Ostler Slide Collection on September 4 through October 26. This year, they are sharing pictures that were digitized during the first year of the Clinton County: Fun in the ’50s project. Admission is free. For more information, call 654-8746.
With the school year now in full swing, the Frankfort Community Public Library is launching Homework Help, a new program intended to help students achieve academic success. The program, which is free and geared for grades 6-12, will be available Monday-Wednesday from 5-6 p.m.,and Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at the Edge in the Frankfort Library. For more information, contact Rachel at 654-8746.
The Frankfort Camp Ministries 8th Annual MEAT (Men Eatin’ All the Time) Retreat will be held Friday, September 7, and Saturday, September 8. Registration is 5-7 p.m. Friday, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and open gym/camp fire. Saturday begins with coffee and juice in dining hall from 6:30-8 a.m., followed by breakfast at 8 a.m. A cowboy rivalry is set with lunch at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 765-357-4414.
The following events are coming up at the Delphi Opera House: Saturday, September 8 — A.J. Croce in Croce Play Croce, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 15 — Historic Home & Garden Tour, noon and JazzNThis with Linda Hicks, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 16 — Sharon McKnight, 2 p.m.; Saturday, October 6 — Comedian Costaki Economopoulos, 7:30 p.m. Tickets and details: www.delphioperahouse.org.
Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition is sponsoring its Fourth Annual Walking Event on 9/11 “In Honor of All Who Serve”. This event is to recognize and honor the elected officials, firefighters, law enforcement, EMS, active military personnel, veterans, volunteers and individuals who serve our community and our nation. We invite you and members of your organizations to join this event. This event will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Old Stoney. Clinton County Sheriff’s Office employees are encouraged to join the walk there. The walk will go to the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire Engine Company #2 and the VFW hoping to add “All Who Serve” to the walk. The walk will end at Veterans Park, where there will be a short recognition ceremony. For more information, call 659-6063 or [email protected] with any questions.
The Delphi Historic Home and Garden Tour is set for Saturday, September 15. Experience this Stellar Community by touring 11 historic Delphi homes and gardens as summer melds into fall. Tour by trolley or by your car following the tour map. Purchase lunch in a box topped by an original Rena Brouwer watercolor suitable for framing. Tour the restored Delphi Opera House. Take in a concert in the evening featuring Linda Hicks and Jazz’N’This. This is co-sponsored by the Delphi Preservation Society and the Delphi Opera House. For details, pricing and tickets, visit www.delphioperahouse.org.
The Paul Philippe Resource Center has announced its schedule of events for September: Friday, September 7 — Pitch In, noon, Chicken Noodles; Wednesday, September 12 — Bonge’s, leave at 4 p.m., OYO; Thursday, September 20 — ‘The Mountain Between Us’, leave at 8:45 a.m.; lunch OYO; Thursday, September 27 — Leave at 9 a.m., IKEA lunch, OYO. For more information, call 659-4060.
The Clinton County Health Department in partnership with Healthy Communities of Clinton County are hosting a free Naloxone (Narcan) Kit Training and Distribution for Lay Responders on Tuesday, September 4, at 6 p.m. at the Colfax Fire Department, 103 Main St., Colfax. For more information, contact Rodney Waynn at 659-6385 or Lorra Archibald at 659-6063.
The 2018 Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing will be held Thursday, September 6, at the Frankfort Commons Golf Course. There will be a hog roast by Shoup’s Country Foods. There are many unique sponsorship opportunities available from $75 and up, golfers are $95 and include cart, breakfast, snacks and lunch. For more information, call 654-5507.
The Paw Prints 4-H Dog Club, along with their sponsors Arni’s and Cintas, cordially invite you to Arni’s After Dark at the Clinton County Fairgrounds promptly at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 10. This is a Gatsby Themed Murder Mystery Dinner. The cost is $250 for a table of four or $65 per person will include a five-course gourmet meal, Gatsby Themed selfie station, door prizes, silent auction (cash or check only) and many surprises throughout the evening. No children under the age of 13 are allowed. For more information, contact Carin Moskovitz at 765-650-6455.
The HalleluYah Way Christian Store at 9 N. Jackson St., Frankfort, is having A Book Signing Show N’ Tell featuring author, speaker and storyteller Joni Wolf on Friday, September 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wolf will be talking about her book ‘The Immanuel Quilt’. For more information, visit www.ImmanuelQuiltMinistry.com.
Michigantown Christian Church is having their 15th Annual Harvest of Talents on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16. The doors open Saturday at 8 a.m. with a bazaar that lasts until 3 p.m. Biscuits & gravy will be served from 8-10 a.m. for a free will offering. Lunch of pulled pork bbq, chili soup and potato soup will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The bazaar will continue at 8 a.m. Sunday, while church is conducted upstairs at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. A chicken and noodle dinner will take from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by an auction at 1 p.m. All money raised will be sent to IDES in Noblesville and be used for feeding programs throughout the world. Call Rita Camden at 317-773-4111 or the church at 765-249-2184 with questions.
The Fifth Annual Hoops and Frankfort Sports Club Golf Outing has been rescheduled to Sunday, September 16 at Deer Track Golf Course in Mulberry. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.Register at Hoops Restaurant or COACH Kids. All proceeds to benefit COACH Kids.
Kilmore United Methodist Church Fish Fry will be held Tuesday, September 18, from 4:30-7 p.m.at the church located at 4159 N. County Road 0 E/W. This is an all-you-can-eat event. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-10 years old and children 5-an-under are free.
The Jobs for Life Initiative is now accepting applications for Jobs for Life students. Classes begin Tuesday, September 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 352 West Clinton Street. Classes will continue each Tuesday and Thursday nights through November 8. Applications can be picked up at the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce at 62 North Main Street or the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church. There is no charge to students for attending classes. For more information, contact Sheri McCormick at 765-652-0361 or Miriam Curts at 513-484-6750.
Cornerstone Assembly of God located at 5641 W. Mulberry/Jefferson Rd.,Frankfort, is having a Hog Roast & Car Show on Saturday, September 22, from 4-6 p.m. Car registration starts at 2 p.m. Show registration fee is $10. Early registration fee is $8. Swap meet fee is $15. Awards to be presented at 5 p.m. Free meal for each driver entered (guest is $5 each). For more information, call Randy at 606-307-4657 or Tami at 765-513-5334.
The End of Summer Car Show will be held at Faith Family Church on Saturday, September 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will feature an escorted cruise to the Cornerstone Church Hog Roast & Car Show. More information is available at faithroots.org or fund them on Facebook.
The Frankfort Community Public Library is holding a Halloween Costume Swap in room 219 on Wednesday, October 3, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. All ages are welcome to attend and participate. The intent of the costume swap is to reuse gently-worn costumes you no longer need or that no longer fit and find a new costume from someone else. For more information, call 654-8746.
The Galveston United Methodist Church, 515 S. Maple St., Galveston, is hosting a Chicken Noodle Dinner on Saturday, October 6, from 5-7 p.m. Meal includes chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, pie and beverage. Tickets are $10 for adults, children 3-12 are $5 and children 2-and-under are free. Carry outs are available. For more information, call 574-699-7642.
The Clinton Prairie Class of 1974 will be holding a reunion on Saturday, October 6, at The Trails in Lafayette. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Cost is $30 a person. Mail a check to Lynnette Stewart Griffis @ 12336 W. Crest Dr., Monticello, IN. 47960. Questions or information on missing classmates; call or text Lynnette @ 765-414-4724 or Teri Wampler Clow @ 850-228-5945. We haven’t been able to locate Barbara Cox, Pamela Hall, Lera Mae Hodges, Terri Caldwell Butler, Michael J Wilcox, and Mamie Wolf. Also, we would love for any former teachers or administrators to attend. Hoping for a big turnout since it’s been 34 yrs since our last reunion.
The Clinton County Civic Theatre will be holding its first show of their 30th season on October 25-28 in the Skanta Theatre at the Frankfort Community Public Library. The show will be ‘The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery’. For more information, call 654-8746.
Events going on in Frankfort, Clinton County and North Central Indiana during 2018: September 6-8— Tipton County Pork Festival; September 7-8 — Darlington Fish Fry & Festival on Main Street; September 7-9 — Zionsville Lions Club 65th Annual Fall Festival at Lions Park; September 14 — Boone Flavor Fest in Whitestown; September 14-15 — Back to the Fifties Festival in Lebanon; September 14-16 — Burlington Fall Festival; September 15-16 — Koh-Koh-Mah and Foster Living History Encampment in Kokomo; September 22-23 — Boone County Treasure Hunt; September 26 — WILO Senior Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Community Life Center at the First Church of the Nazarene; September 28-29 — Ouibache Music Festival in West Lafayette; September 28-30 — Festival of the Turning Leaves in Thorntown; October 6 — Moonlight Madness in Flora; October 6 — The Sunshine Festival in Lebanon; October 6-7 — Feast of the Hunters’ Moon in West Lafayette; October 13 — Frankfort Oktoberfest in downtown Frankfort; October 20, 27 and 31 — Haunted Adams Mill in Cutler; November 23 — Light Up Logansport Parade; November 23 – December 26 — Christmas in the Park at Spencer Park in Logansport. November 24 – December 23 — Zionsville Christmas in the Village; November 24 – December 30 — Christmas at the Seiberling in Kokomo; December 1-24 — Frankfort Celebration of Lights at TPA Park; December 1-2 — Purdue Christmas Show; December 7 — Kokomo First Friday Holiday Celebration & Downtown Lighting; December 31 — Kokomo New Year’s Eve Celebration.