Your guide to community events in and around the area

The Rossville Ice Cream Social will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, at the Rossville Town Park on North East Street.

Frankfort VFW Post 1110 is hosting the Veterans Helping Veterans First Annual Benefit Car Show in Shelter 1, from noon to 3 TPA Park on Saturday, May 28. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and awards are presented at 2 p.m.

The annual Memorial Day program and celebration will be held Monday, May 30, at Prairie Creek Park, in downtown Frankfort.

The Remembering Our Veterans Memorial Service will be held Monday, May 30, at the Michigantown Lions Club/Alumni Building, at 9 a.m. There will also be a Homemade Community Breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Veteran meals are free.

Thursday Thunder will be making its return on June 2. They will be kicking off the season with a memorial for their dear friend Jason Wilhite starting at 5:30 p.m. at Veterans Park. There will be a live performance, activities from the whole family and great food. The event will continue the tradition of being on the first and third Thursdays through October. Organizers are continuing the tradition of our Cruise-In!

The Annual Optimist Fishing Derby for Youth and Families will be held Saturday, June 5, at the Frankfort Lagoons, which is north of Frankfort on Union Road. Fishing starts at 9 a.m. with fishing till noon. for the biggest fish caught by youth ages 0-8, 9-13 and 14-18. All youth must be accompanied by parents or adult guardian. Bring your own fishing equipment and bait or use ours. Free light lunch served after the awards.. For more information, call 765-659-2919.

Registration is open for the 17th Annual Boone County Chamber Golf Outing at Ulen Country Club on Wednesday, June 8. Promote your business and and connect with over 125 golfers as a golf outing sponsor. There will be a 11 a.m. lunch with a shotgun start at noon and a 19th hole par-tee immediate following play.

The second of six flea markets  will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11, in downtown Kirklin. This will be held in association with the Kirklin Art Fair. Remaining dates are Saturday, July 9, and Saturday, September 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, August 13 and Saturday, October 8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call Kirklin Main Street at317-341-4011.

The second Summer Concert Series will be held Saturday, June 11 at Prairie Creek Park. Performing will be Coo& Belle with Cody Ikerd performing at 6:30 p.m. There will be a beer garden and food vendors

The City of Frankfort Battle of the Badges: Fire vs. Police, a fundraising basketball game for Clinton County Boys & Girls Club and Clinton County Special Olympics at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Case Arena. Ticket price is $5 and all proceeds will be split between the two organizations. For more information, contact Trent Booth at 654-4329 or Brett Waggoner at 654-4245.

The Clinton County Chamber, Elite Air, Performance Ag and the Frankfort Clinton County Regional Airport, 3009 IN-28,  are all partnering to put on a community event for Clinton County from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. The event will be a Community Day with a Fly-In and Career Job Fair. They will have a free pancake breakfast, door prizes, bounce houses, music by Good Times Professional Audio, food trucks from Kona Ice, Travelin Tom’s Coffee, the Guac Box and more. Also, demonstration by SkyDive Indy and so much more,

The Frankfort Hot Dog Hall of Fame Golf Scramble will be held Friday, July 29, at the Commons Golf Course in Frankfort. Funds from this tournament will be used to support the Frankfort Education Foundation and the Frankfort Hot Dog Hall of Fame. Entry fee is $80 per player and includes lunch, prizes and post-play cookout reception. For more information, contact Craig Mundell at 765-479-0212 or the Commons Pro Shop at 765-659-1324,

The Colfax Indiana 2022 Old Hickory Days Festival theme is: “The Wild Wild Midwest!” We will be celebrating everything that makes the Midwest the Best! Dates are August 5 and 6.

The Second Annual Midwest Railroad Fair is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Linden Depot Museum. They are working with the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Railroad Administration and Amtrak to make this a special show. For more information, call 765-427-3630.