Your guide to community events in and around the area
The grand opening of Riggs Community Health Center at 2121 S. Gopher Drive, Frankfort, is scheduled from 3-6 p.m. om Wednesday, August 17. For more information, call 765-650-7875.
United Way of Clinton County is having a Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Old Stoney Conference Room. All proceeds go the Clinton County United Way.
A Community Yard Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Wesley Manor located at 1555 N. Main St., Frankfort. The Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck will be there from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. People are also invited to come and tour one of the Manor’s open houses in the village. Items for sale include antiques, furniture, appliances, art, household items, tools, collectibles, plants. kitchen items, purses, books and more.
The Frankfort Main Street’s Summer Concert Series continues. The schedule is as follows: August 18 — Gordon Bonham Trio; September 15 — The Moon Cats; October 1 — DeWayne Spaw; and October 20 — Hunter Wainscott. All concerts are 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Park. For more information, call 765-654-4081.
The fourth Summer Concert Series will be held August 20 — Motown Sounds of Touch with an opener at 6:30 p.m.. There will be a beer garden and food vendors.
Thursday Thunder will be held the first and third Thursday of each month in downtown Frankfort through October from 5:30-8 p.m.
Rossville United Methodist Church is having its annual Chicken Noodle Dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, in the church basement. Menu includes chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, dinner roll, dessert, lemonade and iced team. Cost is $12 for adults, ages 5-12 are $6 and four-and-under are free. Proceeds will help local families in need.
A Free Community Shred Day will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, August 27, at the Farmer’s Bank, 987 White Avenue in Sheridan, Please do not bring your items in plastic bags,
The fifth of six flea markets will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 10, in downtown Kirklin. This will be held in association with the Kirklin Art Fair. Remaining date are Saturday, October 8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with Octoberfest For more information, call Kirklin Main Street at317-341-4011.
Purdue Master Gardener Basic Training takes place every Tuesday evenings starting September 6 through December 20 from 6-9 p.m. The class will be held in person and rotate between Grant, Miami and Howard County Extension offices. Cost is $175 for an individual or $25-for a couple living in the same household and sharing a book. Contact Mathias Ingle to register by August 19 at [email protected] or call Purdue Extension Office at 765-456-2313.
Ellie’s Retreat House at 852 N. Columbia St., Frankfort, is having Photography for Non professionals with Jerry Lysko on Saturday, September 10 from 9 a.m.to noon. We will review the development of Photography from I835 to the present form and future development. Cost is $30.On Saturday, October 1, Ellie’s Art and Crafts Festival will be held. This is a fund raiser for Ellie’s and a day to find excellent arts and crafts. Call 765-650-1177 for information and registration. Festival will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine.
The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Outing will be held Wednesday, September 14, at The Frankfort Commons. Tee time will be at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. Cost is $90 per golfer or $360 for foursome. Breakfast, lunch and prizes will be held with lunch and awards beginning around 12:15 p.m.
A Tox Drop will be held on Saturday, September 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Zionsville Municipal Services Building at 1075 Parkway Drive in Zionsville. This is a way for Boone County residents to dispose of household hazardous waste and electronics collection event. This is for residences only. No business or industrial waste will be allowed. For more information, call 765-483-0687/
Michigantown Christian Church announces its annual Harvest of Talents, planned for Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18. Bazaar items include baked good, crafts, furniture, gift certificates, needlework, woodcraft, gift baskets and more. Event is open to the public and all proceeds go to International Emergency Services to combat world hunger and are given in Jesus’ name.
Old Tippecanoe Quilt Guild of Lafayette is presenting Festival of Quilts Quilt Show on Saturday, September 17. The show is open to the public and will be held at Central Presbyterian Church Education Building, 14 N.7th Street, Lafayette, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $S6 per person.
The 33rd Annual WILO Senior Fair will be held Wednesday, September 28 at the Community Life Center which is right behind the First Church of the Nazarene or right across the street from Frankfort High School. The theme is RPM: Remembering Past Music. This free event is for seniors age 50 and over. Seniors can visit over 35 booths from area vendors. There will also be free breakfast, free lunch, free health screenings, bingo with prizes along with door prizes and fun. There will be live entertainment from The Moon Cats from 12:30-1:30 p.m. For more information call 765-659-3338.
Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition is again hosting its Annual Baby Shower on Thursday, October 6 at the Edward Jones building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. The showers is available to all women in our community that are currently pregnant or who have birth in July, August or September, This year the event is scheduled from 1-3 p.m.