Your guide to community events in and around the area
The Clinton County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner will be held on Thursday, March 16, at 6 p.m. at Arborwood. They have invited Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Senator Mike Braun to be their keynote speakers. Reservations are a must. Please complete the enclosed reservation form to Republican Headquarters, 301 E. Clinton St., Frankfort 46041, or call Republican Headquarters at 654-6323 no later than March 10. Tickets are $40 per person and dinner will be catered by Shoup’s.
The next Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast will be held on Saturday, March 18, at 8:30 a.m. in the Prairie Creek Event Center in downtown Frankfort.
The Carroll Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast will be held on Saturday, March 18 at 10 a.m. in the Delphi Community Center, 311 N. Washington St., Delphi. Guest will be Senator Ron Alting.
The Frankfort Aquatic Center Job Fair will be held Thursday, April 6, from 4-8 p.m. at the Prairie Creek Events Center, 260 E. Washington Street. Individuals must be at least 15 or older to apply. Pool manager starts at$18, assistant pool manager $16,50, lifeguard starts at $15 and gate/slide attendant starts at $14. Apply at Indianapolis-pmg.com. You can also call them at 317-804-9124.
The public is invited to St. Mary’s Catholic Church for the Annual Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry to be held every Friday during Lent (through April 7) from 4:30-7 p.m. Individuals can dine in Muller Hall with carry out available. Price is $15. Menu consists of Alaskan Pollock filets, Baked Potato or French Fries, Cole Slaw or Applesauce, Pie or Big Cookie, Ice Tea, Lemonade or Coffee. For more information, contact Scott Laird at 765-242-9210 or Jim Guckien at 765-659-3824.
The Points of Light Volunteer Fair will be held Tuesday, April 18, from 4-7 p.m. at the 51 West Event Center in Frankfort. Adults and teens welcome. There is free admission, door prizes and fun. Individuals can visit booths from area not-for-profit organizations offering volunteer services for young and old. Fund out about their volunteer needs and opportunities, and what you can do to help. For more information, call 765-6659-3338.
The Frankfort Mayoral Forum will be held on Tuesday, March 21, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Skanta Theatre of the Frankfort Community Public Library. The forum will feature Mayor Judy Sheets and challenger John Kirby.
The City Council Forum will be held Thursday, April 13, at the Frankfort High School Auditorium from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The forum is sponsored by the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce.
The Indiana Archaeological Society will sponsor the 22nd annual exhibition of prehistoric to historic artifacts at the Miami County Fairgrounds,1079 W. 200 North, Peru, on Saturday, April 1. The exhibit will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free to the public. Free artifact identification and appraisal will be available. For more information, contact Patrick Mooney at 765-472-7019, Bryan Warder at 765-470-8784 or John Behney at 765-860-9189.
An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 1 at TPA Park, 1 Adrian Marks Drive, Frankfort. Join them for a day full of fun for all ages along with music, food trucks and an appearance by the Easter Bunny.
Delphi Main Street and St. Elizabeth Healthcare are sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 1, from 2-4 p.m. at the Carroll County Courthouse Square. The hunt has been divided into three age groups; 10 a.m. (0-3), 10:15 a.m. (4-6) and 10:30 a.m. (7-10). Bring your own Easter basket and get a picture with the Easter Bunny.
IU Health is hosting a Stepping On workshop from April 4 to May 16 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the hospital. This workshop is designed for people over 65 and do not have dementia. The workshop meets for two hours a week for seven weeks. This course is free of charge. For more information, contact Teresa Williams at 765-412-2640.
Senior Meal Boxes, which are 100 boxes of meals and hygiene items will be passed out to seniors 55 and up on April 18. All these dates are on a Tuesday and be held from 10 a.m. to noon. You must call to reserve your spot, these are reserved on a first come first serve basis. Pick up will be at the Paul Phillippe Resource Center, 401 W. Walnut St., Frankfort. For any questions, call 765-659-4060.
Carroll County will have its Garden Fair and Craft Market on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Flora Park Merchants Building.
Clinton Central Elementary Early Kindergarten/Kindergarten Round Up will be held April 5 and 6. Parents can schedule an appointment now at clintoncentral.org. You need to bring your child’s birth certificate and immunization records at the time or your visit. For more information, call 765-249-2255.
Boone County is having its Annual Spring Cleanup on April 20-22. Register your little cleanup team at www.boonecountysolidwaste.com by April 1 and receive a free T-shirt for each member. Celebrate Earth Day and make an impact on your city.
A New Beginning Ministry Pork Chop Supper will be held Saturday, April 22, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Dine in and carryout are available. Cost is $12 for adults, $8 from children ages 5-12, and those under age 5 are free. An extra pork chop is $3 each. The address is 1758 E. Wabash Street or right across the street from the former KFC. Call 765-242-1046 for carryout or delivery.
The annual Spring Cleanup in Frankfort will be held May 1-6. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday (May 1-5) and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 6. For more information, call the Street Department at 765-659-2912.
The Madam Carroll 5th Annual Derby Cruise will be held on Saturday, May 6. Boarding will be from 4:30-5:45 p.m., departure is at 6 p.m., and return is set for 9 p.m.
The Kirklin Flea Market has its dates and times for this summer. Flea markets on May 13, July 8 and September 9 will be held from 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. The remaining three dates are June 24 with the Kirklin Art Fair and Kirk’s Crossing, August 12 with the Car Cruise-In and October 14 with Octoberfest. All will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.