Your guide to community events in and around the area

United Way will be administering the Summer Food Program starting May 28 through August 2. In addition to adding new stops, they would like individuals or organizations would like to be a part of these program, they can call 765-654-5573.

The City of Frankfort and the Parks Department has released its Downtown Tune Night on the Performance Center’s Stage at Prairie Creek Park. All events begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30 — Grace Scott Band; Thursday; June 13 — Nauti Yachtys; Thursday, August 8 — Feudin’ Hillbillies; Thursday, September 12 — Moon Cats. There will be food admission and food trucks.

The Poetry Society of Indiana will be hosting an Open mic at Gem City Junction, 63 E. Clinton St., in downtown Frankfort from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, June 14.

The Abby and Libby Memorial Park Ride will be June 15. The park site is conveniently located just one mile North of Delphi, on State Road 25, at the intersection with State Road 218 West. Registration begins at 9am with kickstands up at 11am.

The 46th Annual Flora Hog Jog is slated to kick off on Saturday, June 15 at the Flora Community Park with options for a 10K run, a 2-mile run, a 2-mile walk and a 500-meter runt jog for kids aged 2 to 7 with a live radio broadcast on WILO 96.9 FM, 1570 AM and Boone 102.7 FM. The live remote broadcast has been made possible by Rinehart Realtors and Auctioneer, Mann Chevrolet, Collisions Unlimited, Hufty’s Alignment and Radiator Services and Fire Pizza in Flora. The 2-mile run and 2-mile walk start at 7:30 a.m., 10K Run starts at 8:15 a.m. and Runt Jog starts at 9:30 a.m.

Travelers Point Distillery will be hosting a Launch Party for two new bourbons on Saturday, June 15 with a special appearance by Cindy Loveless with WILO. The Launch Party will kick off at noon and extend through 9 p.m. at Traveler’s Point Distillery at 400 E. Madison St. in Kirklin to introduce a new Barrel Proof Bourbon and Travelers Point Bourbon. Hang out with Cindy Loveless of WILO 96.9 FM, 1570 AM and Boone 102.7 FM from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Travelers Point, and visit the WILO booth for a chance to receive prizes. The “Grain-To-Glass Bourbon Aged 4 Years” Launch Party will feature a live performance by The Mulligans.

The Farmers Bank is holding Free Shred Days from 9-11 a.m. at the following locations: Kirklin (June 15), Mulberry (July 20), Lebanon (August 10), Sheridan (August 24), Michigantown (September 14) and Frankfort (October 5). There is a maximum limit of five standard boxes/paper bags per vehicle.

The Frankfort Moose Lodge will be hosting Wine & Canvas on June 18 at 6pm. Contact Amy Melton at 765-650-0651 for Wine and Canvas tickets.

The Frankfort Moose will be hosting a Poker Run on June 22. Registration begins at 9am-10am. Kickstands up and the ride begins at 10:30am. Trivia will be at 7:30pm.

Sound the Alarm! The 8th Annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Benefit Show for the Frankfort Fire Department’s Helping Hands. Come join the fun on June 23 at the TPA Park (shelter #1) from noon to 2pm. Registrations will start at 11am with the awards ceremony following at 2pm. There will be music by Amber Kennedy, Food, and a 50/50 drawing. For more information contact Randy West at 606-307-4657. Rain date will be 06/30/24.

The following is a list for Indiana County Fairs in and around Clinton County for 2024: Miami (June 24-29), Howard (July 8-13), Tipton (July 10-14), Montgomery (July 12-17), Clinton (July 13-20), Carroll (July 13-20), Hendricks (July 14-20), Hamilton (July 18-22), Tippecanoe (July 19-27) and Boone (July 20-26).

Discover the charm of Cutler, Indiana. Join them the last Saturday of every month form 10-5 for the Cutler Small Shops Celebration! Enjoy music and food while visiting numerous indoor and outdoor vendors. They will be offering hand-crafted gifts, antiques, bake goods, farm market treats and unique creations for the village blacksmith. There’s something for everyone at the Cutler Small Shops Celebration! Visit Cutler General Store Village Blacksmith & Antiques on Facebook for more.

The Frankfort Community Public Library has announced its slate of  Hoosier Storytellers. Dates include Saturday, July 27, at 1 p.m., the Frankfort Hot Dog Hall of Fame returns to the library; and Thursday, October 17, at 6 p.m., Through the Lens: Jim Ostler’s Frankfort 1960-1964.

The 50th Annual Mid-America Threshing & Antique Inc. Show will take place August 8-11 at the Tipton County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1200 S. Main St (State Road 19) in Tipton. They will raffling off a John Deere Tractor (1951 John Deere MT) at the show on Saturday evening. Tickets are $10 for one or $20 for three. There is a $5 charge for parking and a ton of show attractions. You can also camp on the fairgrounds for $30/night or $200/week.  Alcoholic beverages are not allowed at the Fairgrounds.

The Rossville Area Lions Club is sponsoring a Blood Drive on Tuesday, October8, from 2:30-7 p.m. at the Rossville Town Park Pavilion, 2 Cantron Lane, Rossville. Interested individuals can sign up online the www.donate.Indiana, Versiti.org website or walk-in are welcome.