Community Calendar

Friday, May 25

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 3-10 p.m.

• Congratulations to the Winamac Community High School Class of 2018, whose commencement ceremonies will happen at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.

Saturday, May 26

Public auction of many estates combined, 10 a.m., 225 S. SR 39, Winamac, by Kopka Auctions.

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 3-10 p.m., and rock city every Saturday at 10:30 p.m.

Stars and stripes raffle drawing, 7 p.m., VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac.

Sunday, May 27

• Congratulations to the West Central High School Class of 2018, who will celebrate with baccalaureate at 2 p.m. and commencement at 2:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 3-8 p.m.

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 29

• Adults can register for the summer learning program at the Pulaski County Public Library. 

WHS/WCHS Alumni Meeting, 10 a.m., Winamac First United Methodist Church.

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 1-4 and 6-9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 30

Pulaski County Human Services Health and Resource Fair, 9 a.m., community building at the Winamac Town Park, featuring music, activities picnic and volunteer recognition. Please RSVP by May 25 to 574-946-6500 or pulaskipchs@embarqmail.com.

• Senior Citizens Artisan Show, 9-11 a.m., during the annual health/resource fair at the community building in the Winamac Town Park. 

Thursday, May 31

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 3-9 p.m.

• Kewanna-Union Township Public Library will kick off their summer reading program at 5 p.m. 

Free self defense class for women age 16 and older, 6-8 p.m., West Central High School Auxiliary Gym. Call 219-567-9177 or email lrkoebcke@gmail.com to register.

Friday, June 1

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 3-10 p.m.

Art in the Park 2018, 4-6 p.m., Tippecanoe River State Park, 4200 N. U.S. 35, Winamac, featuring free workshops and demonstrations for the whole family.

Saturday, June 2

Art in the Park 2018, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tippecanoe River State Park, 4200 N. U.S. 35, Winamac, featuring free workshops and demonstrations for the whole family.

Sunday, June 3

Art in the Park 2018, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tippecanoe River State Park, 4200 N. U.S. 35, Winamac, featuring free workshops and demonstrations for the whole family.

Notices

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• Purchase gas at any of the Spirit Pumps located at Good to Go gas stations and 3¢ will be donated to the GO for School Safety Fund, raising money to improve school safety for kids. You may also donate at www.goodoilcompany.com.

• Stop by VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35, Winamac, to purchase flags for Memorial Day, available in 3x5, 4x6 or 5x8 sizes.

Women’s 2-player team league at Pond View Golf Course, 8550 S. 300 E., Star City, is held each Thursday, May 17-Aug. 23 with a shotgun start at 5:30 p.m. Call 574-595-7431 for more information.

• The Cancer Support Group of Winamac meets the second Saturday of every month at the Isis Theatre in Winamac. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., meeting begins at 10 a.m. The group is free and open to anyone that has been affected by any cancer: current fighter, survivor, caregiver, family, friend. For more information, visit our Facebook page, email csgw46996@gmail.com or call or text 574-946-6966.

Pulaski County Farmers’ Market will be held June-September, each Saturday in Winamac from 9 a.m.-noon on the courthouse square and each Thursday from 5-7 p.m. in Francesville in the parking lot east of the gazebo. Vendors are wanted! Contact Krysten at 574-242-2685 or khinkle@pulaskionline.org to sign up or for more information.

• The Town of Winamac is accepting donations for 4th of July fireworks. Donations may be dropped off at 120 W. Main St., Winamac.

2018 golf leagues at Moss Creek Golf Course are starting in early May. For details and sign-up info visit www.mosscreekgolfcourse.com or call the clubhouse at 574-242-8762.

• Due to the elevator replacement in the Pulaski County Courthouse, all commissioner and council meetings will be held at the Pulaski County Highway Department in the community room at their scheduled times. Construction will be complete by Sept. 1, 2018, at which time those meetings will be moved back to the courthouse.

• PMH Senior Care Coffee Hour, second and fourth Wednesdays each month, 10-11 a.m., open to community members age 65 and older, PMH Senior Care Building, 525 E. 13th St.,Winamac.

Business owners in Pulaski County are encouraged to take an anonymous comprehensive cross-sector survey developed by the Pulaski County Human Resource Group. Take the survey online at www.advancepulaski.org/survey. Email nporiger@pulaskionline.org for more information.

• The Commitment to Excellence in Partnering workshop, every Thursday, 5:30 p.m. at the Pulaski County Public Library.

• Purdue Extension Pulaski County is offering a variety of classes, including how to learn more with a tablet or iPad, getting started with computers, basic or intermediate Excel, basic or intermediate Word, Publisher, QuickBooks and Spanish. Certificates awarded upon completion. Call 574-946-3412 to register or for more information.

• The Winamac Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on the fire department. Applications can be picked up at the Winamac Town Hall, Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, 120 W. Main St., Winamac.

Quilts of Valor for Pulaski County is underway. Donations are currently being accepted. Contact Michelle Schmicker at 574-595-0629 for more information.

• Seniors looking for something fun to do? Pulaski County Human Services Inc. has bunco the first Tuesday of each month; bingo the second Thursday; and grocery bingo the last Wednesday. Activities are always from noon-1 p.m. Call 574-946-6500 for more info.

• Pulaski Animal Center, in conjunction with Davis Veterinary Service PC and The Community Foundation of Pulaski County, offers reduced-price opportunities to spay, neuter or microchip your pet. For more information, visit www.pulaskianimalcenter.com.

• The Pulaski County Public Library is currently accepting donations for their Centennial Fundraising Campaign. Donate toward the next 100 years at www.cfopc.org or stop by the library at 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac.

• Head Start, offering free, quality preschool services at Winamac and West Central for children ages 3 to 5 years whose families financially qualify, fall enrollment is now taking place. Call 574-946-4211 to schedule your appointment.

• If you have the next grand or humble business idea but don’t know where to start, the Pulaski County Community Development Commission’s revolving loan fund may be able to help you. Contact executive director Nathan P. Origer at 574-946-3869 or at nporiger@pulaskionline.org for more information.

• The Pulaski County Health Department is conducting free lead screenings/hemoglobin testing for those students needing it to get into Head Start or anyone else needing to be tested. Please call 574-946-6080 for an appointment or for more information.

• Star City United Methodist Food Pantry is open 10-11 a.m. every third Saturday of the month for those who live in Pulaski County. Proper ID is required.

REACT is looking for new volunteers. Meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the Pulaski Memorial Hospital boardroom at 7 p.m. For more information call Blake Newman at 574-242-0091 or Les Barton at 574-946-7539.

• Medaryville Christian Church offers a free weekly family meal and classes for children in kindergarten through age 12 each Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m.

• The Francesville American Legion Post 228 meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Francesville Fire Station.

• The Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the state park.

• The Pulaski Memorial Hospital Auxiliary meets the third Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria, except the months of July and December.

Monterey Town Council meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at 7033 N. Walnut St., Monterey.

North Central Indiana Quail Forever meets the first Tuesday of each month at Poblanos in Winamac from 7-8 p.m.

Pulaski County Retired Teachers meet for breakfast the first Thursday of each month at Kostas in Winamac at 8 a.m.

• Pulaski Memorial Hospital’s OB department offers a free breast-feeding drop-in clinic for all mothers every Wednesday. This clinic is an opportunity to get questions answered by a certified lactation consultant or a lactation counselor. The clinic is available, 3:30-6:30 p.m., in the PMH lobby classroom. No appointment is necessary.

• Veterans, servicemen, National Guard or reserve personnel are eligible to join the American Legion Post 71. For information, call 574-946-0049.

• The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free 911 education program to schools, preschools, churches and other groups to help people of all ages learn when to call 911, what to do when the operator answers, what questions the operator will ask and what people can do to make 911 calls more effective for them. Call the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office at 574-946-6655 to schedule or for more information.

Ladies Christian Women’s Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Nazarene Church, 516 E. 13th St., Winamac. Everyone is welcome. There is a different program each month. Contact Joyce at 574-946-6271 or Marilyn at 574-946-3041.

• Bethel Bible Church, Winamac, holds a weekly Family Night, featuring dinner, learning and fellowship, 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the church.

• The Life Savior Club for students in grades kindergarten through 6 meets every Thursday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 830 N. Market St., Winamac.

• The Sons of American Legion Post 96 in Medaryville meet the first Sunday of every month at 1 p.m.

• The VFW Post 1728 Auxiliary meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

• The VFW Post 1728 round-table meeting at 7 p.m. every fourth Thursday of the month.

• The legionnaires of Medaryville American Legion Post 96 meet at 2 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month.

• The Pulaski County Human Services Inc. Board meets the third Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac.

Pulaski County ABATE meets the second Sunday of each month at 5 p.m. at the Winamac Eagles. Call 574-225-2068 for more information.

• The Visually Impaired People, or VIP, group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Von Tobel Community Center, 115 W. Pearl St., Winamac.

• For more information about Alcoholics Anonymous call 574-242-2262 or 574-946-0389 or for more information about Al-Anon call 574-242-1604 or 574-270-0129.

• The Pulaski County Soil and Water Conservation District meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8 p.m. in the break room of the USDA Service Center.

Good Samaritan Store, 519 W. Madison St., Winamac, is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

What’s going on at the PCPL?

• Those who need assistance in local history research can ask the historian on the second Tuesday of the month beginning at 1 p.m. 

• Kids and families can stop by the library at any time on Saturdays for something fun during Drop-in Saturdays

• Join kids, youth and parents from the area as they play an exciting card game based on Pokémon! The league meets each Wednesday at 4 p.m. No experience is necessary, but come prepared to have a good time.

• Join other players in playing the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering every Thursday at 4 p.m.

Together time during the summer will be on Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m. and is for the youngest library patrons. 

Third Thursday programs at the West Side Center in Medaryville each month. Children are invited to the program at 5:15 p.m., followed by a program for adults at 7 p.m.

Lego League every Monday at 4 p.m. Once school ends for the summer, it will be held at 10 a.m.

Toddler Legos every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Story time every Saturday at 10 a.m.

Learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks, magazines or music to a Nook, Kindle, iPad or other device. For more information call the library at 574-946-3432.

• The Pulaski County Public Library is now circulating Nooks. Visit the Winamac branch today to check out an eReader.

• Do you love music? Download five free music downloads weekly from the library website, www.pulaskicounty.lib.in.us, through Freegal, that provides access to more than 10,000 music labels from 65 different countries and includes more than 3 million songs from Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.

• If looking for a particular book and the library does not have it, ask about the interlibrary loan service. For more information call the library at 574-946-3432.

Family Movie Night is every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Movies are appropriate for all ages of youth.

Interactive video games are available every Friday. Xbox and Wii gaming systems are available for multiplayer video games that encourage social interaction. Children must have a completed permission form on file. For more information, please call the library at 574-946-3432.

• Do you enjoy board games such as Monopoly, Checkers, or Candy Land? If so, we hope to see you at game night! It is held every Thursday at 4 p.m.

• The Pulaski County Public Library Teen Activity Board is where teens gather to offer suggestions and help to make PCPL a fun and exciting place for their peers. They also brainstorm ideas for upcoming events and programs. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m.

Genealogy help on Mondays 4-6 p.m. If a person is interested in their family history but are not sure where to start, this is the time and place to find out. For more information call the library at 574-946-3432.

• The second Friday of every month the PCPL in Winamac has a book club that meets at 2:30 p.m. For more information call the library at 574-946-3432.

• The Pulaski County Public Library has tutor rooms available for small group meetings, tutoring or quiet studying. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

What’s going on at the Kewanna-Union Township Public Library?

Computer tech time is on the first and last Monday of the month, 10 a.m. to noon. 

• Library board meeting on the last Monday of each month at 6 p.m.

Homework Help every Monday of Thursday, 4-5 p.m.

Lego club meets every Tuesday and Friday from 4-5 p.m.

GED (TASC) study table Thursdays from 2-3 p.m.

Adult book club at 2 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. 

Teens in Town (TNT) meeting Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

Coffee group Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Good’s History Review on the second Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., and last Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m.

Game On on the first Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m.

Family bingo night on the second Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m.

• Make-it take-it craft on the third Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. 

Family Game Night fourth Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m.

Euchre night every Thursday from 5:30-8 p.m.

Puzzles R Fun every Thursday from 5-6 p.m.

Second Saturday Coloring Circle at 1 p.m. 

Game day Saturdays from noon-3 p.m. 

Story time the last Saturday of the month beginning at 1 p.m.

Pulaski County Journal

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