Community Calendar

 

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Ongoing

• Landowners in Pulaski County may apply now through March 1 for funding to remove invasive plant species from their property. The Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has secured $55,000 in Clean Water Indiana funding to be used over the next 3 years to assist landowners in invasive plant removal and follow-up treatment. Applications are available at the SWCD office located in the USDA building, 309 Northwest St. in Winamac. 

• Book Club is held on the second Friday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at the Pulaski County Public Library. The book up for discussion in January is Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell. Our in-person meeting will take place in the Magnolia Room at the library. We will also email a Zoom link to any attendees who wish to participate virtually who register in advance. To sign up, call the library at 574-946-3432.

• Pulaski County Public Library’s Winter Ready Challenge begins on Jan. 17 and will last through February. This program is for all ages - child to adult. Stop in to sign up. Learn more at pulaskicounty.lib.in.us. 

• Need a ride to any Pulaski County Public Library program? Call Pulaski County Human Services at 574-946-6500.

 

Friday, January 27

• Drop-in Kids Crafts, Pulaski County Public Library, all day, 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-10 p.m., kids bowl for $4/game including shoes. 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

• Frog Legs, Fish & Shrimp, VFW Post 1728, 4:30-7 p.m. 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Saturday, January 28 

• Story Time, Pulaski County Public Library, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

• Story Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 2-10 p.m., 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester, Rock City starts at 10:30 p.m.

• Big Ass Raffle, VFW Post 1728, 7 p.m. $1 per ticket. Enjoy some Italian Beef from 4:30-7 p.m. beforehand. 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Sunday, January 29

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-8 p.m., 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

Monday, January 30 

• Zak’s Tech Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 10 a.m. - noon, 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

• Lego Builders, Pulaski County Public Library, 3:30 - 6 p.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

“The Bartender Drink Special,” VFW Post 1728, from 3 p.m. at 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

• Lego Movie Maker SPARK Club, Pulaski County Public Library, 4 - 5 p.m., advance sign-up is required. 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac.

• Library Board Meeting, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 6 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Tuesday, January 31 

• Toddler Tuesday and Story Time, Pulaski County Public Library, 10:30 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac.

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, noon-4 p.m., 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

“The Martini Specials with good friends,” VFW Post 1728, from 3 p.m. at 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

• Story Time, Pulaski County Public Library, 4:30 p.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac.

Wednesday, February 1

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-8:30 p.m., $3/game including shoes, 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

Broasted Wings & Wedges, 4:30-7 p.m., VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Thursday, February 2

$2.00 Domestic Beer, VFW Post 1728, from 3 p.m. at 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Friday, February 3

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-10 p.m., kids bowl for $4/game including shoes. 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

Post Benefit Fish Fry, VFW Post 1728, 4-7 p.m., 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Saturday, February 4

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 2-10 p.m., 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester, Rock City starts at 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 5

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-8 p.m., 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

Monday, February 6

“The Bartender Drink Special,” VFW Post 1728, from 3 p.m. at 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Tuesday, February 7

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, noon-4 p.m., 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

“The Martini Specials with good friends,” VFW Post 1728, from 3 p.m. at 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Wednesday, February 8

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-8:30 p.m., $3/game including shoes, 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

Broasted Wings & Wedges, 4:30-7 p.m., VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

• Estate Planning Workshop, Murray Law, 6-8 p.m., Free but registration required. RSVP at 574-946-7819. 107 E. Main St., Winamac.

Thursday, February 9

$2.00 Domestic Beer, VFW Post 1728, from 3 p.m. at 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

• Pulaski County Soil and Water Conservation District, Annual Meeting & Fish Fry Dinner, 6 p.m., Featured speakers: Hannah Kernen - Native Bees in Indiana; Ella Stroh - Crop Pollination. Event is free, but please request a reservation by Jan. 31 at 574-946-3243 ext. 3. At the VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Friday, February 10

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-10 p.m., kids bowl for $4/game including shoes. 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

Post Benefit Fish Fry, VFW Post 1728, 4-7 p.m., 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Saturday, February 11

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 2-10 p.m., 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester, Rock City starts at 10:30 p.m.

Post Benefit Pork Chops, VFW Post 1728, 4:30-7 p.m., Horse Races 7:15 p.m., Money raised is for Military Scholarships, 1066 S. US 35, Winamac 

Sunday, February 12

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-8 p.m., 1988 N. Old US 31, Rochester.

Friday, February 17

Clip and Save Benefit Fish Fry, VFW Post 1728, 4:30-7:30 p.m., 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Monday, February 20

President’s Day

Wednesday, February 22

Ash Wednesday

Friday, February 24

Froglegs, Fish, and Shrimp, VFW Post 1728, 4:30-7 p.m., 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Saturday, February 25

Froglegs, Fish, and Shrimp, VFW Post 1728, 4:30-7 p.m., 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Friday, March 3

• Spaghetti Dinner 4:30 p.m. and Raffle 7 p.m., VFW Post 1728, 4:30-7:30 p.m., 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Tuesday, March 7

• Farmland Auction, Neihouser Realty, Online Only, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., view property and bid at bradncommercialrealestate.auction. 80+/- acres located 2 miles southeast of Medaryville. For free bidders packet, contact Brad Neihouser at bneihouser@shook.com or call 765-427-5052.

Wednesday, March 8

• Estate Planning Workshop, Murray Law, 6-8 p.m., Free but registration required. RSVP at 574-946-7819. 107 E. Main St., Winamac.

Friday, March 10

• Wagoner & Harts Online Hibid Auction; Auction opens on Friday, Feburary 10th (1-4) EST and ends on Thursday, February 15th. Location: 10084 S 300 E, Amboy, IN. For information call Gary @ 574-595-5164. For catalog, registration, bidding & terms go to olsonauction.hibid.com.

Monday, March 13

Daylight Saving Time

Tuesday, March 14

Farmland Auction, Neihouser Realty, Online Only, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., view property and bid at bradncommercialrealestate.auction. 251+/- arces located 2 miles southeast of Winamac. For free bidders packet, contact Brad Neihouser at bneihouser@shook.com or call 765-427-5052.

Friday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day

Clip and Save Benefit Fish Fry, VFW Post 1728, 4:30-7:30 p.m., 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Friday, April 7

Good Friday

Clip and Save Benefit Fish Fry, VFW Post 1728, 4:30-7:30 p.m., 1066 S. US 35, Winamac.

Wednesday, April 12

• Estate Planning Workshop, Murray Law, 6-8 p.m., Free but registration required. RSVP at 574-946-7819. 107 E. Main St., Winamac.

Local Food Pantries

Pulaski County Human Services Food Pantry hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday by curbside pickup. Call 574-946-6500 to schedule pickup or come to 115 W. Pearl St., Winamac, and ring the bell.

Winamac Nazarene Church Neighbor to Neighbor Compassionate Ministries food pantry is open, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday, at 514 E. 13th St., Winamac, west of the PMH ER entrance. Bring a box or laundry basket, wear a mask and wait in your vehicle. Call 574-946-7637.

Star City United Methodist Church hosts the Bread of Life Food Pantry every third Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. Only Pulaski County residents are eligible. Please provide your own boxes and baskets for the items.

Volunteer Opportunities

VFW Post 1728: Would you like to serve the Veterans that served you? Volunteer as your schedule allows! Let us know when you would like to volunteer. We would appreciate the help. 

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.

Monthly Meetings

New Beginning’s Recovery, New Beginnings Family Fellowship, every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, 7-8 p.m., 760 N. US 35, Winamac.

REACT meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the Pulaski Memorial Hospital boardroom at 7 p.m.

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

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

Monterey Town Council meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m., at 7033 N. Walnut St., Monterey.

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.

The Pulaski County Drug Free Council meets the second Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m., at Bethel Bible Church, 6968 W. SR 14, Winamac. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/pulaskidrugfree.

The Pulaski County Library hosts a book club on the second Friday of each month at 2:30. To sign up, call the library at 574-946-3432.

Pulaski County Human Services

Pulaski County Human Services, Inc. (PCHS) is a non-profit service provider working to create new opportunities for, and provide assistance to, the low-income, elderly, disabled, and/or otherwise socially or economically disadvantaged of our community, to help them to attain economic self-sufficiency, appropriate living arrangements, or both. PCHS offers Public Transit Mondays – Fridays from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 574-946-6500. There are a variety of services and activities available including hot meals served every weekday at 11:30 a.m., bingo, exercise, games, crafts, puzzles, and movies. Call either center for monthly schedules or menus.

·      Von Tobel Center, 115 W. Pearl St., Winamac. 574-946-6500

·      West Side Center, 510 E. Main St, Medaryville. 219-843-5600

What’s going on at the Pulaski County Public Library?

Kids can build whatever they can imagine using Legos at Lego Builders on Mondays from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Come in for Story Time and activities for toddlers on Toddler Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. If you can’t make it in the morning, Afternoon Story Time is held on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

Are you new to Genealogy?  Not sure where to start?  Come to Genealogy Help on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 5:00, when Malissa is on hand to help you use the library’s genealogy collection. This weekly program is held upstairs in the Delores “Dee” Galbreath Local History Room.

Each week on Wednesday at 10 a.m., the library hosts an informal Coffee & Conversation gathering in the café/lounge. Coffee from Chiro Coffee is provided, and participants are welcome to bring their own drinks as well. All are welcome.

The library’s collection of board games for all ages is available on Wednesdays after school.

On Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m., Duplo bricks and larger blocks are available for toddlers to play with at Toddler Legos. 

Drop-In Kids’ Crafts are available all day on Fridays.  Crafts will be available while supplies last; any extra craft kits will be available the following week.

Board Games for all ages are available all day on Fridays!

The library is excited to announce its newest digital service, Kanopy. Kanopy is a new library service that allows you to stream movies and TV shows with your library card. The collection contains over 30,000 titles that inspire, entertain, and enrich. Visit the library website to learn more and get started.

GALE Courses are now offered for free to all library card holders! Register to take a variety of Professional Development courses or personal courses like “Helping Elderly Parents” or “Personal Finance.” Visit the library’s website and click Gale Courses.

Register your child to receive one free book a month from birth to their fifth birthday from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library by signing up online at www.imaginationlibrary.com. Call the Pulaski County Public Library at 574-946-3432 with any questions. Want to help support at a local level? Mail your donation check to Arrowhead RC&D, PO Box 196, Winamac, IN 46996.

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

Coffee and Tea Time is held at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday morning.  Plan to attend our Coffee and Tea Time enjoying time with your neighbors and friends and then stay for Back to the Past “Our Kewanna.”

Teens N Tweens every Tuesday at 4 p.m. 

Coffee and Tea Time every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Lego Club every Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Kids Night every Thursday at 4 p.m.

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

Back to the Past is held on the last Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m.

Notices

Pulaski County Human Services and Northwest Indiana Community Action are pleased to announce Meals On Wheels of Northwest Indiana is the new caterer for senior meals at both of the centers. If you are 60 or older, order your meal today, Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Winamac location: 115 W. Pearl Street - call 574-946-6500. Medaryville location: 125 S. Railroad Street, Medaryville - call 219-843-5600.

Arrowhead Country Public Transit Pulaski County Human Services operates 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 574-946-6500.

Contact Pulaski County Human Services at 574-946-6500 to take part in the Energy Assistance Program. Rent or other assistance applications are available at Pulaski County Human Services.

Retire your flag with honor by bringing it to Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory chapels in Royal Center, Kewanna and Logansport. Your flag will honor a veteran by being draped across them at the time of cremation.

Free pregnancy tests are available at the Health Department. Tests are available for individuals who need an official confirmation for insurance purposes, or for individuals who just need/want a free test. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended by calling 574-946-6080.

Contact the Pulaski County Health Department at 574-946-6080 or email akeller@pulaskicounty.in.gov for information on receiving your free Narcan kit, while supplies last.

Find out if your child qualifies for the high-quality pre-K program On My Way Pre-K by calling 1-800-299-1627 or visiting www.onmywayprek.org.

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.

If you have served active duty in the United States Armed Forces since Dec. 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving, you are eligible for membership in the American Legion. If interested, call 574-242-0836.

Did You Know?

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Pets are beloved members of our families and their passing is one of great loss. The Pulaski County Journal accepts placements of pet obituaries if you should want to preserve their memory in this way. Email news@pulaskijournal.com for details.

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