Community Calendar

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Tuesday, Nov. 12

Martinis, tenderloins and line dancing at VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35 S., Winamac.  

Wednesday, Nov. 13

• Finish a puzzle, 9:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

• Enjoy a game of cards, 10 a.m., and complete a puzzle or two at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

• Renell Finke, Purdue Extension/Fulton County Nutrition Educator, will present Choosing to Move More Throughout the Day Part 2, 11 a.m., at the Kewanna-Union Township Public Library. 

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 3-8:30 p.m.

Dart league, 7 p.m., and wings at VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35 S., Winamac.  

Thursday, Nov. 14

• Local attorney Tim Murray will talk about estate planning at 5:30 at the Pulaski County Public Library. Sign up by calling the library. 

Shrimp and domestic beer at VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35 S., Winamac.  

Friday, Nov. 15

• Learn the basics of the word processing program Word at the Pulaski County Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon. Sign up for the class by calling the library.  

• Don’t miss cards 10 a.m., and the Von Tobel open house, at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

Boy Scout fish fry, serving 4-7 p.m., VFW Post 1728, U.S. 35 S., Winamac. 

Saturday, Nov. 16

• Fulton County Crafters fall craft show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fulton County 4-H Fairgrounds, 150 N. off U.S. 31, Rochester, featuring two buildings of vendors, food, homemade crafts and more.

• At the Pulaski County Public Library Third Saturday program they will celebrate Sesame Street turning 50. Join the celebration at 10:30 a.m.

All-American Raffle Drawing, 7 p.m., at VFW Post 1728, Winamac.  

Sunday, Nov. 17

• Fulton County Historical Power Association Toy Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Fulton County Museum, 4 miles north of Rochester on U.S. 31.

Monday, Nov. 18

Free breakfast for farmers, 7:30-9 a.m., St. Luke Lutheran Church, 721 S. Market St., Winamac, with featured speaker Brian Miller.

• Complete a puzzle and enjoy dominoes, 10 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

• Don’t miss exercise, 10 a.m.,  dominoes, 10:30 a.m., and Purdue nutrition education, 11 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

• Attend the Pulaski County Human Services board meeting, 10 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

Free workshop designed to teach fundamental estate planning concepts by Winamac lawyer Tim Murray, 3-5 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. Reservations are required by calling 574-946-7819.

• Rev. Todd Wilson, bereavement coordinator and chaplain of Kindred Hospice, will be leading a monthly grief support group in Winamac at Pulaski County Human Services, 115 W. Pearl St., at 4 p.m. 

• Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, has open bowling, 3-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 21

• Enjoy dominoes, 9:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

• Learn about Medicare and the open enrollment until Dec. 7 at the Pulaski County Public Library from 1-4 p.m. This is an education presentation. 

Friday, Nov. 22

• Don’t miss dominoes, 10 a.m., and the West Side Center open house at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

Saturday, Nov. 23

• Starke / Pulaski Habitat for Humanity housing informational meetings, in Winamac at the Pulaski County Public Library, 10 a.m. Eastern, and in Knox at the Starke County Public Library, noon Central. Applications are only available at the informational meetings and child care is not provided.

Monday, Nov. 25

• In recognition of Andrew Carnegie’s legacy of generosity, all fines will be forgiven for long-overdue items returned in good condition at the Pulaski County Public Library. 

• Enjoy dominoes, 10 a.m., and health education with Senior Care at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

• Play some dominoes, 10 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

• Don’t miss carry in finger foods and dominoes, 9:30 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

• Enjoy dominoes, 10 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services Von Tobel Community Center at 115 W. Pearl St. in Winamac. Transportation is available. Call 574-946-6500 to make arrangements.

• Play some dominoes, 10 a.m., at the Pulaski County Human Services West Side Community Center at 125 S. Railroad St. in Medaryville. Transportation is available. Call 219-843-5600 to make arrangements.

Early gobbler special at County Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, featuring $10 unlimited bowling with shoes included.

Thursday, Nov. 28

Happy Thanksgiving!

• Pulaski County Human Services will be closed

Friday, Nov. 29

• Pulaski County Human Services will be closed

Black Friday bowling at County Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, featuring $10 unlimited bowling with shoes included.

Saturday, Nov. 30

• Make your own Christmas cards, 1 p.m., at the Kewanna-Union Township Public Library. 

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Giving Tuesday is here! Visit the Community Foundation of Pulaski County’s website at www.cfopc.org for more information.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Free workshop designed to teach fundamental estate planning concepts by Winamac lawyer Tim Murray, 6-8 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. Reservations are required by calling 574-946-7819.

Saturday, Dec. 14

Olson consignment auction, 9 a.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac. Consignments will be received Dec. 7 from 8 a.m.-4p.m. and Dec. 9-13 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Free workshop designed to teach fundamental estate planning concepts by Winamac lawyer Tim Murray, 3-5 p.m., 107 E. Main St., Winamac. Reservations are required by calling 574-946-7819.

Notices

• Bring your aluminum cans to JSI, 2862 N. U.S. 35, Winamac, and 100% of your donation will go to St. Jude. For more information, call 574-946-6225 or 574-230-3208.

• Pattern partners couples’ line dancing, every Monday from 7:30-9 p.m., VFW Post 1728 upstairs, U.S. 35, Winamac. All ages are welcome to this free event. Call 574-225-1103 with any questions.

• Guidance Nursery School has openings in the 3-year-old preschool class. Call or stop in at the First Christian Church, 106 S. Market St., Winamac, to inquire.

• 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.

T.O.P.S. Club meets weekly on Wednesday mornings at Winamac Methodist Church. For more info call 574-946-4920 or 574-205-0754. Your first meeting is free.

• Rev. Todd Wilson, bereavement coordinator and chaplain of Kindred Hospice, will be leading a monthly grief support group in Winamac at Pulaski County Human Services, 115 W. Pearl St.  The group will meet monthly, on the last Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. 

Bee Club meets the third Tuesday of every month at the Pulaski County Public Library at 6 p.m. 

• 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 more. 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.

• Winamac Church of the Nazarene and Hickory Creek at Winamac have partnered to provide Prime Time, quality of life through education, meals, activities and spiritual growth for those 50 and older, the third Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 516 E. 13th St. There is no cost.

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

• 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.

• 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.drugfreepulaski.org.

• 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.

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.

• 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 grade 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 12 meets every Wednesday 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 meets the second Thursday of the month at 6 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 6 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?

• Kids will get hands-on experience building and learning about electrical circuits with a number of activities on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. 

Lego League open to kids of all ages is every Tuesday at 3:30 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. 

Pokemon League each Monday at 5:30 p.m. 

• Toddlers and young children are invited to listen to fun stories during Imagination Library Story Time on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 3 p.m. 

Game Night on Wednesday starting at 3:30 p.m.  

Family Movie Night is every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Movies are appropriate for all ages of youth.

• Kids and families are invited to stop by the library for Drop-in Saturdays where they can build with Legos, play board games and make crafts. 

Ask the historian about local history on the second Tuesday of the month from 1-3 p.m. 

• 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.

Third Thursday programs will be presented by the library at the West Side Center in Medaryville. Kids’ programs begin at 5:15 p.m. followed by an adult program at 7 p.m. 

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

Games galore every Monday, 4-5 p.m.

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.

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-N-Tweens (TNT) meeting Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

Coffee group every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Game On on the first Wednesday of the month from 4-5 p.m.

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

Family Story Time last Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m.

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

Puzzles and More every Thursday from 4-5 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.

• Family bingo meeting the second Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Pulaski County Journal

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