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Medicine cabinet cleaning daySPENCER COUNTY – Several Spencer County Volunteer Fire Departments will be hosting a Medicine Cabinet Clean-Up Day on Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to noon. Return your expired or unused prescriptions and over-the-counter medications. Do not rinse. What you rinse off could end up in your drinking water. Prescription drugs are used more frequently than illicit drugs. Seventy percent of teenagers get their drugs from friends or relatives. Turn in the drugs to the Dale, Rockport, Santa Claus, or St. Meinrad Fire Departments.
healthy children’s daySANTA — Healthy Kids Day will be held at Santa’s Lodge on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in conjunction with the Flex Your Muscle Car show. The Tri-County YMCA will be hosting the event and offering an assortment of fun activities. Kids can enjoy an obstacle course, relay race, fitness bingo, birdhouse building, and more. The event is free and open to the public.
SWMD Saturday CollectionSPENCER COUNTY – The Spencer County Solid Waste Management District Office located at 918 E CR800N Chrisney, Ind. will be open Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to noon to accept electronic waste (TVs/computers/etc.), tires and RDD items (paint/chemicals). Fees will be charged for electronic waste and tires; RDD items are free. cash only for special program fees, no trash tags will be accepted. For more information, contact the SWMD office, 812-362-7401.
pork chop dinnerCHRISNEY — The Spencer County Council on Aging is hosting a take-out-only pork chop dinner on Sunday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center. $12.00 includes pork chops, creek fries, green beans and cookies. Tickets will be pre-sold. Call 812-649-9828 to purchase or contact any SCCOA employee or board member to purchase. All proceeds will go to the SCCOA Transportation and Homemaker programs.
spaghetti dinnerRICHLAND — Masonic Lodge 702 in Richland City is hosting its annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, May 1. Service begins at 11 a.m. The lodge is located on W. Adams St. in Richland. There will be spaghetti, salad, dessert and drink. Voluntary donations accepted.
Rabies ClinicSPENCER COUNTY – St. Francis Animal Health Care has a rabies clinic in Spencer County. The cost is $10. Age requirements: Three months or more. ALL DOGS AND CATS MUST BE RENTED OR PROPERLY RESTRAINED.
Dates, places and times:
Saturday, April 30 at the Hatfield Fire Department from 3-4 p.m. For more information call 812-937-4733
Flex your muscle car showSANTA – Santa’s Lodge and the Tri-County YMCA in Ferdinand, Ind., are hosting a car show on April 30. Cars, Jeeps, Trucks, Motorcycles and Rat Rods are invited to participate in the event for a chance to win one of 60+ trophies. The first 75 registrants will receive gift bags; The first 100 to register will receive scoreboard plaques. Half pots and door prizes will be available. Exhibitor registration is $15 before April 23, 2022; late registration/registration day, $20. Register on www.tricountyymca.org. Spectators can see a wide range of amazing vehicles. In addition, food trucks will be available. Healthy Kids Day will be held in conjunction with the car show, so bring the whole family for a day of fun.
Stir-n-Up Hope 20th Anniversary CelebrationCHRISNEY — Help Stir-n-Up Hope mark 20 years of service to the surrounding community on Saturday, May 7 at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center at 5 p.m. Spring Fling guests will enjoy dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and learning about the organization’s vision for the future. This is a 21+ event. Tickets can be purchased online for $25. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stir-n-hope-spring-fling-tickets-294801357797?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff= escb
Stir-n-Up Hope is a non-profit organization that offers free therapeutic riding sessions to people with disabilities.
The order of events:
5-6 p.m.: Social hour including fun western activities, western photo cash bar, silent and live auction items.
6 p.m.: Dinner offered by Oink Smokehouse.
Silent Auction ends at 7 p.m. and Live Auction begins
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. dance to live music provided by Flat Stanley Band
5K Run/Walk in Mr. Lincoln’s Neighborhood
LINCOLN CITY – Friends of Lincoln State Park and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources will co-host the annual Mr. Lincoln Neighborhood 5K Run/Walk. This year’s 5K run/walk course will begin and end at the Lake Lincoln Beach parking lot. The moderate course will include paved park roads and some hiking trails.
Prizes will be awarded to the first men and women for adults and children under the age of 16. Random door prizes will also be awarded during the event.
Registration fee is $20 until April 30; $30 on or after May 1.
Park entry fees of $7 per vehicle from Indiana or $9 per vehicle out of state will apply and are not included in the entry fee.
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. CT and racing begins at 9 a.m. CT.
Registration and additional information available at www.lspfriends.com.
heritage day in springROCKPORT – Relive history as you travel back to when and where Lincoln grew up. Spring Heritage Day will be held Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum. A day of fun and education for all ages, with costumed performers, protesters, sheep shearing, storyteller Susan Fowler, children’s activities, museum tour, authors and artists showcasing their work , their music, their food, etc. Admission fees: $5 per adult, $3 for seniors 55 and over, $3 for children 12 and under.
Lincoln Heritage Library Adult Programs in MayAll programs listed take place at the Dale branch.
May 2: Chair Workouts at 5 p.m. These fun and effective seated workouts are suitable for all fitness levels.
Cross stitch starts at 6 p.m. The group will do counted cross stitch. Angie will teach anyone who hasn’t cross stitched. Everyone will leave with their project, a small hoop and a cross-stitch needle.
May 5: Yoga with Angie at 5 p.m. We do a different routine each week and we always adhere to the rule that what happens in Yoga stays in Yoga.
May 9: Chair Workouts at 5 p.m. These fun and effective seated workouts are great for all fitness levels.
Coloring for adults at 6 p.m. In honor of National Mental Health Month, we’ll be having an hour of stress-free adult coloring.
May 11: Afternoon book club at 1 p.m. We’ll be discussing Sophie Hannah’s “Perfect Little Children.”
May 12: Yoga with Angie at 5 p.m. We do a different routine each week and we always adhere to the rule that what happens in Yoga stays in Yoga.
Creative Colors Art Group 5:30-7:30 p.m. A time for new and established artists to come together and paint and talk about various artistic topics.
May 16: Chair Workouts at 5 p.m. These fun and effective seated workouts are great for all fitness levels.
Book bingo at 6 p.m. Join us for a fun hour of bingo play to win books and book-related prizes.
May 17: Evening book club at 6 p.m. We will discuss “Steel Tide” by Natalie C. Parker.
May 19: Yoga with Angie at 5 p.m. We do a different routine each week and we always adhere to the rule that what happens in Yoga stays in Yoga.
May 23: Chair Workouts at 5 p.m. These fun and effective seated workouts are great for all fitness levels.
Late spring and early summer planting lessons with volunteer Purdue Master Gardener Jane Jenkins. Jane will teach us how to plant for late spring/early summer and everyone will plant and bring home the appropriate seeds for the season.
May 26: Yoga with Angie at 5 p.m. We do a different routine each week and we always adhere to the rule that what happens in Yoga stays in Yoga.
Throughout the month: games, coloring sheets and crayons will be left on the cafe table for anyone to use to relax, take some time out or just need a break etc. for national mental health. Anyone can use them anytime during our regular hours.