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Upcoming Community Events

Senior Center Ham and Bean Dinner
Date: Friday, 7/3

Senior Center Ham and Bean Dinner
The public is invited to the 30th Annual Catfish Festival Ham and Bean Dinner Fundraiser at the Shoals Senior Center on Friday, July .3. Bean Dinners will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Senior Center located next to the county museum. There will also be craft items and baked goods for sale.


Fireworks Extravaganza
Date: Friday, 7/3

Fireworks Extravaganza
July 3rd
6:30pm
At the Grace Full Gospel Church
Outdoor Patriotic Service with special signing
Bring lawn chairs and concessions
At Dark 45min of fireworks
Located on 3802 Kenny Simpson Lane Bedford


Bloomington's Travel Leaders Food Drive
Date: Friday, 7/3

Bloomington's Travel Leaders is today announcing it will join with travel agencies throughout the United States on July 9 for the 3rd Annual Travel Leaders Group Day of Giving by serving as a point of collection for needed food items that will be donated to Hoosier Hills Food Bank, which is a local charitable food bank. Bloomington residents are invited to drop off non-perishable food items now through July 9 at Travel Leaders located at 814 S. Walnut St.


OPERA HOUSE in MITCHELL - GRAND RE-OPENING!
Date: Saturday, 7/4

OPERA HOUSE in MITCHELL - GRAND RE-OPENING! - JULY 4, 2015
The Grand Re-Opening of the Opera House in Mitchell is scheduled for July 4, 2015 with a free performance by the LICK CREEK BAND (Eclectic Acoustic Music). The July Events also include:
July 11 Nostalgia Band (Jazz, Rock, Latin)
July 18 West Wend Band (Country)
July 25 Revival Road Quartet (Gospel)
Visit: Opera House on Facebook for more details and entertainment schedule!
LET US HELP YOU PROMOTE YOUR UPCOMING EVENTS! Contact GMCC office: 849-4441 or by e-mail: mitchellchamber@frontier.com.


Crane VFW Post Annual Fireworks
Date: Saturday, 7/4

The Crane VFW Post 9297 will hold an Open House on Saturday July 4th as part of their Annual Fireworks Display. Entertainment will begin at 6:00 pm with activities for all ages. Fireworks will start at 10:00 pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the show. For more information call (812) 854-7474.


SISRYC FREEDOM JAM in MITCHELL
Date: Saturday, 7/4

July 4th
SISRYC FREEDOM JAM
2-on-2 Basketball Tournament

Downtown Main Street Mitchell Indiana.
Father/Son Tournament, Slam Dunk, Jr. Slam Dunk, shooting contest, FREE DRAWINGS.
$500 Cash Payout on the Open Division of the Champions Tournament.
$55 Entry. Just $30 for the Father/Son Tournament. Players may play in both is qualified.

For more info go to: http://www.sisryc.org/freedom-jam.html
or call (812) 259-9911


Blast to the past VBS
Date: Monday, 7/6

Blast to the past VBS at Full Grace Gospel Church
6pm-8:30pm nightly
Ages 3-18
Grace Full Gospel Church
3802 Kenny Simpson Lane


Mitchell Library 2015 Summer Reading Club
Date: Monday, 7/6

Mitchell Community Public Library 2015 Summer Reading Club "Every Hero Has A Story"

Programs:

Supercrafts every Monday at 3:00PM
July 6, 13, 20, 27

Gladiator Games every Tuesday at 3:00PM
July 7,14,21,28

Hometown Heroes Storytime and Crafts every Thursday at 3:00PM
July 9, 16, 23, 30


"Teen Mad Science Slime"
Date: Tuesday, 7/7

July 7, 6p "Teen Mad Science Slime" at Bedford Public Library. All teens welcome to enjoy fun science and slime!


New Volunteer Center Open in Bloomington
Date: Tuesday, 7/7

New Volunteer Center Open in Bloomington

Bloomington, IN—RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program is pleased to announce the opening of the Bloomington RSVP 55+ Volunteer Center at 1010 South Walnut Street, Suite D. Every Tuesday (with the exception of the 3rd Tuesday of each month), from 10-2, volunteer projects will be available for the public to do on a drop-in basis. Everyone is invited to stop by for a couple hours, or bring a sack lunch and stay the day!


Bedford Public Library Teen Mad Science Slime
Date: Tuesday, 7/7

Bedford Public Library presents Teen Mad Science Slime at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, for all teens who like science or fun. Teen Mad Science Slime is presented in support of the library’s Summer Reading Adventure, a free program for ages up through 17 that provides rewards for reading. There’s still plenty of time for children and teens to earn all the rewards for summer reading, and teens can earn chances to win other items such as a Kindle Fire. For more information, visit the library website or call Bedford Public Library at 812-275-4471.


Indiana Jim and His Reptiles
Date: Thursday, 7/9

July 9, 6p at Parkview Intermediate Gym, Bedford Public Library presents "Indiana Jim and His Reptiles". This program is presented at no charge and is in support of the library's Summer Reading Adventure. All welcome.


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 7/9

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services
Date: Friday, 7/10

Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services is hosting a garden walk
July 10th-4-8 pm
Tickets and a map are $15.00 at Copy Trolley.
9 houses on this driving tour.
call Caroline Devries: 219-869-1709 or Janet Huber: 812-279-5251 for more information.
All proceeds assist cancer patients in Lawrence County.


OPERA HOUSE in MITCHELL - GRAND RE-OPENING!
Date: Saturday, 7/11

OPERA HOUSE in MITCHELL - GRAND RE-OPENING! - JULY 4, 2015
The Grand Re-Opening of the Opera House in Mitchell is scheduled for July 4, 2015 with a free performance by the LICK CREEK BAND (Eclectic Acoustic Music). The July Events also include:
July 11 Nostalgia Band (Jazz, Rock, Latin)
July 18 West Wend Band (Country)
July 25 Revival Road Quartet (Gospel)
Visit: Opera House on Facebook for more details and entertainment schedule!
LET US HELP YOU PROMOTE YOUR UPCOMING EVENTS! Contact GMCC office: 849-4441 or by e-mail: mitchellchamber@frontier.com.


Benefit Yard Sale July 10th
Date: Saturday, 7/11

Benefit Yard Sale July 10th 8am-5pm at Avoca Baptist Church
July 11 8am-2pm Yard sale and Vendor Fair
Proceeds to help with a member's medical bills from Cancer.


BNL Boys Basketball 3 Point Club Car Wach
Date: Saturday, 7/11

BNL Boys Basketball 3 Point Club is having a car wash on Saturday July 11th from 9-4 at the old Boys Club building on 16th st, donations accepted.


Drive Into Girl Scouts
Date: Saturday, 7/11

Drive Into Girl Scouts
All girls K-12
July 11th 6:30pm-8:30pm
Cost is Free at the John Lowery Bedford Pool
Family Adult must attend to Supervise
for questions contact: 812-583-6400 or 317-924-6845


1st Annual Rally to Remember
Date: Sunday, 7/12

1st Annual Rally to Remember
Sunday July 12th
Ride begins at Harley Davidson
522 W. Gourley Pike
Bloomington In
Registration at 11am Ride starts at 12pm
$20 per bike
For more information call 812-332-4437 ext 221
Wear purple on the day of event to support Alzheimer's Awareness


Free Concert: Adams Call
Date: Sunday, 7/12

Free Concert: Adams Call
Date: Sunday, July 12th
Time: 6:00PM
Location: Bedford First Assembly, 2601 27th Street, Bedford, IN 47421
Cost: Free Concert - A free will offering will be taken.
More Information: 812-275-4280 or bedfordfirstag.org
The latest Recording, “LIVE AT SIX MILE” was recently nominated, for Christian Country Album of the Year.
www.adamscall.com


Oolitic Baptist Church VBS
Date: Monday, 7/13

The Oolitic Baptist Church, 709 Lafayette St. in Oolitic, will host their 2015 VBS on July 13-17 from 9-11:30 a.m. each morning. The title of this year's VBS is "Journey Off the Map" with a jungle theme. A free breakfast will be served each morning to the students and workers. Classes are for children ages 3- completion of grade 5. To pre register your child, or for more information, email Flo at rftallman@gmail.com or call 812 275-5775.


Red Cross Blood Donation
Date: Monday, 7/13

Red Cross Blood Donation
Lawrence County
7/13/2015: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Hillcrest Christian Church, 1130 Hillcrest Road


Oolitic Baptist Church VBS
Date: Monday, 7/13

Oolitic Baptist Church, 709 Lafayette St. in Oolitic will have Vacation Bible School from July 13-17 from 9-11:30 each morning. The theme this year is Journey Off the Map and has a jungle setting. Classes will be for kids, ages 3 through Grade 5. There will be a free breakfast served each morning. VBS will conclude on Friday night, July 17 from 6-7:30. For more information, or to pre register your child, call 275-5775.


Teen Gaming Tournament
Date: Tuesday, 7/14

July 14, 1p, Teen Gaming Tournament at Bedford Public Library. Teens can find out who's the best gamer. Registration is required and can be done from the library website at www.bedlib.org or by visiting or calling the library at 812-275-4471.


Aid & Attendance Benefit at Bliss Place
Date: Tuesday, 7/14

Bliss Place is hosting an Aid & Attendance Benefit Seminar with a representative from Summit Financial for Veterans and their families on Tuesday, July 14th at 2:00 pm. Refreshments will be served.


Shani the Narcotics Officer
Date: Wednesday, 7/15

July 15, 3p for ages 3 and up, Shani the Narcotics Officer at Bedford Public Library. Children and teens can see K-9 Officer Shani sniff out drugs. Registration is required and can be done from the library website at www.bedlib.org or by visiting or calling the library at 812-275-4471.


Adventures with Major Gilbert
Date: Thursday, 7/16

July 16, 2p for ages pre-K and up, "Adventures with Major Gilbert" at Bedford Public Library. Children will enjoy visiting and learning from the City DARE officer.


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 7/16

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


OPERA HOUSE in MITCHELL - GRAND RE-OPENING!
Date: Saturday, 7/18

OPERA HOUSE in MITCHELL - GRAND RE-OPENING! - JULY 4, 2015
The Grand Re-Opening of the Opera House in Mitchell is scheduled for July 4, 2015 with a free performance by the LICK CREEK BAND (Eclectic Acoustic Music). The July Events also include:
July 11 Nostalgia Band (Jazz, Rock, Latin)
July 18 West Wend Band (Country)
July 25 Revival Road Quartet (Gospel)
Visit: Opera House on Facebook for more details and entertainment schedule!
LET US HELP YOU PROMOTE YOUR UPCOMING EVENTS! Contact GMCC office: 849-4441 or by e-mail: mitchellchamber@frontier.com.


Super Hero Training
Date: Monday, 7/20

July 20, drop in from 1-4p, for ages Pre-K - first grade, "Super Hero Training" at Bedford Public Library. Children can find out if they have what it takes to be a super hero.


Brain STEM Maker Camp
Date: Tuesday, 7/21

July 21, 9-12p, for grades 4-6, "Brain STEM Maker Camp" at Bedford Public Library. This maker camp provides science, technology, engineering, and mathematics exploration and fun. Lunch is provided. This one day camp is repeated on July 23. There is no charge, but registration is required and can be done from the library website at www.bedlib.org or by visiting or calling the library at 812-275-4471.


Senses Science
Date: Wednesday, 7/22

July 22, 3p, for grades K-5, "Senses Science" at Bedford Public Library. Children can see disappearing objects and explore the five senses with other fun experiments.


DistinXion Overnight Camp
Date: Thursday, 7/23

DistinXion Overnight Camp

July 23, 2015 - July 25, 2015

DistinXion will be holding an overnight basketball camp in Bedford from July 23rd-25th. Campers will be taught basketball skills as well as good character. DistinXion overnight camps are open to anyone entering 4th-12th grade.

Bedford North Lawrence/Camp Challenge
http://distinxion.myshopify.com/products/distinxion-overnight-camp-xperience-july-23-2015-july-25-2015-bedford-in


Brain STEM Maker Camp
Date: Thursday, 7/23

July 23, 9-12p, for grades 4-6, "Brain STEM Maker Camp" at Bedford Public Library. This maker camp provides science, technology, engineering, and mathematics exploration and fun. Lunch is provided. There is no charge, but registration is required and can be done from the library website at www.bedlib.org or by visiting or calling the library at 812-275-4471.


Brain STEM Maker Camp
Date: Thursday, 7/23

July 23, 9-12p, for grades 4-6, "Brain STEM Maker Camp" at Bedford Public Library. This maker camp provides science, technology, engineering, and mathematics exploration and fun. Lunch is provided. There is no charge, but registration is required and can be done from the library website at www.bedlib.org or by visiting or calling the library at 812-275-4471.


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 7/23

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


SENIOR FOOD BOX PROGRAM TO BE OFFERED
Date: Thursday, 7/23

SENIOR FOOD BOX PROGRAM TO BE OFFERED IN LAWRENCE COUNTY

Eligible Lawrence County senior citizens will soon have the opportunity to receive a monthly box of food from Hoosier Hills Food Bank (HHFB) through the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
Seniors will be able to sign up for the program during two upcoming HHFB food distributions - at the food bank's mobile food pantry on June 23 and at the new monthly box distribution date on July 21st.


DistinXion Overnight Camp
Date: Friday, 7/24

DistinXion Overnight Camp

July 23, 2015 - July 25, 2015

DistinXion will be holding an overnight basketball camp in Bedford from July 23rd-25th. Campers will be taught basketball skills as well as good character. DistinXion overnight camps are open to anyone entering 4th-12th grade.

Bedford North Lawrence/Camp Challenge


Bedford Parks Department Swim for Independence
Date: Friday, 7/24

The Bedford Parks Department will his their first annual Swim for Independence
A 2 hour pool party for individuals of the community will all abilities. Care givers and families of individuals are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Food, music, swimming, and fun.
July 24th
6:30pm-8:30pm
John Lowery Municipal Pool
Cost is Free


BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL STONECUTTERS Class of 1970
Date: Saturday, 7/25

BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL STONECUTTERS Class of 1970 is having it's 45th class reunion this year. Date is July 25, 2015. Reunion will be at the Bedford American Legion #33 at 7:00PM. Please let all members know this information. No charge for reunion. Snacks will be provided and cash bar. For more information go on Facebook to - Bedford High School Class of 1970, Bedford, Indiana


OPERA HOUSE in MITCHELL - GRAND RE-OPENING!
Date: Saturday, 7/25

OPERA HOUSE in MITCHELL - GRAND RE-OPENING! - JULY 4, 2015
The Grand Re-Opening of the Opera House in Mitchell is scheduled for July 4, 2015 with a free performance by the LICK CREEK BAND (Eclectic Acoustic Music). The July Events also include:
July 11 Nostalgia Band (Jazz, Rock, Latin)
July 18 West Wend Band (Country)
July 25 Revival Road Quartet (Gospel)
Visit: Opera House on Facebook for more details and entertainment schedule!
LET US HELP YOU PROMOTE YOUR UPCOMING EVENTS! Contact GMCC office: 849-4441 or by e-mail: mitchellchamber@frontier.com.


DistinXion Overnight Camp
Date: Saturday, 7/25

DistinXion Overnight Camp

July 23, 2015 - July 25, 2015

DistinXion will be holding an overnight basketball camp in Bedford from July 23rd-25th. Campers will be taught basketball skills as well as good character. DistinXion overnight camps are open to anyone entering 4th-12th grade.

Bedford North Lawrence/Camp Challenge


5th Annual Uncork the Uplands
Date: Saturday, 7/25

Join us on July 25 for the 5th annual Uncork the Uplands, the signature event of the Indiana Uplands AVA. For one night only, guests have the opportunity to sip wines from all 9 wineries along the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail in one beautiful location at Huber's Orchard, Winery & Vineyard in Borden, Indiana. In addition to samples award-winning wines, guests will also be able to enjoy local cuisine, live music and guided tours of Huber's almost 800-acre farm. The event will run from 4-7pm, with the VIP event from 3-4pm. Early Bird tickets are just $45 and are $60 after July 10. VIP event tickets are also available for $15.


Ride through Time Road Rally
Date: Saturday, 7/25

Ride through Time
Road Rally
July 25th, 2015
Registration begins at 9am until 950am. Rally will begin at 10am. Location is the rear entrance of Lawrence county History museum. This is a fundraiser for History Fest. Entry fee is $25 per team. Call Jimi for more information, 812-545-1180


Mustering Elm Park Group Car Show
Date: Saturday, 7/25

The Mustering Elm Park Group will be having its 4th Annual Car show with the Route 50 Cruisers on Saturday, July 25th from 4:00- 7:00. There will be food, music and door prizes. This is a non- judged show. No entry fee. The first 50 cars registered will receive a dash plaque. The Park is located along Highway 450 in Trinity Springs (Martin County) approximately 16 miles from Bedford.


Explore Energy with the Monroe County Energy Chall
Date: Monday, 7/27

Explore Energy with the Monroe County Energy Challenge!
The Monroe County Energy Challenge is hosting the first Explore Energy event at the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market on June 27th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will be held at Showers Plaza in front of City Hall.


Mike Hemmelgarn Comedy Juggler Ventriloquist
Date: Tuesday, 7/28

July 28, 3 and 6p, at Parkview Intermediate Gym, "Mike Hemmelgarn Comedy Juggler Ventriloquist". This is the Golden Ticket reward program for children who completed the Bedford Public Library Summer Reading Adventure. Family members or caregivers of the children who have a golden ticket are admitted at no charge. The three o'clock program is the same program that is repeated at six.



The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 7/30

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


Mitchell 500
Date: Saturday, 8/1

8/1/15 Mitchell 500 - Contact Larry and Michele Hardman at (812) 508-1575


Mitchell Library Trustees Meeting
Date: Monday, 8/3

The Mitchell Community Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, August 3rd at 5:30pm at the library to discuss the 2016 budget. 804 W Main Street, Mitchell, IN 47446


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 8/6

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 8/13

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 8/20

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Thursday, 8/27

The Springville Farmers Market will run every Thursday in June, July, and August.
3-6pm at the Springville Gymnasium on the corner of Springville and Judah Road and Popcorn in Springville In.
Vendor fee is $6
Market Free to public
For vendor sign - up information and HBV Reference visit http://2015pringvillefarmersmarket.com/


NEEDMORE HILLTOPPERS REUNION
Date: Saturday, 8/29

Students of Needmore High School in 1974 and before
AUGUST 29, 2015
3:00pm until ?????

Free Methodist Shelter house
Hwy 37 and 5th St Bedford

FAMILY FRIENDLY PITCH IN
Bring by Last Name (maiden)
A-G Salads H-P Vegetables Q-Z Desserts
(and/or your specialty)
MEAT (BELLY BUSTER CATERING) & DRINKS PROVIDED

RSVP by August 15, 2015
Call:
Rebecca 812-276-5884
Mark 317-442-2780
Gary 812-276-6037
Email:
NeedmoreHilltoppers@hotmail.com
or message us on Facebook
BRING YOUR NHS MEMORABILIA


Garlic Festival
Date: Saturday, 9/5

Garlic Festival in beautiful Bloomington Indiana
Labor Day weekend September 5th and 6th 11am-10pm
3rd street park
Community Art, Local food and free live music!

Garlic Inc. is a public charity focusing on disseminating health information regarding buying and preparing foods and the connection food has to public health... From field to plate

http://www.bloomingtongarlicfestival.org


Bedford Knights of Columbus
Date: Friday, 9/11


On September 11th and 12th the Bedford Knights of Columbus will be conducting their 38th Annual Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The monies raised from this event will go to the Larc Center in Bedford which provides job training and employment opportunities for mentally challenged adults, and to special education classes within the Bedford North Lawence School System. The knights will be soliciting donations on these two days at Walmart, Price Lass IGA, Bedford Federal Savings Bank, and the Hoosier Hills Credit Union locations in Bedford and Mitchell.


Bloomington Community Book Fair
Date: Thursday, 10/8

The "1st and 32nd"Annual Bloomington Community Book Fair, A Benefit for Hoosier Hills Food Bank, this October 8-13th, 2015, 9am-7pm at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.

Donations, volunteers, and advocacy for this event and cause are needed.
Gently used books, CDs, DVDs, records, games and puzzles are accepted Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm at 2333 West Industrial Park Drive.

Groups or individuals interested in volunteering at the book fair can contact Ryan at 812-334-8374 or volunteer@hhfoodbank.org.

And, of course, Hoosier Hills Food Bank also welcomes non-perishable food donations and volunteers any time of year.

We appreciate your help and any questions or concerns can be referred to us at:
Office@hhfoodbank.org
Intern@hhfoodbank.org
Or call us at 812-334-8374


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