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Upcoming Community Events

Cruise In For Music
Date: Saturday, 6/25

Cruise In for Music Car & Truck show will take place Saturday, June 25th at Barr Reeve High School, 627 N. 3rd St. in Montgomery. All cars and trucks are welcome. Registration is from 9am-noon. Registration Fee is $15. Top 20 awards and 7 special trophies to be presented around 3:30pm. Enjoy door prizes, raffles, food and drinks, games, live music and a DJ. Event shirts will be available. Silent Auction will end at 2pm. All of the proceeds will go to the Barr Reeve Band to purchase new music, repair instruments, uniform maintenance, and travel fees for the students. For more information contact Matthew at 812.698.0775 or Johnny at 812.296.0297


Summer Sale Spectacular
Date: Saturday, 6/25

Lawrence County Catholic Youth Group will host a Summer Sale Spectacular in the St.Vincent de Paul Shamrock Center from 8:00am-2:00pm. Crafts and other vendors welcome to rent table space. If interested in selling contact Joyce Daugherty at 275-6539. Public is invited to come to the sale. Concessions will be available.


Worth-Miken Power Series
Date: Saturday, 6/25

Worth-Miken Power Series Co Ed (Bedford)
June 25-26 (if needed)
Murray Park-420 W St-Bedford IN 47421
ASA Co Ed Novice (D and below)
Entry Fee is $275 Deadline is June 22 at 4pm unless it fills up
teams must enter thru tournament ASA
Contact Gary Dorsett at 812-275-5692 or gdorsett@bedford.in.us with questions.
This is part of Indiana ASA/Worth-Miken Power Series


2016 Olreans Concert In The Park Series
Date: Saturday, 6/25

Tobin & Friends June 25, at 7PM. at Congress Square


Hoosier Hills Armed Forces Family Association
Date: Saturday, 6/25

7th Annual Support Our Troops Ride & Support Injured Vets June 25th at the National Guard Armory Bedford Indiana Registration is from 9AM-11 AM Contact numbers 812-583-4736 or 812-583-6359


Burgoon Church Gospel Sing
Date: Saturday, 6/25

Burgoon Church Gospel Sing. Randy Cowden & Friends 6PM.


Home of the Brave Patriotic Concert
Date: Monday, 6/27

6/27/16: Home of the Brave Patriotic Concert (Roger Gales) @ BNL PAC @ 7:30pm
Tickets are $5/each and available at the Chamber Office


Munchkin Monday at Judy's Baby Boutique
Date: Monday, 6/27

Munchkin Monday at Judy's Baby Boutique, June 27th, last time in June. Activities and story time for kids of all ages, between the hours of 1-2pm. Come out and join the fun and see what all the talk is about! Judy's Baby Boutique is located at 717 Lincoln Avenue, Suite D, inside the Lincoln Plaza. Any questions can be directed to Kim at 812-797-8353


St. Vincent De Paul Altar Society Fundraiser
Date: Tuesday, 6/28

Wine and Canvas
Shamrock Center 1723 I st Bedford
Tuesday June 28th 6pm
Snacks and drinks 5pm to 6pm
Silent Auction
$45
To sign-up or for more information please call
Karen Weaver 812-583-4096 or Diana Key 812-2799659



Home of the Brave Patriotic Concert
Date: Tuesday, 6/28

Home of the Brave Patriotic Concert (Roger Gales) @ BNL PAC @ 7:30pm Tickets are $5/each and available at the Chamber Office


Walking Groups
Date: Thursday, 6/30

The Parks Department is offering walking groups on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Groups will meet at Thornton Park at 8am each morning. Groups will walk different routes each day. Staff members from the Park will lead groups on a 2-3 mile walk on trails and different routes in the city. Come and enjoy a great way to exercise and to meet new people.


Senator Brent Steele Retirement Open House
Date: Thursday, 6/30

Senator Brent Steele Retirement Open House
@Bedford Chamber
Thursday, June 30th
5:00-7:00 pm
Please join us for this special open house celebrating Senator Steele's 20 years for service to the State of Indiana. There will be a special presentation at 6:00 that evening.


Health Careers Camp
Date: Friday, 7/1

The AHEC program at Hoosier Uplands is looking for some participants in the Health Careers Camp, which would be a great addition to a student’s transcript who is hoping to pursue a degree in a health-related career. Any current student entering the 8th grade to 12th grade is eligible.
The registrations are due July 1, 2016, and the camp is July 21st and July 22nd—and are only $20.


Rotary Fish Fry & SILENT AUCTION
Date: Friday, 7/1

Rotary Fish Fry & SILENT AUCTION
Friday, July 1, 4 – 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10/person; ages 6-12 - $6; 5 & under free
Thornton Park Pavilion, 15th & O Streets, Bedford.
Drive-through service is available through Beech Grove Cemetery.


Spring Mill Old-Fashioned Independence Day
Date: Saturday, 7/2

Old-Fashioned Independence Day
Mitchell, IN: Join us at Spring Mill State Park in our Pioneer Village on Saturday July 2th through Monday July 4th for three days of activities, games, and crafts.
At the Lakeview Activity Center visit the craft table and make a 4th of July crafts, play rabbit rescue, stop by the dig site and watch a nature movie about Eagles.
Park admission during the event is $7 per vehicle for in-state residents and $9 per vehicle for out-of-state residents. 2016 Annual Entrance Passes are also available
For more information on this and other upcoming events call 812-849-3534


Patriotic Service & Fireworks
Date: Sunday, 7/3

Grace Full Gospel Church
7PM Bring lawn chairs and come for a great time of fellowship, food & celebration. Concessions will be available.


Limestone Heritage Festival Parade
Date: Monday, 7/4

Saturday, July 4th @ Noon
Theme: "Indiana 200 Great Years 1816-2016"
Grand Marshal: Judy Elliott
Honorary Grand Marshal: Bedford Chamber - 100 years of Service
Entry forms now available at the Chamber office or www.bedfordinparades.com
For more information call BRI @ 812-329-4221 or the Chamber at 812-275-4493 or email bedfordparades@hotmail.com.


Red Cross Blood Donation
Date: Monday, 7/4

Red Cross Blood Donation
Bedford Town Square, 1501 J St., Bedford, IN 47421
7/4/2016: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


The Community Baby Shower
Date: Tuesday, 7/5

The Community Baby Shower, 9 am, at the Community Health & Wellness Center, 2415 Mitchell Rd., Bedford


Homeschool Informational Meeting
Date: Tuesday, 7/5

Informational meeting
So You Want to Homeschool?
Tuesday, July 5
Bedford Public Library
6-8 p.m.


Managing Behavioral Changes
Date: Wednesday, 7/6

Wednesday, July 6th, Managing Behavioral Changes in Dementia at Bedford Public Library Here is help for people whose family has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. IU Health’s Alzheimer’s Educator Dayna Thompson will address the needs of caregivers in a way that helps caregivers feel connected, knowledgeable, and capable of supporting their loved one. This program is part of a “Caregiver University” series at Bedford Public Library that focuses on various aspects of care and resources. Lunch will be provided at no charge by the IU Health Alzheimer’s Resource Service. The class is offered at no charge, but registration is required. Register from the Library events calendar at www.bedlib.org or call the Library at 812-275-4471.


Blood Drive
Date: Wednesday, 7/6

Blood Drive
Mitchell Church of Christ, 1004 Main St., Mitchell, IN 47446
7/6/2016: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Jackson County Young Artists
Date: Friday, 7/8

Jackson County Young Artists' Theatre Presents
"A Walk in the Woods"
July 8 and 9 at 7:30pm
July 10 at 2:30pm
Tickets are available online or you can contact us at mail@jcct.org or 812-358-5228 to reserve your tickets. Seating is reserved and all tickets are $8. Any remaining tickets will be available for sale at the door, but our young artists' productions sell out quickly, so we strongly recommend getting your tickets early!


2016 Olreans Concert In The Park Series
Date: Saturday, 7/9

Ladies For Liberty. July 9th, at 7PM. at Congress Square


Smoke Free Coalition Meeting
Date: Monday, 7/11

Smoke Free Coalition meeting- Mon., 7/11 at 9 am at the Community Health and Wellness Center, 2415 Mitchell Road, Bedford (and monthly afterwards at the same time/location on= 8/8; 9/12; 10/10; 11/14, & 12/12)


Wrestling Clinic
Date: Monday, 7/11

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County will be hosting a wrestling clinic the weeks of July 11th and 18th. The camp is offered in two sessions; Session 1 from 10:00 - 11:30 is for new or limited experience wrestlers (K-5). Session 2 will start at 1:00-3:30 and is geared for experienced wrestlers in the Middle School and High School (6-12) age groups.


Preschool Discovery
Date: Tuesday, 7/12

Bedford Public Library presents Preschool Discovery from 10-11 a.m. Preschool children will enjoy stories, songs, and learning activities,


Bedford Public Library Preschool Discovery
Date: Thursday, 7/14

Tuesday, July 14, 10 a.m.: Bedford Public Library presents Preschool Discovery: Picnic. Preschool children will enjoy stories, songs, learning activities and play time in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. No registration.


Blood Drive
Date: Saturday, 7/16

Blood Drive
Bedford Army National Guard, 2020 19th St., Bedford, IN 47421
7/16/2016: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Astronaut Training Camp
Date: Monday, 7/18

Bedford Public Library presents Astronaut Training Camp from 2-3 p.m. for Pre-K through Grade 2. Discover what it takes to be an astronaut! Create moon rocks, go through an obstacle course, shoot at aliens, and more. Registration is required and may be made from the events calendar at www.bedlib.org.


Family Science Night
Date: Tuesday, 7/19

Bedford Public Library presents Family Science Night from 5-7:30 p.m. Explore scientific topics with fun, hands-on activities for the whole family! Come when you can, leave when you must. Activities for all ages!


A Visit with Abraham Lincoln
Date: Thursday, 7/21

Bedford Public Library presents A Visit with Abraham Lincoln at the Parkview Primary School Gym at 3 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. Dean Dorrell portrays Lincoln in this forty-five minute presentation geared toward grade-school age children, with emphasis on Lincoln’s life as a child in Kentucky and Indiana. Mr. Lincoln’s costume is authentic from the top of the stovepipe hat (a replica of the hat Lincoln wore to the theater on April 14, 1865) to the sole of the Civil War era boots. Clothing is natural fiber based on Civil War era patterns, and even the watch and chain are authentic, coin silver, key-wind made in the 1850’s.


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Saturday, 7/23

July 23 –24 Men’s Worth Series Points D&E, Deadline July 20th 4pm, entry fee $275.00 – Also Women’s tournament – entry fee - $225.00


2016 Olreans Concert In The Park Series
Date: Saturday, 7/23

River City Concert Band. June 23, at 7PM. at Congress Square


Brain Stem Maker Camp
Date: Wednesday, 7/27

Bedford Public Library presents Brain Stem Maker Camp for Grades 6,7, & 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. This half-day camp offers 6th, 7th, and 8th graders a hands-on opportunity to explore fun and fascinating topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The same camp is offered on Friday, July 29th. Register for the day that works best for you. Morning snack and lunch are provided. Registration is required and may be made from the events calendar at www.bedlib.org.


DistinXion Overnight Camp
Date: Thursday, 7/28

DistinXion Overnight Camp

July 28, 2016 – July 30, 2016

A life-changing camp that will shift your perspective on sports and life. Inspiring you to be your best in mind, body and heart, every day. DistinXion basketball camps focus on elite basketball and character training. This will be a unique DistinXion Xperience because it is an overnight camp! Campers will go deeper and get the full Xperience with extra time devoted to elite basketball and character training. This camp is open to girls and boys entering grades 4-12.

Bedford North Lawrence/Camp Challenge


Brain Stem Maker Camp
Date: Friday, 7/29

Bedford Public Library presents Brain Stem Maker Camp for Grades 6,7, & 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. This half-day camp offers 6th, 7th, and 8th graders a hands-on opportunity to explore fun and fascinating topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The same camp is offered on Wednesday, July 27. Register for the day that works best for you. Morning snack and lunch are provided. Registration is required and may be made from the events calendar at www.bedlib.org.


2016
Date: Wednesday, 8/3

Sept 3-4 – ASA Coed Novice State Tournament, Worth Series Points, deadline Aug 31st 5pm - $300.00


2016 Olreans Concert In The Park Series
Date: Saturday, 8/6

Sweetwater. August 6th, at 7PM. at Congress Square


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Friday, 8/12

August 12-14 – ASA Men’s South D State, Worth Points Series, deadline August 10th 5pm - $300.00


BNL Boys Basketball
Date: Saturday, 8/13

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament in August to benefit the 3 Pt. Club.
1st Annual BNL Boys Basketball
Saturday August 13th, 2016
@ Bedford North Lawrence High School
$25 per player
What’s included?
Guaranteed 4 games
(No more than 4 players per team)
Prize for division champions
Tournament T-shirt

Who can play?
Boys: Division 1 – 3rd& 4th Grade
Division 2 – 5th& 6th Grade
Division 3 – 7th& 8th Grade
Division 4 – High School
Division 5 – Adult

Girls: Division 1 – 3rd& 4th Grade
Division 2 – 5th& 6th Grade
Division 3 – 7th& 8th Grade
Division 4 – High School
Division 5 - Adult

Concession Stand will be available!
All proceeds go to the BNL 3 Pt. Club to help support BNL Boys Basketball
For more information and registration forms visit the BNL Boys Basketball Facebook Page
Or
Contact Amy Stockman: Cell: (812) 583-3063 Email: stockman4@hotmail.com


2016 Olreans Concert In The Park Series
Date: Saturday, 8/13

Darla McFadden Gospel Night. August 13, at 7PM. at Congress Square


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Wednesday, 8/17

September 17-18 – Dason Spires Memorial Tournament, Men’s and Women’s, Deadline Sept. 14th 4pm


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Saturday, 8/27

August 27-28 – Riley Benefit Tournament Men and Women, entry fee $250.00, deadline August 24th 4pm


Homegrown Orleans Farmers Market
Date: Wednesday, 8/31

Homegrown Orleans Farmers Mkt is back every Saturday from 8 a.m. to Noon on the west side of the square.


Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive
Date: Friday, 9/9

On September 9th and 10th the Bedford Knights of Columbus will be conducting their 39th Annual Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit local citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The knights will be soliciting donations on these two days at Rural King, Price Lass IGA, Bedford Federal Savings Bank, and the Hoosier Hills Credit Union locations in Bedford and Mitchell. Your support would be very much


The Community Baby Shower
Date: Saturday, 9/10

Community Baby Shower- Sat., Sept. 10, from 12:15- 3:30 pm at St. Vincent’s Shamrock Center, 1723 I Street, Bedford. All new parents who will have or have delivered are invited to this FREE event! https://www.facebook.com/lccbabyshower/ Registration- July 25th- Sept. 2nd.


Handling Difficult Transitions
Date: Tuesday, 9/27

Tuesday, September 27, 11:30-1, Handling Difficult Transitions at Bedford Public Library Here is help for people whose family has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. IU Health’s Alzheimer’s Educator Dayna Thompson will address the needs of caregivers in a way that helps caregivers feel connected, knowledgeable, and capable of supporting their loved one. This program is part of a “Caregiver University” series at Bedford Public Library that focuses on various aspects of care and resources. Lunch will be provided at no charge by the IU Health Alzheimer’s Resource Service. The class is offered at no charge, but registration is required. Register from the Library events calendar at www.bedlib.org or call the Library at 812-275-4471.


Hoosier Hills Food Bank Community Book Fair
Date: Thursday, 10/6

Hello! Hoosier Hills Food Bank wanted to provide you with information regarding the 2016 Bloomington Community Book Fair.

Monroe County Fairgrounds
October 6th-11th
Over 100,000 Books, CD’s, DVD’s, Records and other media
Food Trucks and light concessions will be available
Color Vibe Run 5k Saturday October 8th
http://www.thecolorvibe.com/bloomington.php


First United Methodist Church Craft & Vendor Fair
Date: Saturday, 10/8

Bedford First United Methodist Church will be hosting a craft/vendor fair on Saturday, October 8, 9 am to 3 pm. Call Linda at 812-275-2211 for details on cost, to reserve tables and request a registration form.


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Saturday, 10/15

October 15 -16 – BSA Coed Strong hand Tournament – Entry fee $225.00, deadline Oct 12th 4pm


Dementia Caregiver’s Holiday Guide
Date: Tuesday, 11/8

Tuesday, November 8, 11:30-1, Remembering How to Love the Holidays: A Dementia Caregiver’s Guide at Bedford Public Library Here is help for people whose family has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. IU Health’s Alzheimer’s Educator Dayna Thompson will address the needs of caregivers in a way that helps caregivers feel connected, knowledgeable, and capable of supporting their loved one. This program is part of a “Caregiver University” series at Bedford Public Library that focuses on various aspects of care and resources. Lunch will be provided at no charge by the IU Health Alzheimer’s Resource Service. The class is offered at no charge, but registration is required. Register from the Library events calendar at www.bedlib.org or call the Library at 812-275-4471.


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