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The Community Calendar allows one to view up to the minute additions and changes to scheduled community events.

If you could like your community event added to this list, please submit your information by using one of the options listed on the right.

Upcoming Community Events

Bloomington Old Time Music and Dance
Date: Wednesday, 8/23

Wednesday, August 23
Free beginner lessons at 7:30, dance: 8:00 to 10:15
Boys and Girls Club, 311 S. Lincoln, Bloomington
More Information at

Bedford Parks Dept Upcoming Tournaments
Date: Wednesday, 8/23

Riley Benefit – Aug 26th Deadline Aug 23rd 4pm $200.00
(Men & Women)

Girls Inc. of Monroe County Open House
Date: Thursday, 8/24

Girls Inc. of Monroe County will be having an Open House for all parents, donors, and volunteers on August 24 from 5:30-8:30 PM. We would like to add this to the community calendar if possible!

Bedford Community Garden/Park
Date: Friday, 8/25

Bedford Parks Dept. has teamed up with Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) for a match grant that will benefit the Bedford Community garden/park.
Our community needs to raise 25K by August 25th 11:45 pm in order to receive the match grant of 25K.
If you would like to make a donation please contact Bedford Parks Department at (812) 275-5692

Southern Gospel Group, Brian Free & Assurance
Date: Friday, 8/25

Southern Gospel Group, Brian Free & Assurance, will be at Grace Full Gospel Church, Friday night August 25th at 7:00 p.m.
Open to public, free and love offering will be taken. Church phone for more info (812) 275-8100

39th Annual Sugar Hill Contra Dance
Date: Friday, 8/25

39th Annual Sugar Hill Contra Dance Weekend
Fri. & Sat. 8/25th - 26th
Contra dance Fri. at 8:00pm
Contra dance Sat. at 8:00pm
At Ransburg Scout Reservation, 7599 E. Waldrip Creek Rd, Bloomington IN

Bethel Country Church Porch Sing
Date: Friday, 8/25

Bethel Country Church will be hosting an Ole fashioned porch sing at 2 Hoosier avenue in Oolitic on August 25 at 6:30 pm. and various local gospel Bring your lawn chairs and come join us.

9th Annual Golf Scramble
Date: Saturday, 8/26

Lawrence County Firefighters Associations 9th Annual Golf Scramble
August, 26 2017 Stone Crest Golf Course
For More Info please contact:
Bobby Brown 812-583-6845
Steve Nolan 812- 583-4592
Tammy Wright 812-545-1758

Strengthening Singles Pitch-in Dinner
Date: Saturday, 8/26

Strengthening Singles
will host a pitch-in dinner on
Friday, Aug. 25th, 6:00 p.m. at

Southern Gospel Sing
Date: Saturday, 8/26

Southern Gospel Sing August 26th at 6PM at the Dive christian Church

Riley Hospital Benefit Tournament
Date: Saturday, 8/26

August 26-27
Entry Fee: 200.00
Deadline to register – August 23rd 4pm
Call 812-275-5692 to register
Men’s and Coed Tournaments
Coed format is 6-4
Hit your own 52-300 approved ball

Fall Festival Try-Outs
Date: Saturday, 8/26

Fall Festival Try-Outs Saturday August 26, 10am to 12pm at Paoli Chamber Of Commerce

Special Olympics of Lawrence County Kick Off
Date: Saturday, 8/26

Special Olympics of Lawrence County Kick Off. Thornton Pool Pavilion 10a-Noon. Door prizes and snacks. Registration for skills and 3:3 basketball teams. Obtain info on how to become a coach or volunteer! Email:

Saturday Night Film Fellowship
Date: Saturday, 8/26

Bloomington Baptist Saturday Night Film Fellowship August 26th at 6pm 111 S Kimble Dr Bloomington. Join us for a movie and ice cream night.

Launching The Cave's Path
Date: Sunday, 8/27

Launching The Cave's Path, fourth book in the children's series, Come Walk With Me
Sunday afternoon, August 27, 2017
3.00pm to 5.00pm
Lawrence County Museum
929 15th Street, Bedford, Indiana

Burgoon Homecoming
Date: Sunday, 8/27

Burgoon Church Homecoming August 27th. Sunday School at 9:30 Worship at 10:37 Pitch In at 12:30 Gospel Sing @2PM.

Bedford Public Library
Date: Tuesday, 8/29

Tues, Aug 29, 4:30 p.m.: Make Your Own Fidget Spinner Ages 8 – 18 can make fidget spinners at Bedford Public Library. Please register at the events calendar at or call the library at 812-275-4471.

Bedford Parks Dept Upcoming Tournaments
Date: Wednesday, 8/30

Coed State – Sept 9th Deadline August 30th 4pm $310.00

Bloomington Old Time Music and Dance
Date: Wednesday, 8/30

Bloomington Old Time Music and Contra Dance
Wednesday, August 30
Free beginner lessons at 7:30, dance: 8:00 to 10:15
Harmony School Gym 909 E. 2nd St. Bloomington
More Information at

Young Artist School Drop-In Registration
Date: Wednesday, 8/30

Young Artist School Drop-In Registration
Wednesday August 30th 4-7
Free lessons for grades K-12 in Piano, Cooking, Art, Guitar, Dance, Writing and More
First United Methodist
1409 K Street, Bedford IN (across from the library)
more information available at

Bedford Public Library
Date: Thursday, 8/31

Thurs, Aug 31, 4 p.m.: Snack Attack! Kids from 5 – 11 are invited to come to Bedford Public Library to learn how to make their own delicious and nutritious after school snacks. Registration is required and may be done from the events calendar at or by calling the library at 812-275-4471.

Genealogy Bootcamp Class
Date: Thursday, 8/31

Genealogy Bootcamp Class 6:30-8:30pm, August 31st
Kinfolk Place, 192 Hillcrest Way, Bedford
For more information or to register call 812-277-8275 or

Bedford Parks Pool Party
Date: Friday, 9/1

Active Duty Military, National Guard Reserves, Veterans, City & County Police, Firefighters, and Families.
WHAT: Pool & Swim Party
WHEN: Friday Night….September 1, 2017
WHERE: John Lowery Municipal Pool
1609 Q Street, Bedford, IN
Free Tickets Required Pick up at Park office or Dr. Sowders

SICIL 8th Annual Fishtival
Date: Friday, 9/1

Sept. 9th 10am-3pm at Paynetown Twin Oaks Shelter open to individuals with disabilities and their caregivers. Please register before September 1,2017 by calling Carly at 812-277-9626

Law. Co. Cancer Patient Services
Date: Saturday, 9/2

Law. Co. Cancer Patient Services 16th Annual Car,Truck,Bike,Trike and Tractor Show September 2 at Bedford Ford Lincoln Chrysler For more info Contact Karen Deckard 812-583-3840

Claude Akins Golf Classic
Date: Sunday, 9/3

Claude Akins Golf Classic Sept 2 & 3 at Otis Park Gold Course Bedford. For more info please contact Tom or Joe Elliott 812-275-3363.

357 Crew's 4th Annual Bike Show
Date: Sunday, 9/3

357 Crew's 4th Annual Bike Show
@ The Eagle's in Bedford, IN starting at 11:00 am.
Door Prizes 50/50 Raffle Food & Drinks
5 categories with 1st and 2nd place trophies.
$15 to enter in a category.

Mundell Christian Church Fireworks
Date: Sunday, 9/3

Mundell Christian Church is having their annual Labor Day fireworks celebration on Sunday September 3rd starting at 6:00 pm, fireworks at dark. Free food and drinks, games, and fellowship.

MItchell Fireworks
Date: Sunday, 9/3

Sunday, September 3 ~ Mitchell Fire Works at dark at Lehigh Field.

The Purdue Master Gardener Program
Date: Wednesday, 9/6

The Purdue Master Gardener Program
Where? The Lawrence County
Fairgrounds Community Building off of
Hwy 50.
When? The course will be 14 weeks
long, meeting Wednesdays from 6-9
How Much $155,$165 or $190, depending on which option/

Tootsie Roll Drive
Date: Friday, 9/8

September 8th & 9th the Bedford Knights of Columbus will be conducting their 40th Annual Tootsie Roll Drive The knights will be soliciting donations on these 2 days at Rural King, Price Less IGA, Bedford Federal Savings Bank, and the Hoosier Hills Credit Union locations in Bedford and Mitchell. Your support would be very much appreciated.

Center For Women's Ministry Bible Study
Date: Sunday, 9/10

Center For Women's Ministry bible study @5PM 1324 K St #135, Bedford

Monroe Lake Shoreline Cleanup
Date: Sunday, 9/10

Monroe Lake Shoreline Cleanup, Sep. 10 at 1:30 p.m.: Limited to 100 volunteers, advance reg. required. Cookout and door prizes afterwards! More info and registration at

2017 Rendezvous on the Runway
Date: Friday, 9/15

2017 Rendezvous on the Runway September 15th at the Virgil I Grissom Airport 6pm to 10pm
For more info please call 812-275-4493 or email

Clermont Lions Club 67th Annual Rodeo
Date: Saturday, 9/16

Clermont Lions Club 67th Annual Rodeo
Saturday September 16th,2017
Time: 7:30pm till 9:00 pm
Adult Tickets: $12.00 Kids 11 and under $8.00

Furs, Fins, and Feathers Paynetown SRA
Date: Saturday, 9/16

Furs, Fins, and Feathers, Paynetown SRA, Sep. 16 from 1 to 5 p.m.: Celebration of hunting and fishing, with scheduled presentations, including live animals, and drop-in activities. Details on the event calendar at

Bedford Parks Dept Upcoming Tournaments
Date: Wednesday, 9/20

DVWF Benefit – Sept 23rd Deadline Sept 20th 4pm $200.00

Bedford Parks Dept Upcoming Tournaments
Date: Thursday, 9/21

BSA Coed Halloween Havoc – Oct 21st Deadline Oct 18th 4pm

BNL Tail Gate Party
Date: Friday, 9/22

Join Super Oldies 105.5 and WBIW at BNL High School September 22 for a BNL Tail Gate Party. Join us for giveaways and games.. And Food on the grill and drinks provided by Hillcrest Christian Church..

Class of 77 40th Class Reunion
Date: Saturday, 9/23

We are planning the Class of 77 40th Class Reunion. We plan to tail gate at Homecoming on Friday, September 22 and have a banquet on Saturday, September 23.

Bedford Parks Dept Upcoming Tournaments
Date: Wednesday, 9/27

BSA Wooden Bat Backwards Tournament – Sept 30th
Deadline Sept 27th 4pm $160.00

34th Annual Bloomington Community Book Fair
Date: Thursday, 10/5

Hoosier Hills Food Banks will host the 34th Annual Bloomington Community Book Fair October 5th-10th at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. 4,000 people visited Interested in volunteering? Sign up at”

Grief Support Group
Date: Thursday, 10/5

IU Health Bedford Hospital Grief Support Group
September 7-Oct. 5; Thursdays at 6p.m.
Free and open to the public

PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved Ones)
Date: Saturday, 10/7

Our PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved Ones) group is hosting a county wide Recovery Day on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at the Bender Lumber Banquet Hall from 12-6PM.
You can find more information about the event here:

4th Annual Limestone Capital Half Marathon
Date: Saturday, 10/7

4th Annual Limestone Capital Half Marathon, 5K and 1-Mile Fitness Walk to take place on October 7th, 2017. The race is set to start at 8 a.m. and has a course time limit of four hours. The race will begin and end on the town square.To sponsor this great event that will directly benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence County, contact the Race Directors at or call the Bedford Parks Department at (812)275-5692

Indiana Picking & Fiddling Championship
Date: Saturday, 10/7

Indiana State Picking & Fiddling Championships October 7th Boonville High school Auditorium contact Zach Southard at 812-305-4390 for more info.

American Patriot Lodge – 3rd Annual Hog Roast
Date: Saturday, 10/14

Saturday, 14 October 2017
11:00am to 5:00pm. Rain or Shine
Tickets $8.00. Admission at the door $10.00. Kids under 12 Free
And Veterans (no ID needed) free.
The Lodge is in Oolitic Indiana (One block North of the light).
For tickets or info contact: Any Oolitic Mason or
Jesse Felton

Ghostly Gathering Paynetown SRA
Date: Friday, 10/27

Ghostly Gathering, Paynetown SRA, Oct. 27-28: Halloween event with scheduled activities and crafts, costume contest, campsite decorating, Halloween party. Details on the event calendar at

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