A special Abraham Lincoln exhibit is on display at the Indiana State Museum.
Bluegrass & Country Acoustic Music: at the Henry County Senior Center, 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays, Feb 15; March 1 and 15. 108 S. Main St. Information: Brenda Asberry at 521-7414; all ages welcome.
Eagles 933 Karaoke: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays. Valentine Dinner and Dance, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16; Fingertrip band, dinner 6-9 p.m. Phone: 765-529-1013.
Youth Pastor and Musician Jerry Hay Gospel / Bluegrass Performance: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, Park Place Community Church, 900 Riley Road. The Columbia, S.C. resident plays guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin, dobro, drums and just about any other string instrument he can find. A New Castle native, he has been playing and singing gospel music for more than 20 years.
Bowl For Kids Sake: Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser, Saturday, Feb. 23. Information: 529-4494.
Affairs of the Heart: Thursday evening, Feb. 28, First Baptist Church.
Henry County Winter Market: 9 a.m. to noon, each second Saturday of the month, gym in the old Seventh Grade Building, 1407 Walnut St. Winter produce items, maple syrup, honey, eggs, freezer beef, freezer poultry, freezer pork, barbeque sauce, salsa, bake goods, craft items, pottery, candies and much more.
American Legion 137 419 New York Ave., New Castle: Information: 465-5405.
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame: 408 Trojan Lane. Interactive exhibits and collection of Indiana basketball memorabilia. Hoosier Hysteria alive and well. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Closed major holidays. Admission charged. Information: 765-529-1891. Or visit hoopshall.com
VFW Post 1282 Breakfast: First and third Saturday each month; 9-10:30 a.m., VFW Post, N. 16th St. $4 plate; features biscuits and gravy, pancakes, hash browns, eggs, sausage links and coffee. Hot chocolate, juice and milk are 50 cents extra for each. Proceeds to community charities and veterans hospital. Open to the public. Information: 765-766-5175, Sharon Goldey.
Henry County Art Center: 218 S. 15th St. Gallery hours Tuesdays-Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m. Closed Mondays and Saturdays. Information: 529-2634.
Bible Study Fellowship: nondenominational women's Bible study. Free. Women of all ages, denominations and backgrounds welcome. This year's study: book of Genesis. Classes 9:10 a.m. each Tuesday at First Baptist Life Center, New Castle. Information: Marty Cummings at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 765-533-3245.BSF website: www. bsfinternational.org. Also meets Monday evenings in Middletown. See listing.
Exercise and Yoga: Free low-impact exercise class 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday; free yoga class 10:30 a.m., led by Angie Fox. Donations welcome. Henry County Senior Center. Just show up. Yoga is defined for this class as centering yourself on making your body move the best that it can; 11:30 a.m. lunch. Reservations needed 24 hours in advance; meal cost is donation only if 60 or older. Information: Brenda Asberry: 521-7414.
Karaoke: American Legion Post 137, 419 New York Ave. Information: 521-8374. Open noon daily; food available. Karaoke: 8 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays with Larry Walker.
Henry County Historical Museum-Genealogy Library: 606 S. 14th St. Museum tours and local history / genealogy research opportunities: 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Information: 529-4028; email henry email@example.com. or Executive Director Darrel Radford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whitewater Valley Railroad: Information: 765-825-2054 or visit the website at www.white watervalley.org.
Hearthside Suppers at Conner Prairie: 6-9 p.m. through March 24. February: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday-Sunday; March: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. Early 1800s food eaten in Indiana. Tour of the historic home and be entertained by costumed hosts who tell stories about life in the 19th century. Historic menu. Age 10 and older; $60 person. Reservations required, 317-776-6006 or email@example.com.
Hagerstown Museum & Arts Place: At Hagerstown Arts Place, downstairs at the museum, adult painting classes 2-6 p.m. Saturdays. Classes and supplies provided free via Wayne County Foundation grant. Beginners can learn to paint with acrylics; advanced students hone skills. First timers asked to come at 1:30 p.m. Instructor Tom Butters. Painting class 4-5 p.m. each Thursday. Free to children ages 5-10.
The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family: Indiana State Museum, now through Aug. 4. Visitors through March 2 can also view a rare copy of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which ended slavery, and a signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. More than 150 objects will be on display, including handwritten letters, photographs, Tiffany jewelry, candelabra and other family keepsakes. The Indiana State Museum has one of the world's most important collections of Lincoln artifacts, The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, given to the State of Indiana. Objects from this collection will be joined by about 40 artifacts on loan from several of America's leading historical institutions.
Hoosier Gym: Featured in the movie "Hoosiers." 355 N. Washington St. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Call 765-345-2626 for information or visit the website: thehoosier gym.com
CKS Rail Road: Information: 765-345-5561.
The Parish Clothes Closet: basement of Bethel Presbyterian Church, 126 S. Franklin St., 8:30-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Open to all of Henry County, residents of northern Rush and eastern Hancock counties. For information or help in an emergency call 765-345-5951 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bible Study Fellowship: nondenominational women's Bible study. Free. Women of all ages, denominations and backgrounds welcome. This year's study: book of Genesis. Evening class: 6:55 p.m. Each Monday at Middletown Church of the Nazarene. Information: Tonya Locke: email@example.com or call 765-760-7151. Also meets Tuesdays during the day in New Castle. See listing.
Middletown American Legion No. 216 Mountain Oyster Fry: 11 a.m. until sold out, every third Saturday of the month, through March. 450 N. 10th St. Middletown.
Wilson Wines: Information: 765-853-5100. 10137 S. Indian Trail.
Eat Well, Play Well! through May 12, Minnetrista. Cost: $5, Members free. Explore nutritious eating habits and exciting fitness activities in this interactive exhibit! Discover how to make healthier food choices while engaging in fun ways to be active as a family. Take the leap toward a brand-new start for your family's well being at Eat Well, Play Well!
Family Fun Day at Minnetrista: Art Extravaganza, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Cost: $5; members free. Let the artist in you shine through exploration of painting, drawing, and colorful creativity! Imagine and invent as a family, using various media and movement to design one-of-a-kind art creations. Take home your masterpiece.
S.P.A.T.S. Sausage Gravy & Biscuits: 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, Hoover Hall, 103 Main St. Free will offering. Sponsored by Spiceland Preservation & Tourism Society.
To add an upcoming event to Out & About, contact Donna Cronk at 765-529-1111, ext. 232 or send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.