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OUT ABOUT FAITH

Henry County Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon, Saturdays until October, 1400 Plaza.

South Memorial Drive Church of God giveaway: 336 new pairs of athletic shoes and socks to school-age children ages K-12 at 10:30 a.m. until they are gone, Saturday, July 27 in Lowe Park. Footwear distributed on first-come, first-serve basis. Folks can lineup as early as 10 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. pizza and bottled water handed out.

First Presbyterian to host singer Leah Crane: Riley Hospital for Children social worker Leah Crane will sing at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 28 at First Presbyterian Church in New Castle. The public is invited to attend. Crane sang at the recent funeral for longtime Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar. She has been invited to sing at Carnegie Hall.

Miraculous Mission VBS: 6-8:15 p.m. July 28-Aug. 1, The Place, 201 S. 21st St. Hosted by Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and First United Methodist Church. Visit vbsmate.com/holytrinitync.

Henry County Senior Center: 108 S. Main St. 521-7414. Tuesday and Thursday free classes, Tai-chi, 9:30 a.m., Chair and TheraBand exercise, 10 a.m., Angie’s class 10:30 a.m. Lunch daily, 11:30 a.m. age 60 plus, must have 24-hour-advance meal reservations. Mah-Jong noon-2 p.m. first and fourth Mondays. Music: 6-8 p.m. Fridays, Aug. 2, 16 and 30; Sept. 13 and 27.

Shuffleboard tournament: 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 on the Baker Park Shuffleboard Courts. First, second, and third places will be awarded. All equipment is provided. This is an individual tournament. If there is a good response, it may become an annual tournament. There is no charge and players may simply show up and participate.

Shuffleboard: 1 p.m. every Monday, weather permitting. Information: 520-8229.

Eagles No. 933 New Castle Karaoke: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Fridays. Stars & Stripes Raffle, Saturdays. July 20: $18,982. Open to public ages 21 and over, gaming #147395. Information: 529-1013.

American Legion Post 137: Breakfast, second and fourth Saturdays each month, 8-10 a.m., $5 a plate to include biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, bacon, coffee, milk, & juice. 419 New York Ave. Information: 521-8374.

Miracle League of New Castle: Opening day Saturday, July 27, sign-ups at website: miracleleagueofnewcastle.com. Or contact founder and league director Cindy Brooks at 765-524-5650 or email: newcastlemiracleleague@yahoo.com. Buddies and volunteers also welcome. Fundraiser under way to build a new Miracle League complex.

Believe & Achieve Mentoring 23rd Annual Nite Lite Golf Tournament: Memorial Park Golf Course, Saturday, Aug. 24, registration 7:30 p.m., tee time 8:30 p.m. $300 team entry fee; $75 a person; sign ups by Aug. 9. Refreshments provided by Temptations and Jack’s Donuts; 50/50, door prize raffle and prizes for winning teams; teams of four can call, mail or email registration forms. Information: Ashley Huffman, 765-524-9674 or ashleyh.bam@gmail.com; Casey Knight, 765-238-8110 or caseyk.bam@gmail.com. www.bamhenrycounty.com. All proceeds raised stay in Henry County to benefit current programs.

Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame: 408 Trojan Lane. Interactive exhibits; collection of Indiana basketball memorabilia, 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Admission charged. Information: 529-1891 or visit hoopshall.com.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 119 Park Ave., New Castle. Saturday services: 10 a.m. Bible study; 11:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor Richard Byrd. Information: 529-8366.

Park Place Community Church: 900 Riley Road, New Castle, Sunday service 10:30 a.m. Phone 765-529-4326.

First Presbyterian Church: corner of Church and 12th Streets; “Traditional Worship Done Well,” all are welcome. Rev. Rod Smith, CRE Pastor. 9:15 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service, 1202 Church St. Phone: 765-529-3703 (church); 317-694-8669 (cell).

New Castle VFW Post 1282 Breakfasts: 9-10:30 a.m. first, third Saturdays monthly. Meal $4; open to public. Biscuits and gravy, hash browns, scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, beverages, 205 N. 16th St. Information: 521-3354. Karaoke 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.

Henry County Historical Society & Museum: Now open for the season. New exhibit, Farming in Henry County: People to Plows. First Saturday of month free admission with hours 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Last tour begins at noon, 606 S. 14th St. Info: 765-529-4028.

Safe at Home’s Domestic Violence Support Group: 5 p.m. every Thursday, Safe At Home Conference Room, 101 S. Main St., New Castle. In the lower level of the courthouse. Contact Katie Rowe or Shelby Hall with questions, 765-518-4120.

Pickle Ball Association: free open play, 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, and Sundays, weather permitting. All ages. Baker Park courts. Information: Bill Maple, 765-524-1111.

Bluegrass at Baker Park: 6-9 p.m. every Monday through Oct. 7, weather permitting. Information: Bruce Roberts, 1-765-686-0056.

Henry County Art Center: Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 529-2634, 218 S. 15th St. Two-Dollar Tuesday exhibit reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 at the Art Center. Show runs July 27 through Aug. 24; features works of art by Vida Hilbert, Charlene Manifold, Lisa Pfenninger, Lucinda Bay, Stacey Torres, Melvin Marlow, Anita Crull and Waneta Purvis. The Two-Dollar Tuesday group is the art association’s longest-running club.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: Sunday School 9:15 a.m.; Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m., Rev. Matt Masko. 535 S. 14th St.

DUNREITH

Dunreith Christian Church: 303 West First St., pastor David A. Drake. Sunday services 10:30 a.m. with an active Children’s Church. Dress code is casual; ramp for easy access; an independent Christian church with a healthy prayer ministry.

GREENSBORO

United Methodist Church Yard Sale and Bake Sale: 8 a.m. Saturday, July 27. Proceeds to raise money for local and world outreach projects; clothing items baby through adult; many baby items; bake sale inside the Freedom Center; homemade baked items available. Information: Debi King, 765-571-0966.

HAGERSTOWN

Wilbur Wright Birthplace: 1525 N County Road 750 East, Hagerstown. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; closed Sundays and Mondays. Group tours available for 20 or more people, community room rental available. Friend on Facebook. Phone: 765-332-2495 or email: wilbur@nltc.net. Website: www.wwbirthplace.com.

KNIGHTSTOWN

Community Law Enforcement Block Party: 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, free event for whole family on lawn of Academy Place Knightstown. Meet and greet local, county and state law enforcement officers. Hog roast dinner, Waylon T live band; WIBS’s Terri Stacy, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, balloon artists, magicians, vintage police car, bounce house obstacle course. 340 N. Adams St. First 300 kids receive free backpack full of school supplies. 

Bethel Presbyterian Church: Sunday Service 11:30 a.m. Pastor Rev. Alan McCraine, 112 S. Franklin St. The next Bethel Arts Series Concert will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Returning will be Brian and Molly Wallen, bringing their foot-stomping, hand-clapping bluegrass, gospel, and folk music. Goodwill offering for the performers.

Faith Chapel Independent Baptist Church: Sunday school: 9 a.m.; Sunday worship, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Wednesday prayer meeting: 7 p.m. 359 E. Morgan St. Pastor: Brother Eric Boling, 765-215-8103.

LEWISVILLE

First Presbyterian Church: Lewisville, U.S. Hwy 40, Sundays, Pastor Alan McCraine. Church is a block east of the stoplight. Services 10 a.m. Sundays. Pastor Alan McCraine. 

Ebenezer Presbyterian Church: 7495 E. County Road 1200 N, Lewisville. Services at Ebenezer are 9 a.m. worship and 10 a.m. Sunday school. Pastor: Alan McCraine. Primetime, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 16; speaker: Adrian Kennedy, Woodforest National Bank, speaking about Identify protection and fraud. Free brunch to follow.

Mamma Mia!: Guyer Opera House, July 25-28, Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows 7:30 p.m.; Sundays 2:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at guyeroperahouse.com.

 SHIRLEY

Jane Ross Reeves Octagon House: Website: www.reevesoctagonhouse.com. 400 S. Railroad St.

SPICELAND

Jacob’s Clean Water for Kenya Car Show: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 7, Spiceland Friends Church, 401 W. Main St. Anything on wheels with lots of trophies at 2 p.m.; booth space available for $20; kids games, bounce house and baby contest at 1 p.m. Theme is 1969 and trophy to best-dressed hippie. Breakfast and lunch available. Bake sale and Lemonade stand. Music, more. Information: Gerald Darling, 765-524-9194. All proceeds to buy clean water filters for children and families in Kenya.

Montgomery’s Steakhouse: Karaoke every Friday with Mojo Mike, 5800 South Ind. 3. Information: 765-987-8000, Montgomeryssteakhouse.com.

United Methodist Church in Spiceland Bargain Store: open 9-noon a.m. the first Saturday of each month, open to the public, basement of the church, corner of Second and Maple Streets. Everything in the store is 25 cents each. Information: Lynn Richardson, 529-3234.

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