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Chicken Salad Luncheon & Bake Sale: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13, First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 709 S. Memorial Drive. Chicken salad, fresh fruit, bread and drink, $7. Take out and delivery available in New Castle. Confirm at 529-1011. Information: Sue Davis or Joyce Davis.

Suicide Prevention & Awareness Walk: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, Baker Park, 923 Parkside Drive. Sponsored by Meridian Health Services; 9 a.m. check in and registration; 10 a.m. guest speaker; 10:30 a.m. free 5K walk with refreshments available to walkers. Free health screenings, speakers, vendors and information booth. Register at: MeridianHS.org/SuicideAwareness. 

Artoberfest: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, Arts Park, 218 S. 15th St., fundraiser for New Castle Downtown and Art Association of Henry County. For $45 attendees can drink a special beer brewed specifically for Artoberfest by Tin Man Brewery, and enjoy German food from Ky’s Kreations with music from Governor Davis. Sponsored by Sun King & Tin Man Brewery. Tickets available at the door for $55. Order at the $45 rate by Sept. 7 at: newcastledowntown.com, Twin Lions or Art Association of Henry County.

Democracy at the Plaza Youth Explosion: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. All kids and young adults from birth-18 to a family-friendly event for all ages. Encourages civic engagement and the power of voting, 1400 Plaza downtown. Activities: 6 p.m. parade of patriotic costumes, cash prizes for winner; 6:30 p.m. Democracy’s Got Talent! Patriotic talent show, music, dance, readings, drama, personal essays, cash prizes for winner. Help write a giant postcard: “Dear America...” Youth voting. Each child and young adult participating earns chance to win a $50 cash prize. Bring chairs and join in. Free for the whole family. Food vendors available. Sponsored by the Democrat Central Committee and Democrat Club of Henry County.

Dr. Rock & The Rollers in Concert: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, good-time music of the 1950s-’60s, a Noteworthy Concert in the New Castle-Henry County Public Library Auditorium, free, courtesy of Friends of the Library.

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

Dan’s Fish Fry: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, First Christian Church, 2000 Bundy Ave. Adult tickets, $11 in advance, $12 at door; ages 13 and up need an adult ticket. Ages 6-12 are $5; ages 5 and under free. Tickets on sale now. Call 529-2403 to order advance tickets using your debit or credit card.

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, Sept. 13 and 27.

South African Children’s Choir to perform: 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at South Memorial Drive Church of God. Public is invited to free event.  

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

Eagles No. 933 New Castle Karaoke: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Jackpot was hit for Stars & Stripes on Sept. 7. Open to public ages 21 and over, gaming #147395. Information: 529-1013.

American Legion Post # 137: Serving a buffet-style breakfast on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Food available 8-10 a.m. Menu: biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, bacon, coffee, milk & juice for $6 per person. Breakfast is available to all. You do not have to be a member to enjoy a good breakfast. 419 New York Ave. For more information please call (765) 521- 8374.

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.

Free Methodist Church: welcomes all at 900 Riley Road to worship with congregation at 10:30 a.m. Sundays; Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. and weekly Bible Study at 5 p.m. Wednesdays. For information call 765-529-4326. Previously known as Park Place Community Church.

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). Violin concert 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. Performing: Professor Gert Kumi on violin; Dr. Lori Rhoden on piano and Mary Ragna Yetter on organ. Performing pieces by Bach, Dvorak, Bartok and Handel. 1202 Church St.

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. Annual pitch-in  picnic is 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 in Shelter House 1.

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. Art Association of Henry County 54th Annual Fall Members’ Show: Runs Sept. 7-Oct. 19. Reception is 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12. 

Bible Study Fellowship: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, First Baptist Church. Study is The Acts of the Apostles. Those interested may show up and register at that time or on any Tuesday when class meets. For more information visit the website: www.bsfinternational.org.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: Sunday School 9:15 a.m.; Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m., Rev. Matt Masko. 535 S. 14th St. Outdoor worship is 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. Cookout follows worship. Sunday School at 9:15. Church address: 535 S. 14th St.


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.


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.


Bethel Presbyterian Church: Sunday Service 11:30 a.m. Pastor Rev. Alan McCraine, 112 S. Franklin St.

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..


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.


Bible Study Fellowship: 6:55-8:20 p.m., Every Monday, Middletown Church of the Nazarene. Secure a spot by contacting Celeste at bramlettnewbsf@gmail.com. This year’s study is Acts and Letters of the Apostles. Themes covered: evidence of God’s unstoppable Spirit, growth of His unstoppable church and the unstoppable witness of His people. You may also simply show up that night.

Suicide Prevention Walk: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, starts at Middletown Police/Fire Station, 653 Locust St. Registration: Kayla Hall at Torchlight Counseling, 765-444-8019 or email: kayla@torchlightcounseling.com.

Hamburger Fry Benefit: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, historical Church at Crossroads, dinner on the lawn. Freewill offering collected; 100 % of proceeds go to Society for maintenance and preservation of the church. Information: Mary Howell, 765-759-7432.


Growing Through Gardening Expo: presented by the Delaware county Master Gardeners in partnership with Minnetrista, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Parkway. Speakers, demonstrations, make and take sessions, kids craft corner, door prizes. Free. For information visit delcomastergardener.org or on Facebook at Delaware County Master Gardener Association.


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

Fish Fry: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, Shirley Masonic Lodge.


GriefShare Program: 6:30-8 p.m. through Dec. 12, conference room of Spiceland Friends Church, 401 W. Main St. Free, all materials provided. To register or for questions call Janet Putnam, 765-571-0192. All are welcome.

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.


Men’s Bible Study Fellowship: New Life Presbyterian Church, 8000 West River Road, Yorktown. Meets 6:45-8:15 p.m. Mondays for 30 sessions through early May 2020. This year’s study is Acts and Letters of the Apostles. Four levels of study include 1. Questions (fact, opinion and application); 2. Discussion, in groups of 12 to 15 men; 3. Listen, a lecture by the BSF teaching leader and 4. Notes to review and keep over the scripture lesson. Learn more at www.bsfinternational.org

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