Community calendar for the week of November 3
Library to host activities, events
The Brown County Public Library, 205 Locust Lane, will host several activities and events over the coming weeks.
Children and adults of all ages can enjoy the MotionArts Dance Academy’s The Nutcracker for Kids show on November 6 at 1:30 pm This shortened version tells the story of the Nutcracker ballet.
The Mystery Book Club will meet on November 8 at 6 pm to discuss “The Dry” by Jane Harper. Participants can borrow a copy or download the eBook or digital audiobook with their library card.
Kids 8 and under can enjoy Night Owl Storytime on November 10 at 6 p.m. where they can unwind after the day with stories and songs. Pajamas, soft toys and blankets are welcome.
An ATLAS (At the Library After School) session will be held at 5 p.m. on November 15 at the Cordry-Sweetwater Library branch, 8751 Nineveh Road.
The Novel Bunch Book Club will meet on November 17th at 2 pm to discuss “Dead Wake: the Crossing of the Lusitania” by Erik Larson. Participants can borrow a copy or download the eBook or digital audiobook with their library card.
The BCPL Craft Club will meet on November 17 at 6 p.m., where participants will craft fallen metal sheets. This activity is intended for adults and adolescents 13 years and older.
Weekly activities include Monday morning story time on November 8, 15 and 22 at 10:30 a.m., and ATLAS on November 4, 11 and 18 at 4:15 p.m.
Return of alpha courses
The Parkview Church of the Nazarene began hosting its eighth annual Alpha Course on November 1. The course will take place every Monday until February 7 from 5:50 p.m. to 8 p.m. The course includes a meal, a video and a discussion.
Call the church office at 812-988-7797 or Mark at 812-350-9655 to register. A daycare is available.
St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1008 McLary Rd., Will be hosting a Christmas Bazaar on Friday November 5 and Saturday November 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Christmas decorations, handmade items, Longaberger baskets, clothing, furniture, homemade goodies and more will be available for purchase.
A silent auction will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A hot dog stand will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Entrance and parking are free.
BBQ fundraiser happening this week
The Southern Brown Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a fundraising barbecue on November 6 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fire Hall, 4040 State Road 135 South.
Pulled pork, green beans, coleslaw, and drinks will be available for purchase. All profits will be donated to volunteer firefighters.
Virtual information sessions for goalkeepers
Thrive Alliance will offer a virtual briefing for those who wish to acquire tools for caregiving.
“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is an educational series from Thrive Alliance designed to provide caregivers with the tools to care for themselves and those they care for. The program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, communicate feelings better, balance their lives, increase their ability to make difficult decisions and find helpful resources.
Classes consist of six sessions virtually via Zoom every Tuesday until November 30, from 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
For more information or to register, contact Thrive Alliance at 812-372-6918. Class sizes are limited and pre-registration is required.
“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is made possible in part through support from Meredith-Clark Funeral Home and Cremation in Morgantown.
Return of visits for children of the first weekend
BELMONT – The TC Steele State Historic Site will host its first weekend tour for kids on November 6 from 11:15 a.m. to noon.
The tour is designed for ages 4 to 14. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Reservations are encouraged, but not required.
Admission is $ 10 for adults, $ 8 for seniors and $ 5 for children. Children 2 and under are free.
Set of craft show and bake sale
HELMSBURG – The Brown County Community Church, located at 2370 Main Street, will host its annual craft show and bake sale on November 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Unique handcrafted items and delicious homemade delicacies will be available for purchase.
Chocolate Walk tickets on sale
Sample over 35 delicious chocolate treats as you stroll through the village of Nashville.
The Brown County Humane Society sells tickets for its 14th Annual Chocolate Walk. Tickets are $ 30 until November 13. The walk is scheduled for Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Order tickets on BCHumane.org or by calling 812-327-3016. For more information, send an email to [email protected] All proceeds go to the Brown County Humane Society.
Chocolate Walk is made possible with the support of Friends O ‘Mine Campground & Cabins, Re / Max Team, WKKG, Jones Law Offices, New Leaf, JB Goods, A & R Storage, Curry Auto Center, Brown County Inn, Nashville Spice Company , A Stone’s Throw Homestay, Hills O ‘Brown Vacation Rentals, Naughty Dog Books, Sam’s Club Columbus, Brown County Bikes, The Nashville House and The Ferguson Home.
Evening of community worship
The New Life Community Church, 1450 State Road 135 North, will be hosting an evening of community worship on Wednesday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. A fraternity meal will be served at 5.30 p.m.
Everyone is welcome.
Goshen Community Church to Host Holiday Events
Goshen Community Church, 2798 Gatesville Road, will host its annual bean dinner, bake sale, holiday bazaar and quilt raffle on Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This year’s raffle quilt is a queen size “Nine Patch” in fall colors with a neutral background. Tickets cost $ 1 each or six tickets for $ 5. The draw for the quilt will take place at 3 p.m. The winner does not need to be present at the time of the draw. Tickets are available at the church or by calling Ruth Fox at 812-988-7892.
The bean supper includes a bowl of soup, two cornbread muffins, coleslaw, dessert and a drink for a donation of $ 5.
Baking sale items include pies, cookies, persimmon pudding and more.
Items available at the bazaar include baby and kitchen items, hats and scarves, handcrafted greeting cards and more.
Septic summit back to the fairground
The Brown County Regional Sewer District will be hosting another Septic Summit this month at the Brown County Fairgrounds for residents to learn more about their individual septic systems.
Having a properly functioning septic tank is important for protecting the soil and the environment. Septic Summit 2.0 provides information to owners of septic systems.
The summit is scheduled to take place on November 18 at the Brown County Fairgrounds at 802 Memorial Drive. Food and prizes will also be available.
Christmas in the ancient aisle returns
The second annual Christmas at Antique Alley will take place on Saturday, December 4 from noon to 4 p.m. Antique Alley is a boutique village in Nashville.
In addition to shopping at over 14 unique stores, visitors can enjoy lights and decorations and listen to live Christmas music performed by Indy Crossbones, a trombone quartet.
There will also be a meeting with Santa Claus and a visit of some miniature donkeys from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the courtyard of the Antique Alley.
Brown County children’s auction returns
The Brown County Children’s Fund live auction will take place on Friday, December 3 at 6 p.m. at the Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East.
Participants can bid on items donated by local artists and traders. All proceeds will be used to buy clothes for local children.
Items sold at auction can be dropped off at Out of the Ordinary, 61 S Van Buren St. Cash donations will be accepted at PNC Bank.
Some items are available for online auctions. Visit facebook.com/bcchildrensauction for instructions.
Start of annual Medicare enrollment period
The annual enrollment period for the Medicare benefit and prescription drug plans will end on December 7.
Medicare beneficiaries are encouraged to review their plans to reassess their coverage and consider new options for 2022 if they wish.
New benefits may be available on request.
For a free health insurance plan review and comparison, call Christina McGinley at 812-988-6399 or contact her through her website at www.mcginleyinsurance.com.
Local bluebird club selling birdhouses
The Brown County Bluebird Club’s annual bluebird nesting box sale is underway. The boxes are all cedar and fully assembled. One box costs $ 15 and two boxes cost $ 25. If you’re interested, call Dan Sparks at 812-200-5700.
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