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April 7, 2014

Community happenings: Easter celebrations, food pantry, Earth Day

Fulton egg hunt, eye screening slated

FULTON — The Fulton-Liberty Lions Club annual hunt will be at 2 p.m. April 19 at the Fulton-Liberty Township Park on the east side of town, for children up through age 12.

Parents are asked to leave the plastic eggs in the recycling tubs positioned at each hunt area for next year. There is not a rain-out date scheduled at this time.

Also on April 16, the club will be helping with free Eye Screening for children ages 1 through 6 at the Caston Educational Elementary School. Come between the hours of 9 a.m. to noon or 12:30 to 4 p.m. to the office and follow the signs to the test site next to the library. Parents have to fill out a consent form which may be done on the premises.

Handbell concert, cantata April 19

ROCHESTER — Kristine Stout plays three octaves of English handbells at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19 in the Community Presbyterian Church, 530 Jefferson Street, Rochester. The one-hour Easter Cantata entitled “The Story of Holy Week” is a musical, inspirational journey through the last week of the life of Christ. The program is open to the public. Donations will be accepted.

Church to host mobile food pantry

Food Finders will have a mobile pantry food giveaway at 11 a.m. while supplies last April 25 at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 701 Spencer St.

Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. Food is distributed first come, first served with a limit of one box per household.

Bring a laundry basket or box for food items. Enter on upper level; an elevator will be accessible at lower level if needed. Food will be distributed from the lower level parking lot starting at 11 a.m.

Earth Day at Monticello park

MONTICELLO — The Parks Department will have a tree planting April 25 at the Monticello City Park.

A festival the following day will start off at 8 a.m. in the Monticello City Park where Rick Read will host a bird nesting hike. The fair starts at 1 p.m. and goes to 3 p.m. April 26 in the Amheier Building with a variety of local organizations that they will be handing out information, have crafts and do demonstrations.

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  • Taste of Cass County coming soon

    The ninth annual Taste of Cass County will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in downtown Logansport, and features food, fun and entertainment. Admission is $2 per person, or $5 per family, and refreshment tickets are $1 each.

    July 29, 2014

  • Support volleyball team by eating chicken

    The Pioneer Jr.-Sr. High School girls volleyball team is having a Port-A-Pit Chicken Dinner and Car Wash from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 in the parking lot across for Community State Bank in Royal Center.

    July 29, 2014

  • Orientation required for Pioneer students

    Pioneer Jr.-Sr. High School officials have announced mandatory orientations for seventh- and eighth-grade students. A mandatory student orientation night for seventh-graders will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the school's auditorium.

    July 29, 2014

  • Job fair in the works in Warsaw

    Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. will host a job fair from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Warsaw Community Career Center, 751 Anchorage Point Drive, Warsaw.

    July 29, 2014

  • Catch exhibits Aug. 6 in Delphi

    In the spirit of Old Settlers, Delphi Opera House 2 will open the celebrations from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, with Ginny Emmerson's antique perfume bottles collection.

    July 29, 2014

  • Scholarship recipients invited to send-off

    The public is invited to the Cass County Community Foundation’s 2014 Scholarship Send-Off Pizza Party and Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at McHale Complex Pavilion at Riverside Park. All CCCF Scholarship recipients and their families are urged to attend.

    July 29, 2014

  • Warbird Cruise-In this weekend at Grissom

    Grissom Air Museum is having its eighth Annual Warbird Cruise-In Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show on Saturday in its 15-acre air park. Registration is from 8 a.m. to noon, doors open at 10 a.m. with lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with awards at 3:30 p.m.

    July 29, 2014

  • Fulton gearing up for Fun Days this weekend

    The Fulton-Liberty Lions Club will sell porkburgers and hot dogs at the Town Hall prior to, during, and after the parade on Saturday as part of Fulton Fun Days.

    July 29, 2014

  • Star Party to take place Saturday The Logansport Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to view Saturn, Venus, the Moon and other celestial bodies with the use of telescopes. Local astronomer Forrest Hamilton will provide his expertise from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the

    July 27, 2014

  • Club celebrates 60th anniversary The Logansport Coin Club recently celebrated its 60th anniversary with a dinner banquet at the American Legion Hall. The club was founded in 1954. Dimes from that year were presented to those in attendance and a 1954 proof set was the top door prize.

    July 27, 2014

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