Pharos-Tribune

September 18, 2013

Community happenings: 4-H clinic, autumn camping, Walorski hours


Pharos-Tribune

---- — Catch steak dinner at VFW Saturday

The Logansport VFW is having a steak dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The event is open to the public.

Francesville having fall festival

FRANCESVILLE — The town's annual festival will be all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Downtown streets will be full of arts, crafts, flea markets, dinners, free family entertainment, parade (2 p.m. Saturday), music programs, fireworks (Saturday), auto show, cornhole tourney, garden tractor pull and amusement rides. No admission, for more information call 219-869-1229 or visit www.francesvillefallfestival.com.

4-H to have judge-leader clinic

KOKOMO — The 37th Central District Judges, Leaders and 4-H Volunteers Clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 in the Witham Health Services Pavilion on the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds, Lebanon.

Sessions will be held on a variety of topics centered on judging 4-H projects and volunteering as leaders with 4-H. New and current judges and 4-H volunteers are invited to attend. Information and a registration form can be found on the Indiana 4-H Volunteer website (www.four-h.purdue.edu/volunteer) or by contacting your local Purdue Extension Office.

Registration is due by Friday. The registration fee is $15 and includes breakfast snack and a conference packet. Questions may be directed to Kelly Scher at kscher@purdue.edu or 765-456-2313.

Autumn camping weekend slated

PERU — Mississinewa Lake will host Autumn Camping Weekend Oct. 4-6 at the Miami State Recreation Area’s modern campground program shelter and playground areas.

The cost is $3 per person over age 2. Shirts celebrating the weekend can be ordered in advance. T-shirts cost $9.50, and sweatshirts cost $17.50. Orders are due Friday.

Events will include an open-air movie and campsite decorating contest on Friday, and a pancake breakfast, s’more activities, a pet parade, trick-or-treating, and a concert by cover band 7Logic on Saturday.

To request a program registration and shirt order form, or for more information, email trody@dnr.IN.gov or call (260) 468-2127.

Regular gate entrance fees of $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle will apply.

Program featuring Puerto Rican birds

MONTICELLO — The Monticello-Union Township Public Library, 321 West Broadway St., has Audubon member Rick Read presents Birds of Puerto Rico at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Rick will show images of birds seen on his trip to Puerto Rico in February of this year. The birding tour was Feb. 28—March 5 and was arranged by the Indiana Audubon Society and led by Wildside Nature Tours. Twelve Hoosiers attended.

For more information, contact the library at 574-583-2665 ext. 307 or email adult@monticello.lib.in.us.

Walorski staff to have Peru hours

PERU — Congresswoman Jackie Walorski announced that a member of her staff will be holding office hours from 1p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 on the second floor of the Board of Works Room, 35 S. Broadway, Peru, to assist constituents with casework and official business.

Residents who cannot attend the listed office hours are encouraged to contact Brian Spaulding at 574-780-1330 to schedule an appointment.

For more information on Congresswoman Walorski and available Congressional services and resources, visit walorski.house.gov/services/additional-services-and-resources.