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Get registered for summer reading at CDPL
The Crawfordsville District Public Library’s Summer Reading Program began Tuesday for all ages — children, teens and adults. Challenge yourself to read this summer and earn fun prizes. Children, ages 0-19, can register for the youth summer reading program, “Sweet Reads.” Registration is ongoing at the library’s Youth...
Goulds garden evolves into subtle, colorful beauty
When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 25 (rain or shine) Cost: $12 (12 and under free). Cash or check only. Purchase tickets (cash or check) at Davidson Greenhouse, ProGreen Garden Center, Country Hearts and Flowers, Milligan’s Flowers, Just Because Flowers and Gifts, Montgomery County Visitors Bureau (Fusion 54/PNC Bank), Athens Art Gallery, Crawfordsville District Public Library (circulation desk).
Summer at the Museum program now underway
Explore the Carnegie Museum this summer. Children, ages 4 to 12, are encouraged to participate in the 15th annual Summer at the Museum program. The program began May 30 and continues through Aug. 5. Multiple visits to the museum at 222 S. Washington St. over the summer will allow children...
Clean comedy show heading to town
Headlining comedian Lee Hardin is excited to bring a night of clean comedy to Crawfordsville. This show will be appropriate for all ages. Hardin has a Dry Bar Comedy Special entitled, Not Quite a Grown Up. He has also been featured on television on the Huckabee Show and Today in Nashville. He performs in theatres nationwide to sold out crowds.
Civic Band opens summer concert season Sunday
Members of the Montgomery County Civic Band will launch the 59th summer concert season Sunday with a rock ‘n roll playlist. The hour-long performance is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at the gazebo on the grounds of Lane Place. Gary Ketchum, band director, said the first performance of...
Pantry hopes Nucor gift a catalyst for giving
The graduations are coming to a close, schools are finishing and summer fun begins. The financial pressures of heating are gone replaced by trying to find ways to stay cool. All of these transitions are good but may present challenges. Working parents now must provide full-time care of their children and feed them meals that the schools provided. Many grandparents step up to help and try to stretch their dollars to feed the grandchildren while they are in their care.
‘Too Little, Too Late’ to open at Athens Arts
Jolynn Reigeluth, who turns 30 this year, has a muse that speaks to her loud and clear and in a fabulous array of bright colors. Her art show, “Too Little, Too Late,” opens at Athens Arts Gallery in downtown Crawfordsville on Thursday and runs through July 15. Do not miss this fiesta of an art experience just right for summer.
House plants call library home
Crawfordsville District Public Library’s second-floor house plant collection is growing. We currently have more than 11 different types of plants that call CDPL home. If you haven’t visited before, our plants are a welcoming sight in the Reference and Local History department on the second floor. Throughout the floor, various houseplants encourage you to sit and read in one of our many quiet areas upstairs. Don’t forget to look at our cacti in the first floor Reading Room too. Many patrons comment on how nice the plants look, and it’s because they are happy.
Linden Depot Museum combines 1837 and 2023 tech
LINDEN — The Linden Depot Museum has gone solar. A solar panel was recently installed to charge the two 12-volt batteries that power hydraulic motor for the museum’s 1837 Norris 4-2-0 steam engine replica. The replica engine was not built for use with live steam. “The solar panel...
Marshall Public Library to host devotional book signing
MARSHALL, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Two Hoosier farm owners have written a farm life devotional and are coming to the Marshall Public Library for a book signing. Growing up as city folk, Beth Gormong and Susan Hayhurst have released their new farm life devotional, Growing the Fruit of the Spirit: 100 Devotions for Farm Families. The […]
Mr. and Mrs. Crum
Alice and John Crum, Crawfordsville, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on April 26. They were married in Rockville in 1958 with the Rev. C.C. Griggs officiating. They are the parents of Kevin Crum, Linden; Kerry Crum, Simpsonville, South Carolina; and Karl Crum, Crawfordsville. They have nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
DWTS sets fundraising records
After a three-year hiatus, Franciscan Health Crawfordsville and the Montgomery County Youth Service Bureau put on a dazzling show for record crowds at Wabash College Fieldhouse. Montgomery County Dancing With The Stars was a sold-out event featuring nine dancing duos competing for various titles and awards. More than 800 dinner guests and dancers cheered, clapped and swayed to the outstanding performances.
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