Another busy summer wkd in Culver

Sidewalk days
Culver’s annual sidewalk days will take place Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28, in downtown Culver. As in years past, South Main Street between Jefferson and Madison Streets will be shut down and participating businesses will offer sale and special items for browsing shoppers during regular business hours.

Corn roast, Firemen’s Fest July 28
A longtime annual tradition, the Culver Lions Club’s corn roast, held in the town park, will take place Saturday evening, July 28, with shucking starting at 2 p.m. and serving from 4:30 to 7:30. Fresh-roasted corn on the cob, hamburgers,and more are part of the cost of the meal. The annual Culver Firemen’s Festival is also part of the lineup. Taking place outside the fire station on Lake Shore Drive, the event includes games, play activities for children, and much more.

Maxinkuckee Players’ summer schedule
Maxinkuckee Players summer of 2012 musical “Crazy for You” is a romantic comedy filled with Gershwin music. All six performances will be at the Culver Community High School auditorium starting with opening night July 27 at 7:30 p.m. Other opportunities to see this show include: July 29 at 4 p.m., Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 5 at 4 p.m. Sponsorship in our program is available through the deadline July 13. For further information, please contact Lenore Jones at

Lake Max Asscn annual mtg
The Lake Maxinkuckee Association will hold its annual meeting Saturday, August 4 at 10 a.m., at the Culver Cove banquet room, second floor (elevator available). Questions may be directed by email to LMA Executive Director Jane Grund at

Poirot book, movie at group
“A Novel Approach,” the book/film club at the Culver Union-Township Public Library will focus on “Evil Under the Sun” Wed., August 1 at noon in the library’s large meeting room. Patrons are encouraged to bring their lunch to eat while they enjoy the movie and the discussion afterwards.

Water conservation requested by town
Due to the lack of significant rainfall, residents are encouraged by the town of Culver to take steps to con serve water outside as well as inside their homes. Details, including suggestions on specific methods of conserving may be found online at Those with questions or concerns please contact town hall at 574-842-3140.

New computer classes at CUTPL
Culver Public Library host computer classes Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday mornings at 10 a.m., (each lasts two hours). Computer classes are free and open to the public. Sessions include: Video Editing Part II (July 27); Resume Building (July 30 Aug. 3); Finances with Excel (Aug. 6 and 10).

Friends book sale Aug. 3, 4
The Friends of the Culver-Union Twp. Public Library will hold a book sale Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the lower level of the library. Book donations are always welcome and may be dropped off at the circulation desk at the library.

Park ice cream social Aug. 4
The Culver town park will hold its annual ice cream social Saturday, Aug. 4 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., with musician Jimmy Banks performing live. All are welcome to the event,

Lake Max Triathlon Aug. 11
The Lake Max Triathlon will take place Sat., Aug. 11, starting at 8 a.m. and will include a quarter-mile swim in Lake Maxinkuckee, 12-mile bike ride around the lake, and three mile run near the lake. A variety of individual, team, and age-based categories are offered. For more information, or to register, visit

Fire Dept. golf scramble Aug. 11
The Culver-Union Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept’s Bill Snyder Memorial four-man golf scramble will take place Sat., Aug. 11, with tee-off at 2 p.m., at Mystic Hills golf course. The event will have a “Beer, Bands, and Brats” theme, with Marshall County-based band Greenfire starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door, which includes food and live music. Beer is $2 per cup and mixed drinks are available at course cost. Contact 574-952-2809 or any firefighter for more information.

Community meal at Grace Aug. 15
Grace United Church of Christ will hold its monthly community meal on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. All are invited to this free, ecumenical event whose purpose is to share a friendly meal in a welcoming, community atmosphere. The meals are held on the 15th day of each month in the basement of the church.

Wesley Preschool senior class openings
The Wesley Preschool senior class, age 4 by Aug. 1, has openings for this fall. Classes meet Monday, Wed and Fri beginning after Labor Day. For more information, please call Jennifer Luttrell at 574-250-3852.

Tutors needed
Tutors are needed for A Better Chance 2 Learn, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, weekly beginning Aug. 27, at the Culver Public Library. Training will take place in Mentone Wednes days and Thursdays. Adult must be able to pass a short screening test, background check, and able to tutor. Call Tina Bailey for more information, at 574-505-1028.

Wednesday night play group
Parents with young children are invited to join the fun Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. for fun and games at St. Mary of the Lake Church’s weekly play group. No registration is required. Families will meet in the church basement and will likely head to the park following.

Safe Routes sidewalk work underway
Residents are advised that construction has startedon Culver’s INDOT “Safe Routes to School” project, with completion planned for July 31. Work will be on School, Ohio, Main, and Davis Streets. Streets and/or sidewalks may be temporarily inaccessible during this time. Questions may be directed to Culver’s town hall at 574-842-3140.

CCSC summer food program
Culver Community Schools’ Summer Food Service Program for Children provides free meals for children 18 years of age and younger and people with disabilities regardless of age who participate in special education programs. All other adults may purchase a lunch for $3 and/or breakfast for $1.50. Call Carin Clifton at 574-842-3391 ext. 3113 with questios and for location details.

MCJFL seeks donations
The Marshall County Junior Football League’s Culver branch is looking to the community to help purchase jerseys, buy awards, and secure game officials. This year’s goal is $7,500. Gold sponsorships are $300, silver $275, and bronze $150. Sponsors’ names will be featured on jerseys and the team banner at games. Make checks payable to MCJFL-Culver and please send by Aug. 1 to Stephanie Schaller, 4060 S. State Road 23, Knox, IN, 46534.