Around Culver, Sept. 21 weekend and beyond
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
All are invited to attend a Family Movie Night Friday, September 21, at 7 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall of Wesley United Methodist Church (come in the front doors and head down the stairs). This will be a fun time of fellowship as we watch Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax.” Feel free to wear your pajamas, bring a blanket and pillow, and prepare to have a good time. There will be free popcorn, lemonade and water. A discussion guide, which will link themes from the movie with the Christian faith, will be provided at the conclusion of the movie. Everyone is welcome to attend.
All are invited, and we hope you’ll invite a friend! If you have questions, please feel free to contact Pastor Jacob (email@example.com or 574-842-2900).
CAPITAL STEPS LIVE THURSDAY
Culver Academies’ Huffington Concert Series will host musical comedy troupe The Capital Steps (www.capsteps.com) Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eppley Auditorium on the Academies campus. Tickets to the performance may be purchased at the Steinbrenner Performing Arts Center box office from 1 to 4 p.m., or at the Eppley Auditorium box office one hour prior to the performance. Questions may be directed to Marsha Coven at covenm@culver. org, or 574-842-7058.
Tickets are $20 (orchestra/ mezzanine) and $15 (senior or student), and $15 for balcony seats ($10 for seniors or students). All ticket sales are final, and the box office accepts cash, check, MasterCard, Visa and American Express.
FLU SHOTS FOR SENIORS
Flu shots will be available for local seniors Wed., Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Culver beach lodge on Lake Shore Drive. Questions may be directed to REAL Services at 574- 842-8878.
TOWN WIDE YARD SALE
The Town of Culver is sponsoring a fall town wide yard sale Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To have your yard sale location included on a map distributed to the public, please contact Town Hall via e-mail at clerk@ townofculver.org or at 842- 3140 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. no later than Tuesday, September 25. Please provide your address and the date(s) of your sale. There is no cost for the event. Maps will be available beginning Thursday, September 27 at Town Hall, Culver Express and Osborn’s Mini-Mart.
FRIENDS BOOK SALE SEPT 28-29
The Friends of the Culver-Union Township Public Library will hold a book sale Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29, in the lower level of the library.The sale is from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Book donations are always welcome at the circulation desk in the library.
MAXINKUCKEE IOOF BREAKFAST SEPT 28
The Maxinkuckee Odd Fellows Lodge #373 will host a pancakes and sausage, biscuits and gravy all you can eat breakfast Saturday, Sept. 29, from 6 a.m. to noon. The event will take place at the corner of 18B and Pine Roads. Adults are $6 and children $4. The Rebekah Country Store will also be available.
COMMUNITY INVITED TO MIKESELL 90TH
The community is asked to join in a celebration for Violet Mae Mikesell’s 90th birthday, Sept. 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Culver Train Depot. No gifts but cards are welcome. Contact Joyce Kowatch at 239-314-4134 with any questions.
COMMUNITY MEAL AT ST MARYS SEPT 30
St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church’s monthly community meal will take place Sunday, Sept. 30. On the 30th day or each month, a community meal is provided for anyone interested in attending. St. Mary of the Lake is located at 124 College Avenue in Culver. Questions may be directed to 574-842-2522.
GARAGE SALE SPACES AVAILABLE
The Culver Park and Recreation Department will be renting spaces in the parking lot for the Town Wide Garage Sale Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29. Applications may be obtained at the Culver Town Hall or by contacting Kelly Young at 574.842.3510.
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES
Culver-Union Township Public Library computer classes are held Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday mornings at 10 a.m., and last two hours. Sessions: Finances with Excel (Sept. 24 and 28). For more information, call the Culver Library at 574-842-2941, go to www.culver.lib.in.us or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
PUBLIC ACCESS RAMP TO CLOSE OCT 15
The public access at Lake Maxinkuckee will be closed Oct. 15 to 19 to have the ramp there replaced.
LIONS ACCEPTING DONATIONS FOR OCT 5-6 FLEA MARKET
The Culver Lions are now accepting donated items for their Fall Flea Market scheduled for October 5 and 6. For pick up or delivery of items to be donated call Fred at 574-842-2015, or Sandy at 574-842-2152. Lions will also accept and deliver food items for the Culver food pantry. Flea Market sales this year will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Oct 5 and from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 6. No televisions will be accepted. Proceeds help the Lions provide eyeglasses for those in need, the children’s Halloween and Christmas parties, high school senior awards, and other community projects.
OPERATION WRITE HOME FOR TROOPS OCT. 6
The Culver-Union Twp. Public Library will host Operation Write Home, a card-making extravaganza Saturday, October 6 from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for our deployed service people. Hand-made cards are assembled to be shipped overseas for our troops to send messages home.
Also part of Operation Write Home is a letter-writing campaign to provide thanks and support overseas service people. All materials are provided free of charge.
The public is encouraged to participate and write a few “thanks” to support American heroes.
For more information, contact Cindy Good at email@example.com or 574-842-2941.
CULVER GHOST STORIES SOUGHT
Culver-area readers with tales of local hauntings or otherwise spooky Culver experiences are encouraged to share them with the Culver Citizen for publication. Contact the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org, 574-216-0075. Submissions are needed by mid-October.
FUNDS SOUGHT FOR CLOCK
Donations are being sought for an outdoor clock to be placed -- in conjunction with this fall’s downtown revitalization effort -- in downtown Culver at the southwest corner of Main and Jefferson Streets. The is clock manufactured by Tuscumbia Iron Works of Alabama. Checks may be made out to the Town of Culver, and sent to Verl Shaffer, 1140 South Street, Culver, IN, 46511.
TOWN-WIDE CLEANUP OCT 13
The Town of Culver is sponsoring a town-wide cleanup day Saturday, October 13. You may drop off items that need to be disposed of at the dumpsters in the water town lot on Lake Shore Drive. Hazardous materials and tires will not be accepted. Citizens may call Bob Porter at 574-292-3943 to schedule a pick up.
WALK TO REMEMBER OCT 14
A “Walk to Remember” will be held Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Aubbee Twp. Community Building in Leiters Ford, to remember infants and children lost to miscarriage, molar pregnancy, stillbirths, birth defects, SIDs, and other causes. All families and friends who have been touched by such losses are invited to participate. Everyone is invited to come to show your support.
Participants will meet at the Aubbeenaubbee Township Community Building for check-in and Registration at 6:30 p.m. You may participate without registering. However, if you would like your baby to be remembered, please sign in and register. The events will begin at 7 p.m.
Register by emailing Sandy Thompson at email@example.com or Julie Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for names is October 6. A Facebook group has been set up for the event at facebook.com/groups/myleswalktoremember.