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Culver events, March 15 weekend and beyond

March 14, 2013

ST. PATRICK'S DAY MEAL AT VFW
The Culver VFW Ladies Auxiliary will serve a St. Patrick’s Day special of corned beef and cabbage with parsley red potatoes, salad, and dessert for $9 Friday, March 15 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The public is welcome.

LITTLE LEAGUE SIGNUPS
Culver Little League will hold sign-ups at the Culver Union Twp. Library on the following dates and times: Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wednesday, March 20, 5 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, March 23, noon to 3 p.m.

WALKING CLUB INFO MTG APRIL 1
Those interested in getting more exercise, losing weight, and feeling better are encouraged to take part in the Culver Park and Recreation Department’s 1 Million Steps to Success Walking Club. An informational meeting will take place in the beach lodge April 1 at 6 p.m. All are welcome.

RENT A SALE SPACE AT THE PARK
Spaces are available for rent at the Culver town park to sell items during the town wide garage sale, April 26 and 27. The price is $10 per space, per day. Applications may be picked up at the Culver town hall between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Questions may be directed to Kelly at 574-842-3510.

MEXICAN DOMINOES AT THE PARK
The Culver beach lodge will host Mexican Dominoes, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m.

COMMUNITY LENTEN SERVICES
The Culver Community Council of Churches invites all to join for a community- wide, ecumentical Lentern prayer service at 4 p.m. at Grace United Church of Christ (March 17). Those with questions, contact Jean Rakich at 574-842-2725.

‘ONE BOOK, ONE TOWN' MARCH 16
During the month of March, the Culver-Union Township Public Library will celebrate “One Book, One Town,” a county-wide program whose 2013 selection is “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. CUTPL will host a book discussion led by Reference/Adult Services Librarian Laura Jones on Saturday, March 16 at 1:30 p.m. in the small meeting room. Additionally, the author, William Kamkwamba, will be speaking at Notre Dame on Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. The talk will be at the McKenna Center across from the Morris Inn. For more information, please contact Laura Jones at 574-842-2941 or ljones@culver.lib.in.us.

COMMUNITY MEAL AT GRACE MARCH 15
Grace United Church of Christ will hold its monthly community meal on Friday, March 15 at 6 p.m. All are invited to this free, ecu menical 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.

EASTER EGG HUNT MARCH 23
Culver’s annual Easter Egg hunt will take place Saturday, March 23, starting at 10 a.m. at the Culver town park, for ages 2 through 4th grade. The Easter Bunny will be here so bring your camera! The event is sponsored by the Culver park and recreation department.

SIREN TESTS MARCH 27
Indiana’s 2013 Severe Weather Preparedness Week will take place March 24 through 30, according to Clyde Avery, Marshall County Emergency Management Agency director. A state-wide siren test will be conducted Wednesday, March 27 (weather permitting), with one test between 10 and 10:30 a.m. and the second test between 7:30 and 8 p.m. The backup drill day will be Thursday, March 28.

COMMUNITY MEAL AT ST. MARY'S APRIL 1
The March community meal at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church on College Ave. will be held Monday, April 1 at 6 p.m. rather than its usual date of the 30th. March 30th falls on Holy Saturday this year, so the church will observe the holy day that evening. The April community meal will be held Tuesday, April 30 as usual.

SIDEWALK SHARING PROGRAM APPS
Applications for the 2013 Sidewalk Program will be available beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, April 1 at Town Hall.
Completed applications for the program will be reviewed in the order they are received. You will need the measurements for sidewalk, curb or combination you are replacing in order to complete the application.
If approved, sidewalks will be reimbursed at $2.75 per square foot, curbing at $14 per lineal foot, and curb/sidewalk combination at $26 per lineal foot.

TOWN OF CULVER HIRING SEASONAL WORKERS
The Town of Culver is accepting applications for seasonal street department workers. Applicants must be 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. The work will entail working outside in all weather conditions: driving, lifting, trench work and other duties as may be determined by the supervisor. The pay will range from $8 to $10 hourly, based on experience. Applications may be picked up at Town Hall, 200 E Washington St., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. M-F. Completed applications must be received by 4 p.m. April 5, 2013.

ENDANGERED HERITAGE EXHIBIT AT MUSEUM
The Center for Culver History will host “Endangered Heritage,” a traveling exhibit of the Indiana Historical Society which seeks to educate local communities and funders about the need for good collections stewardship and gives examples of the dangers to objects in collections and information about the collections care needs of Indiana’s organizations. The Center for Culver History will be displaying some of its own early historic records and photographs with the exhibit. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 12 to 6, and Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact the museum at culverhistory@gmail.com.

WARNER WILLIAMS EXHIBIT AT MUSEUM
Ongoing at The Center for Culver History is a display of the art of Culver Academies 20-year artist-in-residence and Culver resident Werner Williams. The museum’s open hours (Tuesday- Friday: 12 to 6 and Saturday, 10 to 2). The museum is located on the ground floor of the Culver Library (574-842-2941).

NEW CULVER HISTORY NOTECARDS AVAILABLE
The Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver is offering a new series of eight historic note cards, available at the Center for Culver History, the AHS museum, and at various establishments around town. At the museum, members always receive a 10 percent discount on merchandise.

VFW BINGO RETURNS
Culver’s VFW Post 6919 is happy to announce Saturday bingo has resumed Saturdays at 7 p.m. There is a $500 jackpot, and cards are $1 each or six for $5. Hot Ball costs an additional $1. The kitchen opens 5:30. Come enjoy our fresh made onion rings which are only available on Saturday nights.

NEW MUSEUM DIRECTOR SOUGHT
The Center for Culver History has an opening for a new museum director in Culver, a part time position (20 hours per week) paying $10 per hour. See www.culverahs.com for detailed job description. Please send a cover letter indicating interest and abilities, resumé, names of three references to P.O. Box 125, Culver, IN 46511.

TROOP INAUGURAL EXHIBIT AT MUSEUM
Ongoing at the Culver Academies Museum & Gift Shop, 102 S. Main Street in downtown Culver, is an exhibit on the 100th anniversary of the first appearance of the famed Black Horse Troop in its first Presidential Inaugural in 1913. Memorabilia, photos, and interactive videos are part of the exhibit. Visit culver.org/museum or call 574-842-8842 for hours and info.

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