Triathlon, fire dept. golf scramble, more kick off this wkd, week in Culver

Lake Max Triathlon Saturday
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 lakemaxtriathlon.blogspot. com

Fire Dept. golf scramble Saturday
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.

‘Cross and the Switchblade’ at CBC
The movie “The Cross and the Switchblade” will be shown at Culver Bible Church Sunday, Aug. 12 at 10:30 a.m. This 105-min­ute classic depicts how one man, Dave Wilkerson (played by Pat Boone), ministers in the drug infest­ed, gang dominated streets of New York, to tell these troubled youth that there is a way out, through Christ Jesus. Culver Bible Church is located at 718 S. Main St. For more information, contact Pastor Dan Huhn at 574-842-3056.

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.

New computer classes at CUTPL
Culver Public Library hosts computer classes Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday mornings at 10 a.m., with new sessions for August including Home Finances with Excel (Aug. 10), Home Networking (Aug. 13 and 17), Up­grading PCs (Aug. 20 and 24). Computer classes last two hours and are free and open to the public. For more infor­mation, call the Culver Library at 574-842-2941, visit our website at or e-mail The library’s street address is 107 N. Main St.

Town mgr to speak at REAL Meals
Culver town manager David Schoeff will speak at the REAL Meals nutrition site Wed., August 22 at 12:30 p.m. Seniors and other residents are encouraged to attend and hear him discuss Culver’s future. Those wishing to share a meal are asked to call the site at 574-842-8878 to make reservations.

4H potluck Aug. 26
Union Township’s 4-H will hold a potluck meal Sunday, August 26, starting at 5 p.m. Meat and drink will be pro­vided. The event will take place at Len Clifton’s, 16860 16 C Road, in Culver.

Cub Scout roundup Aug. 28
Cub Scout Pack 290 will hold a Round up and registra­tion for all returning Cub Scouts and for all boys, grades 1 through 5 who are interested in joining Cub Scouts, on August 28 at 6 p.m. at Saint Mary of the Lake Church on College Avenue in Culver. No previous Scouting experi­ence is necessary. For more information, contact Cubmas­ter Michelle Coiner at (574) 542-2676 or coiner@embarq­

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.