Week ahead March 2

Staff Writer

This week around Marshall County

Monday:

• Marshall County Commissioners meet at the Marshall County Building Room 203 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting is open to the public.
• The Plymouth Park Board will meet at 5 p.m. at the Conservation Clubhouse on Magnetic drive.
• Riverside Intermediate School has been re-designated as a School to Watch from the Indiana Middle Level Association. Community members and parents are invited to attend a celebration at 2 p.m. Shirley Wright, executive director will be on site to present the honor. Daniel Tyree, superintendent of Plymouth Schools and other dignitaries will be present as well.
• Plymouth girls tennis team fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. at the Plymouth Pizza Hut. All you can eat pizza buffet and salad bar for $7.99. Let the PHS girls tennis team serve you and the team will receive $1 from each buffet sold and all tips.

Tuesday:

• Plymouth Community School Corporation school board will meet in executive session at 6:30 p.m. The regular meeting will follow at 7 p.m. in the administration board room.
• Culver-Union Township Public Library is hosting an informal coffee and conversation with author Jane Hamilton from 4:30-5:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Reference/Adult Services Manager, Dana Thomas, at dthomas@culver.lib.in.us or at 574-842-2941.
• Individual ISBDC advisement services are offered monthly in Plymouth at the offices of Marshall County Economic Development, 2864 Miller Drive, Plymouth. Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs and business owners in Marshall County are encouraged to sign up for one on one, confidential business counseling with Alan Steele, adviser with the North Central ISBDC. Preregistration is required. Please call 574-360-9691 or email asteele@isbdc.org, identifying yourself as a Marshall County participant.

Wednesday:

• City of Plymouth downtown revitalization meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Wild Rose Moon, 115 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
• Author Jane Hamilton will appear at a reading and conversation in the Alumni Lounge of the Legion Memorial on the Culver Academies campus from 6:30-7:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Master Instructor of Humanities, Catherine Battersby, at Catherine.Battersby@culver.org.
• Bremen Police Commission will meet in an executive session, during its regular scheduled meeting, at Bremen town hall, 104 W. Plymouth St., Bremen.
• Argos metropolitan board of commissioners will meet at 8:15 p.m. at town hall, 201 W. Walnut St., Argos.
• The Plymouth class of '58 will not have its luncheon in March. Please watch for an April message as we will start meeting once again.
• Culver-Union Township Public Library's book/film group will meet at 12 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room located downstairs in the library. The group will be discussing and watching The Shootist. Patrons are encouraged to bring their lunch to eat while they enjoy the movie and the discussion afterward. The Culver-Union Township Public Library is located at 107 N. Main St. in Culver.
• American Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 1-6 p.m., at the Lincoln Township Community Building, 3098 S. 800 East (Fish Lake) in Walkerton. Download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.
• Center for Hospice Care is offering Living with Loss — a support group providing education and emotional support for individuals who have lost a loved one, from 6-7:30 p.m. at 112 S. Center St. in Plymouth. Pre-registration is required by calling Ramona Lichtenbarger at 574-935-4511 or 1-800-HOSPICE.

Thursday:

• Lauren Lewellan, Wellness advocate for DoTerra oils, will offer a hands-on class in making oil rollerballs at 6 p.m. at Earthworks Market. Participants will learn about the unique benefits of essential oils and make a remedy-specific treatment for ailments such as bumps and bruises, digestive problems, colds, insomnia, etc. Class fee is $10. Please note that the fee does not include materials cost of one or more rollerballs at $10 each. For more information or to register, go to www.earthworksonline.org or call 574-935-4164.
• The Plymouth Lincoln High School class of 1958 will have a luncheon in Sebring, Fla., at 12 p.m., at Chateau Elan Hotel, 150 Midway Drive, Sebring, Fla. Reservations preferred by calling Marilee at 574-341-0329.

Friday:

No events at this time.

Saturday:

• From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., Earthworks will offer another cooking class for children. Ravioli and sauce is a program for children ages 10-12, and will be held at Earthworks Market. Children will learn to make pasta dough and roll, fill, and cut it to make ravioli. They will also make sauce from scratch, and finally enjoy their homemade lunch. Fee for the class is $15, and includes all materials. For more information or to register, go to www.earthworksonline.org or call 574-935-4164.
• Seller and volunteer sign-up for the third annual Greater Marshall County Children’s resale will be at the Argos United Methodist Church from 9-11 a.m. There are many types of volunteer positions available up to the day of the resale. Those interested in selling or volunteering should contact the resale committee at marshallcoresale@gmail.com. More information is available at marshallcoresale.weebly.com or at www.facebook.com/GreaterMarshallcoChildrensResale.
• Plymouth Family Taekwondo School, 2135 Western Ave., Plymouth, is holding a women's self-defense class from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Register for this free course at the school or by calling 574-936-6600.
• The Marshall County Historical Society will be offering an introduction to the Research Library. For anyone interested in researching Marshall County history or genealogy, this is a crash course in what the museum archives hold for researchers. The Research Library is located in the Museum at 123 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. There is no charge and no registration necessary. The introduction will start at 2 p.m. and is expected to last less than an hour.
• "Seuss-a-bration" program will be held at Culver Union Township Public Library. Stories, fames and crafts will take place in the Children's Room from 10-11 a.m. to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
• Potawatomi Wildlife annual banquet at the Back Forty Banquet Hall. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The evening’s festivities include a dinner, auction, an update on what has been happening at the park. Tickets are $30. No tickets sold at the door, get yours by the Feb. 28 deadline to support the Park. To purchase individual tickets, sponsor a table, donate an auction item or become a sponsor, see pwp2015.brownpapertickets.com, a board member or contact the park at www.GetIntoNature.com or 574-498-6550.
• Moore Firearms Academy will be hosting a Ladies Only Beginner Pistol class at the Best Western Conference Center in La Porte from 1-5 p.m. CST. This four-hour class will cost $125 and will be an opportunity for ladies new to firearms to become more comfortable in a relaxed, informative environment. Topics covered include the basics of firearm safety, how a pistol works, the fundamentals of shooting and how to select the right firearm for you. Must call or email to reserve your spot by Monday, March 2. For more information, please email info@moorefirearmsacademy.com or call 219-252-3887.

Sunday:

• Culver VFW Post 6919, 108 E. Washington St., Culver, will host a Texas Hold-Em Tournament. Doors open at 11 a.m., tournament begins at 1 p.m.; $50 buy in, $12,000 chips. Contact 574-842-3886 for more information.

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