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Emergency Response Collection

A 53 foot semi-trailer is waiting to be filled with hurricane relief items for Texas. Bring your donations to Chapel Hill Christian Church, located at 2600 W. Alto Rd. in Kokomo, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. It will depart for Texas the minute it is filled. Items needed include toiletries, feminine hygiene, diapers, baby food, baby wipes, non-perishable foods that don’t require a can opener, ready to eat meals, underwear, socks, water, bleach and cleaning supplies, gloves, garbage bags, cat and dog food, wire crates or kennels, towels, blankets and pillows. For more information, please call 765-432-6546.

Ongoing

KHS Class of 1963 Dinner

The KHS Class of 1963 will host a dinner the fourth Thursday of every month at Martino's Italian Restaurant, located at 1929 N. Washington St. in Kokomo, at 4 p.m. Please come and join them for fun and good food.  For more information, please call 765-438-5307 or 317-410-5285.

KHS Class of ’51 Luncheon

The Kokomo Class of 1951 will host a luncheon on the first Monday of every month at Grindstone Charley’s, located at 3830 S.Lafountain St. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-432-5254.

Ticket sales are going on for VFW Post 1152's progressive jackpot. Tickets are open to the public and cost $1, but all non-member entries must be signed-off by a member. One name is every Saturday at 6 p.m. VFW Post 1152 is located at 920 N. Washington St. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-452-1521.

Lifeline 4 Grandparents Raising Grandkids

The Lifeline 4 Grandparents Raising Grandkids, a support group to address the generation gone missing to drugs and other issues, will be held on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Southview Church, located at 955 E. 400 S. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765 301-1814 or 765 438-0732.

New London Masonic Lodge Breakfast

The New London Masonic Lodge hosts a breakfast at their lodge, located two miles north of Russiaville, the second Saturday of each month from 7 to 10 a.m. Free-will donations will be accepted. For more information, please call 317-634-7904.

WOW Meetings

WOW (Work on Weight Loss) meets Wednesday mornings at In His Image Church, located at 2940 E. 50 N. in Kokomo. The weigh-in time is from 8:45 to 9:15 a.m. and the meeting is from 9:15 to 10 a.m. This is a support group that meets together to encourage one another in healthy eating habits and maintaining an exercise program. For more information, please call 765-854-0777.

Wise Owls

Give a hoot and join a group for the visually challenged and their friends and family members at the United Way, located at 210 W. Walnut St. in Kokomo, on the second Tuesday of each month beginning from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, please call 765-456-1121.

Mom and Me

Mom and Me meets each Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Southview Church, located at 955 E. 400 S. in Kokomo. This will be a Mom and Baby enrichment time for babies between 1 month and 4 years. There will be a social tea and parenting information time followed by a baby enrichment time which includes music, rhymes and rhythm. For more information, please call 765-453-4409.

Overeaters Anonymous

Open meetings for anyone who desires to stop eating compulsively take place every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church, located at 1608 Kirk Row in Kokomo. Overeaters Anonymous is a twelve-step program. No fees required. For more information, please call 765-432-9053.

Hatha Yoga

Attend hatha yoga class on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the St.Vincent Education Center, located at 1907 W. Sycamore St. in Kokomo. Learn to develop strength and flexibility as well as developing awareness for stress relief. For more information, please call 765-452-1137.

Clothes Pantry

Grace Memorial Church, located at 1417 N. Delphos St. in Kokomo, is having a free clothes pantry on Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, please call 765-457-2749.

KHS Class of ‘66 Meeting

The Kokomo High School Class of ‘66 meets monthly on the third Thursday of the month at Martino's Italian Villa, located at 1929 N. Washington St. in Kokomo, at 6 p.m. Those interested should contact Kitchells@comcast.net to be added to a reminder list and for confirmations.

Family of Addiction Support Group

Learn how to deal with your loved one during their addiction struggle and how to take care of yourself and other relationships on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Cornerstone Christian Center, located at 3717 E. 300 S. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-453-7780.

Paws to Read at KHCPL

If you have a struggling or reluctant reader, the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library offers Paws to Read for struggling and reluctant readers. Volunteers bring certified therapy dogs and cats to the library and children read to the animals. Join them for Paws to Read from 11 a.m.-noon every Saturday at KHCPL Main, located at 220 N. Union St. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Coffee with CASA

Coffee with CASA, an informal gathering to learn more about Court Appointed Special Advocates and the children served, takes place the first Saturday of every month at Big Ben Coffee, located at 2130 W. Sycamore St. in Kokomo, at 10 a.m. For more information, please call 765-454-5575.

Greentown Widow’s Tea

Meridian Street Christian Church, located at 205 N. Meridian St. in Greentown, cordially invites all widows to their monthly widow's tea event held the last Tuesday of every month at 3 p.m. This is a free event, and all widows are invited. For more information, please call 765-628-7105.

Wildcat Valley Cloggers Class

The Wildcat Valley Cloggers beginner clogging lessons are held on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. at Main Street United Methodist Church, located at 830 S. Main St. in Kokomo, in the Fellowship Hall. There is a $10 a year fee for costs, and taps for your shoes are $14. In lieu of lesson fees, they donate paper goods and toiletries to the church pantry. For more information, please call 765-437-7366.

Basic Zentangle® Class

Come learn a fun relaxing art form that uses structured patterns to create beautiful images. This class will provide information needed to begin your tangling journey. People use tangling as an addendum to other art/craft skills or as an independent activity to promote well-being, focus, and calmness. No prior art experience is required. The class meets at Artworks Gallery, located at 210 N. Main St. in Kokomo, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The class fee is $35, payable to Artworks, and a $5 material fee payable to the instructor. To register or for more information, pleases call 765-210-5076. 

Widows Groups Seeks Members

The Widows group of the Mental Health Association, located at 507 N. Webster St. in Kokomo, is looking for new members, and they provide educational programs, social activities monthly on the first Thursday. For more information, please call 765-459-0309.

KHS ‘53 Meeting

Kokomo High School’s class of 1953 meets at Half Moon Restaurant and Brewery, located at 4051 S. Lafountain St. in Kokomo, the second Wednesday of every month at 11:30 a.m. For more information, please call 765-455-2739.

Finding Hope in Grief

Monthly Sessions for general grief take place at Kokomo Senior Center, located at 721 W. Superior St. in Kokomo, the third Tuesday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. You may participate by being a member of the Kokomo Senior Citizens Center. The fee is $3 a year for people 50 and older who in the city and $4 for those who live outside the city limits. For more information, please call 765-453-4400.

NAACP Meeting

The Kokomo NAACP Branch #3055 meets every first Thursday at the Carver Community Center, located at 1030 N. Purdum St. in Kokomo, at 6 p.m. monthly. All are welcome. For more information, please email jamesoneal747@gmail.com.

Bible Study

Every Sunday at 6 p.m. Cinseria Patterson teaches a nondenominational bible study of Old and New Testament at TZion Church, located at 614 W. Monroe St. If you feel like something is missing in your life or just like learning, come out. For more information, please call 765-457-4927.

Shur Shots

Shur Shots, a women’s bowling league, has at Heritage Lanes, located at 1301 W. Lincoln Rd. in Kokomo. For more informaiton, please call 765-860-9233.

TOPS Evening Meetings

Take off Pounds Sensibly Chapter IN 122 meets Wednesday evenings at Grace United Methodist Church, located at 219 W. Mulberry St. in Kokomo. Weigh-in is at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Men and women are welcome. For more information, please call 765-480-5725.

Mental Wellness Support Group

A mental wellness support group meets every first and third Wednesday of the month from 5 to 6 p.m. For the location and other information, please email gandrea2006@aol.com.

Out of the Blue Dance

Every Friday night at the Booster Club, located at 150 S. Reed Rd. in Kokomo, Out of the Blue dance night takes place from 7 to 11 p.m. Attend to swing dance, line dance, cha-cha, waltz and an assortment of other dances. Cost is $8. Door prizes will be given out. For more information, please call 765-452-1672.

Breastfeeding Support Group

A breastfeeding support group meets every Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the Community Classroom at Community Howard Regional Health, located at 3500 S. Lafountain St. in Kokomo. Enter the hospital from the east entrance. Baby weigh scales will be available to monitor baby's weight gain, and a lactation consultant will be present. For more information, please call 765-453-8448.

Panic-Anxiety Disorder Support Group

Panic-Anxiety Disorder Support Group meets twice a month. The group meets at the MHA office, located at 406 E. Sycamore St. in Kokomo. It is open and free of charge to anyone who thinks they may be struggling or recovering from an anxiety or panic disorder. For the schedule or more information, please call, 765-459-0309.

Toastmaster Club Meeting

The Kokomo Toastmaster Club meets at the Main Library Branch, located at 220 N. Union St. in Kokomo, every first and third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. For more information, please call 765-437-1503.

Kokomo Sanitary Pottery Meeting

The Kokomo Sanitary Pottery reunion has breakfast at Richard’s Restaurant, located at 4050 S. Reed Rd. in Kokomo, at 9 a.m. every fourth Thursday of the month. For more information, please call 765-480-8949.

American Legion Post #317 Meetings

All American Legion Post #317 members are invited to attend monthly meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Lowell E. Symons American Legion Post #317, located at 111 N. Meridian St. in Greentown. For more information, please call 765-628-3943.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels provides low-cost, home-delivered meals to Kokomo-area residents in need. If interested in having meals delivered, please call 765-453-5516. If interested in driving to deliver meals, please call 765-457-4747.

VFW Post 1152 Bingo

VFW George Ray Goudy Post 1152, located at 920 N. Washington St. in Kokomo, hosts bingo on Sundays at noon, Mondays at 5:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 452-9953.

Business and Professional Exchange

A fellowship dedicated to assisting white collar professionals’ re-entry into the labor market has been established for the region. The group meets from 8:30-10 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Inventrek Technology Center, located at 700 E. Firmin St. in Kokomo, in Conference Room 1-A at the top of the stairs. For more information, please call 765-807-0883.

Benign Brain Tumor Support Group

A benign brain tumor support group takes place the third Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. at the Community Howard Regional Health Downtown Campus, located at 322 N. Main St in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-455-2613. 

Women’s Democratic Club Meeting

Howard County Women’s Democratic Club meetings take place the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. their headquarters, located at 341 N. Main St. in Kokomo, on the third floor. Join your fellow democratic ladies for discussion, coffee, and dessert. For more information, please call 765-450-6959.

New Hope Food Pantry

New Hope Church, located at 346 S. 00 E.W. in Kokomo, hosts a food pantry the first Tuesday of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, please call 765-453-1566.

Hillsdale UMC Food Pantry

Hillsdale UMC hosts a food pantry every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church, located at 4893 E. 100 N. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-452-0409.

Kokomo Noon Lions Club Meeting

The Kokomo Noon Lions Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at Martino's Italian Villa, located at 1929 N. Washington St. in Kokomo, at 11:30 a.m. The group is a community service club, and anyone over 18 may apply for membership. Guests and visitors are always welcome. For more information, please call 765-293-4685.

Chair Yoga Class

A chair yoga class takes place from 10-11 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Hospital, located at 615 St. Joseph Drive in Kokomo, in the education class room. For more information, please call 765-452-1137.

Easy Yoga and Tai Chi Program

This easy yoga and tai chi exercise program held at Walnut Creek Apartments, located at 4600 Colter Drive in Kokomo, is excellent for those with COPD, the beginning stages of Parkinson’s, knee replacement surgery, as well as for general well-being. Classes are Mondays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. every month and costs $4 per session. For more information, please call 765-450-6280.

Divorce Care and Grief Share Groups

Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, located at 705 Southway Blvd. in Kokomo, offers two support programs weekly. Divorce Care takes place on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Redeemer Lutheran School conference room. Divorce Care for Kids is offered concurrently in a youth room. The church also hosts a grief share support program on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 765-453-0969.

Piecemakers Guild Meetings

The monthly meetings of the Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Kokomo will at meet at 7 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month. The meetings are held at Indiana Wesleyan University, located at 1916 E. Markland Ave. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-319-7869.

ABLAZE

ABLAZE, a program for children in first through sixth grades, will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Shiloh United Methodist Church, located at 5741 W. 100 N. in Kokomo. The evening will begin with a meal, followed by a Bible story, music, craft and games. For more information, please call 765-603-2441 or 765-457-3140.

Ladies’ Lounge

Ladies, the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, Russiaville, located at 315 Mesa Drive in Russiaville, invites you to the Ladies’ Lounge to work on a craft, chat and get to know each other. They gather every Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Free Art Program at Carver

Carver Community Center, located at 1030 N. Purdum St. in Kokomo, is hosting a free art program for youth, ages 7 to 13, every Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the art room on the second floor. If you have an art project you would like to do with the kids or if you would like to sit in and help, please call Heather at 765-457-9318 or email heather.carverart@gmail.com.

Enrichment Morning for Moms and Babies

A free Enrichment Morning for Moms and Babies up to 2 years is planned from 10-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Southview Assembly of God, located at 955 E. 400 S. There will be a social tea and parenting information forum, followed by a baby enrichment time. For more information, please call 765-453-4409.

Century Villa Grief Support Group

Century Villa Healthcare and Rehabilitation, located at 705 N. Meridian St. in Greentown, offers support for those who have lost loved ones. Pathways to Healing is a free monthly support group facilitated by trained bereavement specialists from St. Vincent Hospice Kokomo. This group meets the second Thursday of every month from 3 to 5 p.m. in the community room. For more information, please call 765-628-3377.

Salvation Army Movie Night

The Salvation Army is planning a movie night at 5 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at the community center, located at 1007 E. Foster St. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-456-3846.

IBN Saud Grotto Pork Chop Dinner

The IBN Saud Grotto Pork Chop Dinner is served the first Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at their location, 150 N. Reed Rd. in Kokomo. Cost is $8. For more information, please call 765-452-1672.

Music Jam (Open Mic)

Music Jam (Open Mic), hosted by Southern Sounds Band, and featuring country, bluegrass, gospel and more, at the Walnut Creek Community Center, located at 4600 Colter Drive in Kokomo, on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 5 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. For more information, please call 765-432-0413.

DAV Cardboard Recycling Fundraiser

The KCS Group, LLC, is having a weekly fundraiser for the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 28, by accepting your clean cardboard donations every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their location at 103 W. Spraker St. in Kokomo. All funds raised from donations will help support the DAV Chapter 28 mission to assist veterans in our area. For more information, please call 765-860-5042.

Senior Breakfast

What can you get for $1? A senior breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. the second Wednesday of every month at Elite Banquet Hall, 2820 S. Lafountain St. The breakfast is catered by Windmill Grill. For more information, please call Lisa Thieke, 765-457-9175, or Michelle, 765-252-8228.

Kokomo Rose Society Meeting

The Kokomo Rose Society meets the second Tuesday of each month from April through October at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library South Branch, located at 1755 E. Center Rd. in Kokomo, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call 765-455-2038.

Now-Saturday, September 30

Greentown Farmer’s Market

The Greentown Farmer’s Market takes place every Saturday from June 3 through September 30, in the Key Bank parking lot, located at 201 W. Main St. in Greentown. Vendors can participate for only $20 for the whole season. For more information, please call 765-432-2083.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Garden Wall Club Meeting

The Kokomo Garden Wall Garden Club will meet at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library South Branch, located at 2755 E. Center Rd. in Kokomo, on Thursday, Sept. 7, beginning at 6 p.m. The program will be presented by Jan Bewley, Master Gardener, on the topic of Irises. Door prizes of a variety of irises will be given to those in attendance. Anyone interested in gardening, whether a beginner or advanced, is welcome to attend. For more information, please call 765-432-1535.

Music at the Fountain

Music at the Fountain will be held in Greentown on Thursday, Sept. 7, and will be featuring the Eastern Connection at 7 p.m. Admission is free and guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. For more information, please call 765-480-7609.

Friday, Sept. 8

Smiles for Vets Free Dental Care

On Friday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. all Howard County veterans who present a picture ID and military ID card will receive free dental care at the Family and Cosmetic Dentistry of Kokomo and TEAM, located at 5111 Clinton Dr. in Kokomo (on 931 next to Texas Roadhouse). For more information, please call 765-453-4369 or visit jarrelldentistry.com.

Prom to Celebrate Adults and Teens with Disabilities

Crossroads Community Church, located at 4254 S. 00 E.W. in Kokomo, is hosting the 3rd annual Special Needs Prom for adults and teens (16 years and up) with disabilities. This year’s theme is Fabulous Fifties and will be held on Friday, Sept. 8, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, please call 765-453-4626.

Friday, September 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9

Frank Martino and Frank Pickens Memorial Breakfast

The 13th annual Frank Martino and Frank Pickens Memorial Breakfast is being held on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Martino’s Italian Villa, located at 1929 N. Washington St. in Kokomo, from 7 to 10 a.m. There will be biscuits and grave, hash browns, juice and coffee. All proceeds will go to benefit We Care. For more information, please call 765-457-9181.

Gospel Light Mission Church Clothing Giveaway

Gospel Light Mission Church, located at 107 S. Belmont St. in Kokomo, will sponsor a clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8 and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 9. There will be clothes, shoes, backpacks and purses for children and adults available. For more information, please call 765-452-5317.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Wildcat Guardians Clean Up

The Wildcat Guardians will have their annual late summer clean up on Saturday, Sept. 9. They will meet at the Foster Park tennis court parking lot at 8:30 a.m. Work will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with the option of working half the day or all day. The Guardians will furnish gloves, trash bags, and buckets. Both on bank and in stream work will take place, this might be wet and muddy work, so dress accordingly. Individuals, groups, or organizations are welcome to help. Lunch will be provided to anyone working all day. For more information, please call 765-883-7445.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

Northview Christian Church, located at 2059 N. 100 E. in Kokomo, is hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 8 to 11 a.m. A free will donation will be accepted. For more information, please call 765-452-8915.

Craft Corner

Join the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library as they make faux metal embossed décor during Craft Corner. Drop in between 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at KHCPL South, located at 1755 E. Center Rd. in Kokomo. Teens (sixth- through 12th-graders) and adults welcome. It’s free and the library will provide the supplies and instruction, and you supply the creativity. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Chef’s Invitational Dinner

The Community Women’s Guild is sponsoring the Chef’s Invitational Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the UAW Local 685, located at 929 E. Hoffer St. in Kokomo. Adults cost $15 and children under 12 cost $7.50. All proceeds go to high school graduating senior scholarships. For tickets or more information, please call 765-432-2955.

Young America Lions Club Dan’s Fish and Tenderloin Fry

The Young America Lions Club is hosting an outdoor Dan's Fish and Tenderloin Fry on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. on State Rd. 18 in Cass County. Adults cost $10 and children under 12 cost $5. Desserts are extra. For more information, please call 574-699-7116.

KSO Presents: Let’s Pop

The Kokomo Symphony Orchestra presents “Let’s Pop” on Saturday, Sept. 9, at IU Kokomo Havens Auditorium, located at 2300 S. Washington St. in Kokomo, at 7 p.m. Get ready for a British Invasion with the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra. For tickets or more information, please call (765) 236-0251.

Grissom Air Museum Grandparents Day Celebration

A Grandparents Day Celebration will be held at the Grissom Air Museum, located at 1000 W. Hoosier Blvd. in Peru, on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All grandparents will have free admission. For more information, please visit grissomairmuseum.com.

Kids Create: Nature crafts

Art and craft experiences enable children to feel successful and encouraged to explore art as a form of expression. So join the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the KHCPL Russiaville Branch, located at 315 Mesa Dr. in Russiaville, to let your child have some fun with Kids Create. It’s for kids 4 and up. For more information, please call 765-883-5112.

Eliminate Expired Medications Environmentally

Eliminate Expired Drugs Environmentally at the Drive-through Medication Drop-off at the Community Surgery Center Drive, located at 3503 S. Reed Rd. in Kokomo, from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. Over the counter medications, prescriptions medications and pet medications in pills, liquids, ointments and lotions will be accepted. This program is for Howard County residents only. For more information, please call 765-453-8593 or 765-456-2274.

Kokomo Downtown Farmers’ Market

The Kokomo Downtown Farmers’ Market will be at the corner of Mulberry and Washington Streets from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. The Market will be open every Saturday through Oct. 7. For more information, please visit kokomofarmersmarket.com.

Sunday, Sept. 10

LuLaRoe Crawl

A LuLaRoe Crawl will be hosted on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 1 to 5 p.m. 21 consultants will each have a giveaway. There will be 16 stops in Howard, Miami and Tipton Counties. A mystery grand prize will be given away for six or more stops. For more information or to see the map of the crawl, please visit facebook.com/groups/21consultantscrawl.

Men of Jubilation Performance

Calvary Baptist Church, located at 1967 W Boulevard St. in Kokomo, will welcome First Church of the Nazarene’s Men of Jubilation on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m. for their Gospel Hour. The public is welcome and a free-will offering will be accepted. For more information, please call 765-453-3159.

Grissom Air Museum Patriot’s Day

A Patriot’s Day recognition will be held at the Grissom Air Museum, located at 1000 W. Hoosier Blvd. in Peru, on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All first responders will have free admission. For more information, please visit grissomairmuseum.com.

Circle City ringers at Fairfield Christian Church

Fairfield Christian Church invites the community to join them on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. for a musical concert by The Circle City Ringers. The group is an auditioned, bronze-level community handbell ensemble from the Indianapolis area. Fairfield Christian Church is located on State Road 26, just East of Oakford. A free-will offering will be accepted. For more information, please call 765- 453-1871.

Thursday, Sept. 14

Kokomo Creation Care Meeting

On Thursday, Sept. 14, Kokomo Creation Care will feature the owners of two local businesses, Bent Arrow Acres Farm and Crown Haven Center who will discuss some of the types of sustainable practices they use in their businesses. The meeting will take place at Christ Lutheran Church, located at 3401 S. Dixon Rd, in Kokomo, at 7 pm. Fellowship and snacks may be enjoyed at 6:45 p.m. People from all faith communities as well as interested individuals are welcome. For more information, please email Carol Chen at carol.4c@gmail.com.

Music at the Fountain

Music at the Fountain will be held in Greentown on Thursday, Sept. 14, and will be featuring the Eastern High School Music Department at 7 p.m. Admission is free and guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. For more information, please call 765-480-7609.

Game Day

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library Main Branch, located at 220 N. Union St. in Kokomo, is hosting Game Day on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 5 p.m. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Know Your Numbers Heart Screening

Know Your Numbers Heart Screening will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at Community Howard Regional Health, located at 3500 S. Lafountain St. in Kokomo. This free screening includes total lipid profile, glucose and blood pressure. Fasting for 10 hours with nothing but water is recommended. Please be sure to take all necessary medication and drink 8-16 oz. of water prior to the screening. Reservations are not needed. For more information, please call 765-453-8593.

Saturday, Sept. 16

Chicken and Noodle Dinner

West Middleton United Methodist Church, located at 180 N. Union St. in Russiaville, is having a chicken and noodle dinner on Saturday, Sept.16, from 5 to 7 p.m. A freewill offering accepted. For more information, please call 765-753-0775.

Walk Through the Old Testament

 “Walk Through the Old Testament: Step into Your Story” is a Bible study program for all ages at Fairfield Christian Church, located at 1476 County Rd. E. 400 S. in Kokomo, and will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16. The cost is $20 per person, $50 for families of three, and $75 for families of four or more. Child care will be provided. To sign up or for more information, please call 765-453-1871.

WHS Class of ’62 Reunion

The Western Class of 1962 will host their 55th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. at Half Moon Restaurant and Brewery, located at 4051 S. Lafountain St. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-438-0820.

Noodle Dinner

First Friends Meeting of Kokomo, located at 1801 W. Zartman Rd. in Kokomo, is having a chicken or beef and noodle dinner on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. The public is welcome and this event will benefit EquiVenture Therapeutic Riding. EquiVenture provides therapeutic horse riding and activities for people with disabilities. The meal includes chicken or beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and a drink for $8. Desserts are $1 extra. Noodle Sundaes are available for $4. Children ages 3 to 10 are $3.50 and children under 3 are free. Dry noodles are sold by the pound and menu items are also available by the quart. Carry outs will be available. For more information, please call 765-453-9490.

KHS Class of ’97 Reunion

Kokomo High School Class of 1997 is hosting their 20 year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 7 to 10 p.m. Celebrations Banquet and Conference Facility, located at 3437 W. Sycamore St. in Kokomo. For more information, please visit the Kokomo High School Class of 1997 Facebook page.

Sunday, Sept 17 through Thursday, Sept. 21

Harvest Time Tent Revival

Faith Baptist Church, located at 600 S. Dixon Rd. in Kokomo, invites you to attend their annual Harvest Time Tent Revival from Sunday, Sept. 17 through Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. each evening. Evangelist Scott Saxton will be ministering and the bluegrass band Rusty Nail Crossing from LaPort Indiana will be playing under the tent each night. There will a special children’s meeting each evening for kids 5-12. All are invited. For more information, please call 765-459-0619.

Monday, Sept. 18

Teens Learn Graffiti Art

Teens, transform your name into graffiti art! Join the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library for Graffiti Art Lettering from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, at KHCPL South, located at 1755 E. Center Rd. in Kokomo. All supplies provided. Space limited. Call 765-453-4150 or visit khcpl.bibliocommons.com/events to register.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

Cookies and Canvas

Don’t miss this fun new pastime at the Greentown Public Library that puts you in touch with your creative self. Paint, brushes, munchies and camaraderie are never in short supply. Join the Greentown Public Library, located at 421 S. Harrison St. in Greentown, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. for this program. Cost of materials is $5. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 765-628-3534.

Friday, Sept. 22

Sporting Clays Tournament

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana is hosting the annual Sporting Clays Tournament on Friday, Sept. 22, at the Izaak Walton League, located at 2629 S. 200 E. in Kokomo. Proceeds from the event help sustain the Ronald McDonald House mission of providing a supportive “home-away-from-home” for families of children receiving medical care at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and other Indianapolis-area hospitals. The tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with check-in opening at 7 a.m. Registration is available online at rmhccin.org. Early Bird pricing is open through Friday, Sept. 8 using the promo code HOME.  Attendees may also download a mail-in early bird registration on the RMHCCIN website. For more information, please visit rmhccin.org.

Sunday, September 24

Old Favorites Hymn Sing

You are invited to join First EPC Kokomo for an Old Favorites Hymn Sing. The First Evangelical Presbyterian Church will host the community singing of old favorites on Sunday, Sept 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., with refreshments to follow. The event takes place in the beautiful Legacy Barn, located on Highway 22, at 600 West in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-457-8201.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk

The Kokomo Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place Sunday, September 24, at Jackson Morrow Park. Registration is at 1 p.m. and the opening ceremonies will begin at 2 p.m. The walk will start after the opening ceremonies. For more information, please call 317-587-2235.

Tuesday, Sept. 26

Women United Social Hour

The Women United Social Hour will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the UAW Local 685, located at 929 E. Hoffer St. in Kokomo, at 5:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5 p.m. The topic will be breast cancer awareness and the drug epidemic in Howard County. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 765-457-4357.

Annual Life Banquet

Join Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center in an evening of celebration at their Annual Life Banquet to benefit both the Kokomo and Frankfort centers on Tuesday, Sept. 26. This year’s event will be held at the First Church of the Nazarene, located at 2734 S. Washington St. in Kokomo. The guest speaker will be Chet McDoniel, who was born into this life with no arms and shortened legs. Though dealt a vicious blow in the delivery room, Chet’s parents decided to raise him as they would any other child. This event is free and open to the public, but a free-will offering will be accepted at the end of the banquet. Reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, please call 765-454-5566.

Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30

Meet Me at the Well

A women’s conference “Meet Me at the Well” with the topic of “He Knows My Past, Present and Future” will be held at In His Image Church, located at 2040 E. 50 N. in Kokomo, on Friday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include breakfast and lunch. The cost for registration is $20. For more information, please call 765-854-0777.

Sunday, Oct. 1

Annual Life Chain Event
The Annual Life Chain Event sponsored by the Howard County Right to Life is going to be on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Signs will be available at Washington and Sycamore St. in Kokomo. Line up anywhere on Washington St. between North St. and Foster St. or on Markland Ave. between Home Ave. and Courtland St. For more information, please visit nationallifechain.org.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Greentown Library Wine Tasting Fund Raiser

The Greentown Public Library is hosting a wine tasting fund raiser on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Howard County Fairgrounds Community Building, located at 610 E. Payton St. in Greentown. The event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. for those over 21 years of age. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Three local wineries will present their wines including Indian Trail Winery from Royal Center; People’s Winery from Logansport; Tonne Winery from Muncie. For more information, please call 765-628-3534.

Friday, Oct. 27

City of Firsts: United State of Women Power Brunch

The City of Firsts: United State of Women Power Brunch is an event put on by LCR Coaching is being held on Friday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This event is to empower women, bringing diamonds to celebrate community accomplishments, opportunities to network, develop leadership talent and a platform to discuss women equality issues. For more information, please call 317-900-1175.

Saturday, Nov. 4

G.I.F.T.S. Event

The G.I.F.T.S. Event (Gift Ideas for the Season) will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Christian Church, located at 854 N. Malfalfa Rd. in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-434-4036 or 765-438-3835.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Christmas Shopping Bus Trip to Nashville, Ind.

Join the Greentown Public Library for a great shopping trip to Nashville, Ind., one of the best Christmas shopping towns around, on Saturday, Dec. 2. Pick up truly unique gifts at this renowned artist colony. There’s no shortage of good food, either! The charter motor coach from Imperial Travel will leave the Greentown Library, located at 421 S. Harrison St. in Greentown, at 7 a.m. and drop everyone off in Nashville. It will pick the group back up at around 6 p.m. for the return ride home. Cost is $30. Space is limited, so call the library to reserve your spot. Reservations are not complete until non-refundable money is received. Make checks payable to Greentown Public Library. For more information, please call 765-628-3534.