Ongoing

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.

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 fourth 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.

Woodland Church Free Dinner

Woodland Church of God, located at 3401 S. Webster St. in Kokomo, invites the community to dine on Mondays from 4:30-6 p.m. The dinner is a free meal to anyone who is hungry. For more information, please call 765-453-5673.

Bootscooterz Beginner Line Dancing

Bootscooterz beginner line dancing takes place on Tuesday evenings at the Eagles, located at 1221 E. Lincoln Rd. in Kokomo. Teaching beginner to intermediate dancing is from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and dancing without teaching is from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $3. For more information, please call 765-271-2594.

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 South Library Branch, located at 1755 E. Center Rd. 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 Panty

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.

Cooking Co-op

KUO’s Cooking Co-op is a new program that helps families stretch their food dollars by cooking in a community. Each Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 1701 S. Locke St. in Kokomo, folks come together to plan what they are going to cook the following week. For more information, please call 765-457-1983.

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 first 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.

Now-Monday, June 5

Preschool STEAM Storytimes

Using favorite picture books, children 2 and up will explore fun, hands-on ways to challenge their thinking and problem-solving skills with Preschool STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities. Join the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library Russiaville Branch, located at 315 Mesa Drive in Russiaville, between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., each going on now through Monday, June 5. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Now-Friday, July 28

WorkOne Young Adult Employment and Training

Teens, need help finding a job or paid training? Interested in a paid internship? A WorkOne case manager for young adults will be at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library Main Branch, located at 220 N. Union St. in Kokomo, to assist you from 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekly from Friday, May 5, through Friday, July 28. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Thursday May 18-Saturday, May 20

Brookside Free Methodist Church Rummage Sale and Fish Fry

Brookside Free Methodist Church, located at 190 E. 400 S. in Kokomo, is hosting a rummage sale on Thursday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Friday, May 19, from 9 am. To 2 p.m. A free clothing give-away will be on Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. There also will be an all-you-can-eat fish and tenderloin fry on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information, please call 765- 453-0245.

Friday, May 19

Tech Bash Finale Party for Discover Tech

Join the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library for a final shindig to celebrate engineering during Tech Bash from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 19, at KHCPL South, located at 1755 E. Center Road in Kokomo. You’ll find concept cars from Delphi, a solar panel from Green Alternatives, robotics from Purdue Polytechnic Institute Kokomo, and more. This will be the last day for our community to interact with the Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference exhibit. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Saturday, May 20

Greentown Community Rummage Sale

The Greentown Community Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, May 20. Most sales will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be lawnmowers, tent, air conditioner, 15” tires, pool liner, kids’ clothes and toys, furniture, household, and other miscellaneous items. For more information, please call 765-437-1215.

Keep Kokomo Beautiful Annual Planting

The Keep Kokomo Beautiful Annual Planting will be held on Saturday, May 20, beginning at the City Hall Gazebo, located at 100 S. Union St. in Kokomo and will last from 8 to 11 a.m. For more information, please call 765-457-5301

An Evening of Praise and Worship with Lisa Owns and Friends

Local vocalist, Lisa Owens and friends, Heather Schimmelphenig, Sharon Lee, Matt Gerhart and Men of Jubiliation, will be in concert on Saturday, May 20, 7 p.m., in the sanctuary of Kokomo’s First Church of the Nazarene, located at 2734 S. Washington St. in Kokomo. There is no cost for admission. Proceeds from a free will offering will benefit Samaritan Caregivers. For more information, please call 765-453-7611.

A1M Golf Outing

The A1M Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, May 20, at the American Legion Golf Course, located at 2604 S. Lafountain St. in Kokomo. Team Participation is $200 and includes green fees for 18 holes for four golfers, golf cart, prizes, and lunch. Business sponsorships are $250. Individual sponsorship is $100. For more information, please email info@alwaysoneministries.

CPR/AED Class

Community CPR/AED class at the YMCA, located at 114 N. Union St. in Kokomo, will be conducted on Saturday, May 20, from noon to 3 p.m. for the cost of $40 or with a First Aid Class option from noon to 5 p.m. for $50.  Space is limited. Registration is required and payment is due at time of registration.  For more information, please call 765-457-4447.

Walk For Birthright

A celebration and fund raiser for Birthright of Kokomo with their Walk along the “Walk of Excellence” in Foster Park will be held on Saturday, May 20, beginning at 10 a.m. Raffle tickets will be available for sale that day and the drawing will be at noon. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 50 walkers, as well as free water bottles and balloons. Walkers 10 years old and younger are free. Walkers over the age of 10 years old are $10 each. All funds go to help support Birthright of Kokomo’s free services. For more information, please call 765-438-2482.

Kids Create

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, May 20, at the KHCPL Russiaville Branch, located at 315 Mesa Drive 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.

Greatest Spectacle in Tasting

The Greatest Spectacle in Tasting will be held on Saturday, May 20 on the grounds of Bona Vista Programs, located at 1220 E. Laguna St. in Kokomo, from 6 to 9 p.m. This event is for ages 21 and over. Tickets cost $40 advance or $50 at the admission gate. For tickets or more information, please call 765-457-8273 or visit www.bonavista.org.

Craft Corner

Join the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library as they make faux succulent plants during Craft Corner. Drop in between 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, at KHCPL South, located at 1755 E. Center Road in Kokomo. Teens (sixth- through 12th-graders) and adults welcome. It’s free; they provide the supplies and instruction, and you supply the creativity. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Genealogy Research Trip to Fort Wayne

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library’s next Research Trip to the Fort Wayne’s Allen County Public Library’s Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Collection will be from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 20. Participants will carpool, and the group will stop at a restaurant in Fort Wayne before returning to Kokomo. For required registration and other information, please call 765-626-0839.

Grissom Air Museum Armed Forces Day Celebration

The Grissom Air Museum, located at 1000 W. Hoosier Blvd. in Peru, is hosting their Armed Forces Day Celebration in honor of our service men and women and they all can get in free on Saturday, May 20. They will also be offering coffee and doughnuts starting at 8 a.m., a $5 lunch that starts at noon, and the museum will remain open until 4 p.m. There will be opportunities for our veterans to share stories and have fellowship with others that have served. We will offer guided museum tours following lunch, and author Tom Kelley will be here to talk about his Bunker Hill-Grissom Air Base history book. For more information, please call 765- 689-8011.

Sunday, May 21

Kokomo Musicale Final Program

The Kokomo Musicale Final Program will be held on Sunday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, located at 121 Santa Fe Blvd. in Kokomo. The theme will be The Power of Music. The public is invited. For more information, please call 765- 457-4968.

Senior Awards Program

Taylor High School, located at 3794 300 S. in Kokomo, is hosting their annual Awards Sunday will be on Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m. in the cafetorium. Seniors will be recognized for numerous scholarships (including Sellers), National Honor Society, Presidential Achievement, Honor Stoles, 21st Century, and numerous community scholarships, etc. Refreshments will be provided. Parking will be available outside the activity entrance at the north-east lot. For more information, please call 765- 453-1101.

Spring Into Summer Vendor/Crafter Open House

Come to the Spring Into Summer Vendor/Crafter Open House on Sunday, May 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Celebrations Banquet and Conference Facility, located at 3437 W. Sycamore St. in Kokomo, to shop with 20-plus vendors and crafters including Paparazzi, Mary Kay, Pure Romance, LulaRoe, ThirtyOne and more. Donations will be taken at the door to benefit Open Arms and CAM. Bring a donation and earn a ticket to put into a raffle for a free prize from a vendor of your choice. For more information, please find the event page on Facebook.

IUK Observatory Open House

The IU Kokomo Observatory, located at 105 E. Rebecca Lane in Kokomo, is hosting an open house from 8 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 21. For more information, please call 765-453-2000.

Monday, May 22

Kokomo Golden K Kiwanis Club Speaker: Randy Rusch

The Kokomo Golden K Kiwanis Club weekly speaker on Monday, May 22, will be Randy Rusch, President of Kokomo Community Concerts, who will discuss the 2017-’18 Community Concert Series. Golden K Kiwanis meets every Monday at the Golden Corral Buffet, located on Hwy. 931 in Kokomo. Social time is 11:15 a.m. to noon, and the meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call 765-628-3837.

Monday, May 22-Thursday, August 17

IUK Summer Reading Program

The Indiana University Kokomo summer reading program will be daily from Monday, May 22, through Thursday, Aug. 17, in IUK’s library, located at 2300 S. Washington St. in Kokomo. It is open to all Indiana residents with an Indiana Resident Library Card (INRE), available at the IU Kokomo Library. This event is free. For more information, please call 765-453-2000.

Tuesday, May 23

Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom Grand Opening

The community is invited to the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library’s Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. The grand opening will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, at KHCPL Russiaville, located at 315 Mesa Drive in Russiaville. There will be an introduction of special guests, ribbon-cutting, and tour. Then you can make your own trail mix and explore the facility. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Thursday, May 25

KHS Class of ’63 Dinner Meeting

The KHS Class of 1963 will have their May dinner meeting at Martino’s Italian Restaurant, located at 1929 N. Washington St. in Kokomo, on Thursday, May 25, at 4 p.m. For more information or to make reservations, please call 317-410-5285.

Friday, May 26

CASA Info Session

CASA is hosting an informal information session coming up on Friday, May 26, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Downtown Kokomo Public Library, located at 220 N. Union St. in Kokomo in Room A. At the information session they will have details on how to become a CASA volunteer. For more information, please call 765-454-5575.

Friday, May 26-Monday, May 29

Grissom Air Museum Aviation Art Sale 

The Grissom Air Museum, located at 1000 W. Hoosier Blvd. in Peru, is hosting their Aviation Art Sale throughout the Memorial Weekend from Friday, May 26, through Monday, May 29. You have a chance to purchase some very nice aircraft artwork. The items are unframed, and the sales event is cash-only. The time of the sale is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be held in the guard shack building which sits in front of the museum parking lot. Memorial Day also begins the summer season at the museum. For more information, please call 765- 689-8011.

Tuesday, May 23

Bingo Benefit for Kokomo Urban Outreach

We R One, a multi-ethnic group that demonstrates it is possible to work together for the good of all, is sponsoring a night of bingo to benefit Kokomo Urban Outreach. The event will be held at United Way, located at 210 W. Walnut St. in Kokomo, on Tuesday, May 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. for $10. For more information, please call 765- 457-1983.

Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild Meeting

The Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 23, at Indiana University’s Kresge Auditorium, located at 2300 S. Washington St. in Kokomo beginning at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Kathryn Schmidt will present “From Tradition to Rule Breaker.” Anyone interested in quilts or quilting is welcome to be a guest. For additional information please call 765-319-7869.

Wednesday, May 24

Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education Event

The Howard County Health Department will hold a public education event on opioid overdose and naloxone at the main branch of the Kokomo Library, located at 220 N. Union St. in Kokomo, on Wednesday, May 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. This event is open to all county residents, no health background needed. If you or someone you know has a loved one with an opioid prescription, it is encouraged you attend. This is a free event; however due to a limited number of seats, registration is required. Naloxone overdose kits will be handed out at the end of the training session. To register or for more information, please call 765-456-2402 option #7.

Keep Kokomo Beautiful Container and Alley Gardens Planting

The Keep Kokomo Beautiful Container and Alley Gardens Planting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, beginning on the Courthouse square in Downtown Kokomo and will last from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, please call 765-457-5301.

Saturday, May 27

West Middleton Chicken and Noodle Dinner

West Middleton United Methodist Church, located at 2438 S. 480 W. in West Middleton, is having a chicken and noodle dinner on May 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. A freewill offering will be accepted. For more information, please call 765-753-0775.

Hoosier Classic Car Auction

The Hoosier Classic Car Auction will be held on Saturday, May 27, at the Kokomo Event and Conference Center, located at 1500 N. Reed Road in Kokomo, at 11 a.m. For more information, please call 765-454-9999.

Thursday, June 1-Wednesday, June 28

Nature Photography Show

Visit the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library to see the Nature Photography Show. The library will display the show in the Art Gallery on the lower level of KHCPL Main, located at 220 N. Main St. in Kokomo, from Thursday, June 1 through Wednesday, June 28. The show will feature photographs from members of the Sometimes Monthly Photo Group and the Delco Camera Club. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Saturday, June 3

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Night

Come out to see the Jackrabbits play and support the UAW Local 685 Women’s Committee as they raise funds and awareness towards finding a cure for breast cancer on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. at Kokomo Municipal Stadium. $2 per ticket sold goes toward breast cancer research. For more information, please call 414-908-6359.

Colosseum Combat

Colosseum Combat will be held on Saturday, June 3, at the Kokomo Event and Conference Center, located at 1500 N. Reed Road in Kokomo, at 7 p.m. For more information, please call 765-454-9999.

Taylor class of ‘72 Class Reunion

The 1972 Taylor High School class Reunion will be held on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. at the former A. Michael’s location, located at 2130 W. Sycamore St. in Kokomo. This event is free and the attire is casual. Desserts are requested. Members from other Taylor High School classes are welcome, as well as teachers. For more information, please call 765-457-6905 or 765-438-8880.

Sunday, June 4

Calvary Baptist Church Gospel Hour

Pianist Jim Hendricks will entertain at Calvary Baptist Church, located at 196 W. Boulevard St. in Kokomo, for the Gospel Hour on Sunday, June 4, at 4 p.m. The public is welcome. For more information, please call 765- 453-3159.

Monday, June 5

Teen Registration

Summer camping season is here and the Salvation Army, located at 1105 S. Waugh St. in Kokomo, offers a religious-based summer camping experience for ages six through 17 at beautiful Hidden Falls Camp and Conference Center in Bedford, Ind. Teen Camp is for boys and girls from Monday, July 3, through Friday, July 7. The registration deadline is Monday, June 5. For more information, please call 765-456-3846.

Monday, June 5-Thursday, July 13

Read-Up

The Carver Community Center, located at 1030 N. Purdum St. in Kokomo, invites students to attend their annual six-week Read-Up program Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon from Monday, June 5, through Thursday, July 13. Licensed teachers and assistants will provide instruction and fun activities to help students maintain and build reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided before and following each session. Students may also stay for the United Way Meet-Up program, which begins immediately following lunch. For more information, please call 765-457-9318.

Tuesday, June 6

Greentown Glass Museum Stockholders Meeting

The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Greentown Glass Museum will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, at the Meridian Street Christian Church, located at 205 N Meridian St. in Greentown. For more information, please call 765- 628-6206.

Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10

Quilts Along the Wildcat Quilt Show

Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild and Guarantee Vacuum and Sewing present Quilts Along the Wildcat Quilt Show on Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kokomo Event Center, located at 1500 N. Reed Road in Kokomo. For more information, please call 765-210-4180.

Sunday, June 11

Northwestern Boosters Golf Outing

On Sunday, June 11, the Northwestern Schools Boosters Golf Outing will take place at Green Acres Golf Club, located at 1300 Greenacres Drive in Kokomo. Registration begins at noon and a Shotgun Start Scramble begins the outing at 1 p.m. Dinner, provided by Half Moon Restaurant and Brewery, will conclude the event. The cost is $50 per player. Several sponsorship opportunities are available. To register or for more information, please call 765-860-9896 or email bkcondon@comcast.net.

Saturday, June 17

CASA Sand Volleyball Tournament

Calling all Superheroes to CASA’s 3rd Annual Sand Volleyball Tournament. It will be held on Saturday, June 17, at Jackson Morrow Park. The start time is 9 a.m. with single elimination. Six-person teams can register with an entry fee of $90. If you would like to register or need more information, please call 765-454-5575.

Thursday, June 2

Senior Expo

The Senior Expo will be held on Thursday, June 22, at the Kokomo Event and Conference Center, located at 1500 N. Reed Road in Kokomo, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, please call 765-454-9999.

Saturday, June 24

Summer Silo Series: Alanna Boudreau

As a part of the 2017 Summer Silo Series, Healthy Homestead at R.C. Ripberger Farm, located at 5199 E. 50 N. in Kokomo, presents Alanna Boudreau with opener Kyrsten Van Wieren on Saturday, June 24, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults, $6 for students, and free for children under 5. For more information, please call 765-682-3381.

Garden Stroll and Plant Sale

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library South branch, located at 1755 E. Center Road in Kokomo, is proud to once again partner with the Howard County Master Gardeners to be the Welcome Center for its annual Garden Stroll on Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The plant sale will also be at KHCPL South, as well as vendors. Tickets will go on sale on June 1. For more information, please call 765-626-0807.

Friday, June 30

Adult Open Class Deadline

Have you ever thought that you may want to take and show an exhibit in the Howard County Adult Open Class at the Howard County Fairgrounds? Purdue Extension has lots of divisions in food preservation as well as the culinary arts. They also have lots of crafts areas such as quilts, knitting and crochet, woodcraft, general crafts, and fine arts to name just some of them. This year they have a new category – photography and their special category this year will be Flower Arranging. The deadline for registration is Friday, June 30. For entry forms and class information please contact the Howard County Extension Office, located at 120 E. Mulberry St. in Kokomo, or call 765-456-2313.

Tuesday, July 11

TR3 with Tim Reynolds

TR3 with Tim Reynolds will be at Rhum Academy, located at 500 W. Superior St. in Kokomo, on Tuesday, July 11. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and the show will start at 9 p.m. Tickets will go on sale on June 12 at noon, and tickets are $35 each. There will be a limited number of VIP tickets available for $75. This is an all-ages event. For more information, please visit rhummusic.com.

Saturday, July 22

Kyle Onyett Memorial Irun for Irok 5K Color Run

The Irok foundation invites you to join them for their first annual Kyle Onyett Memorial Irun for Irok 5K Color Run. This fun event will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, at Jackson Marrow Park in Kokomo. Participants can walk, run, dance and laugh their way through this event, all while being sprayed with color by local Irok families. All proceeds benefit the Irok foundation, a local non-profit that helps families at three Indianapolis clinics for children with cancer and blood diseases. Please find more information and register on Facebook and Instagram with “Irok foundation,” at irokfoundation.org or call 765-437-4206.

Friday, July 28 and Saturday July 29

KHS Class of ’67 50th Reunion

The Kokomo High School Class of 1967 will celebrate its 50th reunion on Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. Friday night will be an informal mingle from 6 to 10 p.m. at Bel Air Events, located at 3014 S. Webster St. in Kokomo. The cost is $10 at the door with a cash bar and food will be available for purchase. Saturday night will be a buffet dinner followed by socializing and dancing from 5 to 11 p.m. at Elite Banquet and Conference Center, located at 2820 S. Lafountain in Kokomo. Reservations are required. For more information, please call 312-806-5425.

Sunday, September 24

Alzheimer’s Association Walk

The Kokomo Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place Sunday, September 24, at Jackson Morrow Park. For more information, please call 800-272-3900.