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Upcoming Events

Brain Stem Maker Camp
Date: Wednesday, 7/27

Bedford Public Library presents Brain Stem Maker Camp for Grades 6,7, & 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. This half-day camp offers 6th, 7th, and 8th graders a hands-on opportunity to explore fun and fascinating topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The same camp is offered on Friday, July 29th. Register for the day that works best for you. Morning snack and lunch are provided. Registration is required and may be made from the events calendar at www.bedlib.org.


Red Cross Blood Donation
Date: Wednesday, 7/27

Anytime Fitness, 2643 16th St., Bedford, IN 47421
7/27/2016: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Immunization Clinic
Date: Wednesday, 7/27

NLCS
6th-12th Grade
Immunization Clinic
Tuesday, July 26th and Wednesday July 27th
Parkview Primary School
12 noon - 4 pm
*Students under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent.
Questions about the clinic should be directed to the Lawrence County Health Department (812) 275-3234.


July NARFE Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 7/27

The Bedford chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will meet on July 27th at the Golden Corral at noon.


VA Aid and Attendance Benefit
Date: Wednesday, 7/27

July 27, 2016, Bedford, IN – StoneBridge Health Campus is hosting a free educational workshop about the VA Aid and Attendance benefit on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. This event is open to the public and will take place at the community, which is located at 3100 Shawnee Drive South, Bedford, IN 47421. Please call 812-278-8195 to register.


DistinXion Overnight Camp
Date: Thursday, 7/28

DistinXion Overnight Camp

July 28, 2016 – July 30, 2016

A life-changing camp that will shift your perspective on sports and life. Inspiring you to be your best in mind, body and heart, every day. DistinXion basketball camps focus on elite basketball and character training. This will be a unique DistinXion Xperience because it is an overnight camp! Campers will go deeper and get the full Xperience with extra time devoted to elite basketball and character training. This camp is open to girls and boys entering grades 4-12.

Bedford North Lawrence/Camp Challenge


Brain Stem Maker Camp
Date: Friday, 7/29

Bedford Public Library presents Brain Stem Maker Camp for Grades 6,7, & 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. This half-day camp offers 6th, 7th, and 8th graders a hands-on opportunity to explore fun and fascinating topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The same camp is offered on Wednesday, July 27. Register for the day that works best for you. Morning snack and lunch are provided. Registration is required and may be made from the events calendar at www.bedlib.org.


A Night in Bethlehem: Christmas in July
Date: Friday, 7/29

A Night in Bethlehem: Christmas in July
Orleans Christian Church
319 S. Maple Street, Orleans, Indiana

Sunday, July 24 to Friday, July 29

6:00 to 8:15 PM

Fun Christmas Games, Crafts, Snacks, Lessons, and More!

Themed Dress Nights

Parents are invited to experience Bethlehem together

with their children on Friday night.



Bedford Chamber
Date: Friday, 7/29

Ribbon Cuttings
Jer's Animal House
Friday, July 29, 2016
11:00 am
1030 James Ave.
Bedford, IN 47421


The Blood Trail
Date: Saturday, 7/30

We are in search of actors speaking and non speaking for an upcoming outdoor Drama at Crossroads Church in September. The drama The Blood Trail outdoor walk thru drama depicting the life of Jesus Christ will be Sept. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17
This is open to all churches, youth groups and community. If you are interested please contact Greg Eads at 812.279.0131


Limestone Heritage Festival Parade
Date: Saturday, 7/30

Saturday, July 30th @ Noon
Theme: "Indiana 200 Great Years 1816-2016"
Grand Marshal: Judy Elliott
Honorary Grand Marshal: Bedford Chamber - 100 years of Service


Red Cross Blood Donation
Date: Saturday, 7/30

Walmart Supercenter, 735 Gospel Road, Paoli, IN 47454
7/30/2016: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Brandon Snack Fundraiser
Date: Saturday, 7/30

Fundraiser .50 yard sale! for cancer patient, Brandon Snack
Saturday July 30 8a-noon
Hillcrest Christian Church
Hillcrest Helping Hands
All proceeds will go towards Brandons medical bills.


Free School Supplies and Ice Cream Social
Date: Saturday, 7/30

For Students of Mitchell Community Schools (K-12)
Saturday July 30th form 10AM to 12PM at Jacob Finger United Methodist church 139 N 8th Street Mitchell Indiana 47446


5th Annual Car Show
Date: Saturday, 7/30

5th Annual Car Show - Mustering ElmPark Group/Route 50 Car Cruisers
> Saturday, July 30th from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
> Dash plaques for the first 50 cars registered. Awards for various cars.
> Door prizes
> Food available for purchase
> Musical entertainment by Voo Doo Willie, Terra Boyd, Justin

Park is located along Hwy 450, Trinity Springs, IN, Martin County


Burgoon Church Gospel Sing
Date: Saturday, 7/30

July 30th Bean supper 6PM at the Burgoon Church from 4PM-6PM


Fireworks Extravaganza
Date: Saturday, 7/30

Fireworks Extravaganza

Saturday July 30th 7:00 p.m. Fireworks at dark
Grace Full Gospel Church
3802 Kenny Simpson Lane
Bedford, IN 47421
Phone (812) 275-8100

Come celebrate with us for our Fireworks Extravaganza. Bring your lawn chairs and come hear some great singing and celebration. Fireworks at dusk, there will be concessions available and the youth will be selling ice cream. Come early and get a great parking spot and seat.


Bedford Parks Department Luau
Date: Monday, 8/1

Tickets to our annual Luau will be available starting Monday July 11th. Tickets are free, but we do require you to pick up tickets so we can get a head count for that evening.

The Luau will be on Friday August 5th from 630-830pm.


Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene VBS
Date: Monday, 8/1

August 1 through August 5 at 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm, Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene will be presenting “Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God’s Amazing Love” VBS program for children age 3 through grade 5. Come and enjoy crafts, snacks, bible stories, songs and more! Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene is located at 110 Hillcrest Way on Highway 37 between Bloomington and Bedford at Old Highway 37, just south of the Lawrence/Monroe County line. Call 812-275-7170 for more information.


19th Annual Golf Scramble Bedford Hospital Found.
Date: Wednesday, 8/3

19th Annual Golf Scramble Bedford Hospital Foundation August 3 at Stone Crest Golf Course. Registration is at 10:45-Noon. Lunch at 11AM.. Shotgun start at Noon.. Questions please call 812-276-4359


MItchell Chamber Business After Hours
Date: Thursday, 8/4

Business After Hours All Chamber Members Welcome
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 5pm -7pm
The Railroad Cafe and Mitchell Manor will be partnering together at Mitchell Manor!

Come enjoy a great evening of food, networking, and $100 cash prize. (Must be present to win.)


Boys & Girls Club Of Lawrence County
Date: Friday, 8/5

Providing breakfast and lunch at no charge to children ages 18 and under (no baby food will be provided) at the Limestone Unit Monday thru Friday, until August 5th.

Below are the locations and meal times for sites sponsored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lawrence County:

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County
Limestone Unit
Breakfast 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Lunch 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County
Thornton Teen Center – B&GC Members only
Tuesday-Saturday ONLY
Lunch 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

A person 19-21 years of age who has a mental or physical disability (as determined by a State or local educational agency) and who participates during the school year in a public or private non-profit school program (established for the mentally or physically disabled) is also eligible to receive meals.


2016 Olreans Concert In The Park Series
Date: Saturday, 8/6

Sweetwater. August 6th, at 7PM. at Congress Square


3rd Annual Ovar'Ride Motorcycle Ride/Poker Run
Date: Sunday, 8/7

3rd Annual Ovar'Ride Motorcycle Ride/Poker Run
August 20th, 2016
2 Routes: One leaving from Indianapolis Southside Harley-Davidson
One leaving from Bloomington Harley-Davidson
Both routes end in Nashville, Indiana.
Cost: Early Registration (thru Aug. 7): Biker $25 / Passenger $15. (T-shirt guaranteed)
Registration after Aug. 7: Biker $30 / Passenger $15. (T-Shirt NOT Guaranteed after Aug. 7. Limited number available on Event Day on a first-come-first-served basis.)

Check-in & ON-SITE REGISTRATION: 9-10 am
* Ride is not escorted. Drivers may leave/travel at own pace.
* Last Kickstands up: 10:05 am
* Event takes place RAIN or SHINE!
Website: http://ovariancancerin.org/Ovar-Ride.html


Bedford Community Block Party
Date: Sunday, 8/7

End of Summer Blast
August 7 - 6:00-8:30 pm
Bedford Community Block Party
Thornton Park Pool
*Free Food *Free Pool Entrance
hosted by Mt. Pleasant & Hillcrest Christian Churches


Red Cross Blood Donation
Date: Tuesday, 8/9

First Baptist Church, 1515 20th St., Bedford, IN 47421
8/9/2016: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.


Tournaments at Murray Park
Date: Wednesday, 8/10

August 13 & 14 Men’s ASA D State Tournament/Worth Miken Points & Women’s Tournament –Deadline to register August 10th
For more information or to register a team call 812-275-5692 or email gdorsett@bedford.in.us


Lawrence County Bicentennial
Date: Thursday, 8/11

Lawrence County Bicentennial (Open to the public)
@ Bedford Chamber
Thursday, August 11th
4:00 pm
The Community is invited to participate in the planning for this year's
Bicentennial celebration.
For more information contact Marla Jones at 812-277-6053 or visit www.facebook.com/lawrencecountybicentennial or www.Indiana2016.org.

A fundraising website www.fourseasonsports.net ( Store section) To purchase 2016 Lawrence County Bicentennial merchandise.

The Bedford Chamber Office has Lawrence County Bicentennial commemorative coins on sale for $10/each and also some Tshirts. We also have coffee mugs $12/ea or (2) for $20.


Red Cross Blood Donation
Date: Thursday, 8/11

Loogootee United Methodist Church, 208 W. Main St., Loogootee, IN 47553
8/11/2016: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Friday, 8/12

August 12-14 – ASA Men’s South D State, Worth Points Series, deadline August 10th 5pm - $300.00


BNL Boys Basketball
Date: Saturday, 8/13

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament in August to benefit the 3 Pt. Club.
1st Annual BNL Boys Basketball
Saturday August 13th, 2016
@ Bedford North Lawrence High School
$25 per player
What’s included?
Guaranteed 4 games
(No more than 4 players per team)
Prize for division champions
Tournament T-shirt

Who can play?
Boys: Division 1 – 3rd& 4th Grade
Division 2 – 5th& 6th Grade
Division 3 – 7th& 8th Grade
Division 4 – High School
Division 5 – Adult

Girls: Division 1 – 3rd& 4th Grade
Division 2 – 5th& 6th Grade
Division 3 – 7th& 8th Grade
Division 4 – High School
Division 5 - Adult

Concession Stand will be available!
All proceeds go to the BNL 3 Pt. Club to help support BNL Boys Basketball
For more information and registration forms visit the BNL Boys Basketball Facebook Page
Or
Contact Amy Stockman: Cell: (812) 583-3063 Email: stockman4@hotmail.com


2016 Olreans Concert In The Park Series
Date: Saturday, 8/13

Darla McFadden Gospel Night. August 13, at 7PM. at Congress Square


Red Cross Blood Donation
Date: Saturday, 8/13

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1010 22nd St., Bedford, IN 47421
8/13/2016: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Wednesday, 8/17

September 17-18 – Dason Spires Memorial Tournament, Men’s and Women’s, Deadline Sept. 14th 4pm


Bedford Softball Association Softball Tournaments
Date: Thursday, 8/18

August 20-21
Josh Terry Heart Association
Entry fee- 200.00
Deadline to enter - August 18 4pm
Call 812-275-5692 to enter and pay entry fee
HR Derby 10.00


100th Annual Chamber Dinner
Date: Friday, 8/19

100th Annual Chamber Dinner
Celebrating Our Centennial
Friday, August 19th
4-H Fairgrounds Expo Hall
5:30 pm Social Hour
6:30 pm Dinner
Join us for this celebration with drinks, dinner, and dancing.
Attire: Business casual or 1920's period attire encouraged
Tickets: $30/members, $40/non-member
Sponsorship: $600 Gold Level, includes 1 table of 8
$1000 Platinum Level, includes 2 tables of 8
We are seeking members who have been in business for 100+ and 50+ years. Please let us know if you are one of these businesses.


8th Annual Medora Wesleyan Church
Date: Friday, 8/19

8th Annual Medora Wesleyan Church
Fall Festival & Fish Fry
August 19th& 20th
191 S. David Street, Medora, Indiana
812-966-2664
Menu:
Food served all day both days with free delivery to Medora Businesses
Tenderloins, Fish, BBQ Pork chops, Hot Dogs, chili cheese dogs
Delicious sides: Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, & Baked Beans
Homemade pies and desserts,&drinks to go plates also available
Gospel Sing:
Friday night August 19th @ 6:00 p.m. – Bring a lawn chair and enjoy
Featuring the local band Driven
Auction:
Saturday Morning August 20th @ 10:00 a.m.
Gently used items donated from individuals
Gift Certificates & New items donated from local retail stores
Corn Hole Tournament
Saturday night August 16th @ 6:00 p.m.
1st& 2nd place trophies for children and adults
These events are for the public to enjoy and participate in


Needmore Hilltoppers Reunion
Date: Saturday, 8/20

Students of Needmore high School in 1974 and before. August 27 2116 3PM until ??? at D&M Shelter House Hwy 37/Washboard Rd. Family friendly Pitch In. Bring By Last Name (Maiden) A-G Desserts H-P Salads Q-Z Vegetables. RSVP by August 20,2016. Call Rebecca 812-276-5884...Mark 317-442-2780 or Jenny 812-583-8983


Tournaments at Murray Park
Date: Wednesday, 8/24

August 27 & 28 Riley Children’s Hospital Benefit Tournament -Men & Women’s Deadline to register August 24th
For more information or to register a team call 812-275-5692 or email gdorsett@bedford.in.us


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Saturday, 8/27

August 27-28 – Riley Benefit Tournament Men and Women, entry fee $250.00, deadline August 24th 4pm


Under the Lights Swim & Movie
Date: Saturday, 8/27

Under the Lights Swim & Movie
Join the Bedford Parks Department for an evening of swimming and a movie at the John Lowery pool
Date: July 27th
Time: 7-10:30pm


Annual Golf Scramble
Date: Saturday, 8/27

Lawrence County Firefighters Association 8th Annual Golf Scramble is Aug. 27.
This is a Lawrence County Firefighters Association fundraising activity to enhance their ability to continue fire prevention education and activities in Lawrence County.
The event will be held at StoneCrest Golf Course at 727 Bennett Road in Bedford.
The cost is $50 a person, $200 a team. Entry fee includes green fees, golf cart, lunch and prizes.
Check-in is from7:15 a.m. till 7:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

There will be a drawing after the golf scramble for $100, $200, $300. and other prizes. Cash and prizes will be awarded at every hole.

The event is sponsored by Bedford Ford Lincoln, St. Vincent StatFlight, Hoosier Hills Credit Union, St. Vincent Dunn and Vectren Live Smart.


Homegrown Orleans Farmers Market
Date: Wednesday, 8/31

Homegrown Orleans Farmers Mkt is back every Saturday from 8 a.m. to Noon on the west side of the square.


The Springville Farmers Market
Date: Wednesday, 8/31

The Springville Farmers Market, every Thursday during the growing season.
3-6pm, at the Springville Gymnasium
on the corner of Springville -Judah rd and Popcorn in Springville IN

CALL FOR VENDORS!! we are looking for Vendors of all types!
Home Based Vendors, Live plant Vendors, Whole Food Vendors and Home Made Crafters

One time Vendor Fee is 15$ to cover incidentals and space rental.

Market is FREE to the Pubic
.
Vendor Sign up ,more info ,and HBV reference materials on our website at : http://springvillefarmersmarket.com/


Tournaments at Murray Park
Date: Wednesday, 8/31

September 10-11 ASA Coed Novice State Tournament- Deadline to register August 31st
For more information or to register a team call 812-275-5692 or email gdorsett@bedford.in.us


Walking Group
Date: Wednesday, 8/31

Walking Group - Free
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Location: Meet at Thornton Park
Time: 8am


Garlic Festival
Date: Saturday, 9/3

Garlic Festival in beautiful Bloomington Indiana
Labor Day weekend September 3rd and 4th from 11am-10pm
3rd street park
Community Art, Local food, kid zone, and free live music!


2016 CLAUDE AKINS MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC
Date: Saturday, 9/3

THE BEDFORD RECREATION FOUNDATION WILL PRESENT THE ANNUAL CLAUDE AKINS MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC, LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT OTIS PARK GOLF COURSE IN BEDFORD. FOUR ROUNDS WILL BE PLAYED BEGINNING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH AND ENDING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH. TWO ROUNDS WILL BE PLAYED EACH DAY AT 7:15 A.M.AND AT 1:15 P.M., BOTH DAYS. THERE WILL BE PLENTY OF FOOD, DRINKS, AND A GREAT TIME, WITH OVER THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS IN PRIZES TO BE AWARDED. REGISTRATION IS ONLY $65 PER PERSON. ENTER A TEAM TODAY FOR THE ANNUAL CLAUDE AKINS MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC SIGN UP TODAY BY CONTACTING MISTY ADAMS AT THE BEDFORD UTILITIES OFFICE AT 278-4371 OR JOE ELLIOTT AT 275-3363. THAT'S THE ANNUAL CLAUDE AKINS MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC, LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT OTIS GOLF COURSE IN BEDFORD!


Tournaments at Murray Park
Date: Thursday, 9/8

September 17-17 Dason Spires Memorial – Men’s & Women’s Tournament –Deadline to register September 8th
For more information or to register a team call 812-275-5692 or email gdorsett@bedford.in.us


Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive
Date: Friday, 9/9

On September 9th and 10th the Bedford Knights of Columbus will be conducting their 39th Annual Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit local citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The knights will be soliciting donations on these two days at Rural King, Price Lass IGA, Bedford Federal Savings Bank, and the Hoosier Hills Credit Union locations in Bedford and Mitchell. Your support would be very much


The Community Baby Shower
Date: Saturday, 9/10

Community Baby Shower- Sat., Sept. 10, from 12:15- 3:30 pm at St. Vincent’s Shamrock Center, 1723 I Street, Bedford. All new parents who will have or have delivered are invited to this FREE event! https://www.facebook.com/lccbabyshower/ Registration- July 25th- Sept. 2nd.


The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheime
Date: Sunday, 9/18

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is a movement to reclaim the future for millions. Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on September 18, 2016 at Bryan Park’s Woodlawn Shelter in Bloomington, Ind.


Tournaments at Murray Park
Date: Thursday, 9/22

September 24th Disabled Veterans Wish foundation Tournament – Coed strong hand tournament –Deadline to register September 22nd
For more information or to register a team call 812-275-5692 or email gdorsett@bedford.in.us


Tournaments at Murray Park
Date: Friday, 9/23

October 7,8&9 Bedford Softball Association Coed Strong hand All Nighter- Deadline to register September 23rd
For more information or to register a team call 812-275-5692 or email gdorsett@bedford.in.us


2016 Teal Ribbon Ovarian Cancer Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, 9/24

2016 Teal Ribbon Ovarian Cancer Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, September 24th from 8-11 am
Location: Indianapolis City Market
Cost (thru 8/15/16): $25-individual/team member; $15-ovarian cancer survivor; $10-children 15 & younger; FREE for children 15 & younger who do not want a t-shirt;
Website: ovarcoming.kintera.org/run2016


Handling Difficult Transitions
Date: Tuesday, 9/27

Tuesday, September 27, 11:30-1, Handling Difficult Transitions at Bedford Public Library Here is help for people whose family has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. IU Health’s Alzheimer’s Educator Dayna Thompson will address the needs of caregivers in a way that helps caregivers feel connected, knowledgeable, and capable of supporting their loved one. This program is part of a “Caregiver University” series at Bedford Public Library that focuses on various aspects of care and resources. Lunch will be provided at no charge by the IU Health Alzheimer’s Resource Service. The class is offered at no charge, but registration is required. Register from the Library events calendar at www.bedlib.org or call the Library at 812-275-4471.


Hoosier Hills Food Bank Community Book Fair
Date: Thursday, 10/6

Hello! Hoosier Hills Food Bank wanted to provide you with information regarding the 2016 Bloomington Community Book Fair.

Monroe County Fairgrounds
October 6th-11th
Over 100,000 Books, CD’s, DVD’s, Records and other media
Food Trucks and light concessions will be available
Color Vibe Run 5k Saturday October 8th
http://www.thecolorvibe.com/bloomington.php


First United Methodist Church Craft & Vendor Fair
Date: Saturday, 10/8

Bedford First United Methodist Church will be hosting a craft/vendor fair on Saturday, October 8, 9 am to 3 pm. Call Linda at 812-275-2211 for details on cost, to reserve tables and request a registration form.


2016 Bedford Softball Association Tournaments
Date: Saturday, 10/15

October 15 -16 – BSA Coed Strong hand Tournament – Entry fee $225.00, deadline Oct 12th 4pm


Dementia Caregiver’s Holiday Guide
Date: Tuesday, 11/8

Tuesday, November 8, 11:30-1, Remembering How to Love the Holidays: A Dementia Caregiver’s Guide at Bedford Public Library Here is help for people whose family has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. IU Health’s Alzheimer’s Educator Dayna Thompson will address the needs of caregivers in a way that helps caregivers feel connected, knowledgeable, and capable of supporting their loved one. This program is part of a “Caregiver University” series at Bedford Public Library that focuses on various aspects of care and resources. Lunch will be provided at no charge by the IU Health Alzheimer’s Resource Service. The class is offered at no charge, but registration is required. Register from the Library events calendar at www.bedlib.org or call the Library at 812-275-4471.




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