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The Community Calendar allows our listeners to view up to the minute additions and changes to scheduled community events.

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Upcoming Events

Stand Down for homeless
Date: Thursday, 10/19

Joint Community Forces (JCF) – a partnership of community organizations will hold a Stand Down for homeless, unemployed and disadvantaged veterans on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at the American Legion Post #18, 1800 W 3rd St, Bloomington, IN. A free lunch will be provided at the end of the Stand Down. Community organizations will provide a wide variety of services and resources for veterans who attend. Free on site services will include health and vision screenings, employment counseling, VA benefit information and assistance, housing information, mental health treatment information, utility assistance, educational information and more.

Fall Break Fun Day
Date: Thursday, 10/19

Join for a day of fun activities at Thornton Park on October 19th! Come out and enjoy games, inflatable’s, crafts, and music. A free lunch will be provided from 11am-1pm. Bedford Federal Savings Bank Sponsors this event.

Bedford Public Library
Date: Thursday, 10/19

3 p.m.: Bedford Public Library hosts Meet a Live African Penguin from the Newport Aquarium at Parkview Intermediate Gym. Bring the whole family. See the penguin along with animal artifacts and hear about everything penguin. Fun for all. No ticket required.

Living Well
Date: Thursday, 10/19

Mitchell Location
When: October 19, 2017 from 3:30-4:30 pm Mitchell Public Library at 804 Main Street
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided!

Bedford Chamber Business After Hours
Date: Thursday, 10/19

Bedford Chamber Business After Hours @ the Fayetteville Community Lions Club Red Barn
Hosted by the Fayetteville Community Lions Club
Thursday, October 19th 2017
5 pm-7 pm

Oolitic Festival
Date: Friday, 10/20

Friday 10/20
6pm - Costume Contest for adults and children located at the Community Center. Prizes will be awarded.
6:30pm - Oolitic Festival Pageant at Hillcrest Christian Church
7pm - Trunk or Treat at the Community Center. Kids can come to safely get some Halloween goodies. Adults can participate by setting up a pop-up canopy or passing out candy from their vehicles trunks. Prizes will be given for best decorated display.

Jackson County Community Theatre
Date: Friday, 10/20

Jackson County Community Theatre presents the Ken Ludwig comedy version of the famous Sherlock Holmes mystery, “Baskerville,” at the Royal Off-the-Square Theatre in Brownstown, October 13, 14, 20, and 21, at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, October 15, at 2:30 PM. Tickets are on sale at Family Drug in Brownstown and Artistic Impressions Framing in Seymour, or online at

Garden Villa of Bedford Annual Vendor Fair
Date: Friday, 10/20

Garden Villa of Bedford
Annual Vendor Fair
October 20th
FREE Booth Space – Must Call and Reserve with Lisa 812.277.3730
Community is welcomed to come shop this yearly event!!!

Mitchell Opera House Halloween Event
Date: Friday, 10/20

The Mitchell Opera House will be hosting a Safe Halloween Event at the Mitchell Opera House on October 20th at 6:00 p.m.The Movie Scooby Doo will be shown.
There will be a costume contest held prior to showing the movie. There will be a contest for both kiddos and adults, so come dressed in your best Halloween costume! This event is free.Please bring a canned food item as your entry fee to be donated to a local food pantry.

Southern Gospel Group, Whisnants
Date: Friday, 10/20

Southern Gospel Group, Whisnants, will be at Grace Full Gospel Church, Friday night Oct. 20th at 7:00 p.m.Open to public, free and love offering will be taken. Church phone for more info (812) 275-8100

Oolitic Festival
Date: Saturday, 10/21

Oolitic Festival
10am - 11pm
11am - Oolitic's Got Talent Show
6pm - Oolitic Festival Parade
7pm - 11pm - Oolitic Haunted School. $10.00 per person
7pm - TBD - Hayrides - provided by the Bedford Noon Lions Club - $3.00

Oolitic Haunted School
Date: Saturday, 10/21

Oolitic Haunted School
Saturday 10/21
Open from 7pm - 11pm
Admission $10.00 per person

Willimas VFD bean/chili supper
Date: Saturday, 10/21

Willimas VFD is having a bean/chili supper October 21st from 2pm - 7pm.
Location: Fire Station at the corner of Hedrickson lane and Hammersly lane, directly behind the old school.

More info call or text Kris (812) 277-9387 or chief Anthony Wadsworth (812) 296-1642

Bedford Softball Association
Date: Saturday, 10/21

Halloween Havoc Coed

Entry Fee: $160
Hit your own 52-300 ball/bats not on ban list. Entry can be paid at field prior to first game. Costumes are suggested.
HR- 3 per team, HR bracelets $20 Unlimited 3HR bracelets per team.
6/4 format.
For more info or to register a team call (812) 275-5692 or email

Destination Depot
Date: Saturday, 10/21

Join Becky's Place for a night of delicious food, drinks, and fun at the newly renovated Depot in downtown Bedford! Learn how you can help women and their children journey on a destination to hope through Becky's Place.

Saturday, October 21, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Depot in downtown Bedford

LIVE & Silent Auction

Tickets: $20 Per Person

Tickets available at,
Bedford Federal, Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce &
St. Vincent de Paul Church

Call 812.275.5773 for more information

Faith FestiFall and Souper Supper
Date: Saturday, 10/21

Faith FestiFall and Souper Supper - 5-8pm Saturday Oct 21 at First Baptist Church, 1515 20th St. Food and Fun for the whole family! Bouncy house, games, photo booth, door prizes, all-you-can eat soup, sandwiches and desserts! This is a FREE event, but we will be accepting donations for Bertha's Mission.

Jackson County Community Theatre
Date: Saturday, 10/21

Jackson County Community Theatre presents the Ken Ludwig comedy version of the famous Sherlock Holmes mystery, “Baskerville,” at the Royal Off-the-Square Theatre in Brownstown, October 13, 14, 20, and 21, at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, October 15, at 2:30 PM. Tickets are on sale at Family Drug in Brownstown and Artistic Impressions Framing in Seymour, or online at

American Patriot Lodge #750 Breakfast
Date: Saturday, 10/21

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 (7:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.) American Patriot Lodge #750 of Oolitic will be hosting a breakfast OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Spring Mill State Park
Date: Saturday, 10/21

October 21-22 Spring Mill State Park invites everyone to come to the village for Music, a village tour and hands on programs. With the featured event at 2:30 the unveiling of a Stone Carving made in the Pioneer Village by Cheryl Anne Lorancey

Orleans Wesleyan Fall Festival
Date: Saturday, 10/21

1441 S. Maple street Orleans Saturday October 21st 4-9PM

150 Year Aniversary Celebration
Date: Sunday, 10/22

New Union Christian Church 150 year anniversary October 22nd at 1:30pm

Bedford Public Library
Date: Monday, 10/23

Bedford Public Library displays Our Heroes’ Window in adult services with photos and information about American military personnel past and present. This annual display lasts through Veteran’s Day. Anyone interested in having their military hero honored on the window should inquire in Adult Services.

Bedford Public Library
Date: Tuesday, 10/24

4 p.m.: Bedford Public Library presents Make Your Own Animation: Digital Animation Studio for ages 11-17. Learn how the professionals create animations and then test out the tools with your own creativity. Please register from the events calendar at or by calling the library at 812-275-4471.

Business Education Series
Date: Tuesday, 10/24

Business Education Series:
FAA Will Present On Understanding Drone Laws & Regulations Tuesday, October 24th @12 noon
Chamber of Commerce
1116 16th Street
Bedford, IN 47421

Date: Wednesday, 10/25

Free Methodist Church, Chapel Room
630 R St.
Last Wednesday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Next date: Oct. 25
There are no fees to attend support groups. For a full listing

Bedford Public Library
Date: Thursday, 10/26

5-7 p.m.: Bedford Public Library offers Free Device Help: Tech Drop-in. Bring in your smartphone or tablet and we’ll show you how easy it is to download materials. Get eBooks, audiobooks, movies, and magazines in just a few clicks.

Ghostly Gathering Paynetown SRA
Date: Friday, 10/27

Ghostly Gathering, Paynetown SRA, Oct. 27-28: Halloween event with scheduled activities and crafts, costume contest, campsite decorating, Halloween party. Details on the event calendar at

Adult Men's Basketball
Date: Friday, 10/27

Deadline to register team is October 27th 4pm
Entry fee is 150.00
Tentative start date is Nov 8th
12 game season, game times 6:30,7:30 and 8:30pm, games played on Wednesday nights at Shawswick and Bedford Middle Schools

Haunted House
Date: Friday, 10/27

October 27th & 28th 8:30pm to midnight. Heltonville Community building at the ballpark. For more info call 812-834-5092

Fall Baskets and More Bingo
Date: Friday, 10/27

Bloomington Lions Club, Inc. will be holding their Fall Baskets and More Bingo on Friday, October 27, at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, in the Community Building. Doors open at 5:30 and Bingo begins at 6:30 Proceeds support many local community projects. For more information or advanced tickets, call Dixie at 812-327-7823.

Strengthening Singles Pitch-in Dinner
Date: Friday, 10/27

Strengthening Singles
will host a pitch-in dinner and costume party
Friday, Oct. 27th, 6:00 p.m. at
Hillcrest Christian Church in Bedford.

Trunk or Treat
Date: Friday, 10/27

“Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene will be hosting Trunk or Treat for children and their families, Friday, October 27, 6:30-8 pm.Friendly costumes welcome.located on Highway 37 between Bloomington and Bedford at Old Highway 37, just south of the Lawrence County line at 110 Hillcrest Way, Bedford. For more information, contact Valley Mission Church at 812-275-7170.”

Haunted Trail
Date: Friday, 10/27

Haunted Trail to Benefit the 2018 Orleans High School After Prom
Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th
6:30-10:00 PM each night
6160 N County Road 100 W, Orleans
(follow signs west off of Highway 37)
Food and drinks available for purchase
ages 13 and up $5, ages 6-12 $3, age 5 & under free

Annual Christmas Bazaar
Date: Saturday, 10/28

SATURDAY October 28th at the First United Methodist Church of Seymour 9am-3pm proceeds go to Missions.

32nd Annual Christmas Bazaar
Date: Saturday, 10/28    Time: 9:00AM

Avoca Baptist Church
32nd Annual Christmas Bazaar
Family Life Center, 21 Center Street, Avoca, IN 47420
Saturday, October 28, 2017 9am - 3pm

Join Avoca Baptist Church for a day of Christmas fun including fresh baked goods, handmade quilts, table runners, tree skirts, wreathes, totes, snowman snowballs, placemats, crocheted, and hand embroidered items. Lots of local vendors with unique items that will make wonderful Christmas gifts! There will also be Quilt Silent Auction! Need a gift? Avoca Baptist Church has you covered! Breakfast & lunch will be served. If you would like to be one of our vendors, please call Jenny Brent at 615-364-8452. or the Avoca Baptist Church Church Office at 812-275-5739.

9th Annual Williams Hog Roast
Date: Saturday, 10/28

9th Annual Williams Community Improvement Association Hog Roast Williams Community Center
546 Hammersley Lane Williams, IN
October 28, 2017 4:00PM to 7:00 PM

Christmas Bazaar Bake Sale
Date: Saturday, 10/28

American Legion Christmas Bazaar Bake Sale Oct. 28 from 9-4pm.

Trunk or Treating
Date: Saturday, 10/28

Saturday October 28th 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the community Building at the ball park. For more info call 812-834-5092

Ooloitic Hauted School
Date: Saturday, 10/28

Open Every Saturday at 7 PM - 11 PM in October.

16th Annual Christmas Bazaar
Date: Saturday, 10/28

Seymour First United Methodist Saturday October 28, 2017 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the church located on the corner of Third and Ewing Streets.For more info Nancy Erp at 522-5264.

Bedford Public Library
Date: Tuesday, 10/31

Bedford Public Library presents Book Character Day. Drop by the library today to see librarians dressed as book characters. Come in costume and join in the fun!

Trunk or Treat
Date: Tuesday, 10/31

Trunk or Treat
Mitchell Wesleyan Church
2nd and Frank Street Mitchell, IN
October 31st 6:00-8:30 pm

Haunted House
Date: Friday, 11/3

November 3rd & 4th at 8:30pm to midnight. Heltonville Community building at the ballpark. For more info call 812-834-5092

All You Can Eat Bean Supper
Date: Saturday, 11/4

Huron VFD will host an all you can eat bean supper November 4th from 3pm-7pm at the Huron Fire Barn.

Chili Cook-Off and Basket Raffle
Date: Saturday, 11/4

November 4th. 5p-7p at the First Baptist Church in Bedford, Indiana.
Special Olympics Indiana Lawrence County is hosting a chili cook off and basket raffle.

Gifts from the Heart Holiday Market
Date: Saturday, 11/11

Gifts from the Heart Holiday Market - 5-8pm Friday Nov 10 and 8-4pm Saturday Nov 11. Gifts, crafts, baked goods, popular vendors like Lularoe and Tastefully Simple, holiday items, decorations - we have it all, so stop by for some shopping!

Festival Of Trees
Date: Friday, 11/24

Open Arms Christian Ministries Festival Of Trees at Fountain Square Mall Black Friday, Online Bidding starts 8 am

Special Olympics Basketball Registration
Date: Saturday, 11/25

Oolitic Middle School
November 25th at 630pm
Basketball Registration ages 8 to 101! All skill levels and physical abilities are welcome!!! Additional email or call 8123400525.

Southern Indiana Live On Stage
Date: Saturday, 12/9

Another Round December 9th, 7:30 at the BNL Performing Arts Center. Tickets Available at the door $25.00

Southern Indiana Live On Stage
Date: Saturday, 3/24

Singing Hoosiers March 24th, 7:30 at the BNL Performing Arts Center. Tickets Available at the door $25.00

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