Community calendar for the week of July 14

Free legal aid telephone clinic scheduled for this week

Legal Aid will host a free legal services phone clinic on Tuesday, July 13 for low-income residents of eight counties in Indiana, including Brown County.

The clinic will run from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm Callers can expect a 10-minute telephone consultation during which legal professionals will answer general questions and provide legal information.

People wishing to consult must register by calling Legal Aid at 812-378-0358 on July 13 between noon and 1:30 p.m. A volunteer lawyer will call those registered between 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Online Food Preservation Series

WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue Extension’s Home Food Preservation Mastering Team is hosting a virtual home food preservation learning series, “Preserve It Now… Enjoy It Later! “

Those interested in honing their home preservation skills are invited to join virtually from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays from July 13 to August 10. Each session will include a short presentation, an interactive discussion, a food preservation demonstration, and question and answer time. .

The schedule is as follows: July 13, equipment; July 20, salsa; July 27, stripping; August 3, pressure canning; August 10, jam and jelly.

A registration fee of $ 30 gives access to the five sessions. Sign up online. All sessions will be recorded and viewable later. Contact Karen Richey at [email protected] for more information and accommodation.

The community development group meets monthly

HELMSBURG – Helmsburg Community Development is a non-profit group working on the redevelopment of Helmsburg. The group aims to improve infrastructure, revitalize businesses in the region and welcome new homes and families.

The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Brown County Community Church, 2370 W. Main St. in Helmsburg. The next meeting is July 14.

For more information and updates, follow the “Helmsburg Community Development” Facebook page.

Many activities scheduled at the local goat farm

BELMONT – The Goat Conspiracy, 6022 Kent Road, will host Goat Yoga on Thursday July 15 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tyler Ferguson will lead the class in the outdoor pavilion space with sand floor. Goats will also be present. The course is suitable for all levels of yoga skill and experience. Carpets are provided. Class sizes are limited and pre-registration is required. The cost is $ 25.

There will also be a soap-making workshop on Sunday August 8 from 1 pm to 4:30 pm Participants will be able to make a batch of soaps, leave with five bars, and taste goat cheese. Those interested can also visit the farm and meet some goats. The cost is $ 80 and registration is required.

Goat farm visits are ongoing and can be scheduled at mutual convenience. The cost is $ 10 per person, $ 5 for children under 12 with a minimum of $ 35. Tours last approximately one hour and must be scheduled in advance.

Contact chè[email protected] or [email protected] for more information.

Snake Fest planned at the Nature Center of the park

Visit the Nature Center at Brown County State Park on Saturday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Snake Fest. Visitors can get up close and personal with a variety of snakes and other reptiles, find out what they are and where to find them.

The event is free, but there is a $ 7 entrance fee at the park gate, or use your annual park pass.

For more information, call the state park at 812-988-5420.

Pie auction in town next weekend

Brown County Indiana Habitat for Humanity will be hosting a House Pie Auction at Village Green on Main and Jefferson Streets on Saturday, July 17 at 12:15 p.m.

Interested pastry chefs can offer pies for auction (with ingredients listed and promotional facts about the pie) by contacting Brenda Krieger at [email protected] or 812-988-4926.

A walk will start at 11 a.m. All proceeds will go to Habitat for Humanity.

Helmsburg alien encounter event planned

JACKSON TWP. – All are invited to attend the Area 51 meetup on Saturday, July 17 from noon to 7 p.m. at the FigTree Gallery, 4865 Helmsburg Road, sponsored by the Jackson Township Fire Department.

Meet experts from the world of UFO research and share your own personal extraterrestrial experiences. Jim Woldford, State Director of Indiana Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), will be the guest speaker. MUFON is the oldest and largest civilian UFO investigation and research organization.

FigTree Fellowship Radio Players will perform an original production, “Farm 51: A Dairy Tale”.

For more information visit

Christian church hosting the VBS party in July

The Nashville Christian Church to host a “Press Play” Vacation Bible School on Friday, July 16 from 2 to 7:30 p.m.

Children can enjoy an afternoon of water games, activities, music, and a Bible lesson. Families are invited to stay for a church sponsored barbecue at 7:30 p.m.

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Appointment for bereaved parents

The local chapter of the Gathering of Compassionate Friends will be held on Tuesday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nashville United Methodist Church, 36 S. Jefferson St.

Compassionate Friends is a national organization for families who have experienced the death of a child. The meetings are informal, informative and cover many issues regarding the grieving journey.

All family members are welcome to attend. The meeting is open to everyone, whatever the cause of death, the circumstances or the age of the child.

For more information, call Bob or Chris Kirlin at 812-720-0222.

Dementia training session will be virtual in July

Thrive Alliance will be offering a virtual information session for anyone interested in learning how to become a “Dementia Friend” and what they can do to make their community more dementia friendly.

Shelby Eggers of Thrive Alliance will lead the session via Zoom on Thursday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. There is no charge, but registration is required. Register on

The link is also available on / blog.

One in nine people over 65 have dementia, and about half of people over 85 have some form of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.

For more information on Dementia Friendly America, call Thrive Alliance at 812-372-6918, ext. 2764 or by e-mail [email protected]

The annual free shopping event returns this month

The annual On the Road Again back-to-school event will be held at the Brown County High School Larry C. Banks Memorial Gymnasium, 235 Schoolhouse Lane, on Saturday, July 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event is organized by the grace of God. Customers are given a shopping list at the door. Children may receive lightly worn outfits, new coats, underwear and socks, a new pair of athletic shoes, pajamas and a bag of personal hygiene items.

Licensed professionals are also on hand to perform haircuts. Personal buyers are there to guide buyers in their choices, find the right sizes and transport the selected items.

There is no charge to participate. For more information call 812-988-9764 or visit

The Brown County Fair is happening in person this month

The Brown County Fair will be held in person the week of July 25 at the Nashville Fairgrounds. Carnival and commercial activities are planned, as well as 4-H and Open Class exhibitions, food stalls, grandstand events, queen and junior royalty contests, baby pageant, and special events like Farm and Fun. Day.

Take advantage of Jeep, motorcycle rally to help firefighters

The Brown County Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a Red Line Ride fundraiser on Saturday, September 11 at 10 a.m. On the 20th anniversary of September 11, the local fire department will honor those who lost their lives in the attack with a fundraiser.

The route will begin at House of Thunder, 4413 State Road 46 East, and will pass through Solsberry, Tulip Trestle, Bedford and Story. The event will end with food and music.

The cost is $ 25 per person and includes a meal ticket. All proceeds will go to the Brown County Volunteer Fire Department. Register by Friday July 30 for a free commemorative shirt.

For more information and to register, visit

Meeting at the history center in August

The Sturgeon Reunion will be held at the Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould St., on Saturday, August 14.

The rally begins at 9:30 a.m. with a future reunion planning meeting. There will be a program presenting the history of Brown County and information on remarkable sturgeons – including Sarah Spicer-Hardin, a descendant of Simpson Sturgeon – at 10:30 am.

A catered lunch will be served at 11:45 am The deadline for reservations is Sunday August 1, the cost is $ 18 per person for the breakfast portion only.

There will also be the opportunity to visit the Pioneer Village at 1 p.m. and visit a cemetery with the graves of the Sturgeon family.

Contact the president of the association Lisa Lancaster at [email protected] for more information or to confirm your attendance.

The Nashville Farmers Market is now open on Sundays

The Nashville Farmers Market will be open every Sunday through October from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brown County Inn parking lot, 51 State Road 46 East.

Shoppers can find seasonal produce grown by local farmers, eggs, and baked goods. Various meats are also offered. Local growers will sell shrubs, perennials and annuals for buyers’ gardens.

Local artisans and artists share their talents in various forms: hand-woven products, soy and beeswax candles and more. Goat’s milk soaps and locally made bath and body products are also available.

The Marketplace doubles the benefits of SNAP and WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition up to $ 10 per buyer per week. Stop by the information booth for more details.

Live musical performances will be scheduled every weekend. Follow the Nashville Indiana Farmers Market on Facebook to see each week’s musical act or email nashvillefarmers[email protected] to be added to the weekly market newsletter.

Local bluebird club selling birdhouses

The Brown County Bluebird Club’s annual bluebird nesting box sale is underway. The boxes are all cedar and fully assembled. One box costs $ 15 and two boxes cost $ 25. If you’re interested, call Dan Sparks at 812-200-5700.

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