AROUND TOWN

Saturday, Sept. 14

Chicken supper

Macedonia Christian Church’s annual chicken supper is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Join us in our air-conditioned hall, serving family style. Carryout and country store available. The church is at 2787 California Road, corner of Okeana-Drewersburg and California roads in Morgan Township, Okeana. Call 513-738-2153.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Baton registration

The Harrison Marching Kittens will have Baton Registration on Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Harrison Elementary lobby 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.  The baton season is Oct. 9, through March 13. Twirlers will practice Wednesday night for 30 minutes. They will perform at the Harrison Christmas Parade, Harrison High School Varsity Boys Basketball Game,  Harrison High School Girls Basketball Game, Recital, Harrison Memorial Day Parade, and Harrison Fourth of July Parade. Classes are open to all children in kindergarten through eighth grade in all school districts, and cost $90 due at registration.  Batons cost $35 due at registration. Uniform cost, not to exceed $75, will be due in November.

For more details or if you have questions, contact Melisa Ramsey at 513-317-4426, or mramsey@cincigroup.com.

Sunday, Sept. 29

Shaker open house

Visit the buildings from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the North Family site, where the Shakers once farmed, created, sang and worshiped. Enjoy free homemade ice cream sundaes. Flea Market held in the wagon shed with proceeds benefitting restoration efforts at the village. White Water Shaker Village, 11813 Oxford Rd., Harrison.

Monday, Sept. 30

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Legacy Christian Church, 207 N. Vine St, is hosting the leading personal money management course, “Financial Peace University.”  The nine-week course teaches you how to pay off debt, develop a budget, save money, plan for a kid’s college or your retirement, plus build wealth. More than 5 million people have used Dave Ramsey’s principles to transform their finances and their lives. The course starts on Monday, Sept. 30, and will last for nine consecutive Mondays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For course info, cost and registration, email Tom Kendrick at tkpro1951@gmail.com.  

Saturday, Oct. 5

Pancakes and Pooches

Attend the Greater Harrison Rotary’s  first Pancakes and Pooches Saturday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Harrison Bowl, rain or shine. $6 adults, $3 kids. Dog parade at 10:30 a.m., photo of your pet and entry into the Rotary Pooches Calendar competition all included. Judging will be for cutest pooch (front cover) and owner look-alike (back cover). Auction to have your dog appear in the calendar. Vendors and photograpgers on site.

Your pet-friendly dog must be current on all vaccinations. Owners are responsible for their dogs’ actions.

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Pregnancy walk

The Reach Out Pregnancy Center Annual Walk for Life will take place, at 9 a.m. at Tunis Park at Park Avenue and North Hill Street. The event will help Reach Out provide services to women and families facing unplanned or crisis pregnancies. The event will feature two routes, music, door prizes, and food.

Ongoing

Quilters’ quest

Amazing Grace Quilters,

9961 New Haven Road, lower level, meet Monday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 513-202-0688.

Fiddlers fest

The Old Time Fiddlers group meets the first Sunday monthly from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Harrison VFW Post 7570, 9160 Lawrenceburg Road. 

Guests are encouraged to bring acoustic instruments to play, or come just to enjoy. Refreshments are included. For more information, contact Rose Ballard at 513-526-8512.

Line dancing

Yeager Benson American Legion Post 199 offers line dancing lessons from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Doors open at 10 am. Cost is $3 per person and is open to the public. Come on out to learn some new dances and get a little Saturday morning exercise. Hope to see you there.

Wellness meeting
The Harrison Wellness Coalition meets the second Friday of the month at noon at The Coffee Peddlar in downtown Harrison. The coalition aims to educate and empower all members of the community to lead healthier lives. For more information, email harrisonwellnesscoalition@gmail.com.

Family Council

The family council meetings are the third Thursday of each month from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Harrison Civic Center, 9940 New Haven Road, Harrison. The purpose of our family council meeting is to provide a structure for families to discuss and take actions related to improving the care, well-being, and happiness of all residents of Shawneespring. For more information, email beverlykroeger@gmail.com.

Bingo

Bingo at the American Legion Post 199, located at 10700 Campbell Road, every Thursday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo games start at 7:15 pm.  Come and play Bingo and help support veterans and the community.  

Sit-down meal

Bountiful Hearts serves a free hot sit-down meal three times monthly from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

First Saturday: First Presbyterian Church, 115 Vine St. Also personal care pantry; 513-367-4301.

Second Saturday: Harrison Avenue Baptist Church, 1125 Harrison Ave. This meal will begin in October 2019.

Third Saturday: Harrison Church of the Nazarene, 249 Sunset Ave. Also food and clothing pantry; 513-316-5860.

Fourth Saturday: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 509 Harrison Ave. Also St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, 513-367-9086, ext 303.

Feud on

The feud continues. Fridays starting at 7 p.m. at 515 S State St, West Harrison. Support your local Veterans post. We are open to the public on feud night so get a team together with your friends and join your neighbors. You do not have to be a member to attend. You must be 18 to play and 21 to drink alcohol. Smoke-free atmosphere.

Rockdale Church Basic Bible Class

Rockdale Church hosts Basic Bible Class for those who desire to know more about the world’s most famous book. The class meets on Monday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is taught by Pastor Adrienne, a nationally syndicated Christian columnist.  Folks of all ages are encouraged to attend. For more, email: adrienne.greene@inumc.org.

The Harrison Press

Mailing address:
     Harrison Press,
     c/o Register Publications,
     126 W. High St.
     Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Phone: 1-513-367-4582