The Herald Bulletin

March 8, 2014

Community Briefs: March 9


The Herald Bulletin

---- — Several activities this month at Legion

MIDDLETOWN — The Middletown American Legion Post 216, 450 N. 10th St., will host a variety of activities throughout the month of March.

The Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a euchre tournament at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 and March 26. Every Sunday through March, the pool tournament gets underway at 1 p.m. Cost to enter is $5.

On Friday, March 14, T-bone steaks and broasted fish dinners will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. The Paul Fields Tribute Band will entertain from 8 to 11 p.m.

The SAL will serve mountain oysters from 11 a.m. until gone, on Saturday, March 15.

Backyard wildlife topic for program

MUNCIE — On Wednesday, March 12, Thomas Barnes will share his ideas on how to maximize the wildlife in your own backyard.

Barnes is an extension professor in the Department of Forestry at the University of Kentucky. He is an award-winning author and photographer and has penned such books as “Gardening for the Birds” and “Kentucky’s Last Great Places.”

He will share his ideas on how to create a backyard that is most appealing to birds. He will teach people which seeds and feeders attract the most birds, how to deter pests, and which species to plant.

Chapter business will begin at 7 p.m. at Kennedy Library. Barnes’ program will begin at 7:15.

The Robert Cooper Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society, serving 500 members in Blackford, Delaware, Henry, Grant, Jay, Madison and Randolph counties.

St. Patrick’s Day party at K of C hall

ANDERSON — The Knights of Columbus, 1225 Main St., will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day Party on Monday, March 17, beginning at 11 a.m.

Irish stew and black bread will be served until 7 p.m. or until gone, raffle drawing at 8 p.m. and The Big Red Rocker- Rick Forsythe playing Irish tunes.

Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Carryouts of Irish stew will be available.

Information: 642-7946.