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Looking for something to do this weekend?
Updated on: 04.28.12

Here are some of your options.

Plant sale: Lower level of the Brown County Public Library, Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Proceeds benefit library landscaping and a ravine project.

Wildflower Foray: Almost 30 events are planned for several locations during Brown County’s 27th annual Spring Wildflower Foray, Friday-Sunday, April 27-29. Walks, hikes, treks, wanders and strolls are scheduled, ranging from one to four hours. Saturday, April 28 events will begin between 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 29 events will begin between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. See the schedule by clicking here: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5355763.pdf

Breakfast: Hickory Ridge Community Center, 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane near Spearsville, will serve breakfast Saturday, April 28 from 7-11 a.m. Sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes and eggs are on the menu. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

Community dinner: Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, will host a community dinner from 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28. The dinner has an added attraction this month: a free showing of the movie "Courageous," starting at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Indiana Wine Fair: The Indiana Wine Fair at Story Inn, featuring regional wines and live music, will take place Saturday, April 28 from 12:30-7 p.m. Must be at least 21. Cost is $20 for those who intend to drink or $10 for designated drivers. Free shuttle bus service from the Brown County Courthouse every 15 minutes.

Plant sale, manure service: Saturday, April 28, Friends of Brown County State Park will have their annual plant sale at the Nature Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include wildflowers, garden plants and other items for the garden. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the park will have equipment available at the Horsemen’s Camp to load partially decomposed horse manure for those who would like a truckload for their garden or composting use.

Unwanted drug disposal: Brown County Solid Waste recycling center, Greasy Creek Road and Old State Road 46, will offer document shredding and unused medicine disposal from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 28.

Music students: Big Woods Pizza Co. will host about a dozen music students of Dan Cantwell, performing on a variety of stringed instruments, from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

Benefit concert: Nashville United Methodist Church will host a fundraising concert by Celtica from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, April 29. It's a fundraiser to send several area women to minister in Kenya. A freewill offering will be taken at the concert.

For live music and other options, see our online calendar: http://www.bcdemocrat.com/index.php?id=3

Obituaries
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Carol Ann Spencer-Thomas, 73, Brown County
  Wife of Charles R. Thomas of Brown County

Robert 'Bob' F. Melton, 80, Brown County
  Husband of Annabelle Melton of Brown County

The Rev. John S. Honeay, 89, Greenwood
  Member of Unity Baptist Church and father of Barbara Ranard (Harvey) of Brown County

  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • January 31
    Live band at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • January 31
    'Wild' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 31
    'Psycho' party at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • February 1
    'Wild' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Women's Bible study offered
    1 to 3 p.m. Cornerstone Inn, 54 E. Franklin St.
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 4
    BC Emergency Management Advisory Council
    8 a.m. Ambulance Base, 53 State Road 46 East
  • February 5
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 7
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 7
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 7
    Karaoke at sports bar
    8 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • February 7
    Cabin Fever Concert features local music
    7 to midnight The Seasons Lodge, 560 State Road 46 East
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 9
    Reservation deadline for Valentine's tea at local shop
    Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • February 10
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 10
    Van Buren Fire Department
    6 p.m. Van Buren Fire Station, 4040 State Road 135 South
  • February 10
    Peaceful Valley Heritage Preservation Society meeting set
    6:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 10
    BC Genealogical Society meeting slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • February 11
    East Hill Cemetery meeting slated
    7 p.m. Morgantown Community Center, 269 W. Washington St.
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 13
    Daddy-daughter Valentine's dance Friday the 13th
    6:30 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road
  • February 19
    Woodlands project dinner, meeting slated
    6 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 20
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 7
    Meet 'Wilderness Plots' author at the library
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 8
    'Wilderness Plots'-themed concert planned
    4 p.m. BCHS, 235 School House Lane
  • March 8
    Brown County bridal tour slated
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m. various locations
  • March 10
    Soil & water conservation district to celebrate 62 years
    6 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • March 21
    Venders needed for Jackson TFD yard sale
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jackson Township Fire Department, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould