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Important Announcements

  • Boone County Leadership is taking applications for the 2015-16 class. BCL promotes civic engagement and educates participants about existing and emerging local issues on topics such as agribusiness, the legal system, health and human services, economic development, education and commerce. BCL is a program of the Community Foundation of Boone County.
  • Caring Center needs - The Caring Center needs your help!
  • Boone County Resource Manual - Information on Child Care, Family Support Services, and More!
  • Watch Lebanon city meetings LIVE - The Lebanon Reporter announces that Lebanon city meetings may now be viewed online at The Reporter Network. The live webcasts of city council, plan commission, parks board, utilities board and zoning board are courtesy of Channel 19. Just visit www.reporter.net and click on the link that says "Watch city meetings LIVE" to watch.
  • Shalom Free Lunch - Each Saturday for everyone from 11am-1pm at Shalom House (304 W. Green Street, Lebanon). All are welcome!

Upcoming Events (as of 5 August 2015)

Send a message to Terry McCain at BCCN to add your community event to the BCCN calendar! Also, check out the calendars for the libraries in Lebanon, Thorntown, and Zionsville!

* Saturday, August 8, 2015 - HOG ROAST from 4-7 pm at Old Union Church in Jamestown (5681 S 500 W, Jamestown, IN 46147). Grab your friends and family for this annual feast of roast hog with homemade BBQ sauce, baked beans, mac and cheese, fresh coleslaw, summer pickles, pasta salad, desserts, lemonade and iced tea! All for only a FREE WILL OFFERING! EAT IN OR TAKE OUT and PIG OUT for a GOOD CAUSE! This year all proceeds will be donated to Steered Straight!, an organization fighting teen drug abuse and specifically the Heroin epidemic that is prevalent in our communities! Go to: www.steeredstraight.org to learn more!

* Thursday, August 20, 2015 - Boone County Senior Services, Inc. (BCSSI) Theater Thursday, The Great Gatsby, at 9:30 a.m. (preceded by the breakfast snack at 9 a.m.) at the Lebanon 7 Theater (1600 N. Lebanon Street) just for those individuals 60 and over. The cost for this activity is $1/person and includes a breakfast snack, along with the movie.  Theater Thursdays will continue through October of this year, and is sponsored by Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation, Excel Home Healthcare and Guardian Angel Hospice. For more information, call (765)482-5220 or (317)873-8939.

* Saturday, August 22, 2015 - Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Zionsville from 9 to 2pm at Town Hall.

* Monday - Thursday, August 31-September 3, 2015 - Inaugural BCSSI Olympics 2015 open to all individuals age 60 and over in Boone County (Individuals outside of Boone County may participate but are not eligible to win medals). 10 events to choose from, including indoor and outdoor activities…something for everyone! Opening Keynote Speaker: Josh Bleill, Indianapolis Colts Community Spokesperson. Deadline to Register is August 21st!. $10 cost includes 4 days of fun and a collectible olympics t-shirt! Visit the Boone County Senior Services, Inc. website for more information.

* Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Rescheduled Boone County Polo Charity Event at Hickory Hall Polo Club in Whitestown, IN. Gates will open at 11 a.m., with the match beginning at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the annual fundraiser benefit the Witham Health Services Foundation and Boone County Senior Services, Inc. (BCSSI). The presenting sponsor of this year’s event is Zionsville Meadows. For more information, please visit the Boone County Senior Services, Inc. website for more information.

* Thursday, September 17, 2015 - Boone County Senior Services, Inc. (BCSSI) Theater Thursday, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, at 9:30 a.m. (preceded by the breakfast snack at 9 a.m.) at the Lebanon 7 Theater (1600 N. Lebanon Street) just for those individuals 60 and over. The cost for this activity is $1/person and includes a breakfast snack, along with the movie.  Theater Thursdays will continue through October of this year, and is sponsored by Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation, Excel Home Healthcare and Guardian Angel Hospice. For more information, call (765)482-5220 or (317)873-8939.

* Friday & Saturday, September 18 & 19, 2015 - Back to the Fifties Festival on the Courthouse Square in Lebanon, Indiana.

* Saturday, September 19, 2015 - The Second City Fully Loaded 2015 Comedy Tour at 7:30 pm at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center (1000 Mullberry Street, Zionsville, IN). Proceeds to benefit Musical Instrument Endowment, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Boone County. General seating tickets are $18 in advance and $23 at the door. Front and center seating are $25 through online purchase only. Box office is open from 4 to 7:30 pm on day of the show. Tickets may be purchased at the Marsh at Boone Village Shopping Center (on Oak Street in Zionsville) or the Marsh at Michigan Road (106th Street in Carmel) or purchase tickets for The Second City Fully Loaded online.

* Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 25, 26 and 27, 2015 - Festival of the Turning Leaves in Thorntown, Indiana. For more information, visit the Boone County Solid Waste Management District website.

* September 26-27, 2015 - Lincoln's Lebanon & Civil War Re-enactment in Lebanon Memorial Park, Lebanon.

* Thursday, October 15, 2015 - Boone County Senior Services, Inc. (BCSSI) Theater Thursday, When the Game Stands Tall, at 9:30 a.m. (preceded by the breakfast snack at 9 a.m.) at the Lebanon 7 Theater (1600 N. Lebanon Street) just for those individuals 60 and over. The cost for this activity is $1/person and includes a breakfast snack, along with the movie.  Theater Thursdays will continue through October of this year, and is sponsored by Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation, Excel Home Healthcare and Guardian Angel Hospice. For more information, call (765)482-5220 or (317)873-8939.

* Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - YETI's Thirteenth Annual Silent Auction and Dinner from 6-9:30 pm at Barnes & Thornburg LLP (11 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN). Visit the Youth Enhancement and Training Initiative (YETI) website for more information.


Featured Links

Boone County Resource Manual - Ninth Edition, 2013 - Information on Child Care, Family Support Services, and More!

Connect2Help 2-1-1

Visit Indiana - Indiana's official travel planning resource - events and festivals, attractions, outdoor recreation, restaurants, shopping and more!

Learn More Resource Center - Indiana’s Pre-K to College Connection, supports and encourages lifelong learning for all Indiana citizens. Up-to-date materials, helpful checklists and other valuable resources and tools provide parents, students, school counselors and others with information about every aspect of education from early learning to K-12 to college to career.


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