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Greene County Fair 2018 officially starts Friday, July 13, runs through Friday, July 20
Jul
13
to Jul 20

Greene County Fair 2018 officially starts Friday, July 13, runs through Friday, July 20

The 2018 Greene County 4-H Fair will officially start on Friday, July 13 and run through Friday, July 20 but there are several activities and events that occur in the days leading up to the official start. This post is a list of all scheduled events. Watch for "Today at the Fair" schedules to be posted daily in the Worthington Times calendar.

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Deadline is July 20 to sign up for Tri Kappa Soda Shop Craft Series on July 28
Jul
20
1:00 PM13:00

Deadline is July 20 to sign up for Tri Kappa Soda Shop Craft Series on July 28

Sign up now to create your own wooden farmhouse sign in another unique crafting event in late July. Sponsored by Worthington’s Tri Kappas, you’ll be able to make your own custom sign on Saturday, July 28, from 1-4 p.m. at the Route 67 Diner in Worthington. But supplies for your sign must be ordered ahead of time and the deadline to sign up is Friday, July 20.

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Tri Kappa Soda Shop Craft Series continues on July 28
Jul
28
1:00 PM13:00

Tri Kappa Soda Shop Craft Series continues on July 28

Sign up now to create your own wooden farmhouse sign in another unique crafting event in late July. Sponsored by Worthington’s Tri Kappas, you’ll be able to make your own custom sign on Saturday, July 28, from 1-4 p.m. at the Route 67 Diner in Worthington. But supplies for your sign must be ordered ahead of time and the deadline to sign up is Friday, July 20.

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Today at the Fair: Sunday, July 15
Jul
15
9:00 AM09:00

Today at the Fair: Sunday, July 15

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Sunday, July 15

  • 9:00 a.m., Dairy Goat Show
  • 9:00 a.m., English and Cart Classes
  • 11:00 a.m. – 9 p.m., Community Building open to view 4-H projects
  • Noon, Halter Showmanship Classes
  • 2:00 p.m., Beef Market Show
  • 3:00 p.m., Robotics Challenge
  • 4:00 p.m., Meat Goat Show
  • 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., Farm Bureau Building Open
  • 6:00 p.m., Tractor Pull: Admission for Adults - $7, for Ages 7-12 - $5, for Ages 6 and under - Free, or $4 for 4-H members with a bracelet
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VFW National Public Servant Awards Ceremony
Jul
14
2:00 PM14:00

VFW National Public Servant Awards Ceremony

Three individuals nominated by Worthington VFW Post 7117 have been selected as the three recipients in the state of Indiana of VFW National Public Servant Awards. The public is invited to attend a special awards ceremony this Saturday, July 14, at 2 p.m. at the Worthington VFW Post.

The VFW National Public Service Awards are considered to be prestigious awards recognizing those that put their lives on the line every day to protect and serve the community. Only three individuals are recognized in each state, one Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), one Firefighter, and one Law Enforcement Officer.

This year’s awards will be presented to: EMT Captain Terry Koons, Fire Chief Kyle Steward and Indiana State Trooper Randall VanArsdale.

Certificates will be presented to all three by Past VFW State Commander Johnny Capps. Worthington VFW Post 7117 will be open to the public for the presentation and the community is invited.  

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Today at the Fair: Saturday, July 14
Jul
14
6:00 AM06:00

Today at the Fair: Saturday, July 14

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Saturday, July 14

  • 6:00 a.m. - Noon, Swine Check-in
  • 8:00 a.m. – Noon, Horse Check-in
  • 9:00 a.m. – Noon, Beef Check-in
  • 9:00 a.m. – Noon, Goat and Sheep Check-in
  • 9:00 a.m. – Noon, Open Class Project Check-in, Community Building
  • Noon – 1:00 p.m., Poultry and Rabbit Check-in
  • 3:00 p.m., Beef Weigh-in
  • 4:00 p.m., Registration for Car Show
  • 4:00 p.m., Junior Leader Ice Cream Social, outside of Community Building
  • 5:00 p.m., Car Show Judging
  • 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., Farm Bureau Building Open
  • 7:00 p.m., ATV Drag Racing: Check-in at 6:00 p.m.; Driver’s Meeting at 6:30 p.m.; Entry fee for racers - $10; Admission for Adults - $7, for Ages 7-12 - $5, for Ages 6 and under - Free, or $4 for 4-H members with a bracelet

To compete in 4-H Beef, Goat, Rabbit, Sheep and Swine Shows, Mini’s must be enrolled in 4-H and completed grades K through 2nd grade. To compete in Showmanship, Mini’s must register at the Community Building on Saturday, July 14, by 3:00 p.m.

 

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Libraries Rock! Deadline today... Win rewards for reading in the WJ Library’s summer reading program for teens
Jul
10
8:00 PM20:00

Libraries Rock! Deadline today... Win rewards for reading in the WJ Library’s summer reading program for teens

Teens who like to read can qualify for rewards in the 2018 Summer Reading Program for Teens at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library. This program is for readers in grades 7-12. Readers can earn a weekly reward and they can aim to win a special grand prize awarded at the end of the program. The summer program started on Monday, June 4, and ends on Wednesday, July 11. Participants can join in at any time during the program.

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Libraries Rock! Wonder Lab's Symphony of Silence at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library's Summer Reading Program
Jul
9
1:30 PM13:30

Libraries Rock! Wonder Lab's Symphony of Silence at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library's Summer Reading Program

Any child from preschool through sixth grade is welcome to attend the 2018 Summer Reading Program at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. from now until Wednesday, July 11.

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Libraries Rock! Continues this week... Win rewards for reading in the WJ Library’s summer reading program for teens
Jul
3
8:00 PM20:00

Libraries Rock! Continues this week... Win rewards for reading in the WJ Library’s summer reading program for teens

Teens who like to read can qualify for rewards in the 2018 Summer Reading Program for Teens at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library. This program is for readers in grades 7-12. Readers can earn a weekly reward and they can aim to win a special grand prize awarded at the end of the program. The summer program started on Monday, June 4, and ends on Wednesday, July 11. Participants can join in at any time during the program.

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Libraries Rock! Professor Steve's Super Sonic Sound Show at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library's Summer Reading Program
Jul
2
1:30 PM13:30

Libraries Rock! Professor Steve's Super Sonic Sound Show at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library's Summer Reading Program

Any child from preschool through sixth grade is welcome to attend the 2018 Summer Reading Program at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. from now until Wednesday, July 11.

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Libraries Rock! Continues this week... Win rewards for reading in the WJ Library’s summer reading program for teens
Jun
26
8:00 PM20:00

Libraries Rock! Continues this week... Win rewards for reading in the WJ Library’s summer reading program for teens

Teens who like to read can qualify for rewards in the 2018 Summer Reading Program for Teens at the Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library. This program is for readers in grades 7-12. Readers can earn a weekly reward and they can aim to win a special grand prize awarded at the end of the program. The summer program started on Monday, June 4, and ends on Wednesday, July 11. Participants can join in at any time during the program.

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