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Pulse of Wabash

The Odd Couple

Wabash Area Community Theater will present Neil Simon’s comedy classic “The Odd Couple” at Southwood Jr./Sr. High School at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Renfroe in Anderson

Comedian Anita Renfroe will bring her stand-up comedy routine to The Paramount Theatre in Anderson on Saturday, March 16. Tickets are on sale now at theandersonparamount.org or by calling (765) 642-1234.

Historical Society meeting March 18

The March meeting of the Wabash County Genealogical Society will be held at Wellbrooke of Wabash on Monday, March 18 beginning at 6 p.m. This month’s speaker is Sharon Whetstone, District Director for the Indiana Genealogical Society. Her topic is “When you love Puzzles, Mystery, and History!” and she will explain the visual characteristic skills and strategies she uses to make connections in her family history research. Meetings are always open to the public.

Old fashioned dinner

Wabash Free Will Baptist Church, 1056 Erie St., will be holding an old fashioned ham and bean dinner on Saturday, March 16, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. All you can eat menu includes fried potatoes, cornbread, greens, sauerkraut, weiners, pickled corn, plus desserts and a drink. All are welcome. Free will donations accepted.

VFW dinner and karaoke

Saturday, March 16, 5-7 p.m., have your choice of a meatloaf dinner or stuffed green pepper with sides and dessert at the Wabash VFW, 3678 West Old 24. Dinners are $7 per person. Join us after dinner for Karaoke with Scooter at 8 p.m.

Student art at Clark Gallery

Artwork created by Wabash County elementary and middle school students will be on display at the Honeywell Center’s Clark Gallery from Feb. 21 to March 19. Art departments from all Wabash County schools grades K-8 have been invited to participate. This annual exhibit was created to celebrate the national “Youth Art Month” by providing an opportunity for students’ art to be showcased and shared with the community.

Sheriff awarding scholarships

Wabash County Sheriff Ryan Baker announced Wednesday that the Indiana Sheriff’s Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors and college students pursuing a degree in criminal justice. There will be approximately 40 $750 in scholarships awarded.

Qualifying students must be Indiana residents, a current member of the sheriff’s association or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member, attend an Indiana college or university full-time (12 credit hours or more).

Applications are available via high school counselors, at the sheriff’s office at 79 W. Main St. in Wabash or online at IndianaSheriffs.org. The application deadline is April 1.

OJ Neighbours is bringing the carnival back

The carnival will be Saturday, April 13 from 5-7 p.m. at OJ Neighbours Elementary School. Students, when accompanied by an adult, will enjoy a fun filled evening of games, prizes, and food. You can purchase an all inclusive wristband with the exception of food. Bracelets can be preordered until March 28 for $10. Bracelets can also be purchased at the door for $15. We will have face painting, games galore, pizza, a cake walk, and much more! There will be a silent auction available where adults can bid on a variety of items. Class art projects and grade level baskets will be going up for a live auction. The silent auction will run from 5 - 6:30 p.m. The live auction will begin at 6 p.m.

Free low impact fitness

Taught by MJ McClelland three days a week, Mondays and Thursdays at 9:45 a.m., Wednesdays at 3 p.m. at Living Well Winchester Center, 239 Bond Street; no registration required.

Cancer care advocate

Cancer Care Advocate Every Friday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. No appointment needed. Living Well Winchester Center, 239 Bond St. in Wabash. Supported by Hope Foundation.


DivorceCare, a 13-week DVD series sponsored by Wabash Friends Counseling Center, features some of the nation’s foremost Christian experts on topics concerning divorce and recovery. The support group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in Room 112 in the Wabash Friends Church, 3563 South State Road 13, Wabash.

Group leader and members of the group meet for dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Subway, 1812 S. Wabash Street on State Road 15, Wabash.

For more information, call 260-563-8453, 877-350-1658, or e-mail office@wabashfriends.org; or call group leader Janet, at 260-571-5235.

The website for Divorce-Care is www.divorcecare.org.

Community Corrections board meetings

The Wabash County Community Corrections Advisory Board will meet at noon in the basement of the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, May 28, Wednesday, Aug. 14 and Tuesday, Nov. 12.