MIDDLETOWN — The Crossroads Lutheran Church Historical Preservation Society is sponsoring its 19th annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social on the Lawn 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 13, at the Church at Crossroads at the corner of Delaware County roads 600-W and 700-S.
A pie auction will begin at 3:30 p.m. To accompany the ice cream, an assortment of toppings and homemade desserts will be available. Common Ground will perform gospel music during the outdoor event.
Those who are unable to attend can send membership dues or donations through the new website, thechurchatcrossroads.org. All proceeds will benefit preservation of the church, which was built in 1868 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Th church is available as a site for weddings, concerts, family celebrations, retreats and more. To schedule events at the church, call Mary Howell, 765-759-7432.
Annual Pow Wow set for June 12-13 in Portland
PORTLAND — The 17th Annual Gathering of Great Lakes Nations Pow Wow, hosted by the National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture, will be June 12-13 at the Tri-State Antique Gas Engine Association Grounds, 1010 Morton St.
The event, a celebration of the Great Lakes Native Americans and their culture, will feature Native American drums, singers and dancers 1-4:30 and 6-9 p.m. June 12 and noon-4 p.m. June 13. Performances will be at noon and 5 p.m. June 12 and at 11 a.m. June 13. The weekend also will include Native American vendors from Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Carolina, Native American foods, a pre-1840 re-enactment camp complete with artisan demonstrations, and children’s activities. The event is open to the public.
Admission is $3 a person, and free for children younger than 12, with a maximum of $12 a car. Parking is free. Camping is available on site for $10- $15 a night.
National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture us a nonprofit 501(c)3 educational organization to continue and preserve traditional Great Lakes Native American art, history and culture by helping pass those traditions on to Native People and by educating the general public about the importance of Great Lakes Native peoples, their art, history and culture. NCGLNAC owns nearly 30 acres, donated by the Jay County Fair Board, of beautiful, wooded land, complete with pond and wetlands, located just north of the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland. The first ethno-botanical hiking trail was opened to the public in 2008.
LifeStream, Deliverance Temple to provide weekly meals for older adults
MUNCIE — LifeStream Services, in partnership with Deliverance Temple in Muncie, will offer weekly curbside meal pickup for adults age 60 and older in the Muncie area who are in need. Participants will receive a box of five frozen meals to take home, as well as a special item to enhance their curbside experience, according to a release.
The program, LifeStream Curbside, will be held 9-10 a.m. every Monday beginning June 21 at Deliverance Temple, 720 E. Second St.
This program is limited to the first 50 registered. Meal packs must be reserved at least one week in advance of the pick-up day by calling Teresa Wood at 765-701-0620. LifeStream Curbside is offered in various communities throughout East Central Indiana. To find a LifeStream Curbside near you, visit lifestreaminc.org or call 800-589-1121.