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April 21, 2013

WHAT'S GOING ON: Pioneer Troupe to present ‘Sherlock Holmes’

GOSHEN — “The Secret Case of Sherlock Holmes” will be performed by The Pioneer Troupe, an acting group made up of homeschooled students, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Old Goshen Theater, 216 S. Main St., Goshen.

Cost for tickets is $5 for people ages 10 and older and $3 for children younger than 10. There is a cost cap of $25 for families.

Friday

4-H Performing Arts Contest —The Elkhart County 4-H Performing Arts (formerly 4-H Share the Fun) Contest will take place Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the Fairfield High School auditorium. The public is invited to attend. Admission is free.

Members from 4-H clubs will be performing in acts ranging from instrumental and vocal solos to ballet and jazz dance and skits. Both group acts (five or more people) and curtain acts (four or less people)  will be featured. Acts will be judged on entertainment value, content and quality of performance, creativity, costumes and stage setting.

Each 4-H member who participates receives a ribbon. The top act will receive a traveling trophy sponsored by Phillips and Son Irrigation, Bristol. The top two acts will advance to the area 4-H Performing Arts Contest, also hosted by Elkhart County at Fairfield High School, on May 11. Winners from the local contests will be invited to perform at the 4-H Youth Round Up at Purdue in June and at the Indiana State Fair in August.

Clinton Christian festival —

The Clinton Christian Spring Festival and Auction is set  for Friday. Food booths and craft exhibits will open at 2 p.m. with the auction to begin at 4 p.m. New and used merchandise for home and garden will be offered.

The public is invited to attend this event. Visit www.ccsgoshen.org or call 642-3940 for more information. The school is located at 61763 C.R. 35, Goshen.

Saturday

The public is invited to join an Elkhart County Park Interpreter and learn about frogs and their role in nature. This program will take place Saturday in the Briar Patch Shelter in Bonneyville Mill County Park, located at 53373 C.R. 131, Bristol. Participants will have the opportunity to hunt, find, hold and release some of this area’s common amphibians. This event is free and registration is not required.

For more information on this or other programs being offered by the Elkhart County Parks, contact the Elkhart County Parks administration office at 574-535-6458 or visit the website at www.elkhartcountyparks.org.

 

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