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Entries for October 2017

Halloween Parade, Trick-Or-Treat and Safety

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 30, 2017
Halloween Parade, Trick-Or-Treat and Safety
Halloween will be celebrated in Rising Sun on Tuesday, October 31 beginning with the Costume Parade at 5 pm.  The fun and festive event will commence at the intersection of Main and Walnut.  Then the collection of colorful and creative costume-wearing participants will procede to the Pavilion by the fountain where their ghastly and goolish garb will be judged for a variety of prizes.  So come down to Main Street and enjoy the fun! Trick-Or-Treat will follow throughout the town be...
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City Receives RSRF Grant For Riverfront Staging

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, October 26, 2017
City Receives RSRF Grant For Riverfront Staging
Thanks to a $15,670 grant from the Rising Sun Regional Foundation, the City Of Rising Sun received funding toward the purchase and installation of permanent, weatherproof staging for our riverfront.  The staging, 12’ x 24’, will be placed along the base of the concrete serpentine wall by the river and centered below the pavilion.  Ample electric is already in this area. This section of our $15,000,000 riverfront has been vastly underutilized and we’re looking to change that.  The...
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Leaf Collection Underway

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 16, 2017
Leaf Collection Underway
Now that the Navy Bean Fall Festival is behind us, leaf collection is upon us.  For those within the Rising Sun city limits, please use the following guidelines for leaf collection: -  Leaves must be raked and piled in rows along the street for easy access. -  Avoid placing leaves by mailboxes, signs or trees with low hanging branches because those will interfere with the swing arm. -  Don’t place garbage or large sticks in the leaves. -  Leaves will be collected on...
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United Sidecar Association National Rally Coming to Rising Sun

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 16, 2017
United Sidecar Association National Rally Coming to Rising Sun
The United Sidecar Association is bringing its 40th Annual National Rally to Rising Sun June 14-16, 2018.  All motorcyclists and friends are welcome.  Those who register for the event will enjoy door prizes, awards, goodie bags, self-guided tours, two meals, sidecard games, "Show and Shine" judging, restaurant discounts and more. On Friday, June 15, Rising Sun will also have a Music On Main Street event which will coincide with the sidecar "Show and Shine" judging.  On Saturday,...
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City Honored With Community Placemaking Award

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, October 12, 2017
City Honored With Community Placemaking Award
EVANSVILLE – Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (Aim) announced the city of Rising Sun has been named a 2017 Placemaking Award winner. The City will receive its award during the Aim Annual Awards Luncheon presented by Umbaugh, Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the 2017 Aim Ideas Summit in Evansville. Rising Sun was honored for their Riverfront Revitalization Project.  The multi-year project focused on protecting the riverbank, providing access to the river and diversifying the economic base through to...
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Navy Bean Festival Schedule, Fri., Oct. 13 & Sat., Oct. 14

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Navy Bean Festival Schedule, Fri., Oct. 13 & Sat., Oct. 14
Here is the schedule of events for the 2017 Navy Bean Festival to be held in downtown Rising Sun on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14.         FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 Bean Tent   *Bean Soup and Cornbread- 5 to 9 pm Midway   *Seaplane Splash-In (on the Riverfront)   *Rides, Games, Food and Vendors- 5 to 10 pm Main Stage   *Dallas Moore Band- 5 to 7 pm   *Mustang Sally Band- 8 to 10 pm SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 Front Street Boat Landing ...
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Next Dumpster Day is October 7

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Next Dumpster Day is October 7
For city residents only, the City of Rising Sun will make dumpsters available at the City Brush Dump on the following remaining Saturdays in 2017 from 7 to 11 am: October 7 and November 4. The following items are not permitted at the dump: liquids, hazardous waste, wet or lead paint, closed drums, Freon containing refrigeration equipment, tires or mercury containing lamps.     

October SNAC Calendar

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, October 03, 2017
October SNAC Calendar
The following is the October 2017 RIsing Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center Menu and Activity Calendar. October 2017 Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center Menu & Activity Calendar Located at Hoosier Boy Apartments, 211 South Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN Contact Aimee Howlett-Ballard, SNAC Director, at 812-438-2468 to reserve a meal H...
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