BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A 4-year-old Indiana boy is in critical condition Monday after a gun his father had concealed in his clothing discharged while the two were wrestling, police said.

Members will give demonstrations during a meeting of the Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at Indiana Wesleyan University, 1916 E. Markland Ave., Kokomo.

The following couples have been issued marriage licenses by the Howard County Clerk’s office:

Purdue Master Gardener basic training will be offered to Howard County residents on Tuesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. starting March 3 and continuing until early June, according to Mathias Ingle, extension educator with the Purdue Extension-Howard County. The program will be offered at the Kokomo-Ho…

The Ballroom Dance Club of Kokomo will host a free lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at Kokomo Senior Center, 721 W. Superior St., taught by Amber Raine Swick. A practice dance will follow.

A Second Time Around Prom Night is planned from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 1 at Western Elementary Gym to benefit the family of eighth-grader A.C. Robertson, who has stage four cancer.

Editor’s note: Area faith-based institutions should send their event submissions at least two weeks before the event to Kokomo Tribune Religion Calendar, 300 N. Union St., P.O. Box 9014, Kokomo, IN 46901, or email ktnews@kokomotribune.com. The deadline is noon on Wednesday. Be sure to includ…

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library’s kid-run flea market will offer toys kids have outgrown, handmade crafts, and other small items. The Kids’ Flea Market will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the South Branch.

WALTON — Walton and Tipton Township Public Library is planning a showing of the documentary “Eva A-7063” at 9 a.m. Jan. 29.

YOUNG AMERICA — First Baptist Church of Young America, 1451 Mill St., will sponsor its monthly community breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jan. 18.

At the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, certified AARP TaxAide volunteers will provide basic state and federal tax preparation for low- to middle-income households.

MARION — VA Northern Indiana Health Care System, Marion Campus, will host a Veteran Town Hall from 4 to 5 p.m. Jan. 23 in building 172, room 102-1A (recreation room).

GREENTOWN — The Greentown Public Library will sponsor a four-part series of classes that will teach crocheting basics. It is necessary to attend each class in succession. Classes will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22.

GREENTOWN — Teens 12 and older are invited to a monthly after-school evening of gaming at the Greentown Public Library. The program will be 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 23.

Area Five Agency on Aging & Community Services is still accepting applications for 2019-2020 Energy Assistance Program. Families have the opportunity to submit one application during the program year, which began Oct. 1, 2019, and goes through May 15, 2020.

The TenPoint Coalition of Kokomo is hosting a training session for anyone interested in participating with the group at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Center Township Community Service Building, 213 E. Jefferson St.

INDIANAPOLIS — All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle branches will be closed Jan. 18 through Jan. 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

Judson Road Christian Church, 2006 W. Judson Road, will sponsor a chili supper and bake sale from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Freewill donations of diapers, wipes, baby cream or money would be appreciated.

GREENTOWN — The Greentown Public Library is offering chair yoga exercise with seniors in mind, but it is not open exclusively to seniors. Anyone interested in improving balance, strength and flexibility is welcome.

Omicron Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and Indiana University Kokomo will host a celebration to commemorate the life and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Chocolate Celebration coming on Feb. 7

Questions raised over bill to extend voting hours

The following couples have been issued marriage licenses by the Howard County Clerk’s office:

INDIANAPOLIS —Jan. 20, the U.S. Postal Service will observe the federal holiday marking the birthday of Civil Rights Movement champion Martin Luther King Jr. His official birthday is Jan. 15. The holiday is commonly referred to as Martin Luther King Day. All Post Offices in Indiana will be c…

Editor’s note: Area faith-based institutions should send their event submissions at least two weeks before the event to Kokomo Tribune Religion Calendar, 300 N. Union St., P.O. Box 9014, Kokomo, IN 46901, or email ktnews@kokomotribune.com. The deadline is noon on Wednesday. Be sure to includ…

Jan. 16 is the deadline to reserve tickets to Ivy Tech Community College’s annual “Doing the Dream” banquet featuring award-winning actor and best-selling author Hill Harper as keynote speaker.

Kokomo Creation Care will present a program by Alexis Lewis, speaker for the FCA Recycling Program, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Christ Lutheran Church, 3401 S. Dixon Road.

Auditions for Kokomo Civic Theatre’s “The Velocity of Autumn” will be held at 7 p.m. today at the KCT Warehouse, 722 N. McCann St.

The following couples have been issued marriage licenses by the Howard County Clerk’s office:

Editor’s note: Area faith-based institutions should send their event submissions at least two weeks before the event to Kokomo Tribune Religion Calendar, 300 N. Union St., P.O. Box 9014, Kokomo, IN 46901, or email ktnews@kokomotribune.com. The deadline is noon on Wednesday. Be sure to includ…

TIPTON – Tipton Elks Lodge 1012 will host its annual Hoop Shoot contest Jan. 12 at the Tipton High School gymnasium, 619 S. Main St. Registration begins at noon and the contest at 1 p.m.

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jan. 11 at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 5741 W. 100 North. A freewill offering will be taken.

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