Events and information

June 23

The Maconaquah Board of School Trustees will conduct a Public Hearing on the Back to School Guidelines, on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 5:45 p.m. in the Administration Building, 7932 S Strawtown Pike, Bunker Hill, IN. The regularly scheduled board meeting will be held immediately following the public hearing.

June 24

Peru Circus Festival Band Summer Concert Series, June 24, 7:00 p.m., Miami County 4H Fair, Main Tent, admission is free.

July 6

Peru Circus Festival Band Summer Concert Series, Wednesday, July 6, 7:00 p.m., Riverwalk, bring a lawn chair, admission is free.

July 9

Peru High School Class of 2001 is holding a 21 year reunion on July 9, 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight at the Peru Moose Lodge, 110 North Broadway. Attendees are encouraged to wear old Peru spirit wear.

July 14

The Peru High School Class of 1960 will hold their monthly dinner on July 14 at 4:00 p.m. at My Pizza My Way.

July 20

Board of Commissioner’s Business meeting of the Peru Housing Authority will meet on June 20 at 9:00 a.m., 701 E. Main Street, Peru, IN 46970

August 17

Board of Commissioner’s Business meeting of the Peru Housing Authority will meet on August 17 at 9:00 a.m., 701 E. Main Street, Peru, IN 46970

September 21

Board of Commissioner’s Business meeting of the Peru Housing Authority will meet on September 21 at 9:00 a.m., 701 E. Main Street, Peru, IN 46970

October 1

The Peru High School Class of 67 is holding their 55-year “mini” reunion on Saturday, October 1 at the Peru Maennerchor from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. There is no charge. Snacks and finger foods provided. RSVP to d.frushour @comcast.net

Ongoing

Birthright of Peru has extended its hours and is now open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays. The 65 W 6th St. location will also continue its regular hours of Monday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Dog tags are available at the Miami County Courthouse, Room 107, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The fee is $5 per dog. Residents can also mail payment to Miami County Courthouse, 25 N. Broadway, Room 107, Peru, IN 46970. They are asked to enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope and tags will be mailed along with a receipt. Please make checks payable to Miami County Treasurer. For questions, call 765-472-3901 Ext. 1860.

The Miami County Republican Party holds its monthly meeting on the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at party headquarters at 171 N. Miami St. in Peru.

NA Recovery Meetings

Wednesday

7:30 to 9 p.m. – Healing House meeting – 234 W. Main St.

Thursday

7:30 to 9 p.m. – Miami Nation of Indiana Tribal Headquarters, 80 W. 6th St. (use east entrance)

Sunday

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Miami Nation of Indiana Tribal Headquarters, 80 W. 6th St. (use east entrance)

AA Recovery Meetings

Monday

12 p.m. – Library, First Christian Church Library, 53 W. Main St. (use elevator entrance)

7:30 p.m. – Miami Nation of Indiana Tribal Headquarters, 80 W. 6th St. (use east entrance)

Tuesday

6 p.m. – Miami Nation of Indiana Tribal Headquarters, 80 W. 6th St. (use east entrance)

Wednesday

7:30 p.m. – Miami Nation of Indiana Tribal Headquarters, 80 W. 6th St. (use east entrance)

Thursday

6 p.m. – Miami Nation of Indiana Tribal Headquarters, 80 W. 6th St. (use east entrance)

Friday

12 p.m. – Library, First Christian Church Library, 53 W. Main St. (use elevator entrance)

7:30 p.m. – Miami Nation of Indiana Tribal Headquarters, 80 W. 6th St. (use east entrance)

Saturday

10 a.m. – Library, First Christian Church Library, 53 W. Main St. (use elevator entrance)

Sunday

2 p.m. – Women’s only meeting, Library, First Christian Church Library, 53 W. Main St. (use elevator entrance)

Vaccination Information

The Miami County Health Dept is providing COVID-19 vaccinations now at the health department located at 12 S Wabash St in Peru. Vaccines are available to those ages 5 and up. The vaccine clinics are held every other Friday starting February 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome for first dose COVID-19 vaccines only and only during the clinic times listed above. The health department is also offering Pfizer/Moderna boosters but appointments are required to receive those shots. Adult flu shots are also available on a walk-in basis during the vaccine clinic times listed above. These are in limited quantities so please call for availability. To make an appointment visit the website: ourshot.in.gov or call 765-472-3901 ext. 1293.

Testing available

Testing for COVID-19 remains available through the Miami County Health Department. Beginning Feb. 1, the testing site has moved to 12 S. Wabash St. in Peru. It is a drive-up testing site. Visitors are asked to park in the spots marked on Third Street at the south end of the building, then call or text the phone number on the sign. A staff member will come out and administer the test in your car. Please do not enter the health department building. An appointment is required to be tested. To schedule an appointment go to the website: scheduling.coronavirus.in.gov. Those who need further assistance can call 765-472-3901 ext. 1293. Testing hours are as follows: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tuesday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and every other Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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