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Angry Donkey in Michigantown under new ownership

Keltie Sullivan Domina and her husband Joe have formed Keltie and Company LLC and assumed ownership of the Angry Donkey restaurant and pub at 230 Main St. in Michigantown, according to the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce.

The couple plan to assemble and train their team in time for an early July opening.

The new owners succeed Troy and Stacy Dunn, who founded The Angry Donkey by renovating a century-old building to be a pub and eatery along with a space for special events.

After working in the hospitality industry for more than 70 years combined, the husband and wife are finally working together. They bring to the enterprise a firm foundation and experience in hospitality and are eager to showcase their Hoosier inspired cuisine.

The couple have both been recognized for their leadership in business, the culinary arts and humanitarianism. They also bring a sense of community, strong work ethic and the enthusiasm and skill to get it done, the Chamber reports.

For more information about catering, events or career opportunities, email keltie1@earthlink.net.

Mike Flowers is at Harry’s May 24

The Frankfort Community Public Library is having an evening of free music at Harry’s Coffee Bar on Thursday, May 24, at 6 p.m. Mike Flowers will be performing in a Music Down Under feature. This is a family friendly, all ages, free event. Light refreshments available for purchase and donations will be accepted for musicians. Call 765-654-8746 or visit myfcpl.org.

Strawberry Fest is June 1

The Paul Phillippe Resource Center, 401 W. Walnut St., is hosting its 31st Annual Strawberry Festival on Friday, June 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be hot dogs, coney dogs, chips, drinks, strawberries (sugar free available), angel food cake and ice cream. Cost is $8 for adults and children 4 and under are $5.

There will be a 50/50 raffle, puzzles, bake sale and silent auction. If you need a ride, call 765-659-4060 to make a reservation. Delivery is available.

Parkview to celebrate 100 years June 16 

The Clinton County Parkview Home at 1501 Burlington Ave. will host a 100-year celebration on Saturday, June 16, from 1-4 p.m. Bring your blanket and chair for the picnic and open house planned. There will be free giveaways, a photo booth, free food (hog roast, hot dogs, hamburgers), music by a local band and games for kids and adults. Donations accepted to benefit residents.

Red Barn Gala is June 1

To celebrate is golden anniversary, the Red Barn Summer Theatre will host a 50th & Forward Gala June 1 at Arborwood, 100 N. Park Dr., in Frankfort.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with “Munch and Mingle,” catered by Shoup’s. Beer and wine will be provided and a cash bar will be available.

At 7 p.m., there will be a program featuring past company members who have gone on to successful careers in theater and the performing arts.

From 8-10 p.m. the popular Davis and Devitt will perform, and there will also be a silent auction throughout the evening.

RSVPs for the 50th & Forward Gala must be received by May 15. Tickets are $40 for individuals; $75 for a couple; and $30 for Barnies. Ticket information about the season may be found at redbarntheatre.net. To RSVP, call 765-659-1657. 

Red Barn will open season June 13

The Red Barn Summer Theatre will open its 50th Anniversary season with “No Sex Please, We’re British.” The farce, written by Alistair Food and Anthony Marriott. 

The play begins with a young bride’s error when placing a mail order for Scandinavian glassware. What she receives is Scandinavian pornography – which the audience hears about but never sees.

The plot revolves around the different characters’ reactions to the scandalous books, films, pictures and even people who arrive as a result of the misguided order.

For tickets and the play’s full schedule, visit redbarntheatre.net or call 765-659-1657.