ANDERSON — The Miriam Project Adoption Services' annual 5K walk/run and 10K run will take place on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 8:30 a.m. at 1400 Broadway. The run utilitizes Shadyside Park trails.
This yearly fundraiser helps support the continued efforts of the Miriam Project to provide adoption services at no cost to expectant mothers, and at a low-cost for adoptive families.
Pre-registration for the race is $20 for adults (includes a T-shirt) or $10. The deadline for pre-registration is Sept. 6. Race-day registration will be also be available at 7:45 a.m. on the day of the race for $25.
Upcoming AARP activities
ANDERSON — Anderson's AARP Chapter will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins Restaurant.
The chapter's regular monthly meeting will be at 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, at the First Methodist Church at noon. Roger Hensley of the Madison County Historical Society will be the guest speaker, discussing the "Interurban."
Reservations are still being taken for the chapter's trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and the Smoky Mountains, Sept. 23-27. Cost is $449 per person, double occupancy.
Call Jane Simmons, chapter president, at 644-2648, for more information.
Quilts in the Park Quilt Show
PENDLETON — The Spring Valley Quilt Guild opens its annual Quilts In The Park Quilt Show Sept. 4-7 at the Pendleton Historical Museum in Historic Falls Park in downtown Pendleton. The show is noted for the fine quality of quilting craftsmanship it attracts by entrants from all over central Indiana and beyond. Visitors will be treated to a wide variety of quilts ranging from traditional to art quilts as well as quilted craft items.
Chances are available for this year’s batik raffle quilt which will be awarded along with a handsome handcrafted quilt rack. The show also features a boutique sale of quilting fabric and notions at attractive prices. Admission fee is $3 to support the Pendleton Historical Museum. The Quilts in the Park Quilt Show runs concurrently with the Pendleton Heritage Fair which is held Sept. 5-6.