Get chili and fixins’ Friday at VFW
ANDERSON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266, 3210 Columbus Ave., Anderson, will serve up chili Friday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost is $5 for chili and a grilled cheese sandwich; $5 for chili, hot dogs and chips; and $2 for a chili dog.
Spring Valley Quilt Guild plans party
PENDLETON — To celebrate Christmas and an exciting year of quilting, the Spring Valley Quilt Guild will hold its annual Christmas party pitch-in on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Pendleton Library.
Members should bring a covered dish or dessert. The guild will provide the entree, table service and beverages.
Show-and-tell will follow with Christmas and holiday-themed items suggested. The event starts at 6 p.m.
Kids invited to see Santa, do crafts
ANDERSON — Discovery Junction Daycare & Preschool, 3146 Fall Ridge Lane, will host “Cookies with Santa” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.
Kids will decorate cookies, do crafts and have story time along with sitting on Santa’s lap.
Call 683-0142 to register your child and be entered to win a $100 Christmas shopping gift card. Cost is $2. proceeds benefit the Exchange Club Family Resource Center.
Muncie Symphony plans Holiday Pops
MUNCIE — The Muncie Symphony Orchestra will host a Fisher/Shafer Holiday Pops concert at 4 p.m. Saturday at Emens Auditorium, Muncie.
The concert will feature special guests, the University Singers Glee Club and Ball State Theater and Dance students.
MSO is waiving fees for children’s tickets (K-12). An instrument petting zoo will be available for children to try their hand at two groups of instruments-woodwinds and strings before the concert and during intermission. Families are offered a free holiday photo prior to the start of the concert in Emens lobby from 3 to 4 p.m.
BSU students get free admission with ID in advance or $5 at door. Adult tickets start at $18.
Library teaching Internet shopping
ANDERSON — Anderson Public Library is offering a free Holiday Shopping on the Internet class on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. featuring basic information to get you started with your Internet shopping, safety tips to protect your financial information from online predators, and how to find special savings, deals and unique gift ideas. Register at www.andersonlibrary.net or call 641-2456.
Local authors to sign books in Daleville
DALEVILLE — Local authors Violet Ryan, Toni Cantrell and Bea Simmons will have an Author Chat on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Daleville Community Library.
Christmas set for Markleville Saturday
MARKLEVILLE — Christmas in Markleville will be held from 10 a.m. t0 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hardy Building in Markleville.
For lunch, chili, hot dogs and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be served. Parents, take your pictures of your children with Santa at no charge. He will arrive at 11 a.m.
There will be craft and gift booths and a Children’s Corner where the kids can decorate a cookie or do a make and take Christmas ornament.
Get chili and fixins’ Friday at VFW
- Acting without words Nineteen area students will take a walk down the red carpet Tuesday evening as their film projects premiere at the Paramount Theatre during the WRC Silent Film Festival.
Community Briefs: April 21
A compilation of community news as published in the Monday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Crossing over to Christianity
Tim Hanshew lives by 1 Corinthians 1:18: “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” For the past six years, he has shared that power by carrying a large wooden cross throughout Anderson.
2014 Debutante Cotillion participants
The 11 participants in this year’s Debutante Cotillion Beautillion Militaire were asked a variety of questions, including their influences, words that describe themselves and favorite “words to live by.” The event begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Drive. Call Antoinette Davis at 620-2229 for tickets, which are $270 per table or $30 each.
- Location, location, location When imagining the house of a farmer, people don’t tend to envision the home built by George and Nancy Likens. By pouring time and attention into their haven since they originally constructed the house in 1975, they have created an updated and lovely environment in the perfect setting.
- Theresa Timmons: Dinosaurs run amok at mamaw's house I love my new job as a grandparent. It includes playing imaginary tennis with imaginary tennis rackets, making elaborate tents in the living room, and hair-pulling.
- Reliving the Orestes tornado of 1922 Spring is a time of new life and hope. A time when grass becomes green and flowers begin to bloom. But with the beauty of the season often comes the arrival of devastating storms. The spring of 1922 was no exception to the residents of Orestes.
- Back in the News: April 20 The Herald Bulletin looks back at stories from the Anderson Daily Bulletin and The Anderson Herald newspapers. 10 Years Ago – 2004 April 21 – The Edgewood Baptist Church now is completely inside the town limits of Edgewood. The Town Council made it o
- 14th annual dog walkathon at Shadyside Park The Madison County Humane Society will host its 14th annual dog walkathon on Saturday, May 3. The walk will be at Shadyside Park between 8 a.m. and noon (rain or shine.
- Maleah Stringer: Volunteers needed to spend time with shelter animals Shelters can be extremely stressful places for many animals, particularly those who have been in a loving home. This is why we want people to come into the shelter and spend time with our animals — to help keep them adoptable so that when the right person comes along they are ready.
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