Musician to entertain at library
PENDLETON — A professional musician and lecturer, Ray Kamalay, from East Lansing, Mich., will entertain and educate at the Pendleton Community Public Library, 595 E. Water St., Pendleton, at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Kamalay has a degree in philosophy from the University of Detroit, and he has been a professional musician since 1974. He has performed at some of the most prestigious venues including the Edinburgh Festival. Discussion will include the topics: how slavery was handed down to us, how slavery became based on race, where blackface theater come and the idea of the “greatest” event in the history of slavery.
This program is free and open to the public. Registration is appreciated and refreshments will be served.
Information: 778-7527 or email@example.com register.
DAR to host monthly meeting
ANDERSON — The Kikthawenund Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. today at the First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Ninth St., Anderson.
Stephen T. Jackson will present the “Story of the Mounds Amusement Park."
Railroad Committee meeting for breakfast
PENDLETON — The South Madison Underground Railroad Committee was formed more than two years ago to research previously unknown underground activity. A book will be written comprised of the findings.
The committee is inviting the public to meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Anita’s Kitchen, 777 E. Water St., for sharing any information about the railroad in the South Madison area. All information will be credited to its provider.
Information: Arlene Shannon, 778-7527.
Quilt designer to speak April 2
PENDLETON — Well-known artist and quilt designer Ellen Murphy will be the featured speaker at the April 2 meeting of the Spring Valley Quilt Guild. Murphy says she was born with a crayon in her hand and has always enjoyed working with fabrics. Working in graphic design and as a quilt teacher has helped her create patterns that are easy to understand. Murphy has created unique quilts inspired by the colors and shapes of American houses, from farmhouses to brownstones. Her new books and patterns will be available at the meeting for cash or check purchase only.