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July 31, 2013

Community Briefs: July 31

Epilepsy Support Group to meet Aug. 5

ANDERSON — The next Epilepsy Support Group meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at Park Place Community Center, 802 E. Fifth St.

The group meets the first Monday of each month.This event is free of charge but reservations are recommended by e-mailing Stacey Burns at epilepsysupportgroup@hotmail.com.

Anderson reunion set for Aug. 4

ALEXANDRIA — The 94th annual Anderson reunion will be held at Beulah Park, Alexandria, on Sunday, Aug. 4.

A pitch-in lunch will begin at 1 p.m.

The reunion committee includes president, Barbara (Pike) Petty; vice president, Brian Morgan; and secretary-treasurer, Frances (Anderson) Lewis.

Back to School Bash set for Aug. 3

ANDERSON — United in Christ Church, 538 E. 31st St., will have its annual Back to School Bash from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3.

School supplies, including notebooks, pencils, crayons and more will be given out.

VFW Post 266 to have frog leg dinner

ANDERSON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266, 3210 Columbus Ave., will have a frog legs dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6.

Price is $7 and includes frog legs, fries, cole slaw and a roll. For more information call 642-8561.

Summit Lake SP to host bluegrass weekend

NEW CASTLE — Summit Lake State Park will host its inaugural Bluegrass Stampede weekend, Aug. 2-3, with special activities and a concert by The Stampede String Band.

The event starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, with a campfire pickin’ session, open to anyone with an instrument. Saturday activities include crafts, a prairie walk and a hobo costume contest. At 7 p.m. the Stampede String Band from nearby Moonsville will perform bluegrass at Harvey Shelter. Visitors are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and cooler.

Activities are free after paying the standard park entry fee of $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle. For more information, call park naturalist Amber Parrish-Hook, 766-5873.

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