ANDERSON, Ind. — A compilation of community news as published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Putting Christ back into Christmas
MUNCIE — Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) will host a Christmas open house featuring musical programs and cultural Nativity designs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 1. The schedule for the free event is:
- 11 a.m. to noon — Youth vocalists and instrumentalists.
- 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. — Bell Choir, First Lutheran Church organist, Ball State University harp quartet, Ball State University saxophone quartet and community vocalists.
- 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. — Video presentations about the birth and life of Jesus Christ.
- 7:30 p.m. — Final musical presentation.
Christmas Bazaar, Santa event Dec. 1
AROMA — The Aroma United Methodist Church, 16301 E. 281st St., will host a Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Santa will be in attendance, and children may get their photo taken with him.
Holiday elephants on parade Nov. 29
INDIANAPOLIS — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey announces the arrival of the circus with the traditional elephant parade and this year’s holiday theme supports Operation Christmas Care.
The parade will be led by ringmaster Johnthan Lee Iverson and his sidekick, Paulo Dos Santos.
The parade will leave Bankers Life Fieldhouse at 11:45 a.m. Nov. 29 and arrive at Monument Circle at noon.
From noon to 6 p.m., residents may drop off new clothes and toys (with a $10-plus value) and receive a complimentary ticket to that evening’s opening night of the circus at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Food for Fines program continues
DALEVILLE — The Daleville Community Library is kicking off the holiday season with its Food for Fines program.
Patrons who have outstanding late fees for library materials may choose to donate nonperishable food to the library in lieu of monetary payment. Each food item will equal $1 in fines.
All food collected will be donated to a local food pantry in late December.