Community Calendar, Feb. 6, 2012

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Quilt guild meets


The regular monthly meeting of the Spring Valley Quilt Guild will take place Feb. 6 in the Community Room at the Pendleton Library, 595 E. Water St.

The guild activities survey distributed at the January meeting has been tabulated, and the results will be announced at this meeting.

Instructions for a fat quarter exchange will take place in March and will also be a featured part of the program. Members are encouraged to bring Valentine themed items for Show and Tell.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m.

Members are reminded that 2013 membership dues are now payable.

Library runs reading program


“Pop Open a Good Book!” a children’s reading program, will be offered at the Lapel Public Library through February.

Children can sign up at the library to read 300 minutes to earn a book and two other prizes.

Register online at through Feb. 28. After registering, children up to age 12 can track their minutes online.

Prizes are available at the Lapel Branch Library while supplies last.

All prizes must be claimed by March 8.

Contact the Lapel Branch Library at 534-4654 for more details.

Senior Café offers food, games


The Pendleton Senior Café is offered at noon every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Pendleton library for seniors 60 and older for a donation.

Bingo follows each meal. People must register by noon Mondays by calling the library at (765) 778-7527.

Tuesday, Feb.12

Sliced ham with peach sauce, broccoli, sweet potatoes, orange

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Chicken casserole, cabbage/carrots, peas, pears

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Roasted turkey, gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, Rice Krispie bars

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Fish sandwich, potatoes, broccoli, mixed fruit

YMCA plans open house


The Pendleton YMCA will conduct a Kids’ Day Out-Open House from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Staff will present information about its upcoming program, a weekly activity for 2- and 3-year-olds preparing for preschool.

Activities are planned throughout the morning to give people an idea of how children will spend their time.

Call or stop by the Y for more information or call 765-221-7508.

County vote center meeting


The Madison County Election Board will conduct a meeting at 2 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Government Center, Room 110.

Literacy event aimed at ages 3-5


Born Learning of Madison County is hosting another free literacy event for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds and their families.

The time will include stories, songs, activities and other fun.

People are invited to attend one of the following events:

Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Pendleton Elementary School

Thursday, Feb. 14, at Maple Ridge Elementary School

Thursday, Feb. 21 at East Elementary School

The evenings will start at 6:30 p.m., with registration beginning at 6:15 p.m.

Each family in attendance will leave with free books and activities to do at home.

Born Learning is funded by United Way of Madison County and provides many types of support to families and caregivers at no cost.

The goal is to ensure all children enter kindergarten ready to learn.

This is the third Born Learning event this school year, with one more in the series to be held in March.

Optimist seeks volleyball players


The Lapel Optimist Little League Volleyball signups will run until Friday, Feb. 15 for all Lapel third-through sixth-graders.

Forms are available at the elementary school.

Call Karen Mullet at 534-3796 for more details.

Jazz fest panned for PHHS Feb. 16


Pendleton Heights High School is set to play host to its annual Jazz Festival and all of the shows prior to 6 p.m. are at no charge.

The full schedule for Saturday, Feb. 16 follows.

The lineup includes Madison, Delaware, Randolph, Marion, Hamilton, Johnson and Boone county bands.

Eric Marienthal will be performing with the Honors Band and the Director’s Jazz Orchestra.

Those not familiar with his body of work, a brief biography is available at .

Performance times

PHHS Express 8:10 a.m.; Delta 8:35 a.m.; PHHS Ensemble 9 a.m.; Whiteland II 9:25 a.m.; Alexandria 9:50 a.m.; Muncie Northside 10:15 a.m.; Muncie Central 10:40 a.m.; Whiteland I 11:05 a.m.; Madison-Grant 11:30 a.m.; Riverside 11:55 a.m.; Daleville 12:20 p.m.; Center Grove 12:45 p.m.; Muncie Northside 1:45 p.m.; Zionsville MS II 2:10 p.m.; Fishers 2:35 p.m.; Anderson 3 p.m.; Belzer II 3:25 p.m.; PHMS 3:50 p.m.; Fishers 4:25 p.m.; Belzer I  4:50 p.m.; Winchester 5:15 p.m.; AHS Ensemble 5:40 p.m.; Zionsville MS I 6:05 p.m.; ($6 cover applies at this time) Anderson University  7:10 p.m.; Honor Band  8 p.m.; Directors’ Jazz Orchestra  8:30 p.m.

For more details, contact Andrea McClain at (765) 623-6999 or email

PYSA soccer registration on


The Pendleton Youth Soccer Association is offering online and walk-in registration for the spring 2013 season.

PYSA is open to players living in Pendleton and other surrounding areas.

Visit to register online, paying by credit card, check or money order.

Walk-in registration will take place from 9 a.m.- noon Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Pendleton Community Library.

PYSA provides recreational soccer opportunities for boys and girls ages 3 -16.

Registration fees are: $50 for Micro Kickers (ages 3 and 4–born 8/1/08-7/31/09); $75 for Rec (ages 4-10–born 8/1/02-7/31/08); and $110 for Rec Plus (ages 10-16–born on/before 7/31/02).

New Rec Plus players also have a uniform cost of $40.

Volunteer coaches are also needed.

Micro Kickers and Rec practices and games are held at Maple Ridge Elementary School, located on the west side of Pendleton, near Ingalls.

Rec Plus teams travel locally to play games, but practice at Maple Ridge Elementary.

The spring 2013 season runs from about April 13 through May 18.

Registration closes Feb. 28.

Church presents dessert comedy


“The Funny Thing About Love…” is a dessert comedy night sponsored by North Christian Church of Markleville and scheduled for 7 p.m.

Feb. 16.

The evening will include music, dessert and comedy.

The performers will look at some of the funnier things about relationships through funny skits and a live episode of “The OldyWed Game.”

Reserved seats are available by calling 765-533-4463.

The event is open to the public. There is no charge.


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