Community Calendar, June 12, 2013

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Summer reading at library


The Summer Reading Program for Anderson Public Library and the Lapel Branch Library has begun.

Through July 31, participants can read to earn prizes or entries into weekly drawings. This year’s themes are “Dig Into Reading!” and “Beneath the Surface.”

Participants can listen to audio books or read anything of their choice, including books, magazines, newspapers, eBooks, graphic novels and more.

After registering, people record their reading/listening time online.

All ages can participate.

People also may join the library from 2-3 p.m. Thursdays in June for summer reading fun. Each week participants will dig into a craft or activity that explores a different theme, such as gardening, archeology, construction, dinosaur bones or animals that live underground.

Call 765-534-4654 to learn more or visit the Lapel Branch or sign up online at

Co-ed softball leagues starting


The Falls Park Adult Coed, Men’s and Women’s softball league is organizing for this fall.

Registration will is open June 3-July 19, and registration forms can be received by emailing

Games will take place between 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Aug. 6 to Oct. 10 at the Falls Park Sports Complex.

Fees are $375 per team.

Game rules are modified NSA rules. A mangers meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 23 and 25 in Falls Park.

Call Adam Christenson at 317-519-9506 for more details.

Comfort Keepers prepare meal


The Christian Women’s Fellowship (C.W.F.) “Comfort Keepers” of the East Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Markleville will play host to their monthly “God Abundance Meal” from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 in the lower fellowship hall of the church.

The menu includes: chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, dessert and drink with a free will offering accepted.

The East Christian Church is located at 124 E. Main St. (on Ind. 38), in Markleville and is handicap accessible.

All are welcome. There will be carryout available for shut-ins or small businesses in the immediate area; those who would like a carry out delivered should call the church at 765-533-4996 day of the meal or Diane 765-533-2330 ASAP. For more details, call Diane.

YMCA program focuses back pain


St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital is offering a free presentation about chronic low back pain at 11:30 a.m. June 13 at the Pendleton YMCA, 6511 S. Ind. 67, just past Huntsville Road.

Call the YMCA at 221-7508 to reserve a spot

Staff from the Erskine Rehabilitation Center will discuss common causes of low back pain and lifestyle changes to help keep your back healthy.

Lapel Community Band Schedule


The Lapel Community Band is ready for summer with five area concerts planned. They are:

7 p.m. Friday, June 14 — Goods Candy and Ice Cream Shop, Anderson

3 p.m. Saturday, June 22 — Carmel Music Festival, Carmel

8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30 — Shadyside Park, Anderson

6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18 — Davis Park, Anderson

6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21 — Seminary Park, Noblesville

All concerts are free to the public. Visit  for details.

The Lapel Community Band, formed in the year 2000, is dedicated to providing top-level musical entertainment to its audiences and presenting an opportunity for individual musical expression, enjoyment and growth among its members.

Donuts with Daddy


Professor Steve will bring his “Unseen Forces” to the Pendleton Community Public Library Saturday, June 15 as part of the Friends of the Library’s annual Donuts with Daddy program.

Professor Steve will perform his tablecloth trick, spin cups of water over his head and share his Flying Toilet Paper feat.

This program is free and open to the public. Call the library at 765-778-7527 or email for more details.

PAS classes


The Pendleton Artist Society is sponsoring the following classes by Hamilton County artist John Reynolds:

A drawing class will take place at the Fall Creek Gallery, on the corner of North Main Street and Water Street from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday June 15. A Plein-Air painting class will take place in downtown Pendleton, around the post office from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday June 30.

The cost for each class: PAS members $35. Non-member $50.

Contact Dr. Kenneth Lau at to sign up for these classes or for more information.

Fellowship breakfast


The Christian Men’s Fellowship (C.M.F.) East Christian Church, Markleville will have their monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, June 15 in the downstairs church fellowship hall.

The menu includes: French toast, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee, with a free will offering accepted.

The East Christian Church is located at 124 E. Main St., Markleville (on Ind. 38) and is handicap accessible.

For more details, call Wayne Fox 765-533-9012 or Jack Weist 765-533-3326. Everyone is welcome.

Garden Club meeting


The Pendleton Garden Club will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. June 17 at the Conservation Building in Falls Park, 520 Falls Park Drive.

The program will be “Conservation Practices” for your yard, clean water and soil health, by Leslie White, Conservation for Falls Creek.

Refreshments will be served.

The public is invited.

Contact Ellen Elliott at 765-778-4782 for more details.

Red Hat Chicks to meet for lunch


The Pendleton Red Hat Chicks will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Pendleton UMC parking lot on June 19.

The group will travel to Noblesville to luncheon at Courtney’s Kitchen, located at 654 Logan St.

Members are asked to contact Barbara Mercer at 765-778-3868 by June 12 to confirm reservations.


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