The Town of Pendleton’s Historic Preservation Commission and planning commission meetings scheduled for March have been cancelled because of a lack of business.
For more information, call 765-778-2173.
Comfort keepers host meal
The Christian Women’s Fellowship (C.W.F.) “Comfort Keepers” of the East Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Markleville will have its monthly “God Abundance Meal” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 in the lower fellowship hall of the church.
The menu includes chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, dessert and a drink.
A free will offering accepted.
The East Christian Church is located at 124 E. Main St. (on Ind. 38), in Markleville and is handicapped accessible. There will be carryouts available, and shut-ins or small businesses in the immediate area may have carryouts delivered by calling the Church 765-533-4996 during the day of the meal or Diane 765-533-2330 ASAP. Contact Diane for more details.
The public is invited to fellowship and to dine.
Winter farmers market planned
The Pendleton Winter Farmers Market is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 14 at Smith Family Farms.
They market is scheduled to run every month on the second Thursday through April. There will be several local vendors available to sell their products.
Each month there will be an assortment of things to choose from: seasoned pasta, homemade cookies, pies, noodles, candy, free range chickens, jams, jellies, granola, local wine, honey, soaps, goat milk lotion, corn bags, nuts, pork, freezer beef and more.
The barn is warm, drinks will be available and there’s a playground for children.
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For more information, call 765-621-6954
YMCA offers self-defense class
The Pendleton YMCA, in partnership with St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital, has scheduled a self-defense workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14.
This class is for ages 14 to adult.
In this workshop, participants will learn ways to prevent an attack, deal with passive attacks, defend against a physical attack and disarm a person.
No sign up is necessary. There is a $5 fee for Y members and a $10 fee for non-members.
All proceeds will go towards purchasing additional equipment for tae kwon do programs.
St. Patrick’s Day event at Legion
The American Legion Post 117 will host a St. Patty’s Day party from 9-11 a.m. March 16.
Local bands and will along with FM90.
For more details, call 765-778-7661.
Fun Fest dates announced
East Elementary Parent’s Club will conduct its annual spring Fun Fest from 3-7 p.m. March 16.
This event helps to provide classrooms with items to improve the quality of education.
Everyone is welcome to bring their families for an evening of games, raffles, food, prizes and vendor booths.
There are spaces available for people to showcase their crafts, hobbies or businesses.
Spaces are $15 each and may be reserved by calling Rella Bash at 765-778-2210.
Deadline for booth space is March 14.
Cleanup to begin at Brookside
Brookside Cemetery will begin its spring cleanup Monday, March 18. Maintenance workers will remove all decorations from graves, monuments, memorials, vases, shepherd hooks, mausoleum crypts and niches at that time.
The cemetery will not be responsible for items left after Sunday, March 17.
Cemetery officials ask people to give them time to finish spring cleanup before placing new decorations on the grounds.
Call 425-1595 or 534-4735 for more details.
The Lapel Elementary School pre-kindergarten and kindergarten roundup will be from noon to 7 p.m. March 21.
To enroll in kindergarten for 2013-14, a child must be 5 by Aug. 1, 2013.
To enroll in pre-kindergarten, the child must be 4 by Aug. 1, 2013.
In order to enroll in either pre-kindergarten or kindergarten, people must provide proof of residency, birth certificate and current shot records.
Cemetery seeks help for cleanup
Grovelawn Cemetery is asking that all decorations, grave blankets and seasonal ground flowers be removed from graves by March 31.
Maintenance personnel will be working to clean the cemetery and get ready for the spring/summer season.
The cemetery cannot be responsible for decorations left on graves after this date.
The help from all involved helps keep the grounds neat for visitors and services.