Lapel library plans ‘Book Camp’
Children 12 and younger are invited to visit the Anderson Public Library Children’s Department or the Lapel Branch Library to enlist for Book Camp from Nov. 1-30.
To complete the Book Camp program, children will pick out a free paperback book to take home, read the book, rate it 1 to 5 stars, and hang their star or review in the bivouac area.
Children who complete the reading program will receive a food voucher courtesy of Skyline Chili.
For more information, contact the Children’s Department at 765-641-2448 or the Lapel Branch at 765-534-4654.
Guild to meet, welcomes visitors
The Spring Valley Quilt Guild will elect officers for 2014 at its meeting today, Nov. 6.
The November meeting will feature a display of decorative or toile painting by Indianapolis artist Anna Howard.
Meetings commence promptly at 6 p.m. and conclude well before the library’s 8 p.m. closing time.
Meetings, which showcase a range of topics and demonstrations, take place the first Wednesday of each month in the Community Room of the Pendleton Community Public Library, 595 E. Water St., Pendleton.
The show-and-tell feature at each meeting often is a trunk show, where attendees get to see quilters’ latest creations. Visitors are always welcome without any charge.
Those who wish to join this month get to have their $10 annual dues apply through 2014. There also will be a get-acquainted opportunity at the group’s Christmas pitch-in dinner in December.
PAS to show results of ‘Blend’
The public may see the results of The Blend, a Pendleton Artists Society exhibit, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the PAS Galley, 136 E. Water St.
For the exhibit, PAS randomly paired artists from different disciplines and challenged them to create a work of art that combines their talents.
A reception will follow from 7 to 9 p.m. A donation of $5 is requested but not required.
Legion pitch-in honors veterans
The Lapel American Legion will conduct a veterans appreciation pitch-in at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9.
This is open to all veterans and guests. People are asked to bring a covered dish or finger food of their choice, and the Legion will provide chili and some chicken. There also will be fun and games.
AMVETS marks Veterans Day
Pendleton AMVETS Post 26 has scheduled a Veterans Day celebration for Monday, Nov. 11.
The event is open to the public. People must be 18 or older to enter the Post.
Free food will be served beginning at noon. At 1:30 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. there will be a special ceremony honoring veterans.
For more information, call
LHS to honor veterans Nov. 11
Lapel High School will hold a Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the auditorium. All are welcome.
USS Indianapolis survivor to speak
Solid Rock Baptist Church in Pendleton will have a Veterans Day Service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10.
The event will feature guest speaker Edgar Harrell, a 93-year-old survivor of the USS Indianapolis.
Solid Rock Baptist Church is located at 6509 S. Ind. 67. Pendleton. For more details, call 765-778-2000.
Comfort Keepers to share meal
The Christian Women’s Fellowship (C.W.F.) Comfort Keepers of the East Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Markleville will have the monthly God Abundance Meal from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 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.
East Christian Church is located at 124 E. Main St. (on Ind. 38) in Markleville and is accessible to people with disabilities. There will be carry-out available, and shut-ins and small businesses in the immediate area can have carry-out delivered by calling the church at 765-533-4996 on the day of the meal or Diane
(765-533-2330) ASAP. For more details, call Diane.