Community Calendar, Sept. 3, 2014

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Library to start book club signups

PENDLETON – Children in first through sixth grades are invited to join one of three book clubs at the Pendleton Community Public Library.

There will be three clubs this coming school year: Bookworms, for first- and second-graders, will meet the second Monday of each month; Rocket Readers, for third- and fourth-graders, will meet on the third Monday of the month; Page Turners, for fifth- and sixth-graders, will meet the fourth Monday of the month.

Registration for the book clubs held during 2014-15 school year starts in September.

Book club meetings will take place once per month from October through May.

Participants are required to pay for eight months of books at registration, and each participant gets to keep the books they read.

Call the library at 778-7527 for more information or to register.

Outfitters Inc. releases wish list

PENDLETON – Outfitters Inc., the non-profit organization that seeks to provide clothing to families in need, needs the public’s help.

There is a demand for girls winter tops, boys jeans sizes 5 to 10 and 10 slim, junior miss size 0, graphic tees for girls, hats, gloves and scarves, new undershirts for boys and girls (no V necks or pockets), new ankle socks and new underwear.

Volunteers are also needed.

Those interested may stop by the store or call (765) 778-9097.

Copper enameling class offered

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Artists Society will offer a Copper Enameling Class from 1 to 5 p.m., Sept. 4, at Vic Eichhorn’s studio in Middletown.

The cost including supplies is $30.

Send a check payable to PAS to Kitty Myers, 7411 W. Ind. 132, Lapel, IN 46051, and include an email address so that directions to the studio can be sent back.

There is a limit of eight students.

Lapel Bulldog golf outing

LAPEL – The Fourth Annual Lapel Bulldog Golf Outing for the Lapel Athletic Department will take place Saturday, Sept. 6, at The Edge.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

Anyone interested in bringing a team or sponsoring a hole should contact Joyce Humphrey at

(765) 621-7029 or or Bob Brown at (765) 635-4617 or

Open car show planned downtown

PENDLETON – Wood Realty and Pendleton Fall Festival will present the first downtown Pendleton Open Car Show Saturday, Sept. 6.

Registration is from noon to 2 p.m. and costs $10.

Awards will be at 4 p.m.

The first 50 will receive a dash plaque, and the Top 25 will receive a trophy.

There will be a 50/50 drawing, a DJ playing the oldies, and food and drinks.

For more details, call Bob at (765) 621-9353, Poncho at (765) 274-6608 or Jerry at (765) 245-9389.

Madison County Retired Teachers Association to meet

ANDERSON – The Madison County Retired Teachers Association luncheon is scheduled for noon Monday, Sept. 8, at South Meridian Church of God, 2402 Meridian St., Anderson.

Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., and the price of the meal is $10. RSVP by Sept. 2 to Ross Buckman at (765) 643-5462 or email

The speaker for the meeting will be John Williams (retired from the Anderson Social Security Office), who will discuss changes in Medicare and Medicaid rules. Spouses and friends are always welcome to attend.

The association is requesting canned goods donations which will benefit two local food pantries.

Alzheimer’s programs coming

ANDERSON — The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter has scheduled two educational programs at Anderson Public Library, Delaware Room, located at 111 E. 12th St.

 “Know the 10 Signs” is set for 2-3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8. This program is an introductory program that provides attendees with an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s, and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease.

“Communicating with People Who Have Alzheimer’s & Managing Behaviors,” is set for 1-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. This program explores how communication with a person with Alzheimer’s changes with disease progression and gives strategies for more effective communication throughout all stages of the disease. The program also explores the nature of behavioral changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, including strategies to address difficult behaviors.

There are no fees to attend these programs, but registration is requested by contacting the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.


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