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Art group’s ‘Summer Show’ coming up

PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society’s “Summer Show” is set for July 2 to Aug.4 at Gallery 119, located at 119 W. State St., Pendleton.

Participating artists’ entries will be judged by Pati Sparks at a First Friday event set for 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 2.

Prizes will be First Place ($75), Second Place ($40), Third Place ($20) and People’s Choice ($20).

The public is encouraged to vote for their favorite artwork for the People’s Choice Award.

Gallery 119 is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Gallery 119 offers art classes

PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society’s Gallery 119 offers art classes on regular basis.

The next class is:

• Oil Painting with Gini Deaton — 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 11. Deaton will teach participants how to paint a Dana Jester design called “Foggy Mountain Foothills.” Jester was a good friend of Bob Ross, and the class will paint in Bob Ross style. Cost is $50, which includes supplies. Participants are asked to bring paper towels. All levels of painters are welcome.

• Watercolor with Judy Crist — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 17. Participants will paint a sailboat in her beginner watercolor class. Cost is $45 per person with supplies provided.

Registration for classes can be completed at Gallery 119 or by phone at 765-778-0986 during regular business hours, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

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PENDLETON — Main Street Pendleton will play host to its annual 4th at the Falls event this year at Falls Park.

There will be bands, food vendors and fireworks.

Desserts and music will take place in or near the gazebo at the front of the park.

Good’s Ice Cream truck and Sigma Phi Gamma strawberry shortcake will be available starting at 4 p.m.

Sarah Howe and pianist John D. Leap are set to perform on stage from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Corey Cox Band is set for 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Fireworks will begin at 10 p.m., set off from Sports Complex fields.

The best viewing places will be in the parking lot at the Sports Complex or the green space between the Community Building circle and the railroad tracks.

Spring Valley Quilt guild to meet

PENDLETON — Spring Valley Quilt Guild will meet July 7 at Pendleton Community Public Library, 595 E. Water St., Pendleton.

Refreshments and social time begins at 5:15 p.m., with the meeting set to start at 5:45 p.m.

The program this month will include member demonstrations aimed at helping people improve their quilting skills.

There also will be “show and tell.” People are encouraged to bring their creations.

Everyone interested in quilting is welcome.

Lapel Lions plan corn, wing, rummage event

LAPEL — Lapel Lions Club plans its annual event — offering roasted corn and chicken wings outside and rummage inside — at the club house on Friday and Saturday, July 9 and 10.

Indiana sweet corn and Rick’s chicken wings will be sold in the parking lot at 329 S. Main St., Lapel.

A big rummage sale will take place inside the building.

The times for the rummage are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days, and corn and wings will be available from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Gallery 119 offers Kids’ Art Camp

PENDLETON — Registrations are being accepted for the 2021 Kids’ Art Camp at Pendleton Artists Society’s Gallery 119.

The camp runs for the week of July 12 to 16.

Children ages 6 to 12 can register for the morning session, which runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily, or the afternoon session, which runs from 12:30 to 3 p.m. daily.

Children will work on age-appropriate artwork with various artists. Snacks will be provided.

Both sessions are limited to 30 children.

Children ages 12 and older can register for evening classes set for 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. It has a limit of nine youths.

Cost is $60 per child per session and $50 for the second child from the same family living in the same home.

Register at the gallery, 119 W. State St., Pendleton, or by calling 765-778-0986 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays.

Business offers chance to shred

PENDLETON — SecurEstate, 100 S. Main St., Pendleton, plans its 10th annual Shred Day for 9 to 11 a.m. July 17.

The event is open to the public and free of charge.

There is no limit to the amount of paper one can bring. All paper is shredded on site while people watch.

This is a drive-thru drop-off service; people are asked to enter the parking lot off Main Street.

Summer concert rescheduled

PENDLETON — Summer Concerts in the Park will start Sunday, July 18, with a show by country music performer Corey Cox, after inclement weather caused a postponement of the Jan. 26 concert.

The other shows in the series remain unchanged:

• Sara Howe and The South Bend Sound — 6 p.m. Sunday, July 25

• Madison County Band Directors Jazz Band and Pendleton Heights High School Marching Band — 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29

People are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs. Organizers remind people to be prepared for sun (hats, sunglasses, etc.).

Lions will serve hot dogs, drinks and snacks.

Arabians Class of ’76 reunion set

PENDLETON — Pendleton Heights High School Class of 1976 reunion is set for 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, at Pendleton American Legion.

There will be a barbecue-style picnic dinner, cash bar and live music.

Cost is $30 cash at door ($55 per couple).

RSVP to [email protected].

Markleville Jamboree set for early August

MARKLVEVILLE — Markleville Jamboree is scheduled for Aug. 6 and 7 at Markleville Community Park.

The town will feature its new sunflower field and have many events planned.

Mounds Park DNR presentation, animal show, eating contest and more are planned.

Organizers are seeking volunteer entertainment for the free stage — singers, dancers, comedians and more.

There are a few spots for concessions, as well as booth space for crafts, direct sales, jewelry, flea market items and rummage..

Organizers are also accepting parade entries.

For more details, contact Dianna Smith at 317-258-5438 or [email protected].