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Santa to visit museum

PENDLETON — Santa will visit to the Pendleton Historical Museum from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12.

There will be an old fashioned Christmas celebration.

There will be popcorn and hot cider and the children will have cookies to decorate.

Christmas show coming up

LAPEL — Lapel High School Music Department will present its annual Christmas show at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9.

All high school bands and choirs will participate.

Admission costs $5 for adults; students and children enter without charge. Donations will be accepted.

Gallery 119 offers art classes

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

The next classes are:

• Children’s Art Classes — 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the second Saturday each month. Each class will be different and taught by different teachers. Each class is independent and will need its own registration. The class for each month will be advertised on the PAS website.

Registration for classes can be completed at the gallery, 119 W. State St., Pendleton; by phone at 765-778-0986 during regular business hours, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; or online at

History center train show coming up

ANDERSON — Madison County History Center will play host to “What’s a Christmas without Trains?” through Dec. 31.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Dec. 11.

Holiday Bookfest is set for Dec. 11, with several authors available to sign their books.

The show includes photos, memorabilia, layouts and displays. There will be videos featuring vinatage and modern railroads, layouts and

and more.

There will be an operating On30 layout, an O Scale Interurban layout, an HO scale layout, an N Scale layout and an O gauge Lionel layout with an

American Flyer S gauge layout.

Madison County History Center is located at 7 W. 11th St., Anderson. For more details, call 765-683-0052.

Church cantata set for Dec. 12

LAPEL — The Lapel Trinity United Methodist Chancel Choir will present a Christmas cantata titled “Thou Shall……call his name Jesus” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, in the sanctuary.

The choir of 21 singers will be accompanied by an orchestra of 11.

Jeannine Terhune is the choir director, and Rhonda Kuntz is the pianist.

There is no charge for admission.

Town plans leaf, limb pick up

PENDLETON — Pendleton Street Department will pick up leaves in town as needed throughout the year.

Leaves must be piled (not bagged) at the curb but out of the gutter and street. The town would prefer leaves not be mulched.

Limbs also will be picked up as needed. They must be less than three inches in diameter and four feet in length.

Limbs must be piled at the curb but not in gutter or street. The town will not collect limbs cut by tree contractors.

Depending on the weather, it can take five working days to complete a full circuit of the town.

Contact the town utility office at 765-778-2173 for details.


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