Community calendar

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Legion offers weekly events
PENDLETON — American Legion Post 117,
611 W. State St., Pendleton, offers regular events open to the public.
Wing Night is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, with all-you-can-eat
wings costing $12. A
Treasure Hunt drawing takes place at 7 p.m. Fridays.
The Legion’s general membership meeting is set for 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday each month.
For more details, call 765-778-7661.
Park auction on Saturday
PENDLETON — Pendleton Falls Park plans a public auction of surplus equipment and playscapes starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the park office, 460 Falls Park Drive.
Items will include a 6×4 John Deere Gator, a 440 8A John Deere backhoe with bucket, power washers, a 1999 Chevy 2500 pickup with toolboxes, aluminum pickup tool boxes, picnic tables, benches, curly slide, Frontier slit seeder, bushhog, four-bay swing set, teeter-totter, small playscape, large playscape, bleachers, small trailer and other items.
The auction will be conducted by the park, which can be contacted at 765-778-2222. Items can be previewed at the park office.
Cash, check and debit cards will be accepted, along with credit cards (3.5% fee).
Boo Bash is back
PENDLETON — Boo Bash 2022 will return to Falls Park from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.
Activities will center on the circle next to the Community Building on Falls Park Drive.
There will be a haunted house, trunk-or-treating, costume contest (starting at 5:30 p.m.), and Kiwanis K-burgers (free of charge but donations accepted).
Gallery 119 offers art classes
PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society’s Gallery 119 offers art classes on a regular basis.
The next classes are:
• Deco Clay Flower with Pam Rowley (for ages 15 and older). Several times to choose from 2:30-4 p.m. Oct. 26 or 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 29. Featured work is a Deco Clay stemmed sunflower. Cost is $20. Supplies included for two sunflowers.
• Adult Pottery Class with Janae Ledbetter — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct 18 and 25, and Nov. 1 and 15. Participants will create and glaze “Trees and More,” with their choice of design. The cost is $120 for class and supplies.
• Watercolor with Judy Crist — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 22. Participants will paint fall leaves. The cost is $45. Supplies will be provided.
• 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
Other events
• Gallery 119 Wine Tasting — 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. Kathi Meyer of One Hope Wines will be the host and explain about wines and the foods that pair well with them.
Cost is $10.
Library offers ‘paranormal’ program
PENDLETON — People will have the chance to explore haunted location during a “Visiting the Beyond” lecture set for 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Pendleton Community Public Library.
Through this interactive program visitors will tour some of the nation’s most haunted locations, including abandoned hospitals, schools, asylums and homes.
Presenter Curt Strutz uses a mix of history, photography, story-telling and humor in his program.
Choir Department plans fall show
LAPEL — Lapel Show Choir, High School Choir and Middle School Show Choir will combine their talent and present a fall concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in
the high school auditor-
The evening will include music chosen from the 1950s up through today’s pop favorites.
Highlights of the evening will feature the show choir doing a choreographed arrangement of Santana’s “Smooth,” and an up-tempo version of BTS’s “Butter.”
The two high school choirs will combine to sing “Better Place” and the fun song “Hernando’s Hideaway.”
The finale of the evening will be the traditional patriotic salute to veterans.
Lapel graduate Scott Cecil will sing “God Bless America,” and the entire cast will combine to sing a “Salute to the Armed Forces.”
Admission will cost $6 for adults and $3 for school-age children.
Sponsors with complimentary passes will be admitted without charge.
Talks explore county’s history
ANDERSON — Madison County Historical Society Inc. is presenting series of “First Sunday” presentations covering the History of Madison County, set for 2 p.m. monthly in the Bowman Room at Museum of Madison County History, 11 W. 11th St., Anderson.
Madison County Historian Stephen T. Jackson will deliver the presentations, which provide an overview of Madison County’s history through historical highlights of each township.
Presentations will run about an hour each and are free and the public is welcome.
Previous talks were Fall Creek Township (Sept. 4) and Adams Township (Oct. 2).
The remaining talks are scheduled for:
Nov. 6: Anderson Township
Dec. 4: Green Township
Jan. 8, 2023: Jackson Township (note date change to second Sunday)
Feb. 5: Union Township
March 5: Pipe Creek Township
April 2: Richland Township
May 7: Monroe Township
June 4: Lafayette Township
July 2: Van Buren Township
Aug. 6: Boone Township
Sept. 3: Duck Creek Township
Oct. 1: Stony Creek Township
Nov. 5: Madison County
For more details, call the Madison County Historical Society at 765-683-0052.


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