Community calendar

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Legion plans several events

PENDLETON — American Legion Post 117, 611 W. State St., Pendleton, has the following events — open to members and non-members — planned.

• All-you-can-eat wing night is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, with all-you-can-eat wings costing $12.

• On Fridays, tenderloins are available starting at noon.. A Treasure Hunt drawing takes place at 7:30 p.m.

• Every Sunday is Football Sunday, starting at noon. People are invited to wear their team colors.

• The Legion’s general membership meeting is set for 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday each month.

For more details, call 765-778-7661.

Pendleton museum talks planned

PENDLETON — Pendleton Historical Museum’s speaker program continues this year, with three talks remaining.

During the two-hour event, there will be time for questions from those in attendance.

Weather permitting, the remaining schedule will be as follows.

Feb. 12 — Dave Skalon on the 102nd anniversary of the Pendleton American Legion

March 12 — Lance Stevens on Civil War Maj. Samuel Henry

April 16 — Nancy Wynant on the 200th anniversary of the Pendleton Methodist Church.

The museum is located on Falls Park Drive in Falls Park.

Gallery 119 offers art classes

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

The next classes are:

• Jewelry Class with Tracy Davidson — 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Participants will make a free-form necklace and earrings set in sterling and copper in this beginner class. Focus will be on soldering, texturing and finishing. All materials and use of tools furnished. Cost $75.

• Pottery Class with Janae Ledbetter — two session times, with three classes set for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 24, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7. A fourth class will take place a week or two later for glazing.

This class is for ages 12 and up with an interest in clay. No experience needed. The cost for a four-class session is $120 and includes all supplies and two firings.

Children’s Art Classes take place on the second Saturday each month. Classes are taught by a variety of teachers. Each class is independent and will need its own registration.

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

Speaker to discuss Ice Age

ANDERSON — Catalina Tome, curator of paleobiology at the Indiana State Museum, will discuss “The Ice Age of Indiana: When MEGAFAUNA Roamed, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Museum of Madison County History at 11 W 11th Street, Anderson.

The program is offered through the Madison County Historical Society and is open to the public.

Talks will explore county’s history

ANDERSON — Madison County Historical Society Inc. is presenting a 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 delivers 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.

Following the presentation, at about 3 p.m., Jackson will be signing his new book “Historic Events in a County Called Madison: The 20th Century.” This book and others will be available to purchase.

The remaining talks are:

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 Madison County Historical Society at 765-683-0052.

For columns based on previous talks, visit

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Who are these two children and where are they? Madison County Historian Stephen T. Jackson will present the History of Jackson Township and recount the story of these youngsters and more during his Jan. 8, First Sunday History of Madison County Presentation, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Museum of Madison County History, 11 W 11th St., Anderson.

This structure was designed to be used in the development of Madison County’s Green Township. Madison County Historian Stephen T. Jackson will present the History of Green Township and share information about this structure’s purpose and more during the 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, First Sunday History of Madison County Presentation, an official Madison County Bicentennial Event at Museum of Madison County History, 11 W. 11th St., Anderson. For more details, call 765-683-0052.