Community calendar


Legion plans market, activities
PENDLETON — American Legion Post 117, 611 W. State St., Pendleton, has planned the following events — open to members and non-members.
Legion Indoor Market — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 25 American
Red Cross Blood Donation Station — 1 to 5 p.m. May 17. Register at
Other regular events include:
All-you-can-eat wing night is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, with all-you-can-eat wings costing $12
Lunch specials (as well as regular menu) — starting at 11 a.m. weekdays
Tenderloins available Fridays — starting at noon; a Treasure Hunt drawing takes place at 7:30 p.m.
Pool on Sunday — beginning at noon, no charge
The Legion’s general membership meeting is set for 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday each month.
People interested in playing on a tournament euchre team or pool team should call or stop by the legion and talk to Dave or Haley.
For more details, call 765-778-7661.
Town to conduct meetings on growth
PENDLETON — The Town of Pendleton plans a meeting about its response to growth for 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, at the Community Building in Falls Park.
The meeting will focus on Pendleton’s present and projected growth, and the plans the town has put in place to address it.
A second identical meeting is planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Town Hall.
The town will conduct a public session for input on growth and quality of life at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17 at Town Hall.
Zoom links will be available for both meetings in Town Hall. Zoom information will be posted on the town’s website calendar.
Settlement annual meeting set
PENDLETON — Historic Fall Creek, Pendleton Settlement plans to play host to Madison County Historian Stephen Jackson, who will bring remarks on Madison County’s Bicentennial to its annual membership meeting, set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Gallery 119, located at 119 W. State St., Pendleton.
There will also be updates on the Rogers Wagon project and availability of historic plaques for homes and businesses.
Refreshments will be served.
Sorority plans egg hunt
MARKLEVILLE — Psi Phi Chapter of Kappa Delta Phi Sorority will sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Markleville Community Park.
The park is located on State Road 38, west of Markleville.
There will be three age groups up to age 10.
People can take pictures with the Easter Bunny.
There will be drawings for Easter baskets full of goodies.
Cheerleaders will ‘egg’ yards again
PENDLETON — Pendleton Heights High School cheerleaders are conducting their second annual “Egg My Yard” fundraiser, just in time for Easter.
People can pay for a quantity of candy-filled eggs, and the cheerleaders will hide them the evening of April 8, in time for Sunday morning hunt.
The cost is $20 for 24 eggs, $45 for 50 eggs and $60 for 80 eggs.
Deadline to sign up is April 1.
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.
Presentations will run about an hour each and are free.
Following the presentation, at about 3 p.m., Jackson will sign his book “Historic Events in a County Called Madison: The 20th Century.” This book and others will be available to purchase.
The remaining talks are set for:
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
Methodist church focus of presentation
PENDLETON — Pendleton Historical Museum’s speaker program continues this year, with one talk 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.
April 16 — Nancy Wynant on the 200th anniversary of the Pendleton Methodist Church.
The museum is located on Falls Park Drive in Falls Park.
Shred Day set for April 22
PENDLETON — SecurEstate’s 12th annual Shred Day is set for 9 to 11 a.m. April 22.
This event is open to the public, providing secure onsite shredding services at no cost.
There’s also no limit to the amount of paper people can bring, and people can watch while all the paper they bring is shredded onsite.
This is a drive-thru drop-off service. People are asked to enter the parking lot off Main Street.
SecurEstate is located at 100 S. Main St., Pendleton.
Class of 1978 reunion planned
PENDLETON — Pendleton Heights High School Class of 1978 is planning its 45th reunion for Sept. 16.
Classmates seeking more details are asked to email [email protected].

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