Community calendar


Park group seeks photos for calendar

PENDLETON — Friends of Falls Park is creating a 2024 calendar of seasonal photos of the park, showcasing photos submitted by the public.

For a photo to be considered for the calendar, it must be:

Taken with a high-resolution camera

Taken on a park property

Submitted in JPEG format to [email protected] with “Calendar photo” in subject line

Photos also should not include identifiable faces.

The submission deadline is Sept. 30.

Photo credits will be given for photos that are selected for the calendar.

Limited quantities will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 11 at Christmas in Pendleton (at the Friends of Falls Park booth).

Proceeds from calendar sales will benefit the Hometown Christmas in Falls Park fund.

Legion plans activities

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

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

Lunch specials (as well as regular menu) — starting at 11 a.m. weekdays

Treasure Hunt drawing takes place at 7:30 p.m. Fridays

Pool on Sunday — beginning at noon, no charge

People interested in playing on a tournament euchre team or pool team should call or stop by the post and talk to Dave or Haley.

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

Public is welcome. Facility is smoke-free.

For more details, call 765-778-7661.

PAS offers classes

PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society plans the following art classes:

• Jewelry with Tracy Davidson — 1 to 6 p.m. Sept. 24. Class will provide instruction in making Sterling Swallow Earrings. Participants will learn to use the jewelry saw, torch soldering, patina and making ear wires All silver and use of tools are included. Cost is $60.

• Deco Clay Fall Centerpiece with Pam Rowley — 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27. Rowley will teach how to make a 5-inch centerpiece, which includes a pumpkin, rose, and sunflower arranged on a mirror. Cost is $25.

• Watercolor Class with Judy Crist — 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 29. Crist will lead the class in painting a cat. Cost is $45.

Children’s Art Classes take place on the second Saturday each month. Each class is independent and will need its own registration.

Register for classes at the gallery, or by phone at 765-778-0986, during regular business hours; or online at

The gallery’s regular hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Talks explore county’s history

ANDERSON — Madison County Historical Society Inc. offers 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 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:

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

The historical society presents “A Night On The Titanic” at 7 p.m. Oct. 23. Reservations are required by Oct. 20.

Abundance Meal set for Oct. 11

MARKLEVILLE — Christian Women’s Fellowship (C.W.F.) “Comfort Keepers” of the East Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Markleville (East St.Rd.38) plans its monthly “God Abundance Meal” for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the lower fellowship hall of the church.

Menu will be Chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, assorted desserts and drink (dine in or take out).

This is the last monthly meal of 2023.

The first monthly meal of 2024 is set for April 10.

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