George Jones coming to Emens March 16
MUNCIE — George Jones in the final tour of his career — “The Grand Tour” — is coming to Ball State University’s Emens Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16.
Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday at the Emens box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com, or charge at (800) 745-3000.
Alex Christmas parade set for Friday
ALEXANDRIA — “O Little Town of ... Alexandria,” the Alexandria Christmas Parade, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday in downtown Alexandria.
Entries are free but those participating need to register by 5:15 p.m. at the parking lot of Cornerstone Church at Sullivan and Tyler streets.
Last-minute entry forms can be picked up at the Alexandria Monroe Chamber of Commerce, 125 N. Wayne St. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Holiday Sampler’ to benefit the arts
ANDERSON — A “Holiday Sampler” of food, entertainment and art is planned for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at The Anderson Center for the Arts, 32 W. 10th St.
The come-and-go event, being hosted by The Anderson’s board of directors, is a fundraiser for Tasting the Arts, a collaborative effort of the Arts Center, Anderson Symphony Orchestra, Paramount Theatre Centre and Anderson Young Ballet Theatre.
Several of TACA’s caterers will provide some of their specialties, and Rick Vale will entertain.
The cost is $30 per person. For reservations, call Deborah Stapleton at 649-1248.
Chicken noodles on Saturday menu
ANDERSON — An all-you-can-eat chicken noodles dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 2000 N. Scatterfield Road. Carryout meals will be available.
Tickets are $7 for those 12 and over; $5 for children ages 5 to 11 and those under the age of 4 eat free.
Frisch’s offers free Santa photos
ANDERSON — Frisch’s Big Boy, 500 Broadway, will offer free photos with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday in December.
Area schools’ Class of 1959 to meet
ANDERSON — The area high school classes of 1959 will meet for lunch on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Elks Lodge 209, 1803 Broadway.
The group meets the first Tuesday of the month. Classmates and their guests are invited to attend.
For more information, call Bob Jackson at 642-4049 or Sandy Flowers at 642-1445.
Free senior movie is Monday at Mall
ANDERSON — The free senior movie is returning to the Anderson Mounds Mall 10 Theatre on Monday for the 10 a.m. showing of “Left Behind World at War.”
Doors to the theater open at 9:30 a.m. and there will be refreshments provided before the show. Be sure to register for door prizes before entering the theater. The movie is free to adults 55 and older as well as all accompanying friends and family.
For more information, call Jeremy at Edgewater Woods at 208-5838.
George Jones coming to Emens March 16
Going strong at 90
Martha Passwater is well-known at the White River Club. She’s known as the 89-year-old who actively enjoys classes at the fitness club. But the Knightstown native and longtime Anderson resident is also known for volunteering at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital and playing golf with the Grandview Ladies League
Pendleton singer debuts CD at Falls Park show
Jacob Brown was 7 years old when his grandfather taught him to play “Jesus Loves Me” on the guitar. Since then, the Pendleton Heights senior has become an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician.
Jim Bailey: Gospel concerts both fun, ministry
What’s really important is the impact of a concert on the audience. Gauging that often comes from feedback received in the electronic media as well as handwritten communiqués.
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