Get chili and fixins’ Friday at VFW
ANDERSON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266, 3210 Columbus Ave., Anderson, will serve up chili Friday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost is $5 for chili and a grilled cheese sandwich; $5 for chili, hot dogs and chips; and $2 for a chili dog.
Spring Valley Quilt Guild plans party
PENDLETON — To celebrate Christmas and an exciting year of quilting, the Spring Valley Quilt Guild will hold its annual Christmas party pitch-in on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Pendleton Library.
Members should bring a covered dish or dessert. The guild will provide the entree, table service and beverages.
Show-and-tell will follow with Christmas and holiday-themed items suggested. The event starts at 6 p.m.
Kids invited to see Santa, do crafts
ANDERSON — Discovery Junction Daycare & Preschool, 3146 Fall Ridge Lane, will host “Cookies with Santa” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.
Kids will decorate cookies, do crafts and have story time along with sitting on Santa’s lap.
Call 683-0142 to register your child and be entered to win a $100 Christmas shopping gift card. Cost is $2. proceeds benefit the Exchange Club Family Resource Center.
Muncie Symphony plans Holiday Pops
MUNCIE — The Muncie Symphony Orchestra will host a Fisher/Shafer Holiday Pops concert at 4 p.m. Saturday at Emens Auditorium, Muncie.
The concert will feature special guests, the University Singers Glee Club and Ball State Theater and Dance students.
MSO is waiving fees for children’s tickets (K-12). An instrument petting zoo will be available for children to try their hand at two groups of instruments-woodwinds and strings before the concert and during intermission. Families are offered a free holiday photo prior to the start of the concert in Emens lobby from 3 to 4 p.m.
BSU students get free admission with ID in advance or $5 at door. Adult tickets start at $18.
Library teaching Internet shopping
ANDERSON — Anderson Public Library is offering a free Holiday Shopping on the Internet class on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. featuring basic information to get you started with your Internet shopping, safety tips to protect your financial information from online predators, and how to find special savings, deals and unique gift ideas. Register at www.andersonlibrary.net or call 641-2456.
Local authors to sign books in Daleville
DALEVILLE — Local authors Violet Ryan, Toni Cantrell and Bea Simmons will have an Author Chat on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Daleville Community Library.
Christmas set for Markleville Saturday
MARKLEVILLE — Christmas in Markleville will be held from 10 a.m. t0 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hardy Building in Markleville.
For lunch, chili, hot dogs and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be served. Parents, take your pictures of your children with Santa at no charge. He will arrive at 11 a.m.
There will be craft and gift booths and a Children’s Corner where the kids can decorate a cookie or do a make and take Christmas ornament.
Get chili and fixins’ Friday at VFW
Hearts and hands
Women at Daleville Christian Church recently launched a new program that taps into the creative side of participants while reaching out to help others.
It’s a big world out there. That’s one of the things youth at New Beginnings Church in Anderson learn on their annual trip. But more important, perhaps, are the friendships forged along the way.
Workers discover 6-ton statue buried on former church site
Workers digging the foundation of a $20 million apartment complex in downtown Salem made a startling discovery a few weeks ago. They found St. Joseph.
Verna Davis: Imagine being in charge
It is presumptuous of me to think I could make or manage anything better than God. Incidentally, it would be just as presumptuous for you to imagine yourself in charge of the world, too.
Church News: May 25
The following are brief Church News items of local interest.
Singers vie for Idol All-In prize
Indiana’s got talent. There was no doubt about that on May 16 when Hoosier Park hosted the semifinal competition of its Idol All-In contest. Nine people made it to the semifinals, all vying for a $2,500 cash prize, plus a studio recording session and a gig at Hoosier Park. Three are now left to battle it out Saturday.
Community Briefs: May 24
A compilation of community news items as published in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Live music: May 24
The following listings for live music are published in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Weekend Calendar: May 24
Entertainment activities at area venues for May 24-26.
Community Build celebrates Habitat’s 25th year
Volunteers turned out for a recent Community Build Event marking Habitat for Humanity’s 25th anniversary in Madison County. What started out as a pile of lumber at 8:30 a.m. wound up at noon as the framed walls of Habitat’s latest project home.
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