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Society

  • Christmas home tour canceled this year

    From staff reports

    During the November Beta Sigma Phi meeting, Christmas Home Tour Chairperson Rita Phillips reported the group could not find homes for the tour. In response, members voted to cancel for this year, according to a news release.

    The program for the meeting, which was held at the home of Glenda Thompson, was given by Jane Hawkins, who discussed the season of fall and the history of jack-o’-lanterns.

  • 12-03 community calendar

    The following events are scheduled during the coming week. To have events listed, email information to news@theandersonnews, or call 839-6906.

    Dec. 5

    Anderson County Schools

    District Spelling Bee

    The district spelling bee will start at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 and Friday, Dec. 5 at the Anderson County Board of Education building.

     

    Holiday remembrance and lighting of the Green

  • Blood drive Dec. 9 at First Baptist

    From staff reports

    A blood drive is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 12:30 to 7 p.m. in the fireside room at First Baptist Church.

    The drive will be conducted by the Kentucky Blood Center.

    Donors must have a photo ID and be at least 17 years old, or 16 with parental consent. Permission slips can be obtained at kybloodcenter.org.

    Donors will have the chance to support the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign by donating the thank-you gift they receive from Kentucky Blood Center.

  • Anderson County Extension Office calendar of events

    The Anderson County Extension Office will offer the following free classes. For more information, contact the extension office at 839-7271.

    Dec. 4

    Healthy Holiday Breakfast at 3:30 p.m. Learn how to make healthier choices, sample new recipes and set a beautiful holiday table.

    Dec. 6

    Extension Homemaker Crafts and Vendor Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Anderson County Senior Center. There will also be a bean soup lunch fundraiser.

    Dec. 9

  • Library calendar of events

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in December. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    The library is located at 114 North Main St.

    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.

    Doctor Who

    Christmas Party

    When: Friday, Dec. 5

    Time: 6-7 p.m.

     

    DIY Wreath

    When: Monday, Dec. 8

    Time: 6-7 p.m.

     

    Computer Club

  • Church prepares holiday feast
  • Salvisa family awarded ‘Family of the Year’
  • Anderson County Extension classes

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County Extension Office will offer the following free classes. For more information, contact the extension office at 839-7271.

    Dec. 4

    Healthy Holiday Breakfast at 3:30 p.m. Learn how to make healthier choices, sample new recipes and set a beautiful holiday table.

    Dec. 6

    Extension Homemaker Crafts and Vendor Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Anderson County Senior Center. There will also be a bean soup lunch.

    Dec. 9

  • 11-26 Library schedule

    From staff reports

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in December. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.

    Doctor Who Christmas Party

    When: Friday, Dec. 5

    Time: 6-7 p.m.

     

    DIY Wreath

    When: Monday, Dec. 8

    Time: 6-7 p.m.

     

    Computer Club

    When:  Tuesday and Thursday, Dec. 9, Dec.11

    Time:  10-11 a.m.

  • 11-26 community briefs

    Holiday remembrance and lighting set on Green

    The City of Lawrenceburg will present its Holiday Remembrance Roll Call ceremony and lighting of the Green at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 on the Lawrenceburg Green. There will be music by the Anderson County High School Advanced Choir. To have your loved one’s name added to the roll call contact city hall at 839-5372.

    ‘A Winter Wonderland’ Christmas Parade