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April 20

Easter Egg Hunt: Swayzee West Park, 2 p.m., sponsored by Fiberhawk powered by Swayzee Communications.

Easter Egg Hunt: American Legion Post 10, 1700 S. Pennsylvania St., Marion, is hosting its annual Easter egg hunt from 1 – 3 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be on site. All are welcome.

April 22

Earth Day: Celebrate Earth Day 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Garden House at Matter Park hosted by Marion Utilities and City of Marion Parks and Recreation. Free admission. Activities include: green exhibits, free bouncy house and kids activities, eco-friendly vendors, food, tree and compost give-aways, rain barrel raffle and more.

April 25

MHS Class of 1955: will have its Lady’s Monthly Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Sirloin Stockade.

April 26

First Christian Church: Marion rummage and bake sale at 1970 N. Wabash Ave. at 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Free Senior/Retiree Lunch: Sweetser Wesleyan Church is hosting a free lunch for all community seniors/retirees from noon to 1:30 p.m. Chicken breast, fettuccine with alfredo sauce, vegetables, lettuce salad and dessert will be served. Cassie Austin, representative from Aperion, will speak briefly after lunch. Sweetser Wesleyan Church is located next to the fire station on Ind. 18.

April 27

First Christian Church: Rummage and bake sale at 1970 N. Wabash Ave. in Marion at 8 a.m. until noon, with sack sale.

Farrville Community Church: Open Closet free clothing and breakfast event from 8 a.m. to noon at 11044 E. 200 N., Marion. Semi-annual free clothing event: free shirts, pants, shoes, coats, purses, etc. Shop for your family’s needs. We will also have free muffins, coffee and milk. Any non-clothing items will be available for a donation. Money from donations will be used for a local mission project in Grant County.

Marion Church of the Brethren: Chicken noodle dinner, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 2302 S. Geneva Ave., Marion. Menu includes chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad, dessert and drink. Tickets for adults are $8.50 and children under 10 are $3.50. Carry outs available. 765-662-1600. All proceeds will benefit the Marion women’s shelters.

DAR: The General Francis Marion Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1:45 p.m. at the Marion Public Library. Program is a tour of the library and museum. Membership in the DAR is open to all women over the age of 18 who can prove descent from a patriot of the American Revolution. Guests are welcome.

Your Friends Closet: located at Maple Run Friends Church, 4460 W. 400 S., Marion, will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Your Friends Closet is a sharing ministry that is filled with donations of clothing, household goods and other useful items. We are open the fourth Saturday of every month. Everyone is welcome.

May 3

Chili Cook Off: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chili Cook Off for Cancer Services of Grant County at Country Cafe and Bakery, 100 N. Washington St., Marion. Country Cafe will be the only contender. While it seems like we would be the obvious winner, Cancer Services of Grant County will be the winner! We will have three types of chili for $8 and “tip jars” for each chili. All proceeds will go to Cancer Services.

May 4

Rummage Sale: Fairmount’s 13th Annual Townwide Rummage Sale starts at 8 a.m., rain or shine. Maps of the locations will be available the day of the sale at Hometown Express, Horner’s Market and Village Pantry.

Master Gardener Annual Plant Swap: Set up 9:30 a.m., swap starts at 10 a.m. at the 4-H Fair grounds. Bring plants and/or garden related items to trade.

MHS Class of ‘67: will be celebrating their communal 70th Birthday Party from 5 – 10 p.m. at the Garden House in Matter Park. The cost of $10 person will include pizza, salad and birthday cake. DJ Buddy Patterson will play music from the 60s, with trivia games, prizes and a cash bar. Register by calling Sheryl Myers at 765-620-4166.

Spring Fling Market: Tri Kappa’s second annual Spring Fling Market is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Country Café & Bakery, 100 N Washington St., Marion. Looking for vendors and shoppers!

May 9

Card Making Class: Monna Black, of Nana Monna’s Face Painting, will be at the Gas City-Mill Township Public Library, 135 E. Main St., Gas City, at 6:30 p.m. to teach a card making class. This is the final program in the New Year, New You series. Free to participants, but registration is required. To register, call the adult fiction desk at 765-674-4718.

May 11

Master Gardener Annual Tomatoes and Pepper Sale: Two locations: south at Tractor Supply, north in the Meadow at Matter Park in conjunction with the Garden Clubs Plant Sale. Starting time: 9a.m.

May 14

NAACP Meeting: Executive board meeting at 6 p.m. General meeting at 7 p.m. 3678 Prince Hall Drive, Marion. RSVP at 765-573-3008.

May 19

Praise Party: Free concert featuring Amonte King and special guest speaker/entertainer at Marion First Friends Church, 2211 N. Wabash Road, Marion, at 6 p.m. Suggested offering: $5-10.

June 11

NAACP Meeting: Executive board meeting and general meeting at 3678 Prince Hall Drive, Marion. RSVP at 765-573-3008.

June 14

Gas City/Jonesboro Town Rummages: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rummage maps will be available June 14 at both Circle Ks (Gas City and Jonesboro).

June 15

Gas City/Jonesboro Town Rummages: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rummage maps will be available June 14 at both Circle Ks (Gas City and Jonesboro).