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Easter Egg Hunt April 7
An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Tri Lakes Baptist Church Saturday, April 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 am.
The event is for any child between the ages of three and the fifth grade.
Activities will consist of game time, story time, puppets, Egg Roll and an Egg Hunt. Bags will be provided for each child.
Also, there may be a special appearance by a very large chicken. The event is free of charge.
â€˜Titanic Teaâ€™ at the museum April 14
Whitley County Historical Museum will be commemorating the 100th year anniversary of the sailing of the Titanic with an Edwardian themed tea party.
The tea party will be hosted Saturday, April 14th, at the Whitley County Historical Museum, located at 108 W. Jefferson St., in Columbia City, at 1 p.m.
All are invited to set sail with them on an imaginary adventure of what life was like during the time of the Titanic.
Staff will be dressed in time period clothing and the tea party will be served in an Edwardian style.
Cost is $7.50 per person. Reservations are required. To make your reservations, call the Whitley County Historical Museum at 244-6372.
The Whitley County Historical Museum, housed in the home of Thomas Riley Marshall, is dedicated to preserving the history of Whitley County.
This is achieved through educational programs, artifact preservation and collection, exhibits, publications and collaboration with related groups.
The museum is open Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Admission into the event is free.
Preschool registration at Rainbow Preschool set April 17
Rainbow Preschool, at the South Whitley United Methodist Church, will have registration on Tuesday, April 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the church narthex.
Children must be 3 and a half years or older by August 1, 2012.
Preschool meets on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with morning and afternoon sessions available.
Bring immunization records and a $30 non-refundable registration fee to the registration.
For more information, call Traci Kreider at 723-6035 or the preschool at 723-5105.
Drug Awareness Presentation April 26
There will be a drug awareness presentation for parents and community members at the Peabody Library Auditorium Thursday, April 26. The presentation will be held from 6-7 p.m.
Officer Chip Stephenson will present important information regarding drug use among the youth.
All are invited to learn about the various types of drugs teens are abusing and the warning signs to recognize if your child could be at risk.
Spaghetti dinner Fundraiser April 28
An all you can eat Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held at the Columbia City High School Cafeteria to benefit the CCHS Band program.
The fundraiser will take place Saturday, April 28, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Pre-sale tickets are $5 for seniors, age 65 plus, $7 for adults 13-64, $4 for children five to 12 and children four and under eat free.
Tickets at the door are $6 for seniors 65 plus, $8 for adults 13 to 64 and $5 for children five to 12.
Pre-sale tickets will be available for purchase through band members or by calling Elizabeth Bailey at (260) 609-7519 or Sylvia Brennan at (260) 249-9190.