n The RCHS Concert Band under the direction of TR Campbell and assistant
director, Eric Burgeson, will perform their Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Laughlin Center. The event will also include the RCHS Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble. There is no cost to attend; however, non-perishable food items will be accepted that evening for the local food pantry.
n Santa's House hours. Santa will be in his shop in Willkie Park in keeping with the following schedule. Wednesday 5 to 6 p.m.; Thursday 5 to 6 p.m.; Friday 5 to 7 p.m.; Saturday 4 to 6 p.m.; Sunday 4 to 5 p.m.; Dec. 17 - 4 to 6 p.m.; and Dec. 18 - 4 to 6 p.m.
n Conversations continue at the next meeting of Partners for a Healthy Rush County at 6 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County. Anyone with an interest is invited to join the action teams being formed for the areas of: Wellness, smoking, distracted driving and parenting. Come, join the conversations and help make a difference in Rush County. The Rush County Parenting Council meets on the third Thursday of each month. The other Action Teams will meet next Tuesday. If you have questions, call the Rush County Health Department at 932-3103.
n Fathers and students of the Mays Elementary School chapter of All Pro Dad will gather at 7:25 a.m. at their All Pro Dad Day monthly breakfast meeting. For more information on the Mays chapter contact Matt Vance at email@example.com.
n Rush County Senior Citizens Center Christimas Bazaar, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Booth space available. Bazaar is open to the public at no charge. Call 932-2935.
n Columbus Star Quilters will meet for our annual Christmas celebration at 9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge at the corner of Rocky Ford and Taylor Road. We will have a gift block exchange followed by a potluck lunch. The UFO (unfinished object) challenge winning teamÊwill receive a "fat quarter" of fabric for winning the challenge.