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December 10, 2012

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NARFE to meet Tuesday

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DANVILLE —

Veterans meeting nears

Another veterans meeting will take place at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Vermilion County War Museum, 307 N. Vermilion St.

Topic: “The Civil War and the Laws that changed it,” a presentation by noted local historian Tim Smith. Coffee and donuts will be served.

Grotto to serve tenderloins

The Gao Grotto will serve hamburgers or tenderloins with baked beans and french fries from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Price: $6.

Society plans open house

Vermilion County Museum Society will host its Holiday Open House from 1:30-4 p.m. Saturday at the facility, 116 N. Gilbert St.

Santa will bring two of his reindeer which love to be petted. Photo opportunities will be available. In the museum building, Santa Claus will greet visitors. Children will receive small treats. During the afternoon, guests are encouraged to visit the old-fashioned toy display. There will be performances at 2 p.m. by Jodi’s Dance Unlimited and 3 p.m. by Marilyn’s Danceworks. Light refreshments will be served.

In the Fithian Home, costumed characters from Vermilion County’s past will entertain. A group from Danville Light Opera will sing songs in the parlor.

For details, call 442-2922 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Sponsors include: United Community Bank of Oakwood/Danville, Old National Insurance and the Commercial-News.

YMCA has open enrollment

Starting Monday, the Danville Family YMCA will have open enrollment for winter session programs. Members may start enrolling Monday. Enrollment opens for non-members on Dec. 17.

The first week of programs begins Jan. 7. Programs include: gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do, Qi Gong, yoga, Pilates, home school physical education, grappling and swim lessons.

For more details, call 442-0563 or stop by the YMCA at 1111 N. Vermilion St.

COVINGTON, IND.

Rabb meeting Wednesday

Former students and friends of Rabb School will meet for lunch at 12:30 EST Wednesday at The Old Dime Store Café.

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