Goshen News, Goshen, IN


January 3, 2014

Area Events


Ice sculptors will be at park

Santa’s Pantry and First Baptist Church are starting the New Year with a pay it forward deed (act of kindness) for the community.

On Saturday at 7 p.m. the organizations will have ice sculptors at Nibco Ice and Water Park, 303 Nibco Parkway, in downtown Elkhart, for the community to enjoy.

The sculpting was scheduled for Winterfest in 2012, however the weather was too warm so it was reschedule.

Normal admission and skate rental apply.


Homecoming event scheduled Jan. 25

The annual alumni reception at Elkhart Christian Academy, 25943 C.R. 22, Elkhart, is set for Jan. 25.

The festivities will begin at 6 p.m., followed by homecoming at 7 p.m. and the boys basketball game at 7:30 p.m.


Lecture at GC set for Jan. 14

The lecture “A Good Amish Quilt: Folded Like Money” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 14 Newcomer Center Room 17 at Goshen College. The public is invited.

The lecturer will be Janneken Smucker, a Goshen College graduate and history professor at West Chester State University in Pennsylvania. Smucker has just published a book, “Amish Quilts: The Story of America’s ‘First Abstract Art,’” exploring these objects and the people who have made, bought, sold, preserved and cherished them.

This public lecture is sponsored by the Mennonite Historical Society. Smucker will give a similar presentation at 10 a.m. Jan. 13 in the college’s Church-Chapel.


Grief support services set

Staffers at Center for Hospice Care has scheduled grief support services for January.

Good Grief Gals Tea — Jan. 24 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. This is a monthly tea for women whose spouses have died.

Good Grief Guys — Jan. 14 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Mayberry Cafe, 736 Middleton Road, Elkhart. This monthly breakfast meeting is for men dealing with the death of a spouse.

Resilience Group — Jan. 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This group is for individuals who have completed a Living with Loss Group.

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