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Floyd County

September 6, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Sept. 6

FLOYDS KNOBS

Church celebrating 10 years

A carnival atmosphere will blanket the grounds at Faithpoint United Methodist Church on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8, for a celebration of its 10 years of ministry.

The public is invited to the free Faith.10 Jubilee” at the church, 6694 U.S. 150 at Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs, from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday “as a way to thank the community for an amazing decade,” said Lyn Powers of the planning committee.

Games for the young and not-so-young, a live band, snow cones, cotton candy and other carnival foods will highlight Saturday’s activities, which will create times of fellowship for families and individuals of all ages, Powers added.

The celebration of life, growth and community will continue Sunday with a breakfast at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship at 10:30, led by founding pastor the Rev. George Wasson, who was assigned by the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church to plant a church in that area in 2003.

For additional information about the event, the church, or its ministries, call 812- 923-0940.

Purdue glee club performing

The Falls Cities Purdue Alumni Club will sponsor the Purdue Varsity Glee Club at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Floyd Central High School, 6575 Old Vincennes Road, Floyds Knobs.

Tickets are $12 and all profits go toward scholarships in this area. For more information, call 812-282-7730.

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Chance to buy botanicals

Southern Indiana Botanical Society’s annual yard and plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Mount St. Francis, 101 St. Anthony Drive, just off U.S. 150 in Floyd County.

Plants, garden and household items, books, and miscellaneous Items have been donated to raise money for gardening projects.

Questions about the yard sale can be directed to Southern Indiana Botanical Society at 502-724-8765.

Attend event, help pets

Cabo Wabo, known for 20-plus years of charitable events, is partnering with the Floyd County Animal Rescue League for the first P.A.W.S (Pets Are Worth Saving) event at the New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Musical guests are longtime area favorites The Rumors and 100% Poly.

This 21-and-over event which begins at 6 p.m. and ending at midnight. Admission is $10. Attendees are encouraged to also bring rolls of paper towels for the animal shelter.

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