Thursday, Nov. 21
Crosby Township Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. Program: Native Americans of the Miami Valley which includes a PowerPoint presentation and Kathy Creighton, Butler County Historical Society, as featured speaker. The meeting will take place at the Crosby Township Sr/Community Center, 8910 Willey Road. For more information, call 513-367-9671.
Friday, Nov. 22-23
Friends of the Library Annual Bake Sale will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, Lawrenceburg Library and Saturday, Nov. 23, North Dearborn Branch Library, West Harrison.
Friday, Nov. 22-24
Holiday Shopping Expo
Holiday Shopping Expo will take place from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 10 am. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Lawrenceburg Event Center. Boutiques, crafters, upcycled and repurposed, specialty stores, local businesses and much more. Pictures with Santa, local group performances, wine tastings, door prizes. Admission is $6 adult, kids 12 and under free.
Saturday, Nov. 23
Wolves in ecosystem
The Importance of Wolves in an Ecosystem
Come learn about biodiversity, apex predators, keystone species, facts about gray wolves, and how gray wolves are beneficial to the ecosystem with Tyler Schwarz of the Red Wolf Sanctuary from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 23, at the North Dearborn Branch Library. Afterward, attendees will have an opportunity to play in a game as well as create a food web for the ecosystem of their choice. All ages welcome.
Sunday, Nov. 24
Whole hog breakfast
New Alsace Boy Scout Troop 646 will serve up a Pancake and Whole Hog Sausage Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at North Dearborn American Legion Post, 25329 Legion Road, New Alsace. Pancakes, whole hog sausage, fresh scrambled eggs, fruit. Freewill donation.
Thursday, Nov. 28
Gobble Wobble 5K
Gobble Wobble 5K Race
The Gobble Wobble 5K Race will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, at All Saints Parish, St. John Campus, Dover. Over the past five years, the Gobble Wobble 5K has raised and donated over $130,000 to the North Dearborn and Sunman Food Pantries with help from our sponsors and participants. Join us this year on Thanksgiving Day, for our sixth anniversary of the largest 5K in Dearborn County, IN, as we push that number over $150,000! #GW5K For more information, visit our website at http://gobblewobble5k.webs.com/
Thursday, Dec. 5
Old Friends meet
The Old Friends and Bright Beginnings Luncheon will start at 11:30 a.m. at Dearborn Hills United Methodist Church, Bright. Ben and Garry Price will present Christmas tunes, playing the dulcimer and other musical instruments. For reservations, call the church by Monday, Dec. 2, at 1-812-637-3993. $10 donation.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Harrison Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony starts at 4 p.m. Parade line-up at 5 p.m. Parade begins at the Harrison Community Center; 6 p.m. - family friendly activities in The District includefree pictures with Santa, cookies and hot chocolate, live nativity, live entertainment, food trucks and downtown shopping.
7:15 pm - tree lighting ceremony.
Breakfast with Santa
St. John’s P.T.C. presents Breakfast With Santa at St. John the Baptist cafeteria. There will be 2 seatings at 9 a.m. and 11a.m. The cost is $5 per person, and includes letters to Santa, face painting, Christmas crafts, and cookie decorating. You will be able to take your child’s picture with Santa so please bring your cameras. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, and beverages. Reserve your seat by Tuesday, Dec. 10. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, and you will receive a response with a flier that you will be able to send to St. John School with your money. Put Attn: Breakfast with Santa/Angela Hayes
Church offers financial course
Legacy Christian Church, 207 N. Vine St, is hosting the leading personal money management course, Financial Peace University. The nine-week course teaches you how to pay off debt, develop a budget, save money, plan for a kid’s college or your retirement, plus build wealth. More than 5 million people have used Dave Ramsey’s principles to transform their finances and their lives. The course starts on Monday, Sept. 30, and will last for nine consecutive Mondays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For course info, cost and registration, email Tom Kendrick at email@example.com.
Amazing Grace Quilters,
9961 New Haven Road, lower level, meet Monday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 513-202-0688.
The Old Time Fiddlers group meets the first Sunday monthly from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Harrison VFW Post 7570, 9160 Lawrenceburg Road.
Guests are encouraged to bring acoustic instruments to play, or come just to enjoy. Refreshments are included. For more information, contact Rose Ballard at 513-526-8512.
Yeager Benson American Legion Post 199 offers line dancing lessons from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Doors open at 10 am. Cost is $3 per person and is open to the public. Come on out to learn some new dances and get a little Saturday morning exercise. Hope to see you there.
The Harrison Wellness Coalition meets the second Friday of the month at noon at The Coffee Peddlar in downtown Harrison. The coalition aims to educate and empower all members of the community to lead healthier lives. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The family council meetings are the third Thursday of each month from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Harrison Civic Center, 9940 New Haven Road, Harrison. The purpose of our family council meeting is to provide a structure for families to discuss and take actions related to improving the care, well-being, and happiness of all residents of Shawneespring. For more information, email email@example.com.
Bingo at the American Legion Post 199, located at 10700 Campbell Road, every Thursday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo games start at 7:15 pm. Come and play Bingo and help support veterans and the community.
Bountiful Hearts serves a free hot sit-down meal four times monthly from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
First Saturday: First Presbyterian Church, 115 Vine St. Also personal care pantry; 513-367-4301.
Second Saturday: Harrison Avenue Baptist Church, 1125 Harrison Ave.
Third Saturday: Harrison Church of the Nazarene, 249 Sunset Ave. Also food and clothing pantry; 513-316-5860.
Fourth Saturday: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 509 Harrison Ave. Also St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, 513-367-9086, ext 303.