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November 2, 2013

Church News

Editor’s note: Area faith-based institutions should send their event submissions at least two weeks before the event to Kokomo Tribune Religion Calendar, 300 N. Union St., P.O. Box 9014, Kokomo, IN 46901, or email ktnews@kokomotribune.com. Be sure to include details of your event and the church’s street address.

Bon Air Church

The church, 2419 N. Locke St., will have Upward Basketball and Cheerleading registrations and evaluations from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9 in the church gym. The league is open to boys and girls age 5 through sixth grade. Practices begin the first full week in January. For more information, call 765-437-4025 or 210-3781.

Brookside Free Methodist Church

Candy, games and snacks are planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday during the free trunk or treat at the church, 190 E. 400 South.

Contact the church at 765-453-0245 for more information.

Calvary Baptist Church

Sally Duke will perform during Old Time Gospel Hour at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1967 W. Boulevard. A freewill offering will be taken.

The Fine Arts Series Music presents a series of eight Lunchtime Concerts. The second concert features Organist Travis Person at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 3401 S. Dixon Road. There is no charge for the concert, which is approximately 20 to 30 minutes in length, and a light lunch follows. Donation are suggested. The next concert in the series will feature Kris Stephens in a vocal program Nov. 27

First Christian Church

The 3rd annual G.I.F.T.S. (Gift Ideas For the Season) will be held at First Christian Church, 854 N. 300 West, Kokomo, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Many local businesses will offer their crafts, art and other merchandise. There will be a bake sale and hourly drawings for door prizes. It is a wonderful opportunity to shop early for holiday gifts and support local businesses.

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