Groups and gatherings: Oct 16, 2021 | Life in the valley


• The Woman’s Department Club’s arts department will meet on October 26 with a noon lunch. Reservations must be made with Linda West at 812-235-3562 by October 23. The after-lunch program will feature Samantha Johnson Helms, Executive Director of the Terre Haute Symphony, who will speak about this year’s performances.

• Wabash Valley Sewing Connection will meet from 10 am to noon Monday at the Girl Scout Service Center at 1100 Girl Scout Lane in Fairbanks Park, First and Oak Streets. Register for the October 29 bus trip to the Bloomington Quilt Show with Kathleen Todd at 812-466-1522.

• The Nomad Yarn Shop Virtual Craft Club will meet online Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 7:40 pm Everyone can work on their chosen craft and discuss what they are doing. Visit

• The free writing group meets 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in room 100, Maple Center for Integrative Health, 1801 N. Sixth St. The group offers writing commentary and a safe place to write and share ideas. For more details call 812-234-8733 or visit

• Newcomer Club Special Interest Groups: Any adult woman in the Wabash Valley can become a member by paying her membership fee and attending a regular meeting or interest group. For more details, contact President Katie Canfield at 812-43-0784 or Membership President Lisa Telle at 812-43-1637.

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Sara H. Byrd

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