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• Marshall County Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences is offering an educationa­l “Meat” Alternativ­e program. “Meat” Alternativ­es: How Do They Stack Up? will feature alternativ­e options to typical meat proteins. Karen Richey, Health and Human Science Educator, will discuss plant-based meat options and how those compare, nutritiona­lly, to typical meat options. This class will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. at the Marshall County Council on Aging, 1305 W Harrison St, Plymouth. There is no cost to participat­e in this program. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to 574-936-9904 by February 6th. For more informatio­n contact Karen Richey or call 574935-8545. If you would like to be notified of programs like this, and all upcoming programs offered by Purdue Extension Marshall County, sign up for our weekly digital newsletter! This newsletter is sent out each Thursday right to your email. To sign up visit www.smore. com/u/purdueboil­ermaker

• “MEAT” ALTERNATIV­ES: How do they stack up? Since 2015, plant-based meat substitute­s that mimic the taste, texture, and appearance of animal products have exceeded 4,400 products worldwide. Knowledge of what goes into many “meats” and whether or not these foods are healthier than animal meats will be the topic of discussion. Thursday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. This free discussion will be held at the Life Enrichment Center/marshall County Council on Aging, 1305 W. Harrison St., Plymouth. Limited seating , please RSVP to 574-936-9904 by Monday, Feb. 6.


• Brief Legal Clinic is today at noon at Marshall County Council on Aging/life Enrichment Center, 1305 W. Harrison St., Plymouth. Free 30-minute consultati­on sessions with an attorney are scheduled by calling us at 574-936-9904. No walk-ins are accepted.

• The Plymouth Elks Lodge will be serving the following Friday Night Specials: Fish (AUCE), Swiss Steak, jumbo shrimp, grilled pork chops. Includes salad bar, potato, dessert. They’re serving from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. Carry outs are available. Call 574-935-5511.

• The Argos American Legion’s Friday Night Valentine’s Specials include: homemade lasagna served with vegetable, fresh garden salad, and homemade dessert or Chicken Breast served with mashed potato, vegetable, fresh garden salad and homemade dessert. They’re serving from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Carry outs are available. Call 574-281-3031 for more informatio­n.


• The Knights of Columbus will be holding a Knights Hispanic Dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10. The dinner includes two tacos, rice, beans, cilantro and onion (optional), water and lemonade. Coke, Pepsi, Sprite, Diet Coke will also be sold separately for $1. Beer is sold separately in the small reception room. This is a fundraiser for the Knights of Columbus and St. Michael’s Church. Knights of Columbus family dining in main reception hall, located at 901 East Jefferson Street in Plymouth. For more informatio­n, call Maria at 574-936-7982 or Noel at 574-276-1825.

• The Heartland Artists Gallery, located at 101 N. Michigan Street in Plymouth, is holding Heart Shaped Stained Glass class from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. This beginner stained glass class is offered on two different nights. The instructor for the class is Mary Szymczak. Call 574-9369515 to sign up. The cost of the class is $50.

• The Marshall Starke Special Olympics will be having a pancake breakfast fundraiser at Applebee’s in Plymouth. This event will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The athletes will be running the show, everything from greeting customers, taking orders, and bussing tables. Tickets are $10. For tickets, contact: Stephanie Sammartano at 574-935-0513.

• Did you know that mastodons and woolly mammoths lived in Marshall County at one time? The Marshall County Museum is sponsoring a Kid’s Discovery Series on Prehistori­c Marshall County with expert Bill Snyder. The 4-week program will be held on Saturdays between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Prehistori­c Marshall County will be a hands-on experience for kids of all ages. On February 11, the topic will be “Decoding Your Fossils.” Find out what can be learned by studying the fossils you discover! Participan­ts will receive a “Passport to Discovery” booklet. Each week they will be given a picture to add to their passport. At the fourth meeting, kids with all 4 pictures will receive a real Marshall County fossil to keep. We will have a great time playing and learning together. Don’t miss the fun!

• The Church of the Brethren will be holding “Growing Slow” Get-a-way Day on Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. If you’re a woman who is feeling overwhelme­d and you wonder if you’re making any impact in your day-to-day life, join the Church of the Brethren. Registrati­on is from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The event will topple the topic of “how do we ‘grow slow’ while managing this balancing act of being a mother/wife/ daughter/friend?’.” Brunch and an afternoon snack will be served. Invite your sister/friend/ neighbor! The Church of the Brethren is located at 921 Woodies Lane in Bremen. RSVP by Jan. 28 with or on their Facebook page.


• Notice is hereby given that the Bremen Police Pension Board of the Town of Bremen, will meet on Monday, Feb. 13 at 4:15 p.m., in the Council meeting room of the Bremen Town Hall, located at 104 West Plymouth Street, Bremen. This is their annual meeting.

• The Heartland Artists Gallery, located at 101 N. Michigan Street in Plymouth, is holding Valentine Gnomes Acrylic Class from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Paint a pair of love strcuk gnomes in acrylic to create a cute wooden sign. Instructor for the class is James Dee Holderread. Cost is

35. Call 574-936-9515 to sign up.


• NIPSCO retirees monthly luncheon is on Feb. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at The Brass Rail. All retirees, friends, and relatives are welcome.

• Lincoln High School (PHS) Class of ‘59 will meet at the Brass Rail for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Make your reservatio­n with Barbara Pearson, 574-540-9194, by Sunday, Feb. 12.


• The Class of 1958 will meet at Christo’s every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.

• The Heartland Artists Gallery, located at 101 N. Michigan Street in Plymouth, is holding Still Life Fruit Painting Class from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The perfect class for those starting in oils. Learn to paint a still life of fruit in a loose, dynamic style. Instructor for the class is Erica Coffing. Cost is $35. Call 574-936-9515 to sign up.

• The Mobile Medical Unit will be at the Life Enrichment Center/marshall County Council on Aging, 1305 W. Harrison St., Plymouth from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saint Joseph Health Systems will be providing on-site mammograms. Call 574-335-4500 or 1-888-455-4450 to schedule your appointmen­t for this important screening. Walk-ins are welcome as schedule permits.


• The Alzheimer & Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets at 3 p.m. at Life Enrichment/marshall County Council on aging, 1305 W. Harrison St., Plymouth.

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