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December 7, 2019

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BHS Drama Club brings O Henry's stories to life

Fall production Friday and Saturday on the middle school stage

If you like stories with a surprise ending you'll love this weekend's Bluffton High School drama production of a collection of stories from O. Henry.

Titled "Jookalorum!", performances aew Friday Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16, in the middle school cafetorium. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and curtain at 7:30 p.m.  

What's it all about?
Jookalorum! – When O. Henry coined this term-meaning something special or spectacular — he probably never imagined it would be the perfect word to describe his stories and unique style of humor.  


Bluffton Icon hosts 2 free shows of "It's a Wonderful Life" on Nov. 29

If “It’s A Wonderful Life” is one of your all-time favorite Christmas movies, you are in luck.

For the third holiday season, Bluffton Icon will sponsor two free showings of the 1946 classic featuring the all-star cast of James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore on Friday, Nov. 29, at the Shannon Theatre, Bluffton.

The free showings are at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and are kickoffs to this year’s Blaze of Lights event.


Several Veterans Day programs planned in Bluffton

Here are the Bluffton American Legion Post 382 ceremonies planned for  Veterans Day in Bluffton.

Cheryl and Thom Craig and Larry Core will be at the Bluffton Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. to show 4th graders the correct procedure on folding the American flag. Students will participate.

Members of Bluffton American Legion Post 382, Boy Scouts and Bluffton High School students will meet in the gym at 8 a.m. for a ceremony about Veterans Day. 


Brett Prothro performs with MMCM in next Town Hall Concert

A trio performance Saturday, Nov. 16

Bluffton folk singer-songwriter Brett Prothro will perform in concert with Christina Eltrevoog and Matthew Pittman at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, in the third floor of the Bluffton town hall in the next Town Hall Concert performance.

Eltrevoog and Pittman make up an acoustic dou called Michael and Christina Marie (MMCM). 

Some background on the performers:
In 2017, MMCM  began performing one another’s songs as an acoustic duo. They have collaborated ever since, writing and performing throughout the United States.


Nov. 17 blood drive in Jenera

Trinity Lutheran Church, Jenera, Ohio is hosting a Red Cross blood drive on Sunday, Nov. 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran School gym, 104 Allen Street, Jenera.  

Phone 1-800 Red Cross to call in and schedule an appointment or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: TRINITY JENERA. 


Plant-your-own Bulb workshop tonight

The Gardeners of the Bluffton-Pandora Area hold their monthly meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the library, in the lower meeting room.  Tonight is a hands-on workshop discussing and planting flower bulbs. See above for details.