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Winter walkers welcome in Bluffton schools

The Bluffton Schools will once again welcome any citizen interested in walking the hallways during the winter months, according to Greg Denecker, superintendent.

The Bluffton Elementary and Middle Schools may be used for walking from 6:15-7:15 a.m. and 6-7 p.m., beginning Nov. 2.

Please enter at the main elementary door during these times. The buildings are open each day when school is in session.


BHS fall drama on stage Nov. 6-7

An audience participation play "A Wing and a Prayer," will be presented by the Bluffton High School Drama Club 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7 on the Middle School cafetorium stage.

The plot
Rev. Longacre is gathering a small group of church members together at a potluck supper to broach the subject of starting a building fund. Duty-bound, Hazel arrives first to set up everything and tell the teverend she has yet to find out who's been sending him anonymous love letters.


Farmers market season concludes on Oct. 31

Bluffton farmers' market customers have two Saturday to go. The 2009 farmers' market will be open for business on Saturday, Oct. 24, and on Saturday, Oct. 31. After that, the market will close until the first Saturday of May 2010. This year's market has attracted hundreds of persons to downtown Bluffton. The market take place during the morning on Saturdays in the Citizens National Bank parking lot.


Friends of Library book and sale planned

The Friends of the Bluffton Public Library will host a book and bake sale during the week of Oct. 26-31. The sale will take place at Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton, during regular library hours.

In addition to books, other items will also be available for purchase, including magazines, videocassettes, compact discs, books on audiocassette, and other miscellaneous material. Complimentary cups of coffee will also be available.

On Friday, Oct. 30, the public is invited to meet the new library director, Cindi Chasse, during regular library hours.


BCE art auction fundraiser includes works of several local artists

A small section of the Chagall piece to be auctioned

Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs (BCE) will host a dinner and art auction Saturday, Nov. 7 at The Centre, 601 N. Main St., according to John Bauer, BCE executive director. The event is a fund raiser for BCE.

The event will begin with appetizers and a cash bar at 6:30 p.m. A dinner will be served at 7:15 p.m. The auction will be held immediately following dinner. All proceeds will go to BCE, Bluffton's non-profit small business incubator. Auctioneers of the event include several well-known Bluffton residents. They will be announced closer to the date of the event.


Fall youth programming underway at library

The Youth Services Department at Bluffton Public Library is offering some exciting programs this fall, according to Rikki Steingass of the library.


The ATLAS program for grades 1-5 continues every first and third Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. Fall themes include Apples vs. Pumpkins, Don't Be a Turkey!, The Narwhal & Other Strange Creatures and Musical Cacophony.