The center will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays throughout the semester. Hands-on learning activities each week include print awareness, alphabet knowledge, writing skills, creative art activities, snack attack center, oral language, interactive play area, vocabulary development and phonics activities.
Lions club taking goody orders
Royal Center Lions are taking orders for pies, noodles and angel food cakes until Sept. 14. These delicacies are made by German Baptist bakery in Clinton County. Pie costs vary from $7.50 to $9.50, noodles are $5 for a pound bag, and angel food cake is $8.50.
The goodies need to be picked up from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 5 at the Royal Center fire station. For more information and to place an order, contact any Royal Center Lion member or call Max Metzger at 574-721-4696 or Dick Cottrell 574-643-9914.
End of summer event benefits MDA
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE — “Making Music, Memories and Muscles,” an end of summer bash to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, is planned for Sept. 21 in ABC Hi-Def Communications in Peru.
The band Barefoot Murphy will perform at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. by Outback Steakhouse. Elite Banquet Facility will provide a cash bar.
Tickets at $40 per person must be purchased by Sept. 7. Tickets are available at Palmer’s Jewelry, Lux Boutique, Stella’s Bar, The Elbow Room and Apple Tree Realty.
There will be a motorcycle ride that will end at the event, and motorcyclists must purchase a ticket to participate in the ride. There will be a raffle of items, including autographed sports items, a shotgun, spa package and Harley Davidson merchandise.
For more information or tickets, call Apple Tree Realty at 765-450-6648, Tiffany Grant at 765-438-2566 or Merlin Wagler at 765-860-2797.