New Madison News: Ready for Trick-or-Treat


By Shirley Dubbs - News Madison News



Be ready for giggles on Sunday, Oct. 30, accompanied by “trick or treat.” Add spooky stories for the children and you have a day of safe fun. Tis the season of masks and costumes as youngsters walk the village streets from 2 to 4 on Sunday, Oct. 30.

Besides lots of candy and packaged treats, the United Methodist Church will serve hot dogs to children. This safe station is located at 149 North Main Street. Then at 4 p.m. a special storytime is planned at the New Madison Public Library.

A favorite storyteller will visit to entertain with scary tales. Deadus Canby is appearing at the campfire in back of the library. Don’t miss the return of this favorite seasonal guest. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy some good, old fashioned Halloween fun sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

On Sunday evening, Oct. 30, the public is invited to the United Methodist Church to enjoy a discussion of science and religion. Justin Maul, a member of the Miami University faculty, will be leading a discussion at 7 p.m. There will be a question and answer segment. Coffee and refreshments will be served. The community is invited.

The are several November dates to circle.

The American Legion will have it annual flag burning ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11. This is followed by a bean supper and the public is invited.

The Harvest Supper is planned at the United Methodist Church on Saturday, Nov. 12. An autumn menu is planned with turkey and a choice of plain or oyster dressing. Mashed potatoes, a vegetable and rolls will be served with an assortment of salads and desserts.

Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. and a free will offering will be taken. Proceeds are used for the church’s mission work.

Besides an elevator for those needing assistance, the church has completed a new handicap restroom facility.

The Universalist Church will sponsor Harvest Sounds on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. The annual musical presentation will be featuring Williams Strings with Ash Williams, age 13, and Leo Williams, age 12, performing on the violin and viola, and Bevin Fields, soprano. The program will include the Sinclair Woodwind Quintet.

The Church is located at 331 East Washington Street, New Madison. Tickets are $10 each. There is no charge for students through grade 12. All proceeds will benefit the Greenville, Clinic of the Recovery and Wellness Center of Midwestern Ohio.

The new medical building is a welcome addition at the edge of town. Dr. Sherry Adkins and her staff will be seeing patients in this modern new facility.

Enjoy the color and traditions of autumn. Farm equipment is still busy moving grain. Time to locate the rake and gloves because Mother Nature will soon provide her own special lawn cover!

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By Shirley Dubbs

News Madison News

Shirley Dubbs is a volunteer citizen columnist, who serves The Daily Advocate readers weekly with her New Madison column. She can be reached at psdubbs@embarqmail.com. Viewpoints expressed in the article are the work of the author. The Daily Advocate does not endorse these viewpoints or the independent activities of the author.

Shirley Dubbs is a volunteer citizen columnist, who serves The Daily Advocate readers weekly with her New Madison column. She can be reached at psdubbs@embarqmail.com. Viewpoints expressed in the article are the work of the author. The Daily Advocate does not endorse these viewpoints or the independent activities of the author.