Arcanum News: Arcanum Family Movie Night coming


Arcanum Family Movie Night is coming on Saturday, July 15th, beginning at 5 p.m. with food from local vendors such as: Nacho Pig, Tennessee’s Philippine Cuisine and Creme de la Creme Cakery and possibly more. Plans are still in the making with other activities to be announced as soon as they are finalized. The movie will be shown around 9 p.m. in the Ben Franklin parking lot, so don’t forget your blankets and/or chairs! Voting is open to choose the movie – Moana, Disney’s The BFG (Big Friendly Giant), Finding Dory, THe Secret Life of Pets, and the Jungle Book. You can vote for your favorite movie on the Arcanum Area Community Events Facebook Page or .

The 2017 Coffee and Conversation series at the Arcanum Wayne Trail Historical Society will continue on July 8 at 10 a.m. Members of the AWTHS are looking for cheerleaders and advisors from squads of different years from the Southern Darke County Schools to join them at the historical society house to share their experiences and memories. No special invitation is needed and everyone is welcome. This will be a casual dialogue and anyone in attendance is encouraged to share their memories. If you served your high school as a cheerleader why not contact your squad members and plan to join in on what promises to be a fun morning. All you need is your school spirit and stories. This is the fourth season for Coffee and Conversation at AWTHS and it has been well-attended and enjoyed by all with a great time reminiscing. If you have questions, please contact Barb Deis at 662-0119 for more information. If you cannot attend, but would like to share your experiences and memories, you can email them to [email protected].

More news from AWTHS: Organizers want to note a friendly reminder about acquisitions and donations- they accept most donations if it pertains to the Southern Darke County area and providing that they have room, and it they don’t already have a copy or same item. For donating reference, research materials, books or photos please contact Annette Stewart through their e-mail or FB site. For other acquisitions please contact Carolyn Furlong through the contact or call button on this page. It is best to call or message first. This is the policy from their web site: To arrange donation of any Reference Materials to the AWTHS Genealogy Library. Please check our reference list to avoid duplicates. Regarding photos: They prefer 8 X 10 or smaller size to fit into binders. If larger items please call first. Please do not drop off articles at house and leave on the porch or in the door. An acquisition card can be downloaded from the website .

Vacation Bible School at Immanuel Baptist Church will be next week June 26-30 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 500 West South Street, Arcanum. Children aged 3 years through 6th grade are invited to come and be “Submerged – Finding Truth Below the Surface”. Prepare to embark on an adventure like no other, scouring the mysterious fathoms of the deep sea. Thrilling discoveries await just beyond the portholes of your submarine. Things look very different once you get below the surface – and that’s true for life above the surface, too. As kids submerge themselves in God’s Word, they will discover that Jesus saw people differently. He didn’t just see what’s on the outside; He saw who people were on the inside. The theme is based on the scripture Psalms 139:23-24.

“If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.” ~Bern Williams

“Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.” ~Erma Bombeck

“One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” Jeannette Walls

By Vickie Rhodehamel

Arcanum News

Vickie Rhodehamel is a volunteer citizen columnist, who serves The Daily Advocate readers weekly with her Arcanum community column. She can be reached by calling 937-692-6188, by e-mail at [email protected]. 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.

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