WEST MILTON - On Tuesday, Dec. 11, Artists Against Hunger will offer a free “Empty Bowls” event, where participants, for a suggested donation of $10, can purchase a ceramic bowl, made by local students and artists, and fill it with donated soup and also enjoy pizza, breads, sandwiches, cheese, desserts and beverages at no additional cost.
The events will be from 5-8 p.m. at Hoffman United Methodist Church, 201 S. Main St. West Milton, and there is no obligation to buy a bowl. The meals are free.
One hundred percent of the proceeds will stay in Miami County to support programs that help fight childhood hunger. Interested parties may go online at http://artistsagainsthunger.weebly.com or may contact Steven Kiefer at (937) 216-6759 for more information.
WEST MILTON - The choirs of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will present “The Sounds of Christmas” with guest musicians David Wion, Ben and Nicole Chilcote, and West Milton’s own Mimi Klipstine Dick. This free concert will be in the church sanctuary, 1209 S. Miami Street, West Milton, at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14.
Marsha Fischbach will direct the concert with Betty Lou Johansen as accompanist, and Paula Barker on flute. The Christmas Choir, the Shepherd’s Bells, and several soloists will present the beautiful music of Christmas. Choir members include: Ed and Susan Langley, Betty Lou Johansen, Donella Traylor, John, Michaelle, Alyssa, and Logan Lightcap, Paula Barker, Kristine Dick, Jeff Barth, Susan Landis, Judy Tipton, Alene Oliver, Carol Simcox, Russ Siler, Brian Ely, Marla and Breanna Baker, Kathy Hemmerle, and Betty Zins.
For more information, contact Marsha Fischbach at (937) 698-6036.