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Things to do: community calendar for Sept. 12

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Looking for something to do today? Check out the community calendar submissions for Sept. 12:

Hip and Knee Pain Seminar

Those interested in learning more about treatment options for hip and knee pain are invited to attend Community Howard’s free hip and knee pain dinner on Sept. 12. Join Community Howard Regional Health orthopedic surgeon Philip Huang, MD, to learn about the latest non-surgical and surgical treatment options for hip and knee pain. Community Howard’s joint care coordinator will share what to expect when having hip or knee replacement surgery at Community Howard’s Center for Joint Health. The seminar will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Elite Banquet and Conference Center, 2820 S. Lafountain St. Registration for the seminar is required as space is limited. Register today online at or call 800-777-7775.

Mourning and Dancing

Mourning and Dancing of Kokomo, a grief support group, will meet Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at Cross America in the north conference room. This support group is open to the public, and there is no charge to those attending. For more information you may contact Don McDowell by phone (765-459-5814) or via email (

Noon Kiwanis Meeting

The Kokomo Noon Kiwanis Club’s weekly speaker on Sept. 12 will be Faith Brautigam of the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library who will discuss Mythbusters. Kiwanis meets every Thursday at Golden Corral on South 931. Social time is from 11:30 to 12 p.m., and the meeting is from 12 to 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For further information, please call President Nita Campbell at 765-437-2187.

Free Shred Event

Shred your confidential papers for free at Solidarity Community FCU’s main office on Sept. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. A maximum of three file boxes per vehicle will be accepted. Please remove the wire-found files before shredding.

Creation Care Meeting Discusses Climate Change

Do we have a religious and ethical obligation to act on Climate Change? This question will be addressed on Sept. 12 at the meeting of the Kokomo Area Creation Care, an affiliate of Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light (HIPL) at Christ Lutheran Church at 3401 S. Dixon Rd. at 7 p.m. Dori Chandler, public policy director of HIPL will present a program to members and guests focusing on this question. She will discuss ways to become an effective advocate to help people recognize the importance of understanding climate change and possible consequences of it in our future. Dori Chandler joined HIPL in November 2018. She has a Bachelor in Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Mastersin Urban Planning from Hunter College. She has worked as an environmental consultant and planner in a variety of ways. The meeting is free and open to people of all faith communities as well as interested individuals who want to explore programs, projects and activities that help us be aware of ways we can become better stewards of the earth. Fellowship and snacks may be enjoyed at 6:45 pm. For questions or more information please contact Carol Chen at

Music at the Foundation

Enjoy live music in downtown Greentown with Music in front of the fountain, 112 N. Meridian St., at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12. Bring a chair. Performing is Eastern Music Groups.

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