Evening For Grandparents and Grandchildren: Bridges

Throughout the centuries a sacred relationship has always existed between grandparents and grandchildren. However, in today’s fast-paced world it is easy for a generation gap to develop. This evening will help “bridge” that gap. Following a spaghetti dinner, the true, daring story of Kate Shelley will be dramatically shared. Kate was the young girl who saved lives by crossing the Des Moines River bridge at night. Although she started with a lantern, it went out during the storm, and she crawled the span on her hands and knees with only lightning for illumination. Once across, she ran two miles in the storm to the next train depot to stop the trains. After the story an opportunity for artistic expression in which both generations can share will be offered. Suggested ages: children 4–14 with their grandparent, other senior relative, or friend. However, all ages are welcome. Presenters: Deacon Steve and Kathy MacDonald. Tues. Sept. 19, 5:30–8 pm; Fee: Adult/child $15; $5 each additional child or adult.

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