2011-06-16 / About Town

Central Baptist needs donations for festival

Central Baptist Church is accepting donations for its annual June Festival, which is set for June 25. Donations may be dropped off at the church from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from now through June 18.

Requested donations include books, movies, CDs, toys, puzzles, games, wood and wicker furniture, paintings, decorative items, marine and boating items, sports equipment, plants, garden furniture and equipment, jewelry and antique items.

The June Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A live auction will begin at 11 a.m. and will feature an antique rocking chair, desks, rugs and other furniture. Raffle prizes will include paintings, a necklace and earring set, and gift certificates to Chopmist Charlie’s and Barnes and Noble. Also, local author Walter Schroder will be on hand to sell and sign his new novel, “The Hessian Drummer Boy of Newport.”

For more information, call the church at 423-1651.

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