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Salamonie Senior Luncheon, Sept. 11

People age 50 and older are invited to the monthly Senior Monday Carry-in Luncheon, Sept. 11, at Salamonie Interpretive Center, in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, Andrews.

Guest speaker Dani Tippman, a citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, will explain the uses of plants in traditional Myaamia lifeways, culture and history. Her knowledge of plants comes from tribal members and elders, including her mother. The presentation is part of the Arts in the Parks 2017 Miami Harvest Project.

The program begins with a carry-in meal at noon. A main dish of chicken, broccoli, and rice casserole will be provided. Guests should bring a side dish to share, a beverage and their own table service.

A $1 donation will be accepted. Reservations may be made by calling (260) 468-2127.

Standard entrance fees of $7 per in-state vehicle and $9 per out-of-state vehicle will apply.

Salamonie Interpretive Center ( is located at Salamonie Lake, 3691 S New Holland Rd., Andrews, IN 46702.