First Congregational United Church of Christ will host a parent meeting Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 5:30 p.m., for "Our Whole Lives."
Our Whole Lives, or “OWL,” is a faith-based, age-appropriate, human sexuality program for youth in grades 7-9 addressing topics relevant to that age group and focused on values of respect, love, mutuality and care.
Parents of all youth in the community grades 7-9 are invited to attend this meeting which will preview the curriculum, provide information about the program and provide opportunities to ask questions.
Elliott Days 2012 begins Saturday, Aug. 25, with the First Responders Pancake Breakfast from 7-10 a.m.
The Fun Run begins at 7:30 a.m., in front of the Community Building and the FlagRun is at 8:30 a.m. At 11 a.m., several activities will take place including the Kids’ Pedal Pull and Old Time Childrens’ Games in the park with pony rides, an inflatable slide and an old fashioned carnival.
In an effort to keep investors and the community at-large abreast of the downtown project, the Red Oak Chamber and Industry Association in partnership with the City of Red Oak will be releasing periodic updates.
Some of the trees to be removed have been removed. The remaining trees are large enough they are hiring a professional firm to take them down in order to avoid causing any damage to private property.
The Red Oak Church of the Nazarene is hosting a “Back to School Fun” day for children in the community Aug. 19, from 4-6 p.m. There will be games, prizes, an inflatable bouncer, chips, bars/cookies, drinks and snow cone and popcorn machines. The event is free for all ages and is located at 401 E. Prospect, outside in the backyard of the church.
Academic Year in America (AYA) is looking for Red Oak area families to host exchange students in their home for 4-6 weeks. This year, AYA is bringing hundreds of high school students ages 15-18 to the United States.
With AYA's tailored matching system, families have the unique opportunity to find a student who will be the perfect fit for their household. Students come from more than 30 countries such as Germany, China, Brazil and Italy and have a multitude of diverse talents and interests.