Free community meals are planned on Thanksgiving Day, with hot turkey and the trimmings plus warm fellowship on hand for people with nowhere else to go for a meal and others without family nearby.
» 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feed the Flock event at Columbus Baptist Church. Reserve meals for home delivery by calling 812-371-1400 or 812-344-1794 by Wednesday. The church has served about 600 people most years. Volunteers include those mostly from Columbus Baptist, but also from other churches and local residents.
» 12:30 to 2 p.m. at First Christian Church, 531 Fifth St. in Columbus, presented by First Christian, Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center and FedEx (delivering meals). Organizers last year served 594 meals and said they are planning for about the same number this year.