Free community Thanksgiving meals

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.