First Friday is a free program sponsored by Messiah Lutheran Ministries. It is an opportunity for parents or caregivers to have a date night or a free evening the first Friday of each month from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; next program is Nov. 1, 2013. Children, kindergarten through 5th grade, can have a fun evening in a safe environment with other children, enjoying a nutritious meal, Bible stories, games and crafts. Please pre-register or obtain more information by calling 446-2430. Pre-registration is encouraged but not mandatory. Messiah Lutheran Ministries is located on the corner of South 19th St. and South Adams.