The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce discussed plans for hosting a circus, during its Monday lunch.


The chamber will be hosting the circus on April 30 at the Carlisle Elementary School Playground. Show times will be at 5 p.m. and againat 7:30 p.m. Pres-old tickets will go on sale at the beginning of April.


Advance tickets are $10 per adult and $7 for senior citizens and children 12 and under. Two and under get in free.


At the door, tickets will be $13 per adult and $8 for senior citizens and children tickets.


During his city update, Carlisle Mayor Ray Glover said the city is working on drainage by having some of the larger ditches cleaned out. The ditch on the list include the one behind the Catholic Church, one on Durkee Street, one in Eastwood, at Rockerfeller park and at the airport. He said the water tower painting is underway.


Glover also said Nick’s is scheduled to be moving into their new building in the next few weeks.


Also during the meeting, members discussed the upcoming work as worship event, which will be held on Feb. 23.


Presenters will focus on real life stories on what it means for Christians in the workplace to see their work as an act of worship. Some sessions will offer inspirational stories of leaders who have experience combing their faith with their work. Other sessions will deliver applications for practically living out faith at work.


Speakers for the event are to be Patrick Lencioni, New York Best-Selling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team; Matt Chandler, Lead Pastor at the Village Church in Dallas Texas; Joel Manby; President and CEO of SeaWorld and Author of Love Works; Anne Beiler, Founder of Auntie Anne’s, Speaker and Author of Twist of Faith; Phil Vischer, Creator of VeggieTales and founder of Jellyfish Labs; Christopher Brooks, Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries in Detroit, MI; Norm Miller, Chairman of Interstate Batteries; Tom Nelson, President of Made to Flourish and Senior Pastor at Christ Community Church; CEO of First Liberty Institute and frequent guest on FOX, CNN, ABC and NBC; Bryant Ambelang, CEO of NatureSweet Tomatoes; Wendy Davidson, President of US Specialty Channels Kellogg Company and more.


The one day event will be held at the Carlisle United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 215 E 3rd St. Cost is $25 per person. Registration must be completed online at www.workasworshipretreat.org. Registrants will receive a ticket, digital programs and event details upon registration. Lunch will be provided to attendees. The event is open to anyone in Carlisle and surrounding communities.


The next Carlisle Chamber of Commerce meeting will be at noon, March 12 at the Civic Center.