Things to Do: One Last Hurrah Before Christmas Break

By Shelby Perry

As this is our last edition of The Sounding Board before Christmas Break,  this will be the last edition of The Things to Do column before the holidays. Have fun exploring Warsaw and surviving the last few weeks of classes before heading home to celebrate Christ’s birth and another season filled with joy and Christmas cheer.

Peking Restaurant
312 Buffalo St, Warsaw
10 minutes from Grace

Sun 11:00 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Mon-Thurs 10:30 a.m. – 10.p.m.
Fri-Sat 10:30 a.m. – 11p.m.

Peking Restaurant is a local, authentic Chinese restaurant near downtown in Warsaw. They offer a variety of cuisine including orange chicken, crab Rangoon’s, egg rolls, pork fried rice, etc. If you need a food break while studying for finals, Peking is a great option. For more information, including their full menu, you can visit them on Facebook at @PekingRestaurant or you can order over the phone at (574) 267-5438.

Animal Welfare League
3489 E 100 S, Pierceton, IN 46562
10 minutes from Grace

Sun-Mon closed
Tues-Wed 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs-Fri 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sat 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kosciusko County’s local animal shelter lies just outside of Warsaw. Animal Welfare League has a variety of cats and dogs who would all benefit from some extra love and affection as they wait for their forever families. What better way to get into the Christmas spirit, than to volunteer your time to love on some animals in need. Animal Welfare League is also open to donations, and you can find their needs wish list and see all of their lovely animals at

International Foods
2208 E Winona Ave, Warsaw
2 minutes from Grace

Sun 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mon 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tues closed
Wed-Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Get a taste of the world in our little town of Warsaw. International foods is a local food and beverage company that sells groceries from all over the world, including fresh produce and sometimes fresh seafood. They also have a variety of carry out options, including fried rice, steam buns, orange chicken and bubble teas. Bring your friends and try something new before heading home for the holidays. And remember, it’s never too cold for bubble tea. For more information, you can visit them on Facebook @internationalfood9 or call them at (574) 267-2977.

Image above: International Foods is a grocery store located on Winona Avenue in the Lakeview Shopping Center near Dairy Queen.