Student teaching scholarship available
Delta Kappa Gamma’s Beta Epsilon Chapter is offering a $500 scholarship to assist a young woman during her semester of student teaching.
Applicants must be Boone County residents, enrolled in a college or university, have an education major and be preparing for student teaching during the 2013-14 school year. Applications must be completed and returned to the scholarship committee by Aug. 15.
Contact Lynn Hiller by mailing to P.O. Box 184, Jamestown, Ind., 46147, calling 765-676-5166 or emailing email@example.com for an application.
Before-school French registration open
L’École Française, the before-school French program for Zionsville Community Schools, is registering students for the fall.
All elementary schools, including Boone Meadow, are available for registration on the Eagle Rec website.
Visit www.zionsvillefrench.org or call Cathy Dwyer at 513-0678 for more information.
Registration open for 5K race
Registration is now open for the St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church 5K Race.
The “You Can Call Me ‘Al’” race will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at the church, 1870 W. Oak St.
Cost is $18 per registration, and family discounts are available. Refreshments and event T-shirts are included with each registration. Participants will have special trackers for recording their time and may compete for prizes.
Visit www.zionsvillecatholic.com/race or call 873-2885 for more information and to register.
Registration open for Spanish classes
Learn Another Language, Inc., before-school Spanish program is enrolling students for the 2013-14 school year.
The kindergarten through sixth grade program meets Mondays through Thursdays in the elementary and middle schools. Space is limited. Visit www.lalzionsville.org to register.
Contact Amy Malott at 506-3890 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Events planned for seniors
Boone County Senior Services has scheduled the following activities:
• Independent Consultation Computer Class — 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday in the Narthex of Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road. Cost is $20.
• Cards — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St. Bridge and euchre will be played.
• Art Class — 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St. Cost is $5 per class. Instructor Shirley Luttrell will work with any level of student and any medium.
• First Anniversary Celebration — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, July 26, Town of Zionsville Shelter House, 1100 W. Oak St. Enjoy a free lunch, entertainment and door prizes.
• Fun and Fit for Over Fifty — 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at Zionsville Meadows, 675 S. County Road 1000 E. Instructor Josh Dickey, new energy wellness coordinator, will lead this exercise class.
• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, to Tippecanoe Mall. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee.
• Support Group: Caring with Cause — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 13 and 27, at Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Facilitators Rachel Gerrish, Franciscan visiting nurses at St. Francis, Serge Monperous, Peoplefirst Homecare and Hospice will offer engaging and educational presentations to assist caregivers in developing supportive relationships. The adult being cared for by the caregiver will also be welcome to attend the group.
• Casino Trip — Trip to Rising Star Casino Tuesday, Aug. 20. Trip includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation, $5 casino cash and $10 slot play. Cost is $35 per person. Contact BCSSI for more information.
Boone County Senior Services, Inc., can be reached at 765-482-5220 or 873-8939. The organization has locations at 1100 W. Oak St. and 515 Crown Point Dr., Lebanon.
Events set at the library
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.
• Read, White and Blue: A Star-Spangled Summer — now through July 27, birth through entering fifth grade. Reading logs will be available at the library or at www.zionsville.lib.in.us. The first 1,000 to report their first goal of three books will receive a foam rocket or rubber duck. Earn a prize for every five books up to 50. Reach the 50 book goal and earn a chance to win the grand prize.
• Liberty and Books for All — now through July, adults. Be on the lookout for programs during July for the summer reading program. Visit the online calendar to see programs. The top 20 readers will earn Starbucks gift cards. At the end of July, one patron will win the second prize, a Colts barbecue set. One patron will win the grand prize, a Cuisinart ice cream maker.
• Let’s Bloom: Garden Project — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, ages 7 through 12. The library will start gardens and maintain them throughout the growing season. Activities include gardening basics, composting, garden tools, ecology and more.
• Toddler Time Session 2 — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday July 26, ages 1 and 2. Walkers and talkers are welcome to have fun with stories, songs, finger plays and more.
• A to Z Mysteries — 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday, July 29, ages 7 through 10. Join other kid detectives to solve mysteries at the library to discuss several of the books in the A to Z Mysteries series.
• Model Building: F-18 “Blue Angels” Hornet — 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, ages 8 through 12. Build a replica of the F-18 Hornet, the fighter jet used by the Blue Angels, using a Revell Make N Take kit. All supplies are included.
• Parent/Child Chess Club — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, families. Kids and parents can spend time together learning the game of chess with the Yearling family.
• Happy Birthday, Harry Potter — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31. The first session is for children ages 5 through 7, and the second session is for ages 8 through 12. Come celebrate Harry Potter’s special day with fun crafts, games, activities, books and cake. Participants are encouraged to dress up as a Harry Potter character.
• 51st Birthday Party Carnival — 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, families. Join as we celebrate the end of summer reading with carnival games, refreshments and musical entertainment.
• American Girl Picnic — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, grades first through fifth. Celebrate the end of summer American Girl style. Enjoy an American Girl picnic with games, activities, crafts and food.
• K Plus: Don’t Let a Pigeon Drive a School Bus — 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, kindergarteners. Read fun stories about starting school and create and play a memory game to share with new friends.
• Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Release Party — 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6., grades fourth through fifth. Celebrate the new release of the new Percy Jackson Movie by playing games, doing trivia and watching the first Percy Jackson movie.
• American Girl Picnic Junior — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, ages 4 through 7. Celebrate the end of summer American Girl style. Enjoy an American Girl picnic with games, activities, crafts and food.
• Musikgarten for Preschool — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, ages 3 through 5. Miss Rachel, of Make a Joyful Noise Studio, presents a preschool musikgarten class at the library. Discover the language of music through songs, games, purposeful movement activities and instrumental play.
• Musikgarten for Babies — 11:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 15, ages birth through 2. Miss Rachel, of Make a Joyful Noise Studio, presents a preschool musikgarten class at the library. Help your baby grow with rocking songs, bouncing songs, body awareness games, dances and instrumental play.
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St., can be reached at 873-3149 or visit www.zionsville.lib.in for more information.
SullivanMunce announces new exhibits
Zionsville Family Scrapbooks — now through Saturday, Aug. 31. This exhibit will feature antique scrapbooks and photographs of Zionsville families from the SullivanMunce Archive Collection. Explore artifacts never before exhibited and help the center identify missing information.
Visual Poetry — Aug. 2 through Sept. 28. Eight eclectic photographers will be featured in this exhibit ranging from creative portraiture, abstracts, black and white landscapes, still lifes, cityscapes and iPhone art. Photographers featured include Marla Misamore, Becky Brill, Eileen Cote, Rad Drew, Robert Gough, Freddie Kelvin, Barry Lively and Bill Miller.
The SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., can be reached at 873-4900 or www.sullivanmunce.org for more information. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
Legion schedules last yard sale
The Zionsville American Legion Auxiliary, 9950 E. County Road 600 S., has one more yard sale before the end of summer. It will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10.
Tables and spaces may be rented for $20.
Drop off items at the Legion to donate for the yard sale.
Email email@example.com or call Linda at 769-4270 for more information.
Concerts return to Lions Park
Free, family concerts have returned to Lions Park for another year. This year’s theme is “Unforgettable Music from the Great American Songbook.”
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. every Sunday in July. Food and drinks will be offered for a donation at each concert.
The July 28 concert is titled “Unforgettable Music” and will be performed by the Indianapolis Municipal Band under the direction of Dr. Dan Bolin.
Email Leigh Ann Akard at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fitness studio hosts competition
Heckers’ Fitness, 7635 Stonegate Dr., is sponsoring a “Heckathlon,” which will benefit local public safety agencies.
The dates of participation are August 23, 24 and 25. The competition is designed to be a team competition with 10 events.
All proceeds will be donated to a participating public safety department. Half of the proceeds will be donated to the Zionsville Police Department, and the winning team will decide where the remaining proceeds should be donated.
All participants will receive a T-shirt, 20 percent off accessories and 10 percent off bikes at Matthews Bike Shop and free exercise instruction. Instructions will be held Saturdays, Aug. 3 and 17.
Visit www.heckersfitness.com and click on the Heckathlon tab for more information.
New swimmer evaluations set
Zionsville Swim Club will be holding evaluations for the upcoming Short Course Season, which runs from September through March.
Evaluations will be from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Zionsville Community High School Aquatic Center, 1000 Mulberry St. All ages are welcome.
To register for evaluations and for more information, visit www.zionsvilleswimclub.org.
Maplelawn to host music revue
Maplelawn Farmstead will host a music revue featuring the music of Cole Porter.
“An Evening with Cole Porter” will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at The Meeting House at Stonegate, 6653 Westminster Dr.
The event will feature hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Tickets are $50 per person, and reservations are required. Guests must be 21 years of age to attend. Tables of eight are available. Proceeds will benefit the not-for-profit 1930s-era farmstead.
Contact Jan Stacy at email@example.com or 873-3792 for reservations.
Church hosts school blessing
Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road, will host a community school blessing at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18.
Glenda Ritz, state superintendent of public instruction, will be a part of the service along with the Zionsville Community High School music department.
The deadline for Community Calendar announcements is 5 p.m. Fridays for the following week’s publication. Boone County-related announcements are welcome.