Zionsville Times Sentinel


October 17, 2012

Community calendar for Oct. 17


Woman’s Club

to meet

The Zionsville Woman’s Club will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at the home of Lillian Potts.

Call Sandy Gastineau at 873-5518 for more information.

Nature center

offers events

The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org for more information.

• Fall Break Nature Exploration Days — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. Enjoy a fall hike or create a make-and-take fall craft at any time and don’t miss animal feeding time at 1 p.m.

Quilting bee to meet

Blockbusters quilting bee will meet from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Old National Bank Conference Room, 385 S. Main St.

The group will be sewing Christmas stockings for Indiana’s troops.

Bring Christmas, patriotic or masculine fabrics along with normal sewing supplies.

Guests are welcome.

Contact Cindy Baker at 733-0274 for more information.

Historical society announces meeting

The Zionsville Historical Society will hold its fall meeting with a carry-in luncheon at noon Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Zionsville Lions Club clubhouse.

The society will be celebrating its 50th anniversary.

To celebrate the milestone, all members and guests, as well as anyone interested in becoming a member of the organization, are invited to attend.

The meeting will also include a presentation by Boone County Historian, Marianne Doyle, on highlights of the community’s history and a presentation by the Zionsville Junior Historical Society about a November exhibit at Maplelawn Farmstead that they are working to develop: Serious Fun: Board Games of The Great Depression Era.

Contact Jan Stacy at 873-3792 or stacylabolts@indy.rr.com to RSVP.

Sewing for Riley Children’s Hospital

The Boone County Extension Homemakers will be hosting a Sewing Day on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

The event lasts from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Annex at the Boone County Fairgrounds, 1300 E. County Road 100 South, Lebanon.

The homemakers will be making fleece blankets, pinafores (hospital gowns) and tote bags.

Sewing skills are not required since people are needed to cut, iron and tie.

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Interested parties can pick up patterns at the Purdue Extension Office if unable to attend and drop off completed projects at the office.

Child appropriate patterned fleece and 100 percent cotton fabric can be donated at the Purdue Extension Office as well. All fabric needs to be new.

Call 765-482-0750 to RSVP.

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