at the library
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.
• Volunteer for the Holiday Stroll — Now through Friday, Nov. 30. Registrations are being accepted to volunteer for the annual Holiday Stroll.
• Teen Trivia — Now through Friday, Nov. 30, teens. Grab a sheet and name the title and author of the book a movie was based on and win a prize basket.
• Crafty Corner: Softy Squash — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, grades first through fifth. Create fall decorations and dine on pumpkin pudding.
• Mary Pearson Author Visit and Book Signing — 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, teens. Join author Mary Pearson as she talks about “The Adoration of Jenna Fox.” Teens who turn in their permission slip will get a free paperback copy. Those in attendance at the event will also have the chance to win a free copy of the second book in the series. Pizza will be served.
• Introduction to PowerPoint — 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 8, in Computer Lab B. Free computer class introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.
• Tween Scene — No Knit Scarf — 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, grades fourth and fifth. Learn to create a gift. Snacks will be served.
• Our Heroes’ Tree — Saturday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Dec. 23. The library will partner with the Indiana State Library to present Our Heroes’ Tree. Zionsville residents may drop by the Youth Services Department and create an ornament honoring a service member.
• Hope for Heroes — Saturday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Dec. 16. The library will accept winter wear and personal care items for homeless veterans in conjunction with the Hope for Heroes program.
• Books Over Coffee — noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Drop in, bring a lunch and discuss a book. Coffee and dessert will be provided.
• Readers Theater: The Headless Horseman — 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 13 and 20, ages 8 through 11. Readers theater is a cross between drama and reading — a read-aloud activity and introduction to drama. Practice will be on Nov. 13 and a performance on Nov. 20.
• Aromatherapy for Home, Health and Holidays — 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Pam Conrad, a registered nurse and aromatherapy expert, will teach how to use aromatherapy to spice up your health, home and holidays during the presentation.
• Wednesday AM Book Club — 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Adults are invited to drop in and discuss "A Secret Kept" by Tatiana De Rosnay.
• Friends of the Library Meeting — 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14.The Friends of the Library will hold an open meeting. Anyone interested in being a member is welcome to attend.
• SAT/ACT Test Prep — 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Get ready for the SAT and ACT by learning how to use the library’s website to get free practice tests.
• Introduction to Excel — 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Nov. 15. Introductory computer class for Microsoft Excel 2010.
• Animal Adventure Series: Snakes — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, ages 3 through 6. The library and Zion Nature Center team up to share stories, activities and real animals.
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VIDEO: Meet the primary candidates
Each year, the Zionsville Times Sentinel publishes information on candidates for the primary election. Below you will find a list of each candidate's qualifications, as well as videos showing their responses to questions relating to their office.
The following is a partial list of duties for the offices up for election:
Superior Court II
Indiana has 143 Superior Courts. Judges run under party banners for six-year terms. Superior Courts have roughly the same powers as Circuit Courts to try any kind of case, aind includes small claims and minor offense divisions.
- Conservator of the peace
- Take charge of the county jail and its prisoners.
- Serve warrants, subpoenas and other forms of process
- Collect delinquent state income taxes
- Sell mortgaged property
- Attend sessions of th County Council and Commissioners
Board of Commissioners has three members from three districts serving four year, staggered terms.
- Controling, cmaintaining and supervising county property.
- Auditing and authorizing claims.
- Receiving bids and authorizing contracts.
- Supervising construction and maintenance of roads and bridges.
- Issuing bonds or notes (with county council approval)
- Recommending county salaries to the county council
- Establishing animal shelters
The council has the financial power and serves as a check to the Board of Commissioners. The county is divided in to four districts, with one member from each district and three at large.
- Fix the tax rate and impose the tax levy
- Make appropriations to be paid by the county treasury
- Reappropriate surplus fund
- Fix salaries of officers, deputies assistants and other employees
SOURCE: Here is Your Indiana Government
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Students in Chinese classes prepare for a Chinese New Year celebration, which will be from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Zionsville Performing Arts Center, 1000 Mulberry St.
Schillaci represents Zionsville at Lugar symposium
Zionsville Community High School junior Dixie Schillaci represented the school at the 2012 Sen. Richard Lugar Symposium, which was at the University of Indianapolis.
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