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October 31, 2012

Community calendar for Oct. 31



Events set

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.

• It’s a Mystery Book Club — 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Olive Hoffman Room. The November selection is “Defending Jacob” by William Landay. Enjoy casual discussion of the book and light refreshments.

• Teen Trivia — Thursday, Nov. 1, 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.

• Introduction to Word — 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 1, in Computer Lab B, adults. Free computer class introduction to Microsoft Word 2010.

• Meet the Tooth Fairy — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, ages 2 through 6. The Tooth Fairy and her friend will speak about why teeth are so important and how to care for them by brushing properly and eating the right foods.

• PAWS to Read — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, grades first through fifth. Share a story with a therapy dog. Improve reading skills by reading out loud to a dog.

• The Music Group — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Lora Hussey Room. Listen to and discuss music featuring clarinet, flute, oboe and other woodwind instruments.

• 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.

• Safe Sitter — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, ages 11 through 13. A course designed to teach babysitters how to be safe and nurturing caregivers and how to handle children’s emergencies. Bring a sack lunch. Cost is $55.

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