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.
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org for more information.
• Pumpkin Smashing — noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Bring old pumpkins to smash and add to the compost pile.
• Birding from Indiana and beyond — 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, ages 15 and older. The nature center will host the Boone County Bluebird Society. Information about bluebirds will be available. Rob Ripma of the Nutty Birder will present birding from the Virgin Islands to California and beyond. A bluebird house will be given away as a door prize.
• Adaptations Abounding — 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. The Zion Nature Center will host ANIMALIA at the Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. See the strange and amazing ways that animals have physically adapted to their environment to find food, protect themselves, hunt and attract a mate. Admission is a monetary donation or non-perishable food items for the Zionsville Food Pantry.
• Wonderful World of Birds — 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, ages 7 and older. Join Rob Ripma for a program about the world of birds. Attendees will learn how to identify the common birds of Indiana, use binoculars and go on a bird walk near the nature center.
Woman’s Club hosts events
The Zionsville Woman’s Club has two upcoming events.
The Woman’s Club will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the home of Pam Fiscus.
The club will also host the GFWC/IFC Central District Fall Convention from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 205 W. Hawthorne St.
Federated clubs from central Indiana will enjoy lunch together.
The Indiana Blood Center can be contacted at 800-632-4722. Visit www.donorpoint.org for more information. The Indiana Blood Center will sponsor several blood drives in Boone County:
• Boone Village — noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
• Traders Point Christian Church — 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6590 Indianapolis Road, Whitestown.
• Christ Church of Zionsville — 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 18, 600 N. Ford Road.
Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road, invites everyone from the community to take time to have a moment of prayer in the sanctuary.
The prayer times are from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26.
ZCC, Deinlein and Co. sponsor seminar
Zionsville Christian Church, 120 N. Ninth St., will host a free educational seminar at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5.
The seminar, “The A, B, C, D’s of Medicare,” will focus on how to compare a Medicare plan to other Medicare supplement plans, Medicare advantage plans and prescription drug plans.
Call 873-5301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Zionsville Presbyterian Church, 4775 W. 116th St., will offer a parenting workshop at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 6, 13 and 20.
The workshop, “Cooperation, Consequences, and Getting Your Way,” will focus on an instruction routine that works for toddlers to teens and building healthier relationships.
Call 873-6503 for more information.
The Zionsville Optimist Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Cobblestone Grill, 140 S. Main St.
Zionsville Police Chief Rob Knox will be the guest speaker.
Learn about the club and its activities that benefit the youth of Zionsville.
Prospective members are welcome to attend.
SullivanMunce hosts Artisans’ Fare
SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., will host The Artisans’ Fare Friday, Nov. 16, and Saturday, Nov. 17.
The preview party will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. The shop will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets for Friday night are $50 per person. Admission is $5 at the door for people ages 12 and older on Saturday.
The fest will feature some of Indiana’s premier food and drink artisans and visual artists with food related artwork.
Money raised from the event benefits SullivanMunce.
Call 873-4900 for more information.
Chamber meeting slated for Nov. 28
The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce will have its annual meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Hopwood Cellars, 12 E. Cedar St.
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