Zionsville Times Sentinel


February 19, 2014

Community Calendar from Feb. 19, 2014

Banquet weekends announced The Zionsville Great Banquet Community is accepting applications for the spring banquets. The Great Banquet is a 72-hour experience beginning on Thursdays and ending on Sundays. For three days, guests study and live together in a worshipful time of singing, prayer and discussion. The Men's Great Banquet is March 6-9, and the Women's Great Banquet is March 20-23. The banquets will be held at Zionsville Presbyterian Church, 4775 W. 116th St. Visit www.zionsvillegb.org for more information. New group forms Zionsville Newcomers and Friends Club is open to residents of Zionsville and surrounding areas. The group is organized to help area women connect socially. The group hosts a monthly coffee for members and prospective members. It is open to new and longstanding residents. Call Cindy Featherstun at 973-5525 for more information. REMC sponsors scholarship The deadline is approaching to submit entries for a $500 Boone REMC scholarship. Deadline to apply for the drawing is Tuesday, Feb. 25. Complete a drawing form and email it to pbradley@bremc.com. Visit http://www.bremc.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/ScholarshipApplication.pdf for the form. Three post-secondary scholarships will be awarded during the REMC Member Appreciation and Annual Members' meeting from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, in the Witham Pavilion at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. Boone REMC awards the scholarships to help students who are dependents or legal wards of Boone REMC members. Optimist Club provides scholarships The Zionsville Optimist Club is providing two scholarships to Zionsville Community High School graduating seniors. The first scholarship is for a student pursuing a four-year degree program, and the second is a scholarship for a student pursuing a technical, vocational or associate program. Contact the ZCHS guidance office for more information. SullivanMunce features exhibits SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., has two exhibits on display from now through Feb. 22. Laura LaForge, a self-taught artist, will exhibit her works in her show, “Classy & Sassy.” The exhibit features her portraits, which capture the negative and positive experiences of being a woman. The other exhibit, “Hats Galore!” consists of a variety of hats from the P.H. Sullivan Museum Collection. Examples will include styles from the late 1900s through the 1960s. Call SullivanMunce at 873-4900 or visit www.sullivanmunce.org for more information. Legion sponsors chili cook-off The Sixth Annual Zionsville American Legion Riders Chili Cook-off and Daytona 500 Party will be Sunday, Feb. 23. The event is open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring their best chili recipe. Cost is $5 to enter, which includes a meal. Cost is $5 for noncontestants to eat all they can while supplies last. Pre-register for the contest by 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Chili must be at the Legion, 9950 S CR 600 E, by 11 a.m. on Sunday. Email post79@att.net or call 695-8885 for more information and rules for the cook-off. Library features events this month The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following programs: • Warm up with a good book — Now through Friday, Feb. 28, birth through grade five. Pick up a penguin themed reading log and bookmark. The first 200 children to complete their log will receive a plush penguin reading buddy. • Black, White and Read All Over — Now through Feb. 28, teens. Pick up a challenge sheet at the reference desk, write reading challenges and check them off as you complete them. As you complete challenges, you will be entered to win a prize basket. • Tuxedo Not Required — Now through Feb. 28, adults. Pick up a challenge sheet at the reference desk, write reading challenges and check them off as you complete them. As you complete challenges, you will be entered to win a prize package. • Food for Fines — Now through Friday, Feb. 28. Erase overdue fines and help area families in need. Each $1 in overdue fines can be paid with a nonperishable food item, which will be donated to the Zionsville Food Pantry. Items most needed include canned chicken, boxed dinner mixes, rice mixes, cereal and granola bars, peanut butter, canned fruit, heat and serve canned meals, fruit juices, baking supplies and brownie mixes. • Introduction to Excel — 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 20, adults. An introductory class to Microsoft Excel 2010. • Sweet Tooth — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, ages 3-6. Brush up on dental knowledge with stories songs and games for Dental Health Month. • AARP Tax Aid — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday from now through April 10. Free tax preparation for adults with low and middle income. Limited space, reservations are required. • Animal Adventures: Lizards — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, ages 3-6. Naturalists from the Zion Nature Center will join the librarians to share knowledge about local animals through read-aloud stories, rhymes, activities and a real animal meet-and-greet. • Parent and Child Chess Club — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday, families. Kids and parents can spend time together learning the game of chess with the Yearling family. • Single Session Toddler Time — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, ages 1-2. Walkers and talkers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and more. • Busy Bags — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, adults. Busy Bags are small, portable manipulative activities for a toddler or preschooler that aid in developing motor and literacy skills. Join the Friends of the Library for $10/year and attend our Busy Bag workshop where you will assemble 12 different busy bags for your child, all housed in a special Friends of the Library tote bag. • Polar Pals — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, ages 1-2. Stories and activities featuring penguins and polar bears. 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. Nature Center schedules events The Zion Nature Center will host the following events: • Where Are all the Butterflies? — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, adults. Join retired entomologist John Thieme for a free program highlighting his 50 years of butterfly studies. Learn what’s been happening to the butterflies and what you can do to help. Register at www.ZionNatureCenterFriends.org. • Animal Adventures: Lizards — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, ages 3-6. Meet at the library for a fictional story then walk to the nature center to learn facts about lizards. • NatureFest — 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Join friends and support the live animal programs at Zion Nature Center during the Fourth Annual Nature Fest. Activities include a petting zoo, face painting, cake walk, classic carnival games, prizes and more. Cost is $3 per person or $10 for a family. Activity tickets are 50 cents for one or 12 for $5. The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950. Visit www.ZionNatureCenterFriends.org for more information. Senior Services offers activities • Exercise Classes: Fun and Fit for Over Fifty — 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at Zionsville Meadows, 675 S. Ford Road. Fitness class with Josh Dickey, New Energy wellness coordinator. • Van Trip — 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, to Castleton Square Mall. Attendees must call BCSSI prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure, but arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. • Art Classes — 9:30 a.m. to noon every Tuesday at the Zionsville Town Hall Fireplace Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Cost is $5 per class. Instructor Shirley Luttrell will work with beginners and intermediate students in any medium. • Assistance Options for Counseling — 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Zionsville Town Hall Room 110, 1100 W. Oak St. Caitlin Oestreich from CICOA will be available by appointment to assist seniors with health insurance options available to seniors in Boone County and CICOA benefits. • Van Trip — 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, to Mayberry Café in Danville. Attendees must call BCSSI prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure, but arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. • Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in the Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Witham Health Services will present a "Heart Healthy" program of interest to seniors. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Witham Health Services. Boone County Senior Services, Inc., can be reached at 765-482-5220 or 873-8939. The organization has locations at 515 CrownPointe Dr., Lebanon, and 1100 W. Oak St. Art Center features two artists Sugar Creek Art Center will feature the works of Maria Muhlenkamp and Joseph Tumasian throughout February and March. Muhlenkamp is a self-taught abstract artist who often incorporates words and mixed media within her paintings. Tumasian is new to the abstract art scene but is able to capture a combination of color and emotion in his work. Chamber hosts event The Zionsville Chamber has two upcoming opportunities for its members. The Chamber will host its monthly Emerging Professionals Event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Grey Market Wine, 10656 Andrade Drive. The Chamber is also accepting applications from artists and craftspeople for the 2014 Brick Street Market, which will be May 17. Call the Chamber at 873-3836 for more information. Woman's Club schedules meeting The Zionsville Woman's Club will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. The program, "Country Bumpkin or Southern Lady," will be presented by Joyce Davis. Active members are encouraged to attend, as a vote to amend the bylaws will be taken if a quorum of active members is present. Letters requesting a change in membership status are due to Diane Jackson at the meeting. Refer to the program booklet for location. Blood drive set in Boone County The Indiana Blood Center has scheduled a blood drive in Boone County. Visit www.indianablood.org or call 800-632-4722 option 4 to schedule an appointment. The blood drive will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Boone County Courthouse, 201 Courthouse Square, Lebanon. Genealogical Society sets meeting The Boone County Genealogical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Lebanon Public Library top floor meeting room, 104 E. Washington St., Lebanon. Joe Bierce will present The DNA Detective. Call the Lebanon Public Library Heritage Center at 765-482-3460 ext. 1261 for more information. Traders Point hosts job workshop Traders Point Christian Church, 6590 S. Indianapolis Road, will host a free job workshop from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, March 1 and 8. The workshop will cover what it takes to conduct an effective job search in today's economy and the skills necessary to obtain employment. Participants should plan to attend both sessions of the two-part workshop. Visit www.tpcc.org/events or contact Rob Meyers at rmeyers@careercompass.biz or 627-4744 for more details. The deadline for Community Calendar announcements is 5 p.m. Fridays for the following week’s publication. Boone County related announcements are welcome.

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