The Zion Nature Center offers the following upcoming events:
• Animal Adventures: Owls — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, ages 3 through 6. Meet at the library.
• Live Birds of Prey — 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, ages 6 and older. Mark Booth of Take Flight Wildlife Education and his birds of prey will be at the center. Get a close look at hawks, falcons and other birds of prey. The program will take place at Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St.
• Cub Scout Workshop: Naturalist Badge — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, Cub Scouts. Visit the center to fulfill five requirements needed to obtain the Webelos Naturalist badge. Scouts will learn about bird identification, bird flyways, poisonous plants, venomous reptiles and other animals. Registration is required.
The nature center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org for more information.
The Woman’s Club of Zionsville will have its annual meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Zionsville Fellowship Church, 9090 W. Oak St.
Chamber awards banquet is Jan. 25
The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquest will be 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Palomino Ballroom, 481 S. County Road 1200 East, Zionsville.
Call 873-3836 to make reservations for this event featuring a cocktail hour, music, speaker Rep. Steve Braun, dinner and a silent auction. The public is welcome.
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The Indianapolis Children’s Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Sugar Creek Art Center, 127 S. Pearl St., Thorntown.
The Boone County Regional Choir, Lebanon ensemble, and Kantorei Ensemble will also perform at the concert.
Admission is free, but an offering will be taken to help with the costs of the program and facility usage.
Call 765-436-7102 for more information.
BCCAC offers free program
The Boone County Child Advocacy Center will offer a free child sexual abuse prevention program for parents and adults who work with children.
The program will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Thorntown Public Library, 24 N. Market St., Thorntown.
The training is free due to a grant from the Community Foundation of Boone County.
Chaucie’s Place will work in conjunction with the center to present the program, which will teach adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
Call 759-8008 or email email@example.com for more information.