Zionsville Times Sentinel

March 12, 2014

Community calendar for March 12, 2014


Zionsville Times Sentinel

---- — Tri Kappa accepting scholarship applications

Zionsville Tri Kappa is accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors and Zionsville Community High School alumni who are attending college.

Four $1,000 scholarships are available, three for high school seniors and one for alumni.

Categories for high school seniors are education, art/music/dance/drama and charity/volunteer work.

Deadline to apply is Monday, April 14. Applications are available at www.zionsvilletrikappa.org.

Email scholarships@zionsvilletrikappa.org for more information.

Garden Club accepts grant applications

The Village Garden Club is accepting applications for a grant up to $250.

Any Zionsville organization with gardening plans to enhance the community is eligible to receive the grant.

To apply, send a detailed description of the project, including itemized cost, to Carol Gobeyn, 125 Leeds Court, Zionsville IN 46077. Include a telephone number or email address with the submission.

Deadline to apply is Friday, March 21.

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. There’s a monthly coffee for members and prospective members. It is open to new and longstanding residents.

Call Cindy Featherstun at 973-5525 or email carolgobeynyahoo.com for more information.

Art Center features two artists

Sugar Creek Art Center will feature the works of Maria Muhlenkamp and Joseph Tumasian throughout the month.

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 accepts artist applications

The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce is 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.

Blood drive set for Boone County

The Indiana Blood Center has one more blood drive scheduled for this month in Boone County.

The drive will be from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Countryside Christian Fellowship, 600 W CR 500 N, Lebanon.

Visit www.indianablood.org or call 800-632-4722 option 4 to schedule an appointment.

Senior Services offers activities

• Van Trip 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13, to Mo’s Irish Pub. Attendees must call BCSSI to sign up prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure; arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee.

• Dining with Diabetes Academy 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays, March 13, 20 and 27, in the BCSSI Community Room. The program is free to anyone age 60 and older who may be diabetic, pre-diabetic or the caregiver of a diabetic patient. The program will teach attendees how to make healthy food choices that assist in good glucose control. Registration is required, and attendance at all sessions is advised.

• Lunch and Learn noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. The program, “Avoiding Winter Falls and Depression,” will be presented by Gail Fifer. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Morningside at College Park.

• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, to Castleton Square Mall. Attendees must call BCSSI to sign up prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure; 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 in the Zionsville Town Hall Fireplace Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Cost is $5 per class. Instructor Shirley Luttrell will work with any level student and any medium.

• Boone County Council on Aging Quarterly Meeting — noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 19. Come for the BCCOA quarterly meeting, luncheon and presentation of Older Hoosier of the Year. Guest speaker will be Caitlin Oestreich from CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions. Reservations are suggested. R.S.V.P. by March 14.

• Theater Thursday — 9 a.m. Thursday, March 20, at Pavilion Cinema, 1600 N. Lebanon St., ages 60 and older. A breakfast snack will be served. “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” will begin screening at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $1.

• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Thursday, March 20, to Greenwood Park Mall. Attendees must call BCSSI to sign up prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure; arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee.

• Casino Trip Tuesday, March 25, to Horseshoe Casino. Cost is $35 per person and is due at registration. Register by Wednesday, March 12.

• Smart Driver Course — 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at BCSSI Lebanon office. The AARP Driver Safety course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older. The course is designed to update driving skills and knowledge of the rules of the road, learn about age-related physical changes and how to adjust your driving to compensate and reduce chances for traffic violations. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Attendees should bring their AARP card, drivers license and cash or check payable to AARP.

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.

Library features events this month

The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following programs:

• Fish Kites 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 15, grades kindergarten through sixth. Using paper and other materials make a fish kite, which is traditionally used in Japan to celebrate Children’s Day.

• Spring Break Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 — 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 31, ages 5-12. Popcorn and a movie to celebrate the first day of Spring Break. Bring a cup with a lid.

• Spring Break Movie: Frozen — 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 2. Bring a cup with a lid to enjoy the movie, popcorn and lemonade.

• Mother Goose on the Loose — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Thursday, April 3, ages 1-2. Toddler fun with singing, fingerplays and nursery rhymes.

• Money Smart Week: Money Madness — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday, April 7, grades kindergarten through third. Put money knowledge to the test to celebrate Money Smart week.

• Money Smart Week: What’s in Your Wallet — 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, grades fourth through fifth. Make a duct tape wallet or coin purse and talk about ways to earn and save money.

• Money Smart Week: Pennies and Piggies — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 11, ages 3-6. Stories, rhymes and songs about counting and saving money.

• Tandem Read Book Club: Pie — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, grades third through fifth plus an adult. Bring a dish for a pitch-in dinner to eat while discussing this month’s book.

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.

Legion hosts steak and catfish dinner

The Zionsville American Legion Post No. 79, 9950 E CR 600 S, will host a steak and catfish dinner Friday, March 14, to help raise funds for a new roof.

The dinner will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with live music from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. All ages are welcome, and there is no smoking in the dining room.

Cost is $9 for a catfish dinner and $12 for a steak dinner.

Contact the Legion at 873-3105 or zionsvilleamericanlegionpost79@gmail.com for more information.

Welcome center offers activities

The Connie Haimbaugh Community & Welcome Center has scheduled Saturday afternoon game time from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Chess begins Saturday, March 15, and euchre begins Saturday, March 29.

Register by calling the center at 544-9855 or emailing at zionsvillewelcomecentergmail.com.

There also will be a Friday morning women’s Kaffeeklatsch from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning March 21.

Christ Lutheran Church hosts concert

Christ Lutheran Church, 600 N. Ford Road, will be hosting the next segment in their Sounds of the Village concert series at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 15.

The free concert will feature “Music and Musicians of Second Presbyterian Church.”

Listen to organ, piano and vocal music performed by artists such as Dr. Michelle Louer, Dr. John Allegar, Gina Walker and John Brewer.

After the performance, Louer will have a brief presentation on how Second Presbyterian’s music program has expanded in recent years.

Theater group hosts auditions

Off-Main Street Players is holding open auditions for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a book musical with music and lyrics by William Finn.

Auditions will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 16, and Monday, March 17, in the Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Callbacks will take place on Tuesday, March 18.

Nine adult actors will be cast in the production.

Contact Lynne Manning at 769-3540 or lynnemanninghotmail.com for more information.

Indy Reads hosts info session

Indy Reads: Boone County is holding a free volunteer information session for individuals interested in helping adults in Boone County learn to read or learn English.

The session is from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at the Lebanon Public Library, 104 E. Washington St., Lebanon.

No experience is necessary, and training is provided.

Contact Gigi Nicholas, Indy Reads: Boone County literacy program manager, at 765-482-3460 or gnicholas@indyreads.org to register.

United Way sponsors event

United Way of Central Indiana will thank their donors and volunteers during an event from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 23.

The event will take place in the Herman G. Wells Community Room at Lebanon High School, 510 Essex Drive, Lebanon.

Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano will be the keynote speaker.

Call Christie or Amy at 765-483-0165 for more information.

Summer day camp planned at Maplelawn Farmstead

Maplelawn Farmstead, a 1930s Depression era farmstead, will be presenting a day camp July 14-18 for children entering grades 3-5.

Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each day, campers will participate in a variety of activities that will give an overview of daily life on an Indiana farmstead during the Great Depression. They’ll learn about a simple time when families had to “make do” with what they had. Campers will enjoy cooking, gardening, preserving, crafting and having fun on the farm.

Register now; registration is limited. Cost is $150 per camper.

For registration information, contact maplelawnfarmstead@hotmail.com.

The deadline for Community Calendar announcements is 5 p.m. Fridays for the following week’s publication. Boone County related announcements are welcome.