Zionsville Times Sentinel


March 26, 2014

Community Calendar from March 26, 2014

Zonta Club accepts applications The Zonta Club of Lebanon is accepting applications for their annual scholarship for adult women. The adult women's continuing education scholarship is open to all women returning to school or beginning a course of study to improve their job position or opportunity and must be 25 years of age or older. Applicants must be residents of Boone County and high school graduates. Applications are due by Monday, April 14. The Jane M. Klausman Award for graduate studies in business or business-related studies is also open to applicants living in or connected to an area Zonta Club. Applications are due to the club chair by June 1. Visit www.ZontaLebanon.org or contact Lisa Erwin at 765-482-8198, 902-1232 or lkferwin@hotmail.com for more information. Tri Kappa accepts 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. 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 carolgobeyn@yahoo.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 applications, sponsors event The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications from artists and craftspeople for the 2014 Brick Street Market, which will be May 17. The Chamber will also host a First Tuesday networking event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at Old National Bank, 385 S. Main St. The event is free for Chamber members. Visit www.zionsvillechamber.org to register. Call the Chamber at 873-3836 for more information. Senior Services offers activities • 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. • Options for Counseling — 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Caitlin Oestreich from CICOA will be available by appointment to assist seniors with CICOA benefits and health insurance options available to seniors in Boone County. • Van Trip — 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 27, lunch at Max and Erma’s and shopping at Meijer in Carmel. 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. Thursday, March 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 28, Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. “What to Expect from Medicare,” with Harbor Light Hospice. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Zionsville Meadows. • 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. • Lunch and Learn — noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the BCSSI Community Room. "Fleeced: Speaking out Against Senior Financial Abuse" will be presented as part of Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Participants will view a 30-minute documentary film describing the variety of scams and fraud targeting seniors, followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer period. Lunch will be provided by Homewood Health Campus. • Fun and Fit for Over Fifty — 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, at Zionsville Meadows, 675 S. Ford Road. An exercise class geared for senior citizens. • Lunch and Learn on the Road — 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, for a Wick’s Pie Factory tour and lunch. Cost is $25 per person and includes motor coach travel, factory tour and lunch plus a mystery stop. Pickup will be at 7:30 a.m. in Witham Hospital North Pavilion parking lot or 7:45 a.m. at Witham Health Services at Anson. • Lunch and Learn on the Road — Friday, May 9, for a Rockome Gardens tour and lunch in Arcola, Ill. Cost is $35 per person. 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. Homemakers schedule First Tuesday event The Boone County Extension Homemakers will host a T-shirt and sweatshirt makeover for a First Tuesday event. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the Farm Bureau Community Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds, 1300 E CR 100 S. Kathy Budreau, Cindy Baker and Joan Mohr will show how to take an ordinary T-shirt or sweatshirt and turn it into something unique. Attendees will also learn how to shape a shirt that is too large for a more attractive fit. Call the extension office at 765-482-0750 to register by Friday, March 28. Welcome center offers activities The Connie Haimbaugh Community & Welcome Center has scheduled Saturday afternoon game time from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Euchre begins Saturday, March 29. Register by calling the center at 544-9855 or emailing at zionsvillewelcomecentergmail.com. Library features family events The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following programs: • 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. • National Poetry Month — throughout the month of April. All month the library will have a bulletin board where patrons can leave a poem in a pocket. Patrons can also take a poem for their own pocket. Then, on Thursday, April 24, be sure to carry the poem and randomly share with others in the community. • 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, finger plays 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. • Paper Strip Easter Egg Art — 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, ages 7-12. Make an Easter egg out of colorful strips of paper. • Simon Says Art — 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, grades first through third. Play along to Simon Says Art and see how unique artwork can be. • Night Crawlers — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, ages 1-2. Little ones and their parents or caretakers will enjoy songs, rhymes, finger plays, action playing, a short book and play time. • Reader's Theater Poetry Readings — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17, ages 7-12. Come and read aloud some of your favorite poetry during National Poetry Month. • Rainy Day Stories — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, ages 1-2. Come to the library for some storytime fun. 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. Gardenfest set for April 5 The 28th Annual Gardenfest will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1300 E CR 100 S. More than 30 garden-related vendors will sell unique garden art, gifts, flowers, herbs, succulents and other garden items. Features include a raffle for a copper/wood garden trellis, a used tool and garden item sale, free soil testing, door prizes and expert speakers such as Constance Campbell Ferry on herbs, Bob Degitz on Indiana landscapes and Linda Kimmel on easy care roses. Children's activities, a Q&A and lunch will also be available. Free native tree seedlings will be given to the first 500 attendees. Visit www.bccn.boone.in.us/mg to learn more about the Boone County Master Gardeners' event. SullivanMunce sponsors rummage sale The SullivanMunce Cultural Center Guild rummage sale will be held Saturday, April 12. Residents are encouraged to donate items to the sale. Proceeds from the sale will support the center. Items can be left from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, through Thursday, April 10, at the center, 225 W. Hawthorne St. The rummage sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 12. Call 873-4900 for more information. HOA roundtable schedules meeting The quarterly Zionsville Homeowners Association Roundtable will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Town Hall Fireplace Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Individuals who serve on the boards of Zionsville-area homeowners associations are invited to hear from Town Manager Ed Mitro. The meeting will also be an opportunity to talk to other HOA board members in town and share ideas. Call 769-7874 for more information. Penny Putters hosts luncheon The Penny Putters will begin its 42nd season with a kick-off luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 30. The pitch-in luncheon will be at the Lions Club clubhouse, 115 S. Elm St. The league will begin Wednesday, May 7, at Zionsville Golf Course and end Sept. 24. Contact Sandra Hollingshead at 840-0784 or sandrahollingshead@gmail.com for more information and to sign up. Summer day camp planned at Maplelawn 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.

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