Free genealogy program
The Lebanon Public Library is offering a free genealogy program from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30 in the Heritage Center, 104 E. Washington St., Lebanon. Darlene Anderson will present “Making Sense of the Census” using Ancestry.com. Anderson is a board member of the Boone County Genealogical Society, a member of the Speakers Bureau for the Indiana Genealogical Society and a volunteer at the Boone County Historical Society. Call the Heritage Center at (765) 482-3460, ext. 261 for more information.
Duncan to perform Celtic program
Playing on folk harps he himself built, Tom Duncan will present the sounds of Scotland, Ireland and England, as well as his own compositions at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30 at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 1525 Mulberry St. The program will feature folk, jazz, pop, classical and Indian-influenced music. The concert is free and open to the public; a good-will donation may be made and a reception will follow the concert.
Family Sock Hop on tap
A 1950s Family Sock Hop will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Boys and Girls Club West, 5964 S. 700 East, Whitestown. The event is sponsored by the Parents’ Council of the Village Dance Studio. The sock hop, which is open to the public, will include a bounce house, old fashioned root beer floats, games, dancing, a raffle and more.
All proceeds benefit the Village Dance Ensemble dance education trip and the Parents Council. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 per person, $30 for a family or group of six. At the door, tickets are $15 and $35.
Reserve your tickets now at 769-2223 or www.villagedancestudio.com
Village Garden Club meeting and grants program announced
The Village Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3 in the Hussey Room of the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St. The film “In Celebration of Trees” will be shown. Guests are welcome.