Spring exhibit now open at Kellar Mahaney
A seasonal exhibit with a nature theme called “Spring Inside and Out” is open now through May 2 at the Kellar Mahaney Gallery of Contemporary Fine Art, 270 S. Main St.
“Our artists are offering colorful, contemporary landscapes, gardens and floral compositions in a variety of media that reflect the energy and inspiration of spring,” says Lolly Schoonover, gallery owner. The show include a selection of original paintings, pastels and fine art prints by gallery artists Kellar Mahaney, Tom Casalini, Anne Tirey, Maureen Pesta, Margy Hanson, Chuck Kellar and Steve Rubinkam.
More information can be found at www.kellarmahaney.com.
Drop your Crocs at
Are your Crocs footwear too small or worn out? Recycle them at Eagle Elementary School, 350 N. Sixth St. now through Friday, April 10. Drop them into the PTO “Croc” box in the school lobby during school hours. The shoes will be sent to SolesUnited, an organization which will sort, clean, and grind them into material for new shoes. Once manufactured, the new shoes will be sent to people in need all over the world. Check out solesunited.com or call Katie Barnes, Eagle Elementary PTO, at 733-9983.
Memorial Library events
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St., has several upcoming events. Registration is required for each children’s class and some adult programs. Call 873-3149 to register.
• AARP Tax Aide — 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays now through April 9, Lora Hussey and Olive Hoffman rooms. Taxpayers age 60 and older, as well as low-and middle-income earners, may visit the library for free income tax help on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations accepted. A list of required documents is available at the teen and adult reference desk or by calling 873-8341.
• Library closes early — The library will close at 5 p.m. March 19 to allow staff to attend the annual recognition dinner.
• Animal Adventure Series: Salamanders — 1 p.m. Friday, March 27 for ages 3 to 6, with a parent. Meet at the library for storytime fun and then walk to the Nature Center to learn about the real animals.
• Knitting 102 — 4 p.m. Monday, March 30, ages 8-12. Learn the purl stitch. Bring size 8 knitting needles. We’ll provide the yarn.
• Paws to Read — 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, ages 6-10. Share a book with a furry four-legged friend from TheraPets of Indiana. Register for your 15 minutes.
Market Day offers
Market Day is offering a special promotion during March: buy any of the 10 featured desserts and extra profits will go to the Zionsville Band and Orchestra programs at ZCHS.
Every dessert sold will help reach the funding goal; a bonus insulated bag will be given to any customer purchasing three or more featured items.
Selected desserts include French silk pie, strawberry cheesecake, carrot cake and apple and cherry pies.
Visit www.marketday.com for this month’s offerings. Flyers are available at Zionsville schools and the Hussey-Mayfield library. Order forms are due to the library by Wednesday, March 18; online orders must be placed by 11 p.m. that night.
Order pickup will be from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, March 23, at ZCHS cafeteria. Call Dusky Loebel at 733-0615, or Jamie Leahy at 873-2962 or e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library slates annual dinner and board
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library will have its annual report dinner, a program and a regular library board meeting Thursday, March 19 at Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road. The board meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. immediately following the dinner and is open to the public.
Caregiver support group to meet
The first meeting of a Caregivers Support Group will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19 at Boone County Senior Services, Inc., 515 Crown Point Drive, Lebanon.
According to the agency, some 54 million caregivers in the country today must juggle family, work and their loved one all at the same time, increasing their own stress levels and non-clinical depression. Therefore, it’s important for caregivers to express their emotions in an open and safe environment with other caregivers. In this support group, caregivers will learn that communication is key to understanding and managing their sometimes difficult role.
Call (765) 482-5220 for more information.
Women’s Club slates meeting
The Women’s Club of Zionsville will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, March 20 at the home of Mrs. Charles Elliott. Mrs. Dalton Hulman will assist. A program on “Chicken Soup for the Gardener’s Soul” will be presented by Mrs. Alvin LoSasso.
Legion ladies slate pizza night
Monthly pizza night, sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post No. 79, will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 20, at the post, 9950 E. 600 South. Pizza, barbeque pizza and bread sticks will be served for $9. A Disney movie and board games are on tap for the children. Call 873-3105 for more information.
Symphony to perform March 21
Luther College Symphony Orchestra, Luther, Iowa’s largest and oldest orchestral ensemble, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road.
The performance is open to the public. A freewill offering will be taken.
The Symphony Orchestra will perform Overture to “Nabucco” by Giuseppe Verdi; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s Concerto for Violin in E minor, Opus 64; and “Scheherazade,” Opus 35 by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
The Luther Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Daniel Baldwin, Luther professor of music, includes more than 79 student musicians representing a variety of academic majors.
presents Gimme Five
The Indiana Wind Symphony will present Gimme Five, a concert of three great Fifths, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center.
Former U.S. Navy Band Commander Donald Stauffer has arranged the first movement of Beethoven’s mighty Symphony No. 5 in C Minor for band. The Indiana Wind Symphony pairs it with James Barnes’ 2001 Fifth Symphony subtitled “Phoenix,” one of the great band works of the beginning of the 21st century. Alfred Reed's Fifth Suite for Band, subtitled “International Dances,” includes an American hoe-down and an exciting Hora that challenges the concert band.
The Wind Symphony also will perform Alfred Reed’s In Memoriam as a memorial to well-known national and local musicians who passed away in 2008.
Lincoln Day Dinner slated
The annual Lincoln Day Dinner, sponsored by the Boone County Republican Party, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 at Lumiere du Corps Spa and Salon, 6100 S. County Road 275 East, Lebanon. Dinner speaker will be conservative talk-show host Greg Garrison, an attorney and host of WIBC’s Greg Garrison Show. Dinner tickets are $25 per person. Gold and silver table sponsorships with preferred seating for eight are also available. Reservation deadline is March 14. Call Debbie Ottinger (765) 482-7418 or Tom Easterday (317) 873-2134 for more information.
CCA Gallery slates
“Fresh Faces, Fresh Spaces,” an open house introducing new artists and the CCA Gallery’s newly renovated, expanded space will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 3 at the Gallery, 27 East Cedar St. Free admission; all are welcome. Call the gallery at 733-1813 for more information.