at Memorial Golf Classic
The 2009 Bruce Coons Memorial Golf Classic will take place Wednesday, May 27, at the Ulen Country Club, 100 Country Club Drive, Lebanon. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., followed by the “shotgun start” of the tournament at 1 p.m. The event will be 18-hole scramble format, with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, and a $25,000 hole-in-one contest. Entrance fee is $80, and includes greens fees, cart, prizes and a buffet lunch.
Call Angie Veatch at
(765) 482-5110 for more information, or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Parks board announces public meeting
Zionsville Parks and Recreation will have a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28 at the Zionsville Lions Club, 115 S. Elm St. All are welcome.
The meeting will include a presentation by Rundell Ernstberger Associates of various concept plans developed for Elm Street Green park.
Initial ideas for the park were voiced by residents during the last Parks Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 13.
Call Ellen Butz at 873-2968 with questions or if you would like to get involved.
Traders Point Creamery to offer free ice cream
In honor of Traders Point Creamery’s new Creamline Artisan Ice Cream, the business is offering free cone day from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 30 on its organic dairy farm.
They will also offer free hayrides, tours and calf petting. Tours will be available at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. The business is located at 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville.
Visit www.traderspointcreamery.com for more information.
Boone County Chamber slates golf outing
The Boone County Chamber of Commerce golf outing will take place Wednesday, June 3, at Ulen Country Club, 100 Country Club Drive, Lebanon. Contact the Chamber office at (765) 482-1320 or visit www.boone.chamber.org to register. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, May 27.
SullivanMunce Cultural Center events
The SullivanMunce Cultural Center is at 205 W. Hawthorne St. Call 873-6862 or visit www.sullivanmunce.org for more information.
• SullivanMunce exhibits student art — “Portfolio,” running now through June 5, showcases artwork by eighth-grade students attending Zionsville Middle School and Zionsville West Middle School.
• DAR offers genealogy assistance — 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 28, June 25, July 23 and August 27. Do you need help with your genealogy research? Want assistance documenting your research for your DAR application? Just want to learn more about DAR? A volunteer from the Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be available the last Thursday of each month from 1p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cultural Center to assist residents with genealogy research and/or DAR documentation. Call or e-mail Beth Kielb at 873-4900 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.
• “Plein Air” (open air) Painting Workshop featuring Kim English — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10 through 12. Four spots are open for the annual workshop that allows participants to study with a nationally known artist, Kim English, an oil painter who lives and works in Colorado and has won several national awards for his work. Pre-registration is required. Call 873-6862 for more information.
The Zionsville Kiwanis Club’s annual garage sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30 in the Community Room of Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Proceeds will be used for projects benefiting Zionsville.
Library Friends slates book sale
Zionsville Friends of the Library will host a spring book sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday evening, May 29, and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 30, in the program room at Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St. Admission for the Friday evening preview sale is $5. Use the first-floor, North Fifth Street entrance.
On Saturday, there is no admission fee and shoppers may purchase a grocery bag full of books for $10 from
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. that day.
The event includes a large selection of donated books, plus tapes, cassettes, CDs and DVDs. Proceeds will benefit special library programs. Call Judy Ritter at 769-6348 for more information.
Torch Run slated
for May 30
The first Boone County Law Enforcement Torch Run, hosted by Special Olympics of Boone County, will take place Saturday, May 30. Sign-in begins at 8 a.m.; the run begins at 9 a.m.
Starting at the county courthouse in Lebanon, law enforcement officers will carry the “flame of hope” throughout Boone County, including Lebanon, Whitestown and Zionsville, ending at Special Olympics Boone County HQ, 96th Street and Zionsville Road.
Call Roberta Manns at (765)483-9738 or Rich Mount at (765)482-8836 for more information.
Programs upcoming at Zion Nature Center
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., will have several classes and events this month. Call the Nature Center at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenter.org for more information or to register for classes/camps.
• Hummingbirds — 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 30 and 31. Ages 5 and up. Learn some fun facts about hummingbirds and how to attract them to your yard. Free. Optional hummingbird crafts will be available.
• Wednesday Night Live! — 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, ages five and up. Indiana Jim and his frogs, up close and personal. Then, head down to the sanctuary to search for some in the wild. Bring a flashlight. The program is free and sponsored by the Zionsville Kiwanis Club.
• Exploring Pond Life — 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7. All ages. Come explore one of the jewels of Zionsville, a beautiful pond tucked back in the woods. Participants will use dip nets and containers (provided) to capture and observe pond critters. Playing at the pond’s edge is a blast. Free.
Hussey-Mayfield Library events
• Paws to Read — 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, ages 6 to 10. Share a book with a furry four-legged friend from Thera-Pets of Indiana. Register for your 15 minutes.
• Music Group presents “Romance is in the Air” —
7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, Lora Hussey Room. In a salute to June weddings, romantic music will be explored during this informal music appreciation event. Each session, on the first Tuesday of the month, includes listening to and discussing rarely heard classical and jazz recordings. Refreshments provided.
• Scholastic Book Sale — 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 3 and 4; 9:30 a.m. to
5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6. All ages may stock up on summer reading paperbacks, educational workbooks and more at this Friends of the Library fundraising event.
• Summer Reading Registration — 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 4. Registration begins for the library’s summer reading program. All ages may register at the library through Aug. 1. Adults and teens may register online at www.zionsville.lib.in.us. Participants may earn prizes as they read books.
• Summer Splash — 9:45 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. Thursday, June 4, for ages 1 and 2. Walkers and talkers are invited to start summer off with a splash! Have fun with stories, songs and fingerplays.
• Wet and Wild — 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4, for ages 3 to 6. Start the summer off with stories sure to make a splash.
• Dances and Impressions of South America and Beyond — 2 p.m. Thursday, June 4, Exploratorium table, second floor. Enjoy the poignant harmony of flute and guitar as Noteworthy Duo introduces listeners to the sounds of South American music.
• Summer Reading Kick-off Party, Hawaiian Style — 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All day Friday, June 5. Families with children 12 and younger may enjoy food and games at this annual event.
Village Garden Club hosts plant auction
The Village Garden Club of Zionsville will have a plant auction beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, at the picnic shelter behind Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Club members will bring plants to sell to the highest bidder. Everyone is welcome. Bring your own lawn chairs. In case of rain, the sale will move to the Town Hall’s community room. You may order a box lunch for $9. Call Ruth Eskilson at 733-8774 for more information.
Village group invites you to ‘love your landscape’
“Love Your Landscape,” or “Getting Down and Dirty in the Garden,” is the topic of the 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, meeting of the Village Residents’ Association. The talk will take place at Eagle Creek Coffee Company, 10 S. Main St. A panel of experts will provide landscape and gardening tips. A question and answer period will follow. All are welcome, whether members of the Association or not. Visit www.zvra.com for more information.
Garden walk slated for June 10
The 14th annual Indianapolis Garden Walk hosted by the Indianapolis Garden Club is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 10.
The cost is $35 per person or $60 per person for the Garden Walk and lunch. Proceeds are returned to the community as funding for public projects. Ticket deadline is Wednesday, June 3.
Addresses of gardens, located generally in the Northwest quadrant of the city, will be sent to all who purchase tickets.
Call 255-1681 or visit www.igcgardenwalk.com for more information.