The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St., has a number of upcoming events. Registration is required for each children’s class and some adult programs. Call 873-3149 to register.
• Capital Mysteries Book Discussion — 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, grades first to third. Read one of Ron Roys’ “Capital Mysteries” and find out “who done it” in our nation’s capital. Explore Washington, D.C. by reading a non-fiction book about the building or monument where the story takes place. Snacks, games and fun with maps. Registration is required.
• Vampires at Twilight — 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, Hoffman Room. From Nosferatu to Count Dracula, vampires are everywhere. Trivia, games and snacks for the (not so) bloodthirsty. Costumes welcome. Grades six to 12.
• Animal Adventure Series: Owls — 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, ages three to six with a parent. Meet at the library for storytime fun and then walk to the Nature Center to meet and learn about the real animals that live there. Registration is required.
• Stitch’n at the Library — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday Oct. 20 and Monday, Nov. 10. Ages 8 to 12. Knitters and crocheters, bring your yarn and needles to the library for stitching fun. Use the time to practice a new stitch or work on a project. Bring your latest finished object for show-and-tell. A door prize will be drawn. Come and share the fun. Registration is required.
• Howl-O-Ween — 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, for ages 6 to 10. Hear the Halloween story, “Hallo-Weiner” by Dav Pilkey, and get a picture taken with TheraPets from the PAWS to Read program. Dogs will be in costume; will you? Registration is required.
• Pumpkin Pageant — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22. Bring your giant pumpkin, homegrown, decorated or carved. The pumpkins will parade down the runway for all to see. The 2008 Giant Pumpkin King and Queen will be crowned this evening. A pumpkin dessert will be served following the pageant. Open to all ages. Registration required.
Z’Friends to meet
Z’Friends, a social group that welcomes newcomers to the area, will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at LePeep’s on 86th Street. Call Ann at 873-2151 or e-mail her at AVA66@att.net for reservations and information.
The Woman’s Club of Zionsville will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the home of Mrs. John Peterson. Mrs. J. Michael Leffler will present on “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories for a Better World.”
Lebanon Kiwanis seeks nominees
The Lebanon Kiwanis Club will present the Connie Lamar Memorial Youth Service and the Boone County Distinguished Citizen of the Year awards on Monday, Nov. 10, at the Boone County Chamber of Commerce annual Dinner and Civic Banquet. Nominations must be postmarked no later than Friday, Oct. 17.
Connie Lamar was a devoted wife, mother and public servant. She was also an enthusiastic member of the Lebanon Kiwanis Club who believed in the club’s mission of serving the children of Lebanon and beyond. The award in her name will be presented to a youth of high moral character who understands the importance of education and makes use of his youthful vitality to contribute to the betterment of his school and community.
The Boone County Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award will be presented to the individual who best demonstrates the principles on which Kiwanis was founded in 1915 — high standards in business and professional relations as well as service to the community. The recipient should demonstrate strong leadership qualities and have made a positive impact on the community.
To nominate an individual, send a letter about the nominee to Lebanon Kiwanis Chamber Awards, P.O. Box 1, Lebanon, IN, 46052.
The SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., has several events this month. Call the center at 873-4900 or visit www.sullivanmunce.org for more information.
• Digital Photography Workshops — 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Saturdays. Workshop No. 1: Seeing Creatively and Cropping. Develop a creative perspective outside the mundane; Oct. 18. Workshop No. 2: Light and Subject Selection. Photography means ‘drawing with light.’ Explore this element and learn how to create compelling images; Nov. 1. Workshop No. 3: Color and Angles. Explore how color impacts and transforms the mundane into the fabulous; Nov. 8. Workshop No. 4: Inclement Weather and Manipulating Images for Creative Impact. Create captivating images in poor weather conditions and learn techniques to turn ordinary shots into intriguing ones; Nov. 15.
Cost is $75/$90 member/non-member, for each workshop. Bring camera and notebook. Register online or by calling the center.
Fish on Masonic Lodge menu
Charles F. Frank Masonic Lodge No. 760 will have its annual Fall Fish Fry from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Lodge Hall, 106 N. Ninth St. The all-you-can-eat menu will feature hand-breaded white fish, fried chicken breast, French fries, cole slaw, a beverage and an assortment of desserts for $8. Children younger than 12 eat for $4 and children younger than 4 are free. Carry-out service will also be available.
The annual Healthcare Professional of the Year award, sponsored by Witham Health Services, will be presented Monday, Nov. 10, during the Boone County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Civic Banquet.
The Healthcare Professional of the Year award is designed to highlight the best in Boone County. The individual can work in any aspect of the healthcare industry.
The nomination form is available at the hospital or by calling 458-8120. The form should be completed and returned to: Witham Health Services, 2605 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, Indiana 46052 Attn: Tammy Rabe, no later Friday, Oct. 17.
Newcomers and Friends to meet
The Zionsville Newcomers and Friends October Coffee will take place at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at the home of Sharon Strycker, 4620 Hickory Ridge Court. The coffee is co-hosted by Debbie Hager. Come for the entire meeting or just drop in for some coffee. Feel free to bring neighbors and friends.
Psi Iota Xi sorority is selling cheeseballs to raise money for the speech and hearing impaired, arts programs and music programs in the Zionsville community. Cheeseballs come in these flavors: chocolate chip or nuts (for dessert); cheddar with nuts; cheddar with beef; portwine with nuts; smoky cheddar with nuts; hearty tavern (horseradish) with nuts. Each dessert cheeseball is $6; all others are $5. To order, call Kristen Woodworth at 873-0966 by Oct. 24.
‘Children’s Champion’ sought
The Boone County Child Protection Team, a committee of citizens and public servants who review child abuse and neglect cases in Boone County, is seeking nominees for its annual “Children’s Champion” award. The award is given annually to a person or persons who best represents the interests of children in the communities of Boone County. The recipient will be announced at the annual Boone County Chamber of Commerce Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 12.
Send letters of nomination by Friday, Oct. 24, to Sheriff Ken Campbell, Boone County Sheriff’s Office, 1905 Indianapolis Ave., Lebanon, 46052.
Pumpkin Day slated for Lions Park
Enjoy Pumpkin Day at Lions Park from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. This free event, a “thank you” from the Lions Club to the Zionsville community for its ongoing support. It will feature free pumpkins for painting, hayrides, moonwalks, games, a coloring contest, food and more. The annual Lion Costume Contest will be at 4 p.m. in the gazebo. Coloring contest winners will be announced following the costume contest. Call Leigh Ann Akard at 873-5540 for more information.
Boone Village hosts Halloween party
The annual Boone Village Halloween party will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the shopping center. Children are invited to enjoy safe trick-or-treating with merchants and service groups of Zionsville. A costume contest will take place at 6 p.m.; trophies are awarded for first, second and third-place costumes by age groups. Call Leigh Ann Akard at 873-5255 for more information.
EMT-Basic Training starts soon
Boone County EMS Education, in cooperation with Witham Health Services, is presenting an EMT-Basic Training class beginning Nov. 3 and running for 39 sessions until April 2, 2009. Classes will be taught under guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency.
Applications are due by Oct. 17. Call John Merson, director, Boone County EMS at (765) 485-8275, office, or (765) 894-1670, cell, for further information, including pre-course requirements.
The Boone County Extension Homemakers is looking for crafters to be part of its Holiday Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 22, at the new Witham Health Services Pavilion at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds, Exit 138 on Interstate 65. There will be a variety of unique gifts, crafts and decorative items for sale. For information about available booth space, call the Boone County Extension Office, (765) 482-0750 or stop in the office and pick up an application Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1300 E. County Road 100 South, Lebanon.
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