Zionsville Times Sentinel
---- — KidzArt registration open KidzArt, an art education program for children grades first through fourth, is accepting registration for fall classes. Classes are from 3:35 p.m. to 4:35 p.m. every Tuesday at Stonegate Elementary; Thursday at Union Elementary; and Friday at Pleasant View Elementary. Classes begin the week of Monday, Sept. 30. Visit www.zionsvilleeaglerec.com to register. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 625-2973, or visit www.kidzartin.com for more information about KidzArt. Applications accepted for banquet The Zionsville Great Banquet Community is accepting applications for the fall banquets. The Great Banquet is a three-day event of guests living and studying together in a time of singing, prayer and discussion. The weekend is designed for those wanting to strengthen their spiritual life, have a better understanding of prayer, and seek to know Jesus. The Men's Great Banquet will be from Thursday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 6. The Women's Great Banquet will be from Thursday, Oct. 17, through Sunday, Oct. 20. The banquets will be at Zionsville Presbyterian Church, 4775 W. 116th St. Visit www.zionsvillegb.org for more information. Chamber hosts event The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly Emerging Professionals event on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Cobblestone Grill, 160 S. Main St., and is designed for professionals to network and meet new people. Call the chamber at 873-3836 for more information. Events planned for seniors Boone County Senior Services has scheduled the following activities: • Assistance Options for Counseling — 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. Caitlin Oestreich from CICOA will be available by appointment to assist seniors with health insurance options available to seniors in Boone County and CICOA benefits. • Van Trip — 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, to Greenwood Park Mall. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements may be made for pickup at Anson. Contact BCSSI for more information. • Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Join fellow seniors for a topic related to senior healthcare presented by Witham Health Services. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Witham. Boone County Senior Services, Inc., can be reached at 765-482-5220 or 873-8939. The organization has locations at 1100 W. Oak St. and 515 Crown Point Dr., Lebanon. Events set at the library The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events: • Library Card Sign-up Month — now through Monday, Sept. 30. All ages may sign up for a Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library Card and receive a free tote bag to fill with books, magazines, movies and music available for checkout at the library. • Shiver Me Timbers Pirate Adventures — 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, grades first through third. Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day and learn how to talk like a pirate, create pirate crafts, and sing pirate songs. • Game On — 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 23 and 30, teens. Join in the teen area to make some noise with the Wii. • Homemade Cheese Demonstration — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, adults. Suzanne Krowiak, Indy Food Swappers founder, demonstrates how to make homemade cheese and will have samples to taste afterward. • Make Your Own Owl Book Covers — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, teens. Use felt to create a custom owl to hold books or cell phones. • Make Your Own Soda Pop — 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, grades fourth through fifth. Learn how to make soda pop from scratch. • Book to Film Group — 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25. This month's title is Anna Karenina, a book by Leo Tolstoy and 2012 film starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law. Participants will discuss the book and movie during the program. • Art Adventures: Bubble Art — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, ages 3 through 6. Explore bubble art painting. Create cards for the holidays with bubble blowing artistry. • United We Read Book Talk — 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30. Join in the discussion about the 2013 United We Read book selection, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. • Storytime Registration — 8 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 2 and 9. Registration for Fall II Session of preschool storytimes begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, for cardholders. Registration for noncardholders begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. • Pizza-Palooza — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, grades first through fifth. Celebrate National Pizza Month by learning about the treat, and make one to take home and bake. • Royalty Training — 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, ages 4 through 7. Learn how to dress and behave like a prince or princess. Learn to walk, eat, speak, and present yourself in a manner befitting royalty. 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. Nature Center offers fall programs The Zion Nature Center has planned the following events throughout September and October: • Fall into Sustainable Gardening — 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, adults. Join Myrene Brown for a program that focuses on gardening techniques to implement this fall to start on the path to sustainable gardening. Discussion topics include fall lawn care, mulching, saving tender plants for the next growing season and other tips for a productive time in a fall garden. • Hoosier Riverwatch: E. Coli Advanced Training — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21, ages 15 and older. Citizens and educators will learn about bacteria in waterways and methods for analysis. Participants will learn hands-on testing methods. Activities are correlated to Indiana’s Academic Standards for Science and educators may receive two Professional Growth Points. Pre-registration is required. Contact John Ulmer at email@example.com or call 769-3500 to register. • Wonderful Worms — 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22, ages 5 and older. Worms will compost food scraps and turn them into one of the best fertilizers available. Worm composting is an easy, mess-free way to compost year round. The nature center is located at 690 Beech St. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Contact the center at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org. • Animal Adventures: Animal Homes — 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, ages 3 through 6. Meet at the library for a story then walk to the nature center to search for real animal homes. • Explorers 500: Camouflage — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, grades kindergarten through third with a parent. Librarians and the naturalist will share informational stories and hands on activities. Meet at the library and walk to the nature center. The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950. 4-H holds clinic The 37th Central District Judges, Leaders, and 4-H Volunteers Clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Witham Health Services Pavilion on the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1300 E CR 100 S, Lebanon. Sessions will be held on a variety of topics centered on judging 4-H projects and volunteering as leaders with 4-H. Visit www.four-h.purdue.edu/volunteer to register. Registration is due by Friday, Sept. 20, is $15 and includes a breakfast snack. Contact Pandora Woodward at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-482-0750 for more information. Shalom House hosts Porkfest The Lebanon Community of Shalom will hold its second annual Porkfest from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Shalom House, 304 W. Green St., Lebanon. The fundraiser will benefit "What's For Lunch?" which gives free lunches to children in need during the summer and school breaks as well as Shalom House hot meals on Saturday and Tuesday evenings. The event will feature pulled pork, porkburgers, cheesy potatoes, coleslaw, cookies, ice cream, pie, drinks, and live music. Take-out will be available. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call 765-891-0965 for more information. Girl Scouts hold event Girls and their families are invited to attend an event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Noodles and Company at Traderspoint, 5710 W. 86th St. The event will allow girls to learn more about Girl Scouts, and each new girl to fill out an interest card will receive a free drink and dessert with a purchased meal. Members or alumnae of the Girl Scouts who are wearing Girl Scout apparel will receive a free drink with the purchase of a meal. Call 855-GSCIN-4U or visit www.girlscoutsindiana.org for more information. Community Foundation grants available The Community Foundation of Boone County has grants of up to $500 available to local nonprofit organizations and public school teachers to enhance arts in the community. The grants may be used for items and equipment that have a long-term impact. The purpose of the granting initiative, supported by the Back to the Fifties Festival, is to enrich the performing and visual arts in Boone County. Any nonprofit organization or public school teacher, pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in Lebanon, Sheridan, Western Boone and Zionsville school corporations, is eligible to apply. Grants will be limited to one per nonprofit or two per school. Applications may be submitted only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, to be considered for funding. Visit www.communityfoundationbc.org/mini-art-grants for more information. Chamber sponsors network event The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce will hold a First Tuesday networking event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Old National Bank, 385 S. Main St. The event is free for Chamber members. Call the Chamber at 873-3836 for more information. First Tuesday events at fairgrounds The Boone County Extension Homemakers will offer First Tuesday events during the fall. Brenda and Kristi Bush will present do-it-yourself cleansers and lotions on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Events are open to the public. Preregistration is required. Call the Boone County Extension Office at 765-482-0750 for more information and to register. Call Mandy Kerr at 733-8706 for more information. The deadline for Community Calendar announcements is 5 p.m. Fridays for the following week’s publication. Boone County-related announcements are welcome.