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.
Garden Club to host program
The Village Garden Club of Zionsville will be hosting a program featuring Matt Dickey, superintendent of parks and recreation.
The free program will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library Hussey Room, 250 N. Fifth St.
Dickey will provide an update about the Zionsville parks system, master plan, survey findings, and the Heritage Trail Park.
Questions will be answered about trees and other plants the town recommends local homeowners consider using.
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 at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. The duo will show how easy it is to make cleaning products to not only save money but also have control over what is in them. Receive recipes for making laundry soap, dish lotion, and fabric rinse. Attendees will also be able to take home a sample. Cost is $2.