The Zion Nature Center offers the following upcoming events:
• Cub Scout Workshop: Naturalist Badge — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, Cub Scouts. Visit the center to fulfill five requirements needed to obtain the Webelos Naturalist badge. Scouts will learn about bird identification, bird flyways, poisonous plants, venomous reptiles and other animals. Registration is required.
• Wonderful World of Birds — 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, ages 7 and older. Join Rob Ripma for a program about the world of birds. In addition to exploring backyard birds, learn how to identify the common birds of Indiana and learn basic binocular skills.
• Hiking in a Winter Wonderland — 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27. Enjoy a guided winter hike and cup of hot chocolate back at the center.
The nature center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org for more information.
Community lunch slated for Jan. 26
The Zionsville Christian Church, 120 N. Ninth St., will serve a free community lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. All are welcome. Call 714-4982 for a ride or a carry-out meal.
at art center
The Indianapolis Children’s Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Sugar Creek Art Center, 127 S. Pearl St., Thorntown.
The Boone County Regional Choir, Lebanon ensemble, and Kantorei Ensemble will also perform at the concert.
Admission is free, but an offering will be taken to help with the costs of the program and facility usage.
Call 765-436-7102 for more information.
Traders Point Academy sets meetings
Traders Point Christian Academy, 6600 Indianapolis Road, Whitestown, will have two Kindergarten Roundups at 8:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Kindergarten Round Up is a free informational event that allows parents the chance to learn about TPCA’s Kindergarten program options by hearing directly from teachers and parents of students.
Parents attending the morning session will also experience the Elementary Chapel service.
No pre-registration is required to attend, and no childcare is available. Facility tours will be offered. Call 769-2450 or visit www.tpcs.org for more information.