Registration open for 5K race
Registration is now open for the St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church 5K Race.
The “You Can Call Me ‘Al’” race will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at the church, 1870 W. Oak St.
Cost is $18 per registration, and family discounts are available.
Refreshments and event T-shirts are included with each registration. Participants will have special trackers for recording their time and may compete for prizes.
Visit www.zionsvillecatholic.com/race or call 873-2885 for more information and to register.
Registration open for Spanish classes
Learn Another Language Inc., before school Spanish program is enrolling students for the 2013-14 school year.
The kindergarten through sixth grade program meets Mondays through Thursdays in the elementary and middle schools. Space is limited.
Visit www.lalzionsville.org to register.
Email Amy Malott at 506-3890 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Youth Triathlon registration open
Registration is open for the Fourth of July Zionsville Youth Triathlon.
The triathlon will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 4, at Azionaqua Swim Club, 4875 Willow Road. Visit www.kidstriforkids.com to register.
The field is limited to 200 individuals, and USA Triathlon membership is required.
Cost is $30 before the event and $45 the day of the event.
Contact Dan Gehring at email@example.com for more information.
Events planned for seniors
Boone County Senior Services has scheduled the following activities:
• Independent Consultation Computer Class — 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday in the Narthex of Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road. Cost is $20.
• Cards — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St. Bridge and euchre will be played.
• Van Trip — 8 a.m. Thursday, June 27, to Fair Oaks Farms in Lafayette. Transportation fees and meal costs are responsibility of attendee. Contact BCSSI for more information.
• Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, June 28, Town Hall Community Room. The topic will be “Reducing the Risk of Dehydration” with Axis Home Health Care. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Zionsville Meadows. Contact BCSSI to register.
• Art Class — 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St. Cost is $5 per class. Instructor Shirley Luttrell will work with any level of student and any medium.
• Caring with Cause — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 9. Facilitators Rachel Gerrish, Franciscan Visiting Nurses at St. Francis and Serge Monperous will offer engaging and educational presentations to assist caregivers in developing supportive relationships.
• Casino Trip — Trip to Rising Star Casino Tuesday, Aug. 20. Trip includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation, $5 casino cash and $10 slot play. Cost is $35 per person. Contact BCSSI for more information.
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 Drive, Lebanon.
Events set at the library
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.
• Loaded with Goodies — now through Sunday, June 30. Each month, containers loaded with sweets will be on display at the youth services reference desk and the second floor circulation desk. All ages may guess how many pieces of candy are in each container for a chance to win the container of sweets. A 50 cent donation to American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is suggested for each entry.
• Read, White and Blue: A Star-Spangled Summer — now through July 27, birth through entering fifth grade. Reading logs will be available at the library or at www.zionsville.lib.in.us. The first 1,000 to report their first goal of three books will receive a foam rocket or rubber duck. Earn a prize for every five books up to 50. Reach the 50 book goal and earn a chance to win the grand prize.
• Liberty and Books for All — June through July, adults. Be on the lookout for programs during June and July for the summer reading program. Visit the online calendar to see programs. The top 20 readers will earn Starbucks gift cards. At the end of July, one patron will win the second prize, a Colts barbecue set. One patron will win the grand prize, a Cuisinart ice cream maker.
• Books and Babies — 11:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 26, ages birth through 11 months.
• The Strange Case of Origami Yoda Book Club — 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, grades first through fifth. Meet to discuss The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, create an Origami Yoda and enjoy other Star Wars activities.
• Tie-Dye Shirts — 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 27, families. Bring a washed white cotton t-shirt to create a colorful tie-dye shirt. Allow 30 minutes for each shirt and drop in anytime from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to make a design.
• Drive-in Movie: Cars — 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, families. Bring a big box to decorate as a car from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. then watch the movie “Cars” at 11 a.m. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided.
• Parent/Child Chess Club — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, families. Kids and parents can spend time together learning the game of chess with the Yearling family.
• Paper Airplane Building and Design — 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, ages 3 through 6. Learn about flight as the librarians talk about birds and airplanes. Attendees will fold, design and fly paper airplanes.
• Read, White and Blue Parade — 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, ages 3 through 6. Celebrate America at the library with a parade, stories, songs and a craft.
• Patriotic Songs — 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, ages 7 through 10. Come learn patriotic songs with Miss Jessica.
• PAWS to Read — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, ages 7 through 12. Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with a therapy dog.
• Safe-Sitter Class — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, ages 11 through 13. Cost is $55. A course designed to teach babysitters how to be safe and nurturing caregivers. Bring a sack lunch.
• Going on a Picnic — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, ages 3 through 6. Share picnic stories and play picnic games.
• Read, Build, Play with DUPLOs: Let’s Go! Vroom! — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 8, ages 3 through 6 with a parent. A parent-child interactive story and playtime with LEGO DUPLO bricks.
• Don Edwards of Clayworks — 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, ages 2 through 12. Design and create a clay pot with a professional potter. Cost is $32 per child, cash only.
• From C to Shining C — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11, ages 3 through 6. Cookies, critters, cats, colors and anything else that starts with the letter C.
• Let’s Bloom: Garden Project — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 11 and 25, ages 7 through 12. The library will start gardens and maintain them throughout the growing season. Activities include gardening basics, composting, garden tools, ecology and more.
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.
Meet new foundation director
Jen Pendleton, executive director of the Community Foundation of Boone County, will be making her way through the county to meet residents.
Residents will be able to speak with Pendleton at the following locations:
• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, Maplelawn Farmstead, 9575 Whitestown Road.
• Noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, Lost Frontier Restaurant, 114 E. Main St., Thorntown.
Pendleton will also schedule a visit to Advance.
R.S.V.P. for any of the events by calling 873-0210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artifact show is Saturday
The Indiana Archeology Society’s annual artifact show is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29, in the Indiana Farm Bureau Community Building at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1300 E. County Road 100 South, Lebanon.
All of the arrowheads in the case were collected in Boone County; one is an estimated 15,000 years old. About $50 million in artifacts, many for sale, will be on display at the event.
Experts will offer assessments of artifacts brought in by the public. The IAS will present its annual Brayton James Hiland Award to a young artifact collector/exhibitor, Lewis said. There is no admission charge.
Symphony plays June 30
Symphony at Sunset Concert featuring the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Abner Longley Park, Lebanon.
Tickets for the 2013 Symphony at Sunset Concert are available at various merchant locations throughout Boone County. Presale tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for students, Tickets at the gate are $20 for adults, $5 for students.
Lions Park hosts Fourth of July
A July Fourth celebration in Lions Park will include food, music and fun begin in the park at 5 p.m. followed by fireworks at dusk. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 with a grill package grand prize (valued at $1,000) and two other cash prizes. Parking in Lions Park is available for a $5 donation. (Rain date is the following Saturday.)
Purchase a ticket for a chance to win a Weber Grill or Kamado Grill plus accessories (valued at more than $1,000); second place, $250 cash, third place, $100 cash
Fourth of July Raffle will help restore Lions Club Park after the recent floods. All proceeds go to the park restoration fund. Tickets available at Akard’s True Value or from a Lions Club or Little League member. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20.
SullivanMunce announces new exhibits
The SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., can be reached at 873-4900 for more information. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
Zionsville Paint Out Exhibition – Tuesday, July 9, through Tuesday, July 23. This exhibition features the works created by artists who participated in the Zionsville Paint Out. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
Zionsville Family Scrapbooks – Tuesday, July 9, through Saturday, Aug. 31. This exhibit will feature antique scrapbooks and photographs of Zionsville families from the SullivanMunce Archive Collection. Explore artifacts never before exhibited and help the center identify missing information.
Legion to host yard sales
The Zionsville American Legion Auxiliary, 9950 E. County Road 600 South, will host yard sales every month in the summer.
The yard sales will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, July 13 and Aug. 10.
Tables and spaces may be rented for $20.
Drop off items at the Legion to donate for the yard sale.
Email email@example.com or call Linda at 769-4270 for more information.
Polo returns July 13
The 10th anniversary event of Boone County Polo Charity will take place Saturday, July 13, at Wells Fargo Field located at the Hickory Hall Polo Club, 7551 E. County Road 100 North, Whitestown.
Gates open at noon, with the match beginning at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the annual fundraiser benefit the Witham Health Services Foundation and Boone County Senior Services. The presenting sponsor of this year’s event is Zionsville Meadows.
Participants are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the family activities offered in conjunction with the polo match, including the Best Decorated Tailgate Box contest, The Coveted Pretty Woman Award, kids activities like a bouncy house, face painting, and airplane fly-over, and a silent auction.
General admission is $20 per car, or polo tailgate boxes can be purchased by local businesses, clubs and individuals or families. Polo box registration forms are available at www.booneseniors.org or by calling 765-482-8112. VIP boxes can be purchased by calling the Witham Health Services Foundation at 765-485-8112. The deadline for VIP boxes is July 5.
Gates close one hour after conclusion of the match.
Visit www.booneseniors.org for more information.
Maplelawn to host music revue
Maplelawn Farmstead will host a music revue featuring the music of Cole Porter.
“An Evening with Cole Porter” will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at The Meeting House at Stonegate, 6653 Westminster Dr.
The event will feature hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Tickets are $50 per person and reservations are required. Guests must be 21 years of age to attend. Tables of eight are available. Proceeds will benefit the not-for-profit 1930s era farmstead.
Contact Jan Stacy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 873-3792 for reservations.
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