ERE sponsors Europe trip
Eagle Recreation and Enrichment has partnered with Scott Miller, Pleasant View Elementary art teacher, to sponsor a trip to London and Paris.
The trip will take place in June 2014. Anyone of any age is welcome to join the trip.
Miller requires at least one adult and one child from a family to join the group.
Email Miller at email@example.com to register for the trip.
Events planned at the library
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.
• 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.
• Intermediate Excel — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, adults. Free computer class for intermediate students of Microsoft Excel 2010.
• K-Plus: Float — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, kindergarteners. Burn off some after-school energy and explore floating with objects, words, art, and more.
• Teen Read Week: Writing and the Writing Life — 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15. Spend an evening with YA novelist and executive director of the Indiana Writers Center about what it takes to be a writer and to navigate the realities of a writer’s life.
• United We Read Program: Juicing 101 — 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, adults. Georgetown Market demonstrates juicing techniques with samples to taste.
• Introduction to Publisher — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, adults. Free computer class introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2010.
• Tub and Toilet Time — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, ages 3 through 6. Have fun with toilets, bubbles, and rubber ducks.
• Lego-Mania — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 18. The early session is for ages 3 through 5, and the later session is for grades kindergarten through fifth. Have fun at the library with its Lego collection.
• Teen Read Week: Reading Marathon — 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, teens. A reading marathon that will be interrupted for a number of activities. Snacks will be served.
• Friends of the Library Book to Film Discussion Group: The Help — 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. The film starring Viola Davis and Emma Stone will be viewed, and a discussion of the film and book will immediately follow. Popcorn and drinks will be served.
• Irish Trickster Tales and Leprechaun Traps — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, families. Meet at the library to hear tricky Irish tales and walk over to Zion Nature Center to make a leprechaun trap in the woods.
• Pizza and Scholarship Search — 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, teens. Join representatives from ISM College Planning and learn how to find scholarship opportunities. Pizza will be provided after the scholarship search.
• Halloween Food Fun — 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21. Create an edible Halloween snack. The earlier program is for ages 3 through 6. The later program is for ages 7 through 12.
• United We Read Program: Introduction to Calligraphy — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22 and 29, adults. This two-part foundation calligraphy class will be hosted by Zionsville artist Julia Fish Thompson. In the first class, learn letter forms with a calligraphy pen provided for attendees to keep. In the second class, bring the pen and create your name with a decorated capital letter.
• Baby Ball — 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, ages birth through 2. Parents and guardians are invited to bring their children dressed in their finest for the first Baby Ball. Only one adult per child. Music, dancing, and pictures will be featured during the black tie affair.
• Toddler Time — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, ages 1 through 2. Walkers and talkers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, and more.
• American Girl: Kaya — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, grades kindergarten through fifth. Join in adventures with the Nez Perce girl of 1764. Come for games, a craft, and other Native American activities.
• A ‘Not-So-Spooky’ Storytime — 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, ages 2 through 5. Join Butler University education students for not-so-spooky stories, silly Halloween songs and activities.
• Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys Mystery Party — 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, grades fourth through fifth. Help Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys solve a mystery. Dress in vintage clothes and be prepared for an evening of cliff-hanging suspense.
• Babies in Jammies — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, ages birth to 11 months. Babies with their parents will enjoy songs, rhymes, finger plays, action playing, a short book, and play time.
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.
Events planned for seniors
Boone County Senior Services has scheduled the following activities:
• Fun and Fit for Over Fifty — 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at Zionsville Meadows, 675 S. CR 1000 E. Instructor Josh Dickey, energy wellness coordinator, will lead this exercise class.
• Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, in the Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. A presentation discussing the Medicare plan changes in 2014. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by The Hearth at Tudor Gardens.
• Art Class — 9:30 a.m. to noon 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.
• Support Group — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St. 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.
• Van Trip — 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, to the Covered Bridge Festival in Bridgeton. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee.
• Van Trip — 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, to the Covered Bridge Festival in Rockville. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee.
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.
ZWIN hosts monthly meeting
The new women’s business networking group, Zionsville Women in Network, is hosting its monthly meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St.
Contact Kathy Wood at 503-0532 or firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Visit zionsvillewin.org for more information about the group.
New exhibit at SullivanMunce
SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., has two new exhibits on display.
The Calligraphy Guild of Indiana will display calligraphy pieces created by guild members. The exhibit will be on display until Sunday, Nov. 9.
Also on display will be the Zionsville Unidentified Exhibition. The P.H. Sullivan Museum has a group of unidentified photographs that will be on display. Community members are asked to help identify the photographs.
Nature center events planned
The Zion Nature Center has planned the following events throughout September and October:
• 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.
• Animal Leaf Art — 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, and Sunday, Oct. 13, ages 5 and older. Create a one-of-a-kind placemat by transforming leaves into animals. Cost is $3.
• Bat Encounters — 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in the Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Ages 6 and older. Professional bat researchers from the Organization for Bat Conservation will present an educational program, attendees will have an opportunity to see some of the largest and rarest bats in the world.
• Happy Owl-O-Ween — 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20, ages 5 and older. Learn what makes owls supreme hunters and dissect an owl pellet to see what treats they have eaten. Cost is $3.
• Irish Trickster Tales and Leprechaun Traps — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21. Meet at the library to hear Irish tales, and walk to the nature center to make a real leprechaun trap in the woods.
• Trick or Treat Hike — 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Come in costume to the nature center and enjoy a not-so-scary walk through the woods and collect treats along the way.
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950.
4-H Project Fair slated
Boone County 4-H will host a 4-H Project Fair from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the fairgrounds, 1300 E. County Road 100 S.
The fair will allow youth to enroll in the 2013 4-H program.
The program fee will be $25 per youth at the fair and $30 after the fair. Cost includes the $15 Indiana 4-H program fee.
Enrollment in the 4-H is open to youth grades third through 12th and occurs annually from mid-October to December 15. Mini 4-H is available to youth grades first and second.
Email Pandora Woodard at email@example.com or Vicki Ballentine at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Chamber schedules events
The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce has scheduled two upcoming events.
The chamber will host a new member breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Patrick’s Kitchen and Drinks, 175 S. Main St. The event is free for chamber members, but registration is required.
The chamber will also host an emerging professionals event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Hopwood Cellars Winery, 12 E. Cedar St. Attendees are invited to bring business cards to network and meet new people. The event is free for chamber members.
Call the chamber office at 873-3836 fore more information and to RSVP.
Food truck visits Eagle
Eagle Elementary will host the Bub’s Burgers and Ice Cream food truck from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The event is open to the public, and guests will be able to browse the Scholastic Book Fair and enjoy pie from My Sugar Pie.
Homeowners meeting set
A Zionsville Homeowners Association Roundtable will be from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at town hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Individuals who serve on the boards of directors of Zionsville-area homeowners associations are invited to hear from Rob Baker, of Lowder Insurance Agency.
Baker will discuss insurance issues facing homeowner associations.
Lions Club hosts information session
The Zionsville Lions Club is hosting an information session for people who want to learn more about the club and its work.
The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Zionsville Lions Clubhouse, 115 S. Elm St. Refreshments will be served.
Contact Membership Director Tara Worthley at 219-508-9040 or email@example.com for more information.
Hayrides a park
The Zionsville Lions Club will offer free hayrides and pumpkins from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the park.
Food and drinks will be available for a donation. Children will be able to enjoy bounce houses, games and more.
The annual costume contest will be at 4 p.m.
The deadline for Community Calendar announcements is 5 p.m. Fridays for the following week’s publication. Boone County-related announcements are welcome.