Before-school French registration open
L’École Française, the before-school French program for Zionsville Community Schools, is registering students for the fall.
All elementary schools, including Boone Meadow, are available for registration on the Eagle Rec website.
Visit www.zionsvillefrench.org or call Cathy Dwyer at 513-0678 for more information.
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.
Contact Amy Malott at 506-3890 or email email@example.com for more information.
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.
• Theater Thursday — 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, Pavilion Lebanon 7, 1600 N. Lebanon St. Enjoy a breakfast snack at 9 a.m. and “We Bought a Zoo” at 9:30 a.m. The movie day is designed for individuals age 60 and older.
• 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.
• First Anniversary Celebration — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, July 26, Town of Zionsville Shelter House, 1100 W. Oak St. Enjoy a free lunch, entertainment and door prizes.
• 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.
at the library
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events:
• 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 — now 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.
• Let’s Bloom: Garden Project — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 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.
• Toddler Time Session 2 — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Fridays July 19 and 26, ages 1 and 2. Walkers and talkers are welcome to have fun with stories, songs, finger plays and more.
• Parent/Child Chess Club — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 23 and 30, families. Kids and parents can spend time together learning the game of chess with the Yearling family.
• A to Z Mysteries — 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday, July 29, ages 7 through 10. Join other kid detectives to solve mysteries at the library to discuss several of the books in the A to Z Mysteries series.
• Model Building: F-18 “Blue Angels” Hornet — 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, ages 8 through 12. Build a replica of the F-18 Hornet, the fighter jet used by the Blue Angels, using a Revell Make N Take kit. All supplies are included.
• Happy Birthday, Harry Potter — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31. The first session is for children ages 5 through 7, and the second session is for ages 8 through 12. Come celebrate Harry Potter’s special day with fun crafts, games, activities, books and cake. Participants are encouraged to dress up as a Harry Potter character.
• Monday Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone — 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, families. Bring a cup with a lid to enjoy lemonade and popcorn.
• Monday Tandem Read Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone — 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 22, parent and child, ages 7 through 12. Discuss books that have been made into movies. A light dinner of soup and drinks will be provided but feel free to add to the feast.
• American Girl Picnic — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, grades first through fifth. Celebrate the end of summer American Girl style. Enjoy an American Girl picnic with games, activities, crafts and food.
• K Plus: Don’t Let a Pigeon Drive a School Bus — 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, kindergarteners. Read fun stories about starting school and create and play a memory game to share with new friends.
• Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Release Party — 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6., grades fourth through fifth. Celebrate the new release of the new Percy Jackson Movie by playing games, doing trivia and watching the first Percy Jackson movie.
• American Girl Picnic Junior — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, ages 4 through 7. Celebrate the end of summer American Girl style. Enjoy an American Girl picnic with games, activities, crafts and food.
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.
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 - 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 - now 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.
Visual Poetry - Aug. 2 through Sept. 28. Eight eclectic photographers will be featured in this exhibit ranging from creative portraiture, abstracts, black and white landscapes, still lifes, cityscapes and iPhone art. Photographers featured include Marla Misamore, Becky Brill, Eileen Cote, Rad Drew, Robert Gough, Freddie Kelvin, Barry Lively and Bill Miller.
The Zionsville American Legion Post No. 79 offers bingo at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. All are welcome. Bingo will be at the legion, 9950 E. County Road 600 South, Zionsville.
Concerts return to Lions Park
Free, family concerts have returned to Lions Park for another year.
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. every Sunday in July. Food and drinks will be offered for a donation at each concert.
This year’s theme is “Unforgettable Music from the Great American Songbook.” The July 21 concert is titled “The Crooners Lounge” and will pay tribute to Bing Crosby, Perry Como and Dean Martin among others. The concert will be performed by Tim Wright.
Email Leigh Ann Akard at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Events planned for Nature Center
• Bee-ology — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 17. Learn facts about honeybees and taste honey while taking a look at an observational beehive sponsored by local bee keepers RJ Honey.
• Fairy Houses — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, ages 5 through 10. Meet at Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library to read about fairy houses and walk to the nature center to build a fairy house.
• Indiana Jim’s Reptile Experience — 1 p.m. Thursday, July 18. Indiana Jim and his live reptiles will be at Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St.
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at email@example.com and 873-8950. Visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org for more information.
Fitness studio hosts competition
Heckers’ Fitness, 7635 Stonegate Dr., is sponsoring a “Heckathlon,” which will benefit local public safety agencies.
The dates of participation are August 23, 24 and 25. The competition is designed to be a team competition with 10 events.
All proceeds will be donated to a participating public safety department. Half of the proceeds will be donated to the Zionsville Police Department, and the winning team will decide where the remaining proceeds should be donated.
All participants will receive a T-shirt, 20 percent off accessories and 10 percent off bikes at Matthews Bike Shop and free exercise instruction. Instructions will be held Saturdays, July 20, Aug. 3 and 17.
Visit www.heckersfitness.com and click on the Heckathlon tab for more information.
New swimmer evaluations set
Zionsville Swim Club will be holding evaluations for the upcoming Short Course Season, which runs from September through March.
Evaluations will be from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, and Wednesday, July 24, at Zionsville Community High School Aquatic Center, 1000 Mulberry St. All ages are welcome.
To register for evaluations and for more information, visit www.zionsvilleswimclub.org.
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.
Legion schedules last yard sale
The Zionsville American Legion Auxiliary, 9950 E. County Road 600 South, has one more yard sale before the end of summer.
The last yard sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 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.
The deadline for Community Calendar announcements is 5 p.m. Fridays for the following week’s publication. Boone County-related announcements are welcome.