Zionsville Times Sentinel


October 23, 2013

Community calendar for Oct. 23, 2013

Zionsville — Church seeks section leaders

St. Francis In The Fields Episcopal Church, 1525 Mulberry St., is seeking to appoint two section leaders for its adult/teen choir.

The church is seeking a soprano and a bass/baritone section leader. Adults older than 16 are welcome to apply.

The church will continue to audition until the positions are filled.

Contact Director of Music Lee Barlow at 873-4377 ext. 204 or albmus@aol.com with the subject line “Singer Position at St. Francis” to apply.

Bible study at Fellowship

Habits of the Heart, a women’s community Bible study, will study the books of Ezra and Nehemiah this year.

The study offers a morning session that begins at 9:15 a.m. every Wednesday at Zionsville Fellowship Church, 9090 E. Indiana 334. The group will meet each Wednesday.

Evening classes will be at 7 p.m. the same days. No children’s program will be provided.

Contact Bev Tiefel at 873-4982; Lori Schafer at 439-4201; Tana Henry at 873-4946 or visit www.zionsvillefellowship.org.

Events planned at the library

The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.

• 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.

• Art Adventures: Cupcake Decorating — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, ages 3 through 6. Decorate a cupcake and share it with a friend.

• 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. Costumes are optional.

• 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.

• United We Read Program: Introduction to Calligraphy — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, adults. The second part of a two-part foundation calligraphy class hosted by Zionsville artist Julia Fish Thompson. In this class, bring the pen and create your name with a decorated, colorful capital letter.

• 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.

Activities set for seniors

Boone County Senior Services has scheduled the following activities:

• Options for Counseling — 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Caitlin Oestreich from CICOA will be available by appointment to assist seniors with health insurance options available to seniors in Boone County and CICOA benefits.

• Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in the Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. A discussion related to senior healthcare will be presented by Witham Health Services. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Witham.   

• Zionsville Health Fair — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Zionsville Fellowship Church, 9090 W. Oak St. Boone County seniors, their caregivers and family members are encouraged to attend. More than 50 vendors will be in attendance. Health screenings, flu shots, medicine cabinet cleanup, demonstrations, door prized, food and more will be offered.

Nature center plans events

The Zion Nature Center has planned the following events throughout October and November:

• 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.

• Pumpkin Smashing — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Bring old pumpkins to smash and add to the compost pile.

• Indoor Fairy Gardens — 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, adults and teens. Learn how to create an indoor fairy garden. Expert Patty Anno, Altum’s, will present creative ideas and instructions for designing and planting a fairy garden.

The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950.

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. Light refreshments will be served.

Contact Membership Director Tara Worthley at 219-508-9040 or taraw.lionsclub@gmail.com for more information.

Remembrance event slated

CLEAN and NOPE have scheduled their second annual recovery and remembrance event for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Centenary United Methodist Church, 910 Fordice Road, Lebanon.

The event is part of an effort to remember all who are suffering from addiction and who have lost their lives to addiction, and to shed light on the subject.

Guest speakers include Tadd Whallon, director of development at the Progress House in Indianapolis; and Sue Thompson, a mother who lost her son to a heroin overdose in 2009.

Call Michelle Crane at 445-3883 or Dawn Brock at 840-6693 for more.

Hayrides Sunday at Lions 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.

Salvation Army will also have their truck at the park. Donations of clothes, large and small appliances, household accessories and furniture are welcome.

The annual costume contest will be at 4 p.m.

Black Dog gets slightly scary

Join black dog, Sophie, for Gently Scary Stories at 10:30 a.m. Halloween morning, Thursday, Oct. 31, at Black Dog Books, 115 S. Main St. Call (317)733-1747 for more information.

Legion offers Trunk or Treat

The Zionsville American Legion will sponsor Trunk or Treat from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Legion, 9950 E. 600 S. Bring the kids out to trick or treat in the Legion parking lot.

Email zionsvilleamericanlegionpost79@gmail.com with questions.

Collection event set at ZCHS

Zionsville Community High School French students have partnered with Wings for West Africa and Recycleforce, Inc., to hold a computer collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at ZCHS, 1000 Mulberry St.

Anything with a plug will be accepted. Usable computers will be refurbished, including erasing the hard drive, and shipped to rural schools in Senegal. Other items will be turned over to Recycleforce, Inc., a state certified e-waste recycler.

Tax receipts will be available. A donation of $5 to $10 is requested for the recycling of televisions and CRT monitors.

Contact Wings for West Africa at 407-8289 or wafwings@wafwings.org 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.

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