Congresswoman has local hours
U.S. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks invites community members to meet with her district office staff between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month to seek counsel on a wide range of subjects related to Congressional activities or federally administered programs. The office is located in Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Anyone with questions can call the Indianapolis office at 848-0201.
Church seeks section leaders
St. Francis In The Fields Episcopal Church, 1525 Mulberry St., is seeking to appoint two paid 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Singer Position at St. Francis” to apply.
Events set at the library
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.
• Volunteer for Holiday Stroll — now until Monday, Dec. 2. Join the team of volunteers for the library’s Holiday Stroll. Visit http:bit.ly/17HONWY to register.
• Hope for Heroes — Now through Friday, Dec. 20. Residents may donate winter wear and personal care items for homeless veterans as part of the Hope for Heroes program, a project of the ESA Kappa Theta Chapter of Zionsville. Visit www.zionsville.lib.in.us to see what items are needed.
• Our Heroes’ Tree — Now through Friday, Dec. 20. Zionsville residents of all ages may drop by the youth services department and create an ornament honoring a service member. The library has partnered with the Indiana State Library to present the program, which is a nationwide initiative founded to recognize and honor the sacrifices of military personnel, veterans and deceased service members.
• Game On — 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 18 and 25, teens. Join in the teen area and play games on the Nintendo Wii.
• K-Plus: Movement — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, kindergarteners. Burn off some after-school energy with words, music and moving objects.
• Acrylics on Canvas: Fall Pumpkin Painting — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, adults. Learn acrylic painting techniques with step-by-step instruction and create a fall pumpkin painting.
• Intermediate Excel — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, adults. A free intermediate level class for Microsoft Excel.
• Treasure Rocks — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, grades first through third. Hear about Sylvester’s magic pebble and Anansi’s moss covered rock before digging to find a magic rock.
• Night Crawlers — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, ages 12 through 24 months. Little ones and their parents will enjoy songs, rhymes, finger plays, action playing, a short book and play time.
• Scholastic Book Sale — Friday, Nov. 22, through Monday, Dec. 2. The Scholastic Book Sale enables the library to receive hundreds of new books for its collection and to be used as prizes for the summer reading program.
• Art Adventures: Mosaic Turkey — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, ages 3 through 6. Decorate a masterpiece for a Thanksgiving display using seeds and other natural items.
• Turkey Tales — 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, grades kindergarten through second. Enjoy turkey stories, games and a craft.
• Advent Calendar — 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, teens. Use wood, clothespins and glue to create a calendar that can hold larger items.
• Stone Soup — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, ages 3 through 6. Read the story and make stone stoup. Bring a canned good such as beans, potatoes or corn that would be a good addition to the soup.
• Tree Trimming Party — 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, teens. Help the library get ready for the holidays by decorating a tree in the teen area while enjoying hot cocoa and cookies.
• Closed for Thanksgiving — In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, the library will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, and will reopen at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30.
• Author visit at the Library: Reuben Rides the Rails — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, families with children ages 3 and older. Local author Barb McLaughlin will read her story about the Reuben Wells train, which is on display at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum.
• Holiday Stroll “Home for the Holidays” — 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Hop on the free trolley and enjoy holiday crafts, decorated trees, live music and special entertainment.
• The Friends of the Library Holiday Gift Boutique — 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Residents will find handcrafted gift items and gently used holiday decorations during the one-day event. All proceeds help support library programs.
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:
• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, to Castleton Square Mall. Attendees must sign up prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson.
• 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.
• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, to Metropolis Shopping Center. Attendees must sign up prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson.
• 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.
• Van Trip — 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, to Christmas at Lilly House and Indianapolis Museum of Art. Attendees must sign up prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson.
• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, to Tippecanoe Mall. Attendees must sign up prior to departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson.
• Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in the Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Tracy Maynard from SpinalCare will discuss ways to reduce numbness and tingling in toes and fingers. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Zionsville Meadows.
• Options for Counseling — 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27. 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.
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.
Exhibit at SullivanMunce
SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., has the Zionsville Unidentified Exhibition on display. 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.
Meet and greet set at Welcome Center
The Connie Haimbaugh Welcome Center, 365 S. Main St., will host a new-resident meet-and-greet from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.
New residents will be able to bring questions and concerns to discuss since moving to Zionsville. Cookies, coffee and cider will be provided.
Email email@example.com or visit www.zionsvillewelcomecenter.com for more information.
Nature center plans events
The Zion Nature Center has planned the following events throughout November:
• Pumpkin Smashing — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays Nov. 16 and 23, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 17 and 24. Bring old pumpkins to smash and add to the compost pile.
• Sleepy Snakes and Tired Turtles — 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 17 — Learn what happens to some of Indiana’s reptiles when the weather turns cold, and meet some of the reptiles face to face.
• Nature Center Closed — Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950.
YAR hosts workshops
Youth as Resources, a program of the United Way of Central Indiana, will host several workshops to assist youth groups in applying for grants.
Workshops will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St.; and 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2625 Elm Swamp Road, Lebanon.
Up to $1,000 per grant is available in Boone County for youth who identify community needs and design projects that use their skills, creativity and energy to help others.
Groups may apply for funds to cover project expenses, materials, transportation and youth recognition. Groups must have an adult advisor and a nonprofit sponsor, which may be a school, church, youth-serving or community agency.
The grant deadline is Friday, Jan. 24.
Visit www.uwci.org/events/county/boone or call Amy Hammerle at 765-483-0165 for more information and to R.S.V.P.
Historical Society hosts luncheon
The Zionsville Historical Society will be hosting a pitch-in luncheon at noon Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Zionsville Lions Club Clubhouse, 115 S. Elm St.
Photographer and writer John Bower will be the guest speaker. His presentation, “Capturing the Soul of Indiana — A Celebration of Our Overlooked Cultural Heritage,” will feature black and white images from all seven of his Indiana photography books.
Joan Praed Lyons will also be in attendance to sign her recently printed publication “A Chronology of Zionsville, Indiana Events,” which details important milestones in the area’s history from 1678 through 2003.
Call 873-3792 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to R.S.V.P.
Legion hosts Bingo
The Zionsville American Legion, 9950 E CR 600 S, will have bingo Saturday, Nov. 30.
Early bird will start at 6:30 p.m., and regular will start at 7 p.m.
Food will be available for purchase.
Call 873-3105 for more information.
Tri Kappa hosts breakfast
Zionsville Tri Kappa will host a breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 7.
Participating families will receive a reservation at one of many participating downtown Zionsville restuarants. Enjoy breakfast with Santa, activities and crafts.
Visit www.zionsvilletrikappa.org for more information and to register.
Carol of Homes scheduled
The Zionsville Community High School Show Choirs’ Carol of Homes will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.
The event features the choirs singing carols in six decorated Zionsville area homes.
Tickets are on sale at Akard True Value Hardware and Fivethirty Resale.
Traders Point slates holiday event
Traders Point Creamery has scheduled its Sixth Annual Christmas on the Farm.
The event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the farm, 9101 Moore Road.
Activities will feature sleigh hayrides, music, caroling, craft-making and the Holiday Farm Market.
Admission is free.
Visit www.traderspointcreamery.com for more information.
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