Applications accepted for Chica Boutiqua
The fourth annual Chica Boutiqua boutique show and sale is accepting vendor applications until Sunday, Sept. 1. Vendors are required to hand-craft their items. Visit chicaboutiqua.com or call Kathy at 503-0532 for an application. The show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Zionsville Presbyterian Church, 4775 W. 116th St. Entry to the show is $3 or a small bag of nonperishable food items to benefit the Zionsville Food Pantry.
Aquatic center offers programs
The Zionsville High School Aquatic Center, 1000 Mulberry St., will offer multiple lessons and classes for the fall season. The pool is open to the public for lap swim and family swim every day of the week along with group lessons for beginner to advanced swimmers, kindergarten after school programs and a Masters program. Visit http://pool.zcs.k12.in.us for more information.
Bible study at Zionsville 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. It includes a children's program for children ages 2 months through kindergarten. 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 to register. Registration must be completed by Sunday, Sept. 1.
SullivanMunce hosts exhibit
Zionsville Family Scrapbooks - now through Saturday, Aug. 31. This exhibit features 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 - now through Sept. 28. Eight eclectic photographers are 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 SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., can be reached at 873-4900 or www.sullivanmunce.org for more information. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
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.
• 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.
• Fun and Fit for Over Fifty — 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at Zionsville Meadows, 675 S. County Road 1000 E. Instructor Josh Dickey, energy wellness coordinator, will lead this exercise class.
• Support Group: Caring with Cause — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Facilitators Rachel Gerrish, Franciscan visiting nurses at St. Francis, Serge Monperous, Peoplefirst Homecare and Hospice will offer engaging and educational presentations to assist caregivers in developing supportive relationships. The adult being cared for by the caregiver will also be welcome to attend the group.
• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, to Tippecanoe Mall. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements may be made for pickup at Anson. Contact BCSSI for more information. • Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Kristie Richie from Alzheimer's Association will discuss an upcoming workshop, "Living with Alzheimer's - For Caregivers - Middle Stage." Lunch is free to the first 30 registrants.
• Van Trip — 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, to see Pippin at the Civic Theatre. Reservation deadline is Monday, Aug. 26. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements may be made for pickup at Anson. Contact BCSSI for more information.
• Travel Group — Dec. 2 through 6, to the Branson Holiday Show Extravaganza. Cost is $499 per person based on double occupancy. Single and triple occupancy prices are available. Cost includes round trip transportation; five days, four nights lodging; eight meals; and admission to seven Branson shows. Deposit of $75 is due at registration. Final payment due Sept. 26. Boone County Senior Services, Inc., can be reached at 765-482-5220 or 873-8939. The organization has locations at 1100 W. Oak St., Zionsville, and 515 Crown Point Dr., Lebanon.
Events set at the library
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.
• Baby and Preschool Storytimes: Fall 2013 — HMMPL cardholder registration begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. Open registration begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28.
• Association of International Women Meet and Greet — 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 22, adult women. Women of all nationalities are welcome to meet at the library for a tour and meet and greet.
• Family and Friends CPR — 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, adults. Cost is $20. Invite family and friends to participate in a basic, noncertification CPR course at the library. Participants will learn basic CPR and choking rescue for infants and children. Minimum of 10 participants. Registration and payment are required.
• Library Closed — Friday, Aug. 23. The library will be closed for a staff training event. Regular hours will resume at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.
• Game On — 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, teens. Join in the teen area to make some noise with the Wii and Xbox Kinect.
• Busy Bags — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, parents. Busy Bags are small, portable, manipulative activities for a toddler or preschooler that aid in developing motor and literacy skills. Join the Friends of the Library for $10 per year and attend the workshop to assemble 12 different busy bags.
• Toddler Time — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, and Friday, Sept. 6, ages 1 and 2. Walkers and talkers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and more.
• Fun-Day: Days of the Week Storytime — 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, ages 3 through 6. Read stories, play games and sing songs while learning about the days of the week. • Read, Build, Play with DUPLOs: Grow, Caterpillar, Grow — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, ages 3 through 6 with a parent. This program combines reading and building with LEGO DUPLO bricks. • Yoda Chronicles — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, grades first through fifth. Learn from the Master Jedi in a Lego Star Wars adventure. Test wisdom and inner strength to win prizes.
• Safe-Sitter Class — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, ages 11 through 13. Cost is $55. A course designed to teach babysitters how to be safe and nurturing caregivers and handle children's emergencies. Bring a sack lunch. The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St., can be reached at 873-3149 or www.zionsville.lib.in for more information.
Eagle Fest scheduled
Eagle Fest will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Jennings Field, across from the Zionsville Community High School football field. The yearly festival kicks off the 2013-14 school athletics season and has been a Zionsville tradition for 30 years. Features include music, games, a dunk tank, bounce houses, a talent show, dinner and more. Funds raised during Eagle Fest support athletic programs at ZCHS and both middle schools. Tickets may be purchased for $6 each in advance at Kern Brothers in Boone Village or for $8 at the gate.
Deadlines set for pageant
The deadline for submissions into the Miss Fall Festival Outstanding Teen Pageant is Sunday, Sept. 1. The scholarship pageant is open to girls ages 13 through 17 who reside in Boone County. Entrants cannot be a senior in high school. The winner is awarded scholarship money and competes in the state competition. The pageant will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, during the Lions Club Fall Festival. Visit www.zlionsevents.com or contact Louanne Giralte at email@example.com or 201-5410 for more information.
Nature Center announces September events
The Zion Nature Center has planned the following events throughout September: • Closed for Labor Day Weekend — Sunday, Sept. 1.
• Wet and Wild Creekstomp — 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, all ages. Join the nature center for an end of summer "creek stomp" at Creekside Nature Park. Buckets and nets will be provided to find fish, crayfish and other creatures that live in Eagle Creek. Wear old shoes or sandals that can get wet.
• Animal Adventures: Honey Bees — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, ages 3 through 6 with a parent. Meet at the library for a fictional story and walk to the nature center to learn facts about honeybees.
• Explorers 500: Pollinators — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, grades kindergarten through third with parent. Librarians from the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library and the naturalist from Zion Nature Center will share informational stories and hands-on activities. • Fall into Sustainable Gardening — 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, adults. Join Myrene Brown for a program that focuses on gardening techniques to implement this fall to start on the path to sustainable gardening. Discussion topics include fall lawn care, mulching, saving tender plants for the next growing season and other tips for a productive time in a fall garden.
• Hoosier Riverwatch: E. Coli Advanced Training — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21, ages 15 and older. Citizens and educators will learn about bacteria in waterways and methods for analysis. Participants will learn hands-on testing methods. Activities are correlated to Indiana's Academic Standards for Science, and educators may receive two Professional Growth Points. Pre-registration is required. Contact John Ulmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 769-3500 to register.
• Wonderful Worms — 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22, ages 5 and older. Worms will compost food scraps and turn them into one of the best fertilizers available. Worm composting is an easy, mess-free way to compost year-round. The nature center is located at 690 Beech St. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Contact the center at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org.
First Tuesday events at fairgrounds
The Boone County Extension Homemakers will offer First Tuesday events during the fall. The first event will take place Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the fairgrounds, 1300 E. County Road 100 S., Lebanon. Mary Carney will share make-ahead meals, and participants will learn to have freezer-friendly meals ready. Recipes will be available. Brenda and Kristi Bush will present do-it-yourself cleansers and lotions on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The annual holiday workshop will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. The events are open to the public. Preregistration is required. Call the Boone County Extension Office at 765-482-0750 for more information and to register.
Garden Club schedules event
The Village Garden Club will be going to the Ornithology Center at Eagle Creek Park. Attendees should meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, behind Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. The program will be about birds of prey and will begin at 10 a.m. A fee of $5 per person will be collected for the program. Guests are welcome.
Bible study set
Community Bible Study is hosting a Visitor's Day on Thursdays, Sept. 5 and 12, to study the book of John. The study will be from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Traders Point Christian Church, 6590 S. Indianapolis Road, Whitestown. The class consists of approximately 110 women from 20 different churches. Contact Liz Simmons at email@example.com or 769-6142 for more information.
Fundraiser set for Love INC
Zionsville Fellowship Church, 9090 E. Ind. 334, will host the fourth annual "Spreading the Love" banquet to benefit Love In the Name of Christ of Boone County. Registration and silent auction for the banquet begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, and dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person or tables for eight for $160. Visit loveincbc.org or call 765-482-6152 for tickets and more information. Moms invited to attend event Mothers of children from infant to high-school age are welcome to attend an event at Zionsville Fellowship Church, 9090 E. Indiana 334. Mom's Day In offers encouragement for mothers within the community to have Christ as the treasure of the home. The event will feature Gospel-centered discussions and food. Childcare for infancy through kindergarten is provided. Mom's Day In will take place from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Fridays, Sept. 6 and 20. The group will meet twice a month for the rest of the year. Contact Lori Alt at 937-8676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Visit www.zionsvillefellowship.org/#/forms/moms-day-in-registration to register.
Volunteers needed for clean-up
Volunteers are needed to clean up trash along Eagle Creek. Volunteers as well as staff of the parks and streets and stormwater departments will be removing trash from the creek between Elm Street Green and Creekside Park from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Supplies will be provided, but long sleeves, pants and sturdy footwear are required. Call Todd Settle at 733-0550 for more information or if you have a group that would like to help. Boy
Scouts schedule celebration
Boy Scout Troop No. 358 has planned a celebration for the organization's 90th anniversary this fall. The celebration is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, 1870 W. Oak St. Tickets are $75 per person and will include a sit-down dinner and presentation. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund a college scholarship for Troop No. 358 Eagle Scouts. The scouts are asking the community to search for any memorabilia and photos that could be used in the celebration. Any donations should be left at the church office. Call 615-584-6800 or email email@example.com for tickets.
Cemetery Association to hold meeting
The Hutton Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Zionsville Fellowship Church, 9090 E. Ind. 334. Call Mandy Kerr at 733-8706 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.