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.
Youth Triathlon registration open
Registration is open for the Fourth of July Zionsville Youth Triathlon.
The triathlon will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 4, at Azionaqua Swim Club, 4875 Willow Road. Visit www.kidstriforkids.com to register.
The field is limited to 200 individuals, and USA Triathlon membership is required.
Cost is $30 before the event and $45 the day of the event.
Contact Dan Gehring at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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.
• Fun and Fit for Over 50 — 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St.
• 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.
• Boone County Council on Aging quarterly meeting — noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Meet at the Lebanon office for the BCCOA quarterly meeting and luncheon. A guest speaker from Excel Home Health Care will present “Signs and Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.” Reservations are suggested.
• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Thursday, June 20, Tippecanoe Mall. Transportation fees and meal costs are responsibility of attendee. Contact BCSSI for more information.
• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Monday, June 24, to Greenwood Park Mall. Transportation fees and meal costs are responsibility of attendee. Contact BCSSI for more information.
• Caring with Cause — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 25. 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. Thursday, June 27, to Fair Oaks Farms in Lafayette. Transportation fees and meal costs are responsibility of attendee. Contact BCSSI for more information.
• Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, June 28, Town Hall Community Room. The topic will be “Reducing the Risk of Dehydration” with Axis Home Health Care. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Zionsville Meadows. Contact BCSSI to register.
• 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.
Events set at the library
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.
• Loaded with Goodies — now through Sunday, June 30. Each month, containers loaded with sweets will be on display at the youth services reference desk and the second floor circulation desk. All ages may guess how many pieces of candy are in each container for a chance to win the container of sweets. A 50-cent donation to American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is suggested for each entry.
• 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 — June 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.
• Brave Girls — 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, ages 10 through 12. Explore strong female characters in books and movies with discussion and crafts.
• Fly Guy — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 20, ages 3 through 6. Read stories and have some fly fun.
• Let’s Bloom: Garden Project — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, ages 7 through 12. The library will start a garden and maintain it throughout the entire growing season. Activities include gardening basics, composting, garden tools, ecology and more.
• Toddler Time — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, June 21, ages 1 through 2. Walkers and talkers can come to the library to enjoy stories, songs and finger plays.
• Safe-Sitter Class — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22, ages 11 through 13. Cost is $55 for this all-day program to teach baby sitters to be safe, nurturing care givers.
• Boats — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, June 24, ages 3 through 6. Get ready to rock the boat with stories, songs and a craft.
• My Art — 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 24, ages 7 through 10. Learn how to draw using the Monart drawing method and create a drawing inspired by a famous artist.
• Monday Movie — 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 24, families. Join other families to watch “The Waterhorse.” Bring a cup with a lid, and the library will provide the lemonade and popcorn.
• Monday Tandem Read Book Club — 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 24, parent and child, ages 7 through 12. Attend the movie at 4 p.m., then stay for the book discussion about “The Waterhorse.” A light dinner of soup and drinks will be provided.
• Read, Build, Play with DUPLOs: Busy Farm — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 24, ages 3 through 6 with a parent. This program combines reading and building with LEGO DUPLO bricks.
• Spider Central — 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, grades first through third. Spider Central will be full of spider trickery, sticky webs and beaded spiders.
• Books and Babies — 11:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 26, ages birth through 11 months.
• The Strange Case of Origami Yoda Book Club — 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, grades first through fifth. Meet to discuss The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, create an Origami Yoda and enjoy other Star Wars activities.
• Tie-Dye Shirts — 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 27, families. Bring a washed white cotton t-shirt to create a colorful tie-dye shirt. Allow 30 minutes for each shirt and drop in anytime from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to make a design.
• Drive-in Movie: Cars — 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, families. Bring a big box to decorate as a car from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. then watch the movie “Cars” at 11 a.m. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided.
• Parent/Child Chess Club — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, families. Kids and parents can spend time together learning the game of chess with the Yearling family.
• Paper Airplane Building and Design — 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, ages 3 through 6. Learn about flight as the librarians talk about birds and airplanes. Attendees will fold, design and fly paper airplanes.
• Read, White and Blue Parade — 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, ages 3 through 6. Celebrate America at the library with a parade, stories, songs and a craft.
• Patriotic Songs — 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, ages 7 through 10. Come learn patriotic songs with Miss Jessica.
• PAWS to Read — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, ages 7 through 12. Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with a therapy dog.
• Safe-Sitter Class — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, ages 11 through 13. Cost is $55. A course designed to teach babysitters how to be safe and nurturing caregivers. Bring a sack lunch.
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.
Bingo offered every Thursday
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.
Meet new foundation director
Jen Pendleton, executive director of the Community Foundation of Boone County, will be making her way through the county to meet residents.
Residents will be able to speak with Pendleton at the following locations:
• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, Boone County Senior Services, 515 CrownePointe Drive, Lebanon.
• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department, 29 E. Main St., Jamestown.
• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, Maplelawn Farmstead, 9575 Whitestown Road.
• Noon to 1:30 p.m. Lost Frontier Restaurant, 114 E. Main St., Thorntown.
Pendleton will also schedule a visit to Advance.
RSVP for any of the events by calling 873-0210 or email email@example.com.
Olympic Day at Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St., will host an Olympic Day Friday, June 21.
Fitness challenges will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will include relay races, long jump, high jump, hula hoop, jump rope and an obstacle course.
Olympian Stephanie Arnold will share stories of her Olympic Games experience.
Contact Glenn Sanford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-873-6670 for more information.
Band participates in festival
The Zionsville Concert Band will participate in the Carmel Festival of Concert Bands at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22.
The festival will be held in the Minnie A. Doane Gazebo, just north of City Hall in the City Center District of Carmel. The festival will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Nine bands will be featured and each will present a 45 minute concert. The event is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.
The band will present a program with compositions from John Phillip Sousa, Howard Hanson and Stephen Bulla.
Call John Richardson at 317-727-4667 for more information.
Run with the Buzzards scheduled
Boone County EMS, Witham Health Services and Boone County 4-H are partnering to offer the third annual Run with the Buzzards fun run/walk on Saturday, June 22.
The noncompetitive 5-10-15 K run/walk will be a way to enjoy the evening on the scenic Farm Heritage Trail in Thorntown.
The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Thorntown Park on South Pearl Street.
Pre-registration is required.
Visit www.runwiththebuzzards.com or contact John Merson, EMS director, at 765-485-8275 for more information.
Legion to host yard sales
The Zionsville American Legion Auxiliary, 9950 E. County Road 600 South, will host yard sales every month in the summer.
The yard sales will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, July 13 and 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.
Registration open for Spanish classes
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