Purple Prom benefits Relay
Relay For Life of Zionsville’s Goof Troop will host its inaugural “Purple Prom” from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, June 8 at the Palomino Ballroom, 481 S CR 1200 East.
Tickets are $35, and proceeds benefit the Relay for Life of Zionsville. Cost includes a silent auction, appetizer and drink stations and two drink tickets. Event is for adults ages 21 and older.
Tickets are on sale from now through Saturday, June 1. Tickets may be purchased at Akard True Value Hardware. Exact cash or check only.
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.
• Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, May 24, at the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. The program will be sponsored by Zionsville Meadows. Lunch is free to the first 30 registrants.
• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Friday, May 24, to Greenwood Park Mall. Cost is $6. Attendees are responsible for food, transportation and admission fees. Contact BCSSI to register.
• Support Group: Caring with Cause — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 28, at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville. Facilitators Rachel Gerrish, Franciscan Visiting Nurses at St. Francis and 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, May 31, to Tippecanoe Mall. Cost is $6. Attendees are responsible for food, transportation and admission fees. Contact BCSSI to register.
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.
• 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.
• Scholastic Book Sale — Wednesday, May 22, through Monday, June 3. Drop by the Youth Services Department to browse through the selection of new books for all ages.
• Family Science Night — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, families with children ages 3 through 12. Participate in interactive science and engineering activities. Science Ambassadors from Dow Agro Sciences return with new activities and will be available to speak about careers in science. Registration began Thursday, May 2.
• Friends of the Library Book/Movie Discussion Group — 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22. The gathering will discuss “Age of Innocence” by Edith Wharton and compare the movie to the book. The event is for Friends of the Library members. Visit www.zionsville.lib.in.us to become a member.
• K-Plus Dinosaurs — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, May 23, ages 5 and 6. Kindergarteners can come explore the world of dinosaurs through reading, activities, crafts and snacks.
• Noodles and Company Fundraiser — 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 23. Have lunch or dinner at Noodles and Company, 5710 W. 86th St., and 25 percent of the purchase will be donated to the Friends of the Library. Pick up a flyer at the library and present it when placing an order.
• Teen Study Break — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 23, teens. Stop by to have a healthy snack and take a mini-break from studying.
• Library closed — Sunday, May 26, through Monday, May 27. The library will be closed in honor of Memorial Day. Normal hours will resume Tuesday, May 28.
• Patriotic Puppet Show — 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, ages 3 through 6 with a parent. Library puppets celebrate America with stories and songs.
• Babies in Jammies — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, birth through 11 months. Babies and their parents will enjoy songs, rhymes, finger plays, action playing, a short book and play time. Registration begins Tuesday, May 7.
• Toddler Time — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, and Fridays, June 7, 14 and 21, ages 1 through 2. Walkers and talkers can come to the library to enjoy stories, songs and finger plays.
• 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 BBQ set. One patron will win the grand prize, a Cuisinart ice cream maker.
• Library Summer Hours — Sunday, June 2, the library will begin closing on Sundays during the summer. Normal Sunday hours will resume Sept. 8.
• Ronald McDonald — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 3, ages 3 through 12.
• Curious George — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, ages 3 through 6. Listen to stories about George and his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat.
• PAWS to Read — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, ages 7 through 12. Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one reading time with a therapy dog.
• Snack Attack: No Bake Cinnamon Rolls — 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, grades first through fifth. Create an easy and delicious treat to enjoy while talking about your favorite books.
• Crafty Corner: Basket Weaving — 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Thursday, June 6, grades second through fifth. Decorate your desk with a piece of recycled art.
• Let’s Bloom: Garden Project — 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 6 and 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.
• 64 Trophies USCF Chess Tournament — 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8, open to all ages but must be USCF rated. All USCF Chess players are invited to participate in the 64 Trophies Tournament. The tournament will be played in three sections: kindergarten through fourth grade, kindergarten through eighth grade and all other players. Entry fee is $8. Registration must be completed by 8 p.m. Friday, June 7.
• Safe-Sitter Class — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 8 and 22, ages 11 through 13. Cost is $55 for this all-day program to teach baby sitters to be safe, nurturing care givers.
• Dancing Feet — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, ages 3 through 6.
• Read, Build, Play with DUPLOs: Grow, Caterpillar Grow — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 10, ages 3 through 6 with a parent.
• Music on the Lawn: “Howl at the Moon,” with Tom Sieling — 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, families.
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.
Farmer to speak about innovation
The Zionsville Rotary Club will host Todd Rodibaugh, of the National Pork Board, Northeast Region, to speak about advancements in agricultural sciences. The speech, “Farming and Food,” will be at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St. Rodibaugh will highlight how ongoing advancements in agricultural science are helping farmers raise better food while using fewer natural resources than ever before.
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.
Happenings at the Nature Center
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org.
• Froggy Friday — 7 p.m. Friday, May 31. Meet at the center then head down to the wetland to see and hear live frogs. Nets and buckets will be provided for catch and release. Dress for a mess.
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, June 8, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call Linda at 769-4270 for more information.
Historical society to meet
The Zionsville Historical Society will have their Spring Dessert Social Meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Lions Club Clubhouse, 115 S. Elm St. sThe program, “Researching your Historic Building,” will be presented by Rebecca Smith, community preservation specialist with Indiana Landmarks Central Regional Office. Attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite dessert and tableware.
Band plays free concert
The Zionsville Concert Band will play a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 31, in the Robin Run Village Community Room, 5354 W. 62nd St., Indianapolis. The concert is entitled “Marches, Musicals and Mahler” and will include compositions by John Phillip Sousa, Karl King, Richard Rodgers, Gustav Mahler, Charles Strouse, Jerry Bock and Henry Filmore. No tickets are necessary. Call Musical Director John Richardson at 717-4667 for more information.
Extension Homemakers to host event
The Boone County Extension Homemakers will host a First Tuesday event at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. Joan Mohr will instruct attendees in making a hypertufa pot. Hypertufa is a mixture which is light-weight, somewhat porous and can be molded and shaped into many different items suitable for potting and garden decorations. The session will be held in the Farm Bureau Community Building at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. Cost is $2. Registration is required. Call 765-482-0750 to register by Friday, May 31. Attendees need to bring a pair of latex or rubber gloves.
Relay For Life of Zionsville is set for noon to 10 a.m. June 14 & 15, at Lions Park, 115 S. Elm Str., Zionsville.
The two-day event will feature 304 participants on 41 teams.
on June 15
Join Club members, friends and volunteers of the Central Indiana Region Porsche Club of America for an exciting one day event on the “Brick Street” in downtown Zionsville from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15. More than 100 Porsche cars at our 3rd annual event. Proceeds from the event go to the Alzheimer’s Association - Greater Indiana Chapter. The goal is to raise $10,000.
Early bird registration is only $30 per car until May 31.
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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