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.
Nature Center scheduled eventsThe Zion Nature Center will host the following events:• Nature Ornaments — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 7, 14 and 21; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 8, 15 and 22. Create a nature-inspired holiday ornament. Craft stations will be set up. Cost ranges from 50 cents to $2.• Indiana Winters are for the Birds — 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, adults and families with children ages 8 and older. Join Rob Ripma from www.nuttybirder.com to explore what makes winter birding so intriguing. Discussion topics will include what feeders and food should be used to attract birds. Registration required.• Animal Adventures: Woodpeckers — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, ages 3 through 6. Meet at the library for a fictional story; then walk to the nature center to learn facts about woodpeckers.• Live Birds of Prey — 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, ages 6 and older. Mark Booth of Take Flight Wildlife Education will bring birds of prey. Get a close-up look at the predators and see what it’s like to be hawk-eyed.• Indiana Jim — 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, ages 6 and older. Indiana Jim and his live reptiles will be at Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St.• Purposeful Pruning — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. Join Myrene Borwn for a program dedicated to pruning. Discussion topics include pruning tools and their roles in shaping plant material to enhance plant flowering and form. Space is limited.
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950.
Welcome Center hosts eventsThe Connie Haimbaugh Welcome Center, 365 S. Main St., will host events from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday leading up to Christmas.• Board Games, Puzzles and Cards — Saturday, Dec. 14. Enjoy an afternoon playing various board games, chess and cards while meeting other residents.• Candy Canes — Saturday, Dec. 21. Enjoy local Zionsville resident Amy Lacy reading Christmas stories.