BCCOA accepting nominations
The Boone County Council on Aging is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Older Hoosier award for Boone County.
The award recognizes outstanding Hoosiers for their lifetime of service to their communities through both volunteer and professional achievement.
To nominate someone, send the nominee’s full name, address, phone number and birth date along with a narrative of up to three pages describing the recipient’s activities, achievements and contributions to the community to Boone County Senior Services, Inc. c/o Olive Wade, 515 CrownPointe Drive, Lebanon, 46052.
Call René Stanley at 765-894-2481 or BCSSI at 765-482-5220 or 873-8939 for more information.
The winner will be announced during a luncheon at noon Wednesday, March 20.
Sorority offers scholarship
Psi Iota Xi, a philanthropic sorority, is accepting applications for a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship for a graduating high school senior from Zionsville who will be attending a four-year university.
The scholarship is open to students pursuing any field of study, but special consideration may be given to those who have chosen art, music, or speech/hearing development. Applications are available in the Zionsville Community High School guidance office and are due March 27. Call Denise Troyer at 626-8171 for more information.
Events set at the library
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.
• Food for fines — now through Thursday, Feb. 28. \All items collected will be donated to the Zionsville Food Pantry.
• FAFSA Completion Night — 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, teens, college students and parents. Fill out the FAFSA form online. Bring social security numbers, completed federal tax forms and W-2 forms of both the student and parents.
• A box storytime — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, ages 3 through 6. Read stories about boxes and do fun activities related to boxes.
• Winter Reading Preschool Party — 11 a.m. to noon Friday, March 1. Meet at the library for a special party to celebrate the end of Winter Reading. Story, craft and activity stations and special guests will be available.
• Winter Reading Event: Night at the Library Prize — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, grades kindergarten through fifth. Hear community helpers and more for a special read aloud story. Craft and activity stations will be available.
• Art for the Heart — 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2, grades kindergarten through 12th. A community service project in which students paint a small canvas that is given to patients in need.
• Pop n’ Rocks and Prizes — Now through Sunday, March 3, teens and college students. Complete the challenge and turn in the sheet by Sunday, March 3, to win one of four prize baskets.
• Pop into a book for prizes — Now through Sunday, March 3.
• AARP Tax-Aide — 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Thursday from now through April 4. Free tax help for taxpayers with low and middle income with special attention to those ages 60 and older. Reservations required.
• Lucky Charms — 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, March 4, ages 3 through 6. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with lots of lucky stories and a craft.
• Dirty, Smelly Storytime — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, ages 3 through 6. Have fun with dirty, smelly stories.
• PAWS to Read — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, ages 6 through 11. Come read aloud to a therapy dog.
• Single Session Toddler Time — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Thursday, March 7, ages 1 and 2.
• Art 101: Basics of art for preschoolers — 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 7, ages 3 and 4. Preschoolers can work on shapes and colors while learning about and creating a work of art.
• Animal Adventure: Salamanders — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, ages 3 through 6 with a parent. Meet at the library for a story about salamanders then walk over to the Zion Nature Center to visit with the animals.
• Safe-Sitter Class — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, ages 11 through 13. Cost is $55. Bring a sack lunch.
• My Art: Animals — 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, grades kindergarten through sixth.
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.