Church seeks section leaders
St. Francis In The Fields Episcopal Church, 1525 Mulberry St., is seeking to appoint two section leaders for its adult/teen choir.
The church is seeking a soprano and a bass/baritone section leader. Adults older than 16 are welcome to apply.
The church will continue to audition until the positions are filled.
Contact Director of Music Lee Barlow at 873-4377 ext. 204 or email@example.com with the subject line “Singer Position at St. Francis” to apply.
ERE sponsors Europe trip
Eagle Recreation and Enrichment has partnered with Scott Miller, Pleasant View Elementary art teacher, to sponsor a trip to London and Paris.
The trip will take place in June 2014. Anyone of any age is welcome to join the trip.
Miller requires at least one adult and one child from a family to join the group.
Email Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the trip.
Applications accepted for banquet
The Zionsville Great Banquet Community is accepting applications for the fall banquet.
The Great Banquet is a three-day event of guests living and studying together in a time of singing, prayer and discussion. The weekend is designed for those wanting to strengthen their spiritual life, have a better understanding of prayer, and seek to know Jesus.
The Women’s Great Banquet will be from Thursday, Oct. 17, through Sunday, Oct. 20. The banquets will be held at Zionsville Presbyterian Church, 4775 W. 116th St.
Visit www.zionsvillegb.org for more information.
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. The group will meet each Wednesday and include 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.
Library schedules events
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.
• Introduction to Publisher — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, adults. Free computer class introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2010.
• Tub and Toilet Time — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, ages 3 through 6. Have fun with toilets, bubbles, and rubber ducks.
• LEGO-Mania — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 18. The early session is for ages 3 through 5, and the later session is for grades kindergarten through fifth. Have fun at the library with its LEGO collection.
• Teen Read Week: Reading Marathon — 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, teens. A reading marathon that will be interrupted for a number of activities. Snacks will be served.
• Friends of the Library Book to Film Discussion Group: The Help — 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. The film starring Viola Davis and Emma Stone will be viewed, and a discussion of the film and book will immediately follow. Popcorn and drinks will be served.
• Irish Trickster Tales and Leprechaun Traps — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, families. Meet at the library to hear tricky Irish tales and walk over to Zion Nature Center to make a leprechaun trap in the woods.
• Pizza and Scholarship Search — 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, teens. Join representatives from ISM College Planning and learn how to find scholarship opportunities. Pizza will be provided after the scholarship search.
• Halloween Food Fun — 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21. Create an edible Halloween snack. The earlier program is for ages 3 through 6. The later program is for ages 7 through 12.
• United We Read Program: Introduction to Calligraphy — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22 and 29, adults. This two-part foundation calligraphy class will be hosted by Zionsville artist Julia Fish Thompson. In the first class, learn letterforms with a calligraphy pen provided for attendees to keep. In the second class, bring the pen and create your name with a decorated, colorful capital letter.
• Baby Ball — 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, ages birth through 2. Parents and guardians are invited to bring their children dressed in their finest for the first Baby Ball. Only one adult per child. Music, dancing and pictures will be featured during the black tie affair.
• Toddler Time — 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, ages 1 through 2. Walkers and talkers will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and more.
• American Girl: Kaya — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, grades kindergarten through fifth. Join in adventures with the Nez Perce girl of 1764. Come for games, a craft and other Native American activities.
• Art Adventures: Cupcake Decorating — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, ages 3 through 6. Decorate a cupcake and share it with a friend.
• A ‘Not-So-Spooky’ Storytime — 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, ages 2 through 5. Join Butler University education students for not-so-spooky stories, silly Halloween songs, and activities. Costumes are optional.
• Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys Mystery Party — 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, grades fourth through fifth. Help Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys solve a mystery. Dress in vintage clothes and be prepared for an evening of cliff-hanging suspense.
• Babies in Jammies — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, ages birth to 11 months. Babies with their parents will enjoy songs, rhymes, finger plays, action playing, a short book and play time.
• Zombie Ponies — 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, teens. Learn how to take your tiny friends and make them into brain-hungry ponies. All materials will be provided.
• Safe-Sitter Class — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 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. Registration begins Thursday, Oct. 17.
• PAWS to Read — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, ages 7 through 12. Sign up for 15 minutes of reading time with a therapy dog. Registration begins Tuesday, Oct. 22.
• Foil Art — 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, grades fourth and fifth. Make chic art with foil, glue, coloring pages and a secret ingredient. Registration begins Tuesday, Oct. 22.
• Animal Adventures: Turtles — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, ages 3 through 6 with a parent. Naturalists from the Zion Nature Center will join librarians as they share their knowledge about local animals through read-aloud stories, rhymes, activities and an animal meet-and-greet.
• Explorers 500: Hibernation — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, grades kindergarten through third with a parent. Naturalists from the Zion Nature Center will join librarians with stories and hands-on activities.
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.
Senior Services sets activities
Boone County Senior Services has scheduled the following activities:
• 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.
• Van Trip — 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, to the Covered Bridge Festival in Rockville. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee.
• Art Class — 9:30 a.m. to noon 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.
• Support Group — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St. 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 — 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, to Brown County. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee.
• Options for Counseling — 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Caitlin Oestreich from CICOA will be available by appointment to assist seniors with health insurance options available to seniors in Boone County and CICOA benefits.
• Van Trip — 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, to Civic Theatre. A trip to see “1940’s Radio Hour.” Dinner will be served at Arby’s. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee.
• Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in the Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. A discussion related to senior healthcare will be presented by Witham Health Services. Lunch, which is free to the first 30 registrants, will be provided by Witham.
• Zionsville Health Fair — 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Zionsville Fellowship Church, 9090 W. Oak St. Boone County seniors, their caregivers and family members are encouraged to attend. More than 50 vendors will be in attendance. Health screenings, flu shots, medicine cabinet cleanup, demonstrations, door prized, food and more will be offered.
• 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.
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.
Two exhibits at SullivanMunce
SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., has two new exhibits on display.
The Calligraphy Guild of Indiana will display calligraphy pieces created by guild members. The exhibit will be on display until Sunday, Nov. 9.
Also on display will be the Zionsville Unidentified Exhibition. The P.H. Sullivan Museum has a group of unidentified photographs that will be on display. Community members are asked to help identify the photographs.
Nature center plans events
The Zion Nature Center has planned the following events throughout October and November:
• Bat Encounters — 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in the Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. Ages 6 and older. Professional bat researchers from the Organization for Bat Conservation will present an educational program and an opportunity to see some of the largest and rarest bats in the world.
• Happy Owl-O-Ween — 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20, ages 5 and older. Learn what makes owls supreme hunters and dissect an owl pellet to see what treats they have eaten. Cost is $3.
• Irish Trickster Tales and Leprechaun Traps — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21. Meet at the library to hear Irish tales, and walk to the nature center to make a real leprechaun trap in the woods.
• Trick or Treat Hike — 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Come in costume to the nature center and enjoy a not-so-scary walk through the woods and collect treats along the way.
• Pumpkin Smashing — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Bring old pumpkins to smash and add to the compost pile.
• Indoor Fairy Gardens — 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, adults and teens. Learn how to create an indoor fairy garden. Expert Patty Anno from Altum’s will present creative ideas and instructions for designing and planting a fairy garden.
• Animal Superpowers — 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. The Zion Nature Center will host Animalia at Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. See the ways that animals have physically adapted to their environment to find food, protect themselves, hunt and attract a mate. Cost for admission is a monetary donation or nonperishable food items for the Zionsville Food Pantry.
• Animal Adventures: Turtles — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, ages 3 through 6. Meet at the library for a fictional story, and walk to the nature center to learn facts about turtles.
• Explorers 500: Hibernation — 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, grades kindergarten through third with a parent. The librarians from Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library and the nature center’s naturalist will share informational stories and hands-on activities.
• Sleepy Snakes and Tired Turtles — 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 17 — Learn what happens to some of Indiana’s reptiles when the weather turns cold, and meet some of the reptiles face to face.
• Nature Center Closed — Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950.
Woman’s Club to meet
The Zionsville Woman’s Club will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.
Changes to the standing rules will be introduced for voting on in November.
The program for the meeting will be “America Loved Her.”
Refer to the booklet for location.
Free Shred-It Day scheduled
Residents will be able to recycle old computers and electronics for free from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Boone Village Shopping Center.
Goodwill staff will be available to accept computers and electronics donations.
Residents will also be able to shred sensitive documents and dispose of prescription medications under the oversight of uniformed law enforcement personnel. A $5 donation fee per box is requested, and all proceeds benefit the Crime Stoppers Reward Fund.
Homeowners Association to meet
A Zionsville Homeowners Association Roundtable will be from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at town hall, 1100 W. Oak St.
Individuals who serve on the boards of directors of Zionsville-area homeowners associations are invited to hear from Rob Baker, of Lowder Insurance Agency.
Baker will discuss insurance issues facing homeowner associations.
Lions Club hosts information session
The Zionsville Lions Club is hosting an information session for people who want to learn more about the club and its work.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Zionsville Lions Clubhouse, 115 S. Elm St. Light refreshments will be served.
Contact Membership Director Tara Worthley at 219-508-9040 or email@example.com for more information.
Hayrides planned at Lions Park
The Zionsville Lions Club will offer free hayrides and pumpkins from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the park.
Food and drinks will be available for a donation. Children will be able to enjoy bounce houses, games, and more.
Salvation Army will also have their truck at the park. Donations of clothes, large and small appliances, household accessories and furniture are welcome.
The annual costume contest will be at 4 p.m.
Collection event set at ZCHS
Zionsville Community High School French students have partnered with Wings for West Africa and Recycleforce, Inc., to hold a computer collection event.
The collection will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at ZCHS, 1000 Mulberry St.
Anything with a plug will be accepted. Usable computers will be refurbished, including erasing the hard drive, and shipped to rural schools in Senegal. Other items will be turned over to Recycleforce, Inc., a state certified e-waste recycler.
Tax receipts will be available. A donation of $5 to $10 is requested for the recycling of televisions and CRT monitors.
Contact Wings for West Africa at 407-8289 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
YAR hosts workshops
Youth as Resources, a program of the United Way of Central Indiana, will host several workshops to assist youth groups in applying for grants.
Workshops will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Thorntown Public Library, 124 N. Market St., Thorntown; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St.; and 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2625 Elm Swamp Road, Lebanon.
Up to $1,000 per grant is available in Boone County for youth who identify community needs and design projects that use their skills, creativity and energy to help others.
Groups may apply for funds to cover project expenses, materials, transportation and youth recognition. Groups must have an adult adivsor and a nonprofit sponsor, which may be a school, church, youth-serving or community agency.
The grant deadline is Friday, Jan. 24.
Visit www.uwci.org/events/county/boone or call Amy Hammerle at 765-483-0165 for more information and to R.S.V.P.
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