Zionsville Times Sentinel

July 31, 2013

Community calendar for July 31, 2013

Zionsville Times Sentinel

— Student teaching scholarship available

Delta Kappa Gamma’s Beta Epsilon Chapter is offering a $500 scholarship to assist a young woman during her semester of student teaching.

Applicants must be Boone County residents, enrolled in a college or university, have an education major and be preparing for student teaching during the 2013-14 school year. Applications must be completed and returned to the scholarship committee by Aug. 15.

Contact Lynn Hiller by mailing to P.O. Box 184, Jamestown, Ind., 46147, calling 765-676-5166 or emailing lhiller@embarqmail.com for an application.

Before-school French registration open

L’École Française, the before-school French program for Zionsville Community Schools, is registering students for the fall.

All elementary schools, including Boone Meadow, are available for registration on the Eagle Rec website.

Visit www.zionsvillefrench.org or call Cathy Dwyer at 513-0678 for more information.

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 lalzionsville@gmail.com 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.

• 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.

• 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, new energy wellness coordinator, will lead this exercise class.

• Van Trip — 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, to the Indiana State Fair. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Contact BCSSI for more information.

• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, to Castleton Square Mall. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Contact BCSSI for more information.

• Support Group: Caring with Cause — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, Aug. 13 and 27, at Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Facilitators Rachel Gerrish, Franciscan visiting nurses at St. Francis, 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.  

• 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 Dr., Lebanon.

Events set at the library

The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following events.

• Happy Birthday, Harry Potter — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31. The first session is for children ages 5 through 7, and the second session is for ages 8 through 12. Come celebrate Harry Potter’s special day with fun crafts, games, activities, books and cake. Participants are encouraged to dress up as a Harry Potter character.

• It’s a Mystery Book Club — 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1. Come discuss “The House of Silk” by Anthony Horowitz. Refreshments will be served.

• 51st Birthday Party Carnival — 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, families. Join as we celebrate the end of summer reading with carnival games, refreshments and musical entertainment.

• American Girl Picnic — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, grades first through fifth. Celebrate the end of summer American Girl style. Enjoy an American Girl picnic.

• K Plus: Don’t Let a Pigeon Drive a School Bus — 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, kindergarteners.  Read fun stories about starting school and create and play a memory game to share with new friends.

• Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Release Party — 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6., grades fourth through fifth. Celebrate the new release of the new Percy Jackson Movie by playing games, doing trivia and watching the first Percy Jackson movie.

• American Girl Picnic Junior — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, ages 4 through 7. Celebrate the end of summer American Girl style. Enjoy an American Girl picnic with games, activities, crafts and food.

• Musikgarten for Preschool — 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, ages 3 through 5. Miss Rachel, of Make a Joyful Noise Studio, presents a preschool musikgarten class at the library. Discover the language of music through songs, games, purposeful movement activities and instrumental play.

• Musikgarten for Babies — 11:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 15, ages birth through 2. Miss Rachel, of Make a Joyful Noise Studio, presents a preschool musikgarten class at the library. Help your baby grow with rocking songs, bouncing songs, body awareness games, dances and instrumental play.

• End of Summer Celebration: Black Light Party — 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, teens. Find out the winners of this year’s grand prizes at the library’s first-ever black light party. Wear white and neon to light up the room as you enjoy video games.

• Game On — 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26, teens. Join in the teen area to make some noise with the Wii and Xbox Kinect.

• Laying the Foundation to Good Makeup — 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, all ages. Cindy from As The Crowe Flies will take a look at what colors look best on you and get a peek at what to expect for this year’s fall and winter collection.

• Teen Council — 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, teens. Come help plan for activities and programs for 2014.

• Summer Movies with Friends — 6 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 8 and 12. Movie-style popcorn and drinks will be served. Bring a comfy chair from home and watch a movie with Friends of the Library.

• Take it Apart Party — 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, grades first through fifth with an adult. Bring in old electronics and basic tools for a destruction party.

• Baby and Preschool Storytimes: Fall 2013 — HMMPL cardholder registration begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. Open registration begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28.

• Association of International Women Meet and Greet — 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 22, adult women. Women of all nationalities are welcome to meet at the library for a tour and meet and greet.

• Family and Friends CPR — 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, adults. Cost is $20. Invite family and friends to participate in a basic, noncertification CPR course at the library. Participants will learn basic CPR and choking rescue for infants and children. Minimum of 10 participants. Registration and payment are required.

• Library Closed — Friday, Aug. 23. The library will be closed for a staff training event. Regular hours will resume at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.

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.

SullivanMunce announces new exhibit

Visual Poetry — Aug. 2 through Sept. 28. Eight eclectic photographers will be featured in this exhibit ranging from creative portraiture, abstracts, black and white landscapes, still lifes, cityscapes and iPhone art. Photographers featured include Marla Misamore, Becky Brill, Eileen Cote, Rad Drew, Robert Gough, Freddie Kelvin, Barry Lively and Bill Miller.

The SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., can be reached at 873-4900 or www.sullivanmunce.org for more information. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

Akard’s plans Z’Sparkle benefit

Akard True Value Hardware will host a hot dog and bake sale to benefit the Z’Sparkle Party and Drag Race to End Alzheimer’s.

The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. Tickets will also be available for the VIP Tent for the race, which takes place at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9.

New location for CIBA ride

Mulberry Fields Park, 9645 Whitestown Road, is the new home of the Central Indiana Bicycling Association’s “ZFL” ride.

Bicyclists can participate in one of three rides with distances ranging from 10 to 70 miles. The ride will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3.

Visit www.cibaride.org for more information.

Garden Club to meet

The Village Garden Club of Zionsville will have its next meeting Tuesday, Aug. 6.

Members and guests will meet at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday behind Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St., to carpool to Rita’s Back Yard, 12244 E. 116th St., Fishers.

Legion schedules last yard sale

The Zionsville American Legion Auxiliary, 9950 E. County Road 600 S., has one more yard sale before the end of summer. It will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10.

Tables and spaces may be rented for $20.

Drop off items at the Legion to donate for the yard sale.

Email zionsvilleamericanlegionpost79@gmail.com or call Linda at 769-4270 for more information.

Free pet fair scheduled

The Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St., will host a free community Pet Fair from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10.

The fair will be presented by the Torch Club and Youth as Resources. The fair will feature dog washing, raffle prizes, face painting, free dog treats, a bounce house and pet experts.

Fitness studio hosts competition

Heckers’ Fitness, 7635 Stonegate Dr., is sponsoring a “Heckathlon,” which will benefit local public safety agencies.

The dates of participation are August 23, 24 and 25. The competition is designed to be a team competition with 10 events.

All proceeds will be donated to a participating public safety department. Half of the proceeds will be donated to the Zionsville Police Department, and the winning team will decide where the remaining proceeds should be donated.

All participants will receive a T-shirt, 20 percent off accessories and 10 percent off bikes at Matthews Bike Shop and free exercise instruction. Instructions will be held Saturdays, Aug. 3 and 17.

Visit www.heckersfitness.com and click on the Heckathlon tab for more information.

Church hosts school blessing

Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road, will host a community school blessing at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18.

Glenda Ritz, state superintendent of public instruction, will be a part of the service along with the Zionsville Community High School music department.

Eagle Fest scheduled

Eagle Fest will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Jennings Field, across from the Zionsville Community High School football field.

The yearly festival kicks off the 2013-14 school athletics season and has been a Zionsville tradition for 30 years. Features include music, games, a dunk tank, bounce houses, a talent show, dinner and more.

Funds raised during Eagle Fest support athletic programs at ZCHS and both middle schools.

Tickets may be purchased for $6 each in advance at Kern Brothers in Boone Village or for $8 at the gate.

Deadlines set for pageant

The deadline for submissions into the Miss Fall Festival Outstanding Teen Pageant  is Sunday, Sept. 1.

The scholarship pageant is open to girls ages 13 through 17 who reside in Boone County. Entrants cannot be a senior in high school.

The winner is awarded scholarship money and competes in the state level competition. The pageant will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, during the Lions Club Fall Festival.

Visit www.zlionsevents.com or contact Louanne Giralte at louannegiralte@comcast.net or 201-5410 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.