Zionsville Times Sentinel

February 6, 2013

Community calendar for Feb. 6


Zionsville Times Sentinel

— Events set

at the library

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

• Food for fines — now through Thursday, Feb. 28. Erase over due fines by donating a nonperishable food item for each dollar in overdue fines owed to HMMPL. All items collected will be donated to the Zionsville Food Pantry.

• Pop n’ Rocks and Prizes — Now through Sunday, March 3, teens and college students. Pick up a challenge sheet from the reference desk and set personal reading goals. 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. Read anything and write it on a challenge sheet. Submit it by Sunday, March 3, to try to win a prize basket.

• Baby and Preschool Storytimes — March 11 through April 19. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, for HMMPL cardholders. Open registration begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14.

• AARP Tax-Aide — 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Thursday from Feb. 7 to April 4. Free tax help for taxpayers with low and middle income with special attention to those ages 60 and older. Reservations required.

• Babies in Jammies — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, birth through 11 months. Babies with their parents will enjoy songs, rhymes, action playing, a short book and play time.

• It’s a Mystery Book Club — 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. Read and discuss “Woman in Black” by Susan Hill.

• Happy New Year — 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, ages 3 through 6. Celebrate Chinese New Year with stories, songs and a craft.

• Teen Council — 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, teens. Work on presenting the Youth as Resources grant to help fund the summer reading program.

• Safe-Sitter Class — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, ages 11 to 13. Cost is $55. A course designed to teach babysitters how to be safe and nurturing caregivers, and how to handle children’s emergencies. Bring a sack lunch.

• Game On — 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 11, 18 and 25, teens and college students. Join in the Teen Area to play Wii and Xbox Kinect.

• Lego Read, Build, Play: Let’s Go! Vroom! — 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, ages 3 through 6 with an adult. A combination of reading and building with Lego Duplo bricks.

• Presidents’ Day Chess Tournament: All Levels — 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, ages 5 through 14. Join Aaron Dean for a Swiss system chess tournament appropriate for all skill levels. Cost is $15; $20 after Monday, Feb. 11. Send payments to Learning Through Games, 11504 Senie Lane, Carmel, IN 46032. Email adean@learningthroughgames.com to register.

• Books over coffee — noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. Bring a lunch and discuss a book. Coffee and dessert will be provided.

• Alien Invasion — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, grades first through third. Join the staff for a galactic adventure at the library complete with Jell-O aliens, games and space goo.

• Wednesday a.m. Book Club — 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, adults. Drop in and discuss “A Secret Kept” by Tatiana De Rosnay.

• Financial Aid Night — 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, teens, college students and parents. Teens and their parents are invited to hear about the types of financial aid and learn how to fill out the FAFSA form.

•  Friends of the Library Book/Movie Discussion Group — 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. Watch the movie “Julie and Julia” on Feb. 13 and discuss the book and movie Feb. 27. Event is for Friends of the Library only. Contact Kelly Mills at kellydmills@gmail.com for more information.

• Introduction to PowerPoint — 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 14, adults. Free computer class introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

• Animal Adventure: Animal Food — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, ages 3 through 6. Meet at the library for a story or two and walk over to the Zion Nature Center to visit with the real animals that live there.

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.



Homemakers Club

to meet

Zionsville’s Extension Homemakers Club “Village Homemakers” will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the home of Luanne Sherman.

Guests are welcome. The program will be about flowers.

Call 733-0274 for more information.



Tickets on sale       for comedy show

Tickets are on sale for Second City’s Laughing Matters, sponsored by Zionsville Band and Orchestra Patrons.

The show is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center, 1000 Mulberry St. The cost is $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

Tickets are available at Marsh Supermarket in Boone Village, at www.tix.com, or by calling 873-3355, ext. 12940.

Senior Services

sponsors events

Boone County Senior Services, Inc., can be reached at 765-482-5220 or 873-8939. The organization has a location at 1100 W. Oak St. and 515 Crown Point Drive, Lebanon.

• Independent Consultation Computer Class ­— 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Feb. 6 and 13, in the Narthex of Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road. Cost is $20.

• Cards — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 6 and 13, 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. Thursdays, Feb. 7 and 14, at the Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1575 Mulberry St.

• Van Trip — 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, to The Fox and Fairway at Civic Theatre. Attendees must call 765-482-5220 or 873-8939 to sign up prior to departure.

• Van Trip — 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, to Castleton Square Mall. Attendees must call 765-482-5220 or 873-8939 to sign up prior to departure.

• Lunch and Learn — noon to 1 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 8 and 22, in Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. The Friday, Feb. 8, program will discuss identity theft with First Financial Bank. The Feb. 22 discussion will have representatives from Witham Health Services.

• Art Class — 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 12 and 19, 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.

• Casino Trip — 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, to the Horseshoe Casino. Cost is $35 per person. Includes round trip on Miller Trailways, $12 food coupon to be used on the property and $5 slot play. Attendees must call 765-482-5220 or 873-8939 to sign up prior to departure.



Nature Center

sponsors events

The Zion Nature Center offers the following upcoming events:

• Wildlife outside your Windows — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, ages 15 and older. Learn how to create an eco-friendly habitat that will attract beautiful songbirds, insects, amphibians, and other interesting wildlife for viewing from a home’s window.  Program is free, but registration is required.

• Animal Adventures: Animal Food — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, ages 3 through 6. Meet at the library for a fictional story then walk to the center to learn facts about animals and the food they eat.

• Utopia Wildlife — 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitators will introduce attendees to several injured animals that can’t be released into the wild.

The nature center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org for more information.



ZFD schedules ball

The Zionsville Fire Department’s Annual Firefighter’s Ball and Awards Banquet will be Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Caribbean Cove Hotel, 3850 DePauw Blvd., Indianapolis.

The event will feature a photo booth, wheel of prizes, Robert Goodman Jeweler’s Jewelry Raffle and Qtego’s bidding services and smart phone app for the silent auction. Pre-register a cell phone for easier text and smart phone bidding and to view the silent quction items at www.qtego.net/auc/zfd.

Tickets are $50. Reservations can be mailed to ZFD, PO Box 459, Zionsville, IN 46077, or call 873-5358.

Call 872-9790 to book a room at the hotel and use the code “Zionsville Fire Department” to receive a special room rate.



Witham hosts

meetings   

Witham Health Services will host the following February community education classes. All classes are in the Denger Conference Room unless otherwise noted.

• Childbirth Education/Newborn Care Class: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19

• Congestive Heart Failure Management Classes: Call for individualized class.

• Diabetes Self to Manage-ment Update Class: Call for individualized class.

Witham Health Services will host the following Feb. Support Group Meetings. All meetings are in the VIP Dining Room unless otherwise noted.

• Cancer Survivors Support Group – 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Witham Health Services South Pavilion, Suite 100.

• Diabetic Self to Manage-ment Support Group – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13

• Grief Support Gathering – 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12

These classes and meetings allow support group members the opportunity to discuss with others the coping mechanisms and frustrations of living with these problems.       

Call the Witham marketing department at 765to485to8120 or go online to www.witham.org for more information.



Help the Zionsville Food Bank

The Zionsville Food Bank, 4775 W. 116th St., and Mothers of Preschoolers will sponsor a family night out event from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 9.

The Hunter Smith Band will play a concert during the event.

Proceeds will provide food to the food bank and allow other mothers the opportunity to participate in MOPS.

Childcare will be available.

Registration for childcare must be made by Sunday, Feb. 10.

Tickets may be purchased at http://bit.ly/14NwoZ0.



Concert benefits music education

Mark Wood, an original member of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, will be performing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center, 1000 Mulberry St.

Wood will be performing with students as part of the Electrify Your Strings! Turbow Tour.

The program is open to the public with all profits going to the schools’ music programs.



Habitat sponsors event

Habitat for Humanity will sponsor “Habitat builds the American Dream” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Palomino Ballroom, 481 South County Road 1200 East.

The Wright Brothers will perform at the event.

Cost is $100 per couple, which includes dinner, wine and beer. Tickets must by purchased by Friday, Feb. 15.

Call Stacy at 937-2577 for tickets or more information.



Meet state

legislators

Local state elected officials will be at a Legislative Breakfast and discuss legislative issues at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Witham Health Services, North Pavilion Community Room (enter building on north side), 2605 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. The event is coordinated by the Boone County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau and Witham.



Church hosts movie screening

Christ Church, 600 N. Ford Road, will be hosting the Heartland Roadshow at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24.

The screening, Three Day Test, was the 2012 Heartland Film Festival’s marquee family movie event.

Refreshments will be available, and there is a suggested donation of $10.

All proceeds benefit Heartland.

Call 873-3242 for more information.



ZEF sponsors

fashion show

The Zionsville Education Foundation will sponsor an In Style Fashion Show and luncheon Friday, March 1, at Boone Meadow Elementary School, 5555 Main St., Whitestown.

Guests will enjoy a reception, light lunch and style show of fashions from Zionsville retailers Lesley Jane, Lilly’s Boutique Gallery, Nikki Blaine Couture, Akard True Value, Wildcat Creek Outfitters and B.Wright Ltd., as well as perennial partner the Secret Ingredient.  A silent auction featuring donations from local merchants will kick-off the event.  

Funds raised benefit all Zionsville schools in the form of teacher grants for innovative educational opportunities.

This year’s raffle will feature the opportunity to win $500 toward Myra Perrin  jewelry from Robert Goodman Jewelers or a stay at a Ft. Myers, Florida condominium.  Raffle tickets are $20 each or 6/$100.  Winners do not need to be present to win and raffle tickets can be purchased from ZEF volunteers or the ZEF office via cash or check  (Raffle ID 130083).

Tickets for the luncheon and style show are $55.00 each.  

Contact Tracy Phillips at 733-4805 or tphillips@zcs.k12.in.us or the ZEF website at www.zionsvilleeducationfoundation.org for more information.



NatureFest returns March 2

Join friends and support the Zion Nature Center at the 3rd annual Friends of Zion Nature Center NatureFest. From face painting and a “gourmet” cake walk to classic carnival games and educational activities, NatureFest will have something for all ages.  New this year is a petting zoo for the whole family.

The event will be 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St., Zionsville. Admission is $3 per person, or $10 per family. Children 2 and younger are free. Tickets for activities and games are .50 each or 12 for $5.



Lebanon hosts

war roundtable

The Lebanon Public Library will host the War Years Roundtable at 6:30 p.m. Monday March 11,  in the top floor meeting roo, 104 E. Washington St. Lebanon. Dan Gamble, Sergeant, U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Infantry Division  will present:

1969 -1970 Vietnam Battlefield Report including the Invasion of Cambodia and the Battle of Phoc Long Province. NVA (North Vietnamese Army)

battle gear will be on display. Dan is the recipient of the Bronze Star, an Air Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. The War Years Roundtable is a military

discussion group open to adults and students. The public is invited to attend. For more information on this program please contact the Ralph W. Stark Heritage Center at the Lebanon Public Library at 765-482-3460 ext. 261 or jamey@leblib.org.



The deadline for Community Calendar announcements is 5 p.m. Fridays for the following week’s publication. Boone County-related announcements are welcome.