All-Pro Dad’s breakfast

Fathers and sons are invited to the second All Pro-Dad’s Day Breakfast group from 7 to 8 a.m., March 21 and April 18. Enter doors 37/38 to the Zionsville Community High School cafeteria. Cost is $16 for father/son, $4 for each additional son. RSVP by Monday of the breakfast week by emailing or direct messaging on Twitter @ZvilleDadsDay to ensure accurate supply.

Coalition meeting

Purdue Extension Boone County will host the spring Boone County Food Pantry Coalition meeting. The meeting will be held in the dining room of the Farm Bureau Community Building on the Boone County Fairgrounds, 1300 E. 100 South, Lebanon, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21. Alexa Hornak, SNAP outreach coordinator, will share information about SNAP and how IN211 can assist the community. For additional information, contact Lisa R. Cangany at the Purdue Extension Office Boone County.

Junie B. JonesThe Musical

The popular book Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park will be brought to life on stage by the Zionsville Middle School Drama Club with Junie B. Jones The Musical, Jr. Performances are at 7 p.m. March 22, and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., March 23, at Zionsville Middle School, 900 Ford Road, Zionsville. Tickets are $5 at the door.

County coffee hour

Boone County Councilors and Commissioners are inviting members of the community to join them for a coffee hour from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 25, at the Cobblestone, 160 S. Main St., Zionsville.

Breakfast at Salem UMC

The 2019 Lent season is being celebrated with a Lenten breakfast series. Salem United Methodist Church of Zionsville will host an 8 a.m. breakfast and worship series. A continental breakfast will be followed with an inspirational message March 23 and 30, and April 6 and 13. On the final Saturday morning, April 13, a hot breakfast will be served, followed by a program featuring a special guest speaker.

Garden Clubgrant deadline

Deadline to apply for a $200 grant from The Village Garden Club is Wednesday, March 27. Any Zionsville organization with gardening plans to enhance the community is eligible to receive this grant. To apply, send a detailed description of the project, including the itemized cost to Glen Schnittgen, 120 Lexington Court, Zionsville, IN 46077. Include a telephone number including area code and email address with the submission. Requests should be submitted no later than Wednesday, March 27. Questions may be directed to


The choirs of Christ Lutheran Church and St. Francis In-The-Fields Episcopal Church of Zionsville will present a service of choral Evensong, celebrating the Feast of the Annunciation, at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 31.

Choral Evensong is a 45-minute-long peace-inducing church service in which the "song" of voices (the choir) sounding together in harmony is heard at the "even" point between the active day and restful night, allowing listeners time for restful contemplation, while listening to the psalms, canticles and anthems sung by the choir.

During this service, the choir will be singing works by Vaughn Williams, Howells, and Gold. A 15-minute organ prelude will begin at 3:45 p.m. Service will be held at St. Francis In-The-Fields Episcopal, 1525 Mulberry St., Zionsville.

Art IN HandArt After Five

The next Art IN Hand Art After Five event is set for Friday, April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is an opportunity for the public to view new student artwork, by students at Eliza A. Baker Elementary School No. 55, on display while enjoying light refreshments.

The gallery is at 211 S. Main St., Zionsville. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lenten Fish Fry dinners

St. Alphonsus Liguori Knights of Columbus, 1870 W. Oak St., have announced its Annual Lenten Fish Fries from 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday, March 8 through April 12, in the Parish Hall. Meals include fish, shrimp, or both with french fries, coleslaw or applesauce, and spaghetti with marinara. Brownie and drinks will be included. Kids portions will be available. The community is welcome.

BBQ fundraising dinner

The Boone County 4-H Chicken & Pork Chop BBQ fundraiser will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Farm Bureau Inc. Community Building at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds., 1300 E. 100 S., Lebanon.

Presale tickets are $10 each. Carryouts will be available. Desserts from the Boone County Extension Homemakers will be sold for an additional cost. In Zionsville, presale tickets are available from the Zionsville's Flying Eagles 4-H Club through April 4 at Century 21 Scheetz, 135 E. Sycamore St., Zionsville, 317-873-1700. Tickets also are being sold at the Boone County Purdue Extension Office, 1300 East 100 South, Lebanon.

Mayor's Night In

The Town of Zionsville has announced a Mayor’s Night In event, featuring Haak and town officials, at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Residents, homeowner association representatives and business owners are invited to the Zionsville Town Hall's St. Vincent Community Room to hear about current happenings in Zionsville and to participate in a Q&A session with the mayor and department heads.

Optimist Dinner Meeting

Each month the Zionsville Optimist Club meets at Cobblestone Restaurant for a discussion on programs to support local youth. Those interested in the Club or to speak can contact Elaine Morrison, club president at 317-873-2033 or

Savor, Sip and See

Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 8, for Savor, Sip and See.

The social event, on Zionsville's Main Street, is from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, on Zionsville's Main Street. Tickets are $45 from April 8 to May 1, and $50 after May 1. Tickets will be available at

Proceeds from the Tri Kappa event benefits Zionsville schools, not-for-profit organizations and students via grants and scholarships.

Zion Nature Center

Mommy & Me: Turtles, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 22

Each month Mommy & Me programs focus on a different topic and will feature live animal encounters, stories, crafts and nature exploration. Because the neighboring school will be in session, parking is not available at the Zion Nature Center. Participants will meet at the elementary school gates at 9:30 a.m. and walk to the Nature Center together. The program is for children 1 to 3 years old with an adult.

Certified Wildlife Habitat Workshop, 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 27

Aaron Stump, Habitat Programs Manager with Indiana Wildlife Federation, presents a unique educational opportunity for individuals interested in protecting the natural beauty and local wildlife of Indiana. Participants will learn about native plants and animals, explore the links between their communities and ecosystems, and discover how to create wildlife-friendly habitat. Registration is required as space is limited.

A Home for Toad, 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 30

Toad abodes are not only attractive additions to a garden; they also provide a safe home for toads. Learn why these bumpy amphibians are important in a backyard and discover what else you can do to make them feel welcome, as you decorate your own toad abode. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration deadline is March 28. The program is for children ages 6 and older, with an adult. Cost is $3 per frog abode.

Perfect Plant Labels, 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6

Plant labels are a must to help identify plants, whether growing food or keeping track of bulbs. Participants in the program will explore different options repurposing everyday items, and get create making a few labels to take home. Registration is required as space is limited. Thee program is for children ages 6 years and older with an adult.

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BCSSI events

Theater Thursday: 9 a.m. Thursday, March 21, “I Can Only Imagine," at Goodrich Lebanon 7. Theater Thursday is held every third Thursday, March through October. A breakfast snack will be served at 9 a.m. and a specially selected movie will follow at 9:30 a.m. For those 60 and older. Cost is $. All movies are either rated PG or PG-13. Guests are encouraged to review the movies at

Lunch and Learn: Friday, March 22, from noon to 1 p.m. The program is “Spring Focus.” Take a friend to Lunch and Learn and have your name put in a hat for a prize drawing. Lunch, which is free to the first 35 registrants, will be provided by Green House Senior Living. Contact BCSSI to register. Zionsville residents in need of transportation must contact BCSSI transportation department at 317-873-8939 or 765-482-5220 and speak to Cindy Elliott or Kate Koehler. Lunch and Learn is held every 2nd and 4th Friday in the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room. Contact BCSSI to register. Zionsville residents in need of transportation must contact BCSSI transportation department at 317-873-8939 or 765-482-5220 and speak to Cindy Elliott or Kate Koehler.

Lunch and Learn on the Road: Save the date for the March 23 Lunch and Learn on the Road. Destination is a Mystery Café at Buca Di Beppo’s in Indianapolis. Registration is underway. Contact BCSSI at 765-482-5220 for more information.

Senior Art Class: A senior art class will be held from 9:30 to noon every Tuesday in the Zionsville Town Hall in Room 205. Instructor is Shirley Luttrell. Cost is $5 per class. Luttrell is happy to work with beginners, intermediate students and any medium students are interested in.

Coffee Connection Clinic: This event is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Friday of each month at Zionsville Fire Station 91, 100 N. Ford Road. BCSSI has partnered with Zionsville Fire Department to provide tools and resources that will assist seniors to live in safe, healthy and comfortable environments. Each month you are invited to join us for a cup of coffee, and participate in a question and answer session with Steve Gilliam, Division Chief EMS of Zionsville Fire Department. Coffee is sponsored by Copper Trace Family-First Senior Living.

Pound Droppers Weight Group: If interested in a weight loss group, the Pound Droppers meet the second Tuesday each month at 5 p.m. for weigh in and discussion at the Zionsville Christian Church, 120 N. 9th Street. Call 317-873-2444 for more information.

Caregiver Support Group: Offered on the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 Wests Oak Street, Room 203, Zionsville. People caring for people need help and support. Caregiver support group will provide a safe and nurturing space for caregivers in our community to build relationships, share information, discuss frustrations and gain emotional support. Support group facilitated by social worker, Elizabeth Oberholtzer from Zionsville Meadows. Contact Jessica Evans @ 765-482-5220 for more information.

Options Counseling: 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 27. A representative from CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions will be available by appointment. CICOA is the Area Agency on Aging that provides in-home services to individuals older than 60 who qualify. Programs provided by CICOA include: unbiased Medicare counseling for anyone new to or just have questions, concerns, issues, etc. pertaining to Medicare as well as a complete in-person assessments to see if you may qualify for the Medicaid Waiver, CHOICE Program or Meals & More Home Delivered Meals. For more detailed information, contact BCSSI.

BCSSI Van Trip: 9 a.m. Thursday, March 28, Tippecanoe Mall. Cost $6. Van trip attendees must call BCSSI at 765-482-5220 or 317-873-8939 for more information or to sign-up prior to trip departure. Meet at BCSSI for departure. Arrangements can be made for pickup at Anson. Transportation fees and meal costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Call BCSSI at 765-482-5220 to schedule personal transportation appointments.

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