Hutton Cemetery Assoc. annual meeting

The Hutton Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Zionsville Old National Bank Conference Room, 385 S. Main St. Contact Larry Smith at 317-873-2875 for more information.

Habits of the Heart

Habits of the Heart Women’s Community Bible Study will begin Wednesday, Sept. 11. Join the group for a morning session from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m., or in the evening from 7 to 8:15 p.m. The groups will be digging in to the wonderful words of Genesis, which teaches fundamental truths about God. Resister online

Maplelawn movies

Movies at Maplelawn Farmstead is returning this fall. “Casablanca” will be shown on Friday, Sept. 13, and “Mary Poppins Returns” will be shown on Friday, Sept. 20. Movies are shown each September on the barn and everyone is asked to take their own chairs. Food will be sold at the venue. Admission is $1 per person; gates open at 7 p.m. and the movies are shown at dusk. Tours of the house will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Maplelawn Farmstead is at 9575 Whitestown Road, Zionsville.

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

Outstanding Teen registration open

The Zionsville Lions Club invites teen girls to be the next Miss Fall Festival’s Outstanding Teen. The Miss Fall Festival Outstanding Teen scholarship program will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. It is open to all girls ages 13-17 who are in their junior year or under, and who reside in Boone County. For more information, email:

B&G Club basketball

The Boys & Girls Club of Boone County is offering basketball for students in kindergarten through 6th grade.

Registration for the fall session runs through Sept. 30.

Programs are for kindergarten co-ed teams, 1st and 2nd grade co-ed teams, 3rd and 4th grade boys teams, 3rd through 5th grade girls teams, and 5th and 6th grade boys teams.

Fall season games will be played between Nov. 2 and Dec. 14, with weekly practices in Whitestown or Zionsville beginning the week of Oct. 21.

Registration is $80m and participants must be a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Boone County. Membership fee is $55.

For more details, visit

Holiday Bazaar

The Holiday Bazaar at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds has expanded into the newest building on the grounds. The bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, sponsored by the Boone County Extension Homemakers has expanded to the newest building on the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. The space is connected to the building traditionally used and includes a new restroom. The bazaar will be held in the Witham Pavilion and Centennial Hall 1 & 2.

There is now room for additional vendors with two booth sizes; 10x10 feet and 12x16 feet. Call Judy at 317-769-6298 or email Katie at for information.

Library programs

The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St., offers a variety of events. Library staff can be reached at 317-873-8342, or visit Events require registration, and registration is open unless otherwise noted.

Preschool Obstacle Course, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., and 1 to 1:45 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, for ages 3 to 6. Registration underway. The obstacle course is a fun, safe, non-competitive physical activity for little ones to practice their gross motor skills. Participants will be jumping, crawling, balancing, and more. The course only takes a few minutes to complete. Come anytime during the hour. Younger siblings can attend; however, developmentally they are not as able to follow a course without adult guidance.

All Ages Chess, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26, for the family. Registration underway. Kids and parents can spend quality time together learning the game of chess. It doesn’t matter if you are a chess expert or don’t even know how the pieces move, we will find a place for you. Parents are welcome to stay and play.

Animal Adventures: Hummingbirds, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., ages 3 and older, Friday, Sept. 13. Registration underway. Naturalists from the Zion Nature Center will join Librarians as they share their knowledge about hummingbirds. Meet at the Library for storytime fun, then walk to the Nature Center to meet and learn about the real animals that live there.

Readbox: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Novel, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13, for students in grades 2 through 5, with an adult. Registration underway. Read-Box is a parent-child book club/movie club. Chosen titles are youth books that have been made into movies. Parent and child read the book together during the month prior to the book club meeting. September’s book/movie is Captain Underpants: The First Epic Novel by Dav Pilkey. Books will be available at the Youth Reference desk. Participants will meet for pizza and discussion, and then will watch the movie at the library. Afterward, participants will take a few minutes to compare and contrast the book to the movie.

Safe@Home, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15, for students in grades 4 through 6. Cost is $12; registration underway. This course is designed to teach 4th through 6th graders how to stay safe at home alone. Topics include how to handle all types of emergencies, when and how to call 911, simple first aid, stranger awareness and uncomfortable situations, and more. Build self-confidence and a personal plan for staying safe at home alone.

Books ‘n Babies — Lapsit, 11:30 to noon, Wednesdays, Sept. 11 through Oct. 9, for ages birth through 11 months. This very beginner lap sit program includes activities for babies. They will enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerplays, action play, a short book, and play time. Register once and meet once a week for five weeks.

Books ‘n Babies — Crawlers, 11:30 to noon, Thursdays, Sept. 12 through Oct. 10, for ages 8 to 15 months. This is an extension of the beginner lap sit program for babies. Those who are not steady walkers or ready for the Tales for Tots class will enjoy songs, rhymes, fingerplays, action play, a longer book, and play time. Register once and meet once a week for five weeks.

Tales for Tots, 9:45 to 10:15 a.m., for five Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays starting the second week of September, or 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. for five Thursdays, starting Sept. 12. For ages 12 to 35 months. Choose the day of the week that suits you for storytime. Toddlers will have fun with stories, songs, finger plays and more. Register once and meet once a week for five weeks.

Preschool Pals, 10:30 to 11 a.m., for five Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays, starting the second week of September for children ages 3 to 6. Choose the day of the week that suits you for storytime. We will have fun with stories, songs, finger plays, and more. You will register once and meet once a week for five weeks.

Zion Nature Center programs

Mommy & Me – Fish, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 27, at the Zion Nature Center, for children ages 1 to 3, with an adult. Give your toddler a fun and interactive introduction to nature in our Mommy & Me classes! Each month we will focus on a different topic and will feature live animal encounters, stories, crafts and nature exploration.

Autumn Campfire, 7 to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, at Zion Nature Center. Celebrate autumn and explore how nature is preparing for the changing season with an evening hike through Zion Nature Sanctuary. The evening will end by roasting marshmallows at the Nature Center campfire.

Monarch Migration, 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at Elm Street Green. Monarch butterflies are celebrated for their miraculous 2,000 mile journey to Mexico each year. Drop in at Elm Street Green to learn more about this incredible small but mighty insect. Insect nets will be available to explore the meadow. Register at

Nature Faces, 10 to 11 a.m, Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Turkey Foot Nature Park, 4795 Turkeyfoot Ave.Join the Nature Center staff on a nature hike through the park. Exploring and collecting items along the way. Then let your imagination soar as you create your unique nature portrait.

Creature Feature – Snakes, Friday Oct. 18, at Zion Nature Center. Stop in anytime from 1 to 3 p.m. for a chance to meet a corn sname and hognose snake. Enjoy a snake-themed craft and refreshments.

Leaf Prints, 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, at Zion Nature Center. Join staff to explore the forest in fall and discover some of the trees and leaves in the park. Participants will create unique leaf print artwork after our walk back to the nature center. Registration is required as space is limited. Register at

Zion Nature Center is at 690 Beech St.

BCSSI events

Lunch and Learn: Lunch and Learn is held every 2nd and 4th Friday in the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room. Zionsville residents in need of transportation or to make a reservation must contact BCSSI at 765-482-5220 and speak to Cindy Elliott or Kate Koehler. Lunch, which is free to the first 35 registrants, will also be provided by Zionsville Meadows. Contact BCSSI to register.

Sip and Learn: BCSSI has partnered with the Zionsville Fire Department to provide tools and resources to help seniors live in safe, healthy and comfortable environments. Each month seniors 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.

Senior Art Class: A senior art class is held from 9:30 p.m. to noon every Tuesday in the Zionsville Boys and Girls Club, 1575 Mulberry St., Zionsville. 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.

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 at 765-482-5220 for more information.

Theater Thursday: Several shows are planned at Goodrich Lebanon 7, 1600 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, including “Book Club,” on Sept. 19, and “Instant Family,” on Oct. 17. A breakfast snack will be served at 9 a.m. The movie, shown just for those age 60 and older for $1, will begin at 9:30 p.m. Theater Thursday is held every third Thursday, March through October. All movies are rated either PG or PG-13.

ZWIN meeting

Professional businesswomen working or living in the Zionsville area interested in meeting other businesswomen to discuss how to grow their business or listen to speakers on a variety of topics are invited to join the women of Zionsville Women in Network on the second Thursday of each month. Next meeting is Sept. 12. Meetings are from 11:45 a.n. to 1 p.m. at the Zionsville United Methodist Church. For more information, contact Kathy Wood ( or Deb Kuller (

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