at the library
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.
• Volunteer for the Holiday Stroll — Now through Friday, Nov. 30. Registrations are being accepted to volunteer for the annual Holiday Stroll.
• Teen Trivia — Now through Friday, Nov. 30, teens. Grab a sheet and name the title and author of the book a movie was based on and win a prize basket.
• Crafty Corner: Softy Squash — 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, grades first through fifth. Create fall decorations and dine on pumpkin pudding.
• Mary Pearson Author Visit and Book Signing — 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, teens. Join author Mary Pearson as she talks about “The Adoration of Jenna Fox.” Teens who turn in their permission slip will get a free paperback copy. Those in attendance at the event will also have the chance to win a free copy of the second book in the series. Pizza will be served.
• Introduction to PowerPoint — 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 8, in Computer Lab B. Free computer class introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.
• Tween Scene — No Knit Scarf — 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, grades fourth and fifth. Learn to create a gift. Snacks will be served.
• Our Heroes’ Tree — Saturday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Dec. 23. The library will partner with the Indiana State Library to present Our Heroes’ Tree. Zionsville residents may drop by the Youth Services Department and create an ornament honoring a service member.
• Hope for Heroes — Saturday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Dec. 16. The library will accept winter wear and personal care items for homeless veterans in conjunction with the Hope for Heroes program.
• Books Over Coffee — noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Drop in, bring a lunch and discuss a book. Coffee and dessert will be provided.
• Readers Theater: The Headless Horseman — 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 13 and 20, ages 8 through 11. Readers theater is a cross between drama and reading — a read-aloud activity and introduction to drama. Practice will be on Nov. 13 and a performance on Nov. 20.
• Aromatherapy for Home, Health and Holidays — 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Pam Conrad, a registered nurse and aromatherapy expert, will teach how to use aromatherapy to spice up your health, home and holidays during the presentation.
• Wednesday AM Book Club — 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Adults are invited to drop in and discuss "A Secret Kept" by Tatiana De Rosnay.
• Friends of the Library Meeting — 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14.The Friends of the Library will hold an open meeting. Anyone interested in being a member is welcome to attend.
• SAT/ACT Test Prep — 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Get ready for the SAT and ACT by learning how to use the library’s website to get free practice tests.
• Introduction to Excel — 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Nov. 15. Introductory computer class for Microsoft Excel 2010.
• Animal Adventure Series: Snakes — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, ages 3 through 6. The library and Zion Nature Center team up to share stories, activities and real animals.
The Boone County Health Department, 116 W. Washington St., Lebanon, will host a flu clinic from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7.
Adults can receive a flu vaccine for $20, a high dose flu vaccine for $30 or a pneumonia vaccine for $60.
Children can receive a flu vaccine for $10.
Payment options include cash, check, credit card or Medicare part B.
Visit www.boonecounty.in.gov/health for more information.
The Zionsville Optimist Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Cobblestone Grill, 140 S. Main St.
Zionsville Police Chief Rob Knox will be the guest speaker.
Learn about the club and its activities that benefit the youth of Zionsville.
Prospective members are welcome to attend.
The Boone County Extension Homemakers will sponsor a holiday workshop at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Farm Bureau Community Building at the Boone County Fairgrounds, 1300 E. County Road 100 South, Lebanon.
Speakers will demonstrate holiday ideas for decorating and gift giving.
Attendees will receive a booklet with various ideas and many holiday recipes.
Appetizers and snacks will be available at the end of the presentations for sampling.
Cost to attend is $3.
Call 765-482-0750 for more information.
Relay for Life call out meeting
Relay for Life of Zionsville will have two call-out meetings at The Goddard School, 1640 W. Oak St.
The first will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. Another meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.
The committee is looking for dedicated, passionate and accountable members of the community to join the planning committee for the 2013 Relay for Life, which will be held June 14 and 15 in Lions Park.
Contact Event Chair Denae Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.relayforlife.org/zionsvillein for more information.
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., can be reached at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenterfriends.org for more information.
• Birding from Indiana and beyond — 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, ages 15 and older. The nature center will host the Boone County Bluebird Society. Information about bluebirds will be available. Rob Ripma of the Nutty Birder will present birding from the Virgin Islands to California and beyond. A bluebird house will be given away as a door prize.
• Adaptations Abounding — 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. The Zion Nature Center will host ANIMALIA at the Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St. See the strange and amazing ways that animals have physically adapted to their environment to find food, protect themselves, hunt and attract a mate. Admission is a monetary donation or non-perishable food items for the Zionsville Food Pantry.
• Pumpkin Smashing — noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 11, 18 and 25. Bring old pumpkins to smash and add to the compost pile.
• Wonderful World of Birds — 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, ages 7 and older. Join Rob Ripma for a program about the world of birds. Attendees will learn how to identify the common birds of Indiana, use binoculars and go on a bird walk near the nature center.
• Animal Adventures: Snakes — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, ages 3 through 6. Meet at the library for a fictional story then walk to the nature center to learn facts about snakes.
• Sleepy Snakes and Tired Turtles — 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Learn what happens to some of Indiana’s reptiles in the winter and meet some of the reptiles face to face.
Zionsville United Methodist Church, 9644 Whitestown Road, invites everyone from the community to take time to have a moment of prayer in the sanctuary.
The prayer times are from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 12, 19 and 26.
LPL hosts Veteran’s Day Program
The Lebanon Public Library, 104 E. Washington St., Lebanon, will hold a special Veteran’s Day program at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12.
The program will be in conjunction with the War Year’s Roundtable.
World War II Veteran Raymond Miller will share his experiences as a B-17 Bomber Pilot who joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943. After an October 1944 arrival in England, he began flying bombing missions over Germany. He commanded a crew in aerial offensive operations and completed 22 combat missions in the European Theatre of Operations in the 452nd Group, Army Bombardment, eighth Air Force.
In April 2012, Raymond Miller joined other World War II Veterans on an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. and visited the World War II Memorial.
Contact the Ralph W. Stark Heritage Center at 765-482-3460 for more information.
Toastmasters Club to meet
The Zionsville Toastmasters Club will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 12, 19 and 26, at Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St.
The club provides affordable communication and leadership development in a supportive, learning and uplifting environment of peers.
Contact Jennifer Pillion-Walker at email@example.com or 691-6950 for more information.
ZPC offers parenting workshop
Zionsville Presbyterian Church, 4775 W. 116th St., will offer a parenting workshop at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 13 and 20.
The workshop, “Cooperation, Consequences, and Getting Your Way,” will focus on an instruction routine that works for toddlers to teens and building healthier relationships.
Call 873-6503 for more information.
Blood drives set
in Boone County
The Indiana Blood Center can be contacted at 800-632-4722. Visit www.donorpoint.org for more information. The Indiana Blood Center will sponsor several blood drives in Boone County:
• Traders Point Christian Church — 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6590 Indianapolis Road, Whitestown.
• Christ Church of Zionsville — 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 18, 600 N. Ford Road.
• AT&T — 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 1602 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon.
• Boone County Courthouse — 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 307 Courthouse Square, Lebanon.
Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville, 1595 Mulberry St., will hold its 2012 Day of Thanks Dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16.
The dinner will be an opportunity to say thank you to the Kiwanis Club for everything they have provided in the community.
All are invited to attend.
The club will be accepting donations of canned goods for local food pantries.
SullivanMunce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St., will host The Artisans’ Fare Friday, Nov. 16, and Saturday, Nov. 17.
The preview party will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. The shop will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets for Friday night are $50 per person. Admission is $5 at the door for people ages 12 and older on Saturday.
The fest will feature some of Indiana’s premier food and drink artisans and visual artists with food related artwork.
Money raised from the event benefits SullivanMunce.
Call 873-4900 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.
Vote in the 2013 Z'List awards
The nominations have been counted and the final list is ready. Click here to vote in the 2013 Z'List People's Choice Awards. Winners will be announced in the Feb. 6 issue of the Zionsville Times Sentinel.
YAR awards more than $9,600 in grants
Youth as Resources Boone County, a program of the United Way of Central Indiana, has awarded more than $9,600 to fund community service projects designed and implemented by local youth.
More than 30 children participated in a painting lesson Saturday, March 16, at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library in honor of Youth Art Month.
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Chinese classes prepare for New Year celebration
Students in Chinese classes prepare for a Chinese New Year celebration, which will be from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Zionsville Performing Arts Center, 1000 Mulberry St.
Schillaci represents Zionsville at Lugar symposium
Zionsville Community High School junior Dixie Schillaci represented the school at the 2012 Sen. Richard Lugar Symposium, which was at the University of Indianapolis.
Norfleet attends olympic soccer game
Evie Norfleet, a sixth-grader at Zionsville Middle School, attended the USWNT Olympic Victory Tour Soccer game in Chicago against No. 2 Germany last year.
Tea for the rich and famous
U.S. History students dressed as famous people during the Progressive Era and discussed the 1912 election at a political tea
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Christ Church welcomes Highsmith as new preschool ministry director
Laurie Highsmith has been selected as the new preschool director at the Early Childhood Ministry at Christ Church – The Lutheran Church of Zionsville.
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