Barbecue fundraiser set for April 19
The annual Boone County 4-H Chicken and Pork Chop Barbecue will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Tickets may be purchased from any 4-H member or the Boone County Extension Office for $7 in advance or $7.50 at the door.
The annual event is held in conjunction with the Boone County Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show. All proceeds from the dinner are earmarked for major renovations and improvements of the 4-H Fairgrounds.
Mulch sale at middle schools
The annual mulch sale sponsored by Zionsville Middle School and Zionsville West Middle School is under way, with proceeds benefiting the athletic departments at both schools. Details and order forms are at http://www.scs.k12.us/zms/Athletics. Call 873-2426, Ext. 3 with questions about the sale. Deliveries are expected to begin the week of April 20.
Senior services offers trips and classes
The following are events and activities taking place at Boone County Senior Services, 515 Crown Pointe Drive, Lebanon. Call (765) 482-5220, 873-8939, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
• Bridge and Euchre — 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the Community Room.
• Van trips — 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, Castleton Square Mall; 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 16, Joe’s Crab Shack, Indianapolis; 9 a.m. Monday, April 20, Tippecanoe Mall, Lafayette; 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, Meijer Store and lunch in Lafayette; 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 24, Old Country Buffet, Carmel.
• Keep Fit with Wii — 1 p.m. Thursday, April 16, with instructor Laura Michels.
• Watercolor and Acrylic Art Classes — 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, with local artist John Hanks. Cost is $25 for four-week session; attendees bring their own supplies. List of supplies provided at registration.
• Line Dancing — 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for beginners; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for intermediate dancers, Friday, April 17. Classes taught by licensed instructor Teresa Russell, using both country and upbeat traditional music. Cost is $6 per lesson; registration required.
• “Ask the Attorney” legal assistance — 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, April 20.
Memorial Library events
• Teen Volunteer Corps Applications Available — Now to May 15. Applications will be accepted from students in grades 6 to 12 for the library’s Teen Volunteer Corps. Participants agree to work at least one, two-hour shift each week throughout the summer. Vacations, camps and summer school can all be worked around. Volunteers must attend a Teen Volunteer Corps training session May 15 or May 21. Applications are available at the reference desk and must be submitted by May 15.
• Puff Painting — 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, for ages 7 to 12. Get creative at the library with some puff paint.
• Zionsville Celebrates Z’GreenFest — 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19. Stop by the library’s booth and enjoy fun, green, educational activities during the Third Annual Z’GreenFest on the grounds of Zion Nature Center.
• Teen Council Meeting — 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 21. Students in grades 6 to12 are invited to join the Teen Council at this monthly meeting. Members help plan teen programs, suggest materials for purchase, and give opinions on library issues. Call Teen Librarian Carrie Smith at 873-3149, ext. 12460 with questions and to register. Meetings will continue on the third Tuesday of each month.
The Ottinger/Sprong Charitable Foundation now is accepting applications for its technical school training scholarship awards. Each year, awards are funded from “Andy’s Ride,” an event in memory of Andy Buckmaster who enjoyed motorcycling, off-road riding and custom painting.
Scholarships are offered to local students wishing to study a trade at a technical school. Call Candace at 769-5619 to apply.
Schools offers Kindergarten
Two remaining Zionsville elementary schools will have their annual Kindergarten “round-ups” to register children for fall 2009 Kindergarten classes. Children must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2009 to attend Kindergarten. Students turning 5 during the month of August will be given an automatic waiver. Following is the registration schedule:
• Union Elementary School, 11750 E. County Road 300 South, 733-4007: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. Call for appointment.
• Stonegate Elementary School, 7312 W. Stonegate Drive, 873-8050: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16. Call for appointment.
In addition, bring proof of residency (utility bill, purchase agreement, any document showing name and address); original birth certificate; immunization records; picture of child that the school can keep.
If you are not sure which school your child will attend, check attendance boundaries on the district Web site (www.zcs.k12.in.us), call ZCS Transportation at 873-1237 or call any elementary school.
Dress for Success seeks women’s clothes
Dress for Success, an organization that provides business clothes for needy women entering the work force, is asking for donations to be dropped off at ERA Heritage, 111 S. Main St.
Bring in suits, dresses, blouses, skirts, shoes and purses to donate between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday, April 16, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18.
Call Barbara Wood at 691-3830 with questions or visit www.dressforsuccess.org/indianapolis.
Z’Friends to meet steakhouse
The Z’Friends organization will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 16, at Kazan’s Japanese Steakhouse, Seafood and Sushi, 2412 Lake Circle Drive, Indianapolis (northeast corner of 86th Street and Township Line Road). All Zionsville residents are welcome to attend. Come and bring a friend.
meetings on tap
The personnel committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. and the library board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, both in the first floor Lora Hussey Room at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St. The meetings are open to the public.
to meet April 17
The Zionsville Woman's Club will meet at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St.. at 1 p.m. Friday, April 17. Mrs. John Brant, Jr. is the hostess, Mrs. Dale Meyer co-hostess. The program will be presented by Mrs. Robert Brueckman, the topic “Chicken Soup for the Gardners Soul.”
ZBOP slates garage sale
The Zionsville Community High School Band/Orchestra Organization will have a garage sale to benefit the band and orchestra from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, 1100 W. Oak St. The group seeks donations of household items from community residents. They can be dropped off at the Town Hall from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, April 17. For more information or questions, call Brian Mercer at 873-8629.
at Lions Club
Free Range Concerts presents “Night of a Thousand Dances,” featuring The Gordon Bonham Blues Band and Stockwell Road, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Zionsville Lions Club, 115 S. Elm St.
The event is a “pitch-in,” with attendees asked to bring an appetizer or dessert to share, and alcoholic beverages for your own enjoyment. Plenty of soda, coffee, water and ice will be available. A donation of $20 per person is requested; 100 percent goes to band members.
Call Bill at 502-0508 or e-mail him at email@example.com for reservations. You must have a confirmed reservation to get in.
Programs upcoming at Zion Nature Center
The Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., will have several classes and events this month. Call the Nature Center at 873-8950 or visit www.zionnaturecenter.org for more information or to register for classes/camps.
• Z’GreenFest — 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, all ages. Celebrate Earth and Arbor Day at the third annual Z’GreenFest. Enjoy live music from “Island Breezes,” interactive activities for children, educational exhibitors, “Silly Safaris” with a live animal program, and food from Dellulo’s Italian Bistro. In case of rain, the event will take place in the Eagle Elementary gym. Free.