Z’Friends slate luncheon
The Z’Friends ladies social group will meet for lunch Thursday, Nov. 20, at LA Cafe in Whitestown. A carpool will leave the Marsh parking lot in Boone Village at 11:30 a.m. Call Diane for reservations or carpooling at 733-2980.
Witham Health Services offers loans to medical professionals
The Witham Health Services Foundation is offering Medical Professional Loans to applicants who are planning to enter, or are currently enrolled in, college and plan to become a medical professional. The $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) loans are extended to students pursuing a degree in a medical profession. Applicants must be legal residents of Boone County and financial need is not a factor in the loan awards. Selection of loan recipients will be based primarily on the employment needs of Witham Health Services.
As payment for the loan, the students agree to work at Witham Health Services for at least one year after completing their program of study, or they may repay the loan with interest. The loan is intended to assist with tuition, books and related expenses. The loan is limited to four years of full-time study or less. Loan applications are due Nov. 20 will be reviewed in December. Applications may be obtained by calling Witham Health Services Foundation at (765) 485-8112.
holiday show on tap
The Lebanon Follies, a traditional pre-holiday show, is slated for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21 and 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 at the Lebanon High School auditorium, 510 Essex Drive, Lebanon. This year’s show, “Abracadabra,” concerns a small-town magician who is upstaged by an out-of-town magician who may not have the town’s best interests at heart. Tickets are $12 for adults ($10 in advance); $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students and may be purchased at the Lebanon Public Library, 104 E. Washington St., several other Lebanon locations or online at www.lebanonfollies.com.
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.
• Animal Adventures: Animals in Winter — 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, ages 3 to 6. The librarians from the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library are the naturalists from the Zion Nature Center join to share stories and fun facts. Meet at the library at 1 p.m. for story time and then walk to the nature center to learn how animals survive the winter. Free. Register at 873-3149, Ext. 11600 or www.zionsville.lib.in.us.
• Wild about Turkeys —2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22 and 23, all ages. Learn cool facts about wild turkeys and create a turkey craft to take home. Free.
• Nature Center closed — Friday and Saturday, No. 28 and 29.
• Nature Ornaments — Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 6,7, 13 and 14. All ages. Get into the holiday spirit and create decorations for your tree using all natural materials. Craft fees vary.
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St., has a number of upcoming events. Registration is required for each children’s class and some adult programs. Call 873-3149 to register.
• Bone Appetit — 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, ages 6 to 10. Make homemade doggy bones to give as holiday gifts to our TheraPets and take a few home for your pooch. Registration is required.
Enter the ‘Gingerbread Houses on Parade’ contest
Entries are being accepted at the SullivanMunce for the annual Museum Guild ‘Gingerbread on Parade’ contest. Design and create your own house, building or original design. All ages welcome. Entry forms are available at the museum, 225 W. Hawthorne St. or at www.sullivanmunce.org. Deadline for pre-registration is Wednesday, Nov. 26. Deliver creations to the museum on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 4 and 5. Judging will be on Saturday, Dec. 6. View the gingerbread houses between Saturday, Dec. 6, and Thursday, Dec. 18, at the museum.
Call Ruth Eskilson at 733-8774 for more information.
Decorate ornaments for community tree
Young children and students are invited to decorate ornaments for the Zionsville community Christmas tree. Pick up ornaments at participating merchants along Main Street and in Boone Village and return them decorated to Serenity, 135 S. Main St. by Friday, Nov. 21. Come to the Community Tree Lighting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. Call 873-5590 for more information.
The Village Garden Club will have its Christmas luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at The Columbia Club, 121 Monument Circle, Indianapolis. Guests are welcome; tickets are $25 per person. Checks may be sent to Jane Fay, 5130 Green Braes E. Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46234 before Tuesday, Nov. 25. To carpool, meet in the lot behind town hall by 11 a.m. day of event. Call Jane Fay at 291-4173 for more information.
Lions Club fruit sale under way
Enjoy Florida Indian River grapefruit, Florida naval oranges, Washington red delicious apples or Washington yellow delicious apples from the 20th Annual Lions Club Scholarship fruit sale going on now. Place orders online until Wednesday, Nov. 26, at www.zionsvillelions.com or with an order form from any Lions Club member. All proceeds support the $3,000 Zionsville Lions Club Scholarship awarded to an outstanding service-minded student from Zionsville Community High School. Call 873-5540 for more information.
Begin the Christmas season at Tri Kappa’s annual Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 6, at Pleasant View Elementary School, 4700 S. County Road 975 East. Enjoy a hot breakfast, a visit and picture with Santa, crafts and more. Seatings are at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; tickets are $8 per person.
Call Jane Becker at 733-1074 for reservations by Tuesday, Dec. 2.
Special needs Christmas scheduled
People with special needs and their families are invited to join Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves for an evening of free photos with Santa, games, story-telling, sleigh rides, cookies and more from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, 250 N. Fifth St. Call Leigh Ann Akard at 445-4417 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions and to R.S.V.P.
At 8 p.m. that night, community members are invited to gather in the Hussey-Mayfield Fifth Street parking lot and step off on a community carol sing through the Village. Join your friends and neighbors to sing your holiday favorites and entertain Village residents.
Recycle telephone books
Recycle old phone books instead of throwing them out. Telephone book recycling will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Zionsville Christian Church, 120 N. Ninth St. Members of Boy Scout Troop No. 358 will be on hand to help unload phone books and magazines. Call Laura Gunderman at 873-9729 for questions or more information.
Z’ville Tour of Lights on tap
Enjoy the Zionsville Tour of Lights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, beginning at Zionsville Meadows, 675 S. Ford Road. The 30- to 45-minute tour is free and open to all ages. Contact Amy Lacy at 733-3868 or email@example.com for more information.
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