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Get a Taste of Southern Indiana
Taste of Southern Indiana will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 21, in the Cafetorium at River Valley Middle School, 2220 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville.
Twenty establishments from Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties will provide samples of some of their most popular dishes. The Jamey Aebersold Quartet will provide music throughout the evening. Silent auction tables will close every 20 minutes. Tickets are $20 per person or six for $100. For tickets or more information RSVP at 812-948-1815, email email@example.com or print off a ticket order form at interfaithinc.org. Proceeds benefit the Retired Senior Volunteer Program of South Central Indiana.
Indiana Bell operators reunion set
Indiana Bell Operators reunion will be at 11:30 a.m. June 24 at Tucker’s American Favorites, 2441 State St., New Albany. RSVP by Monday, June 18, by calling Dottie at 812-945-9305 or Pam at 812-945-6924.
Council to hold workshop
The Jeffersonville City Council will meet for a public workshop at 6 p.m. Monday, June 18, at Jeffersonville City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Court. The public workshop will be in the mayor’s conference room and precede Monday night’s city council meeting.
Plant sale at farmers’ market
Jeffersonville Main Street Inc. will have a Gardener’s fair and plant sale at the farmers’ market at the corner of Chestnut and Locust streets from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 16.
Also, at 10 a.m., Margaret Shea of Dropseed Nursery will speak on rain gardens and native plants and at 10:30 you can make your own hypertufa planter for $10.
Safe driver class is Monday
AARP will be presenting its four-hour Driver Safety Class from noon to 4 p.m., Monday, June 18, at the Clarksville Library, 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville.
The cost of the class is $12 for AARP Members and $14 for nonmembers.
This class is designed for people 50 and older and covers many of the driving challenges that seniors encounter such as physical changes, rules of the road, new vehicle options and interstate highway driving. Some insurance companies give a discount to clients who complete this course.
To register or for more information call Patty at 812-944-4327. There are also classes scheduled for Aug. 21 and Nov. 9.
Walk to help hairdressers
Hairdressers With Helping Hands, a group that raises money to help hairdressers in crisis, will host a 2-mile walk starting at the farmers’ market in downtown New Albany at 6 p.m. today, June 15.
This group is less than a year old but has already helped a few hairdressers including one in Henryville who lost her salon in the March tornado.
A $25 donation will be taken at registration. For more information, call 812-949-2100 or 502-533-1686.
Melody Makers at St. Marks
At 7:30 Sunday, June 17, there will be a special free choral performance by the Melody Makers of Indiana at St. Marks United Church of Christ, 222 E. Spring St., in New Albany.
The group is a part of the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, an affiliate of the Purdue Extension Service. The traveling chorus of 51 women is one of the choruses found in many of the counties in Indiana which have been in existence since the 1930s when Purdue Music Organization Director Al Stewart thought it would be good to have a chorus in each of the 92 counties in Indiana.
Blood drive set for June 18
The Indiana Fallen Officers Blood Drive, in memory of Frank Denzinger will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, June 18, at Northside Christian Church, 4407 Charlestown Road, New Albany.
Aglow meeting is Monday
An Aglow meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. with fellowship from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, at Covenant Community Fellowship, 727 Rolling Creek Drive, New Albany.
The speaker will be Tess Brunmeier, an ordained Assemblies of God minister who preaches, teaches, leads women’s retreats and counsels the hurting.
Civil War talk at lunch
The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, will sponsor Lunch & Learn from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 19, at the center.
Mark Wetherington, director of The Filson Historical Society, will present the program “Treat Them as Wild Beasts:” Civil War Bandits and Guerillas in the Ohio Valley Region, as part of the Carnegie Center’s summer Lunch & Learn series on the Civil War, in honor of the sesquicentennial of that conflict. Participants can bring a lunch, drinks are provided. This program is free, but registration is required 812-944-7336.