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Cookout to help JA
Employees of SR Wood Inc. of Clarksville will be hosting a cookout from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at Ace Hardware, 1905 Charlestown Road, New Albany.
Hot dogs, hamburgers, bratwurst, chips and soft drinks will be sold, with proceeds donated to Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana.
Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy.
Colts Fan Fest on the way
The Indianapolis Colts Fan Fest will be visiting New Albany from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at the riverfront amphitheater.
There will be autographs available from select Colts players and cheerleaders, Colts giveaways, the Colts in Motion traveling museum and a chance to win tickets.
Also, Free Fallin’, a tribute to Tom Petty, will be playing live music.
Alzheimer’s group to meet
The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m., today, June 26, at Green Valley Care Center, 3118 Green Valley Road, New Albany.
Discussion will be normal aging versus dementia. For more information call 812-981-2045.
Housing talk at Historical Society
The Floyd County Historical Society will have a meeting at 7 p.m. today, June 26, at the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany.
Bob Lane will present the program “The History of Public Housing in New Albany and the Gunnison — the First Manufactured Homes in the United States.”
The meeting is free and open to the public.
An evening with Barry Bernson
The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will present a special meeting with Barry Bernson at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, in the Strassweg Auditorium.
Bernson most recently worked as co-anchor of WDRB in the Morning, and worked several years for WHAS, where he did a feature titled “Bernson’s Corner.”
He has written a book about some of the interesting people he featured over the years. He will be sharing excerpts from his book in his presentation.
For more information, call 812-949-3523.
Area sculptor opens limestone exhibit
Sculptor Caren Cunningham will open her limestone sculpture exhibition at Hidden Hill Nursery & Sculpture Garden with a reception from 10 am to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 30.
The exhibition will include nearly a dozen evocative works of limestone sculpted, formed and fashioned to fit into any garden area or outdoor setting.
Cunningham, director of the Arts Administration Program at Bellarmine University, has participated in almost 100 individual and group exhibitions on four continents. Her show will continue until Aug. 5.
The nursery is located at 1011 Utica-Charlestown Road, Utica. Visit hiddenhillnursery.com for more information.
Walking tour set for Friday
A downtown Jeffersonville Walking Tour will start at 6 p.m. Friday, June 29, rain or shine.
Those interested should meet at the northwest corner of Court and Locust streets, in front of the public library, for a walking tour of Locust Street. County Historian Jeanne Burke will lead the tour, sharing anecdotes about the neighborhood’s rich history and architectural and historical information about the buildings, including some that have been lost through the years. The tour will conclude in time for participants to return to Warder Park to enjoy a Concert in the Park at 7:30 p.m. with the Early Autumn Big Band playing big band swing music.
This is the second in a series of walking/historical tours taking place this summer and autumn. The other tours are tentatively planned for July 27, Aug. 24, Sept. 28 and Oct. 26.
For more information, contact Jeffersonville Main Street at 812-283-0301 or email@example.com.