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Get free legal advice from a lawyer
The Pro Bono Program will sponsor the Talk to a Lawyer call-in from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15. This is a telephone conference only; call 812-949-2292.
No appointment is necessary.
Library hosting pet fair Saturday
The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library is hosting the eighth-annual pet fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, in the Scribner Drive parking lot next to the library at 180 W. Spring St.
Individuals representing several organizations will be available to provide information on pet health, rescue groups, pet adoption and other pet related information. There will also be adoptable pets at the fair.
There will be a costume parade beginning at 2:30 p.m. with prizes for the best dressed pet. Pets do not have to be dressed to be in the parade.
For more information call the Reference Services Desk at 812-949-3523.
St. John’s hosting free concert
St. John Presbyterian Church, at the corner of 13th and Elm streets, New Albany, will continue its Friday Night Concert Series at 7 p.m. May 11 with guest performer Kevin Neel, from the IU Jacobs School of Music.
Neel, the recipient of the IU Jacobs Scholar Award, will be performing on the impressive Aeolian-Skinner Pipe Organ. This concert is in honor of Alice Peters, charter member of the “merged” St. John United Presbyterian Church.
Kids can make gift for mom
The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St., will present a free family fun workshop on making braided fabric rugs from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12.
These drop-in classes in the lower level are the perfect way for families to spend Saturday morning together. All ages have a chance to look around the galleries and are led by staff and volunteers as they create art related to the exhibits or an upcoming holiday. The day after the May 12 workshop is Mother’s Day, so participants will make something fun to give to mom, grandma or any other special women.
Adults should bring a sewing needle for each child. The center will provide the fabric, but families can bring any interesting fabric from home that they would like to use. While at the Center, families are encouraged to visit the New Albany-Floyd County Secondary Schools Art Show, on display in the galleries through may 19, and explore this exhibit of talented young artists in grades 9-12.
‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ on stage
Clarksville Little Theater will close out its 2011-12 season with the hit Broadway rock musical “Jesus Christ Superstar” by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.
The show is directed locally by Janet Morris. Shows are at 8 p.m. May 11-13 and 17-19. The Sunday showing is at 2 p.m. May 13.
The theater is located at 301 E. Montgomery Ave. in Clarksville. For ticket reservations or information, call 812-283-6522 or email the theater.
K of C holding chicken dinner
The Knights of Columbus, 225 E. Market St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an all you can eat chicken dinner from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 11, at the K of C Hall.
The menu of chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, potatoes and gravy, slaw, drink and dessert is $8. A large portion of the proceeds will be given to the Haiti Disaster Relief Fund.