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Imagination Library hosting event, contest
Since its local launch in 2009, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Floyd County has distributed more than 77,000 free books to preschool children. To celebrate its third birthday a special event will be held at the New Albany-Floyd County Library from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 18.
Families with young children are invited to enjoy games, crafts, entertainment and birthday cake. A brief program at 10:30 a.m. will honor the program’s partners.
As a part of the celebration, Imagination Library is also sponsoring a photo contest. The winners will receive a $50 gift certificate to Destination Booksellers. Families who have children enrolled in the program are encouraged to enter a photo showing the child reading an Imagination Library book with an adult family member or friend. Only one entry per child is permitted. The deadline for entries is Friday, Aug. 10. All photos will be displayed at the New Albany-Floyd County Library’s Children’s Department and winners will be announced at the celebration. Entries should be sent by email to email@example.com or by mail to: NA-FC Education Foundation, Attn: Imagination Library Photo Contest, 2813 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN, 47150
All Floyd County children under 5 years of age are eligible to enroll in the program. Parents can register online at imaginationlibrary.com or contact Becky King at 812-542-4001 or bking@nafcs. k12.in.us to receive a registration form.
FMH to host Baby Fair Aug. 25
Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services annual Baby Fair will be from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 25, at the hospital’s Paris Education Center.
The fair will feature door prizes, interactive booths with the latest baby gear, resources and information as well as tours of the hospital’s expanded and renovated birthing center.
Parents can also watch demonstrations of 4-D ultrasound capabilities infant and pregnancy massage and meet delivering physicians and pediatricians.
For more information call 1-800-476-8723 or visit floydmemorial.com/baby.
Tea Party to meet Thursday
The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s next meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.
Guest speaker will be Dan Moore, Judge of Clark Circuit Court No. 1.
Car show and more on Saturday
A car show, health awareness, craft bazaar, cookout and yard sale will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Sellersburg Moose Family Center Lodge, 1040 South Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.
The event will be held rain or shine, with the yard sale beginning at 8 a.m.
For more information call 812-256-2196.
Events to honor Julia Vissing
Ten years ago, William and Vicki Vissing lost their daughter, Julia Kay Vissing, in a traffic accident.
To honor and remember her, a memorial Mass will be celebrated at 6:30 p.m. today, Aug. 8, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville. Family, friends and all who were touched by Julia’s presence are invited to attend.
The public also is invited to play in, donate to or attend the 10th and final Julia Vissing golf benefit and auction that will be held at Covered Bridge Golf Club on Friday, Aug. 10. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Sacred Heart School in Jeffersonville and Presentation Academy in Louisville — Julia’s alma mater. Call 502-773-2908 or firstname.lastname@example.org to play or offer donations.
Women’s spiritual conference set
The Women’s Spiritual Gifts conference will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Ohio Falls United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 917 South Virginia Ave., Clarksville.
Guest speaker will be the Rev. Dianne Lewis Brown, associate pastor at St.. Stephen Church, Louisville. Tickets are $5.