Paper will not publish Monday edition
The News and Tribune will not publish a paper on Monday, Sept. 3, because of the Labor Day holiday. Production will resume Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Check our website, newsandtribune.com for news updates.
Vendors Village to host grand opening
Vendors Village, 1710 E. 10th Street in Jeffersonville, will host a grand opening starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. The location a wide variety of products, from jams to antiques from area vendors. The store will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
For more information, visit www.vendorsvillage.com, call 812-284-2100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Church hosting family event
Southeast Christian Church invites the community to be a part of Family Palooza from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at the Southern Indiana Campus, 1309 Charlestown-New Albany Road, Jeffersonville.
Wine tasting is Thursday
The River Breeze Wine Tasting event will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, on RiverStage, at Spring Street and Riverside Drive in Jeffersonville. Proceeds will benefit City Pride, Jeffersonville’s Beautification Program.
The Trolley will pick up and drop off riders for free between 5 and 10 p.m. The route will be Riverside Drive to the Sheraton Hotel and Market Street to Spring Street. Signs will be posted along the route and the trolley will be decorated with River Breeze signs.
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Ticket information is available by contacting 812-282-1184 or 812-283-7833.
First Tuesday set for next week
Develop New Albany’s monthly First Tuesday event will be held at Bush-Keller Sporting Goods, 340 Vincennes St., from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The new owners of the store, Doug and Debbie Conway, will be on hand to introduce their staff and to talk about their updated retail selection.
As has been a focus of First Tuesday events this year, a nonprofit will be featured next week, and it will be Division Street School.
With fall approaching and football starting, Tuesday’s event will feature a tailgating theme. Admission to the event is free, and tailgating snacks will be provided.
For more information, call Courtney Lewis at 502-807-1739, or e-mail her at email@example.com.
— Staff Writer Daniel Suddeath
Event for kids, parents on tap
Slate Run Elementary School, 1452 Slate Run Road, New Albany, is sponsoring a free community event, “We Love Our Kids,” from noon to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the school.
For adults, free vision checks and free blood pressure checks will be provided. Adults will also be invited to sign up for afterschool homework helpers and Community Garden helpers.
Entertainment for the kids will include Wii games stations, fire engine, humvees, painting, reading, jump rope and free popcorn and frozen yogurt.
Job Club speaker series begins Sept. 11
The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library is reviving its Job Club with a speaker series related to job searching and careers.
All events are on the second Tuesday at 2 p.m. [unless otherwise noted] in the small meeting room on the lower level. The first presentation will be on Sept. 11, and will be entitled “Overcoming Extreme Obstacles to Gainful Employment.”
Chris Locke of Goodwill Southern Indiana and Sally Williar of Job Corps will be the speakers. Learn how to overcome obstacles to obtain the job you need.
For more information, call 812-949-3523.
Event to educate on church
The public can learn more about the fundamental doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. As part of an ongoing series, Elder Rulon Munns, a Latter Day Saint Church authority, will be discussing the church’s views on the Godhead and the nature of Deity.
This event is open to members of the community and will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at the church at 1534 Slate Run Road, New Albany.
Clarksville class of ’62 to reunite
The Clarksville High School Class of 1962 will be having a 50-year reunion Sept. 14-15.
There will be several informal events beginning with a Friday luncheon and a dinner at the Jeffersonville Elks Club on Saturday evening. Members of the class are encouraged to call Win Walker at 812-284-2000 or Annita Brock Wolcott at 502-231-9106 to get more information or make reservations.
Learn more about education
The Autism Society of Kentuckiana will be hosting its third-annual Autism Education Day from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 8 at The Home of the Innocents, Hockensmith Pediatric Assessment Center, 1100 E. Market St., Louisville.
Providers from Kentucky and Southern Indiana will have representatives from their sites to explain services. This event is open to the public and admission is free. For information, please visit our website, www.ask-lou.org or call Melanie Hasenstab at 812-896-3556 or Rebecca Thompson at 502-263-5708.
National Quartet convention on the way
Southern Gospel Music fans, representing at least 40 states and more than a half dozen foreign countries will converge on the city of Louisville, for the 55th Annual National Quartet Convention Sept. 9-15.
This year, many of the most popular names in Southern Gospel Music will be featured throughout the seven-day event, including artists like The Gaither Vocal Band, The Hoppers, The Kingdom Heirs, Gold City, Greater Vision, The Booth Brothers, Legacy Five, Triumphant Quartet, The Isaacs and many others.
Nightly concerts will be held at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center’s Freedom Hall, with afternoon concerts and worship services also scheduled throughout the grounds of the Fair and Expo Center. Complete information about the 2011 National Quartet Convention, as well as a complete schedule of events scheduled throughout the week may be obtained by calling 1-800-846-8499 or log on to nqconline.com
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