Heart walk set for Sept. 22
The Kentuckiana Heart Walk will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 22.
The annual event, which aims to raise $850,000 this year to fight heart disease and stroke, America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers, will include a walk across the Clark Memorial Bridge. Kentucky walkers will start at Waterfront Park, while Southern Indiana walkers will start at the Southern Indiana Visitors Center.
The noncompetitive, 1- to 3-mile walk includes teams of employees from local companies, along with friends, family members and survivors of all ages.
Activities will be available, including a kid’s zone with arts and crafts, games, and face painting, music, and a survivor memorial. Throughout the day, heart healthy snacks and information will be available.
For information on participating in the Kentuckiana Heart Walk, call the American Heart Association at 502-371-6034.
Brain injury meeting upcoming
The September meeting of the Southern Indiana Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Education Conference Room at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital, 3401 Blackiston Blvd., New Albany.
All survivors, family, friends or anyone else that has an interest are invited to come. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 502-819-2542.
Ask the judge night
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will sponsor an “Ask the Judge Night” from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at Clark Memorial Hospital, 1220 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville.
Judge Daniel E. Moore will answer questions in regards to legal issues that come up for those with mood disorders.
JHS class of '52 reunion on the way
Jeffersonville High School class of 1952 will hold a 60-year reunion celebration weekend, Sept. 20 through Sept. 23, in downtown Jeffersonville.
A get-together will be Sept. 20 at Kingfish Restaurant, Riverside Drive, Jeffersonville. Social time will begin at 4 p.m. with the meal at 5 p.m. The party room will be reserved until 8 p.m. with each person responsible for their meal.
On Friday, Sept. 21, the celebration will continue with breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurant, Clarksville. That evening the group is invited to attend Concert in the Park, 7 p.m. in Warder Park, downtown Jeffersonville.
For Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23, a special event, an Italian Festival by Adrienne’s Bakery is planned by the City of Jeffersonville on Court Avenue between Pearl and Spring Streets.
For more information call 812-282-0257.
Rabbit show and workshop set
The Clark County 4-H Hippity Hop Rabbit Club is sponsoring a youth show and workshop Sept. 22 at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown.
Sign-up beings at 9 a.m. and judging begins at 10 a.m. Fee is $1.50 per rabbit up to five rabbits and after five their is a $3 per rabbit charge.
The event is for all youth, 12th grade and under.
For more information call 502-303-2822 or email email@example.com
Monthly tasting upcoming
Tasting Thursdays at Artisan Market in New Albany is a new series of after-work mixers which will feature a local winery and/or beer maker along with food samplings from a local restaurant.
The Artisan Market will also feature a local artisan from their store each week at the event as a special guest. Tasting Thursdays will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 20 and Oct. 18. The Artisan Market located at 318 Vincennes St.
Flu clinic at 4-H Fairgrounds
The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated.
The Floyd County Health Department is offering a walk-in clinic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20, at the 4-H Fairgrounds, located along Green Valley Road.
The cost is $20, and only cash will be accepted. The health department is not a Medicaid or Medicare provider . The clinic is for adults only.
The health department will also be offering flu shots at the Harvest Homecoming festival next month.
‘Organics II’ exhibit opens in Ivy Tech
Harrison County sculptor Larry Beisler will be the featured artist at the Pat Harrison School of Fine Arts + Design in Ogle Hall at Ivy Tech Community College.
His exhibit, Organics II, opened Aug. 30 and features abstract stone carvings inspired by nature. Organics II runs through Oct. 4.
Beisler, who lives and creates in his studio near Elizabeth, has an extensive exhibition record in the region, and has created work for the Louisville Ballet, Stage One and the Kentucky Opera.
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