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Ivy Tech taking applications
Ivy Tech Community College of Southern Indiana is accepting applications for new students for the summer 2012 term, which begins June 4 and ends July 31 on the Sellersburg campus and for Sellersburg classes that are offered online.
Those who wish to become Ivy Tech students may apply online at ivytech.edu. Select “apply now,” and follow the steps. Applications can be submitted in person at the Ivy Tech admissions office during normal business hours, which are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. New students who wish to apply online must complete an application online by 11 p.m. June 1.
Returning students who wish to register must do so by Sunday, June 3.
Questions may be directed to Ivy Tech Southern Indiana’s Admissions Office at 812-246-3301 ext. 4504.
Library looking for youth programs
The Charlestown-Clark County Public Library has open registration for the 2012 Summer programs for ages 1 month to 5 years.
Book Babies will be for 1 to 24 months and involve books rhymes and friends for babies and their caregivers. Tot-Time will be for 17 to 35 months and involve stories, songs and crafts for toddlers and their caregivers. Storyhour will be for 3 to 5 year-olds and involve stories, songs and crafts for preschoolers.
Classes will begin the first week of June and run weekly for four weeks. For dates and times visit the library’s website at http://www.clarkco.lib.in.us/youth/youthprograms.htm or call the Charlestown Library at 812-256-3337, Sellersburg Library at 812-246-4493, Henryville Library at 812-294-4246, New Washington Library at 812-293-4577 or the Borden Library at 812-967-3440.
Cookout to benefit Crusade
Jeffersonville Firefighters Local 558 and Jeffersonville Fraternal Order of Police will sponsor a cookout from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 1, at First Harrison Bank, 2744 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville.
Proceeds benefit the Crusade For Children. The menu will be cheeseburgers, hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, chips and soft drinks.
Animal group hosting benefit
The Animal Protection Association is sponsoring Paws for a Cold Wet Nose, 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at St. Augustine Parish Hall, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville.
There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet, a silent auction, raffles and door prizes. The Marlins will be playing from 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets for the event are $30 per person and can be purchased in advance by calling 502-724-6142.
All proceeds will benefit the Animal Protection Association of Jeffersonville, an all-volunteer nonprofit animal shelter. The shelter is always in need of volunteers and foster homes for cats and dogs. For more information call 812-284-3580.
Kids to Parks Day is Sunday
Horseshoe Southern Indiana is celebrating Kids to Parks Day from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at Sam Peden Community Park in New Albany.
The initiative is aimed at encouraging kids and their families to get outside and take advantage of local green spaces. New Albany Mayor Jeff Gahan is going to make an official proclamation at 2 p.m. which will be followed by a tree-dedication ceremony.
Seniors invited to breakfast seminar
A free seniors educational seminar and breakfast will be from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday, June 7, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, 1850 State St., New Albany, in the Paris Health Education Center.
Dr. Huey Nguyen, gastroenterologist, will present a program on colon cancer, prevention, symptoms and treatment. All participants will receive a free occult blood screening kit.
Registration required. To register, call 800-476-8723 or visit floydmemorial.com.
4-H day camp on the way
Floyd County 4-H is offering Project Day Camp to youth who have completed kindergarten through fourth grade.
Day camp will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 11-13 at the Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2818 Green Valley Road, New Albany. The cost is $20 per child for the camp. Each day will be a new theme, with rotations to activity stations that will teach a new skill through hands-on activities.
Topics will include science, health, arts & crafts, and environment. Youth will finish at least four projects that will be ready to be exhibited at the 4-H Fair in July. Animals will also be visiting for interaction with youth.
Craft supplies and a snack will be provided. Participants will need to bring a sack lunch. For a registration form, go to www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/floyd or call the Purdue Extension Office at 812-948-5470. Registrations must be received by Wednesday, June 6.