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MOPS looking for parents
MOPS of Clark County will be holding its annual kick-off meeting from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, at Speed Memorial Church’s Fellowship Hall, 328 U.S. 31, Sellersburg.
The meeting will provide an opportunity to learn about the benefits of joining MOPS and orient new members to the group and introduce everyone to the childcare providers for the upcoming season. Refreshments will be served. An introductory Zumba class will also be held for both moms and kids.
MOPS stands for mothers of preschoolers. It is open to all moms with children from infancy to preschool. Membership dues are $25 per year or a person can pay $5 to attend each meeting. For more information contact Mindy Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sara Spicer at email@example.com or speedmemorial.org and click on the MOPS logo.
Ivy Tech holding open house
Ivy Tech will host an open registration event Tuesday, Aug. 14. Students may register for the fall semester and get on-the-spot information about transferring past college credit.
Two sessions will be held — 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 4 to 6:30 p.m. The registration will be at Ivy Tech Community College, 8204 Ind. 311, Sellersburg, in Pfau Hall, Room B20.
Academic advisers will be on hand to help students register for the fall 2012 semester, which begins Aug. 20. Students will have the opportunity to meet with financial aid professionals and see Ivy Tech’s expanded campus. Students with previous college experience can learn how to transfer credits to Ivy Tech. Students should bring a transcript or other information about the classes completed for on-the-spot evaluation of prior college credit.
For more information, contact Ben Harris at bharris88@IvyTech.edu or 812-246-3301, ext. 4137.
Auditions open for “Frankenstein”
The Drama Studio, St. Genesius Theatre, 128 E. Bell Ave., Clarksville, will hold auditions for the thriller “Frankenstein” by Victor Gialanella from the novel by Mary Shelley. It is directed by John Campbell Finnegan.
Auditions will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the theater.
Males and females from 16 to 65 can give cold readings from the script.
Bring a headshot and resume.
Performance dates are Oct. 25-28 and rehearsals begin Sept. 17.
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 S. Virginia Ave., Clarksville.
Guest speaker will be the Rev. Dianne Lewis Brown, associate pastor at St.. Stephen Church, Louisville. Tickets are $5.
Bowling event to support Relay for Life
A black tie bowling ball, supporting the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at Blackiston Bowl, 1516 Blackiston Mill Road, Clarksville.
The cost is $15 per person and includes three games of bowling and shoe rental, bumper bowling for kids and the famous funky bowl prizes. To purchase tickets and for more information, all 502-560-6039, or Allison.Smiith@cancer.org.
Carnegie hosting Family Fun Workshop
The Carnegie Center For Art & History, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, will host a Family Fun Workshop in the lower level of the facility at noon Saturday, Aug. 11.
The workshop participants will be making painted stone turtles using paint, glue, wood ice cream spoons and wiggle eyes. Adults need to bring a large, smooth, round, flat stone, no larger than 6 inches in diameter for each child.
This drop-in workshop is free and open to the first 60 participants, with suggested ages of 2-12. Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants should arrive no later than 11:30 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Call 812-944-7336 to register.
Veterans event to raise money
The American Legion Riders, Bonnie Sloan Chapter 28 will host its fourth annual Veterans’ Benefit Ride-Dinner-Dance on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Post Home, 1930 McDonald Lane, New Albany.
The cost is $15 per person and includes a chance to win door prizes.
Signup for the ride is at 10 a.m. with kick-stands up at 1 p.m.; dinner is from 7 to 8 p.m. and dance 8 p.m. to midnight featuring the Hillbilly Rush Band. If you are not going on the ride, tickets may be purchased at the door for the dinner and dance. There also will be a raffle for a TV and a silent auction.
Proceeds from this event support the Veteran Benefit Programs of the American Legion which include his/her children. Contact Director, Bill Lawless at 502-550-1041 for any further information.