Free seminar on life’s challenges
The Catholic Community of Jeffersonville, St. Augustine and Sacred Heart Parishes Health Ministry Team is offering a free seminar on life’s challenges from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, Jan. 29, at St. Augustine Church, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville.
Unexpected Life Changing Events and End of Life Care: A Spiritual, Medical and Legal Perspective, will begin with brief introductory remarks, followed by an opportunity to ask questions from a physician, attorney or clergy.
Register that night to win a golf outing for two donated by State Sen. Ron Grooms.
For more information call 812-283-7256 or 812-282-1669.
Library sponsoring book swap
The Clarksville branch of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville, will sponsor a book swap from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the library.
Bring in the books you would like to exchange and trade them for books that others have brought in. For more information, call the library at 812-285-5640.
Learn about dining with diabetes
The Purdue Extension Service, in cooperation with Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital and the YMCA of Floyd County, will offer Dining With Diabetes, a four-week program focusing on Type 2 Diabetes, beginning Feb. 7. The program is geared toward helping people with Type 2 Diabetes, as well as their families and friends, learn more about how to live well and reduce health risks.
Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7, 14, 21, and 28. Participants will receive one-hour of instruction from Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital registered dietitian Whitney Dunagan and a one-hour cooking school taught by Purdue Extension Educator Janet Steffens, at each class. Julie Callaway, senior wellness director at the YMCA in New Albany will also be on hand to explain the importance of regular exercise and help participants find creative ways to build exercise into their busy schedules.
The program will be held at the Purdue Technology Center, 3000 Technology Ave., in New Albany.
The cost is $35 per person or $45 per couple and includes a notebook of reference information and diabetic recipes and samples of food prepared at the cooking schools. Learn how to cook with sweeteners, cook with less salt and fat, and prepare tasty dishes with fruits and vegetables.
To register call the Purdue Extension Office at 812-948-5470 and request a registration form. Registration deadline is Thursday Jan. 31, and class space is limited to 25 per session.
IUS holding music auditions
The Music Department at Indiana University Southeast will hold auditions on Saturday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, March 2, for students interested in receiving a music scholarship and/or admission to the IU Southeast Music Department's music degree program.
Auditions are held in the Recital Hall of the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center on the IU Southeast campus, 4201 Grant Line Road in New Albany. Students wishing to audition must complete an application and schedule an audition time on the Music Department's web site at www.ius.edu/music
Church offering Super Bowl event
Galatian Missionary Baptist Church, 2020 Maryland Ave., New Albany, is sponsoring a Super Bowl Saturday Buffalo Wing Cook-off from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the church.
Come cast your vote on the best buffalo wings in Southern Indiana. Wing dinner includes wings from each team, potato salad, celery, dressing for wings, roll, a cookie and a soda,. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children; plain wings will be available.