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Benefit dinner for family set
A benefit dinner and silent auction for Edgar and Julie Zuluaga, along with their children, Isaac and Isabel, will be Saturday, April 28, at Navilleton Activity Center, 6924 Scottsville-Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs. Doors open at 5 p.m. for bids on silent auction items. A hot buffet dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The cost for adults is $18, children 6-12, $8 and children 5 and under, free.
The Zuluaga family is working in a rural, mountainous region in Colombia, South America. The area was greatly affected by the violence, terrorism and drug trafficking in the country. Their vision is two-fold. Their first ministry goal is to plant churches in every community throughout this coastal region. Secondly, they plan to build a multipurpose ministry center self-sustained by agriculture and livestock production.
Dress casual and bring the family. Call 812-951-3316 for tickets.
Fundraiser for Greenway upcoming
The Friends of the Ohio River Greenway will hold its first-ever Turf Party on the Greenway from 7 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, at Cluckers Restaurant along Riverside Drive in Jeffersonville.
The group is working to bring some of the excitement surrounding the Kentucky Derby to Southern Indiana with the event, as well as raise money for the Greenway project. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person.
Bethel AME Church, 200 West Park Place, Jeffersonville, is sponsoring an evening with Bryant Turner, BLT Christian comedian and Christ’s Church For Our Community Praise Team of Louisville, at 7 p.m. today, April 27, at the church.
A donation of $20 per person is requested. For more information call 812-283-0624.
Mansion hosting murder mystery
The Friends of Culbertson Mansion will present the “Derby Murder Mystery” this weekend. Set in the 1890s at Derby time, this Murder Mystery event based on the Clue game will keep you guessing who “dun” it!
Characters include Sam Culbertson, son of W.S. Culbertson and president of Churchill Downs, who commissioned the garland of roses for the Kentucky Derby winner. Guests are invited to wear Victorian attire, but costumes are not required.
Performances will be at 7 p.m. today, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, at the museum, 914 E. Main St., New Albany. Tickets are $20 per person and $35 per couple. Reservations are required. For more information, call the mansion at 812-944-9600. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Culbertson Mansion.
Spring festival set for Saturday
A Spring Festival, sponsored by Purdue Extension Service of Floyd County, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at Purdue Technology Center, at Charlestown Road and Interstate 265, New Albany.
This free event will be an interactive opportunity for the community to experience the Research Park. There will be a variety of youth and family hands-on activities.
FMH Auxiliary hosting flower sale
The Floyd Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is getting ready for its annual flower sale and it will be just in time for Mothers Day.
The sale will be held in the main front lobby of the hospital at 1850 State St. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 10. There will be a huge selection of flowers and hanging baskets and potted plants. For further information call Karen Langdon, 812-948-6734.
JROTC boosters to meet
Jeffersonville High School Air Force JROTC Boosters Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at Jeffersonville High School, 2315 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville.
The meeting, held in the AFJROTC classroom, is open to the public.
Yoga class returns to library
Tami Combs of Let’s Do Yoga will be coming back to the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., April 28, teaching another Gentle Yoga class.
This type of yoga enhances the well-being of most individuals, but it is especially beneficial for seniors. Gentle Yoga, often referred to as chair yoga, involves the use of a chair for seated and standing poses. All participants should bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water with them to the class, in addition to dressing comfortably.
For more information or to preregister, call 812-285-5635.
Fundraiser for Steamboat museum
When people dine at Buckhead Mountain Grill, 707 W. Riverside Dr., in Jeffersonville between 11 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., on Wednesday, May 2, 20 percent of the purchase will be donated to Howard Steamboat Museum.