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Library creating teen magazine
Love to write, draw or design? The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library invites teenagers in grades six through 12 to put together the library’s first Teen Literary Magazine.
Teens will meet for write-ins and snacks at 2 p.m. June 8, June 22, July 6 and July 22. If you are unable to attend the write-in, you can still submit original work at the Reference Desk at the library.
For more information, call 812-949-3523.
SMK hosting KnobsFest
St. Mary of the Knobs first-ever KnobsFest will be from noon to midnight June 11 at the church.
This event will feature chicken or ham dinners, booths will include 30 quilts, 20 capital prizes totaling $11,150, cakes, candy, plants, pull tabs, fruit baskets and a general store. There also will be bingo, crafts, a kids zone and live entertainment all day.
The Pub Pavilion will have beer and wine, Texas Hold ‘Em, showdown and more. End the night with a dance from 9 p.m. to midnight, $8 per person, featuring the Endless Summer band from Indianapolis.
For more information go to www.stmaryoftheknobs.org.
ISP plan DWI check point
The Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg will conduct a driving under the influence enforcement check point in Floyd County beginning in the evening hours Wednesday and ending in the early morning hours Thursday.
Motorists that are not impaired can expect only short delays while passing through the check point.
The News and Tribune is looking for student athletes who have suffered one or more concussions during either a competition or practice for a story about a new state law regarding concussions and head injuries. Please contact Michael Reschke at 812-206-2150 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scramble to benefit Mercy Providence
Mercy Providence is hosting the 10th annual Chuck Schultz Golf Scramble. The event begins with registration at noon Wednesday at Covered Bridge Golf Course, 12510 Covered Bridge Road, Sellersburg. The scramble is slated to start at 1 p.m. and dinner will follow the tournament.
Carriage Ford will donate a 2011 Ford Fusion to the golfer that hits a hole-in-one on the eighth hole. Cash prizes and gifts will also be awarded for first and second place, as well as longest drive, putt and more.
Proceeds from the annual event benefit the renovation and expansion of the therapy gym at Mercy Providence. All donations are tax-deductible as applicable by law.
For more information on the Golf Scramble, please visit: www.e-mercy.com/providencegolf.
Pool passes on sale
The Clarksville Family Aquatic Center is selling passes for the 2011 season. The center will be open noon to 6 p.m. daily through Sept. 5.
Season passes are $45 for Clarksville residents and $60 for nonresidents. Daily admission is $4.50 for Clarksville residents and $6 for nonresidents. For more information call the Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department at 812-283-5313.
Reading club to launch June 6
The Jeffersonville Township Public Library and Clarksville Branch Library will launch the Summer Reading Club on June 6.
Readers of all ages will travel the globe this summer as Jeffersonville Township Public Library presents “One World, Many Stories” during their summer reading club. Children will explore places from Oceania to Russia through stories, crafts, music, dance and other activities. The 2011 Summer Reading Club is open to young people, preschool through young adult, with programs, prizes, drawing, story hours, a reading club and more.
ZooFari Earth will entertain readers at 2 p.m. June 10 at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library. Come experience six live animals from six continents. The program will exhibit live birds, mammals, reptiles and other creatures from across the globe focusing on biology, geography and world culture.
For more information, please call the library at 812-285-5636 or visit us on the Web at jefflibrary.org.
Battle re-enactment coming up
The Battle of Tunnel Mill, an interpretation of the Rebel Threat, will take place at the Historic John Work House, 3709 Tunnel Mill Road, Charlestown, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4 and June 5.
Visitors to the living history event will see Union and Confederate camps, living history demonstrators, battle re-enactments, craftsmen and sutlers, historical children’s games and more.
A $5 parking fee will benefit the John Work House restoration and the Boy Scouts of America. Concessions will be available both days by the Boy Scouts.