News and Tribune

February 11, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Feb. 11


CLARKSVILLE

Clarksville to hold work session

The Clarksville Town Council will hold a work session at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The work session will be held in the executive conference room of Clarksville Town Hall, 2000 Broadway, Clarksville. 

 

Plan commission meeting rescheduled

The Clarksville Plan Commission scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 6, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Feb. 13. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the council chamber of the Clarksville Town Hall, 2000 Broadway, Clarksville. 

 

Library launching Austen book club

The Clarksville Branch Library, 1312 Eastern Boulevard, Clarksville, will present an evening with Jane Austen, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Feb. 19, at the library.

Join IUS Professor Tresa Reynolds for an evening of Jane Austen. This event marks the kick-off of the Jane Austen Book Club at the Clarksville Library.

The Jane Austen Book Club will meet the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., beginning March 12. The club will read “Mansfield Park” by Jane Austen for the first meeting.

If you are interested in attending the Book Club, register at the Clarksville Library at 812-285-5640.

 

American Girl tea is Feb. 23

The Clarksville Branch Library, 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville, is hosting an American Girl Tea Party, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, at the library.

Join the library staff for genteel crafts, cookies and conversation as the legacy of the American Girl dolls and the history they represent are discussed. American Girl dolls are invited as well! This event is for youth in grades 1-5. Registration is required. Please call 812-285-5640 to register.

 

CLT auditions are upcoming

Clarksville Little Theatre, 301 E. Montgomery Ave., Clarksville, will hold auditions for "Wedding Singer," 7 p.m., Feb. 24, at the theatre.

Show dates are May 10 - 11- 16- 17- 18 at 8 p.m. and May 12 at 2 p.m.         

 

JEFFERSONVILLE

Seminar to focus on knee, hip pain

Clark Memorial Hospital Center for Orthopedics and Spine will host a free education seminar on osteoarthritis and knee and hip pain. 

The seminar will be from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, at Clark Memorial Hospital Conference Center, 1220 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville.

Dr. Brent Walz, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, will lead the seminar focusing on the causes of knee and hip pain, how to get a good diagnosis and discuss conservative and surgical treatment options. Additional information will be available on the Fast Track Joint Replacement program at Clark Memorial Hospital.

Online registration for the free seminar is available on the hospital’s website athttp://www.clarkmemorial.org/seminars-events/ or by calling 812-283-2926.

 

Inside-outside sale is Saturday

Shopie’s Hope Thrift Shoppe, 3808 E. 10th St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an inside-outside fabulous February sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 16, at the thrift shoppe.

Vendors welcome. All proceeds to benefit rescued animals. For more information call 812-786-9324.

 

Book signing will be at church

Sylvia Wright-Noble book signing, 1:30 p.m., Feb. 17, at First Trinity Baptist Church, 1506 Spring Street, Jeffersonville.

Wright-Noble, a resident of Clarksville, will be available to sign copies of her book, “Rhyme and Reason.”

 

NEW ALBANY

Central Christian holding auditions

Central Christian Church Performing Arts Ministry is holding auditions for “Carnival” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, in the sanctuary for ages 16 and older.  The church is located at 1315 E Spring Ave. in New Albany.

The play will be directed by Tom Weatherston, retired theater director from New Albany High School. Performance dates are June 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30. Phone number of the church is 

944-1736.

 

40 & 8 dinner is Saturday

The 40 & 8 Club will sponsor an open house and fried chicken or roast beef  dinner, noon to 3 p.m., Feb. 17, at the clubhouse, 221 Albany St., New Albany.

The price for the ham or chicken or roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, slaw and dessert, is $7.

 

St. Marks health fair is Feb. 23

St. Marks United Church of Christ, 222 E. Spring St., New Albany, will host its fifth-annual Neighborhood Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m on Saturday, Feb. 23.

This community event provides health and wellness services for adults and children at no cost. Free vision screenings and eyeglasses provided by EDGE Outreach/WaterStep Ministries and the Lions Club; flu shots; blood pressure and blood sugar screenings by Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services; haircuts, chiropractic screenings, chair massages, women's health education, literacy and social service resources will also be available at no cost during the fair.

Refreshments will be served all day, with a free hot meal served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bilingual interpreters will be available. 

For more information, please call St. Marks at 812-945-2569.