Animal Control Authority to meet
The New Albany-Floyd County Animal Control Authority will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the NA-FC Animal Control and Shelter, 215 Market St., New Albany. The meeting will be held in the Maxwell Education Room.
Public input will take place from 7 to 7:15 p.m. The board will discuss the 2014 budget which is listed under new agenda item.
NAACP banquet set
The New Albany branch of the NAACP will sponsor the 2013 Freedom Fund Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at The Grand Theater, New Albany.
Guest speaker will be Dawne Gee and music will be provided by Jamey Abesold Jazz Quarter. Tickets are $40 each, available at the door.
Tea Party meeting Thursday
The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s weekly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.
For more information, e-mail the group at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about knee, hip pain
Clark Memorial Hospital Center for Orthopedics and Spine will host a free education seminar on osteoarthritis and knee and hip pain from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Clark Memorial Hospital, 1220 Missouri Ave.
Dr. Brent Walz, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, will lead the seminar focusing on the causes of knee and hip pain, the importance of a proper diagnosis and discuss conservative and surgical treatment options. Additional information will be available on Clark Memorial’s Fast Track Joint Replacement program.
Online registration for the free seminar is available on the hospital’s website at clarkmemorial.org/seminars-events/ or by calling 812-283-2926.
Church hosting pig roast Friday
Sellersburg United Methodist Church, 226 N. New Albany St., Sellersburg, will sponsor a pig roast from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20.
Drive thru will be available for carry-out dinners. There also will be desserts and drawings for two $100 gift cards. Prices are: adult meal $10; child’s meal $5. Tickets are sold in advance. For more information, call the church office at 812-246-2502.