News and Tribune

August 28, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Aug. 28


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NEW ALBANY

Free movie Friday at Amphitheater

The city of New Albany and the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County are sponsoring a free showing of the movie “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” on Friday at the New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater.

Gates will open for the event at 9 p.m., and Wick’s Pizza and Parlor will be on site to sell pizza and drinks.

— Staff Writer Daniel Suddeath



Birthing center offers class

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services’ Birthing Center’s certified nurse midwife, Carla Layne, will present a new Family Fundamentals: Midwives, Doulas and Dads free class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight, Aug. 28, at the hospital’s Paris Health Education Center, 1150 State St., New Albany.

Learn how a midwife can help during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Dads can be better prepared too by discovering fathering fundamentals. Plus, a doula will be introduced and will discuss their support role.

Register by calling 1-800-4-SOURCE 1-800-476-8723 or online at floydmemorial.com/events.



FLOYD COUNTY

Purdue Glee Club to perform at FCHS

The Falls Cities Purdue Alumni Club will sponsor the Purdue Varsity Glee Club, 3 p.m., Sept. 8, at Floyd Central High School, 6575 Old Vincennes Road, Floyds Knobs.

Tickets are $12 and all profits go toward scholarships in this area. For more information call 812-282-7730.



Attend event, help pets

Cabo Wabo, known for 20-plus years of charitable events, is partnering with the Floyd County Animal Rescue League for the first P.A.W.S (Pets Are Worth Saving) event at the New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater on Sept. 7.

Musical guests are longtime area favorites The Rumors and 100% Poly.

This 21-and-over event which begins at 6 p.m. and ends at midnight. Admission is $10. Attendees are encouraged to also bring rolls of paper towels for the animal shelter.   



CLARK COUNTY

Tea Party invites public to meeting

The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s weekly meeting, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.

Guest speaker will be Luis Pozzolo, the co-founder of Alliance for Immigration Justice and Director of America for Lawful Immigration Solutions Today. Both of these organizations are dedicated to support reasonable legal immigration, stop illegal immigration, respect for the rule of law and oppose mass amnesties. Luis has been involved actively seeking to awaken Americans of the negative effect of illegal immigration and the need to strengthen the immigration system and the basic principles which are (1) defend our sovereignty; (2) defend our economy; and (3) defend American workers.

For more information, please e-mail the group at clarkcountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com.



JEFFERSONVILLE

JHS holding cheer clinic

Jeffersonville High School’s annual cheerleading clinic for all students in kindergarten through fifth grade will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Jeffersonville High School, 2215 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville.

The students will then perform at halftime of the varsity football game Friday, Aug. 30. The game begins at 7 p.m. Clinic participants will cheer the first half of the football game.

The cost is $25 per students. Make checks payable to Jeff Cheer Boosters.

For more information call Jennifer O’Brien, 812-989-1298.



CLARKSVILLE

Clarksville Little Theatre to open Sept. 13

Clarksville Little Theatre will open its 67th season with this fantastic reimagining of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, “Young Frankenstein.” Based on the 1974 Mel Brooks film of the same name, this new musical features the same story you know and love filled with wonderful songs and dances. Directed by C. Kevin Swansey, with new choreography by Valerie Hopkins.

Show times are Sept. 13-14 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 15, at 2 p.m. Repeat performances will be Sept. 19, 20 and 21 at 8 p.m.

Join us as we begin our 2013-2014 season with this fun-filled show; tickets available beginning Aug. 30.  Call 812-283-6522 or visit http://www.clarksvillelittletheatre.org to reserve your tickets.