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September 29, 2009

New Albany Local Briefs

• Floyd County

Library offers bracelet workshop

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library’s Teen Scene Initiative will host a Pop Tab Bracelet Workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Small Meeting Room of the library, 180 West Spring St., New Albany.

Teens in grades 6-12 can create a unique bracelet using can pop tabs.

The event is free, but due to limited space interested individuals should register to attend.

Visit or call Reference Services at 812-949-3523 to register or for more information.

— Contributed

Health Dept. holds flu shot clinics

The Floyd County Health Department will host an adult flu shot clinic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds, Green Valley Road, New Albany.

Symptoms of the flu can include sore throat, muscle aches, headache and feeling generally ill. Anyone can become infected, but the elderly, young children and anyone with certain health problems may become seriously ill or die from the flu.

The adult vaccination is $20 cash only (Medicare and Medicaid is not accepted).

The children’s flu vaccine will be given at the Children’s Immunization Clinics at the Floyd County Health Department, 1917 Bono Road, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays; 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays; and 3 to 5 p.m. on the third Wednesday only of each month. Children’s flu vaccination is $5.

Call the Health Department’s answering system at 812-948-4726 or visit for more information.

— Contributed

Shepherd of the Hills hosts festival

Shepherd of the Hills Preschool and Church will host its annual Fall Family Festival from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at 5231 Highway 62, Edwardsville, across from Polly’s Freeze. 

There will be games for children, a silent auction, a bake sale and food.

Reduced tickets for the games may be purchased in advance by calling the school office at 812-945-3046. 

— Contributed

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