News and Tribune

October 12, 2012



Ghostly events on tap at Culbertson

Culbertson Mansion is again sponsoring Literally A Haunted House, which offers guests a tour of the mansion’s haunted carriage house for $13 each.

Dates Oct. 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27. Tours start at 7 p.m. No closing time is advertised. Kids have a slightly less scary tour option Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27 when they can enjoy Halloween storytelling in the mansion at 7:30, 8:30 or 9:30 p.m. Admission is $1 per child and $2 per adult.

Also, the Museum’s Halloween tea will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 14. Cost is $15 per adult and $8 per child age 3-8. Children under 3 are free. Reservations are required. The event is a proper Victorian tea with the “Queen of Halloween.” Costumes are encouraged.

Job fair slated for IUS

The Indiana University Southeast Career Development Center is sponsoring a job fair from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Hoosier Room, 4201 Grant Line Road.

The event is free and an opportunity to network with local companies. Professional dress is suggested and those attending are asked to bring multiple copies of a resume.

For additional information, contact Lynn in the Career Development Office at 812-941-2265.

Fulton to speak at Lunch & Learn

From noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Carnegie Center for Art and History, Christopher Fulton, associate professor in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Louisville, will present the program “Portraits of the Nation and Individual in Modern Mexican Art.”

Fulton’s lecture takes an incisive look at portraits of individual subjects and portraits of the Mexican nation and capital city. He will start with some observations on the revolutionary period, before 1950, with reference to artists such as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and then investigate more modern representations that exist in tension with the ideals of the nation and of Mexicanness as propagated by government and its affiliated institutions.

Participants can bring a lunch, drinks are provided. This program is free, but registration is required by calling 812-944-7336.  

Aglow group to meet

An Aglow meeting will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Covenant Community Fellowship, 727 Rolling Creek Drive, New Albany.

Fellowship is 6:30 to 7 p.m. with the meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Speaker will be Donna McClanahan, vice-president of Financial Development at Lighthouse Aglow, Corydon.


Meeting event for GOP candidates

Come out and meet Republican candidates Terry Conway for coroner and Ryan Lynch for County Council from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, upstairs at Cluckers, 100 W. Riverside Drive, Jeffersonville.

Suggested donation is $10 per person. Plans include door prizes, appetizer buffet and a cash bar will be available. For more information call 812-590-3662.

Walk to combat addiction coming up

Grassroots Prevention Coalition of Clark County is sponsoring a tragedy triumph overcoming addiction walk from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at Perrin Park, Perrin Lane, Jeffersonville.

All proceeds from the 3.1 mile walk/run will create scholarships for Clark County youth. For more information call 812-288-6451.


Church hosting homecoming series

Hamburg Church of Christ, 8921 Newberry Road, Sellersburg, is sponsoring a “Homecoming and Homegoing” series with evangelist Paul Kitzmiller, the director of Goin Fishing Missions.

A pitch-in dinner Sunday will follow the 10:30 a.m. morning service and a report of mission efforts to Ukraine will be given on Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m.

Former members, friends and general public are welcome.


Radio personality to speak

Radio personality Les Naiman will speak on “America: Past, Present, Future,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at the Jeffersonville Elks Club, 1820 Charlestown-Jeffersonville Pike, Jeffersonville.

This is a free event and door prizes will be awarded. The Elks Club will have food and drink available for purchase.

Learn how to quit smoking

Health Ministry team at Catholic Community of Jeffersonville is sponsoring a Smoking Cessation Seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, 315 Chestnut St., Jeffersonville.

Annie Reiss from Clark County Tobacco Coalition will speak about the free programs offered by the state of Indiana to help smokers quit. The public is welcome.