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April 26, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For April 27-28

CHARLESTOWN

Nature hike set for Sunday

Charlestown State Park interpreters will lead a wildflower hike at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 28.

Meet at the trail five trailhead just outside the campground. Trail five is a moderate 1.8 mile walk. Hikers will go to an overlook on Fourteen Mile Creek and should see many wildflowers along the way such as hyacinth and rue anemone. The hikes are free with standard gate admission.

NEW ALBANY

Library to give shopping tips

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will host Let’s Go Shopping at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 in the Strassweg Auditorium.

Denise Romney, Certified Sears Health Coach, will present the seminar aimed at making the shopping experience easier and more productive. She will offer tips on how to navigate the grocery store, decipher food labels, find quick tips for saving money and prepare easy and nutritious meals. Door prizes will be awarded at the end of the program.

For more information, call 812-949-3523.

Red Cross to set up mock shelter

From 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at St. Mark’s United Church of Christ, 222 E Spring St., New Albany, visitors can see how Red Cross volunteers would work to meet their needs in a disaster situation.

Red Cross Health Services volunteers will be on hand to answer questions while visitors explore the shelter setting. Members of the community are invited to attend at any time during the event. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call Sara Clifton at 812-283-8416 or email Sara.Clifton@redcross.org

NEW ALBANY

Tri-County seeking PB&J

The Tri-County Health Coalition of Southern Indiana, 1222 State St. in New Albany, is in need of donations of peanut butter and jelly for its summer program.

For more information, call 812-944-7265.

JEFFERSONVILLE

Church hosting spring fling today

Wesley United Methodist Church, 1201 Thomas V. Bryant Drive in Jeffersonville, will host a Spring Fling from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Saturday, April 27. There will be food and games for children and adults.

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